Science fiction is a genre of fiction that deals with imaginative contents, and brings forth fantastic information about science and technology. It often tends to explore the potential consequences of various innovations, giving an edge to our level of inspiration. The trend of making science fiction movies has been increased day by day. Not only in Hollywood, but also in Bollywood, the filmmakers now focus on ideas that are more science-oriented and unique, so that the viewers can be captivated to much extent. Human history is full with some amazing science fiction movies. This article would have an overview of top 10 best science fiction Hollywood movies of all time. So, let us see the list.
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10. Matrix Reloaded (2003)
The Matrix Reloaded is a 2003 American science fiction movie. Its first part was The Matrix, and the second The Matrix trilogy, written and directed by The Wachowski Brothers. The movie was first premiered on May 7, 2003, in California. The movie stars Keanu Reeves as Neo, Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus, Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity, Hugo Weaving as Smith, and Jada Pinkett Smith as Niobe. According to the story, Neo and Trinity are now lovers. On the other hand, Morpheus gets a message from Niobe for an emergency.
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9. Ender’s Game (2013)
Ender’s Game was released in 2013. This is a fantastic American science fiction movie. Its story is based on the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card. The writer and director of this movie is Gavin Hood. The film stars Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Kyle Russell Clements, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, and Viola Davis. This movie was released in Germany on October 24, 2013, followed by the release in UK, Canada and Ireland.
8. Die Hard 4 (2007)
Die Hard was released in 2007. This science fiction movie is directed by Len Wiseman, and its name was adapted from New Hampshire’s state motto, “Live Free or Die”. According to the story, McClane is trying to stop some cyber terrorists who’ve hacked the government computers. The story was based on the 1997 article “A Farewell to Arms” written for Wired magazine by John Carlin. The caste of the movie consists of Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Maggie Q, and Kevin Smith.
7. Tron (1982)
Tron was released in 1982. The director and writer of this American science fiction movie is Steven Lisberger. Its story is based on a story by Lisberger and Bonnie MacBird, and the movie is produced by Walt Disney Productions. The movie’s star Jeff Bridges is playing the role of a computer programmer who is transported in the software world of a mainframe computer. There he develops some programs. The supporting roles in this movie are played by Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan, and Barnard Hughes.
6. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
The Thirteenth Floor is a 1999 science fiction thriller by Josef Rusnak. It is based on Simulacron-3 (1964), a novel by Daniel F. Galouye. The film’s caste is Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Dennis Haysbert. During 2000, this movie got the nomination of the Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film. According to the story, in 1990s, Hannon Fuller (Armin Mueller-Stahl) owns an expensive computer enterprise and invents a virtual reality (VR) simulation of 1937 Los Angeles, which has been filled with simulated humans.
5. The Net (1995)
The Net is a 1995 cyber action movie. Its director is Irwin Winkler, and the movie features Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam and Dennis Miller. The movie opens with United States Undersecretary of Defense Michael Bergstrom (Ken Howard), who is going to commit suicide when he discovers that he is HIV positive. Angela Bennett (Sandra Bullock) is an expert system analyst. The movie is all about her life’s ups and downs, and how toughly she deals with daily life challenges. This movie got various awards.
4. Hackers (1995)
Hackers was released in 1995. This Hollywood movie is directed by Iain Softley, and it stars Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Renoly Santiago, Matthew Lillard, Lorraine Bracco, and Fisher Stevens. The film is about a group of high school hackers and how they involve in a corporate extortion conspiracy. In those days, internet wasn’t highly used, but the filmmaker here managed to give his movie a marvelous touch. This particular movie received many appreciations and several awards.
3. Anti Trust (2001)
Antitrust was released in 2001. This Hollywood movie is written by Howard Franklin and directed by Peter Howitt. It is the story of a young programmer and a corporation (NURV). The CEO of NURV (Robbins) is a kind nature guy, and has recently hired Milo Hoffman (Phillippe) for one of his projects. The movie stars Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, and Claire Forlani.
2. Iron Man (2008 – 2013)
The Iron Man is a superhero series based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) series. It has three fantastic movies, released in 2008, 2010, and 2013. The first version, Iron Man (2008), is directed by Jon Favreau, and written by Art Marcum, and Matt Holloway. The second version Iron Man 2 (2010), is directed by Jon Favreau, and written by Justin Theroux. The third version, Iron Man 3 (2013) is directed by Shane Black, while he wrote the screenplay along with Drew Pearce.
1. Elysium (2013)
Elysium was released in 2013. This science fiction movie is written, directed, and co-produced by Neill Blomkamp, in collaboration with Media Rights Capital and TriStar Pictures. The film has taken place on a ravaged earth, and luxurious space. Its cinematography is simply awesome. The movie stars Matt Damon, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Valentina Giros, Diego Luna, Wagner Moura, and Brandon Auret.
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