10 Awesome Sci-Fi Movies
If you enjoy science fiction movies, then you'll enjoy using this list to learn about 10 awesome sci-fi movies. Every person is different so you may have other favorites but surely you can find a few on here that you like. You may even discover a new favorite out of these sci-fi movies. Enjoy this list of some of the best sci-fi movies available today.
"District 9" (2009) This movie is an interesting look at social dynamics. When an alien ship is stranded on earth, the aliens are treated similarly to the native South Africans during the apartheid. A government agent infiltrates their camps and helps them find a way home. This movie stars Sharito Copley and was directed by Neill Blomkamp.
"Avatar" (2009) James Cameron's blockbuster is about a mission on a planet called Pandora. A marine is sent there with the hopes of regaining his ability to walk after he completes the mission. However, he becomes torn between the people of Pandora and his military obligations. The was shot using a new type of 3-D effects that had never been used before. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington.
"Independence Day" (1996) This blockbuster hit was about the earth being invaded by aliens and how mankind perseveres against the intruders. It stars Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum and Will Smith.
"Aliens" (1986) Another movie by James Cameron, "Aliens" starred Sigourney Weaver and was about a rescue on a colonized planet that may be in trouble. It is one of the few sequels that can claim to be as good if not better than the original.
"I Am Legend" (2007) This movie starring Will Smith is about a man who tries to survive against the Earth's remaining inhabitants who are changed by a plague that killed off civilization, known as the others. The others are similar to vampires and his character must not only fight them, but fight against his feelings of solitude and depression over the loss of his family.
"Star Trek" (1979) The "Star Trek" franchise of movies started with in 1979. It spawned many sequels starring different cast members and is one of the biggest franchises in the world of entertainment. The original movie starred William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and the cast of the television series as they boldly go where no man has gone before.
"Jurassic Park" (1993) This movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and told the story of an amusement park that has real, live dinosaurs that were created through a cloning process. When the park has problems, the dinosaurs get set free and the people in the park tour try to survive. It stars Sam Neil and Laura Dern.
"The Terminator" (1984) Another highly successful franchise, this is the movie that started it all. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, this is about a cyborg that was sent from the future to kill the mother of a boy that will grow up to defeat the machines that take over the world.
"E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial" (1982) This is a movie about a family of children that help a stranded alien try to return home. It was directed by Steven Spielberg and starred Drew Barrymore.
"Starship Troopers" (1997) Campy and fun, this movie is about a future where humans fight against bugs from another planet that attack Earth. It was directed be Paul Verhoeven and starred Denise Richards and Casper Van Dien.
There you have it, your list of awesome sci-fi movies. Your own list may differ since every movie list is subjective in nature. However, there has to be a few of your own favorites on this list of sci-fi movies.