Science fiction or sci-fi genre films are films based on science fiction. The hallmark of sci-fi films usually has an outer space background and involves monsters and aliens.
In addition, sci-fi films also highlight the invention of advanced technology, robots, artificial intelligence, time travel, space travel, and others. For those of you who are interested in watching the best sci-fi movies, here are some recommendations.
- Inception (2010)
In an ever-increasing conceptual roller coaster, Inception is Christopher Nolan’s most popular lucid dream film.
Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) specializes in stealing secrets from people when they are dreaming, he is tasked with implanting ideas into people’s minds.
This film has a cinematic that amazes the audience because it explores dreams within dreams.
- Interstellar (2014)
Interstellar is a beautiful and heart-wrenching space adventure film through time, space, and the human condition. When the world faces an apocalypse, the inhabitants of the earth are forced to farm to prevent starvation.
NASA physicist Professor Brand (Michael Caine), inspires his daughter (Anne Hathaway) and a new team of astronauts to take one last trip into space to find a new home for humanity.
Former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and researchers must travel the black holes of space to find a suitable planet for humans.
- The Prestige (2006)
The Prestige is based on the novel by Christopher Priest, The Prestige. This film is about magic in the Edwardian Era.
There are two mages who compete to achieve the greatest illusion in the universe, namely Teleportation. Various scenes in this film are very slick thanks to both actors Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman.
- Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Mad Max: Fury Road is a film that won many Oscar awards in 2016 with six trophies. This film tells the story of MAX’s rebellion who has to deal with the subordinates of the Citadel region leader, Immortan Joe.
Max is involved in a rebellion led by Furiosa. However, the two became reconciled for the common good. They want to rebel against Immortan Joe.
- Arrival (2016)
This film stars international film achievers, namely Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker. Arrival tells about the arrival of aliens to earth.
The aliens used curved planes and landed in 12 different countries. The alien carries a mysterious message conveyed through symbols.
- Dune (2021)
Adapted from the novel of the same name, Dune tells the story of the Atreides family, rulers of the planet Caladan, who maintain their family and people in the universe.
Letto Atraides invites to go to the planet Arrakis which holds the most valuable asset for mankind. Lots of interesting action to watch, such as the appearance of a giant sandworm, to a terrible betrayal.
- A Quiet Place (2018)
Quiet Place received many award nominations, such as Best Original Score at the Golden Globe Award, Best Original Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America Award, and Best Sound Editing at the Academy Award.
The film focuses on a family who lives in a house with a fairly remote location. They had to keep their composure and not make the slightest sound. If there is a sound, they will be visited by a mysterious creature.
- Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)
Everything Everywhere All at Once tells the story of a Chinese-American woman named Evelyn Quan Wang and her husband Waymond who own a laundry business.
Their business ran into trouble and was approached by an IRS (Internal Revenue Service) agent. While solving the problem, Waymond suddenly transformed into Alpha Waymond from another universe.
This film highlights a lot of multiverse that is very exciting and not to be missed.
- Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
The film made by Marvel, Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the sci-fi films that you must watch. This film tells the story of an American pilot named Peter Quill and his starship.
Peter Quill is being chased after stealing a valuable ball (Orb) that his enemy named Ronan wants. Peter is forced to make peace with a group of strange creatures, namely Gamora, Rocket, Drax the Destroyer, and Groot.
However, after learning that the Orb could threaten the balance of the universe, they became a team called the Guardians of The Galaxy.
- WALL-E (2008)
Animated film made by Pixar Animation tells the story of a robot named Wall-E who is programmed to clean the earth full of garbage.
Wall-E becomes the only robot left on earth accompanied by his pet cockroach. Humans have left the earth because this planet is uninhabitable. One day, Eve, a modern robot comes and changes the days of Wall-E. Eve has a mission to find out if this planet is habitable for humans.