Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With H.G. Wells
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3. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that its inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange-looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor.
Votes: 29,440 | Gross: $27.66M
4. The Time Machine (2002)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Votes: 113,872 | Gross: $56.68M
11. Dead of Night (1945)
Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror
Architect Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns) senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.
12. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
A shipwrecked survivor discovers a remote island owned by a crazed scientist who is carrying out sinister experiments on the island's inhabitants.
Votes: 5,175 | Gross: $8.00M
13. The Shape of Things to Come (1979)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Some time in the future, man has set up colonies on the Moon, when Earth becomes uninhabitable. A madman decides to destroy the Moon colonies with his robots and automated ships, and only three people and their robot dog can stop him.
15. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
Not Rated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations.
16. The History of Mr Polly (2007 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
In the early 1900s Alfred Polly, still hankering after his dream girl Christabel, marries Miriam Larkins and they open a shop, but, as the years go by, the marriage becomes stale and Polly ... See full summary »
18. Things to Come (1936)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.
22. The Food of the Gods (1976)
PG | 88 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of friends travel to a remote Canadian island to hunt, only to be attacked by giant killer animals which have populated the place.
25. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.
27. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
This show was a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid 1968.
30. First Men in the Moon (1964)
Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a spaceship lands on the moon, it is hailed as a new accomplishment, before it becomes clear that a Victorian party completed the journey in 1899, leading investigators to that mission's last survivor.
31. War of the Worlds the True Story (2012)
102 min | Action, Sci-Fi
WAR OF THE WORLDS THE TRUE STORY is based on the most beloved alien invasion story of all time by Father of Science Fiction, H.G. Wells. Like Wells' classic book that was presented as a ... See full summary »
32. Half a Sixpence (1967)
Not Rated | 143 min | Musical
Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.
33. War of the Worlds (2005 Video)
R | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic, civilization is laid to ruin when a race of super aliens invades Earth.
35. The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (2001– )
265 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
H.G. Wells foresaw the future in such visionary novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. On a night in London in 1946, newspaper reporter Ellen McGillivray arrives at the home ... See full summary »
Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Two bumbling private eyes help a man wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible to help clear his name.
38. The Invisible Man (1958–1960)
30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
British scientist Dr. Peter Brady (Tim Turner), while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident which turns him invisible. Unfortunately, there is no antidote, so, while... See full summary »
39. The Time Machine (1978 TV Movie)
99 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
41. War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012)
PG-13 | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A retro-futuristic epic of steampunk battle set in 1914. It has been 15 years since the original H.G. Wells Martian invasion. Fearing another attack, the human race has prepared itself. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,018 | Gross: $0.01M
42. The Passionate Friends (1949)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
The Passionate Friends were in love when young, but separated, and she married an older man. Then Mary Justin (Ann Todd) meets Steven Stratton (Trevor Howard) again and they have one last ... See full summary »
43. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything.
48. The War of the Worlds (2005 Video)
Unrated | 179 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Drama
In one of the most faithful adaptations of HG Wells' science fiction masterpiece, Martians launch a ruthless assault on an unsuspecting Victorian England, in an attempt to escape their dying planet.
49. The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944)
Unrated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An eccentric scientist helps a fugitive from the law become invisible, unwittingly giving him the power to exact revenge on his former friends.
50. The First Men in the Moon (2010 TV Movie)
88 min | Sci-Fi
In 1969, the Apollo moon landing is to be televised internationally but at a country fair in England a small boy named Jim meets the 90-year-old Julius Bedford who tells him that, in 1909, ... See full summary »