The Good, The Bad, The Whatever (warning, with spoilers!)by cyberknight | created - 7 months ago | updated - 11 hours ago | Public
Everything I have ever watched and played... There is no actual order, although I tried to keep together related films/games, while moving the best to the beginning of the list... Some times it's impossible, but c'est la vie...
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1. The Last Unicorn (1982)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil King who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.
Votes: 22,808 | Gross: $6.46M
I was a child when I first watched this. It changed my vision of Cinema. Years later, I read the book on which it is based, and it changed my vision of Humankind. There is true magic here!
2. A Unicorn in the Garden (1953)
Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
A henpecked husband sees a unicorn outside his window--or does he?
Director: William T. Hurtz
This animation short film has many layers, and I love them all!
3. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 641,783 | Gross: $32.87M
The director's cut, obviously, is one of those rare artworks that define the Cyberpunk genre.
4. Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
R | 164 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Votes: 395,753 | Gross: $92.05M
6. Forbidden Planet (1956)
G | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has.
Votes: 42,074 | Gross: $3.00M
A technology so advanced may look like magic to us, or like demons!
7. They Live (1988)
R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.
Votes: 99,323 | Gross: $13.01M
Have you ever had the feeling that good things only happen to the wrong people? Maybe luck or fate has nothing to do with it...
8. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.
Votes: 145,389 | Gross: $0.55M
From a time when cinematic camera effects where literally hand-drawn, not computer generated, this masterpiece became the golden standard of anime.
9. The Matrix (1999)
R | 136 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.
Votes: 1,546,263 | Gross: $171.48M
This film literally changed the way action films were made and thought out. Not an original story, not much Science, but a hell lot of action!
10. The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
R | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Following the events of The Matrix (1999), Neo and the rebel leaders estimate they have 72 hours until 250,000 probes discover Zion and destroy it and its inhabitants. Neo must decide how he can save Trinity from a dark fate in his dreams.
Votes: 486,673 | Gross: $281.49M
Not as good as the previous instalment, but still above the average films of its time and even after.
11. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Votes: 422,534 | Gross: $139.31M
Again, not as good as the previous instalments, but bringing a fitting end to the story started years earlier.
12. The Animatrix (2003 Video)
Unrated | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix.
13. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
Votes: 555,308 | Gross: $56.95M
A film that changed how space was depicted on the screen and how the viewers perceive it.
14. 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery... and HAL.
Votes: 47,355 | Gross: $40.20M
15. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
G | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.
Amazing special effects and a story that is still thrilling today: what is the price of peace?
16. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.
Votes: 157,466 | Gross: $79.37M
17. Ladyhawke (1985)
PG-13 | 121 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The thief Gaston escapes dungeon of medieval Aquila thru the latrine. Soldiers are about to kill him when Navarre saves him. Navarre, traveling with his spirited hawk, plans to kill the bishop of Aquila with help from Gaston.
Votes: 40,632 | Gross: $18.43M
19. Dungeons & Dragons (1983–1985)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A group of kids are thrown into a fantasy world where they must search for a way home, armed with magic weapons that an evil tyrant wants.
Action, drama, comedy and some very deep philosophical themes make this one of the best series ever made.
20. Prince of Darkness (1987)
R | 102 min | Horror
A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Votes: 33,446 | Gross: $14.18M
One of those (few) perfect mixes of horror and science fiction.
21. Event Horizon (1997)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Votes: 146,041 | Gross: $26.67M
The story is rushed, the special effects are dated (even at the time it was released), but the idea is as good as it gets: what is beyond our known universe? Those in the Event Horizon didn't like the answer...!
22. Lifeforce (1985)
R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
A race of space vampires arrives in London and infects the populace, beginning an apocalyptic descent into chaos.
Votes: 20,501 | Gross: $11.60M
The Halley Comets was coming for another pass near Earth, and with it came an ancient myth, a deadly myth. Good approach to old ideas (actually, recalling ancient ideas from Asian mythology into modern space age).
23. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 730,097 | Gross: $78.90M
This film changed the way space horror used to be told on the screen.
24. Aliens (1986)
R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Votes: 611,867 | Gross: $85.16M
25. Alien³ (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she has brought along an unwelcome visitor.
Votes: 259,919 | Gross: $55.47M
26. Alien Resurrection (1997)
R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone. Along with a crew of space pirates, she must again battle the deadly aliens and stop them from reaching Earth.
Votes: 214,831 | Gross: $47.75M
27. Star Trek: The Original Series (1966–1969)
TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the 23rd Century, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.
These are the adventures of the crew of USS Enterprise, boldly going where many series went afterwards.
28. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral James T. Kirk resumes command of the overhauled USS Enterprise in order to intercept it.
Votes: 76,170 | Gross: $82.26M
The Science in "Science Fiction"!
29. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Votes: 106,539 | Gross: $78.91M
The action packed Star Trek that many fans wanted to see on the big screen.
30. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis Planet to recover Spock's body.
Votes: 69,888 | Gross: $76.47M
31. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
PG | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.
Votes: 73,641 | Gross: $109.71M
32. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Captain Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's long-lost half-brother who hijacks the Enterprise for an obsessive search for God at the center of the galaxy.
Votes: 52,687 | Gross: $52.21M
Pretentiously going where no over-actor has gone before...
33. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
Votes: 65,964 | Gross: $74.89M
34. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery