Top 50 Sci-Fi, Biography Movies and TV Shows



1. Fire in the Sky (1993)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer, Peter Berg

Votes: 19,268 | Gross: $20.10M

2. Communion (1989)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

5.7
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Oct.4 and Dec.26 the Strieber family drives from NYC to their cabin in the woods. Both nights there are some powerful lights outside and maybe aliens. The dad is mentally affected by the "bad dream", goes to the shrink and is hypnotized.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen, Andreas Katsulas

Votes: 4,969 | Gross: $1.92M

3. Hangar 18 (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Biography, Sci-Fi

5.3
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Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with a UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the ... See full summary »

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton

Votes: 1,973 | Gross: $6.00M

4. The UFO Incident (1975 TV Movie)

92 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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In the early 1960s, a married couple undergo hypnosis, which unlocks memories of a forgotten event on a lonely road. Soon they believe they were abducted by extraterrestrials.

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: James Earl Jones, Estelle Parsons, Barnard Hughes, Dick O'Neill

Votes: 516

5. Alien Autopsy (2006)

PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: Declan Donnelly, Anthony McPartlin, Bill Pullman, Götz Otto

Votes: 6,987

6. Intruders (1992– )

163 min | Biography, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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All over the world, people report they've been visited by aliens, taken aboard spaceships and medically examined. The authorities appear to know all about these visits but won't acknowledge... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Crenna, Mare Winningham, Susan Blakely, Daphne Ashbrook

Votes: 1,147

7. Giant Women, Micro-Budget (2018)

10 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

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A trophy wife, two classically trained actresses, a veteran director and his very unique crew make cinema history during a very eventful day in the production of Mecha-Fembot Vs. Giantess Attacks.

Director: Jason Kartalian | Stars: Vlada Fox, Jeff Leroy, Tom Newth, Rachel Riley

8. The Wizard of Speed and Time (1988)

PG | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

6.8
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A Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownest to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won't come up with anything with a use. ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Jittlov | Stars: Mike Jittlov, Richard Kaye, Paige Moore, Deven Chierighino

Votes: 1,837

9. Cleopatra (1970)

112 min | Animation, Biography, Comedy

6.3
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In order to foil the enemy aliens' "Cleopatra Plan", three people from the future are spiritually sent back to Cleopatra's time to understand the enemy intentions.

Directors: Osamu Tezuka, Eiichi Yamamoto | Stars: Chinatsu Nakayama, Kotoe Hatsui, Tsubame Yanagiya, Nobuo Tsukamoto

Votes: 304

10. Stranger at the Pentagon (2013)

20 min | Short, Biography, Drama

8.5
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Universal envoy Valiant Thor meets with President Eisenhower in 1957 and is put on VIP status for 3 years.

Director: Craig Campobasso | Stars: Jeff Joslin, Eileen Davidson, Joel Swetow, Joshua Morrow

Votes: 88

11. Master of Dark Shadows (2019)

92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Master of Dark Shadows reveals the fascinating impact of the ground-breaking Gothic drama Dark Shadows and award-winning filmmaker Dan Curtis.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Alan Ball, Nancy Barrett, Michael Brockman, David Bushman

Votes: 21

12. Chaos on the Bridge (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 59 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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The story of the struggle to create the television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987).

Director: William Shatner | Stars: William Shatner, D.C. Fontana, David Gerrold, Maurice Hurley

Votes: 991

13. A Short Stay in Switzerland (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Just after losing her husband to a similar condition, Dr Anne Turner is diagnosed with a fatal neurological condition. So she plans to end her life herself. Based on a true story.

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Julie Walters, Stephen Campbell Moore, Lyndsey Marshal, Liz White

Votes: 525

14. Kate Bush: Cloudbusting (1985 Video)

7 min | Short, Biography, Drama

8.3
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Music video for Kate Bush's song Cloudbusting about Wilhelm Reich. In 1950s Oregon, Reich and his son Peter (played by Bush) are trying to make his rainmaking machine work before the government agents arrive to arrest him.

Director: Julian Doyle | Stars: Kate Bush, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 55

15. The Aurora Encounter (1986)

PG | 90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

4.5
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A tiny alien lands in the small town of Aurora, Texas in the wild west. He flies around in his spaceship and checks out everything. While the kids are fascinated, their parents are rather ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McCullough Sr. | Stars: Jack Elam, Peter Brown, Carol Bagdasarian, Dottie West

Votes: 240

16. Sirius (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Sirius is a feature length documentary that follows Dr. Steven Greer - an Emergency room doctor turned UFO researcher - as he struggles to disclose top secret information about classified ... See full summary »

Star: Nassim Haramein

Votes: 283

17. Beast Wishes (2012)

63 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

9.1
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A documentary about Bob and Kathy Burns, the goodwill ambassadors of science fiction film fandom.

Directors: Frank Dietz, Trish Geiger | Stars: Rick Baker, Bob Burns, Kathy Burns, Joe Dante

Votes: 60

18. The Underground (2017)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

6.6
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What has the government been hiding just beneath your feet?

Director: Darcy Weir | Stars: Callyn Dorval, Lee Lustig

Votes: 54

19. Tesla (2015)

7 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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We've all read about the great scientists and inventors in our school textbooks: Thomas Edison, Madam Curie, Albert Einstein, and more. But one name seems to be missing in each one - a man ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Reed | Stars: Jack Byrd, Nicky Connery, Brandyn Graves, Matt O'Boyle

20. Mindbender (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Mindbender is the story of Uri Geller, probably the world's most famous psychic. The film shows his rise to fame from small shows in the middle east where he amazed audiences with his ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Ishai Golan, Terence Stamp, Idan Alterman, Hetty Baynes

Votes: 210

21. Tesla: Beyond Imagination

Biography, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

Nikola Tesla battles the lost aspirations of his dead brother Danilo, Thomas Edison, and Nazi and Russian spies, while discovering inventions that change the world.

Director: Ivan Pavletic | Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Igor Galo

22. Doroga k zvezdam (1957)

52 min | Biography, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A groundbreaking popular science fiction film about the past and future of astronautics, from the first experiments by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky to the manned spaceflight and colonization of the Moon.

Director: Pavel Klushantsev | Stars: Georgi Solovyov, Leonid Khmara, Georgi Kulbush

Votes: 224

23. The Aswang Phenomenon (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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What would happen if a country of 97 million people were taught at a young age that the boogie man was real. In the Philippines for the last 400 years, the 'aswang' has been used as ... See full summary »

Director: Jordan Clark | Stars: Jordan Clark, Peque Gallaga, Maricel Soriano

Votes: 64

24. Nightcrawler (2011 Video)

3 min | Short, Biography, Horror

6.7
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Impressions of a childhood nightmare. This auto-biographical memory recounts childhood nightmares experienced by the filmmaker after hunting for worms the night before a fishing trip. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J. Saul | Star: Austin Jolly

Votes: 21

25. Love and Saucers (2017)

Not Rated | 67 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.7
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The story of David Huggins, an unassuming 72 year-old who claims to have had a lifetime of encounters with otherworldly beings - including an inter-species romance with an E.T. woman (with ... See full summary »

Director: Brad Abrahams | Star: David Huggins

Votes: 89

26. Donny the Drone (2017)

12 min | Short, Biography, Fantasy

7.3
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The world's first sentient machine goes on stage to accept a prestigious "Person of the Year" award as an auditorium of humans are confronted with his emotional and controversial story.

Director: Mackenzie Sheppard | Stars: Nozomi de Lencquesaing, Marcus L-Spade Johnson, Guy Pearce

Votes: 34

27. The Last Transmission (2016)

19 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.4
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Based on a true story about a young Cessna pilot and an aging air traffic controller whose lives collide one fateful night in and over Roswell, New Mexico.

Director: Stephen Turselli | Stars: Brendan Fehr, Dale O'Malley, Steven Michael Quezada, Samson Snell

Votes: 18

28. Sky Line (2015)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

5.7
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The concept of an elevator to space is not new. In the world of Arthur C. Clarke, it is a natural progression. What most people don't know is that men and women around the world are working... See full summary »

Directors: Miguel Drake-McLaughlin, Jonny Leahan | Stars: Arthur C. Clarke, Bradley C. Edwards, Ted Semon, Tom Nugent

Votes: 162

29. NASA: A Journey Through Space (2016– )

350 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

3.5
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On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a historic speech where he pledged to send astronauts to the moon before the end of the decade. Eight years later, on July 20, 1969, Apollo ... See full summary »

Star: Coby Batty

Votes: 6

30. Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke (2012)

10 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

7.0
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'Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke' A modern Miami adaptation of the 1962 French short film 'La Jetee', the film recounts Luke's (Uncle Luke, legendary rapper from the hip-hop group 2 ... See full summary »

Directors: Lucas Leyva, Jillian Mayer | Stars: Shira Abergel, Luther Campbell, Nick Ducassi, Orlando Estrada

Votes: 47

31. The Creep Behind the Camera (2014)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

6.0
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An exploration of the making of b-movie sci-fi cult classic "The Creeping Terror" and its con-man director Art "A.J." Nelson/Vic Savage.

Director: Pete Schuermann | Stars: Josh Phillips, Jodi Lynn Thomas, Bill LeVasseur, Laurel Harris

Votes: 182

32. Talking Classics (2009 Video)

6 min | Biography, Comedy, Family

9.0
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A documentary on Keith Apicary, a video game fan.

Director: Nathan Barnatt | Stars: Nathan Barnatt, Laura Gerow, Erika Rankin

Votes: 51

33. The Geocentric Man (2018 TV Movie)

41 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama | Completed

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"The Earth is the centre of this universe and the Sun moves around the Earth once in a year". This geocentric idea is preached by one K. C. Paul in the streets of Kolkata. Without any ... See full summary »

Director: Saumya Sengupta

34. Children of the Stars (2012)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

6.6
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Using rare archival footage and interviews, Children of the Stars chronicles a UFO contactee group as they relive their past lives on other planets by making their own science fiction films.

Director: Bill Perrine | Stars: Ruth Norman, Charles Spiegel, Lani Calvert, Decie Hook

Votes: 36

35. Blindspot (2010 Video)

9 min | Animation, Short, Biography

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blindspot is a 2010 animated film based off an original story concept developed by Ryerson University's New Media student Zachary Murphy, and written by Zachary Murphy and Eric Tyndale. The... See full summary »

Director: Zachary Murphy | Stars: John Bean, Caitlin Cronenberg, Kieran Kennedy, Leif Parker

36. Backyard Blockbusters (2012)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Batman versus the Predator? It happened. Raiders of the Lost Ark remade by kids? It happened. For years, people have been making home movies, many times using pop culture properties that ... See full summary »

Director: John E. Hudgens | Stars: Chris Albrecht, Robbins Barstow, Clark Bartram, Robert E. Bean

Votes: 30

37. FantastiCozzi (2016)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Fantasy

7.4
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A feature-length documentary about the life and career of Italian director Luigi Cozzi and his obsession with Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Director: Felipe M. Guerra | Stars: Luigi Cozzi, Caroline Munro, Sybil Danning, Louise Marleau

Votes: 14

38. Escape to Hollow Earth

Action, Biography, Fantasy | Pre-production

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Stars: Kathy Krantz, Colin Stewart

39. Charles Beaumont: The Short Life of Twilight Zone's Magic Man (2010)

110 min | Documentary, Biography, Fantasy

7.6
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Imagine becoming the top writer for "Playboy" in your twenties... Imagine being a mainstay for the groundbreaking "Twilight Zone"... Imagine verging on the cusp of a major film-writing ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Brock | Stars: Charles Beaumont, Forrest J. Ackerman, Roger Anker, Christopher Beaumont

Votes: 35

40. Closer Than We Think (2017)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

8.4
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A documentary about the art and life of futurist imagineer Arthur Radebaugh.

Director: Brett Ryan Bonowicz | Stars: Aubrey de Grey, Rick Guidice, Todd Kimmell, Rachel Mackow

Votes: 8

41. The Zone (2017)

80 min | Biography, Drama, History

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In search for her missing friend, MADELEINE (Renee-Madeleine Le Guerrier) turns to STALKER (Vlasta Vrana), who helps her discover a strange Zone buried in her memory. World War III is about... See full summary »

Directors: Denys Desjardins, Syned Sindrajed | Stars: Catherine Dumas, Renee Madeline Le Guerrier, Vlasta Vrana

42. Albert Einstein (2014)

3 min | Animation, Short, Biography

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A meditation on longing, distance, and the General Theory of Relativity.

Director: John Akre | Star: Matthew Zapruder

43. The Wizard, Oz (2016)

22 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.0
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Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, known simply as 'OZ", is a self-described wizard.  Being a product of the 1960's renaissance era where new art, ideas, and beliefs emerged, OZ created a life for ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Yourd

Votes: 13

44. Ultraman Retsuden (2011– )

30 min | Biography, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Yûji Machi

Votes: 5

45. Pervyy (2017)

Short, Action, Adventure

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Soviet Union in the 1960's. A lone country girl discovers an astronaut who crash landed in the backwoods. After all his trials, the astronaut finds himself facing his biggest test, the test of love.

Director: Lado Kvataniya | Stars: Mariya Krylova, Vladimir Veryovochkin

46. The Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne (2008 Video)

PG | 70 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

3.9
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This is a voyage into the world of Jules Verne, the father of science fiction. In this film we dissect the most famous of tales and discover the truth behind them. From 'Twenty Thousand ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Gardiner

Votes: 7

47. The Turner Film Diaries (2012)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

5.6
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An educational film from an alternate future, based on the infamous, racist novel The Turner Diaries.

Directors: James T. Hong, Yin-Ju Chen

Votes: 5

48. Unspeakable Horrors: The Plan 9 Conspiracy (2016)

75 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy | Completed

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An in-depth look at the hidden meanings and blistering truth buried within Ed Wood's PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE, which has long been considered the worst movie ever made

Director: Jose Prendes | Stars: Arielle Brachfeld, Graham Denman, Buz Wallick, Joshua Lou Friedman

49. Let There Be Light: The Odyssey of Dark Star (2010 Video)

Unrated | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Exploring the controversial story behind John Carpenter (Halloween & The Thing) and writer Dan O Bannon's (Alien & Return of the Living Dead) from first feature film. From its humble ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Griffith | Stars: Jeff Burr, John Carpenter, Ron Cobb, Jack H. Harris

Votes: 62

50. Lint the Movie (2011)

101 min | Biography, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Documents the life and work of cult SF author and philosopher Jeff Lint, creator of some of the strangest and most inventive works of the 20th century. Featuring clips from Lint's books, ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Aylett | Stars: Alan Moore, Stewart Lee, Josie Long, Steve Aylett

Votes: 13


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