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Cyberpunk Movies


Cyberpunk is a postmodern science fiction genre noted for its focus on “high tech and low life.” It features advanced science, such as information technology and cybernetics, coupled with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.

Blade Runner (1982)

Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Edward James Olmos.

Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to Earth seeking their maker.


Twelve Monkeys (1995)

Director: Terry Gilliam
Cast: Bruce Willis,  Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt.

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.


Brazil (1985)

Director/Writer: Terry Gilliam
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro.

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.


Impostor  (2001)

Director: Gary Fleder
Cast: Shane Brolly, Vincent D’Onofrio, Gary Sinise.

In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence.


Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Cast: Alexa PenaVega, Paul Sorvino, Anthony Head, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton, Terrance Zdunich

A worldwide epidemic encourages a biotech company to launch an organ-financing program similar in nature to a standard car loan. The repossession clause is a killer, however.

Dredd (2012)

Director: Pete Travis
Cast: Karl Urban, Lena Headey, Olivia Thirlby.

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.


Elysium (2013)

Written and Directed by Neill Blomkamp
Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

The Matrix (1999)

Directors: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburn, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving.

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.


Dark City (1998)

Director/Writer: Alex Proyas
Cast: Rufus Sewell, William Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly.

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.


eXistenZ (1999)

Director/Writer: David Cronenberg
Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Defoe.

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

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Amanda Tapping – Stargate SG1
Amanda Tapping - Stargate

Ashley Scott – A.I Artificial Intelligence
Ashley Scott

Billie Piper – Dr. Who
Billie Piper

Denise Richards – Starship Troopers
Denise Richards

Estella Warren – Planet Of The Apes
Estella Warren

Jaime Alexander – Kyle XY
Jaime Alexander
Jaime Alexander
Jaime Alexander

Julie Benz – Defiance
Julie Benz

Lena Headey – Terminator Sarah Conner Chronicles
Lena Headey

Rebecca Romijn – X-Men
Rebecca Romijn

Summer Glau
Summer Glau

Classic Science Fiction Movies



Forbidden Planet (1965)

98 Min – Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Director: Fred M. Wilcox
Cast: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen

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.


Planet Of The Apes (1968)

112 Min – Mystery| Adventure| Sci-Fi

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter

An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.


Alien (1979)

117 Min – Horror| Sci-Fi

Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright

After investigating an SOS on a nearby world, a crew of a spacecraft must fight for survival, when a highly-aggressive extra-terrestrial creature is born in the ship and begins stalking and killing them off one by one.


Phantom Of The Paradise (1974)

92 Min – Comedy| Drama| Sci-Fi

Director: Brian De Palma
Cast: William Finley, Paul Williams, Jessica Harper

A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace.



Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)

121 Min – Action| Adventure | Sci-Fi

Director: George Lucas
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire’s world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.



Close Encounters Of A third Kind (1977)

137 Min – Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi

Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, Teri Garr

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.



Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

124 Min – Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi

Director: Irvin Kershner
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly-established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are constantly being pursued by Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.



Star Trek: Wrath Of Khan (1982)

113 Min – Action| Adventure | Sci-Fi

Director: Nicholas Meyer
Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nemoy, DeForest Kelley

With the aid of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using his son’s life-generating device, the Genesis Device, as the ultimate weapon.


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Soylent Green (1973)

97 Min – Mystery| Thriller | Sci-Fi



Videodrome (1983)

87 Min – Horror | Sci-Fi


Pi (1998)

84 Min – Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller



Dark City (1998)

100 Min – Mystery | Sci-Fi



Brazil (1985)

132 Min – Drama| Sci-Fi | Fantasy



Blade Runner (1982)

117 Min – Drama| Sci-Fi | Thriller



Cube (1997)

90 Min – Horror | Sci-Fi | Mystery



eXistenZ (1999)

97 Min – Sci-Fi



Tron (1982)

96 Min – Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi


Logan’s Run (1976)

119 Min – Action | Sci-Fi


Romantic Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies



Upside Down (2011)

Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.


Another Earth (2011)

On the night of the discovery of a duplicate planet in the solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.


Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.


Midnight In Paris (2011)

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancé’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight.


Never Let Me Go  (2010)

The story of three friends who are tragically born to lead short lives, and the love triangle that forms between them in their brief time together.

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Charlize Theron – Prometheus (2012)
Charlize Theron - Prometheus

Evangeline Lilly – Lost (2004 – 2010)
Evangeline Lilly - Lost

Jennifer Connelly – Dark City (1998)
Jennifer Connelly - Dark City

Laura Vandervoort – V (2009 – 2011)
Laura Vandervoort

Monica Bellucci – The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Monica Bellucci

Natalie Portman – Star Wars – The Phantom Menace (1999)
Natalie Portman - Star Wars

Natasha Henstridge – Species (1995)
Natasha Henstridge - Species

Olivia Wilde – Tron Legacy (2010)
Olivia Wilde - Tron

Scarlett Johansonn – The Island (2005)
Scarlett Johansonn

Tricia Helfer – Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)
Tricia Helfer - Battlestar Galactica

Science Fiction Series Addiction



Stargate SG1  (1997-2007)

Cast: Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks, Richard Dean Anderson, Don S. Davis.

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered StarGates.




Stargate Atlantis  (2004-2009)

Cast: Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett, Jason Momoa, Torri Higginson, Paul McGillion.

An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.



Battlestar Galactica  (2004-2009)

Cast: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jaime Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff.

When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protects a small civilian fleet – the last of humanity – as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony of Earth.



Fringe  (2008-2013)

Creators: J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci.
Cast: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole, John Noble, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown.

A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.



 The 4400  (2004-2007)

Creators: Rene Echevarria, Scott Peters.
Cast: Joel Gretsch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Patrick John Flueger, Conchita Campbell, Billy Campbell.

As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed.


Firefly  (2002-2003)

Creator: Joss Whedon
Cast: Nathan Fillon, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Summer Glau.

Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.



Taken – Mini-Series (2002)

Creator: Leslie Bohem
Cast: Dakota Fanning, Matt Frewer, Emily Bergl, Heather Donahue, Joel Gretsch

Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes. World War II veteran Russell Keys is plagued by nightmares of his abduction by aliens during the war; the Roswell incident transforms Owen Crawford from ambitious Air Force captain to evil shadow government conspirator; the unhappily married Sally Clarke is impregnated by an alien visitor.



Sanctuary (2008-2011)

Creator: Damian Kindler
Cast: Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl, Ryan Robbins, Agam Darshi.

Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of “humanity” in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands.



Terminator: TSCC  (2008-2009)

Cast: Lena Headey, Summer Glau, Thomas Dekker, Richard T. Jones, Brian Austin Green, Shirley Manson, Garett Dillahunt

Set after the events in ‘Terminator 2’ Sarah Connor and her son John, trying to stay under-the-radar from the government as they plot to destroy the computer network Skynet in hopes of preventing Armageddon.



Eureka  (2006-2012)

Creators: Andrew Cosby, Jaime Paglia.
Cast: Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-WhitField, Erica Cerra, Neil Grayston, Joe Morton

The best minds in the US are tucked away in a remote town where they build futuristic inventions for the government’s benefit.