Science fiction film is a film genre that uses science fiction. Fantasy films are films with fantastic themes, usually involving magic, supernatural events, make-believe creatures, or exotic fantasy worlds.

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Movie about earth without light

It is a science fiction Hollywood movie story about earth in which people live inside the earth, where no light is present. One day a boy and a girl find the way to get on the surface.
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Who owns the rights to popular 1980's cartoons that haven't gotten a modern live action movie? [on hold]

Because I personally believe American tv has taken a downturn, I have taken it upon myself to present the younger members of my family with the nostalgia-fest of both 80's and 90's cartoons, so I ...
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A fantastic movie about the arrival of a native of a planet of children

About 7-8 years ago, I watched a movie about a little girl who came to Earth from a planet where humans never get older, always stay as a kid. She was over 200 years old, but appeared as a child. She ...
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Why is Peeves never on camera in the HP movies?

In the Harry Potter books, Peeves’ actions are in some situations very important for the story. Why did he never appear in the movies or get a small role in one of them? What do you think? Don’t ...
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Why didn't the Enterprise modulate its shield frequency?

In the movie Star Trek: Generations, when the Klingons stole their shield frequencies, why didn't they just modulate their shield frequency, just like against the Borg in "Q Who". I have been giving ...
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Looking for an American 80's movie about a hazardous accident in an underground lab in the desert

I remember seeing this movie in television a long time ago. So long that some parts that I remember might be a bit wrong. The basic premise is that scientists accidentally or intentionally release a ...
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Need Help Identifying a Film or Show [on hold]

This has been bugging me for years, and I would like help identifying a film or show that I saw this clip from. I first saw the clip on YouTube way back in 2008, completely by accident, which is why ...
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How did the scientists in “Armageddon” know that a nuclear explosion in the asteroid would explode into half?

After watching Armageddon (1998), I could not understand how the NASA scientists knew that a nuclear explosion in the asteroid would split it into two halves which will take a trajectory circumventing ...
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90s fantasy movie about a magic world split light and dark

I am trying identify a movie I saw on tv in 1995-1996. It was about a world that is split into a light side and a dark side. They are separated by a wall. One of the female characters could shape ...
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1990's movie about kidnapped android prostitutes

I'm looking for a scifi movie that I think was released in the mid to late 1990's. From what I recall, it was about some very high-quality androids that were used as prostitutes/pleasure robots, ...
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Apotheosis/Transcendence/Attaining Godhood in sci fi novels and movies [on hold]

Anyone knows sci fi novel and movie plots where the main character goes through apotheosis/transcendence or attains some sort of godhood? I've recently seen Lucy and Transcendence, but I'm also ...
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Virtual reality TV movie

I'm trying to remember a TV movie where a person gets plugged in using an organic cord in their back to explore a virtual world
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Scifi horror on spaceship/station with killer robot

This is going to sound ridiculous because I remember so little of it, but when I was a kid (<10) I remember seeing this movie where these people are stuck on a spaceship or space station and are ...
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What would Aragorn have done in the Hobbit movies?

Viggo Mortensen, the actor for Aragorn, was offered to be Aragorn in the Hobbit movies, but refused the role because the character Aragorn wasn't in the book The Hobbit. Did they even have a plan ...
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The Nuke in Avengers

In the Avengers movie the nuke sent in to destroy the chitauri, which until really thinking about it I didn't think it would work. But after thinking about it I came to realize certain things(I'm ...
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Similar to Lifepod 1993, but not it

This film is very similar to Lifepod 1993, but it takes place in a large ship, not a pod. I can remember three characters... a technical engineer, being the one sabotaging the ship. And also this ...
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Why did nobody stop the train during the Spider-Man 2 train scene?

I love the original Spider-Man 2 and I love the train fight scene. But there are a couple of things that I know I should just ignore but they annoy me. Why does nobody pull the passenger alarm once ...
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1990s film, knockoff of Alien and Predator franchises, included a jetpack and a fanged frisbee

I remember a group of people (soldiers?) stuck in a jungle and attacked by two different sorts of aliens. One looked a lot like the Xenomorphs from the Alien movies, very bestial. The other was a ...
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TV/Movie Identification: Evil person demanding the power source, people have scales falling off their eyes to see clearly

I've been trying to find out the movie or TV show where one scene has a evil person wanting to obtain the power source (something of great power). It is like a kid's sci fi show so this evil person ...
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Identify horror film/TV show where protagonists ostensibly hunting a Gill-Man are transformed into same

I am trying to track down the name of a film or TV show I saw as a child during the 70s, probably during a "Creature Feature" type TV rebroadcast. I believe the work was actually from the 50s or 60s ...
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Who are these characters at the end of Deathly Hallows, Part 2?

In the process of answering this question, I came across the following screenshot of several children on the Hogwarts Express, during the "Epilogue" scene of Deathly Hallows, Part 2: With the ...
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Did Westley give Prince Humperdinck exactly what he wanted at the end of Princess Bride?

Westley left the prince alive, tied to a chair, "alone with his cowardice" and ran off with the princess. The prince was just going to kill her and frame the whole thing on Guilder, so doesn't he ...
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Old Movie with Man Put on Lookout Edge to Die

I remember seeing an old sci-fi movie where there was a scene on a boat. The guy is tortured by putting him up on the lookout ledge. Then a storm comes and the guy is continuously struck by lightning ...
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Why does Frodo fall into the dead marsh?

In the Two Towers movie, Frodo follows the lights and looks down into the marshes and sees a dead body. Then he "jumps" into the marsh. Why does he do this?
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Post-atomic movie featuring a “wasteland winnebago” vehicle?

Many years ago I saw a movie that featured a very cool vehicle which was referred to as "wasteland winnebago," I think. It vehicle didn't look like a winnebago at all. It looked more like a ...
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Can you name this sci fi film that is similar to The Matrix?

In this movie there are scientists who (spoilers ahead) Hints: I remember this being an older film (70's?); it might have been foreign film possibly with subtitles (not Hollywood); it might have ...
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Name of a Christmas movie, probably foreign, involving a giant

It's a live action film based around two kids if I remember correctly, and one of them is slapped by a teacher in the very beginning. All I can recall after that is an attractive looking Mrs. Claus ...
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Movie about stranded people on an island with dog like monsters

Watched this movie (English movie not translated from other language, can be American, British, Australian anything) only once, that too not completely, the notable features were - i. Possibly made ...
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Aliens abduct mathematician, astronomer, woman

Bits I remember about this SF movie which probably originated in late 50s / early 60s: Humans are flying in a light, general aviation, high winged, single engine aircraft. An alien in a flying ...
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Humans explore Mars, encounter hostile life

This story was definitely a movie, but I've only seen it on TV. It was probably made in the late '60s or early '70s. The plot is a crew of explorers launched on a mission to Mars. When they arrive ...
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What 90's horror movie has a robot living on ceiling in house and turns evil?

I've been looking to find the title of this horror movie for years. I'm destined to figure it out! Here's what I know: A family living in a large house decides to install a helper robot. It lives ...
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Predestination and Bootstrap Paradox?

Can someone please help me understand the difference between Predestination and Bootstrap Paradox by pointing me in the direction of movies that deals with each of them? For instance, Predestination ...
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Trying to ID a movie/or maybe TV show

I believe it was sometime during the 70/80s I would have seen a movie/TV show with the following elements. I could be combining several shows/movies together. I am unsure. 1) There is a motor-home ...
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Why does Andrew Wiggin introduce himself as Ender?

In the movie Ender's Game, Andrew just got in the program and was on the space ship. He was late and he introduces himself to kid beside him. He introduces himself as "Ender" instead of "Andrew". ...
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What is District 13?

I haven't read the books. I had hoped that Mockingjay: Part 1 would be sufficient to fill me in on the details presented in the books, as the previously two films had done. So what exactly is ...
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Sci-fi movie where a spaceship containing dead aliens is found on Earth

When I was kid saw a movie about a spaceship found on earth containing two dead astronauts. Can only remember parts and my guess is that MAYBE is from the second half of the 70's: The dead ...
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He helps terraform Mars, and then regrets it [duplicate]

I saw a story on TV when I was a child (in the 80s) that involved a man working from earth to transform the climate of Mars. Then, later, he travels to the surface of Mars, and discovers the corpses ...
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Movie with crashed UFO and floor panels that light up (and kill the people standing on them)

Looking for a sci-fi movie, probably late 1950's or early 1960's. I'm pretty sure that it was B&W. The only thing I can remember is that people were trying to walk across what I think was a ...
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Aspiring human combatant in arena with “handicap field” to equalize combatants' strength

I remember this movie from the late 1980's / early 1990's. It was a VHS rental, and may have been a straight-to-video release. The protagonist is a human aspiring to become the champion of an arena ...
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Seeking the name of an animated sci-fi film about a world mined to the point of collapse

I saw an animated film, perhaps a short, about a planet with two levels and two classes. The surface level was enjoyed by a leisure class bent on using as much natural resource as possible. The ...
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In Hulk (2003) why did David fail to kill his son when he was a baby?

Very morbid I know. David wanted to kill Bruce when he was a baby but his mother wouldn't let him and in a scuffle, the mother fell on the knife David was about to stab little Bruce with. Why didn't ...
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In Hulk (2003) why did Bruce survive and David didn't?

At the end of the movie (spoiler alert!) when David was trying to absorb the life from Bruce and the military airplane dropped a bomb on them, afterwards it was shown Bruce was still alive but did ...
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Black Hole Gargantua in Interstellar [closed]

if Gargantua is a black hole in interstellar, why didn't it swallow the planets?
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How do the robots disobey the 3 laws in the film I, Robot?

In the movie I, Robot ... there is a chip that helps robots disobey the 3 laws of robotics: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A ...
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What movie are these gifs from?

Maybe someone can help me out, I can't figure out what the name is of the movie seen in these gifs:
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What Movie is this?A Black slick oil like monster, similar to the blob but liquid like

I will guess this movie was from between 1960-70, not sure, I was a small kid but it gave me nightmares. The monster is like THE BLOB, but an oil slick/slime that went about and ate/dissolved people. ...
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Avengers movie - Were the chitauri 'ships' living creatures? [duplicate]

I repeated the avengers movie yesterday in HD and saw something weird - were the Chitauri 'ships' living creatures? They kinda looked like they had flesh underneath all that metal stuff or did I just ...
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Identification: Movie about hostile robots disguised as footballs

I saw this on TV in mid 90s I think. One or more people travel to another celestial body (might or might not be the/a moon or mars), they find an American football. The football transforms into a ...
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Proof that 40K inspirations in Chronicles of Riddick are intentional?

Is there any kind of direct mention anywhere, (like in an interview or something) or at least strong indirect evidence, that the striking similarities between aspects of The Chronicles of Riddick and ...
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Movie about a boy finding the girl('s spirit) and falling in love with her

I vaguely remember this story (which I saw a long time ago) where a guy meets this new girl while all alone on a bridge at night. She comes into his life and makes everything alright about him. He ...