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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Please identify this early film that mentions black holes

Scifi film probably 70's. Description: A spaceship exploring right near the end, the crew venture near a black hole which you never "see", but they know what it is because they send out a beam of ...
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Story Identification: Short Film from 70s or early 80s; Child Hides and Light Pours through Keyhole

In public school in the early- to mid-80s I saw a short film that (as best I can recall) ends with a kid hiding in the dark behind a door as extremely bright light from the other side of the door ...
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Old sci-fi movie set in ship with murderous crew [duplicate]

This one I saw when I was very young on Cinemax (when they would show B-flicks like nobody else's business), so I will write the stuff I remember: Story happened on a ship (colony or something), ...
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What is Stryker referring to?

In X-2: X-Men United, Colonel William Stryker encounters Wolverine at the mansion. Wolverine? I must admit this is certainly the last place I'd expect to find you. How long has it been? 15 years? ...
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Identify this movie where dimensional compression technology is used by thief to sheath swords inside their chests.

The movie is not older than 2006. Some kind of Ninjas where stealing something from a vault. The interesting thing was they kept their swords inside their chests with some kind of dimensional ...
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What does Lucy turn into at the very end?

So, I just watched the movie Lucy(starring Scarlet Johansson), and although I think I got most of it, I do have some questions about it- To begin with: "Humans normally use only about 10% of ...
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I am looking for the name of this 80's Anime about a perturbed school boy who became a sorcerer and lives inside a painting

I'm looking for the name of this Anime from the 80's. I'm sorry I can't give you more details, but I hardly remember it. I just remember it was very dark and scary, but I was just 8 years old(so maybe ...
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Does Aragorn have a lapse in judgment or is there another explanation?

NOTE I've edited to add further logic to my question based off the first answer given. What Seems a Correct Statement In the LOTR movie The Fellowship of the Ring, Aragorn makes the statement upon ...
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What are the main differences between the “I, Robot: movie and Asimov's ”Little Lost Robot" story

From wikipedia I, Robot entry: The film I, Robot, starring Will Smith, was released by Twentieth Century Fox on July 16, 2004 in the United States. Its plot incorporates elements of "Little Lost ...
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Trying to identify circa 1950-1960 sci-fi film from single scene

I'm trying to identify a science fiction movie that I did not see as a kid (parents caught me watching it and banned me from TV for three days). The period is late 1950's to mid-60's. An egg-shaped ...
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Movie about humans living on another planet and are at war with each other

There was a movie about a war between two human settlements on a planet which wasn't Earth. One side was led by the faction's leader to plant a bomb in the other faction's capital in order to end the ...
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Movie identification:scientists study a flying saucer and try to make it fly (70s or early 80s)

I am looking for a movie I saw in the late 70s, at most early 80s (1980 or 1981 at the latest) and that could have been an older movie back then. I saw it at school, and in the same period they also ...
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Looking for an old Japanese UFO film

I am looking for an old Japanese UFO film in which a little girl named KAYO comes to Earth in a UFO which looked like a golden egg. Then a family takes her to their home and she grows up with them. ...
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What movie ends with a character phoning themselves in the past, and then disappearing?

There was a film I saw 5–10 years ago. It was English language, but I don’t know what country it came from. The two characters I can remember were male & female, probably late teens or in their ...
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Evolved forms in evolution

In the movie Evolution alien cells evolve at a rapid rate. My question is, why did the aliens eventually come to a blue ape-like creature? With the many variations of creature none looked like ...
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Movie about a man and a worm inside his head

I saw this late 1980's(?) movie in the mid/late 1990s when I was only young, so sorry for the lack of details. I remember there was a main character - man, some sort of a junkie. There was also a ...
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Film about someone trying to convince others that he is immortal

I saw this film years ago, but I can't remember the title. The whole film happens inside a room, it's about a guy who tries to convince others in the room that he is immortal (or maybe very, very ...
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A movie with a guy who is beamed into a ray of light in his garden

This is a science-fiction movie trailer I saw for 2 minutes and freaked me out when I was young. Alas, for my own sake most likely and unconsciously, I forgot the name of that movie. There is this ...
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ID a movie with an attacking toy tank and a wild cat ambush

Okay, there's this old movie maybe from the 1990's or earlier and I don't know the name of it. It has this scene where there is a bullet-shooting small toy tank shooting at this young man in some ...
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How many Arks were built in the film 2012?

I was watching 2012 the other night on DVD & started thinking about how many Arks that were built (going to be built) in the film. From what I can remember, when they start to have problems near ...
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Are the Dinobots incapable of speech?

Optimus Prime speaks to the Dinobots in English, compelling them to join in his fight. However, the only sound we ever hear from the Dinobots is their animal roars. Are they incapable of speaking / ...
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Movie with a man/woman fighting over a giant truck in the desert

I saw this movie a while ago and I remember a lot of images of huge desert landscapes and a man/woman fighting over the control of a huge truck (or maybe they had a truck each and were fighting over ...
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Animated Film about “noise marines” in the 80s

I am looking to see if anyone can remember the title of an animated film about noise marine-like characters: their weapons were psychic guitars which they used to create a sonic/psychic attack. I ...
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What track plays in the background of Mark Wahlberg’s introduction in Transformers 4?

In the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction, what is the song played in the background during the introduction of the hero (played by Mark Wahlberg)? It plays at time 3:15 in the timeline of the ...
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What level of government employee does “Level 10 and higher” represent?

With the pending release of the latest installment of the The Purge movie series, I am curious. Is there a canon answer for what actually defines the "Level 10 and above" referenced in the Emergency ...
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Looking for animated movie with a scene where a young man makes flowers grow from his father's hair

This was a movie I saw as a young child, which means it was probably made in the 80's or earlier, though conceivably it could have been early 90's. It was animated, but I don't recall if it was ...
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Why does the Weasleys' clock have a dentist setting?

After recently re-watching the Harry Potter series, I noticed that the Weasleys' clock shown in The Chamber of Secrets has a location setting of "dentist" for the family members. However, during the ...
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Movie on daytime TV in the mid-80's … Children enter pink cave, each of them gets a visible “neck drill” making them part of the evil/alien/robot/

Daytime TV played this movie sometime 1983-1989. A young preteen boy is main character (and a girl, his friend of similar age) They individually wander into a unique hot-pink-walled cave tunnel, where ...
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Old SciFi movie - glowing lights in chests to indicate attraction

I'm trying to figure out the name of a movie I saw on TV as a kid. I remember it being kind of Starship Troopers-esque, but everyone had these glowing lights in their chests. They glowed in ...
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Fantasy movie about a red gem/necklace sealed away inside a family box?

I am looking for a Fantasy/magic movie which looked really new and maybe watched it between the years of 2007-2012. From what I remember it was a movie about two worlds. These worlds could only be ...
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Looking for movie - Underground laser tank

I'm trying to remember a movie I saw many years ago. I think the movie was made in the late 60's or early 70's. One of the main gadgets was a kind of tank that burrowed underground with a laser ...
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Looking for 70's movie title — Secret agent with camera in glass eye

I'm trying to find a movie from the mid to late 1970's. The scene that is stuck in my brain goes something like this: A man walks into a very high security vault. One of the security systems was a ...
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Man is piloting small cargo ship with young woman stow-away

Several years ago, my wife and I were flipping through channels and came across the end of a movie that looked somewhat interesting, and I've always wanted to watch the rest of it. The only scene I ...
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Why does Mary Poppins turn her feet out when she flies?

I noticed at the end of the movie, when Mary Poppins flies away, she turns her feet out (super duck-footed). She seems to always do it. Why?
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Low-budget film with an amnesiac woman on a spaceship turning evil

Can anyone help me find the title of an indie sci fi film? My guess is that the film is probably somewhere between 2007-12. It is a lower budget film that is a mix of Pandorum, Doom or Resident Evil. ...
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Trying to ID film based on poster; robot or cyborg themed?

Back in the early to mid 90s, I saw this video at Blockbuster all the time and thought it looked interesting; but it also looked "scary" and I knew my overprotective mom would never let me rent it. ...
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Why did the movie version(s) of Dune have Paul Atreides making it rain?

I've watched David Lynch's Dune, the 3-hour cut (complete with expository animation sequence) and overall I think it holds up pretty well aside from the strong homophobic bent. However, one of the ...
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Vampire movie about the making of Nosferatu

I remember seeing a movie when I was ten about the making of Nosferatu, but the character of Max Schreck was an actual vampire. I recall a scene with him explaining that he is too old to create other ...
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Toο much work to cut the rest of that axle in half in Terminator 2?

What's with that thing in the middle of the tire? At a better resolution, you can see gears on the end of it. Shouldn't it be a conical shaped piece of glowing metal? I don't know what that part's ...
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Movie ID: purple teleportation

I'm trying to remember a movie I saw on TV in the mid to late 90s. It was live action and probably on the Disney Channel or Nickelodeon. It involved a strange teenage girl who was gradually revealed ...
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What is the name of an 80s TV Movie where a man gains self-healing and endurance powers after a crash with a vehicle containing radioactive material?

What is the name of an 80s TV movie where a man acquires endurance powers and quick self-healing ability after a crash with a vehicle containing radioactive material?
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What is the name of the movie from 80's with ray cyclotron from observatory?

I remember a movie from the 80s where a beam emitted from an observatory with a cyclotron within it, reduced objects of any size, remember that the main actor was a spy or something, and the actor in ...
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What movie features a soldier on a train trying to stop it blowing up?

I am looking for a movie which sounds like this: This soldier dies in a US war (I think) The soldier believes he is still alive, but had actually died two/three months ago He keeps on reliving these ...
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Has Wyatt Earp ever been a character basis for science fiction? [closed]

Not looking for the archatype "Old West Lawman" Im looking for specific instances where Wyatt Earp was the Prime character influence.
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Has the color of child Spock’s ears in the Star Trek reboot ever been discussed?

I always found something vaguely annoying about a production detail left out in the scene where the young Spock is speaking with his father, Sarek... You can clearly see that Spock has a split lip, ...
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Movie identification: Virtual reality future, polluted world, human mincer

I'm looking for a film made in the early 90s (maybe even 80s). Seen it in my childhood: There was a girl living in a future where everybody basically lives in virtual reality. She accidentally ...
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In “Close Encounters”, what happened to the tall alien?

I've watched this movie hundreds of times and for decades this has always bothered me. When the tall alien comes out, he raises his hands, everything is cool, and then he disappears. There's nothing ...
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Sci-fi movie identification - men fight in futuristic chairs and get zapped to death

I'm trying to find a sci-fi movie that I saw on TV in the 90s or early 2000s. It might have been a little older but not much because it had some special effects from around that time (and of course it ...
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Who was the AI in transcendence the movie?

In the movie "Transcendence" one of the lead characters is the AI itself: A scientist's drive for artificial intelligence, takes on dangerous implications when his consciousness is uploaded into ...
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What is the name of this movie? [closed]

I found a gif-animation and by any means can't identify the movie it was taken from: