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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old scifi movie about a traveler who comes to earth

This is a 70s or 80s, at the most early 90s movie. I don't remember much of it. The main character (male) is an alien (looks human) or time traveler or some interdimensional traveler. I don't know ...
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Science fiction/horror - Survivor floating in the water leds to deaths including impalement by swordfish

A ship out at sea comes across a guy floating in the water, the crew pick him up and soon, 1 by 1, the crew starts dying in strange accidental ways. In one of the deaths, the one guy got impaled by a ...
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Quite fuzzy movie? [on hold]

When I was about six, I remember seeing the last minutes of a strange movie. It involved some aliens giving a young boy (aged ess than 10 or so) back to his mother due to his love for her. I can't ...
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Scifi movie/tv-show identification: Cyborg with heart in a box, loses his cyborg arm in gunfight. + Handsome guy that sleeps in green goo

I remember watching a movie or tv-series in the 90's, could be from the 80's too. They're probably on a spaceship, one guy is a cyborg with a human head. He's got his human heart in a box in his ...
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How does Kitty Pryde know/learn to control her time travel power

In the film Days of Future Past it is explained that only the person that is sent back remembers the other timeline, and Kitty Pryde herself does not remember the other timeline. Given this, everytime ...
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Why is Leeloo a human in shape in The Fifth Element?

After they recover the only living cells left from the accident when the Mondoshawans' spacecraft is destroyed, they rebuild a body using the the genetic information from those cells. That body is ...
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How immortal is everyone in the film In Time?

In the film In Time, several characters mention a number of times about being immortal & how they can only die through accidents (I think). What are the limitations of that immortality? By that I ...
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Star Trek: Of Gods and Men - Where does it fit in the Star Trek timeline?

I am wondering where "Star Trek : Of Gods and Men" fits in with the star trek time line. ...
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What was this movie about an isolated community that came out earlier this century?

I am trying to identify a movie that I saw a trailer for around five or more years ago. This century at least. The movie was about a peaceful, low technology (maybe rural,) community isolated by a ...
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Why does the number “99” appear (backwards, spelled in airborn fire) in Back To The Future part 2?

It seems to be a commonly accepted theory that the car skidded before going back to 1855. However, the car didn't really seem to skid, so much as explode. It certainly didn't appear to move in such a ...
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Name of a movie about a witch and two twin girls?

When I was in kindergarten we watched a slightly disturbing movie about an introvert witch and two twin girls about 11. I can't remember much except that the mom constantly told the girls that the ...
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Movie I remember scenes from but can't find it

Early on in the movie, the main character is thrown off a cliff, after that he becomes a watcher. He can follow up on his own murder investigation and see what people are talking about and such. He ...
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Guy of below average intelligence becomes super smart

This was a movie I watched nearly fifteen years ago. The climax of the movie is that this guy, now super intelligent, tries to merge with the cyber space. He keeps on trying different portals to ...
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How did Bryan Singer intend to introduce the Phoenix?

In the original X-Men movie, when Magneto's device at the end, there is a quick shot of Jean Grey looking sort of stunned as the wave of energy goes through her. No other characters are shown ...
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What movie is this? Alien living as humans

I can't remember the name of this movie, but is old, from the 1960's or 70's. It was about a community hidden out in the boonies. Maybe farmers. A couple visits this community, probably to study them. ...
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In Bicentennial Man, how famous is Andrew?

This is about the film by that name, but if the short story or the novel are similar enough (I've not read them) information from them could be used to make a guess. Andrew Martin is physically a ...
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What TV movie has a man seeing glimpses of dystopia in his utopian world?

This movie came out around 2000 and was created for one of the cable networks (and never in the theaters). I think it was on the original Sci-Fi Channel or maybe the USA Network, but really not sure. ...
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Why would Mystique's DNA allow for Sentinels that can duplicate mutant powers?

The future Sentinels in X-Men Days Of Future Past are clearly shown adapting to powers thrown at them by copying them. Isn't that what Rogue's DNA would allow for, not Mystique's? Mystique can just ...
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(Children's?) Movie where a man turns another man's heart into stone

My fiance watched a movie when she was a child that involved a man with a glove who turned another man's heart into stone. She's pretty sure that it was a movie from the 1980s. "Apparently, it was a ...
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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 ...