The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

An ongoing survey of the Criterion Forum membership to create lists of the best films of each decade and genre.
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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#776 Post by swo17 » Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:55 pm

My only multiples are Spielberg and Sogo Ishii

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#777 Post by therewillbeblus » Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:39 pm

I have zero Schwarzeneggers, and it seems that my two most prevalent actors are.. Jude Law and Scarlett Johansson (?!) with three each, the latter oddly has two voice-only roles and one primarily physical role with very little vocal work

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#778 Post by knives » Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:51 pm

swo17 wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:55 pm
My only multiples are Spielberg and Sogo Ishii
I was considering Burst City but couldn’t call its essence as Sci-fi enough.

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#779 Post by DarkImbecile » Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:51 pm

I have a whopping 13 directors with two titles each; Spielberg is not among them

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#780 Post by willoneill » Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:59 pm

Spielberg gets my top director spot with 4. Harrison Ford is tops as an actor with 4, but second place for actors is, oddly enough, Domhnall Gleeson with 3 (and he'd have doubled that if I'd had to go to 75 entries).

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#781 Post by swo17 » Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:04 pm

knives wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:51 pm
swo17 wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:55 pm
My only multiples are Spielberg and Sogo Ishii
I was considering Burst City but couldn’t call its essence as Sci-fi enough.
That wasn't one of mine

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#782 Post by Murdoch » Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:17 pm

The first Terminator just barely missed my short list. If I had gone to 50, I likely would have made room for both it and the sequel.

@ bamwc2: Junior is a great choice. I didn't even think of it! Arnie's "My body, my choice!" line is the highlight for me.

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#783 Post by knives » Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:20 pm

swo17 wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:04 pm
knives wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:51 pm
swo17 wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:55 pm
My only multiples are Spielberg and Sogo Ishii
I was considering Burst City but couldn’t call its essence as Sci-fi enough.
That wasn't one of mine
I figured, but my favorite is the one that introduced me to The Stalin.

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#784 Post by bamwc2 » Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:22 pm

Murdoch wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:17 pm
@ bamwc2: Junior is a great choice. I didn't even think of it! Arnie's "My body, my choice!" line is the highlight for me.
Sadly, I was only joking. I remember when the film came out, but have never seen it. If I had more space, then Arnie would have had a couple of entries on my list. He just didn't make the cut at fifty.

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#785 Post by Murdoch » Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:30 pm

I watched it a few years ago and I think it's not as terrible as it's made out to be. Plus, I can't think of many (any?) films involving male pregnancy outside of Alien Nation, where the male aliens are the sex that become pregnant.

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#786 Post by zedz » Mon Mar 01, 2021 3:47 pm

swo17 wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:55 pm
My only multiples are Spielberg and Sogo Ishii
Ditto on one of those (no prizes for guessing which).

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#787 Post by domino harvey » Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:31 pm

In a cruel reminder that robots cannot yet replace every mundane task, work meant tallying didn’t start yet. So, feel free to submit any alterations or new lists until I say you can’t. List participation is about on par with other lists— not terrible, not amazing

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#788 Post by mizo » Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:50 pm

Anyone who hasn't submitted yet or is thinking of revising their list - why not take ten minutes to watch Sally Cruikshank's Quasi at the Quackadero, a wonderful piece of 70s homemade animated surrealism that I mentally file away in the same cabinet I put Thomas Pynchon's first few novels and the best Firesign Theatre albums. Petulant duck child Quasi, his narcissistic sexpot...uh...guardian (?) Anita and her boyfriend, the clapping mute...robot (?) Rollo go on a daytrip to a futuristic fair/expo. Madness ensues. Several lines from this have been rattling around in my brain ever since I first saw it - "There certainly are a lot of weirdos out today!" "I love to look at pictures of people working!" etc. But the psychedelia meets art deco style and frequently nightmarish sight gags are the real draw.

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#789 Post by therewillbeblus » Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:05 pm

Well, that was awesome.

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#790 Post by The Pachyderminator » Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:30 am

My list is also heavily weighted towards the 2010s (9 out of 27), but that's mainly because of six films from a single year.

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#791 Post by domino harvey » Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:16 pm

Voting officially closed. 24 total lists. May be leaning in on help from other members to get it across the finish line, but it's coming!

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#792 Post by domino harvey » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:10 pm

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THE SCI-FI LIST


01 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) 19 (10)
02 Alien (Ridley Scott, 1979) 14 (1)
03 Solaris (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972) 15
04 Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979) 13 (3)
05 Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927) 13

06 La jetée (Chris Marker, 1962) 12 (1)
07 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) 12
08 Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2013) 14
09 the Thing (John Carpenter, 1982) 10 (2)
10 the Fly (David Cronenberg, 1986) 11

11 Robocop (Paul Verhoeven, 1987) 10
12 Arrival (Denis Villeneuve, 2016) 11
13 Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) 11
13 Children of Men (Alfonso Cuarón, 2006) 11
15 Frankenstein (James Whale, 1931) 9

16 Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve, 2017) 10
17 Inception (Christopher Nolan, 2010) 10
18 Jurassic Park (Steven Spielberg, 1993) 8 (1)
19 Melancholia (Lars von Trier, 2011) 8
20 Her (Spike Jonze, 2013) 10

21 Another Earth (Mike Cahill, 2011) 11
22 the Terminator (James Cameron, 1984) 7
22 the World of Tomorrow [Series] (Don Hertzfeldt, 2015-) 6 (1)
24 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Steven Spielberg, 1977) 7
25 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Philip Kaufman, 1978) 10

26 Videodrome (David Cronenberg, 1983) 6
27 Aliens (James Cameron, 1986) 7
28 Ex Machina (Alex Garland, 2015) 8
28 Interstellar (Christopher Nolan, 2014) 7
30 Godzilla (Ishiro Hônda, 1954) 8

31 Terminator 2: Judgement Day (James Cameron, 1991) 7
32 Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard, 1965) 6
32 War of the Worlds (Steven Spielberg, 2005) 5
34 Detention (Joseph Kahn, 2012) 5
35 Back to the Future (Robert Zemeckis, 1985) 7

36 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, 1956) 8 (1)
37 Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron, 2013) 7
38 the Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise, 1951) 7
39 Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985) 7
39 Upstream Color (Shane Carruth, 2013) 6

41 the Incredible Shrinking Man (Jack Arnold, 1957) 7
42 Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale, 1935) 5
43 eXistenZ (David Cronenberg, 1999) 6
44 A Trip to the Moon (Georges Méliès, 1898) 8
45 Seconds (John Frankenheimer, 1966) 6

46 Ad Astra (James Gray, 2019) 6
46 the Iron Giant (Brad Bird, 1999) 6
48 A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971) 7
49 Wall-E (Andrew Stanton, 2008) 6
50 Primer (Shane Carruth, 2004) 7

51 Snowpiercer (Bong Joon Ho, 2013) 5
52 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Steven Spielberg, 1982) 5
53 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (Steven Spielberg, 2001) 4
54 the One I Love (Charlie McDowell, 2014) 4
55 Akira (Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 1988) 4

56 World on a Wire (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1973) 6
57 12 Monkeys (Terry Gilliam, 1995) 6
58 Minority Report (Steven Spielberg, 2002) 6
59 Contagion (Steven Soderbergh, 2011) 3 (1)
60 the Invisible Man (James Whale, 1933) 5

61 Triangle (Christopher Smith, 2009) 4
62 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Robert Wise, 1979) 3
63 the Matrix (The Wachowskis, 1999) 3
64 Annihilation (Alex Garland, 2018) 3
65 Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (Hideaki Anno, 1997) 4 (1)
65 Solaris (Steven Soderbergh, 2002) 3

67 Frankenstein Created Woman (Terence Fisher, 1967) 3
68 "Time Enough at Last" — the Twilight Zone S01E08 (John Brahm, 1959) 3
69 Phase IV (Saul Bass, 1974) 4
70 The Heart of the World (Guy Maddin, 2000) 3

71 L'Inhumaine (Marcel L'Herbier, 1924) 3
72 10 Cloverfield Lane (Dan Trachtenberg, 2016) 5
73 Forbidden Planet (Fred M. Wilcox, 1956) 4
73 Sleeper (Woody Allen, 1973) 5
73 Starship Troopers (Paul Verhoeven, 1997) 4

76 Things to Come (William Cameron Menzies, 1936) 3
77 the Damned AKA These Are the Damned (Joseph Losey, 1962) 3
77 Fahrenheit 451 (François Truffaut, 1966) 4
79 the Hole (Tsai Ming-Liang, 1998) 2
79 Island of Lost Souls (Erle C. Kenton, 1932) 4

81 the Science of Sleep (Michel Gondry, 2006) 4
82 the Man in the White Suit (Alexander Mackendrick, 1951) 3
83 Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001) 3
84 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (Lorene Scafaria, 2012) 3
85 Punishment Park (Peter Watkins, 1971) 2

86 Predator (John McTiernan, 1987) 3
86 the Turin Horse (Béla Tarr, 2011) 2 (1)
86 Star Wars: A New Hope (George Lucas, 1977) 2
89 the Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, 2015) 4
89 the Midnight Gospel (Duncan Trussell, 2020) 2
89 A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklater, 2006) 3

92 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (Joe Dante & Chuck Jones, 1990) 3
93 Sound of My Voice (Zal Batmanglij, 2011) 4
93 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Irwin Kershner, 1980) 3
95 Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan, 2000) 2

96 Maniac (Cary Fukunaga, 2018) 3
97 Invention for Destruction (Karel Zeman, 1958) 4
97 the Thing from Another World (Christian Nyby & Howard Hawks, 1951) 2
99 Mad Max: Fury Road (George Miller, 2015) 3
100 Kairo [Pulse] (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2001) 2

ALSO RANS
Mauvais Sang (Leos Carax, 1986), Ikarie XB 1 (Jindrich Polák, 1963), Back to the Future Part II (Robert Zemeckis, 1989), Summer Wars (Mamoru Hosoda, 2009), Time Bandits (Terry Gilliam, 1981), Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (Hayao Miyazaki, 1984), The Prestige (Christopher Nolan, 2006), The Man Who Fell to Earth (Nicolas Roeg, 1976), Gattaca (Andrew Niccol, 1997), Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson, 2018), Fantastic Planet (René Laloux, 1973), Them! (Gordon Douglas, 1954), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Rouben Mamoulian, 1931), Brother from Another Planet (John Sayles, 1984), The Day the Earth Caught Fire (Val Guest, 1961), The Martian (Ridley Scott, 2015), Westworld (Michael Chrichton, 1973), Krakatit (Otakar Vávra, 1948), Patlabor: The Movie (Mamoru Oshii, 1989), The Host (Bong Joon Ho, 2006), Coherence (James Ward Byrkit, 2014), 2046 (Wong Kar Wai, 2004), They Live (John Carpenter, 1988), Dune (David Lynch, 1984), August in the Water (Sogo Ishii, 1995), The Face of Another (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1966), Dark City (Alex Proyas, 1998), Last and First Men (Jóhann Jóhannsson, 2020), Slaughterhouse-Five (George Roy Hill, 1972), High Life (Claire Denis, 2018), Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, 1990), "It's a Good Life" — The Twilight Zone S03E08 (James Sheldon, 1961), Frau im Mond (Fritz Lang, 1929), The World's End (Edgar Wright, 2013), The Andromeda Strain (Robert Wise, 1971), Sunshine (Danny Boyle, 2007), Duck Dodgers in the 24-1/2th Century (Chuck Jones, 1953), Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch, 2017), Edge of Tomorrow (Doug Liman, 2014), The Invisible Man (Leigh Whannell, 2020), "To Serve Man" — The Twilight Zone (1962, S03E24), Quatermass and the Pit (Roy Ward Baker, 1967), Cloud Atlas (The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, 2012), The Endless (Justin Benson & Aaron Moorehead, 2018), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (J.J. Abrams, 2015), X: The Man With the X-Ray Eyes (Roger Corman, 1963), Altered States (Ken Russell, 1980), Planet Terror (Robert Rodriguez, 2007), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Alan J.W. Bell, 1981), Happy Death Day 2U (Christopher Landon, 2019), Zardoz (John Boorman, 1974), THX-1138 (George Lucas, 1971), Super 8 (J.J. Abrams, 2011), On the Silver Globe (Andrzej Zulawski, 1988), Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (Jindrich Polák, 1977), Looper (Rian Johnson, 2012), Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (Jim Mallon, 1996), The Fly (Kurt Neumann, 1958), Galaxy Quest (Dean Parisot, 1999), Scanners (David Cronenberg, 1981), The Road Warrior (George Miller, 1981), Silent Running (Douglas Trumbull, 1972), Electric Dragon 80000 V (Sogo Ishii, 2001), Escape From New York (John Carpenter, 1981), The Time Machine (George Pal, 1960), Plan 9 from Outer Space (Ed Wood, 1957), Paris qui dort (René Clair, 1925), A Boy and His Dog (L.Q. Jones, 1975), Men in Black (Barry Sonnenfeld, 1997), Oblivion (Joseph Kosinski, 2013), Strange Days (Kathryn Bigelow, 1995), Tron: Legacy (Joseph Kosinski, 2010), Predestination (Michael Spierig & Peter Spierig, 2014), Moon (Duncan Jones, 2009), The Curse of Frankenstein (Terence Fisher, 1957), The Dead Zone (David Cronenberg, 1983), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Nicholas Meyer, 1982), Upgrade (Leigh Whannell, 2018), Signs (M. Night Shyamalan, 2004), WarGames (John Badham, 1983), Lifeforce (Tobe Hooper, 1985), Halloween III: Season of the Witch (Tommy Lee Wallace, 1982)

ORPHANS
A-Z? Not in this universeShow
FLCL (Kazuya Tsurumaki, 2000) (1), Heart of a Dog (Vladimir Bortko, 1988), Gandahar (René Laloux, 1987), The Fountain (Darren Aronofsky, 2006), The Trade-Ins — The Twilight Zone S03E31 (Elliot Silverstein, 1961), Late August at the Hotel Ozone (Jan Schmidt, 1967), The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (Tatsuya Ishihara & Yasuhiro Takemoto, 2010), The Old Grey Hare (Robert Clampett, 1944), King Lear (Jean-Luc Godard, 1987), Aniara (Pella Kagerman & Hugo Lilja, 2018), Lessons of Darkness (Werner Herzog, 1992), Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Stanley Kubrick, 1964), Spacy (Takashi Ito, 1981), Under Electric Clouds (Aleksey German Jr., 2015), Possible Worlds (Robert Lepage, 2000), The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Mamoru Hosoda, 2006), Death Watch (Bertrand Tavernier, 1980), Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (Shin'ya Tsukamoto, 1992), The Wrong Trousers (Nick Park, 1993), Colossal (Nacho Vigalondo, 2016), Miracle Mile (Steve De Jarnatt, 1988), Before We Vanish (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 2017), "Quasi at the Quackadero" (Sally Cruikshank, 1976), The Untamed (Amat Escalante, 2016), Macross: Do You Remember Love? (Noboru Ishiguro & Shôji Kawamori, 1984), Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967), Tetsuo: The Iron Man (Shin'ya Tsukamoto, 1989), The Territory (Raoul Ruiz, 1981), Death Race 2000 (Paul Bartel, 1975), The Nutty Professor (Jerry Lewis, 1963), Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012), The Abyss (James Cameron, 1989), Mon Oncle (Jacques Tati, 1958), "White Christmas" — Black Mirror S02E04 (Carl Tibbets, 2014), Roujin Z (Hiroyuki Kitakubo, 1991), Marjorie Prime (Michael Almereyda, 2017), Jauja (Lisandro Alonso, 2014), Shin Godzilla (Hideaki Anno & Shinji Higuchi, 2016), Project X (William Castle, 1968), The Gladiators (Peter Watkins, 1969), Midnight Special (Jeff Nichols, 2016), Colossus: The Forbin Project (Joseph Sargent, 1970), Howl's Moving Castle (Hayao Miyazaki, 2004), Escape from the Planet of the Apes (Don Taylor, 1971), Contact (Robert Zemeckis, 1997), Pontypool (Bruce McDonald, 2008), Village of the Damned (Wolf Rilla, 1960), Lisa and the Devil (Mario Bava, 1973), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (Terence Fisher, 1969), Back to the Future Part III (Robert Zemeckis, 1990), Time of Eve (Yasuhiro Yoshiura, 2010), "Haredevil Hare" (Chuck Jones, 1948), "Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?" — The Twilight Zone S02E28 (Phoenix West, 1961), Die Parallelstrasse (Ferdinand Khittl, 1962), Enemy (Denis Villeneuve, 2013), Ghost in the Shell (Mamoru Oshii, 1995), Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (Shûsuke Kaneko, 1999), Brainstorm (Douglas Trumbull, 1983), Gold (Karl Hartl, 1934), "Come Into My World" (Michel Gondry, 2002), The Double (Richard Ayoade, 2013), Quatermass 2 (Val Guest, 1957), Privilege (Peter Watkins, 1967), Source Code (Duncan Jones, 2011), Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier (Jean Renoir, 1959), The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (Terence Fisher, 1960), Mad Max (George Miller, 1979), Batman: The Movie (Leslie H. Martinson, 1966), Cherry 2000 (Steve De Jarnatt, 1987), Edward Scissorhands (Tim Burton, 1990), Paprika (Satoshi Kon, 2006), "World of Tomorrow" (Don Hertzfeldt, 2015), Alien3 (David Fincher, 1992), Mars Attacks! (Tim Burton, 1996), Aelita (Yakov Protazanov, 1924), Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (George Lucas, 1999), Return of the Killer Tomatoes (John De Bello, 1988), Night Has a Thousand Eyes (John Farrow, 1948), The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963), Doctor X (Michael Curtiz, 1932), New Rose Hotel (Abel Ferrara, 1998), Deluge (Felix E. Feist, 1933), Évolution (Lucile Hazihalilovic, 2015), Tremors (Ron Underwood, 1990), "A Grand Day Out" (Nick Park, 1989), The Congress (Ari Folman, 2013), The Blob (Chuck Russell, 1988), Diamantino (Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt, 2018), "Fifteen Million Merits" — Black Mirror S01E02 (Euros Lyn, 2011), Teenagers from Outer Space (Tom Graeff, 1959), Space is the Place (John Coney, 1974), 28 Days Later (Danny Boyle, 2002), The War of the Worlds (Byron Haskin, 1953), Long Weekend (Colin Eggleston, 1978), Repo Man (Alex Cox, 1984), The Devil-Doll (Tod Browning, 1936), Take Shelter (Jeff Nichols, 2011), Happy Death Day (Christopher Landon, 2017), Young Frankenstein (Mel Brooks, 1974), The Stepford Wives (Bryan Forbes, 1975), Vanilla Sky (Cameron Crowe, 2001), Youth Without Youth (Francis Ford Coppola, 2007), Towards a Six-Dimensional Cinema (Peter Rose, 2018), Prometheus (Ridley Scott, 2012), Brand Upon the Brain! A Remembrance in 12 Chapters (Guy Maddin, 2006), The Cybernetic Grandma (Jiri Trnka, 1962), Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse (Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey & Rodney Rothman, 2018), "To Be" (John Weldon, 1990), Hardware (Richard Stanley, 1990), About Time (Richard Curtis, 2013), Idiocracy (Mike Judge, 2006), Perfect Sense (David Mackenzie, 2011), 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Richard Fleischer, 1954), 2010 (Peter Hyams, 1984), Extraterrestrial (Nacho Vigalondo, 2011), Delicatessen (Marc Caro & Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 1991), Shivers (David Cronenberg, 1975), Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley, 2018), The Man With Two Brains (Carl Reiner, 1983), I, Origins (Mike Cahill, 2014), Tribulation 99 (Craig Baldwin, 1992), Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde (Roy Ward Baker, 1971), Rogue One (Gareth Edwards, 2016), "Little Girl Lost" — The Twilight Zone S03E26 (Paul Stewart, 1962), Man Facing Southeast (Eliseo Subiela, 1986), The Quatermass Xperiment (Val Guest, 1955), District 9 (Neill Blomkamp, 2009), Transformers: The Movie (Nelson Shin, 1986), Liquid Sky (Slava Tsuckerman, 1982), Amphibian Man (Vladimir Chebotaryov & Gennadiy Kazanskiy, 1962), "Eye of the Beholder" — The Twilight Zone S02E06 (Douglas Heyes, 1960), The Colossus of New York (Eugène Louiré, 1958), Cube (Vincenzo Natali, 1997), Capricorn One (Peter Hyams, 1977), Black Panther (Ryan Coogler, 2018), Robot Monster (Phil Tucker, 1953), The Crazies (Breck Eisner, 2010), The Mind Benders (Basil Dearden, 1963), Logan's Run (Michael Anderson, 1976), X the Unknown (Leslie Norman & Joseph Losey, 1956), This Island Earth (Joseph Newman & Jack Arnold, 1955), The Boys from Brazil (Franklin J. Schaffner, 1978), Palm Springs (Max Barbakow, 2020), First Spaceship on Venus (Kurt Maetzig, 1960), Southland Tales (Richard Kelly, 2006), Time After Time (Nicholas Meyer, 1979), Robinson Crusoe on Mars (Byron Haskin, 1964), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Rupert Wyatt, 2011), Stranger than Fiction (Marc Forster, 2006), Invaders from Mars (Tobe Hooper, 1986), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Leonard Nimoy, 1986), Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (J. Lee Thompson, 1972), Days of Eclipse (Aleksandr Sokurov, 1988), Passengers (Morten Tyldum, 2016), Flight of the Navigator (Randal Kleiser, 1986), To Be (John Wheldon, 1990), "The '?' Motorist" (Walter R. Booth, 1906), Paul (Greg Mottola, 2011), Queen of Atlantis (Jacques Feyder, 1921), Pandorum (Christian Alvart, 2009), Starman (John Carpenter, 1984), Flight to Mars (Lesley Selander, 1951), "Lifted" (Gary Rydstrom, 2006), Invasion of the Bee Girls (Denis Sanders, 1973), Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (Gordon Flemyng, 1966), "Number 12 Looks Just Like You" — The Twilight Zone S05E17 (Abner Biberman, 1964), The Matrix: Reloaded (The Wachowskis, 2003), Thelma (Joachim Trier, 2017), "Destination Moon" — The Adventures of Tintin (Stéphane Bernasconi, 1992), The Giant Claw (Fred F. Sears, 1957), "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street" — The Twilight Zone S01E22 (Ron Winston, 1960), "Explorers on the Moon" — The Adventures of Tintin (Stéphane Bernasconi, 1992), Elysium (Neill Blomkamp, 2013), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Matt Reeves, 2014), Frankenweenie (Tim Burton, 2012), Antiviral (Brandon Cronenberg, 2012), Eraserhead (David Lynch, 1977), Ghostbusters (Ivan Reitman, 1984), Sun un air de Charleston (Jean Renoir, 1927), Sputnik (Egor Abramenko, 2020), The Running Man (Paul Michael Glaser, 1987), Star Trek Into Darkness (J.J. Abrams, 2013), Hard to Be a God (Aleksey German, 2013), Tron (Steven Lisberger, 1982), The Blob (Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. & Russell S. Doughten Jr., 1958), Small Soldiers (Joe Dante, 1998), Monsters (Gareth Edwards, 2010), Planet of the Vampires (Mario Bava, 1965), Making Mr. Right (Susan Siedelman, 1987), Stargate (Roland Emmerich, 1994), The Hidden (Jack Sholder, 1987), Dredd (Pete Travis, 2012), Possessor (Brandon Cronenberg, 2020), Coincoin and the Extra-Humans (Bruno Dumont, 2018), The Faculty (Robert Rodriguez, 1998), Casshern (Kazuaki Kiriya, 2004), Star Trek (J.J. Abrams, 2009), Teknolust (Lynn Hershman-Leeson, 2002), The Fifth Element (Luc Besson, 1997), Most Dangerous Man Alive (Allan Dwan, 1961), Live Forever as You Are Now with Alan Resnick (Alan Resnick, 2013), Welcome to Planet Earth AKA Alien Avengers (Lev L. Spiro, 1996), Marooned (John Sturges, 1969)
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#793 Post by Never Cursed » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:27 pm

Thank you Domino and DarkImbecile!

Top 10 + Orphans:

1. Contagion (Steven Soderbergh)
2. The War of the Worlds (Steven Spielberg)
3. Detention (Joseph Kahn)
4. Triangle (Christopher Smith)
5. Her (Spike Jonze)
6. eXistenZ (David Cronenberg)
7. Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve)
8. Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution (Jean-Luc Godard)
9. The Science of Sleep (Michel Gondry)
10. Upstream Color (Shane Carruth)

20. Source Code (Duncan Jones)
22. Paprika (Satoshi Kon)
26. Diamantino (Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt)

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The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#794 Post by Mr Sausage » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:41 pm

Top ten plus orphans:


1. Stalker
2. Frankenstein (1931)
3. 2001: a Space Odyssey
4. Solaris (1972)
5. Robocop
6. Blade Runner
7. Island of Lost Souls
8. The Fly (1986)
9. Star Trek: the Motion Picture
10. Alien

23. Evolution (2015)


I’ve seen 74/100 of the final list.

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#795 Post by swo17 » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:49 pm

This is awesome, thanks guys!

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#796 Post by Maltic » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:53 pm

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
2. The Hole [Dong] 1998
3. The Old Grey Hare 1944
4. Gremlins 2: The New Batch 1990
5. The Thing from Another World 1951
6. Solaris 1972
7. Predator 1987
8. La Jetée 1962
9. The Invisible Man 1933
10. A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001
11. The Nutty Professor 1963
12. The Incredible Shrinking Man 1957
13. Videodrome 1983
14. A Trip to the Moon 1902
15. Lisa and the Devil 1973
16. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial 1982
17. WALL·E 2008
18. War of the Worlds 2005
19. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes 1963
20. Ghosts of Mars 2001
21. Pulse [Kairo] 2001
22. Alien 1979
23. New Rose Hotel 1998
24. Zardoz 1974
25. Metropolis 1927

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#797 Post by The Pachyderminator » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:54 pm

Could someone remind me what the numbers after the list entries mean? E.g.:
2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) 19 (10)

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#798 Post by swo17 » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:57 pm

19 appearances, 10 #1s?

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#799 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:00 pm

Indeed! Number of appearances out of 24 total lists...

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Re: The Sci-Fi List Discussion and Suggestions (Genre Project)

#800 Post by therewillbeblus » Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:05 pm

Thanks domino and DI! My top 10 + orphans

1. World of Tomorrow (series)
2. Ad Astra
3. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
4. Jurassic Park
5. Stalker
6. Inception
7. War of the Worlds (2005)
8. Colossal - ORPHAN
9. Unbreakable
10. eXistenZ

27. Repo Man - I blame society for this omission
29. Brand Upon the Brain! - Surely the most insane mad scientist experiments and their effects on memory translated via technique should have accrued greater interest?
31. Idiocracy - I guess not many share my sense of humor..
45. Thelma - I guess mfunk didn't submit a list..

Glad to have been a part of getting Unbreakable and The Midnight Gospel onto the main list with only one another person (knives and Murdoch, respectively), and thanks to whoever else voted for Mauvais Sang, which just barely escaped my top ten at the last minute

And I've seen 97/100

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