In the current world, where science and technology is observed at every walk in life, it’s easy to say that people hardly care for something fictional. But in contrast to this, people are indulging more into fictional world. But at the same time, a complete fictional story might not generate so much engagement and entertainment. Science-fiction or Sci-fi currently seems to generate much interest among the audience. From novels to movies, people are now more fond of sci-fi. Sci-fi movies are a genre of speculative fiction that typically deals with imaginative and futuristic concept based movies. They are very captivating and entertaining. Two completely different genre, combine together and this fusion is lot more entertaining and accepting. In the current time, they are very much in demand. Such movies are well developed and made that it will blow your mind and will compel you to sit and think. The cinema industry has myriad number of movies based on sci-fi stories that created historical mark on the industry. Here’s a list of top 10 sci-fi movies you should watch now to kill your boredom and fall into the world of fiction combined with science.
The movie, released in 2013 was directed by Joseph Kosinski. The movie starred Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman. With an amazing cast, the movie will amaze you with the it’s plot and screenplay. The story revolves around Jack Harper who is a drone repairman stationed on Earth that has been ravaged by war with extraterrestrials, questions his identity after rescuing the woman who keeps appearing in his dreams.
Edge of Tomorrow
The movie was released in 2014, directed by Doug Liman. The movie casts Tom Cruise. The story revolves around Rita Vrataski, Major William Cage who wants to save the earth from aliens. With the help of warrior Rita Vrataski, Major William Cage has to save Earth and the human race from an alien species, after being caught in a time loop
The movie was directed by Denis Villeneuve and was released in 2016. The movie is an amazing work in the sci-fi film industry. The story revolves around Louise Banks, who is a linguistics expert and she has to, along with her team, must interpret the language of aliens who’ve come to earth in a mysterious spaceship.
Directed by Morten Tyldum, Passenger was released in 2016. It’s a must watch sci-fi. The story revolves around Aurora and Jim who are on a voyage to a distant colony planet. While Jim’s hypersleep pod malfunctions keeps waking him up. He and fellow passenger Aurora must work together to prevent their spaceship from meeting with a disaster. The movie will very engaging. The movie star Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt as lead characters.
Life was released in 2017 and was directed by Daniel Espinosa. The movie was initially released in Sweden. The story revolves around some astronauts who discover the first evidence of extra-terrestrial life on Mars, they begin realising that the life form is extremely intelligent and hostile. The movie will take you in some other world of space.
The Space between Us
The Space between Us was released in 2017 and was directed by Peter Chelsom. The movie is adventurous and exciting to watch. The story is about Sarah Elliot and her son. She is an astronaut who dies on Mars while giving birth to her son. The boy visits Earth and starts searching for his father with the help of a clever girl. Isn’t the story too fascinating!
Ready Player one
Released in 2018 and directed by Steven Spielberg, the movie is phenomenal sci-fi piece of work in the cinema industry. The story revolves around a James Halliday, who is a game designer. James designs a virtual reality and hides the keys to his fortune in it for a worthy player to find after his death. Wade, a teenager, sets out on a quest to find the keys and the fortune.
Another mind blowing sci-fi movie Mortal Engines was directed by Christian Rivers. The movie was a blockbuster hit and was much appreciated by critics and fans. The story sets in a post-apocalyptic world where cities move and consume each other to survive, While two strangers come together to stop a sinister and destructive conspiracy.
This is a sci-fi comedy which will keep you engaged throughout the movie. The movie, released in 2017 was directed by Alexander Payne. The movie starred Matt Damon, Hong Chau, Christoph Waltz, Dusan Mirkovic, Jason Sudeikis and others. The story revolves around Mild-mannered therapist Paul Safranek and his wife, Audrey who decides to undergo a process in which scientists shrink people down to miniature size to live in small communities. The irreversible procedure allows the people to gain wealth and a life of leisure while helping to cut down on the consumption of natural resources. As Paul gets to know his new neighbors and surroundings, he soon learns that living in a tiny suburb comes with its own set of huge problems.
Released in 2019, Gemini Man was directed by Ang Lee. The movie starred Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Clive Owen. The story revolves around Henry, who is an ageing assassin who finds himself being chased by someone with the ability to predict his moves. He soon discovers that the person is his clone and sets out to discover his origin.