One of the worst movies ever produced. The character Howard the Duck may have appeared in the massive hit that was Guardians of the Galaxy, but he actually got his own movie in 1986. The film was ripped apart by fans and critics and completely flopped at the box office. Of course they could disappoint and be nothing like past movies. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Another one of his immensely popular movies is called E. Like many others on this list, Re-Animator is one of those cult films.
With memorable characters like Biff Tannen, Marty McFly and Doc Brown, Back to the Future is a brilliant time travel story dressed up as 1980s teen comedy. The range of comedy types in the science fiction setting is equally as diverse, ranging from funny adventures to goofball parodies and everything in between. Director Rian Johnson may have divided fans with Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but he won over audiences with his sci-fi flick Looper. Based on a story by legendary writer H. While the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become very successful, and profitable, with their Avengers movies, Warner Bros.
Quaid and Short — along with Meg Ryan, Robert Picardo, and Kevin McCarthy — are fun personified in this rollicking, rewatchable classic. Star Wars, for example, is often called a sci-fi series, but those movies are actually in the fantasy genre. While there are dozens of sci-fi movies that come out each year, not all of them are considered good films. Kevin James plays the best friend, Channing Tatum is the other man. Galaxy Quest 1999 : A satire on the sci-fi fandom and not in a mean-spirited way , featuring stellar performances from Tim Allen, Sam Rockwell, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, and Sigourney Weaver, Galaxy Quest was a quest that pleased everyone who took part in it. Though the rest of the franchise never quite reached the heights of the original, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a delightful science-fiction comedy that holds up even 25 years later. Frank Herbert released his science fiction novel titled Dune in 1965.
RoboCop 3 managed to not only fail with critics, but also flop at the box office. Comedies sometimes have a tough time turning a profit, but not very many loose as much money as Land of the Lost did back in 2009. At its core, this beloved treasure follows the hardships of a new fringe business as it tries to find a reliable customer base. The movie stars the sadly late and never-better Roddy Piper as migrant worker Nada who finds a special pair of sunglasses that reveal a world choked with subliminal consumerist messages and humanoid aliens. Although a love story between a human and zombie doesn't necessarily sound promising, the earnestness, intelligent sense of humor, and chemistry between leads Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer all make this an unexpected pleasure. Apollo 18 wasnt bad — even if it was somewhat farfetched. I am eagerly waiting for watch deadpool.
Nick Frost deserves to be an international megastar. Let us know in the comments! Fox and Christopher Lloyd are absolutely perfect in this 1985 favorite. The two clueless heroes spouting hilarious phrases and getting into antics throughout the centuries are sure to put a smile on the viewer. In the pantheon of memorable Tim Burton films, for one reason or another, the star-studded Mars Attacks! Besides some low grade effects, the film and cast does not give up the act, however, taking everything about the plot seriously, sort of like a self-aware B-movie. Film critic and filmmaker Scout Tafoya of considers the year of 2011 as the best year for cinema, countering the notion of being film's best year overall, citing examples such as , , , , , , and. The director made movies like Titanic, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, and, in 2009, he released Avatar.
Are you sending the right signals? This includes —era releases, , and feature-length films. Even though the movie was based on the book, the story was very different, which could be one of the reasons why this film did so poorly at the box office. Film critic Scout Tafoya considers 2011 as the best year for cinema, countering the notion of being film's best year overall and citing important developments in cinematic expression during 2011. . With Seth Rogan as the voice of Paul — the titular extra-terrestrial — this Greg Mottola-directed comedy delivered the laughs and plenty of references to our favorite science-fiction classics.
The exception are the films on the , which are normally not released to a cinema audience. That being said, Blade Runner pretty much flopped at the box office. He had made short films prior to 2009, but District 9 was no doubt the biggest movie of his career at the time. The movie was made on a , but it only made about half of that domestically. The film received mostly positive reviews and also brought in a good chunk of change. But should he tell him? Never Let Me Go Beautifully shot, well-acted, and haunting, both the novel and the film explore lofty and fascinating questions about identity and personhood, while also building a subtle love story between the two main characters.
The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and was about a race of aliens who were forced to live in slums on Earth. Based on an obscure trading card series from Topps in the 1960s, Burton and screenwriter Jonathan Gems turned Mars Attacks! He rooms with fellow medical student Dan Cain and soon convinces Dan of his brilliance when he brings his dead cat back to life. Deadpool Of all the many, many wonderful things about Deadpool, it is a shockingly romantic movie. Thankfully, the film earned a bit more at foreign box offices which made up 65. Dark Star is a black comedy about the doomed space craft of the same name. Here's our list of the eleven most romantic sci-fi movies to hunker down and marathon this Valentine's Day: 14.