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The Best Classic Science Fiction Films Ever Made

“What are the best Classic Science Fiction Movies?” We looked at 369 of the top Classic Sci-fi films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 24 films, all appearing on 4 or more “Best Classic Sci-fi” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 300+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

Happy Scrolling!



Top 24 Classic Science Fiction Movies



24 .) Barbarella (1968) directed by Roger Vadim

 Barbarella (1968)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Cheat Sheet
  • Futurism
  • IMDB 2
  • Wired

In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.



23 .) Blade Runner (1982) directed by Ridley Scott

 Blade Runner (1982)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Cheat Sheet
  • Futurism
  • IMDB
  • Ranker

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.



22 .) Destination Moon (1950) directed by Irving Pichel

 Destination Moon (1950)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • List Challenges
  • Wikipedia

Postulates the first manned trip to the moon, happening in the (then) near future, and being funded by a consortium of private backers. Assorted difficulties occur and must be overcome in-flight. Attempted to be realistic, with Robert A. Heinlein providing advice.



21 .) Earth vs. the Flying Saucers directed by Fred F. Sears

 Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

Test space rockets exploding at liftoff and increased reporting of UFO sightings culminate in a direct attempt by alien survivors of a dead, extra-galactic civilization to invade Earth from impervious flying saucers, using ray-weapons of mass destruction.



20 .) Killers From Space (1954) directed by W. Lee Wilder

 Killers From Space (1954)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • List Challenges
  • Retrovision
  • Wikipedia

Atomic scientist/pilot Doug Martin is missing after his plane crashes on an reconnaissance mission after a nuclear test. Miraculously appearing unhurt at the base later, he is given sodium amethol, but authorities are skeptical of his story that he was captured by aliens determined to conquer the Earth with giant monsters and insects. Martin vows to use existing technology to destroy them.



19 .) The Andromeda Strain (1971) directed by Robert Wise

 The Andromeda Strain (1971)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wired

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force’s Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont – an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby – survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents..



18 .) The Man From Planet X (1951) directed by Edgar G. Ulmer

 The Man From Planet X (1951)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Wikipedia

While watching for a planet that may collide with earth, scientists stationed in Scotland are approached by a visitor from outer space.



17 .) The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) directed by Val Guest

 The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Wikipedia

The first manned spacecraft, fired from an English launchpad, is first lost from radar, then roars back to Earth and crashes in a farmer’s field, and is found to contain only one of the three men who took off in it; and he is unable to talk but appears to be undergoing a torturous physical and mental metamorphosis.



16 .) Westworld (1973) directed by Michael Crichton

 Westworld (1973)

Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wired

In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a gunslinger robot goes berserk.



15 .) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) directed by Don Siegel

 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.



14 .) Logan’s Run (1976) directed by Michael Anderson

 Logan's Run (1976)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Cheat Sheet
  • Futurism
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker

An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being ‘renewed’ in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.



13 .) Planet of the Apes (1968) directed by Franklin J. Schaffner

 Planet of the Apes (1968)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Cheat Sheet
  • Futurism
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.



12 .) The Blob (1958) directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.

 The Blob (1958)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Cheat Sheet
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

A drive-in favorite, this sci-fi classic follows teenagers Steve and his best girl, Jane, as they try to protect their hometown from a gelatinous alien life form that engulfs everything it touches. The first to discover the substance and live to tell about it, Steve and Jane witness the blob destroying an elderly man and grow to a terrifying size. But no one else has seen the goo, and policeman Dave refuses to believe the kids without proof.



11 .) Invaders From Mars (1953) directed by William Cameron Menzies

 Invaders From Mars (1953)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

In the early hours of the night, young David Maclean sees a flying saucer land and disappear into the sand dunes just beyond his house. Slowly, all of the adults, including his once loving parents, begin to act strangely.



10 .) It Came from Outer Space (1953) directed by Jack Arnold

 It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

Author & amateur astronomer John Putnam and schoolteacher Ellen Fields witness an enormous meteorite come down near a small town in Arizona, but Putnam becomes a local object of scorn when, after examining the object up close, he announces that it is a spacecraft, and that it is inhabited…



9 .) The Fly (1958) directed by Kurt Neumann

 The Fly (1958)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Cheat Sheet
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

In Montreal, the industrial François Delambre is called late night by his sister-in-law Helene Delambre. She tells him that she has just killed her beloved husband Andre Delambre, using the press of their plant to press his head and left hand. François calls his acquaintance, Inspector Charas, and later the reluctant Helene is convinced to tell them what happened. She explains that Andre had invented a matter transportation apparatus, and while experimenting with himself, a fly entered the chamber, exchanging one hand and the head with him after the transference.



8 .) The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) directed by Jack Arnold

 The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

While on a boating trip, Scott Carey is exposed to a radioactive cloud. Nothing seems amiss at first, but several months later Scott realizes that he’s shrunk in height by several inches. He sees a doctor, who admits that he’s baffled. As Scott continues to shrink, decreasing to three feet tall, he becomes bitter, and lashes out at his wife, Louise. He begins to fear a cure will never be found — since even as he becomes a national sensation, he’s still shrinking.



7 .) The Thing from Another World (1951) directed by Christian Nyby

 The Thing from Another World (1951)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.



6 .) The War of the Worlds (1953) directed by Byron Haskin

 The War of the Worlds (1953)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, but their joy is short-lived when they discover it has passengers who are not very friendly.



5 .) This Island Earth (1955) directed by Joseph M. Newman

 This Island Earth (1955)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

Aliens have landed and are hiding on Earth, but need Earth’s scientists to help them fight an inter-planetary war.



4 .) When Worlds Collide (1951) directed by Rudolph Maté

 When Worlds Collide (1951)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

When a group of astronomers calculate a star is on a course to slam into Earth, a few days before, it’s accompanying planet will first pass close enough to the Earth to cause havoc on land and sea. They set about building a rocket so a few selected individuals can escape to the planet.



3 .) The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) directed by Robert Wise

 The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

An alien and a robot land on earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction. A classic science fiction film from Robert Wise with an exceptional message.



2 .) Them! (1954) directed by Gordon Douglas

 Them! (1954)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Den Of Geek
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • List Challenges
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film.



1 .) Forbidden Planet (1956) directed by Fred M. Wilcox

 Forbidden Planet (1956)

Lists It Appears On:

  • BFI
  • Cheat Sheet
  • Den Of Geek
  • Futurism
  • IMDB
  • IMDB 2
  • Ranker
  • Wikipedia

A rescue team from earth lands their flying saucer-like spacecraft on an alien world, to discover they are not only not welcomed by the lone survivor of a missing scientific expedition sent there two decades earlier, but, once they have determined to investigate the deaths of his colleagues and bring him back home by force, along with his planet-born daughter, find themselves subjected to assault by something invisible which seems intent on preventing them from leaving the planet, ever.




The 300+ Additional Best Science Fiction Classics



#MoviesDirectorsLists
2520 Million Miles to EarthNathan JuranIMDB
Wikipedia
Ranker
26A Clockwork Orange (1971)Stanley Kubrick
Cheat Sheet
Wired
IMDB 2
27Alien (1979)Ridley ScottIMDB
Ranker
Cheat Sheet
28Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959)Bernard L. KowalskiIMDB
Wikipedia
Retrovision
29Creature from the Black LagoonJack ArnoldIMDB
Wikipedia
Ranker
30Dark Star (1974)John CarpenterFuturism
Wired
IMDB 2
31Day the World Ended (1955)Roger CormanIMDB
Wikipedia
List Challenges
32FiveArch Oboler
List Challenges
IMDB
Wikipedia
33I Married a Monster from Outer SpaceGene Fowler Jr.IMDB
Wikipedia
Ranker
34Indestructible Man (1956)Jack PollexfenIMDB
Wikipedia
Retrovision
35It Came From Beneath the Sea (1955)Robert GordonIMDB
Wikipedia
List Challenges
36It Conquered the World (1956)Roger CormanIMDB
Wikipedia
IMDB 2
37
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
 Wikipedia
Ranker
BFI
38Metropolis (1927)Fritz LangIMDB
Ranker
IMDB 2
39Rocketship X-M (1950)Kurt NeumannWikipedia
List Challenges
IMDB 2
40Soylent Green (1973)Richard FleischerIMDB
Ranker
IMDB 2
41Target Earth (1954) Wikipedia
Ranker
List Challenges
42The Beast with a Million EyesDavid Kramarsky
List Challenges
IMDB
Wikipedia
43The Deadly MantisNathan JuranIMDB
Wikipedia
Ranker
44The Giant Gila Monster (1959)Ray KelloggWikipedia
Retrovision
IMDB
45The Magnetic Monster (1953)Curt SiodmakIMDB
Wikipedia
List Challenges
46The Time Machine (1960)George PalIMDB
Ranker
IMDB 2
4712 Monkeys (1995) Ranker
Cheat Sheet
481984 (1956)Michael AndersonIMDB 2
Futurism
4920,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)Richard FleischerWikipedia
IMDB 2
502001: A Space Odyssey (1968)Stanley KubrickRanker
IMDB 2
514D ManIrvin S. Yeaworth Jr.IMDB
Wikipedia
52A Trip to the Moon (1902)Georges MélièsRanker
IMDB 2
53Atom Age Vampire (1963)Anton Giulio MajanoIMDB
Retrovision
54Attack of the 50 Foot WomanNathan JuranIMDB
Wikipedia
55Attack of the Crab MonstersRoger CormanIMDB
Wikipedia
56Attack of the Puppet PeopleBert I. GordonIMDB
Wikipedia
57Battle Beyond the Sun (1959) Wikipedia
Retrovision
58Beginning of the EndBert I. GordonIMDB
Wikipedia
59Brazil (1985) 
Cheat Sheet
Futurism
60Cat-Women of the Moon (1953) Wikipedia
List Challenges
61Creature With the Atom Brain (1955) Wikipedia
List Challenges
62Devil Girl From Mars (1954) Wikipedia
List Challenges
63Donovan’s BrainFelix E. FeistIMDB
Wikipedia
64Fahrenheit 451 (1966)François TruffautIMDB
IMDB 2
65Fiend Without a FaceArthur CrabtreeIMDB
Wikipedia
66First Man Into SpaceRobert DayIMDB
Wikipedia
67Flight to Mars (1951) Wikipedia
List Challenges
68Frankenstein (1931)James WhaleRanker
IMDB 2
69From Hell It CameDan MilnerIMDB
Wikipedia
70Gog (1954) Wikipedia
List Challenges
71Invasion of the Saucer Men Wikipedia
Retrovision
72Invasion of the Triffids (1963)Steve SekelyIMDB
IMDB 2
73Invisible InvadersEdward L. CahnIMDB
Wikipedia
74It! The Terror from Beyond SpaceEdward L. CahnIMDB
Wikipedia
75Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)Robert ParrishIMDB
IMDB 2
76King Dinosaur (1955) Wikipedia
List Challenges
77KronosKurt NeumannIMDB
Wikipedia
78Lost Continent Wikipedia
List Challenges
79Mad Max (1979) 
Cheat Sheet
Futurism
80Mesa of Lost Women (1953) Wikipedia
Retrovision
81Monster from Green HellKenneth G. CraneIMDB
Wikipedia
82Monster From the Ocean Floor (1954) Wikipedia
List Challenges
83Monster on the CampusJack ArnoldIMDB
Wikipedia
84Night of the Blood BeastBernard L. KowalskiIMDB
Wikipedia
85Not of This EarthRoger CormanIMDB
Wikipedia
86On the Beach Wikipedia
Ranker
87Phantom From Space (1953) Wikipedia
List Challenges
88Radar Men From the Moon (1952) Wikipedia
Retrovision
89Re-Animator (1985) 
Cheat Sheet
Futurism
90Red Planet Mars (1952) Wikipedia
List Challenges
91Revenge of the CreatureJack ArnoldIMDB
Wikipedia
92Riders to the Stars (1954) Wikipedia
List Challenges
93Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)Byron HaskinWired
IMDB 2
94Robot Monster (1953) Wikipedia
List Challenges
95Silent Running (1972)Douglas TrumbullFuturism
IMDB 2
96Sleeper (1973)Woody AllenWired
IMDB 2
97Spaceways (1953) Wikipedia
List Challenges
98Starship Troopers (1997) 
Cheat Sheet
Futurism
99Stranger From Venus (1954) Wikipedia
List Challenges
100Teenagers From Outer Space (1959) Wikipedia
Retrovision
101The Amazing Colossal ManBert I. GordonIMDB
Wikipedia
102The Angry Red PlanetIb MelchiorIMDB
Wikipedia
103The Atomic SubmarineSpencer Gordon BennetIMDB
Wikipedia
104The Beast from 20,000 FathomsEugène LouriéIMDB
Wikipedia
105The Black ScorpionEdward LudwigIMDB
Wikipedia
106The Brain EatersBruno VeSotaIMDB
Wikipedia
107The Brain from Planet ArousNathan JuranIMDB
Wikipedia
108The Collossus of New York (1958) Retrovision
Wikipedia
109The Flying Saucer 
List Challenges
Wikipedia
110The Gamma PeopleJohn GillingIMDB
Wikipedia
111The Giant ClawFred F. SearsIMDB
Wikipedia
112The Hideous Sun DemonRobert ClarkeIMDB
Wikipedia
113The Invisible Man (1933)James WhaleRanker
IMDB 2
114The Killer ShrewsRay KelloggIMDB
Wikipedia
115The Man Who Turned to StoneLászló KardosIMDB
Wikipedia
116The Monolith MonstersJohn SherwoodIMDB
Wikipedia
117The Monster of Piedras BlancasIrvin BerwickIMDB
Wikipedia
118The Monster That Challenged the WorldArnold LavenIMDB
Wikipedia
119The Omega Man (1971)Boris SagalWired
IMDB 2
120The Snow Creature (1954) Wikipedia
Retrovision
121The Space Children (1958) Wikipedia
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122The Stepford Wives (1975)Bryan ForbesWired
IMDB 2
123The Strange World of Planet XGilbert GunnIMDB
Wikipedia
124The Thing (1982) 
Cheat Sheet
Futurism
125The UnearthlyBoris PetroffIMDB
Wikipedia
126The Wasp WomanRoger CormanIMDB
Wikipedia
127They Live (1988) 
Cheat Sheet
Futurism
128Things to Come (1936)William Cameron MenziesRanker
IMDB 2
129THX 1138 (1971)George LucasWired
IMDB 2
130Tobor the Great (1954) Wikipedia
List Challenges
131Unknown World (1951) Wikipedia
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132War of the Colossal BeastBert I. GordonIMDB
Wikipedia
133602 – Invasion USA 
List Challenges
134Abbott and Costello Go to Mars Wikipedia
135
Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
 Wikipedia
136
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man
 Wikipedia
137Above: La Jetée (1962) Wired
138Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941) Retrovision
139Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924)Yakov ProtazanovIMDB 2
140Aliens Ranker
141Alphaville (1965)Jean-Luc GodardIMDB 2
142Alraune Wikipedia
143Amazing Transparent Man, The (1960) Retrovision
144Ape Man, The (1943) Retrovision
145Atomic Brain (Monstrosity), The (1964) Retrovision
146Atomic Rulers of the World (1964) Retrovision
147Attack from Space (1964) Retrovision
148Attack of the Killer Shrews (1959) Retrovision
149Attack of the Monsters (1969) Retrovision
150Back to the Future Ranker
151Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)J. Lee ThompsonIMDB 2
152Battle in Outer Space Wikipedia
153Battle Royale (2000) 
Cheat Sheet
154Battlestar Galactica: Brothers of Man Retrovision
155Beast From 20,000 Fathoms 
List Challenges
156Beast from the Haunted Cave (1959) Retrovision
157Beast Of Yucca Flats (1961) Retrovision
158Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)Ted PostIMDB 2
159Blakes 7 (1978) Retrovision
160Blood Beast from Outer SpaceJohn GillingIMDB
161Brave New World (1980) Retrovision
162Bride of Frankenstein (1935)James WhaleIMDB 2
163Bride of the Monster Wikipedia
164Caltiki, the Immortal MonsterRiccardo FredaIMDB
165
Captain Video: Master of the Stratosphere
 Wikipedia
166Captive Women Wikipedia
167Carnosaur (1993) Retrovision
168Charlie Chan at The Wax Museum Retrovision
169Charlie Chan in Reno (1938) Retrovision
170Children of the DamnedAnton LeaderIMDB
171Close Encounters of the Third Kind Ranker
172Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970) Wired
173
Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe
 Wikipedia
174Conquest of Space Wikipedia
175Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)J. Lee ThompsonIMDB 2
176Countdown to Looking Glass (1984) Retrovision
177Crack in the World (1965) Retrovision
178Crash of Moons Wikipedia
179Crimson Ghost, The (1937) Retrovision
180Curse of the Faceless ManEdward L. CahnIMDB
181D.A.N.L. (2014) Retrovision
182Day the Sky Exploded, The (1958) Retrovision
183Death Race 2000 (1975) Wired
184Def-Con 4 (1985) Retrovision
185Destroy all Planets (1968) Retrovision
186Donnie Darko (2001) 
Cheat Sheet
187Doroga K Zvezdam Wikipedia
188Dr. CyclopsErnest B. SchoedsackIMDB
189Earth Girls are Easy (1988) Futurism
190Earth vs. the Spider Wikipedia
191EEGAH! (1962) Retrovision
192Embryo (1976) Retrovision
193Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)Don TaylorIMDB 2
194Evil Brain from Outer Space (1964) Retrovision
195Fantastic Voyage (1966)Richard FleischerIMDB 2
196Fire Maidens from Outer Space Wikipedia
197First Men in the Moon (1964)Nathan JuranIMDB 2
198First Spaceship on Venus (1960) Retrovision
199Five Million Years to Earth (1967)Roy Ward BakerIMDB 2
200Flash Gordon (1980) Futurism
201Flesh Gordon (1974) Wired
202Flying Disc Man from Mars Wikipedia
203Four Sided Triangle Wikipedia
204Frankenstein 1970 Wikipedia
205Frankenstein’s Daughter Wikipedia
206FrogsGeorge McCowanIMDB
207From the Earth to the Moon Wikipedia
208Galaxy Quest (1999) 
Cheat Sheet
209Gigantis the Fire Monster Wikipedia
210Godzilla (1954)Ishirô HondaIMDB 2
211Godzilla Raids Again Wikipedia
212Godzilla, King of the Monsters! Wikipedia
213Gojira Wikipedia
214Half Human Wikipedia
215Have Rocket, Will Travel Wikipedia
216Hercules Against the Moonmen (1964) Retrovision
217
How Prometheus Should Have Ended – YouTube
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218
How Star Trek Into Darkness Should Have Ended
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219I’ll Never Forget You Wikipedia
220In the year 2889 (1967) Retrovision
221Incredible Petrified World, The (1957) Retrovision
222Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) 
Cheat Sheet
223Island of TerrorTerence FisherIMDB
224Journey to the Seventh PlanetSidney W. PinkIMDB
225Jurassic Park Ranker
226Killdozer (1975) Wired
227King Kong Ranker
228
La Planète Sauvage (The Fantastic Planet) (1973)
 Wired
229Last Man On Earth, The (1964) Retrovision
230Last Woman On Earth (1960) Retrovision
231Lost Planet Airmen Wikipedia
232Marooned (1969)John SturgesIMDB 2
233Mars Attacks! Ranker
234
Max Neptune and the Menacing Squid (2010)
 Retrovision
235Missile to the Moon Wikipedia
236Monster Snowman Wikipedia
237
Monsters From The Prehistoric Planet (1967)
 Retrovision
238Moon (2009) 
Cheat Sheet
239Mutant (Forbidden World) – (1982) Retrovision
240Mysterious Island Wikipedia
241Night of the Lepus (1972) Wired
242Night of the Living Dead (1968) Retrovision
243Old Time Radio Retrovision
244On the Threshold of Space Wikipedia
245Phantom Planet (1961) Retrovision
246Plan 9 from Outer Space Wikipedia
247Planeta bur (1962)Pavel KlushantsevIMDB 2
248Port Sinister Wikipedia
249Prehistoric Women Wikipedia
250Project Moon Base (1953) 
List Challenges
251Project Moonbase Wikipedia
252Quatermass 2 Wikipedia
253Quatermass and the Pit (1967) Wired
254Quatermass II Retrovision
255Queen of Outer Space Wikipedia
256Repo Man (1984) 
Cheat Sheet
257Return of the Fly Wikipedia
258Review: Continuum (2010-) Retrovision
259RoboCop (1987) 
Cheat Sheet
260Rocket Ship (1936)Ford BeebeIMDB 2
261Rodan Wikipedia
262
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
 Wired
263She Demons Wikipedia
264She Devil Wikipedia
265Snowpiercer (2013) 
Cheat Sheet
266Solaris (1971)Andrei TarkovskyIMDB 2
267Sora no Daikaijū Radon Wikipedia
268Space 1999 Retrovision
269Space Invasion of Lapland Wikipedia
270Space Master X-7 Wikipedia
271SssssssBernard L. KowalskiIMDB
272Star Trek – Aurora (2012) Retrovision
273Star Trek – Of Gods and Men (2010) Retrovision
274Star Trek – The 47 Conspiracy Retrovision
275Star Trek Continues (2011-2018) Retrovision
276Star Trek New Voyages (2011-) Retrovision
277Star Trek: Renegades (2015) Retrovision
278Star Wars Ranker
279Star Wars – Threads of Destiny (2014) Retrovision
280Star Wreck 2005 Retrovision
281Stargate Ranker
282Starship Exeter Retrovision
283Stepford Wives (1975) Retrovision
284Superman and the Mole Men Wikipedia
285Tarantula Wikipedia
286Teenage Cave Man Wikipedia
287Teenage Monster Wikipedia
288Teenage Zombies (1959) Retrovision
289Terror in the Midnight Sun (1959) Retrovision
290The 27th Day Wikipedia
291The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock Wikipedia
292The Astounding She-Monster Wikipedia
293The Beast of Hollow Mountain Wikipedia
294The Black Sleep Wikipedia
295The Brain Machine (1977) Retrovision
296The Brain That Wouldn’t DieJoseph GreenIMDB
297
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
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298The Conquest of Space 
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299The Cosmic Man Wikipedia
300The Crawling EyeQuentin LawrenceIMDB
301The Creation of the HumanoidsWesley BarryIMDB
302The Creature Walks Among Us Wikipedia
303The Cyclops Wikipedia
304The Day the Earth Caught Fire Ranker
305The Day the Sky Exploded Wikipedia
306The Dead Zone (1983) 
Cheat Sheet
307The Deadly Bees (1966) Retrovision
308The Electronic Monster Wikipedia
309The Fabulous World of Jules Verne Wikipedia
310The Fifth Element Ranker
311The Flesh EatersJack CurtisIMDB
312The Frozen DeadHerbert J. LederIMDB
313The Giant BehemothDouglas HickoxIMDB
314The Green SlimeKinji FukasakuIMDB
315The H-Man Wikipedia
316The Head Wikipedia
317The Horror of Party BeachDel TenneyIMDB
318The Human DuplicatorsHugo GrimaldiIMDB
319The Invaders (1967-68) Retrovision
320The Invisible Boy Wikipedia
321The Invisible Monster Wikipedia
322The Jungle Wikipedia
323The Land Unknown Wikipedia
324The Leech WomanEdward DeinIMDB
325The Lost Missile Wikipedia
326The Lost Planet Wikipedia
327The Man in the White Suit Wikipedia
328The Man Who Could Cheat Death Wikipedia
329The Man Who Wasn’t There (1983) Retrovision
330The Manster Wikipedia
331The Matrix Ranker
332The Mole People Wikipedia
333The Mysterians Wikipedia
334The Neanderthal Man Wikipedia
335The New Invisible Man Wikipedia
336The Night the World Exploded Wikipedia
337The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues Wikipedia
338The President’s Analyst (1967) Wired
339The Secret of Two Oceans Wikipedia
340The SpiderBert I. GordonIMDB
341The SwarmIrwin AllenIMDB
342The Trollenberg Terror Wikipedia
343The Twonky Wikipedia
344The Unknown Terror Wikipedia
345The Vampire Wikipedia
346The Woman EaterCharles SaundersIMDB
347The World, the Flesh and the Devil Wikipedia
348The X-Files Ranker
349Timeslip (1955) 
List Challenges
350Toward the Unknown Wikipedia
351Track of the Moon Beast (1976) Retrovision
352Tron Ranker
353Two Lost Worlds Wikipedia
354Uchūjin Tokyo ni Arawaru Wikipedia
355Untamed Women Wikipedia
356Varan the Unbelievable Wikipedia
357Village of the Damned Ranker
358Virus (1980) Retrovision
359Visit to a Small Planet (1960) Retrovision
360War of the Robots (1978) Retrovision
361War of the Satellites Wikipedia
362Wasp Woman (1960) Retrovision
363World Without End Wikipedia
364X the Unknown Wikipedia
365Yesterday Machine, The (1963) Retrovision
366Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967) Retrovision
367Zardoz (1974)John BoormanIMDB 2
368Zombies of the Stratosphere Wikipedia
369Zontar, the Thing from Venus (1966) Retrovision



11 Best Classic Sci-fi Film Sources/Lists



Source Article
BFI 10 great American sci-fi films of the 1950s
Cheat Sheet 25 Best Sci-Fi Cult Classics That Everyone Should See
Den Of Geek The greatest sci-fi movies of the 1950s
Futurism Best Sci-Fi Cult Classics of All Time
IMDB Classic Sci-Fi Films
IMDB 2 TOP VINTAGE SCI-FI
List Challenges 100 Science Fiction Movies of the 50s 60s
Ranker The Greatest Classic Sci-Fi Movies
Retrovision Sci-Fi – Retrovision Classic Movies retrovision.tv/sci-fi/
Wikipedia List of science fiction films of the 1950s
Wired Best Sci-Fi Flicks of the ’60s, ’70s, According to You

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