A broad genre of fiction and movies exploring imaginary but non-supernatural ideas. To be used on ID-questions or questions pertaining to the genre of science-fiction in general, not for questions about individual movies.

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Trying to find the title of a Mystery Science Theater episode with the riff “not just any arrow, a good arrow”

I saw this episode when it aired on the Scifi channel with my mom, probably around 15 years ago. I was very young at the time so I can't remember what the movie was, only that there was a scene where ...
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Women gives birth to octopus baby

I vaguely remember a movie where a young is pregnant and gives birth to an alien like octopus baby and her so called "friends" try to knock it over the edge of some platform. But then the mom comes ...
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How much did Blade Runner influence the Reimagined Battlestar Galactica?

The classic Blade Runner film is seen to be the archetypical story of machine who are men. It covers many of the classic literature conflicts, man vs man, man vs technology, man vs self, man vs ...
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Are there any movies having cryopreservation as the central plot? [on hold]

I've just read on Brazilian's magazine "Mundo Estranho"(¹) an article claiming that there are currently about 250 people preserved in a literally frozen state, based on the hope that they may be ...
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Romantically involved spaceship crew members become infected

Help me out here. This has been stuck in my head for days now. As I recall, the crew of a space ship are in hibernation. A crew member is awoken to relieve a fellow crew mate. However, he discovers ...
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Looking for seventies-eighties sci-fi movie with kid

I saw the movie around 1990 and i was a 7 year old kid, but the movie kinda impressed me because of the classic music and the ending. Although i don't remember much of it, i would like to try to give ...
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Old cartoon where a boy with a skeleton friend in a baseball cap battles monsters

Ok, I know this is a longshot, but I hope that somebody out there is able to help me. What I want to know is if anybody has ever heard of this. It is either a TV show or movie that I'm about to ...
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Mystery show where an airplane disappears

Years ago, my mom was watching this show and it seemed pretty interesting so I went ahead and watched it with her. I can't remember the name but I remember what happened in the episode. It might have ...
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Who had “turbo lasers” first, Star Wars or Battlestar Galactica?

Most recently in Star Wars VII, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, they mention "turbo laser" turrets, but wasn't the idea of turbo lasers in Battlestar Galactica first? Given that a laser being turbo is ...
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70's movie about a boy & girl who discover 2 extraterrestrials in a supposedly abandoned military base and help them get home

I believe this was in the mid to late 70's. It may have been an episode of Disney or something but I believe it was a movie. The boy and girl may have been brother and sister. They discover a ...
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Science fiction film about two brother, one of which is sick and other healthy [duplicate]

Okay so I'm pretty sure it was in the future. There were brothers and one was in good health and the other was sickly. The sickly one wanted to go on some space mission or something, I honestly can't ...
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TV series where a large space ship has to eject their reactor before it explodes

I'm looking for an old TV show/series. This is what I recall, I saw it around 6 years ago, watching it on a VCR tape, and since then it has been thrown out. This is what I recall of the show: Some ...
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Sci-Fi movie with a dome and cannibalism [duplicate]

My husband just asked me about a movie and I had no idea what he was talking about. He had no idea when the movie came out and he's not sure about anyone in the cast...he said it could have been ...
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Sci-Fi movie (action/comedy) from late 80s or early 90s set in the future

I remember bits and pieces of it, but it’s set in a large city with different aliens and humans cohabiting. They speak a street language that resulted from all the immigrants that moved to the city. ...
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Cloned and changed people in town or diner following same routines

I'm looking for an old movie maybe from the 90s. What I remember is that it revolves around a younger boy in a smaller town or even a trailer park or camping. He often hangs around in a restaurant ...
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Team freezes various people in apartment building

There was a show or movie that I saw quite some time ago (like 2001, maybe). I think it was on the Sci-Fi channel but not 100% sure. These people there had invented this technology that was like a ...
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B/W sci-fi movie/show, couple trapped in house

I can't remember for sure but I think it was a show and not a movie. There's a couple who finds themselves trapped in a house, I'm mostly sure it's not their own, by some alien figure. As far as I ...
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A guy in prison and is writing back and forth to a model

I watched it 4 years ago on normal cable tv. Motel room TV channels. I want to say it's older than that. It's about a guy who's in prison and is writing back and forth to this modeling girl but when ...
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Science fiction movie about a mystery spaceship which can be alive

I remember a movie that was on TV a few times when I was a teenager. I just can't seem to find it anymore on any of the lists of sci-fi movies from the 60's, 70's, 80's. Maybe anyone here can help. ...
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Man is put on trial with robot judge and turns into a robot

I don't remember this movie's name, and I have looked all around. I have looked for this movie everywhere. I can't find it, I think it played on the sci-fi channel, sometimes between 2000-2008. It is ...
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Need name of a classic Sci Fi episode, involving a soldier frozen in time saving a woman?

I'm looking for the name of a tv episode about a soldier who somehow is the only one that is NOT frozen in time. He has a dilemma of saving everyone (I think) or saving his wife, who will have a car ...
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What is the name of this space-based horror film?

I saw a film when I was very young, so my memory is a little hazy. The film is from the 80’s or maybe the very early 90’s. The film set aboard a spaceship and there is something possessing the crew ...
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Looking for a video game movie possibly made in the 80's

Can't really come up with more of a vague title than that I guess, but honestly that's the best I can describe the movie I'm looking for. From what I can remember these two young boys meet up and are ...
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Man helps a young woman escape from walled city; they embrace on a bridge and she ages and disintegrates into sand

The movie is a 70's or 80's movie. In a closing scene from the movie, which was very powerful, a man (the protagonist) who is in love with a woman that lives in the walled city (and I assume the wall ...
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Black and white film; Journalist receives newspapers from a day into the future. One predicts his death

The film is old, maybe the 60's. The argument is about a frustrated journalist who can not get a good article to the newspaper he works for. After a request for a "miracle", someone comes and gives ...
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Sci-Fi (horror) film/episode where device lets women look into an underwater parallel dimension, 1990's?

I believe this was the 90s because I recall the images being sleek, like the re-make of Outer Limits. Not grainy. Not cheap film. Not foreign either (like Italy); they spoke English. Pretty sure this ...
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Trying to find B movie about evil guy time traveler from insane man

I have vague memories of a movie I liked movie, which was probably from the 60s-90s and in color, I think. I remember the protagonist being man meeting woman in a restaurant or bar where they are ...
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Help identify an old sci fi [duplicate]

I was a young teenager in the 80's. I watched a movie where a guy could see people weren't people when he wore (special) glasses. At the end they got him and you got a view through his glasses (of ...
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Movie with wrist watches that brought people back to life

I remember seeing a movie when I was a kid about high tech wrist watches that when wore, if the user would get himself killed, it would revive him. Other details: - the guy got the watches from a ...
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Please identify Canadian Short Film - Family living in Igloo short on food

Canadian short movie/film, about 10-15 mins. It is about a family in the Arctic that live in their Igloo and are quickly running out of food because there just isn't anything to hunt for some reason. ...
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Movie where boy creates a portal to other dimension in garage

lately I watched a movie half asleep and can't remember the name; here is the plot: A boy builds a device in his garage and to finish it he needs a part of a car, he goes to a car-dump and while ...
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Comedy about a red slime monster alien devouring a spaceship's crew

I saw a movie when I was about 5 years old, and the cartoonish antagonist in it became the monster under my bed. Here's what I remember: Saw it in circa 1983, probably on HBO; I don't think it ...
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Movie about a girl being cursed (demonic?) she gets really attached to this church girl who ends up trying to drown her

The beginning starts out with this girl getting scared from her boyfriend in this creepy barn but they started making out and her dad comes up and takes her away and I think the car crashes and he ...
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Thriller/sci-fi movie identification [duplicate]

I am looking for this thriller/sci-fi movie. The main plot is that passengers and crew of an airplane travel to the world that is "behind" time in real world by flying through portal in sky. Anyone ...
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In the future, rich old people could transfer their conscience into poor young people. What's the name of the movie?

I'm trying to remember the name of a movie and I'm having a hard time doing that. So the plot is similar with the one described in the title. If I remember right, the poor young people had only a ...
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Identify this scifi tv episode from a story per week style show ~2000's?

I think this was a show that had a different story each episode. The episode I am thinking of was about the crew of a spaceship that get an emergency that (for reasons I can't remember, computer ...
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I want to find a movie about people that get into dreams [duplicate]

When I was about 10 years old I saw a home recorded VHS tape with one movie that was overriden on the end, but I remember it was about a world where people could enter inside each other dreams and ...
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Sci-fi movie with a giant spaceship (or something) used like Noah’s Ark

I watched this movie some years ago and only remember a scene in particular, near the final, when many animals (or creatures?) are on a conveyor belt and are going into a great spaceship. The scene ...
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Help identifying an episode from an old sci fi tv series

Ok, this is a long shot but here we go: I remember watching an episode of an old (60's or 70's) sci fi tv series as a kid, in which a man and a woman are stranded on a planet, inhabited by 3 aliens ...
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Movie with a super potion makes old car go super speed

In this movie there is a guy who is like a cartoonist , kind of a loner. He draws about a lady thief and then meets someone somewhat similar. The only scene I remember clearly is that there is this ...
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Science fiction movie where people connect to virtual reality by plugging a device in their neck

I have seen a movie in a psychology course that I have a vague memory of, so I can't provide much more details. I guess it could have been shot around the 80s or 90s. I remember that the stories turn ...
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Old sci-fi film with submarine like Vehicle

I saw these movie before some 15 years ago and don't remember much of anything. I only have glimpse of it, of what I remember is as follows. Movie is set up in submarine like vehicle, extremely huge ...
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Couple captured by aliens, man slowly becomes a cyborg?

I don't know when the film was made but it was on TV in the 90's (I was really young then). This memory has been bugging me a few months now and I would like to find out what the movie was called and ...
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Help me identify a movie that takes place in space

I'm trying to identify a science-fiction/fantasy movie that takes place in space and possibly in the future. There are men and a woman: all are white, except for one black person. The protagonists ...
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Sci-fi rom-com movie with time traveller with funny hat

I'm looking for the title of a movie I saw when I was young in the 80s or 90s. I seem to remember strange parts of the plot. I also think the movie might have been British or Australian by origin..not ...
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TV Show/Movie that has Bill Nye and a wormhole!

All I remember is that it's either a TV show episode or a movie that has main characters who are going to a science convention where only the top scientist attend. This is when Bill Nye steps in as a ...
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People wake on spaceship, computer lies to each person, he/she was the only survivor

I've seen a trailer not too many weeks ago where the things described in the title happened. It was a mainly white spaceship with a computer which told everyone who woke up, he/she was the only ...
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Sci-fi movie from maybe 70's/80's with big creatures guarding a wall

It was a movie where a group of people travalled in a spaceship to an unknown planet. They met sorts of creatures like flying dinosaurs. The creatures spent the whole day guarding a big wall. I was ...
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Looking for medieval Star Wars type movie

I'm looking for a movie from Kroger Video in USA (English) around 1996 or 1997. I DO NOT remember the title. A boy/young adult grew up on a farm in an evil empire. (Sound familiar?) He teams up with ...
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Help me find this late 80s-early 90s psychic alien movie

Regular guy gets drafted to help "save the planet" by a female alien who looks human and has British accent. She is psychic and knows what he is thinking, which leads to several uncomfortable ...