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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What is the name of this anime movie set in the 1960 with an alterantive history plot?

Okay, I remember seeing this movie on the TV in some channel back in 2000 on a Saturday night. The anime movie is basically set somewhere during 60's. But, it has an alternative history plot than our ...
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Black and white (maybe), movie/ tv episode - alien assassins

There's a movie - or possibly a 'Twilight Zone' type TV episode - I've been trying to find for a long time (without success). Here's what I think I remember (I'm old - neither my thinking or memory ...
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Movie where woman presume that no one left for her because everyone is dead

This is a Sci-Fi apocalyptic movie or TV movie from the 80s I believe. I saw it when I was a kid so don't remember a lot of details. The last scene was three people (two females and a male) and one ...
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80s scifi movie in the underworld

I'm trying to find this (80s? or early 90s) movie. It has a mad scientist dad who builds some sort of machine that discovers an underworld of some sort. This is like a part of the earth, they can ...
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Name of movie about interview of a scientist and his android [closed]

Most of the movie takes place in a high rise building. A Journalist is invited to interview a scientist and his creation, an android. The twist is you are not sure who is the human and who is the ...
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Science fiction head implant (chip)

I am looking for the name of a movie, I watched +/- 10 years ago and really need to know its name! Unfortunatley there are only 2 things I remember, since I watched it when I was 10 years old: ...
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Which movie ended with the male protagonist's mother in the body of his girlfriend?

When I was I kid I watched this film on CINEMAX about 8 years ago. I tried searching it using the description of the ending and I cannot find it. Info about the movie: Probably released around the ...
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What is this movie with all objects being boxes that get scanned and become something else

I remember from a long time ago, probably 10-15 years ago a movie where at one point there were two main characters escaping some bad guys and they were supposedly in this "utopian living area". They ...
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Science-fiction movie about the moon and how its' orbit had changed!

I am looking for a sci-fi movie about the moon. I recall the moon's orbit changing, so that it becomes more oval, not rounded. Scientists do equations to determine when the moon will hit the earth. ...
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Looking for title of a horror/sci-fi movie with eyeballs that absorbed humans

When I was around 12 years old I saw a horror movie on cable that had huge eyeballs floating around and absorbing humans - pretty much eating them when they were absorbed. I have searched a long time ...
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Sci-fi episode from the late 50's or early 60s about an isolated couple and magic food

I believe this was a Sci-Fi TV episode, not a movie but I could be wrong. It was basically about an elderly man and woman living alone in an isolated house or maybe lighthouse in some kind of sea ...
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Movie from 80s or 90s: portal to another world with primitive men

I'm looking for a movie from the 90s or 80s, I think. There was a portal between Earth and another world, and in that world there were like primitive men and a warrior was fighting an evil leader and ...
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A movie about egypt pyramid's and human creation

There's a group. They are studying old civilizations. As I remember they go to Egypt and study pyramid's and they see there are some signs and paintings in every civilization that they mention about a ...
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Soldiers in spaceship travel into the past to stop a religious book from being written

I watched the movie as a teen. I believe the movie is from 80's. One of the actors is not Jean Claude Van Damme but is similar to him but in less famous movies. In the future some soldiers were ...
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TV show or movie: doctor takes boy into wormholes, black man in robot suit [duplicate]

I saw a movie a long time ago, when I was a child. I remember scenes, like the movie starts with a boy who finds in his dog's house something like a skeleton bone, and after that a doctor in a caravan ...
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Caucasian man wakes up in darkened room after a night out and has to drink his own urine

Man (Caucasian) wakes up in a darkened room after a night out. Has no idea how he got there. No doors or windows and the walls appear to be seamless. Don't know how much time passes but he runs out ...
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Help identify episode of 60s SciFi show future dystopia where man can't get his food ration for the month

I'm looking for a B/W 60s(?) 30-min episode SciFi show set in a dystopian future; people must wear gas masks to venture out-of-doors. For some reason the main character has failed to receive his ...
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Movie trailer: army on a mission, woman survives but wasn't meant to

Maybe half a year ago I saw a movie trailer, the problem is I don't know the name of the movie but I remember some of the trailer and it happens like this. It is an army that goes to a mission but ...
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Movie about good & evil forces ending in a deity fight [duplicate]

Background of the movie is that it's about a convict I think who's evil & gets possessed by a demon or evil spirit & later the good character also becomes possessed by angel thing. I remeber ...
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Post-apocalyptic TV movie from the '70s or '80s

I can't remember the name of this TV movie. Does anyone remember it? It starts out in the present (which was the '70s or '80s when the movie came out), and a reporter or researcher is driving in his ...
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Why do robots in films only have eyes in the front? [closed]

I have noticed that in most sci-fi films, robots tend to only have eyes/cameras on their front. But surely it would be more efficient for them to have some sort of 360-degree camera instead, so that ...
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Movie or SciFi drama I watched in the 00s

this scene I remember, on some planet, intergalactic war begins, someone VIP from earth is betrayer and accomplice of alliance, and now he is stuck on the planet that will be destroyed, all life form ...
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What is the first movie where an intelligent computer rebels against its creators?

There is a common trope in science fiction about the invention of an intelligent computer which then rebels against its makers. In cases like The Matrix it imprisons them; in Terminator, it tries to ...
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1970s or 1980s UK scifi movie with alien slugs?

I'm looking for a movie (or TV episode?) I saw on TV at least 30 years ago! Here's what I remember: Plot Details there are these slow-moving grey slug monsters that make a weird sound. There are ...
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Old Scifi movie intelligent ants

I saw a movie around 10 years ago. it took place in a remote desert area. A mineral company sent some employees out to an outpost. People started disappearing and when they were found, all their ...
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TV serial from the 80s or 90s with a magic lantern

I've been trying forever to identify a show that I watched in 1997 or '98. I believe it was a US-made television serial, and I think the running theme was that someone had a "magic lantern" (a type of ...
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Couple sleeps in a film room during catastrophe from space

The plot: A girl, maybe older teenager, is sleeping with her boyfriend in a secure film room when some catastrophe from space covers the earth with bad stuff. I think her boyfriend goes outside and is ...
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Where was Rhonda's/AF709's off switch?

In the TV series My Living Doll, Julie Newmar played robot AF709 (supposedly the origin of the name 'Seven of Nine'). I know that she had an OFF switch, but where was it?
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Identifying a post-apocalyptic movie, perhaps about a world with no women, containing a memorable scene

I am building up a collection of movies based in the future and there's one I saw about 20 years ago. However, I do not know how old the movie was when I saw it, so the best I can tell you is that it ...
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Movie about deciding not to live in a dream like world

Can anyone tell me what this movie is. I watched the start of it years ago (90's / 2000) and would like to find it again so I can watch the full movie. I can only remember the start where there's a ...
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TV show consisting of unrelated episodes mainly about science fiction from the early 2000s I think

I only saw about 6 episodes on TV, it usually ran late at night in my country, but I can only remember the plot of one episode. In this episode the structure was like a detective movie, there were two ...
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People skipping between dimensions encounter an alien monster

In this movie, the title was one word I believe but could be wrong. There is a scene with a girl and a guy who ends up on a spaceship (through being transported/teleported through space/time/...
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Recreational Park fill of human android to full fill fantasies

Yesterday I watched Vice I tought was a remake of Miami Vice but I was so wrong, but the plot reminded me about a very nice movie I watched 20+ years ago. They have a futuristic recreational park ...
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About teens learning to fight off monsters (tv show I think)

I believe one of the actors was Manu Benett from Spartacus, although further inspection it didn't pop up under his IMDb. But the guy who I thought was Manu Bennett played a role as a teacher for for ...
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Need help identify Sci-Fi channel TV show/Movie [duplicate]

I am fairly certain I saw this on the Sci-Fi channel, let's say 7/8 years ago. I remember one scene vividly: A bunch of people were on a plane/spaceship of sorts and they needed to fly through some ...
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Trying to locate the name of this movie or TV show from 70's or 80's with specific plot

I am going crazy searching for the movie or TV show that I saw in childhood. The plot goes like this: There is this guy who was severely injured in some accident and lost his ability to move or ...
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Identification of a live action short film

I am looking for a short film made in the late 80s or early 90s which was aired on French TV channel Canal + around 1990/1992. In my (failed) memory, the film's title was "Night Wings" but it's ...
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Movie/TV series about two investigators finding a single time-travelling guy behind many terrorist attacks worldwide

My memory is a little rusty so this is all the info I have: There's a scene where a guy and a girl/lady is investigating a major incident (some sort of a terrorist attack). The guy or girl spreads ...
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Trying to find a movie about a computer virus that turns people into ash

The movie focused around a virus or something similar that turns people into black ash/powder. When it happens all you can see is a blurred being screeching. After that happens a man and woman (might ...
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“Sex” sci-fi TV show from the 90s about a girl in her spaceship

I would like some help identifying a TV show (or possibly a movie) that I saw when I was between five and ten (that makes it between 15 and 20 year ago). From what I remember the plot was about a ...
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Sci Fi film with Woman Alien

Hello I am looking for a sci-fi alien invasion film, but I can only remember the ending: A city is being overrun by some aliens and people are trying to escape, possibly due to the fact that the ...
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Artificial intelligence movies between 1927 and 1968

In any list of movies that explore the meaning of intelligence and the possibility of artificial intelligence, one would probably include Metropolis (1927) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). However, I ...
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Looking for a Japanese(?) sci-fi comedy about a restaurant in space

Recently took a flight on Delta that had a lot of international films. I watched one that I think was Japanese. Basic plot was a young couple that ran a restaurant on an 'exit ramp' on the space ...
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A kinda sci-fi and action movie where some people have barcodes in their eyes

So, I watched this movie while on a bus. I think it is kinda new based on its vfx. These are some stuff I remembered: The protagonists are two guys, one is red-haired, white-skinned, and the other ...
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Identify a movie or television show, about a creature, or robot, that attaches a device to a featureless head, and creates an ear, or a nose?

When I was younger - say, 25 - 30 years ago - I remember seeing somewhere, I think as a tv-edited movie (could have been a tv show), or made-for-cable back then (like HBO or cinemax), a movie that I ...
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Older sci fi movie, mindless kids

I barely remember anything about the movie, but I do remember that there was a dark dimly lit street and all the houses were the same, there was no color or outside world, just the street. And there ...
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Technology brain implant movie

I only remember the following scenes: A man on his laptop with a group of other men (he is the leader). They are watching an Eye-Cam of a man that is going into some kind of whorehouse, where the ...
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Australian TV Series from 70s - Journalist Revived, political future thriller

I'm pretty sure this was only shown on Australian TV. A journalist or political trouble-maker is revived (from cryo?) after decades and becomes involved in the somewhat fascist future government. He ...
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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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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 ...