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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Help ID Japanese Science Fiction/Tokusatsu film from single small image. 1950s - 1980s [on hold]

This image is from a Japanese Science Fiction/Tokusato film. I know it's Japanese. Other than that I know nothing about it. Although I know what it's NOT. This whole thing is made more difficult ...
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Movie about escaping a cryosleep prison

I think it's a drama/action movie from the 90's; it was on tv when I was a child. It's not Demolition Man, but it's similar. So, the plot twist: In the future a man (I think he was a cop) goes to ...
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Sci-fi movie on HBO from the early to mid 1980s that freaked me out as a kid

So, this was maybe 30-35 years ago and here's all I can remember. It starts out with a young couple making out in a car overlooking the town. As the couple is preoccupied, a UFO lands. When one of ...
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Asteroid/comet heading for Earth and female assassin on spaceship trying to stop it

I saw the last third of this movie on TV about 15 years ago. The plot seemed to be that an asteroid or comet was on course to hit earth and this had been known about for many years. A spaceship had ...
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Movie about programers that make a game with a robot and it kills them [duplicate]

10 years ago I saw a movie about a group of College Programmer kids that made a game which somehow involved a real life robot. That robot then gets control over itself and starts killing everybody. I ...
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Help identifying an alien from a film or tv

I need help trying to find a monster/alien from film or tv that traumatised me as a kid, so at least a couple of decades ago. I've scoured the web and found absolutely nothing. I'm hoping you can ...
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Searching for movie where criminals are punished with aging

I'm trying to find the name of this movie. The description: If anyone commits a crime and is found guilty, instead of serving time, they get aged for that amount of time. No one is sent to ...
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Artifact affects crew in outer space

Looked through dozens of lists but can't find it. What I recall is a somewhat common premise: a crew aboard a space-craft (think Nostromo from Alien) discover an alien(?) artifact that has a peculiar ...
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Car Warriors in a Junkyard

My friend and I were talking about this show the other day. It aired weekdays at 6 or 6:30 AM. Some or all of these details may be wrong, but it had a group of people (potentially Mighty Morphin' ...
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Anime about Humans Fighting Aliens on Other Planet

I'm looking for an old anime, probably from the 1980s or early 1990s, where humans are fighting against aliens on another planet, possibly on mars (definitely a desert planet). The humans were ...
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Movie about people who go back to the surface after living underground

I'm looking for a movie about people who go back to the surface after living underground, they thought there was a war or something so they lived many years underground but hen th son, I think, goes ...
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I'm trying to find a B/W sci fi movie

I remember that two men and a woman were picked up by a space ship. They were in a room that was lined with boxes, somewhat like post office boxes. They figured out how to open them and found useful ...
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Looking for a “Space Nazi” movie from mid 2000s

I remember seeing a movie about 8 or so years ago. It was a rather interesting science fiction movie that was very well directed for being as old as it was. I don't remember the plot, only a short ...
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Does anybody recognise what this tv show is? I thought it was The Outer Limits but maybe no?

So, at least 15 years ago I watched what I thought was an episode of The Outer Limits which was really good. But as I've looked back through the synopsis of them I can't find it so I'm hoping that ...
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Probably a 90s/or early 2000's movie

i really don't remember much about this movie because i saw it about 12-13 years ago when i was a kid sitting in a bar with my father who was drinking beer :-) this is a Hollywood movie(pretty ...
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Help identifying an old alien movie

I need help identifying an old alien / sci-fi movie. I think it was from the 80s or early 90s possibly. I remember a couple of things about the movie such as these scenes: The movie begins or ends ...
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What movie has alien assassin feeding his own stomach “mouth”

I saw this movie when I was a kid and I was very creeped out by it. All I can remember is a White male, mid 30's, wearing black sunglasses and a black trench coat, who was secretly an alien, assassin. ...
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Identify this movie with a black blob-like creature breaks out of some sort of chamber

I have this vague memory of a film… could be 50s – 60s, black and white as I recall, possibly British. The scene that I remember most takes place in some sort of industrial facility, could be like a ...
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A movie about tiny aliens [duplicate]

I ran across some scenes from a movie in 1993, which mean it can't be made later than that. In that movie, there are two characters that are tiny humans, about the size of a doll, both men, and travel ...
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Movie where the Earth breaks in two?

I remember seeing a movie on TV well over 30 years ago where scientists are drilling into the Earth's core, but at the end the drilling causes the entire Earth to split apart and break into two ...
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Man carries amber coloured stone and straps it to a wood staff

All I remember is a scene in a desert where a man holds the staff and the magic crystal or stone is strapped to the staff with a thin leather strap. Live action and they spoke english (not sure if ...
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B&W sci-fi: crashed meteor that hypnotizes people that encounter it

It started off with a crashed meteor/asteroid/comet and whoever looked/touched it became hypnotized. I think it made a high pitched noise when someone would touch it.. In the middle of the movie I ...
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Film about seeing into the past

I'm looking for the name of a film where the plot revolves around some technology that the government have for "seeing" 2 or 3 days into the past. The non-spoiler version of the story is that they are ...
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Trying to locate a movie with worlds with in a world [closed]

I'm unable to locate the name of this movie that was about how a bunch of folks who used a device to enter a virtual world. This movie also talked about a world within another world. I think some ...
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What movie mentions that table salt is banned in the future?

I think it was a woman who said this to a man and the genre on the film was sci fi/futuristic. I thought it was Minority Report, but can't confirm that. Charlize Theron and Bruce Willis come to ...
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Old japanese sci-fi about heros who crash lands alien ship on duplicate earth

Japanese sci-fi from 1970-1990. An alien is trying to reach earth but a group of heroes created or duplicated a fake earth to crash land into. The alien had a flat or disc like head. He had more than ...
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What old 50's or 60's Sci Fi movie is this scene from?

I remember watching an old Sci Fi movie scene where some guy is stumbling down a staircase going around one of those big spherical gas storage tanks (like at a refinery). His hand was on the tank as ...
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What format would Lucy's knowledge be saved as?

Nearing the end of Luc's sci-fi film Lucy, she says, "I'll download my knowledge...". Then, at the very end, her knowledge is saved to a hard drive. My question is, what format would it be in, and how ...
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80s sci-fi movie with “tank men”?

I vaguely recall seeing a movie in the 80s (which I assume was made in the 80s) and can't find any information about it. There were two "tank men" - they had the torsos and heads of men, but with ...
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What is this 80's or 90's A.I. car movie?

Okay I watched this when I was quite young, it was on VHS so pretty much late 80's early 90's. It is about this scientist that builds an artificially intelligent car. The car at the beginning is a ...
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A guy controls his friend's mind and makes him fall off the terrace

Made in: Before 2000's (most probably) Watched in: Beginning of 2000's Only scene remembered: There is a party going on at a patio/terrace or a penthouse. There is a guy who has a super power that ...
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Strange comedy involving aliens in a town

I'm looking for a comedy movie which is a little bit strange. I don't have too much details. It's about aliens, looking like bloody balls, that arrive to a town. In one of the strangest scenes, ...
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Sci-fi movie in which life expectancy of a child is determined at birth

The only scene I remember from this movie is that a woman gives birth to a child in a somewhat futuristic looking hospital. Once the baby is out a nurse holds a small hand-held device up to the baby, ...
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80's-90's Science Fiction Time Travel TV Series,

Okay, so I remember this TV Show but the details are a little fuzzy. I remember the show must of taken place in the eighties or somewhere around there, the characters had crazy eighties hair and ...
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Sci-Fi movie where woman flies a ship through a star

My best guess is that this is an 80s or early 90s film. It could be earlier than the 80s, but definitely no later than the early 90s. All I can recall from the movie was that there was a very intense ...
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Blue skinned superhuman sci fi film [closed]

There was a film released in 2007-2009 about superhumans which included a blue skinned strong muscular man they had to stop a nuclear bomb of some sort.
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Help identifying a post-apocalyptic movie with a monster

The movie must be from the 80's maybe early 90's. All I can remember is that it is about a group of people (women and men, young as far as I can remember) wandering through a desert in some kind of ...
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Astronaut turns into a monster

When I was a child, I saw a movie that was about an astronaut who returned from a space mission with a virus or something in him that turned him into a monster at the end. In the movie, he is stopped ...
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1980s movie villain with a cybernetic claw that sprays acid

I watched this cheesy movie on tv when I was a kid in the early 90's. It's probably from the 80's. I believe it was post-apocalyptic. People rode around in a desert in dune-buggy type vehicles. They ...
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Movie about hidden dimensions and appearances being deceiving

This is a science fiction thriller that was probably made in the late 90s or early 2000s. The plot revolves around the protagonist becoming involved with a small group of experts, who specialize in ...
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Can you name this Sci-Fi film set around receiving a signal from space and building a structure?

Trying to remember the name of a film. This one has been bugging me for ages! Published in the 00's, the film's plot goes something like this: The Nazi's broadcast a video into space to celebrate ...
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Movie about a reform school where the staff are ageless and made of stone

I remember seeing an older woman who was part of the staff at the reform school. She was showing someone that she was ageless and maybe made of some kind of stone. I saw it around 1971. I also ...
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Trying to remember old movie with chariots?

I was taken to a double feature as a kid. Now trying to identify the movies. I have very limited, strange snippets of memories of these films. Both were intense. -Late sixties or very early ...
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A movie from the 90s or 2000s, about 2 guys, that everything they could think would simply disappears from existence [duplicate]

Its been soo long so my memories is vague and could be flawed, but I think they were in a house with the windows barricaded and they were on the couch watching the news because they were wanted by the ...
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Futuristic movie - man being tortured, another writing in sand

I really need help identifying a movie. It has plagued me for pretty much all my life because at the very beginning of my life is when I saw it. It had to have been made anywhere from 1980-1990, give ...
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Scientific accuracy of Jurassic Park's premise?

I was just watching a documentary about dinosaurs and this question came to my mind. In Jurassic Park, the whole story is based on the premise that dinosaurs were recreated using the blood found in an ...
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Robot is prize for winning arcade game, then tries to kill everyone?

A local teen gets the high score on an arcade game, and he wins a real life replica of the main enemy in the game. It arrives at his door one day. At first he and his (I'm pretty sure girlfriend, ...
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A kid can see the future

It was about a kid who could sense the future and his father didn't believe him, until a bit later in the series. I think his mom died. I think it might have been math that had him seeing the future. ...
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Can the Omega in “Edge of Tommorow” be killed?

In the movie Edge of Tomorrow , is it possible to kill the omega? Because it seems to me that every time it is killed it will reset the time. At the end Cage killed the omega but still he was ...
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Sci Fi movie with maroon droid, and hero droid with spherical feet

I remember seeing a sci fi movie in the 80s. It was set on a space station. One of the main characters was a levitating squat droid with spheres for feet (which probably powered his levitation), and ...