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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Sci-fi space movie, with destroyed Earth (appeared purple-ish with alien-like features)

I'm trying to figure out the name of a certain sci-fi space movie. I can vaguely remember the plot and I've recently (?) watched it too. The Earth was supposedly ravaged by a war, then turned into a ...
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What is this Sci fi film set in the future?

So this film is set in the future where it's now just a community of people but still with a government type structure. I don't remember loads but here's what I do remember: The people take an ...
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What is the name of this movie with (intelligent?) ants?

I try to remember a movie I saw long time ago on TV. It must be at the beginning of the 90s, possibly the end of the 80s. The movie might be older though. It was something about a scientist ...
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Mad max styled sci fi where rowed identical men touch shiny object and disappear

I remember watching this as a kid must be from the 80's Well I remember a desert scene, there was a kind of camp. I have the feeling it was kind of post apocalyptical (like mad max) of some sort. ...
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Alien/human love scene.. Movie title?

I randomly remebered a couple scenes from a film that I believe, was released in the early 2000's and involved a murderous womanlike-alien being, that used some kind of swords or blades to kill ...
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Movies and television shows that reference the future decades ahead of time? [on hold]

I am interested in identifying speculative films that realistically embed futuristic technologies into their present-day scenarios, but some thirty-forty years ahead of time. I am thinking of things ...
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Eva / Ava AI movies coincidence?

If you've seen Ex Machina, The Machine and Eva you've probably noticed the odd coincidence of three movies in the last few years about artificial intelligence all with protagonists named Eva or Ava ...
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Do you know the name of this ghost town movie?

I've been trying to find out the name of a direct to tv movie I watched on cable some years ago, I didn't catch the name of the movie at the time but the plot is something like this: A family of ...
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70's Movie with lizard people in the American Southest Desert

I saw this movie in the late 70's, so details are very few. The movie seems to take place in the southwest United states in a rural desert type place. There are lizard people that live under the ...
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Movie with a guy in a perfect “virtual reality” world

Long time ago I've watched one considerably influential film. It was in English and it is older than 2001. However, I am unable to find it anymore in the list of Virtual Reality Movies from the "imdb" ...
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90's Sci Fi movie about aliens hiding on earth

I'm pretty sure it came out in the late 90's. Aliens were hiding on earth and taking on the appearance of humans. They communicated with each other with signs and tv images that only they could ...
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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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Name of the movie? Crew thinks they're on a spaceship, but discover they're still on earth

I saw this live-action movie on German free TV at least 10 years ago (probably more). It definitely had "Voyager" in its name (at least, in the German dub's name, original might be entirely different) ...
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Robots faking being humans

I watched this movie when I was kid, so I don't remember the title, but I can tell a piece of the plot, and I believe it was released before the 2000s. In this world there are androids, they are ...
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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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Identify a sci-fi movie that could be from 60s - early 90s [closed]

I'm looking to identify a sci-fi movie that could be from 60s to early 90s. In a gym scene, one actor seems to lift weights, but in his hands are coin shaped devices that simulate the weight. In ...
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A scifi webseries 2007-2009 name starts with “E…” or “The E…”?

This is a scifi webseries, it was or still is on YOUTUBE, most likely from 2007-2009, but it could be 2006-2011 at most. The name starts with "E..." or "The E....". "E...." is some Greek loanword, but ...
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Help identify sci-fi horror movie with killer cyborg experiment

I remember only having a glimpse of this movie as a child. This was around 1996ish. But I can not get it out of my head and I'm dying to know what it was. Movie looked like it was from the late 80s ...
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SciFi movie from early to mid 90's with humans on a conveyor belt being killed

When I was young I remember walking into the TV room and someone had left the TV on. Well there was a movie playing about these people that were on a conveyor belt which would harvest their organs ...
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Name of this futuristic movie about cloning?

I think it was made between the 80s and 90s. It was about two doctors, friends, that were developing cloning when a man appears and shoots one of them. The doctor wakes up only to discover he is in ...
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Strange and haunting Science Fiction Film

What is the name of this movie: Possibly filmed in the 70's or 80's, sort of like the movie Silent Running in that it has a greenhouse filled with lots of plants. I only remember the ending of the ...
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80s/90's Sci-fi movie about gambling with blue liquid that creates life and makes it longer

I just recalled another gem from my childhood. It's a movie where people gamble by playing games against each other where the winner gets the opponent's blue liquid. The blue liquid is something that ...
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What was the name of this TV series - Very similar to Twilight Zone

I recall a TV series that was closely related to the Twilight Zone with weekly shows. The voiceover warned you... "...don't try to adjust your screen...there's nothing wrong with it ...we ...
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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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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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Chip implant to connect people to the Internet

I'm looking for a movie title about a chip implant to connect people to the internet. In the movie people start dying because something went wrong with the chip implant in their head. I saw this ...
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Idenfity Late '90s early 00's Sci-Fi mini-series

I've been trying to identify a tv mini-series (maybe movie, but I don't think so) I watched 10-15 years ago. Here are some key points I remember about it: Plot An alien ship arrives at a ...
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Please, help identify a sci-fi movie where the sun “burns” people

Since I was a kid, I remember a film I cannot identify in which for some reason (maybe a really big sun flare), people dies in their houses and (of course) streets. People just dissolves into a dust ...
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Trying to find horror movie about portals

I remember seeing a horror or suspense movie where a couple are on the run from something - ghost, monster, serial killer, and they are able to travel through portals. I recall one scene where they go ...
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Sci fi movie - man on the run

I'm looking for some time for a sci fi, movie, I only know certain parts. A man is on the run from a corporation, a woman helps him, they find shelter in her apartment, the room has some kind of red ...
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An old movie about a father who goes to the moon

I need to find this movie I used to love as a child and I've been searching for so long, without finding it. The movie is about a father who leaves his daughter to go to the moon (or outer space) and ...
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Black & White time travel movie that ends with a repeating time loop

I am looking for a black and white science fiction movie that I watched a couple of times on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon in the early to mid 1960's on local Los Angeles television. The movie was ...
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Film about inmate who receives alien DNA

In the mid-2000s, my cousin and I rented and watched a B/C-list sci-fi movie that was hugely disappointing, but I cannot remember its title. Synopsis: An inmate is given alien DNA that supposedly ...
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Alien mask gives a teenager an exoskeleton and superpowers

I watched this movie sometime in the 90s. It’s about a teen who finds an alien mask, and when he puts it on it covers his body with an exoskeleton and gives him super powers. The only way to defeat ...
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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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The first human robot?

Can anyone find an example of the first robot that was human in appearance? The earliest I can think of is in the 1973 film Westworld. I'm looking for the first cinematic android that was created ...
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Apples in a greenhouse on a spacestation

As a child sometime in the late seventies or very early eighties, I saw a sci-fi movie on TV - there was a scene in a greenhouse, either on a spaceship or space station - you could see stars out the ...
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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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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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Kids in a post-apocalyptic world playing a hockey-like game

I've been trying to remember the name of a movie I saw once, when I was younger - maybe early 1990s. The movie takes place in a post-apocalyptic world. Water is rationed and the world is basically a ...
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Seeking a sci-fi movie with a laser pistol and an amulet

I'm looking for a movie (Circa early 80s, maybe late 70s) about a teenager who finds a laser pistol and succumbs to "Power corrupts" eventually going on a killing spree. I remember that the gun ...
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A woman gets turned into a man by a makeover machine

I remember seeing this movie between 2000 and 2008 on one of the premium TV channels like HBO or Showtime. In the movie there is this girl that’s not entirely happy with her life. Early in the movie ...
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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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Does the movie featured in this Mike and the Mechanics music video exist?

In the 1980s Genesis spin off group "Mike and the Mechanics" released a song called, "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)." The video (a copy on youtube) is the subject of a question I've been trying ...
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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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Why doesn't time dilation take place when travelling at warp?

In Star Trek ships are frequently seen travelling many times faster than the speed of light. My understanding of the theory of relativity is a little rusty but my understanding is that if you travel ...
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1990s sci-fi tv show with invading humanoids and dull crosshatched eyes

I am remembering a sci fi tv show from probably around the 90s in which the enemies had strange eyes. The eyes were dull and had either a cross or a line through them. Weaponry was like assault ...
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80s 90s Sci Fi Movie - one scene with flying knife auto aiming at a protagonist saved by lifting a chair

I have watched this movie as a kid about 20 years ago, my memory is sketchy, but one scene stuck. Scene: Cantina or bar. Protagonist gets surprise attacked by someone launching a self propelled ...
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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' ...