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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Technology brain implant movie

I only saw some scenes, I'll describe to the best of my ability. A man and on his laptop with a group of other men(He is the leader) watching an Eye-Cam of a man that is going into some kind of ...
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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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1990s sci-fi/horror film or episode where device lets women look into an underwater parallel dimension

I believe this was from 1990s 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 ...
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How can weightlessness be simulated on film?

How can the weightlessness of space be realistically simulated on film? Does it require CG or can a convincing simulation be achieved using wire fu and editing? (I'm happy to hear of good examples of ...
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Crew try to make contact with an intelligent storm

I'm trying to find a movie I saw in the late 1990s in Russian language, but it was definitely originally in English. The plot of this movie is very like Solaris, but it is not the one released in ...
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Movie/TV show where woman gives birth to octopus-baby [on hold]

In this movie, a young woman is pregnant and gives birth to an alien like octopus-baby. Her so called "friends" try to knock it over the edge of some platform - but then the mom comes back and saves ...
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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 ...
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Identify a '80s sci-fi/horror movie

I'm trying to identify an old movie from a single scene. At that time I was a child, the movie seemed to be kind of a sci-fi/horror genre, my parents didn't let me see the whole movie, I just clearly ...
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Are there any movies having cryopreservation as the central plot? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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80s / 90s Sci Fi movie or show about aliens/monster that look amish

I am trying really hard to remember where I saw this. I remember it took place in a modern world, but there was a field or dome that they could see in to. The beings inside looked 1800s or amish and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is this Movie about an intelligent house plant?

I am searching for the movie title. Please help! Takes place in the USA about the 1980's? An single man (a writer?) works from his apartment and has a house plant (spider plant i think) that he has ...
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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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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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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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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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Chip implants in humans and an encrypted cube

I remember some scene when someone connects to a computer and put on some glasses and gets some 3d interface or something like that. I think I remember some kind of cube that he tries to open as some ...
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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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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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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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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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Looking for the name of a science fiction/horror movie or possibly series where a girl is slid head first down a narrowing tube

This was one of those things I had on 10-15 years ago as background noise while totally invested in some Gameboy game and ended up watching bits and pieces of. May have been a movie, a mini-series ...
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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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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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Movie about Cyborg/Robot lover with a woman

I'm looking for an English movie from 1990 - 2000s. This movie started (in my memory) with a man and woman having sex naked (standing?) and suddenly they exploded after being too hot. It is in a ...
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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 ...