In Futurama episode "The Late Philip J Fry", some of the crew travel to the very end of time itself (and back around again... TWICE).
They most likely go through the heat death of the universe which is on the order of 10100 years!
However, the furthest "known" date shown on the time machine's indicator is 1 × 1040 AD: when the "last proton should be ...
It's Milliways, the Restaurant at the End of the Universe as depicted in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Referenced in the 2005 Movie, and makes an appearance in episode 5 the 1981 TV series
YouTube of Arthur Dent eating here.
Milliways, also known as The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, can only be visited practically by time travel, as it ...
More of an adjunct to the existing answers - if you're looking for an example where the "usual" setting of the movie or show is far in the future (as opposed to a specific episode or segment) then I'd suggest Red Dwarf as the bulk of the show is set over 3 million years in the future.
Based on the timeframe given and the "bikes with walls coming off the back wheel" bit, this is almost certainly Tron: Legacy (2010.)
Here's one of the bikes from Legacy, tell me if I'm right:
Incidentally, in case you're curious, this movie is a sequel to 1982's Tron.
From the original movie:
"We count thirty Rebel ships, Lord Vader, but they're so small they're
evading our turbolasers." ―Lieutenant Tanbris, to Darth Vader, during
the Battle of Yavin
Which came out in 1977, while Battlestar Galactica first aired in 1978 (thanks @CodesInChaos).
So Star Wars had it first.
I believe you're looking for the movie The Fifth Element 1997 starring Bruce Willis.
It features flying cars/ Aliens and lots of futuristic tech. It has a scene at the beginning where Aliens visit a Pyramid to collect the Elements as they are not safe on Earth anymore.
Also the Alien singer scene below matches your question:
Adaptations of "The Time Machine" (H. G. Wells). At least two of them (1960 and 2002) depict quite detailed the year 802,701.
And in the 2002 adaptation, there are also landscapes of the year 635 427 810. It is more than six hundred million years from now.
War of the Worlds 2005
Ray Ferrier (Cruise) is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. When his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm suddenly touches down. What follows is the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind ...
Pretty sure you're looking for Woody Allen's comedy Sleeper from 1973.
Miles, a nebbishy clarinet player who also runs a health food store in NYC's Greenwich Village, is cryogenically frozen, and brought back - 200 years in the future, by anti-government radicals in order to assist them in their attempt to overthrow the oppressive government. When he goes ...
It vaguely sounds like you might be thinking of I, Robot, which was released in 2004, starring Will Smith. Your description is a bit vague, as most of it sounds generic to the "Sci Fi with Robots"; you also report that you remember the protagonist being Caucassian; but imply that you are not 100% sure. As such, here is a trailer, and an analysis of your ...
I am sure you are describing Species (1995).
Some of its plot from wiki:
A government team led by Xavier Fitch (Ben Kingsley) goes forward with the genetic experiment attempting to induce a female, under the (later proved to be mistaken) assumption that a female would have "more docile and controllable" traits. One of the hundred experimental ova ...
I'm not 100% sure, but it sounds like you're referring to Explorers. This was an 80's movie that featured a ship built by kids, surrounded by a bubble.
I don't remember the hole in the earth scene, but it sounds like something that would have been in this movie, and perhaps I just don't remember it.
As @BrettFromLA mentioned is the comments, I would suggest this character is called the:
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The trope name come from Stark Trek: The Original Series where the new recruits/ensigns wore red uniforms. This can be a bit confusing because in later Star Trek series the Command positions wore red...
A brief excerpt of what ...
Hot naked female alien draining Lifeforce from people, with Patrick Stewart in it?
Only one candidate -
IMDB - Lifeforce (1985)
Actress Mathilda May, with almost no wardrobe budget that was discernible, played the alien in question.
This is Cloverfield (2008) and the smaller creatures you are referring to are called Parasites
The monster was covered in 2,000 Parasites that are roughly the same weight and height as a dog. They have 10 legs consisting of six spider-like, double jointed limbs and 4 "pincers" on the top and back of its body. They have very large jaws, pale gray skin and ...
There are a number of science fiction movies involving ants, and based on your memory, it might be a challenge to determine if it was truly a made-for-tv-movie...or just a very old movie that happened to be broadcast one night on the tube. Nevertheless, the closest matches to your description are:
Phase IV (1974)
It Happened at Lakewood Manor / Panic at ...
One of the known method for this is Reduced gravity aircraft, unofficial nickname vomit comet. KC-135A known as NASA 930 was used in the movie Apollo 13.
Cecil said that in 2001: A Space Odyssey, huge rotating sets are used, while the actor remained more or less stationary. It's not that realistic in looks but cheaper as compare to vomit comet.
Wire and ...
It's Contact, released in 1997, starring Jodie Foster. The 'Nazi video' is actually a TV broadcast of the 1936 Olympic opening ceremony. The signal which is received on Earth includes this broadcast, enabling the Earth scientists to calculate how far away the source of the response is.
I don't really know that movie, but from your description and my google- foo it might have been "Forbidden Planet" from 1956.
The IMDB- Entry features a video, that shows exactly the scene you describe around min 2:47.
This video on youtube shows the monster itself starting at 2:18, that really looks like a lion or wolf.
The wiki- article about that ...
The plot you've outlined reminds me of Sphere, a 1998 Sci-Fi psychological thriller film adapted from a Michael Chrichton novel — although they don't return "home", they return back to their underwater habitat.
In the middle of the southern Pacific Ocean, a thousand feet below the surface, what is believed to be an alien spacecraft is ...
Inception is well known for simulating all of its zero/reduced gravity scenes without CG.
There is a behind the scenes documentary where the effects team detail the various method they use – and crucially how different shots within a sequence use different methods. This means there's never a single "trick" that the eye can catch to break the immersion.
I believe that you are thinking of Superman 2. The villains (General Zod, Ursa and Non) had been banished from Krypton into the "Phantom Zone" which was depicted as what looked similar to a plane of glass that flew through space. Right up until Superman pushes a nuclear bomb out of Earth's atmosphere and into space to save Paris (I think). When the device ...
It sounds like the third segment of Tales from the Darkside: The Movie -
A despondent artist named Preston (played by James Remar) witnesses a
gruesome murder by a gargoyle-like monster. The monster gets Preston
to swear to never speak of what he saw in exchange for a promise to
spare his life. After making the promise, Preston meets a beautiful