Undefended: Greatest Sci-Fi Pictures Of The Last 25 Years.

This week, Interstellar rocketed into the top 20 spots on IMDB’s Top 250. Our writers were asked to make a list of the best sci-fi pictures of the last 25 years. As is the new way of things, first come, first serve. No repeats allowed.


Elizabeth Stinnette

1. Back to the Future

2. The Matrix


3. The Prestige

4. Guardians of the Galaxy

5. Wall-E

Remy Wilkins

1. Sunshine

2. Gattaca


3. Wall-E/ War of the Worlds

4. Matrix/ Minority Report

5. After Earth

I kinda wanted to put Solaris (the 2002 version) merely to drive people to the Tarkovsky.


Brian Murnion

1. Interstellar

District 9

2. District 9

3. Unbreakable

4. Primer

5. A. I. Artificial Intelligence


Joshua Gibbs


1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

2. The Abyss

3. 12 Monkeys

4. Alien 3

5. Contact


James Banks

1. Jurassic Park

2. Children of Men


3. Prometheus

4. Terminator 2

5. Donnie Darko


Timothy Lawrence


1. Her

2. Gravity

3. The World’s End

4. TRON: Legacy

5. Upstream Color


Christian Leithart

1. Moon


2. Looper

3. Men in Black

4. The Incredibles

5. The Truman Show

Joshua Gibbs

Joshua Gibbs teaches great books, collects records and jogs to work. He and his wife have two children, both of whom have seven names. He tweets at @joshgibbs and blogs for the CiRCE Institute.

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