Sci Fi Horror Movies

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Sci Fi Horror Movies

For Sci Fi Horror Movies, there are many films who explored this feeling. Here are 25 of our favorites.

The Matrix (1999)

The Matrix
★★★★
★★★★
3.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving
Rated R

The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film directed by the Wachowski brothers. The film stars Keanu Reeves as Neo, a hacker who discovers that the world he lives in is actually a simulated reality created by a powerful artificial intelligence. He is sought out by a resistance group led by Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne) that is trying to free humanity from the Matrix and end the machines' rule. Neo is aided by Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), a mysterious woman who believes Neo is the One, a messianic figure prophesied to bring about the end of the Matrix. As Neo learns about the Matrix and his role in it, he must battle agents, supernatural programs, and other obstacles in order to fulfill his destiny.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick
Rated R

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is a 1991 science fiction action film directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the titular cyborg assassin. The plot follows Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) and her son John (Edward Furlong) as they are pursued by a more advanced Terminator (Robert Patrick) sent back in time to kill John and prevent him from leading the human race in a future war against machines. Sarah and John are aided by a reprogrammed Terminator (Schwarzenegger), sent back to protect them. Together they must find a way to stop the new Terminator before its mission is complete. With the help of a sympathetic scientist (Joe Morton), they attempt to prevent the future war and protect John's destiny.

Alien (1979)

Alien
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright
Rated R

Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver. It follows the crew of the commercial towing spaceship Nostromo, who have been awoken from their cryosleep to investigate a distress call on a planetoid. They soon discover the call is coming from a derelict alien spaceship, and one of the crew, Kane (John Hurt), is attacked and impregnated by an alien creature. The crew must battle the alien and find a way to survive and escape. The film is known for its intense suspense and horror, as well as groundbreaking special effects and atmosphere. Alien has since become a cult classic and has spawned numerous sequels, prequels, and spin-offs.

Aliens (1986)

Aliens
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser
Rated R

Aliens is a 1986 science fiction action horror film directed by James Cameron and starring Sigourney Weaver. Set 57 years after the events in the original Alien (1979), the film follows Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) as she is called back to the planet LV-426 in order to help a group of Colonial Marines fight off an infestation of Xenomorphs. Ripley, along with a group of hardened marines, battle their way through the derelict ship and its hostile environment in order to save the colonists on the planet. Along the way, they discover the deadly secret behind the Aliens, and are forced to fight an epic battle in order to survive. The film was a critical and commercial success, and is widely considered to be one of the best science fiction films of all time.

The Thing (1982)

The Thing
★★★★
★★★★
3.3 out of 4 stars

From John Carpenter, starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur
Rated R

The Thing is a 1982 science fiction horror film directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell. The film follows a group of American researchers in the Antarctic who encounter a parasitic extraterrestrial life-form that assimilates and then imitates other organisms. As the creature takes on various forms, it begins to terrorize the camp and the researchers must fight for their lives. The film is set in the winter of 1982 and is a prequel to the 1951 film The Thing from Another World. The film is notable for its use of practical special effects, which were created by Rob Bottin. The critical response to The Thing was mostly negative upon its release but it has since become a cult classic and is widely considered one of the best horror films ever made.

The Terminator (1984)

The Terminator
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield
Rated R

The Terminator is a science fiction action film from 1984 directed by James Cameron. It focuses on a cyborg assassin, known as the Terminator, sent back in time from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, a woman whose son will one day become a savior against machines in a post-apocalyptic future. With the help of Kyle Reese, a soldier sent back in time to protect Sarah, they fight against the Terminator and attempt to stop an unstoppable future. With a combination of thrilling action sequences and an interesting story, The Terminator is widely considered to be one of the greatest science fiction films of all time.

Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos
Rated R

Blade Runner is a 1982 science fiction masterpiece directed by Ridley Scott. The film is a neo-noir set in a dystopian future in which genetically engineered human-like androids called "Replicants" are created to serve as laborers in off-world colonies. When four Replicants escape and return to Earth, a former police officer named Rick Deckard is tasked with hunting them down and "retiring" them. However, as Rick embarks on his mission, he is forced to confront his own inner demons and confront the moral implications of his job. The film is a visually stunning meditation on what it means to be human, and the power of choice in the face of fate.

Moon (2009)

Moon
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Duncan Jones, starring Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw
Rated R

Moon is a science fiction film set in the near future, directed by Duncan Jones and starring Sam Rockwell. The story follows Sam Bell, an astronaut working alone on a lunar mining base, harvesting a rare energy resource called Helium-3. Bell's three-year contract is nearing its end, and he is eagerly awaiting his return home. As the days pass, he begins to suffer from hallucinations and physical ailments that lead him to question his own identity. He soon discovers that his employer, Lunar Industries, have been cloning him in order to cheaply and efficiently continue the mining operation. Bell must now confront the consequences of such an advanced technology and his own role in it, as he races to reunite with his family on Earth.

Predator (1987)

Predator
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From John McTiernan, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo
Rated R

Predator is a 1987 science-fiction action film directed by John McTiernan and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The story follows a team of special forces soldiers led by Dutch (Schwarzenegger) on a mission to rescue hostages from guerrilla territory in Central America. Upon arriving in the jungle, the team soon discovers that they are being hunted by an alien creature, the Predator. The team must fight for their lives as the Predator uses its advanced technology to stalk and kill them one by one. With its thrilling action scenes, memorable performances and iconic special effects, Predator is widely considered to be one of the greatest action films of all time.

Sunshine (2007)

Sunshine
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Danny Boyle, starring Cillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Chris Evans, Cliff Curtis
Rated R

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

The Matrix Reloaded
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving
Rated R

Pitch Black (2000)

Pitch Black
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From David Twohy, starring Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Vin Diesel, Keith David
Rated R

Prometheus (2012)

Prometheus
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron
Rated R

Oblivion (2013)

Oblivion
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Joseph Kosinski, starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko
Rated PG-13

The War of the Worlds (1953)

The War of the Worlds
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Byron Haskin, starring Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite
Rated G

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

The Matrix Revolutions
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving
Rated R

Pandorum (2009)

Pandorum
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Christian Alvart, starring Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet, Antje Traue
Rated R

Event Horizon (1997)

Event Horizon
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Paul W.S. Anderson, starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson
Rated R

The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)

The Chronicles of Riddick
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From David Twohy, starring Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Colm Feore, Thandiwe Newton
Rated R

War of the Worlds (2005)

War of the Worlds
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto
Rated PG-13

Terminator Salvation (2009)

Terminator Salvation
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From McG, starring Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood
Rated PG-13

Europa Report (2013)

Europa Report
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sebastián Cordero, starring Sharlto Copley, Michael Nyqvist, Christian Camargo, Embeth Davidtz
Rated PG-13

Alien³ (1992)

Alien³
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From David Fincher, starring Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann
Rated R

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Alien: Covenant
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Ridley Scott, starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride
Rated R

Riddick (2013)

Riddick
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From David Twohy, starring Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff, Jordi Mollà
Rated R

 



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