Highest rated sci-fi films of all time


When it comes to rating movies, we all have an opinion, though when enough people have reviewed or rated a movie with a high enought thumbs up, then yes it shows the quality of the film. Rating taken from IMDB.

  1. Inception.

Released in 2020. Rated 8.8

Directed by Christopher Nolan. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page, Tom Hardy.

Leonardo DiCaprio as a thief who steals information from the subconscious

The movie grossed $836.8 million at the box office and cost $160 to make.

2. The Matrix.

Released in 1999. Rated 8.7

The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by the Wachowskis. It is the first installment in The Matrix film series, starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving.

Neo (Keanu Reeves) believes that Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), an elusive figure considered to be the most dangerous man alive, can answer his question — What is the Matrix? Neo is contacted by Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), a beautiful stranger who leads him into an underworld where he meets Morpheus. They fight a brutal battle for their lives against a cadre of viciously intelligent secret agents. It is a truth that could cost Neo something more precious than his life.

3. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

Released 1980. Rated 8.7

After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued across the galaxy by Darth Vader and bounty hunter Boba Fett.

The ensemble cast includes Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, David Prowse, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew.

4. Intersteller.

Released 2014. Rated 8.6.

Interstellar is a 2014 epic science fiction film co-written, directed and produced by Christopher Nolan. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Ellen Burstyn, Matthew McConaughey, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow.

Hans Zimmer music created a huge impact in this movie.

5. Terminator 2: Judgement Day.

Released 1991. Rated 8.5

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (also promoted as T2) is a 1991 American science fiction action film produced and directed by James Cameron.

Fans message their thoughts adding the below films were worthy of making the top 10: Tenet, Blade Runner, Alien, Avatar and Back To The Future.

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