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What is the greatest sci-fi film of all time?

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    Aliens
    8
    8.16%
    Blade Runner
    12
    12.24%
    Terminator 2
    8
    8.16%
    Space Oddysey
    8
    8.16%
    Avatar
    2
    2.04%
    Jurassic Park
    3
    3.06%
    The Fly
    2
    2.04%
    Star Wars
    39
    39.80%
    The Matrix
    14
    14.29%
    E.T
    2
    2.04%

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    Surprised 2001: A Space Odyssey isn't in your poll as I know it's highly regarded. I voted for The Fly as my favourite out of your list. Great film, very eery.
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    (Original post by miser)
    Surprised 2001: A Space Odyssey isn't in your poll as I know it's highly regarded. I voted for The Fly as my favourite out of your list. Great film, very eery.
    It is, but the OP doesn't know how to spell it! :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by more tea vicar?)
    It is, but the OP doesn't know how to spell it! :rolleyes:
    Haha so it is, completely missed it.
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    WTF is Avatar doing on there? :P
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    Mine is tied between the Matrix and Star Wars
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    Prometheus when it is released.
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    That's a fairly random list, but off there it's Star Wars
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    There are such amazing sci-fi movies out there, some of the best are on the poll, but seriously, Star Wars tops them all. It's a titan that will never die, with it's only competition being Lord of the Rings.
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    (Original post by Mr. Gutsy)
    Actually, it is. It's a fictional story set in a dystopian, 'near-future' conception of Britain, and is largely grounded in fantasy. I can see how it could be thought of as not being sci-fi, considering its themes and representation aren't typical of conventional sci-fi depictions (or, they're just not as vivid in their representation). It isn't categorized solely as a sci-fi, but it is widely recognized as fitting within this genre (as a number of reputable sources will inform you of).
    ah yeah, I guess so. I always forget that it's not set in the 'real world' ...
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    You should have asked, "What's your favourite sci-fi film", because that's what most people have answered. The "greatest" ought to be the greatest for everybody; a statement of fact- this would require the proposal and acceptance of criteria according to which the films could be ranked.
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    By a long margin - STAR WARS
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    Blade Runner got my vote. Although Star Wars is, of course, a classic.

    I also think Star Trek: First Contact is pretty awesome.
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    So hard to choose, there are so many good ones. Terminator 1 and 2, Predator, Twelve Monkeys, The Matrix...
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    Why are so many people saying star wars, the picture quality was terrible when u compare it to Alien 1
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    Where is H2G2??? I'm offended!

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    (Original post by LETSJaM)
    Where is H2G2??? I'm offended!

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    the list is largely missing all the best science fiction films ever made. so i wouldn't worry.

    H2G2 isn't one of them though. However good the original stuff was.
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    (Original post by Mister Dead)
    the list is largely missing all the best science fiction films ever made. so i wouldn't worry.

    H2G2 isn't one of them though. However good the original stuff was.
    Really??? I see I have work to do on converting you then.

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    I just realised, I said Star Wars, but that shouldn't count really. This is about science FICTION films... [s]smug[\s]

    I can live in hope...

    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my HTC Wildfire S A510e
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    Out of that list I'd say Jurassic park - I love me some dinosaurs!
    But off that list, I really loved Signs

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