Top 10 Science Fiction Movies
The American Film Institute asked more than 1,500 members of the film community to pick the ten best films representing ten American genres: animated, fantasy, gangster, science fiction, western, sports, mystery, romantic comedy, courtroom drama, and epic. The criterion for inclusion was feature-length (over 60 minutes), an American film, critical recognition, any major awards won, popularity over time, historical significance, and cultural impact. This list was released in 2008.
- 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
- Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
- E.T. - The Extra Terrestrial (1982)
- A Clockwork Orange (1971)
- The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
- Blade Runner (1982)
- Alien (1979)
- Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
- Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
- Back to the Future (1985)
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