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1. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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81 Metascore

Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Stormtrooper defector Finn and spare parts scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 668,231 | Gross: $936.63M

2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 984,308 | Gross: $460.94M

3. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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51 Metascore

Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd

Votes: 575,778 | Gross: $474.54M

4. Dune (1984)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Votes: 101,799 | Gross: $27.40M

5. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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53 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 746,692 | Gross: $309.13M

6. Spaceballs (1987)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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46 Metascore

Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

Votes: 144,608 | Gross: $38.12M

7. Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)

PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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54 Metascore

Ten years after initially meeting, Anakin Skywalker shares a forbidden romance with Padmé, while Obi-Wan investigates an assassination attempt on the Senator and discovers a secret clone army crafted for the Jedi.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Lee

Votes: 502,251 | Gross: $310.68M

8. Pitch Black (2000)

R | 109 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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49 Metascore

A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur.

Director: David Twohy | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Vin Diesel, Keith David

Votes: 201,337 | Gross: $39.24M

9. Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)

Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin, Adam West, The Woolly Monkey

Votes: 4,998

10. Dune (2000– )

Unrated | 265 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel.

Stars: William Hurt, Alec Newman, Giancarlo Giannini, Uwe Ochsenknecht

Votes: 15,487

11. Trigun (1998– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
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Vash the Stampede is the most infamous outlaw on the planet Gunsmoke and with a 60 billion double dollar price on his head the most sought after!

Stars: Masaya Onosaka, Hiromi Tsuru, Satsuki Yukino, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 15,107

12. Gor (1987)

PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

3.4
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American professor Tarl Cabot is transported via a magical ring to planet Gor, where he must help an oppressed country overthrow its evil king and his barbarian henchmen.

Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: Urbano Barberini, Rebecca Ferratti, Jack Palance, Paul L. Smith

Votes: 1,326

13. Vicious Lips (1986)

R | 84 min | Horror, Music, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A band finally gets the opportunity for that breakthrough gig if they can make it to an "in" club on another planet in time.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Dru-Anne Perry, Gina Calabrese, Linda Kerridge, Shayne Farris

Votes: 1,053

14. Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.4
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A reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny.

Director: Alejo Mo-Sun | Stars: Wes Bentley, Jessica Szohr, Angus Macfadyen, Laura Ramsey

Votes: 1,582

15. Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie (2010)

R | 76 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

5.7
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A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened there.

Director: Martyn Pick | Stars: Terence Stamp, John Hurt, Sean Pertwee, Steven Waddington

Votes: 5,159

16. Acción mutante (1993)

90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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In a future world ruled by good-looking people, a terrorist group of mutants led by Ramon Yarritu kidnap the daughter of Orujo, a rich businessman, to claim for the rights of the ugly ... See full summary »

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Antonio Resines, Álex Angulo, Frédérique Feder, Juan Viadas

Votes: 3,962

17. Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (1987–1988)

Not Rated | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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In the distant future, a team of four high tech Star Sheriffs defends frontier space colony Yuma from outlaws, as well as Outriders, an army of humanoid alien beings called Vapors, led by mysterious Nemesis, who need Yuma's resources.

Stars: Townsend Coleman, Pat Fraley, Pat Musick, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 1,774

18. Lego Star Wars: The Padawan Menace (2011 TV Movie)

22 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Ian,a young boy,Commander Cody and Yoda must go to rescue the secret battle plans.However,when substitute teacher C-3PO and a class of padawans go too,things become more complicated....

Director: David Scott | Stars: Anthony Daniels, Nika Futterman, Phil LaMarr, Tom Kane

Votes: 1,166

19. Bionicle: The Legend Reborn (2009 Video)

80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.4
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Once the ruler of an entire universe, the Great Spirit Mata Nui finds himself cast out of his own body, his spirit trapped inside the fabled Mask of Life, hurtling through space. After ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Baldo | Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Jim Cummings, Michael Dorn

Votes: 813

20. To the Stars by Hard Ways (1981)

148 min | Sci-Fi

5.1
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A female creature created in space tries to live on earth and has special (and sometimes dangerous) powers.

Directors: Richard Viktorov, Nikolay Viktorov | Stars: Yelena Metyolkina, Vadim Ledogorov, Uldis Lieldidz, Yelena Fadeyeva

Votes: 889

21. Bondage Queen Kate (1995)

90 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Meet Kate, the voluptuous, virginal new recruit for the Federal Space Army Security Police. Although she's the newest detective in the galaxy police force, she's eager to prove her worth as an undercover agent.

Director: Takashi Asami | Stars: Yuri Amano, Willie Dickersum, Evan, Ron Jeremy

Votes: 49

22. Rockfish (2003)

9 min | Animation, Sci-Fi, Short

6.9
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A peaceful fishing trip on a remote desert planet turns out to not to be so peaceful after all.

Director: Tim Miller | Star: Greg Berg

Votes: 460

23. Lego Star Wars: Bombad Bounty (2010 TV Short)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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A gungan janitor goes on an unexpected adventure....

Director: Peder Pedersen

Votes: 185

24. New Eden (1994 TV Movie)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.3
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Prisoners are dumped on a sand planet dubbed Earth 21-523 where most are immediately killed by the sand people and the remainder struggle for existence. That is until a new prisoner arrives... See full summary »

Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Lisa Bonet, Tobin Bell, Michael Bowen

Votes: 292

25. Lego Star Wars: The Quest for R2-D2 (2009 TV Short)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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During a space battle with the sepretists R2-D2 ends up blasting out of Anakins ship and end's up getting lost with precious data. Now the Jedi and the sith are hunting down the droid. Who will win?

Director: Peder Pedersen

Votes: 322

26. The Trouble with Dick (1986)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Sci-Fi author is plagued by his publisher's demands to add more sex to his new novel, sexual advances of his girl's sexy best friend and her daughter and hallucinations in which the novel's hero faces desert parasites and alien vixens.

Director: Gary Walkow | Stars: Tom Villard, Susan Dey, Elaine Giftos, Elizabeth Gorcey

Votes: 64

27. Aurora (1998)

87 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.5
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In the 22nd century, seven explorers set out on a mission to Earth.

Director: Christopher Kulikowski | Stars: Christopher Stapleton, Michael Otis, David Jean Thomas, Christopher Heltai

Votes: 173

28. Rogue Galaxy (2005 Video Game)

T | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Rogue Galaxy begins on the planet Rosa with the title hero, Jaster Rogue, a young man with avid dreams of exploring the galaxy. Unfortunately for him, Rosa, despite being a planet on the ... See full summary »

Director: Akihiro Hino | Stars: Will Friedle, Natalie Lander, Steve Blum, Kari Wahlgren

Votes: 133

29. Emperor: Battle for Dune (2002 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Direct sequel to real time strategy game Dune 2000. When Emperor is murdered, the three great houses, Atreides, Harkonnen and Ordos, start a secret war with one another on Arrakis for the seat and Spacing Guild hatches a sinister plot.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Michael Dorn, Michael McShane, Musetta Vander, Vincent Schiavelli

Votes: 160

30. Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1994 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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The Empire is rebuilding the Death Star and planning a big attack on the Rebels. Meanwhile back on Tatooine, the evil Jabba the Hutt is causing trouble. He also has in his possession Han ... See full summary »

Director: Kalani Streicher

Votes: 322

31. Super Star Wars (1992 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Star Wars comes to life on the Super Nintendo. The fourth chapter in the soon to be completed Star Wars trilogy. As the scene sets, a Star Destroyer is firing at a Rebel Blockade Runner, ... See full summary »

Director: Kalani Streicher | Star: Alec Guinness

Votes: 296

32. Galaxy Force II (1988 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.2
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A first-person, 3D space-shooter video game.

Votes: 13

33. Intergalactic Idol (2003)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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One of the world's most popular reality shows meets the world's favorite group of sci-fi characters.

Director: Chris Cashman | Stars: Jonathan Angel, Karen Chesterton, Darren P. Leis, Paul Matthew Miller

Votes: 19

34. Galaxy Force (1988 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Fly a spaceship and battle enemy ships and drones in this 3D space-shooter.

35. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2015)
Episode: A Sunny Day in the Void (2012)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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D-Squad has obtained their mission objective, but crash-land on a desolate planet after a run-in with comets.

Director: Kyle Dunlevy | Stars: Stephen Stanton, Ben Diskin, Tom Kane

Votes: 428

36. SGU Stargate Universe (2009–2011)
Episode: Air: Part 3 (2009)

Not Rated | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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With the ship out of FTL for twelve hours, Lt. Scott, Sgt. Spencer, Ian, Dr. Rush and others travel down to the planet to find the minerals necessary for the scrubbers to provide them with ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Mikita | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith, Elyse Levesque

Votes: 666

37. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Blue Harvest (2007)

TV-14 | 48 min | Animation, Comedy

8.3
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With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter begins to tell a story, which leads to a Star Wars flashback. Acting out scenes from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

Directors: Dominic Polcino, James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 5,640

38. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: I Shot an Arrow into the Air (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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Order breaks down between three surviving crewmen whose rocket ship crashes on an unknown world with limited water and supplies.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Dewey Martin, Edward Binns, Ted Otis, Harry Bartell

Votes: 1,506

39. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Planet of the Dead (2009)

TV-PG | 59 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.6
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A meeting in a London bus with jewel thief Lady Christina takes a turn for the worst for the Doctor when the bus takes a detour to a desert-like planet, where the deadly Swarm awaits.

Director: James Strong | Stars: David Tennant, Michelle Ryan, Lee Evans, Noma Dumezweni

Votes: 2,865

40. Galactica 1980 (1980)
Episode: The Return of Starbuck (1980)

60 min | Sci-Fi

8.5
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Dr. Zee describes his dreams which reveal the fate of Starbuck and his link to the lost pilot.

Director: Ron Satlof | Stars: Kent McCord, Barry Van Dyke, Robyn Douglass, Lorne Greene

Votes: 188

41. Voltron: Defender of the Universe (1984– )
Episode: The Sand People (1984)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Lotor sets up on the Sand Planet, with Haggar's plans to transform the thriving, small, pure natives into robotically-charged menaces. Coran's friend, Professor Sarwa, contacts the Voltron ... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen, Neil Ross

Votes: 8

42. Voltron: Defender of the Universe (1984– )
Episode: Voltron Versus Voltron (1984)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Yadle, an unattended colony-planet of Zarkon's, declares itself independent and prepares to celebrate along with its allies, the Voltron Force. Haggar creates a Voltron look-alike to subdue... See full summary »

Stars: Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen, Neil Ross

Votes: 11