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50 most influential SF films

Snurched from lizamanynames and communicator. This is the Science Fiction Film Canon, 50 most influential (not necessarily best or worst) films as listed by John Scalzi in his Rough Guide to Science Fiction Films. Bold those you've seen; italicise those you want to see, and strike those you have no desire whatsoever to put before your retinas (ever and/or again).

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension!
Akira
Alien
Aliens

Alphaville
Back to the Future
Blade Runner
Brazil
Bride of Frankenstein
Brother From Another Planet
A Clockwork Orange (just not my thing, OK?)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Contact
The Damned
Destination Moon
The Day The Earth Stood Still
Delicatessen
Escape From New York
ET: The Extraterrestrial
Flash Gordon: Space Soldiers serial (nope, but I saw the one with Brian Blessed)
The Fly (1985 version) (I cheated. In my case it was the older version--dubbed into German. "Hiiiiilfe!")
Forbidden Planet
Ghost in the Shell
Gojira/Godzilla

The Incredibles
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Jurassic Park
Mad Max 2/The Road Warrior
The Matrix
Metropolis
On the Beach
Planet of the Apes (1968 version)
Robocop
Sleeper
Solaris (1972 version)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
The Stepford Wives - 1975 version
Superman
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
The Thing From Another World
Things To Come
Tron
12 Monkeys (The whole idea scares me too much)
28 Days Later
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
2001: A Space Odyssey
La Voyage Dans la Lune
War of the Worlds (1953 version)

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