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Sci-fi film canon

Classic sci-fi movies: I’ve bolded the ones I’ve seen, italicized those I want to see, and stricken (struck?) the ones I don’t want to see. I put an asterisk after the ones I own.

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
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)
The Fly (1985 version)
Forbidden Planet
Ghost in the Shell
Gojira/Godzilla
The Incredibles
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956 version)
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
Superman
Terminator 2: Judgement Day *
The Thing From Another World
Things To Come
Tron
12 Monkeys
28 Days Later
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
2001: A Space Odyssey
La Voyage Dans la Lune
War of the Worlds (1953 version)

Yeah, I suck. I haven’t seen many of the classics, and I own even fewer. I’ve forgotten where I got this, I’m afraid, as it’s really old.

  • WO

    Oh, you want to see Brazil. And The Day The Earth Stood Still. And I want to see Delicatessen. I’ve also never seen Road Warrior all the way through, and I’d like to.