Like Movie Lists? Here are Four to Scrutinize

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Do you like lists? Well, how about these options?

Wired’s Favorite Sci-Fi Flicks of All Time – Pre-Star Wars

  • A Trip to the Moon (1902)
  • The Thing From Another World (1951)
  • The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953)
  • Them! (1954)
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
  • The Fabulous World of Jules Verne (1958)
  • The Creation of the Humanoids (1962)
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  • Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
  • Fantastic Voyage (1966)
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • Planet of the Apes (1968)
  • Solaris (1972)
  • Silent Running (1972)
  • Soylent Green (1973)
  • Day of the Dolphin (1973)
  • Zardoz (1974)
  • A Boy and His Dog (1975)
  • Logan’s Run (1976)
  • Lassie Come Home (1943)

Richard Roeper’s Top Five of Summer 2009

  1. (500) Days of Summer
  2. Inglourious Basterds
  3. Up
  4. The Hurt Locker
  5. District 9

…and his worst…

  1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  2. G.I. Joe: the Rise of Cobra
  3. Land of the Lost
  4. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
  5. The Ugly Truth

He has more, click here for the rest.

Totalscifionline.com’s Results of the Best Sci-Fi Film of All-Time

  1. Blade Runner (1982)
  2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  3. Star Wars (1977)
  4. Alien (1979)
  5. Metropolis (1927)
  6. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  7. The Terminator (1984)
  8. Planet of the Apes (1968)
  9. E.T. (1982)
  10. Solaris (1972)

The Observer Film Quarterly’s best British films of the last 25 Years

  • Trainspotting (1996)
  • Withnail and I (1987)
  • Secrets and Lies (1996)
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
  • My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
  • Nil By Mouth (1997)
  • Sexy Beast (2000)
  • Ratcatcher (1999)
  • Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  • Touching The Void (2003)
  • Hope and Glory (1987)
  • Control (2007)
  • Naked (1993)
  • Under The Skin (1997)
  • Hunger (2008)
  • This Is England (2006)
  • Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • Dead Man’s Shoes (2004)
  • Red Road (2006)
  • Riff-Raff (1981)
  • Man On Wire (2008)
  • My Summer of Love (2004)
  • 24 Hour Party People (2002)
  • The English Patient (1996)

You can get the list with explanations right here, but even better is the explanation of how the list was put together including top tens put together by such names as Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon), Ben Kingsley (Gandhi), Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz), Kevin MacDonald (The Last King of Scotland) and many others right here.