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Sci-fi Classics

Few genres stretch like science fiction, a marketplace for idle prediction, utopia, apocalypse and wonder.

This collection covers them all and serves as the embodiment of one man's belief that, "The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

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The Navigator: A Medieval OdysseyThe Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

Science Fiction198891 minsDirector: Vincent Ward

A group of medieval English villagers find themselves transported to '80s New Zealand, in Vincent Ward's startling fusion of period fantasy and time-travel science fiction.

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Horror1980103 minsDirector: David Cronenberg

From singularly talented Canadian director David Cronenberg comes this sci-fi/horror classic about people with powerfully violent telepathic powers.

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The BroodThe Brood

Horror197992 minsDirector: David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg’s highly disturbing horror about a woman who’s able to externalise her inner torment and manifest it into a brood of killer offspring.

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MetropolisMetropolis

Science Fiction1927150 minsSilentDirector: Fritz Lang

Fritz Lang’s expressionist, dystopian vision is one of the first science fiction feature films, and is arguably the most influential.

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Fantastic PlanetFantastic Planet

Animation & Artists Moving Image197372 minsDirector: René Laloux

René Laloux and Roland Topor’s surreal, psychedelic sci-fi animation imagines a world in which humanoid creatures are kept as pets by a race of giants.

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EvolutionEvolution

Drama201582 minsDirector: Lucile Hadzihalilovic

The long-awaited second feature from Lucile Hadžihalilović (Innocence) is a gorgeously surreal coming-of-age tale laced with bizarre body-horror.

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Tetsuo: The Iron ManTetsuo: The Iron Man

Fantasy198867 minsDirector: Shinya Tsukamoto

Shinya Tsukamoto's wild cyberpunk tale of a businessman's agonising transformation into a walking scrap heap is a jaggedly dehumanised vision of the future.

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Tetsuo II: Body HammerTetsuo II: Body Hammer

Horror199181 minsDirector: Shinya Tsukamoto

Shinya Tsukamoto's sequel has the Iron Man transforming into a cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son.

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John Dies at the EndJohn Dies at the End

Comedy2012100 minsDirector: Don Coscarelli

A pair of college dropouts play havoc with the space-time continuum in this outrageous mind-bender from the twisted mind of Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, Bubba Ho-Tep).

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The Day the Earth Caught FireThe Day the Earth Caught Fire

Science Fiction1961100 minsDirector: Val Guest

The BFI’s new HD remaster of the British sci-fi classic. A journalist discovers that the Earth has been knocked off its axis and is moving ever closer to the sun. Is the Earth doomed?

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The Tenth VictimThe Tenth Victim

Fantasy196589 minsDirector: Elio Petri

Long before The Hunger Games, Marcello Mastroianni and Ursula Andress battled it out in a televised assassination game, in Elio Petri’s cult sci-fi.

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