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The Best Dystopia Movies

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A list of all the best dystopia movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Find these and more of your favorite dramas on these best drama movies on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime lists. 

This dystopia movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of dystopia films also contains dystopian movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This dystopia films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best dystopia movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This dystopia movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Downvote your least favorite movies and upvote the best ones to see your favorites rise to the top.

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These are the top films in the dystopia genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the dystopia genre in it. Be it the motifs of the dystopia genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

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You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the dystopia movies. List includes photos and dystopia movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List ranges from City of Ember to Hardware and more.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these dystopia movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good dystopia movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest dystopia movies, here is the full dystopia movies list, ordered from best to worst.


Frank Darabont and Norman Jewison are among the directors who have worked on Dystopia movies in the past.

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    Edward James Olmos, Sean Young, M. Emmet Walsh

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    Madeleine Stowe, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Frank Gorshin

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    John Savident, Patrick Magee, Margaret Tyzack

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    Julianne Moore, Ed Westwick, Chiwetel Ejiofor

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    Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Alexia Robinson

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    John Hurt, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea

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    Ian Holm, Jim Broadbent, Katherine Helmond

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    Jan Sterling, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence

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    Alan Arkin, Ethan Hawke, Maya Rudolph

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    Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau

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    Vincent Gil, David Bracks, Reg Evans

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    Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Theodor Loos

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    Emily Watson, William Fichtner, Dominic Purcell

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    Richard Dawson, María Conchita Alonso, Edward Bunker

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    Laurence Fishburne, Hugo Weaving, Gloria Foster

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    Tom Atkins, John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Oskar Werner, Yvonne Blake, Anton Diffring

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    Keith David, Jeff Imada, Raymond St. Jacques

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    Maya Rudolph, Thomas Haden Church, Glori Renee Euwer

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    DeVeren Bookwalter, Anthony Zerbe, Charlton Heston

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    Paul Winfield, Bill Paxton, William Wisher

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    Cameron Crowe, Paul Thomas Anderson, Caroline Lagerfelt

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    Michihiro Ikemizu, Takeshi Kusao, Nozomu Sasaki

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane, Keanu Reeves

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    Will Smith, Emma Thompson, Dash Mihok

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    Ralph Fiennes, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tom Sizemore

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    Edward G. Robinson, Brock Peters, Leigh Taylor-Young

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    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Ron Perlman

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    Lenny Kravitz, Julianne Moore, Jena Malone

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    Peter Ustinov, Farrah Fawcett, Roscoe Lee Browne

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    Amber Heard, Mike White, Jesse Eisenberg

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    Kathy Najimy, Jeff Garlin, Andrew Stanton

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    Sally Kirkland, Peter Gallagher, Tim Guinee

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    Ian Holm, Chris Tucker, Gary Oldman

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    Don Johnson, Ron Feinberg, Susanne Benton

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    Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill, Claudia Karvan

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    Marvin Agustin, Alden Richards, Jaclyn Jose

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    Michael Gambon, Gary Oldman, Jennifer Beals

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    Keir Dullea, Margaret Tyzack, Leonard Rossiter

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    Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Galecki, Matt O'Leary

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    Asia Argento, Simon Baker, Gregory Nicotero

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    Tony Goldwyn, Mekhi Phifer, Shailene Woodley

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    Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Benicio del Toro

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    Junpei Takiguchi, Tomokazu Sugita, Norio Wakamoto

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    Michelle Forbes, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach

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