The Best Steampunk Movies Films

The Best Steampunk Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite steampunk films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best steampunk movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This steampunk movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of steampunk films also contains steampunk movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This steampunk films list can also be copied to start your own. For more general sci-fi and fantasy movies, take a look at which ones are streaming on Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant

This list, though, contains the best steampunk movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This steampunk movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make sure to upvote the best teams/people, because they deserve it. This is a list of a wide variety of examples of steampunk ranging from cartoon steampunk, steampunk anime girls, westerns and really any genre of steampunk themed movies you can think of, really. Now, it's kind of debatable whether or not some of these quite fit the steampunk genre at all, but we're very much covering our bases here. 

List of steampunk films includes steampunk movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Impact the order of the list by having your social network vote too.

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

Thumbs down the movies you don't think should be on this list. Not a fan of Vidocq or Master of the World? Them thumbs them down. If we missed any steampunk movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous steampunk movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about steampunk movie lists.
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 steampunk movies. List includes photos and steampunk movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List movies include Time After Time, Perfect Creature and many additional movies as well.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these steampunk 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 steampunk movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest steampunk movies, here is the full steampunk movies list, ordered from best to worst.

James Hill and Nicholas Meyer have both directed Steampunk movies, as have many other great directors.

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    Howl's Moving Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Howl's Moving Castle Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

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    The League of Extraordinary Ge... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Shane West

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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Sha... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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    Stardust is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

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    The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    The Time Machine Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

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    Sleepy Hollow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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    Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Van Helsing Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran

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    Treasure Planet is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Treasure Planet Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short

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    Sky Captain and the World of T... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

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    Steamboy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Anne Suzuki, Susumu Terajima, Sanae Kobayashi

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    The Prestige is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    The Prestige Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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    Lemony Snicket's A Series of U... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

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    The Golden Compass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    The Golden Compass Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Ian McKellen

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    Castle in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Castle in the Sky Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Tanaka, Ichirō Nagai

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    Serenity is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Serenity Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion

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    9 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    The City of Lost Children is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    The City of Lost Children Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Pinon

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    Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Wild Wild West Salma Hayek, Will Smith, Kevin Kline

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    Journey to the Center of the E... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Pat Boone, Bernard Herrmann, Arlene Dahl

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    Dark City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Dark City Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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    The Brothers Grimm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    The Brothers Grimm Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon, Lena Headey

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    The Adventures of Baron Muncha... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Uma Thurman, Robin Williams, Sting

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    Brazil is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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    Time Bandits is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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    City of Ember is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

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    Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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    Hugo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Hugo Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

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    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill

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    Around the World in 80 Days is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Around the World in 80 Days Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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    12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    Young Sherlock Holmes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Sophie Ward, Michael Hordern, Brian Oulton

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    Return to Oz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Return to Oz Fairuza Balk, Piper Laurie, Nicol Williamson

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    Metropolis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Metropolis Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Theodor Loos

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    H. G. Wells' The War of the Wo... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Susan Goforth, Jamie Lynn Sease, Darlene Sellers

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    Captain Nemo and the Underwate... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Chuck Connors, Luciana Paluzzi, Robert Ryan

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    Time After Time is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Time After Time Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

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    Frankenstein's Monster: a Stea... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Frankenstein's Monster: a Steampunk Film Adaptation Dustin Sturgill, Matt Risoldi

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    Nineteen Eighty-Four is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Nineteen Eighty-Four John Hurt, Annie Lennox, Richard Burton

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    Atlantis: The Lost Empire is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Atlantis: The Lost Empire Michael J. Fox, Leonard Nimoy, James Garner

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    The Fabulous World of Jules Ve... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Hugh Downs, Alena Kreuzmannová, František Černý

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    The Rocketeer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

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    First Men in the Moon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Peter Finch, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries

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    Mutant Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Mutant Chronicles John Malkovich, Ron Perlman, Devon Aoki

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    Robots is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Amanda Bynes

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    Sucker Punch is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

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    Sucker Punch Vanessa Hudgens, Jon Hamm, Carla Gugino

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    Vidocq is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Gérard Depardieu, Inés Sastre, Guillaume Canet

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    The Mysterious Geographic Expl... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Joel Edgerton, Helmut Bakaitis, Tommy Dysart

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    Mysterious Island is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies

    Mysterious Island Herbert Lom, Joan Greenwood, Nigel Green

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