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List of the AFI’s Top Science Fiction Movies. The Sci-Fi genre can consist of robot movies, films in space, even monster movies. In 2008 the American Film Institute honored America’s 10 greatest films in 10 classic film genres, of which Science Fiction was one. These were chosen from a ballot of 500 nominated films, to a jury of over 1500 leaders in the film industry. The ballot include films from 1915 to 2006.

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2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Science Fiction Films
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Drew Barrymore, Erika Eleniak, Debra Winger

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A Clockwork Orange Malcolm McDowell, Warren Clarke, Steven Berkoff

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The Day the Earth Stood Still Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Frances Bavier

Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Science Fiction Films
Blade Runner Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

Alien is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Science Fiction Films
Alien Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list AFI’s Top 10 Science Fiction Films
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers Dana Wynter, Sam Peckinpah, Carolyn Jones

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Back to the Future Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson