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Total Nerd The Best Science Fiction Movies of 2011  

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List of the best 2011 science fiction movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Sci-fi movies are always a solid choice if you're in the mood for watching aliens, mutants, creatures from beyond space and anything else you normally wouldn't see in a film. These are all the science fiction movies that defined the year 2011, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List is made up of many different movies, including Captain America: The First Avenger and X-Men: First Class. This isn't necessarily a list of all science fiction movies from 2011, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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X-Men: First Class Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender

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Thor Natalie Portman, Kat Dennings, Samuel L. Jackson

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Captain America: The First Avenger Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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The Adjustment Bureau Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Jon Stewart

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Real Steel Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Kevin Durand

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow

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Super 8 Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Shia LaBeouf, John Malkovich

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Battle: Los Angeles Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Shaffer Smith

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Paul Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig

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Source Code Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga

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Cowboys & Aliens Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig

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Contagion Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon

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Limitless Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Bruce Lee

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I Am Number Four Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, Alex Pettyfer

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The Thing Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Eric Christian Olsen, Joel Edgerton

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Apollo 18 Warren Christie, Michael Kopsa, Andrew Airlie

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In Time Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake

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Green Lantern Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, Angela Bassett

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Priest Maggie Q, Lily Collins, Christopher Plummer

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Season of the Witch Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman

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Megamind: The Button of Doom Will Ferrell, David Cross, Kevin Bailey

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Perfect Sense Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Connie Nielsen

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Melancholia Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt

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7th Sense Shruti Haasan, A.R. Murugadoss, Guinness Pakru

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4:44 Last Day on Earth Willem Dafoe, Natasha Lyonne, Paz de la Huerta

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Attack the Block Nick Frost, John Boyega, Luke Treadaway

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The Day Shannyn Sossamon, Dominic Monaghan, Shawn Ashmore

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A Thousand Kisses Deep Dougray Scott, David Warner, Emilia Fox

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Camel Spiders C. Thomas Howell, Paula LaBaredas, Brian Krause

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2012: Ice Age Julie McCullough, Patrick Labyorteaux, Brandon Slagle

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The Divide Rosanna Arquette, Milo Ventimiglia, Michael Biehn

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Atlas Shrugged: Part I Taylor Schilling, Armin Shimerman, Michael Lerner

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Another Earth Brit Marling, William Mapother, Kumar Pallana

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The Darkest Hour Rachael Taylor, Emile Hirsch, Greg Kinnear

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Evil Bong 3D: The Wrath of Bong Robin Sydney, Christina DeRosa, Irwin Keyes

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Quarantine 2: Terminal Mercedes Masöhn, Ignacio Serricchio, Josh Cooke

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Beastly Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Mary-Kate Olsen

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Sector 7 Ha Ji-won, Oh Ji-ho, Ahn Sung-ki

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Judas Kiss Sean Paul Lockhart, Charlie David, Richard Harmon

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Ra.One Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Rajinikanth

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The FP Clifton Collins, Jr., James Remar

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Dead Space: Aftermath Christine Lakin, Graham McTavish, Christopher Judge

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Sound of My Voice Maeve Quinlan, Brit Marling, Constance Wu

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Extraterrestrial Michelle Jenner, Julián Villagrán, Carlos Areces

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The Green Hornet Cameron Diaz, James Franco, Seth Rogen

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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Jessica Alba, Ricky Gervais, Antonio Banderas

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Zombie Apocalypse Taryn Manning, Ving Rhames, Lesley-Ann Brandt

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Mars Needs Moms Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Elisabeth Harnois

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Legend of the Millennium Dragon Satomi Ishihara, Showtaro Morikubo, Kenta Miyake