Total Nerd The Best Science Fiction Movies of 2013  

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List of the best 2013 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 2013, 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.

This list below has everything from Iron Man 3 to Man of Steel. This isn't necessarily a list of all science fiction movies from 2013, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve

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Elysium Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga

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Oblivion Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko

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Gravity Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris

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Pacific Rim Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman

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Iron Man 3 Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley

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Ender's Game Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson

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The World's End Pierce Brosnan, Rosamund Pike, Martin Freeman

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Man of Steel Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon

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Riddick Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Karl Urban

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The Wolverine Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima

The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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World War Z Brad Pitt, Matthew Fox, David Morse

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About Time Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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Sharknado Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Julie McCullough

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The Host Diane Kruger, Saoirse Ronan, Emily Browning

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The Purge Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Adelaide Kane

The Most Overrated Movies of All Time

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The Zero Theorem Matt Damon, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz

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RoboCop Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton

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Europa Report Sharlto Copley, Embeth Davidtz, Christian Camargo

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Escape from Planet Earth Jessica Alba, Sofía Vergara, Sarah Jessica Parker

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Krrish 3 Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan, Sachin Khedekar

The Best Dystopian and Near Future Movies

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Upstream Color Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth, Brina Palencia

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Infected Michael Madsen, William Forsythe, Christy Carlson Romano

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The Congress Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Robin Wright

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Jnscorona added The Machine Vin Diesel

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum

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Escape Plan Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, 50 Cent

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After Earth Will Smith, Zoë Kravitz, Jaden Smith

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The Dark Tower Javier Bardem