Black holes are some of the most mysterious and fascinating objects in the universe. They're also very, very scary. If you've seen Event Horizon or The Black Hole, you know that black holes can be downright terrifying places. But they can also be beautiful and awe-inspiring, which is why they're such popular subjects for science fiction movies. There are even some black hole movies that take place underwater like Sphere. But which one should top the list?
Some of these films feature black holes as a central plot point (like Interstellar), while others just throw them in for good measure. Either way, these are some of the best movies about black holes out there! Vote up your favorites below!
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Interstellar is a 2014 science fiction film about a team of astronauts who travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Jessica Chastain. Interstellar was directed by Christopher Nolan, who also co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan. The film was produced by Nolan's production company Syncopy Inc. and was distributed by Paramount Pictures. Interstellar received critical acclaim upon its release, with many praising its direction, acting, visuals, and themes. The film grossed over $675 million worldwide and was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one for Best Visual Effects.
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In "Event Horizon", a space crew is sent to investigate the disappearance of a ship that vanished into a black hole seven years earlier. Upon arrival, they find the ship floating near the black hole, and soon realize that something has come back with it. As they explore the ship, they are haunted by visions of their own deaths, and eventually discover that the black hole has opened a doorway to another dimension. The crew must fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the ship and its horrifying secrets.
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