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The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies  

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Want a little science fiction with your romance? These are the best sci-fi romance movies the hybrid genre has to offer. Sci-fi romance movies are great for date night. Often times romantic science fiction movies blend futuristic elements with a strong love story. Prime examples of sci-fi romances include Passengers and Her. But are these films the top sci-fi romance films out there?

The greatest science fiction romance films offer relatable love stories that take place in unique circumstances. Now it's time to determine the best sci-fi romance movie of all time. Vote up the sci-fi romance movies that you love and vote down the ones that you wish you'd never seen. Don't see your favorite sci-fi fantasy movie on the list? Feel free to add it and check back to see how other users rank your additions and look for new sci-fi romance movies as they are released.

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Passengers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen
Passengers is a 2016 romantic science fiction thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum and written by Jon Spaihts. It stars Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt as two people who awake, 90 years too ...more
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The Space Between Us is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson
The Space Between Us is a 2017 American romantic science fiction film directed by Peter Chelsom and written by Allan Loeb, from a story by Stewart Schill, Richard Barton Lewis and Loeb. It ...more
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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman
The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Mostly set in the ...more
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The Giver is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, Meryl Streep
The Giver is a 2014 American social science fiction film directed by Phillip Noyce and written by Michael Mitnick and Robert B. Weide based on the 1993 novel of same name by Lois Lowry. The film ...more
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The Lobster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden
The Lobster is a 2015 science fiction romantic comedy-drama film directed by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos in his English-language debut. Its script was awarded the ARTE International Prize ...more
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Blast from the Past is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Brendan Fraser
Blast from the Past is a 1999 American romantic comedy film based on a story and directed by Hugh Wilson, and starring Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek and ...more
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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
dontyouwish added Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly
Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more
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The One I Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Elisabeth Moss, Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen
The One I Love is a 2014 American romantic dramedy film, directed by Charlie McDowell and starring Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss. The film had its world premiere at 2014 Sundance Film Festival ...more
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Her is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams
Her is a 2013 American romantic science fiction comedy-drama film written, directed, and produced by Spike Jonze. The film's musical score was composed by Arcade Fire, with the cinematography ...more
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About Time is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy
About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Richard Curtis. A young man (Domhnall Gleeson) with the special ability to time travel tries to change his past in order to ...more
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Upside Down is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Larry Day
Upside Down is a 2012 Canadian-French romantic science fiction film written and directed by Juan Diego Solanas, starring Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst.
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Upstream Color is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth, Brina Palencia
Upstream Color is a 2013 film written and directed by Shane Carruth.
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Perfect Sense is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Connie Nielsen
Perfect Sense is a 2011 drama, romance and sci-fi film written by Kim Fupz Aakeson and directed by David Mackenzie.
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The Adjustment Bureau is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Jon Stewart
The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American romantic science fiction thriller film loosely based on the Philip K. Dick short story, "Adjustment Team". The film was written and directed by ...more
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Seeking a Friend for the... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a 2012 comedy-drama film written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, in her directorial debut. The film stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley. The ...more
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The Time Traveler's Wife... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Ron Livingston
The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2009 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by Robert Schwentke. The story follows Henry DeTamble, a Chicago librarian with a paranormal genetic ...more
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The Island is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi
The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005, in the United States ...more
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Never Let Me Go is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield
Never Let Me Go is a 2010 British dystopian science fiction drama film based on Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Mark Romanek from a screenplay by Alex ...more
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Mr. Nobody is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Diane Kruger, Jared Leto, Juno Temple
Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction drama film. It was written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael, produced by Philippe Godeau, and starred Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham, ...more
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In Time is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Timberlake
In Time is a 2011 American dystopian science fiction action thriller film written, directed, and produced by Andrew Niccol. In 2169, people are genetically engineered to stop aging on their 25th ...more
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Starman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Jeff Bridges, John Carpenter, Karen Allen
Starman is a 1984 American romantic science fiction film, directed by John Carpenter, that tells the story of an alien who has come to Earth in response to the invitation found on the gold ...more
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The Fountain is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn
The Fountain is a 2006 American drama film that blends elements of fantasy, history, spirituality, and science fiction. It is directed by Darren Aronofsky, and stars Hugh Jackman and Rachel ...more
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The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory
The Time Machine is a 2002 American science fiction film loosely adapted from the 1895 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells and the 1960 film screenplay by David Duncan. It was ...more
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Phenomenon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick
Phenomenon is a 1996 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Jon Turteltaub, written by Gerald Di Pego, and starring John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall, and ...more
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Safety Not Guaranteed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies
Kristen Bell, Aubrey Plaza, Jeff Garlin
Safety Not Guaranteed is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Colin Trevorrow and inspired by a 1997 Backwoods Home Magazine classified ad—itself written as a joke filler by Backwoods ...more