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The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies

Updated December 20, 2020 2.0k votes 227 voters 5.7k views48 items

List RulesVote up your favorite science fiction romance movies.

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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  • Passengers1
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    Passengers

    Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt

    Released2016

    Directed byMorten Tyldum

    Passengers is a 2016 romantic science fiction thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum and...  more
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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind2
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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2004

    Directed byMichel Gondry

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama...  more
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  • The Fifth Element3
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    The Fifth Element

    Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis

    Released1997

    Directed byLuc Besson

    The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and...  more
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  • Her4
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    Her

    Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde

    Released2013

    Directed bySpike Jonze

    Her is a 2013 American romantic science fiction comedy-drama film written, directed, and...  more
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  • Alita: Battle Angel5
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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

    Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert...  more
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  • The Space Between Us6
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    The Space Between Us

    Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield

    Released2017

    Directed byPeter Chelsom

    The Space Between Us is a 2017 American romantic science fiction film directed by Peter...  more
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  • About Time7
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    About Time

    Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie

    Released2013

    Directed byRichard Curtis

    About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Richard Curtis. A young...  more
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  • The Lobster8
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    The Lobster

    Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz

    Released2015

    Directed byYorgos Lanthimos

    The Lobster is a 2015 science fiction romantic comedy-drama film directed by Greek director...  more
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  • Ex Machina9
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    Ex Machina

    Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander

    Released2015

    Directed byAlex Garland

    Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex...  more
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  • The Giver10
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    The Giver

    Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes

    Released2014

    Directed byPhillip Noyce

    The Giver is a 2014 American social science fiction film directed by Phillip Noyce and written...  more
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  • The One I Love11
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    The One I Love

    Elisabeth Moss, Ted Danson

    Released2014

    Directed byCharlie McDowell

    The One I Love is a 2014 American romantic dramedy film, directed by Charlie McDowell and...  more
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  • The Terminator12
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    The Terminator

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton

    Released1984

    Directed byJames Cameron

    The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James...  more
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  • Blast from the Past13
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    Blast from the Past

    Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken

    Released1999

    Directed byHugh Wilson

    Blast from the Past is a 1999 American romantic comedy film based on a story and directed by...  more
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  • Upside Down14
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    Upside Down

    Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess

    Released2012

    Directed byJuan Diego Solanas

    Upside Down is a 2012 Canadian-French romantic science fiction film written and directed by...  more
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  • Perfect Sense15
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    Perfect Sense

    Ewan McGregor, Eva Green

    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Mackenzie

    Perfect Sense is a 2011 drama, romance and sci-fi film written by Kim Fupz Aakeson and...  more
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  • Vanilla Sky16
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    Vanilla Sky

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

    Released2001

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Vanilla Sky is a 2001 American science fiction thriller film directed, written, and...  more
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  • The Adjustment Bureau17
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    The Adjustment Bureau

    Emily Blunt, Matt Damon

    Released2011

    Directed byGeorge Nolfi

    The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American romantic science fiction thriller film loosely based...  more
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  • Gattaca18
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    Gattaca

    Uma Thurman, Jude Law

    Released1997

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

    Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It...  more
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  • Mr. Nobody19
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    Mr. Nobody

    Diane Kruger, Jared Leto

    Released2009

    Directed byJaco Van Dormael

    Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction drama film. It was written and directed by Jaco Van...  more
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  • The Time Traveler's Wife20
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    The Time Traveler's Wife

    Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

    The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2009 American romantic science fiction drama film directed by...  more
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  • WALL-E21
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar...  more
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  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World22
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    Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    Keira Knightley, Steve Carell

    Released2012

    Directed byLorene Scafaria

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  • Safety Not Guaranteed23
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    Safety Not Guaranteed

    Kristen Bell, Aubrey Plaza

    Released2012

    Directed byColin Trevorrow

    Safety Not Guaranteed is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Colin Trevorrow and inspired...  more
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  • Another Earth24
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    Another Earth

    Brit Marling, William Mapother

    Released2011

    Directed byMike Cahill

    Another Earth is a 2010 drama film written by Brit Marling and Mike Cahill directed by Mike...  more
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  • The Age of Adaline25
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    The Age of Adaline

    Blake Lively, Harrison Ford

    Directed byKasra Farahani

    The Age of Adaline is a 2015 American romance fantasy film about a woman (Blake Lively) who...  more
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