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The Most Romantic Science Fiction Movies

Updated December 20, 2020 2.3k votes 259 voters 6.9k 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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    Passengers

    Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt
    Passengers is a 2016 romantic science fiction thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum and...  more

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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst
    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American romantic science-fiction comedy-drama...  more

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    The Fifth Element

    Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis
    The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and...  more

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    Her

    Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde
    Her is a 2013 American romantic science fiction comedy-drama film written, directed, and...  more

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    About Time

    Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie
    About Time is a 2013 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Richard Curtis. A young...  more

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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz
    Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert...  more

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    The Space Between Us

    Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield
    The Space Between Us is a 2017 American romantic science fiction film directed by Peter...  more
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    The Lobster

    Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz
    The Lobster is a 2015 science fiction romantic comedy-drama film directed by Greek director...  more

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    Ex Machina

    Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander
    Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex...  more

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    The Giver

    Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes
    The Giver is a 2014 American social science fiction film directed by Phillip Noyce and written...  more
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    The One I Love

    Elisabeth Moss, Ted Danson
    The One I Love is a 2014 American romantic dramedy film, directed by Charlie McDowell and...  more

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    The Age of Adaline

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

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    Upside Down

    Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess
    Upside Down is a 2012 Canadian-French romantic science fiction film written and directed by...  more
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    Mr. Nobody

    Diane Kruger, Jared Leto
    Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction drama film. It was written and directed by Jaco Van...  more

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    Vanilla Sky

    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise
    Vanilla Sky is a 2001 American science fiction thriller film directed, written, and...  more

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    Blast from the Past

    Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken
    Blast from the Past is a 1999 American romantic comedy film based on a story and directed by...  more

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    The Adjustment Bureau

    Emily Blunt, Matt Damon
    The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American romantic science fiction thriller film loosely based...  more

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    Perfect Sense

    Ewan McGregor, Eva Green
    Perfect Sense is a 2011 drama, romance and sci-fi film written by Kim Fupz Aakeson and...  more

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    Upstream Color

    Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth
    Upstream Color is a 2013 film written and directed by Shane Carruth. A man and woman are drawn...  more
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman
    WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar...  more

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    Never Let Me Go

    Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan
    Never Let Me Go is a 2010 British dystopian science fiction drama film based on Kazuo...  more
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    Forever Young

    Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis
    Forever Young is a 1992 film with elements of romance, drama and science fiction, directed by...  more
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    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by...  more

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    Safety Not Guaranteed

    Kristen Bell, Aubrey Plaza
    Safety Not Guaranteed is a 2012 American comedy film directed by Colin Trevorrow and inspired...  more
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    The Island

    Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor
    The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay,...  more

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