A lot of sci-fi film concept designs never see the light of day. Science fiction is arguably the greatest genre because of the sheer imagination needed to come up with concepts. When making a sci-fi movie, concept artists spend countless man hours creating elaborate designs. This often leads to a lot of incredible work going unseen on screen. Fortunately, the internet has brought us some would-never-be-seen concept art from some of our favorite science fiction movies!
Some of the art you'll see on this list is totally different from what you saw in the movies. With others, only minor changes were made. All of sci-fi designs and concept sketches here will stimulate your imagination and have you pondering what could have been.Vote up your favorite unused sci-fi concept art and try not to have terrible nightmares about HR Giger's unholy creations.
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BYArt by Ron Miller via io9.8720Is this cool?
- Photo: flickr / CC0Art by Christian Alzmann via Flavorwire10134Is this cool?
R2-D2's Original Concept Art for Star WarsPhoto: Metaweb / CC-BYArt by Ralph McQuarrie, via SlashFilm9136Is this cool?
The Beginning of Ava in Ex MachinaPhoto: flickr / CC0Art by Mark Simpson, via Business Insider10145Is this cool?