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List Rules Vote for your personal favorite steampunk films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best steampunk movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This steampunk movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of steampunk films also contains steampunk movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This steampunk films list can also be copied to start your own. For more general sci-fi and fantasy movies, take a look at which ones are streaming on Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant

This list, though, contains the best steampunk movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This steampunk movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make sure to upvote the best teams/people, because they deserve it. This is a list of a wide variety of examples of steampunk ranging from cartoon steampunk, steampunk anime girls, westerns and really any genre of steampunk themed movies you can think of, really. Now, it's kind of debatable whether or not some of these quite fit the steampunk genre at all, but we're very much covering our bases here. 

List of steampunk films includes steampunk movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Impact the order of the list by having your social network vote too.

These are the top films in the steampunk genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the steampunk genre in it. Be it the motifs of the steampunk genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Thumbs down the movies you don't think should be on this list. Not a fan of Vidocq or Master of the World? Them thumbs them down. If we missed any steampunk movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous steampunk movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about steampunk movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the steampunk movies. List includes photos and steampunk movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

List movies include Time After Time, Perfect Creature and many additional movies as well.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these steampunk movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good steampunk movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest steampunk movies, here is the full steampunk movies list, ordered from best to worst.

James Hill and Nicholas Meyer have both directed Steampunk movies, as have many other great directors.

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Howl's Moving Castle Akihiro Miwa, Akio Ōtsuka, Takuya Kimura

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Shane West

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Sha... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies
LeanneLaniLane added Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes

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squidchickens added Treasure Planet Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short

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Van Helsing Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Jackman, Josie Maran

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Sleepy Hollow Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken

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RoySchroeppel added The Time Machine Yvette Mimieux, Rod Taylor, Alan Young

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Steamboy Anne Suzuki, Susumu Terajima, Sanae Kobayashi

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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

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The Prestige Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

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The City of Lost Children Ron Perlman, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Dominique Pinon

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Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies
TimNorden added Wild Wild West Salma Hayek, Will Smith, Kevin Kline

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The Golden Compass Nicole Kidman, Eva Green, Ian McKellen

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KeikoSakurai added Sherlock Holmes Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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WillCasper added Serenity Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion

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SamSpedding added Hugo Jude Law, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee

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Castle in the Sky Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Tanaka, Ichirō Nagai

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AxelleBernard added City of Ember Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tim Robbins

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The Brothers Grimm Monica Bellucci, Matt Damon, Lena Headey

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BradleyGreenwood added Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen Uma Thurman, Robin Williams, Sting

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Journey to the Center of the Earth Pat Boone, Bernard Herrmann, Arlene Dahl

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TonyaReneeMccreary added Time Bandits Sean Connery, John Cleese, Ian Holm

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Dark City is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies
AxelleBernard added Dark City Jennifer Connelly, Kiefer Sutherland, Melissa George

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Around the World in 80 Days Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maggie Q, Jackie Chan

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MollyKathrynDenver added Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Phil Collins, Dick Van Dyke, Benny Hill

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Young Sherlock Holmes Sophie Ward, Michael Hordern, Brian Oulton

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christian-paulson added Metropolis Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Theodor Loos

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WallfredRomero added 12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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FerociousR added The Rocketeer Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin

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H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds Susan Goforth, Jamie Lynn Sease, Darlene Sellers

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Return to Oz Fairuza Balk, Piper Laurie, Nicol Williamson

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Godslayer79 added Atlantis: The Lost Empire Michael J. Fox, Leonard Nimoy, James Garner

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mike-stocker added Sucker Punch Vanessa Hudgens, Jon Hamm, Carla Gugino

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Time After Time Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

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Captain Nemo and the Underwater City Chuck Connors, Luciana Paluzzi, Robert Ryan

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МомчилПавлов added Dune Sting, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt

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BradleyGreenwood added Nineteen Eighty-Four John Hurt, Annie Lennox, Richard Burton

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JBS1 added Frankenstein's Monster: a Steampunk Film Adaptation Dustin Sturgill, Matt Risoldi

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The Fabulous World of Jules Verne Hugh Downs, Alena Kreuzmannová, František Černý

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Mutant Chronicles John Malkovich, Ron Perlman, Devon Aoki

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RoySchroeppel added First Men in the Moon Peter Finch, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries

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BradleyGreenwood added Robots Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Amanda Bynes

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RichardThomas added Back to the Future Part III Michael J. Fox, Elisabeth Shue, Christopher Lloyd

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bdalzell added Going Postal Charles Dance, David Suchet, Tamsin Greig

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The Adventurer: is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Steampunk Movies
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