Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space . . . . . continue


In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. But now, the people are fighting back. One police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming. . . . . . continue

Avengers: Age of Ultron

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test . . . . . continue

Terminator Genisys

In 2029, John Connor, leader of the Resistance, continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles' offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when John is notified by his army unit, Tech-Com . . . . . continue

Jurassic World

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park (1993), Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
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Mad Max: Fury Road

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life . . . . . continue

Jupiter Ascending

Unbeknown to Earth's residents, life on Earth and countless other planets has been seeded by families of alien royalty for the purpose of harvesting the evolved living creatures . . . . . continue


Directed by Christopher Nolan. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine, the film features a team of space travelers who travel through a wormhole in search of a new habitable planet . . . . . continue

Guardians of the Galaxy

In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan . . . . . continue

Edge of Tomorrow

The epic action of “Edge of Tomorrow” unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world . . . . . continue

X-Men: Days of Future Past

The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants
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Godzilla 2014

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten . . . . . continue

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life. . . . . . continue


Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions . . . . . continue

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier . . . . . continue

Harbinger Down
Saving a cinema art form one Practical Effects Master at a time

Grad students on the fishing trawler Harbinger discover the wreckage of a Soviet era spacecraft and are attacked by shapeshifting alien monsters
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I, Frankenstein

200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind . . . . . continue


In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer . . . . . continue

50's Sci-Fi

The fifties ushered in some of the cheesiest, yet glorious alien creatures in the history of sci-fi film. Take a trip down memory lane with SFMZ's detailed highlights of fifties sci-fi classics categorized by each year of the decade.

SFMZ Exclusive: Interview with
Character/Creature Designer Jordu Schell

We had the fortunate opportunity to speak by phone with Jordu Schell who's talent as a designer and sculptor is world renowned. His credits include 'Avatar', 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian', '300', 'Hellboy', and many more.

The Transcendental Science of Avatar

Astronomer and Best Selling Author Abdul Ahad weighs in on the science of Avatar exclusively for SFMZ. Abdul offers some interesting insight regarding Avatar's scientific foundation and brings forward the scientific accuracy Cameron delivered regarding Pandora and it's creatures.

The Birth of the Sci-Fi Alien

Over the last few decades, our beloved movie alien characters have practically become as commonplace as the western or cop character. Like any film genre's characters, the movie alien has deep roots in literature.

The Best Sci-Fi Films of the Year
By Year: 1920 to Current
Including Superhero Films

Weighing in viewer / critical acclaim, award organizations accolades, and select All Time lists, SFMZ presents the best sci-films by year beginning with 1920 to Current.

The Top Ten Sci-Fi Films We Enjoy
But Are Universally Hated

There are some sci-fi films that seemed to be universally hated across the cinema kingdom, yet there are a select few we consider guilty pleasures.

SFMZ's Top Ten Sci-Fi Films of All Time

We sampled ten popular online top sci-fi film polls to determine SFMZ's Top Ten Sci-Fi Films of All Time. Based on their average ranking per poll, each film was measured how well it fared in the lists.

SFMZ's Top Ten Sequels of All Time

Using the same formula for our Top Ten Sci-Fi Films of All Time, we put together SFMZ's Top Ten Sequels of All Time. While drama, horror, and fantasy films enter the mix, six of ten sequels selected are sci-fi.

The Greatest CGI Scenes in Sci-Fi Film

Special effects and sci-fi film seem to go together like baseball and hotdogs. With the introduction of computer graphics, this new craft opened the sci-fi genre into a much larger world of cinematic creativity.

The Top Sci-Fi Movie Planets

Sci-fi films featuring alien worlds is a common and popular vehicle for their imaginary tale, though only a few truly explore their fictional universe to any extensive degree.

The Greatest Hand Weapons of Sci-Fi Film

We put together a list of the greatest sci-fi movie hand weapons packing enough firepower to dispatch the biggest and baddest villains or creatures on film.

The Greatest Sci-Fi Film Weapons
of Mass Destruction

Whether they are needed to liquify our armies or level entire cities, sci-fi film's mega-weapons showed us how to reign global destruction supreme.

The Greatest Sci-Fi Soundtracks

The soundtrack of a sci-film or television is arguably just as critical as the visual awe we experience from the greats such as 2001: A Spaced Odyssey, Blade Runner, Alien, Star Wars and many more.

Nine Intriguing Characters of Sci-Fi Film

Breaking away from my top ten trend for this article mainly to add more characters if I decide to expand this article. For now, here are nine characters, some from iconic sci-fi films, to get this party started.

12 Award Winning Sci-Fi Movie Villains

SFMZ looks at sci-fi movie villains that garnered awards and or honors for the actor's performance or the characters themselves.

SFMZ's More Sci-Fi

SFMZ's More Sci-Fi section is loaded with many articles and best of lists, some of the features highlighted below.

Sci-Fi Around the Web

We surf the web for you, picking out interesting articles related to sci-fi movies and more.

SFMZ's Enhanced Script Presentations

Read sci-fi film scripts like you have never experienced before. Each presentation is featured with highlighted dialogue and screenshots in sync with the film's story line.

Sci-Fi History

The history of science fiction films parallels that of the motion picture industry as a whole, although it took several decades before the genre was taken seriously.

Sci-Fi at the Box Office

While Sci-Fi films seem to be shunned by the Oscars for the most part, the box office has been a bit more generous with praise, or at least monetarily.

Movie Aliens vs. Pre-historic Real Beasts

Imagine an epic battle between a T-Rex and the Alien Queen, or Star War's Rancor against a Triceratops. This feature showcases a match-up of movie aliens verses pre-historic real beasts for the ultimate sci-fi smackdown.

The Golden Age of 3D

From the world's first 3D feature film, The Power of Love, to Andy Warhol's Frankenstein 3D, SFMZ looks at vintage 3D films from the 20's to the 70's.

Explore the Subgenres of Sci-Fi

Many sci-fi fans know that there are a variety of subgenres under the umbrella of science fiction, but you may be surprised just how deep that cyber-well really is. Explore dozens of sci-fi subgenres along with film image examples.

Alien Director's Cut Analysis

SFMZ takes a look at what the Alien Director's Cut brings to the table starting with the scene of Brett's death.

SFMZ's Sci-Fi Art Gallery

When it comes to science fiction art, there's a rich diversity of talent on the web who explore the artistic cosmos with incredibly fantastic visual realms. In this section, we showcase known and unknown artists who paint the universe with amazing creativity.

Stan Winston Tribute

SFMZ provides this permanent tribute to the premiere special effects master Stan Winston. He helped bring Jurassic Park, Aliens, the Terminator and others to the big screen.

Spotlight on James Cameron

This showcase is our comprehensive James Cameron online dedication. We have researched and archived over 20 years of Cameron articles and interviews, along with a detailed biography, and more.

SFMZ's Top Ten Sci-Fi Movie Websites

There is a whole truck load of sci-fi movie websites on the web, but only a select few shine above the rest with diverse offerings to their site visitors such as exclusives, scoops, reviews, galleries, and much more.

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