Best science-fiction movies

Best science-fiction movies. Renowned science-fiction director Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated "Super 8" is out this week. The film follows a group of friends in a small town in Ohio who witness a mysterious train crash. But will it stand up against these science-fiction classics?

Release date: Sept. 30, 2005
Director: Joss Whedon
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
Release date: June 11, 1982
Director: Steven Spielberg
Alien vs. Predator
Release date: Aug. 13, 2004
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
2001: A Space Odyssey
Release date: April 2, 1968
Director: Stanley Kubrick
12 Monkeys
Release date: Dec. 29, 1995
Director: Terry Gilliam
Back to the Future
Release date: July 3, 1985
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: June 23, 2008
Director: Andrew Stanton
Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope
Release date: March 25, 1977
Director: George Lucas
The Matrix
Release date: March 31, 1999
Director: Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski
Release date: Dec. 10, 2009
Director: James Cameron
Planet of the Apes
Release date: Feb. 8, 1968
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
District 9
Release date: Aug. 13, 2009
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Release date: Oct. 24, 1997
Director: Andrew Niccol
Children of Men
Release date: Dec. 25, 2006
Director: Alfonso CuarĂ³n
Release date: May 25, 1979
Director: Ridley Scott
V for Vendetta
Release date: Feb. 13, 2006
Director: James McTeigue
Blade Runner
Release date: June 25, 1982
Director: Ridley Scott
Release date: Jan. 23, 2009
Director: Duncan Jones
The Terminator
Release date: Oct. 26, 1984
Director: James Cameron
Release date: Nov. 21, 1931
Director: James Whale
Release date: July 8, 2010
Director: Christopher Nolan
Release date: July 9, 1982
Director: Steven Lisberger

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