Here, our Top Ten “Hero Journey” Sci-Fi picks for your enjoyment. It was SO HARD to stop at ten. We could have added Logan’s Run and Soylent Green – two films that take ageism to the extreme. And many, many others. So, what do you think. Is it a good start? Did we capture a few of yours?
What would you add, to this list?
Top Ten Sci-Fi Picks
- Star Trek, – Since the original series, delves into many questions, always with good vs. evil.
- Star Wars – A hero and a princess. Using the force, rescuing the universe from the dark side.
- Firefly (tv series) – A winning band of friends traveling through troubles in a complex future.Fifth Element – The world under attack in the future. Sci fi good-vs-evil at its finest.Lord of the Rings –An epic tale of good against evil, as a band of friends set out to save the world.
- Fahrenheit 451 – A classic exploration of the power of the printed word, and what one person might do, to save and foster it.
- 1984 – George Orwell explores the question, “what does it look like, in a world where thoughts aren’t free?” and “what can one person do, in response?”
- Repo Men – What is life worth, in a world where body parts can be repossessed?
- Automata – This sci-fi film asks, what is life, and what “life” do we value?
- Total Recall – Schwarzenegger’s memories have been wiped… what is real, and who to trust?
- Robocop – One human life, sacrificed by a company, to become a cyborg and police a dystopian world.
- Cloud Atlas – This film is just too difficult to explain… but worth watching.
- Apollo 13 – Tom Hanks again, this time as an astronaut. Will he make it?
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