Best Science Fiction Movies of 1968



7.2/10 IMDB

Like the previous film Luna produced by Klushantsev, the film Mars was created at the intersection of educational science films and science-fiction. It consists of seven pieces, which tell (based on scientific understanding of the 1960s) of the physical conditions on planet Mars, the possibility of life on Mars and what forms it might take, of Martian canals and "seas" of the Red Planet. In addition, the film includes the director's fantasy hypothetical forms of life on mars, and of the exploration and colonization of Mars in the near future.

Directed by: Pavel Klushantsev
Release date: 1968-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1968 : The Omegans

The Omegans

3.7/10 IMDB

When an artist discovers his wife is having an affair with their jungle guide, he lures them into posing for him in a radioactive jungle river.

Starring: Keith Larsen, Ingrid Pitt ..
Directed by: W. Lee Wilder
Release date: 1968-02-18
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1968 : Thunderbird 6

Thunderbird 6

6.3/10 IMDB

The International Rescue team is faced with one of its toughest challenges yet, as the revolutionary lighter-than-air craft Skyship One is hijacked while on her maiden voyage around the world. Against backdrops including the Statue of Liberty and the Sphinx, Lady Penelope, Parker, Alan and Tin-Tin fight the hijackers from on-board, while the rest of the team tries to stop the airship crashing.

Starring: Peter Dyneley, Sylvia Anderson, Shane Rimmer, Jeremy Wilkin, Matt Zimmerman, David Graham, David Graham ..
Directed by: David Lane
Release date: 1968-08-03

Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World

0.0/10 IMDB

On Earth in 2018, the Doctor and his companions are enmeshed in a deadly web of intrigue thanks to his uncanny resemblance to the scientist/politician Salamander. He is hailed as the "shopkeeper of the world" for his efforts to relieve global famine, but why do his rivals keep disappearing? How can he predict so many natural disasters? The Doctor must expose Salamander's schemes before he takes over the world.

Starring: Patrick Troughton, Deborah Watling, Mary Peach, Bill Kerr, Colin Douglas, George Pravda, David Nettheim, Milton Johns, Reg Lye, Carmen Munroe ..
Directed by: Barry Letts
Release date: 1968-01-27


6.0/10 IMDB

A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.

Starring: James Caan, Joanna Moore, Robert Duvall, Barbara Baxley, Charles Aidman, Steve Ihnat, Michael Murphy, Ted Knight ..
Directed by: Robert Altman
Release date: 1968-02-01

2001: A Space Odyssey

8.3/10 IMDB

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Douglas Rain, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack, Robert Beatty, Sean Sullivan, Frank Miller ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1968-04-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1968 : Brides of Blood

Brides of Blood

5.1/10 IMDB

Americans investigating the results of nuclear radiation discover a man-eating monster on a remote island.

Starring: John Ashley, Kent Taylor, Mario Montenegro, Beverly Powers, Eva Darren, Oscar Keesee, Bruno Punzalan, Andres Centenera ..
Directed by: Gerardo de Leon, Eddie Romero
Release date: 1968-05-29
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1968 : Hammerhead


5.1/10 IMDB

An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world (what, another one ?).

Starring: Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors, Michael Bates, Beverly Adams, Patrick Cargill, Patrick Holt, William Mervyn, Douglas Wilmer ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1968-09-11
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1968 : Space Thing

Space Thing

4.1/10 IMDB

A man is in bed reading Sci-Fi mags, and his wife seduces him. He then falls asleep, and the rest is his dream. He is from an alternate world, and disguises himself as an alien, then boards their ship, to keep them from attacking his planet. The captain is a woman, who has two lesbian encounters with her crew, and whips one of them for trying to have sex with our hero. All of the women are anxious to seduce our hero, as the other two men on the ship are not very exciting. Our hero forces a landing on an asetroid (actually the outskirts of Palmdale, California) and everyone runs around topless and has sex. He then blows up the alien ship in the worst special effects explosion.

Starring: Karla Conway, Steve Vincent, Merci Montello, Dan Martin, Fancher Fague, Cara Peters, Stan Isfloride, Bambi Allen ..
Directed by: Byron Mabe
Release date: 1968-09-20

Planet of the Apes

8.0/10 IMDB

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Starring: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey, Jeff Burton ..
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Release date: 1968-02-07

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