Best Science Fiction Movies of 1999

1.

The Matrix

7.1
8.7/10 IMDB

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano, Gloria Foster, Marcus Chong, Paul Goddard, Robert Taylor, Julian Arahanga ..
Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Release date: 1999-03-30
2.

The Iron Giant

6.5
8.0/10 IMDB

In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Christopher McDonald, Harry Connick Jr., John Mahoney, Cloris Leachman, James Gammon, M. Emmet Walsh, Jack Angel ..
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 1999-08-06
3.

Galaxy Quest

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

The stars of a 1980s sci-fi show—now eking out a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions—are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of aliens turn to the cast members for help in their quest to overcome the oppressive regime in their solar system.

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, Daryl Mitchell, Enrico Colantoni, Robin Sachs, Jed Rees, Justin Long ..
Directed by: Dean Parisot
Release date: 1999-12-23
4.

Bicentennial Man

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought, the Martin family soon discovers they don't have an ordinary robot.

Starring: Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Embeth Davidtz, Oliver Platt, Kiersten Warren, Wendy Crewson, Bradley Whitford, Lindze Letherman, Angela Landis, John Michael Higgins ..
Directed by: Chris Columbus
Release date: 1999-12-17
5.

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

5.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Pernilla August, Frank Oz, Oliver Ford Davies ..
Directed by: George Lucas
Release date: 1999-05-19
6.

eXistenZ

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.

Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jude Law, Ian Holm, Willem Dafoe, Don McKellar, Oscar Hsu, Callum Keith Rennie, Christopher Eccleston, Sarah Polley, Robert A. Silverman ..
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Release date: 1999-04-14
7.

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

When diabolical genius, Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo’, Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself – with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell – to stop the dastardly plan. Once there, Austin faces off against Dr. Evil's army of minions and saves the world in his own unbelievably groovy way.

Starring: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Rob Lowe, Seth Green, Mindy Sterling, Verne Troyer, Elizabeth Hurley, Gia Carides ..
Directed by: Jay Roach
Release date: 1999-06-08
8.

The Thirteenth Floor

5.1
7.1/10 IMDB

Los Angeles. A wealthy man, known as Mr. Fuller, discovers a shocking secret about the world he lives in. Fearing for his life, he leaves a desperate message for a friend of his in the most unexpected place.

Starring: Craig Bierko, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Gretchen Mol, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dennis Haysbert, Steven Schub, Jeremy Roberts, Rif Hutton, Leon Rippy, Janet MacLachlan ..
Directed by: Josef Rusnak
Release date: 1999-04-16
9.

Deep Blue Sea

4.8
5.8/10 IMDB

Researchers on the undersea lab Aquatica have genetically altered the brains of captive sharks to develop a cure for Alzheimer's disease. But there's an unexpected side effect: the sharks got smarter, faster, and more dangerous. After a big storm damages their remote research facility, they must fight for their lives.

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, LL Cool J, Michael Rapaport, Samuel L. Jackson, Stellan Skarsgård, Jacqueline McKenzie, Aida Turturro, Cristos, Daniel Rey ..
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 1999-07-28
Best Science Fiction Movies of 1999 : Blackadder: Back & Forth
10.

Blackadder: Back & Forth

4.7
7.7/10 IMDB

It's Millennium Eve and Blackadder is hosting a dinner party for a few select friends, Lady Elizabeth, Viscount George, Archbishop Melchett and Archbishop Darling. Baldrick devises yet another of his infamous cunning plans to help his ever greedy master Edmund Blackadder con money from his gullible friends. The pair build a "time machine" from empty cereal packets and place bets with their friends as to when in history they will travel, retrieving various artifacts from their travels as proof, items which Blackadder already owns! However, in a strange twist of fate the time machine actually works and the pair are thrown back in history initially to the Jurassic period. Gradually the pair start to return to their own time stopping off at various famous times in history such as Sherwood Forest and the Battle of Waterloo but will they make it home?

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson, Patsy Byrne, Colin Firth, Rik Mayall, Kate Moss ..
Directed by: Paul Weiland
Release date: 1999-12-06

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