Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001

1.

K-PAX

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard, Ajay Naidu, Vincent Laresca, Kimberly Scott, Conchata Ferrell, Saul Williams, Peter Gerety ..
Directed by: Iain Softley
Release date: 2001-10-22
2.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Starring: Haley Joel Osment, Frances O'Connor, Sam Robards, Jake Thomas, Jude Law, William Hurt, Robin Williams, Ben Kingsley, Meryl Streep, Chris Rock ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2001-06-29
3.

Atlantis: The Lost Empire

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea. The underwater expedition takes an unexpected turn when the team's mission must switch from exploring Atlantis to protecting it.

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian, James Garner, John Mahoney, Phil Morris, Leonard Nimoy, Don Novello, Jacqueline Obradors, Florence Stanley ..
Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Release date: 2001-06-02
4.

Vanilla Sky

5.8
6.9/10 IMDB

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee, Noah Taylor, Timothy Spall, Tilda Swinton, Armand Schultz, Alicia Witt ..
Directed by: Cameron Crowe
Release date: 2001-01-22
5.

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Led by a strange dream, scientist Aki Ross struggles to collect the eight spirits in the hope of creating a force powerful enough to protect the planet. With the aid of the Deep Eyes Squadron and her mentor, Dr. Sid, Aki must save the Earth from its darkest hate and unleash the spirits within.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Ming-Na Wen, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Peri Gilpin, James Woods, Jean Simmons, Keith David, Matt McKenzie ..
Directed by: Hironobu Sakaguchi, Motonori Sakakibara
Release date: 2001-07-02
6.

Kate & Leopold

5.2
6.4/10 IMDB

When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time Kate spends with Leopold, the harder she falls for him. But if he doesn't return to his own time, his absence will forever alter history.

Starring: Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Breckin Meyer, Natasha Lyonne, Bradley Whitford, Paxton Whitehead, Spalding Gray, Josh Stamberg, Matthew Sussman ..
Directed by: James Mangold
Release date: 2001-12-25
7.

Jurassic Park III

5.1
5.9/10 IMDB

In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for survival as a host of new -- and even more deadly -- dinosaurs try to make snacks of them.

Starring: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Trevor Morgan, Alessandro Nivola, Michael Jeter, John Diehl, Bruce A. Young, Laura Dern, Taylor Nichols ..
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 2001-07-18
8.

Evolution

5.0
6.1/10 IMDB

A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the only people standing between the aliens and world domination... which could be bad news for the Earth.

Starring: David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, Ted Levine, Dan Aykroyd, Ty Burrell, Andrew Bowen, Sarah Silverman, Katharine Towne ..
Directed by: Ivan Reitman
Release date: 2001-06-08
9.

The One

4.9
5.9/10 IMDB

A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.

Starring: Jet Li, Jason Statham, Carla Gugino, Delroy Lindo, James Morrison, Dylan Bruno, Richard Steinmetz, Steve Rankin, Tucker Smallwood, Harriet Sansom Harris ..
Directed by: James Wong
Release date: 2001-11-02
10.

Planet of the Apes

4.9
5.7/10 IMDB

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Kris Kristofferson, Estella Warren, Paul Giamatti, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Glenn Shadix, Charlton Heston ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2001-07-25
11.

Recess: School's Out

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

It's the most exciting time of year at Third Street Elementary-- the end of the School Year! But boredom quickly sets in for protagonist TJ Detweiler, as his friends are headed for Summer Camp. One day, while passing by the school on his bike, he notices a green glow coming from the school's auditorium. This is the work of the insidious ex-principal of Third Street, Phillium Benedict and his gang of ninjas and secret service look-alikes! Benedict is planning to get rid of Summer Vacation using his newly-acquired Tractor Beam, which he stole from the US Military Base in an effort to raise US Test Scores, and it's up to the Recess Gang to stop him!

Starring: Rickey D'Shon Collins, Jason Davis, Ashley Johnson, Courtland Mead, Pamela Adlon, Dabney Coleman, Robert Goulet, Melissa Joan Hart, April Winchell, Andrew Lawrence ..
Directed by: Chuck Sheetz
Release date: 2001-01-27
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Star Trek: Voyager - Endgame
12.

Star Trek: Voyager - Endgame

4.7
8.6/10 IMDB

Having long since made it home, an aged Admiral Janeway breaks Starfleet directives and temporal laws to take a last stab at an old enemy and shorten Voyager's journey home.

Starring: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill, Ethan Phillips, Robert Picardo, Tim Russ, Jeri Ryan, Garrett Wang, Dwight Schultz ..
Directed by: Allen Kroeker
Release date: 2001-05-23
13.

Impostor

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

A top-secret government weapons designer is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.

Starring: Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe, Mekhi Phifer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Guinee, Gary Dourdan, Ivana Mili?evi?, Burt Bulos, D-Teflon ..
Directed by: Gary Fleder
Release date: 2001-12-03
14.

Scooby-Doo! and the Cyber Chase

4.4
7.0/10 IMDB

When Scooby and the gang get trapped in a video game created for them, they must fight against the 'Phantom Virus.' To escape the game they must go level by level and defeat the game once and for all.

Starring: Scott Innes, Joe Alaskey, Bob Bergen, Grey DeLisle, Gary Anthony Sturgis, B.J. Ward, Frank Welker, Tom Kane, Mikey Kelley ..
Directed by: Jim Stenstrum
Release date: 2001-10-09
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie
15.

Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie

4.4
8.6/10 IMDB

A small boy is sent away from his village. He is to be trained as a samurai warrior and return to fight the evil shape-sifter, Aku, who has wreaked havoc throughout the village. His skills honed, the warrior attempts a return to his home, but winds up in a future time landscape. Here, the locals call the stranger, a sort of Dirty Harry kung fu loner, "Jack" and assist him in his path homeward. This is the original feature length presentation that kicked off the SAMURAI JACK phenomenon on the Cartoon Network.

Starring: Phil LaMarr, Mako, Sab Shimono, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett, Jennifer Hale, Kevin Michael Richardson ..
Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky
Release date: 2001-08-10
16.

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Jimmy Neutron is a boy genius and way ahead of his friends, but when it comes to being cool, he's a little behind. All until one day when his parents, and parents all over Earth are kidnapped by aliens, it's up to him to lead all the children of the world to rescue their parents.

Starring: Debi Derryberry, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo, Jeffrey Garcia, Patrick Stewart, Martin Short, Frank Welker, Rob Paulsen, Carolyn Lawrence, Crystal Scales ..
Directed by: John A. Davis
Release date: 2001-12-21
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Justice League: Secret Origins
17.

Justice League: Secret Origins

4.1
8.0/10 IMDB

When global catastrophe strikes, the World's Greatest Super Heroes answer the call to join Justice League. Justice League works together as a team to overcome a dangerous array of intersteller invaders and world conquering megalomaniacs.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Susan Eisenberg, George Newbern, Carl Lumbly, Phil LaMarr, Maria Canals-Barrera, Gary Cole, Michael Rosenbaum, Jason Marsden, Max Brooks ..
Directed by: Dan Riba, Butch Lukic
Release date: 2001-11-17
18.

Down to Earth

4.0
5.4/10 IMDB

Struggling comic Lance Barton knows what it's like to die on stage. But when his life takes an unexpected turn - straight to heaven - Lance is sure there's been a mistake. Miraculously, he's right! An angel tells Lance he was taken prematurely but assures him he can be returned to Earth - in the aged body of a ruthless white billionaire. In this improbable reincarnation, Lance begins a hilarious quest to realize his showbiz dream...and, along the way, discovers the person he never imagined he could be. Chris Rock delivers a first-rate performance in this romantic comedy remake of HEAVEN CAN WAIT.

Starring: Chris Rock, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri, Eugene Levy, Frankie Faison, Greg Germann, Jennifer Coolidge, Wanda Sykes, John Cho, Mario Joyner ..
Directed by: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
Release date: 2001-02-16
19.

Replicant

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.

Starring: Michael Rooker, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ian Robison, Catherine Dent, Paul McGillion, Pam Hyatt, Margaret Ryan, James Hutson, Brandon James Olson, Peter Flemming ..
Directed by: Ringo Lam
Release date: 2001-05-11
20.

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection

3.9
5.3/10 IMDB

Burt Gummer returns home to Perfection, Nev., to find that the town of terror has become a theme park, and when the simulated giant worm attacks turn real, the survivalist must battle the creatures once again. Gummer pits his impressive knowledge of weaponry against the newest and deadliest generation of flesh-eating graboids, with help from two young entrepreneurs.

Starring: Michael Gross, Shawn Christian, Susan Chuang, Charlotte Stewart, Ariana Richards, Tony Genaro, Lorna Scott, Barry Livingston, John Pappas, Billy Rieck ..
Directed by: Brent Maddock
Release date: 2001-10-02
21.

Just Visiting

3.9
5.7/10 IMDB

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly learns what this new century is like. However, he still needs to get back to the 12th century to deal with the witch, so he starts looking for a wizard. Remake of 1993 French film Les Visiteurs (The Visitors).

Starring: Jean Reno, Christina Applegate, Christian Clavier, Matt Ross, Tara Reid, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, John Aylward, Malcolm McDowell, George Plimpton, Sarah Badel ..
Directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré
Release date: 2001-04-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Reboot - Daemon Rising
22.

Reboot - Daemon Rising

3.8
8.5/10 IMDB

Looks like Bob and his fellow computer Sprites may have finally met their match. Supervirus Daemon is spreading her infection throughout the entire Net and edging ever closer to the City of Mainframe. Bob joins forces with old enemies in an attempt to foil her destruction of Mainframe and must reach into the past to find the answer. ReBoot: Daemon Rising is a 2001 Canadian made-for-TV movie based on the series ReBoot directed by George Samilski. The movie is set after the first three seasons of ReBoot, and along with another ReBoot movie, My Two Bobs, is considered the fourth season. It was originally broadcast in Canada as a film, but was later rebroadcast as 4 individual episodes. Broken down into its component episodes, it is 'Daemon Rising', 'Cross Nodes', 'What's Love Got To Do With It' and 'Sacrifice'. It was released on DVD along with My Two Bobs.

Starring: Sharon Alexander, Giacomo Baessato, Kathleen Barr, Michael Benyaer, Garry Chalk, Colombe Demers, Paul Dobson, Blu Mankuma, Danny McKinnon, Scott McNeil ..
Directed by: George Samilski
Release date: 2001-10-19
23.

Jason X

3.8
4.4/10 IMDB

In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research the ancient, rusting artifacts of the long-gone civilizations. But it's not the harmful environment that could prove fatal to the intrepid, young explorers who have just landed on Old Earth. For them, it's Friday the 13th, and Jason lives!

Starring: Kane Hodder, Lexa Doig, Chuck Campbell, Lisa Ryder, David Cronenberg, Markus Parilo, Jonathan Potts, Dov Tiefenbach, Melyssa Ade, Todd Farmer ..
Directed by: James Isaac
Release date: 2001-07-24
24.

Monkeybone

3.8
4.8/10 IMDB

After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and escapes to wreak havoc on the real world, Stu has to find a way to stop him before his sister pulls the plug on reality forever!

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, John Turturro, Chris Kattan, Giancarlo Esposito, Rose McGowan, Dave Foley, Megan Mullally, Bob Odenkirk, Whoopi Goldberg ..
Directed by: Henry Selick
Release date: 2001-02-23
25.

Ghosts of Mars

3.7
4.9/10 IMDB

Melanie Ballard is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend dangerous criminal James Williams. Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they have set up mining facilities. The mining activities on Mars have unleashed the spirits of alien beings who gradually possess the bodies of the workers. It soon turns out that catching the dangerous fugitive takes a back seat as the alien spirits begin to rid their planet of the 'invaders'.

Starring: Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Clea DuVall, Pam Grier, Joanna Cassidy, Richard Cetrone, Rosemary Forsyth, Lobo Sebastian, Rodney A. Grant ..
Directed by: John Carpenter
Release date: 2001-08-24
26.

The American Astronaut

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Samual Curtis's first mission in this bizarre science fiction musical comedy requires him to take a cat to a saloon on an asteroid. There, he meets his former dance partner (the Blueberry Pirate) and collects his payment: a device capable of producing a Real Live Girl. Including music by alternative rock group The Billy Nayer Show, this film began life as a live show with a loyal following.

Starring: Joshua Taylor, Greg Russell Cook, Rocco Sisto, Cory McAbee, James Ransone, Annie Golden ..
Directed by: Cory McAbee
Release date: 2001-01-20
27.

The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Remember the good old days when anyone with a camera and a few thousand bucks could schlep up to Bronson canyon and quickly make a cheap sci-fi/horror B-movie? Well, they're back! The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra is an affectionate, meticulous re-creation of those notoriously cheesy clunkers, as a gaggle of beloved stereotypes pursue "that rarest of radioactive elements - atmospherium."

Starring: Fay Masterson, Andrew Parks, Susan McConnell, Brian Howe, Jennifer Blaire, Dan Conroy, Robert Deveau, Darrin Reed, Larry Blamire ..
Directed by: Larry Blamire
Release date: 2001-09-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : X-Men: The Mutant Watch
28.

X-Men: The Mutant Watch

3.6
6.2/10 IMDB

While Senator Kelly addresses a senate committee about the supposed mutant menace, we learn about the making of the movie, X-Men.

Starring: Bruce Davison, Bryan Singer, Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Anna Paquin, Famke Janssen, Stan Lee, Ian McKellen, James Marsden, Halle Berry ..
Directed by: Thomas C. Grane
Release date: 2001-08-11
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Fifty Percent Grey
29.

Fifty Percent Grey

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Sergeant wakes up alone with only a widescreen TV for company, in a place designed for him to relax in peace and tranquility, for all eternity...

Directed by: Ruairi Robinson
Release date: 2001-07-13
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : ReBoot - My Two Bobs
30.

ReBoot - My Two Bobs

3.4
8.3/10 IMDB

Will the real Bob please step forward? There might not be a virus, but life's still interesting in Mainframe when a second Bob comes on the scene. No one knows which is which - including the two Bobs. With wedding preparations underway, Dot can't decide who to marry and turns to her friends for assistance. Meanwhile, an old enemy returns to the system and only one of the Sprites can save the Mainframe inhabitants. ReBoot: My Two Bobs is a 2001 Canadian made-for-TV movie based on the series ReBoot directed by George Samilski. The movie is set after the first three seasons of ReBoot, and along with another ReBoot movie, Daemon Rising, is considered the fourth season. It was originally broadcast in Canada as a film, but was later rebroadcast as 4 individual episodes.

Starring: Tony Jay, Michael Benyaer ..
Directed by: Steve Ball
Release date: 2001-11-25
31.

Prince Charming

3.4
6.0/10 IMDB

After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.

Starring: Martin Short, Christina Applegate, Andrea Martin, Billy Connolly, Bernadette Peters, Sean Maguire ..
Directed by: Allan Arkush
Release date: 2001-07-13
32.

The Lost World

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped companions are nicely filled out by a solid cast. James Fox is Challenger's more timid but still covertly adventurous rival, Tom Ward is the moustachioed big game hunter who faces an Allosaurus with an elephant gun, and Matthew Rhys plays the tagalong reporter hoping to impress his faithless fiancée.

Starring: Bob Hoskins, James Fox, Tom Ward, Matthew Rhys, Elaine Cassidy, Peter Falk, Bianca Chiminello, Nathaniel Lees, Joanna Page, Robert Hardy ..
Directed by: Stuart Orme
Release date: 2001-12-25
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Jett Jackson: The Movie
33.

Jett Jackson: The Movie

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Jett Jackson, who is the star of Silverstone, is considering quitting Silverstone when it is given a three year extension. During the filming of the last episode, Jett is accidently sucked into Silverstone's world when a prop malfunctions. Silverstone is zapped into Jett's world as well. In Silverstone's world, Jett has to save the world from Dr. Kragg's evil plans.

Starring: Lee Thompson Young, Lindy Booth, Nigel Shawn Williams, Ryan Sommers Baum, Kerry Duff, Montrose Hagins, Michael Ironside, Dan Petronijevic, Kerry Duff ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2001-06-08
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Virtualia Episode 3: The Dark Side
34.

Virtualia Episode 3: The Dark Side

3.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Starring: Lynn Stone, Kathy Anderson, Loureen Kiss, Sabina Black, Sandra Russo, Sophie Evans, Claudia Ricci, Megan Cole, Sandra Iron, David Perry ..
Directed by: Antonio Adamo
Release date: 2001-01-08
35.

CQ

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, and a new-found infatuation with the sci-fi film's starlet.

Starring: Jeremy Davies, Angela Lindvall, Élodie Bouchez, Gérard Depardieu, Giancarlo Giannini, Massimo Ghini, Jason Schwartzman, Billy Zane, John Phillip Law, Silvio Muccino ..
Directed by: Roman Coppola
Release date: 2001-05-12
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : f8
36.

f8

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

In a very distant future, a mysterious alien power has genetically altered the native inhabitants of a planet to serve as their slave labour force. From "birth", these unfortunate beings are taught that the sole purpose in their lives is to complete the construction of a massive city for supreme beings, their "Gods", who will one day arrive. Despite this control over their destiny, some among these enslaved creatures being to resist. One of them attempts to break free - quite literally reclaiming his identity from a world that has taken it.

Directed by: Jason Wen
Release date: 2001-01-01
37.

Xchange

3.1
5.5/10 IMDB

In the near future, a company called Xchange owns a mind transference technology that enables instantaneous travel by swapping bodies with someone at the destination. A member of the privileged corporate class ("Corpie") Xchanging for the first time unwittingly switches bodies with a terrorist. Forced to hide in a limited life span cloned body with just 2 days remaining, he races against time to stop the terrorist and regain his body.

Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Pascale Bussières, Kim Coates, Kyle MacLachlan, Tom Rack, Arnold Pinnock, Charles Edwin Powell, Judah Katz, Sean Devine, Janet Kidder ..
Directed by: Allan Moyle
Release date: 2001-01-19
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : When Good Ghouls Go Bad
38.

When Good Ghouls Go Bad

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" Curtis was buried in a locked crypt, along with a sculpture so evil, that unearthly fates were said to await anyone who looked at it. Now, 20 years later, the Walker men have returned to Walker Falls. They start a chain of events that unleashes an army of zombies on the town. Has Curtis Danko risen from the grave to exact his revenge? And will the people of Walker Falls make it through the night?

Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Tom Amandes, Roy Billing, Brittany Byrnes, Imelda Corcoran, Rhonda Doyle, Brendan McCarthy, Colin Borgonon, Hayley Sullivan, Joe Pichler ..
Directed by: Patrick Read Johnson
Release date: 2001-10-20
39.

Zenon: The Zequel

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from aliens who have come to help them.

Starring: Kirsten Storms, Shadia Simmons, Lauren Maltby, Susan Brady, Robert Curtis Brown, Phillip Rhys, Holly Fulger, Stuart Pankin, John Getz, Thomas M. Wright ..
Directed by: Manny Coto
Release date: 2001-01-12
40.

Mimic 2

3.1
4.5/10 IMDB

When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the environment, where they were to "mimic" the diseased roaches and infiltrate their grubby habitats. The plan worked until the bugs evolved to mimic their next prey... humans! Just when they were all thought to be dead, the giant cockroaches are back, and this time they've mutated to take on human form!

Starring: Bruno Campos, Alix Koromzay, Will Estes, Edward Albert, Gaven E. Lucas, Jon Polito, Jim O'Heir, Paul Schulze ..
Directed by: Jean de Segonzac
Release date: 2001-07-17
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Backgammon
41.

Backgammon

3.1
6.2/10 IMDB

SURVIVAL OF THE MISFITS... Set in a futuristic world, BACKGAMMON is a clever black comedy, a tongue-in-cheek look at the runaway values that's created the never-ending 9-5 loop.

Starring: Wendy Braun, K.W. Miller, Joshua Cox ..
Directed by: Ziri Rideaux
Release date: 2001-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Final
42.

Final

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Waking up in a nearly empty room, Bill has strange recollections of his father's death and a car crash, and occasional paranoid delusions. Ann, a psychologist, tries to help him make sense of it all.

Starring: Denis Leary, Hope Davis, Marin Hinkle, Earl Hindman, J. C. MacKenzie, Jim Gaffigan, Jim Hornyak, Anthony Pettine, John Brainard, Guy Davis ..
Directed by: Campbell Scott
Release date: 2001-06-08
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : The Matwix
43.

The Matwix

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A Looney Tunes parody of the iconic 1999 film The Matrix.

Starring: Billy West, Tom Kenny ..
Directed by: Steve Belfer
Release date: 2001-09-10
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Black River
44.

Black River

2.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Burned-out Hollywood screenwriter Bo Aikens (Jay Mohr) is fed up with life in Los Angeles. He heads out of the hustle and bustle of the big city and arrives in picturesque Black River in Northern California, seeking relaxation and artistic inspiration. In small, idyllic Black River, nearly everyone is happy, contented, and welcoming of strangers. But despite the beautiful setting, Bo begins to feel unsettled after several disturbing incidents. He discovers that all of his money has been transferred to a bank account in Black River, and a house has been purchased for him by someone on "his" instructions.

Starring: Jay Mohr, Lisa Edelstein, Ann Cusack, Stephen Tobolowsky, Frank C. Turner, Benita Ha, Linsea O'Shea, Jenn Griffin, Jenny Mitchell, Diana Stevan ..
Directed by: Jeff Bleckner
Release date: 2001-07-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Broken Saints
45.

Broken Saints

2.9
7.5/10 IMDB

In the quiet corners of the globe, four strangers – a cynical American programmer, an aging Japanese priest, a troubled Arabic mercenary and a mysterious Fijian girl – receive a series of chilling apocalyptic visions. Desperate to understand their frightening visions of the future, these four troubled souls are simultaneously drawn to a dark city in the West where their fates – and the fate of the world – are revealed to be linked together and somehow part of a global conspiracy. Amidst an epic struggle of man, machine and otherworldly fear, these reluctant heroes must be willing to sacrifice everything…in order to know the truth and save us all!

Directed by: Brooke Burgess
Release date: 2001-02-23
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : 2001: The Making of a Myth
46.

2001: The Making of a Myth

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

The making of Stanley Kubrick's classic space epic, presented by James Cameron, including unseen footage.

Starring: Ed Bishop, James Cameron, Arthur C. Clarke, Keith Denny, Heather Downham, Keir Dullea, Brian Johnson, Elvis Mitchell, Park Hyun-Jin, Con Pederson ..
Directed by: Paul Joyce
Release date: 2001-01-13
47.

Stranded

2.9
5.3/10 IMDB

A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to survive as the minutes slip away?

Starring: Vincent Gallo, Maria de Medeiros, Joaquim de Almeida, María Lidón, Danel Aser, Johnny Ramone, José Sancho, Paul Gibert ..
Directed by: María Lidón
Release date: 2001-09-24
48.

Robot Bastard!

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

The President's Daughter has been kidnapped by the brilliant super-criminal Blood Mamba. All rescue attempts have been thwarted by the evil genius. There's only one thing left to do: send in the Robot. The Robot must fight zombie-monsters and insecurity in order to complete his suicidal mission. This marks the directorial debut of Rob Schrab (Creator of Scud: the Disposable Assassin and Heat Vision and Jack).

Starring: Kurt Scholler, Chris Tallman, Robia LaMorte, Sean McKenna, Jeff Bryan Davis ..
Directed by: Rob Schrab
Release date: 2001-10-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2001 : Beyond Jurassic Park
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Beyond Jurassic Park

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Prepare to go deeper into the breathtaking adventures of the Jurassic Park Trilogy! Highlighted by fascinating, never-seen-before footage from all three Jurassic Park films, this DVD offers an exclusive look at deleted scenes, additional footage and other materials not shown on any theater screen.

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Rick Carter, Michael Crichton ..
Directed by: Laurent Bouzereau
Release date: 2001-01-01
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Halo: Combat Evolved

2.8
8.8/10 IMDB

Super-soldier John-117, Master Chief of the United Nations Space Command, must battle a genocidal alien race known as the Covenant following his violent crash-landing on Halo, an ancient and mysterious ring-world.

Starring: Steve Downes, Jen Taylor, Pete Stacker, Tim Dadabo, Tawnya Pettiford-Wates, David Scully, Mike Madeoy, Mark Dias, Chris Wicklund, Andrew McKaige ..
Directed by: Joseph Staten
Release date: 2001-11-15

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