Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004

1.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, Tom Wilkinson, Jane Adams, David Cross, Deirdre O'Connell, Thomas Jay Ryan ..
Directed by: Michel Gondry
Release date: 2004-03-19
2.

The Butterfly Effect

6.2
7.6/10 IMDB

A young man struggles to access sublimated childhood memories. He finds a technique that allows him to travel back into the past, to occupy his childhood body and change history. However, he soon finds that every change he makes has unexpected consequences.

Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Melora Walters, Amy Smart, Elden Henson, William Lee Scott, Eric Stoltz, Logan Lerman, Ethan Suplee, Nathaniel DeVeaux, Kevin Schmidt ..
Directed by: J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress
Release date: 2004-01-22
3.

I, Robot

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

In 2035, where robots are commonplace and abide by the three laws of robotics, a technophobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may be in danger.

Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Tudyk, James Cromwell, Bruce Greenwood, Shia LaBeouf, Chi McBride, Jerry Wasserman, Peter Shinkoda, Terry Chen ..
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Release date: 2004-07-15
4.

Primer

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have seemingly anything they want. Taking advantage of this unique opportunity is the first challenge they face. Dealing with the consequences is the next.

Starring: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden, Anand Upadhyaya, Carrie Crawford, Jay Butler, John Carruth, Juan Tapia, Ashley Warren, Samantha Thomson ..
Directed by: Shane Carruth
Release date: 2004-10-08
5.

The Day After Tomorrow

5.6
6.4/10 IMDB

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum, Dash Mihok, Jay O. Sanders, Sela Ward, Austin Nichols, Arjay Smith, Tamlyn Tomita, Sasha Roiz ..
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Release date: 2004-05-26
6.

The Chronicles of Riddick

5.4
6.6/10 IMDB

After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, reluctant hero will emerge as humanity's champion - and the last hope for a universe on the edge of annihilation.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Thandiwe Newton, Karl Urban, Colm Feore, Linus Roache, Keith David, Yorick van Wageningen, Nick Chinlund, Alexa Davalos, Roger Cross ..
Directed by: David Twohy
Release date: 2004-06-11
7.

Resident Evil: Apocalypse

5.1
6.1/10 IMDB

As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice finds out that the people that died from the previous incident at the Umbrella Corporation have turned into zombies. She then joins a small band of elite soldiers, who are enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. Once lack of luck and resources happen, they begin to wage an exhilarating battle to survive and escape before the Umbrella Corporation erases its experiment from the face of the earth.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr, Thomas Kretschmann, Sophie Vavasseur, Razaaq Adoti, Jared Harris, Mike Epps, Sandrine Holt, Matthew G. Taylor ..
Directed by: Alexander Witt
Release date: 2004-09-10
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
8.

Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars

4.9
8.2/10 IMDB

Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon mission. They attack a Scarren ship, which provokes the Scarrens into declaring war on The Peacekeepers.

Release date: 2004-01-01
9.

Blade: Trinity

4.9
5.8/10 IMDB

For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of the night. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never knew existed—The Nightstalkers. Together with Abigail and Hannibal, two deftly trained Nightstalkers, Blade follows a trail of blood to the ancient creature that is also hunting him—the original vampire, Dracula.

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Dominic Purcell, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Parker Posey, Mark Berry, John Michael Higgins, Callum Keith Rennie, Paul Michael Lévesque ..
Directed by: David S. Goyer
Release date: 2004-12-08
10.

AVP: Alien vs. Predator

4.8
5.6/10 IMDB

When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the Predator race.

Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Raoul Bova, Ewen Bremner, Colin Salmon, Tommy Flanagan, Joseph Rye, Agathe de La Boulaye, Carsten Norgaard, Sam Troughton, Lance Henriksen ..
Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson
Release date: 2004-08-12
11.

The Stepford Wives

4.6
5.3/10 IMDB

What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech, terrifying little town.

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Roger Bart, David Marshall Grant, Jon Lovitz, Matt Malloy, Kate Shindle ..
Directed by: Frank Oz
Release date: 2004-06-10
12.

The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury

4.5
6.5/10 IMDB

After their narrow escape at the end of "Pitch Black," Riddick, Jack and the Imam find themselves at the mercy of a madwoman who intends to entomb Riddick forever as part of a twisted art exhibit. With little but a shiv and Riddick's innate viciousness to aid them, Riddick and his allies must find a way to escape from their captor and her band of mercenaries.

Starring: Vin Diesel, Rhiana Griffith, Keith David, Nick Chinlund, Dwight Schultz, Tress MacNeille, Roger L. Jackson ..
Directed by: Peter Chung
Release date: 2004-06-15
13.

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

When gigantic robots attack New York City, "Sky Captain" uses his private air force to fight them off. His ex-girlfriend, reporter Polly Perkins, has been investigating the recent disappearance of prominent scientists. Suspecting a link between the global robot attacks and missing men, Sky Captain and Polly decide to work together. They fly to the Himalayas in pursuit of the mysterious Dr. Totenkopf, the mastermind behind the robots.

Starring: Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Giovanni Ribisi, Angelina Jolie, Bai Ling, Michael Gambon, Omid Djalili, Laurence Olivier, Trevor Baxter, Peter Law ..
Directed by: Kerry Conran
Release date: 2004-09-17
14.

The I Inside

4.4
6.0/10 IMDB

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his enigmatic past.

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Sarah Polley, Piper Perabo, Robert Sean Leonard, Stephen Rea, Rakie Ayola, Paul John Borde, Peter Egan, Stephen Lang, Stephen Graham ..
Directed by: Roland Suso Richter
Release date: 2004-01-15
15.

The Final Cut

4.4
6.1/10 IMDB

Set in a world with memory implants, Alan Hakman is a 'cutter'—someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories—but his latest assignment puts him in great danger.

Starring: Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Jim Caviezel, Mimi Kuzyk, Genevieve Buechner, Leanne Adachi, Thom Bishops, Stephanie Romanov, George Gordon, Thom Bishops ..
Directed by: Omar Naim
Release date: 2004-10-15
16.

The Forgotten

4.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience, Telly embarks on a search to prove her son's existence, and her sanity.

Starring: Julianne Moore, Anthony Edwards, Jessica Hecht, Christopher Kovaleski, Dominic West, Tim Kang, Gary Sinise, Lee Tergesen, Robert Wisdom, Kathryn Faughnan ..
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Release date: 2004-09-24
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Salad Fingers
17.

Salad Fingers

4.3
8.1/10 IMDB

The adventures of Salad Fingers, an unspecified mutated creature driven to madness by his loneliness.

Release date: 2004-05-09
18.

Cube Zero

4.1
5.6/10 IMDB

Cube Zero is the third film in the trilogy yet this time instead of a film about people trapped in a deadly cube trying to get out we see it from the eyes of someone who is controlling the cube and the torture of the victims inside. When the nerd can’t stand to see a woman suffer he himself enters the cube to try and save her.

Starring: Zachary Bennett, Stephanie Moore, Michael Riley, Martin Roach, David Huband, Mike 'Nug' Nahrgang, Richard McMillan, Joshua Peace, Terri Hawkes, Tony Munch ..
Directed by: Ernie Barbarash
Release date: 2004-10-10
19.

Grayson

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

After the tragic murder of Batman at the hands of his foes, his ward Dick Grayson (AKA: Robin) seeks to avenge the death of his mentor, despite attempts by Superman, Wonder Woman and others to stop him.

Starring: John Fiorella, Brian C. Bethel, Paul Hasenyager, Anthony Heartley, Kate Clarke, Kimberly Page, Gloria Payne, Mark Brodkin, Kofi Natei ..
Directed by: John Fiorella
Release date: 2004-07-24
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : The Five People You Meet In Heaven
20.

The Five People You Meet In Heaven

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

On his 83rd birthday, Eddie (Voight), a war vet and a maintenance worker at the Ruby Pier amusement park, dies while trying to save a girl who is sitting under a falling ride. When he awakens in the afterlife, he encounters five people with ties to his corporeal existence who help him understand the meaning of his life.

Starring: Jon Voight, Ellen Burstyn, Jeff Daniels, Dagmara Domi?czyk, Steven Grayhm, Matt Visser ..
Directed by: Lloyd Kramer
Release date: 2004-12-05
21.

Godsend

3.6
4.8/10 IMDB

A couple agree to have their deceased son cloned under the supervision of an enigmatic doctor, but bizarre things start to happen years after his rebirth.

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Rebecca Romijn, Robert De Niro, Cameron Bright, Zoie Palmer, Munro Chambers, Marcia Bennett, Jake Simons, Devon Bostick, Melanie Tonello ..
Directed by: Nick Hamm
Release date: 2004-04-30
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Jimmy Timmy Power Hour
22.

Jimmy Timmy Power Hour

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Mayhem reigns supreme in the animated kingdom as whiz kid Jimmy Neutron and Timmy from "The Fairly Oddparents" swap places in each other's worlds.

Starring: Debi Derryberry, Tara Strong, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo, Rob Paulsen, Jeffrey Garcia, Carolyn Lawrence, Crystal Scales, Frank Welker, Susanne Blakeslee ..
Directed by: Keith Alcorn, Butch Hartman
Release date: 2004-05-07
23.

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie

3.5
4.9/10 IMDB

After the conclusion of the Battle City Tournament, deep below the sands of Egypt, an ancient evil has awakened. Anubis, who was defeated centuries ago by Yugi’s mysterious alter ego – the ancient Pharaoh – has returned for revenge. Wielding the power of the Eighth Millennium Item, Anubis is determined to destroy Yugi and take over the world.

Starring: Dan Green, Eric Stuart, Scottie Rayow, Wayne Grayson, Gregory Abbey, Amy Birnbaum, Junko Takeuchi, Tadashi Miyazawa, Jirou Jay Takasugi, Dan Green ..
Directed by: Hatsuki Tsuji
Release date: 2004-08-13
24.

Thunderbirds

3.5
4.2/10 IMDB

Dangerous missions are the bread and butter of the Thunderbirds, a high-tech secret force employed by the government. Led by Jeff Tracy (Bill Paxton), the Thunderbirds are at the top of their game, but their nemesis, The Hood (Ben Kingsley), has landed on their island and is attempting a coup by using the team's rescue vehicles. He'll soon discover that the Thunderbirds won't go down.

Starring: Brady Corbet, Soren Fulton, Debora Weston, Lou Hirsch, Alex Barringer, Demetri Goritsas, Genie Francis, Philip Winchester, Deobia Oparei, Bill Paxton ..
Directed by: Jonathan Frakes
Release date: 2004-07-23
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : 5ive Days to Midnight
25.

5ive Days to Midnight

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A physicist discovers a briefcase containing postdated documents and evidence which indicate he will die five days in the future.

Release date: 2004-01-01
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets
26.

Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets

3.4
7.7/10 IMDB

A programme revealing the dangers and spectacles of exploring other planets in the Solar System. Join in the journey and dive below the ice of one of Jupiter's moons or get lost in a Venusian sulphuric acid storm...

Starring: Martin McDougall, Rad Lazar, Mark Dexter, Michelle Joseph, Joanne McQuinn, Mark Tandy, Hélène Mahieu ..
Directed by: Joe Ahearne
Release date: 2004-11-09
27.

Five Children and It

3.4
5.5/10 IMDB

A Psammead is 'It', an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset.

Starring: Tara Fitzgerald, Freddie Highmore, Alex Jennings, Jonathan Bailey, Jessica Claridge, Poppy Rogers, Zoë Wanamaker, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard ..
Directed by: John Stephenson
Release date: 2004-10-15
28.

The Dust Factory

3.3
5.8/10 IMDB

Ryan is a teenager who lacks the ability to speak. One day, Ryan falls off a bridge and he finds himself transported to a strange fantasy world where he encounters his Grandpa Randolph (Armin Mueller-Stahl) and a pretty girl named Melanie (Hayden Panettiere); together, Ryan and Melanie learn to help one another with their problems, and they both discover the wisdom they can gain from elders like Grandpa Randolph.

Starring: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Kelley, George de la Peña, Michael Angarano, Kyle Hansen, Ted Roisum, Ayanna Berkshire, Shuhe, Robert Blanche ..
Directed by: Eric Small
Release date: 2004-01-01
29.

Frankenfish

3.3
4.7/10 IMDB

When the body of a man is found completely destroyed in the swamps in Louisiana, the medical investigator Sam Rivers is assigned to investigate the murder. He travels with the biologist Mary Callahan to the location where the victim lived in a floating house and he meets his family and friends. They find that Chinese snake-heads genetically engineered that belong to a wealthy hunter are attacking and killing the locals. While the group fights to survive, the hunter Jeff arrives with his team to hunt the predators.

Starring: Tory Kittles, K.D. Aubert, China Chow, Matthew Rauch, Tomas Arana, Donna Biscoe, Mark Boone Junior, Reggie Lee, Noelle Evans, Richard Edson ..
Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dippé
Release date: 2004-10-09
30.

Lady Death

3.2
5.2/10 IMDB

When accused by the townspeople of being in league with the Devil, Hope finds herself in a satanic deal for her life. After refusing the terms of the deal, she transforms into the powerful Lady Death and vows to wrest control of hell from her father.

Starring: Mike Kleinhenz, Andy McAvin, Mike MacRae, Christine McPeters, Christine McPeters Auten, Chris Patton, Rob Mungle ..
Directed by: Andy Orjuela
Release date: 2004-07-24
31.

One Point O

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Paranoid computer programmer Simon wakes up to find a package in his room one day. Despite attempts at securing his apartment, the packages keep arriving. While cameras watch Simon's every move, he struggles to find the answers to the mysterious forces taking over his life.

Starring: Jeremy Sisto, Udo Kier, Deborah Kara Unger, Lance Henriksen, Bruce Payne ..
Directed by: Jeff Renfroe, Marteinn Þórsson
Release date: 2004-03-19
32.

Intolerance III: The Final Solution

3.2
7.6/10 IMDB

Two thousand years into the future, the battlefleet from Earth is still searching for the Planet Zog. Those on board are irreconcilably divided between those that believe the Planet Zog exists, and those that don't. Caught between these warring factions Ade and Eva Hokum are determined to find happiness with each other. Will the Planet Zog be a paradise for them?

Starring: Joel Cutrara, Joel Cutrara, Gregor Graf, Volker Brandt, Mac MacDonald, Patricia Rodriguez ..
Directed by: Phil Mulloy
Release date: 2004-06-13
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Mind Over Matter: The Physicality of the Matrix Future
33.

Mind Over Matter: The Physicality of the Matrix Future

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

A look at the stunts of The Matrix Revolutions

Starring: John Gaeta, Keanu Reeves, Joel Silver, Hugo Weaving ..
Directed by: Josh Oreck
Release date: 2004-04-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : The Matrix Revolutions: Neo Realism - Evolution of Bullet Time
34.

The Matrix Revolutions: Neo Realism - Evolution of Bullet Time

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

A featurette about the special effects of The Matrix Trilogy

Starring: John Gaeta, Dan Glass, Keanu Reeves ..
Directed by: Josh Oreck
Release date: 2004-04-06
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : The Matrix Recalibrated
35.

The Matrix Recalibrated

3.0
7.5/10 IMDB

The making of Matrix Revolutions, The (2003) is briefly touched on here in this documentary. Interviews with various cast and crew members inform us how they were affected by the deaths of Gloria Foster and Aaliyah, and also delve into the making of the visual effects that takes up a lot of screen time. Written by Rhyl Donnelly

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joel Silver, Harold Perrineau, Bruce Spence, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mary Alice, Lambert Wilson, Bill Pope ..
Directed by: Josh Oreck
Release date: 2004-04-06
36.

Species III

3.0
4.2/10 IMDB

After she delivers her child in an ambulance, alien Eve is killed by a half-breed. Fortunately, Dr. Abbot scoops up the baby alien and escapes. In time, the baby grows into a gorgeous blonde named Sara and begins her quest to find a worthy mate. But Sara is also savage and leaves a trail of deaths in her wake. This carnage makes chemistry student Dean question whether to help her race or not.

Starring: Natasha Henstridge, Sunny Mabrey, Robert Knepper, Robin Dunne, Amelia Cooke, Michael Warren, John Paul Pitoc, Christopher Neame, Patricia Bethune, Joel Stoffer ..
Directed by: Brad Turner
Release date: 2004-11-26
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Spider-Man 2: Making the Amazing
37.

Spider-Man 2: Making the Amazing

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

A comprehensive 12-part documentary on the making of "Spider-Man 2," covering everything from pre-production to premiere.

Starring: Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire, Alfred Molina, Kirsten Dunst, J.K. Simmons, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi ..
Directed by: Charles de Lauzirika
Release date: 2004-11-30
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Messengers
38.

Messengers

2.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Dr. Sarah Chapel returns to the small town of Brighton Mills when her father Dr. Robert Chapel unexpectedly dies. His clients and friends miss him, and Sarah discloses that all of them have perfect health; they hear voices when they are sleeping; and they are addicted to the stimulant Tributol. Her further investigation discloses a dark secret about the haunting voices.

Starring: Michele Hicks, Erik Jensen, Frankie Faison, Amy Wright, Annie Golden, Peter McRobbie, Ronald Guttman, John Cariani, Harrison Chad, Michael Higgins ..
Directed by: Philip Farha
Release date: 2004-06-27
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : The Matrix Reloaded: Car Chase
39.

The Matrix Reloaded: Car Chase

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

This thirty-minute documentary follows the Wachowski sisters and the film's crew through production on the film's famed highway chase sequence. We get interviews with the visual effects supervisors, the stunt coordinators and even are taken through aspects of pre-production and planning for the scene. Then the documentary moves into production, the scariest aspect of which is certainly Carrie Anne-Moss trying to learn to ride a motorcycle good enough to do so safely without helmet for the scene. We also watch as the stretch of freeway used in the film is being built.

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, John Gaeta, Robert 'Rock' Galotti, Greg Juby, Tony McNeal, James McTeigue, Carrie-Anne Moss, Owen Paterson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Clay Pinney ..
Directed by: Josh Oreck
Release date: 2004-12-07
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Pixel Perfect
40.

Pixel Perfect

2.9
5.6/10 IMDB

Samantha's band, the Zettabytes, is meeting with little success, so her friend Roscoe uses his knowledge of technology designed by his father to create a holographic lead singer, Loretta Modern. The band instantly becomes successful, but Samantha begins to feel alienated, Roscoe discovers feelings for Samantha, and Loretta struggles with individuality.

Starring: Ricky Ullman, Leah Pipes, Spencer Redford ..
Directed by: Mark A.Z. Dippé
Release date: 2004-11-13
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Max Steel: Endangered Species
41.

Max Steel: Endangered Species

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

More powerful than any human, Max Steel is more radical than ever in his first movie "Endangered Species". Along with his friends Kat and Berto, Max Steel will have to face his greatest enemies, Bio-Constrictor and Psycho, who want to genetically modify animals and terrorize the world.

Starring: Christian Campbell, Alessandro Juliani, Kathleen Barr, Scott McNeil ..
Directed by: Sean Frewer
Release date: 2004-01-05
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Universal Soldier: A Tale of Two Titans
42.

Universal Soldier: A Tale of Two Titans

2.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Biography style segment that gives us some interesting background information on Van Damme and Lundgren. Though they come from different parts of Europe, they followed a similar path on their respective trips to Hollywood stardom. The mini documentary follows them from their early days in Europe through to their current careers in America and uses lots of personal archive photos and footage to tell its tale.

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren ..
Directed by: Chris Sikorowski
Release date: 2004-10-19
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Zenon: Z3
43.

Zenon: Z3

2.9
5.2/10 IMDB

Zenon Kar, a teenager living on a space station in the year 2054, competes in the first ever Galactic Teen Supreme contest.

Starring: Kirsten Storms, Lauren Maltby, Alyson Morgan, Stuart Pankin, Holly Fulger, Glenn McMillan, Ben Easter, Nathan Anderson, Damon Berry, Phumi Mthembu ..
Directed by: Steve Rash
Release date: 2004-06-11
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Dæmos Rising
44.

Dæmos Rising

2.8
5.9/10 IMDB

Trapped in an isolated cottage, Captain Cavendish thinks he is seeing ghosts. The only person who might understand and help is Kate Lethbridge-Stewart ... but when she arrives, she realises that Cavendish is key in a plot to summon the Daemons back to the Earth. With time running out, Kate discovers that sometimes even the familiar can turn out to be your worst nightmare.

Starring: Beverley Cressman, Miles Richardson, Andrew Wisher, Amanda Evans, Andy Delafield, Christian James, Stefano Rossini, Bevis Taylor, Alistair Lock, Ian Richardson ..
Directed by: Keith Barnfather
Release date: 2004-03-31
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Able Edwards
45.

Able Edwards

2.8
5.5/10 IMDB

The story of the clone of a famous entertainment mogul created to revive the glory days of his deceased predecessor's corporation. In the process of restoring reality entertainment to a synthetic, virtual world, the clone relizes he has yet to live as his own man.

Starring: Scott Kelly Galbreath, Michael Shamus Wiles, Steve Beaumont Jones, Keri Bruno, David Ury, Johari Johnson ..
Directed by: Graham Robertson
Release date: 2004-03-15
46.

Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation

2.8
3.5/10 IMDB

In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.

Starring: Billy Brown, Richard Burgi, Kelly Carlson, Cy Carter, Sandrine Holt, Ed Lauter, J.P. Manoux, Lawrence Monoson, Colleen Porch, Drew Powell ..
Directed by: Phil Tippett
Release date: 2004-04-20
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : One Minute Past Midnight
47.

One Minute Past Midnight

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

In 2058, two apathetic friends run the night shift in a 24-hour convenience store. Robert likes the Japanese girl who works the day shift, but in spite of encouraging signs from her, he won't - or can't - act. Instead, Robert and Steve discuss their views on life. Winner of Gold Hugo for best short film at the 2005 Chicago International Film Festival.

Starring: Stan Robinson, Alexander Perkins, Haruka Kuroda, Benjamin Da Costa, Mark Cleveland ..
Directed by: Celia Galán
Release date: 2004-08-22
Best Science Fiction Movies of 2004 : Dragons: Fire & Ice
48.

Dragons: Fire & Ice

2.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Two young rival dragon riding warriors fight to end a 1000 year old war despite the hidden manipulator opposing them.

Starring: Mark Hildreth, Richard Newman, Mark Oliver, Chiara Zanni ..
Directed by: Keith Ingham
Release date: 2004-09-11
49.

Tetra Vaal

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

A faux advertisement for a third-world robotic police that established Neill Blomkamp's signature style of mixing lo-fi production with seamless CGI.

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp
Release date: 2004-01-01
50.

P3K: Pinocchio 3000

2.7
3.9/10 IMDB

This is the story of a little robot known as Pinocchio 3000 whose greatest wish is to become a real boy. The year is 3000. Geppetto, with the help of his faithful assistant, Spencer the cyber penguin, and by the holographic fairy Cyberina, creates Pinocchio, a prototype superrobot equipped for emotions. But before he can be given a heart and become a real boy, Cyberina insists that Pinocchio learn the difference between right and wrong.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Sonja Ball, Howard Ryshpan, Whoopi Goldberg, Howie Mandel, James Harbour, Ellen David, Terrence Scammell, Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse, Jack Daniel Wells ..
Directed by: Daniel Robichaud
Release date: 2004-05-14

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