Best Science Fiction Movies of 2005

1.

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith

6.4
7.5/10 IMDB

The evil Darth Sidious enacts his final plan for unlimited power -- and the heroic Jedi Anakin Skywalker must choose a side.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz, Jimmy Smits ..
Directed by: George Lucas
Release date: 2005-05-17
2.

Serenity

6.2
7.8/10 IMDB

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Ron Glass, Chiwetel Ejiofor ..
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2005-09-03
3.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Starring: Martin Freeman, Zooey Deschanel, Sam Rockwell, Yasiin Bey, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Stephen Fry, Anna Chancellor, Bill Bailey, Dominique Jackson ..
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Release date: 2005-04-28
4.

War of the Worlds

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin, Tim Robbins, Camillia Sanes, John Scurti, Morgan Freeman, Takayo Fischer, Yul Vazquez ..
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Release date: 2005-06-28
5.

The Island

5.6
6.8/10 IMDB

In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last uncontaminated location on the planet. But Lincoln soon discovers that everything about his existence is a lie.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Djimon Hounsou, Sean Bean, Steve Buscemi, Michael Clarke Duncan, Ethan Phillips, Brian Stepanek, Noa Tishby, Siobhan Flynn ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2005-07-21
6.

Robots

5.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.

Starring: Robin Williams, Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Mel Brooks, Paula Abdul, Amanda Bynes, Drew Carey, Jennifer Coolidge, Lucille Bliss, Terry Bradshaw ..
Directed by: Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha
Release date: 2005-03-10
7.

Zathura: A Space Adventure

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.

Starring: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins, Frank Oz, Derek Mears, Douglas Tait, Joe Bucaro III, Jeff Wolfe ..
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Release date: 2005-11-06
8.

Fantastic Four

4.8
5.7/10 IMDB

During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing. Together, these "Fantastic Four" must now thwart the evil plans of Dr. Doom and save the world from certain destruction.

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon, Kerry Washington, Hamish Linklater, Laurie Holden, David Parker, Kevin McNulty ..
Directed by: Tim Story
Release date: 2005-06-29
9.

Tideland

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

Starring: Jodelle Ferland, Janet McTeer, Jennifer Tilly, Jeff Bridges, Brendan Fletcher, Dylan Taylor, Wendy Anderson, Sally Crooks ..
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
Release date: 2005-09-09
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4.7
7.8/10 IMDB

A rag doll fights a monster that has been stealing the souls of his people. This film was Shane Acker's thesis project at UCLA film school. 11 min short, not to be confused with the 79 min 2009 feature version.

Directed by: Shane Acker
Release date: 2005-04-21
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