Best Science Fiction Movies of 2006

1.

The Fountain

5.8
7.3/10

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Release date: 2006-09-06
2.

X-Men: The Last Stand

5.6
6.7/10

When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men and The Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Famke Janssen
Directed by: Brett Ratner
Release date: 2006-05-24
3.

Underworld: Evolution

5.4
6.7/10

As the war between the vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers (an elite vampire special forces unit that hunts werewolves), and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together in an effort to unlock the secrets of their respective bloodlines.

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Shane Brolly, Derek Jacobi
Directed by: Len Wiseman
Release date: 2006-01-12
4.

Idiocracy

5.3
6.6/10

To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a civilization so dumbed-down that they're the smartest people around.

Starring: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews, Anthony 'Citric' Campos
Directed by: Mike Judge
Release date: 2006-09-01
5.

A Scanner Darkly

5.1
7.1/10

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Woody Harrelson, Robert Downey Jr., Mitch Baker
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 2006-05-25
6.

Superman Returns

5.1
6.1/10

Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the planet forever, as well as ridding himself of the Man of Steel.

Starring: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Parker Posey
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Release date: 2006-06-28
7.

Ultimate Avengers

4.9
6.8/10

When a nuclear missile was fired at Washington in 1945, Captain America managed to detonate it in the upper atmosphere. But then he fell miles into the icy depths of the North Atlantic, where he remained lost for over sixty years. But now, with the world facing the very same evil, Captain America must rise again as our last hope for survival.

Starring: Justin Gross, Grey DeLisle, Michael Massee, Olivia d'Abo, Marc Worden
Directed by: Curt Geda, Steven E. Gordon, Bob Richardson
Release date: 2006-02-21
8.

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

4.7
7.7/10
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut
Kryptonian villain General Zod (Terence Stamp) and his henchmen are accidentally freed from their outer-space imprisonment and threaten Earth with destruction, just as Superman (Christopher Reeve) decides to renounce his superpowers for his new love, Lois Lane (Margot Kidder). This alternate version of the film is based on footage shot by director Richard Donner before being replaced on the project, and it includes material not seen in the film's original 1980 release.
Starring: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty
Directed by: Richard Donner, Richard Lester
Release date: 2006-11-28
9.

Slither

4.7
6.5/10

A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.

Starring: Nathan Fillion, Don Thompson, Elizabeth Banks, Gregg Henry, Xantha Radley
Directed by: James Gunn
Release date: 2006-03-31
10.

The Astronaut Farmer

4.6
6.3/10

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to take into space. It's his dream. The FBI puts him under surveillance when he tries to buy rocket fuel, and the FAA stalls him when he files a flight plan – but Charles is undeterred.

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Max Thieriot, Jasper Polish, Logan Polish
Directed by: Michael Polish
Release date: 2006-10-15
11.

Ultimate Avengers 2

4.1
6.7/10

Mysterious Wakanda lies in the darkest heart of Africa, unknown to most of the world. An isolated land hidden behind closed borders, fiercely protected by its young king - the Black Panther. But when brutal alien invaders attack, the threat leaves the Black Panther with no option but to go against the sacred decrees of his people and ask for help from outsiders.

Starring: Justin Gross, Grey DeLisle, Michael Massee, Marc Worden, Olivia d'Abo
Directed by: Will Meugniot, Dick Sebast, Bob Richardson
Release date: 2006-08-08
12.

The Covenant

3.9
5.3/10

Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are forced to battle a fifth power long thought to have died out. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart.

Starring: Steven Strait, Laura Ramsey, Jessica Lucas, Taylor Kitsch, Sebastian Stan
Directed by: Renny Harlin
Release date: 2006-09-08
13.

Southland Tales

3.9
5.5/10

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star developing her own reality television project, and Ronald Taverner, a Hermosa Beach police officer who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Mandy Moore, Will Sasso
Directed by: Richard Kelly
Release date: 2006-05-15
14.

Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo

3.7
7.2/10

America's coolest heroes, the Teen Titans, go to Tokyo to track down the mysterious Japanese criminal Brushogun.

Starring: Greg Cipes, Khary Payton, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, Robert Ito
Directed by: Michael Chang, Ben Jones, Matt Youngberg
Release date: 2006-09-15
15.

My Super Ex-Girlfriend

3.7
5.1/10

When New York architect Matt Saunders dumps his new girlfriend Jenny Johnson - a smart, sexy and reluctant superhero known as G-Girl - she uses her powers to make his life a living hell!

Starring: Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Eddie Izzard, Rainn Wilson
Directed by: Ivan Reitman
Release date: 2006-06-20
16.

Electroma

3.6
7.0/10

Follows the history of two robots, the members of Daft Punk, on their quest to become human.

Starring: Peter Hurteau, Michael Reich
Directed by: Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
Release date: 2006-03-24
17.

Zoom

3.6
4.3/10

Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into a new generation of superheroes to save the world from certain destruction.

Starring: Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin, Kevin Zegers
Directed by: Peter Hewitt
Release date: 2006-08-11
18.

Ultraviolet

3.4
4.4/10

In the late 21st century, a subculture of humans have emerged who have been modified genetically by a vampire-like disease, giving them enhanced speed, incredible stamina and acute intelligence. As they are set apart from "normal" and "healthy" humans, the world is pushed to the brink of worldwide civil war aimed at the destruction of the "diseased" population. In the middle of this crossed-fire is - an infected woman - Ultraviolet, who finds herself protecting a nine-year-old boy who has been marked for death by the human government as he is believed to be a threat to humans.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Cameron Bright, Nick Chinlund, Sebastien Andrieu, Ida Martin
Directed by: Kurt Wimmer
Release date: 2006-03-03
19.

Stargate SG-1: True Science

3.4
8.1/10
Stargate SG-1: True Science
In this documentary, Amanda Tapping, known as Samantha Carter from SG-1, shows the scientific background of the successful science fiction series "Stargate SG-1" and lets us take a look behind the scenes.
Starring: Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Brad Wright
Directed by: Tim Usborne
Release date: 2006-01-03
20.

Bugcrush

3.4
6.1/10

A teenager's infatuation with the new bad boy at school leads him onto a dark path.

Starring: Josh Caras, Donald Cumming, Eléonore Hendricks, David Tennent, Alex Toumayan
Directed by: Carter Smith
Release date: 2006-01-20

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