Best Science Fiction Movies of 2011

1.

X-Men: First Class

6.3
7.7/10 IMDB

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon, Rose Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, January Jones, Jason Flemyng, Lucas Till, Caleb Landry Jones ..
Directed by: Matthew Vaughn
Release date: 2011-06-01
2.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

6.3
7.6/10 IMDB

Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.

Starring: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo, Tyler Labine, Jamie Harris, Ty Olsson ..
Directed by: Rupert Wyatt
Release date: 2011-08-03
3.

Source Code

6.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person's life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time.

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Russell Peters, Michael Arden, Jeffrey Wright, Cas Anvar, Brent Skagford, Craig Thomas, Gordon Masten ..
Directed by: Duncan Jones
Release date: 2011-03-30
4.

Limitless

6.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Abbie Cornish, Andrew Howard, Anna Friel, Johnny Whitworth, Robert John Burke, Darren Goldstein, Tomas Arana, Ned Eisenberg ..
Directed by: Neil Burger
Release date: 2011-03-08
5.

Real Steel

5.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After his robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand, Hope Davis, James Rebhorn, Karl Yune, Olga Fonda, John Gatins ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2011-09-28
6.

Captain America: The First Avenger

5.9
6.9/10 IMDB

During World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, and the leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of untold powers for world domination.

Starring: Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Hugo Weaving, Tommy Lee Jones, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones, Richard Armitage, Neal McDonough ..
Directed by: Joe Johnston
Release date: 2011-07-22
7.

Super 8

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb, the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.

Starring: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Riley Griffiths, Kyle Chandler, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard, Gabriel Basso, Bruce Greenwood, Noah Emmerich, AJ Michalka ..
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2011-06-08
8.

The Adjustment Bureau

5.7
7.0/10 IMDB

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, John Slattery, Anthony Mackie, Lauren Hodges, Shane McRae, Terence Stamp, Michael Kelly, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner ..
Directed by: George Nolfi
Release date: 2011-03-03
9.

Another Earth

5.6
7.0/10 IMDB

On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

Starring: William Mapother, Brit Marling, Matthew-Lee Erlbach, DJ Flava, Meggan Lennon, AJ Diana, Bruce Colbert, Paul S. Mezey, Ana Valle, Jeffrey Goldenberg ..
Directed by: Mike Cahill
Release date: 2011-07-22
10.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

5.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in it all that remains one of the planet's most dangerous secrets.

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, John Malkovich, Ken Jeong, Frances McDormand, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Hugo Weaving, Leonard Nimoy, John Turturro, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley ..
Directed by: Michael Bay
Release date: 2011-06-28

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