Best Science Fiction Movies of 2015

1.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

7.1

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

Starring: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega
Directed by: J.J. Abrams
Release date: 2015-12-15
2.

The Martian

6.8

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Release date: 2015-09-30
3.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

6.7

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Release date: 2015-04-22
4.

Mad Max: Fury Road

6.7

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 2015-05-13
5.

Kung Fury

6.3

During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all.

Starring: David Sandberg, Jorma Taccone, Leopold Nilsson, Andreas Cahling, Helene Ahlson
Directed by: David Sandberg
Release date: 2015-05-22
6.

Jurassic World

6.3

Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D'Onofrio, Nick Robinson
Directed by: Colin Trevorrow
Release date: 2015-06-06
7.

Ex Machina

6.3

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, Sonoya Mizuno, Corey Johnson
Directed by: Alex Garland
Release date: 2015-01-21
8.

Ant-Man

6.1

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Peña
Directed by: Peyton Reed
Release date: 2015-07-14
9.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

5.8

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2015-11-18
10.

The Lobster

5.7

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Ariane Labed
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
Release date: 2015-07-10
11.

Home

5.7

When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid capture, she finds herself the accidental accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh. The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.

Starring: Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Matt Jones
Directed by: Tim Johnson
Release date: 2015-03-18
12.

Chappie

5.5

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, Yolandi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo
Directed by: Neill Blomkamp
Release date: 2015-03-04
13.

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

5.4

Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giancarlo Esposito, Aidan Gillen
Directed by: Wes Ball
Release date: 2015-09-09
14.

Tomorrowland

5.4

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

Starring: Britt Robertson, George Clooney, Raffey Cassidy, Thomas Robinson, Hugh Laurie
Directed by: Brad Bird
Release date: 2015-05-19
15.

Terminator Genisys

5.3

The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him from both fronts; past and future, and will ultimately change warfare forever.

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Alan Taylor
Release date: 2015-06-23
16.

Hardcore Henry

5.3

Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through the day. Hardcore takes place over the course of one day, in Moscow, Russia.

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky, Tim Roth, Andrei Dementiev
Directed by: Ilya Naishuller
Release date: 2015-09-12
17.

Project Almanac

5.3

A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

Starring: Jonny Weston, Virginia Gardner, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Sam Lerner, Allen Evangelista
Directed by: Dean Israelite
Release date: 2015-01-28
18.

Insurgent

5.3

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Release date: 2015-03-18
19.

Self/less

5.3

An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ben Kingsley, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Michelle Dockery
Directed by: Tarsem Singh
Release date: 2015-07-10
20.

World of Tomorrow

5.0

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Starring: Julia Pott, Winona Mae, Sara Cushman
Directed by: Don Hertzfeldt
Release date: 2015-03-05

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