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Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century - NewsWatch

Updated: April 28, 2015

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The NewsWatch team is not only fans of technology, but Sci-Fi as well.  With summer box office hits coming soon, the team came together to come up with the Top 10 Sci-Fi films of the 21st century.  With dozens of options available to the team, but only 10 spots to fill, the task was difficult and complicated.  You may agree, you may (most likely) disagree with the list.  Below is the list in short form.


NewsWatch's Top 10 Sci-Fi Films of the 21st Century:


10. The Chronicles of Riddick

"5 years after Pitch Black, the wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a planet called Helion Prime, and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe." -imdb


9. Serenity

"The crew of the ship Serenity tries to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their number who is telepathic." -imdb


8. Star Trek (2009)

"The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time." -imdb


7. Guardians of the Galaxy

"A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe." -imdb


6. Attack The Block

"A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion." -imdb


5. Predestination

"The life of a time-traveling Temporal Agent. On his final assignment, he must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time." -imdb


4. Moon

"Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems." -imdb


3. Wall-E

"In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind." -imdb


2. District 9

"An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology." -imdb


1. Children of Men

"In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea."



Please let the NewsWatch team know what you think of the list by commenting below.  We're curious how much you like or dislike it.  What was missing?  What are you furious about?  What did you like?


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