Science Fiction Films

Classic Science Fiction Blocks 01 & 02

Classic Science Fiction Films Block 01

The Martian Chronicles (1980) Rated PG

In the 21st century, Earth begins the colonization of Mars. However, things do not go as planned, at first due to the hostile Martian natives and later because of the self-destructive Earthmen.

The Alien Factor (1978) Rated G
A spaceship containing specimens for an intergalactic zoo crashes on Earth near a small back woods town. The specimens escape, and soon town folk are turning up mutilated. Very low budget feature was the first for Baltimore filmmaker Don Dohler.

Hyper Sapiens (1986) Rated PG

Three aliens from the planet Taros land on Earth and are befriended by a Wyoming rancher's son.

Escape From Galaxy 3 (1981) Rated R
The crew of a space ship confronts an evil galactic ruler out to rule the universe.

Blood City (1977) Rated PG-13

A group of people find themselves as slaves in what looks like a Wild West town, but with no memory of who they are or how they got there. In this town, people advance through killing others. 

Classic Science Fiction Films Block 02

Invaders From Mas (1953) Rated PG

One night, young David McLean sees a spaceship crash into a nearby sandpit. His father goes to investigate, but comes back changed. Where once he was cheerful and affectionate, he's now sullen and snarlingly rude.

Forbidden Planet (1956) Rated G
When Captain Adams and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet.

Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) Rated PG
A group of scientists travel to a remote island to study the effects of nuclear weapons tests, only to get stranded when their airplane explodes. The team soon discovers that the island has been taken over by crabs that have mutated into enormous, intelligent monsters. 

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Rated G

An alien (Klaatu) with his mighty robot (Gort) land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth just after the end of World War II. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult, so, after learning something about the natives, Klaatu decides on an alternative approach.

They Came for Friendship But Found Food (2010) Rated PG-13
Paul Mantel has been chosen by Shelia, an agent of the 'Hive,' to provide food for a hungry colony of space aliens infesting a remote Oregon forest - aliens with an insatiable appetite for human flesh! With his marriage failing and pressure from the Hive for better quality food, Paul is driven to commit a series of despicable acts.

The Indestructible Man (1956) Rated PG
Charles "The Butcher" Benton, a brutal death row inmate gets double-crossed by his crooked lawyer. He gets his chance for revenge when, after he's been executed, a bizarre experiment brings him back to life and more deadly than ever.

It Came From Outer Space (1953) Rated PG

A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

Classic Science Fiction Block 03

The Astral Factor (1978) Rated PG
A convicted strangler, studying the paranormal in his jail cell, learns to make himself invisible. As an invisible man, he escapes from prison to stalk and strangle the five women who testified against him at his trial. Robert Foxworth plays the police lieutenant assigned to protect them, and to catch the invisible strangler.

The Snow Beast (1977) Rated PG

An enormous and angry Bigfoot creature begins to terrorize a Colorado Ski Resort during a winter carnival, by eating several skiers. At first everyone insists it is just a bear, until a ski patrolman sees a white shadowy beastly shape disappearing into the woods.

They Came from Beyond Space (1967) Rated PG
Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose.

This Island Earth (1955) Rated PG
Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Doomsday Machine (1972) Rated PG

Spies discover that the Red Chinese have built a "doomsday machine" capable of destroying the surface of the Earth, and that they plan to use it within a matter of days. Meanwhile, Project Astra, a manned U.S. space mission to Venus, is in its final hours before launch when it is taken over by the military and nearly half of its all-male crew is replaced by women.

The End of the World (1977) Rated PG
After witnessing a man's death in a bizarre accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.

Classic Science Fiction Films Block 04

Ape Man (1943) Rated PG
A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure.

All the Kind Strangers (1974) Rated PG
A couple traveling through a backwoods area are held by a a group of orphans who want them to become their parents. Unfortunately, the kids have a habit of killing adults who refuse that particular honor.

Invaders from Space (1965) Rated PG
A bunch of pernicious salamander men from the planet Kulimon in the Moffit Galaxy plan on taking over Earth by unleashing a lethal plague on mankind. It's up to valiant superhero Starman from the Emerald Planet to save the human race before it's too late.

It's Alive (1974) Rated PG
The Davies expect a baby, which turns out to be a monster with a nasty habit of killing when it's scared. And it's easily scared.

Future Hunters (1986) Rated R
2025 A.D. A lone adventurer searches the post-nuclear wasteland for the most devastating, godless artifact in history. When he touches it, he is transported back in time to 1989 Los Angeles. Mortally wounded he requests a young couple to return the spear to its sheath and end its reign of evil.

Classic Science Fiction Films Block 04

Tarantula (1955) Rated PG
A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.

UFO: Target Earth (1974) Rated G
An electronics expert searching for evidence of aliens picks up signals that he believes are from an alien spacecraft--and they are coming from a lake near town.

Zone Troopers (1985) Rated PG
In Italy during WW II, a patrol of American soldiers discover a space ship that has crash-landed in the woods, and they come across its alien crew. A nearby Nazi unit also finds out about the alien craft, and sends a patrol to capture it and the Americans.

Ultra Warrior (1990) Rated R
After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must fight a battle for the ages against the evil minions of The Bishop.

Frogs (1972) Rated PG
A group of hapless victims celebrate a birthday on an island estate crawling with killer amphibians, birds, insects, and reptiles.

Robot Holocaust (1986) Rated PG
A highly unlikely band of heroes traverses a post-apocalyptic wasteland to rescue a scientist from the tyrannical Dark One and his army of robots.

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) Rated PG

As a result of an arctic nuclear test, a carnivorous dinosaur thaws out and starts making its way down the east coast of North America. Professor Tom Nesbitt, only witness to the beast's existence, is not believed, even when he identifies it as a "rhedosaurus" to paleontologist Thurgood Elson.

Cyclops (1957) Rated PG
An expedition to Mexico finds and does battle with a mutated 25-foot man with one big eye.

Battle of the Worlds (1961) Rated PG
A stray planet on a collision course with Earth instead takes orbit around our blue marble. What seems like a dead planet suddenly launches a fleet of flying saucers which attack our space fleets.

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