World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby chris.ph » Sat May 26, 2012 12:24 pm

damn forgot close encounters :roll:
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby high eight » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:33 pm

Forbidden Planet

Fahrenheit 451

Solaris (original Russian version)

Stalker

The Fifth Element
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Quatermass » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:42 pm

Good, someone else nominated Solaris.
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby high eight » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:53 pm

Quatermass wrote:Good, someone else nominated Solaris.


Tarkovsky (spelling?) is a seriously underrated director. I love the spooky atmosphere he generates. In fact it could be argued that Stalker is all atmosphere and not much else. :geek:

I was also going to vote for Barbarella but that is definitely all style and no substance.
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Mycroft Vimes » Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:23 am

I agree about the substance not being all that much. :D
However...if the number of times watched counts... :roll:

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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Willem » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:31 pm

My nominations in no particular order:
Galaxy Quest
Back to the Future
Terminator 2 - Judgement Day
Planet of the apes (the Heston one)
Jurassic Park
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Conforumist » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:47 pm

Is it strictly "sci-fi"?

I'm thinking of fantasy films like, LotR and Harry Potter type films as well.
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Jun 09, 2012 1:58 pm

I say stick strictly with sci-fi. adding fantasy would broaden to options WAY too much i feel. (i know a few of my choices would change if that were the case)
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Conforumist » Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:09 pm

Boy, even 5 is a really tough choice.

I would put:

The Avengers first
then
Chronicles of Riddick
then.. oh, it's making me mental!

Fifth Element,
because I felt it gave the most realist view of the future.

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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Antiq » Sat Jun 09, 2012 3:19 pm

My choice isn't a movie - Firefly. Serenity is the Firefly movie, but I can't say it's the best ever even if I love it.

I don't think the greatest sci-fi movie has been made yet, as I mentioned somewhere before. I think the genre is still wide open for true greatness, but topping my list at the moment is

Blade Runner
Alien
Mad Max
A Space Odyssey
Inception
Close Encounters
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Penfold » Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:00 am

It's taken me a while to get back here but I will try to sort the nominations into a final five or so for the voting round tonight (definitely sci-fi only Con :twisted: ).

Antique, you seem to have made six nominations, could you tell me which one to ignore please. :D
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Blade Runner
Alien
Mad Max
A Space Odyssey
Inception
Close Encounters
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Tiffany » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:09 pm

Mycroft Vimes wrote:I agree about the substance not being all that much. :D
However...if the number of times watched counts... :roll:

Two lines i somehow seem to have etched in my mind,have nothing to do with my age at the time and the 'prettiness' of Jane Fonda of course. :liar:

"Here pretty,pretty..."

"What kind of girl are you?!" asked by Durand-Durand(yep,that's where they got their name ;) )after breaking
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I love Barbarella, my favourite film of all time. :clap: :dance:
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Tiffany » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:13 pm

Barbarella.
Close Encounters.
E.T.
Gremlins.
Are The Pirates of the Caribbean films clased as Sci-fi?
If so, all those as well.
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:19 pm

For strictly SF but a very difficult choice and subject to change. :)
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Re: World's Greatest Sci Fi Film Ever - Nominations

Postby Antiq » Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:57 pm

Penfold wrote:It's taken me a while to get back here but I will try to sort the nominations into a final five or so for the voting round tonight (definitely sci-fi only Con :twisted: ).

Antique, you seem to have made six nominations, could you tell me which one to ignore please. :D
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Blade Runner
Alien
Mad Max
A Space Odyssey
Inception
Close Encounters

Oh sorry. Ummmmmm.............leave out Inception.
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