Essential Films in the Evolution of Science Fiction Cinema

By Melody Hayward Posted 5/27/2020 in ENTERTAINMENT

The Science Fiction film genre is responsible for some of the most iconic and memorable scenes in cinematic history. From the glorious visual eye candy of imaginative starscapes to mankind’s epic struggles across distant galaxies, the evolution of science fiction cinema has brought audiences a feast of new and imaginative experiences. Modern Science Fiction cinema now merges with every other genre of film.

Today it is common to see space-crime, space-cowboys, space-war, and even space-romance. Of course, Science Fiction is not always about space, but that is the point. Science Fiction is everywhere in modern film, but how did we get here? The answer is simple, cinema evolves. And to illustrate, I have selected a few influential sci-fi movies that every sci-fi movie buff should see.