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Blade Runner 1982

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“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them, into the impossible.”
       ― Arthur C. Clarke

A collection of science fiction movies and television shows that attempt some degree of scientific accuracy, with technologies or scenarios that may be nonexistent in today's world but are at least realistic (if only theoretical). That is to say, they don't rely on magic or fantasy (or anything that departs significantly from mainstream theory) to propel their plot.

This is not to say that some of the line-up here don't take a few speculative leaps, but they at least begin from a place grounded in credible research and theory, from where they then develop their more extravagant premises.

Yes, listing time travel films here is a cheat, but I've only included a few, and only those that make some attempt to explain their paradoxes and/or take their temporal consequences seriously.


The Best Hard Sci-Fi Movies, via /Film: tinyurl.com/ya3mjmzl

The 11 Most Accurate Science Fiction Movies Of All Time, via ScreenRant: tinyurl.com/ybxqdvbn

Five Science Fiction Movies that Get the Science Right, via New Scientist: tinyurl.com/y7xmpgdw

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/u/StopReadinMyUsername on reddit combined the average ratings (Critic's & Users) from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic and Letterboxd, and then weighted and tweaked the results with general film data from iCheckMovies and IMDb to reveal the 1001 Greatest Movies of All Time.

source: http://redd.it/3hbiio

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From: https://www.reddit.com/r/movies/comments/5wk63y/the_votes_have_been_counted_and_the_2017_reddit/

Films that were bumped off from last year's list:
https://trakt.tv/users/philrivers/lists/films-bumped-from-reddit-top-250-2017-edition

and the newer list for 2018 in full:
https://trakt.tv/users/philrivers/lists/reddit-top-250-2018-edition

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Movies & TV Shows Mentioned in Ready Player One

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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is a film reference book edited by Steven Jay Schneider with original essays on each film contributed by over 70 film critics.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1001_Movies_You_Must_See_Before_You_Die

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Taken from TotalSciFiOnline.com

http://totalscifionline.com/features/3809-the-100-greatest-sci-fi-movies

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“I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.”
       ― Umberto Eco, Foucault's Pendulum (2007)

What makes our lives worth living? Does free will exist? Is morality just a convenient charade? What is the nature of the human condition? Is God dead, as Friedrich Nietzsche said, or is He just really good at playing Hide & Seek?

The following films ask the "big questions", or are generally concerned with how to live one's life, believing that philosophical and psychological inquiry can help.


What is an Existential Movie?, via Existential Therapy (archived): tinyurl.com/y9afde4z

A Rookie’s Guide to the Existential Movie Magic of Ingmar Bergman, via PHOENIX Magazine: tinyurl.com/yavqaff8

What Makes Existentialism Work on Film?, via No Film School: tinyurl.com/ycm6g53j

10 Existential Films for Philosophy Students, via Philosophy in Film: tinyurl.com/y95v3dsq

5 Movies to Watch When You Have an Existential Crisis, via illuminapresto: tinyurl.com/y9bc28oh

10 Best Existential Movies of All Time, via The Cinemaholic: tinyurl.com/ybsth77g

10 Movies That Will Provoke Existential Angst, via Scene360: tinyurl.com/y96y4npf

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The 2013 version of TSPDT’s 1,000 Greatest Films is finally here. After months of stop-start, data-building and unhealthy calculation antics, the latest group of 1,000 movie offerings has been assembled once again for your pleasure (or displeasure). Depending on your observation skills, you may have already noticed that there is a new presentation for this ongoing project.

Source: http://www.theyshootpictures.com/gf1000.htm

The old 2012 edition can be found @http://trakt.tv/users/sp1ti/lists/they-shoot-pictures-dont-they-1000-greatest-films-2012

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They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? (TSPDT) is a modest but growing film resource dedicated to the art of motion picture filmmaking and most specifically to that one particular individual calling the shots from behind the camera - the film director.

This list is based on TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films, a list compilated by Bill Georgaris using thousands of best-of/all-time lists.

www.theyshootpictures.com

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Movies referenced in the book Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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All the book-to-movie and book-to-tv adaptations I can think of.

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In his Guide for the Film Fanatic (1986), Danny Peary provides short reviews for over 1600 “Must See” films.

104 movies missing. Imported from external source.

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Source: IMDB
Filter: Votes >= 10000
Order: Votes Descending
Date: 2014-08-23

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Empire Magazine published in September 2008 their 500 Greatest Movies of All Time List, selected in a poll by over 10,000 Empire readers, 150 film makers and 50 film critics.

http://www.empireonline.com/500/

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All references to movies and TV shows from the movie.

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