10 Unconventional Sci-Fi Movies!

Sci-Fi | Movies | 30th August 2021 | Virtual Wire

There are so many sci-fi movies and to enlist the best is just impossible. Here in this list we are going to exclude the biggies like Tenet, Interstellar, Inception, The Martian, Gravity etc.

Here is a list of unconventional sci-fi movies you should watch right away.

1. Edge of tomorrow.

The movie stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt in lead roles. It follows Major William Cage, who with the help of warrior Rita Vrataski, has to save Earth and the human race from an alien species, after being caught in a time loop. The movie has a brilliant story and plays with the minds of the viewer.

2. Arrival.

Starring Amy Adams, playing the role of Dr Louise Banks, the movie is a sheer example of brilliance. Amy plays a linguistics expert, who along with her team, must interpret the language of aliens who have come to Earth in a mysterious spaceship.

3. Predestination.

If there is a sensational movie with a superb ending, it is this. Ethan Hawke plays a temporal agent who is tasked to travel back in time and prevent a bomb attack in New York in 1975. The hunt, however, turns out to be beyond the bounds of possibility.

4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

The movie stars Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet in titular roles. The story follows a man and a woman who begin a relationship after a train journey together. However, having had their memories clinically erased, they do not remember their tumultuous past.

5. Primer

Intellectual engineers Aaron (Shane Carruth) and Abe (David Sullivan) build and sell error-checking technology with the help of their friends Robert (Casey Gooden) and Phillip (Anand Upadhyaya). But when Aaron and Abe accidentally invent what they think is the time machine, Abe builds a version capable of transporting a human and puts the device to the test. As the two friends obsess over their creation, they discover the dark consequences of their actions.

6. Looper

The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing Joe, a Lopper who works as an executioner. In the near future, the mob sends their victims back in time to get them executed by the loopers. Joe, finds himself to be the victim of his own actions.

7. 12 Monkeys

Starring Bruce Willis, playing James Cole this movie is piece of cinema Artistry. James Cole, a convict, decides to volunteer for a mission, wherein he has to travel back in time to learn about the main reason behind the outbreak of a virulent holocaust.

8. The Butterfly Effect

Ashton Kutcher plays Evan who gets severe headaches that cause him to suffer blackouts. While unconscious, he is able to travel back in time and alter the past but this causes drastic changes in his present life.

9. Prometheus

After a clue to mankind's origins is discovered, explorers are sent to the darkest corner of the universe. Their different expectations take a toll on them when they find something unimaginable.

10. Sunshine

A team of astronauts is assigned the huge responsibility of saving the sun. Things, however, take an ugly turn when an accident occurs and the lives of the crew members are endangered.

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