Under Three Hundred

The random witterings of Jonathan Morris, writer.

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

We Came From Outer Space

The updated list of SF classics what I have watched.


Note: I don’t count superhero films And manga as SF
, they are their own marvellous genres, and where variant titles exist, I use one of them.

1902

A Trip To The Moon

1926

Metropolis

1929

Woman In The Moon

1930

Just Imagine

1933

King Kong

1936

Things To Come

1942

Cat People

1950

Destination Moon

1951

The Day The Earth Stood Still, The Man In The White Suit, The Thing, When Worlds Collide

1953

Invaders From Mars, It Came From Outer Space, War Of The Worlds

1954

20,000 Leagues under The Sea, The Creature From The Black Lagoon, Them!

1955

The Day The World Ended, It Came From Beneath The Sea, The Quatermass Xperiment, This Island Earth

1956

1984, Earth Versus The Flying Saucers, Forbidden Planet, Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, Plan 9 From Outer Space, X The Unknown

1957

The Abominable Snowman, The Incredible Shrinking Man, Quatermass 2

1958

The Fly

1959

Journey to The Centre Of The Earth, On The Beach, Return Of The Fly

1960

The Last Woman On Earth, The Little Shop Of Horrors, The Time Machine, Village Of The Damned

1961

The Day The Earth Caught Fire, The Fabulous World Of Jules Verne, Mysterious Island, Night Tide, The Phantom Planet

1962

Doctor No, The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

1963

The Birds, The Damned, The Day Of The Triffids, La Jetee, The Mind Benders, Unearthly Stranger, Voyage To The End Of The Universe

1964

Children Of The Damned, Doctor Strangelove, The Earth Dies Screaming, Fail Safe, The First Men In The Moon, Goldfinger, It Happened Here, The Last Man On Earth, Robinson Crusoe On Mars, The Time Travelers

1965

The 10th Victim, Alphaville, Crack In The World, The Curse Of The Fly, Dr Who And The Daleks, Gonks Go Beat, Thunderball, The War Game

1966

Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 AD, Fahrenheit 451, Fantastic Voyage, Seconds

1967

Barbarella, Casino Royale, Jules Verne's Rocket To The Moon, Night Of The Big Heat, Privilege, Quatermass And The Pit, The Terrornauts, They Came From Beyond Space, You Only Live Twice

1968

2001-A Space Odyssey, Charly, Countdown, Planet Of The Apes

1969

The Bed Sitting Room, Beneath The Planet Of The Apes, The Body Stealers, A Case For A Rookie Hangman, Doppelgänger, Marooned, Moon Zero Two, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Zeta One

1970

The Andromeda Strain, Colossus: The Forbin Project, Gas-s-s-s, No Blade Of Grass, Toomorrow

1971

A Clockwork Orange, Diamonds Are Forever, Escape From The Planet Of The Apes, The Omega Man, Percy, Punishment Park, Quest for Love, Silent Running, Solaris, THX 1138

1972

Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes, Doomwatch, The Mind Snatchers, Slaughterhouse Five

1973

Battle for The Planet Of The Apes, The Day Of The Dolphin, Fantastic Planet, The Final Programme, Phase IV, Sleeper, Soylent Green, Westworld, World On A Wire, Zardoz

1974

The Cars That Ate Paris, Dark Star, It's Alive, The Land That Time Forgot, The Little Prince, The Man With The Golden Gun, The Stepford Wives, The Terminal Man, Where Have All The People Gone?, Young Frankenstein

1975

A Boy And His Dog, Death Race 2000, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Rollerball

1976

At The Earth’s Core, The Big Bus, Futureworld, God Told Me To, The Killer Bees, Logan’s Run, The Man Who Fell To Earth

1977

Capricorn One, Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, Demon Seed, Empire Of The Ants, The Island Of Dr Moreau, The Glitterball, Orion, The People That Time Forgot, The Spy Who Loved Me, Star Wars, Tomorrow I’ll Wake Up And Scald Myself With Tea

1978

The Bermuda Triangle, The Boys From Brazil, Coma, A Hitch In Time, Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, Pirahna, Superman, The Swarm, Warlords Of Atlantis

1979

Alien, The Black Hole, The China Syndrome, Mad Max, Meteor, Moonraker, Ravagers, Spaced Out, Stalker, Star Trek, Starcrash, Time After Time, Unidentified Flying Oddball

1980

Altered States, The Apple, Battle Beyond The Stars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Final Countdown, Flash Gordon, Monster, The Island, Saturn 3, Scanners, Somewhere In Time, Superman II

1981

Condorman, Escape From New York, Galaxy Of Terror, Inseminoid, Looker, Mad Max 2, Outland, Piranha II, Time Bandits

1982

Airplane II, Android, Blade Runner, Britannia Hospital, ET, Forbidden World, Halloween III, The Thing, Tron, Videodrome, Star Trek II

1983

Brainstorm, The Dead Zone, Krull, The Man With Two Brains, Never Say Never Again, Return Of The Jedi, Spacehunter: Adventures In The Forbidden Zone, Superman III, Testament, Wargames, Xtro, Zero Zero

1984

1984, 2010, The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai, The Brother From Another Planet, Dreamscape, Dune, Electric Dreams, Ghostbusters, Gremlins, The Last Starfighter, Night Of The Comet, The Philadelphia Experiment, Repo Man, Runaway, Star Trek III, Starman, Terminator, Trancers

1985

Back To The Future, Brazil, Cocoon, Creature, DARYL, Enemy Mine, Lifeforce, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, Morons From Outer Space, The Quiet Earth, Weird Science

1986

Aliens, Biggles: Adventures In Time, Critters, Flight Of The Navigator, The Fly, Howard The Duck, Invaders From Mars, Peggy Sue Got Married, Short Circuit, Star Trek IV, Whoops Apocalypse

1987

Bad Taste, Batteries Not Included, Cocoon: The Return, Friendship’s Death, The Hidden, Innerspace, Predator, RoboCop, The Running Man, Spaceballs, Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

1988

Akira, Alien Nation, Earth Girls Are Easy, Hell Comes To Frogtown, Mac And Me, Moonwalker, The Salute Of The Jugger, Short Circuit II, They Live

1989

The Abyss, Back To The Future II, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Communion, Deepstar Six, The Fly II, Ghostbusters II, Meet The Applegates, Millennium, Slipstream, Star Trek V

1990

Back To The Future III, Gremlins II, The Handmaid’s Tale, Hardware, Jacob’s Ladder, Moon 44, Prayer Of The Rollerboys, Robocop II, Spaced Invaders, Total Recall

1991

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, Naked Lunch, The Rocketeer, Star Trek VI, Terminator II, Until The End Of The World, Wedlock

1992

Alien 3, Freejack, The Lawnmower Man, Split Second, Timescape, Universal Soldier

1993

Body Snatchers, Coneheads, Demolition Man, Groundhog Day, Les Visiteurs, Robocop III, Jurassic Park

1994

Stargate, Star Trek: Generations, Timecop

1995

12 Monkeys, The City Of Lost Children, Congo, Cyber Zone, GoldenEye, Johnny Mnemonic, Judge Dredd, Screamers, Species, Strange Days, Tank Girl, Waterworld

1996

The Arrival, Barb Wire, Crash, Independence Day, Mars Attacks!, Multiplicity, Space Truckers, Star Trek: First Contact

1997

Alien Resurrection, Contact, Cube, Event Horizon, The Fifth Element, Gattaca, The Lost World, Men In Black, The Postman, Starship Troopers

1998

Armageddon, Dark City, Deep Impact, Phantoms, Pi, Run Lola Run, Soldier, Sphere, Star Trek: Insurrection, The X-Files

1999

Bicentennial Man, eXistenZ, Galaxy Quest, The Iron Giant, The Matrix, Muppets From Space, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, The Thirteenth Floor

2000

Battlefield Earth, Frequency, Mission To Mars, Pitch Black, Red Planet, Space Cowboys, Unbreakable

2001

AI, Donnie Darko, Evolution, Ghosts Of Mars, Jurassic Park III, Planet Of The Apes, Vanilla Sky

2002

28 Days Later, Equilibrium, Impostor, Just Visiting, Minority Report, Solaris, Spider-Man, Star Trek: Nemesis, Star Wars: Attack Of The Clones, Signs, The Time Machine

2003

The Core, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Out Of Time, Paycheck, Riverworld, Terminator III, Timeline

2004

Alien vs Predator, The Butterfly Effect, The Day After Tomorrow, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, I, Robot, Primer, Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow

2005

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, The Island, King Kong, Robots, Serenity, A Sound Of Thunder, Star Wars: Revenge Of The Sith, War Of The Worlds, Zarutha

2006

Children Of Men, Deja Vu, The Fountain, The Host, The Prestige, A Scanner Darkly, Southland Tales, Superman Returns, V For Vendetta

2007

28 Weeks Later, I Am Legend, The Invasion, Premonition, The Mist, Next, Sunshine, Timecrimes

2008

City Of Ember, Cloverfield, The Happening, Iron Man, Jumper, Outlander, WALL-E, The X-Files: I Want To Believe

2009

2012, Avatar, District 9, Frequently Asked Question About Time Travel, Land Of The Lost, Lockout, Moon, Mr Nobody, The Road, Star Trek, The Time Traveler’s Wife

2010

Despicable Me, Hot Tub Time Machine, Monsters, Never Let Me Go, Skyline, Tron Legacy

2011

The Adjustment Bureau, Attack The Block, Cowboys Vs Aliens, In Time, Limitless, Love, Midnight In Paris, Paul, Perfect Sense, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, Source Code, Super 8, Thor

2012

Cloud Atlas, Dredd, The Hunger Games, John Carter, Looper, Mine Games, Prometheus, Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World, Total Recall, Upside Down, Vanishing Waves

2013

About Time, After Earth, Continuum, Elysium, Ender’s Game Gravity, Hard To Be A God, Her, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Last Days On Mars, Oblivion, Pacific Rim, Snowpiercer, Star Trek Into Darkness, The World’s End, Under The Skin, The Zero Theorem

2014

After, The Anomaly, Coherence, Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Debug, Divergent, Edge Of Tomorrow, The Giver, Godzilla, Guardians Of The Galaxy, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 1, Interstellar, Left Behind, Lucy, The Maze Runner, Noah, Mr Peabody & Sherman, Predestination, Robot Overlords, Space Station 76, Time Lapse, Transcendence

2015

Advantageous, Insurgent, Evolution, Ex Machina, High Rise, Hot Tub Time Machine 2, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2, Jupiter Ascending, Jurassic World, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, The Signal, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Tomorrowland

2016

10 Cloverfield Lane, Allegiant, ARQ, Arrival, Ghostbusters, Ghost In The Shell, Independence Day: Midnight Special, Resurgence, Passengers, Star Wars: Rogue One, Star Trek Beyond

2017

Alien Covenant, Anti Matter, Blade Runner 2049, Curvature, The Discovery, Geostorm, The Humanity Bureau, Kong: Skull Island, Life, Singularity, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Time Trap, War For The Planet Of The Apes

2018

2036 Origin Unknown, A Quiet Place, Annihilation, Await Further Instructions, The Cloverfield Paradox, High Life, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, Mirage, Mortal Engines, Mute, Parallel, Prospect, Ready Player One, Replicas, The Shape Of Water, Star Wars: Solo, Time After Time, The Titan, Venom

2019

Ad Astra, Color Out Of Space, Coma, Countdown, Enhanced, Farmageddon, Gemini Man, I Am Mother, Io, Paradise Hills, See You Yesterday, Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, Synchronic, Vivarium, The Wandering Earth, Yesterday

2020

Archive, Bill And Ted Face The Music, Black Box, Last And First Men, Love And Monsters, The Midnight Sky, Monster Hunter, Monsters Of Man, Palm Springs, Portal, Possessor, Sputnik, Tenet, Wonder Woman 1984

2021

2149: The Aftermath, Awake, Chaos Walking, Don’t Look Up, Dune, The Green Knight, Infinite, Infinitum: Subject Unknown, Last Night In Soho, Oxygen, Reminiscence, Space Sweepers, Stowaway, The Tomorrow War

2022

The Adam Project, Big Bug, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Moonfall


Still left to see:

1925

The Lost World

1944

Curse Of The Cat People

1953

The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms

1955

The Conquest Of Space, Devil Girl From Mars

1956

The Gamma People

1957

The Invisible Boy

1958

Attack Of The 50ft Woman, The Blob, Teenage Caveman, Terror In The Midnight Sun

1959

The Angry Red Planet, Teenagers From Outer Space

1961

Gorgo

1962

The Brain That Wouldn’t Die

1964

Dogora

1965

Night Caller From Outer Space, Voyage To The Prehistoric Planet

1966

Island Of Terror

1968

Je T’aime Je T’aime, Mars Needs Women

1969

The Gladiators

1970

I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen, The Mind Of Mr Soames, On The Comet

1971

City Beneath The Sea, Luminous Procuress

1981

The Mysterious Castle In The Carpathians

1982

Swamp Thing

1983

The Being, Strange Invaders, The Twilight Zone: The Movie

1984

Caravan Of Courage, Supergirl

1985

Explorers

1988

The Brain, My Stepmother Is An Alien

1989

Leviathan, Murder By Moonlight

1993

Body Bags, Fortress, Nemesis

1996

Phenomenon

1998

Riddler’s Moon

2000

Nautilus, Supernova, Titan A.E.

2001

K-Pax

2002

The Adventures Of Pluto Nash

2003

Dreamcatcher, S Club: Seeing Double

2005

Cypher, Sky High 

2006

Earthstorm

2007

The Man From Earth

2008

Death Race, Doomsday, Triangle

2009

9, The Fourth Kind, Pandorum, Splice, Timer, Triangle

2011

Another Earth, Apollo 18, Cold Fusion, The Collapsed, Dimensions

2012

Earth’s Final Hours, Robert & Frank, Safety Not Guaranteed

2013

The Colony, The Congress, Europa Report, Frequencies, Sirius, Time Runners, World War Z

2014 

The History Of Time Travel, The Last Invasion, Robocop, Survivor

2015

Alistair1918, Chappie, Circle, Evolution, Dark Planet, Infini, The Martian War, Rotor DR1, Turbo Kid

2016

400 Days, Andron, The Call Up, Capsule, Colossal, The Darkest Dawn, Morgan, Paradox, Spectral

2017

Beyond Skyline, The Discovery, The Endless, iBoy, Orbiter 9, Revolt, Stasis

2018

Abduction, Aniara, Anon, Attraction, The Beyond, Bumblebee, Extinction, How It Ends, I Think We’re Alone Now, Kin, Level 16, Occupation, Seat 25, Solis, Tau, White Chamber, UFO, Zoe

2019

Assimilate, Clara, Cosmos, Countdown, Encounter, Every Time I Die, Jurassic Galaxy, The Last Boy, Project Ithica, Prospect, Proxima, The Mandela Effect, White Space

2020

2067, 3022, AI Rising, Anti Life, Chronical 2067, G-Loc, Greenland, Monster Hunter, Possessor, Proximity, Sea Fever, Skylines, Skyman, Underwater, Variant

2021

Alienated, Assimilate, Bios, Boss Level, The Colony, Encounter, Faraway Eyes, The Intergalactic Adventures Of Max Cloud, Memoria, The Mitchells Vs The Machines, Old, Out Of Time, Override, Settlers, Voyagers, Warning

2022

Men, Moonshot, Project Gemini, Rubikon