While the original Terminator has sort of a low-budget appeal, T2 is bigger, louder, and flashier in all the right ways — making it essential viewing for even the most casual of cinephiles. Shows like Star Trek: The Original Series may not have appeared as sleek on the surface, but they were still beloved by a smaller, more devout following of science fiction nerds. The first season dropped on Netflix in the summer of 2016 and it immediately became a word-of-mouth success, earning Stranger Things praise from critics and audiences alike. Humans is the most compelling, emotionally resonant robot-centric show on television. Setting numerous awards and box office records throughout its run, The Dark Knight has had a profound impact on the filmmaking industry-- and not just for superhero movies. The 1988 movie stars world-famous supermodel Kathy Ireland in her feature film debut as Wanda Saknussemm, a nerdy Los Angeles native who end up falling down a tunnel toward the lost city of Atlantis where she makes a few friends and many more enemies. About Rotten Tomatoes; What's the Tomatometer? Paramount Pictures' new movies take place in what is now called , an alternate timeline that exists within the original Star Trek continuity but is separated due to the effects of time travel.
Regarded by modern critics as a masterpiece of silent film, Metropolis featured a grand story and breath-taking special effects. While Stalker might not be for everyone thanks to its ambiguous storyline and deliberately slow pace, critics agree that the film is hypnotic, thought-provoking, and highly influential. Oscars — Best Costume Design. Max is a sullen teenager who ends up befriending an alien companion known as Steel after the passing of his father. Much of that realism is - created by London-based studio Framestone over the course of three years. But aside from being a shameless copy of the 1982 classic, Mac and Me is also chalk full of product placement for both Coca-Cola and McDonalds, which caused many to dismiss the project as an overlong commercial rather than a feature film.
Despite debuting back in 2013, Rick and Morty has only turned out three seasons and 31 episodes in that period of time. The Terminator is largely responsible for launching the careers of both Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger, along with laying the foundation for a franchise that is still going strong today. The show also increased in popularity and quality as it continued on, with the final season holding a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. It's as if swapping bodies is only good when you need to talk to someone on the other side of the country. About Rotten Tomatoes; What's the Tomatometer? Before the invasion of New York, , and before countless villains tried taking over the world, there was Tony Stark, a billionaire who built an iron suit out of necessity to survive.
The rankings represent the most up- to- date Tomatometer scores as of December 3. The movie was raved by audiences and critics alike and was a massive success at the worldwide box office. It's worth noting, even two centuries after the novel was originally published, , Victor Frankenstein or, in the movie's case, Henry Frankenstein , not the monster that the name has become associated with. Note: Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes only counts movies that have 40 or more reviews and. The United States Library of Congress selected Dr. The sci-fi is set in the world where a repressive government has discouraged the most productive workers from doing their job, resulting in an economic collapse. A favorite amongst hardcore sci-fi fans, Farscape was a four-season series that aired on the Sci-Fi Channel from 1999 to 2003.
When exactly Rick and Morty will return is still anyone's guess. Stranger Things draws heavily from such beloved classics as The Goonies, E. Every scene feels redundant, forced, and totally uninspired. You hereby warrant that you are 16 years of age or older or are visiting the Website under parental supervision. . By and large, audiences tend to be a little more generous when it comes to ranking schlocky sci-fi movies. Battlestar Galactica was a reimagining of the 1978 series of the same name.
Similarly to Rod Serling's series, the show featured an opening narration before every standalone episode, which often culminated with a twist ending. Frankenstein, Boris Karloff as the Monster, and Elsa Lanchester as the Monster's bride-- built upon Universal Pictures' established horror niche and continued the success on the original film. Awards Leaderboard: Top Movies of 2016. Of course, not ever sci-fi movie can be as influential or flawless as The Empire Strikes Back, Alien, or The Matrix, and there are plenty of lesser-known gems in the genre that are adorned by fans despite their flaws. He turned that suit into a weapon for good. One has to wonder how this series ever managed to get three movies deep in the first place.
After the first seven episodes saw a massive decline in viewership, the remaining six episodes were aired at midnight before Hunters was inevitably canceled. Withdrawing consent may impede your ability to access certain services and will not allow us to provide the personalized Website experience. Even upon its release, the corny special effects in The Angry Red Planet were lambasted by critics, making them downright laughable by today's standards. All of our employees, agents and partners are committed to keeping your data confidential. The series also features countless nods to other popular sci-fi and superhero stories.
You can withdraw consent at any time. Oscars — Best Foreign Language Film. To date, holds the site's record, with an approval rating of 100% and 228 positive reviews. Years after the original Mad Max series ended, in which Mel Gibson starred as the titular Max Rockatansky, Miller re-acquired the rights to the series from Warner Bros. It was acclaimed for its story and its characters, who were universally considered to be perfectly cast. Although there have been a handful of adaptations of Finney's novel, a remake of Siegel's film, also titled Invasion of the Body Snatchers-- directed by Philip Kaufman and starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, and Leonard Nimoy-- released in 1978 and is highly regarded as one of the.
Frankenstein was hugely successful for Universal Pictures, and thus solidified the studio as the place for monster movies. Indie Spirit — Best Supporting Actor. The Terminator that has spanned decades, consisting of multiple sequels, comic books, and graphic novels, as well as one somewhat successful. Drawing inspiration from the H. While most would agree that T2 is the most entertaining of the franchise, sometimes you just have to give the most credit to the film that started it all.
Although different in many ways, Alien has perhaps had as much of an influence on filmmaking as Star Wars. Science fiction is a genre that revolves around futuristic thinking, dystopian societies, , time travel, and, of course,. Audiences seemed to wholeheartedly agree. The series follows American astronaut John Crichton, who finds himself living in an alien world when his ship is sucked into a wormhole. Rotten Tomatoes score: 100% out of 56 reviews James Cameron is one of the most prominent and influential directors in Hollywood, having directed films such as , , and , all of which came after his first major film. Wells novel of the same name, the story follows Dr. But even audiences had to agree that Max Steel feels like a knockoff of every superhero origin story we've seen over the past few decades.