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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2020 3:18 p.m. PST

"Terrifying monsters and unwelcome visitors from space frightened movie-goers in classic sci-fi movies. The best old sci fi movies are often based on famous novels, although some original stories dreamt up by modern masters thrilled on the big screen as well. This is a list of the top early sci fi movies including everything from King Kong to The Day the Earth Stood Still to Metropolis.

What films will you find on this list of the best classic science fiction films? In 1931, Boris Karloff took the title role in Frankenstein, a film based on Mary Shelley's novel of the same name. The movie went on to be included in the National Film Registry for its significance. Creature From the Black Lagoon is another scary sci fi film released before 1960. It's hard to discuss classic sci fi without mentioning Ed Wood's low-budget masterpiece, Plan 9 From Outer Space. Other top movies featured on this list include The Thing from Another World and The Blob…"
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And your favourite is…? (smile)


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Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2020 4:14 p.m. PST

"The War of the Worlds," of course 😉

I've been looking for a list like this for awhile now. Thank you, Armand.

Hlaven31 Oct 2020 5:02 p.m. PST

Forbidden Planet for sure.

USAFpilot Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2020 5:27 p.m. PST

Yea, Forbidden Planet was the best from that era of early sci-fi movies.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP31 Oct 2020 8:28 p.m. PST

The Giant Claw was not even on the list? Wow.

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pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2020 9:02 a.m. PST

If you ever get the chance to watch Plan 9 from Outer Space…don't. It's so bad.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Nov 2020 4:12 p.m. PST

(smile)


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Armand

Heedless Horseman Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2020 7:33 p.m. PST

Psst! There is always…'Zardoz'… ;)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2020 8:29 p.m. PST

Ha!….

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wballard04 Dec 2020 3:11 p.m. PST

I read "When Worlds Collide" before I saw the movie.

If you liked the movie at all, you should hunt down a copy and the sequel "After Worlds Collide".

I know I saw the top 15 as of today and about half of the next 15. After that sort of hit and miss and got tired of scrolling past adds.

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