The 100 best sci-fi movies: film and TV, A-F

Leading sci-fi experts, filmmakers, science fiction writers, film critics and scientists pick the best sci-fi movies ever made

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Alex Ross Perry

Alex Ross Perry is the director of ‘The Color Wheel’ and ‘Listen Up Philip’, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.


Alfonso Cuarón

Alfonso Cuarón is the visionary director of ‘Children of Men’ and ‘Gravity’, both in the Top 100.


Anthony Daniels

Anthony Daniels has played the droid C-3PO in six ‘Star Wars’ movies. He’s now signed up for three more, bless his circuits.


Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley is the director of ‘Kill List’, ‘A Field in England’ and several episodes of ‘Dr Who’. His JG Ballard adaptation ‘High Rise’ is due in 2015.


Bong Joon-Ho

Bong Joon-Ho is the Korean director of ‘The Host’ and ‘Mother’.


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Brian Blessed

Brian Blessed is an iconic (and very loud) British actor who appeared in ‘Flash Gordon’, ‘Star Wars: The Phantom Menace’ and on ‘Doctor Who’.


Brit Marling

Brit Marling is the co-writer and star of films such as ‘Another Earth’, ‘Sound of My Voice’ and ‘The East’.


Dan Sallitt

Dan Sallitt is a filmmaker whose films include ‘Polly Perverse Strikes Again!’ and ‘The Unspeakable Act’. He was the film critic for the Los Angeles Reader.


Don McKellar

Don McKellar directed ‘Last Night’ and appeared in ‘eXistenZ’ and ‘Blindness’.


Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright is the great British director of ‘Shaun of the Dead’, ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’ and ‘The World’s End’.