The 100 best sci-fi movies: film and TV, M-R

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

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Marina Sirtis

Marina Sirtis played Deanna Troi in ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ and several spin-off movies. She still pops up regularly in movies and on TV.


Mike Cahill

Director Mike Cahill’s debut ‘Another Earth’ heralded a fresh new voice in science fiction. His second film ‘I Origins’ will be released this year.


Neill Blomkamp

Neill Blomkamp is the South African director of ‘District 9’ and ‘Elysium’.


Paul WS Anderson

British director Paul WS Anderson’s forays into sci fi include ‘Event Horizon’, ‘Soldier’, ‘AVP: Alien vs Predator’ and ‘Death Race’.


Robert Llewellyn

Robert Llewellyn played the android Kryten in ‘Red Dwarf’. He speaks widely on technology and sustainability and has now branched out into sci-fi writing.


Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich is a German-born filmmaker and equal rights campaigner whose films include ‘Universal Soldier’, ‘Stargate’, ‘Independence Day’ and ‘2012’.


Ronald D Moore

Ronald D Moore is a screenwriter and producer known for his work on TV shows ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’. His new show is ‘Helix’.