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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119116/
http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/thefifthelement/

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Overall, the movie has a ludicrous plot.. the main motivation is pretty crappy. Everything else is nice, except for the idiot announcer guy.



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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119177/
http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/gattaca/

In a world where genetics predetermines health, a man with congenital defects pursues his dream of becoming an astronaut.

This is, for me, an intensely nerve-wracking movie. I will definitely keep it in my collection, but I find re-watching difficult.

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.uphe.com/movies/serenity

A unique space-western in the Firefly - (2002 TV show) universe, meant to both stand apart its own film and to conclude the Firefly series.

I don't know that I'd recommend this for people who haven't seen the Firefly TV series, but for those who have seen and liked the series this film becomes mandatory viewing.



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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133093/

A hacker learns reality is not as it appears.

A sci-fi ripoff of elements of Lucid dreaming, with elements taken from the Neuromancer/Shadowrun "cyberpunk" genres.

A pioneering movie for special effects, which have held up quite well, and its general pot and atmosphere. Technically not original for science fiction fans, but great nonetheless.

One of my favourites, although I really wish the actor playing Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) was good looking.

  1. The Matrix - (1999 movie)
  2. The Matrix Reloaded - (2003 movie)
  3. The Matrix Revolutions - (2003 movie)



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