Sci-fi Teacher's Poll Winners

Explore the winners from our teacher's science fiction film poll, in partnership with the Association for Science Education and the Institute of Physics.

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Image from 2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Rating: U 11+

2.9200 out of 5 150 Votes (Members)
Duration
136 mins
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Stanley Kubrick's epic take on Arthur C Clarke's story is a classic sci-fi hit with revolutionary special effects.

Image from Apollo 13

This film has a couple of uses of moderate bad language

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Apollo 13 (1995) Rating: PG 11+

3.6260 out of 5 131 Votes (Members)
Duration
140 mins
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Dramatic reconstruction of a NASA rocket mission that dramatically swung from a flight to the moon to a fight for survival.

Image from Back to the Future

This film has a few uses of moderate bad language

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Back to the Future (1985) Rating: PG 7+

4.2818 out of 5 2094 Votes (Members)
Duration
117 mins
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Time-travelling caper with Marty McFly travelling to the 1950s in Doc Brown's DeLorean. Stunning visuals and endless 80s tropes.

Image from Blade Runner

This film has a few uses of mild bad language

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Blade Runner (1982) Rating: 15 14+

3.2857 out of 5 84 Votes (Members)
Duration
117 mins
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In the future human clones are sent to work in the outer reaches of space, when six escape and head to earth a blade runner is sent to hunt them.

Image from Close Encounters of the Third Kind

This film has a few uses of mild bad language.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Rating: PG 7+

3.3861 out of 5 158 Votes (Members)
Duration
129 mins
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A man is convinced he has had an encounter with a UFO and becomes obsessed with a strange hill in the wilderness...

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