Special Report

50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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30. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
> Director: Robert Wise
> Themes: Alien contact, human fear
> Actors: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe
> Domestic box office: N/A

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29. Seconds (1966)
> Director: John Frankenheimer
> Themes: Identity, emerging technologies
> Actors: Rock Hudson, Frank Campanella, John Randolph
> Domestic box office: N/A

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28. The Martian (2015)
> Director: Ridley Scott
> Themes: Isolation, space exploration, survival
> Actors: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig
> Domestic box office: $228.43 million

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27. The Invisible Man (1933)
> Director: James Whale
> Themes: Pursuit of knowledge, invisibility
> Actors: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan
> Domestic box office: N/A


26. The Terminator (1984)
> Director: James Cameron
> Themes: Time travel, humanoid robots
> Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn
> Domestic box office: $38.40 million