50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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25. Star Trek (2009)
> Director: J.J. Abrams
> Themes: Space exploration
> Actors: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg
> Domestic box office: $257.73 million

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24. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
> Director: Hayao Miyazaki
> Themes: Post-apocalyptic civilization, environmentalism
> Actors: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda
> Domestic box office: N/A

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23. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
> Director: Steven Spielberg
> Themes: Alien contact, language and communication
> Actors: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr
> Domestic box office: $132.09 million

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22. Frankenstein (1931)
> Director: James Whale
> Themes: Pursuit of knowledge, human fear
> Actors: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff
> Domestic box office: $12.00 million

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21. Terminator 2 (1991)
> Director: James Cameron
> Themes: Time travel, humanoid robots
> Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong
> Domestic box office: $204.84 million