100 Science Fiction Films by Barry Keith Grant100 Science Fiction Films by Barry Keith Grant

100 Science Fiction Films

byBarry Keith Grant

Paperback | June 21, 2013

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100 Science Fiction Films provides a lively and illuminating guide to the genre from the beginning of film history to the present, taking the reader on a comprehensive tour through the rich and varied alternate universe of sci-fi cinema. From Georges Méliès's Le Voyage dans la lune (1902), to the blockbusters of the 1970s that dramatically changed Hollywood, to the major releases of the past few years, the films featured in this book represent a range of periods, countries and types (including alien invasion, space travel, time travel, apocalypse, monsters and anime), and cover the key directors and writers.
Barry Keith Grant is Professor of Popular Culture and Film at Brock University, Ontario, Canada. He is an Elected Fellow at the Royal Society of Canada and recipient of the annual Pedagogy Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. He is the author of the BFI Film Classic on Invasion of the Body Snatchers (2010), Film Genre: ...
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Title:100 Science Fiction FilmsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.72 inPublished:June 21, 2013Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1. Aelita.- 2. Alien.- 3. Alphaville.- 4. Altered States.- 5. Avatar.- 6. Back to the Future.- 7. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms.- 8. Blade Runner.- 9. Born in Flames.- 10. A Boy and His Dog.- 11. Brazil.- 12. The Brother from Another Planet.- 13. The Cabin in the Woods.- 14. A Clockwork Orange.- 15. Close Encounters of the Third Kind.- 16. Colossus: The Forbin Project.- 17. The Damned.- 18. Dark City.- 19. Dark Star.- 20. The Day the Earth Stood Still.- 21. Destination Moon.- 22. District 9.- 23. Dune.- 24. Enemy Mine.- 25. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial.- 26. Fahrenheit 451.- 27. Fantastic Voyage.- 28. The Fifth Element.- 29. Flash Gordon (serial).- 30. The Fly.- 31. Forbidden Planet.- 32. Frankenstein.- 33. Frau im mond (Woman in the Moon).- 34. Galaxy Quest.- 35. Ghost in the Shell.- 36. Gojira (Godzilla).- 37. The Host.- 38. The Incredible Shrinking Man.- 39. I Am Legend.- 40. Invaders from Mars.- 41. Invasion of the Body Snatchers.- 42. The Invisible Man.- 43. Island of Lost Souls.- 44. La Jetée.- 45. Jurassic Park.- 46. Just Imagine.- 47. Last Night.- 48. Liquid Sky.- 49. Mad Max.-  50. The Man Who Fell to Earth.- 51. Mars Attacks!.- 52. The Matrix.- 53. Metropolis.- 54. Nineteen Eighty-Four.- 55. Paris qui dort.- 56. Plan 9 from Outer Space.- 57. Planet of the Apes.- 58. Quatermass and the Pit.- 59. The Quiet Earth.- 60. The Road.- 61. Robocop.- 62. Seconds.- 63. Signs.- 64. Silent Running.- 65. The Silent Star.- 66. Slaughterhouse-Five.- 67. Sleep Dealer.- 68. Sleeper.- 69. Solaris.- 70. Soylent Green.- 71. Star Trek: The Motion Picture.- 72. Star Wars.- 73. Starship Troopers.- 74. Strange Days
75. Superman.- 76. The Terminator.- 77. Tetsuo: The Iron Man.- 78. Them!.- 79. They Live.- 80. The Thing from Another World.- 81. The Thing.- 82. Things to Come.- 83. THX 1138.- 84. The Time Machine.- 85. Total Recall.- 86. Tribulation 99: Alien Anomolies Under America.- 87. Tron.- 88. The Tunnel.- 89. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.- 90. 2001: A Space Odyssey.- 91. Videodrome.- 92. Village of the Damned.- 93. Le Voyage dans lune.- 94. WALL-E.- 95. The War Game.- 96. The War of the Worlds.- 97. Westworld.- 98. When Worlds Collide.- 99. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes.- 100. Zardoz.- Notes.- Further Reading.- Index.