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The Best Science Movies

Finding a good Science movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Science movies of all time streaming online.

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1. Pulp Fiction

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8.9/10
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100/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. The Matrix

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8.7/10
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97/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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3. Inception

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Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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4. Star Wars: A New Hope

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8.6/10
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96/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $17.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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5. Back to the Future

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8.5/10
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95/100
Released: 1985Rated: PG
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents' first meeting and attracting his mother's romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents' romance and - with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown - return to 1985.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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6. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

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95/100
Released: 1980Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $19.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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7. Interstellar

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8.6/10
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95/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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8. The Terminator

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8.0/10
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Released: 1984Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical hegemony. Meanwhile, the human-resistance movement dispatches a lone warrior to safeguard Sarah. Can he stop the virtually indestructible killing machine?

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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9. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

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8.5/10
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94/100
Released: 1991Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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10. Toy Story 3

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8.3/10
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93/100
Released: 2010Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home to Andy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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11. Alien

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8.4/10
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Released: 1979Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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12. WALL·E

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8.4/10
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93/100
Released: 2008Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. Logan

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8.1/10
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Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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14. The Martian

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8.0/10
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92/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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15. Her

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8.0/10
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92/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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16. Aliens

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8.4/10
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92/100
Released: 1986Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story—all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and the colonial marines to return and search for answers.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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17. Ex Machina

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7.7/10
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92/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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18. District 9

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7.9/10
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91/100
Released: 2009Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Thirty years ago, aliens arrive on Earth. Not to conquer or give aid, but to find refuge from their dying planet. Separated from humans in a South African area called District 9, the aliens are managed by Multi-National United, which is unconcerned with the aliens' welfare but will do anything to master their advanced technology. When a company field agent contracts a mysterious virus that begins to alter his DNA, there is only one place he can hide: District 9.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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19. Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

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8.3/10
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91/100
Released: 1983Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $19.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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20. Gravity

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7.7/10
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91/100
Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a subscription service (IndieFlix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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21. X-Men: Days of Future Past

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91/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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22. Star Trek

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7.9/10
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91/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before. The human adventure has begun again.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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23. Jurassic Park

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8.1/10
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90/100
Released: 1993Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. However, the park is anything but amusing as the security systems go off-line and the dinosaurs escape.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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24. Deadpool 2

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7.7/10
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90/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $19.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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25. Arrival

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7.9/10
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90/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix & Syfy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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26. Raging Bull

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8.2/10
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90/100
Released: 1980Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his family's love, something always seems to come between them. Perhaps it's his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This kind of rage helped make him a champ, but in real life, he winds up in the ring alone.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others). Coming soon to Netflix on October 30th, 2019 (PDT).

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27. Blade Runner

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8.1/10
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90/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Cult

What it's about: In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their creator for a way to extend their short life spans.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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28. 2001: A Space Odyssey

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8.3/10
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90/100
Released: 1968Rated: G
Science-Fiction, Cult

What it's about: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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29. Toy Story 2

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90/100
Released: 1999Rated: G
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz Lightyear meets his match and Woody has to decide where he and his heart truly belong.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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30. Big Hero 6

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Released: 2014Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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31. The Thing

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Released: 1982Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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32. Spider-Man 2

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7.3/10
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Released: 2004Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still can't act on his feelings for Mary Jane Watson, a girl he's loved since childhood.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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33. Rocky

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Released: 1976Rated: PG
Drama, Sport

What it's about: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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34. Hidden Figures

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Released: 2016Rated: PG
Drama, Biography

What it's about: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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35. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (TBS & TNT) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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36. Ghost in the Shell

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Released: 1995Rated: PG-13
Animation, Anime

What it's about: In the year 2029, the barriers of our world have been broken down by the net and by cybernetics, but this brings new vulnerability to humans in the form of brain-hacking. When a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster' begins involving them in politics, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop the Puppetmaster.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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37. Gattaca

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Released: 1997Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: In a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics, humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. Young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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38. The Iron Giant

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Released: 1999Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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39. Blade Runner 2049

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Released: 2017Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 4 others).

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40. Modern Times

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8.5/10
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88/100
Released: 1936Rated: G
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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41. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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7.6/10
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88/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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42. Edward Scissorhands

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7.9/10
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88/100
Released: 1990Rated: PG-13
Fantasy, Romance

What it's about: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Freeform) & rent or buy from $2.49 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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43. Metropolis

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8.3/10
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87/100
Released: 1927
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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44. Upgrade

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7.5/10
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87/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A brutal mugging leaves Grey Trace paralyzed in the hospital and his beloved wife dead. A billionaire inventor soon offers Trace a cure — an artificial intelligence implant called STEM that will enhance his body. Now able to walk, Grey finds that he also has superhuman strength and agility — skills he uses to seek revenge against the thugs who destroyed his life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO & Cinemax) & rent or buy from $6.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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45. Apollo 13

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7.6/10
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87/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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46. Hugo

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7.5/10
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87/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu & IMDb TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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47. Das Boot

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8.3/10
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87/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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48. RoboCop

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7.5/10
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87/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. But when RoboCop learns of the company's nefarious plans, he turns on his masters.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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49. Million Dollar Baby

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8.1/10