Can You Name These Classic Sci-Fi Movies from a Single Frame?

By: Kennita Leon

Can You Name These Classic Sci-Fi Movies from a Single Frame?
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About This Quiz

What we all know about science fiction is that it dabbles in ideas that are not usually accepted by normal or mainstream science and contrary to popular belief, isn't a new concept. In fact, the first sci-fi movie was filmed over 100 years ago. The genre saw a major change with the Star Wars series in the late '70s and was soon one of the most popular film genres in the world. 

While many sci-fi movies are released each year, only a few can be called classics. They either needed to have garnered a fan following, sometimes huge enough to be called a cult, or are still being talked about today. Whichever the case is, these sci-fi movies are some of the best the world has ever seen, either for its graphics, characters, script or ground-breaking technology. 

But not many people were huge sci-fi fans from the start. Most people have only just started watching the genre, and thus won't be able to name the classics only true fans know. Come prove to us that you're not a sci-fi newbie by acing this sci-fi movie classic quiz. Come show us that you deserve to be called a fan of this amazing movie genre, right here, right now!

The Man Who Fell to Earth Which sci-fi classic is this?
Hanna
Shoot 'Em Up
The Man Who Fell to Earth
Directed by Nicolas Roeg, "The Man Who Fell to Earth" is a 1976 British film about an alien who comes to Earth, in hopes of shipping water to his planet.
Three

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers What's this movie's name?
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
"Invasion of the Body Snatchers" is a an American film which depicts the population of a town being replaced by extraterrestrials.
Fast Five
Edge of Tomorrow
Elite Squad

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The Thing (The Thing) Which favorite is this?
Dredd
District 9
Skyfall
The Thing
"The Thing" is a sci-fi horror film which revolves around a group of scientists in Antarctica who encounter a parasitic alien life form

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Ripley - Alien What is this sci-fi movie called?
The Bourne Identity
Unleashed
Drug War
Alien
Starring Sigourney Weaver, "Alien" is 1979 American film in which a spaceship crew is attacked by an aggressive extraterrestrial creature.

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Contact (1997) Can you name this film?
Contact
"Contact," based on the 1985 novel of the same name, is a 1997 film starring Jodie Foster as the film's protagonist who is chosen to travel to a distant planet.
13 Assassins
300
The Guest

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Godzilla (1954) Tell us this sci-fi movie's name.
Casino Royale
Godzilla
"Godzilla" is a Japanese sci-fi kaiju film about a 164-foot-tall creature which wreaks havoc on the Japanese population.
Hanna
Hero

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Can You Finish These Quotes From "Back to the Future?" 2 Which of these names matches this movie?
Three
Exiled
Back to the Future
"Back to the Future" is a 1985 American centering an eccentric scientist and a teenager who accidentally time-traveled into the past.
Jack Reacher

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Gattaca Can you identify the movie shown in this picture?
Elite Squad
Gattaca
"Gattaca," a 1997 film, centers around a man born outside genetic selection who attempts to realize his dream of going into space in a world where eugenics is the norm.
Shoot 'Em Up
Fast Five

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The-Day-the-Earth-Stood-Still-(20th-Century-Fox,-1951)-–-Gort Do you remember this classic's name?
Edge of Tomorrow
Dredd
Skyfall
The Day the Earth Stood Still
"The Day the Earth Stood Still" is a black and white sci-fi American film about a humanoid alien who visits earth with an important message.

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12 monkeys Which all-time sci-fi favorite is this?
The Guest
Sleepless Night
Unleashed
12 Monkeys
"12 Monkeys" is a neo-noir sci-fi film about a man from the future who travels to the past to the find the source of a virus outbreak.

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Phase IV (1974) Tell us which sci-fi movie this is.
Non-Stop
The Bourne Identity
Phase IV
"Phase IV" is 1974 sci-fi horror film which revolves around a group of scientists who attempt to find the cause behind the rapid evolution of ants.
District 9

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Alphaville (1965) Which movie is in this image?
Alphaville
"Alphaville" is a French sci-fi noir movie about a secret agent on a mission to destroy the creator of an inhuman, emotionless society.
Hanna
300
Exiled

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Jurassic Park (1993) HD Can you match this movie to the name it goes by?
Drug War
Fast Five
Jurassic Park
Based on the 1990 novel of the same name, "Jurassic Park" is a film about a group of visitors who navigate their way in wildlife park overrun with cloned dinosaurs.
13 Assassins

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T-800 Which popular sci-fi movie is this?
Hero
Three
The Terminator
"The Terminator" is a 1984 sci-fi action film about a future assassin-cyborg sent to the past to kill the mother of a future resistance leader.
Elite Squad

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Maria-Futura (Metropolis) Match this classic to its name.
Man on Fire
Shoot 'Em Up
Metropolis
"Metropolis" is a 1927 German sci-fi silent film which follows the wealthy son of the city's master who attempts to bridge the upper and lower classes.
Jack Reacher

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Blade Runner Which sci-fi classic is this?
Blade Runner
"Blade Runner" is an American-Hong Kong film set in the dystopian future about a former officer tasked with hunting down rogue synthetic humans.
Dredd
Edge of Tomorrow
Skyfall

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Laurence Fishburne and Keanu Reeves - The Matrix What's this movie's name?
Inception
The Matrix
Written and directed by The Wachowskis, "The Matrix" is a sci-fi film which depicts a dystopian world where sentient machines subdue humans in a simulated reality.
Unleashed
Sleepless Night

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RoboCop Which favorite is this?
Hot Fuzz
The Guest
Robocop
"Robocop" is an American cyberpunk action film about a murdered police officer who is revived as a law enforcing superhuman cyborg.
Blackhat

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind What is this sci-fi movie called?
The Bourne Identity
District 9
Hanna
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
"Close Encounters of the Third Kind" is an American film written and directed by Steven Spielberg about a small town which is visited by extraterrestrials.

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Colin Clive -> Dr. Frankenstein (Frankenstein) Can you name this film?
Fast Five
Frankenstein
Based on a novel of the same name, Frankenstein tells the story of a scientist and his assistant who create a monster using parts from various corpses.
Three
Elite Squad

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The Fly Tell us this sci-fi movie's name.
The Fly
"The Fly" is a sci-fi horror film about an eccentric scientist who slowly turns into a fly-hybrid following an experiment gone wrong.
Exiled
Non-Stop
Casino Royale

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Solaris (1972) Which of these names matches this movie?
13 Assassins
Solaris
"Solaris" is a Soviet science fiction movie about a psychologist who is sent to evaluate an ongoing situation on a space station orbiting the fictional planet, Solaris.
Drug War
Edge of Tomorrow

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2001 A Space Odyssey 1 Can you identify the movie shown in this picture?
Hero
Dredd
2001: A Space Odyssey
"2001: A Space Odyssey" depicts a space crew's voyage to Jupiter following the discovery of a black monolith which influenced humanity's evolution.
Shoot 'Em Up

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Brazil Do you remember this classic's name?
300
Skyfall
Unleashed
Brazil
"Brazil," which is set in a consumer-driven dystopian world, tells the story of a man who attempts to find a woman who appears in his dreams.

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Mad Max 1979 -- 1973 Ford Falcon  Which all-time sci-fi favorite is this?
Man on Fire
Elite Squad
Mad Max
"Mad Max" is one of the seminal dystopian future sci-fi movies. It also made a star out of Mel Gibson.
Jack Reacher

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Episode IV - A New Hope Tell us which sci-fi movie this is.
District 9
Star Wars: A New Hope
Written and directed by George Lucas, the 1977 "Star Wars" centers around Princess Leia who leads the Rebel Alliance to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station.
Hanna
Three

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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Which movie is in this image?
E.T. the Extra-terrestrial
"E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" is a film which centers around a young boy and his siblings who befriend an alien stranded on Earth.
Fast Five
The Bourne Identity
Sleepless Night

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Planet of the Apes Can you match this movie to the name it goes by?
Planet of the Apes
"Planet of the Apes," set in the distant future, tells the story of a group of astronauts who crash land on a distant planet ruled by apes.
Inception
Hot Fuzz
Edge of Tomorrow

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Robot Police (THX 1138) Which popular sci-fi movie is this?
The Guest
Hero
Drug War
THX 1138
Set in a dystopian future, "THX 1138" relates the story of a world where the use of mind-altering drugs is mandatory and the population is ruled by androids.

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Dark City Match this classic to its name.
Skyfall
Dark City
"Dark City" is an American-Australian neo-noir sci-fi movie which revolves around an amnesiac man who is accused of murder.
Blackhat
Non-Stop

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The Fifth Element Which sci-fi classic is this?
The Fifth Element
Set in the 23rd century, "The Fifth Element" is a sci-fi action film about a taxicab driver and a young woman who embark on a quest to destroy a great evil.
Shoot 'Em Up
Casino Royale
Dredd

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Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Movies What's this movie's name?
Fast Five
Elite Squad
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Written by George Lucas, "The Empire Strikes Back" is the second installment in the Star Wars trilogy which is set three years after the first film.
Unleashed

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Robby the Robot (Forbidden Planet) Which favorite is this?
Three
Edge of Tomorrow
13 Assassins
Forbidden Planet
"Forbidden Planet," set in the 23rd century, depicts a team of astronauts who travel to a distant planet, Altair IV.

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Independence Day What is this sci-fi movie called?
Hanna
District 9
Independence Day
Directed and written by Ronald Emmerich, "Independence Day" is an American film about a worldwide alien attack.
The Bourne Identity

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Tron (1982) Can you name this film?
300
Tron
"Tron" is a sci-fi action-adventure film which focuses on a computer programmer who finds himself transported into a computer software.
Sleepless Night
Man on Fire

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Total Recall Tell us this sci-fi movie's name.
Total Recall
"Total Recall" stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as Douglas Quaid, a man who is unable to tell if his memories are real or implanted.
Skyfall
Exiled
Jack Reacher

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Star Trek 3 The Wrath of Khan Which of these names matches this movie?
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Directed by Nicholas Meyer, "Star Trek II" is the second movie of the Star Trek film franchise and sequel to the 1979 film.
Drug War
The Guest
Hero

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Stargate Can you identify the movie shown in this picture?
Unleashed
13 Assassins
Fast Five
Stargate
"Stargate" tells the story of a group of scientists who are transported to a distant planet using a teleportation device unearthed in Giza, Egypt.

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The Man In the White Suit (1951) Do you remember this classic's name?
Edge of Tomorrow
The Man in the White Suit
"The Man In the White Suit" is a sci-fi satirical comedy movie about a man who creates a suit made from a long-lasting fiber.
Dredd
Elite Squad

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The Thirteenth Floor (1999) Which all-time sci-fi favorite is this?
Three
Hanna
The Thirteenth Floor
"The Thirteenth Floor" is a sci-fi crime thriller film about a man who finds himself in a virtual reality where the people believe they are real.
Shoot 'Em Up

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