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SCI FI Wire’s “most neglected” SF movies

by on Mar.05, 2008, under Movies

As a followup to the Top 10 SF movies, SCI FI Wire released their readers’ picks for Most Neglected SF movies, defined as having been left off the AFI’s list of Top 50 SF movies. Topping the readers list is Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, followed by Aliens, Serenity, Terminator, Gattaca, The Fifth Element, The Road Warrior, Metropolis, Stargate and Armageddon.

2 Comments for this entry

  • mbourgon

    Fifth Element is STILL one of my favorite films.

    It’s a genre-bender. Comedy/Musical/SciFi/Action. Bruce Willis does a great job. Milla Jovovich’s enthusiam is infectious – and she’s damn hot in that (lack of) outfit. Chris Tucker is hysterical. The plot uses the mysticism, but isn’t slowed by it. And ye gods, is it pretty.

    (That being said, the trailer for the movie was amazing, and may actually be better than the flick itself. Oh, and fwiw: if you like 5th Element, go rent Hudson Hawk – I’ve found that people who like one like the other)

    • iamsheridan

      Re:Fifth Element is STILL one of my favorite films

      Do NOT rent Hudson Hawk!

      I must say that I really enjoyed 5th Element, but Hudson Hawk does not have anything that is good about it. It is not even so good that it’s bad. It’s just – boring.

      The only redeeming thing about it is that the “bad” chick is hot. And there was that scene with something going out the window – literally…

      Just my 2 öres…

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