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Ridley Scott chose the 5 best science fiction films of all time

Ridley Scott chose the 5 best science fiction films of all time


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Ridley Scott, one of the best science fiction directors of all time, has revealed his favorite films in the genre.

Over the course of his more than 60-year career, Ridley Scott has made some of the best films in history – “Gladiator“,”Blade Runner“,”The last duel“,”1492″,”American gangster“,”Napoleon”,”Robin Hood“All the money in the world.”House of Gucci“, “Thelma and Louise”, among others.

The British director also has extensive experience in the seventh art. Among the various genres that appear in his films, science fiction is one of the most recurring genres among his works. Hey The “alien” universe has completely changed the genrePlus the amazing “Blade Runner.”

With these films and others, throughout his six-decade-plus career, Ridley Scott has received four Academy Award nominations – three in the Best Director category and one in the Best Picture category.

After Ridley Scott brought one of the most anticipated films of the year, 'Napoleon'. He revealed his favorite sci-fi movies.

On the Beach (1959)

Despite being the oldest film on this amazing list, this work Stanley Kramer Still one of the best in its genre. “One of the most influential and saddest films ever made.”“, writes Roger Moore of Film Nation.

Starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner and Fred Astaire, the film tells the story of a nuclear war that wiped out almost all of humanity. The only survivors are residents of Australia and a submarine in North America.



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Blade Runner (1982)

Ridley Scott is known to protect his films from everyone and everything, as seen with “Napoleon.” For example, at the beginning of November, even before the premiere of the film, in an interview with The New Yorker After facing criticism over historical inaccuracy, Ridley Scott responded with a few words: “Get a life!” (“Get a life”). So it is not surprising that one of his films is on this list.

Starring Harrison Ford, Blade Runner is set, according to the official synopsis, “in the year 2019 where there is a class of robots called “Replicants” who resemble humans in every way, except for the time of existence, which is very short. . Six of these “clones” have commandeered a space shuttle between Earth and colonies on other planets and are at large in Los Angeles. He summons Police Chief Rick Deckard, a former Blade Runner, as special agents tasked with eliminating dangerous or uncontrollable “imitators” are known, and tasks him with locating and destroying the six escaped units.

In the review pool Rotten tomatoes Ridley Scott's film received a rating of 88%. Aline Al-Mashar, from MacGuffinhe wrote, “This is one of the greatest visions ever brought to screen, a monumental and formative illustration of world-building.”



Alien (1979)

“Alien” really should have been on this list. In the review complex Rotten tomatoesRidley Scott's film achieved an almost perfect rating – 94% out of 100%. It is in itself one of the most important science fiction films.

Jack Kroll, from Newsweekhe wrote, “'Alien' scares the peanuts out of your M&M's. It's about time someone made a sci-fi thriller that excites and distills everything down to the essence of pure, vulgar horror.”.

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Star Wars (1977)

An epic that continues to characterize global popular culture today. Everyone knows this universe, and even those who have never watched the movies know one character or another Luke Skywalker, Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, R2-D2, C3PO, among other notable characters.

“Star Wars”, as it was originally titled, or “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” was directed by the legendary George Lucas, who started one of the best epics in the history of cinema. In the Rotten tomatoes Hey George Lucas's film achieved a rating of 93%.



2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

One A must-see on any list of the best sci-fi movies. Charles Champlin has a rating of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes Los Angeles TimesSurrender to the movie – “Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is the film that science fiction fans of all ages and around the world wished the industry would one day give them.”.

Even today, it is a much-loved film and used as a reference. According to the official synopsis, “A team of astronauts led by Dr. David Bowman (Keir Dullea) and Dr. Frank Poole (Gary Lockwood) are sent aboard Discovery's fully computer-controlled spacecraft, HAL 9000, to attempt discovery. More details about the mysterious object. When the supercomputer malfunctions and tries to take control of the ship, there is a decisive confrontation between man and machine.

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