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The best Science Fiction movie is?
2001: A Space Odyssey
In 2008, the film was selected by
as one of The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time.
of an early stage human throwing a bone into the sky which suddenly becomes a satellite is epic and brilliant.
Anything from Stanley Kubrick is amazing.
Back in 1968, Stanley Kubrick made some astonishing prognoses on technology we indeed have and use today (but not in 2001).
The movie's soundtrack is extraordinary and famous for its many uses of orchestral and classical pieces, and imparts the movie its unique atmosphere.
2001 was the
big budget science fiction movie, before it, science fiction movies were mainly "b-movies". So it paved the way for all the following SciFi motion pictures and furthermore the success and popularity of the genre.
It fulfills important criteria for a science fiction movie.
The movie has some deep messages.
"2001: A Space Odyssey" was voted
of the Top 100 Sci-Fi Movies of all time by the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS)
One of the movie's side topics, how artificial intelligence and humans would coexist, today is more important than ever.
Outer space looks and feels strikingly realistic, which is a remarkable feat in filming, as one cannot feasibly film in outer space as of this moment.
Its use of visual poetry heightens both the story and the significance of its messages.
The ending is just confusing.
It is said, that you can only really appreciate 2001 under the influence of LSD. Having to do drugs to watch a movie disqualifies it from the best SciFi movie list (similar to doping).
2001 lacks a truly coherent plot.
A lot of 2001 is really boring.