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The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies of 2011

Updated on August 3, 2013

Let Your Imagination Go Wild

There are nothing else than science fiction and fantasy movies that can let your imagination go across the time and let the fantasy turn real and let your mind leap into the world of fantasy and world of future. Only through science fiction movies, our scientist can have the idea of the future technologies invented. Only through fantasy movies, magic can become reality. What kind of science fiction movies have you watched recently? Here are some of the best science fiction and fantasy movies of 2011.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

#1 The best fantasy movie of 2011

Synopsis:

This is the epic finale of Harry Potter; The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione go back to Hogwarts to find and destroy Voldemort's (The evil) final horcruxes: a cup from the vault, the Rowena Ravenclaw's diadem and the snake Nakini with a basilisk fang. Unexpectedly, Harry Potter is also one of the horcrux. The battle between the good and evil forces of the Wizarding world escalate into a biggest war ever. But it is Harry Potter who may need to be the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort.

Starring by : Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, Emma Watson as Hermione Granger, Michael Gambon as Albus Dumbledore and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley.

Director:

David Yates

Runtime:

130 min

Rating:

Rated PG-13 for some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images.

Official Site:

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Production:

Warner Bros. Pictures

Genres:

Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy

Countries:

USA, UK

Language:

English


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Attack the block
Attack the block

Attack the Block

#2 The best Sci-Fi movie of 2011

Synopsis:

Attack the Block is a fast, funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters, which turns their housing estate into a sci-fi battleground, an apartment block into a fortress under siege, and the tough teenage street kids into heroes. It's inner city versus outer space.

Starring by : Alex Esmail as Pest, Jodie Whittaker as Sam and John Boyega as Moses

Director:

Joe Cornish

Runtime:

88 min

Rating:

Rated R for creature violence, drug content and pervasive language.

Official Site:

Attack the block

Production:

Film4

Genres:

Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy

Countries:

UK

Language:

English


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Source code
Source code

Source Code

#3 The best Sci-Fi Movie of 2011

Synopsis:

When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he's ever known, he learns he's part of a government experiment called the "Source Code," a program that enables him to cross over into another man's identity in the last 8 minutes of his life. With a second, much larger target threatening to kill millions in downtown Chicago, Colter re-lives the incident over and over again, gathering clues each time, until he can solve the mystery of who is behind the bombs and prevent the next attack.

Starring by : Jake Gyllenhaal as Colter Stevens, Michelle Monaghan as Christina and Vera Farmiga as Carol Goodwin

Director:

Duncan Jones

Runtime:

93 min

Rating:

Rated PG-13 for some violence including disturbing images, and for language.

Official Site:

Source Code

Production:

Mark Gordon Company

Genres:

Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy

Countries:

USA, France

Language:

English


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Super 8
Super 8

Super 8

#4 The best Sci-Fi Movie of 2011

Synopsis:

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - they soon discover that the it is something more mysterious than what it is, and it is what something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.

Starring by : Amanda Michalka as Jen Kaznyk, Elle Fanning as Alice Dainard and Kyle Chandler as Jackson Lamb

Director:

J.J. Abrams

Runtime:

112 min

Rating:

Rated PG-13 for # Intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some nudity.

Official Site:

Super 8

Production:

Paramount Pictures

Genres:

Sci-Fi

Countries:

USA

Language:

English


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Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

#5 The best Sci-Fi Movie of 2011

Synopsis:

Rise of the Apes is an origin story in the truest sense of the term. Set in present day San Francisco, the film is a reality-based cautionary tale, a science fiction/science fact blend, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy.

Starring by : Andy Serkis as Caesar, Freida Pinto as Caroline and James Franco as Will Rodman

Director:

Rupert Wyatt

Runtime:

110 min

Rating:

Rated PG-13 for violence, terror, some sexuality and brief strong language

Official Site:

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Production:

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Countries:

USA

Language:

English


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      belinhafernandes 4 years ago

      I loved Source Code and I just saw it a few weeks ago! I also watched another good one - Chronicle! It's just teenagers and it's awesome. It was such a surprise! I like Sci-fi very much!

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      irenemaria 4 years ago from Sweden

      I am watching TV now and then. They have showed Arkive X again and I tried to follow them all =)

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      orthopedic matt 4 years ago

      I want to see Source Code. Great lens!

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      intermarks 5 years ago

      @LabKittyDesign: Game of Thrones is quite a nice TV series show.

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      LabKittyDesign 5 years ago

      It's cheating a bit (TV series, not a movie) but HBO's Game Of Thrones is amazing (and finally on Netflix!). Not really for the kids though...

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      Fcuk Hub 5 years ago

      It was Alien, I think. For several times :)

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      I'm ashamed to admit that I missed the majority of these, but I'm definitely planning on checking them all out soon. Great selection! Also, the best sci-fi movie I've seen recently is probably Chronicle or, if we go with adaptations, The Hunger Games.

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      orange3 lm 5 years ago

      Great choices on your list :)

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      MelonyVaughan 5 years ago

      All the time! I'm a huge sci-fi fan!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      ya,,, i love fantasy movie

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      flipflopju 5 years ago

      I'm hoping 2012 will offer even more great movies in these genres. Great list!

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      Pam Irie 5 years ago from Land of Aloha

      So far, Avatar, was one of my very favorite sci-fi movies.

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      funbee lm 5 years ago

      Most recent sci-fi movie I watched was Eagle Eye, your list is really good!