The Sci-Fi genre has been practiced since the silent film A Trip to the Moon in 1902. Since then, filmmakers have created worlds we’ve never seen before and challenged us to think outside the box and look to the skies.
Here are the Top Ten Sci-Fi Screenplays in no particular order. Do you think we’re missing a script? Let us know by providing the link in the comment section.
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(NOTE: For educational and research purposes only).
THE TERMINATOR (1984)
Screenplay by James Cameron – Read the script!
READY PLAYER ONE (2018)
Screenplay by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline – Read the script!
PACIFIC RIM (2013)
Screenplay by Travis Beacham – Read the script!
MINORITY REPORT (2002)
Screenplay by Scott Frank – Read the script!
MEN IN BLACK (1997)
Screenplay by Ed Solomon- Read the script!
THE MATRIX (1980)
Screenplay by Larry & Andy Wachowski – Read the script!
THE MARTIAN (2015)
Screenplay by Drew Goddard – Read the script!
JURASSIC PARK (1993)
Screenplay by David Koepp – Read the script!
Screenplay by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan and Kip Thorne – Read the script!
Screenplay by Christopher Nolan – Read the script!