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Soylent Green Soylent Green
Soylent Green and Strange Days
Brazil (Country: UK; Year: 1985; Director: Terry Gilliam; Writer: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard; Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Kim Greist, Bob Hoskins, Michael Palin, Ian Richardson, Peter Vaughan, Jim Broadbent, Charles McKeown)
A typo leads to an innocent man being confused with a revolutionary, plunging the life of a small time bureaucrat into chaos.
Children Of Men (Country: UK, US, Japan; Year: 2006; Director: Alfonso Cuarón; Writer: Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, based on the novel by P D James; Stars: Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Claire-Hope Ashitey, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlie Hunnam, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Pam Ferris, Oana Pellea, Jacek Koman)
Conspiracy surrounds the birth of a child in an infertile post-apocalyptic world.
The Day The Earth Caught Fire (Country: UK; Year: 1961; Director: Val Guest; Writer: Wolf Mankowitz, Val Guest; Stars: Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd, Michael Goodliffe, Bernard Braden, Reginald Beckwith, Gene Anderson, Renée Asherson, Arthur Christiansen, Jane Aird, Avril Angers, John Barron, Timothy Bateson, Peter Blythe, Robin Burns)
A worldwide panic is sparked when the US and Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices.
District 9 (Country: South Africa, New Zealand; Year: 2009; Director: Neill Blomkamp; Writer: Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell; Stars: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, Elizabeth Mkandawie, John Summer, William Allen Young, Greg Melvill-Smith, Nick Blake, Morena Busa Sesatsa, Themba Nkosi, Mzwandile Nqoba, Barry Strydom, Jed Brophy, Louis Minnaar)
A government agent joins the cause of ghettoised aliens he has come to evict.
Logan's Run (Country: US; Year: 1976; Director: Michael Anderson; Writer: David Zelag Goodman, based on the book by William F Nolan and George Clayton Johnson.; Stars: Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Peter Ustinov, Farrah Fawcett)
In a society where no-one lives past 30, one man decides to run for his life.
Logan's Run Logan's Run
Logan's Run and Stalker
Planet Of The Apes (Country: US; Year: 1968; Director: Franklin J Schaffner; Writer: Michael Wilson, Rod Serling, Pierre Boulle; Stars: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey, Jeff Burton, Buck Kartalian, Norman Burton, Wright King, Paul Lambert)
Astronauts crash-land on a world ruled by apes.
Soylent Green (Country: US; Year: 1973; Director: Richard Fleischer; Writer: Stanley R. Greenberg, based on the book Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison.; Stars: Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson)
On an overheated, overcrowded future Earth, a detective investigates the death of a wealthy corporate mogul.
Strange Days (Country: US; Year: 1995; Director: Kathryn Bigelow; Writer: James Cameron, Jay Cocks; Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott, Vincent D'Onofrio, Glenn Plummer, Brigitte Bako, Richard Edson, William Fichtner)
Forbidden memories on disk, yours for the right price.
Stalker (Country: Russia; Year: 1979; Director: Andrei Tarkovsky; Writer: Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky; Stars: Aleksandr Kajdanovsky, Alisa Fredndlikh, Anatoly Solonitsin, Nikolai Grinko, Natasha Abramova)
Sci-fi drama in which three men make a journey into the unknown in search of their deepest desire.
Westworld (Country: US; Year: 1973; Director: Michael Crichton; Writer: Michael Crichton; Stars: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Norman Bartold, Alan Oppenheimer, Victoria Shaw, Dick Van Patten, Linda Gaye Scott, Steve Franken, Michael T. Mikler, Terry Wilson, Majel Barrett, Anne Randall, Julie Marcus, Sharyn Wynters)
Trouble brews for guests at a wild west adventure park.
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