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The time in which we live has become a true scientific era. Multiple scientific advancements, improvements in medicine and space research has opened up new and numerous horizons. In the meantime, Hollywood movies are not far behind. From the start when the first Sci-Fi movie ever rolled out, up till now, various Sci-Fi Movies have been released and they most of them have been phenomenal. In this piece of writing, we will be talking about the Most Underrated Sci-Fi Movies released in past few years.

List Of the Most Underrated Sci-Fi Movies

Altered Hours (2016)   Sci-Fi, Thriller

The story of the movie is about a man suffering from insomnia, who buys a sleeping aid from a black market which sends his mind time traveling into the future, where he becomes a suspect for a girls disappearance.

After The Dark (2013)   Sci-Fi, Drama, Fantasy

A class of twenty graduating students of philosophy, in an international school in Jakarta, are busy in a challenge to select between them ten of those, who will be most eligible to restart the human race in case of a nuclear apocalypse.

Dark Skies (2013)   Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Life of regular a family takes a plunge into a series of unexplainable events, the reason for all this is something beyond the bounds of earth.

Frequencies (2013)  Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi

Set in an Alternate Reality, where destinies are set by the strength of one’s frequencies, an unlucky boy falls in forbidden love with a lucky girl.

Robot & Frank (2012)  Comedy, Sci-Fi, Crime, Drama

A son gives his old, ex-jewel thief father a robot, whose job is to work and take care of him as a butler, but soon these two become partners in a heist.

Ruby Sparks (2012) Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Zoe Kazan not only has written it well but has performed her role marvelously. A novelist finds himself at a writer’s block but while he is struggling he finds love in the most unusual way. By creating a female character he thinks will love him and then willing her into existence.

The Lobster (2015) Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

This is perhaps one of the Most Underrated Sci-Fi Movies. Set in a near dystopian future, single people according to the City Laws are taken to the Hotel. Where they have 45 days to find a romantic partner or will be transformed into beasts eg animals of their own choice and sent into the woods.

Comet (2014) Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

We are all familiar with the talent of Justin Long and this time he has given a fine subtle performance in Comet. The movie sets in a parallel universe, this film bounces back and forth over the course of an unlikely but perfectly paired couple’s relationship.

I Origins (2014) Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence of evolution taking place in human eyes that it would actually be altering the way we perceive the world. The discovery is so huge that it may fundamentally change society as we know it.

The Wall (Diewand) (2012) Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

This one is a bit out of the box. First of its a German move so, you should have a stomach for absorbing the German language as well as the subtitles. Once you got that covered, the movie is breathtaking.

A woman finds herself cut off from all human contact when she comes upon an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounding the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog, she submits herself to the world untouched by civilization and ruled by the laws of nature.

Another Earth (2011) Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

This one is a pure trip. An ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident on the night of perhaps one of the biggest discovery in the history of mankind; a duplicate Earth in our Solar System.

The 5th Wave (2016) Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Chloë Grace Moretz is as gorgeous as she performs and in this Movie, she has not disappointed. There are four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks that have left most of the Earth decimated. Although Cassie is focused and hopefull that there is more to it while trying to save her younger brother.

Equals (2015) Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Set in an emotionless utopia or perhaps dystopia with a coating of utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease. Ultimately causing tensions and challenging the present existing rules of society.

Morgan (2016) Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

The technology has advanced almost to the level where artificial technology has entered the world. Now a corporate risk management consultant must make a decision whether or not to terminate an artificially created humanoid being.

The Giver (2015) Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

The Giver is pretty different in its progression is perhaps Most Underrated Sci-Fi Movies in the list. The way it differentiates emotions for the users is pretty amazing. Having said that, the movie is set in a seemingly perfect community without war, pain, suffering, and differences of choice. While a young boy brought up in that same world and learns the true pain and pleasure of the real world.

Uncanny (2015) Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Technological evolution has reached to a point where the worlds first perfect Artificial Intelligence birth has taken place. Now that Intelligent being begins to exhibit startling unnerving emergent behavior when a reporter begins a relationship with the scientist who created it.

Anti Matter (2016) Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Scientists working on an experiment related to matter and antimatter, push boundaries a little too much and come across a glitch in an experiment that pushes a scientist towards insanity.

Flatliners (2017) Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Five Medical students, obsessed to know what lies beyond the confines of the life embark on a threatening and daring experiment. By stopping their hearts for shorter periods to have a death experience and coming back to life. Having firsthand experience of the afterlife.

Her (2013) Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

This is at the top of the Most Underrated Sci-Fi Movies in the list. Joaquin Phoenix is a legend when it comes to acting. And he has not ceased to amaze us in Her. The film is set in the near future, where a lonely writer falls in love with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

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Ammar Niazi

An accountant by profession, but my knack for Movies and Gaming has never left the soul. Consider myself to be an old soul when it comes to playing games.I have a huge knack for fast cars and that is why i love Forza and NFS series. However i like to take out my frustration by killing zombies in Dying Light. A die heart fan of Call of Duty franchise. Gladiator & The Shawshank Redemption are eternal love and these are just the tip of the iceberg.