What are the best dystopic-movies?

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    #1A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    Alex is the leader of a small gang of thugs who enjoy doing illegal and violent felonies. One day, he gets captured, and with the main goal of his rehabilitation into society, he is forced to undergo some controversial techniques to change his behavior. 

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    Bruce Fernandez
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This is one of the best Stanley Kubrick movies and also one of the best dystopias ever depicted in film. It's based on the book by Anthony Burgess and like the book its pretty disturbing. But not without reason. The movie digs deep into crime, punishment, and society. I won't say more for fear of giving something away. Just see it."
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    #2Akira

    Akira

    Set in the post apocalyptic 2019 Neo-Tokyo, this film is the story of Kaneda, the leader of a biker gang whose childhood friend - Tetsuo- obtains some strange powers after an accident. He will end up losing his mind due to his uncontrollable power, and they will discover the secrets behind Akira, a kid who lived many years ago and had tremendous power. 




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    Sarah Newman
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "I love Akira because it combines several cool genres in the movie. It has a person with psychic powers, action, and it is post apocalyptic which is always cool because it makes it a survival movie as well. I love the characters and the mysteries unraveled about Akira. It was quite the interesting tale."
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    #3District 9

    District 9

    Set in a dystopian Johannesburg, the District 9 is this city's ghetto where aliens are forced to live. Many years before landing in poor conditions on Earth, humans are still treating aliens really bad, something that might change really soon. 

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    Simon Wu
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "The concept of this movie sounds really cool and the plot leaves a lot to the imagination. I would love to see how the aliens go about their uprising and get back at the humans."
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    #4Gattaca

    Gattaca

    Gattaca is a futuristic thriller with a touch of noir cinema, like Blade Runner, that tells the story of a dystopic world where people are divided between those who are genetically enhanced and those who not. 

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    Gregory Sanchez
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This one doesn't even need any mentioning. Gattaca is simply one of the most memorable sci-fi stories of the modern age and we are actually living in that age now. The idea of genetic enhancement in the story is something that is already becoming available in the real world. This is a very good story to watch because it makes people think about the ethics or the moral implications of being able to always achieve perfection to a genetic level. It's a great show that will make you think twice about what you think is "true progress" for humanity."
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    #5Minority Report

    Minority Report

    Minority Report is an American neo-noir, science fiction movie in 2002 by Steven Spielberg. The movie is about office Chief John Anderton framed of a future murder he didn't commit. Anderton investigates who framed him.

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    Xiang Feng
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Nice movie to watch!"
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    #6Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    Blade Runner is a 1982 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott. Rick Deckard is a blade runner which must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. 

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    Albert Baker
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "Rick Deckard is a blade runner which must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. this is a very interesting film for science fiction lovers. "
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    #7Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road is the 4th film in the Mad Max film series. A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

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    Judith Wheeler
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Dystopian societies are often most interesting. Mad Max delves into a rather unique production of this type of genre done right."
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    #8Total Recall

    Total Recall

    Total Recall is a 1990 American dystopian science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, and Ronny Cox. It is loosely based on the Philip K. Dick story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale". 

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    Grace Murphy
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Although this is an older movie, I've heard people raving and saying that I had to watch it. So I finally did, and it's an interesting enough sci-fi movie. It isn't a bad way to spend a few hours. I would not call this an award winning movie, but it is interesting enough that I could watch it more than once. The period the movie was made is blatantly clear and its interesting to see just how far movies have come since this. "
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    #9The Day After Tomorrow

    The Day After Tomorrow

    The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 sci-fi adventure film directed by Roland Emmerich and stars  Dennis Quaid and Jake Gyllenhaal. A paleoclimatologist braves the coming of the best Ice Age to reunite with his son.

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    Russell Garrett
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Nowadays, we hear about the dangers that lie ahead from climate change nearly every day. But "The Day After Tomorrow," on that same topic, was released 14 years ago, making it a pioneer on spreading public awareness on this issue. There are many dystopian films, but I place this one on my top 10 list."
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    #10Paprika

    Paprika
    Paprika is an animated, drama, fantasy, and crime movie directed by Satoshi Kon. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Yasutaka Tsutsui. It follows the story of a young female therapist Paprika.
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    Elizabeth Castro
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "very nice."

Summary

Best What are the best dystopic-movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1A Clockwork OrangeMovies 14 Paid
2AkiraMovies 12 Paid
3District 9Movies 9 Paid
4GattacaMovies 8 Paid
5Minority ReportMovies 7 Paid
6Blade RunnerMovies 6 Paid
7Mad Max: Fury RoadMovies 5 Paid
8Total RecallMovies 4 Paid
9The Day After TomorrowMovies 2 Paid
10PaprikaMovies 0 Paid
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