What are the best movies that predicted the future?

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    #1You've Got Mail

    You've Got Mail

    You've got mail is a romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, and directed by Nora Ephron. The movie, premiered in 1998, tells the story of two people who fall in love online without being aware that they know each other in real life.

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    Christina Walters
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "You've got mail is a romantic comedy film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, and directed by Nora Ephron. The movie, premiered in 1998, tells the story of two people who fall in love online without being aware that they know each other in real life."
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    #2The Matrix

    The Matrix

    The Matrix is a sci-fi action movie written and directed by the Wachowski Brothers. It was released in 1999 and was the first installment in The Matrix film series. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, and Carrie-Anne Moss.

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    Charles Ramos
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "This movie is a classic and one everyone should see. Probably the best work of the Wachowski Brothers and a classic movie for Keanu Reeves. Basically a story of an ordinary man who learns of his extraordinary fate and how he manages to overcome it all. A sci-fi story filled with futuristic and insane settings and crazy action. This first movie really is a great movie on its own and again, one everyone should see at some point."
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    #3Minority 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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    Marilyn Kim
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Minority Report is a 2002 American neo-noir science fiction mystery-thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and loosely based on the short story of the same name by Philip K. Dick."
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    #4Metropolis

    Metropolis

    Metropolis is a 1927 German science fiction motion picture directed by Fritz Lang. It was set in a futuristic city in the year 2026 where the human race is divided between mistreated workers and the rich people who enjoys a lavish living.

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    Jessica Jin
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "It doesn't get any better than Metropolis. The acting is superb. You see and feel every emotion, despite being a silent film. It's a classic that remains relevant today. "
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    #5Total 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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    Benjamin Williams
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Before the recent remake of Total Recall, we had the original, one of a kind, classic Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzeneggar and prime Sharon Stone. This movie was a true classic with all it's wonderful one liners and moments and weirdly introduced characters. I watched this as a teen and it's been in my DVD collection, constantly played several times annually. What makes this movie so cool is that it somewhat predicted some of the events that were going to occur with the technology presented in there at the time. All I can say is that if you're an Arnold fan, or trying to talk someone into watching a fun thrilling classic, Total Recall is the way to go."
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    #6Back to the Future

    Back to the Future

    Back to the Future is a sci-fi comedy movie directed by Robert Zemeckis starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Lea Thompson. It follows the adventures of a teenager and his friend, as a scientist creates a time machine with a car.

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    Eric Rios
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "The best movie that predicted the future is Back to the Future directed by Robert Zemeckis. This sci-fi classic starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd had the uncanny ability to forsee the rise of a rich , overbearing, loud-mouth that owned casinos and ran a corrupt town. "
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    #7Blade 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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    Jessica Gilbert
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "My boyfriend is a huge Harrison Ford fan and really into Sci-Fi and movies about the future so naturally I wanted to surprise him with a movie night. Oddly enough, he had never seen the original Blade Runner and I thought this would be a good choice. He LOVED this movie (even better than the remake) and I went ahead and purchased it after I rented it and we've watched it three times already. Oldie but a classic. Great buy!"
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    #82001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey is a sci-fi film by Stanley Kubrick. The film follows a team of scientists in a space expedition to Jupiter, seeking signs of extraterrestrial life. They are guided by the artificial intelligence HAL 9000 who gains sentience. 

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    Eduardo Mora
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "We watched this movie in high school science class! I found it to be very interesting and I enjoyed comparing what they thought the world would look like to what it ended up being"
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    #9Gattaca

    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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    Theresa Phillips
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "A movie where genetic engineering is used to perfect the human species... Sound familiar?"

Summary

Best What are the best movies that predicted the future
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1You've Got Mail Movies 24 Paid
2The MatrixMovies 20 Paid
3Minority ReportMovies 16 Paid
4MetropolisMovies 14 Paid
5Total RecallMovies 13 Paid
6Back to the FutureMovies 9 Paid
7Blade RunnerMovies 9 Paid
82001: A Space OdysseyMovies 7 Paid
9GattacaMovies 5 Paid
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