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The Future According to Cinema

by IKB 191
The Future According to Cinema by IKB 191
“The function of science fiction is not only to predict the future, but to prevent it.” - Ray Bradbury The movies in the list must meet one or more of the following criteria: - exact year in which the movie is set - the century in which the movie is set In chronological order: ● 1990 Queen of Blood (Curtis Harrington, US, 1966) 1990: The Bronx Warriors (Enzo G. Castellari, Italy, 1982) ● 1997 Escape From New York (John Carpenter, UK, 1981) ● 1999 Until the End of the World (Wim Wenders, Germany, 1991) ● 2001 Journey to the Seventh Planet (Sidney W. Pink, US, 1962) ● 2009 Freejack (Geoff Murphy, US, 1992) ● 2010 2010: The Year We Make… Read more

“The function of science fiction is not only to predict the future, but to prevent it.”
- Ray Bradbury

The movies in the list must meet one or more of the following criteria:
- exact year in which the movie is set
- the century in which the movie is set

In chronological order:

● 1990
Queen of Blood (Curtis Harrington, US, 1966)
1990: The Bronx Warriors (Enzo G. Castellari, Italy, 1982)

● 1997
Escape From New York (John Carpenter, UK, 1981)

● 1999
Until the End of the World (Wim Wenders, Germany, 1991)

● 2001
Journey to the Seventh Planet (Sidney W. Pink, US, 1962)

● 2009
Freejack (Geoff Murphy, US, 1992)

● 2010
2010: The Year We Make Contact (Peter Hyams, US, 1984)

● 2011
A Time of Roses (Risto Jarva, Finland, 1969)

● 2012
2012 (Roland Emmerich, US, 2009)

● 2015
Back to the Future Part II (Robert Zemeckis, US, 1989)

● 2016
Red Eagle (Wisit Sasanatieng, Thailand, 2010)

● 2019
Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, US, 1982)
Daybreakers (Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, US, 2009)
The Island (Michael Bay, US, 2005)
2019: After the Fall of New York (Sergio Martino, France, 1983)
Goodbye, 20th Century (Darko Mitrevski, Macedonia, 1998)

● 2020
2020 Texas Gladiators (Joe D’Amato, George Eastman, Italy, 1982)
Target (Alexander Zeldovich, Russia, 2011)
Soylent Green (Richard Fleischer, US, 1973)

● 2021
Blackness (Luka Bursać, Serbia, 2014)

● 2022
The Dark Side of The Moon (D.J. Webster, US, 1990)

● 2024
A Boy and His Dog (L. Q. Jones, US, 1975)

● 2025
The Bloodiest (Jean-Pierre Bekolo, Cameroon, 2005)

● Battle of Memories (Leste Chen, China, 2017)

● 2026
There will come soft rains (Nazim Touliakhodjaev, Soviet Union, 1984)

● 2027
Children of Men (Clive Owen, US, 2006)
Nemesis (Albert Pyun, Denmark, 1992)
Ghost In The Shell Arise: Border 1 – Ghost Pain (Kazuchika Kise, Masahiko Murata, Japan, 2013)
Ghost In The Shell Arise: Border 2 – Ghost Whisper (Kazuchika Kise, Masahiko Murata, Japan, 2013)
Ghost In The Shell Arise: Border 3 – Ghost Tears (Kazuchika Kise, Masahiko Murata, Japan, 2014)
Ghost In The Shell Arise: Border 4 – Ghost Stands Alone (Kazuchika Kise, Masahiko Murata, Japan, 2014)
Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (Kazuchika Kise, Kazuya Nomura, Japan, 2015)

● 2028
RoboCop (José Padilha, US, 2014)

● 2029
Ghost In The Shell (Mamoru Oshii, Japan, 1995)
Ghost In The Shell 2.0 (Mamoru Oshii, Japan, 2008)

● 2030
Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex – 2nd gig: individual eleven (Kenji Kamiyama, Japan, 2004)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – The Laughing Man (Kenji Kamiyama, Japan, 2007)
2030 (Minh Nguyen-vo, Vietnam, 2014)

● 2032
Terminator Genisys (Alan Taylor, US, 2015)
Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence (Mamoru Oshii, 2004, Japan)

● 2033
Tank Girl (Rachel Talalay, US ,1995)

● 2034
The Big Mess (Alexander Kluge, West Germany, 1971)
Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society (Kenji Kamiyama, Japan, 2006)

● 2035
I, Robot (Alex Proyas, US, 2004)
Twelve Monkeys (Terry Gilliam, US, 1995)

● 2036
Nexus: 2036 (Luke Scott, US, 2017) [Prequel short film that explains what happened in the world of Blade Runner between the first movie, set in 2019, and this sequel, set in 2049. Not on Mubi]

● 2040
A Seita (André Antônio, Brasil, 2015)

● 2046
2046 (Kar-Wai Wong, Hong Kong, 2004)

● 2049
Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve, US, 2017)

● 2050
Childhood’s End (US, 2015) [TV Mini-Series, not on Mubi]

● 2052
The Android’s Dream (Ion De Sosa, Spain, 2014)

● 2054
Renaissance (Christian Volckman, France, 2006)

● 2057
Sunshine (Danny Boyle, US, 2007)

● 2060
Fluidø (Shu Lea Cheang, Gerrmany, 2017)

● 2066
Snakeskin (Daniel Hui, Singapore, 2014)

● 2069
2069: A Sex Odyssey (Georg Tressler, Austria, 1974)

● 2074
Looper (Rian Johnson, US, 2012)

● 2078
Screamers (Christian Duguay, Canada, 1995)

● 2079
Impostor (Gary Fleder, US, 2001)

● 2084
Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, US, 1990)
2084 (Chris Marker, France,1984)
Realive (Mateo Gil, Spain, 2016)

● 2092
Mr. Nobody (Jaco Van Dormael, Canada, 2009)

● 2095
Immortal (Enki Bilal, France, 2004)

● 2096
Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury (Luiz Bolognesi, Brasil, 2013)

● 2142
Sky Blue (Moon-saeng Kim, South Korea, 2003)

● 2150
Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (Gordon Flemyng, UK, 1966)

● 2154
Avatar (James Cameron, US, 2009)

● 2157
Inhabited Island (Fyodor Bondarchuk, Russia, 2008)

● 2159
Elysium (Neill Blomkamp, US, 2013)

● 2163
Ikarie XB 1 (Jindřich Polák, Czechoslovakia,1963)

● 2173
Sleeper (Woody Allen, US, 1973)

● 23rd century
Starship Troopers (Paul Verhoeven, US, 1997)
The Fifth Element (Luc Besson, France, 1997)

● 2267
Cargo (Ivan Engler, Switzerland, 2009)

● 2274
Logan’s Run (Michael Anderson, US, 1976)

● 25th century
THX 1138 (George Lucas, US, 1971)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (Daniel Haller, US, 1979)

● 2500
Erase Love (Javier Ideami, Spain, 2010) [Short, not on Mubi]

● 2540
Brave New World (Leslie Libman, Larry Williams, US, 1998)
Brave New World (Burt Brinckerhoff, US, 1980)

● 2599
Terra Formars (Takashi Miike, Japan, 2016)

● 2808
Cyber City Oedo 808 (Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Japan, 1990)

● 3000
The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (Giuliano Carnimeo, Italy, 1983)
Battlefield Earth (Roger Christian, US, 2000)

● 3065
Buljong (Carl Johan De Geer, Sweden, 1995)

● 5021
Planet of the Apes (Tim Burton, US, 2001)

● 802,701
The Time Machine (George Pal, US, 1960)

● One million years in the future
Sins of the Fleshapoids (Mike Kuchar, US, 1966)

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