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Top 10 Best Sci-fi Movies by Year
1990-1999

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Criteria: These Top 10 Best Sci-fi Movies for each year 1990 through 1999 are ranked by Impact, Influence, and Popularity in the Sci-Fi movie genre.

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Last Updated: 2021-11-30
Top 10 Best Sci-fi Movies by Year 1990-1999

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1999

  1. The Matrix - (Lana & Lilly Wachowski) (Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne)
  2. eXistenZ - (David Cronenberg) (Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm)
  3. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace - (George Lucas) (Ewan McGregor)
  4. Galaxy Quest - (Dean Parisot) (Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman)
  5. The Thirteenth Floor - (Josef Rusnak) (Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl)
  6. Bicentennial Man - (Chris Columbus) (Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill)
  7. The Astronaut's Wife - (Rand Ravich) (Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton)
  8. Wing Commander - (Chris Roberts) (Freddie Prinze Jr., Matthew Lillard)
  9. My Favorite Martian - (Donald Petrie) (Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Hurley)
10. Universal Soldier: The Return - (Mic Rodgers) (Jean-Claude Van Damme, Heidi Schanz)
The Matrix movie poster

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1998

  1. The Truman Show - (Peter Weir) (Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney)
  2. Dark City - (Alex Proyas) (Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly)
  3. The X Files - (Rob Bowman) (David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville)
  4. Deep Impact - (Mimi Leder) (Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman)
  5. Soldier - (Paul W.S. Anderson) (Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs)
  6. The Faculty - (Robert Rodriguez) (Josh Hartnett, Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall)
  7. Armageddon - (Michael Bay) (Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton)
  8. Sphere - (Barry Levinson) (Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson)
  9. Lost in Space - (Stephen Hopkins) (Gary Oldman, William Hurt, Matt LeBlanc)
10. Disturbing Behavior - (David Nutter) (James Marsden, Katie Holmes, Nick Stahl)
The Truman Show movie poster

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1997

  1. Gattaca - (Andrew Niccol) (Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law)
  2. Contact - (Robert Zemeckis) (Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, David Morse)
  3. Men in Black - (Barry Sonnenfeld) (Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Rip Torn)
  4. The Fifth Element - (Luc Besson) (Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman)
  5. Alien: Resurrection - (Jean-Pierre Jeunet) (Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder)
  6. Cube - (Vincenzo Natali) (Nicole de Boer, Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett)
  7. Mimic - ((Guillermo del Toro) (Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Josh Brolin)
  8. Starship Troopers - (Paul Verhoeven) (Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards)
  9. Event Horizon - (Paul W.S. Anderson) (Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill)
10. The Postman - (Kevin Costner) (Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Olivia Williams)
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10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1996

  1. Star Trek: First Contact - (Jonathan Frakes) (Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes)
  2. Independence Day - (Roland Emmerich) (Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum)
  3. The Arrival - (David Twohy) (Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff)
  4. Escape from L.A. - (John Carpenter) (Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Cliff Robertson)
  5. Oblivion 2: Backlash - (Sam Irvin) (Richard Joseph Paul, Jackie Swanson)
  6. Crossworlds - (Krishna Rao) (Rutger Hauer, Josh Charles, Andrea Roth)
  7. The Island of Dr. Moreau - (John Frankenheimer) (Val Kilmer, Marlon Brando)
  8. Adrenalin: Fear the Rush - (Albert Pyun) (Christopher Lambert, Natasha Henstridge)
  9. Barb Wire - (David Hogan) (Pamela Anderson, Amir AboulEla)
10. Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion - (Shûsuke Kaneko) (Toshiyuki Nagashima)
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10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1995

  1. 12 Monkeys - (Terry Gilliam) (Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt, Madeleine Stowe)
  2. Johnny Mnemonic - (Robert Longo) (Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Dina Meyer)
  3. The City of Lost Children - (Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet) (Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork)
  4. Screamers - (Christian Duguay) (Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin)
  5. Waterworld - (Kevin Reynolds) (Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper, Jeanne Tripplehorn)
  6. Species - (Roger Donaldson) (Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, Ben Kingsley)
  7. Virtuosity - (Brett Leonard) (Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Kelly Lynch)
  8. Judge Dredd - (Danny Cannon) (Sylvester Stallon, Armand Assante, Diane Lane)
  9. Tank Girl - (Rachel Talalay) (Lori Petty, Naomi Watts, Ice-T, Don Harvey)
10. Cyberjack - (Robert Lee) (Michael Dudikoff, Suki Kaiser, Brion James)
12 Monkeys movie poster

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1994

  1. Star Trek: Generations - (David Carson) (Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell)
  2. Stargate - (Roland Emmerich) (Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson)
  3. Timecop - (Peter Hyams) (Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mia Sara, Ron Silver)
  4. Guyver: Dark Hero - (Steve Wang) (David Hayter, Kathy Christopherson)
  5. Brainscan - (John Flynn) (Edward Furlong, Frank Langella, Amy Hargreaves)
  6. The Puppet Masters - (Stuart Orme) (Donald Sutherland, Eric Thal, Julie Warner)
  7. Death Machine - (Stephen Norrington) (Brad Dourif, Ely Pouget, John Sharian)
  8. Oblivion - (Sam Irvin) (Richard Joseph Paul, Jackie Swanson, Andrew Divoff)
  9. Trancers 4: Jack of Swords - (David Nutter) (Tim Thomerson, Stacie Randall)
10. Cyber Tracker - (Richard Pepin) (Don Wilson, Richard Norton, Joseph Ruskin)
Star Trek: Generations movie poster

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1993

  1. Jurassic Park - (Steven Spielberg) (Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Richard Attenborough)
  2. Demolition Man - (Marco Brambilla) (Sylvester Stallone, Sandra Bullock, Wesley Snipes)
  3. Body Snatchers - (Abel Ferrara) (Gabrielle Anwar, Meg Tilly, Terry Kinney)
  4. Daybreak - (Stephen Tolkin) (Moira Kelly, Cuba Gooding Jr., Omar Epps)
  5. Time Runner - (Michael Mazo) (Mark Hamill, Rae Dawn Chong, Brion James)
  6. RoboCop 3 - (Fred Dekker) (Robert John Burke, Nancy Allen, Mario Machado)
  7. Body Melt - (Philip Brophy) (Gerard Kennedy, Andrew Daddo, Ian Smith)
  8. Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow - (Michael Schroeder) (Angelina Jolie, Elias Koteas)
  9. 12:01 - (Jack Sholder) (Helen Slater, Jonathan Silverman, Nicolas Surovy)
10. Philadelphia Experiment II - (Stephen Cornwell) (Brad Johnson, Marjean Holden)
Jurassic Park movie poster

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1992

  1. Alien 3 - (David Fincher) (Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance)
  2. Fortress - (Stuart Gordon) (Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin, Kurtwood Smith)
  3. Split Second - (Tony Maylam) (Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, Alastair Duncan)
  4. Freejack - (Geoff Murphy) (Emilio Estevez, Mick Jagger, Rene Russo)
  5. The Lawnmower Man - (Brett Leonard) (Jeff Fahey, Pierce Brosnan, Jenny Wright)
  6. Universal Soldier - (Roland Emmerich) (Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren)
  7. Nemesis - (Albert Pyun) (Olivier Gruner, Tim Thomerson, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa)
  8. Mindwarp - (Steve Barnett) (Bruce Campbell, Angus Scrimm, Marta Martin)
  9. Trancers III - (C. Courtney Joyner) (Tim Thomerson, Melanie Smith, Andrew Robinson)
10. Shadowchaser - (John Eyres) (Martin Kove, Meg Foster, Frank Zagarino)
Alien 3 movie poster

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1991

  1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day - (James Cameron) (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton)
  2. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country - (Nicholas Meyer) (William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy)
  3. Naked Lunch - (David Cronenberg) (Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm)
  4. Trancers II - (Charles Band) (Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Megan Ward)
  5. Neon City - (Monte Markham) (Michael Ironside, Vanity, Lyle Alzado)
  6. Timebomb - (Avi Nesher) (Michael Biehn, Patsy Kensit, Robert Culp)
  7. The Guyver - (Screaming Mad George, Steve Wang) (Mark Hamill, Greg Joung Paik)
  8. Eve of Destruction - (Duncan Gibbins) (Gregory Hines, Renée Soutendijk)
  9. Dead Space - (Fred Gallo) (Marc Singer, Laura Mae Tate, Bryan Cranston)
10. The Unborn - (Rodman Flender) (Brooke Adams, Jeff Hayenga, Lisa Kudrow)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day movie poster

10 Best Sci-Fi Movies of 1990

  1. Total Recall - (Paul Verhoeven) (Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone)
  2. Flatliners - (Joel Schumacher) (Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon)
  3. Darkman - (Sam Raimi) (Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels)
  4. Predator 2 - (Stephen Hopkins) (Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Rubén Blades)
  5. The Handmaid's Tale - (Volker Schlöndorff) (Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway)
  6. Dark Angel - (Craig R. Baxley) (Dolph Lundgren, Brian Benben, Matthias Hues)
  7. RoboCop 2 - (Irvin Kershner) (Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Belinda Bauer)
  8. Class of 1999 - (Mark L. Lester) (Bradley Gregg, Traci Lind, Malcolm McDowell)
  9. The Dark Side of the Moon - (D.J. Webster) (Robert Sampson, Will Bledsoe)
10. The Rift - (Juan Piquer Simón) (Jack Scalia, R. Lee Ermey, Ray Wise)
Total Recall movie poster
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