The Best Science Fiction Movies of the 1970s

like/share ►

ADVERTISEMENT

Don't like auto-playing video ads? (Who does? That'd be crazy-talk.)
Sign up for a FREE Flickchart account now to banish them forever*!


*Or at least until your browser cache expires, or your cookies get eaten,
or your computer blows up, or the end of the world occurs. Results may vary.

Share Top 5 Of This Chart Rank This Chart

Best  |  Worst
Detailed  |  List  |  Gallery
per page

1

Star Wars

1977    George Lucas    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Cyborg / Android / Robot

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

2

Alien

1979    Ridley Scott    Rated R

Body Horror    Cyborg / Android / Robot    Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

4

Young Frankenstein

1974    Mel Brooks    Rated PG

Comedy    Horror Comedy    Parody/Spoof

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

5

Stalker

1979    Andrei Tarkovsky    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

7

Solaris

1972    Andrei Tarkovsky    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

8

Eraserhead

1977    David Lynch    Not Rated

Avant-garde / Experimental    Body Horror    Dystopian Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

find this movie on ►

9

Superman

1978    Richard Donner    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Based-on-Comics

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

10

Sleeper

1973    Woody Allen    Rated PG

Comedy    Comedy of Errors    Dystopian Film

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

12

Mad Max

1979    George Miller (II)    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Australian New Wave

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

find this movie on ►

Down by 12 in the past 45 days 12

find this movie on ►

14

The Brood

1979    David Cronenberg    Rated R

Body Horror    Canuxploitation    Horror

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

find this movie on ►

16

THX 1138

1971    George Lucas    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Drama

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

17

Logan's Run

1976    Michael Anderson    Rated PG

Action    Chase Movie    Dystopian Film

Down by 1 in the past 45 days 1

find this movie on ►

18

Phantasm

1979    Don Coscarelli    Rated R

Horror    Science Fiction    Sci-Fi Horror

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

19

Time After Time

1979    Nicholas Meyer    Rated PG

Adventure    Chase Movie    Fantasy

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

20

Soylent Green

1973    Richard Fleischer    Rated PG

Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Dystopian Film    Mystery

Held position in the past 45 days 0

find this movie on ►

Build A Custom Chart

Here are a few examples of ways
you can filter the charts: