Science fiction has long been a staple of the film industry, captivating audiences with imaginative worlds and thought-provoking ideas. In recent years, the 21st century has seen an explosion of science fiction films, with new technologies and special effects allowing filmmakers to bring their wildest visions to life.
Are ratings and reviews hat important? Film history has shown us time and time again that a movie that upon release might’ve been maligned could gain a completely new reevaluation in the future. This happens with every genre, but sci-fi has given use some real underrated gems in the past couple of decades. Without further ado, here are five of the most underrated sci-fi films of the century so far.
Nowadays, Scarlett Johansson is known for her role as the Avenger Black Widow in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. However, the talented actress has an incredibly long and diverse resume. This includes a string of sci-fi movies in the 2010s which were wildly inconsistent.
“The Man From Earth” is the best Sci-fi movie I’ve ever seen. If you’ve never heard of it, I don’t blame you. It’s a low-budget feature made with a cheap film camera that went straight to DVD in 2007 after a limited theatrical release. It takes place in one location and has no special effects. There’s also close to no action in the movie (save for one dramatic moment).
Babylon 5 was a science fiction TV show, commonly referred to as a “space opera”, that aired on the Warner Bros.’ Prime Time Entertainment Network between 1994 and 1998. The show followed the exploits of human military staff and alien diplomats aboard the space station Babylon 5, which served as a neutral space for different races and species in an eclectic and diverse galaxy to engage in diplomacy and trade.
Teryl Rothery was born on November 9th, 1962, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is a Canadian actress who has been active since 1992. She is best known for her role as Dr. Janet Fraiser on ‘Stargate: SG-1’