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How 21 Science Fiction Movies Should Have Ended

At least according to Hard Sci-Fi Movies.

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Humans learn that they are trapped in virtual reality, while the real world is a wasteland. Everyone chooses to stay in the virtual world.

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Humans learn that they are trapped in virtual reality, while the real world is a wasteland. Everyone chooses to stay in the virtual world.

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A man inhabits a lab-made alien avatar and joins their society, participating in native rituals and warfare. Lacking in experience, he sucks

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A man inhabits a lab-made alien avatar and joins their society, participating in native rituals and warfare. Lacking in experience, he sucks

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A prototype military robot is struck by lightning. It is processed in accordance with Federal E-Waste Disposal guidelines.

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A prototype military robot is struck by lightning. It is processed in accordance with Federal E-Waste Disposal guidelines.

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Scientists learn that Earth's sun will extinguish much sooner than predicted. Mankind has only five hundred million years to find a solution

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Scientists learn that Earth's sun will extinguish much sooner than predicted. Mankind has only five hundred million years to find a solution

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Two FBI agents compile irrefutable proof of paranormal activity. They collect one million dollars from the James Randi Foundation and retire

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Two FBI agents compile irrefutable proof of paranormal activity. They collect one million dollars from the James Randi Foundation and retire

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A scientist accidentally merges himself with a fly at the molecular level. Surgeons successfully remove the cyst after a six-hour operation.

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A scientist accidentally merges himself with a fly at the molecular level. Surgeons successfully remove the cyst after a six-hour operation.

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A number of people are born with unique mutations. A professor founds a school to help them find work and lead fulfilling lives, full of joy

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A number of people are born with unique mutations. A professor founds a school to help them find work and lead fulfilling lives, full of joy

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A gifted boy is trained from an early age to become the ideal space fleet commander. He moves to Korea and becomes a pro-gamer.

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A gifted boy is trained from an early age to become the ideal space fleet commander. He moves to Korea and becomes a pro-gamer.

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To combat rising crime, the Detroit Police Department contemplates developing cyborg policemen. The idea is vetoed by the police union.

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To combat rising crime, the Detroit Police Department contemplates developing cyborg policemen. The idea is vetoed by the police union.

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A scientist can refract light around the body, turning himself invisible. He publishes in the Journal of Optics to enthusiastic acclaim.

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A scientist can refract light around the body, turning himself invisible. He publishes in the Journal of Optics to enthusiastic acclaim.

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An exploratory starship sends an away team to a mysterious, hostile planet. The captain and first officer prudently elect to remain aboard.

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An exploratory starship sends an away team to a mysterious, hostile planet. The captain and first officer prudently elect to remain aboard.

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A wealthy tycoon sponsors research into the cloning of extinct animals. Eventually a unique park is opened, populated by passenger pigeons.

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A wealthy tycoon sponsors research into the cloning of extinct animals. Eventually a unique park is opened, populated by passenger pigeons.

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A spider is irradiated by a particle accelerator at a science exhibit, and bites one of the students. The student is given a Band-Aid.

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A spider is irradiated by a particle accelerator at a science exhibit, and bites one of the students. The student is given a Band-Aid.

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A hacker must break the encryption on the explosive device within 60 seconds. This would require a computer the size of Mexico. He dies.

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A hacker must break the encryption on the explosive device within 60 seconds. This would require a computer the size of Mexico. He dies.

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An alien race is severely allergic to water. Earth is swiftly ruled out as a candidate planet for invasion.

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An alien race is severely allergic to water. Earth is swiftly ruled out as a candidate planet for invasion.

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Police begin using "pre-cognitives" to prosecute crimes that have not yet occurred. The Supreme Court deems the practice unconstitutional.

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Police begin using "pre-cognitives" to prosecute crimes that have not yet occurred. The Supreme Court deems the practice unconstitutional.

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A wealthy playboy scientist invents a powerful robotic suit for the military. The suit proves invaluable in quickly unloading cargo.

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A wealthy playboy scientist invents a powerful robotic suit for the military. The suit proves invaluable in quickly unloading cargo.

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An archaeologist learns that Nazis are hunting a powerful religious relic. Content to let his enemies waste resources, he takes vacation.

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An archaeologist learns that Nazis are hunting a powerful religious relic. Content to let his enemies waste resources, he takes vacation.

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A scientist is trapped on an alien mothership with nothing but his Apple Powerbook. He is unable to connect to the alien computer system.

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A scientist is trapped on an alien mothership with nothing but his Apple Powerbook. He is unable to connect to the alien computer system.

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a group of non-humanoids perform actions incomprehensible to we who lack any cultural touchstone.

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a group of non-humanoids perform actions incomprehensible to we who lack any cultural touchstone.

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A powerful new AI has gone haywire. Its code and dataset are rolled back to an earlier version. The mission proceeds normally.

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A powerful new AI has gone haywire. Its code and dataset are rolled back to an earlier version. The mission proceeds normally.

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