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Name That Science Fiction Film! (The Sequel)

Here’s another installment of the IMDB game

My job: I went to IMDB and looked up 10 movies. Listed below are four official “Plot Keywords” for each movie.

Your job: Name these movies!

  1. Friendship / Hiding In Closet / Quarantine / Bicycle
  2. Violence / Sociopath / Invented Language / Eye
  3. Graphic Violence / Cyberpunk / Toxic Waste / Human Android Relationship
  4. Dystopian / Totalitarian / Illegal Immigrant / Hope
  5. Science Runs Amok / Theme Park / Tropical Island / Child In Peril
  6. Science Runs Amok / Theme Park / Evil Robot / Gunslinger
  7. Gang / Feral Child / Muscle Car / Australian Outback
  8. Kidnapping / Asylum / Animal Rights / Time Travel
  9. Interdimensional Travel / Escaped Mental Patient / Rocket Car / Watermelon
  10. Lincoln Memorial / Totalitarianism / Ice Cave / Man Hunt

SPOILER WARNING: The comments will contain some of the answers as people make guesses. When all titles have been guessed successfully, I’ll post the them in the comments as well.

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10 Comments on Name That Science Fiction Film! (The Sequel)

  1. 1. E.T. the Extraterrestrial

    2. A Clockwork Orange

    3. Bladerunner

    4. A Brave New World (?)

    5. Jurassic Park

    6. The Terminator

    7. Mad Max 2

    8. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (?)

    9. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (This was probably the toughest one, because I haven’t seen it in years; my first guess was Twelve Monkeys)

    10. Logan’s Run (?) (I think I remember an ice cave in that)

  2. 4 = Children of Men?

    6 = Westworld

  3. All guesses at varying levels of confidence:

    1. ET

    2. Clockwork Orange

    3. Toxic Avenger part way-too-many?

    4. ?

    5. Jurassic Park

    6. West World

    7. The Road Warrior

    8. 12 Monkeys

    9. Buckaroo Bonzai?

    10. ?

  4. 1. E.T.

    2.

    3. Johnny Mnemonic

    4.

    5. Jurassic Park

    6. Westworld

    7. Road Warrior

    8. 12 Monkeys

    9. Buckaroo Banzai

    10. Planet of the Apes

  5. 1. ET

    2. Clockwork Orange

    3. ?

    4. Children of Men

    5. Jurassic Park

    6. ?

    7. Road Warrior

    8. 12 Monkeys

    9. Buckaroo Bonzai

    10. Logan’s Run

  6. Nobody has correctly identified #3!

  7. 1. ET

    2. Clockwork Orange

    3. Robocop

    4. Children of men

    5. Jurassic Park

    6. West World

    7. The Road Warrior

    8. 12 Monkeys

    9. Buckaroo Bonzai?

    10. Logan’s run

  8. PPK nails it!

    The correct answers are:

    1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    2. A Clockwork Orange

    3. RoboCop

    4. Children of Men

    5. Jurassic Park

    6. Westworld

    7. Mad Max 2

    8. 12 Monkeys

    9. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

    10. Logan’s Run

  9. Weren’t these all Ernest movies?

  10. Sorry, Trent. The category was science fiction, not “Movies that should never have been made.”

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