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Dirty Industrial Sci-Fi

You know what I mean - sci-fi films that are sort of a bit grim and dank and unshowy and the technology is underwhelming.

I knew I wouldn't be able to phrase what I mean about this list. Hopefully some of the titles I've listed will give you an idea.

  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien³
  • Alien Resurrection
  • Outland
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Screamers
  • Blade Runner
  • Dredd
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • RoboCop
  • Escape from New York
  • Children of Men
  • Moon 44
  • Hardware
  • The Running Man
  • Soylent Green
  • Brazil
  • The Crow
  • Stalker
  • Solaris
  • 2010
  • Silent Running
  • Strange Days
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man
  • Akira
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • The American Astronaut
  • A Boy and His Dog
  • The Last Battle
  • Dark City
  • Mad Max
  • Mad Max 2
  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
  • Neon City
  • Lockout
  • District 9
  • La Jetée
  • Golem
  • A Visitor to a Museum
  • Never Travel on a One Way Ticket
  • Barb Wire
  • Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
  • Highlander II: The Quickening
  • Total Recall
  • Death Machine
  • Videodrome
  • Serenity
  • Event Horizon
  • Sunshine
  • Judge Dredd
  • Priest
  • The Element of Crime
  • Gamer
  • Johnny Mnemonic
  • Tank Girl
  • Equilibrium
  • Cube
  • Bunker Palace Hotel
  • Metropolis
  • The Matrix