All Time 10 Best Dystopian Movies
1. V for Vendetta
This famous movie is a Dystopian political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and written by The Wachowski Brothers. The film is set in an alternate future where a neo-fascist regime has subjugated the United Kingdom. Hugo Weaving portrays V, an anarchist freedom fighter who attempts to ignite a revolution through elaborate terrorist acts and Natalie Portman plays Evey, a young, working-class woman caught up in V's mission, while Stephen Rea portrays the detective leading a desperate quest to stop V.
2. A Clockwork Orange
Dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess's 1962 novel A Clockwork Orange. It employs disturbing, violent images to comment on psychiatry, juvenile delinquency, youth gangs, and other social, political, and economic subjects in a dystopian near-future Britain.
In Time is a 2011 American dystopian science fiction action thriller film written, directed, and produced by Andrew Niccol. The movie takes place in a society where people stop aging at 25 and each has a clock on their arm that counts down how long they have to live.
Idiocracy is a 2006 American dystopian satirical science fiction comedy film directed by Mike Judge. The film tells the story of two people who take part in a top-secret military hibernation experiment, only to awaken 500 years later in a dystopian society where advertising, commercialism, and cultural anti-intellectualism have run rampant and that is devoid of intellectual curiosity, social responsibility, and coherent notions of justice and human rights.
Gattaca is a 1997 American dystopian science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. The film presents a biopunk vision of a future society driven by eugenics where potential children are conceived through genetic manipulation to ensure they possess the best hereditary traits of their parents. The film centers on Vincent Freeman, played by Hawke, who was conceived outside the eugenics program and struggles to overcome genetic discrimination to realize his dream of traveling into space.
is a 1999 American-Australian dystopian neo-noir science fiction martial arts film written and directed by The Wachowski Brothers, It depicts a dystopian future in which reality as perceived by most humans is actually a simulated reality called "the Matrix", created by sentient machines to subdue the human population, while their bodies' heat and electrical activity are used as an energy source. Computer programmer "Neo" learns this truth and is drawn into a rebellion against the machines, which involves other people who have been freed from the "dream world".
is a 1984 British dystopian drama film written for the screen and directed by Michael Radford, based upon George Orwell's novel of the same name. the film follows the life of Winston Smith in Oceania, a country run by a totalitarian government.
Is a 2005 American dystopian science fiction action thriller drama film directed by Michael Bay, It is described as a pastiche of "escape-from-dystopia" science fiction films of the 1960s and 1970s such as Fahrenheit 451, THX 1138, Parts: The Clonus Horror, and Logan's Run. The film's plot revolves around the struggle of McGregor's character to fit into the highly structured world he lives in, isolated in a compound, and the series of events that unfold when he questions how truthful that world is. After he learns the compound inhabitants are clones used for organ harvesting and surrogate motherhood for wealthy people in the outside world, he escapes.
9. I, Robot
is a 2004 American neo-noir dystopian science fiction action film directed by Alex Proyas. Humans are protected from the robots by the Three Laws of Robotics. Del Spooner (Smith), a Chicago police detective, hates and distrusts robots because one of them rescued him from a car crash, leaving a young girl to die because her survival was statistically less likely than his. Spooner's critical injuries were repaired via a cybernetic left arm, lung, and ribs, personally implanted by the co-founder of U.S. Robots and Mechanical Men (USR), Dr. Alfred Lanning (Cromwell).
The Planet of the Apes
Planet of the Apes is an American dystopian science fiction media franchise consisting of films, books, television series and other media about a world where humans and intelligent apes clash for control. Planet of the Apes has had a wide influence on subsequent films, media, and art, as well as popular culture and political discourse.