Top Sci-Fi Dramas movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Children of Men on DVD Children of Men
Synopsis
In this futuristic tale, humans have lost the ability to reproduce and face extinction. Things change when a single woman mysteriously becomes pregnant, prompting a conflicted government bureaucrat and his ex-wife to join forces to protect her.
Cast
Cast
Clive Owen, Julianne Moore, Michael Caine, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Pam Ferris, Danny Huston, Peter Mullan, Oana Pellea, Paul Sharma
Director
Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, United Kingdom, Dramas Based on the Book, Foreign Regions
Rent Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind on DVD Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Synopsis
After learning that his ex-girlfriend had an experimental medical procedure to purge all memories of him, a man decides to do the same with her. But during the operation, he realizes he doesn't want to lose what's left of their relationship.
Cast
Cast
Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst, Elijah Wood, Jane Adams, David Cross, Deirdre O'Connell, Thomas Jay Ryan
Director
Director
Michel Gondry
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Cult Comedies
Rent Super 8 on DVD Super 8
Synopsis
With a nod toward producer Steven Spielberg's landmark sci-fi films of the 1970s and '80s, writer-director J.J. Abrams crafts a supernatural tale about six kids who witness something incredible while shooting a movie with their Super 8 camera.
Cast
Cast
Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso, Noah Emmerich, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard, AJ Michalka, Jessica Tuck, Joel McKinnon Miller, Zach Mills, Bruce Greenwood
Director
Director
J.J. Abrams
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Alien Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi Dramas, Blockbusters
Rent The Day After Tomorrow on DVD The Day After Tomorrow
Synopsis
After years of unabated global warming, the greenhouse effect is wreaking havoc all over the globe in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and, most ominously, the beginning of the next Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist Jack Hall (Dennis Quaid) tries to save the world while also shepherding to safety his son Sam (Jake Gyllenhaal), who was in New York when the city was overwhelmed by the beginnings of the new big freeze.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum, Sela Ward, Arjay Smith, Tamlyn Tomita, Austin Nichols
Director
Director
Roland Emmerich
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Deadly Disasters, Sci-Fi Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Blockbusters
Rent The Road on DVD The Road
Synopsis
Set in a postapocalyptic future, this end-of-days tale follows two survivors, a father and son, who navigate an ash-covered wasteland in search of a better life -- with only a sliver of hope that salvation awaits them at the end of their journey.
Cast
Cast
Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker, Michael K. Williams, Garret Dillahunt, Charlize Theron, Bob Jennings, Agnes Herrmann, Buddy Sosthand
Director
Director
John Hillcoat
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Suspense, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Gravity on DVD Gravity
Synopsis
As a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission embarks on a space walk with a seasoned astronaut, debris strikes their craft and destroys it -- leaving the two floating through space tethered together, with no connection to Earth.
Cast
Cast
Sandra Bullock, George Clooney
Director
Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Suspense, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent I Am Number Four on DVD I Am Number Four
Synopsis
After nine aliens flee their home planet to find peace on Earth, their plans are shattered by pursuers who must kill them in numerical order. Number Four is a teen named John who uses his extraordinary abilities to battle his enemies.
Cast
Cast
Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, Callan McAuliffe, Kevin Durand, Jake Abel, Jeff Hochendoner, Patrick Sebes, Megan Follows
Director
Director
D.J. Caruso
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Alien Sci-Fi
Rent Daybreakers on DVD Daybreakers
Synopsis
In this sinister thriller, Earth faces a vicious plague that's transforming everyone into vampires and draining the world of an increasingly precious resource: blood. As the human race count nears zero, could science hold the key to a solution?
Cast
Cast
Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Claudia Karvan, Isabel Lucas, Michael Dorman, Vince Colosimo, Harriet Minto-Day
Director
Director
Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Horror, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Vampires
Rent Looper on DVD Looper
Synopsis
In the year 2042, Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a Looper, a hired assassin for the mob who kills people sent from the future. But what will he do when the mob decides to "close the loop," sending back Joe's future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination?
Cast
Cast
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Pierce Gagnon, Tracie Thoms, Xu Qing
Director
Director
Rian Johnson
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent The Fountain on DVD The Fountain
Synopsis
In this sci-fi drama that spans a millennium, a man searches for a tree believed to grant eternal life in 16th-century Spain; seeks a cure for his wife's cancer as a present-day scientist; and traverses the universe as a 26th-century astronaut.
Cast
Cast
Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie, Fernando Hernandez, Cliff Curtis, Sean Patrick Thomas, Donna Murphy, Ethan Suplee, Alexander Bisping, Sean Gullette
Director
Director
Darren Aronofsky
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Cloud Atlas on DVD Cloud Atlas
Synopsis
In this star-studded drama, six seemingly disparate stories take viewers from a South Pacific Island in the 19th century to 1970s America to a dystopian future, exploring the complicated links that humans share through the generations.
Cast
Cast
Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, Keith David, James D'Arcy, Xun Zhou, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant
Director
Director
Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Equilibrium on DVD Equilibrium
Synopsis
In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with an emotion-suppressing drug, and "sense offenses" are punishable by death. When an enforcer skips a dose of the medication, it stirs in him a desire to revolt.
Cast
Cast
Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Emily Watson
Director
Director
Kurt Wimmer
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Crime Action, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Divergent on DVD Divergent
Synopsis
Born into a civilization in the distant future, Beatrice is a teenager who learns that her unique cognitive skills make her useful to the authorities. Over time she discovers that she's a Divergent, and thus slated for elimination by the government.
Cast
Cast
Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Maggie Q, Jai Courtney, Miles Teller, Ashley Judd, Tony Goldwyn, Mekhi Phifer
Director
Director
Neil Burger
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Astronaut Farmer on DVD The Astronaut Farmer
Synopsis
A NASA astronaut in training must shelve his dreams of intergalactic travel to save his failing family farm until, one day, inspiration strikes, and he decides to build a homegrown rocket in his barn.
Cast
Cast
Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Bruce Dern, J.K. Simmons, Tim Blake Nelson, Max Thieriot, Jon Gries, Mark Polish, Richard Edson, Sal Lopez, Kiersten Warren
Director
Director
Michael Polish
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Interstellar on DVD Interstellar
Synopsis
From director Christopher Nolan comes this futuristic cosmic odyssey, which follows a band of space explorers who surmount the limits of interstellar travel, using a recently discovered wormhole to pass between dimensions.
Cast
Cast
Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Wes Bentley
Director
Director
Christopher Nolan
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Adventures, Sci-Fi Dramas, Sci-Fi Adventure
Rent Never Let Me Go on DVD Never Let Me Go
Synopsis
Based on Kazuo Ishiguro's acclaimed novel, this sci-fi drama from director Mark Romanek is centered on thirtysomething Kathy (Carey Mulligan), who reflects on her time spent at Hailsham, an English boarding school, alongside classmates Ruth (Keira Knightley) and Tommy (Andrew Garfield). Born for an unusual reason, the three struggle with their destiny and their love triangle. Charlotte Rampling plays headmistress Miss Emily.
Cast
Cast
Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Keira Knightley, Isobel Meikle-Small, Ella Purnell, Charlie Rowe, Charlotte Rampling, Sally Hawkins, Kate Bowes Renna
Director
Director
Mark Romanek
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, United Kingdom, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Moon on DVD Moon
Synopsis
As astronaut Sam Bell nears the end of a lonely three-year stint on the moon base Sarang, he begins to hear and see strange things. But it's not long before Sam suspects that his employer -- the conglomerate LUNAR -- has other plans for him.
Cast
Cast
Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott, Rosie Shaw, Adrienne Shaw, Kaya Scodelario, Benedict Wong, Matt Berry, Malcolm Stewart, Robin Chalk
Director
Director
Duncan Jones
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas, Psychological Thrillers, United Kingdom
Rent Beastly on DVD Beastly
Synopsis
After arrogant teenager Kyle (Alex Pettyfer) humiliates a Goth classmate (Mary-Kate Olsen), she puts a curse on him that transforms him from a hunk into a hideous creature. To break the hex, Kyle must find someone who loves him for what he's become. Living with a housekeeper after his heartless father (Peter Krause) throws him out, he connects with an addict's daughter (Vanessa Hudgens) in this contemporary take on Beauty and the Beast.
Cast
Cast
Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Neil Patrick Harris, Dakota Johnson, Erik Knudsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Peter Krause, Lisa Gay Hamilton, David Francis
Director
Director
Daniel Barnz
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Donnie Darko on DVD Donnie Darko
Synopsis
Writer-director Richard Kelly's trippy, mind-bending feature debut stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a troubled Midwestern teenager plagued by incessant sleepwalking, family drama and visions of a menacing 6-foot-tall, doomsday-prophesying rabbit.
Cast
Cast
Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, James Duval, Beth Grant, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne, Patrick Swayze, Katharine Ross, Noah Wyle, Daveigh Chase, Arthur Taxier, Stuart Stone, Seth Rogen, Ashley Tisdale
Director
Director
Richard Kelly
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Indie Dramas, Sci-Fi Cult Classics
Rent Donnie Darko: Director's Cut on DVD Donnie Darko: Director's Cut
Synopsis
In this director's cut of the cult hit, writer-director Richard Kelly revamps his debut film, an edgy psychological thriller about a suburban teen coming face-to-face with his own dark destiny via a demonic rabbit with eerie visions of the past.
Cast
Cast
Jake Gyllenhaal, Holmes Osborne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daveigh Chase, Mary McDonnell, James Duval, Arthur Taxier, Patrick Swayze, David St. James, Beth Grant, Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore, Noah Wyle
Director
Director
Richard Kelly
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Indie Dramas, Sci-Fi Cult Classics
Rent A Clockwork Orange on DVD A Clockwork Orange
Synopsis
Against a bleak futuristic landscape, young sociopath Alex DeLarge spends his time stealing, raping and beating innocent people in nihilistic orgies of violence, all in an attempt to get his nightly kicks.
Cast
Cast
Malcolm McDowell, James Marcus, Warren Clarke, Michael Tarn, Patrick Magee, Adrienne Corri, Michael Bates, Paul Farrell, Miriam Karlin
Director
Director
Stanley Kubrick
Genres
Genres
Classics, Sci-Fi Cult Classics, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, United Kingdom
Rent The Giver on DVD The Giver
Synopsis
In a future society called The Community, pain, war and disease have been eradicated, as have individuality and free will. When a teenager named Jonas learns the truth about the real world, he must decide whether to reveal all or remain quiet.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Odeya Rush, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift
Director
Director
Phillip Noyce
Genres
Genres
Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Final Cut on DVD The Final Cut
Synopsis
Robin Williams stars in this futuristic tale as Alan Hakman, a "cutter" who edits people's digital memories into compositions fit for viewing at their funerals -- but things change when he finds his own childhood memory in the databank of a client.
Cast
Cast
Robin Williams, Mira Sorvino, Jim Caviezel, Mimi Kuzyk, Stephanie Romanov, Thom Bishops, Genevieve Buechner, Brendan Fletcher, Vincent Gale
Director
Director
Omar Naim
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas, Mystery
Rent The Divergent Series: Insurgent on DVD The Divergent Series: Insurgent
Synopsis
With war rumbling, Beatrice Prior looks for allies and answers in the second installment of the film series based on Veronica Roth's popular science-fiction novels. "Tris" will have to be fast, though, because the Erudite leader is in hot pursuit.
Cast
Cast
Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer
Director
Director
Robert Schwentke
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent Seeking a Friend for the End of the World on DVD Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Synopsis
As an asteroid hurtles toward Earth, a man whose wife has abandoned him spends the planet's final days on a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. But a lovely neighbor who tags along for the ride complicates his plans.
Cast
Cast
Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Melanie Lynskey, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Gillian Jacobs, Patton Oswalt, T.J. Miller, Melinda Dillon, Rob Corddry, Rob Huebel, Amy Schumer
Director
Director
Lorene Scafaria
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Rent Ex Machina on DVD Ex Machina
Synopsis
After winning a chance to spend a week at his boss's Alaskan compound, tech whiz Caleb Smith finds he's been selected to help evaluate a sentient humanoid dubbed Ava -- whose feminine wiles prove more formidable than expected.
Cast
Cast
Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, Domhnall Gleeson
Director
Director
Alex Garland
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Mystery
Rent A.I. Artificial Intelligence on DVD A.I. Artificial Intelligence
Synopsis
In this dark, contemplative tale, an advanced prototype robot child named David (Haley Joel Osment) is programmed to show unconditional love. When his human family, unprepared for the consequences, abandons him, David embarks on a dangerous quest to become a real boy. Steven Spielberg helms this futuristic story, the brainchild of the late Stanley Kubrick, who died before he could bring it to the big screen.
Cast
Cast
Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Brendan Gleeson, Jake Thomas, William Hurt, Daveigh Chase, Clara Bellar, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Sam Robards, Adam Scott, Robin Williams
Director
Director
Steven Spielberg
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Tearjerkers, Blockbusters
Rent The Science of Sleep on DVD The Science of Sleep
Synopsis
A timid young man can't control the fantastical plots and images of his dream world from intruding on his waking hours . After a promising new job sours, he finds new inspiration in his neighbor, releasing the bolder personality of his dreams.
Cast
Cast
Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alain Chabat, Miou-Miou, Pierre Vaneck, Emma de Caunes, Aurélia Petit, Sacha Bourdo, Stephane Metzger
Director
Director
Michel Gondry
Genres
Genres
Drama, Fantasy, Romantic Dramas, Sci-Fi Dramas, France, Foreign Regions
Rent 2001: A Space Odyssey on DVD 2001: A Space Odyssey
Synopsis
Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi classic probes the mysteries of space and human destiny. While investigating the appearance of mysterious monoliths throughout the universe, astronauts David and Frank battle their ship's intelligent computer, HAL-9000.
Cast
Cast
Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Douglas Rain, Leonard Rossiter, Margaret Tyzack, Robert Beatty, Sean Sullivan
Director
Director
Stanley Kubrick
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Adventure, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Another Earth on DVD Another Earth
Synopsis
After a strange Earth-like planet is discovered, astrophysics student Rhoda accidentally slams her car into the vehicle of John, killing his family. In time, Rhoda and John begin an unlikely romance, but Rhoda begins to wonder about the other planet.
Cast
Cast
Brit Marling, William Mapother, Kumar Pallana, Robin Lord Taylor, Jordan Baker, Flint Beverage, Matthew-Lee Erlbach
Director
Director
Mike Cahill
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent Blade Runner: The Final Cut on DVD Blade Runner: The Final Cut
Synopsis
In a smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles, blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is called out of retirement to snuff a quartet of escaped "replicants" -- androids consigned to slave labor on remote planets -- seeking to extend their short life spans. This definitive special edition of director Ridley Scott's classic features his restored and remastered version with added scenes, plus an authoritative documentary about the making of the film.
Cast
Cast
Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, James Hong, Morgan Paull
Director
Director
Ridley Scott
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Crime Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent Gattaca on DVD Gattaca
Synopsis
In a future where status is determined by genetics, a genetically flawed "In-Valid" man conspires to game the system in order to achieve his lifelong dream. In the process, he meets and falls in love with a beautiful "Valid" with a heart defect.
Cast
Cast
Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Alan Arkin, Jude Law, Loren Dean, Gore Vidal, Ernest Borgnine, Blair Underwood, Xander Berkeley, Tony Shalhoub, Jayne Brook
Director
Director
Andrew Niccol
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers
Rent Blindness on DVD Blindness
Synopsis
When a plague of blindness overtakes an entire city, all sense of order breaks loose in the hospital where the victims are being quarantined. Now, it's up to a woman who's keeping her sight a secret to lead a group safely to the streets.
Cast
Cast
Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Alice Braga, Danny Glover, Gael García Bernal, Sandra Oh
Director
Director
Fernando Meirelles
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas, Mystery, Suspense, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The City of Lost Children on DVD The City of Lost Children
Synopsis
With a mad scientist kidnapping children to steal their dreams, only brave young Miette (Judith Vittet) and a kindhearted circus strongman (Ron Perlman) can save them. Part fantasy, part nightmare, this production used more special effects than any other French film to date. Featuring stunning visuals from directors Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro, the sci-fi fairy tale was nominated for a Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Ron Perlman, Dominique Pinon, Genevieve Brunet, Francois Hadji-Lazaro, Daniel Emilfork, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Judith Vittet, Marc Caro
Director
Director
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Marc Caro
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, French Language, France
Rent Soylent Green on DVD Soylent Green
Synopsis
Set in a polluted, congested New York City in 2022, this sci-fi thriller stars Charlton Heston as Robert Thorn, a gumshoe looking into the murder of a corporate executive (Joseph Cotten) whose company makes a nutritious synthetic food called Soylent Green. But in the process of tracking down the killer, Thorn unearths shocking information about the product's ingredients. The cast also includes the great Edward G. Robinson in his last film role.
Cast
Cast
Charlton Heston, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly, Edward G. Robinson, Stephen Young, Mike Henry, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Roy Jenson, Leonard Stone, Whit Bissell
Director
Director
Richard Fleischer
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent K-Pax on DVD K-Pax
Synopsis
Kevin Spacey stars as Prot, an extraterrestrial from the planet K-PAX (or so he'd have us believe), in this science-fiction drama that casts Jeff Bridges as a psychiatrist who doubts Prot's otherworldly origins. But the doctor begins to question his own instincts when his unusual patient begins talking to dogs -- and understanding them -- and pulling off other artful tricks that can't be easily explained.
Cast
Cast
Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard, David Patrick Kelly, Aaron Paul, Saul Williams, Peter Gerety, Celia Weston, Ajay Naidu, Kimberly Scott
Director
Director
Iain Softley
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Alien Sci-Fi
Rent Battlestar Galactica: Caprica on DVD Battlestar Galactica: Caprica
Synopsis
Set half a century before the "Battlestar Galactica" series, this feature film follows industrialist Daniel Graystone (Eric Stoltz) as he harnesses powerful technology to create the first-ever Cylon in the wake of a personal tragedy. Gravely concerned about Graystone's ethics, attorney Joseph Adama (Esai Morales), father of future admiral William Adama, becomes a fervent opponent of the powerful scientist and businessman.
Cast
Cast
Eric Stoltz, Magda Apanowicz, Genevieve Buechner, Alessandra Toreson, Esai Morales, Sasha Roiz, Anna Galvin, Avan Jogia, Hiro Kanagawa, Katie Keating, Jared Keeso, Veena Sood
Director
Director
Jeffrey Reiner
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent The Devil's Arithmetic on DVD The Devil's Arithmetic
Synopsis
Jewish-American teen Hannah Stern (Kirsten Dunst) isn't much interested in her family's religious tradition. But her blasé attitude changes radically when she's suddenly transported back to a 1941 Nazi concentration camp. There, Hannah learns firsthand the horrors of the holocaust and the price her family and other Jews paid because of their heritage. Brittany Murphy, Louise Fletcher and Mimi Rogers co-star in director Donna Deitch's film.
Cast
Cast
Kirsten Dunst, Brittany Murphy, Paul Freeman, Mimi Rogers, Louise Fletcher, Nitzan Sharron, Shelly Skandrani, Daniel Brocklebank, Heather Bertram, Caterina Scorsone
Director
Director
Donna Deitch
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Sci-Fi Dramas, Made-for-TV Movies, Showtime, Period Pieces
Rent Atlas Shrugged: Part I on DVD Atlas Shrugged: Part I
Synopsis
Ayn Rand's controversial bestseller is the basis for this potent drama about Dagny Taggart, a fiercely independent railroad tycoon determined to use innovative technology and enterprising partners to revive her business, no matter the personal cost.
Cast
Cast
Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi, Jsu Garcia, Graham Beckel, Jon Polito, Patrick Fischler, Rebecca Wisocky, Michael Lerner
Director
Director
Paul Johansson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi Dramas, Political Dramas, Mystery, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Host on DVD The Host
Synopsis
When an alien race implants a parasite soul named Wanderer into Melanie Stryder's body, she resists the takeover. Soon, Melanie and Wanderer become reluctant allies as they go on a quest to track down the men they love in this sci-fi thriller.
Cast
Cast
Saoirse Ronan, Jake Abel, Max Irons, Boyd Holbrook, Frances Fisher, Chandler Canterbury, Scott Lawrence, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, Marcus Lyle Brown, Bokeem Woodbine, David House, Phil Austin
Director
Director
Andrew Niccol
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Alien Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Family Dramas
Rent The Divergent Series: Allegiant on DVD The Divergent Series: Allegiant
Synopsis
Based on the last book in Veronica Roth's "Divergent" trilogy, this absorbing sci-fi saga follows Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton as they venture into the unknown lands outside the walled city of Chicago, where they discover several shocking truths.
Cast
Cast
Maggie Q, Octavia Spencer, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz, Ansel Elgort, Bill Skarsgård, Jeff Daniels, Naomi Watts, Miles Teller, Ray Stevenson, Theo James
Director
Director
Robert Schwentke
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Adventure, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent A Sound of Thunder on DVD A Sound of Thunder
Synopsis
Dr. Travis Ryer chases the ultimate thrill of hunting dinosaurs by turning back the clock with the help of a time-travel outfit. But Ryer's outing goes awry, and he's left stranded in a prehistoric past that promises to erase all hopes of a future.
Cast
Cast
Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, Jemima Rooper, Wilfried Hochholdinger, August Zirner, Corey Johnson
Director
Director
Peter Hyams
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Adventure, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Under the Skin on DVD Under the Skin
Synopsis
Jonathan Glazer's atmospheric, visually arresting abstraction stars Scarlett Johansson as a seductive alien who prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell, only to be consumed by a strange liquid pool.
Cast
Cast
Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay, Dougie McConnell, Kevin McAlinden, Andrew Gorman, Joe Szula, Krystof Hádek, Roy Armstrong, Alison Chand
Director
Director
Jonathan Glazer
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Alien Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi Dramas, Indie Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, United Kingdom
Rent Contact on DVD Contact
Synopsis
When Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) hears a signal being broadcast from outer space, the race is on to interpret humanity's first contact with alien intelligence in this adaptation of Carl Sagan's thoughtful novel about the divide between science and religion. Matthew McConaughey co-stars as Palmer Joss, a Christian philosopher who is Ellie's friend as well as her lover. Robert Zemeckis directs.
Cast
Cast
Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, James Woods, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, John Hurt, David Morse, William Fichtner, Geoffrey Blake
Director
Director
Robert Zemeckis
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Alien Sci-Fi, Blockbusters
Rent Mission to Mars on DVD Mission to Mars
Synopsis
It's the year 2020, and man has successfully landed on Mars. But something goes awry, and all contact with the mission and its commander is lost. Two co-pilots embark on a rescue mission, but what they find is beyond all imagination.
Cast
Cast
Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle, Connie Nielsen, Jerry O'Connell, Peter Outerbridge, Kavan Smith, Jill Teed, Kim Delaney
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Director
Brian De Palma
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Alien Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Sci-Fi Adventure
Rent THX 1138 on DVD THX 1138
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In a dystopian future that mandates drug use and outlaws sex, THX 1138 (Robert Duvall) and LUH 3417 (Maggie McOmie) rebel against the status quo. But when LUH winds up pregnant and THX is jailed, only a fellow prisoner (Donald Pleasence) can help THX escape. George Lucas based this futuristic love story -- his first feature film -- on an award-winning short he lensed while he was still in college.
Cast
Cast
Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley, Maggie McOmie, Ian Wolfe, Marshall Efron, Sid Haig, John Pearce, Irene Forrest, Gary Alan Marsh
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Director
George Lucas
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Genres
Classics, Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rent Atlas Shrugged: Part II on DVD Atlas Shrugged: Part II
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The second installment of the Atlas Shrugged trilogy finds the world's economy in dire straits, prompting corporate protagonist Dagny Taggart to search for a solution amid the rubble of a long-abandoned factory.
Cast
Cast
Samantha Mathis, Jason Beghe, Esai Morales, Patrick Fabian, Kim Rhodes, Richard T. Jones, D.B. Sweeney, Paul McCrane, John Rubinstein, Robert Picardo, Ray Wise, Diedrich Bader
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Director
John Putch
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Genres
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Rent Bicentennial Man on DVD Bicentennial Man
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The Martin family purchases an android named Andrew to perform menial household tasks. Before long, they realize they may be rubbing off on their domestic servant as Andrew begins to experience human feelings and creative thought.
Cast
Cast
Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt, Kiersten Warren, Wendy Crewson, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Lindze Letherman, Angela Landis, John Michael Higgins, Bradley Whitford
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Director
Chris Columbus
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent Deep Impact on DVD Deep Impact
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A 7-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. To save the world, the U.S. president appoints a steely veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact.
Cast
Cast
Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Morgan Freeman, Maximilian Schell, James Cromwell, Ron Eldard, Derek de Lint, Leelee Sobieski
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Director
Mimi Leder
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Rent The Abyss on DVD The Abyss
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When a nuclear submarine sinks, a team of divers descends the depths to determine the cause in this sci-fi thriller from writer-director James Cameron. But during the investigation, it becomes evident that an extraterrestrial power is at work. Led by Bud Brigman (Ed Harris), the crew includes Brigman's estranged wife (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) and a paranoid Navy lieutenant (Michael Biehn). The film scored an Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
Cast
Cast
Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester, Todd Graff, John Bedford Lloyd, J.C. Quinn, Kimberly Scott, George Robert Klek, Christopher Murphy
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Director
James Cameron
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Genres
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A humanoid envoy from another world lands in Washington, D.C., with a warning to Earth's people to cease their violent behavior. But panic erupts when a nervous soldier shoots the messenger, and his robot companion tries to destroy the capital.
Cast
Cast
Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, Frances Bavier, Lock Martin
Director
Director
Robert Wise
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Genres
Classics, Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Alien Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Melancholia on DVD Melancholia
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This inventive drama charts the disintegrating relationship between newly married twentysomething Justine and her sister, Claire, just as Earth hurtles toward certain collision with a newly discovered planet.
Cast
Cast
Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Brady Corbet, Cameron Spurr, Charlotte Rampling, Jesper Christensen, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgård, Udo Kier, Kiefer Sutherland
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Rent 2010: The Year We Make Contact on DVD 2010: The Year We Make Contact
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In this stunning sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, ex-NASA chief Heywood Floyd (Roy Scheider) helms a U.S.-Soviet mission of scientists (including John Lithgow and Helen Mirren) trying to rendezvous with the abandoned Discovery spacecraft to reactivate the homicidal HAL 9000 computer and learn the truth. Set with Earth on the verge of nuclear war, this tense epic from director Peter Hyams earned five Oscar nods.
Cast
Cast
Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea, Douglas Rain, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Dana Elcar, James McEachin, Elya Baskin, Victor Steinbach, Jan Tríska, Herta Ware, Candice Bergen, Arthur C. Clarke
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The Earth's remaining inhabitants are confined to a single train circling the globe as revolution brews among the class-divided cars. Based on a French graphic novel and set in a new ice age, this futuristic thriller stars a top-notch ensemble cast.
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Cast
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Rent Blade Runner: Theatrical & Director's Cut on DVD Blade Runner: Theatrical & Director's Cut
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In a smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles, blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is called out of retirement to snuff a quartet of escaped "replicants" -- androids consigned to slave labor on remote planets -- seeking to extend their short life spans. This version includes the theatrical cut and director Ridley Scott's cut, which comes with a different ending and the omission of Ford's narration, giving the film a different tone.
Cast
Cast
Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, James Hong, Morgan Paull
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Director
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Rent The Man from Earth on DVD The Man from Earth
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Renowned sci-fi writer Jerome Bixby penned the script for this thought-provoking film starring David Lee Smith as John Oldman, a college professor who reveals to his colleagues that he's actually a centuries-old caveman. And so begins a captivating philosophical meditation on immortality, the last work from screenwriter Bixby, who earned career accolades for his contributions to such genre-defining shows as "Star Trek" and "The Twilight Zone."
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Cast
John Billingsley, Richard Riehle, Tony Todd, David Lee Smith, Ellen Crawford, William Katt, Annika Peterson, Alexis Thorpe
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Director
Richard Schenkman
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Taken on DVD Taken
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Originally airing on the Sci-Fi Channel, Steven Spielberg's captivating, award-winning miniseries chronicles 50 years of alien abductions involving multiple generations of three American families. Beginning with the infamous -- and disputed -- 1947 crash at Roswell, family members are abducted and probed by the "Greys" in space while facing their own crises here on Earth. Steve Burton, Catherine Dent and Dakota Fanning star.
Cast
Cast
Dakota Fanning, Matt Frewer, Emily Bergl, Heather Donahue, Joel Gretsch, Adam Kaufman, John Hawkes, Ryan Hurst, Camille Sullivan, Steve Burton, Catherine Dent, Julie Benz, Julie Ann Emery, James N. Kirk, Desmond Harrington, Eric Close
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Director
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Genres
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Rent Code 46 on DVD Code 46
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An insurance examiner whose company assigns him to investigate the use of papelles -- fake travel insurance papers required by the strict government -- falls into a fiery affair with the woman responsible for creating them.
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Cast
Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Jeanne Balibar, Om Puri, Essie Davis, Shelley King, David Fahm, Togo Igawa, Nabil Elouahabi, Sarah Backhouse, Jonathan Ibbotson, Natalie Mendoza, Emil Marwa, Nina Fog, Bruno Lastra, Christopher Simpson
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Director
Michael Winterbottom
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Genres
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Rent Time Changer on DVD Time Changer
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Nineteenth-century Bible professor Russell Carlisle's (D. David Morin) new book, which asserts that morality can be taught independent of Christianity, is soon to be published. But a devout colleague (Gavin MacLeod) believes that what Carlisle has written will seriously affect the morals of future generations. To prove his theory, he sends Carlisle more than 100 years into the future, offering him a glimpse of where his writing will lead.
Cast
Cast
D. David Morin, Gavin MacLeod, Hal Linden, Jennifer O'Neill, Paul Rodriguez, Richard Riehle, John Valdetero, Dan Campbell, Evan Ellingson, Crystal Robbins, Patty MacLeod
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Director
Rich Christiano
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Genres
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Rent Perfect Sense on DVD Perfect Sense
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After sparks fly between a newly single epidemiologist and a charming chef, a puzzling patient -- a truck driver who's lost his ability to smell -- drastically alters the couple's budding relationship in this sci-fi thriller.
Cast
Cast
Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Ewen Bremner, Stephen Dillane, Denis Lawson, Anamaria Marinca, Alastair Mackenzie, Connie Nielsen
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Director
David Mackenzie
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Genres
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Rent Fahrenheit 451 on DVD Fahrenheit 451
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All printed materials are destroyed and banned, and the firemen actually start fires in this adaptation of author Ray Bradbury's cautionary near-future parable of an oppressive society in which free thought is verboten.
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Cast
Cyril Cusack, Julie Christie, Anton Diffring, Jeremy Spenser, Oskar Werner
Director
Director
François Truffaut
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Classics, Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Starman on DVD Starman
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In this sci-fi love story from John Carpenter, Jeff Bridges -- who received an Oscar nod for his work -- plays Starman, an alien who crashes on Earth and takes the form of a recently deceased man in order to evade authorities. On seeing the image of her dead husband before her, widow Jenny (Karen Allen) is frightened. But eventually, Starman wins her trust -- and her affection -- and she agrees to help him return to his home planet.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin, Richard Jaeckel, Robert Phalen, Tony Edwards, John Walter Davis, Ted White, Dirk Blocker, M.C. Gainey, Sean Stanek, George 'Buck' Flower, Russ Benning, Ralph Cosham, David Wells
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Director
John Carpenter
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Genres
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Rent Children of Dune on DVD Children of Dune
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Twelve years after the events of Dune, political intrigue, rebellion and betrayal play out on an interplanetary level. To his horror, Arrakis emperor Paul Atreides (Alec Newman) has become the unintended figurehead of a violent dictatorship. With his enemies multiplying, Paul vanishes into the desert and waits as destiny shapes his twin heirs, Leto II and Ghanima. This miniseries is based on Frank Herbert's best-selling series of novels.
Cast
Cast
Alec Newman, Julie Cox, Ian McNeice, Steven Berkoff, Daniela Amavia, James McAvoy, Susan Sarandon, Alice Krige, Edward Atterton, P.H. Moriarty, Jessica Brooks, Barbora Kodetova
Director
Director
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Genres
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Rent Silent Running on DVD Silent Running
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In a ruined future in which huge, orbiting spaceships preserve the last remaining trees from pollution and overcrowding on Earth, everyman botanist Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern) receives an order to destroy the trees. He refuses, but his actions set him up against his superiors and fellow crew members. Special-effects titan Douglas Trumbull directs this cult-status gem known for its innovative effects and powerful social themes.
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Cast
Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint
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Director
Douglas Trumbull
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Classic Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rent Slaughterhouse-Five on DVD Slaughterhouse-Five
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Kurt Vonnegut's multilayered novel makes it to the big screen as a haunting elegy involving Billie Pilgrim, who survives the horrific firebombing of Dresden during World War II and subsequently lives out simultaneous lives in the past and present.
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Cast
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Director
George Roy Hill
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Genres
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Rent Immortal on DVD Immortal
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This surreal sci-fi flick posits a dystopian future where genetically engineered beings coexist with eugenically altered humans and ancient deities. Sentenced to be put to death in a week, the god Horus searches for a woman to carry his child.
Cast
Cast
Linda Hardy, Thomas Kretschmann, Charlotte Rampling, Frédéric Pierrot, Thomas M. Pollard, Yann Collette, Derrick Brenner, Corinne Jaber, Barbara Weber-Scaff, Joe Sheridan
Director
Director
Enki Bilal
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Italy, Foreign Regions
Rent The Zero Theorem on DVD The Zero Theorem
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Terry Gilliam's madcap science fiction epic The Zero Theorem stars two-time Academy Award-winner Christoph Waltz as Qohen Leth, an eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst. Living in isolation in a burnt-out church, Qohen is obsessively working on a mysterious project personally delegated to him by Management (Matt Damon) aimed at discovering the meaning of life, or the complete lack of one, once and for all.
Cast
Cast
Matt Damon, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Peter Stormare, Ben Whishaw, Rupert Friend
Director
Director
Terry Gilliam
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, United Kingdom
Rent Upside Down on DVD Upside Down
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Adam lives on a poverty-stricken world, while Eden is from its affluent twin planet, and their love sparks an interplanetary incident. Social stigma, family and government forces work to keep them apart, but they'll stop at nothing to be together.
Cast
Cast
Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Timothy Spall, Jayne Heitmeyer, Frank M. Ahearn, James Kidnie, Vincent Messina, Holly O'Brien, Nicholas Rose, Jesse Sherman
Director
Director
Juan Solanas
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? on DVD Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?
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In the final part of this trilogy based on Ayn Rand's 1957 novel, the few remaining entrepreneurs in a country whose economy is on the verge of collapse rise up against a bureaucracy that's squeezing the lifeblood out of the populace.
Cast
Cast
Kristoffer Polaha, Laura Regan, Joaquim de Almeida, Rob Morrow, Eric Allan Kramer, Stephen Tobolowsky, Mark Moses, Lew Temple, Jen Nikolaisen, Dominic Daniel, Greg Germann, Peter Mackenzie, Neal McDonough, Louis Herthum, Tony Denison, Claude Knowlton, Ned Vaughn
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Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Z for Zachariah on DVD Z for Zachariah
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Believing she's the lone survivor of a global catastrophe, Ann Burden soon learns she's not the only human alive when a research scientist shows up. But as the two slowly get acquainted, their relationship is strained by the arrival of another man.
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Cast
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie, Chris Pine
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Director
Craig Zobel
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Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent Enemy Mine on DVD Enemy Mine
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In this futuristic sci-fi tale, two outer-space adversaries marooned together -- one an earthling and the other a reptilian alien -- find themselves forced to set aside their hostility in order to stay alive.
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Cast
Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus, Carolyn McCormick, Bumper Robinson, Jim Mapp, Lance Kerwin
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Director
Wolfgang Petersen
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Genres
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Rent Close Encounters of the Third Kind on DVD Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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The 1977, 1980 and 1998 versions of Steven Spielberg's seminal sci-fi hit are collected in this exhaustive 30th anniversary edition, which also includes a 20-minute interview with the director as well as a feature documentary on the film.
Cast
Cast
Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban, J. Patrick McNamara, Warren J. Kemmerling, Roberts Blossom, Philip Dodds, Cary Guffey
Director
Director
Steven Spielberg
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Genres
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Rent Special on DVD Special
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Enrolling in a drug study to spice up his humdrum life as a low-paid meter reader, Les Franken begins taking an experimental antidepressant, which proves to have a few unexpected side effects. Convinced that he's actually developing special powers that can be used to fight evil, Les decides to quit his day job and focus on being a superhero despite his doctor's professional opinion that his abilities are all in his mind.
Cast
Cast
Michael Rapaport, Paul Blackthorne, Josh Peck, Robert Baker, Jack Kehler, Alexandra Holden, Ian Bohen, Christopher Darga, Erich Anderson, David Bear, Karyn Bryant
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Director
Hal Haberman, Jeremy Passmore
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Rent I Origins on DVD I Origins
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On the brink of a profound discovery, a molecular biologist has a chance encounter with a young woman who is the only one who can prove his theory. Their connection ends up transforming both their lives, as well as the direction of his research.
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Cast
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Rent Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers on DVD Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers
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In the year 2264, the Shadow War is over but its devastating effects linger, with hundreds of civilizations now in chaos. The Rangers, an elite military squadron led by David Martell (Dylan Neal), attempts to restore order to the disparate member nations. But when Martell and his crew discover a dangerous alien race with unmatched destruction capabilities, the peace process could be over before it starts.
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Cast
Dylan Neal, Mackenzie Gray, Andreas Katsulas, Alex Zahara, Gus Lynch, Campbell Lane, Andrew Kavadas
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Director
Michael Vejar
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Genres
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Rent Mr. Nobody on DVD Mr. Nobody
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The last mortal in a world of immortals, Nemo Nobody begins reviewing his life at the age of 120, trying to determine if he made the right decisions. Potential choices during a pivotal moment on a train platform lead to several possible lives.
Cast
Cast
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Jaco van Dormael
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Genres
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Rent The Fly on DVD The Fly
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While testing his teleportation device, scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) accidentally merges his cells with those of a housefly. As his reporter girlfriend (Geena Davis) bears witness, Seth slowly -- and quite disgustingly -- morphs into an insect. David Cronenberg's 1986 remake of the Vincent Price original achieves an unlikely concoction of horror, romance and pathos, thanks largely to Goldblum's strangely touching performance.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel, Leslie Carlson, George Chuvalo, Michael Copeman, David Cronenberg, Carol Lazare, Shawn Hewitt
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Director
David Cronenberg
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Genres
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Rent Babylon 5: The Lost Tales on DVD Babylon 5: The Lost Tales
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As President John Sheridan (Bruce Boxleitner) makes his way to Babylon 5 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Interstellar Alliance, Col. Elizabeth Lochley (Tracy Scoggins) discovers an alien creature with supernatural powers on the outpost. This film picks up a decade after the events of the popular "Babylon 5" TV series, which ended with the formation of the Alliance, a coalition that now may be under threat.
Cast
Cast
Bruce Boxleitner, Alan Scarfe, Keegan MacIntosh, Bruce Ramsay, Tracy Scoggins, Peter Woodward, Teryl Rothery
Director
Director
J. Michael Straczynski
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Genres
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Rent The Dead Zone on DVD The Dead Zone
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After a near-fatal car crash leaves him in a coma for six years, Johnny Smith wakes up, only to discover that he can see into the life of anyone he touches in this pilot movie for this USA Network series (based on the best-seller by Stephen King).
Cast
Cast
Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, David Ogden Stiers, Kristen Dalton, John L. Adams, Chris Bruno, Rick Tae, Dominic Louis
Director
Director
Robert Lieberman
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Genres
Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Made-for-TV Movies, Sci-Fi Dramas, TV Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rent Cocoon: The Return on DVD Cocoon: The Return
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In this sequel to the huge hit Cocoon, the seniors who exited Earth in exchange for eternal youth return to terra firma to visit with the loved ones they left behind. Meanwhile, their alien hosts plot the rescue of a cocoon retrieved from the ocean floor by a troublesome oceanographer (Courteney Cox). Don Ameche reprises his Oscar-winning role along with Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Gwen Verdon, Maureen Stapleton and Jessica Tandy.
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Cast
Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Courteney Cox, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Barret Oliver, Maureen Stapleton, Elaine Stritch, Gwen Verdon, Tahnee Welch, Linda Harrison, Tyrone Power Jr., Brian Dennehy
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Rent Branded on DVD Branded
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What if your favorite burger joint, clothing store and cell phone maker were more than just brands, but all part of a vast thought-control conspiracy? When Misha and Abby uncover the truth, it makes them targets of a mind-bending global monstrosity.
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Cast
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Rent Alien Nation on DVD Alien Nation
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In this thought-provoking sci-fi drama, a futuristic Los Angeles is home to 300,000 Newcomers, humanoid alien refugees who have integrated themselves into society. When a gang of Newcomers murder Det. Matthew Sykes's (James Caan) partner, he and his new partner, alien Samuel Francisco (Mandy Patinkin), must put aside their differences to nab the culprits. Their investigation soon uncovers a threat more terrifying than they'd ever imagined.
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Cast
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Rent Ever Since the World Ended on DVD Ever Since the World Ended
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Twelve years after a plague has devastated the world's population, 186 people remain in San Francisco, two of whom traverse the depopulated landscape with camera and microphone documenting the disaster's aftermath. Featuring interviews with survivors and eerie images of the ravaged city (including a decaying Golden Gate Bridge), this faux documentary from Calum Grant and Joshua Atesh Litle imagines how life might persist after widespread death.
Cast
Cast
Aubrey Ankrum, Christine Cannavo, Chris Chambre, Ronald Chase, Josiah Clark, Rashida Clendening, James Curry, Sally Dana, Thieriot, Linda Noveroske, Mark Routhier
Director
Director
Calum Grant, Joshua Atesh Litle
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Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Deadly Disasters
Rent The Congress on DVD The Congress
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Actress Robin Wright plays herself in this surreal drama about a film star who agrees to have her digital image recorded for reuse in future films. Despite the handsome payoff, Robin begins to recognize some unforeseen consequences of the deal.
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Cast
Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Sami Gayle, Michael Stahl-David
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Director
Ari Folman
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Genres
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Rent Communion on DVD Communion
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While vacationing with his family in the wilderness, writer Whitley Strieber has an unsettling dream about being abducted by aliens. But long after awakening, he's left with an unshakable sense that the incident really happened.
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Cast
Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen, Andreas Katsulas, Terri Hanauer, Joel Carlson, Dee Dee Rescher, Basil Hoffman, Paul Clemens, Maggie Egan
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Philippe Mora
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Rent Franklyn on DVD Franklyn
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In futuristic Meanwhile City, a masked vigilante seeks out his nemesis, while in contemporary London, an art student attempts to kill herself, a heartbroken lover looks for someone new, and a father searches for his son.
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Cast
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Rent Upstream Color on DVD Upstream Color
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A woman is abducted and hypnotized with material harvested from a flower. When she falls for a man, the two realize they have been subjected to the same process. Together, they search for safety as they struggle to reassemble their wrecked lives.
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Cast
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Shane Carruth
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Rent Anna on DVD Anna
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A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant but troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a dangerous sociopath or a victim of trauma.
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Cast
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Director
James Wan
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