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Old 06-28-11, 05:56 PM   #49
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Re: 4th Annual Summer Sci-Fi/Fantasy Challenge - List Thread

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* - First time viewing

July 1st
1. A Scanner Darkly (2006) *
2. Wonder Woman (2009) *

July 2nd
3. Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957) *
4. Not of this Earth (1958) *
5. Caprica (Premeir movie) (2009) *
6. Jumper (2008) *
7. Avatar (Extended version) (2009) *
8. Hancock (unrated ver.) (2008) *
9. Star Trek (2009)
10. The Fifth Element (1997)

July 3rd
11. Beetlejuice (1988)
12. District 9 (2009) *
13. Moon (2009) *
14. Soylent Green (1973)
15. War Gods of the Deep (1965)

July 4th
16. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
17. Z.P.G. (Zero Population Growth) (1972) *
18. At the Earth's Core (1976)

July 5th
19. War of the Satellites (1958) *
20. Tarantula (1955)

July 6th
21. The Mole People (1956)
22. The Monolith Monsters (1957)

July 7th
23. Cinderella (1950)
24. The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
25. One Million Years B.C. (1966)
26. The Myth (2005) *
27. Monster on the Campus (1958)

July 8th
28. Invisible Invaders (1959)
29. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) *
30. The Invisible Ray (1936)
31. The Cosmic Man (1959)
32. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

July 9th
33. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
34. The Lost World (1925)
35. Kaijû daisensô (aka Invasion of Astro-Monster) (1965) *
36. The Blob (1958)
37. Gojira no gyakushû (aka Godzilla Raids Again) (1955) *
38. Gojira-Minira-Gabara (aka All Monsters Attack) (1969) *
39. Mekagojira no gyakushu (Terror of Mechagodzilla) (1975) *
40. Unknown Island (1948)
41. Caveman (1981)

July 10th
42. Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde (1931)
43. Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde (1941)
44. Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1984)
45. Doctor Mordrid (1992) *
46. Planet of the Apes (2001)
47. Excalibur (1981)
48. Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon) (1902)

July 11th
49. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
50. Stargate (1994)
51. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) *
52. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)

July 12th
53. Endhiran (2010) *
54. Alice in Wonderland (1915) *
55. Total Recall (1990)
56. Flash Gordon (1980)
57. Highlander (1986)

July 13th
58. Them! (1954)
59. Fire and Ice (1983) *
60. Watchmen (2009) *
61. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)

July 14th
62. The Lord of the Rings (1978) *
63. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) *
64. Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
65. Man with the Screaming Brain (2005) *

July 15th
66. Darkest Knight (2002) *
67. Iron Man (2008) *
68. Starhunter (2000): S1E1 "Peer Pressure", S1E2 "Trust" *
69. Starhunter (2000): S1E3 "Family Values", S1E4" The Divinity Cluster" *

July 16th
70. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003) *
71. Dogma (1999)
72. Jules Verne's Mysterious Island - Part 1 (TV miniseries - 2005) *
73. Jules Verne's Mysterious Island - Part 2 (TV miniseries - 2005) *
74. Inkheart (2008) *
75. The 6th Day (2000) *
76. George and the Dragon (2004) *

July 17th
77. Starhunter (2000): S1E5 "Siren's Song", S1E6 "The Man who Sold the World" *
78. Starhunter (2000): S1E7 "Frozen", S1E8 "Past Lives" *
79. Starhunter (2000): S1E9 "Order", S1E10 "Cell Game" *
80. Beowulf & Grendel (2005) *
81. Daredevil [Extended "Director's Cut"] (2003) *
82. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
83. She (1935)

July 18th
84. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
85. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
86. Rocketship X-1 (1950)
87. Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)

July 19th
88. Peter Pan (2003)
89. Missile to the Moon (1958)
90. Superman II (1980)

July 20th
91. Superman III (1983)
92. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

July 21th
93. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
94. Strings (2004) *
95. The 13th Warrior (1999)

July 22nd
96. The Puppet Masters (1994)
97. The Abyss SE (1989)
98. Varan the Unbelievable (1962) *

July 23rd
99. Planet of the Apes (1968)
100. Ghostbusters II (1982)
101. First Men in the Moon (1964)
102. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
103. Robocop (1987)

July 24th
104. First Spaceship on Venus (1960)
105. The Sword in the Stone (1963)
106. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
107. Kull the Conqueror (1997)
108. Zombies on Broadway (1945)

July 25th
109. Black Friday (1940)
110. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
111. Black Mask (1996) *
112. Darkest Knight 3: The Ultimate Sword (2006) *

July 26th
113. Unknown World (1951)
114. Cloned (1997) *
115. The Mysterians (original title: Chikyû Bôeigun) (1957) *
117. Big (1988)
118. Starhunter (2000): S1E11 "Black Light", S1E12 "Goodbye, So Long" *
119. Starhunter (2000): S1E13 "The Most Wanted Man", S1E14 "Half Dense Players" *

July 27th
120. Starhunter (2000): S1E15 "Dark and Stormy Night", S1E16 "Super Max" *
121. Starhunter (2000): S1E17 "A Twist in Time", S1E18 "Eat Sin" *
122. Starhunter (2000): S1E19 "Bad Girls", S1E20 "Bad Seed" *

July 28th
123. Starhunter (2000): S1E21 "Travis", S1E22 "Resurrection" *
124. Matango (1963) *

July 29th
125. X-Men (2000)
126. Forbidden Planet (1956)

July 30th
127. King Kong [Extended Version] (2005) *
128. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1955)
129. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
130. The War of the Worlds (1953)
131. The Thing from Another World (1951)
132. The Time Machine (1960)
133. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
134. The Angry Red Planet (1959)
135. Destination Moon (1950)

July 31st
136. This Island Earth (1955)
137. Darkest Knight 2 (2005) *
138. The NeverEnding Story (1984)
139. Alice in Wonderland (2010) *
140. Minority Report (2002)
141. Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)
142. Robot Monster (1953)
143. Devil Girl from Mars (1954)
144. Mesa of Lost Women (1953)

Checklist:
Spoiler:

Watch one film from every decade, starting with the 1900s.
-X- 1900 - Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon) (1902)
-X- 1910 - Alice in Wonderland (1915)
-X- 1920 - The Lost World (1925)
-X- 1930 - The Invisible Ray (1936)
-X- 1940 - Unknown Island (1948)
-X- 1950 - Rocketship X-1 (1950)
-X- 1960 - The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
-X- 1970 - Z.P.G. (Zero Population Growth) (1972)
-X- 1980 - E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
-X- 1990 - The 13th Warrior (1999)
-X- 2000 - Star Trek (2009)
-X- 2010 - Endhiran (2010)

Watch films in at least two languages other than English.
-X- First language - The Myth (Chinese)
-X- Second language - Kaijû daisensô (aka Invasion of Astro-Monster) (Japanese)
-X- Third language - Pan’s Labyrinth (Spanish)
-X- Fourth language - Endhiran (Tamil)

-X- Watch the MST3K/Rifftrax/Cinematic Titanic version of a sci-fi/fantasy film - Missile to the Moon (1958) [Rifftrax]
-X- Watch a film and its remake - Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde 1931 & 1941
-X- Watch a film based on a video game - Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
-X- Watch a film based on a novel - The Puppet Masters (1994) based on “The Puppet Masters” by Robert Heinlein
-X- Watch a film directed by Ed Wood - Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
-X- Watch a film which won an Academy Award -- any category - Avatar (2009) (Visual Effects)
-X- Watch a silent film - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)
-X- Watch a Criterion version film - The Blob (1958)
-X- Watch a film with commentary - Stargate (1994)
-X- Watch a film and at least two sequels - Superman II (1980), Superman III (1983), Superman IV (1987)
-X- Watch a film that takes place underneath the Earth - At the Earth's Core (1976)
-X- Watch a film that takes place in space - Moon (2009)
-X- Watch a film that takes place on or under the sea - The Abyss (1989)
-X- Watch an animated film - Wonder Woman (2009)
-X- Watch a film with special effects by Ray Harryhausen - First Men in the Moon (1964)
-X- Watch a film directed by Roger Corman - Not of this Earth (1958)
-X- Watch a film directed by Ralph Bakshi - Fire and Ice (1983)
-X- Watch a film directed by Joe Dante - Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
-X- Watch a film animated by John Lounsbery - The Sword in the Stone (1963)
-X- Watch a film directed by Charles Band - Doctord Mordrid (1992)
-X- Watch a film that takes place in the "future" but the year has already come and gone - First Spaceship on Venus (1960) - Takes place 1985

Watch a film for each rating:
-X- G - Gojira-Minira-Gabara (aka All Monsters Attack) (1969)
-X- PG - Beetlejuice (1988)
-X- PG-13 - The Fifth Element (1997)
-X- R - District 9 (2009)
-X- X/NC-17 - A Clockwork Orange (1971)
-X- Unrated - Hancock (unrated ver.) (2008)

Watch a film in each of the following subgenres:
-X- Alien invasion - Invisible Invaders (1959)
-X- Arthurian Fantasy - Excalibur (1981)
-X- Cyborg - Robocop (1987)
-X- Post-Apocalyptic - Planet of the Apes (1968)
-X- Dark Fantasy - Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)
-X- Sword and Sorcery - Kull the Conqueror (1997)
-X- Cybernetic revolt - Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
-X- Immortality - Highlander (1986)
-X- Based on fairy tale - Cinderella (1950)
-X- Mutants - Them! (1954)
-X- Superhero - Iron Man (2008)
-X- Mad Scientist -Black Friday (1940)
-X- Martial Arts Fantasy - The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
-X- Time travel - Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
-X- Giant Critters - Tarantula (1955)
-X- Prehistoric - One Million Years B.C. (1966)
-X- Paranormal - Ghostbusters II (1982)
-X- Steampunk - War Gods of the Deep (1965)
-X- Urban Fantasy - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
-X- High Fantasy - The Lord of the Rings (1978)
-X- Kaiju - Varan the Unbelievable (1962)
-X- Cyberpunk - A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Watch a film starring:
-X- John Agar - The Mole People (1956)
-X- Kenneth Tobey - The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
-X- Charlton Heston - Soylent Green (1973)
-X- John Carradine - The Cosmic Man (1959)
-X- Kurt Russell - Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
-X- Bela Lugosi - The Invisible Ray (1936)
-X- Vincent Price - Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965)
-X- Dennis Quaid - Caveman (1981)
-X- Max von Sydow - Flash Gordon (1980)
-X- Helena Bonham Carter - Planet of the Apes (2001)
-X- John Saxon - Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1984)
-X- Michael Ironside - Total Recall (1990)
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