Top 50 Dystopian Movies of All Time

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Massive dehumanization, totalitarian government, rampant disease, post-apocalyptic terrains, cyber-genetic technologies, societal chaos and widespread urban violence are some of the common themes in dystopian films which bravely examine the ominous shadow cast by future.

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    Metropolis

    1927, in 33 top lists Check
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    A Clockwork Orange

    1971, in 33 top lists Check
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    Brazil

    1985, in 20 top lists Check
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    Der Himmel über Berlin

    1987 — a.k.a. Wings of Desire, in 20 top lists Check
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    Blade Runner

    1982, in 31 top lists Check
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    Children of Men

    2006, in 10 top lists Check
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    The Matrix

    1999, in 27 top lists Check
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    Mad Max 2

    1981 — a.k.a. The Road Warrior, in 12 top lists Check
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    Minority Report

    2002, in 5 top lists Check
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    Delicatessen

    1991, in 12 top lists Check
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    Sleeper

    1973, in 7 top lists Check
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    Le procès

    1962 — a.k.a. The Trial, in 9 top lists Check
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    Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution

    1965 — a.k.a. Alphaville, in 14 top lists Check
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    Twelve Monkeys

    1995, in 13 top lists Check
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    Serenity

    2005, in 4 top lists Check
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    Pleasantville

    1998, in 0 top lists Check
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    Kôkaku Kidôtai

    1995 — a.k.a. Ghost in the Shell, in 13 top lists Check
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    Batoru rowaiaru

    2000 — a.k.a. Battle Royale, in 8 top lists Check
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    RoboCop

    1987, in 13 top lists Check
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    Akira

    1988, in 21 top lists Check
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    La cité des enfants perdus

    1995 — a.k.a. The City of Lost Children, in 3 top lists Check
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    Planet of the Apes

    1968, in 15 top lists Check
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    V for Vendetta

    2005, in 9 top lists Check
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    Metoroporisu

    2001 — a.k.a. Metropolis, in 2 top lists Check
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    Gattaca

    1997, in 2 top lists Check
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    Fahrenheit 451

    1966, in 4 top lists Check
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    On the Beach

    1959, in 1 top list Check
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    Mad Max

    1979, in 12 top lists Check
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    Total Recall

    1990, in 7 top lists Check
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    Dark City

    1998, in 5 top lists Check
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    The War of the Worlds

    1953, in 4 top lists Check
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    Banlieue 13

    2004 — a.k.a. District B13, in 0 top lists Check
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    They Live

    1988, in 6 top lists Check
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    THX 1138

    1971, in 5 top lists Check
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    Escape from New York

    1981, in 4 top lists Check
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    A Scanner Darkly

    2006, in 5 top lists Check
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    Silent Running

    1972, in 8 top lists Check
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    Artificial Intelligence: AI

    2001, in 11 top lists Check
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    Nineteen Eighty-Four

    1984, in 3 top lists Check
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    A Boy and His Dog

    1975, in 3 top lists Check
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    Soylent Green

    1973, in 3 top lists Check
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    I, Robot

    2004, in 2 top lists Check
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    Logan's Run

    1976, in 4 top lists Check
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    Strange Days

    1995, in 2 top lists Check
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    Idiocracy

    2006, in 1 top list Check
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    Death Race 2000

    1975, in 4 top lists Check
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    Rollerball

    1975, in 4 top lists Check
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    Starship Troopers

    1997, in 8 top lists Check
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    One Point O

    2004, in 0 top lists Check
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    Equilibrium

    2002, in 1 top list Check
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