Power Rankings: Sci-Fi Horror Films
No more running and hiding from our fears like a standard horror flick. We need to solve these scary problems with SCIENCE! These are our Power Rankings of the best sci-fi horror films.
Release Date: September 25, 2009
Plot: Two crew members of a spaceship wake up from hypersleep to discover that all their colleagues are missing. Despite this, it appears that they are not alone.
Title: The Terminator
Release Date: October 26, 1984
Plot: A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.
Release Date: July 18, 1986
Plot: Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?
Release Date: February 23, 2018
Plot: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Title: The Evil Dead
Release Date: April 15, 1983
Plot: Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
Title: 28 Days Later
Release Date: June 27, 2003
Plot: Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
Title: A Quiet Place
Release Date: April 6, 2018
Plot: In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.
Title: Event Horizon
Release Date: August 15, 1997
Plot: A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Title: The Thing
Release Date: June 25, 1982
Plot: A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
Release Date: June 22, 1979
Plot: After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.