Science Fiction Movie Themes & Topics

SF genre is a beautiful treasure trove as it covers such a broad range of titillating
science fiction movie themes.

It makes my mouth water just to think of all those ideas and sub-genres waiting to be closely examined.

As you know, we mentioned a few major themes when we played with definition of science fiction movies and that was just a tip of the iceberg.

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Below is a more detailed list of topics and subtopics and as we dig deeper there is bound to be a few more to add. If you find a topic gem that is missing from the list send it our way and we will be more than happy to include it.

Science fiction movies usually combine two or more grand ideas - some you will find on our list. They create spellbinding worlds which have the power to stick in our minds long after we saw the movie. It is always fun to uncover the hidden layers of meaning, to track down the intricate patterns science fiction movies make as they move against the vast canvass of imagination.

As we go on exploring science fiction worlds often take a life of their own. New ideas spring to mind and off we go riding another wave of inspiration!

That's what makes this genre so thought-provoking and so unique.


- Alien Invasion

- Alien First Contact

- Sex with Aliens


- Pandemic

- Nuclear War

- Environmental

- Post-apocalypse

Future Worlds

- Alternate History

- Virtual Worlds

  • Cyberpunk
    • Biopunk
    • Steampunk

Military SF


- Genetically Engineered

- Mutants

Social issues

- Rites of Passage Ceremony

- Artworks in Science Fiction Movies

Space Opera

- Space Western


- Cyborgs

- Mutants

- Genetically Engineered


- Robots

- Cyborg Implants

- Artificial Intelligence

- Supercomputers

- Alien Computers

- Weaponry

"What if" Societies

- Utopias

- Dystopias; Dystopian Movies


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