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Planet Earth Alert: 10 Dystopian Movies That Warn Us About Our Future

Planet Earth Alert: 10 Dystopian Movies That Warn Us About Our Future

One of the most iconic and influential movies of the last 40 years, “Blade Runner” is responsible for changing the way scifi flicks represented our world. Here are 10 dystopian classics from the last decade that continued those themes.

Get your bleak on: dystopian cinema

Get your bleak on: dystopian cinema

I don’t know about you, but when I even think about seeing the upcoming film THE ROAD, based on the novel of the same name by the brilliant Cormac McCarthy, my shoulders sag a little. Post-apocalyptic America, lawlessness, cannibalism, and a vulnerable family? It’s heavy! Embrace the darkness here:

Seeing this trailer recently in the theatre, I then Netflix-ed a few futuristic down-and-out sci-fi thrillers, and began to think about the distinct shape of the dystopian movie. Why and how is this form unique?