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Thread: Greatest Dark Future Movies Of All Time?

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    Question Greatest Dark Future Movies Of All Time?

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    What do you think is the greatest Dark Future movie(s) of all time and why?

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    For me its Bladerunner Director's Cut. I love the detective story and going along with him without being beat over the head with voice-overs about whats happening. I think it shows a possible future, one that is dark and where earth is full of the poor but they still make a living. Also the comment of "if your not cop your little people" shows the oppressive government and society that is so afraid that they have given control to a minority.
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    BladeRunner is the worst cyberpunk setting I've ever had the displeasure of watching. Such a society is truly sad. I would rather see the world fall to nuclear holocaust than live in such a place. My complaint is with the depressing setting though and not the movie itself. After seeing that, no other representation of Cyberpunk is as defining as BladeRunner o:

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    Mad Max is one of my favorites.

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    Blade Runner is a excellent, if not for the plot at least for the setting. I like Clockwork Orange a lot.
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    Oh yeah, Clockwork Orange is awsome!

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    Blade runner is really good.

    The mad max movies, The Postman (kind of), Children of Men, I am Legend, Red Dawn, The Time Machine, and Reign of Fire () also have some good perspectives.
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    Escape from New York was a bit cheesy, but damn Isaac Hayes as duke of NYC that was awesome

    Idiocracy in its own "darkness" theme was interesting
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    Quote Originally Posted by rabkala View Post
    Blade runner is really good.

    The mad max movies, The Postman (kind of), Children of Men, I am Legend, Red Dawn, The Time Machine, and Reign of Fire () also have some good perspectives.
    I've seen all of these except Red Dawn. Loved em all.

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    Johnny Moronic... I mean Nuemonic. Its the greatest in like how you can't turn away from a car wreck. Every time I flip by it on TV I have to stop and stare till it ends
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    That was a cyberpunk movie I did like. Seems like you enjoy the more depressing settings

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    Yeah, cyberpunk is this strange genre that's always been clumsy put into movies so far. Oh well, I'll go back to my sweet books
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    If you liked Johnny Mnemonic, try reading Neuromancer. (Hopefully they make a movie out of it one day.)

    William Gibson wrote both of them. (Johnny Mnemonic was a short story that was adapted to a movie.)

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    I think The Matrix was my all time favorite Dark Future (cyberpunk anyway)

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    Logan's Run a true classic.
    Fish, and plankton. And sea greens, and protein from the sea. It's all here, ready. Fresh as harvest day. Fish and sea greens, plankton and protein from the sea. And then it stopped coming. And they came instead. So I store them here. I'm ready. And you're ready. It's my job. To freeze you. Protein, plankton...

    The Planet of the Apes was incredible when I was young.
    Beware the beast Man, for he is the Devil's pawn. Alone among God's primates, he kills for sport or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother's land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him; drive him back into his jungle lair, for he is the harbinger of death.


    I was actually one of the few who loved Waterworld.
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