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Genres

Sci-Fi - Based on Book

1980-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 10 John Carter Buena Vista $30,180,188 41.3% 3,749 $8,050 $73,078,100 3/9/12
2 17 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Buena Vista $21,103,203 41.3% 3,133 $6,735 $51,085,416 4/29/05
3 19 I Am Number Four Buena Vista $19,449,893 35.3% 3,154 $6,167 $55,100,437 2/18/11
4 43 The Puppet Masters Buena Vista $4,069,057 47.1% 1,481 $2,747 $8,647,042 10/21/94
5 52 The Handmaid's Tale Cinecom $738,578 14.9% 117 $6,312 $4,960,385 3/9/90
6 14 The Time Machine DreamWorks $22,610,437 39.8% 2,944 $7,680 $56,832,494 3/8/02
7 53 From Beyond Empire Pictures $514,417 40.8% 190 $2,707 $1,261,000 10/24/86
8 7 I, Robot Fox $52,179,887 36.0% 3,420 $15,257 $144,801,023 7/16/04
9 9 The Maze Runner Fox $32,512,804 100.0% 3,604 $9,021 $32,512,804 9/19/14
10 11 Jumper Fox $27,354,808 34.1% 3,428 $7,980 $80,172,128 2/14/08
11 31 Cocoon Fox $7,936,427 10.4% 1,140 $6,961 $76,113,124 6/21/85
12 33 Solaris Fox $6,752,722 45.1% 2,406 $2,806 $14,973,382 11/27/02
13 1 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Lionsgate $158,074,286 37.2% 4,163 $37,971 $424,668,047 11/22/13
14 2 The Hunger Games Lionsgate $152,535,747 37.4% 4,137 $36,871 $408,010,692 3/23/12
15 6 Divergent Lionsgate/Summit $54,607,747 36.2% 3,936 $13,874 $150,947,895 3/21/14
16 12 Ender's Game Lionsgate/Summit $27,017,351 43.8% 3,407 $7,930 $61,737,191 11/1/13
17 32 2010 MGM $7,393,361 18.3% 1,126 $6,566 $40,400,657 12/7/84
18 28 The Island of Dr. Moreau New Line $9,101,987 32.9% 2,035 $4,472 $27,663,982 8/23/96
19 51 Communion New Line $822,123 42.8% 240 $3,425 $1,919,653 11/10/89
20 25 The Host (2013) Open Road Films $10,600,112 39.8% 3,202 $3,310 $26,627,201 3/29/13
21 49 Monkey Shines Orion Pictures $1,902,024 35.6% 1,181 $1,610 $5,344,577 7/29/88
22 5 War of the Worlds Paramount $64,878,725 27.7% 3,908 $16,601 $234,280,354 6/29/05
23 13 Congo Paramount $24,642,539 30.4% 2,649 $9,302 $81,022,101 6/9/95
24 16 The Stepford Wives Paramount $21,406,781 36.0% 3,057 $7,002 $59,484,742 6/11/04
25 29 Timeline Paramount $8,440,629 43.3% 2,787 $3,028 $19,481,943 11/26/03
26 36 Fire in the Sky Paramount $6,116,484 30.8% 1,422 $4,301 $19,885,552 3/12/93
27 58 1984 Samuel Goldwyn $29,897 0.4% 1 $29,897 $8,430,492 12/14/84
28 24 The Mothman Prophecies Sony / Screen Gems $11,208,851 31.4% 2,331 $4,808 $35,746,370 1/25/02
29 15 Starship Troopers Sony / Columbia $22,058,773 40.2% 2,971 $7,424 $54,814,377 11/7/97
30 45 The Thirteenth Floor Sony / Columbia $3,322,416 27.9% 1,815 $1,830 $11,916,661 5/28/99
31 47 Solo Sony / Columbia $2,228,668 43.6% 1,230 $1,811 $5,107,669 8/23/96
32 30 The Running Man TriStar $8,117,465 21.3% 1,692 $4,797 $38,122,105 11/13/87
33 42 Lifeforce TriStar $4,209,136 36.3% 1,526 $2,758 $11,603,545 6/21/85
34 50 Invasion of the Body Snatchers United Artists $1,298,129 5.2% 445 $2,917 $24,946,533 12/22/78
35 4 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Universal $72,132,785 31.5% 3,281 $21,985 $229,086,679 5/23/97
36 8 Jurassic Park Universal $47,026,828 13.2% 2,404 $19,561 $357,067,947 6/11/93
37 20 K-PAX Universal $17,215,275 34.2% 2,541 $6,775 $50,338,485 10/26/01
38 26 Children of Men Universal $10,197,775 28.7% 1,209 $8,434 $35,552,383 1/5/07
39 37 Dune Universal $6,025,091 19.5% 915 $6,584 $30,925,690 12/14/84
40 41 The Incredible Shrinking Woman Universal $4,279,264 21.1% 789 $5,423 $20,259,961 1/30/81
41 46 The Thing (1982) Universal $3,107,897 15.8% 840 $3,699 $19,629,760 6/25/82
42 48 Creator Universal $2,019,728 37.8% 820 $2,463 $5,349,607 9/20/85
43 55 Watchers Universal $260,820 27.7% 161 $1,620 $940,173 12/2/88
44 3 I Am Legend Warner Bros. $77,211,321 30.1% 3,606 $21,411 $256,393,010 12/14/07
45 18 Contact Warner Bros. $20,584,908 20.4% 1,923 $10,704 $100,920,329 7/11/97
46 21 Dreamcatcher Warner Bros. $15,027,423 44.6% 2,945 $5,102 $33,715,436 3/21/03
47 22 Sphere Warner Bros. $14,433,957 39.0% 2,814 $5,129 $37,020,277 2/13/98
48 23 Battlefield Earth Warner Bros. $11,548,898 53.8% 3,307 $3,492 $21,471,685 5/12/00
49 27 Cloud Atlas Warner Bros. $9,612,247 35.5% 2,008 $4,787 $27,108,272 10/26/12
50 34 Freejack Warner Bros. $6,736,243 39.3% 1,551 $4,343 $17,129,026 1/17/92
51 35 Blade Runner Warner Bros. $6,150,002 22.3% 1,295 $4,749 $27,580,111 6/25/82
52 38 The Iron Giant Warner Bros. $5,732,614 24.8% 2,179 $2,630 $23,159,305 8/3/99
53 39 The Postman Warner Bros. $5,260,324 29.8% 2,207 $2,383 $17,626,234 12/25/97
54 40 Memoirs of an Invisible Man Warner Bros. $4,601,954 32.1% 1,753 $2,625 $14,358,033 2/28/92
55 44 Deadly Friend Warner Bros. $3,804,429 42.3% 1,213 $3,136 $8,988,731 10/10/86
56 56 Altered States Warner Bros. $174,650 0.9% 3 $58,216 $19,853,892 12/25/80
57 57 Body Snatchers Warner Bros. $31,494 7.3% 13 $2,422 $428,868 1/14/94
58 54 A Scanner Darkly Warner Independent $391,672 7.1% 17 $23,039 $5,501,616 7/7/06
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 49 titles):
$23,769,82632.0%2,380$9,987$74,364,542-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 LGF 11/21/14
The Divergent Series: Insurgent LG/S 3/20/15
The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Fox 9/18/15
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 LGF 11/20/15
The Divergent Series: Allegiant - Part 1 LG/S 3/18/16