If you like to see love in a science fiction you should definitely watch our picks for the best Romantic Sci-Fi movies.
The following ranking focuses on movies that deal with love and romance in a Sci-Fi world which has technological advances we can only imagine.
10. Equals (2015)
Equals is an American science fiction romantic drama film. It is directed by Drake Doremus and stars Kristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult, and Bel Powley in a futuristic world where emotions have been abolished. Nia and Silas work together in a futuristic society known as the Collective that commits crime and violence by genetically eradicating all human sentiments. Despite this, Nia and Silas start attracting each other, leading to a forbidden love that eventually puts both in danger.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Drake Doremus
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9. Upstream Color (2013)
Upstream Color is an innovative science fiction flick. It was directed by Shane Carruth and stars Frank Mosley, Shane Carruth, Amy Seimetz. While out at a club, a woman is targeted by a thief who hypnotized her using food laced with narcotics. After the worms are extracted, it starts to dawn on her how much he exploited her and ravaged her life. She ends up empty-handed, with no job and no money. Several years later, she connects with a stranger on a train. Several events start unearthing many shared incidents and experiences.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Fantasy | Director: Shne Carruth
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8. Upside Down (2012)
Upside Down is a Canadian-French romantic fantasy movie. It is directed by Juan Diego Solanas and stars Jim Sturgess and Kirsten Dunst. The plot reveals astronomical odds faced by Adam and Eve from the moment they fall in love with each other. This is a love story that begins in the fantasy world. Many factors threaten to keep them apart including social class, a political system, and a planetary condition. But despite all adversities, he departs on a fatal quest to pervade the company and the upper world to reconnect with her.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Fantasy | Director: Juan Diego
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7. OXV: The Manual (2013)
OXV: The Manual is a British science-fiction romantic drama. It was directed by Darren Paul Fisher and stars Daniel Fraser and Eleanor Wyld. In a parallel world where everyone possesses a certain frequency, if yours is high you are lucky but if not, you are among the most. A mystery unfolds when low-frequency Zak is forced to forego science to love the luckiest girl. A forbidden love beings between them with twists and turns.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Darren Paul Fischer
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6. Passengers (2016)
Passengers is a 2016 drama, Sci-Fi, romance flick. It was directed by Morten Tyldum and stars Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence in lead roles. A starship traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, Jim Preston wakes up before 90 years from his destination. Try as he might, he cannot go back into hibernation. Out of loneliness, he thinks of de-hibernating one of the female passengers.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Morten Tyldum
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5. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 science fiction romantic drama directed by George Nolfi and starring Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, and Lisa Thoreson. In New York, the noted politician David Norris is disputing a recent Senate election. Unfortunately, he is a captive of his playboy. He then meets and falls in love with ballet dancer, Elise, and falls in love with her. However, a mysterious group of men contrives to keep them apart.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Georg Nolfi
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4. I Origins (2014)
I Origins is a 2014 science fiction romantic drama. Directed by Mike Cahill, it stars Michael Pitt, Steven Yeun, and Astrid Bergès Frisbey. The story follows a graduate molecular biologist Dr. Ian Gray, who is ambitious and eager to study the development of the human eye with the help of Karen and Kenny. Traveling around the world, he risks everything he has ever known to prove that eyes have developed through evolution instead of “appeared” as creationists claim.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Mike Cahill
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3. Mr. Nobody (2009)
Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction romance film directed by Jaco Van Dormael and starring Jared Leto, Diane Kruger, and Sarah Polley. In 2092, the last mortal human on Earth, Nemo Nobody, is 118 years old. While interviewed, he recounts stories at three main points in his life: at age 9, when his parents separated, at age 15 when he became infatuated with a girl, and at age 34 as an adult. All three contain many possible consequences that seem to run parallel to each other. He determines to pursue the path least traveled, the one that yields the greatest love.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Jaco Van Dormael
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2. Her (2013)
Her is a 2013 thriller, science fiction, and romance film. It is directed by Spike Jonze and stars Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson in lead roles. The story revolves around an introvert writer who has ended his marriage, embraces artificial intelligence, and eventually falls in love with a disembodied voice. Samantha is not an ordinary operating system. She does secretarial work for him but soothes him whenever he’s down. Their unusual relationship and inability to provide physical comfort put them in a … complicated situation.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Jaco Van Dormael
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1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 science fiction romantic comedy-drama film directed by Michel Gondry and starring Kate Winslet, Jim Carrey, and Tom Wilkinson. After a particularly difficult breakup, Clementine decides to eradicate all memories associated with his boyfriend. When Joe learns about it, he determines to undergo the same procedure. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realizes that he still loves her, but it may be too late to correct his mistake.
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama | Director: Michel Gondry
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