Close message

Welcome to Kanopy

Brought to you by Tom Green County Library System

Not your library? Find it now

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Most Popular

Contemporary Cinema

Classic Cinema

World Cinema

Award-Winning

109 Videos in Science Fiction & Fantasy

Loading...

The Brand New Testament - Le tout nouveau testament
This Golden Globe nominated comedy begins with one simple conceit: God exists, and He's a jerk. He lives in a high-rise apartment in Brussels and never gets out of His pajamas. He takes sadistic delight in dreaming up new "laws"…
Ex Machina
A24
A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I. Alex Garland ( Annihilation ) made his directorial debut with this cerebral thriller starring Alicia Vikander,…
Storm Boy
Michael Kingley (Geoffrey Rush), a successful retired businessman and grandfather recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Based on the beloved book, STORM BOY is a…
Metropolis
Perhaps the most famous and influential of all silent films, METROPOLIS had for 75 years been seen only in shortened or truncated versions. Now, restored in Germany with state-of-the-art digital technology, under the supervision of the Murnau Foundation, and with…
The Seventh Seal
Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess. Much studied, imitated, even parodied, but never outdone, Bergman's…
Under the Skin
A24
Based on the novel by Michel Faber, UNDER THE SKIN examines human experience from the perspective of an unforgettable heroine (Scarlett Johansson) who grows too comfortable in her borrowed skin, until she is abducted into humanity with devastating results. Nominated…
This Beautiful Fantastic
A contemporary fairy tale revolving around the unlikely of friendship between a reclusive young woman with dreams of being a children's book author and a cantankerous widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London.…
Donnie Darko
Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template - and the high-water mark - with his debut feature, DONNIE DARKO. Initially beset with distribution problems, it would slowly…
The Zero Theorem
This fantastical sci-fi epic features an all-star cast including Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton and Matt Damon and is directed by the visionary Terry Gilliam ( 12 Monkeys , Brazil ). In a fractured vision of our not so distant future,…
Alphaville
In ALPHAVILLE, Jean-Luc Godard fuses a hardboiled detective story with science fiction. Lemmy Caution (Eddie Constantine), a hero Godard borrowed from a series of French adventure films, comes to ALPHAVILLE, the capital of a totalitarian state, in order to destroy…
Yamasong - March of the Hollows
An automaton girl and a tortoise warrior embark on an incredible journey to defeat a sinister mechanized army. Their only hope is to team up with a band of outlaws to find a legendary relic and save the creatures of…
The Quiet Earth
In this sci-fi cult classic, Zac Hobson, a mid-level scientist working on a global energy project, wakes up to a nightmare. After his project malfunctions, Zac discovers that he may be the last man on Earth. As he searches empty…
No Men Beyond This Point
A wry mockumentary that asks the question, what would the world be like if women were in charge? Imagine a world where, since 1953, women have been able to reproduce without men and they are no longer giving birth to…
Ugetsu
"Quite simply one of the greatest of filmmakers," said Jean-Luc Godard of Kenji Mizoguchi. And UGETSU, a ghost story like no other, is surely the Japanese director's supreme achievement. Derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, this…
The Light at the Edge of the World
In 1865, pirates led by Captain Kongre (Yul Brynner) try to capture a lighthouse on Cape Horn. They kill two keepers, but the third (Kirk Douglas) escapes and carries on the battle against the pirates. This adventure story was adapted…
Explorers
In their makeshift laboratory, three boys (Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix and Jason Presson) use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey. Nominated for Best Make-Up and Best Special…
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
When an unidentified alien destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner) returns to the newly transformed U.S.S. Enterprise(tm) to take command. Nominated for Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects, and Best Music at the Academy Awards.…
Seconds
Desperate to escape his life, Arthur succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into the handsome, young Tony Wilson, he begins a jet-set existence among a community of "Reborns." Nominated for…
Beauty and the Beast
Jean Cocteau's sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont's fairy-tale masterpiece--in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast--is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean…
The Secret of Kells
Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and…