A Century of Science Fiction

A Century of Science Fiction

  • 2001
  • 1 Season

Hosted by horror veteran, Christopher Lee, A Century of Science Fiction chronicles the best of sci-fi and fantasy films over a course of 100 years. This program traces the roots of sci-fi movies from its earliest forms in films like A Trip to the Moon to mega hits such as Independence Day, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Terminator, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and many more.

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Sci-Fi Hero's
19. Sci-Fi Hero's
January 1, 2001
Just as westerns have cowboys and Indians and crime films have cops and robbers, sci-fi films have their Flash Gordons and Mings the Merciless; Luke Skywalkers and Darth Vaders, among so many other heroes and villains.
Sci-Fi Stars
18. Sci-Fi Stars
January 1, 2001
There are the stars that astronauts travel to and then there is that "other" kind of star which, in the world of sci-fi, included John Agar, Ken Tobey, Richard Carlson, Charlton Heston, and so many others.
U.F.O.s
17. U.F.O.s
January 1, 2001
Swamp gas? Airplanes? Secret government weapons? Or are they really from "out there"? Here's a look at all the sci-fi flicks that have concerned themselves with flying saucers.
Spawn of the Atom
16. Spawn of the Atom
January 1, 2001
The A-bomb. The H-bomb. From the conclusion of World War II thru the 1950s (and beyond), people were fascinated by - and frightened of - the atom bomb and its horrible power. This made it a natural subject for sci-fi movies.
Robots
15. Robots
January 1, 2001
From the sexy Art Deco robot in Metropolis to the low-budget gorilla-with-a-space-helmet robot in Robot Monster and on to R2D2 and C3PO, audiences have been fascinated by mechanical men and women.
Queens of Sci-Fi
14. Queens of Sci-Fi
January 1, 2001
Zsa-Zsa Gabor played The Queen of Outer Space, but there were so many other sinister sci-fi sisters, as you'll discover!
Power of the Mind
13. Power of the Mind
January 1, 2001
This fascinating chapter takes a look at such mental manifestations as ESP, mind control, and telekinesis.
Mutations
12. Mutations
January 1, 2001
An experiment with radiation and nuclear energy - and something goes terribly wrong. Let us count the different ways sci-fi films have dealt with this intriguing notion.
Mad Scientists
11. Mad Scientists
January 1, 2001
How many times have sci-fi films centered on mad scientists? (And what were they mad at?) Many legendary performers have taken their turn playing sinister scientists and deranged doctors, working on fantastic formulas.
Lost Worlds
10. Lost Worlds
January 1, 2001
Could there really be saber-toothed tigers, cave men, and dinosaurs on isolated islands and atop towering mountain peaks? These lost worlds are finally found.
H.G. Wells
9. H.G. Wells
January 1, 2001
A salute to the brilliant Victorian mind that gave us The Invisible Man, The Time Machine and War of the Worlds.
Future Worlds
8. Future Worlds
January 1, 2001
What will the world be like a hundred years from now? A thousand years from now? A million years from now? Science-fiction loves to play this particular game of "what if."
Final Frontier
7. Final Frontier
January 1, 2001
"Science fiction" has become almost synonymous with "outer space" - and with good reason. Take a delightful trip among the stars - at warp speed.
End of the World
6. End of the World
January 1, 2001
From Biblical floods to natural disasters and plagues of giant insects, it's not always man who manages to destroy the world, as vividly illustrated in these sci-fi favorites.
Dinosaurs
5. Dinosaurs
January 1, 2001
Long before Jurassic Park, dinosaurs roamed thru a variety of horror films, going all the way back to The Lost World in 1925.
Artificial Intelligence
4. Artificial Intelligence
January 1, 2001
Computers can be our friend, or they can be H.A.L. from 2001.
Amazing Inventions
3. Amazing Inventions
January 1, 2001
Time machines, disintegrator machines, shrinking rays - they're all here - and more!
Alien Life Forms
2. Alien Life Forms
January 1, 2001
We are not alone. Not by a long shot. We're surrounded by sci-fi flicks filled with strange visitors from other planets with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men.
After the End
1. After the End
January 1, 2001
What "things to come" will there be after man destroys himself - and the world? Here's a passel of post-apocalyptic pictures poised to please!
Description

Hosted by horror veteran, Christopher Lee, A Century of Science Fiction chronicles the best of sci-fi and fantasy films over a course of 100 years. This program traces the roots of sci-fi movies from its earliest forms in films like A Trip to the Moon to mega hits such as Independence Day, The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Terminator, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and many more.A Century of Science Fiction is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (19 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 2001.

A Century of Science Fiction is available for streaming on the Multicom Entertainment Group (MEG) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch A Century of Science Fiction on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 2001