50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 1970s

From cosmic head trips to adventures in galaxies far, far away

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40. 'Futureworld' (1976)

As a general rule, if the robots in your theme park begin murdering your guests (as they did in the 1973 cult classic Westworld), maybe you shouldn't try to rebuild and start again. Peter Fonda and Blythe Danner star as investigative reporters in the sequel to the 1973 film, which finds the company behind the original vacation-destination hotspot attempting to clone political and military leaders for nefarious control of the world. While not as memorable as its predecessor, Futureworld ratchets up the camp, adding samurais, space travel and, most terrifying of all, an erotic dream sequence with Yul Brynner. JN

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