Okay, let’s face it, some movie directors do not exactly care about accuracy, especially when it comes to geek movies. They are usually in the business of drama, spectacle, and exaggeration.
A sweeping statement, we know. But it is also safe to say that the best science fiction writers concern themselves with idea over detail.
However, despite the rush of relevant tech and scientific jargon, these 2017 geek movies we found for you, have the elements of future and timelessness to them. Enjoy!
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
This movie is set in the 28th century where special operatives Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline work together to maintain order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the minister of defense, the duo embarks on a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where diverse species gather to share knowledge and culture. When a dark force threatens the peaceful city, Valerian and Laureline must race against time to identify the menace that also jeopardizes the future of the universe.
The Girl With All the Gifts
In this movie, a scientist and a teacher living in a dystopian future embark on a journey of survival with a special young girl named Melanie.
This is the incredible untold story of three brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.
Life is a terrifying sci-fi thriller about a team of scientists aboard the International Space Station whose mission of discovery turns to one of primal fear when they find a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth.
In this movie, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces.
We hope you liked our list of geek movies. Do you know of any other? Let us know in the comment box!