Riddick (2013)

Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick’s past.

Directed by David Twohy
Writing Credits: David Twohy, Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat

Elysium (2013)

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

Directed/Writing by Neill Blomkamp 

After Earth (2013)

A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity’s escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writers: Gary Whitta, M. Night Shyamalan and Will Smith

Robot & Frank (2012)

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Director: Jake Schreier
Writer: Christopher D. Ford

Pitch Black (2000)

A group of marooned space travelers struggle for survival on a seemingly lifeless sun-scorched world.

Directed by: David Twohy
Writing credits: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat, Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat, David Twohy.

Black Mirror (2011 – )

The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

Director: George Nolfi
Writers: George Nolfi (screenplay), Philip K. Dick (short story “Adjustment Team”)

Apollo 18 (2011)

Decades-old found footage from NASA’s abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon.

Director: Gonzalo López-Gallego
Writer: Brian Miller

Splice (2009) 

Genetic engineers Clive Nicoli and Elsa Kast hope to achieve fame by successfully splicing together the DNA of different animals to create new hybrid animals for medical use

Directed by Vincenzo Natali | Writing credits: Vincenzo Natali, Antoinette Terry Bryant and Doug Taylor

Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.

Directed by Jon Favreau | Writing credits: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Mark Fergus, Steve Oedekerk and Scott Mitchell Rosenberg

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

A meek and alienated little boy finds a stranded extraterrestrial. He has to find the courage to defy the authorities to help the alien return to its home planet.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Writer: Melissa Mathison

Jurassic Park (1993) 

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Directed by Steven Spielberg | Writing credits: Michael Crichton, Michael Crichton and David Koepp.

The Host (2013)

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race’s mission of taking over the Earth, “Wanda” (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Writers: Stephenie Meyer and Andrew Niccol.

Pacific Rim (2013)

When an alien attack threatens the Earth’s existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Writing credits: Travis Beacham Guillermo del Toro and Travis Beacham

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) 

After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Writing credits: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, and Gene Roddenberry