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Join Sam, Alex & Chris as they rank every science fiction film EVER. Every week we dissect a new film before adding it to a giant and highly scientific ranked list. We review a film a week until we run out of films.

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Episodes

  • 0022: Superman IV: The Quest For Peace, Batteries Not Included*, Robocop

    August 7th, 2017  |  56 mins 7 secs

    We celebrate the 20th 30th Anniversary (god i'm old) of three 'classic' sci-fi films. From the car crash that is Superman IV, to the nostalgia fest of Batteries Not Included and beyond to a bonafide classic: Robocop. Next week: Imposters! See the list...

  • 0021: 1987 Week Preview Show

    July 31st, 2017  |  27 mins 58 secs

    This week we preview three blockbuster sci-fi films that turned 30 this year, with 1987's Robocop, Batteries Not Included and, er, Superman IV: The Quest For Peace.  Join us as we watch the trailers and Alex quizzes us on some historical facts....

  • 0020: The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959), Theodore Rex

    July 24th, 2017  |  1 hr 17 mins

    This week there's a double dose of excitement! Not only do we watch three wildly different dino flicks but there's an unprecedented re-calibration of the entire Science Fiction Rating System!  Join us in this dark new timeline as we discuss...

  • 0019: Dinosaur Week Preview Show

    July 17th, 2017  |  28 mins 21 secs

    DINOSAURS! They're great, aren't they?  I mean who doesn't like a dinosaur? No one, that's who. We preview three wildly different dino-centric movies, watch the trailers and get ready to rank them next week. Click the links below to watch along...

  • 0018: Mission to Mars, The Martian, Mars Attacks!

    July 11th, 2017  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week we add three films from the red planet to the list.  There's science, aliens, more bad Ridley Scott and lots and lots of famous actors. See the list at sciencefictionratingsystem.com! Follow us on...

  • 0017: Mars Week Preview Show

    July 3rd, 2017  |  34 mins 22 secs

    We get our asses to Mars for the next science fiction ranking, with three films from the red planet.  Also there's a bonus quiz! Join in and watch the trailers from the links below! Mission to Mars Mars Attacks! The Martian See the list at...

  • 0016: Transformers, Real Steel, Pacific Rim

    June 26th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins

    The rating system remains mired in mediocre film territory, with more middling to terrible films added to the list. (Well, Alex liked Pacific Rim a lot at least) Everyone likes Hugh Jackman, no one likes Transformers and Sam still hates kids. See the...

  • 0015: Giant Robots Week Preview Show

    June 19th, 2017  |  32 mins 6 secs

    Michael Bay returns to cinemas soon with another bloody Transformers film, so we hop on another bandwagon and get ready to rate three films full of giant robots.  Sadly none of these films is the greatest of all giant robot films, 1986's...

  • 0014: The Hunger Games, Ender's Game, Divergent

    June 13th, 2017  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Our latest  attempt to appear current and relevant backfires, as the latest Divergent film gets cancelled and we watch three middling to bad teen science fiction films for no reason at all!  Still, at least they're ranked now and its out of...

  • 0013: Teen Sci-fi Week Preview Show

    June 5th, 2017  |  29 mins 39 secs

    A long time ago a film called Divergent: Ascendant was meant to be out in the cinema this week. But then the previous entry in the series flopped and it became a TV movie and then that didn't happen either... But if it had this week's trilogy of teen...

  • 0012: Surrogates, Armageddon, The Fifth Element

    May 30th, 2017  |  59 mins 19 secs

    It's Bruce Willis week!  The man of a thousand vests has made a helluva lot of sci-fi films, and we pick three of the best them to add to the list. Sam has a box quote for Armageddon, Chris has real scientific problems with Surrogates and Alex...

  • 0011: Bruce Willis Week Preview Show

    May 22nd, 2017  |  22 mins 13 secs

    Another week and another three films to add to the list!  This week we preview the work of Bruce Willis, who we all agree is a pretty great dude. We watch the trailers and get ready to rate stuff next week.  If you want to watch along at...

  • 0010: Star Wars I - The Phantom Menace, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Prometheus

    May 15th, 2017  |  1 hr 10 mins

    When you've run out of plot with your super big film series but want some more money, what should you do? Make a prequel, of course! In "celebration" of Alien: Covenant's release this week three examples of this often most egregious of concepts are...

  • 0009: Prequels Week Preview Show

    May 8th, 2017  |  33 mins 38 secs

    Change is in the air as the Science Fiction Rating System show goes weekly!   In week 1 we reveal the films, watch the trailers and go over the synopses. Then we all go away and watch the films and come back next week to see where they end up in...

  • 0008: Starship Troopers, District 9, The Fly

    May 1st, 2017  |  1 hr 25 mins

    We celebrate the 26th Annual Bug Week with three films about, er, bugs. From the satirical space war of Starship Troopers, to the body horror of the Fly, via the South African hijinx of District 9, a strong collection of films gets ranked and added to...

  • 0007: Guardians of the Galaxy, Dredd, Flash Gordon

    April 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 16 mins

    It's comic book week! Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is out this week, so we look back at three other comic books that have made the jump to the silver screen. After last week's fireworks things are more settled as everyone sort of agrees about...