Space thrills, adventures in time travel and alien lifeforms populate these feature films. Take a look at a selection of old and new sci-fi films available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.
A woman accidentally caught up in a drug deal turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior with enhanced physical and mental abilities.
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
When a man encounters a mysterious radioactive mist on a boating trip he finds his life taking a bizarre and frightening twist.
Earth is doomed and a team of explorers undertakes a mission to discover if mankind has a future in another galaxy.
The Thing from Another World (1951)
Artic researchers discover a huge, frozen alien inside a crash-landed UFO.
Ender’s Game (2013)
After a hostile alien race attacks Earth, a shy-but-brilliant boy is trained to lead an army into a battle that will determine the future of the human race.
On the Beach (1959)
When the entire Northern hemisphere is destroyed in an atomic war, the residents of Melbourne, Australia realize it’s only a matter of time before a radioactive cloud reaches their part of the world too.
After a disaster strikes the space shuttle, an engineer and a veteran astronaut are left with little oxygen or energy and completely out of touch with Earth.
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Excitement turns to fear after residents of a small town see a flaming meteor land in the hills.
A long-hidden monster battles giant radiation-eating creatures to restore the balance of nature as humanity stands defenseless.
Flash Gordon’s Trip to Mars (1936)
To save the Earth from destruction by a giant ray lamp, an astronaut travels to Mars where he battles a mortal enemy.
A lone security repairman stationed on a desolate, nearly ruined future Earth recues a stranger from a downed spacecraft triggering a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows.
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
A regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares him to read.
Pacific Rim (2013)
Two unlikely heroes must save mankind when legions of monstrous creatures start rising from the sea.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
A spaceship lands in Washington, D.C. and the alien emissary refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, causing fear, distrust and calls for violence among the people of Earth.
In the year 2074, the mob sends problem people back in time to 2034, where a hired gun waits to eliminate them.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded a small town in California, replicating villagers in giant seed pods and taking possession of their souls while they sleep.
John Carter (2012)
A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict.
June 19, 2015