Great Sci-Fi Moments

Here at ScyFi Love, I try to share the love by picking out favourite sci-fi moments and then going on about why I think they are so great. Here’s the list so far, but it will keep growing. Do you have any suggestions?

Buck Rogers disco dancing

“Do you know …rock?” Click here for the full article.

The End of Blake’s Seven

“Did you betray meeee?” Here’s the breakdown on an incredible scene

Rutger Hauer’s Blade Runner tears in rain speech

“I’ve seen C Beams glitter in the dark at the Tannhauser Gate” – an incredible, indelible moment


“Ged to da chopper”here’s why the Arnie masterpiece makes the list

Runaway, with Tom Selleck and Gene Simmons

Saving the world, one moustache at a timewhy one of Michael Crichton’s other films made this list.

Capricorn One

“She’s up on the roof” – the heart of a film that elevates the rest of it

Han shoots first

“Sorry about the mess”of course this was going to make the list

Batman Dead End

“You made me Bats”a fan film that adds to the canon

Twilight Zone: Nightmare at 20,000 feet

“There’s … something on the wing, some …. thing”Shatner at his most Shatnerish

Logan’s Run

“Run, runner!”a glimpse into a dystopian future

The Phantom Menace lightsaber battle

Darth Maul kicks ass and single-handedly makes TPM worth watchinghere’s my thoughts

Spaced: Unspoken telepathy

“Man have got an unspoken telepathy, a biological connection between male psyches. Whether they know each other or not, put a group of them together, always the same.”genius from Pegg and Frost

Dark Angel, with Dolph Lundgren

‘I come in peace’ ‘But you go in pieces.’an under-rated Dolph Lundgren genre film

Equilibrium, with Christian Bale

“Watch the suit Cleric.”a pre-Batman Bale shows his action chops

Independence Day

‘Now that’s what I call a close encounter’a throwback, but a wildly entertaining one.

Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

“No. No, you can’t get away. From hell’s heart, I stab at thee. For hate’s sake, I spit my last breath at thee.”simply a masterpiece from start to finish.

The Empire Strikes Back

“No, no, that’s not true!”the definitive great sci-fi moment

Planet of the Apes human hunt

“If this is the best they’ve got around here, in six months’ time we’ll be running this planet.”unsettling and unstoppable as man’s supremacy is stripped away.

One thought on “Great Sci-Fi Moments

  • Paul Brown


    My suggestions:

    From The Day of the Doctor (Doctor Who):

    “No Sir, all 13!”

    “I can only tell you what I would do … if I were you … Oh, if I were you …”

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