MRQE Ranks: The Best to Worst Dystopian Movies

The Best to Worst Dystopian Movies

With The Hunger Games' dystopian view of the future of North America, we recap Hollywood's best to worst visions of corrupt governments, sinister medical programs, and hellish landscapes.
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Metropolis (1927) - MRQE Metric: 92 Rate it! 92
Aliens (1986) - MRQE Metric: 88 Rate it! 88
A Clockwork Orange (1971) - MRQE Metric: 87 Rate it! 87
Blade Runner (1982) - MRQE Metric: 83 Rate it! 83
Children of Men (2006) - MRQE Metric: 82 Rate it! 82
Videodrome (1983) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
Minority Report (2002) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
Repo Man (1984) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
Brazil (1985) - MRQE Metric: 79 Rate it! 79
Akira (1988) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
District 9 (2009) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
The Matrix (1999) - MRQE Metric: 78 Rate it! 78
Battle Royale (2000) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Escape from New York (1981) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
La Cité des enfants perdus (1995) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Gattaca (1997) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
RoboCop (1987) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
Sleeper (1973) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Strange Days (1995) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
V for Vendetta (2005) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Serenity (2005) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Ghost in the Shell (1995) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Death Race 2000 (1975) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Dark City (1998) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Soylent Green (1973) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
Silent Running (1972) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
Never Let Me Go (2010) - MRQE Metric: 69 Rate it! 69
The Fifth Element (1997) - MRQE Metric: 69 Rate it! 69
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) - MRQE Metric: 67 Rate it! 67
Total Recall (1990) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
District 13: Ultimatum (2009) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
Code 46 (2003) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
THX 1138 (1971) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
A Scanner Darkly (2006) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
I, Robot (2004) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
Idiocracy (2006) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
They Live (1988) - MRQE Metric: 63 Rate it! 63
Equilibrium (2002) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Titan A.E. (2000) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
The Running Man (1987) - MRQE Metric: 60 Rate it! 60
The Book of Eli (2010) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
The Island (2005) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
Logan's Run (1976) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) - MRQE Metric: 56 Rate it! 56
The Omega Man (1971) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
Doomsday (2008) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
The Final Cut (2004) - MRQE Metric: 55 Rate it! 55
Bunraku (2010) - MRQE Metric: 54 Rate it! 54
Surrogates (2009) - MRQE Metric: 54 Rate it! 54
In Time (2011) - MRQE Metric: 54 Rate it! 54
Demolition Man (1993) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
Escape from L.A. (1996) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
Judge Dredd (1995) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
No Escape (1994) - MRQE Metric: 52 Rate it! 52
Resident Evil (2002) - MRQE Metric: 51 Rate it! 51
Southland Tales (2006) - MRQE Metric: 50 Rate it! 50
Screamers (1995) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
Death Race (2008) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
Repo Men (2010) - MRQE Metric: 47 Rate it! 47
Tank Girl (1995) - MRQE Metric: 45 Rate it! 45
Æon Flux (2005) - MRQE Metric: 43 Rate it! 43
Fortress (1992) - MRQE Metric: 41 Rate it! 41
Babylon A.D. (2008) - MRQE Metric: 40 Rate it! 40
Johnny Mnemonic (1995) - MRQE Metric: 40 Rate it! 40
Ultraviolet (2006) - MRQE Metric: 38 Rate it! 38
Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011) - MRQE Metric: 35 Rate it! 35
Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (2000) - MRQE Metric: 21 Rate it! 21
Fahrenheit 451 (1966) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
World on a Wire (1973) (TV) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!