The science fiction cinema that predicted, with surprising precision, the future of humanity. The most outstanding films.
10 movies that predicted the future and got (almost) everything right
Science fiction cinema was ahead of several technological advances that came several years later. The films that “traveled in time” to show what would happen in the future.
One of the scenes in Demolition Man takes place in the Schwarzenegger Presidential Library, anticipating the Australian actor’s political career by about 20 years.
Hackers is one of the movies most loved by computer fans. In one scene Angelina Jolie uses a virtual reality game system, very similar to those that exist today.
Face to face
Nicolage Cage and John Travolta face off in a face-swapping duel. The film advanced face transplants by several years.
It was one of the most futuristic films of the 1980s. The scenes show huge advertising screens located on public roads. Nowadays it is common to see led screens installed in strategic places.
James Cameron’s film anticipated the existence of military drones. Although today it is common for the armed forces to have these war devices, back then it was just a dream.
Total Challenge was one of the most promising films of the 1990s. The film anticipated the existence of full-body scanners, like the ones you can see today.
The protagonist faces a massive surveillance system set up by the government. Years later Edward Snowden revealed that there are similar control programs.
Sandra Bullock finds herself involved in a complex and dangerous spoofing episode. The Network advanced not of the dangers that today exist in social networks.
The Truman Show
Before shows like Big Brother or The Kardashians appeared on television, The Truman Show showed what reality shows of the future would be like.
Minority Report teased what would be personalized ads and how companies store personal data of users to offer new products.