Top 5 Dystopias

A dystopia, in my opinion, is a world that is set up to be a utopia, but is actually the opposite – or becomes the opposite.  There are some rules for such a dystopia.  In it, there should be a vision of society that could be chaotic because of no control or grim/bleak because of oppressive control.  I’ve ruled out any movies set in space.  Zombie movies count for the purposes of this list.

Top 5

Honorable Mention

  • Dark City
  • Battle Royale
  • 28 Days Later
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Children of Men
  • District 13
  • Total Recall
  • The Running Man
  • Metropolis
  • Rollerball
  • Gattaca
  • THX 1138
  • District 9
  • Escape from NY
  • V for Vendetta
  • They Live
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