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Film history is full of movies that managed to very realistically depict future dystopian societies, filled with desolate landscapes, oppressive governments and subjugated people who strive to become free. Here are some of the best of them.
This landmark science fiction movie from 1923 today is today remembered as the first dystopian movie of all time. Set in the futuristic dystopian society, this movie explored the concepts of communism, capitalism, workers rebelling against ruling class, and the influences of technology on our lives.
Birth of the 20th century comic book industry brought the ideas of the utopia and dystopia to many comic book creators. As with any other type of visual and written mediums, comics proved to be an excellent canvas for describing various visions of the future and the dystopian societies that are present in them.
This 1982 famous cult science fiction movie managed to visualize to great detail dark, futuristic and dystopian version of overpopulated Los Angeles. Masterfully filmed, this movie explores the concepts of globalization, paranoia, value of human life, emotions, artificial life, climate change, religion and genetic engineering.