1. My tribute to a very specific subgenre of science fiction: not futuristic (some of these films take place in the present or even in the past) nor post-apocalyptic, but films presenting societies that have both utopian and dystopian qualities, with high technology, severe social restrictions and class differences, based on inequality and lies.

    I established a few rules while editing this, for the sake of consistency:
    1.-Society must be organised, not just pure post-apocalyptic chaos (Mad Max saga, The Omega Man, The Road, The Book of Eli)
    2.-The oppressed must be humans, not aliens (District 9) or androids (A.I., Blade Runner, I robot)
    3.-Society must be controled by humans, not by aliens (Dark City, La Planete Sauvage), machines (The Matrix, Terminator Salvation) or vampires (Daybreakers)
    4.-Events must take place in reality, not in virtual worlds (Tron, The Matrix, The Thirteenth Floor, eXistenZ, Tron: Legacy)
    5.-Society must have evolved only through human ways (science or politics), not through biological changes (Planet of the Apes, Time Machine, Children of men)

    However, I have used some of those films (A.I., Blade Runner, I robot) very briefly to help with the visuals but not as part of the narrative.

    - "72 degrees and sunny" by Thomas Newman, extracted from the score of "Wall·E"
    - "End of Line" by Daft Punk, extracted from the score of "Tron: Legacy"
    - "Anthem for the Year 2000" by Silverchair
    - "If you tolerate this, your children will be next" by Manic Street Preachers

    FILMS (51, listed in order of first appearance):
    Starship Troopers
    Minority Report
    Death Race 2000
    Running Man
    Death Race
    The Island
    Zero Theorem
    Fahrenheit 451
    The Purge
    Total Recall
    Repo Men
    I, robot
    Soylent Green
    The Lorax
    Demolition Man
    The Giver
    Aeon Flux
    Logan's Run
    Babylon A.D.
    Blade Runner
    Cloud Atlas
    THX 1138
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
    Escape from L.A.
    Total Recall (2012)
    The Hunger Games
    Code 46
    Never let me go
    In time
    Scanner darkly
    V for Vendetta
    A clockwork orange
    Johnny Mnemonic

    SOME FILMS I WAS CLOSE TO USING BUT FINALLY DISCARDED FOR EDITING REASONS: Akira, Battle Royale, Escape from NY, The Fifth Element, Land of the Dead, Rollerball, The Truman Show.

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