From dystopian futures in space to documentaries about real-life breakthroughs, we saw a lot of great science movies come out in the past decade.
Selecting the 10 absolute best would be an impossible task. But with a little help from critics and our readers, your editors at HuffPost Science have picked a range of films that -- in addition to being incredibly fun to watch -- made us think about the awesome power of science and its central role in life on our pale blue dot.
These movies explore everything from alien worlds to our relationship with technology to how we treat our home planet. Check it out below -- and if we're missing your favorite, sound off in the comments.