10 Sci-Fi Movie Mysteries That Can Never Be Solved

Everyone loves a head-scratcher, and these films certainly left us with more questions than answers.

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A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. This might have been a line from a Churchill war speech, but it is absolutely something that can be applied to these movies! For decades, science fiction cinema has been posing the biggest questions in the universe, and not always giving us the clearest of answers!

Sci-fi is designed to provoke thought and question, to challenge what we know and understand, all whilst transporting us into worlds, galaxies and civilizations far from our own. As humans, we are naturally curious, particularly in what might or might not be "out there", and it is a common theme of movies from this genre to give us plenty to discuss and in the process probably leave us with many questions.

Many mysteries of the sci-fi movie world are destined to remain as such, but half of the fun is in the guessing, the insane fan theories, and as frustrating as it can be, sometimes it's best not to know everything.

These are films that left us confused, scratching our heads, and with a never-ending list of questions...

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I have been writing about film for almost 5 years, contributing to sites including WhatCulture, JumpCut Online, Cineworld, and Zavvi. I also host a couple of podcasts, JumpCast and Let's Jaws for a Minute. You can often find me on the internet evangelising about Disney or why Jaws is the greatest film ever made...