Video: Top 10 Movies That Predicted Major Real-World Events

A list of movies that, intentionally or not, managed to predict major real-world events years or even decades before they happened.

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece included video calling and AI, decades before they became reality.

2. Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner (1982)

The movie predicted the rise of biotechnology and cloning.

3. The China Syndrome (1979)

The China Syndrome (1979)

This movie about a nuclear meltdown was released 12 days before the Three Mile Island nuclear accident.

4. Minority Report (2002)

Minority Report (2002)

Predicted the use of personalized advertising and gesture-based computing.

5. The Truman Show (1998)

The Truman Show (1998)

Predicted the rise of reality TV and constant surveillance.

6. The Net (1995)

The Net (1995)

Sandra Bullock's character faces identity theft, a concept that became more prevalent with the advent of the internet.

7. WarGames (1983)

WarGames (1983)

Highlighted the potential dangers of AI and cyber warfare.

8. Total Recall (1990)

Total Recall (1990)

Featured self-driving cars and advanced virtual reality.

9. Soylent Green (1973)

Soylent Green (1973)

Depicted a dystopian future suffering from overpopulation, pollution, and climate change.

10. Gattaca (1997)

Gattaca (1997)

Predicted the ethical issues raised by genetic engineering and eugenics.