Dick, Philip K.

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Films about him or based on his work.

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1. The Gospel According to Philip K. Dick (2001)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

27 Metascore

Philip K. Dick novels and stories continue to inspire a filmmakers, writers, technophiles and philosophers. But for the last ten years of his life, he inhabited a reality stranger than the fiction he created.

Director: Mark Steensland | Stars: Paul Williams, Robert Anton Wilson, Scott Apel, Jay Kinney

Votes: 268 | Gross: $0.00M

2. Prophets of Science Fiction (2011–2012)
Episode: Philip K. Dick (2011)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary

Philip K. Dick lived a life straight from the pages of his mind-bending sci-fi stories. His writing inspired Blade Runner and influenced the development of robotics and law enforcement. The... See full summary »

Director: Declan Whitebloom | Stars: Jonathan Adamson, William C. Albert, Mike Binder, David Brin

Votes: 80

4. Remembering the Future: Paycheck & the Worlds of Philip K. Dick (2004 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

Philip K Dick, the movies based on his writings, and a behind the scenes look at the making of "Paycheck".

Stars: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Colm Feore, Paul Sammon

Votes: 26

5. The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Philip K. Dick (2007 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

Friends, family and colleagues of Philip K. Dick remember the life and work of the author of 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?'

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Philip K. Dick, Jonathan Lethem, Brian Aldiss, Tim Powers

Votes: 39

7. Philip K. Dick, Steven Spielberg and 'Minority Report' (2010 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

For info about the story's author and its adaptation, this documentary features notes from Hackett, Rickman, Underkoffler, Frank, and McDowell. This delivers info about Dick's life and ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Isa Dick Hackett, Scott Frank, Alex McDowell, Greg Rickman

9. Arena (1975– )
Episode: Philip K Dick: A Day in the Afterlife (1994)


A documentary which goes on an imaginative tour from the Colorado grave where Dick is buried to the suburbs of California where he lived and worked. Talks to his ex-wives, friends and biographers.

Director: Nicola Roberts | Stars: Brian Aldiss, Jim Blaylock, Elvis Costello, Anne Dick

Votes: 69

10. Impostor (2001)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

33 Metascore

In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence.

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Shane Brolly, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe

Votes: 21,823 | Gross: $6.11M

11. The Man in the High Castle (2015– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In a dystopian America dominated by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, a young woman discovers a mysterious film that may hold the key to toppling the totalitarian regimes.

Stars: Alexa Davalos, Luke Kleintank, Rufus Sewell, Rupert Evans

Votes: 68,477

12. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

Votes: 475,314 | Gross: $132.07M

13. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or does he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 281,325 | Gross: $119.39M

14. Total Recall (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

43 Metascore

A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Recall - a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led - goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

Director: Len Wiseman | Stars: Colin Farrell, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston, Kate Beckinsale

Votes: 230,378 | Gross: $58.88M

15. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

60 Metascore

The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

Director: George Nolfi | Stars: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner

Votes: 230,119 | Gross: $62.50M

16. Screamers (1995)

R | 108 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Soldiers attempting to negotiate the end to a long-running war discover the robots they built to assassinate enemy combatants have gained sentience and are plotting against both sides.

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin, Andrew Lauer

Votes: 23,561 | Gross: $5.78M

17. Screamers: The Hunting (2009 Video)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "... See full summary »

Director: Sheldon Wilson | Stars: Gina Holden, Jana Pallaske, Lance Henriksen, Greg Bryk

Votes: 4,961

18. Radio Free Albemuth (2010)

R | 111 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

35 Metascore

Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where... See full summary »

Director: John Alan Simon | Stars: Shea Whigham, Jonathan Scarfe, Michael Rothhaar, Katheryn Winnick

Votes: 1,477 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Next (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

42 Metascore

A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 141,405 | Gross: $18.21M

20. A Scanner Darkly (2006)

R | 100 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr., Rory Cochrane

Votes: 101,574 | Gross: $5.50M

21. Paycheck (2003)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

43 Metascore

What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Michael C. Hall

Votes: 98,741 | Gross: $53.79M

22. The Crystal Crypt (2013)

28 min | Short, Sci-Fi

The last refugee plane to leave Mars before an intergalactic war may be hiding earthling terrorists, along with other things much more terrifying and precious.

Director: Shahab Zargari | Stars: Evan Cassidy, Alex Demkin, Bob Gates, Jean Gomez

Votes: 35

23. Barjo (1992)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

The narrator, "Barjo" (nutcase, crap artist), is an obsessive simpleton, given to filling his notebook with verbatim dialog, observed trivia, and oddball speculation on human behavior and ... See full summary »

Director: Jérôme Boivin | Stars: Richard Bohringer, Anne Brochet, Hippolyte Girardot, Consuelo De Haviland

Votes: 251

24. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 117 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

89 Metascore

A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 638,379 | Gross: $32.87M

25. Blade Runner (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

You play a blade runner investigating a series of violent replicant crimes, only to discover far more than you bargained for.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Martin Azarow, Mark Benninghoffen, Warren Burton, Gwen Castaldi

Votes: 1,664

26. Megaville (1990)

R | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

A sci-fi fantasy about a world where it is illegal to enjoy any kind of media except in a place called Megaville. After catching a brutal killer named Jenson, the media police send an agent... See full summary »

Director: Peter Lehner | Stars: J.C. Quinn, Billy Zane, John Lantz, Pamela Hastings

Votes: 198

27. Natural City (2003)

R | 114 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

In the year 2080, the world is connected by a massive computer network. Combiners have developed a process that allows them to merge the souls of human and machine/cyborg, wreaking havoc in... See full summary »

Director: Byung-chun Min | Stars: Ji-tae Yu, Jae-un Lee, Rin Seo, Eun-pyo Jeong

Votes: 4,229

28. Beyond the Door (2011)

18 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

Larry Sanders gets more than he bargained for when he brings his wife, Laura, home an antique cuckoo clock in this adaptation of the Philip K. Dick short story.

Director: Matthew Mandarano | Stars: Elijah Chester, Reid Dalton, Lisa Sain Odom

Votes: 22

29. Drug-Taking and the Arts (1993)

120 min | Documentary, Drama

How drugs have influenced artistic production in the course of the last 200 years, focusing on major European and American literary figures and visual artists.

Director: Storm Thorgerson | Stars: Bernard Hill, Phil Daniels, Thom Booker, Patrick Barlow

Votes: 53

30. Morning Patrol (1987)

108 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Going alone into an abandoned, living city, a woman tries to cross a forbidden zone swarming with the Morning Patrol and traps. Meeting one of the last city guards, they attempt recall the past and penetrate the zone together.

Director: Nikos Nikolaidis | Stars: Michele Valley, Takis Spyridakis, Liana Hatzi, Nikos Hatzis

Votes: 633

31. Out of This World (1962– )
Episode: Impostor (1962)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Earth is at war with the Outspacers. Security officer Maj. Peters believes that an Outspace robot bomb is masquerading as top scientist Roger Carter. Condemned to death, a horrified Carter ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Boris Karloff, Patrick Allen, Keith Anderson, Philip Anthony

32. Sacrificial Sheep: The Novel vs. the Film (2007 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

A summary of the differences and similarities between Do Androids Dream of Electric Sleep and Blade Runner.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Paul Sammon, Jonathan Lethem, Michael Deeley, Hampton Fancher

Votes: 26

34. On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

About the epic film "Blade Runner", giving insights into it's history with interviews of Ridley Scott, the writers and nearly all the cast. Interviews with production staff, giving details ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Abbott | Stars: Mark Kermode, Brian Aldiss, Michael Arick, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 271

35. Total Recall 2070 (1999)

R | 44 min | Action, Sci-Fi

In a dark, multi-cultural mega-city on Earth in 2070, David Hume, a smart dedicated human and Ian Farve, an advanced android of mysterious origins, are two detectives of Citizens Protection... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Easton, Karl Pruner, Cynthia Preston, Michael Anthony Rawlins

Votes: 1,124

36. Total Recall (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

Douglas Quaid can to save Mars from Cohaagen...if Ritcher doesn't catch him before.

Votes: 39

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