Sci-fi Sundays

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Sci-fi Sundays in the Planetarium at Glasgow Science Centre

Adults-only shows starting 7pm, with tickets that include a beer, wine or soft drink, a snack and a whistlestop tour of the solar system as well as the main feature. All this for £15 per person - cosmic!





30 Apr

The Abyss

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Join us for our Sci-Fi Sunday screening of The Abyss, James Cameron's underwater sci-fi classic. A civilian team looking for a lost nuclear submarine make first contact with an alien intelligence.

28 May

Total Recall 

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This action packed sci-fi film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a construction worker whose dreams lead him to travel to Mars in search of a mysterious woman. Loosely based on Philip K. Dick's story We Can Remember it For You Wholesale, Total Recall was one of the most expensive films ever made on its release in 1990, and was hailed as "one of the most complex and visually interesting science fiction movies in a long time".


Previous Screenings

29 Jan

The Terminator - SOLD OUT!!!

The Terminator

In the year of darkness, 2029, the rulers of this planet devised the ultimate plan. They would reshape the future by changing the past. The plan required something that felt no pity. No pain. No fear. Something unstoppable. They created The Terminator.
31 Jul

Alien - SOLD OUT!!!

This is a poster for Alien. The poster art copyright is believed to belong to the distributor of the film, 20th Century Fox, the publisher of the film or the graphic artist.

Sigourney Weaver in Ridley Scott's classic Sci-fi horror.
28 Aug

Dr Strangelove

Dr Strangelove movie poster. Believed to be created by Columbia Pictures.

Stanley Kubrick's jet-black cold war comedy with the late great Peter Sellers in three of the lead roles!
18 Sep

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind movie poster. Believed to be created by EMI Films/Columbia Pictures

Steven Spielberg gives us his awesome and ultimately heart-warming vision of contact with aliens.
30 Oct

The Thing - SOLD OUT!!!

The Thing. Image: Universal Pictures

It's Hallowe'en Weekend so join us for the terrifying sci-fi thriller that is John Carpenter's "The Thing". It's the first week of winter, 1982. An American research base is invaded by an alien force that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the team to stay alive, and work out who is human, and who is The Thing.




Mars Attacks!

Mars Attacks!

Tim Burton's hilarious sci-fi B-movie parody Mars Attacks! brings a star-studded cast to the Planetarium for November's Sci-Fi Sunday.


18 Dec

Gremlins - SOLD OUT


Gremlins. Cute. Clever. Mischievous. Intelligent. Dangerous. The perfect Christmas movie for Sci-Fi Sundays in the Planetarium.


26 Mar

Aliens - SOLD OUT

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Join Ripley and a team of colonial marines as they go face to face with slime-dripping, chest-bursting aliens on the desolate planet LV-426. This Sci-Fi Sunday screening takes place on Mother's Day - appropriate as Ripley faces down the mother of all mothers, the Alien Queen.



Please note that our Sci-Fi Sunday events are strictly ADULTS ONLY (18+) regardless of the film's BBFC age rating. If you're lucky enough to look younger than 25 you must bring a valid form of photo I.D. Anyone under the age of 18 or without valid I.D. will be refused entry.

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