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Poll: Best Independent Sci-Fi Film

Which low-budget science fiction by an independent film studio is the best? No major studio films or budgets over $30 million. Vote at the Live Poll! Discuss at Poll Suggestion Thread

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    Primer (2004)

    Budget: $7,000
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    Upstream Color (2013)

    Budget: $50,000
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    Dark Star (1974)

    Budget: $60,000
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    Pi (1998)

    Budget: $68,000
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    Another Earth (2011)

    Budget: $100,000
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    Sound of My Voice (2011)

    Budget: $135,000
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    The Man from Earth (2007)

    Budget: $200,000
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    Cube (1997)

    Budget: $350,000
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    Monsters (2010)

    Budget: $500,000
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    Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

    Budget: $750,000
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    THX 1138 (1971)

    Budget: $777,000
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    Silent Running (1972)

    Budget: $1 million
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    Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)

    Budget: $1.1 million
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    The Machine (2013)

    Budget: $1.5 million
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    Sleep Dealer (2008)

    Budget: $2.5 million
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    Los cronocrímenes (2007)

    Budget: $2.6 million
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    Antiviral (2012)

    Budget: $3.3 million
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    Donnie Darko (2001)

    Budget: $3.8 million
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    The Signal (2014)

    Budget: $4 million
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    Take Shelter (2011)

    Budget: $5 million
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    Moon (2009)

    Budget: $5 million
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    The Science of Sleep (2006)

    Budget: $6 million
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    Cypher (2002)

    Budget: $7.5 million
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    A Scanner Darkly (2006)

    Budget: $8.7 million
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    Melancholia (2011)

    Budget: $9.4 million
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    Europa Report (2013)

    Budget: $10 million
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    Chronicle (2012)

    Budget: $12 million
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    Under the Skin (2013)

    Budget: $13.3 million
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    Never Let Me Go (2010)

    Budget: $15 million
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    Automata (2014)

    Budget: $15 million
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    Ex Machina (2014)

    Budget: $15 million
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    Equilibrium (2002)

    Budget: $20 million
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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

    Budget: $20 million
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    The Jacket (2005)

    Budget: $28.5 million
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    Looper (2012)

    Budget: $30 million