Most prophetic futuristic movie?

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    Which movie, dystopian or not, has been or will be the most accurate?

    My vote? Demolition Man. Between the millennials and the chains taking over.,,
     
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      I'd say Back to the Future, because, like, it was the future and they came back from it.

      But if we keep time travel out of it, I'd go with Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone as an apocalyptic view where everything sucks. Everything.




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          It sure seems like 1984 with a little Fahrenheit 451 thrown in might be right around the corner.
           
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              regardless of the time period or movie that tried to portray the future, I am still waiting on all the cool clothes they thought we'd be wearing by now

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                  Idiocracy. Hands down.
                   
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                    Trex and divits are tied for the best answers yet!
                     
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                      A Clockwork Orange comes to mind.
                       
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                        That movie scarred me when I was young.
                         
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                          Terminator. We're not quite there yet but we are on our way.
                           
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                            Ah, I forgot Wall E.
                             
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                            Look at the people on top. We're already there.
                             
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                            Screw the movies, Look at all the future things "The Simpsons" has nailed over the years.
                            Back to the Future had Miami winning the World Series, Even though they're technically the Florida Marlins still in
                            Miami.
                            Jimmy Buffet said it best in "Fruitcakes"...... "Stanley Kubrick and his buddy Hal now don't look that abstract
                             

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