Infographic: Films of the Future Part 1: Timeline

[caption id="attachment_179314" align="alignleft" width="300"]After Earth Columbia Pictures[/caption]

There have been many visions of many possible future worlds throughout the years in cinema, from the dystopian totalitarian hellhole of, uh, "1984" to the deceptive Eloi-inhabited 'paradise' of "The Time Machine" (which took place in the year 802,701, for the record). Most of these visions of the future have been bleak and aggressive — and some even eerily prophetic (though thankfully not "The Terminator" — for now, anyway).

Upon the release of M. Night Shyamalan's post-apocalyptic "After Earth," we've conjured our own vision of the future: an infographic that lists the many "Films of the Future" on one master timeline. It's enough to make you happy that we're living in the present ... and that we can time-travel to these brave new worlds any time we please through the magic of movies.

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Films of the Future Part I: Timeline