Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by Jason Shankel.
Vitals: Jodie Foster, surrounded by the likes of Matthew MacConaughey, Tom Skerrit, John Hurt and James Woods, searches for less creepy life elsewhere in the galaxy.
Famous names: Jodie Foster John Hurt Matthew MacConaughey Carl Sagan Tom Skerrit
Crunchy goodness: 3
Elevator pitch: Close Encounters of the Third Kind with more math and fewer French people.
Life lesson: Never let Jake Busey near anything expensive.
Deadliest spoiler: Turns out the alien was just her dad.