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Science Movies to Avoid on Date Night

Science movies can be fun, but they're not great date night material.

Published On 08/16/2013
6:00 AM EDT
Jude Law fights pandemic with propaganda in a scene from the 2011 thriller "Contagion." | Warner Bros. Pictures
Fears of overcrowding and urban poverty lead to drastic measures in the 1973 sci-fi hit. | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Ambitious engineers accidentally invent a time machine in the mind-bending "Primer." | ThinkFilm
A gene-splicing experiment goes sideways in the creepy sci-fi cult sensation. | Warner Bros. Pictures
A "facehugger" -- one of several distinct phases in the alien lifecycle -- embraces its victim. | 20th Century Fox
The 1971 space germ thriller terrified audiences upon release. | Universal Pictures
Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman are made for each other in the world of "Gattaca." | Columbia Pictures