Be it video games or movies, the Steampunk sub-genre won the hearts of Sci-Fi fans. The best thing about Steampunk is it relies on logic and creates an imaginative world that transcends our concept of reality into a hyperreal one. Inspired by the Industrial Revolution, Steampunk incorporates technology and Victorian Era aestheticism. Furthermore, it proves the fact that science and arts are united and both feed each other in order to achieve greatness. We are presenting a list of films that showcase the greatness of Steampunk. In short, if you loved the first person shooter game ‘Bioshock Infinite‘, these movies will definitely trigger your imagination. Here is the list of top steampunk movies ever made. You can watch several of these best steampunk movies on Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or Amazon Prime. A couple of films on the list are steampunk horror movies.
10. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2002)
Our first entry on the list is Jude Law starrer Sky Captain and The World of Tomorrow. Tactically it mingles another sub-genre “Dieselpunk” with Steampunk and the results are jaw-dropping. An alternate history of 1940s, gigantic Zeppelins, Ornithopter aircraft and automaton robots, the movie has it all. If you are a fan of Science fiction and willing to explore the depths, then this movie is for you.
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9. The Fabulous World of Jules Verne (1958)
Jules Verne is considered as the father of Steampunk genre and his works inspired numerous other Sci-fi novelists and filmmakers. This Czechoslovakian classic by Karel Zeman is a homage to this legendary writer. Based on Jules Verne’s ‘Facing the Flag’, the movie tells the story of a group of pirates, who kidnap a scientist to build a futuristic weapon to carry out their piracy with ease. The concept is definitely ahead of its time and the illustrations and visuals make this classic a must watch.