"Genetic power is the most awesome force the planet's ever seen, but you wield it like a kid that's found his dad's gun": Top 10 Weird Science Movie

My list for the Letterboxd "Weird Science" Showdown defined as "10 films in which scientists, baddies, government agents or anyone with the code to the lab gets to meddle with genetics or medicine, with unexpected consequences. This is more than 'let’s bring back dinosaurs!'—we want you to rank your favorite spliced, spiked, shrunk or supersized mutation. Human or beast, or both, let’s see the weird and wonderful results. Rule: a human had to do it; no accidental spider-bites."

Despite that dinosaurs line Jurassic Park is on here because obviously

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  • Minority Report

    1

  • Young Frankenstein

    2

  • Jurassic Park

    3

  • Okja

    4

  • Spring

    5

  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    6

  • Darkman

    7

  • Annihilation

    8

  • The Fly

    9

  • District 9

    10