Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon) (1902): Just 14 minutes long, French director Georges Melies's space travel fantasy is regarded as the first sci-fi film. With groundbreaking special effects and animation, its most enduring image is of the spaceship crashing in the moon's eye
"An American Werewolf in London" - This John Landis directed comedy/horror film may make you think twice before backpacking through Europe. This award-winning cult classic features a pretty graphic transformation, while being frightening and funny. Image and info credit: IMDb.