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In the science movie, the Earth is attacked by the aliens from outer space.

In the science-fiction movie, ...

Hi,

Do both of the above sound right and mean about the same to you? Thanks.
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No, not at all. Get to a dictionary.
But Marius, if a movie is about aliens attacking the Earth, I'd say it's science-fiction (or sci-fi). Wouldn't you?
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Yes, in the context it could be only science-fiction (or sci-fi).
Thanks.
I got the idea that in Angliholic's posts the first sentence usually comes from a book, from an article etc., while the second sentence is an attempt to rephrase part of the sentence.

So, I asked because I found the first line ("In the science movie, the Earth is attacked by the aliens from outer space") odd, although I was under the impression that this was the original version.
TanitI got the idea that in Angliholic's posts the first sentence usually comes from a book, from an article etc., while the second sentence is an attempt to rephrase part of the sentence.
Me too. But Angliholic has never stated that that's the case, so who knows?
Angliholic,
Is the first sentence in your posts always from something you've found written somewhere?
We're all curious!
Jim
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Ok, I would say "sci-fi movies", or "science fiction", but I don't think saying "science-fiction movies" is a very odd thing to say. I searched myspace for that, and lots of native speakers seems to like "science fiction movies". So I guess it's not such an oddity... What's wrong with it, Marius? Would you say "science-fictional movie" instead? Emotion: smile
Not to answer for Marius, but he supported 'science fiction'.
CalifJim
TanitI got the idea that in Angliholic's posts the first sentence usually comes from a book, from an article etc., while the second sentence is an attempt to rephrase part of the sentence.
Me too. But Angliholic has never stated that that's the case, so who knows?

Angliholic,

Is the first sentence in your posts always from something you've found written somewhere?

We're all curious!

Jim

Thanks to all my helpful friends,

Yes, most of the first sentence in my posts are from something I've found written somewhere, and especially when I find it odd.

Best regards,

Angliholic
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