Since Man started looking up at the sky many thousands of years ago, eclipses have freaked us out. 

For a very long time, people gazed at the sun and moon lining up in the middle of the day and said, "Aw HELL NO. That CANNOT be a good sign."


We are smarter now (more or less) but eclipses still hold a level of fascination. As we await the last total solar eclipse of our lifetimes on Aug. 21 (unless some medical technology gets REALLY good REALLY fast), here are five movies in which eclipses play a role.