Badass Sci Fi Battle Royale

Every Spring, we host the dirtiest throw down in science fiction; the Badass Sci Fi Battle Royale. Matches are posted on Instagram for voting

Follow badassscifi on Instagram for awesome pics and make sure you’re ready for next year!

Here are the 2020 results. See individual match-up and 2019’s final bracket below. If you have suggestions for competitors, let us know!

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Your Emcee-

Major Victor Timmons

Bonus Quiz!

Which movies/franchises are represented in this picture (there are 15)?

Answers of the end of the page.

2020 BRACKET AND COMPETITORS

Rules of Badass Sci Fi Battle Royale

  1. There is no ranking and no reward for past performance. The bracket is set up solely on Major Victor Timmons’ selfish curiosity to see what would happen if certain competitors were matched up.
  2. Matches can happen at any time.
  3. Winners are determined by Instagram vote. Follow badassscifi.
  4. Winners may be reseeded for next round if particularly juicy confrontations appear.
  5. Tie-breakers (*) determined by Major Victor Timmons.
  6. If this a participant’s first time in Battle Royale, they have to fight.

2020 Matches and Results

Round 1

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Ash Williams Vs. Herbert West

Ash 7 – Herbert 2

Private Hudson Vs. Johhny Rico

Hudson 2 – Rico 1

Snake Plissken Vs. R.J. Macready

Snake 3 – Mac 2

Peter Venkman Vs. Captain Kirk

Kirk 2 – Venkman 0

Imperator Furiosa Vs. Sarah Connor

Furiosa 2 – Connor 0

Alien Queen Vs. King Tanker Bug

Queen 2 – King 0

Hunter Predator Vs. The Final Thing

The Thing 4 – Predator 1

Richter Vs. Clarence Boddicker

Boddicker 3 – Richter 2

Toecutter Vs. Immortan Joe

Toe 2 – Joe 1

Tall Man Vs. Darth Vader

Tall Man 4 – Darth 0

Round 2

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Ash Williams Vs. Private Hudson

Ash 24 – Hudson 3

Max Rockatansky Vs. Snake Plissken

Snake 15 – Max 11

Ellen Ripley Vs. Captain Kirk

Kirk 3* – Ripley 3

Robocop Vs. Imperator Furiosa

Robocop 7 – Furiosa 1

Alien Queen Vs. Preda-Thing

Queen 4* – The Thing 4

Stay Puft Vs. Clarence Boddicker

Boddicker 13 – Stay Puft 4

ED-209 Enforcement Droid Vs. Toecutter

ED-209 4* – Toecutter 4

Tech Noir Terminator Vs. Tall Man

Tall Man 6 – Terminator 2

Quarterfinals

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Ash Williams v Snake Plissken

Ash 45 – Snake 6

Clarence Boddicker v Alien Queen

Clarence 6 – Alien Queen 4

Tall Man v ED-209

Tall Man 3 – ED-209 2

Robocop v Captain Kirk

Robocop 6 – Kirk 4

Semifinals

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Ash Williams v Robocop (Alex Murphy)

Ash 19 – Robocop 5

Clarence Boddicker v Tall Man

Tall Man 10 – Clarence 5

Championship

Tall Man v Ash Williams

Ash 12 – Tall Man 4

2020 Champion

2019 Results

2019 CHAMPION

What’s Maj. Timmons Wearing?

  1. The Thing (1982)- RJ MacReady’s Hat
  2. Phantasm Phranchise- Sentinel Sphere
  3. The Terminator (1984)- T-800’s Surgically Exposed Eye
  4. Escape From New York (1981)- Snake’s Eye Patch
  5. Alien Franchise- Facehugger
  6. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)- Wez’ Shoulder Pads
  7. Ghostbusters (1984)- Venkman’s Uniform
  8. Blade Runner- Deckard’s Badge
  9. Robocop (1987)- Robocop’s Chassis and Appendages
  10. Evil Dead Franchise- Ash’s Chainsaw
  11. Re-Animator Franchise- Reagent Syringe
  12. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)- Trash’s Legwarmer
  13. The Fly (1986)- Brundlfly Leg
  14. A Clockwork Orange (1971)- Alex’ Futuristic Codpiece
  15. Event Horizon (Background)- Gravity Drive