Before Gareth Thomas played Roj Blake, the fearless crusader against the dystopian Federation, he had to escape from a very different sort of oppressive regime. Thomas was one of the stars of Star Maidens, a short-lived show about men fleeing a matriarchal society.
The mist creatures of the planet Spermula transform themselves into beautiful women, so they can come to Earth and drain human men of all of their sexual fluids, in the amazing movie Spermula. And it's just possibly NSFW.
Captain Mother knows how to keep order on her ship: with a silvery glitter-covered flogger and a bad attitude, in this awesome sequence from the 1968 exploitation movie Space Thing. Click through for two more eye-bleeding clips. (It's very NSFW.)
The "man crashlands on a planet of all women" genre is both miserable and ludicrous, but you know what would spice it up? Make the all-female planet inexplicably Western-themed. That way, you at least get Sheriff Sarah Parker, who carries two six-shooters and dances in fishnets with all the ladyfolk.
Future dystopias don't have to turn into every-man-for-himself carnage. They can be about communities banding together — and they don't even have to be about men at all, if Sarah Hall's The Carhullan Army is any guide. The story of a woman who flees an oppressive society and finds a woman-only communal utopia, …
With Y: The Last Man wrapping up and turning into a movie, the science fiction cliche of the female-dominated planet is red-hot once again. The cosmos is safe for our red-blooded spacemen to venture to worlds where there are no men, or where men are subjugated and the women wear funny headgear. But what about the…