The 2050s decade will begin on January 1, 2050 and will end on December 31, 2059.
Notable predictions and known events
- The Dexter's Laboratory movie, Ego Trip, has some scenes that take place in 2055.
- The movie Minority Report takes place in 2054.
- The movie Renaissance takes place in Paris in 2054.
- The movie Red Planet takes place in 2057.
- The movie Lost In Space begins in 2058.
- John Christopher's novel The Guardians takes place during the years 2052 and 2053.
- J.D. Robb's In Death mystery series takes place during the years 2058–59.
- The video game Deus Ex takes place in 2052.
- In the video game series Video game Killzone, World War III began and ended in the 2050s.
- The short story A Sound of Thunder takes place in 2055.
- According to the movie Star Trek: First Contact, World War III will end in 2053.
- The Disney movie Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (film) takes place in the late 2040s. The second movie Zenon: The Zequel takes place in 2051, two years after the first movie, and the 3rd movie in the series, Zenon: Z3 takes place in 2054.
- The racing video game Wipeout takes place in the year 2052.
- The movie Love Story 2050 takes place in 2050.
- The anime Macross Frontier takes place in 2059.
- "The Waters of Mars", an episode of Doctor Who, takes place in 2059.
- In the Annoying Orange episode "Back to the Fruiture" (a parody of Back to the Future), Orange's future counterpart came from the year 2053.
- The movie Repo! The Genetic Opera takes place in 2057.
The TV show 2057 on the Discovery Science Channel predicts advances in technology we will have by 2057.