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.
- The movie Repo! The Genetic Opera takes place in 2057.
- July 5, 2050, the date referenced in the song "Toothless Hawkins and his Robot Jazz Band" by Varien & Razihel will take place.
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, takes place in the year 2054 with South Korea invading America.
The TV show 2057 on the Discovery Science Channel predicts advances in technology we will have by 2057.