The Golden Gate Bridge is 75: Check out 24 times it starred in sci-fi

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Jul 4, 2015, 4:58 PM EDT

San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge—a frequent guest star in sci-fi movies and TV—turns 75 years old this weekend. Opened in 1937 after four years of construction, the bridge is a distinctive landmark that (based on what we've seen on the screen) will last far into the future.

To celebrate the big anniversary, check out 24 times when the orange spans have made a sci-fi appearance.