Utopian, not dystopian, milieu were the vogue.
Teens can read anything, whether it be the dystopian vision of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins or the vampire romance of Twilight or the hip realty of Maureen Johnson's Suite Scarlett.
The future of twenty minutes from now was bleak and dystopian, with greedy corporations setting the agenda and the common people having very little privacy or say in matters.
City 17 is a genuinely frightening dystopian society, complete with patrolling security, a puppet government, and more propaganda than you can shake a stick at.
The movie was released in 1982 as a dark "film noir" look at a dystopian corporate future in 2019 (which looks remarkably like 2005).
While the dystopian future explored the complexities of identity, these three female androids stand out.
Cyberpunk was known for dystopian futures with alienated loners who lived on the fringes of society.