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15+ Best Sci-fi Movies on Netflix You Can Watch Right Now

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There is an overwhelming number of sci-fi movies to watch but here is the list of best sci-fi movies on Netflix that you can enjoy this December 2020 right now.

Science-fiction is always arguably the best movie genre in a cinematic area that essentially offers everyone something. This movie genre can include elements of other film genres like action, comedy, romance, drama, and mystery but does not blur the lines. To bring you a range of movie tastes, we will go through available sci-fi movies that are streaming on Netflix. You can find the best Sci-fi movies on Netflix list below the movies that you can enjoy with your kids, your family, or your friend this December. No need to look for the best elsewhere.

The Old Guard (2020)

The Old Guard (2020)
The Old Guard (2020)

Genre: Action/Sci-fi

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood

Main Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts

Runtime: 165 minutes

From the Netflix sci-fi collection of original movies, The Old Guard is an action movie worth watching. The story follows a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron) and her covert group of immortal mercenaries who have been protecting the mortal world for centuries.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Spider Man Into the Spider Verse
Spider Man Into the Spider Verse

Genre: Animation/Action

Director: Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Bob Persichetti

Main Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson

Run time: 117 mins

As far as animated Marvel movies go, Spider-Verse is one of the best so far. In a string of parallel universes, teenager Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) finds himself becoming Spider-Man. Aided by the Spider-Men — and woman — from other timelines, he must learn to be like Peter Parker.

Freaks (2018)

Freaks (2018)
Freaks (2018)

Genre: Sci-fi/Thriller

Directors: Adam Stein, Zach Lipovsky

Main Cast: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, Amanda Crew, Lexy Kolker

Runtime: 105 mins

The movie features a show-stopping performance from Lexy Kolker as seven-year-old Chloe. She’s spent her entire life completely isolated from the world inside her home with her father, Henry (Emile Hirsch). He’s always told her that the outside world is a dangerous place, but the older Chloe gets, the more tempted she becomes to venture out – and then she finally does. This is truly a good sci-fi/thriller movie on Netflix you can enjoy with your kid and family.

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Beyond Skyline (2017)

Beyond Skyline (2017)
Beyond Skyline (2017)

Genre: Sci-fi/Action

Director: Liam O’Donnell

Main Cast: Frank Grillo, Iko Uwais, Bojana Novakovic

Runtime: 105 mins

A proud, pulpy B-movie featuring aliens that rip the brain right out of your skull, Beyond Skyline stars Frank Grillo as a cop at odds with his son (Jonny Weston) when an alien attack sends them scrambling for their lives. Well, obviously, Beyond Skyline won’t be for everyone, but if you love a bananas B-movie, the feature debut from writer-director Liam O’Donnell ticks all the right boxes.

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Her (2013)

Her (2013)
Her (2013)

Genre: Romance/Sci-fi

Director: Spike Jonze

Main Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara

Run time: 126 mins

The next movie on the list of best sci-fi movies on Netflix is a movie about love. In this near-future story, everyone in the world has access to an operating system that is capable of developing its own personality. When a lonely and sensitive soul (Joaquin Phoenix) decides to take interest in this new product, he meets his new best friend Samantha the operating system, but he never expected how strong their bond would become.

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)
In the Shadow of the Moon (2019)

Genre: sci-fi/thriller

Director: Jim Mickle

Main Cast: Boyd Holbrook; ‎Cleopatra Coleman

Run time: 115 mins

Jim Mickle’s sci-fi crime thriller somehow slipped under the radar this year despite being on Netflix and being a generally engrossing, well-executed science fiction tale. Boyd Holbrook stars as a police officer who stumbles into horrendous series of crimes and winds up locked in the cat-and-mouse change that will define decades of his life… and mix him up in some twisted, tragic time-travel saga that could save the future of the country.

Hardcore Henry (2015)

Hardcore Henry (2015)
Hardcore Henry (2015)

Genre: Action/Sci-fi

Director: Ilya Naishuller

Main Cast: Haley Bennett, Ilya Naishullar. Sharlto Copley

Run time: 96 mins

Hardcore Henry is one of the most intense and unique action movies you’ll ever experience. The plot is fairly straightforward, Henry is resurrected with no memory and he must save his wife from a telekinetic warlord. The movie is shot entirely in the first person, however. Meaning you get to see from the viewpoint of Henry throughout the film.

Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Genre: Comedy/Sci-fi/Fantasy

Director: Marc Foster

Main Cast: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman

Run time: 113 mins

Stranger Than Fiction is one of Will Ferrell‘s more serious roles, but it still works as a comedy. The story follows I.R.S. auditor Harold Crick as he goes about his life, only to be suddenly afflicted by narration only he can hear. Life only gets worse for him as the narration begins to affect his work, love life, and potential death.

Total Recall (1990)

Total Recall 1990
Total Recall 1990

Genre: Sci-fi/Action

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, and Ronny Cox

Run time: 113 mins

Naming next in the list will be a classic sci-fi and action movie of 90s. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a construction worker who suddenly finds himself thrust into the world of espionage involving a colony on Mars. It’s crazy and weird and funny and thrilling, and Schwarzenegger is perfectly cast. Get your ass to Mars!

Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park 1993
Jurassic Park 1993

Genre: Adventure/Sci-fi 

Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, B.D. Wong, Samuel L. Jackson, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards, and Wayne Knight

Run time: 128 mins

A sci-fi classic that does a tremendous job of making the impossible feel completely real, Jurassic Park is quite simply one of the best films ever made. It’s a story of man’s hubris gone wrong—a tale as old as time, but with dinosaurs. The film opens by previewing the terror to come before settling the audience into the comfort and wonder of Jurassic Park.

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