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The Best Syfy Original Movies  

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A list of every Syfy original movie that has currently been aired. Every Syfy channel movie has been included. Syfy original movies are typically made for only one or two million dollars and air saturday nights on the Syfy channel. The genre is, of course, usually science fiction, but they do sometimes lean into fantasy. The company in charge of these movies is known as "Sci Fi Pictures". Despite their low budget and made for tv status, these films are a lot of fun and a few are even some of the best sci-fi movies we've seen recently.
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Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Julie McCullough
Sharknado is a 2013 science fiction TV movie directed by Anthony C. Ferrante.
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Dee Wallace, Lance Henriksen, Ashley Hartman
Abominable is a 2006 horror film, directed and written by Ryan Schifrin. The film stars Matt McCoy, Jeffrey Combs, Lance Henriksen, Rex Linn, Dee Wallace, Phil Morris, Paul Gleason and Haley ...more
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Charles Napier, Costas Mandylor, Joanna Pacuła
Dinocroc is a 2004 horror film, starring Charles Napier and Joanna Pacuła, produced by Roger Corman, and directed by Kevin O'Neill. It had a limited theatrical release in early 2004 before ...more
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Camille Sullivan, Corin Nemec, Brandon Jay McLaren
Sea Beast, also known as Troglodyte, is a Canadian 2009 Horror/Syfy Channel movie starring Miriam McDonald, Daniel Wisler, Brandon Jay McLaren and Corin Nemec. It was released to DVD on June 30, ...more
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Carol Alt, Chelan Simmons, Bruce Boxleitner
Snakehead Terror is a 2004 science fiction-horror television film. It is one of two Syfy Channel films based on the snakehead fish incident in a Crofton, Maryland pond. The other film is ...more
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Cloris Leachman, John Schneider, Sam McMurray
Lake Placid 2 is a 2007 television horror film starring John Schneider and produced by Sony Pictures and the Sci Fi Channel. This sequel to the 1999 film, Lake Placid, aired as a Syfy original ...more
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Kristy Swanson, Wade Boggs, Robert Davi
Swamp Shark is a 2011 American horror film directed by Griff Furst and starring Kristy Swanson, D. B. Sweeney, Robert Davi, Jason Rogel, Sophia Sinise, Richard Tanne, and Jeff Chase. The film ...more
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Vanessa A. Williams, Stephen J. Cannell, Patrick Muldoon
Ice Spiders is a 2007 horror/Sci-fi movie that premiered on June 9, 2007 on the Sci Fi Channel. Ice Spiders stars Patrick Muldoon, Vanessa A. Williams, Noah Bastian, K. Danor Gerald and Matt ...more
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Erin Karpluk, Barry Corbin, David Lewis
Wyvern is a 2009 Canadian-American made-for-television horror film produced by RHI Entertainment that premiered in the United States on the Syfy Channel on January 1, 2009. Written by Jason ...more
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RalphBrown added Julie Cox, Barbora Kodetová, Giancarlo Giannini
Frank Herbert's Dune is a three-part miniseries written and directed by John Harrison and based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel Dune. The series was produced by New Amsterdam Entertainment, Blixa ...more
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ResinVillarama added Mackenzie Rosman, Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis
Ghost Shark is a 2013 Syfy television horror sci-fi directed by Griff Furst. The film premiered on the Syfy channel on August 22, 2013.
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Michael Ironside, Roxanne Pallett, Kacey Barnfield
Lake Placid 3 is a 2010 made-for-television horror film starring Colin Ferguson produced by Syfy. This sequel to the 2007 film, Lake Placid 2, and the 1999 film, Lake Placid, aired as a Syfy ...more
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wonderfuldevil@gmail.com added Tara Reid, Kurt Angle, Vivica A. Fox
Sharknado 2: The Second One is a 2014 American satirical disaster film comedy and a sequel to the 2013 television film Sharknado. It was directed by Anthony C. Ferrante, with Tara Reid and Ian ...more
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Coolio, Mircea Monroe, Petr Jákl
Pterodactyl is a 2005 horror film that premiered on the Sci Fi Channel. The film is directed by Mark L. Lester.
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Michael Madsen, Scott Hazell, Elizabeth Healey
Croc is a 2007 made-for-television natural horror film produced by RHI Entertainment that premiered in Canada on the video-on-demand channel Movie Central On Demand in July 2007. It aired in the ...more
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Bianca Lawson, Kelly McGillis, Holly Weber
Supergator is a 2007 horror film from Roger Corman starring Brad Johnson and Kelly McGillis. The music was by Damon Ebner.
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K. D. Aubert, China Chow, Mark Boone Junior
Frankenfish is a 2004 monster movie dealing with genetically engineered fish in the bayou. The film was based on the snakehead fish incident in a Crofton, Maryland, pond. It is one of three ...more
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Eric Balfour, Roger Corman, Aarón Díaz
Dinoshark is a 2010 low budget Syfy horror film. It was shown on Syfy on March 13, 2010.
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Rachel Hunter, Michael Madsen
Piranhaconda, an American science fiction film, premiered on June 16, 2012, on the Syfy Channel. It is directed by Jim Wynorski, produced by Roger Corman and stars Michael Madsen, Rib Hillis, ...more
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BENTLY0073 added Gina Torres, Jaleel White, Robert Picardo
Mega Shark Versus Crocosaurus is a monster disaster film by The Asylum, released on December 21, 2010 in the United States. The film stars Jaleel White, Gary Stretch, Robert Picardo, Dylan Vox, ...more
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David Carradine, Carrie Stevens, Tamie Sheffield
Dinocroc vs. Supergator is a 2010 television film that premiered on Syfy on June 26, 2010. This is one of David Carradine's final performances. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on July ...more
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Carly Pope, Crystal Lowe, Brandon Jay McLaren
Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon is a 2008 horror film that was broadcast on the Syfy Channel on June 9, 2008. Starring Carly Pope, Peter DeLuise, Ona Grauer, and Crystal Lowe, the film centers ...more
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Eric Roberts, Roger Corman, Shandi Finnessey
Sharktopus is a 2010 SyFy original horror/science fiction film produced by Roger Corman, directed by Declan O'Brien, and starring Eric Roberts.
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Emilia Clarke, Kirsty Mitchell, Raoul Trujillo
Triassic Attack is a 2010 television film directed by Colin Ferguson. This UFO International Production premiered November 27, 2010, on the Syfy. television channel.
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Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars is a military science fiction miniseries written by Rockne S. O'Bannon and David Kemper and directed by Brian Henson. Following the Farscape series' cancellation ...more