Total Nerd The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies  

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Here are the best Netflix original sci-fi movies currently streaming right now. Featuring aliens, outer space, and dystopian futures, this list of Netflix sci-fi originals is updated with new and popular movies. What is the best Netflix original sci-fi movie?

The latest and newest Netflix original sci-fi movies feature Hollywood's biggest stars, like Amanda Seyfried, Jake Gyllenhaal, Alexander Skarsgard, and Paul Rudd. Must-watch Netflix original sci-fi movies include Spectral, Okja, Mute, Anon, and The Titan.  

Vote up the best original sci-fi movies on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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What Happened to Monday is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe, Glenn Close What Happened to Monday is a 2017 dystopian science fiction thriller film directed by Tommy Wirkola. In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical ...more

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Okja is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano Okja is a 2017 South Korean-American action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho and co-written by Bong and Jon Ronson. A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, ...more

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Spectral is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer Spectral is a 2016 American military science fiction film directed by Nic Mathieu. The sci-fi thriller centers on a special-ops team that is dispatched to fight supernatural beings.

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Tau is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika Monroe) is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the ...more

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ARQ is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Robbie Amell, Rachael Taylor, Shaun Benson ARQ is a 2016 American-Canadian science fiction film directed by Tony Elliott. Trapped in a lab and stuck in a time loop, an engineer (Robbie Amell) attempts to save his former lover (Rachael ...more

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The Cloverfield Paradox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, and is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. After using a particle accelerator, a ...more

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Extinction is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña, Mike Colter Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction, a father (Michael Peña) fighting for ...more

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Anon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore Anon is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Andrew Niccol. In a world without anonymity or crime, a detective (Clive Owen) meets a woman (Amanda Seyfried) who threatens their

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Next Gen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi, Jason Sudeikis Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by Kevin R. Adams and Joe Ksander. After awakening a powerful robot in a secret lab, Mai (Charlyne Yi) and ...more

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iBoy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
iBoy Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Jordan Bolger iBoy is a British science-fiction teen thriller film on Netflix. After an incident that embeds a piece of his cellphone in his brain, teenage boy Tom develops the ability to hear phone ...more

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The Discovery is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Robert Redford The Discovery is a 2017 British-American romantic science fiction film, directed by Charlie McDowell and released on Netflix. Thomas Harber (Robert Redford) has scientifically proven that there ...more

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Mute is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux Mute is a 2018 British-German science fiction mystery film directed by Duncan Jones. A mute bartender (Alexander Skarsgård) goes up against his city's gangsters in an effort to find out ...more

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The Titan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
The Titan Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson The Titan is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Lennart Ruff. After Air Force pilot Rick Janssen (Sam Worthington) undergoes a military experiment that enhances humans, he begins ...more

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Blame! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Sora Amamiya Blame! is a 2017 Japanese CGI anime science fiction action film directed by Hiroyuki Seshita, based on the manga series. In the distant future, humans are declared "illegal residents" ...more

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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-Fi Movies
Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more