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The Best Sci-Fi Movies of 2019 

Jason Bancroft
Updated February 14, 2020 7k votes 2.3k voters 43.6k views 34 items

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UPDATE: Check out the top 2020 science fiction films!

As sci-fi movies of 2019 are released, it seems like 2019 will be a great year for the genre. Some of the best sci-fi movies this year involve intriguing concepts like Captive State, high-profile actors like Captain Marvel, and impressive storylines like Alita: Battle Angel. What are the best sci-fi movies this year? Vote on this list of 2019 sci-fi movies and help decide the top science fiction movie for this year. 

What are some of the best sci-fi movies of 2019? Some early releases include Replicas starring Keanu Reeves and IO from Netflix. Also on this list is Marvel's superhero movie Captain Marvel, which features sci-fi elements. Other new sci-fi movies of 2019 include Pokémon Detective Pikachu and Alita: Battle Angel

Which of these 2019 science fiction films do you think are best? Cast your vote below, and feel free to add anything you feel is missing. Then check out our ist of the best sci fi thriller movies.

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Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly

Released: 2019

Directed by: Robert Rodriguez

Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more

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Hilary Swank, Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne

Released: 2019

Directed by: Grant Sputore

I Am Mother is a 2019 Australian thriller-science fiction film directed by Grant Sputore. A teenage girl (Clara Rugaard) is raised underground by a robot Mother (Rose Byrne) designed to ...more

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Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jon Watts

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Jon Watts, based on the Marvel Comics character. While on a vacation trip to Europe with his friends, Peter Parker is ...more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Diego Boneta

Released: 2019

Directed by: Tim Miller

Terminator: Dark Fate is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Tim Miller, and the sixth film in the Terminator series.

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Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga

Released: 2019

Directed by: James Gray

Ad Astra is a 2019 American epic science fiction thriller film directed by James Gray. Twenty years after his father (Tommy Lee Jones) left on a one-way mission to Neptune in order to find signs ...more

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Lexy Kolker Emile Hirsch Bruce Dern Grace Park Amanda Crew

Released: 2019

Directed by: Adam Stein, Zach Lipovsky

Freaks is a 2018 American-Canadian science fiction thriller film directed by Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein. 7-year-old Chloe (Lexy Kolker) escapes from her paranoid father (Emile Hirsch) to ...more
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Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac

Released: 2019

Directed by: J. J. Abrams

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker a 2019 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and Poe (Oscar Isaac) must stop Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) ...more

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Released: 2019

Directed by: Frant Gwo

The Wandering Earth is a 2019 Chinese science fiction film directed by Frant Gwo, based on the novella of the same name by Locus Award and Hugo Award-winning author Liu Cixin. As the sun is ...more
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Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2019

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team, and the sequel to Avengers: Infinity War. After Thanos (Josh ...more

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Detective Pikachu Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton

Released: 2019

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Detective Pikachu is a 2019 action mystery film directed by Rob Letterman, based on the video game. Despite not being as powerful and nimble as other Pikachu of his kind, a peculiar talking ...more

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Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins

Released: 2019

Directed by: Michael Dougherty

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is a 2019 American monster film directed by Michael Dougherty. As the crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against god-sized monsters, the mighty Godzilla ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn

Released: 2019

Directed by: David Yarovesky

Brightburn is a 2019 American superhero horror film directed by David Yarovesky. After adopting a baby that crash-landed on Earth, a couple (Elizabeth Banks and David Denman) attempt to raise ...more

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Captain Marvel Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn

Released: 2019

Directed by: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Captain Marvel is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, based on the Marvel Comics character. In 1995, former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Carol Danvers (Brie ...more

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John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors

Released: 2019

Directed by: Rupert Wyatt

Captive State is a 2019 American science fiction crime thriller film directed by Rupert Wyatt. Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood ...more

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Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson

Released: 2019

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Men in Black International is a 2019 American science fiction action comedy film directed by F. Gary Gray, and a spin-off film in the Men in Black film series, based on the Malibu Marvel Comics ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jeffrey Nachmanoff

Replicas is a 2019 American science fiction thriller film directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff. In a Christofascist collectivist future, a daring synthetic biologist (Keanu Reeves), after a car ...more
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Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jonathan Helpert

IO is a 2019 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Helpert. With the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet, a teenage girl (Margaret Qualley) must decide whether to journey to ...more
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Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin

Released: 2019

Directed by: Claire Denis

High Life is a 2018 English-language science fiction film directed by Claire Denis. Part of a group of criminals sent on a journey in space to find alternative energy, Monte (Robert Pattinson) ...more
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Will Smith, Clive Owen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2019

Directed by: Ang Lee

Gemini Man is a 2019 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Ang Lee. Henry Brogen (Will Smith), an aging assassin seeking to exit his career finds himself going against a ...more
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Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr.

Released: 2019

Directed by: McG

Rim of the World is a 2019 American science fiction, adventure film directed by McG. Four misfit teenagers get stranded at a summer camp, they must overcome their differences and go on an epic ...more

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Kiernan Shipka, Stanley Tucci, Miranda Otto

Released: 2019

Directed by: John R. Leonetti

The Silence is a 2019 American-German horror film directed by John R. Leonetti based on the novel by Tim Lebbon. A deaf teen (Kiernan Shipka) and her family try to escape terrifying creatures by ...more
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney

Released: 2019

Directed by: Julia Hart

Fast Color is a 2018 American drama sci-fi thriller film directed by Julia Hart. After running away from home upon discovering superhuman abilities, a woman (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) returns home to ...more
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Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons, Andy Berman

Released: 2019

Directed by: Jhonen Vasquez, Jake Wyatt

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus! is a 2019 American animated film directed by Jhonen Vasquez and Jake Wyatt, based on the animated television series Invader Zim. Zim (Richard Steven Horvitz) ...more
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Emelie Jonsson, Bianca Cruzeiro, Arvin Kananian

Released: 2019

Directed by: Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja

Aniara is a 2019 Swedish science fiction film directed by Pella Kagerman and Hugo Lilja. One of many spaceships carrying passengers from Earth to Mars is knocked off course by an asteroid, ...more
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