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The Best Sci-Fi Movies of 2019  

Jason Bancroft
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List Rules Vote for the best sci-fi films of 2019.

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
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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Miranda Cosgrove, Kate Walsh, Omar Epps
3022 is a 2019 American science fiction film directed by John Suits. A group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awake to find earth has suffered an extinction level
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Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga
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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Hilary Swank, Clara Rugaard, Rose Byrne
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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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Diego Boneta
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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Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya
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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Little Joe Emily Beecham, Ben Whishaw, Kerry Fox
Little Joe is a 2019 British-Austrian drama film directed by Jessica Hausner. Alice Woodard (Emily Beecham), a scientist, creates a genetically modified plant which seems to cause uncanny ...more
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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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Emma Roberts, Danielle Macdonald, Awkwafina
Paradise Hills is a 2019 fantasy drama film directed by Alice Waddington. Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes up on a mysterious island called Paradise where she is taken in by a boarding school that ...more
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Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin, Mark Ruffalo
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
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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Lexy Kolker Emile Hirsch Bruce Dern Grace Park Amanda Crew
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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Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins
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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Will Smith, Clive Owen, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
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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Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons, Andy Berman
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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Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn
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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Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson
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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John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors
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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Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston
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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Captain Marvel Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn
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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Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch
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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Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin
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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James Gallanders, Deragh Campbell, Daniel Fathers
Project Ithaca is a 2019 Canadian science fiction film directed by Nicholas Humphries. A group of strangers awaken on an alien spacecraft and must work together to find a way home.
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Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr.
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