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The Best Sci-Fi Shows On Netflix To Watch Now

Updated March 4, 2021 12.2k votes 2.3k voters 97.0k views52 items

List RulesVote up the best science fiction (not fantasy) shows shows currently streaming on Netflix.

Here are the best sci-fi shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for shows with space exploration, alien invasions, or dystopian futures, this list of sci-fi shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best sci-fi series to watch on Netflix

One of the best current sci-fi TV showsBlack Mirror features the dangers of advanced technology and how society can be transformed for the worse. Other good sci-fi shows on Netflix include Lost in Space, The 100, Travelers, and Altered Carbon.

Check out these Netflix sci-fi shows and vote up the very best.

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    Altered Carbon

    Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry

    Premiered2018

    Altered Carbon is an American science fiction television series created by Laeta Kalogridis,...  more

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  • Stranger Things2
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series...  more

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  • Dark3
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    Dark

    Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci

    Premiered2017

    Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web television series created by...  more

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  • Black Mirror4
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    Black Mirror

    Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell

    Premiered2011

    Black Mirror (Netflix, 2011) is a British television anthology series created by Charlie...  more

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  • Travelers5
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    Travelers

    Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter

    Premiered2016

    Travelers (Netflix, 2016) is a science fiction television series created by Brad Wright....  more

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  • Lost in Space6
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    Lost in Space

    Toby Stephens, Molly Parker

    Premiered2018

    Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by...  more

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  • The 1007
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    The 100

    Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco

    Premiered2013

    The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series...  more

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  • The Umbrella Academy8
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    The Umbrella Academy

    Elliot Page, Tom Hopper

    Premiered2019

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve...  more

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  • Dark Matter9
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    Dark Matter

    Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil

    Premiered2015

    Dark Matter (Syfy, 2015) is a Canadian science fiction series created by Joseph Mallozzi and...  more

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  • Star Trek: The Next Generation10
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    Star Trek: The Next Generation

    Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner

    Premiered1987

    Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by...  more

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  • Love, Death & Robots11
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    Love, Death & Robots

    Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler

    Premiered2019

    Love, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A...  more

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  • The Twilight Zone12
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    The Twilight Zone

    Rod Serling, Robert McCord

    Premiered1959

    The Twilight Zone is a 1959 American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is...  more

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  • Colony13
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    Colony

    Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies

    Premiered2016

    Colony (USA Network, 2016) is an American science-fiction drama television series created by...  more

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  • Sense814
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    Sense8

    Aml Ameen, Doona Bae

    Premiered2015

    Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by...  more

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  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine15
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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois

    Premiered1993

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek...  more

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  • The OA16
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    The OA

    Brit Marling, Emory Cohen

    Premiered2016

    The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series created by Brit...  more

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  • Star Trek: Voyager17
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    Star Trek: Voyager

    Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran

    Premiered1995

    Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series, set in the Star Trek universe. The...  more

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  • Star Trek: Enterprise18
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    Star Trek: Enterprise

    Scott Bakula, John Billingsley

    Premiered2001

    Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek....  more

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  • Star Trek: The Original Series19
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    Star Trek: The Original Series

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

    Premiered1966

    Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that...  more

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  • Limitless20
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    Limitless

    Jake McDorman, Jennifer Carpenter

    Premiered2015

    Limitless (CBS, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Craig Sweeny,...  more

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  • The Rain21
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    The Rain

    Iben Hjejle, Alba August

    Premiered2018

    The Rain (Netflix, 2018) is a Danish web series created by Mosholt Esben, Toft Jacobsen, and...  more

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  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.22
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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen

    Premiered2013

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  • Another Life23
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    Another Life

    Katee Sackhoff, Selma Blair

    Premiered2019

    Another Life (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Aaron Martin....  more
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    3%

    Bianca Comparato, João Miguel

    Premiered2016

    3% (Netflix, 2016) is a Brazilian dystopian thriller series created by Pedro Aguilera. The...  more

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  • Tribes Of Europa25
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    Tribes Of Europa

    Henriette Confurius, Oliver Masucci

    Premiered2021

    Tribes Of Europa (Netflix, 2021) is a German action adventure sci-fi drama created by Philip...  more

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