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The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime

Updated September 25, 2020 4.7k votes 1.4k voters 87.0k views42 items

List RulesOnly shows currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

Amazon Prime is home to an extensive list of TV shows, and where there's great TV, there's great sci-fi shows. From animated series to popular hits, there's truly something for everyone on Prime. Whether you like a little drama in your sci-fi, like that of Under the Dome, or something a little more classic like the original Star Trek, Amazon has something to suit your taste. In fact, you can even find a decent selection of sci-fi anime series and Amazon Video sci-fi originals like Tales From The Loop

Of course, the best sci-fi shows on Amazon Prime aren't going to disappoint, but some top series are simply better than others—and that's where you as fans come in. Help fellow sci-fi enthusiasts find the best and newest shows on Prime by voting up your favorites below, and downvoting any shows accordingly. You can also add any new sci-fi shows to the list. 

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    The Expanse
    758
    107

    The Expanse

    Thomas Jane, Steven Strait

    Premiered2015

    The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 2
    Stargate SG-1
    197
    46

    Stargate SG-1

    Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks

    Premiered1997

    Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 3
    Salvation
    293
    119

    Salvation

    Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers

    Premiered2017

    Salvation (CBS, 2017) is an American suspense drama television series created by Liz Kruger,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    The Man in the High Castle
    214
    82

    The Man in the High Castle

    Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans

    Premiered2015

    The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American dystopian alternative history... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 5
    Star Trek: The Next Generation
    147
    41

    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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 6
    Stargate Atlantis
    108
    28

    Stargate Atlantis

    Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell

    Premiered2004

    Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American adventure and military science fiction television... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 7
    Star Trek: The Original Series
    149
    58

    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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 8
    Upload
    81
    11

    Upload

    Robbie Amell, Andy Allo

    Premiered2020

    Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 9
    Star Trek: Enterprise
    165
    78

    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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 10
    Orphan Black
    146
    64

    Orphan Black

    Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce

    Premiered2013

    Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    Eureka
    145
    65

    Eureka

    Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Premiered2006

    Eureka (Syfy, 2006) is an American science fiction television series created by Andrew Cosby... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Humans
    125
    52

    Humans

    Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington

    Premiered2015

    Humans (AMC, 2015) is a science fiction television series created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 13
    Grimm
    91
    31

    Grimm

    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell

    Premiered2011

    Grimm (NBC, 2011) is an American fantasy police procedural drama television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 14
    Defiance
    121
    58

    Defiance

    Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas

    Premiered2013

    Defiance is an American science fiction television series developed by Rockne S. O'Bannon,... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 15
    Star Trek: Voyager
    121
    58

    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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 16
    Mr. Robot
    71
    23

    Mr. Robot

    Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin

    Premiered2015

    Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Sam... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 17
    Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
    79
    31

    Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

    Timothy Spall, Anthony Boyle

    Premiered2017

    Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (Amazon Video, 2018) is a British-American science fiction... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 18
    Tales from the Loop
    52
    11

    Tales from the Loop

    Rebecca Hall, Duncan Joiner

    Premiered2020

    Tales from the Loop (Amazon, 2020) is a sci-fi drama television series created by Nathaniel... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 19
    Farscape
    25
    4

    Farscape

    Ben Browder, Claudia Black

    Premiered1999

    Farscape is an Australian/American science fiction television series, produced originally for... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 20
    Revolution
    24
    7

    Revolution

    Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos

    Premiered2012

    Revolution (NBC, 2012) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction television series... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 21
    The Feed
    24
    7

    The Feed

    Guy Burnet, Nina Toussaint-White

    Premiered2019

    The Feed (Amazon Video, 2019) is a British psychological thriller drama television series... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 22
    The Outer Limits
    14
    5

    The Outer Limits

    David McCallum, Kevin Conway

    Premiered1995

    The Outer Limits (SyFy, Showtime, 1995) is a Canadian-American science fiction anthology... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 23
    Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
    11
    4

    Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars

    Ben Browder, Claudia Black

    Premiered2004

    Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars is a military science fiction miniseries written by Rockne S.... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 24
    3rd Rock from the Sun
    37
    40

    3rd Rock from the Sun

    John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

    Premiered1996

    3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • 25
    The Greatest American Hero
    27
    26

    The Greatest American Hero

    William Katt, Connie Sellecca

    Premiered1981

    The Greatest American Hero is an American comedy-drama television series that aired for three... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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