Total Nerd The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime  

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The best sci-fi and fantasy movies on Amazon Prime is a complete streaming list for your perusal. All the best sci-fi and fantasy films on Amazon Prime streaming are listed in one convenient place so you can fully utilize your service. Some of the best movies of all time are now available on Amazon Prime so you can catch up on new hit movies and classic film hits right in your living room.

This Amazon streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest sci-fi films to watch as you'd find in a traditional video rental store. Newer hits like Equals and Into the Forest are all available on Amazon Prime streaming service, as are classic science fiction films like Star Trek Beyond and The Amazing Transparent Man. Of course, you can't forget the classic Spaceballs, not to mention the original Invaders from Mars

What are the best Amazon Prime instant sci-fi movies? What is available on the Amazon Prime streaming fantasy & sci-fi selection? Are there new sci-fi films on Amazon Prime? This Amazon Prime streaming list is here to get you started on the best Amazon streaming sci-fi & fantasy movies has to offer. This is in no way a complete list, so if you know your favorite scifi movies aren't on this list of Amazon Prime instant movies, make sure to add it so other Amazon Prime users can find the best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime instant.

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Stargate is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou
Stargate is a 1994 French-American adventure science fiction film released through Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Carolco Pictures. Created by Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, the film is the first ...more

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Evolution is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Julianne Moore, Sarah Silverman, Dan Aykroyd
Evolution is a 2001 American science fiction comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman and starring David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, Julianne Moore and Ted Levine. In the United ...more

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Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle
Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

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Valerian and the City of a Tho... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (Valérian et la Cité des mille planètes in French) is a 2017 French science fiction action film produced, written and directed by ...more

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Arrival is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker
Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer, based on the short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang. It stars Amy ...more

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The Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Jeremy Irons, Guy Pearce, Sienna Guillory
The Time Machine is a 2002 American science fiction film loosely adapted from the 1895 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells and the 1960 film screenplay by David Duncan. It was ...more

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The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga
The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more

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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Wit... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, James Woods
Film Production NotesFinal Fantasy: The Spirits Within emerges from its successful interactive game roots to deliver an exciting new breed of motion picture adventure. A fresh, provocative take ...more

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Next is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore
Next is a 2007 American science-fiction action thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and stars Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore and Jessica Biel. The film's original script was very loosely based ...more

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Cyborg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dayle Haddon, Ralf Möller
Cyborg, known in the UK as Cyborg 009, is a 1989 American martial-arts science fiction film directed by Albert Pyun. Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as Gibson Rickenbacker, a mercenary who battles a ...more

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Transformers: The Last Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci
Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science-fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line, and the fifth film in the series. With Optimus Prime gone, the ...more

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The Man from Earth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Tony Todd, Richard Riehle, David Lee Smith
The Man from Earth is a 2007 science fiction film written by Jerome Bixby and directed by Richard Schenkman. It stars David Lee Smith as John Oldman, the protagonist. The film gained recognition ...more

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Citizen in the Temple is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
MindForSale added Citizen in the Temple Jacob Alexander, Jay Disney, Lana Smithner

Link to movie on Amazon: https://amzn.com/B01GUJ12U6

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Plan 9 from Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Tor Johnson, Bunny Breckinridge, Joanna Lee
Plan 9 from Outer Space is a 1959 American black-and-white science fiction thriller film released by Distributors Corporation of America. The film was written, produced, directed, and edited by ...more

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The Circle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega
The Circle is a 2017 science-fiction thriller film directed and written by James Ponsoldt, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Dave Eggers. The film stars Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John ...more

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Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley
Mad Max is a 1979 Australian dystopian action film directed by George Miller, produced by Byron Kennedy and starring Mel Gibson. James McCausland and Miller wrote the screenplay from a story by ...more

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Dune is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Sting, Patrick Stewart, Alicia Witt
Dune is a 1984 American science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides and ...more

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The Dark Crystal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Lisa Maxwell
The Dark Crystal is a 1982 American–British fantasy film directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz. The plot revolves around Jen, an elflike 'Gelfling' on a quest to restore balance to his alien world ...more

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Downsizing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau
Downsizing is a 2017 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne. After scientists discover a safe yet permanent procedure to shrink humans, everyman Paul (Matt Damon) ...more

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Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Neil Patrick Harris, Denise Richards, Amy Smart
Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier. The story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his ...more

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Carriers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Emily VanCamp, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo
Carriers is a 2009 American post-apocalyptic horror film written and directed by Àlex and David Pastor. It stars Lou Taylor Pucci, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo and Emily VanCamp as four ...more

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Frequently Asked Questions Abo... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Anna Faris, Chris O'Dowd, Marc Wootton
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel is a 2009 comic science fiction film directed by Gareth Carrivick from a script by Jamie Mathieson, starring Anna Faris, Chris O'Dowd, Marc Wootton ...more

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Love & Teleportation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Love & Teleportation Jan Van Sickle, Robin DeMarco, Adair Jameson

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Earthrise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Glenn Payne added Earthrise Todd Barnett, Meaghin Burke, Jennifer Hamilton Collins

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Coherence is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime
Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Gracen, Lorene Scafaria
Coherence is a 2013 American-British science fiction thriller film directed by James Ward Byrkit in his directorial debut. The film had its world debut on September 19, 2013 at the Austin ...more