The Best Sci-Fi Movies Of 2022

The best 2022 science fiction movies give a glimpse into possible futures. The Pink Cloud was written and filmed before the pandemic so it hits close to home as an anxiety driven sci-fi thriller. There are also 2022 sci-fi films like Bigbug from Jean-Pierre Jeunet that serves as a cautionary tale about our reliance on technology and robots. The Adam Project boasts an all-star cast and is streaming straight to Netflix. More than than that, they're really cool and some of these upcoming 2022 sci-fi films could even be considered great science fiction films. But which one is the best of this year? You get to help decide with your votes.

Vote up the the 2022 science fiction movies that got you thinking about future possibilities, life beyond our planet, or what it's like to time travel and meet your past self. Be sure to check back for new science fiction movies as they are released this year.


  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
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    With a feature debut like Swiss Army Man you know the Daniels are going to give us something unexpected and incredibly entertaining. While Awkwafina didn't make the final cut due to scheduling conflicts, the cast still boasts Michelle Yeoh, Jenny Slate, and Jamie Lee Curtis, you know there are going to be some comical moments as well as incredible fight scenes.

    When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
    • Actors: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, James Hong, Jamie Lee Curtis
    • Directed by: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

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  • The Adam Project
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    You'll get an unexpected tug at the heart strings in this sci-fi action film. Shawn Levy teams up once again with Ryan Reynolds in a hilarious and explosion packed adventure flick. Don't skip this one if, especially if you have a Netflix subscription.

    After accidentally crash-landing in 2022, time-traveling fighter pilot Adam Reed teams up with his 12-year-old self for a mission to save the future.
    • Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, Walker Scobell, Zoe Saldana
    • Directed by: Shawn Levy

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  • Nope
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    Jordan Peele is back with another horror hit with the sci-fi western Nope. Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer play siblings and owners of Haywood Hollywood Horses and ranch, who notice mysterious happenings on their land. This genre-bending spectacle is sure to get your heart pumping and you jumping out of your seat. 

    A man and his sister discover something sinister in the skies above their California horse ranch, while the owner of a nearby theme park tries to profit from the mysterious, otherworldly phenomenon.
    • Actors: Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Brandon Perea, Michael Wincott
    • Directed by: Jordan Peele

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  • Prey
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    In 1719 a skilled Comanche warrior protects her tribe from a highly evolved alien predator that hunts humans for sport.
    • Actors: Amber Midthunder, Dane DiLiegro, Michelle Thrush, Stefany Mathias, Mike Paterson
    • Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg

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  • The Pink Cloud
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    The Pink Cloud

    This sci-fi thriller mirrors the pandemic more than was previously intended when it started filming. While it seems more plausible than ever, thankfully The Pink Cloud in the film remains purely science fiction.

    After a toxic and mysterious pink cloud suddenly appears around the globe, people are forced to shelter in place. A woman finds herself stuck in an apartment with a stranger after a one-night stand, and the two come to terms with staying together.
    • Actors: Eduardo Mendonça, Girley Paes, Kaya Rodrigues, Renata de Lélis, Helena Becker
    • Directed by: Iuli Gerbase
  • Moonfall
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    Roland Emmerich returns to form with this sci-fi disaster film that has us remembering his past films such 2012 and The Day After Tomorrow. This time it's up to Halley Berry, Patrick Wilson, and John Bradley to save the world, if it's even possible. Get ready to go on a moon-sized adventure, that's out of the this world.

    The world stands on the brink of annihilation when a mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit and sends it hurtling toward a collision course with Earth. With only weeks before impact, NASA executive Jocinda "Jo" Fowler teams up with a man from her past and a conspiracy theorist for an impossible mission into space to save humanity.
    • Actors: Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer
    • Directed by: Roland Emmerich