Total Nerd The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant  

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List Rules Must be Science Fiction and Fantasy films available on Netflix streaming

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

This Netflix streaming list has nearly as many of the greatest sci-fi action films to watch as the regular DVD service offers. New hits like Advantageous are all available on Netflix streaming as are classic science fiction films can be viewed on the Netflix instant service.

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

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Hellboy John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of ...more

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Europa Report Christian Camargo, Embeth Davidtz, Anamaria Marinca Europa Report is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Sebastián Cordero, and starring Christian Camargo, Anamaria Marinca, Michael Nyqvist, Daniel Wu, Karolina Wydra, and Sharlto ...more

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RichardJackson added Primer Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Keith Bradshaw Primer is a 2004 American science fiction drama film about the accidental discovery of a means of time travel. The film was written, directed, produced, edited and scored by Shane Carruth, who ...more

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The Day the Earth Stood Still Patricia Neal, Michael Rennie, Frances Bavier The Day the Earth Stood Still is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction film from 20th Century Fox, produced by Julian Blaustein, directed by Robert Wise, and starring Michael Rennie, ...more

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TrollHunter Knut Nærum, Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg Trollhunter is a 2010 Norwegian dark fantasy film, made in the form of a "found footage" mockumentary. It is written and directed by André Øvredal, and features a mixed ...more

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Lee, Kevin Michael Richardson Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a 2008 American computer-animated space opera film that takes place within the Star Wars saga, leading into the TV series of the same name produced by Lucasfilm. The ...more

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The Martian is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant
Chuck Matthews added The Martian Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig The Martian is a 2015 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the novel by Andy Weir. An astronaut (Matt Damon) becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must ...more

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gloriavillanque added Night Watch Anna Semenovich, Jeanna Friske, Gosha Kutsenko Night Watch is a 2004 Russian urban fantasy supernatural thriller film directed by Timur Bekmambetov. It is loosely based on the novel The Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko, and is the first part ...more

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Knights of Badassdom Summer Glau, Peter Dinklage, Ryan Kwanten Knights of Badassdom is a 2013 American comedy horror film, directed by Joe Lynch, written by Kevin Dreyfuss and Matt Wall. It stars Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Summer Glau, and Peter Dinklage.

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Metropolis Restored Brigitte Helm, Gustav Fröhlich, Theodor Loos Metropolis is a 1927 German expressionist epic science fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. The film was written by Lang and his wife Thea von Harbou, and starred Brigitte Helm, Gustav ...more

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Keira Knightley, Steve Carell, Connie Britton Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is a 2012 comedy-drama film written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, in her directorial debut. The film stars Steve Carell and Keira Knightley. The ...more

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Mr. Nobody Diane Kruger, Jared Leto, Juno Temple Mr. Nobody is a 2009 science fiction drama film. It was written and directed by Jaco Van Dormael, produced by Philippe Godeau, and starred Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham, ...more

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Barbarella: Queen of the Galaxy Jane Fonda, Anita Pallenberg, Ugo Tognazzi Barbarella is a 1968 French-Italian science fiction film based on Jean-Claude Forest's French Barbarella comics. The film stars Jane Fonda in the title role and was directed by Roger Vadim, who ...more

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The Colony Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Kevin Zegers The Colony is a 2013 Canadian science fiction horror film directed by Jeff Renfroe. It had a limited release on 26 April 2013 in Canada, and was released on 20 September 2013 in the United

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Re-Animator Barbara Crampton, Jeffrey Combs, David Gale Re-Animator is a 1985 American science fiction horror comedy film loosely based on the H. P. Lovecraft episodic novella "Herbert West–Reanimator." Directed by Stuart Gordon, it was the ...more

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Melancholia Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt Melancholia is a 2011 Danish art film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alexander Skarsgård, Cameron Spurr, and Kiefer Sutherland. The ...more

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Ultraviolet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant
Chuck Matthews added Ultraviolet Milla Jovovich, William Fichtner, Cameron Bright Ultraviolet is a 2006 American dystopian science fiction action-horror-thriller film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer and produced by Screen Gems. It stars Milla Jovovich as Violet Song and ...more

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Stake Land Kevin Kline, Danielle Harris, Kelly McGillis Stake Land is a 2010 horror film written by Nick Damici, Jim Mickle and directed by Jim Mickle. ""Ain't nuthin' out there but sundown and 'them.'" -Mister America is a lost ...more

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant
Chuck Matthews added Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards. The daughter (Felicity Jones) of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move ...more

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Monsters Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Annalee Jefferies Monsters is a 2010 British science fiction monster film written and directed by Gareth Edwards in his feature film directorial debut. Edwards also served as the cinematographer, production ...more

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The Fly Vincent Price, David Hedison, Herbert Marshall The Fly is a 1958 American science fiction-horror film produced and directed by Kurt Neumann. The screenplay was written by James Clavell, from the short story of the same name by George ...more

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Æon Flux is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant
Chuck Matthews added Æon Flux Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Jonny Lee Miller Æon Flux is a 2005 American science fiction spy action film directed by Karyn Kusama. The film is a loose adaptation of the animated science fiction television series of the same name, ...more

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Lucy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant
Chuck Matthews added Lucy Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton Lucy is a 2014 English-language French science fiction action film written and directed by Luc Besson and produced by his wife Virginie Silla for his company Europacorp. The film was shot in ...more

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The Last Days on Mars Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams, Romola Garai The Last Days on Mars is a 2013 science fiction-horror film directed by Ruairí Robinson with a screenplay by Clive Dawson, based on the short story "The Animators" by Sydney J. ...more

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Contracted Najarra Townsend, Caroline Williams, Katie Stegeman Contracted is a 2013 horror thriller film directed and written by Eric England. It was first released on November 23, 2013, in the United States and stars Najarra Townsend as a young woman that ...more

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The Scribbler Katie Cassidy, Garret Dillahunt, Michelle Trachtenberg The Scribbler is a 2014 American thriller film directed by John Suits and written by Daniel Schaffer, based on his own graphic novel of same name. The film stars Katie Cassidy, Garret Dillahunt, ...more

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Extraterrestrial Michael Ironside, Freddie Stroma, Emily Perkins Extraterrestrial is a 2014 sci-fi horror film that was directed by Colin Minihan, based on a script by both Vicious Brothers. It stars Brittany Allen, Freddie Stroma, and Melanie Papalia as a ...more

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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves Mila Kunis, Ben Stiller, George Carlin Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves is a 1997 live-action direct-to-video sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and Honey, I Blew Up the Kid. It is the third and final film in the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids ...more

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From Time to Time Maggie Smith, Carice van Houten, Timothy Spall From Time to Time is a 2009 British adventure film directed by Julian Fellowes and starring Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Carice van Houten, Alex Etel, Eliza Bennett, Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh, ...more

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Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons Shu Qi, Show Luo, Huang Bo Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons is a 2013 fantasy comedy film co-written, produced, and directed by Stephen Chow. The movie was first announced in July 2011 and was released on ...more

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After the Dark James D'Arcy, Sophie Lowe, Daryl Sabara

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Dark Space Alana Dietze, Steve West, Tonya Kay

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These Final Hours Jessica De Gouw, Sarah Snook, David Field These Final Hours is a 2013 Australian apocalypse thriller film directed by Zak Hilditch. It was selected to be screened as part of the Directors' Fortnight section of the 2014 Cannes Film

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Patrick: Evil Awakens Charles Dance, Sharni Vinson, Rachel Griffiths Patrick is an Australian remake of the 1978 film of the same name.

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Goodbye World Kid Cudi, Adrian Grenier, Gaby Hoffmann Goodbye World is a 2013 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Denis Hennelly and written by Hennelly and Sarah Adina Smith. It tells the story of a couple who raise their daughter while ...more

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Upstream Color Amy Seimetz, Shane Carruth, Brina Palencia Upstream Color is a 2013 film written and directed by Shane Carruth.

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After Steven Strait, Madison Lintz, Karolina Wydra After is a 2011 Thriller film written and directed by Ryan Smith.

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Perfect Sense Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Connie Nielsen Perfect Sense is a 2011 drama, romance and sci-fi film written by Kim Fupz Aakeson and directed by David Mackenzie.

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Radio Free Albemuth Ashley Greene, Alanis Morissette, Katheryn Winnick Radio Free Albemuth is a 2010 American film adaptation of the dystopian novel Radio Free Albemuth by author Philip K. Dick, which was written in 1976 and published posthumously in 1985. The film ...more

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Spiders Christa Campbell, Patrick Muldoon, William Hope Spiders is a 3D thriller science-fiction film directed by Tibor Takács. The film was released on February 8, 2013.

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Advantageous James Urbaniak, Jacqueline Kim, Yasmin Kazi Imagining tomorrow’s America today, FUTURESTATES is a series of independent mini-features — short narrative films created by veteran filmmakers and emerging talents transforming today’s complex ...more

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Alien Abduction Jillian Clare, Walter Phelan, Katherine Sigismund Alien Abduction is a 2014 found footage science fiction horror film and the directorial debut of Matty Beckerman. The movie was released to VOD on April 4, 2014, and also had a limited ...more

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Patch Town Zoie Palmer, Scott Thompson, Julian Richings Patch Town is 2013 adventure comedy fantasy science fiction film written by Christopher Bond, Craig Goodwill and Trevor Martin and directed by Craig Goodwill.