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The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix  

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The best sci-fi movies on Netflix 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 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. 

What are the best Netflix 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 movies, make sure to add it so other Netflix users can find the best sci-fi movies on Netflix.

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Æon Flux is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Chuck Matthews added 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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Black Panther is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o
Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics character, directed by Ryan Coogler. After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) ...more
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What Happened to Monday is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe, Glenn Close
What Happened to Monday is a 2017 dystopian science fiction thriller film directed by Tommy Wirkola. In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical ...more
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The Cloverfield Paradox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie
The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah, and is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. After using a particle accelerator, a ...more
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A Wrinkle in Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling
A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay. After learning that her astrophysicist father is being held captive on a distant planet, Meg Murry ...more
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Ex Machina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac
Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex Garland. A young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is selected to participate in a ground-breaking ...more
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I Am Mother is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
I Am Mother

Following humanity's mass extinction, a teen raised alone by a maternal droid finds her entire world shaken when she encounters another human.

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Zooey Deschanel, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 British-American comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created ...more
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Extinction is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña, Mike Colter
Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction, a father (Michael Peña) fighting for ...more
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Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett
Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an ...more
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Solo: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke
This film is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard. Before joining the Rebellion, a young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) has adventures with his Wookiee partner Chewbacca, and ...more
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MegaMind is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell
Megamind is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Tom McGrath. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film premiered ...more
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Lady in the Water is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti, M. Night Shyamalan
Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Paul Giamatti and Bryce Dallas Howard. The film's plot concerns a Philadelphia ...more
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John Carter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong
John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on A Princess of Mars, the first book in the Barsoom ...more
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Planet 51 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson, Gary Oldman
Planet 51 is a 2009 English-language Spanish animated science fiction/family comedy film directed by Jorge Blanco, written by Joe Stillman, and starring Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin ...more
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Tau is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman
Tau is a 2018 American sci-fi thriller film directed by Federico D'Alessandro. A woman (Maika Monroe) is held captive in a futuristic smart house and hopes to escape by breaking into the ...more
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Bright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace
Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action crime film directed by David Ayer. In an alternate present where humans and fantasy creatures have co-existed since the beginning of time, human ...more
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Next Gen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi, Jason Sudeikis
Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by Kevin R. Adams and Joe Ksander. After awakening a powerful robot in a secret lab, Mai (Charlyne Yi) and ...more
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The Titan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
The Titan Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson
The Titan is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Lennart Ruff. After Air Force pilot Rick Janssen (Sam Worthington) undergoes a military experiment that enhances humans, he begins ...more
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IO is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Margaret Qualley, Anthony Mackie, Danny Huston
IO is a 2019 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Helpert. With the final shuttle scheduled to leave the planet, a teenage girl (Margaret Qualley) must decide whether to journey to ...more
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Alien Arrival is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Kye is a prisoner of war caught between two armies that he doesn't believe in. When offered an opportunity for freedom, Kye sets out on one last rescue mission, only to become stranded on a ...more
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Rim of the World is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr.
Rim of the World is a 2019 American science fiction, adventure film directed by McG. Four misfit teenagers get stranded at a summer camp, they must overcome their differences and go on an epic ...more
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How It Ends is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham
How It Ends is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by David M. Rosenthal. A desperate father (Theo James) tries to return home to his pregnant wife (Kat Graham) after a mysterious ...more
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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the ...more
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Beautiful Creatures is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix
Emmy Rossum, Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons
A supernatural love story set in the South, "Beautiful Creatures" tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers: Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich), a young man longing to escape his small town, and ...more