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

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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. 

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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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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Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more

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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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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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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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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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The Iron Giant Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Cloris Leachman The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both traditional animation and computer animation, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the 1968 ...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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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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The Cloverfield Paradox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant
The Cloverfield Paradox 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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Cloud Atlas Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon Cloud Atlas is a 2012 science fiction film written and directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski. Adapted from the 2004 novel of the same name by David Mitchell, the film has ...more

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Fullmetal Alchemist 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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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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Anon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Instant
Anon Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore Anon is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Andrew Niccol. In a world without anonymity or crime, a detective (Clive Owen) meets a woman (Amanda Seyfried) who threatens their

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Battlefield Earth John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Forest Whitaker Battlefield Earth is a 2000 American dystopian science fiction action film based upon the first half of L. Ron Hubbard's 1982 novel of the same name. Directed by Roger Christian and starring ...more

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The Survivalist Martin McCann, Mia Goth, Andrew Simpson

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Revolt Revolt is a 2017 science fiction film directed by Joe Miale. In the war-ravaged African countryside, a U.S. soldier (Lee Pace) and a French foreign aid worker (Bérénice Marlohe) ...more

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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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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.