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The Best Fantasy & Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix

Updated October 8, 2019 797 votes 3.3k voters 406.5k views34 items

List RulesMust be Science Fiction and Fantasy films available on Netflix streaming

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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    Thor: Ragnarok
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    Thor: Ragnarok

    Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2017

    Directed byTaika Waititi

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  • 2
    Ex Machina
    21
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    Ex Machina

    Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander

    Released2015

    Directed byAlex Garland

    Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Æon Flux
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    Æon Flux

    Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand

    Released2005

    Directed byKaryn Kusama

    Æon Flux is a 2005 American science fiction spy action film directed by Karyn Kusama. The film... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    What Happened to Monday
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    What Happened to Monday

    Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe

    Directed byTommy Wirkola

    What Happened to Monday is a 2017 dystopian science fiction thriller film directed by Tommy... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    I Am Mother
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    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.

  • 6
    Solo: A Star Wars Story
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    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson

    Released2018

    Directed byRon Howard

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  • 7
    The Cloverfield Paradox
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    The Cloverfield Paradox

    Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki

    Released2018

    Directed byJulius Onah

    The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    MegaMind
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    2

    MegaMind

    Brad Pitt, Tina Fey

    Released2010

    Directed byTom McGrath

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  • 9
    John Carter
    13
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    John Carter

    Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston

    Released2012

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Bright
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    Bright

    Will Smith, Joel Edgerton

    Released2017

    Directed byDavid Ayer

    Bright is a 2017 American urban fantasy action crime film directed by David Ayer. In an... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Extinction
    10
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    Extinction

    Lizzy Caplan, Michael Peña

    Released2018

    Directed byBen Young

    Extinction is a 2018 American science-fiction horror thriller film directed by Ben Young. When... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Fullmetal Alchemist
    Fullmetal Alchemist (Bones, 2003) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the manga by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Tau
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    Tau

    Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein

    Released2018

    Directed byFederico D'Alessandro

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  • 14
    A Wrinkle in Time
    12
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    A Wrinkle in Time

    Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon

    Directed byAva DuVernay

    A Wrinkle in Time is a 2018 American science fantasy adventure film directed by Ava DuVernay.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Jupiter Ascending
    7
    8

    Jupiter Ascending

    Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum

    Released2015

    Directed byAndy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

    Jupiter Ascending is a 2015 American-Australian space opera film written, produced, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Astro Boy
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    Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Bowers

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  • 17
    Anon
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    Anon

    Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried

    Released2018

    Directed byAndrew Niccol

    Anon is a 2018 science fiction thriller film directed by Andrew Niccol. In a world without... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Lady in the Water
    5
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    Lady in the Water

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Giamatti

    Released2006

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

    Lady in the Water is a 2006 American fantasy thriller film written and directed by M. Night... more on Wikipedia

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    Next Gen
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    John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi

    Released2018

    Directed byKevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander

    Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Race to Witch Mountain
    4
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    Race to Witch Mountain

    Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino

    Released2009

    Directed byAndy Fickman

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  • 21
    Cloud Atlas
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    Cloud Atlas

    Halle Berry, Tom Hanks

    Released2012

    Directed byTom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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  • 22
    Aliens Ate My Homework
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    Aliens Ate My Homework

    London Cardinal, Ty Consiglio

    Released2018

    Directed bySean McNamara

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  • 23
    Planet 51
    8
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    Planet 51

    Jessica Biel, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2009

    Directed byMarcos Martinez, Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad

    Planet 51 is a 2009 English-language Spanish animated science fiction/family comedy film... more on Wikipedia

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    How It Ends
    6
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    How It Ends

    Theo James, Forest Whitaker

    Released2018

    Directed byDavid M. Rosenthal

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  • 25
    Transcendence
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    Transcendence

    Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman

    Released2014

    Directed byWally Pfister

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