We are creating a list of the best sci-fi films on Netflix.
Are you looking for a fun sci-fi film to watch on Netflix but you don't know where to start? We've got you covered. We have begun a list of some of the best Sci-Fi films on Netflix. This article is being constructed over time and will be updated quite frequently. The Eiffel Tower wasn't built in a day. We have started with just a few of our favorite sci-fi films on Netflix but we will be adding a lot more. We are planning to only populate this list with the best sci-fi on Netflix so be sure to bookmark this page. Let's begin.
Okja (2017) is a South Korean science fiction action comedy-drama film directed by Bong Joon-ho and written by Bong and Jon Ronson. It stars Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Byun Hee-bong, Lily Collins, Steven Yeun, and Giancarlo Esposito.
The film tells the story of Mija (Ahn Seo-hyun), a young South Korean girl who raises a genetically engineered super pig named Okja. When the Mirando Corporation, the company that created Okja, comes to take her away, Mija sets out on a perilous journey to rescue her best friend.
Okja was released on Netflix on June 28, 2017, and received critical acclaim for its direction, screenplay, performances, visual effects, and social commentary. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Golden Screen Award for Best Film.
The film got an 88% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.5/10 on IMDB. The Guardian calls it "a satire on corporate greed and how awful we are. I know people who stopped eating meat after they saw Okja."
The Mitchells vs. the Machines is a computer-animated science fiction comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation. It was directed by Michael Rianda and Jeff Rowe, and written by Rianda, Rowe, and Peter Szilagyi. The film stars the voices of Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Beck Bennett, Fred Armisen, Eric Andre, and Olivia Colman.
The film follows the Mitchells, a quirky, dysfunctional family who must band together to save humanity from a robot apocalypse. The film has been praised for its humor, animation, and heartwarming story. It has a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.8/10 rating on IMDb. The Hollywood Reporter calls it "A witty, visually inventive animated comedy that's sure to please kids and adults alike."
Snowpiercer is a 2013 science-fiction film directed by Bong Joon-ho. It's based on a French graphic novel and stars Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, John Hurt, and Ed Harris. The story is set in a frozen wasteland, where survivors live on a train split into 17 carriages. When rebels from the tail section take control, they aim to overthrow the oppressive government and find a new home for humanity. Snowpiercer is acclaimed for its action, visuals, and social commentary. The film has a 94% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 339 reviews, with an average rating of 8.1/10. The film also has a 7.8/10 rating on IMDb, based on over 500,000 user ratings. The New York Times calls it "A visually stunning and thought-provoking film that is both entertaining and thought-provoking."
A comedy-drama film about two astronomers who must go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Cate Blanchett, and Mark Rylance. It has a 72% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 69% rating on Metacritic. The Guardian called it "a timely satire that's both funny and terrifying," while The New York Times said it was "a darkly comic doomsday movie that feels all too real."
A sci-fi thriller about a woman who wakes up in a cryogenic chamber with no memory of who she is or how she got there. She must race against time to find a way to survive before her oxygen runs out. The film stars Mélanie Laurent and Mathieu Amalric. It has a 68% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 65% rating on Metacritic. The Hollywood Reporter called it "a claustrophobic and suspenseful thriller," while The Playlist said it was "a stylish and atmospheric sci-fi mystery."
An action thriller about a pill that grants temporary superpowers. The film stars Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback. It has a 51% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 56% rating on Metacritic. The Verge called it "a fun and exciting action movie," while The Wrap said it was "a flawed but entertaining superhero thriller."
A sci-fi drama about two teenage girls who use a time machine to save their friend from being killed by a police officer. The film stars Eden Duncan-Smith and Yara Shahidi. It has a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an 83% rating on Metacritic. The New York Times called it "a powerful and timely film about race and police brutality," while The Hollywood Reporter said it was "a moving and inspiring story about friendship and hope."
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A sci-fi action film about a time-traveling fighter pilot who teams up with his younger self on a mission to save the future. The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner, and Zoe Saldana. It has a 76% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 67% rating on Metacritic. The Los Angeles Times called it "a fun and exciting sci-fi adventure," while Variety said it was "a heartwarming and nostalgic time-travel movie."