The forecast for science fiction 2018 is bright with a chance of dystopian eras and complex characters–especially with the fantastic films and TV series now streaming and coming soon on Netflix!
The great thing about the sci-fi genre is that it goes wide as our imagination; from exploring different themes (social commentaries, futuristic romance, and philosophical undertones, anyone?) to combining sub-genres into a melting pot of one interesting plot. Get ready to be mesmerized, captivated, and on the edge of your imaginary spacecraft seat!
Whether you’re a long-time devotee or a newly minted fan, here are some of the coolest sci-fi picks that you’ll definitely want to check out (if you haven’t already). So go on and take that Netflix sci-fi binge—stream or download and watch—because a whole different world awaits you on the other side!
- The Cloverfield Paradox — now streaming
Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis–only to end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
- Lucid Dream — now streaming
An exciting Korean sci-fi thriller where a devastated father attempts to track down his missing child through lucid dreams.
- iBoy — now streaming
In this British sci-fi thriller, a teenage boy discovers he can control electronic devices after shards of a cell phone end up lodged in his brain. He then uses his newfound power for revenge.
- Mute — premiering on February 23
A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.
Itching to go home and binge but stuck in traffic? With Netflix’s download feature, you’ll never dread waiting time anymore! Just click the download button on the details page for a film or series and you can watch it later even without an internet connection.