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Best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime

From award-winning masterpieces to modern-day marvels, here's a list of the best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime Video that you can stream today!

Best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime

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Last Updated: 08.41 PM, May 18, 2024


Dive into a universe of imagination on Amazon Prime with our curated list of the best sci-fi movies, which includes award-winning classics and groundbreaking features that redefine the sci-fi genre. Whether you crave awe-inspiring visuals, thought-provoking narratives, or visionary brilliance, this list has something for you.

Best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime:


IMDb rating: 7.4/10

Released in 2012, this movie won a Critics' Choice Award. Starring Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, this movie is about a cold-blooded hitman who travels through time and kills those who were sent back in time. However, in a shocking turn of events, when he stumbles in on his older version, the stakes are raised and he finds himself in a deadly cat-and-mouse game.



IMDb rating: 7.7/10

Released in 2013, this movie won a staggering seven Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards, five BAFTA Awards and one Critics' Choice Award in 2014. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the story is about an engineer, Dr. Ryan Stone, who is on her first space mission and an astronaut, Matt Kowalski, who is on his final expedition. Together, they struggle in space to fight for survival after their spacecraft is hit by debris while orbiting Earth.


IMDb rating: 7.9/10

Released in 2016, Arrival won one Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards, one BAFTA Award and two Critics' Choice Awards in 2017. Starring Jeremy Renner, Amy Adams and Forest Whitaker, this is a race against time. A linguistic expert, Louise Banks, is tasked with decoding the language of alien visitors to Earth. Their arrival in mysterious spaceships has pushed the world into uncertainty. Louise must find a way to communicate with them before tensions escalate.

The Space Between Us

IMDb rating: 6.4/10

Released in 2017, this movie stars Sex Education's Asa Butterfield and Harry Potter's Gary Oldman. The story is about a lone astronaut's sacrifice on Mars, which leads to a young man’s extraordinary journey to Earth. With the help of a brilliant young woman, he embarks on a quest to uncover a mystery buried deep in his past.


IMDb rating: 5.4/10

This 2013 movie stars Paul Mescal and Saoirse Ronan. The story follows a couple, Hen and Junior, whose properly scheduled lives are shattered after the arrival of a stranger at their doorstep. Despite feeling threatened, the couple must unravel the cause of this visit.

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