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Best sci-fi movies on Disney+ Hotstar

From James Cameron’s Oscar-winning magic, Ryan Reynolds’ being a quirky robot to Michael Fassbender's horrifying mixture with science, we list the best sci-fi movies to watch on Disney+ Hotstar

Best sci-fi movies on Disney+ Hotstar

Free Guy, The Martian

Last Updated: 05.33 PM, May 10, 2024


Disney+ Hotstar is a treasure trove of science fiction movies. Be it horror mysteries, astronomy, the exploration of artificial intelligence, or Oscar-winning magic, this OTT giant has movies beyond stereotypical ones in the genre. Science fiction has captivated audiences for centuries and has something for everyone. So, we list the best science fiction movies on Disney+ Hotstar that you can watch right away.

List of the best sci-fi movies on Disney+ Hotstar:

Avatar and Avatar: The Way of Water

Avatar IMDb rating: 7.9/10

Avatar: The Way of Water IMDb rating: 7.6/10

Directed by James Cameron, both Avatar and Avatar: The Way of Water are currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. Both movies have won numerous Oscar Awards for Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Production Design, and more. Avatar is the highest-grossing movie of all time, with a collection of $2.7 billion worldwide. It tells the story of Jake Sully, a paraplegic marine officer, who replaces his brother on a corporate mission to Pandora, a moon inhabited by the Na’vi. As he gains their acceptance, he gets torn between humanity and his newfound bond with the natives.


The Martian

IMDb rating: 8/10

Starring Matt Damon in the lead, the story follows astronaut Mark Watney’s fight for survival when a Martian mission goes awry. Since he is all alone in space, he must use his ingenuity to overcome each obstacle. All the while, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) tirelessly searches for a way to bring him back to Earth. The Martian has won two Golden Globe Awards in 2016.

Free Guy

IMDb rating: 7.1/10

Starring Ryan Reynolds and Jodie Comer in lead roles, the story of this movie follows Guy, who lives a seemingly monotonous life. Being a bank teller and counting bills routinely is his reality. However, one day, a stunning woman with a captivating gaze walks into the bank and shatters the ordinary. This encounter sparks a realisation in Guy that forever alters his boring world. Guy is not the master of his own life, but a character in a grand digital game.


IMDb rating: 7/10

Starring Michael Fassbender in the lead, the horror sci-fi follows how an interesting clue to humanity’s origin sends explorers on a daring mission to the farthest reaches of space. Their dreams of discovery collide with reality when they encounter something beyond imagination. This includes some alien-like creatures.


IMDb rating: 7.1/10

This action sci-fi is about what happens when a Comanche warrior gets shoved into a fight for survival. She becomes the shield for her tribe. She must not only navigate the harsh wilderness and the violating threat of colonisers, but also face off against the terrifying alien predator that stalks humans for sport. Filled with extreme courage in herself, she will successfully defend her people against all odds.

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