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Best sci-fi movies to watch on OTT

You may be an atheist or a believer, and science fiction will equally excite you. Here's a list the best sci-fi movies to watch on OTT

Best sci-fi movies to watch on OTT

Independence Day, Blade Runner 2049

Last Updated: 08.17 PM, May 08, 2024


Scientific discoveries and explorations have fueled our curiosity and imaginations for centuries. Whether you find wonder in the vastness of the universe or the intricacies of the human body, science offers a way to understand the world around us. The science fiction genre takes scientific concepts, pushes them further and creates a fictional world that both challenges and excites us. It's a genre that can ignite the imaginations of many, regardless of their religious beliefs. So, we are diving deeper into this mind-blowing and mind-bending genre by listing the best sci-fi movies on OTT:

The best sci-fi movies to watch today on OTT


Independence Day

IMDb rating: 7/10

Streaming platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Released in 1996, Independence Day won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects at the 69th Academy Awards. Starring Will Smith in the lead, the story is set at a time when the world witnesses a horrifying invasion by aliens. A geek, a pilot, the US president and a group of survivors unite to save mankind from the destruction.


Everything Everywhere All At once

IMDb rating: 7.8/10

Streaming platform: SonyLIV

Released in 2022, Everything Everywhere All At Once won a staggering six Oscars at the 95th Academy Awards. Starring Michelle Yeon in the lead, the story is about how an unexpected journey throws an ordinary Chinese immigrant into a fight to save the multiverse. Her simple life gets turned upside down and she's absolutely stunned by this. It is about how she fights against a devilish villain who is threatening the world.



IMDb rating: 7.1/10

Steaming platform: Amazon Prime Video

Released in 2013, Snowpiercer stars Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and Kang Ho-Song. The action sci-fi shows scenes of a post-apocalyptic world. Only a few survivors of the human race are left, who are travelling on a train across the globe. Among them is a man named Curtis, who tries to control the engine of the train and the future. Will he be able to save the last human race? Or will humans become extinct?


Alita: Battle Angel

IMDb rating: 7.3/10

Streaming platform: Disney+ Hotstar

Released in 2019, this intense thriller animated sci-fi movie stars Rosa Salazar, Keean Johnson, and Christoph Waltz in the leads. The story of Alita: Battle Angel is set in the dystopian era of Iron City, where a skilled doctor finds a deactivated battle AI robot with a young girl’s soul inside it. He tries to bring her back to life and names her Alita. Alita then embarks on a journey to find her forgotten past and discover who she is.


Blade Runner 2049

IMDb rating: 8/10

Steaming platforms: Netflix, JioCinema

Released in 2017, Blade Runner 2049 stars Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana De Armas, and Jared Leto. The sci-fi thriller won two Oscars at the 90th Academy Awards and two BAFTA Awards in 2018. The story is set in a dystopian Los Angeles, where LAPD officer K stumbles upon a hidden truth that threatens to shatter the peace of mankind. Driven by this discovery, he embarks on a deadly journey in search of a long-lost blade runner, Rick Deckard, who vanished for almost 3 decades ago.

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