From letting us explore different themes like social commentaries and futuristic romance, to combining sub-genres into one fascinating plot, science-fiction is truly one of the most fascinating genres as it allow us to go wild with our imagination.
For 2018, the online streaming site Netflix has a lot of sci-fi TV series and movies for us. With that, allow us to list down some of the coolest shows that you can stream (or even download) on Netflix:
The live-action adaptation of the hit anime series FullMetal Alchemist is about Edward Elric, an alchemist that searches for a way to restore his brother Al’s body with the military government and mysterious monsters watching closely.
Based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon revolves around a prisoner who returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom by solving a mind-bending murder.
This American sci-fi film directed by Julius Onah, written by Oren Uziel and Doug Jung is the third installment in the Cloverfield franchise. It’s about the scientists that test a device to solve an energy crisis but end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
4. Lucid Dream
An interesting Korean sci-fi thriller where a devastated father attempts to track down his missing child through lucid dreams.
Starring Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Robert Redford, Jesse Plemons, Riley Keough, and Ron Canada, The Discovery is a romantic sci-fi film where a scientist whose proof of an afterlife caused a rash of suicides forges ahead with his research.
6. The Expanse
Netflix has already acquired the American series that revolves around a missing person that links an asteroid belt detective, the captain of an ice freighter, and a diplomat trying to avert a war.
If you want to watch a classic sci-fi movie, this Stanley Kubrick film is perfect for you. 2001: A Space Odyssey is about the two astronauts battle for their ship’s intelligent computer system while investigating the appearance of mysterious monoliths throughout the universe.
In this British sci-fi thriller, a teenage boy discovers he can control electronic devices after fragments of a cellular phone lodged in his brain. He then uses his newfound power for revenge.
As he searches for his girlfriend, a mute man with a brutal past ventures into a near-future Berlin seamy underworld.
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