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Black Mirror (Series, 2011–)

Netflix (Season: 1–4)

Black Mirror

A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

IMDb: 8.9 (169,526 votes)

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear, Hayley Atwell

Directed by: N/A

Inception (Movie, 2010)


A thief who steals corporate secrets through use of the dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.

IMDb: 8.8 (1,656,501 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

The Matrix (Movie, 1999)

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

IMDb: 8.7 (1,354,586 votes)
Metascore: 73

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

Mystery Science Theater 3000 (Series, 1988–1999)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Mystery Science Theater 3000

In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made.

IMDb: 8.6 (20,430 votes)

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi

Starring: Kevin Murphy, Trace Beaulieu, Jim Mallon, Michael J. Nelson

Directed by: Jim Mallon

The Prestige (Movie, 2006)


Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion.

IMDb: 8.5 (958,052 votes)
Metascore: 66

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Piper Perabo

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Back to the Future (Movie, 1985)

Amazon Netflix

A young man is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

IMDb: 8.5 (826,482 votes)
Metascore: 86

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Outlander (Series, 2014–)

Netflix (Season: 1–2)


Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is...

IMDb: 8.5 (72,502 votes)

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Starring: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Duncan Lacroix

Directed by: Metin Hüseyin

Sense8 (Series, 2015–)

Netflix (Season: 1–2)


A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order.

IMDb: 8.4 (101,334 votes)

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton, Tina Desai

Directed by: N/A

Orphan Black (Series, 2013–)

Netflix (Season: 1–4)

Orphan Black

A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

IMDb: 8.4 (83,916 votes)

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dylan Bruce

Directed by: N/A

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Series, 2016–)

Netflix (Season: 1–2)

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Centers on the titular holistic detective who investigates cases involving the supernatural. Based on the "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" novel series, written by Douglas Adams ...

IMDb: 8.4 (20,377 votes)

Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi

Starring: Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Hannah Marks, Fiona Dourif

Directed by: Paco Cabezas

Fate (Movie, 2013)



After the government shuts down his project on time travel, a brilliant quantum physicist must find a way to continue his research in order to travel back in time and prevent his fiance from being killed.

IMDb: 8.4 (71 votes)

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Daniel Bonjour, Anne Clare Lush, Marshal Hilton, Jerry Hoffman

Directed by: Dan Sheldon

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Movie, 2004)


When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

IMDb: 8.3 (742,597 votes)
Metascore: 89

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Gerry Robert Byrne, Elijah Wood

Directed by: Michel Gondry

The Expanse (Series, 2015–)

Netflix (Season: 1–2)

The Expanse

A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

IMDb: 8.3 (43,563 votes)

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper

Directed by: Terry McDonough

Blade Runner (Movie, 1982)

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

IMDb: 8.2 (548,173 votes)
Metascore: 89

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Directed by: Ridley Scott

11.22.63 (Series, 2016)

Stan (Season: 1)


High school teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy - but his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, falling in love, and the past itself, which doesn't want to be changed.

IMDb: 8.2 (50,552 votes)

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: James Franco, Chris Cooper, Josh Duhamel, Lucy Fry

Directed by: James Kent, Kevin Macdonald

Mad Max: Fury Road (Movie, 2015)


A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.

IMDb: 8.1 (679,353 votes)
Metascore: 90

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Directed by: George Miller

Donnie Darko (Movie, 2001)


A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

IMDb: 8.1 (645,237 votes)
Metascore: 88

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Holmes Osborne, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daveigh Chase

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Stargate Atlantis (Series, 2004–2009)

Stan (Season: 1–5)

Stargate Atlantis

An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.

IMDb: 8.1 (52,873 votes)

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Starring: Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett, Jason Momoa

Directed by: N/A

The Man In the High Castle (Series, 2015–)

Amazon (Season: 1–2)

The Man In the High Castle

A glimpse into an alternate history of North America. What life after WWII may have been like if the Nazis had won the war.

IMDb: 8.1 (50,869 votes)

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank, DJ Qualls

Directed by: Daniel Percival

Prisoner Zero (Series, 2016–)

Netflix (Season: 1)

Prisoner Zero

Teens Tag and Gem travel through space searching for their parents whilst figuring out their identities. They are befriended by Zero who takes them under his wing, protecting them from aliens, robots and the evil Imperium.

IMDb: 8.1 (32 votes)

Genre: Sci-Fi

Starring: Gary Martin

Directed by: Sean Zwan

The Terminator (Movie, 1984)


A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs.

IMDb: 8.0 (665,460 votes)
Metascore: 83

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield

Directed by: James Cameron

District 9 (Movie, 2009)

Amazon Netflix

District 9

An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

IMDb: 8.0 (571,347 votes)
Metascore: 81

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp

Star Trek (Movie, 2009)


Star Trek

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful, time-traveling Romulan creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

IMDb: 8.0 (536,048 votes)
Metascore: 82

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Eric Bana

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Twelve Monkeys (Movie, 1995)


In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

IMDb: 8.0 (505,252 votes)
Metascore: 74

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Starring: Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, Jon Seda, Michael Chance

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Arrival (Movie, 2016)


When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

IMDb: 8.0 (414,802 votes)
Metascore: 81

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Her (Movie, 2013)



A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

IMDb: 8.0 (414,500 votes)
Metascore: 90

Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Lynn Adrianna, Lisa Renee Pitts, Gabe Gomez

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Brazil (Movie, 1985)



A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

IMDb: 8.0 (164,485 votes)
Metascore: 88

Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

G.O.R.A (Movie, 2004)



A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.

IMDb: 8.0 (40,722 votes)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Starring: Cem Yilmaz, Rasim Öztekin, Özkan Ugur, Idil Firat

Directed by: Ömer Faruk Sorak

Travelers (Series, 2016–)

Netflix (Season: 1–2)


Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into people of the 21st century. These travelers assume the lives of others, while attempting to save humanity from a terrible future.

IMDb: 8.0 (16,384 votes)

Genre: Sci-Fi

Starring: Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper, Jared Abrahamson

Directed by: Andy Mikita

Edge of Tomorrow (Movie, 2014)


Edge of Tomorrow

A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.

IMDb: 7.9 (493,053 votes)
Metascore: 71

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson, Bill Paxton

Directed by: Doug Liman