20 Impressive Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix as of November 2021
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The technology and space-age we live in affects every sector as well as cinema. Science fiction has been an indispensable part of cinema since the early days of cinema. The 1902 film
A Trip to the Moon is the first known science fiction film and is based on Jules Verne's book. Since we know your love of science fiction, we have compiled 20 science fiction movies on Netflix for you. 👇
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1. The Midnight Sky
Middle-aged astronomer Augustine spends years in the far reaches of the earth to study the sky. Shortly after reaching the Arctic research center, devastating incidents occur and the research center has to be evacuated. But Augustine wants to stay and continue his work. In the process, he encounters a mysterious boy named Iris. Iris is causing the radio waves to be muted. Meanwhile, an astronaut named Sullivan, who is on a journey to Jupiter, is returning home. Sullivan and his crew are the first to go this deep into space. Their journey has not been going well since they lost contact with the control teams. Therefore, it is a mystery whether they will return home. Augustine and Sullivan's paths will cross somehow.
2. The Cloverfield Paradox
A group of scientists is working in space to find a new energy source. Scientists trying to discover the Higgs boson, also known as the 'God particle, on the space station accidentally unleash something terrifying. What they release will endanger the lives of everyone on the space station. However, what has happened is only a harbinger of what will happen in the future.
Kidnapped by an inventor to be used as a subject for his experiments, Julia befriends Tau, the artificial intelligence developed by scientist Alex, to escape from a house surrounded by high-security measures. Tau, who does not go out of his owner's orders at first, feels a closeness to Julia over time and tries to help Julia escape from the house.
4. Project Power
Rumors of a mysterious pill spread on the streets of New Orleans. Different superpowers emerge in those who use the pill. But no one knows what will happen until they take the pill. Some of those who use the pill gain powers such as invisibility, having special skin, while others have fatal reactions. A local cop takes action when the pill's spread in the city causes a drastic increase in the area's crime rate. In pursuit of those responsible for the creation of the pill, the police team up with a young salesman and a vengeful former soldier in the process.
5. Mars Attacks!
A spaceship that lands in the Nevada desert, is greeted with excitement by the earthlings. The door opens, the Martians, who say they came as friends, get out of the vehicle. But the joy of friendship gives way to the struggle for survival when the Mad Martians' plans to take over the world with their high-tech weapons are revealed.
The film, shot by the eccentric director Tim Burton with a master cast, takes on the issue of mocking the cult films of the 50s about alien invaders.
A young woman wakes up to find herself in a freezing cold room. She has no idea how she got there. Trying to make sense of what happened, the woman must find a way out of the room in order to survive. Anne Hathaway plays the lead role in the movie, written by Christie LeBlanc.
7. Space Sweepers
In 2092, space is filled with dangerous garbage consisting of discarded satellites and desolate spaceships. The crew of the spaceship named The Victory, piloted by Tae-Ho, tries to collect the garbage they can make money. Meanwhile, the crew discovers a humanoid robot, Dorothy, known to be a weapon of mass destruction. With this discovery, the team finds themselves in a risky deal.
8. I Am Mother
I Am Mother tells the story of a young girl who is raised by a robot. The world is facing great destruction. The human race has disappeared from the world. After the extinction of the human population, a special robot is designed to revive the world's population. This robot, called the mother, is tasked with raising a young girl. The relationship that evolves between the two overtime takes a different turn with the arrival of a wounded stranger. With the arrival of the stranger, the young girl, who receives information about the outside world from him, begins to question everything. The mother is ready to do anything to prevent the young girl from reaching the truth. 9. Blame!
In the distant future, humans are declared 'planet outlaws' and hunted for destruction by murderous robots. One day, a group of survivors by collecting garbage and scrap encounter a strange man named Killy who plays a crucial role in humanity's survival.
10. The Old Guard
The Old Guard focuses on a group of immortal soldiers who have been working as mercenaries for years. Andromache, the daughter of Eetion, the princess of the Thebae Campus, and other people from Greek mythology who accompany her, are working as mercenaries in the 21st century. Forced to live with their immortality, the mercenaries discover the existence of another immortal. This person is a black woman serving sailors. A malicious community that came after they discovered their existence. Immortals will realize that there are worse things than death...
11. The Platform
The Platform takes place in a vertically positioned prison. In the prison where there are two prisoners in each cell, food is sent down from the upper floor only once a day. While the inmates upstairs struggle to get food, the inmates downstairs try to cope with hunger by getting a little more brutal every day. One day, Goreng, who opened his eyes on the 33rd floor of the prison, embarks on a difficult struggle to reach the food with Trimagasi, who knows the rules of the prison well. 12. Snowpiercer
In the future, a failed experiment results in a catastrophic disaster, causing global warming that largely wipes out life on earth. A train spinning around the world with uninterrupted power is the last refuge of the survivors. But in this new world where life is scarcely alive, class differences are still the biggest weapon... Directed by Korean filmmaker Joon-ho Bong, the cast of the 'post-apocalyptic' themed movie consists of Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Ed Harris, and Star names like Octavia Spencer are forming.
Egyptian history expert archaeologist Dr. Daniel Jackson finds an ancient passage during his research. This portal opens to another planet.
They cross the gate to the other side with a group of soldiers under the command of Colonel O'Neil. Resembling ancient Egypt, this planet is ruled by the androgynous demigod RA. Falling into the hands of ruthless RA, the team will need to defeat RA to survive.
The movie, which attracted great attention in the cinemas, later came to our screens as a television series under the name Stargate SG-1, and Richard Dean Anderson, whom we know from the McGyver TV series, played the role of O'Neil.
Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything for a big multinational corporation to avoid missing her best friend, and her best friend is a big animal named Okja.
Joon-ho Bong sits in the director's chair of the movie starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, and Seo-Hyun Ahn. Joon-ho Bong co-wrote the script with Jon Ronson. The film is also competing for the grand prize Palme d'Or at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
15. Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack, released in 1988, is one of the most impressive films of the Mobile Suit Gundam series. The movie is based on the novel by Yoshiyuki Tomino and has a fascinating world of its own. The movie takes place in the year 0093 and begins with a group of people fleeing from the federation police in Tibet. One of these people is the daughter of the President of the World Federation.
16. Total Recall
While a man is making virtual trips to the planet Mars in his imagination, some unexpected events will force him to go to the planet in reality. Douglas Quaid is actually a worker who dreams of this planet every night. A company sells a trip with a memory transfer. He also wants a Mars holiday and buys it. However, an unusual situation happens during the transfer of memories. Quaid suddenly finds himself a secret agent. Coogan faces off against the ruthless leader of Mars. Stuck between reality and fantasy, Douglas must find a way out. The film is based on a short story by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick.
17. Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus
When Zim emerges for the next phase of his plan to invade Earth by aliens, his nemesis, Dib Membrane, sets out to unmask him. The Emmy-winning animated series returns with GIR in a brand new movie from creator Jhonen Vasquez
18. The Mitchells vs. the Machines
The movie tells the story of a family that embarks on a tough fight against the uprising technology. Katie is ecstatic when she manages to get into her dream film school. Katie, who has started preparations to go to her school, which is kilometers away from her home, is accompanied by her family on this journey. The family sets out with joy and then they learn that robots are invading the world during the journey. As technology rises and robots take to the streets, the family embarks on a grueling fight to save the world.
19. Blade Runner
Far from the year it was filmed,
Blade Runner takes place in 2019, at a time when the world has become a dystopian living space. Huge manufacturers such as Tyrell produce robots called Replikant, which are indistinguishable from the human species in appearance. These robots, which are used to handle the dangerous and illegal affairs of extraterrestrial colonies, are caught by special police called Blade Runners. While leaving his post, Rick Deckard, an expert Blade Runner, accepts a final mission to capture a group of replicants arriving in Los Angeles. However, in this city where two million people live, it will not be easy to identify these robots, which are no different from humans in appearance.
One of the masterpieces of Ridley Scott, the master of the science fiction genre, the film is considered one of the most important examples of the science fiction genre, as well as being one of the predecessors of the dystopian movie genre.
20. Black Mirror
Each episode of the 3-part mini-series tells a different story. While the first episode shows that social media can be a problem, the second episode points to the point where television competitions can one day reach. The third part is; In the near future, people will be able to store their whole lives thanks to the memory chips they have installed. Nothing is forgotten, no detail is skipped. So is this a good thing?