Best Sci-Fi Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Sci-Fi Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, suspense, intense, visually appealing and exciting. Plot: death, gun, chase, explosion, violence, pistol, danger, rescue, flashback and murder. Genre: Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure. Country: USA, UK and Canada.
Best Sci-Fi Movies
Best Sci-Fi Movies
TOP Movies: Tenet (2020), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), The Matrix (1999), The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Arrival (2016), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Interstellar (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Black Panther (2018), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Limitless (2011), The Midnight Sky (2020), Deadpool (2016), A Quiet Place (2018), Bird Box (2018), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991).

List of Best Movies

 7.5
 249K
Tenet (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Plot unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around international espionage.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: cia agent, time travel, save the world, time, terrorist, espionage, time traveler, time paradox, apocalypse, airport, terrorism, time loop ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: mumbai india, norway, india, siberia, london ...
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, epic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural power, super villain, team, superhero, fight scenes, magic, supervillain, end of the world, battlefield, save the world, invasion, teenage superhero ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 8.7
 1.7M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, chosen one, distopia, man versus machine, alternate reality, hacker, existentialism, virtual reality, save the world, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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 8.0
 1.3M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, imaginary, teamwork, save the world, heroic mission, giant, evil alien, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: psychotronic, entertaining, epic, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: heroes, superhero, supernatural power, catastrophe, superhero team, spacecraft, time machine, army, alien, good versus evil, apocalypse, time travel ...
Time: 2020s, year 2012, year 1970, 2010s, 1940s ...
Place: new york, tokyo, san francisco, japan, norway ...
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, space travel, outer space, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, jedi, heroes, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Peter Parker and his friends go on a summer trip to Europe. However, they will hardly be able to rest - Peter will have to agree to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.
Style: entertaining, comic, sentimental, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: teens, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, heroes, teenage life, secret identity, superhuman powers, school trip, mutant, superhero, double life, escapades, illusion, love and romance ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: venice, europe, prague, tower bridge london, new york ...
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 7.9
 590K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, twist ending, cerebral, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, alien race, female protagonist, ufo, loss, scientist, destiny, alien creature, science, time ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: pakistan, russia, montana, china, venezuela ...
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, intense, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, disagreement, masked superhero, teamwork, costumed hero, teenage hero, brainwashing, ex soldier, police chase, death of father, escape ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 90s, year 1991
Place: romania, moscow russia, germany, vienna, russia ...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Following the events of Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, with fighting crime as his superhero alter ego ...
Style: reboot, comic, psychotronic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, teenager, mentor, costumed hero, high school, school, teenage life, moral dilemma, iron man character, tony stark character, spider man character ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., berlin germany, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, usa
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 8.6
 1.5M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, expedition, time paradox, black hole, heroic mission, parallel world, space exploration, father daughter relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, androids and robots, imaginary, graphic violence, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa ...
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 7.3
 621K
Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, cult film ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, technology, martial arts, king, warrior, panther, haunted by the past, spy, murder, loss of father, black hero ...
Time: future, 1990s, 2010s, year 1992, 20th century ...
Place: africa, oakland california, nigeria, south korea, london
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, visually appealing, futuristic, scenic ...
Plot: star wars, space travel, rebel, rebellion, space battle, suicide mission, heroism, space opera, robot, jedi, female protagonist, spacecraft ...
Time: future
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 7.4
 525K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: captivating, clever, intellectual, cerebral, psychological ...
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, ambition, rise to the top, success, prodigy, life turned upside down, drug abuse, greed, life changing experience, overnight success, creativity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Midnight Sky (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.
Plot: astronaut, space travel, end of the world, arctic, post apocalypse, cancer, space exploration, nuclear radiation, blood transfusion, flashback, spacecraft, scientist ...
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 8.0
 898K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, comic, dark humor, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, superhuman powers, revenge, dark hero, anti heroes, mutant, immortality, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 405K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, sign language, survival horror, monster, self sacrifice, deafness, creature feature, pregnancy, child in peril, silence, chase ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, near future
Place: new york state
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 6.6
 277K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, survival horror, fear, blindness, suicide, bird, murder, post apocalypse, creature, parents and children, chase ...
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, future dystopia, time travel, save the world, post apocalypse, terminator, robot, artificial intelligence, chase, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2020s, year 1995 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, philosophical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, alternate reality, post apocalypse, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chosen one, mind control, precognition, save the world, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003 ...
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: exciting, light, colourful, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, secret identity, super powers, physics, teenage hero, alternate universe, giant monster, spider man character, giant creature, giant, teenager ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.8
 1.1M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, alien, culture clash, scientist, alien planet, adventure, interracial romance, creature, warrior, space and aliens, benign alien, space travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 8.0
 537K
Her (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. ...
Style: melancholic, futuristic, philosophical, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, existentialism, a.i., unlikely relationship, philosophy, cyberspace, love, unlikely couple, impossible love, human nature, computers and web ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 4.6
 4K
3022 (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awakens to find earth has suffered an extinction-level event.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Plot: survival, trapped in space, astronaut, suicide, spacecraft, planet earth, life support, space station, space shuttle, deep space, space travel, outer space ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 2.1M
Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, clever, cerebral, exciting ...
Plot: parallel world, mind control, virtual reality, alternate reality, subconscious, haunted by the past, existentialism, teamwork, life philosophy, manipulations, perfect crime, sleeping ...
Time: 2010s, near future
Place: japan, paris france, los angeles, kenya, africa ...
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 7.0
 577K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, animal attack, adventure, animal horror, island, theme park, catastrophe, survival, heroes, danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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 7.1
 752K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, vengeance, hotshot hero, rivalry, escapades, danger, millionaire, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, year 2012, 90s ...
Place: malibu california, tennessee, washington d.c., switzerland, california ...
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 5.6
 89K
The Box (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: conspiracy, moral dilemma, gift, human nature, murder, money, experiment, mystery, button, decision, sacrifice, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
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 7.3
 685K
Spider-Man (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, experiment, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, double life, courage, transformation, imaginary, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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