Science-fiction is one of the best genres in all of cinema. Sci-fi movies show what we can only imagine, and they blend many genres like action, romance, and mystery in them and make a very great cinematic experience. So, we made a list of the best sci-fi movies on Prime Video you can watch right now.
The Tomorrow War
Synopsis: During a televised World Cup soccer game, time-traveling soldiers from the year 2051 appear on the field with an urgent message for the planet: Thirty years from now, mankind will lose a global war against a terrifying alien species unless thousands of citizens from the present are transported forward in time to join the fight. Among those reluctantly drafted is high school science teacher and devoted dad Dan Forester (Chris Pratt), who is forced to leave his wife Emmy (Betty Gilpin), their young daughter Muri (Ryan Kiera Armstrong), and his estranged father James (J.K. Simmons) behind. Sent to a post-apocalyptic Miami Beach on a perilous search-and-rescue mission, Dan and fellow draftees Charlie (Sam Richardson), Dorian (Edwin Hodge), Norah (Mary Lynn Rajskub) and Cowan (Mike Mitchell) battle the nightmarish extraterrestrials known as “white spikes.” Lightning-fast and armed with tentacles, multiple battle-scarred limbs and mouths filled with rotting teeth, the ravenous creatures slaughter most of the new recruits. But with the help of a brilliant military scientist code-named Romeo Command (Yvonne Strahovski), a wounded Dan and his comrades carry on the fight to save mankind. Recuperating at an army base, Dan learns that the only hope of defeating the aliens is if Romeo Command can use her expertise to devise a biological method of killing the female creatures. To do that, however, they first need to capture one alive. And unless a solution can be found before a horde of white spikes overruns their ocean-based lab, Dan’s family back home – and humanity as a whole – won’t stand a chance.
Synopsis: John is a recently widowed man with the ability to enter people’s memories. In the past, John used his abilities to solve criminal cases, but after a stroke during a session gone wrong that leaves him incapacitated and financially broken, he is left a shell of his former self. Desperate for an assignment, John asks his superior, Sebastian, for a new job. The case he receives is that of a troubled girl, Anna, who has begun a hunger strike. While the parameters of the job seem quite simple, Anna proves to be much more challenging than John expected. She’s intelligent, insightful… and possibly one of the most conniving and manipulative people that he’s come across in his career. As John delves deeper into her memories to discover the reason for her hunger strike, everyone surrounding Anna’s life becomes a suspect – her family, her nurse, even his old mentor Sebastian himself.
Synopsis: Coherence is a 2015 sci-fi hit directed by James Ward Byrkit that documents how, on the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. Part cerebral sci-fi and part relationship drama, Coherence is a tightly focused, intimately shot film that quickly ratchets up with tension and mystery. Filmed over 8 days and completely improvised, the film enjoyed 5 international festival nominations and 4 wins, including the Audience Award and Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director at Gotham Awards 2014.
Synopsis: Directors Zach Lipovsky and Adam Stein’s Freaks portrays the story of 7-year-old Chloe (Lexy Kolker), who lives in both fear under her father’s (Emile Hirsch) protective and paranoid control, and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat – or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger (Bruce Dern) offers her a glimpse of what’s really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn’t so simple, the danger is very real.
Synopsis: In this crossover Korean horror hit, a giant mutant sea monster terrorizes Seoul. But the ferocious creature known as “The Host” is no lumbering beast like Godzilla. It selects what it wants carefully, and what it wants is the Hyun-seo, who it drags back to it’s deep, dark hideout. Now it’s up to Hyun-seo’s father Gang-du, a food-stand worker who’s anything but a traditional hero, to infiltrate the forbidden zone and rescue his daughter from the clutches of the horrifying creature. Cahiers du Cinema named THE HOST the fourth best film of the entire 2000s.
Synopsis: For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA protector -“Commander Peter Quincy Taggart” (Tim Allen),”Lt. Tawny Madison (Sigourney Weaver) and”Dr.Lazarus” (Alan Rickman) – set off on a thrilling and often dangerous mission in space…and then their series was cancelled! Now, twenty years later, aliens under attack have mistaken the Galaxy Quest television transmissions for”historical documents” and beam up the crew of has-been actors to save the universe. With no script, no director and no clue, the actors must turn in the performances of their lives.
Bill & Ted Face the Music
Synopsis: The stakes are higher than ever for the time-traveling exploits of William “Bill” S. Preston Esq. and Ted “Theodore” Logan. Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle aged best friends set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they will be helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures, and a few music legends – to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony in the universe. Bill and Ted Face the Music is directed by Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest), from a screenplay by Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon (Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey) – and produced by Scott Kroopf, Alex Lebovici, and Steve Ponce.
Synopsis: Following their Lovecraftian modern cult classic SPRING, acclaimed filmmakers Moorhead and Benson return with this mind-bending thriller that follows two brothers who receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier. Hoping to find the closure that they couldn’t as young men, they’re forced to reconsider the cult’s beliefs when confronted with unexplainable phenomena surrounding the camp. As the members prepare for the coming of a mysterious event, the brothers race to unravel the seemingly impossible truth before their lives become permanently entangled with the cult.
Synopsis: Legendary director Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner) returns to his sci-fi origins in this epic adventure bursting with spectacular action and mind-blowing visual effects. A team of scientists and explorers travels to the darkest corners of the universe searching for the origins of human life. Instead they find a dark, twisted world that hides a terrifying threat capable of destroying them…and all mankind!
Synopsis: A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector – Kyle Reese – also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sarah, but is there any way to stop the seemingly indestructible cyborg?
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