Netflix is leaping into the science fiction realm with its own set of original series shows and movies, that fans are raving about.
Netflix also has a horde of shows and movies streaming from the sci-fi realm.
The great thing about Netflix and sci-fi, is the shows are made all around the world, which gives them a dimension you may otherwise not have the opportunity to see.
It opens up a whole new door to ideas and subject matter not touched on before, while also giving you some sci-fi classics.
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There are more shows in the works at Netflix, but we've picked the current top-rated Netflix Original movies and shows for you to check out to get your sci-fi fix. Be on the lookout at Netflix for more science fiction coming your way soon.
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Travelers - Two Season Series Renewed
Travelers has two seasons under its belt. Imagine time travel with a significantly new spin. Instead of whole bodies traveling to different times, it's just the mind. All this, of course, is to prevent the end of humanity. It stars Eric McCormack, and who doesn't love that guy?
Extinction - Movie
Extinction is a Netflix original about a family man with a wife and two daughters who starts having recurring dreams about an alien invasion. His nightmares become a reality when Earth is attacked and all of its inhabitants are being exterminated. Sounds like your typical alien movie, right? It's not, and the aliens aren't who you think.
The Rain - One Season Series
When a virus carried by the rain wipes out a Scandinavian population with few survivors, it's teens to the rescue! The series is in Danish, but English is dubbed over, so you can choose either Danish with subtitles or the dubbed version to watch. You'll quickly get past the mouths not matching the words you're hearing in this post-apocalyptic tale, and it'll keep you on your toes. Who doesn't like an apocalyptic teen drama?
Altered Carbon - One Season Series Renewed
Set 300 years in the future, Altered Carbon explores a future with no death. Consciousness is merely transferred from one body to another. The show delves into humanity, identity, and the idea of the human soul. And murder. Never forget murder and mayhem because no matter how many lives you lead, you never get over the thrill of that ride.
Dark - One Season Series Renewed
Dark has only one season but carries five-star reviews. People are raving about it. When kids start disappearing in a German town, a cave with wormholes running through the town is discovered. The supernatural overtones of the show have been compared to another successful Netflix original, Stranger Things. This one is more grown up and far more subtle than the comparison.
Stranger Things - Two Season Series Renewed
If you haven't jumped on the Stranger Things train and you love sci-fi, you don't know what you're missing. Taking place in small-town Indiana, the series starts with a the mother of a missing little boy never giving up on finding him. In her journey, she discovers a whole other world of the upside down and government experiments going on in her hometown. Season 3 starts in 2019, so it's time to catch up!