The best science fiction and fantasy movies from Netflix and HBO

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- aliens arrive on our planet. We had the opportunity to find the key to time travel. We have one apocalyptic situation from which few will be able to get out alive. These and others big topics were the ones who have hooked the world of cinema to the young, and not so young, for decades. We believe science fiction is fantasy and imagination and that is why, as we recommend with the selection of series of the same genre, that we owe you a top in movie, available on Netflix and HBO.

Back to the Future is one of the most popular science fiction films ever.

Both platforms, certainly the most Popular in our country, with the permission of Disney +, they offer us such a wide variety of cinemas that it is difficult for us to choose our bets. Of course, rest assured that if you see ours eight tips in the genre science fiction, you will come out happier than when you walked in to read the article.

Flux Capacitors, Terminators, Aliens and Dark Knights are our bets

That you like it most terrifying science fiction, like Alien, the eighth passenger, or if you like them adventures for the whole family, like Back to the Future, we have the perfect science fiction movie for you.

  • Ritorno al futuro
  • Interstellar
  • Alien, the eighth passenger
  • source
  • Terminator 2: The Last Judgment
  • The dark Knight
  • Cube
  • Total challenge
  • The arrival
  • Army of the dead
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The hole
  • Predestination

Ritorno al futuro

The mix of ideas that was born in the creation of this film, pop icon of the 80s and which still has fans all over the world, is practically inimitable. If you want fantastic adventures, you have to give the extravagant a chance Doc and his faithful friend Marty McFly, which together with one of the most mythical cars science fiction, and dare we say the world of the seventh art, will take us to the past, a a golden age in America.

  • Year: 1985
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 116 minutes


Christopher Nolan will monopolize a multitude of holes in this article, we apologize to the detractors of, fabulous director, and his first appearance will be with one of his latest creations, even if this was a few years ago. In this case, the visionary director offers us his particular version of 2001: A Space Odyssey, only instead of a mysterious monolith, we will have to embark on a journey into space through wormholes, as real as you might imagine. minds brighter than physics, like Kip thorne.

  • Year 2014
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 169 minutes

Alien, the eighth passenger

If we talk of space and monsters who live there, at least in the minds of the best fictional creators, we could not fail to mention one of the masterpieces of the genre, which could also be framed within the purest horror. If you decide to embark on the famous Boatswain, we warn you that the journey will have the strange unexpected companion, specifically one alien race who only tries to satisfy his hunger with your guts.

  • Year: 1979
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 111 minutes


Christopher Nolan appears again, this time to turn your world upside down. If you allow this work to enter you, you will find that the Dreamland it can be more complicated, risky, and more dangerous than you can imagine. Stealing an idea it is very complicated, but it will be much more trying to deposit the seed of a new idea in one mind, even if you use the best experts in the field to do it. This science fiction film, available on Netflix, explore the human mind in a spectacular way.

  • Year 2010
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 148 minutes

Terminator 2: The Last Judgment

If we were to name one of our recommendations as the most shocking movie, I think, without a doubt, we would choose the work of James Cameron, director of Avatar and Titanic. On this occasion, the famous T-8000 back to our times to try to prevent murder of a very young man John Connor at the hands of a new model of killer robot, the ruthless T-1000, which will have the compositional ability of mercury to be able to change shape at will and seek the rise of Skynet like a virus that destroys the human race.

  • Year: 1991
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 137 minutes

The dark Knight

Undoubtedly, we feel sorry for The Avengers fans, this one masterpiece of the filmography of Christopher Nolan, both for the applause of the critics and for the reception of the general public, is the best superhero movie never turned. When the hero of the Gothic city decides to bet on an incorruptible procurator, the figure of Joker, exalted interpretation of the lamented Heath Ledger, emerges unleashing confusion and putting the sanity of the townspeople at risk, while Batman must intervene. their backs the weight of the greatest guilt.

  • Year 2008
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 145 minutes


THE commitment of Vincenzo Natali in generally fiction it couldn't be more overwhelming, both for its premise and its spectacular resolution. While a group of strangers yes alarm clock in a indeterminate place, must find answers on how to get out of that place, below cube shape, with strani mental and physical games that will put their endurance and patience to the limit. Several sequels later, this film was marked as a classic of science fiction Modern.

  • Year: 1997
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 90 minutes

Total challenge

If you are looking for this title and as a result you get a movie with Colin Farrell, don't try to watch it. The original movie, based on a short story by Philip K. Dick , has as its protagonists Arnold Schwarzenegger e Sharon Stone and tells the story of a man who decides to enter a company that adds memories to your brain, the adventures you prefer to live, but a seemingly innocent session ends up unleashing a deadly conspiracy game in which the truth will be difficult to guess.

  • Year: 1990
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 113 minutes

The arrival

THE alien invasion, this time something lighter like the contact with other civilizations, is one of the most popular genres science fiction, as well as being highly appreciated by the general public. On this occasion, thanks to great interpretation of the always bright Amy Adams, we will have the opportunity to know what it would be like communicate in front of a species that does not speak or is similar in terms of anatomy to the human being. The work of one translator it will be vital to the future of humanity, as well as the fact that the message they brought to us has implications for her as well.

  • Year: 2016
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 116 minutes

Army of the dead

After the thunderous success of his particular vision of The Justice League, Zack Snyder returns to one of the genres that started him in the world of more commercial cinema, with his first feature film, Dawn of the Dead, as a starting point for the story that concerns us. On this occasion, a group of mercenaries must enter the city of Las Vegas to assault a safety vault, although this city is now one of the nerve centers of zombie madness that was unleashed a few years ago, with which the mission Sara will not be easy, because, moreover, these creatures have organized themselves better and have evolved their macabre abilities.

  • Year: 2021
  • Genre: action
  • Approximate duration: 148 minutes

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

After discussing which of the three films that make up this trilogy should appear on this list, we felt it appropriate that the three be the ones we highlight, as each of them brings a different value to the viewer, as well as being impossible to report without the full set. This first part, available on HBO, where we will see how si forge new alliances against a common enemy, it will bring us the beginning of history of the One Ring, the one who was forged for the wicked Sauron and who has the ability to subdue the entire Middle-earth at the will of its owner.

  • Year: 2001
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 171 minutes

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

As the protagonists advance through infinity Middle-earth, addressing a multitude of dangers and discovering new allies, the One Ring begins to attract the attention of multitudes of enemies, which it will dismember and walk separately the group formed in the first episode .. While Frodo and Sam advance towards Mordor to destroy the ring, the others must save the rest of the hobbits from the hands of the orcs, waiting for one war about to be fought.

  • Year 2002
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 172 minutes

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The adventure is about to end, even if i sacrifices they have just begun. To destroy the One Ring, as well as saving him from the clutches of golum, all must unite towards the same goal, allowing the passage of Frodo and Sam to the top of the Mountain of Fire, where the Ring was forged and where it should be destroyed. L' last king of men must reclaim his throne and, along with the rest of the races of Middle-earth, fight one of the most epic battles you can remember.

  • Year 2003
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 193 minutes

The hole

We can explain little about this curious title, distributed by Netflix in our country, if we do not want to reveal the surprises that will happen in his dizzying shooting and that will take us to a mysterious place, do not worry that there will be a thousand doubts to which you will not find an answer, where men and women must fight to survive with one absolute truth: the more you are in the hole, the less chance you will have of seeing another day.

  • Year: 2019
  • Genre: thriller
  • Approximate duration: 94 minutes


If you like the twisted plots, which become clearer and clearer, and you love to know the joys of time travel, this film will not leave you indifferent. A member of an organization secret, which has the task of watching over history, as it happened, must face a unstoppable terrorist, who is willing to to blow one part of New York City if not stopped first. When time travel begins, you better sit down because the surprises will explode in your head like the bomb to avoid.

  • Year 2014
  • Genre: science fiction
  • Approximate duration: 98 minutes
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