Running Out of Movie Ideas? Here is a list of top 10 Best Sci Fi Movies of 2021 and 2020

The year 2020 and 2021 are not supposed to be known for anything other than the pandemic and virus but for those who locked themselves in their houses it was a free time. The OTT platforms and entertainment industry was in heavy demand during the spread of virus. The movie makers also had a huge responsibility and an opportunity to grab more audience. So, if you are feeling bored and want some good recommendations on which movie to watch, here are the top 10 sci fi movies of 2020 and 2021. The main reason for including both years is the pandemic. We saw fewer movie releases in 2020 and 2021 due to the spread of deadly virus. 


Best Sci Fi Movies 2021:

The year 2021 has proved how realistic Sci Fi Movies can be and people are looking forward to learning how to deal with any such deadly virus in future. The year 2021 has turned Science and Fiction movies into a reality and has given people a totally different perspective for the future (For better or worse future).

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Here are the top 10 recommendations on Best Sci Fi Movies 2021:


Dune (2021) - IMDb

If you are a fan of Science and Fiction movies (which you surely are if you are reading this article), the latest release ‘Dune’ is a must watch for you. Dune is a sci fi based movie which is specifically covering space and it’s wonderful dimensions. The director of the movie Denis Villeneuve has taken the idea from Frank Herbert’s novel which was released in 1965. The movie covers the first half of the novel which means makers are planning to release it in 2 parts. The movie Dune released in theatres and online on 21st October 2021. This movie stars Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Issac, Josh Brolin and many other big names which makes this fall in the list of Best Sci Fi Movies 2021. Back in 1984 David Lynch made an unsuccessful attempt at adaptation of the novel. 

Godzilla vs Kong:

Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) - IMDb

If you are a fan of Godzilla and the King Kong franchise then this recommendation is for you. There are a total 36 movies under the Godzilla franchise and 12 under the King Kong franchise which means it is a big name in the industry. The latest release Godzilla Vs Kong is released in 2021 which is a sci fi based monster film directed by Adam Wingard. A big hype was created around the film before it was released on 24th March 2021. The film has collected around $467.8 Million on Box Office. It is the longest running movie series and hence is placed in the list of top 10 best sci fi movies 2021.

F9: The Fast Saga:

F9: The Fast Saga (2021) - IMDb

F9: The Fast Saga also known as Fast and Furious 9 is one of the best Sci Fi Movies ever. It is the 10th movie under the Fast and Furious Franchise. People had a lot of curiosity and waited for the movie after its last part, The Fate of Furious which was released in 2017. The film stars almost the same old faces such as Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and some few faces like John Cena replacing The Rock. The movie is based on the common theme of saving the world from the misuse of technological advancements. The movie was released on 25th June 2021 globally and it did a business of $721.3 Million on Box Office. 

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Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings:

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - Wikipedia

It is more of an Action and Fantasy film than a Sci Fi Movie but there are some elements in the movies which keeps it in the list of top 10 Best Sci Fi Movies 2021. This 2hr 12 min long movie has been rated 7.7 star rating on IMDb. The plot of the movie is based on a Martial-arts master Shang-Chi who confronts the past he thought he left behind when he’s drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization. The film is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and stars Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Fala Chen, etc. The Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings was released on 2nd September 2021 in India and received an overwhelming response from the Indian audience with a 9.6 star rating on Paytm. The movie has a total Box Office Collection of $430.5 Million. 

Little Fish:

Little Fish - Official Trailer | HD | IFC Films - YouTube

It is a 2021 release American Sci Fi romantic drama film starring Olivia Cooke, Raul Castillo, Soko and Jack O’Connell. Little Fish is directed by Chad Hartigan and written by Mattson Tomlin. The plot of the movie covers the fight of a couple to hold their relationship together as a memory loss virus spreads and threatens to erase the history of their courtship and love. It is a short movie of 101 minutes and was released in theatres on 5th February 2021. It did a business of $39053 on Box Office which is comparatively low but decent. 


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This movie is based on the concept of a parallel world where everything is dependent on quantum computing. The movie is written and directed by Noah Hutton. The movie has not gained too much collection on box office but it is a good watch if you are looking for best sci fi movies 2021 suggestions. 

Zack Snyder’s Justice League:

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The Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck starrer Sci Fi Movies Justice League is doing wonders on Box Office since release. Jack Snyder’s Justice League hit the screens on 18th March 2021 worldwide. Viewers seem to be very satisfied by the movie and have reviewed it as the most successful and best-madee films of DC. The movie got a 8.1 star rating on IMDb and is ranked 190th by popularity as of the date of writing this article. 

The Wanting Mare:

The Wanting Mare Review

This movie is a Sci Fi based romantic drama movie. The Wanting Mare is a story of 2 lands- Whithren (Hot) and Levithan (icy). The denizens of both the lands are enemies to each other and dramatically the boy from Levithan falls in love with a Whithren girl. The movie hereafter has a lot of VFX scenes following writers imagination and directors direction. This was appealing for the viewers and this made The Wanting Mare one of the top 10 Best Sci Fi Movies of 2021.

Come True:

Come True (2020) - IMDb

This Sci Fi Movie is based on the sleep study of a High School girl Sarah. Sarah suffers with recurring nightmares which has made her life hard and miserable. She turns to a university where she undergoes sleep study and is under observation of scientist Jeremy, who becomes a friend of Sarah. The story revolves around her where her condition becomes even worse when she undergoes sleep study proceedings. You should watch this film if you are curious about sleep, dreams and horror and recurring dreams. The movie has received a low IMDb ratings as low as 5.9/10. 

Space Sweepers:

Watch Space Sweepers | Netflix Official SiteThis Sci Fi based movie released in 2021 will take you to the future in 2092. The story shows how the crew of a space junk collector ship discovers a humanoid robot in 2092 and later discovers that it is a weapon of mass destruction. The movie has an average story plot and predictable story, but if you are a sci-fi lover you will love the VFX and the general settings. The movie was released on 5th February 2021 on Netflix. It is a 2hr 16 min long movie, so if you are willing to watch it you can login to your Netflix account.

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