Here are some of the top science fiction films that you can add to your Netflix Instant Queue right now!

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I love a good sci fi movie, and I recently learned that some of the greatest science fiction films are available to watch on Netflix Instant Streaming – which is great news! So, if you are in the mood for aliens, cult classics, campy B-movies or just some good classic sci fi movies Netflix has you covered!

If you are logged into your Netflix account you can click the links below to be taken right to that movies page. And remember, all of these films were available in April 2011, but that may change.
  • Blade Runner: Theatrical Cut (1982) Rated R : A man is called out of retirement in a future Los Angeles to take out androids in this re-edited version of a famous film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford.
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 30th Anniversary Ultimate Edition (1977) Rated PG : After a man encounters a UFO he seeks out others who have had similar experiences. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Richard Dreyfuss.
  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) Rated R : Mel Gibson stars as Mad Max, the man who hunts for gasoline in a post-apocalyptic Australia.
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Rated PG : A biologist and a health inspector notice a strange type of alien invasion.
  • District 9 (2009) Rated R : A business conglomerate forces aliens that have landed on Earth into containment zones and slave labor… until a government agent tries to help out.
  • The Fifth Element (1997) Rated PG-13 : Bruce Willis stars as a futuristic cab driver who helps a strange girl fight to save the universe.
  • Starship Troopers (1997) Rated R : Soldiers travel to an alien planet to fight “bugs” – based on Robert A. Heinlein’s famous novel.
  • Fire in the Sky (1993) Rated PG-13 : Based on the (true?) story of an Arizona logger who claims to have been abducted by aliens in 1975.
  • Monsters (2010) Rated R : The U.S. – Mexico border is “infected” with aliens – which is where a photographer tries to save his boss’s daughter.
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971) Rated R : A teenage miscreant wanders aimlessly amid a bleak, futuristic urban landscape. Directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Malcolm McDowell.
  • Johnny Mnemonic (1995) Rated R : Keanu Reeves stars as a man who must deliver the sensitive information stored in his head before he dies… or is killed. Based on William Gibson’s famous short story.
  • Sphere (1998) Rated PG-13 : A team of scientists investigate an alien ship at the bottom of the ocean. Based on Michael Crichton’s novel, and starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone and Samuel L. Jackson.
  • Tin Man (2007) Not Rated : A 3-part, Emmy-nominated miniseries which puts a sci-fi spin on L. Frank Baum’s Wizard of Oz story.
  • Fantastic Voyage (1966) Not Rated : A group of medical experts miniaturize themselves so they can enter a man’s body and remove a blood clot.
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (1956) Not Rated : Godzilla awakens from his 1,000 year slumber and stomps on Tokyo in this first of many Godzilla movies.
  • Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1958) Rated PG : The campy classic about a giant woman who takes out her frustrations on the town.
  • Bicentennial Man (1999) Rated PG : A robotic servant begins to experience feelings and creative thought. Based on the short story by science fiction grandmaster Isaac Asimov.
  • Starman (1984) Rated PG : Jeff Bridges stars as an alien who crashes on Earth and takes the form of a recently deceased man.
  • Hellboy (2004) Rated PG-13 : A demon summoned by Nazis decides to fight for good rather than evil. Based on Mike Mignola’s comic book series and directed by Guillermo del Toro.
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Rated G : Strange monoliths appear throughout the solar system, and an evil computer terrorizes some astronauts! Based on Arthur C. Clarke’s short story “The Sentinel”
  • Timecop (1994) Rated R : Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as a policeman who goes back in time to stop a corrupt senator.

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