The science-fiction genre has never been so cinematically alive. With films like Dune delivering massive box office profits and all of our favorite streaming services offering some kind of elevated sci-fi content for subscribers, the once-dusty space spectacle has become a silver-screen staple, and we can’t see any signs of this stopping.
For our readers who subscribe to Amazon Prime Video, the popular platform is home to an excellent library of sci-fi flicks, featuring recent releases and must-see classics. As fans of the genre and Prime Video experts, we’ve put together this roundup of all the best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime Video right now. And this month, it’s all about zombies and aliens, with new titles including World War Z, Independence Day, and Dune-helmer Denis Villeneuve’s psychological sci-fi thriller Arrival.