10 Best Sci-Fi Movies on Amazon Prime UK | TheReviewGeek Recommends

From wedding-day glitches to mind-bending tax talks, Amazon Prime has a plethora of great sci-fi films available to stream.

Here are 10 of the best stellar titles to view on the platform right now in the UK.

Blade Runner (1982)

Ridley Scott’s adaptation of Philip K Dick’s 1968 novel Do Android’s Dream of Electric Sheep might have been cooly received by cinemagoers upon its release in 1982, but it’s status as one of the jewels in sci-fi’s crown has long been cemented since.

Harrison Ford’s replicant-hunter Deckard prowls rain-soaked, crowded, retrofuturistic streets in search for a gang of mutinous droids, led by Rutger Hauer’s Batty. But he faces a dilemma when he stumbles across another replicant, Rachael (Sean Young), altering his perception on what it is to be human.

Palm Springs (2020)

Stuck at a wedding he can’t get out of, guest Nyles (Andy Samberg) accidentally involves maid of honour Sarah (Cristin Milioti) in his own personal groundhog day.

Well-trodden movie ground and tropes are deployed, but in Samberg’s hands this is a riotous event and well worth an hour and a half of your time as the pair deal with living someone else’s special day over and over again.

R.I.P.D. (2013)

Ryan Reynolds’ Nick learns that life as a cop doesn’t end with death as he’s forced to join an afterlife law enforcement department after being shot by one of his colleagues.

Jeff Bridges, Mary-Louise Parker and Kevin Bacon are among the cast of this movie about the Rest in Peace Department who try to stop the human-disguised monsters who are attempting to bring the apocalypse to Earth.

Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)

The multi-Oscar winning, mind-melting action-comedy sees laundromat Evelyn’s (Michelle Yeoh) reality literally torn apart during an unpleasant meeting with Jamie Lee Curtis’s tax bureaucrat Deadrie, leaving her to reconsider whether the adventurous life she craved is all that desirable.

Thought-provoking sausage-finger and Ratatouille-mind-control laughs abound.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

Brad Pitt’s titular character lives life in reverse: born as an old man and then dying young in David Fincher’s Oscar-winning adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s short story.

Cate Blanchett and Tilda Winton are among the impressive cast.

Pontypool (2008)

What if words themselves were deadly? That’s the premise of this low-budget Canadian horror story, which focuses on an amateur dramatic society’s performance of Lawrence of Arabia, as well as Stephen McHattie’s shock jock DJ and his team who report on this story of a century as the deadly bug spread by the English language sweeps the town outside.

Meet Cute (2022)

A time-loop tale about a tan-shop time machine and a person’s struggle with depression.

Sheila (The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco) likes her date with Gary (Pete Davidson) so much she decides to repeat it night after night. Should she mould him into the perfect partner, or leave his trauma intact?

Ex Machina (2014)

Oscar Isaac and Domnhall Gleeson are the tech bros who learn the hard way about the perils and pitfalls of falling in love with artificial intelligence.

Alice Vikander provides a spell-binding turn as robot Ava, who might either be a traumatised victim of her patriarchal overlord, or the greatest threat humanity has ever faced.


Species (1995)

Natasha Henstridge’s alien ploughs her way through a male cast of characters in this fun, silly nineties action-adventure.

Ben Kingsley’s government agent leads the team attempting to prevent humanity from annihilation by this interstellar seductress.

Oblivion (2013)

Tom Cruise adds some star-dust to this blockbuster as veteran agent Jack, tasked as Earth’s custodian following an alien attack that left the planet desolate and its human population evacuated off-world.

A downed spacecraft soon reveals that his repairman mission might not be all that it appears to be.

So, there we have it, our list of 10 best sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime UK. Do you agree with our picks? Or have we missed a crucial choice off the list? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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