7 Sci-Fi Movies & Series Worth Checking Out

1. Synchronicity-“is a 2015 American science fiction film directed, written, and edited by Jacob Gentry. It stars Chad McKnight, A. J. Bowen, Brianne Davis, Scott Poythress, and Michael Ironside. McKnight plays a physicist who invents a time machine and becomes suspicious that others may be trying to steal the technology. It premiered at the 2015 Fantasia International Film Festival and was released as a limited release in theaters and on video on demand and iTunes on January 22, 2016.” (source)
2. ARQ-“is a 2016 American-Canadian science fiction film directed by Tony Elliott. It was selected to be screened in the Discovery section at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was released on Netflix worldwide on September 16, 2016. Robbie Amell plays an engineer whose invention causes time to loop during a home invasion. He attempts to save his former lover, played by Rachael Taylor, while learning who has targeted him and why.” (source)
3. Spectral-“is an American military science fiction film directed by Nic Mathieu. The screenplay was written by Ian Fried, Mathieu, and George Nolfi from a screen story by Fried. The film stars James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Emily Mortimer, and Bruce Greenwood. The film was released on December 9, 2016.” (source)
4. The 100-“The 100 (pronounced The Hundred) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series that premiered on March 19, 2014, on The CW. The series, developed by Jason Rothenberg, is loosely based on a 2013 book of the same name, the first in a series by Kass Morgan.

The series follows a group of teens: Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor), Bellamy Blake (Bob Morley), Octavia Blake (Marie Avgeropoulos), Jasper Jordan (Devon Bostick), Monty Green (Christopher Larkin), Raven Reyes (Lindsey Morgan), Finn Collins (Thomas McDonell), John Murphy (Richard Harmon), and Wells Jaha (Eli Goree) as they become the first people from a space habitat to return to Earth after a devastating nuclear apocalypse; the series also focuses on Dr. Abby Griffin (Paige Turco), Clarke’s mother, Marcus Kane (Henry Ian Cusick), a council member on “The Ark”, and Thelonious Jaha (Isaiah Washington), the Chancellor/Wells’ father.” (source)

5. Stranger Things-“The series is set in the 1980s in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, and is a homage to 1980s pop culture, inspired and aesthetically informed by the works of Steven Spielberg, John Carpenter, Stephen King, Robert Zemeckis, and George Lucas, among others.” (source)
6. Monsters-“is a 2010 British science fiction monster film written and directed by Gareth Edwards in his feature film directorial debut. Edwards also served as the cinematographer, production designer, and visual effects artist. Monsters takes place years after a NASA probe crash in Mexico which led to the sudden appearance of giant tentacled monsters. It follows Andrew Kaulder (Scoot McNairy), an American photojournalist tasked with escorting his employer’s daughter Samantha Wynden (Whitney Able) back to the US by crossing through Mexico’s “Infected Zone” where the creatures reside.” (source)
7. Alphas-“Alphas is an American science fiction dramatic television series created by Zak Penn and Michael Karnow. It follows a group of people with superhuman abilities, known as “Alphas”, as they work to prevent crimes committed by other Alphas.” (source)

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