Netflix Instant Play has a very limited choice of Sci-Fi films available, but among them are several gems worth noting. If you’re interested in the best science fiction TV shows on Netflix Instant, follow the link to check out the article.
You will probably have a difference of opinion with these 10, either with the order or with their very presence on the list. However, let us try to remember that taste in regards to nearly everything is subjective. Enjoy!
10.) THE MAN FROM EARTH (2007)
An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he is an immortal who has walked the earth for 14,000 years
9.) A BOY AND HIS DOG (1976)
A post-apocalyptic tale based on a novella by Harlan Ellison. A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex, and they stumble into an underground society where the old society is preserved. The daughter of one of the leaders of the community seduces and lures him below, where the citizens have become unable to reproduce because of being underground so long. They use him for impregnation purposes, and then plan to be rid of him.
8.) THE TERMINATOR (1984)
7.) GHOSTBUSTERS (1984)
6.) STARSHIP TROOPERS (1997)
5.) DEMOLITION MAN (1993)
4.) ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (2004)
3.) ROBOCOP (1987)
2.) PLANET OF THE APES (1968)
1.) DONNIE DARKO (2001)
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In late February, 2011, Netflix announced by way of their official blog that select TV shows from CBS will begin via their streaming service. For fans of sci-fi this meant the ability in the future to watch all generations throughout the rich legacy of live-action Star Trek.
The initial announcement stated the episodes would begin in early April but according to TrekMovie.com the shows will be available for streaming on July 1st, 2011. This includes Star Trek Voyager, Enterprise, The Next Generation, TOS & DS9. However, DS9 will launch on October 1st with TOS & Enterprise availability in HD. Additionally, subscribers will be able to view another sci-fi favorite: The Twilight Zone.
“This deal recognizes the increasing value of our content in today’s marketplace,” said Scott Koondel, President of Distribution, CBS Television Distribution. “More and more, people want to be able to access our programming on a wide variety of platforms. We are very pleased that the titles offered through this deal will now also be made available to a whole new community through the terrific and convenient service that Netflix offers. We will continue to pursue additional non-exclusive distribution partners that are additive to our overall business.”
Netflix will now be the only online premium subscription service to offer shows from all four of the major broadcast networks.Read More