Nothing lets you escape reality better than a good, convincing sci-fi experience. The choices below will have you so immersed, that you’ll be checking the washing machine for wormholes.
A combination of the goonies and first encounters with the fourth kind sets it up brilliantly as a show that can ignite your inner sense of childhood adventure while terrifying you senseless.
In the same year as the swticheroo of Gone Girl, there was Under the skin. An alien disguises itself as a woman and journeys around Scotland seducing men before devouring them. Received a controversial reception and definitely not for the faint hearted.
Time travel exists but only available to those who pay for it on the black market. ‘Loopers’ are hired to travel back in time to take out a target. Will have you working out the timeline in your head for days after.
A timeless parody of the original Star Wars trilogy that is still funny today.
Dark cold war era comic book tale about superheroes who return from hiding to find out who murdered their former colleague. Ideal choice for sci-fi fans who like their superhero movies with a handful of gritty realism mixed in.
Aliens exist on earth but are made to live in poor conditions and treated terribly. A must-watch just for hearing how a South African accent reacts to the surprising turn of events.
Wacky scientist Rick and Grandson Morty team up to explore the hilariously dark and unsettling realities of space and time travel. Definitely not your traditional PC cartoon, makes Family guy look like Noddy in comparison.
All these picks are just the tip of the iceberg of the truly great shows available to check out on Netflix! And with plenty more teasers being released daily, the future is looking very bright for tv lovers!