The 25 Best Science-Fiction Movies on Netflix, According to Critics

It may feel like we’re already living in a dystopian world but science fiction will always capture our imaginations.

As a genre, sci-fi is so sweeping and vast it seems limiting to place so many titles under the same umbrella. From E.T. to Bird Box, whatever your favorite flavor of futuristic fantasy, Netflix has a pretty decent offering to stream.

The list below reflects sci-fi films that are ranked by either Metacritic or Rotten Tomatoes and are currently on Netflix U.S.

The 25 Best Science-Fiction Movies on Netflix, According to Critics

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Metascore rating: 91

A Steven Spielberg classic. When an imaginative boy meets a lost alien, it is the beginning of one of cinema’s most endearing friendships. Elliott (Henry Thomas) helps the marvelous creature he calls E.T. find his way back home before government agents can capture him.


Metascore rating: 84

Directed by Parasite Oscar

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Bozeman high schools report fewer Fs despite pandemic challenges | Education

Despite a challenging start to the school year, Bozeman School District’s two high schools reported an overall lower number of failed courses for the fall semester compared to the past school year.

The principals at Bozeman High School and Gallatin High School reported seeing a concerning number of students receiving an F in at least one class during fall’s mid-semester mark. But through flexible grading options and support from teachers, fewer students received failing grades in the first semester.

“Teachers were really willing to work with students,” said Gallatin High Principal Erica Schnee.

By semester’s end, 3.3{13aab5633489a05526ae1065595c074aeca3e93df6390063fabaebff206207ec} of Bozeman High in-person students received an F, compared to 8{13aab5633489a05526ae1065595c074aeca3e93df6390063fabaebff206207ec} of Bozeman High students from last year. At Gallatin High, 8{13aab5633489a05526ae1065595c074aeca3e93df6390063fabaebff206207ec} of in-person students failed — the school is in its first year.

After noticing a higher-than-normal number of failing students halfway through the fall semester, conversations began among teachers about how

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Commentary: Jake Sanderson has his ‘Jonathan Toews Game’ in NCHC final

It was UND vs. St. Cloud State in the conference championship game. UND was wearing its home white jerseys and won the game 5-3.

And there was a UND player on the ice — one who should have been a high school senior but accelerated his education to come to college a year early — taking over the game.

In 2006, it was a guy named Jonathan Toews.

Toews was good all season for UND — he finished fourth on the team in scoring despite leaving briefly to win World Junior gold — but it was that night when you realized Toews’ talent was overwhelming and he could take over games. He drove UND on that night as much as, if not more than, any other high-end older player on UND’s roster, whether it was Travis Zajac or Chris Porter or T.J. Oshie or Rastislav Spirko.

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Toews had a goal,

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