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The Best Futuristic Movies and TV Shows on Plex

Finding a good Futuristic movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Futuristic movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Plex.

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1. Astro Boy

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6.3/10
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67/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG
Animation, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Set in the futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy (Atom) is a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before returning to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who rejected him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (HBO, Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Sanctuary

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7.3/10
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69/100
Year: 2008-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The adventures of the beautiful, enigmatic and always surprising Dr. Helen Magnus, a brilliant scientist who holds the secrets of a clandestine population called Abnormals - a group of strange and sometimes terrifying beings that hide among humans. Magnus seeks to protect this threatened phenomena as well as unlock the mysteries behind their existence.

Where to Watch: 59 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Plex & Vudu). 59 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles

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7.5/10
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58/100
Year: 1999-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: The exploits of the Mobile Infantry squad, "Razak's Roughnecks," during the SICON–Bugs War between a newly united humanity and an extraterrestrial race, known as the "Bugs," also sometimes referred to as Arachnids.

Where to Watch: 25 episodes (63%) are available to watch free online (Plex & Crackle). 40 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV).

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4. Space Precinct

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6.5/10
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43/100
Year: 1994-2021Seasons: 1
Science-Fiction, Fantasy

What it's about: Space Precinct is a British television series that aired from 1994 to 1995 on Sky One and later on BBC Two in Britain, and in first-run syndication in the US. Many US stations scheduled the show in late night time slots, which resulted in low ratings and ensured cancellation. The series was created by Gerry Anderson and was a mix of science fiction and police procedural that combined elements of many of Anderson's previous series such as Space: 1999, UFO and Thunderbirds, but with an added dash of Law & Order and Dragnet. Gerry Anderson was Executive Producer along with Tom Gutteridge. One of the series' directors was John Glen who had previously helmed various James Bond movies.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Crackle). 23 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV). 24 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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5. Partridge Family 2200 A.D.

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6.0/10
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35/100
Year: 1974-2021Seasons: 1
Family, Animation

What it's about: The adventures of a futuristic version of the Partridge Family.

Where to Watch: 14 episodes (88%) are available to watch free online (Plex). 14 episodes (88%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo).

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6. Starhyke

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3.8/10
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37/100
Year: 2009-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: Starhyke is a British science fiction / comedy series filmed in 2004. Starhyke began production in October 2004 and starred Claudia Christian of Babylon 5 and Jeremy Bulloch from Star Wars. In 2007, the producers aimed to complete post-production, and in March 2008 it was announced that this process was now finished, however a later post on the official site stated that post-production would be completed at the end of September 2008, and that there was a private screening of all six episodes in Bristol, UK in November 2008.Currently only six episodes have been made. An announcement on the official site reported that the producers were "getting nearer to finalising a deal and being able to announce which channel has been lucky enough to add Starhyke to their spring schedule". Producer, Jonathan Brown, said in March 2008 that Virgin 1 and Sky One had refused the series while Five Life, Bravo and Paramount Comedy were considering buying it. As reported on the official website props, costumes and posters from Starhyke were featured in episode 39 of the BBC drama Casualty, broadcast on 24 May 2008.The series got its world premier at a press, cast and crew screening at the Showcase Cinema De Lux in Cabot Circus, Bristol on 8 November 2008. The series was released on DVD on 30 November 2009.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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7. LX 2048

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4.9/10
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54/100
Released: 2020
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In the near future, the sun has become so toxic people can no longer leave their houses in daytime, and normal life is conducted mostly inside the virtual realm. Against this dystopian backdrop, a dying man seeks to ensure the future well-being of his family, while coping with what it means to be human in this new reality.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex), stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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8. Class of 1999

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5.9/10
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59/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The time is in the future and the youth gang violence is so high that the areas around some schools have become "free-fire zones", into which not even the police will venture. When Miles Langford, the head of Kennedy High School, decides to take his school back from the gangs, robotics specialist Dr. Robert Forrest provides "tactical education units". These are amazingly human-like androids that have been programmed to teach and are supplied with devastatingly effective solutions to discipline problems. So when the violent, out-of-control students of Kennedy High report for class tomorrow, they're going to get a real education... in staying alive!

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Split Second

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6.2/10
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63/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In a flooded future London, Detective Harley Stone (Rutger Hauer) hunts a serial killer who murdered his partner and has haunted him ever since. He soon discovers what he is hunting might not be human.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Philo, fuboTV & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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10. The Blood of Heroes

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59/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a lady. However now joined by a talented newcomer, Kidda, an ambitious young peasant girl he and his team find they have one last chance for glory

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. Young Ones

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5.9/10
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59/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: In a future where water is scarce, a farmer defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 3 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Xchange

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5.6/10
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52/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: In the near future, a company called Xchange owns a mind transference technology that enables instantaneous travel by swapping bodies with someone at the destination. A member of the privileged corporate class ("Corpie") Xchanging for the first time unwittingly switches bodies with a terrorist. Forced to hide in a limited life span cloned body with just 2 days remaining, he races against time to stop the terrorist and regain his body.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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13. Transmorphers

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36/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: About a race of alien robots that have conquered Earth and forced humanity underground. After 400 years, a small group of humans develop a plan to defeat the mechanical invaders in the ultimate battle between man and machine.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Plex) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Microsoft).

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14. Crossbreed

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4.0/10
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43/100
Released: 2019
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: In the near future, the President of the United States hires a team of mercenaries to retrieve an alien bio-weapon from a top secret research facility orbiting the Earth. The plan is working until the cargo escapes.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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15. Helix

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4.3/10
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45/100
Released: 2015
Mystery, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When a low-level cop, Aiden Magnusson, solves an infamous crime, he is promoted to Sector One and used as a "poster boy" of success. But his newly established status and lavish life is jeopardised when the central computer system that governs his city accuses him of murder....Now Aiden must return to the ruins he once called home to solve the mystery and prove his innocence.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Crackle), stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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16. Technotise: Edit and I

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7.4/10
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61/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Animation, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Belgrade, 2074. Edit Stefanović, a psychology student, after failing the same university exam for the sixth time, decides to visit a dealer on the black market who installs a stolen military chip in her body that will record everything she sees to help her pass the exam. Edit also has a job at a scientific and social research company, in taking care of Abel Mustafov, an autistic math genius who discovered a formula that connects all forces in the world, but no computer was able to calculate it fully without becoming self-aware and shutting down immediately after that. After Edit sees the formula graph, the chip calculates the formula, and becomes able to "survive" thanks to its connection to Edit. It develops a parallel personality and affords her abilities greater than she ever imagined.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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17. Future My Love

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6.9/10
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39/100
Released: 2012
Romance, Documentary

What it's about: Directed and narrated by Maja Borg, Future My Love is a unique love story challenging our collective and personal utopias in search of freedom.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex).

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