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The Best Dystopia Movies on Netflix

Finding a good Dystopia movie 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 Dystopia movies of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. A Clockwork Orange

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8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo90%
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92/100
Released: 1971Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the mercy of the state and its brainwashing experiment designed to take violence off the streets.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. V for Vendetta

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8.2/10
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91/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as “V” conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When V rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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3. Her

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8.0/10
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91/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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4. Snowpiercer

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7.1/10
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86/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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5. The Lobster

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7.1/10
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82/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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6. The Little Prince

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7.7/10
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82/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Based on the best-seller book 'The Little Prince', the movie tells the story of a little girl that lives with resignation in a world where efficiency and work are the only dogmas. Everything will change when accidentally she discovers her neighbor that will tell her about the story of the Little Prince that he once met.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Google Play).

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7. Cloud Atlas

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7.4/10
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81/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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8. A.I. Artificial Intelligence

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7.2/10
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81/100
Released: 2001Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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9. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

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8.2/10
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80/100
Released: 1997
Animation, Anime

What it's about: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding the series, while also opening up some new possibilities.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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10. Equilibrium

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7.4/10
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79/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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11. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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6.7/10
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78/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG
Comedy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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12. The Book of Eli

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6.9/10
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77/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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13. What Happened to Monday

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6.9/10
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76/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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14. 9

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7.1/10
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68/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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15. The Rover

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6.4/10
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68/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: 10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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16. Synecdoche, New York

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7.6/10
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67/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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17. Advantageous

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6.2/10
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67/100
Released: 2015
Drama, Family

What it's about: In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter, Jules, do all they can to hold on to their joy, despite the instability surfacing in their world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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18. The Aerial

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7.4/10
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67/100
Released: 2007
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: La Antena (English: The Aerial, 2007) is an Argentine drama film, written and directed by acclaimed film director Esteban Sapir. The film features Alejandro Urdapilleta, Rafael Ferro, Florencia Raggi, and others. The movie begins with a pair of hands typing on a typewriter. The denizens of a nameless city "in the year XX" have lost their voices. People communicate by mouthing out words that are spelled mid-air. The only person who has kept the use of her voice is La Voz ("the voice"), a singer working for the sole TV channel broadcast in the city, run by Mr. TV, who desires La Voz. La Voz wears a hood over her head that hides away her face. She has a son called Tomás, an eyeless little kid who nonetheless also has a voice (although this is kept a secret). Tomás lives next door to Ana, whom he one day befriends after a letter addressed to his house is erroneously delivered to hers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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19. Into the Forest

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5.8/10
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65/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In the not too distant future, two young women who live in a remote ancient forest discover the world around them is on the brink of an apocalypse. Informed only by rumor, they fight intruders, disease, loneliness & starvation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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20. Kill Command

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5.7/10
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65/100
Released: 2016
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines. Against this backdrop an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island training facility. What starts out as a simple training exercise for Captain Bukes and his tight-knit unit, descends into a terrifying battle to the death, as the marines discover the island is overrun by an enemy that transcends the human concept of evil.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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21. Automata

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6.1/10
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63/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation, routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, YouTube & FandangoNOW).

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22. Anon

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6.1/10
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62/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears to have subverted the system and disappeared. She has no identity, no history and no record. Sal realizes it may not be the end of crime but the beginning. Known only as 'The Girl', Sal must find her before he becomes the next victim.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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23. Æon Flux

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5.4/10
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60/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is sent on a mission to kill a government leader, she uncovers a world of secrets.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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24. Equals

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6.1/10
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59/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A futuristic love story set in a world where emotions have been eradicated.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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25. The Bad Batch

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5.3/10
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58/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don’t play with your food.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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26. Death Race 2050

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3.7/10
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53/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: The year 2050 the planet has become overpopulated, to help control population the government develops a race. The Death Race. Annually competitors race across the country scoring points for killing people with their vehicles.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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27. Illang: The Wolf Brigade

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6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo29%
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53/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In 2029, the elite police squad Illang combats a terrorist group opposing reunification of the two Koreas. But another enemy may be lurking nearby.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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28. The Titan

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4.8/10
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51/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Mystery

What it's about: On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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29. The Humanity Bureau

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5.1/10
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50/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In 2030 the world is in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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30. Ares

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6.2/10
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50/100
Released: 2016
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: In a near future, the world order has changed. With its 10 millions of unemployed citizens, France has now become a poor country. Its people wavers between rebellion and resignation and find an outlet in the shape of TV broadcast ultra brutal fights in which the players are legally doped and unscrupulous.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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31. Skyline

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4.4/10
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49/100
Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight for their lives as the world unravels around them.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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32. White Chamber

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4.4/10
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47/100
Released: 2018
Drama, Horror

What it's about: The United Kingdom. Soon. Civil war rages. A woman wakes up in a blindingly white cuboid cell. Using its sophisticated functionality, her captor tortures her for information; information she claims not to have - or does she?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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33. Battlefield Earth

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2.5/10
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38/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has descended into a near primitive state. After being captured, it is up to Tyler to save mankind.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. Daemonium: Soldier of the Underworld

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4.1/10
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35/100
Released: 2015
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: The story of Daemonium begins in an alternate universe to ours, in which magic and technology coexist with humans and demons. A powerful family hires a band of mercenaries and forces Fulcanelli, a wizard and con artist, to invoke a demon with the purpose of gaining even more power. Of course, things go terribly wrong. The wizard escapes and the demon slaughters the mercenaries, with the exception of Razor. He’s the one who seals the deal to become lord of the criminal underworld. The family kidnaps Lisa, his pregnant wife, and turns her into a merciless killing machine and the spear point of their offensive against Razor. But she’s not the only threat to the crime lord. It’s only a question of time before the demon returns to claim Razor’s soul. Fulcanelli seems to be the key to stopping the demon and Razor sends out his band of sexy killer robots to find him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).