The ASAP Awards

A celebration of the best sci-fi movies streaming right now. Recommended and written by Inverse readers. Updated daily from March 22-31.

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You need to watch the most influential sci-fi movie ever on HBO Max ASAP

A movie still more than capable of making viewers say “whoa.”

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You need to watch the most disorienting time travel movie for free online ASAP

A humanizing and disorienting time travel adventure, this classic redefines what it means to be a hero.

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You need to watch the most innovative sci-fi movie on HBO Max ASAP

It’s a classic for a reason, people.

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You need to watch the most original time travel movie on Netflix ASAP

Smart time travel with a sharp message, this sci-fi flick is worth watching and ruminating on.

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You need to watch the most epic sci-fi movie on Amazon Prime ASAP

A long overdue conclusion is also a deeply satisfying one.

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You need to watch the most important sci-fi thriller of the century ASAP

Political but not preachy, this over the top action sci-fi will shock and stimulate you.

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You need to watch the most surreal sci-fi movie on HBO Max ASAP

Thoughtful and beautifully animated, this ‘70s curio is well worth the trip.

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You need to watch Christopher Nolan’s most important sci-fi movie on Paramount+ ASAP

Only getting more relevant as it ages, Nolan’s meditation on climate, science, and love is worth your time.

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You need to watch the best time-travel thriller on Netflix ASAP

A time-travel movie that works because it tells you to ignore the technicalities and focus on its beating heart.

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You need to watch the most pivotal sci-fi movie on HBO Max ASAP

Endlessly debated, imitated, referenced, and parodied, few films have left a mark like this Kubrick classic.

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You need to watch Christopher Nolan’s most intense thriller on HBO Max before it leaves next week

Christopher Nolan’s final film before fame is a taut thriller that shows why he became a household name.

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You need to watch Sam Raimi's most underrated movie before it leaves HBO Max next week

This 1992 movie may be overlooked as part of a series, but it stands firmly on its own two feet.

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6 fantastic sci-fi movies leaving HBO Max in May 2022

“This is my boomstick!”

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You need to watch Tom Cruise’s most iconic thriller before it leaves Netflix next week

It’s infamous. It’s ridiculous. It’s awesome.

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6 incredible sci-fi movies leaving Netflix in May 2022

“There are worse things out tonight than vampires. Like me.”

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In 1992, one sci-fi movie pushed the boundaries of digital effects. But, it wasn’t only a technological achievement.

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You need to watch The Rock’s most subversive sci-fi thriller before it leaves HBO Max next week

Dwayne Johnson’s villainous turn in this action thriller is a rare sight to behold.

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You need to watch M. Night Shyamalan's most divisive thriller on HBO Max ASAP

More than the meme it was reduced to, M. Night Shyamalan’s surreal thriller is worth another look.

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You need to watch the most underrated prison thriller on Netflix before it leaves next week

Sometimes bad things happen to okay people.

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You need to watch the most subversive sci-fi sequel on HBO Max ASAP

This ambitious 2021 blockbuster is a scathing critique of modern-day Hollywood.

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You need to watch this genre-warping time-loop anime on HBO Max

Re:Zero subverts the tired rules of fantasy anime

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You need to watch the best war thriller on Netflix before it leaves this week

A tense and thoughtful thriller, this movie explores an ugly subject that’s easier to ignore.

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You have to watch the most underrated time travel show on Hulu ASAP

The famous 1995 movie is for cinephiles. But the SyFy 12 Monkeys reboot is for science fiction fans.

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You need to watch the best time-travel epic ever on Netflix ASAP

'Outlander' weaves a sci-fi tapestry made of time-travel, love, and action like no other show. There's no better time than now to watch this epic romance on Netflix.

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You need to watch the most ingenious time-travel thriller on HBO Max ASAP

This little flick proves that big budgets are often just obstacles.

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You need to watch the best superhero movie franchise on Hulu before it leaves next week

Almost exhaustingly anarchic, these two chaotic flicks are well worth your time.