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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Chinatown Is Still a Thrilling, Clear-eyed Portrayal of the Arrogance of Power

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A 2011 Jake Gyllenhaal thriller reinvented the time travel movie

The Quantum Leap meets Groundhog Day flick you didn’t know you needed.

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Jurassic Park III saw the series try monster horror. Maybe it shouldn’t have.

With director Joe Johnston replacing Steven Spielberg, the beloved franchise upped the ante on monsters... and little else.

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