2023 Sci-fi

The 6 biggest sci-fi movies to look forward to in 2023

Resolve to make time for these hotly anticipated films.

Netflix

6. 65

March 17, 2023

In maybe the silliest premise of the year, 65 stars Adam Driver and Ariana Greenblatt as space travelers who somehow get sent back 65 million years and need to battle dinosaurs to survive.

Sony Pictures

5. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

June 9, 2023

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts brings the cast of the Beast Wars series into the movie series’ continuity. Set in 1994, Rise of the Beasts sees the Autobots getting caught in a war between Transformers who take the shape of animals.

Paramount

4. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

June 30, 2023

Set in 1969, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny features an older Indy once again battling Nazis for control of a mysterious artifact. The plot is still under wraps, but it’s possible Dial of Destiny will go full sci-fi and introduce time travel.

Disney

3. Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part One 

July 14, 2023

The seventh Mission: Impossible movie continues the series’ tradition of high-tech spycraft and death-defying stunts. Dead Reckoning Part One was delayed nearly two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so anticipation is high.

Paramount Pictures

2. Dune: Part Two

November 3, 2023

Dune: Part Two continues the story of the supposedly unfilmable book series. Picking up from 2021’s Dune: Part One, it serves as an adaptation of the back half of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel.

Warner Bros.

1. Rebel Moon

TBA 2023

Directed by Zack Snyder, Rebel Moon centers on a young woman recruiting warriors from multiple planets to protect her colony from an invading army. It’s being filmed back-to-back with a planned sequel.

Netflix