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6 incredible sci-fi shows and movies coming to Netflix in September 2022

“People have a habit of dying around me.”

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6. A Clockwork Orange

August 1

A Clockwork Orange is one of the most controversial movies ever made, and for good reason. Based on a classic dystopian novel, it’s sparked controversy with its violent and disturbing content. It’s worth it for Kubrick fans, but don’t expect a feel-good romp.

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5. Resident Evil

August 1

One of the most gloriously silly sci-fi series ever made is back on Netflix. The original Resident Evil, Apocalypse, and Retribution all return this month, and each is more absurd than the last.

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4. Bee and Puppycat

August 6

Bee and Puppycat is a delightful animated series about a young woman and her half-puppy, half-cat pal working odd jobs across space to make rent. Check it out for a charming change of pace.

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3. Dogs in Space Season 2

August 15

The second season of Netflix’s kid-friendly sci-fi show Dogs in Space lands this month. You can stream the well-reviewed first season, about genetically enhanced dogs sniffing out a home on another world, while you wait.

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2. Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles

August 23

Based on the latest Pokémon game, Pokémon: The Arceus Chronicles follows long-time series hero Ash on the trail of the legendary Pokémon Arceus.

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1. Elysium

August 27

The dystopian sci-fi movie Elysium is set in a world strictly divided between rich and poor, and tackles themes of worker exploitation and the struggle for healthcare access. You know, if you need a break from the real world.

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