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6 thrilling sci-fi movies new on Amazon Prime in July 2021

“In space, no one can hear you scream.”

Monsters, aliens, and robots, oh my!

This month’s new sci-fi movies on Amazon Prime focus on spooky fantastical creatures, with action, horror, and genre-bending romance.

Here are

6 thrilling sci-fi movies you need to watch on Amazon Prime in July 2021.

6. Underworld: Evolution (2006)

Underworld’s gory fight scenes and byzantine werewolf vs. vampire lore are either your thing or they’re not. If you’re already in the fan club, Evolution is a capable sequel that sets up even more bizarre movies to come.

5. The Tomorrow War (2021)

The Tomorrow War debuted this month on Amazon Prime. Critics haven’t exactly been raving, but creepy creature designs and plenty of action make it a fun popcorn flick.

4. I, Robot (2004)

Loosely based on Isaac Asimov’s work, I, Robot is a capable sci-fi action movie, elevated by lead Will Smith’s charisma and the best special effects 2004 had to offer.

3. Hellboy (2004)

Guillermo del Toro and Ron Perlman are the perfect pairing for this smart, bombastic comic book action movie. It’s faithful enough to the books to keep superfans happy without leaving newcomers out in the cold.

2. Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)

A wholly different take on the vampire film, Only Lovers Left Alive is slow-paced, melancholic, and strangely funny. It follows a centuries-old couple navigating boredom and love in the modern world.

1. Alien (1979)

Alien’s gender-blind casting, blue-collar view of space, and nightmarish monster design make it one of the most influential sci-fi films ever. If that’s not enough, it’s still as tense and beautiful as it was 40 years ago.

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