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6 thrilling sci-fi shows and movies coming to Netflix in March 2022

“The only good bug is a dead bug!”

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6. Guardians of Justice

March 1

Guardians of Justice comes from Adi Shankar, showrunner of Netflix’s Castlevania. With a mix of live-action and animation, it’s a trippy, satirical take on the Justice League by way of Alan Moore’s Watchmen.

Netflix

5. Gattaca

March 1

Gattaca is a slow-paced sci-fi classic set in a dystopian society where genetically engineered babies are the norm and people born the good old-fashioned way are second-class citizens at best.

Sony Pictures

4. Starship Troopers

March 1

Paul Verhoeven’s satirical Starship Troopers was largely hated upon release, only getting the credit it deserves more recently. It follows a gang of bright-eyed teens indoctrinated into a fascist regime as they carry out a bloody war against giant extraterrestrial bugs.

Sony Pictures

3. V for Vendetta

March 1

Based on the Alan Moore graphic novel, V for Vendetta is a parable of solidarity and resistance against totalitarianism. Its iconic Guy Fawkes mask even became a symbol for real-world protests after the movie’s release.

Warner Bros.

2. Sorry to Bother You

March 1

Directed by musician/activist Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You is a biting anti-capitalist satire with a shocking fantastical twist that I promise you won’t see coming.

Annapurna Pictures

1. Blade Runner 2049

March 26

Blade Runner 2049 returns to the world of 1982’s Blade Runner and the Philip K. Dick story that inspired it. 2049 follows a next-generation Replicant hunter through a journey that’s part manhunt, part existential crisis.

Warner Bros.