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Netflix March 2021: 11 astounding sci-fi shows and movies

"Get your ass to Mars."

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Netflix is losing one great sci-fi thriller this month, but adding plenty to make up for it.

It's a good month for science fiction fans. Here are the best shows and movies you need to watch on on Netflix in March 2021.

11. The Dark Knight (2008)

This all-time great showdown between Batman and the Joker changed how people see superhero movies, and it’s back on Netflix starting March 1.

10. Inception (2010)

You’ll want to check out Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending heist movie — about a crew sneaking into their target’s dreams — before it leaves Netflix on March 31.

9. I Am Legend (2007)

Will Smith puts in an incredible dramatic turn as a scientist trying to cure a deadly plague that’s turned most other survivors into bloodthirsty zombies.

8. Jason X (2001)

If you’ve got a healthy appetite for camp, you’ll be glad to hear the Friday the 13th sequel that sent Jason to space is back on Netflix as of March 1.

7. Skylines (2020)

The conclusion to the Skyline trilogy continues its run of pretty but empty action flicks, this time centered on superpowered alien hybrid Rose. It hits Netflix on March 18.

6. Space Sweepers (2021)

A ragtag crew of space scavengers finds a child with incredible powers in one of the best premieres of 2021.

5. Total Recall (1990)

Arnold Schwarzenegger can’t remember whether he’s a construction worker on vacation to Mars or a brainwashed spy in this special effects masterpiece.

4. Pacific Rim: The Black (2021)

A darker, more personal spin-off of Guillermo del Toro’s underrated kaiju movie lands on Netflix on March 4.

3. The One (2021)

The head of a start-up that promises its clients true love comes under fire after a shocking death in this thriller premiering March 12.

2. The 100 (2014–2021)

With an eighth and final season on the way, now is a great time to start this series about teens trying to reestablish society on post-apocalyptic Earth. What could go wrong?

1. Black Mirror — “Be Right Back” (2013)

With two great leads in Hayley Atwell and Domnhall Gleeson, “Be Right Back” tackles grief and AI as a woman uploads her deceased boyfriend’s personality to a robotic replica. (Watch the entire series on Netflix.)

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