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11 mind-bending sci-fi shows and movies you need to watch on Netflix in July 2021

Netflix is bringing out some hot new sci-fi for its July 2021 update. There’s plenty of action and a dash of comedy in this month’s best sci-fi shows and movies. So here are...

11 amazing sci-fi shows and movies you need to watch on Netflix this month.

11. Terminator 2: Judgment Day

July marks 30 years since the release of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, so it’s fitting that the all-time classic action flick (and perfect summer blockbuster) is back on Netflix.

10. Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway

Gundam fans will find a capable continuation of the series’ decades-long story in Hathaway. Newcomers might feel a little left out, but there’s still enough political intrigue and big punchy robots to keep them satisfied.

9. Star Trek

If you’re enjoying Star Trek: Discovery, Picard, or Lower Decks, you have Star Trek 2009 to thank for proving the beloved series still works for modern audiences, even if its sequels were a letdown.

8. Zathura: A Space Adventure

Jumanji in space! This mostly forgotten action-comedy is back on Netflix this month. It won’t blow your mind, but it’s a surprisingly solid family-friendly adventure.

7. Snowpiercer

In the dead of summer, there’s something almost comforting about a movie set in a new Ice Age. The rest of Snowpiercer is a dystopian nightmare, but summer is a good season for some class warfare, too.

6. A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange is an even more depressing dystopia than Snowpiercer in some ways, especially since it follows a gang of violent psychopaths. It’s a great but hard-to-watch film, and it leaves Netflix July 31.

5. Zombieland

Finally, an upbeat apocalypse! Make some time to watch the funniest zombie movie since Shaun of the Dead before it shambles off Netflix on July 31.

4. Mad Max (1979)

What is it with Netflix and end-of-the-world movies this month? Set before the bombast of Fury Road, Mad Max takes place just as society is teetering over the edge, so it should feel extremely relatable in 2021.

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3. Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness

Resident Evil movies have a reputation for being terrible but extremely fun to watch. We don’t expect this follow-up to the Resident Evil 4 game to break the mold, but we’re up for more undead schlock when it premieres on July 8.

2. Biohackers

Biohackers gets off to a slow start, but its story about illegal biotech experiments at a medical school will get its mutant hooks in you soon enough. Season 2 hits Netflix on July 9.

1. The Flash

The Flash has been one of the best superhero shows on TV for years, even if its later seasons aren’t up to speed. The story continues with Season 7 racing to Netflix on July 28.