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68 Best New Sci-Fi Movies of 2019, 2020, & Beyond (Updated!)

Wondering what new sci-fi films 2019 and 2020 will deliver us? We’ve received you coated with the MASSIVE record under.

From alien invasions to area battles to post-apocalyptic adventures to every thing else in the realm of countless prospects, there are lots of probably nice (and doubtless some not-so-great) science fiction films on the horizon.

Judging by the slate of films we’ve compiled here, 2019 and 2020 are going to be epic for sci-fi movie junkies.

We tried to avoid the sci-fi horror stuff because that’s a rabbit gap we didn’t need to go down on this publish (and it additionally deserves its personal listing in the future). But, we thought a useful sci-fi movie release calendar can be great (we have been right).

Uncover what new science fiction films are coming this yr and subsequent yr within the listing under.

Listed here are all of the most effective upcoming sci-fi films of 2019 and 2020 to sit up for:

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Sci-fi Movies 2019

1 Replicas


Release Date: January 11, 2019
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve
Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff

Keanu Reeves is certainly seeing a resurgence in reputation following his latest string of films, which includes 47 Ronin, John Wick (which we included on our record of the top 50 most underrated motion films of all-time), and Knock Knock. Replicas is just one of Keanu’s seven upcoming tasks, and it appears to have quite a bit of promise. The film will comply with a scientist who turns into obsessive about bringing again his lifeless relations following a tragic visitors accident. The movie is being directed by Tanya Wexler with a story written by Stephen Hamel (who simply so occurred to help produce John Wick).

2 Captive State

Captive State

Launch Date: March 29, 2019
Starring: John Goodman, Vera Farmiga, Machine Gun Kelly, Madeline Brewer
Director: Rupert Wyatt

If the still of John Goodman in a masks in some type of submersible shown above doesn’t pique your curiosity, I’m unsure what would. Captive State is an upcoming Chicago-set sci-fi movie that’s set 10 years after an alien pressure has taken issues over. It’ll discover the lives of each side of the battle.

You’ll be able to watch the trailer right here.

3 I Am Mom

I Am Mother

Launch Date: June 7, 2019
Starring: Hilary Swank, Luke Hawker, Clara Rugaard
Director: Grant Sputore

A robot mom who raises a teenage woman following an extinction occasion in an try and repopulate the earth is interrupted by a stranger with alarming news.

4 Men in Black: International

Men in Black: International

Release Date: June 14, 2019
Starring: Tessa Thompson, Chris Hemsworth
Director: F. Gary Grey

A Men in Black spin-off movie titled Males In Black: Worldwide will hit in 2019, and it’s stated to increase the world of MiB in the same means that Jurassic World expanded that franchise. Before you ask, no, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones aren’t anticipated to reprise their roles. Wouldn’t be stunned to see an uncredited cameo or two, although.

As an alternative, the movie shall be led by Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, who will monitor down a mole in the MiB group.

5 Advert Astra

Ad Astra

Release Date: September 20, 2019
Starring: Brad Pitt, Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga
Director: James Grey
Watch the Trailer Right here.

Advert Astra will comply with an Military Corps engineer on the search across the galaxy to seek out his father, who disappeared 20 years ago whereas on a mission to seek out alien life.

6 Gemini Man

Gemini Man

Launch Date: October 11, 2019
Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen
Director: Ang Lee

I’m wondering if we’ll ever be sick of seeing Will Smith sci-fi flicks? In our skilled opinion, in all probability not, and Gemini Man sounds extremely promising. Not only will it star Smith, who will play the position of an older hitman who has to face-off towards a younger clone of himself, however VFX will permit him to play the position of his youthful self as properly. Cool.

It appears completely sensible.

7 Terminator: Dark Destiny

Terminator: Dark Fate

Launch Date: November 1, 2019
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton
Director: Tim Miller
Take a look at the Terminator: Dark Fate Comic-Con Featurette here.

Deadpool‘s Tim Miller will direct the upcoming Terminator Reboot that will see the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, as well as James Cameron. Undoubtedly, we should expect this to be a passing of the reigns to a new generation so that Hollywood can continue making Terminator movies. Still, it’s going to be an enormous massive price range sci-fi film for summer time 2019.

8 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Episode 9)

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Episode 9)

Release Date: December 20, 2019
Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac
Director: J.J. Abrams

The Rise of Skywalker will be the epic conclusion to the new Star Wars trilogy, and we’re absolutely here for it.

Learn extra about all of the upcoming Star Wars films here.

Sci-fi Movies 2020 and Beyond

9 The Invisible Man

Launch Date: March 13, 2020
Starring: Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid
Director: Leigh Whannell

The Invisible Man, based mostly on the H.G. Wells novel and Common Footage’ basic monster characters, is seemingly in improvement limbo. Not solely did Universal’s new Darkish Universe movies not do nicely, which is one cause to shelve it, but in addition it has Johnny Depp’s identify hooked up to it, which hasn’t gone over nicely these days.

10 Godzilla vs. Kong

Release Date: March 13, 2020
Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Van Marten, Erol Brandis
Director: Adam Wingard

Who can be topped King of the Monsters? Our vote goes to Godzilla, however who knows who shall be named the victor.

11 Bill & Ted Face the Music

Bill & Ted Face the Music

Launch Date: August 21, 2020
Starring: Keanu Reeves, William Sadler, Alex Winter
Director: Dean Parisot

Invoice and Ted discover themselves nonetheless making an attempt to develop into rockstars, but now they’re middle-aged dads. The movie is just in the early pre-production levels, but a minimum of we all know Keanu and William Sadler are returning.

12 Dune


Release Date: November 20, 2020
Forged: Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista
Director: Denis Villeneueve

Frank Herbert’s sci-fi novel might be tailored to the large display for a brand new era of movie-goers. It’s at present in pre-production.

Also, we know Hans Zimmer will probably be behind the rating – what more might you need?

13 Chaos Strolling

Chaos Walking

Launch Date: TBA 2020
Starring: Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Mads Mikkelsen, Nick Jonas
Director: Doug Liman

Based mostly on the dystopian ebook collection of the identical identify, the Chaos Strolling movie is at present wrapping up its improvement. The story is about in a dystopian world through which all dwelling creatures can hear each others’ ideas in a stream of photographs and sounds referred to as Noise.

14 Jurassic World three

Jurassic World 3

Launch Date: June 11, 2021
Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard
Director: Colin Trevorrow

While we obviously don’t have any details relating to the Jurassic World 3 plot proper now, we do know it’s within the pipeline and tentatively slated for summer time 2021. The news comes by way of Slashfilm, who reviews that Colin Trevorrow says Jurassic World 2 will set up what’s to return in Jurassic World 3.

15 Avatar 2

Avatar 2

Launch Date: December 17, 2021
Starring: Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver
Director: James Cameron

We don’t have any plot particulars for Avatar 2 but, but it is going to be the sequel to 2009’s largest movie, with James Cameron returning behind the digital camera. In fact, James Cameron also introduced Avatars three, four, and 5, however we don’t assume the collection will make it that far.

Now, the film has been delayed a yr from its originally-intended 2020 launch date.

16 Star Blazers Movie

Release Date: TBA 2020
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

The script for the Star Blazers movie, based mostly on the cult anime TV collection from the 1970s, is presently being written by Zach Dean (the man who wrote Deadfall). [more via Den of Geek]

TBA Dates

17 Alien: Covenant Sequel

Alien: Covenant Sequel

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Ridley Scott

The final Alien: Covenant film will mark the top of the Alien prequels, and it’ll be directed by Ridley Scott.

The newest update notes that it is presently being written, so it seems to be like we’re still quite a methods away.

18 Obi-Wan Kenobi Film (Unconfirmed)

Launch Date: Rumored 2020 However TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

A standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi movie will start filming in January 2019, in accordance with The Unbiased. We’ll replace as we get extra details, but this was additionally beforehand rumored by THR.

Rumor has it now, nevertheless, that these anthology films have been placed on maintain because of A Solo Story‘s lower than stellar reception.

19 Machete Kills Again in Area

Machete Kills Again in Space

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Danny Trejo
Director: Robert Rodriguez

Voz attempts to start out a nuclear struggle on Earth and then flees to area. Machete follows. Or perhaps he doesn’t, as a result of we haven’t heard a factor concerning the movie’s progress all yr.

20 Artemis

Release Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Phil Lord and Chris Miller

Andy Weir’s Artemis will get a movie from Captain Marvel author Geneva Robertson-Dworet [via Variety]

21 Maintain Again the Stars

Hold Back the Stars

Release Date: TBA
Starring: John Boyega, Letitia Wright
Director: Mike Cahill

Hold Back the Stars follows the tale of a person and lady who’re trapped in area with solely 90 minutes of oxygen left, and to cross the time, they delve into the various reminiscences of their love affair on Earth. Primarily, the tale plays out like Romeo & Juliet in Area.

Stars John Boyega and Letitia Wright have been only recently added to the film’s forged, which is one more reason for us to get excited about it.

22 I, Robotic 2

I, Robot 2

Release Date: TBA
Starring: In all probability Will Smith? Someway?
Director: TBA

23 The Six Billion Greenback Man

The Six Billion Dollar Man

Release Date: TBA
Starring: Mark Wahlberg

We will rebuild him. We have now the know-how. The movie will star Mark Wahlberg as Steve Austin, a army officer who becomes part of a top-secret government program after a near-fatal accident. Utilizing cutting-edge know-how, he’s was the world’s first really bionic man: better, stronger, quicker. It’s based mostly on the TV collection of the identical identify. Whereas we’re not a lot a fan of Mark Wahlberg, we understand we’re within the minority, and sci-fi lovers are going to be wanting ahead to this movie.

24 Inversion

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Caiyu Yang
Director: Mark Waters

What occurs when Earth steadily loses her gravity? A Chinese scientist (Caiyu Yang) and an American street-man try to stop the chaos. More to return as news comes in.

25 The Blob

The Blob

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson

In fact, we all keep in mind the original The Blob film, after which the brand new iteration in 1988. Now, The Blob will get a third Hollywood redux. This time, hopefully, it gained’t appear to be a ball of cherry Jello. The film will probably be directed by Simon West (Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider), with Samuel L. Jackson hooked up to star. Is it attainable to make such a ridiculous concept relevant to immediately’s horror sci-fi viewers?

26 Alien Sleeper Cell

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA

Wachowski brothers’ protege James McTeigue (V for Vendetta) is about to direct Alien Sleeper Cell, a sci-fi thriller with parts of The Bourne Id and TV’s The People set in an alien invasion state of affairs.

27 Tron 3

Release Date: TBA
Starring: Jared Leto

No particulars out there yet, however in response to CinemaBlend, it’s still occurring (for some cause).

28 Robotech


Release Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Andy Muschietti

A live-action Robotech film is within the works, and originally was set to star Leonardo DiCaprio. He in all probability gained’t star within the lead position now that the film has truly been greenlit, however we don’t know for positive simply yet. Hopefully, we’ll get some Robotech casting information quickly.

29 Area Invaders

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA

We’re not so positive that a Area Invaders movie is such a good suggestion, particularly because the recreation didn’t have any backstory or lore to it. And, given the failure of the newest video game movie, Pixels, the studio may need to hold off on dashing this out. Still, it’s in the works.

30 Untitled Sci-Fi Courtroom Drama

Release Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Darren Aronofsky

Particulars are tremendous scarce for this challenge, however again in July 2017 The Monitoring Board reported that director Darren Aronofsky will direct a courtroom drama revolving round artificial intelligence.

31 Only You

Release Date: TBA
Forged: David Oyelowo
Director: Jacob Estes

A time journey thriller from Blumhouse that’s being directed by Jacob Estes, the writer of 2017’s Rings. That’s just about all we all know at this point, but keep tuned for extra.

32 The Black Gap

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA

The Black Gap is a “reinvention” of the 1979 sci-fi movie of the identical identify, and will probably be directed by Oblivion director Joe Kosinski. The original adopted a research vessel that finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole. (Observe: This is not the same as 2015’s The Black Hole, which starred Dean Cain).

33 Mass Effect

Release Date: TBA
Forged: TBA

There is a Mass Effect film at present in manufacturing by Legendary Footage with EA and Bioware in tow. We don’t know whether the movie will begin with Commander Shepard leading his group on a mission to defeat an historic alien race.

34 Mad Max: The Wasteland

Launch Date: TBA
Forged: Tom Hardy, Ahmed Adel
Director: George Miller

Comply with-up to Mad Max: Fury Street.

35 The Division Film

The Division Movie

Launch Date: TBA
Forged: Jessica Chastain, Jake Gyllenhaal
Director: Stephen Gaghan

Whereas obviously not initially a online game, calling the upcoming The Division movie something however a online game film can be incorrect. Without Ubisoft’s The Division, there wouldn’t be a film. It’s based mostly on the works of Tom Clancy, and it follows the battle to take back NYC.

36 Stargate

Release Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Roland Emmerich

It’ll comply with the identical story as the unique, the place an archaeologist and a gaggle of marines uncover a portal to a different world. We do know that the film has been placed on maintain until after the Independence Day sequel has been accomplished.

37 Origin Unknown

Release Date: TBA
Starring: Katee Sackhoff, Steven Cree, Julie Cox
Director: Hasraf Dulull

Battlestar Galactica‘s Katee Sackhoff will star in the upcoming space drama called Origin Unknown, which will follow the story of Mackenzie Wilson who crashes on the first manned mission to Mars. She’s then summoned to help A.R.T.I. (a man-made intelligence system) to research a mysterious object underneath Mars’ floor – an object that would change our future as we all know it.

38 Luna Park

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: Tom Cruise
Director: Doug Liman

Another Tom Cruise and Doug Liman sci-fi movie? Okay, cool. An enormous finances sci-fi film that revolves round a gaggle of renegade staff who venture to the moon to steal an enormous source of power.

39 Boss Degree

Release Date: TBA
Starring: Mel Gibson, Frank Grillo
Director: Joe Carnahan

An fascinating idea of a sci-fi movie that seems like Groundhog’s Day with a sci-fi twist. It follows a retired special forces officer who’s trapped in an apparent endless time loop on the day of his demise.

40 Halo Film

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

The film based mostly on the longstanding online game franchise of the same identify.

41 Reside Die Repeat and Repeat (Edge of Tomorrow sequel)

Launch Date: TBA
Director: Doug Liman
Starring: TBA

The Edge of Tomorrow sequel, additionally directed by Doug Liman.


Launch Date: TBA
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Starring: Tom Hanks

The BIOS film shall be set on a post-apocalyptic earth that follows a robotic built to guard the life of his dying creator’s beloved dog, studying about love, life, and friendship.

43 Independence Day three

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Roland Emmerich

Plot is at present unknown, however it’s a follow-up to Independence Day: Resurgence.

44 The Ceaselessly Warfare

The Forever War

Release Date:  TBA
Starring: Channing Tatum
Director: TBA

The Ceaselessly Conflict movie will star Channing Tatum, and it’ll comply with Personal William Mandella who has been sent by way of area and time to struggle in a distant thousand-year conflict. However he’s in a race towards time to finish his mission, as his months are his residence’s centuries.

45 Armada


Release Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

Based mostly on the best-selling novel by Ernest Cline of the same identify.

46 Rendezvous with Rama

Rendezvous with Rama

Launch Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: TBA

Based mostly on the Arthur C. Clarke novel of the identical identify, the film will comply with a staff of astronauts who’re sent on a mission to discover an enormous interstellar spaceship heading straight for the sun. Need to know more concerning the ebook? It’s on our record of the most effective sci-fi books of all-time.

47 Furia

Release Date: TBA
Starring: Vin Diesel
Director: David Twohy

Riddick finally finds his house planet in the long-awaited 4th film within the Riddick franchise. The movie shall be rated R. Apparently, will probably be the primary of the ultimate two Riddick movies, with the first film truly revolving round going via the Underverse and the second around truly being on Furia.

48 Pale Blue Dot

Release Date: TBA
Starring: Zazie Beetz, Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm
Director: Noah Hawley

Pale Blue Dot is a movie that facilities around a feminine astronaut who begins to lose her grip on reality upon returning again to Earth.

49 RoboCop Returns

RoboCop Returns

Release Date: TBA
Starring: TBA
Director: Neil Bloomkamp

MGM has made Neil Bloomkamp liable for a model new RoboCop reboot (of the reboot?) referred to as RoboCop Returns. The movie is being produced by the unique movie’s writers, Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner. The plot is straightforward: RoboCop returns to Detroit as the town’s destiny hangs within the stability.

Upcoming Superhero Movies

The superhero style is as in style as ever, and with the current launch of Logan — which many have referred to as the perfect Wolverine film up to now — it’s clear that the genre isn’t going anyplace. The subgenre has a rabid fanbase, and the movies have mass attraction, which suggests potential for field office domination. Listed here are all of the upcoming superhero films that we find out about proper now, and we’ll update accordingly.

50 Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

Launch Date: March eight, 2019
Director: TBA
Forged: Brie Larson

51 Shazam

Launch Date: April 5, 2019
Director: TBD
Forged: Dwayne Johnson

52 Avengers: Infinity Struggle Part II

Launch Date: Might 2019
Director: Joe and Anthony Russo
Forged: TBD

53 Spider-Man: Homecoming 2

Release Date: July 5, 2019
Director: TBD
Forged: Tom Holland

54 Cyborg

Release Date: April three, 2020
Director: TBD
Forged: Ray Fisher

55 Inexperienced Lantern Corps

Launch Date: June 19, 2020
Director: TBD
Forged: TBD

56 The Flash

The Flash

Release Date: TBA
Director: TBA
Forged: Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Kiersey Clemons, Billy Crud

57 Gambit

Release Date: TBA
Director: TBA
Forged: TBA

58 Inhumans


Launch Date: TBA
Director: TBA
Forged: TBA

59 Justice League Dark

Release Date: TBA
Director: Doug Liman
Forged: TBD

60 The Batman

The Batman

Release Date: TBA
Director: Who is aware of at this point.
Forged: Robert Patinson

The Batman is definitely going by means of the early levels of improvement hell proper now. First, Ben Affleck dropped out as director, then there were rumors of him eager to drop out as Batman totally, then Matt Reeves was director, wasn’t director, after which turned director again. The newest? The Batman goes via a whole rewrite from scratch, which means Reeves gained’t be getting someone’s sloppy seconds.

We’re definitely okay with Warner Bros. taking their time this time round, so right here’s to hoping that The Batman turns out great. For now, just know that it’s one of probably the most anticipated superhero films of 2019.

61 Nightwing


Release Date: TBA
Director: TBA
Forged: TBA

62 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Release Date: TBA
Director: TBA
Forged: TBA

All we’ve at this point for the third Guardians of the Galaxy movie is that it has been officially confirmed by director James Gunn. We assume he’s going to take the reins for it as nicely, however that hasn’t been confirmed but. Still, know that Guardians 3 is on the best way sooner or later in the future.

63 Suicide Squad 2

Release Date: TBA
Director: TBA
Forged: TBA

The only thing we all know concerning the Suicide Squad sequel at this point is that it’s on the best way, and that Adam Cozad will write it.

One way or the other, someway, Suicide Squad 2 is occurring. Here’s to hoping it’s a bit better than the unique.