We have gathered a list of the most popular sci-fi blockbusters available on Amazon Prime. New movies released in 2018 & 2019. We have gathered our list on IMDB’s popularity’s ratings, and have decided not yet to look in to the best sci-fi tv shows streaming on Prime & Netflix like Roswell & Snowpiercer (the show). This article is movies only.
This sci-fi blockbuster is from the direction of Jon Turteltaub. A group of scientists come face to face with a 75-foot megalodon shark. This Chinese-American co-production stars Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, and Cliff Curtis. The movie rights were bought in 1996, even before the novel it was based on was released (Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten). However, the production never moved forward. After many stops and starts, Warner Bros. finally picked it up in 2015 and production began in 2016. From a budget of USD 178 million, it grossed USD 527.8 million worldwide. Not everyone liked it, but some important ones were moderately enthusiastic.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow, Jurassic World director, serve as the executive producer of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the fifth part of the Jurassic Park film series. Helmed by JA Bayona, from the screenplay of Derek Connolly and Trevorrow. Jeff Goldblum, Bryce Dallas Howard, BD Wong, and Chris Pratt return to reprise their roles. Universal Pictures distributed the film worldwide where it grossed USD 1.305 billion, against a budget of USD 187 million. In this installment, politicians argue whether or not the dinosaurs should be saved from an impending volcanic eruption on Isla Nubar. Former park management and employees work together to save the dinosaurs.
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Guillermo Del Toro produces the sequel to his blockbuster movie, Pacific Rim. Co-written and directed by Steven S. DeKnight, it grossed USD 290.5 million worldwide from a budget of USD 176 million. Starring John Boyega, who also co-produced the film, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Burn Gorman, Charlie Day, and Rinko Kikuchi, the film picks it up 10 years after the Battle of the Breach. The portal is already closed. The Jaeger program is threatened to be replaced by drone-controlled Jaegers. But unbeknownst to them, an enemy lurks in their midst.
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Ron Howard helms Solo: A Star Wars Story from the screenplay of Jonathan and Lawrence Kasdan. The film is based on the story of Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich. He is joined by Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany. Produced by Lucasfilm Ltd for USD 300 million, it grossed USD 392.9 million when it was distributed by Walt Disney Studios. It was considered the first box office bomb for the Star Wars franchise, though it was praised for its cast’s performance. The film tells the story of young Han, his connection to Qi’ra, how he met Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian, and how he got into smuggling. Next to on Amazon Prime, you can also watch it online on Netflix.
Drew Pearce writes and directs his directorial debut Hotel Artemis, a cyberpunk thriller that was released in June 2018. It stars Jodie Foster, Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Day, Dave Bautista, and Jeff Goldblum. Produced by The Ink Factory, 127 Wall, and Marc Platt Productions for USD 15 million and grossed USD 12.5 million when it was distributed by Global Road Entertainment and is available to watch online on Amazon Prime. Not everyone loved it. Luckily there are plenty of other new Sci-fi movies streaming on Amazon Prime. Scifi.watch keeps track of all the new daily additions.