Best Sci-Fi Movies On Disney+ Hotstar (May 2022)

By Andrew Lu | Updated on 09-May-2022

With space invaders invading our theatre screens and interstellar complexities defying the laws of physics, science fiction, a genre of speculative fiction, has become more and more popular over time. Here are the top 20 Sci-Fi movies that you should check out on Disney+ Hotstar:

In a thrilling confrontation between the apes led by Caesar and the humans for the control of Earth, War for the Planet of Apes is a nail-biting sci-fi movie on Disney+ India. The visual effects, story, cinematography and emotional depth of this movie have won it numerous accolades, and this film is one you cannot afford to miss!

A romantic fantasy drama, The Shape of Water, is an exceptionally well conceptualised and nuanced movie that builds on the story of a mute cleaner at a high-security government laboratory falling in love with a humanoid amphibian creature in captivity. One of the top Sci-fi movies on Disney+, this breath-taking movie is something that will keep you captivated till the very end.

One of the most popularly watched Hollywood movies on Disney+, Avengers: Endgame, is hands down the best combination of science fiction, adventure, excitement, and action wrapped into an exploding package. A sequel to Avengers: Infinity War, this movie has a star-studded cast and some great action scenes. What are you waiting for? Check it out on Disney+ Hotstar right now!


An exciting movie that takes you on a roller coaster ride, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, is about the quest of the Guardians across the cosmos to help Peter Quill learn more about his mysterious parentage. Are they successful? What do they encounter on their journey? Check out this top sci-fi film on Disney+ Hotstar to know what Quill learns about his parentage.

A psychological science fiction movie, Ad Astra, is about an astronaut who goes into space searching for his long-lost father. Little does he know that his father’s obsession to find intelligent life outside earth poses a peril to the whole solar system. Wondering what this Hollywood sci-fi movie on Disney Hotstar has to offer? Then why wait?

A movie with some breath-taking views and fascinating depictions of the yonder, The Martian is a movie where the protagonist strives to survive on Mars after being accidentally stranded by his crew members. The direction, screenplay, scientific accuracy is amplified by Matt Damon’s stellar performance. One of the best sci-fi movies of Disney+ Hotstar that you cannot afford to miss!


Produced by Marvel Studios, Captain Marvel¸ is an exciting, nail-biting story set in the background of Earth caught in an intergalactic conflict between two extra-terrestrial intelligent civilisations. While the comics depicted the character as a male, Marvel took a chance and made her a woman, showing that female-led films can be blockbusters too. Want to know if Captain Marvel saves the day? Check the sci-fi movie out on Disney+ India.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier presents a story of how Captain America joins forces with Black Widow and Falcon to uncover the conspiracy within S.H.I.E.L.D, all of this while facing the Winter Soldier. One of the best Hollywood sci-fi movies on Disney+, this is a must-watch for all those who enjoy some excellent superhero action!

An epic space film, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, is the third part of the Star Wars trilogy. The story revolves around Rey, Fin, and Poe leading the Resistance’s final stand against the Supreme Kylo Ren and his First Order. The action sequences, musical score and pacing, keep the viewers wanting for more. Do not miss this top sci-fi film on Disney+ Hotstar!


A unique cyberpunk action film and considered one of the Best sci-fi movies Disney+ Hotstar, Alita: Battle Angel is the story of Alita, a cyborg who awakens her body with no memory of the past and tries to uncover her destiny. It has received immense praise for Salazar's performance, the action scenes and the visual effects; this movie cannot be skipped at any cost!

As the protagonist of this movie, Benedict Cumberbatch learns the mystic arts after his career-ending car crash. Interested in time travel, traversing the boundaries of space-time and extraordinary feats defying the fundamentals of physics? Then do not forget to watch Doctor Strange.

Among the top sci-fi films on Disney+ Hotstar, X-Men: Dark Phoenix is a superhero sequel to the 2016 X-Men: Apocalypse. Can the X-Men face the wrath and unchecked power of the Phoenix after their mission in space goes wrong? Watch the movie to find out!


Black Widow 2021 follows the story of Natasha Romanoff played by Scarlet Johansson. The movie serves up another blockbuster Marvel formula with a fun family dynamic. Natasha Romanoff, aka the Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger; she must deal with her history as a spy, as well as the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger. The exciting sci-fi movie is very entertaining.

"Avatar" is one of the top science fiction movies ever made. The movie has impressive graphics and is directed by James Cameron. The movie tells you the story of paraplegic Marine Jake Sully, who infiltrates a native alien species on the exomoon, Pandora, as an avatar. He falls in love with one of the natives and joins them to fight against his colonel's efforts to drive out the Na'vi. It is one of the best sci-fi movies ever made. The much-acclaimed movie was a critical and financial success and became the highest-grossing film of all time. The movie is a must-watch for all sci-fi fans.

Eternals is a fantastic sci-fi movie that takes you to an exciting new team of Super-Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for centuries and protecting humanity and shaped history and civilisations. Following the events of Avengers Endgame 2019, the immortal Eternals came out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy – The Deviant. Watch the movie to find out how the Eternals fight the Deviant and save humankind.


Terminator: Dark Fate, one of the many in the terminator series, is a story about an augmented human and Sarah Connor trying to stop an advanced liquid Terminator from hunting down someone whose fate the entire human race is dependent on. Check this top sci-fi film on Disney+ Hotstar!

A science fiction film that succeeds three other instalments, The Predator, is about a bunch of PTSD afflicted soldiers along with a scientist that takes on an invading pair of predators to save humankind. A must watch action-packed movie!

Based on one of the most popular Marvel Comic characters, Iron Man 2, is the story of Tony Stark facing a two-front assault from the United States Government to give up his proprietary technology and the Russian scientist and his version of the Ironman technology. Though nearly a decade has passed since its release, this movie is a must-watch for all those who enjoy some good action sequences, the cheekiness of Tony Stark and the visual treats that it offers!


One of the highest-grossing science fiction movies in 2014, Big Hero 6, is the first Disney animated film to feature Marvel Comics characters. It presents the story of Hiro Hamada, a robotics prodigy and Baymax, his late brother's healthcare provider robot, who form a superhero team to combat a masked, dangerous villain.

A 2018 superhero movie straight out of Marvel Comics, Black Panther, with its late star Chadwick Boseman, is about how the protagonist is crowned as the king of Wakanda post his father’s death and is challenged by Killmonger, who ends up sparking a global revolution. It broke all box office records and is a must-watch top Hollywood film on Disney Hotstar.

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