Since India has been under lockdown from the last 26 days, most of the people are facing extreme boredom which has resulted in a sharp increase of internet traffic. Most of them are showing keen interest in streaming online movies and web-series. People are preferring to watch movies online
rather than watching it on television channels and this has landed them on the online streaming portals like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+Hotstar and many others to name. As now they have the privilege to adjust the movie genre and the time flexibility which they have on these
platform has increased the demand even more. The most talked-about genre in movies is Sci-fi and Fantasy movies.
Fantasy movies take you into a different world of imagination and an entire horizon of fantasy is open to the viewer. So, the fantasy genre is growing rapidly on online streaming platforms as they provide us with something that is beyond our imagination and makes all of us excited. They deal in a space adventure, zombie apocalypse, time-travel, imaginary city or country, and many others which are enough to give goosebumps to the audience.
Here is the list of best-10 Sci-fi and Fantasy movies both from Hollywood and Bollywood:
1.Predestination: Predestination is a Sci-fi and Fantasy Time Travel movie. A member of an elite group of time-travelling agents who stop crime before it happens in a horrific terror attack in New York City. The movie stars Ethan Hawke in one of his best performances till the date. This movie is
2.The Jungle Book: The Jungle Book is a 2016 American Sci-fi and Fantasy movie. An orphan boy raised by animals named Mowgli in the jungle seizes his destiny while confronting a dangerous enemy named Sher Khan with the help of his friend named Bhegeera and Baloo. This movie will stun your eyes with its visual effects and action sequence.
3.Jumanji (1995), Jumanji-Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and Jumanji-The Next level (2019):
Jumanji is a Sci-fi and Fantasy and Comedy movie. This movie trio revolves around a magical board game in which if you have started the game you have to finish it to survive. The last two instalments have visual effects at its best. This movie trio is best to watch.
4.Ready Player One: When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world. Ready Player One is a Sci-fi and Fantasy, Virtual Gaming movie with visual effects that will blow your mind and you will say, “how is this possible?”.
5.Bhavesh Joshi Superhero: Bhavesh Joshi Superhero is a fantasy and action drama movie. The origin story of Bhavesh Joshi, an Indian superhero, who sets out to fulfil his slain friend’s wish to clean and reform the country, by training himself to fight and wearing a mask on his face. An
underrated movie that will never disappoint you.
6.The Matrix: Matrix is a Sci-fi Action-packed movie. In this movie, a computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. Keanu Reeves as Neo put forths some tremendous acting skills.
7.Inception: Inception is 2010 Sci-fi and Fantasy-based movie which deals with a person named Cobb who steals information from his targets by entering their dreams. He has declared wanted for his alleged role in his wife’s murder and his only chance at redemption is to perform the impossible, inception. Excellent direction and plot development make this movie unique. And you will never doubt the acting skills of Leonardo DiCaprio after watching this movie.
8.King Kong: King Kong is 2005 Sci-fi and Fantasy movie in which a greedy film producer assembles a team of moviemakers and sets out for the infamous Skull Island, where they find cannibalistic natives and a giant ape. They imprison it to bring it to New York. However, they land in trouble when the giant ape is set free in the city. Great visual effects and a must watch Sci-fi movie.
9.John Carter: John Carter is a 2012 Sci-fi movie in which a former military captain named John Carter finds himself transported to Mars, where he learns about his superhuman capabilities. Things take a turn when he rescues a princess who is on the run. Great visual effects with awesome acting skills. A must watch!
10.Oblivion: An underrated Sci-fi movie that deserves your attention. Jack Harper, a drone repairman stationed on Earth that has been ravaged by war with extraterrestrials, questions his identity after rescuing the woman who keeps appearing in his dreams.
Some of these movies, though underrated deserve your attention and I hope you will love watching these movies in the lockdown to overcome your boredom. Happy Watching!!