Stream the best sci-fi series on Showmax

Stream the best sci-fi series on Showmax

Looking for something a little out of this world? Say no more. If you’re a sci-fi fanatic, we put this list of shows together just for you. And you can start watching them right now on Showmax.

The Last of Us is on Showmax

The Last of Us S1

Joel and Ellie, a pair connected through the harshness of the world they live in, are forced to endure brutal circumstances and ruthless killers on a trek across post-pandemic America.

The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth

In this fascinating sci-fi series, an alien arrives on Earth to learn to become human and find the one woman who can help save his species.

The Handmaid’s Tale S5

The Handmaid’s Tale S5

In the fifth season of the multi-Emmy-winning drama season, June faces the consequences of her actions in the explosive Season 4 finale.

Resident Alien S2 is on Showmax

Resident Alien S1-2

Is humanity worth saving? This is the dilemma faced by a crash-landed alien who assumes the identity of a small-town doctor who solves crimes.

Westworld S1-4

Westworld S1-4

Westworld is a dark odyssey about the fate of sentient life on Earth, with sci-fi killer-robots hell-bent on wrenching power back from humans.

Station Eleven

Station Eleven

This post-apocalyptic drama follows survivors of a pandemic as they try to rebuild the world anew while trying to hold on to humanity.



Based on the iconic, multi-billion-dollar video game franchise. In the 26th-century, humanity bands together and risks everything to protect humankind from the universal threat: an alien race known as the Covenant.

Raised by Wolves S1-2

Raised by Wolves S1-2

The biggest show ever filmed in South Africa is back, with the androids and their children facing a new threat to the human race.

Avenue 5 S1

Avenue 5 S1

Golden Globe winner Hugh Laurie drives this HBO comedy about a space crew trapped in a cruise ship with spoiled tourists as passengers.

Lovecraft Country

Lovecraft Country

A black man sets out across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. What follows is a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and some terrifying monsters.

The Outsider S1

The Outsider S1

This crime thriller, created by Richard Price, who was a writer for The Wire and The Deuce, has been described as “Stephen King meets the X-Files”.

Love jump-scares?

Horror movie Smile is on Showmax

Smile (2022)

After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, a doctor starts experiencing frightening, unexplained incidences.

Chucky Season 2 on Showmax

Demon dolls: Chucky, The Conjuring and more creepy toys you’ll never forget

The making of the creepiest dolls in the world of on-screen horror: from Chucky to Annabelle in The Conjuring to the haunted doll in True Blood…

Chucky Season 2 on Showmax

Chucky S2

Based on the popular horror movies: a vintage doll turns up at a yard sale and soon the tone faces a series of horrifying murders.

Let the Right One In on showmax

Let The Right One In: Who would you kill to save your children?

This father will do anything to save his daughter – even if she is a vampire. Here are the four of the horror series’ creepiest moments.

Vampire snacks: Series to sink your teeth into on Showmax

Vampire snacks: Series to sink your teeth into on Showmax

These bloodthirsty series, all streaming on Showmax, give us a window into the dark life of the children of the night.

Let the Right One In is on Showmax

Let the Right One In

A 12-year-old girl and her father live an isolated life, but when is turned into a vampire, he faces new challenges to provide for her.

Kindred is on Showmax

Kindred (2020)

Plagued by mysterious hallucinations, a pregnant woman suspects that the family of her deceased boyfriend has intentions for her unborn child. Tamara Lawrence (Small Axe) was nominated for Best Lead […]

The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)

The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)

A small-town sheriff who is struggling with a failed marriage, a rebellious daughter, and a lacklustre team of officers is tasked with solving a series of brutal murders that are occurring on the full moon.

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