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.

So, prepare to escape reality and dive headfirst into the world of sci-fi with the incredible lineup that explores infinite possibilities – whether it’s space travel that seems out of reach right now, or a disturbing dystopian story that could be imminently realised in the world today.

Caitlin Bassett as Addison, Raymond Lee as Dr. Ben Song in Quantum Leap S2 on Showmax

Quantum Leap S2

As lead physicist Ben Song takes an unauthorised leap into 1985, the Quantum Leap team have to figure out how to get him back.

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Jenna Lamia as Judy Cooper and Alan Tudyk as Harry Vanderspeigle in Resident Alien S3

Resident Alien S1-3

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.

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Infiniti S1 on Showmax

Infiniti S1

When the body of an American astronaut is found on a roof in Kazakhstan, a French astronaut and a Kazakh cop set out to solve the mystery.

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HALO Season 2 on Showmax

Halo S2

In the 26th Century, humanity bands together and risks everything to protect humankind from the universal threat: an alien race known as the Covenant.

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Mrs Davis on Showmax

Mrs Davis S1

In this fun, quirky sci-fi dramedy, an expelled nun played by Betty Gilpin takes on an all-powerful AI called Mrs Davis.

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The Midwich Cuckoos is on Showmax

The Midwich Cuckoos S1

This gripping sci-fi drama stars three-time BAFTA nominee Keeley Hawes in a horrifying tale taking place in a small English village subdued by a mysterious alien presence for an entire day, leaving the townspeople horrified and confused.

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.

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.

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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”.

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Barbie on Showmax

10 things to love about the onscreen Barbie Dreamhouse

The Barbie movie is out of the box! Here are 10 amazing features from Barbie Land that would turn any old dump into a real Mojo Dojo Casa House. 

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Barbie movie on Showmax

Barbie (2023)

An all-star rendition of Mattel’s Barbie doll. Barbie and Ken embark on an epic adventure into the human world and discover shocking truths.

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House of the Dragon Season 1 recap: Hatching the Dance of the Dragons

House of the Dragon Season 1 recap: Hatching the Dance of the Dragons

Why is everyone getting flamed? Get your Game of Thrones ducks and drakes in a row with our Season 1 recap, before House of the Dragon Season 2 takes flight on Showmax from 17 June.

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Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen and Emma D’Arcy as Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon

Season 2 of the HBO Original drama series House of the Dragon streaming in Africa from 17 June

Season 2 of the HBO’s Emmy-winning series House of the Dragon is set to debut June 17th on M-Net and Showmax, express from the US.

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Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon S2

House of the Dragon S2 coming to Showmax express from the US

Season 2 of HBO’s Emmy-winning series House of the Dragon will premiere on 17 June 2024, express from the US to Showmax. 

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HALO Season 2 on Showmax

Halo S2

In the 26th Century, humanity bands together and risks everything to protect humankind from the universal threat: an alien race known as the Covenant.

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House of the Dragon Season 2 is coming to Showmax

HBO releases House of the Dragon S2 teaser and first-look images

Binge-watch the first season of HBO’s House of the Dragon while you wait for Season 2 to land on Showmax express from the US in 2024.

Dungeons and Dragons Honour Among Thieves on Showmax

8 crazy treasures in Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves

Eight crazy things that D&D nerds will be thrilled to see in Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves – including our nemesis, Gelatinous Cube.