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 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
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
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 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 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.
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
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
Golden Globe winner Hugh Laurie drives this HBO comedy about a space crew trapped in a cruise ship with spoiled tourists as passengers.
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
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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The Harry Potter Boxset
You’re all set for a magical mega movie marathon with this boxset of all the Harry Potter movies.
The Dark Knight trilogy
The Batman story is retold with Christopher Nolan behind the camera and Christian Bale as a darker, moodier version of the superhero.
10 most brutal moments in House of the Dragon
The Game Of Thrones prequel, set nearly 200 years earlier, documents ferocious family drama in the quest for power.
House of the Dragon
House of the Dragon is the prequel to HBO’s Game of Thrones. Watch all episodes on Showmax now, and rewatch all 8 seasons of Game of Thrones.
Fire reigns! House of the Dragon comes to Showmax
HBO’s prequel to Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, is now available to binge-watch on Showmax.
In this HBO drama based on the acclaimed DC comic books, a second American Civil War turns Manhattan into a demilitarised zone, where a medic sets out on a harrowing quest to find her son.
His Dark Materials S1-3
As the events of Philip Pullman’s book The Amber Spyglass unfold, Lyra and Will journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned.
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Made in South Africa
After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, a doctor starts experiencing frightening, unexplained incidences.
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…
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: 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
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
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.
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)
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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The Bachelorette S19
The 2022 edition of the fan-favourite reality dating show sees not one but two gorgeous women looking for love.
The Good Fight S1-6
All episodes of this cult legal drama are now ready to binge, with the law firm facing tough new challenges.
An aristocratic Englishwoman and a Pawnee ex-cavalry scout come together in 1890 mid-America to cross a violent landscape.
Hosted by Musa Mseleku, Mnakwethu is an emotional reality show that sees married men introducing polygamy, and potential new wives, to their existing spouses.
Made in South Africa