5 of the Best New Sci-Fi Movies in October

Streaming and in-cinema. Watch: Foe, Johnny Z, Kraven the Hunter & Hoshi 35 – the most anticipated new sci-fi movies in October 20233

Space missions, zombie hunters and cute little kaiju. From moving sci-fi explorations to action-packed post-apocalyptic and time-travel adventures – in cinema and streaming on Netflix & Prime Video –  these are some of the most anticipated new sci-fi movies in October 2023. 

Complete with titles, dates, trailers, where it releases and links to watch your fave streaming science fiction movies right now…

Awesome New Sci-Fi Movies in October 2023


Cinema, 6 October 2023

In the tranquil embrace of their secluded ancestral farmland, Hen and Junior have woven the threads of a serene existence. Generations have tilled this earth, nurturing a legacy of peace. However, the tranquillity is ruptured when a mysterious stranger materialises unannounced on their doorstep. His proposition is as beguiling as it is unsettling, setting in motion a narrative of suspense and intrigue in Foe.

Watch: The Foe Trailer

Genres Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction
In Cinema

Johnny Z

Cinema, 6 October 2023

He’s half human, half zombie. And now a martial arts expert can help him hone his unique speed and agility to become a weapon. A weapon set to take vengeance on the evil corporations that caused it all in Johnny Z.

Watch: The Johhny Z Trailer

Genres Science Fiction, Action, Horror
In Cinema

Kraven the Hunter

Cinema, 6 October 2023

Prepare for a deep dive into the origins of one of Marvel’s most iconic villains in this thriller. Aaron Taylor-Johnson takes centre stage as Kraven, tracing the enigmatic character’s path before his infamous clash with Spider-Man. With a captivating storyline and direction by J.C. Chandor, this film promises to unravel the compelling backstory of a formidable adversary. Marvel fans, get ready for a gripping cinematic experience based on the beloved comics in Kraven the Hunter.

Watch: Kraven the Hunter Trailer

Genres Fantasy, Thriller, Adventure, Science Fiction
In Cinema

Totally Killer

Prime Video, 6 October 2023

In a chilling twist of fate, Kiernan Shipka finds herself entangled in a harrowing race against time. When the notorious “Sweet Sixteen Killer” resurfaces after 35 years, Jamie, portrayed by Shipka, is thrust into a perilous journey. A chance mishap catapults her back to the year 1987, a crucial moment in the killer’s deadly past. Jamie’s mission: halt the murderer’s reign of terror before it commences in Totally Killer.

Watch: Totally Killer Trailer

Genres Comedy, Horror, Time Travel
Streaming Prime Video | Watch it

Hoshi 35

Cinema (Japan), 21 October 2023

A limited release in Japanese theatres only (and hopefully an international release soon after!).  Hoshi 35 is the story of young girl Aki, who befriends a small monster in her youth. After they get separated, many years pass. One day in the future, an earthquake hits adult Aki’s house, and a monster kaiju appears before her in Hoshi 35.

Watch: The Hoshi 35 Trailer

Genres Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Kaiju
In Cinema (Japan)

Plus: Awesome Sci-Fi Series & Movies

Time travel, time variance and murder at various points in time – it’s a temporal ride among these awesome sci-fi series in October and unmissable fantasy movies in October.

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