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May The 4th Be With You: Best Sci-Fi Movies Streaming Now

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Every year around this time, people start talking about May the 4th, also known as Star Wars Day.

The famous pun “May the 4th be with you,” inspired by the famous line from Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, has turned May 4th into a holiday for die-hard fans of the franchise.

Check out the best science fiction movies and shows, including Star Wars, streaming now on Hulu.

How to Watch Star Wars

Kick-off your sci-fi movie binge with one of the most popular sci-fi movies on Hulu — and probably in the universe — Star Wars! Check out the episodes you can stream now with The Disney Bundle:

  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace*
  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones*
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith*
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope*
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back*
  • Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi*
  • Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens*
  • Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi*
  • Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker*
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story*
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story*

For Star Wars superfans, check out Empires of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy* to learn more about the franchise and its impact on pop culture.

*All titles above are available with The Disney Bundle. Access content from each service separately. 

© 2021 Disney and its related entities.

Best Sci-Fi Movies on Hulu

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Star Trek Movies

While we’ve seen many battles of the universe settled, the battle of Star Wars vs. Star Trek remains. The good news is, Hulu’s collection can help you put this to rest once and for all.

The iconic Star Trek franchise rose to fame with Star Trek: The Original Series, which took fans aboard the starship Enterprise for a five-year space expedition to “go boldly where no man has gone before.” The space adventures continued with the Star Trek film series, with releases from 1979 to as recently as 2016. The following are available for all Hulu subscribers:

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

We could all learn a thing or two from Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller) about escaping monotony. Join him in this sci-fi comedy about having the courage to bring the excitement of our daydreams into reality.

Watch: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

© 2021 20th Century Studios

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Based on the sci-fi book series by James Dashner, Maze Runner: The Death Cure (the final film of the trilogy) follows Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his group of escaped “Gladers” on a dangerous mission to save their friends.

Watch: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

© 2021 20th Century Studios

The Secret Garden

From the producers of the Harry Potter series comes The Secret Garden, a story about a young orphan girl (Dixie Egerickx) who discovers a magical garden on the grounds of her uncle’s (Colin Firth) estate.

Watch: The Secret Garden

Best Sci-Fi Shows on Hulu

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The Handmaid’s Tale

Set in a dystopian alternate American society, The Handmaid’s Tale follows one woman’s fight for freedom after being forced into sexual servitude as a means to combat a widespread fertility crisis. Season 4 of the Golden Globe® and 15-time Emmy®-winning series premieres on April 28, 2021, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday.

Check out the Beginner’s Guide to The Handmaid’s Tale for everything you need to know about joining the resistance.

Watch: The Handmaid’s Tale

The First

Love a good space drama? Then you’ll love The First starring Oscar®-winning actor Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone. This near-future Hulu Original drama follows a crew of astronauts who are attempting to become the first to step foot on Mars. Watch as the crew undertakes the greatest pioneering feat in human history.

Watch: The First

Rick and Morty

If you like your sci-fi with a side of adult comedy, check out Rick and Morty. Follow Rick, a sociopathic scientist, who drags his grandson Morty on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe.

Watch: Rick and Morty

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