Who doesn’t enjoy their time watching some out-of-the-world sci-fi content? The genre of speculative fiction has a special place for space nerds for its science defying interstellar complexities and space invasions. A subscription to Disney+ Hotstar can get you access to a whole lot of galactic content such as Star Wars, Futurama and Marvel. The streaming service has a host of exciting sci-fi titles that will keep you captivated for hours. So if you want to find out about some Disney+ Hotstar sci-fi titles, keep reading!
‘Star Wars’ original trilogy
One of the biggest franchises in the history of cinema, Star Wars’ original trilogy won’t let you wait to finish watching once you start. The cinematic dynasty starts with “A New Hope” in 1977 as young Luke Skywalker meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, gets to know the ways to the force, joins the Rebel Alliance and eventually blows up the Death Star. The story continues with “The Empire Strike Back” which many consider the best in franchise history in which Luke meets Master Yoda for the first time to enhance his Jedi training. The epic trilogy comes to a conclusion with “Return of the Jedi,” with the destruction of the second Death Star.
‘Star Wars’ prequel trilogy
The second installment of films of the Star Wars saga, the Star Wars prequel trilogy is the story of how the galaxy fell into civil war. The prequel trilogy starts with “The Phantom Menace” which is best known for the antagonist, Darth Maul and his double-edged lightsaber. The second installment “Attack of the Clones,” which gives a first look at a grown-up Anakin as a Jedi is best known for its love story between Anakin and Padme Amidala. The trilogy concludes with the best of three films “Revenge of the Sith” which ends in an emotional battle between Obi-Wan and Anakin.
‘Star Wars’ sequel trilogy
The third installment of films of the Star Wars saga begins thirty years after the ending of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi and includes some of the most recent “Star Wars” films. The trilogy focuses on the events that happen after the events of the original trilogy including the rise of the franchise’s first female lead protagonist and the First Order’s rise to power despite the Empire’s defeat in the galactic civil war. The first film in this trilogy “The Force Awakens” sees a whole host of new characters as well as the return of some old favorites.
‘Star Wars’ anthology movies
The Star Wars Anthology Series is a series of stand-alone Star Wars films. The series begins with “Star Wars: Rogue One” which is the story of how the rebels obtained the Death Star plans in the first place. The film gives fans one of the most menacing impressions of Darth Vader since the original trilogy. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is Han Solo’s origin story which sees his first meeting with characters like Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian.
In this series set between episodes III and IV, Ewan McGregor reprises his role as the famous Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi. The series tells the story of Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi watching over young Luke Skywalker and evading the Empire’s elite Jedi hunters during his exile on the desert planet Tatooine. The new episodes of the series will be available to stream throughout June.
The hit series set five years after “Return of the Jedi” tells the story of the Mandalorian, a lone bounty hunter and his sidekick Grogu (aka Baby Yoda). The Mandalorian, or Mando for short, travels in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic. The series packed with a lot of action, adventure, sci-fi and comedic moments is a great introduction to the “Star Wars” franchise and a great way to get your “Star Wars” kick.
War for the Planet of the Apes
This sci-fi action film is a thrilling confrontation between the apes led by Caesar and the humans for the control of Earth. The conflict between apes and humans has escalated into full war, and the apes suffer unimaginable loss. Caesar sets out to wrestle with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge those he has lost. You cannot afford to miss this movie that has won several awards for its visual effects, story, cinematography and emotional depth.
The Shape of Water
Shape of Water is an exceptionally well conceptualized and nuanced romantic fantasy drama that tells the story of a lonely janitor at a top-secret government laboratory forming a unique relationship with a humanoid amphibian creature that is being held in captivity. This breathtaking movie is one of the best sci-fi movies on Disney that will keep you glued to the couch till the end.
Avengers: Endgame is an exploding package of science fiction, adventure, excitement and action elements. The Avengers unite again with the help of the remaining allies to reverse Thanos’ actions and restore the balance to the universe after the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War. The movie wrapped with a star-studded cast and some great action scenes is one of the most-watched Hollywood movies on Disney.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
One of the best Disney+ Hotstar sci-fi shows, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 takes you on a roller coaster ride as the Guardians are on a quest across the outer reaches of the cosmos to help Star-Lord Peter Quill unravel the mysteries of his true parentage. They struggle to keep their newfound family together amidst personal family issues, notably Peter Quill’s encounter with his father, the ancient celestial Ego. Old foes become new allies and favorite characters from the Marvel cinematic universe come to the aid of the heroes.
Disney+ has got many other movies that will amaze you with their unique sci-fi concepts. Sci-fi titles can give you a whole new experience and make you very curious about the world. The best part is that the love for the genre keeps us wanting for more, despite how many movies we watch. So why are we waiting? Head to Disney+ Hotstar to start enjoying the exciting concepts of these sci-fi movies.
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