Diana as the Wonder Woman in the sci fi movie

7 Best 2017 Sci-fi movies so far released

2017 has seen a share of several sci-fi tv series premier but the movies have had big share. Here is some best 2017 sci-fi movies which are easily accessible through Netflix, Apple TV, Dstv and several other channels meant for the Zambian market.

1. Alien Covenant

       Spoiler: How can one man rather an Android so easily decimate the engineers. Killing all life                         on the face of the planet soon as you show up seems extreme.

Initial releaseMay 4, 2017 (London)

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise.

While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.

 

2. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Spoiler: Fantastic, true to the its own science fiction world

 Initial releaseJuly 20, 2017 (Germany)

In the 28th century, special operatives Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline work together to maintain order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the minister of defense, the duo embarks on a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where diverse species gather to share knowledge and culture.

When a dark force threatens the peaceful city, Valerian and Laureline must race against time to identify the menace that also jeopardizes the future of the universe.

 

3. Bladerunner

Spoiler: Grab your jacket go to Manda Hill, check DSTV Box Office, check torrentz…just find                 the damn movie.

Initial releaseOctober 4, 2017 (Italy) 

Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years.

 

4. Ghost in the Shell

Spoiler: If you have seen the 1995 anime with the same name no need to waste time

Initial releaseMarch 16, 2017 (Shinjuku)

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that her life was stolen instead of saved. Now, she will stop at nothing to recover her past while punishing those who did this to her.

 

5. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Spoiler: Not bad but a good triumph of the many sci-fi movies lined in the year

Initial releaseApril 19, 2017 (Hollywood)

Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery of Peter’s parentage is revealed.

6. Wonder Woman

Spoiler: Great visuals, an impressive start but lingering a lot of questions. overally a good fun                 base for a heroine
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

7. War for the planets of the Apes

     Spoiler: Apes unite for a greater effect
 Initial releaseJuly 10, 2017 (New York City)
Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel (Woody Harrelson). After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both of their species and the future of the planet.
The list is not exhaustive has several sci-fi movies are out for the year and there is yet more to come like Stars Wars The Last Jedi due in December, Justice League due next month and Thor Ragnarok scheduled for 25th October

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