Sci-fi movies on Netflix: Orbiter 9 (2017)
Orbiter 9 is one of the many foreign films available on Netflix that offers viewers an edge of your seat sci-fi love story that is out of this world, or is it? This brilliantly structured and fantastically crafted endeavor follows a girl named Helena, who has lived her entire life on the orbiter 9 Space station. But when her oxygen supply needs maintenance, her first encounter with a human named Alex goes down, leading to the two falling in love. Unfortunately for Helena, Alex isn’t being totally honest with her and neglects to tell her that she is part of an experiment that will help gather data in order to make a safe trip to a habitable planet orbiting Alpha Centauri and, most importantly, try of all, she is on Earth and not in space.
Eventually, Alex returns in Earth clothes and releases Helena into the world, where the two being a relationship. But as Helena uncovers more about the truth of her origins, she realizes that Alex is lying, and there is much more at stake than meets the eye. All of this leads to an all-out suspense-filled thrill ride filled with stellar performances and intriguing plot developments that will not disappoint from start to finish, and with a modest runtime of 95 minutes, it proves to be one of the best sci-fi titles to choose from on Netflix.