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Streaming deals: great sci-fi content and discounts

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If you're wanting to watch great sci-fi content then you're in luck, there's some great streaming deals available so while a lot of things are going up in price these days, you can still grab a great deal. So, grab the popcorn, put your feet up and check out these streaming deals that will give you the best sci-fi content at a discount.

In recent times, we've seen great streaming deals for platforms including Disney Plus and Hulu. While these deals aren't currently live, we do keep this page updated through the year, so it's worth checking back for when streaming deals do pop up, even if there isn't a great deal (pun intended) of deals at the moment.

To highlight the deals we have seen and what you might be able to expect, we've included an "Expired deals" section. But for deals that are available, you can still enjoy a free month of Paramount Plus (the home of all things Star Trek) and Hulu.

If you want a more in-depth look at what great sci-fi content is out there, be sure to check out our best sci-fi movies and TV shows to stream on Netflix, best sci-fi movies and TV shows to stream on Amazon and our best sci-fi movies and TV shows to stream on Disney Plus guides. 

Best streaming deals

This section highlights the very best streaming deals for services that have a ton of great sci-fi content. Paramount Plus is the home of all things Star Trek from the original series, to The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager and even the entire Star Trek movie franchise.

The streaming service Hulu is offering the first month free when you sign up, we have seen better deals in the past but this is still a good offer considering you can enjoy shows like Rick and Morty as well as some (but not all) of the Star Trek franchise. 

One month free on either the Essential Plan or Premium Plan

Paramount Plus | One month free on either the Essential Plan or Premium Plan.

Home of all things Star Trek, you can get one month free on either the Essential or Premium Plan for Paramount Plus. The Premium Plan offers you an ad-free experience and is $9.99 a month (the Essential Plan is $4.99 a month) but, if you sign up for a year after the complimentary month - you can save 16% bringing the base fee down to just $4.17.

Try up to one month free

Hulu | Try up to one month free.

Get up to one month free streaming with Hulu and enjoy fantastic sci-fi content including Rick and Morty, Star Trek: The Next Generation and three seasons of the original Star Trek series. 

Expired deals

Up to six months free when you sign up to Amazon Music Unlimited

EXPIRED: Disney Plus | Up to six months free when you sign up to Amazon Music Unlimited.

Get up to six months free on the Disney Plus — the home of all things Star Wars. Aside from arguable the biggest franchise in cinematic history, the streaming service is also home to a great selection of sci-fi movies, TV shows and documentaries. 

Note: You can now get 3 months of Amazon music for free but this is not connected to Disney Plus in any way.

99 cents a month for a year, saving 85%

EXPIRED: Hulu | 99 cents a month for a year, saving 85%.

Save a whopping 85% on a Hulu subscription and start enjoying a host of great sci-fi content including Rick and Morty, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Three seasons of the original Star Trek series. 

Other streaming services with great sci-fi content

We've included this section because there's a host a great sci-fi content for space fans on other streaming services. With the nights getting longer, now is the perfect time to crowd around the television and have a great selection of movies and TV shows to choose from.

Netflix includes movies like Blade Runner (The Final Cut), Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Total Recall (both the 1990 and 2012 versions). Although, if it's TV shows you're after then Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Twilight Zone or Another life might be for you. 

Amazon can offer you the Alien movies (apart from Alien 2 which is only on Disney Plus), the Predator movies and it's own sci-fi blockbuster of last summer, The Tomorrow War. It's choice of TV shows include the ever-popular The Expanse and the classic, Thunderbirds. 

Disney Plus needs no introduction. It is the home of all things Star Wars including the hit TV show The Mandalorian and it's new hit show The Book of Boba Fett. On top of this, There's also a range of great sci-fi movies, TV shows and real-world documentaries.

As for Hulu, you can still get the first month free and enjoy shows like Rick and Morty, Star Trek: The Next Generation and three of the original Star Trek series. 

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Alexander Cox
Alexander Cox

STAFF WRITER, E-commerce — Alex joined Space.com in June 2021 as staff writer covering space news, games, tech, toys and deals. Based in London, U.K. Graduating in June 2020, Alex studied Sports Journalism in the North East of England at Sunderland University. During his studies and since his graduation, Alex has been featured in local newspapers and online publications covering a range of sports from university rugby to Premier League soccer. In addition to a background in sports and journalism, Alex has a life-long love of Star Wars which started with watching the prequel trilogy and collecting toy lightsabers, he also grew up spending most Saturday evenings watching Doctor Who. 


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