16 Sci-Fi Horror Films to Watch Before ‘Nope’
Science fiction and horror go together like peanut butter and jelly, peanut butter and chocolate, and peanut butter and sriracha (try it, it’s good). They’re both great tastes on their own, but can create some magic when combined. It’s a tried and true partnership.
As Jordan Peele’s Nope is on its way to theaters with its scary UFO premise, there are a ton of other sci-fi horror flicks out there that have inspired it. Alien provides chilling, stalkery fear within the confines of a space vessel. Then there’s the body horror within The Fly. Then sometimes a producer is like. “Screw it, let’s just put our slasher Jason into space” for Jason X.
No matter if you prefer one genre over another, there is a sci-fi horror movie for the biggest scaredy cat or nerd. Here are some fantastic sci-fi horror movies for you to check out before treating yourself to Nope.