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As the year 2000 approached, pop culture channelled its millennial unease into science fiction. While 1999 did see some standout horror (The Sixth Sense, The Blair Witch Project) and fantasy (Toy Story 2, The Mummy) releases, one genre reigned supreme—and it involved aliens, time-travelers, virtual realities, robots, doomsday unease, and a long-awaited return to Star Wars.

Here’s where to stream 15 standout sci-fi movies released in 1999. And note this is not a list of every sci-fi movie released in 1999, but you can track down what’s missing (Inspector Gadget, My Favorite Martian, or Baby Geniuses, perhaps?) on your own if you want to torture yourself and be a completist.

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