In this article, we list the best space-themed movies.
The best space-based films
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
A 88-minute film that was silent, transferred from Arthur C. Clarke’s book to the big screen under the direction of Stanley Kubrick. IMDb: 8.3
Adapted from the story of Stanisław Lem, shot by the famous director Andrei Tarkovsky, the production is one of the cornerstones of the science fiction world.
Apollo 13 (1995)
The movie, starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon, is the space adventure of Apollo 13. The three astronauts have to face the troubles on the spaceship.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The film, from Steven Spielberg’s first attempt, tells what happened to a group of people trying to connect with aliens.
Total Recall (1990)
Total Recall, in which we saw Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone, takes place in 2084. Douglas Quaid, a worker who wants to visit the colony on Mars, applies to a company called Rekall and the adventure begins.
IMDb: 7.5 / 10
We see Jodie Foster starring in the production based on the novel by Carl Sagan. Connecting with a signal from space, Dr. Ellie Arroway goes after the secret message inside the signal.
Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), who is crazy about going to space, cannot do this because of his health conditions. It takes the genes of a healthy person and replaces it and embarks on an adventure.
The Fifth Element (1997)
The fate of humanity depends on four elements in nature: fire, earth, water and wood. Excuse me, air.
In the movie set in New York in the 23rd century, a group of people must compete against time to destroy the Great Evil that will bring the end of life on earth!
In the near future, the extinction of the Sun will bring the end of humanity. The last resort to save the planet is when a team of eight people set out on a space mission to revive our star.
WALL · E (2008)
WALL-E is the last robot left on earth, spending its days by gently cleaning the planet. But our sweet robot WALL-E develops a personality for 700 years. Then they meet EVE and embark on a big adventure towards the universe.
IMDb: 8.4 / 10
Astronaut Sam Bell’s 3-year mission on the moon is about to come to an end, and now he will meet his wife and daughter. Suddenly Sam’s life begins to change with strange events that happen to him.
Directed by James Cameron, he was a worldwide blockbuster until Avengers: Endgame.
A military company has created a program called AVATAR to study this distant planet and its resources. With this program, people are turned into half human and half Na’vi by genetic engineering and sent to Pandora as missionary.
Taking a space trip in the production, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Ryan Stone and team chief Matt Kowalsky experience a disaster during a routine spacewalk: spaceships are destroyed. They no longer have any communication with the world.
The Martian (2015)
Astronauts who left Mars left Mark Watney (Matt Damon) behind. The astronaut, who was left with a little food, was thought to be dead, but somehow tries to hold on to life.
Professor Brand, aiming to save humanity through a worm as the world turns into a livable for humanity, explores with a team.