Movies about astronauts

List of the best movies about astronauts selected by visitors to our site: Stowaway, Interstellar, A.I. Rising, Harbinger Down, Hubble 3D, A Beautiful Planet, What Men Still Talk About, LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - Attack of the Jedi, Alien: Covenant, Europa Report.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Stowaway (2021)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
StyleNetflix, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.

Interstellar (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Epic

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

A.I. Rising (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountrySerbia
Duration01:25
CharactersAstronauts, Androids, Astronauts
PlotLove, Artificial Intelligence, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USSR
TimeFuture
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Intellectual

On a lonely mission to Alpha Centauri, Milutin is teamed up with Nimani 1345, a female cyborg designed to fulfill his every need. At first thrilled to be able to control her, Sebastian grows tired of having his desires fulfilled so easily. Longing for human intimacy, Sebastian alters Nimani's programmed responses, but in doing so he risks the mission's security — and his own life.

Harbinger Down (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Mutant, Astronauts, Whale
PlotDeath, Snow, Radio, Fear
PlaceSpace, Ships, Ocean, Forest, Alaska
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, things get downright deadly. It seems that the Russians experimented with tardigrades, tiny resilient animals able to withstand the extremes of space radiation. The creatures survived, but not without mutation. Now the crew is exposed to aggressively mutating organisms. And after being locked in ice for 3 decades, the creatures aren't about to give up the warmth of human companionship.

Hubble 3D (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary
CountryCanada
Duration00:43
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Astronauts
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

Through the power of IMAX® 3D, Hubble 3D will enable movie-goers to journey through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mysteries of our celestial surroundings, and accompany space-walking astronauts as they attempt the most difficult and important tasks in NASA’s history. The film will offer an inspiring and unique look into the Hubble Space Telescope’s legacy and highlight its profound impact on the way we view the universe and ourselves. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble 3D reunites the Space Station 3D filmmaking team, led by Producer/Director Toni Myers. James Neihouse, Director of Photography, also doubles as the Astronaut crew trainer. Judy Carroll is Associate Producer, and Graeme Ferguson, Co-founder of IMAX and pioneer Producer of many IMAX space films, is Executive Producer. Hubble 3D is an IMAX and Warner Bros. Pictures production, in cooperation with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

A Beautiful Planet (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlaceSpace, Nature, Italy, China, USA

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet — and the effects humanity has had on it over time — captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) Exclusive IMAX and IMAX® 3D engagements of A Beautiful Planet begin April 29th.

What Men Still Talk About (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersAstronauts, DJs
PlotDancing, Gifts
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

A year later the men are still talking, but this time on the 31st of December and still about the women, football, children, and, of course, about the approaching New Year’s celebration. But what can they do, if their beloved wives and girls are waiting for them at Kamil’s, busy with New Year tree decoration and cooking, and the husbands are accidentally got stuck in the advertising agency office? Will they manage to get home in time to celebrate the New Year together?

LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - Attack of the Jedi (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecartoon
CountryDenmark, China
Duration00:22
CharactersAliens, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Political, Intrigue
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

When his Sith Clone experiment fails, Darth Sidious decides to start his own academy where Sith warriors help train a group of unruly “Badawans.” When Yoda discovers the existence of the Sith Academy, he decides to launch an all-out attack on it.

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:32
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Monsters, Astronauts, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Experiments, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleTense, Disturbing

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the 'synthetic', David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Europa Report (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.

Ad Astra (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Military, Astronauts
PlotTravel, Fight, Obsession, Loneliness, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

The Recall (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
CharactersTeens, Snipers, Aliens, Astronauts, FBI
PlotSurvival, End of the world, UFO, Death, Alien invasion
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Deserts, Alaska
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

When five friends vacation at a remote lake house, they expect nothing less then a good time, unaware that Earth is under attack by an alien invasion and mass-abductions.

Over the Limit (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryPoland, Germany, Finland, France
Duration01:27
CharactersAstronauts
PlaceSpace, England

Margarita Mamun, an elite Russian rhythmic gymnast, is struggling to become an Olympic champion. It is the most important year of her career and her last chance to achieve the ultimate goal, the gold Olympic medal. The film creates a captivating portrait of a young woman who is desperately trying to handle her own ambitions and meet the expectations of the official Russian training system.

The Martian (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Hungary
Duration03:34
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Loneliness
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Smart, Disturbing

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Passengers (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:31
CharactersAstronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Adventure, Loneliness, Fate
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.

Macadam Stories (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:33
CharactersAstronauts, Neighbors, Actors, Astronauts
PlotLoneliness
PlaceSpace, Prison, France, Hospitals, Small cities

Improbable encounters bring tenderness, laughter and compassion to a world of urban alienation.

Salyut-7 (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:01
CharactersAstronauts
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceSpace, Russia, USSR
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Disturbing

Salyut 7, the Soviet space station, was orbiting Earth in unmanned regime. Suddenly it stops responding to signals from the Ground Control. Fall of this station, the pride of soviet science and space industry, would not only damage the image of the country, but also bring upon tragedy, probably with loss of life. Astronauts have to be sent to the station to find what caused the breakdown and prevent the catastrophe. However, nobody has ever docked an uncontrolled object in space. To this day this is the most technically complicated mission in the history of the world of space navigation.

The Spacewalker (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, adventure, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:25
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Military, Astronauts, Pilots
PlotOn real events
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Russia, USSR, Moscow
TimeCold War
StyleInspirational, Patriotic, Tense

March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. To accomplish that, no price is too high and no risk is too great. Now it’s up to the unlikely duo of a seasoned war veteran and a hot-headed test-pilot to fulfill this mission. Two men in a tiny spaceship, without proper testing, facing the complete unknown… They were supposed to do what no man has done before – and no man imagined what would happen next…

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Spiders, Friends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Time travel, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleLight, By books, Smart

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Gravity (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Touching, Serious

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.




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