Movies about astronauts

List of the best movies about astronauts selected by visitors to our site: Interstellar, The Martian, Passengers, Gravity, Alien: Covenant, Star Trek Beyond, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Hubble 3D, LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - Attack of the Jedi, The Spacewalker.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Interstellar (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:49
CharactersFarmers, Astronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Black holes, Time travel, Love, Cheating, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, End of the world, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, Best soundtracks, Good music, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Makes me think

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.

The Martian (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration03:34
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotTravel, Survival, Time travel, Adventure, Loneliness
PlaceSpace, Mars, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Disturbing, Smart

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)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:31
CharactersAstronauts
PlotLove, Cheating, Loneliness, Hatred, Adventure, Survival, Fate, Mystery
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.

Gravity (2013)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Friends, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Action, Touching, Tense, Disturbing

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.

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Scientists, Monsters
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Survival, 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.

Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China
Duration02:24
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Friends, Aliens, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Fidelity, Revenge, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Teleportation, Chase
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Friends, Astronauts, Astronauts, Losers, Spiders, Presidential
PlotApocalypse, Time travel, Fidelity, Adventure, Survival, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleBy books, Light, 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."

Hubble 3D (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredocumentary
CountryCanada
Duration00:43
CharactersScientists, Astronauts, 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).

LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles - Attack of the Jedi (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecartoon
CountryUSA, Denmark, China
Duration00:22
CharactersAliens, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Political, Investigation, 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.

The Spacewalker (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:25
CharactersScientists, Military, Astronauts, Astronauts, Pilots
PlaceSpace, Russia, Moscow, USSR, Spaceships
TimeCold War
StylePatriotic, Tense, Inspirational

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…

Europa Report (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts
PlotExpeditions
PlaceSpace, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

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

Oasis (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersAstronauts
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Set in the near future, Oasis tells the story of priest Peter Leigh, who is called to a remote planet where a mysterious multinational company is building the first permanent off-Earth human colony. The planet, Oasis, is humanity’s last chance to escape from Earth’s impending collapse, but it quickly becomes apparent that it may not be as hospitable to humanity as it seems... Note: This is a pilot episode only.

Over the Limit (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, 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.

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

Ad Astra (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Aliens
PlotLoneliness, Expeditions, Obsession, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleTouching, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating

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.

A.I. Rising (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountrySerbia
Duration01:25
CharactersAstronauts
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceSpace, USSR
TimeFuture

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.

Salyut-7 (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:01
CharactersAstronauts
PlotOn real events
PlaceSpace, Russia
StyleExciting, Touching, Disturbing, Fascinating

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.

We Can't Live Without Cosmos (2014)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecartoon, short
CountryRussia
Duration00:15
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotChess

Two cosmonauts, two friends, try to do their best in their everyday training life to make their common dream a reality. But this story is not only about the dream.

What Men Still Talk About (2011)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:35
CharactersDJs, Astronauts

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?

Harbinger Down (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Military, Astronauts, Whale, Monsters, Mutant
PlotDeath, Snow, Radio, Fear
PlaceSpace, Arctic, Ships, Alaska
TimeWinter
StyleTense, Action, Heavy, 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.

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