Movies about Mars

Movies about Mars
List of the best movies about the planet Mars, selected by visitors to our site: The Martian, Red Planet, Doom, Life, The Last Days on Mars, Mission to Mars, Total Recall, John Carter, Total Recall, Mars.

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

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Country
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Hungary, Jordan
Duration03:34
CharactersAstronauts, Investigators, 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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Saving the World, Environmental disasters
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration01:53
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Special Forces, Military
PlotSupernatural, Weapon, Teleportation, Chase, Marine Corps
PlaceMars
StyleBy games, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer purposefully injected with alien DNA, broke free and began killing people. Dr. Grimm, who is related to team member Reaper, informs them all that the chromosome can mutate humans into monsters -- and is highly infectious.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Scientists, Investigators, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion, Chase, Technology
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Laboratory
StyleAction, Vital signs, Tense, Disturbing

The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Astronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Fight, Death, Viruses, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:54
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, Germany, USA
Duration01:53
PlotVacation, Chase, Conspiracies, Mystery, Telepathy
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Dystopian, Twisted plot, Heavy, Cyberpunk

Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who planted the chip.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, UFO, Teleportation, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Mars, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Steampunk, Epic, Serious

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersSpy, Cyborgs
PlotConspiracies, Lost memory
PlaceSpace, Mars, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Heavy, Cyberpunk, Serious, For men

Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man. Finding himself on the run from the police - controlled by Chancellor Cohaagen, the leader of the free world - Quaid teams up with a rebel fighter to find the head of the underground resistance and stop Cohaagen. The line between fantasy and reality gets blurred and the fate of his world hangs in the balance as Quaid discovers his true identity, his true love, and his true fate.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersAstronauts
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Loneliness, Dreams
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Mars
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Smart, Serious

The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements set in the future with documentary vérité interviews with today’s best and brightest minds in modern science and innovation, illuminating how research and development is creating the space technology that will enable our first attempt at a mission to Mars.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
StyleExciting, 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.

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration01:38
CharactersWitch, Gods, Indians, Musicians, Lawyers
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Mental disorders, Curses
PlaceMars
StyleFascinating, Heavy

A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceTrains, Mars, Caves, Ghost towns
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they have set up mining facilities. The mining activities on Mars have unleashed the spirits of alien beings who gradually possess the bodies of the workers. It soon turns out that catching the dangerous fugitive takes a back seat as the alien spirits begin to rid their planet of the 'invaders'.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:25
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Investigation, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Mars, Antarctica
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

After the first manned mission to Mars ends in a deadly crash, mission controller Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson assists an artificial intelligence system, A.R.T.I. Their investigation uncovers a mysterious object under the surface of Mars that could change the future of our planet as we know it.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Military, Soldier, Beetles
PlotVirtual Reality, Weapon
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Weapon, Teleportation, Confrontation
PlaceSpace, Mars, Laboratory
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAliens
PlotUFO, Boxing, Alien invasion, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, The White House
StyleCreepy

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction films of the '50s and '60s.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryJapan
Duration00:32
CharactersHeroes
PlotSupernatural, Rivalry
PlaceMars
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

With the space program attempting to travel to Mars, 21st century scientists were tasked with warming up the planet so that humans could survive on its surface. They came up with an efficient and cost effective plan of sending cockroaches and mold to the surface so that the mold would absorb the sunlight and the insect corpses would serve as a food source for the mold. It is now the year 2577 and the first manned ship to Mars has landed on the planet and the six crew members are ready for their mission. But what they find are giant mutated humanoid cockroaches with incredible physical strength. The crew members are easily wiped out, but not before sending a transmission back to Earth. Now, humanity will send elite warriors to exterminate the mutated bugs and claim back Mars.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Adventure, Relationship
PlaceMars

A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSoldier
PlotAdventure
PlaceMars
StyleExciting, Disturbing

Based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a US soldier finds himself inexplicably transported to Mars in the midst of a war between two alien races.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Mars
StyleExciting, Disturbing

The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the High Priest of Mars' royal guards and the High Priestess' warriors. The crew is divided with one half deciding to help the High Priest make peace with Earth and the other side with the High Priestess who is secretly plotting to kill her husband and invade Earth.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersGeniuses, Models, Photographers, Friends
PlotLove, Travel, Virtual Reality, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Moon, Canada
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Light, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating

In the near future, as humanity prepares to set foot on Mars, Jacob Obus, an elderly musician, takes pride in slowing down time by playing instruments inspired by women's bodies, designed by his friend Arthur. A love triangle develops when Jacob and Arthur both fall in love with Avril, a young photographer. Enter Eugène Spaak, Arthur's father, an inventor and cosmologist who unveils a new theory about man's desire to reach Mars and helps Jacob find the true meaning of life and love.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:35
CharactersAliens, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think

A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to survive as the minutes slip away?

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Military
PlotLove, Racing, Apocalypse, Artificial Intelligence, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Sea, Mars
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Compilation of episodes 1-2 of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 TV anime.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersProgrammers, Heroes, Family, Losers, Partners
PlaceSpace, Mars
StyleFancy

Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CountryRussia
CharactersAstronauts
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars

Three astronauts (two Russians and American) find a very Soviet-alike small town on the fourth planet from Sun.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDogs, Aliens, Family, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Depression, Baseball, Adoption
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAliens, Family, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Travel, Fight, Experiments
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Parallel worlds, Bunker
TimePost apocalypse
StylePsychological problems, Smart, Tense, Disturbing

4 would be astronauts spend 400 days in a land locked space simulator to test the psychological effects of deep space travel but, when something goes terribly wrong and they are forced to leave the simulation, they discover that everything on earth has changed. Is this real or is the simulation on a higher level than they could have ever imagined?

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersMonkeys, Heroes, Losers, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Alien invasion, Saving the World
PlaceMars
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.





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