Movies about spaceships

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

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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.

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."

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:01
CharactersSuperhero, Raccoons, Aliens, Pirates, Friends, Warriors, Heroes, Monsters
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceSpace, Prison, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Interesting, For a group of friends, Exciting, Fascinating

Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Argentina
Duration02:28
CharactersRobots, Teens, Scientists, Military, Hunters, Warriors, Dogs
PlotMartial Arts, Fights without rules, Technology, Adventure, Motorcycles, Lost memory
PlaceLake, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Bright, Vivid, Cyberpunk, Fascinating, Tense

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

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.

Serenity (2005)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMilitary, Warriors, Thieves, Cannibals, Pilots
PlotAdventure, Hunting, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Chase, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Disturbing

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

Critters 4 (1992)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Losers, Hunters
PlotFear, Survival, Time travel, Supernatural
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, For men

Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the transporter takes him with it and then gets lost in space.

Moon (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
CharactersAstronauts
PlotDepression, Loneliness
PlaceSpace, Moon, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleDepressive, Atmospheric, Action, Tense, Interesting

With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident however, he wakens to find that he is not alone.

Life (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Astronauts, Monsters
PlotDeath, Survival, Technology, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Laboratory
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense

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.

Project Ithaca (2019)
Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:24
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Survival
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

Five strangers awaken to find themselves trapped aboard an alien spaceship that seems to be harnessing their terror to power the ship. They begin to understand that these species have been abducting humans for decades and possibly centuries.

Capture the Flag (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:01
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Animals
PlotAdventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

When the brave and determined 12-year-old Mike Goldwing discovers that an eccentric billionaire plans to fly to the moon, steal its vast, valuable natural resources, and destroy the American flag planted by the Apollo XI astronauts during man's historic moon landing, the countdown to a spectacular adventure begins! Mike, teamed with his grandfather, best friends Amy and Marty, and a clever chameleon, blasts off on an incredible moon-bound mission, determined to thwart the billionaire's evil plan, capture the flag, and reunite his family.

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6)
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:15
CharactersMonsters, Friends, Aliens
PlotLove
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture

In the year 2048, the human race is forced to leave Earth after decades of losing against Godzilla and other giant monsters. They take a twenty-year journey to another planet called Tau Ceti-e, but upon arrival, they discover that the planet has become uninhabitable. As living conditions on their ship deteriorate, a young man named Haruo spearheads a movement to return to Earth and take it back from the monsters. The ship successfully makes the return voyage, but the crew realizes that twenty thousand years have passed, with Earth's ecosystem having evolved to become centered around Godzilla.

Arrowhead (2017)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryAustralia
Duration01:57
CharactersAliens, Snipers
PlotFreedom
PlaceSpaceships, Australia
TimeFuture

Kye is a prisoner of war caught between two armies that he doesn't believe in. When offered an opportunity for freedom, Kye sets out on one last rescue mission only to become stranded when his ship crash lands. Kye soon realises that the deadliest creature on the desert moon is himself.

Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration05:30
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

Scrat struggles once again to protect his nut.

Elon Musk: The Real Life Iron Man (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
CharactersScientists, Fathers, Astronauts
PlotSuccess, Dreams
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

Discover the meteoric rise of Elon Musk, the man who is transforming the way we think about travel technology through electric cars, the Hyperloop, and revolutionary ideas on how we live through artificial intelligence and colonizing Mars.




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