Movies about the moon

Movies about the moon
List of the best moon movies selected by visitors to our site: Men in Black 3, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Apollo 13, Moon, The Truman Show, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, A Trip to the Moon, Independence Day: Resurgence, First Man, Apollo 18.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Special agents, Partners
PlotTime travel, Travel, UFO, Prison Break, Revenge
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, USA, New York
StyleExciting, For men

Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him - secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency, and the future of humankind.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Bodyguards, Transformers, Astronauts
PlotAlien invasion, Cheating, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon, Ukraine
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in it all that remains one of the planet's most dangerous secrets.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersAstronauts
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
StyleTense, Disturbing

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersAstronauts
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Loneliness, Depression
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
PlotLove, Loneliness, Intrigue, Meaning of life, Mystery
PlaceSea, Islands, Forest
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Mind-altering, Inspirational

Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows -- including his wife and his best friend -- is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:15
CharactersGangsters, Family, Singers
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Chase, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Moon, Casino, Night Clubs
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Light

The year is 2087, the setting is the moon. Pluto Nash, the high-flying successful owner of the hottest nightclub in the universe, finds himself in trouble when he refuses to sell his club to lunar gangster Mogan, who just happens to be helping the mysterious Rex Crater mastermind a plan to take over the entire moon.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, short
CountryFrance
Duration00:16
CharactersKings, Aliens, Scientists, Astronomers
PlotAdventure, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Serious

Professor Barbenfouillis and five of his colleagues from the Academy of Astronomy travel to the Moon aboard a rocket propelled by a giant cannon. Once on the lunar surface, the bold explorers face the many perils hidden in the caves of the mysterious satellite.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration04:31
CharactersDogs, Aliens, Monsters, Giants, Scientists
PlotWar, Survival, Apocalypse, End of the world, UFO
PlaceSpace, Prison, Ships, Spaceships, The White House
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense

We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Astronauts, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Obsession, Death, Cancer
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Party, Deserts, Moon
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Oscars, Atmospheric, Tense

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Expeditions, Conspiracies
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage which the astronauts captured on that mission. While NASA denies it's authenticity, others say it's the real reason we've never gone back to the moon.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersScientists
PlaceSpaceships, USA

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.

Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China, Canada
CharactersAstronauts
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon

A mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefamily, documentary
CountryUSA, Botswana
Duration01:28
CharactersCrocodiles, Lions, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Fight, Loneliness, Death
PlaceJungle, Islands, Nature, Africa
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

In Botswana's Okavango Delta, an ostracized lioness and her two cubs must fight alone to survive - overcoming all manner of hazards. Their only defense is to escape to Duba Island -- and with that, an unknown future. The setting for this epic tale is one of the last regions where lions can live in the wild. Faced with dwindling land and increasing pressure from hunting, lions - like our lone lioness and her cubs - are approaching the brink of extinction.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:31
PlotTravel, Black holes
PlaceSpace, The Universe, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, For a cozy evening, For sleep, for Personality Development, Worth watching

In one single, epic camera move we journey from Earth's surface to the outermost reaches of the universe on a grand tour of the cosmos, to explore newborn stars, distant planets, black holes and beyond.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, short
CountryFrance
Duration00:17
CharactersAnts
PlotDeath, Art, Dreams
StyleAtmospheric, Serious

Un Chien Andalou is a classic European avant-garde surrealist film from the cooperation of director Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali. The film changed the way people made movies. Most famous is the scene of a woman’s eye being cut with a knife.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryGermany
CharactersInvestigators

A scientist discovers that there's gold on the moon, he builds a rocket to fly there, but there's too much rivalry among the crew to have a successful expedition.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountrySpain, Italy, USA
Duration01:56

Don Quijote de Orson Welles is a 1992 cut of Orson Welles's unfinished Don Quixote, edited by director Jesús Franco. Franco had collaborated previously with Welles and was asked to create a finished version of Welles's Quixote footage.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:29
CharactersScientists, Investigators, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Artificial Intelligence, Technology
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Psychedelic, Epic

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountrySerbia, South Korea, Slovenia
CharactersAliens, Military, Friends, Soldier, Astronauts
PlotSkirmishes, Mystery, Death, Depression, Mystery
PlaceSpace, Moon, Serbia, USA

The satellite has vanished and the only clue is a trail leading to a small village nestled on the outskirts of forest line. As the team begins to investigate they quickly discover that something else came back from space, something not of this world. As their time runs out, the team must battle to unlock the terrifying truth behind the ill-fated mission.

Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersHeroes, Astronauts
PlotLoneliness, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Moon
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Serious

Archival material from the original NASA film footage – much of it seen for the first time – plus interviews with the surviving astronauts, including Jim Lovell, Dave Scott, John Young, Gene Cernan, Mike Collins, Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Edgar Mitchell, Charlie Duke and Harrison Schmitt.

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
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryFinland, Germany, Belgium, Australia, France, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom
Duration01:33
CharactersMilitary, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, UFO, Revenge, Space wars, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleLight, Steampunk, Smart, For men

In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, drama, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes, Family, Poor
PlotHunger
PlaceForest, Moon, Castle
Time16th century
StyleExciting, Serious

Poucet is a kid from a family of numerous children. The parents, too poor to feed them, decide to abandon them in the forest. Their, the brothers try to find their way out making fantastic encounters. This film is based on the French fairy tale "Le petit poucet" by Charles Perrault.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersTeens, Horses, Indians, Cowboys, Disabled people
PlotMoney, Friendship, Weapon, Moving, Fear
PlaceMoon, Hospitals, Cemetery
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Touching, Disturbing

Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. In an attempt to regain control of his own fate, Brady undertakes a search for a new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of the United States.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersBlonde girls, Nurses
PlotSurfing, Shipwreck, Funeral
PlaceSpace, France, Moon, Titanic

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms packed with off-the-wall sketches that will have you in stitches. Centered around a television station which features a 1950s-style sci-fi movie interspersed with a series of wild commercials, wacky shorts and weird specials, this lampoon of contemporary life and pop culture skewers some of the silliest spectacles ever created in the name of entertainment. A truly outrageous look at the best of the worst that television has to offer.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, history
CountryUSA

A testament to NASA's Apollo program of the 1960s and '70s. Composed of actual NASA footage of the missions and astronaut interviews, the documentary offers the viewpoint of the individuals who braved the remarkable journey to the moon and back.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:43
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceEngland, Moon
Time19th century
StyleSerious, For men

Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old British flag and a document declaring that the moon is taken for Queen Victoria proving that the astronauts were not the first men on the moon.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, India
Duration02:07
CharactersAnimals, Tigers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleBeautiful, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Vital signs

The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersLovers, Farmers
PlotLove triangle, Seduction
PlaceVillage, USA
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching

A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.

Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary
CountryFrance, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy
Duration01:38
CharactersDogs, Horses, Cowboys, Heroes, Birds
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceSea, Nature, Ocean, Africa, France

The cameras of Jacques Perrin fly with migratory birds: geese, storks, cranes. The film begins with spring in North America and the migration to the Arctic; the flight is a community event for each species. Once in the Arctic, it's family time: courtship, nests, eggs, fledglings, and first flight. Chicks must soon fly south. Bad weather, hunters, and pollution take their toll. Then, the cameras go





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