Movies about the Universe

Movies about the Universe
List of the best films about the Universe according to visitors: Interstellar, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Armageddon, Aniara, Solaris, Salyut-7, Alien, Star Trek Into Darkness, Return of the Jedi, The Martian.

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

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, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric

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.

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: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersLosers, Presidential, Astronauts
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Chase
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, fantastic, drama, music
CountrySweden, Denmark, USA
CharactersTourists
PlotTravel, Virtual Reality, Friendship, Depression
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Philosophical, Fascinating

A ship carrying settlers to a new home on Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:49
CharactersImmortals, Scientists, Psychologists, Astronauts
PlotInvestigation, Jealousy, Dreams
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Psychedelic, Makes me think

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

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.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Monsters, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Multi-part
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Disturbing

During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs attacks an explorer. The entire crew is unaware of the impending nightmare set to descend upon them when the alien parasite planted inside its unfortunate host is birthed.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Alien invasion, Teleportation, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

Duration02:11
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Warriors, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Death, Mystery, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Epic, For men

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl. Now a master of the Force, Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, but he cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against Darth Vader, who has sworn to win Luke over to the dark side of the Force.

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: 5.6
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: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:36
PlotSurvival, Travel, Supernatural, Black holes
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Depressive, Disturbing

In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the crew of the "Lewis and Clark" discover the real truth behind its disappearance and something even more terrifying.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Spiders, Friends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Time travel, Adventure, Travel
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."

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47
CharactersScientists, Astronauts
PlotApocalypse, Death, Expeditions, Saving the World, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Action, Philosophical, Fascinating

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

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: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersThieves, Cannibals, Military, Warriors, Pilots
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Friendship, Hunting
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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:48
CharactersAstronauts, Heroes, Military, Pilots
PlotOn real events
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Russia, USSR
TimeWinter
StyleExciting, Serious

The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif - the fight for the right to be first: the competition in the first cosmonaut, competition in missile technology, the confrontation of superpowers - the USSR and the USA. In the first group of astronauts were selected from three thousand fighter pilots across the country. In twenty of the legendary got the best of the best. Which of them will fly first, no one knew. In this way, had to contend not only with the pull of the earth ...

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Tense, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:48
PlotSurvival
TimeFuture

When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is rapidly plunging into the utter blackness of a total eclipse. With the body count rising, the doomed survivors are forced to turn to Riddick with his eerie eyes to guide them through the darkness to safety. With time running out, there's only one rule: Stay in the light.

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: 8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Pirates, Monsters, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Alien invasion, Chase, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Prison, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Marvel, Exciting, By comics, Beautiful

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.

Duration01:32
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Scientists, Military
PlotApocalypse, UFO, Alien invasion, Political, Fate
PlaceSpaceships
TimeCold War
StyleAtmospheric, Makes me think, Disturbing

An alien and a robot land on earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction. A classic science fiction film from Robert Wise with an exceptional message.

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: 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…

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersMutant, Friends, Pilots
PlotWar, Survival, Supernatural, Chase, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Depressive, Underrated

Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, fantastic, action, action, adventure, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:04
CharactersAliens, Robots, Monsters, Beetles, Giants
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Alien invasion, Space wars, Funeral
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, For men

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between mankind and an arachnoid species known as "the Bugs".

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersChildrens, Geniuses, Heroes, Soldier, Gifted children
PlotWar, Adventure, UFO, Virtual Reality, Alien invasion
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersRobots
PlotMoney, Saving the World
PlaceSpace

When the crew of a space junk collector ship called The Victory discovers a humanoid robot named Dorothy that's known to be a weapon of mass destruction, they get involved in a risky business deal which puts their lives at stake.

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.





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