Russian movies about space

List of the best Russian movies about space, selected by visitors to our site: Star Pile, Salyut-7, The Spacewalker, Attraction, III, Gagarin: First in Space, Forsaken, Sputnik, Don Quixote Returns, The Fourth Planet.

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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Star Pile (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration01:55

A parody film about space directed by members of NOM.

Salyut-7 (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:01

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.

The Spacewalker (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, adventure, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:25

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…

Attraction (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryRussia
Duration02:09

After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.

III (2015)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryGermany, Russia
Duration02:15

A small European town, where sisters Ayia and Mirra live, gets struck down by an unknown disease which takes many lives. Following their mother's death, the younger sister falls ill. Having realized that conventional medicine is useless in the face of the sister's disease, Ayia seeks help from Father Herman, a parish priest and a close family friend. In his house she finds books that are very far from the conventional religion. She gets to know that only penetration into Mirra's sick subconscious mind and discovery of the true cause of her disease will give her a chance to save her sister. Ayia is ready to go through this terrifying ritual, dive into the depths of the subconscious mind, and face the demons residing there. But will she cope with her own fear when she discovers the mysteries of her sister's past? Since the closer to the bottom of the ocean, the darker it gets.

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:48

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 ...

Forsaken (2018)
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Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryRussia

As a result of a chain of tragic accidents on a distant planet, the cosmonaut Chapayev is left alone. His life is in constant danger. Something inexplicable, which he came into contact with, will forever change his life. From now on, he will be lost not only for himself but for the people of earth as well. And he have to die many times in order to prove that he is alive.

Sputnik (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryRussia

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

Don Quixote Returns (1997)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryRussia, Bulgaria
Duration01:50

Spain, XVII century. Elderly eccentric Don Quihan dreams of romance about knights and exploits. Everyone around him considers the old man crazy, only the shepherd Sancho Panse sincerely believed in the noble impulses of Don Kihano. One night, Don Quihano decides to realize his dream and escape from the city. “Don Quixote Returns” is an adventure comedy based on the novel “The Cunning Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha” by Miguel Cervantes.

The Fourth Planet (1995)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CountryRussia

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

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Interstellar (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49

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.

Ad Astra (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36

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.

Solaris (1972)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:49

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.

Alien (1979)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

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.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:29

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.

Apollo 13 (1995)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

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.

Event Horizon (1997)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:36

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.

Pandorum (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48

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.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:49

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."

Serenity (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

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.

Moon (2009)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37

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.

Gravity (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration01:30

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.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

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.

Sunshine (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47

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.

Europa Report (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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

Star Trek (2009)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:07

The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before. The human adventure has begun again.

Arrival (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, India
Duration02:32

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

The Martian (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Hungary, Jordan
Duration03:34

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)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:31

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.

First Man (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:30

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.




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