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List of the best movies like Ad Astra (2019): The Last Days on Mars, The Martian, Apollo 18, Interstellar, Stowaway, Cargo, Voyagers, The Midnight Sky, Breach, Aniara.

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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: 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: 5.2
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: 8.6
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: 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: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryLuxembourg
Duration01:52
CharactersAstronauts
PlotVirtual Reality, Teleportation, Cheating, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, Romania, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens
PlotSurvival, Growing up, Uprising
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

With the future of the human race at stake, a group of young men and women -- bred for intelligence and obedience -- embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. When they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship descends into chaos, they soon become consumed by fear, lust and an insatiable hunger for power.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists, Terminally ill, Old man, Astronauts, Astronomers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Cancer, Dreams
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Arctic
TimePost apocalypse

A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryCanada
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

A hardened mechanic must stay awake and maintain an interstellar ark fleeing the dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board... the last of humanity. Unfortunately, humans are not the only passengers. A shapeshifting alien creature has taken residence, its only goal is to kill as many people as possible. The crew must think quickly to stop this menace before it destroys mankind.

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, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Hungary
CharactersTeens, Prophets
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Intrigue
PlaceSpace, Deserts
TimeFuture
StyleBy books

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMonkeys, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Time travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Slavery
PlaceFantastic worlds, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Dystopian, Twisted plot, Serious

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.

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: 4.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersAstronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Loneliness, Experiments
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Deserts, USA
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersCooks, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Travel, Virtual Reality, Loneliness, Viruses
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced virtual reality modules that allow them to take on various identities. But as the ship approaches a critical phase of their journey, a deadly flaw is discovered in the virtual system, forcing them to question if someone onboard might be a killer.

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: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersArtists, Waiters
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Gambling, Treason, Money
PlaceParallel worlds, Party
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense

Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

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: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:16
CharactersHeroes
PlotWar, Survival, Death
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

In 2065, the crew of the Pegasus are searching for a new home for humanity. As they approach their potential new world, the discovery of another ship could be the key to their salvation, or doom them and the rest of humanity to extinction.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

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

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Robots, Heroes, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Relationship, Obsession, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Serious, Expanding consciousness, Disturbing

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotAdventure, Chess, Obsession
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious, For men

In the future, Earth is overcrowded and the population relies on distant bases to be fed. In the Saturn 3 station, Major Adam and the scientist Alex, who is also his lover and has never been on Earth, have been researching hydroponics for three years in the base alone with their dog Sally. Meanwhile, the psychotic Captain Benson fails the mental test required to travel to Saturn 3 and kills his replacement, Captain James, taking his place in the mission of assembling and programming the Demi-God series robot Hector to replace one of the scientists in Saturn 3. On the arrival, the mentally disturbed Captain Benson becomes sexually obsessed for Alex. Then he uses an interface to link his brain to program Hector, but incapable to control his emotions, he transfers his homicidal tendency and insanity to Hector. Now Major Adam and Alex are trapped in the station with a dangerous psychopath robot.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersMutant, Bears, Scientists, Psychologists
PlotDeath, Depression, Expeditions, Alligators, Missing people
PlaceSpace, Jungle, Lighthouse
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersHackers, Spy, Scammers
PlotAdventure, Puzzles, Skirmishes, Fight, Virtual Reality
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

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: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersHeroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Tense, Serious

After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to Earth only to find their de-orbit thrusters won't activate. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their plans are complicated by a Hurricane headed towards the launch site—and a shrinking air supply in the astronauts' capsule.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Astronauts
PlotUFO, Chess, Artificial Intelligence, Investigation
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Makes me think, For men, Disturbing

After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.

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: 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: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration02:18
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotAlien invasion, Space wars, Saving the World, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a capsule sent from the planet Iscandar that tells of a device that can remove the radiation from the Earth's surface. The Earth Defense Force rebuilds the battleship Yamato with a new type of propulsion system to make the 148,000 light year trip to Iscandar in hopes of saving the Earth. Within one year, the radiation will drive the rest of humanity to extinction.





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