10 best movies like Ad Astra (2019)

Movies similar to Ad Astra (2019): Project Ithaca, High Life, Annihilation, Origin, Alien: Covenant, Oasis, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Life, Galaxy of Horrors, Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters.

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Project Ithaca (2019)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, thriller
Duration01:24
PlotSupernatural, Mystery
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.

High Life (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller
Duration02:05
CharactersCriminals
PlotExpeditions, Experiments, Black holes
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleExciting

Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. They must now rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.

Annihilation (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersScientists
PlotDeath, Expeditions
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Exciting

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

Origin (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival
PlaceSpace, Space, Spaceships
StyleDisturbing

A group of troubled passengers wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space, each having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonized planet. As their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realize that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over – and indeed their lives – is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Androids
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the 'synthetic', David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Oasis (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersAstronauts
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Set in the near future, Oasis tells the story of priest Peter Leigh, who is called to a remote planet where a mysterious multinational company is building the first permanent off-Earth human colony. The planet, Oasis, is humanity’s last chance to escape from Earth’s impending collapse, but it quickly becomes apparent that it may not be as hospitable to humanity as it seems... Note: This is a pilot episode only.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryFrance, USA, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:47
CharactersPartners, Friends, Aliens, Warriors
PlotAdventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Life (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
StyleDisturbing

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.

Galaxy of Horrors (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryCanada, Italy, Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersAliens
PlotTechnology
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating, Tense

Trapped in a damaged cryogenic pod, a man is forced to watch a series of horrific science-fiction tales while his life support systems run out. Featuring eight intense stories of the unknown and other-worldly, equally wonderful and terrifying. Visit the GALAXY OF HORRORS, if you dare! Curated from Rue Morgue & Unstable Ground's Little Terrors Festival.

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.

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Arrowhead (2017)
Markimdb: 4.4
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.

Passengers (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:31
CharactersAstronauts
PlotLove, Cheating, Loneliness, Hatred
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.

Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China
Duration02:24
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Friends, Aliens
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Love, Fidelity
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture

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.

Arrival (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:32
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Linguists
PlotTime travel
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Smart

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)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration03:34
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotTravel, Survival, Time travel
PlaceSpace, Mars, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular

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.

The Expanse (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersAliens
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.

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
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, Best soundtracks, Good music, Popular, To cry

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.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:01
CharactersSuperhero, Raccoons, Aliens, Pirates, Friends
PlotAdventure, Chase
PlaceSpace, Prison, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Interesting, For a group of friends, Exciting

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.

Space Station 76 (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

A comedic drama about a group of people (and several robots) living on a space station in a 1970’s-version of the future. When a new Assistant Captain arrives, she inadvertently ignites tensions among the crew, prompting them to confront their darkest secrets. Barely contained lust, jealousy, and anger all bubble to the surface, becoming just as dangerous as the asteroid that’s heading right for them.

Gravity (2013)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Friends, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Disasters
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

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.

Europa Report (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts
PlotExpeditions
PlaceSpace, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

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

Stranded (2013)
Mark6 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration01:24
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Supernatural
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

The Lunar Base Ark explores ore and unexpectedly is hit by a meteor shower and has severe damages. Colonel Gerard Brauchman sends the crewwoman Ava Cameron to repair a wing that is full of CO2. Dr. Lance Krauss warns that the gas may cause paranoia and hallucinations. Ava brings a sample of the meteor for analysis and Dr. Krauss finds that there are spores attached to the meteor. Ava accidentally cuts her finger in a sample but she hides the cut from the doctor. Soon Ava gets pregnant and delivers an alien offspring. However, neither Col. Brauchman nor Dr. Kraus believes in her words and they believe that Ava is delusional. He offspring bites the crewman Bruce Johns and the crew discovers that Bruce has been cloned by the alien. Soon they find how dangerous the clone is.

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
PlotAdventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

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.

Prometheus (2012)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:04
CharactersAliens
PlotSurvival
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Apollo 18 (2011)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29
PlotExpeditions
PlaceSpace, Moon, Spaceships

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.

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).

Pandorum (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersFriends
PlotExpeditions, War, Survival
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleUnderrated

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.

Star Trek (2009)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:07
PlotAdventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

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.

Moon (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
PlaceSpace, Moon, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleDepressive

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.

Avatar (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersAliens, Military, Disabled people, Scientists, Friends, Soldier, Warriors
PlotTravel, Love, War, Fight, Chase, Betrayal, Adventure, Survival
PlaceSpace, Forest, Mountains
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Sunshine (2007)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47
PlotApocalypse, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships

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.

Transformers (2007)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Teens, Friends, Pupils
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will stop at nothing to retrieve it.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Friends, Astronauts, Astronauts, Losers
PlotApocalypse, Time travel, Fidelity
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleBy books

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)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersMilitary
PlotAdventure, Hunting
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

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.

Stranded (2002)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:35
CharactersAliens, Astronauts
PlaceMars, Space
TimeFuture

A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to survive as the minutes slip away?

Mission to Mars (2000)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotAdventure
PlaceMars, Space, Spaceships
TimeFuture

When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.

Titan A.E. (2000)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture

A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.

Alien (1979)
Mark8.4
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersAliens
PlotMulti-part, Alien invasion
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

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.

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