10 best movies like First Man (2018)

Movies similar to First Man (2018): The Best of Enemies, The Spacewalker, Salyut-7, Alien: Covenant, The Lost City of Z, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Interstellar, Gravity, Gagarin: First in Space, Europa Report.

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The Best of Enemies (2019)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama, biography, history
Duration02:43
CharactersPartners, Parents
PlotOn real events, Political
StyleDisturbing, Tense

Centers on the unlikely relationship between Ann Atwater, an outspoken civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a local Ku Klux Klan leader who reluctantly co-chaired a community summit, battling over the desegregation of schools in Durham, North Carolina during the racially-charged summer of 1971. The incredible events that unfolded would change Durham and the lives of Atwater and Ellis forever.

The Spacewalker (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryRussia
Duration02:25
CharactersScientists, Military, Astronauts
PlaceSpace, Russia, Moscow, USSR
TimeCold War
StylePatriotic

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…

Salyut-7 (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryRussia
Duration02:01
CharactersAstronauts
PlotOn real events
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting

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.

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.

The Lost City of Z (2017)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersAmazons
PlotExpeditions, Fate
PlaceJungle

A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilazation in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersStrong women
PlotUprising, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleExciting

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

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.

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.

Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:48
CharactersHeroes
PlaceSpace, Russia, Spaceships
StyleExciting

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 ...

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.

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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.

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.

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.

National Geographic: Journey to the Edge of the Universe (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.5)
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:31
PlotBlack holes
PlaceSpace, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, For personal development, For sleep, For a cozy evening, 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.

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.

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."

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.

Armageddon (1998)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
PlotApocalypse, End of the world
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting

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.

Apollo 13 (1995)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
PlotSurvival
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

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.

Solaris (1972)
Mark7.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:49
CharactersScientists, Psychologists
PlaceSpace
StyleAtmospheric

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.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Mark7.4
Genrefantastic, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

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.

The Right Stuff (1983)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration03:13
CharactersAstronauts
PlaceSpace
TimeCold War
StyleExciting

A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the bunch who was the first American to orbit the earth; and the remaining pilots: Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra.

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