10 best movies like Life (2017)

Movies similar to Life (2017): Alien: Covenant, Gravity, Europa Report, Prometheus, The Thing, The Martian, 5th Passenger, The Expanse, Origin, Astro Kid.

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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.

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.

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.

The Thing (2011)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion
PlaceAntarctica
StyleDisturbing

When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.

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.

5th Passenger (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 3.1)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotSurvival
PlaceSpace
StyleDisturbing

Set in the aftermath of an oppressive class war, a pregnant officer aboard an escape pod must struggle to survive with her remaining crew when a mysterious and vicious life form attacks, determined to become the dominant species.

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.

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.

Astro Kid (2019)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, cartoon
Duration02:24
CharactersAliens
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceSpace
StyleFor children

After their space ship is damaged in an asteroid field , 10-year-old Willy is separated from his explorer parents and finds himself alone on a dusty planet with only a cute robot for company in this fun animated adventure. Packed with neat little touches, from a space toothbrush that converts into a knife and a flamethrower, to a cuddly orange alien that bears a resemblance to How To Train Your Dragon’s Toothless, the movie (known as Terra Willy in its native France) follows Willy as he learns to adapt to his new surroundings and the planet’s quirky (and occasionally dangerous) inhabitants. Nicely animated with a sweet story at its heart, this junior space adventure with a really likeable lead character is well worth seeking out.

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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.

Teleios (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersScientists
PlotTravel, Death, Survival, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceSpace, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, Action

A deep space mining vessel has been adrift for two years. It is suspected the crew brutally killed each other, but the reason for the bloodbath is unknown. A rescue crew is sent to find if there are any survivors, what happened and why.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mars (2016)
Mark3 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
PlotAdventure
PlaceMars, Mars, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Smart, Fascinating

The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements set in the future with documentary vérité interviews with today’s best and brightest minds in modern science and innovation, illuminating how research and development is creating the space technology that will enable our first attempt at a mission to Mars.

Infini (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryAustralia
Duration02:04
CharactersAliens, Soldier
PlotFear, The escape, Pursuit, Survival, Viruses
PlaceHospitals, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleTense

A search and rescue team are transported through deep space to a distant mining colony to save the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. During their mission, they find a lethal weapon which is set to arrive on Earth within the hour.

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).

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?

Clara (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic
Duration02:00
CharactersAstronomers, Scientists, Heroes
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

An astronomer becomes obsessed with searching the cosmos for signs of life beyond Earth which leads to a shocking discovery.

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.

Doom: Annihilation (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
Duration00:30
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Military, Demons, Zombie
PlotSurvival, Confrontation, Weapon
PlaceMars
StyleDisturbing

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
Duration01:34
CharactersAliens, Dogs, Scientists, Clowns
PlotAdventure, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Prison
StyleBy comics

ZIM discovers his almighty leaders never had any intention of coming to Earth and he loses confidence in himself for the first time in his life, which is the big break his human nemesis, Dib has been waiting for.

Ad Astra (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
Duration02:36
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Aliens
PlotLoneliness, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

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.

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.

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."

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.

Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Mark1 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration02:18
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleExciting, 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.

Attraction (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic
CountryRussia
Duration02:09
CharactersAliens, Fathers, Guests, Military
PlotLove, UFO, War
PlaceMoscow, Russia, Space

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

The Avengers (2012)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersSuperhero, Partners, Aliens, Scientists, Heroes
PlotAlien invasion, Superpowers, Love, Intrigue
PlaceShips, Germany, India, USA
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel, Exciting

When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

Green Lantern (2011)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Monsters, Friends, Lifeguards, Actors
PlotAdventure
PlaceSpace
StyleBy comics

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

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.

The Thing (1982)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens
PlotUFO, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceAntarctica

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

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