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20 best movies like Red Planet (2000)

List of the best movies like Red Planet (2000): Mission to Mars, Approaching the Unknown, The Black Hole, Supernova, The Last Days on Mars, Virtuality, The Martian, Saturn 3, The Core, Marooned.

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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: 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: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Robots, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Obsession, Black holes
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled by Dr. Hans Reinhardt and his monstrous robot companion, but the initial wonderment and awe the Palomino crew feel for the ship and its resistance to the power of the black hole turn to horror as they uncover Reinhardt's plans.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration01:31
CharactersMusicians, Heroes
PlotLove, Survival, Adventure, Chess, Technology
PlaceSpace, Ships
TimeFuture
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Tense, Serious, For men

Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose body quickly mutates into a monstrous and deadly form.

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: 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: 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, 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: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France
Duration02:15
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.

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: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryGermany, France, Australia
Duration02:38
CharactersHunters, Blind
PlotRobbery, Apocalypse, Time travel, Adventure, Travel
PlaceRussia, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Cyberpunk, Depressive, Serious

Set in 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash with some bank robbers, who enlist her help to take the money to a drop in Paris. On the way she runs into another fugitive from the law Dr. Farber, an American who is being chased by the CIA. They want to confiscate a device his father invented which allows anyone to record their dreams and visions. On the run they travel the globe from Berlin to Lisbon to Moscow to Tokyo, ending up in Australia at his father's research facility, where they hope to play back the recordings Farber captured for his blind mother.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Saving the World, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, For men

The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves hurtling through uncharted space.

Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Alien invasion, Teleportation, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert Earth before they are brutally murdered. Left with no other choice, Earth sends an elite military team of science and combat specialists through the portal where they attempt to stop the invasion from the inside out.

Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

During their search for a habitable planet the last living humans crash-land on a barren world, inhabited by bloodthirsty aliens and mysterious post-apocalyptic warriors.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Alien invasion, Space wars, Saving the World, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, By games, Depressive, Serious, For men

The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher Blair and Todd "Maniac" Marshall as they arrive at the Tiger Claw and are soon forced to stop a Kilrathi fleet heading towards Earth.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration01:48
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Saving the World, Avalanches, Rivalry
PlaceRussia
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryCanada
CharactersVampire, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Chase, Fate
PlaceSpaceships
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A captain leads a team of commandos searching for vampires in the universe.

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: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersHeroes, Presidential, Astronauts, Astronomers
PlotDisasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Tsunami, Saving the World
TimeFuture
StyleTense, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact. Meanwhile, an enterprising reporter uses her smarts to uncover the scoop of the century.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryCanada
CharactersHeroes, Presidential
PlotSurvival, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. Among those on board: First Lady Simone Mathany, space-exploration entrepreneur Steve Roebling, Dr. Denise Balaban, pilot Fiona Henslaw, and a very lucky lottery winner. But while en route, a massive solar flare sparks a cosmic-ray burst that accelerates Aurora’s engine and blows the ship away from Earth’s orbit. Now out of control, it’s hurtling straight for the sun.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:06
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Scientists, Military, Partners
PlotLove, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Superpowers
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Cyberpunk, Numbers in the title

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration01:33
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotSurvival, UFO, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Saving the World
PlaceSmall cities
TimeFuture
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial life forms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien Facehuggers and a hybrid Alien/Predator are released and begin to terrorize the town.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual guidance of his dead father, Kenshiro fights to free his stolen love from the brutal tyrant Lord Shin. Through his struggle he must confront his destiny.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryAustralia
CharactersHeroes, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Chase
PlacePrison, Australia
TimeFuture
StyleDepressive, Serious, Disturbing

In the near future, drive-in theatres are turned into concentration camps for the undesirable and unemployed. The prisoners don't really care to escape because they are fed and they have a place to live which is, in most cases, probably better than the outside. Crabs and his girlfriend Carmen are put into the camp and all Crabs wants to do is escape.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersMutant, Friends, Pilots
PlotWar, Survival, Supernatural, Chase, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Depressive, Underrated

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.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes, Bees
PlotAdventure, Fate, Space wars, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…

Markimdb: 3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
CharactersHeroes, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Volcanoes, Earthquake
PlaceChina
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed?

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Alien invasion, Saving the World
PlaceVillage, Ships, Ocean, Spaceships, Italy
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, For men

When the first manned flight to Venus returns to Earth, the rocket crash-lands in the Mediterranean near a small Italian fishing village. The locals manage to save one of the astronauts Colonel Calder, the mission commander. A young boy also recovers what turns out to be a specimen of an alien creature. Growing at a fantastic rate, it manages to escape and eventually threatens the city of Rome.





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