10 best movies like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Movies similar to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016): Avatar, Europa Report, The Martian, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Expanse, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Star Trek Into Darkness, Guardians of the Galaxy, X-Men: Apocalypse.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:51
CharactersFriends
PlotUprising, Love, Rivalry, Survival, Revolution
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersSmugglers, Scammers, Robots, Aliens
PlotAdventure, Black holes
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StylePopular

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

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.

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.

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersSuperhero, Superhero
PlotApocalypse
TimeFuture
StyleTense

After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration04:31
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Presidential
PlotArtificial Intelligence, War, Apocalypse, Technology, End of the world
PlaceShips
StyleTense

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.

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.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersFriends
PlotWar, Superpowers, Love
PlaceSpace

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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 Last Scout (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrefantastic
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:16
CharactersHeroes
PlotDeath, War
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

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.

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.

Assassin's Creed (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration01:31
CharactersKillers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Sects
StyleDisturbing

Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills, he is now poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day.

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.

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.

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.

Ender's Game (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersChildrens, Soldier, Geniuses
PlotWar
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.

The Fifth Element (1997)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy
CountryFrance
Duration02:06
CharactersAliens
PlotApocalypse
PlaceSpace

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.

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.

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?

Gattaca (1997)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersJanitors
PlotThe escape, Double life, Dreams, Success, Fate
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleMakes me think

Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is determined to infiltrate the GATTACA space program.

Independence Day (1996)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersAliens, Pilots
PlotAlien invasion, UFO, End of the world
PlaceSpaceships

On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Star Wars (1977)
Mark9.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

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.

Return of the Jedi (1983)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersAliens
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl. Now a master of the Force, Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, but he cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against Darth Vader, who has sworn to win Luke over to the dark side of the Force.

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.

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.

WALL·E (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantastic, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersRobots
StyleDisney

WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

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.

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.

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."

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersWarriors
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching

Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from its ashes rises the evil Galactic Empire. Jedi hero Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side of the Force to become the Emperor's new apprentice – Darth Vader. The Jedi are decimated, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Master Yoda are forced into hiding. The only hope for the galaxy are Anakin's own offspring – the twin children born in secrecy who will grow up to become heroes.

Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersSuperhero, Friends
PlotWar, Mystery, Superpowers
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleMarvel

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.

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.

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.

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