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20 best movies like Saturn 3 (1980)

List of the best movies like Saturn 3 (1980): The Black Hole, The Last Days on Mars, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, Mission to Mars, Ad Astra, Dante 01, Cargo, Red Planet, Space Truckers, The Divide.

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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: 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: 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: 5.7
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: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Military, Astronauts
PlotTravel, Fight, Obsession, Loneliness, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryFrance
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Psychiatrists
PlotSurvival, Superpowers, Alien invasion, Mental disorders
PlaceSpace, Prison, Spaceships
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Deep space, at the edge of the galaxy. The future. A new prisoner arrives on top security prison ship and psychiatric research unit Dante 01. Sole survivor of an encounter with an alien force beyond imagining, Saint Georges is a man possessed by inner demons, caught up in the battle to control the monstrous power within him. It's a power that will infect the other highly dangerous occupants of Dante 01, gaolors and prisoners alike, unleashing a violent rebellion that turns this terrifying, labyrinthine world upside down. In the otherworldly hell of the ship's depths, through danger and redemption, each must journey to his very limits... each must confront his own Dragon.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryLuxembourg
Duration01:52
CharactersAstronauts
PlotVirtual Reality, Teleportation, Cheating, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Saving the World, Environmental disasters
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:35
CharactersRobots, Cyborgs, Truckers
PlotAdventure, Uprising
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Romania
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Martial Arts, Karate
PlaceHospitals
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When most of the population of Earth is infected by a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures, a group of hunters lead by Tao and his sword chase the vampire zombies to eliminate them. Six non-infected survivors try to find the exit of an abandoned hospital crowded of the infected creatures. Meanwhile, the military is ready to bomb the whole area.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs, Teens, Robots, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Fights without rules, Motorcycles, Technology
PlaceSpaceships, Mars, Lake
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense, Cyberpunk

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CountryItaly, France
Duration01:36
CharactersHeroes, Cyborgs
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, For men

After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile woman left on Earth.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Tense, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:41
CharactersDinosaurs, Scientists, Tourists
PlotTime travel, Survival, Adventure, Time machine, Technology
PlaceJungle, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Singapore
Duration01:28
CharactersZombie, Robots, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Death, Supernatural
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Following a deadly viral outbreak, private military soldier Max Gatling leads a handful of survivors and a ragtag band of robots against an army of the infected.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:24
CharactersSoldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Chase, Lost memory
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious

Seven strangers wake up on the deserted streets of London with no knowledge of how they got there. Before long someone -or something - is picking them off, one by one....

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Scientists, Investigators, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion, Chase, Technology
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Laboratory
StyleAction, Vital signs, Tense, Disturbing

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.

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: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration02:17
CharactersRobots, Gangsters, Programmers, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotRobbery, Adventure, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Consciousness
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fancy, Touching, Cyberpunk, Serious

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts
PlotLove, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure
PlaceSpace, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric

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.

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: 6.7
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: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Weapon, Teleportation, Confrontation
PlaceSpace, Mars, Laboratory
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie, Robots, Mutant, Blonde girls, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceJungle
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

Lovely and resourceful Daria and Tisa escape a space gulag only to crash land on a nearby world where a guy in tight pants named Zed is playing The Most Dangerous Game. Zed turns the girls and another guest loose in his jungle preserve to serve as the prey in a mad hunt. Armed only with knives and their wits, the girls must battle their way across the jungle to a hidden arms cache before Zed catches and kills them.

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: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryAustralia
Duration02:04
CharactersAliens, Special Forces, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, The escape, Death, Pursuit
PlaceSpace, Hospitals, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

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.

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: 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: 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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