10 best movies like Star Trek: Discovery (2017)

Movies similar to Star Trek: Discovery (2017): Avatar, The Martian, Star Trek Beyond, Dark Matter, Guardians of the Galaxy, Green Lantern, John Carter, The High Frontier, Tiger Theory, Origin.

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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.

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 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.

Dark Matter (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:05
PlotLost memory, Time travel, Survival
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full of weaponry and a destination: a remote mining colony that is about to become a war zone. With no idea whose side they are on, they face a deadly decision. Will these amnesiacs turn their backs on history, or will their pasts catch up with them?

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.

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.

John Carter (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotAdventure
PlaceMars
StyleDisney

John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

The High Frontier (2016)
Mark8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryPoland
Duration01:54
CharactersParents, Insects, Smugglers
PlotTravel, Survival, Cold, Snow
PlacePrison, Mountains

A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.

Tiger Theory (2016)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryCzech Republic
PlotDepression, Travel

The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on the same route. He recalls his past life when he used to have his own will and dreams and he wants to live again with dignity and freedom. He longs to control his own life again. And his solution is escape from the present life. In this movie we watch, in parallel ,the fates of Jan's married daughters Olinka and Alenka and his sons-in-law Erik and Pepík.

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.

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.

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 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…

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
PlotWar
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Space Jam (1996)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersAliens
PlotBasketball, Adventure
PlaceSpace

In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

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.

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.

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.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration02:58
CharactersWizards, Elves, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Multi-part, Magic, Travel
StyleWorth watching, Exciting, Atmospheric

Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

Zombieland (2009)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersZombie
PlotApocalypse, Travel, End of the world, Cars, Survival, Viruses

Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.

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.

District 9 (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa
Duration01:52
CharactersAliens
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, Mystery, Mystery
TimeFuture

Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United (MNU).

The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersAliens
PlotAlien invasion, End of the world, UFO
PlaceUSA

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

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."

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.

Snow Buddies (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreadventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Husky, Family, Friends
PlotTravel
StyleTouching

Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the canine offspring of famed sports star Air Bud team up with an experienced sled dog and a husky pup, who teach them the importance of working together.

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