Genre - Space Thrillers

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1.
Alien (1979)
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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
2.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
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Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. (149 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
3.
Gravity (2013)
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Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space. (91 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
4.
Sunshine (2007)
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A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057. (107 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
5.
Virtuality (2009 TV Movie)
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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... (87 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
6.
Moon (2009)
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Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems. (97 mins.)
Director: Duncan Jones
 
7.
Marooned (1969)
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Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out? (134 mins.)
Director: John Sturges
 
8.
Love (2011)
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After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the abandoned International Space Station... (84 mins.)
Director: William Eubank
 
9.
Apollo 13 (1995)
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NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. (140 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
10.
Apollo 18 (2011)
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Decades-old found footage from NASA's abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon. (86 mins.)
 
11.
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
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A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars. (98 mins.)
Director: Ruairi Robinson
 
12.
Aliens (1986)
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57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
 
13.
Alien³ (1992)
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After her last encounter, Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor. (114 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
 
14.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
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Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
 
15.
Deep Impact (1998)
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Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive? (120 mins.)
Director: Mimi Leder
 
16.
Armageddon (1998)
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After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet. (151 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
17.
The Right Stuff (1983)
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The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program. (193 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
18.
Event Horizon (1997)
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A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
 
19.
Europa Report (2013)
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An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon. (90 mins.)
 
20.
Solaris (2002)
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A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet. (99 mins.)
 
21.
Solaris (1972)
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A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane. (167 mins.)
 
22.
2010 (1984)
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
23.
Silent Running (1972)
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In a future where all flora is extinct on Earth, an astronaut is given orders to destroy the last of Earth's botany, kept in a greenhouse aboard a spacecraft. (89 mins.)
 
24.
Red Planet (2000)
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Astronauts, and their robotic dog AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion), search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry. (106 mins.)
Director: Antony Hoffman
 
25.
Mission to Mars (2000)
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When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting an unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors. (114 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
26.
Another Earth (2011)
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On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident. (92 mins.)
Director: Mike Cahill
 
27.
Prometheus (2012)
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Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
28.
Outland (1981)
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In the distant future, a police marshal stationed at a remote mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy, and gets no help from the populace when he later finds himself marked for murder. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
29.
Cargo (2009)
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In 2270, Earth is completely depleted and no one lives there anymore. Those that have money move to... (112 mins.)
 
30.
Lifepod (1981)
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The first interplanetary cruise ship malfunctions halfway to Jupiter, forcing most of the crew and passengers to abandon ship. A handful of people are trapped onboard. (90 mins.)
Director: Bruce Bryant
 
31.
Dark Star (1974)
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In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong. (83 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
32.
Pandorum (2009)
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A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities. (108 mins.)
 
33.
Memories (1995)
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"Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four... (113 mins.)
 
34.
Sphere (1998)
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A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean. (134 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
35.
The Clone Returns Home (2008)
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The Clone Returns Home is a compelling meditation on the paradox of life and death, and the meaning of love and family... (110 mins.)
Director: Kanji Nakajima
 
36.
Astronaut: The Last Push (2012)
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When a tragic accident cuts short the first manned mission to explore life on the moons of Jupiter, Michael Forrest must make the 3 year journey home to Earth in pure solitude. (85 mins.)
Director: Eric Hayden
 
37.
Contact (1997)
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Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine. (150 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
38.
Supernova (2000)
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Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd... (90 mins.)
Director: Thomas Lee
 
39.
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
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After an explosion in space and subsequent two-minute radio-out period, two astronauts return home to their wives. Slightly it's revealed that they're not the same as they were. (109 mins.)
Director: Rand Ravich
 
40.
Capricorn One (1977)
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A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret... (123 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
 
41.
Forbidden Planet (1956)
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A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet's colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one of them has. (98 mins.)
 
42.
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
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An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visits to Earth and Earth's man-made demise, while human astronauts attempt to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on. (80 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
43.
Space Cowboys (2000)
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When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space. (130 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
44.
The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
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A NASA astronaut (Thornton), forced to retire years earlier so he could save his family farm, has never given up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Polish
 
45.
Stranded (2001)
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A seven-man crew of international specialists formed by Commander Andre Vishniac; engineer Luca Baglioni;... (95 mins.)
Director: Luna
 
46.
The Black Hole (1979)
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A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole. (98 mins.)
Director: Gary Nelson
 
47.
Gattaca (1997)
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A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel. (106 mins.)
Director: Andrew Niccol
 
48.
Countdown (1967)
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Desperate to reach the moon first, NASA sends a man and shelter separately, one-way. He must find it to survive; he can't return until Apollo is ready. (101 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
49.
Destination Moon (1950)
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One of the first science fiction films to attempt a high level of accurate technical detail tells the story of the first trip to the Moon. (92 mins.)
Director: Irving Pichel
 
50.
Stranded (2013)
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Four astronauts working at a lunar base suffer a meteor strike that brings an infection that leads to paranoia, fear and death. (84 mins.)
Director: Roger Christian
 
51.
Extant (2014 TV Series)
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An astronaut struggles to learn how she became pregnant while on a 13-month-long solo space mission. (42 mins.)
 
52.
Interstellar (2014)
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A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival. (169 mins.)
 
53.
Ascension (2014 Mini-Series)
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A young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return. (231 mins.)
 
54.
Defying Gravity (2009 TV Series)
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Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away. (60 mins.)
 
55.
Outcasts (2010 TV Series)
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With Earth rapidly becoming uninhabitable, pioneers seek to colonize the harsh terrain of the planet Carpathia. 10 years later, the town of Forthaven faces danger as the planet's dark secrets are revealed. (50 mins.)
 
56.
The Martian (2015)
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An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. (144 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
57.
Gagarin. Pervyy v kosmose (2013)
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GAGARIN: FIRST IN SPACE, is a feature film featuring amazing SFX, that celebrates the bravery and achievements of Yuri Gagarin... (108 mins.)
 
58.
400 Days (2015)
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With their four-hundred-day mission simulation nearing completion, four astronauts begin to feel that something is amiss. (91 mins.)
Director: Matt Osterman
 
59.
Pale Blue Dot (????)
An astronaut returns home and discovers that her sense of reality has changed in unexpected ways.
Director: Noah Hawley
 
60.
Passengers (2016)
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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. (116 mins.)
Director: Morten Tyldum
 
61.
The Tank (2017)
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On April 26, 2012, six people entered an Isolated Confined Environment with the mission to simulate a trip to Mars. Their mission was a catastrophic failure. (85 mins.)
Director: Kellie Madison
 
62.
The Expanse (2015 TV Series)
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A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt. (60 mins.)
 
63.
The Big Everything (2015)
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Ejected 20,000 years away from their civilization by a black hole, 3 scientists, a pshychiatrist, and a mechanic, decide to explore the universe rather than go back to earth. (131 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Bazz
 
64.
Operation Avalanche (2016)
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In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history. (94 mins.)
Director: Matt Johnson
 
65.
The Rift (2016)
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An American military satellite crash lands in Eastern Serbia and a team of US and Serbian agents are dispatched to secure the remains of the satellite, but when they locate the crash site all is not as it seems. (90 mins.)
Director: Dejan Zecevic
 
66.
Approaching the Unknown (2016)
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An American astronaut prepares for a mission to Mars. (90 mins.)
 
67.
Life (2017)
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A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth. (104 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
 
68.
Capsule (2015)
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Guy is an experienced British fighter pilot who is in command of Britain's first manned mission to space... (91 mins.)
Director: Andrew Martin
 
69.
Cloverfield Movie (2018)
After a scientific experiment aboard the space station involving a particle accelerator has unexpected results, the astronauts find themselves isolated. Following their horrible discovery, the space station crew must fight for survival.
Director: Julius Onah
 
70.
Arrival (2016)
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When twelve mysterious spacecrafts appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. (116 mins.)
 
71.
Space/Time (2017)
When a group of scientists developing an engine for interstellar travel see their funding cut after a fatal disaster, the disgraced group must resort to criminal activity to finance their operation as they rebuild their space time device.
 
72.
One Under the Sun (2017)
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Astronaut Kathryn Voss, sole survivor of a disastrous space mission, is desperate to reunite with her terminally ill daughter but becomes a fugitive when the government discovers she's returned to earth with an extraordinary gift. (101 mins.)
 
73.
Alien: Covenant (2017)
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The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. (122 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
74.
The Space Between Us (2017)
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The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street smart girl to discover how he came to be. (120 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom