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1. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

Writers: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Votes: 178,552

2. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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42 Metascore

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Writers: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria

Votes: 111,052

3. Deep Impact (1998)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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40 Metascore

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?

Writers: Bruce Joel Rubin, Michael Tolkin | Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 125,499

4. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Writers: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil | Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 46,807

5. Adam (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.

Writer: Max Mayer | Director: Max Mayer | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving

Votes: 26,875

6. The Arrival (1996)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.

Writer: David Twohy | Director: David Twohy | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane

Votes: 23,444

7. Brightest Star (2013)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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32 Metascore

After the heartbreaking end of his first love, a recent college graduate sets out to win back the girl of his dreams only to discover a greater journey awaits him.

Writers: Maggie Kiley, Matthew Mullen | Director: Maggie Kiley | Stars: Chris Lowell, Rose McIver, Jessica Szohr, Alex Kaluzhsky

Votes: 710

8. The Leopard (1963)

PG | 187 min | Drama

8.1
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100 Metascore

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.

Writers: Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Enrico Medioli, Massimo Franciosa, Luchino Visconti | Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Votes: 14,350

9. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 48,984

10. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

TV-G | 13 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the moon.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, François Lallement, Jules-Eugène Legris, Victor André

Votes: 21,981

11. Addicted to Love (1997)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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49 Metascore

Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple.

Writer: Robert Gordon | Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 18,657

12. Cosmos (1980 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary

9.3
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 15,566

13. When Worlds Collide (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.8
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As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Edwin Balmer, Philip Wylie | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, John Hoyt

Votes: 4,678

14. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Writer: Richard Blake | Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 4,548

15. Meteor (1979)

PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading toward Earth. If it hits, it will cause an incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish... See full summary »

Writers: Stanley Mann, Edmund H. North | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Votes: 4,866

16. It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert, and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strange.

Writers: Harry Essex, Ray Bradbury | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 5,194

17. Frozen Planet (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

9.3
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter, Ted Giffords

Votes: 4,865

18. Alien Trespass (2009)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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48 Metascore

After crash landing near a desert town, an alien enlists the help of a local waitress to re-capture a monster that escaped from the wreckage of his space ship.

Writers: Steven P. Fisher, James Swift | Director: R.W. Goodwin | Stars: Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird, Robert Patrick, Dan Lauria

Votes: 3,100

19. Supernova (2005 TV Movie)

172 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.6
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A scientific possibility becomes a terrifying reality when the most powerful force in the universe threatens to hurtle home.

Writers: Steven H. Berman, Don Keith Opper | Director: John Harrison | Stars: Luke Perry, Tia Carrere, Peter Fonda, Clemency Burton-Hill

Votes: 1,335

20. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)

122 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.7
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With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »

Writers: Robbyn Burger, Scott Sturgeon | Director: Bradford May | Stars: Michael Biehn, Annabella Sciorra, Zachary Charles, Don Franklin

Votes: 1,641

21. War of the Worlds (2005 Video)

R | 93 min | Sci-Fi

3.3
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In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic, civilization is laid to ruin when a race of super aliens invades Earth.

Writers: H.G. Wells, David Michael Latt, Carlos De Los Rios | Director: David Michael Latt | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rhett Giles, Andrew Lauer, Tinarie van Wyk Loots

Votes: 2,105

22. Flytrap (2015)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | Completed

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FLYTRAP mixes sci-fi with dark humor to tell the story of a reserved English Astronomer who becomes ensnared by the mysterious Mary Ann and her creepy and dangerous comrades. Held hostage ... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen David Brooks | Director: Stephen David Brooks | Stars: Jeremy Crutchley, Jonah Blechman, Gabrielle Stone, Ina-Alice Kopp

23. Earthstorm (2006 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Konyves | Director: Terry Cunningham | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Amy Price-Francis, John Ralston, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 1,514

24. Nightfall (1988)

PG-13 | 83 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

2.5
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Far across the cosmos from our world lies a planet bathed in perpetual daylight. Soon nightfall will come and bring with it tremendous destruction. Science struggles against superstition in... See full summary »

Writers: Isaac Asimov, Paul Mayersberg | Director: Paul Mayersberg | Stars: David Birney, Sarah Douglas, Alexis Kanner, Andra Millian

Votes: 446

25. Sangharsh (1999)

127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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CBI officer Reet Oberoi sought assistance from a jail convict Professor Aman Varma to bring Lajja Shankar Pandey; a religious fanatic to justice. Pandey is responsible for abducting ... See full summary »

Writers: Mahesh Bhatt, Girish Dhamija | Director: Tanuja Chandra | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Preity Zinta, Ashutosh Rana, Madan Jain

Votes: 1,502

26. Rocketship X-M (1950)

Approved | 77 min | Sci-Fi

4.9
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An astronaut crew of 4 men and one woman on their way to the Moon, are unexpectedly propelled by gravitational forces and end up on Mars instead.

Writers: Orville H. Hampton, Kurt Neumann | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery Jr.

Votes: 1,537

27. The Brainiac [TV] (1962)

77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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In 1661 Mexico, the Baron Vitelius of Astara is sentenced to be burned alive by the Holy Inquisition of Mexico for witchcraft, necromancy, and other crimes. As he dies, the Baron swears ... See full summary »

Writers: Federico Curiel, Adolfo López Portillo | Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Abel Salazar, Ariadna Welter, David Silva, Germán Robles

Votes: 526

28. Red Planet Mars (1952)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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An American scientist is able to contact and communicate with Mars with shattering political, economic, and spiritual repercussions.

Writers: John L. Balderston, Anthony Veiller, John Hoare | Director: Harry Horner | Stars: Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof, Walter Sande

Votes: 765

29. Nostalgia for the Light (2010)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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85 Metascore

In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body ... See full summary »

Writer: Patricio Guzmán | Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Gaspar Galaz, Lautaro Núñez, Luís Henríquez, Miguel Lawner

Votes: 2,440

30. The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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43 Metascore

Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in... See full summary »

Writers: Belle Avery, Kayvan Mashayekh | Director: Kayvan Mashayekh | Stars: Adam Echahly, Bruno Lastra, Moritz Bleibtreu, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 532

31. The Blue Hour (2007)

Drama

7.1
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Several strangers in Los Angeles weave their stories of loss and hope, not knowing that their lives have brushed up against each others in small but sometimes profound ways.

Writer: Eric Nazarian | Director: Eric Nazarian | Stars: Ellen Albertini Dow, Eric Burdon, Paul Dillon, Catherine Garedakis

Votes: 173

32. The City Dark (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, News

7.0
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THE CITY DARK is a feature documentary about the loss of night. After moving to NYC from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question - do we need the stars? - taking him from ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Cheney

Votes: 232

33. The Mafu Cage (1978)

R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.4
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Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping her head on ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Chastain, Éric Wesphal | Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Lee Grant, Carol Kane, Will Geer, James Olson

Votes: 247

34. Supernova (2005–2006)

29 min | Comedy

7.3
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British astronomer Paul Hamilton leaves London for a new life in a remote Australian settlement.

Stars: Rob Brydon, Hollie Andrew, Tim Draxl, Damion Hunter

Votes: 189

35. Amazon (2000)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

4.5
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On an observatory set high on a mountain, astronomers make a stunning discovery somewhere out in the galaxy. A flying object in the depths of the cosmos is showing signs of life, emitting an intelligent signal. The UFO has just landed on Earth somewhere in the midst of a rainforest. Margot, the enthusiastic young woman heading up the research team, decides to go to the spot and check out this ... See full summary »

Writers: Philippe de Broca, Serge Frydman | Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Arielle Dombasle, Patrick Bouchitey, Thylda Barès

Votes: 298

36. A Fire in the Sky (1978 TV Movie)

150 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

6.2
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Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.

Writers: Michael Blankfort, Paul Gallico, Dennis Nemec | Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Richard Crenna, Elizabeth Ashley, David Dukes, Joanna Miles

Votes: 274

37. The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906)

17 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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Two travellers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventuly experience a buggy ride through the heavens courtesy of the Devil before he takes one of them down to hell and roasts him ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 399

38. Kosmicheskiy reys: Fantasticheskaya novella (1935)

70 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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The science fiction film "Kosmicheskii Reis" was first shown in Soviet theaters in January 1936. Soviet cinematographers created a progressively realistic image of a journey to the moon in ... See full summary »

Writers: Aleksandr Filimonov, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky | Director: Vasily Zhuravlyov | Stars: Sergey Komarov, K. Moskalenko, Vassili Gaponenko, Nikolay Feoktistov

Votes: 162

39. The Astronomers (1991– )

57 min | Documentary

8.4
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A look at the work and worlds of leading scientists and astronomers who are helping to unlock the mysteries of the universe.

Stars: Vera C. Rubin, Tony Tyson, John Lowry Dobson, John E. Conway

Votes: 41

40. Cape of Good Hope (2004)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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59 Metascore

A Drama revolving around 3 women's lives and how they are intertwined.

Writers: Suzanne Kay Bamford, Mark Bamford | Director: Mark Bamford | Stars: Debbie Brown, Farouk Valley-Omar, Parinita Jeaven, David Isaacs

Votes: 249

41. End of the World (1931)

54 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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Writers: Jean Boyer, Camille Flammarion, Abel Gance, H.S. Kraft | Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Abel Gance, Colette Darfeuil, Sylvie Gance, Jeanne Brindeau

Votes: 158

42. The Purple Monster Strikes (1945)

Approved | 201 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A Martian spacecraft crash-lands near the observatory of Cyrus Layton, designer of Earth's first spaceship. The survivor, forerunner of an invasion, can assume the form of any earthman. ... See full summary »

Writers: Royal K. Cole, Albert DeMond, Basil Dickey, Lynn Perkins, Joseph F. Poland, Barney A. Sarecky | Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Dennis Moore, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft, James Craven

Votes: 122

43. Nancy Drew: Curse of Blackmoor Manor (2004 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery

9.2
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Teen detective Nancy Drew is invited to an old manor in England to figure out why the woman living there has been acting strangely.

Writer: Anne Collins | Director: Max Holechek | Stars: Lani Minella, Amy Broomhall, Conni Ellern, Jenn Ruzumna

Votes: 51

44. The Eclipse: Courtship of the Sun and Moon (1907)

Not Rated | 9 min | Short, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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An astronomer of age, wealth, and erudition conducts classes in his home. His students are not always respectful, and he suffers their pranks and high jinks. Then, at noon, everything ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 741

45. Telescope (2013)

10 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.1
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A cosmic archaeologist journeys through space and time to capture evidence of a forgotten Earth.

Writer: Eric Bodge | Directors: Collin Davis, Matt Litwiller | Stars: Anna Campbell, Harwood Gordon, Sébastien B. Lubin

Votes: 29

46. Early Warning (1981)

85 min | Drama, Thriller

4.8
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A Christian woman (Delana Michaels) wants a newspaper man (Greg Wynne) to publish a story about a One World Foundation being set up whose only goal is to control the world. She wants him to... See full summary »

Writer: David R. Elliott | Director: David R. Elliott | Stars: Delana Michaels, Christopher Wynne, Joe Chapman, Alvy Moore

Votes: 20

47. Terra (2003)

7 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Writer: Aristomenis Tsirbas | Director: Aristomenis Tsirbas | Stars: Cricket Leigh, Steve Weingartener

Votes: 46

48. Mirror of the Planet (1992)

87 min

6.6
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Writers: Jytte Rex, Asger Schnack | Director: Jytte Rex | Stars: Ole Lemmeke, Cher Guertze, Bodil Jørgensen, Inger Christensen

Votes: 13

49. For Beauty's Sake (1941)

61 min | Comedy

5.7
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A woman-hating astronomy professor, Bertram Dillsome, inherits a swank beauty salon in a New York hotel from his aunt. His New York arrival beings an unexpected fanfare of publicity ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Bullock, Ethel Hill, Clarence Budington Kelland, Wanda Tuchock | Director: Shepard Traube | Stars: Ned Sparks, Marjorie Weaver, Ted North, Joan Davis

Votes: 7

50. Alien Earths (2009 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.7
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Astronomers discover wobbling stars with planets where the ice is hot and the rain is made of iron.

Writers: Dana Berry, Steven Reich, Ray Villard | Director: Dana Berry | Stars: Alan Boss, Sara Seager

Votes: 95