Most Popular "Exploding Planet" Titles
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1. Man of Steel (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.
2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
3. Ender's Game (2013)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.
4. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
5. The Fifth Element (1997)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.
6. Superman Returns (2006)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
After a long overlooking of his race's planet, the world suddenly gets astounded after Superman's reappearance. However, a rising foe then threatens to bring the USA to global domination using the Man of Steel's prior weakness.
7. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman 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."
8. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
9. Lost in Space (1998)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home.
10. Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
PG | 92 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
The Fantastic Four learn that they aren't the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus.
11. Dragonball: Evolution (2009)
PG | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.
12. Titan A.E. (2000)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.
13. Battlefield Earth (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After enslavement & near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back.
14. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms.
15. Forbidden Planet (1956)
TV-PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
17. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.
18. Soldier (I) (1998)
R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A soldier is dumped on a waste disposal planet and lives among a community of crash survivors on the planet and takes it upon himself to defend his new home when genetic engineered soldiers are ordered to eliminate the crash survivors.
19. Star Trek: Generations (1994)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Captain Picard, with the help of supposedly dead Captain Kirk, must stop a madman willing to murder on a planetary scale in order to enter an energy ribbon.
21. Dark Star (1974)
G | 83 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong.
22. Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A young farmer sets out to recruit mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet, which is under threat of invasion by the evil tyrant Sador and his armada of aggressors.
24. DBZ: A Final Solitary Battle! The Z Warrior Son Goku's Father Challenges Frieza (1990 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 48 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A prequel to the original Dragonball series, this TV movie tells the story of Son Goku's father Bardock and his futile attempt to stop Freeza from destroying his planet Vegeta. It also ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Space captain Harlock, the latest in a family of proud aerial warriors, begins his journey to free the oppressed Earth from the despotic Illumidas Command.
27. Superman (1941)
Passed | 10 min | Animation, Short, Action
The Man of Steel fights a mad scientist who is destroying Metropolis with an energy cannon.
29. Metroid (1986 Video Game)
E | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Metroid is an action-adventure game in which the player controls Samus Aran in sprite-rendered two-dimensional landscapes. The game takes place on the planet Zebes, a large, open-ended ... See full summary »
30. Metroid 4 (2002 Video Game)
E | Action, Adventure, Horror
After the fall of Zebes (Super Metroid), Samus and a research team from Galactic Federation travel to SR388, only to find more trouble. After the Metroids were considered to be wiped out, ... See full summary »
Doctor Who (2005– )
Asylum of the Daleks
TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family
The Doctor along with an Amy and Rory who are headed for divorce are kidnapped by the Daleks. They find themselves before the Dalek Parliament and the Doctor is quite surprised when he ... See full summary »
TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure
As their home world is about to explode, the Thundercat Nobles escape. Their engine is damaged so they can't go to their intended destination. While the others enter sleep chambers to ... See full summary »
Justice League (2001–2006)
For the Man Who Has Everything
TV-PG | Animation, Action, Adventure
Batman and Wonder Woman find Superman immobilized in the Fortress of Solitude by a plant sent by the would-be conqueror Mongul.
Futurama (1999– )
TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Zapp and Leela are alone on an unknown planet after their mission to destroy a death star fails, while the rest of the gang tries to save Earth from being the star's next victim.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe (1984– )
Pidge's Home Planet
TV-Y7 | Animation, Family, Sci-Fi
When Pidge's home planet, Balto, is attacked by Zarkon and Lotor's forces, Keith, Lance, Pidge, and Hunk prepare to leave immediately to stop them. When the guys run into trouble in the ... See full summary »
Challenge of the SuperFriends (1978– )
Secret Origins of the SuperFriends/Terror from the Phantom Zone
TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family
Lex Luthor takes the Legion of Doom into the past so that they can prevent Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern from coming into existence.
Doctor Who (2005– )
The End of the World
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Rose goes off on her first adventure with the Doctor who takes her 5 billion years into the future to view a cataclysmic event: the destruction of the Earth. They're on an orbiting space ... See full summary »
The Heart of the Journey: Part 2
TV-PG | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Earth explodes before Harper makes his visit, the Andromeda manages to save Harper from destruction and runs from a Nietzschean attack fleet coming from the ruins of the planet. ... See full summary »