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1. The Martian (2015)

PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara

Votes: 567,180 | Gross: $228.43M

2. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Votes: 222,360 | Gross: $172.07M

3. Europa Report (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.5
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68 Metascore

An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Michael Nyqvist, Christian Camargo, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 57,364 | Gross: $0.13M

4. Capricorn One (1977)

PG | 123 min | Action, Thriller

6.8
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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...

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro, Sam Waterston

Votes: 16,866

5. Approaching the Unknown (2016)

R | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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53 Metascore

An American astronaut prepares for a mission to Mars.

Director: Mark Elijah Rosenberg | Stars: Mark Strong, Luke Wilson, Sanaa Lathan, Anders Danielsen Lie

Votes: 4,981

6. Escape from Planet Earth (2013)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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35 Metascore

Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

Director: Cal Brunker | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry

Votes: 21,695 | Gross: $57.01M

7. Destination Moonbase-Alpha (1978 TV Movie)

93 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Lunar colonists of Moonbase Alpha are marooned in space after a nuclear explosion pushes the Moon out of its orbit and a rescue spaceship from the Earth is not what it seems to be.

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell, Tony Anholt

Votes: 255

8. Love (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Music, Sci-Fi

5.6
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After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the abandoned International Space Station. As the life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to ... See full summary »

Director: William Eubank | Stars: Gunner Wright, Corey Richardson, Bradley Horne, Nancy Stelle

Votes: 7,807

9. Defying Gravity (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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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.

Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés

Votes: 9,176

10. The Martian Chronicles (1980– )

360 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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In the 21st century, Earth begins the colonization of Mars. However, things do not go as planned, at first due to the hostile Martian natives and later because of the self-destructive Earthmen.

Stars: Rock Hudson, Gayle Hunnicutt, Bernie Casey, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 1,664

11. Magellan (2017)

103 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.

Director: Rob York | Stars: Brandon Ray Olive, K. Danor Gerald, Whitney Palmer, Matthew Mercer

Votes: 79

12. For All Mankind (1989)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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This movie documents the Apollo missions perhaps the most definitively of any movie under two hours. Al Reinert watched all the footage shot during the missions--over 6,000,000 feet of it, ... See full summary »

Director: Al Reinert | Stars: Jim Lovell, Kenneth Mattingly, Russell Schweickart, Eugene Cernan

Votes: 3,752 | Gross: $0.77M

13. Prep & Landing (2009 TV Short)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke, Mason Vale Cotton, David DeLuise

Votes: 2,051

14. Challenger (1990 TV Movie)

160 min | Drama

6.0
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New Hampshire teacher Christa McAuliffe joins six other astronauts on the tragic 1986 space-shuttle flight.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Karen Allen, Barry Bostwick, Julie Fulton, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 280

15. Failure Is Not an Option (2003 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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A history of the U.S. manned space program from Mercury to Apollo 17, as seen by the men of Mission Control.

Directors: Rushmore DeNooyer, Kirk Wolfinger | Stars: Gene Kranz, James Doolittle, Christopher Kraft, Robert Seamans

Votes: 100

16. The Dream Is Alive (1985)

37 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Traveling on the Space Shuttle, covers training, launch, flight, deployment of LDEF from Challenger in April 1984 (STS-41C).

Director: Graeme Ferguson | Stars: Walter Cronkite, David Leestma, George Nelson, Sally Ride

Votes: 382

17. Vacuity (2012)

14 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Trapped in a dying space station's airlock, Alan must choose between living to see his family again or sacrificing himself to save the lives of his crew.

Director: Michael Matzur | Stars: Michael Steppe, Chellie Newman, Troy William Dunn, Luke Hystad

Votes: 173

18. Timeless: Continuum Recon (2016 TV Short)

5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

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Jump into the Lifeboat and travel to July 20th, 1969 to witness the dramatic first ever moon landing. Connor Mason needs your help in this Virtual Reality/360 experience.

Director: Trevor Sands | Stars: Joel Berg, Sean Cunningham, Ben Dextraze, Nadine Ellis

19. Senrigan (2000)

100 min | Crime, Thriller

5.9
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The head of a psychological research institute and a lieutenant in the Japanese Air Force are both investigating a mysterious cult known only as 'Midori no Saru' (The Green Monkey). Members... See full summary »

Director: Manabu Asô | Stars: Miki Mizuno, Hitomi Kuroki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Samuel Pop Aning

Votes: 35

20. Apollo 18 (1995 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Realistic space flight simulation about fictional Apollo 18 flight. View training FMVs, pass all the tests, and pilot Saturn V capsule as Mission Control guides you. The game has no save feature and there are many ways to fail the mission.

Director: Allan Kuskowski | Stars: William Knight, Jim Kocher, Allan Kuskowski, Joan Marlowe

21. Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not an Option 2 (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

8.4
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A history of the U.S. manned space program from the end of Apollo to today, as seen by the men (and women) of Mission Control.

Director: Rushmore DeNooyer | Stars: Gene Kranz, John Aaron, Gerry Griffin, Christopher Kraft

Votes: 21

22. Superman (1996–2000)
Episode: Knight Time (1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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When Batman goes missing, Superman takes up the mantle of the Dark Knight to keep Gotham City's supervillains from running amok.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Kevin Conroy, Mathew Valencia, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 208

23. Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy (2012– )
Episode: Pele (2012)

23 min | Comedy

7.6
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New York Cop Sargent Raymond Boombox goes undercover in Miami, Roy Circles has a swingball blues, the French chefs take a trip to the moon and Noel creates a felt-tip masterpiece Pele.

Directors: Nigel Coan, Noel Fielding | Stars: Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher, Tom Meeten

Votes: 25

24. Defying Gravity (2009)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Under the command of two experienced astronauts, a relatively untested crew set off on the Antares, a six year mission to seven planets in our solar system. The two senior astronauts, ... See full summary »

Director: David Straiton | Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés

Votes: 212

25. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: Space (1993)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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When a space shuttle mission is sabotaged, Mulder suspects it may be the work an alien spirit that inhabits the body of a former Gemini astronaut.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Ed Lauter, Susanna Thompson

Votes: 3,230

26. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Android Invasion: Part Four (1975)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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The Doctor and Sarah reach Earth and try to warn the research centre about the Kraal invasion before Styggron unleashes his virus.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, Patrick Newell

Votes: 181

27. The Weird Al Show (1997–1998)
Episode: Time Machine (1997)

23 min | Family, Comedy, Musical

8.2
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Today's lesson: "It's important to acknowledge your mistakes, learn from them and try to do better next time."

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Brian Haley, Gary LeRoi Gray, Paula Jai Parker

Votes: 10

28. Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2000– )
Episode: Uchû kara Nerae! Shuttler!! (2000)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

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The Decepticon shuttle, Movor, is dispatched into space to track the Autobots.

Stars: Neil Kaplan, Daniel Riordan, Jason Spisak, Peter Spellos

29. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Episode: Worlds Apart (1996)

TV-PG | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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An astronaut who was missing for 20 years contacts Earth from an alien planet. However, mere minutes have passed for him, and the wormhole that brought him there is unstable. What are the risks of a rescue operation?

Director: Brad Turner | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Robert Ito, Michael MacRae, Chad Willett

Votes: 142