Most Popular "Space Exploration" Titles
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1. The Martian (2015)
PG-13 | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 465,139 | Gross: $228.43M
2. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
3. Interstellar (2014)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Votes: 921,588 | Gross: $187.99M
4. Star Trek (1966–1969)
TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.
5. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
6. 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.
Votes: 544,350 | Gross: $291.02M
7. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
8. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
PG | 132 min | Sci-Fi
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.
Votes: 62,814 | Gross: $82.30M
9. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 425,510 | Gross: $56.72M
10. Serenity (2005)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their numbers who is telepathic.
Votes: 241,996 | Gross: $25.34M
11. Apollo 13 (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 208,291 | Gross: $172.07M
12. Alien 3 (1992)
R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After her last encounter, LT Ellen Ripley crashlands 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.
Votes: 206,877 | Gross: $55.47M
13. Spaceballs (1987)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.
Votes: 136,288 | Gross: $38.12M
14. Lost in Space (1998)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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.
Votes: 58,288 | Gross: $69.10M
15. Planet of the Apes (1968)
G | 112 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.
Votes: 135,924 | Gross: $26.00M
16. The Right Stuff (1983)
PG | 193 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.
Votes: 45,143 | Gross: $21.50M
17. Gattaca (1997)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.
Votes: 219,874 | Gross: $12.34M
18. The Fountain (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
Votes: 190,554 | Gross: $10.14M
20. 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.
21. Solaris (2002)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Votes: 67,441 | Gross: $14.97M
22. Forbidden Planet (1956)
Approved | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
Votes: 33,922 | Gross: $3.00M
23. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The further adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the USS Enterprise, as they explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.
24. Red Planet (2000)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 47,544 | Gross: $17.47M
25. SpaceCamp (1986)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidently launched into orbit.
Votes: 11,000 | Gross: $9.70M
28. Defying Gravity (2009– )
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.
30. Escape from Mars (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Sci-Fi
Five astronauts make the first manned trip to Mars, in the second decade of the 21st century. They must battle and overcome inferior computer components, corporate greed and indifference, ... See full summary »
31. Planet of the Vampires (1965)
Unrated | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After landing on a mysterious planet, a team of astronauts begin to turn on each other, swayed by the uncertain influence of the planet and its strange inhabitants.
Writers: Mario Bava, Alberto Bevilacqua, Callisto Cosulich, Louis M. Heyward, Ib Melchior, Renato Pestriniero, Antonio Román, Rafael J. Salvia | Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Norma Bengell, Ángel Aranda, Evi Marandi
32. Beast Wars: Transformers (1996–1999)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
The Transformers' war continues in an older time, through a new generation. On pliocenic Earth, the heroic Maximals and the evil Predacons battle for survival against each other and against a violent planet.
33. Journey to Space (2015)
45 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An unveiling of a new era of unprecedented deep space exploration in dramatic giant screen film format.
34. Sky Line (2015)
74 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The concept of an elevator to space is not new. In the world of Arthur C. Clarke, it is a natural progression. What most people don't know is that men and women around the world are working... See full summary »
35. Space Chimps (2008)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Ham III, the grandson of the first chimp astronaut, is blasted off into space by an opportunity-seeking senator. Soon, the fun-loving chimp has to get serious about the mission at hand; ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,842 | Gross: $30.11M
36. Virtuality (2009 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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. In order to endure the stress of being ... See full summary »
37. Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)
Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.
38. The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)
Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
In 1950s England, professor Quatermass' manned rocket-ship returns to Earth but 2 of the astronauts are missing and the survivor seems ill and unable to communicate.
39. Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
G | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Aliens from Planet X request the use of Godzilla and Rodan to fight off King Ghidorah, but have a better use for the three monsters.
41. Transformers: Armada (2002–2003)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Animation, Adventure
The Autobots and the Decepticons are going at it again, but this time the two factions are fighting over little transformers called the Mini-Cons. These Transformers gives their masters a ... See full summary »
42. Direct from Pluto: First Encounter (2015 TV Movie)
A showcase of the very first images of Pluto and first hand accounts by the NASA scientists who planned the mission to capture them; the images could spark of the debate ofPluto's planetary status.
43. Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
Unrated | 78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Astronauts landing on Venus encounter dangerous creatures and almost meet some sexy Venusian women who like to sun-bathe in hip-hugging skin-tight pants and seashell brassieres.
44. Planeta bur (1962)
78 min | Sci-Fi
Cosmonauts land on the planet Venus. However, they find themselves in danger from the voracious monsters they find on it.
45. World Without End (1956)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Astronauts returning from a voyage to Mars are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.
46. The Far Side of the Moon (2003)
105 min | Drama
After the death of his mother, a man tries to discover a meaning to his life, to the universe and to rebuild a relationship with the only family he has left: his brother.
Votes: 1,734 | Gross: $0.01M
47. Space Station 3D (2002)
47 min | Documentary
The first 3D live-action film to be shot in space. Using advanced 3D-technology, the film depicts the greatest engineering happening since a man landed on the Moon in 1969. Amongst these is... See full summary »
Votes: 1,291 | Gross: $93.21M
49. Mars et Avril (2012)
90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Based on an acclaimed graphic novel, Mars & Avril is set in Montreal of the future, at the dawn of the first human landing on Mars, and tells the story of a musician who becomes obsessed with his muse.
50. Alien Planet (2005 TV Movie)
94 min | Documentary, Animation, Sci-Fi
The CGI or computer animated drama/documentary takes place on Darwin IV, a planet 6.5 light years from earth, with 2 suns and 60% of Earth's gravity. Having identified Darwin as a world ... See full summary »