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1. Interstellar (2014)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.9
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74 Metascore

A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

2. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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55 Metascore

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.

Writers: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

3. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton

4. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 160 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

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.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

5. Star Trek (1966–1969)

4,050 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the Galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets.

Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Nichelle Nichols

6. Apollo 13 (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.

Writers: Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger, William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

7. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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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.

Creators: Rick Berman, Michael Piller, Jeri Taylor | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

8. Serenity (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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74 Metascore

The crew of the ship Serenity tries to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their number who is telepathic.

Writer: Joss Whedon | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

9. Alien³ (1992)

R | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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59 Metascore

Ripley continues to be stalked by a savage alien, after her escape pod crashes on a prison planet.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Vincent Ward, David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

10. Planet of the Apes (1968)

G | 112 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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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.

Writers: Michael Wilson, Rod Serling, Pierre Boulle | Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans

11. Spaceballs (1987)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.1
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46 Metascore

Planet Spaceball's 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.

Writers: Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan, Ronny Graham | Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

12. Forbidden Planet (1956)

Passed | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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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.

Writers: Cyril Hume, Irving Block, Allen Adler | Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

13. The Fountain (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.4
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51 Metascore

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.

Writers: Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel | Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas, Ellen Burstyn

14. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A prequel series, set 100 years before the original Star Trek series, which focuses on the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the formation of the Federation and the Earth-Romulan Wars. The series is set aboard the Earth ship Enterprise NX-01, captained by Jonathan Archer.

Creators: Rick Berman, Brannon Braga | Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

15. Lost in Space (1998)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.0
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42 Metascore

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.

Writers: Irwin Allen, Akiva Goldsman | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Gary Oldman, William Hurt, Matt LeBlanc, Mimi Rogers

16. The Right Stuff (1983)

R | 193 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

Writers: Tom Wolfe, Philip Kaufman | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

17. Lost in Space (1965–1968)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.2
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A space colony family struggles to survive when a spy/accidental stowaway throws their ship hopelessly off course.

Creator: Irwin Allen | Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen

18. Solaris (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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65 Metascore

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Writers: Stanislaw Lem, Steven Soderbergh | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis

19. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.4
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48 Metascore

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.

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Harold Livingston, Alan Dean Foster | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

20. 2010 (1984)

PG | 116 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

Writers: Arthur C. Clarke, Peter Hyams | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban

21. Red Planet (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller

5.6
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34 Metascore

Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

Writers: Chuck Pfarrer, Jonathan Lemkin | Director: Antony Hoffman | Stars: Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tom Sizemore, Benjamin Bratt

22. The Transformers (1984–1987)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Two opposing camps of alien transforming robots fight in a war that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Chris Latta, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton

23. SpaceCamp (1986)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidently launched into orbit.

Writers: Clifford Green, Casey T. Mitchell, Patrick Bailey, Larry B. Williams | Director: Harry Winer | Stars: Kate Capshaw, Lea Thompson, Kelly Preston, Larry B. Scott

24. Defying Gravity (2009– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi | Active

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.

Creator: James D. Parriott | Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés

25. Virtuality (2009 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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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. In order to endure the stress of being ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Taylor, Ronald D. Moore | Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kerry Bishé, Joy Bryant, Jose Pablo Cantillo

26. Space Chimps (2008)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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36 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Kirk De Micco, Robert Moreland, Jason Mayland | Director: Kirk De Micco | Stars: Andy Samberg, Stanley Tucci, Jeff Daniels, Cheryl Hines

27. The Quatermass Xperiment (1955)

Unrated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A missile, launched by the team led by Prof. Quatermass, lands in the English countryside. Of the three members of the crew, two have mysteriously disappeared. The third one, barely alive, ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard H. Landau, Val Guest, Nigel Kneale | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner, Margia Dean, Thora Hird

28. Beast Wars: Transformers (1996–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Fantasy, Animation

8.2
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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.

Stars: Scott McNeil, Garry Chalk, Ian James Corlett, Richard Newman

29. In the Shadow of the Moon (2007)

PG | 100 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

The surviving crew members from NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.

Director: David Sington | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Stephen Armstrong, Viola Armstrong

30. Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets (2004 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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This two-part science fiction docu-drama examines the possibilities of a dangerous, manned space mission to explore the inner and outer planets of the Solar system.

Writer: Joe Ahearne | Director: Joe Ahearne | Stars: David Suchet, Martin McDougall, Joanne McQuinn, Rad Lazar

31. Space Station 3D (2002)

47 min | Documentary

7.5
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69 Metascore

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Writer: Toni Myers | Director: Toni Myers | Stars: Tom Cruise, James Arnold, Michael J. Bloomfield, Robert D. Cabana

32. Droids (1985–1986)

24 min | Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3P0 before they joined Luke Skywalker.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Lesleh Donaldson, Don Francks, John Stocker

33. Transformers: Armada (2002–2003)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Animation, Adventure

6.9
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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 »

Stars: Michael Dobson, Terry Klassen, Ward Perry, Don Brown

34. World Without End (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Astronauts returning from a voyage to mars are caught in a time warp and are propelled into a post-Apocalyptic Earth populated by mutants.

Writer: Edward Bernds | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Nancy Gates, Nelson Leigh, Rod Taylor

35. Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)

G | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.3
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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.

Writer: Shin'ichi Sekizawa | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Nick Adams, Akira Takarada, Jun Tazaki, Akira Kubo

36. Moonshot (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama

6.5
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The story leading up to the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing launch.

Writer: Tony Basgallop | Director: Richard Dale | Stars: Daniel Lapaine, James Marsters, Andrew Lincoln, Nigel Whitmey

37. Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)

Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.8
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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.

Writers: Sidney W. Pink, Ib Melchior | Director: Sidney W. Pink | Stars: John Agar, Greta Thyssen, Carl Ottosen, Peter Monch

38. Planet of the Vampires (1965)

Unrated | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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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

39. Dans une galaxie près de chez vous - Le film (2004)

109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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In 2039, the crew of the spaceship Romano Fafard, led by Captain Patenaude, is looking for the ideal planet to accommodate six billion earthlings a little bastards. They will have to show ... See full summary »

Writers: Pierre-Yves Bernard, Claude Legault, Michèle Tougas | Director: Claude Desrosiers | Stars: Guy Jodoin, Stéphane Crête, Claude Legault, Sylvie Moreau

40. Project Kronos (2013)

Short, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Project Kronos is a documentary film following a mission to achieve interstellar space travel. As the mission unfolds, the scientists find themselves questioning whether the space agency's ... See full summary »

Writer: Hasraf Dulull | Director: Hasraf Dulull | Stars: Noeleen Comiskey, Georgina Blackledge, Colin Emerson, Wes Nike

41. Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)

Unrated | 78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

2.6
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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.

Writer: Henry Ney | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Mary Marr, Paige Lee, Gennadi Vernov

42. Alien Planet (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Animation, Sci-Fi

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Peter Crabbe, Steve Eder | Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Wayne D. Barlowe, Curtis Clark, James Garvin, Jamie Hanes

43. The Sky at Night (1957– )

20 min | Documentary

8.6
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Astronomy programme.

Stars: Patrick Moore, Garry Hunt, Chris Lintott, Pete Lawrence

44. The Planets (1999 TV Mini-Series)

390 min | Documentary

8.6
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The Planets is a made for television documentary series that explores in depth the planets that make up our solar system.

Stars: Mark Halliley, Boris Chertok, Charles Conrad, Carolyn Porco

45. Planeta bur (1962)

78 min | Sci-Fi

6.7
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Cosmonauts land on the planet Venus. However, they find themselves in danger from the voracious monsters they find on it.

Writers: Aleksandr Kazantsev, Pavel Klushantsev | Director: Pavel Klushantsev | Stars: Vladimir Yemelyanov, Georgi Zhzhyonov, Gennadi Vernov, Yuriy Sarantsev

46. Escape from Mars (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Sci-Fi

4.8
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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 »

Writers: Jim Henshaw, Peter Mohan | Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Christine Elise, Peter Outerbridge, Allison Hossack, Michael Shanks

47. The Far Side of the Moon (2003)

105 min | Drama

7.2
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76 Metascore

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.

Writer: Robert Lepage | Director: Robert Lepage | Stars: Robert Lepage, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Marco Poulin, Céline Bonnier

48. Dans une galaxie près de chez vous (1999– )

Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In the year 2034, the Earth is in a catastrophic state. Thus, the Romano-Fafard, a spaceship commanded by the Capitaine Patenaude, is sent to discover another planet.

Stars: Guy Jodoin, Stéphane Crête, Claude Legault, Didier Lucien

49. Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970)

GP | 85 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.6
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In the near future with a intergalactic vampire plague threatening earth, an expedition is sent to a distant galaxy in hopes of discovering the plague^Òs source. Landing on a mysterious ... See full summary »

Writer: Sue McNair | Director: Al Adamson | Stars: John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante, Joey Benson

50. Space Master X-7 (1958)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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A fungus brought from space threatens to grow and spread, devouring everyone in its path.

Writers: George Worthing Yates, Daniel Mainwaring | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Bill Williams, Lyn Thomas, Robert Ellis, Paul Frees