Top 240 Star Trek Inspired Films/TV Shows

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1. The Orville (2017– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

An exploratory ship from Earth faces intergalactic challenges 400 years in the future.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 51,220

2. Galaxy Quest (1999)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

70 Metascore

The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. However, they also have to defend both Earth and the alien race from a reptilian warlord.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 139,198 | Gross: $71.58M

3. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the mid 23rd Century, the Earth Alliance space station Babylon 5, located in neutral territory, is a major focal point for political intrigue, racial tensions and various wars over the course of five years.

Stars: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas

Votes: 26,341

4. Odyssey 5 (2002–2004)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After witnessing the sudden implosion of Earth from orbit, a group of five Odyssey astronauts is sent five years back in time by an alien force to find the cause and prevent the disaster. A vast conspiracy stands in their way.

Stars: Peter Weller, Sebastian Roché, Christopher Gorham, Leslie Silva

Votes: 2,734

5. The Expanse (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

Stars: Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham

Votes: 74,100

6. Andromeda (2000–2005)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Captain Dylan Hunt and the crew of the Andromeda Ascendant set out on a mission to rebuild the Systems Commonwealth 300 years after its fall.

Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Laura Bertram, Gordon Michael Woolvett

Votes: 11,350

7. Earth: Final Conflict (1997–2002)

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

When an alien species comes to Earth bearing gifts for humanity, a few suspicious humans seek to discover and resist the newcomers' true designs.

Stars: Von Flores, Leni Parker, Anita La Selva, Richard Chevolleau

Votes: 3,603

8. Crusade (1999)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A team of soldiers and scientists has five years to find a cure for a plague decimating Earth.

Stars: Gary Cole, Tracy Scoggins, Daniel Dae Kim, David Allen Brooks

Votes: 4,503

9. Farscape (1999–2003)

TV-14 | 50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.

Stars: Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe, Lani John Tupu

Votes: 31,105

10. The Questor Tapes (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Project Questor is the brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik, who developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he has disappeared and half of the programming tape was erased in... See full summary »

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Mike Farrell, John Vernon, Lew Ayres

Votes: 623

11. The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)

R | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

38 Metascore

The wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a planet called Helion Prime, and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.

Director: David Twohy | Stars: Vin Diesel, Judi Dench, Colm Feore, Thandie Newton

Votes: 205,829 | Gross: $57.76M

12. Phoenix (I) (1995)

90 min | Sci-Fi

A group of elite space marines are sent to a mining colony in order to eliminate an android rebellion.

Director: Troy Cook | Stars: Stephen Nichols, Brad Dourif, Billy Drago, Denice Duff

Votes: 167

13. Trapped in Space (1994 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

After an accident during a routine trip to Venus, a spaceship has only enough oxygen left for three people... out of five on board.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Jack Wagner, Jack Coleman, Craig Wasson, Sigrid Thornton

Votes: 417

14. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.

Stars: Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber, James Callis

Votes: 143,453

15. Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.

Stars: Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett, Jason Momoa

Votes: 57,730

16. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.

Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate, Zienia Merton

Votes: 6,413

17. Dark Matter (2015–2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

In the dystopian 27th century, six people wake up on a deserted spaceship with no memory of who they are or what they're doing there. They reluctantly team up and set off to find answers with the help of a female android.

Stars: Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland

Votes: 36,184

18. SeaQuest 2032 (1993–1996)

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

In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.

Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Don Franklin, Ted Raimi, Roy Scheider

Votes: 5,727

19. Earth 2 (1994–1995)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

Colonists, crash-landed on an alien planet, begin the long trek to their originally designated landing place, facing both alien and human threats.

Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

Votes: 4,470

20. Beyond the Trek (2017)

89 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A deep space mining vessel has been adrift for two years. It is suspected the crew brutally killed each other, but the reason for the bloodbath is unknown. A rescue crew is sent to find if there are any survivors, what happened and why.

Director: Ian Truitner | Stars: Sunny Mabrey, Lance Broadway, T.J. Hoban, Christian Pitre

Votes: 1,408

21. In the Fold (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A crew of freshly graduated space navy cadets find themselves fighting with opponents from breakaway Earth colonies after their commanding officers are killed in an attack.

Director: Jim Johnston | Stars: Jay Underwood, Jennifer Bransford, Chris Conrad, Tembi Locke

Votes: 481

22. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

In the not-too-distant future Joel Robinson is held captive by Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank, forced to watch B-Grade movies on the Satellite of Love with the help of his robot friends: Cambot, Gypsy, Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot.

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 22,066

23. Free Enterprise (1998)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Romance

Two less than successful film producers, approaching mid-life crisis and clinging to their nerdy sci-fi obsessions, suddenly meet their idol: William Shatner.

Director: Robert Meyer Burnett | Stars: Rafer Weigel, Eric McCormack, William Shatner, Carl Bressler

Votes: 3,047 | Gross: $0.03M

24. Spaceballs (1987)

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

46 Metascore

A rogue star pilot and his trusty sidekick must come to the rescue of a Princess and save the galaxy from a ruthless race of beings known as Spaceballs.

Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis, Bill Pullman

Votes: 160,840 | Gross: $38.12M

25. Unbelievable!!!!! (2018)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Four astronauts travel to the Moon on a rescue mission to determine the fate of two NASA comrades who have not been heard from in several days. The individuals they find at the Lunar Base ... See full summary »

Director: Steven L. Fawcette | Stars: Snoop Dogg, Garrett Wang, Chase Masterson, Tim Russ

Votes: 27

26. 5th Passenger (2017)

TV-14 | 89 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

Five crew members are forced into an escape pod built for four after their starship is destroyed. Just as rescue seems imminent, an alien creature boards their craft and attacks them.

Director: Scotty Baker | Stars: Morgan Lariah, Manu Intiraymi, Doug Jones, Marina Sirtis

Votes: 1,367

27. Space: Above and Beyond (1995–1996)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it.

Stars: Morgan Weisser, Kristen Cloke, Rodney Rowland, Joel de la Fuente

Votes: 7,096

28. Legion (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

The story is set in the year 2036 and revolves around a special forces team led by Major Agatha Doyle (Farrell) formed from death-row prisoners and their ensuing mission. A former war hero ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Hess | Stars: Parker Stevenson, Terry Farrell, Corey Feldman, Rick Springfield

Votes: 451

29. Starship Troopers (1997)

R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

51 Metascore

Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey

Votes: 253,480 | Gross: $54.81M

30. Jason X (2001)

R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

25 Metascore

Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.

Director: James Isaac | Stars: Kane Hodder, Lexa Doig, Jeff Geddis, David Cronenberg

Votes: 47,226 | Gross: $13.12M

Heavily spoofs the virtual reality holodecks, computer and spaceship designs.

31. The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)

R | 87 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

In 2022, a repair crew is sent to fix an orbital weapon but their spaceship malfunctions and ends up heading towards the dark side of the moon. There, in a mysterious, seemingly abandoned space shuttle, a sinister force lies in wait.

Director: D.J. Webster | Stars: Robert Sampson, Will Bledsoe, Joe Turkel, Camilla More

Votes: 1,903

32. Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The Drakh, allies of the Shadows, seek revenge against humanity after the Second Shadow War.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Jerry Doyle, Jeff Conaway, Carrie Dobro

Votes: 4,950

33. Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998 TV Movie)

94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The crew of Babylon 5 discover an ancient artifact floating in hyperspace.

Director: Jesús Salvador Treviño | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Claudia Christian, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs

Votes: 4,742

34. Red Dwarf (1988– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

Votes: 31,077

The creator claimed this was a Trek parody.

35. Titan A.E. (2000)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

48 Metascore

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.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore, Bill Pullman, Jim Breuer

Votes: 56,757 | Gross: $22.75M

36. Enemy Mine (1985)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

59 Metascore

During a long space war, the lives of two wounded enemies become dependent on their ability to forgive and to trust.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus

Votes: 40,775 | Gross: $4.27M

Comes off as a Roddenberry farce on racism, the Cold War and other intergalatic rivalries.

37. The Last Ship (2014–2018)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

The crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic kills off most of the earth's population.

Stars: Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle

Votes: 51,464

38. 24 (2001–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 164,323

39. Almost Human (2013–2014)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

In a not-so-distant future, a human cop and an android partner up to protect and serve.

Stars: Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly, Mackenzie Crook

Votes: 45,916

40. Sliders (1995–2000)

60 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

A boy genius and his comrades travel to different parallel universes, trying to find their way back home.

Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, John Rhys-Davies, Cleavant Derricks

Votes: 15,242

TNG writer turned Sliders showrunner Tracy Thorme later admitted that she used her expertise on the former to create the latter show.

41. NCIS (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington, D.C. Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

Stars: Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Sean Murray, Pauley Perrette

Votes: 109,267

42. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979–1981)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time to become Earth's greatest hero.

Stars: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc

Votes: 6,795

43. Defiance (2013–2015)

TV-MA | 43 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Life in the city of Defiance, in a near future after the arrival of different alien lifeforms to Earth.

Stars: Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz, Graham Greene

Votes: 38,795

44. Alphas (2011–2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Alphas is a science fiction drama focusing on a team that investigates people with supernatural abilities.

Stars: David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada

Votes: 26,699

45. The 4400 (2004–2007)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed.

Stars: Jacqueline McKenzie, Joel Gretsch, Patrick John Flueger, Conchita Campbell

Votes: 40,755

46. Falling Skies (2011–2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.

Stars: Noah Wyle, Drew Roy, Maxim Knight, Will Patton

Votes: 82,854

47. Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (1996–2002)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A group of disparate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.

Stars: Brian Downey, Michael McManus, Jeffrey Hirschfield, Xenia Seeberg

Votes: 6,888

48. Mercy Point (1998–1999)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Across the Sahartic Divide from mid-twenty-third century Earth is the Jericho colony and its port of entry/hospital space station Mercy Point. Staffed by human, alien, and even android ... See full