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10 Movies Like Apollo 11 (2019)

The Dish (2000) poster

1 The Dish (2000) ★ 7.2

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In the days before the July 19, 1969 space mission that marked humankind's first steps on the moon, NASA was working with a group of Australian technicians who had agreed to rig up a satellite interface. That the Aussies placed the satellite dish smack dab in the middle of an Australian sheep farm in the boondocks town of Parkes was just one of the reasons that NASA was concerned. Based on a true story, The Dish takes a smart, witty, comical look at the differing cultural attitudes between Australia and the U.S. while revisiting one of the greatest events in history.
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2 The Midnight Sky (2020) ★ 5.6

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The elderly astronomer Augustine has spent his life studying the stars. When news of some kind of catastrophe arrives, he is left all alone at an Arctic research station. It is there that he meets the mysterious girl Iris, while the echoes of the rest of the world gradually subside. At this time, returning from a mission off Jupiter, the crew of the ship Aether, led by Captain Sullivan, flies to Earth. Augustine and Sullivan are far apart, but their fates are inextricably linked.
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3 Hidden Figures (2016) ★ 7.8

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The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
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4 Gravity (2013) ★ 7.7

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Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineering specialist, embarks on his first space mission under the command of veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski, for whom this flight is his last before retirement. But during a seemingly routine job, disaster strikes overboard.

The shuttle is destroyed, and Stone and Kowalski are left completely alone; they are tethered to each other, and all they can do is orbit in pitch-black space without any connection to Earth or any hope of rescue.

Ad Astra (2019) poster

5 Ad Astra (2019) ★ 6.5

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The near future. Several years ago, mankind launched a program to search for extraterrestrial life, Project Lima, led by Captain Clifford McBride. The last signal of the expedition was detected in the vicinity of Neptune, and since then nothing was known about its fate. Captain McBride himself became a hero and the most famous astronaut who inspired many to explore space.

Sixteen years after the disappearance of Project Lima, strange bursts of energy begin to occur on Earth, disabling electrical systems and wreaking havoc and destruction. According to the U.S. space agency, the signal comes from Neptune, and now the son of a famous astronaut, Major Roy McBride, is assigned an important mission. He must get to a Martian base and from there try to contact his presumably living father.

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017) poster

6 Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2017) ★ 7.5

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At the heart of the Apollo program was the special band of brothers in Mission Control. The feature documentary film Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo tells their stories, describing the rural homesteads and smokestack towns they came from, and the remarkable team they became. The film consists of interviews with those who worked in Mission Control and astronauts, enhanced by extraordinary archive, stunning VFX and an original orchestral score. The film covers the first journeys to the moon by Apollo 8 and Apollo 11, and the huge effort required to save the crew of Apollo 13.
Fight for Space (2016) poster

7 Fight for Space (2016) ★ 6.9

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Fight for Space explores the past, present, and future state of the US Space Program, while making the argument that the exploration of space brings economic and cultural benefits to the nation. This film probes why and how the space program came adrift, will examine our current plans and asks, why don't we have a more ambitious space program and what steps can be taken to fix it?
Apollo 13 (1995) poster

8 Apollo 13 (1995) ★ 7.6

Based on the true story of the ill-fated 13th Apollo mission bound for the moon. Astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert were scheduled to fly Apollo 14, but are moved up to 13. It's 1970, and The US has already achieved their lunar landing goal, so there's little interest in this "routine" flight.. until that is, things go very wrong, and prospects of a safe return fade.
First to the Moon (2018) poster

9 First to the Moon (2018) ★ 7.6

Nearly 50 years ago three astronauts launched from the Earth and headed towards the Moon for the first time. Astronauts Frank Borman, Bill Anders, and James Lovell were the first people to ever leave the Earth, and we have their story. In December of 1968, amongst social strife, campus unrest, and a difficult war in Vietnam, these brave men ventured into unknown territory. They were the true pathfinders of the Apollo program. The story of Apollo 8.

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10 First Man (2018) ★ 7.3

Fate loves a daredevil, and Neil Armstrong definitely belongs to their number. The whole world knows his name, but few know the cost of the astronaut's small step, which became a huge leap for all mankind.

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