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20 Movies Like First Man (2018)

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1 Solaris (2002) ★ 6.2

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A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
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2 A Beautiful Mind (2001) ★ 8.2

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From world fame to sinful depths, John Forbes Nash, Jr. A mathematical genius, at the dawn of his career he did titanic work in game theory that turned that branch of mathematics upside down and practically brought him international fame.

However, literally at the same time, the arrogant and successful with women Nash receives a stroke of fate that turns his own life upside down.

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3 The Imitation Game (2014) ★ 2014

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During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians while attempting to come to terms with his troubled private life.
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4 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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5 Life (2017) ★ 6.6

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A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.
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6 Armageddon (1998) ★ 6.7

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The shadow of a giant asteroid lies on Earth. The fateful collision is only days away. Armageddon, the tragic finale of world history, is upon us. To avert the catastrophe, a miracle - or the combined efforts of the best of the best, together with the technological power of everything man has created - is required. Can a handful of people withstand the universal elements?
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7 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.

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8 The Wandering Earth (2019) ★ 6.0

In the near future, it becomes known that the Sun is about to go out, which will destroy the solar system. Then mankind launches a large-scale project called "Wandering Earth", the purpose of which is to use the huge engines installed around the world to move the Earth and fly to find a new abode. After 17 years of travel, the Earthlings approach Jupiter. The giant planet's gravity alters Earth's trajectory, causes global earthquakes, and threatens the entire human survival project.
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9 Sunshine (2007) ★ 7.2

The year 2057. The sun is dying, and humanity faces the prospect of extinction. Planet Earth's last hope lies in the Icarus 2, a spaceship crewed by eight men and women, led by Captain Kaneda. Their mission is to deliver a nuclear charge with which to reignite the fading Sun.

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10 Stowaway (2021) ★ 5.6

A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.
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11 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.
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12 The Midnight Sky (2020) ★ 5.6

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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13 Apollo 11 (2019) ★ 8.1

On its fiftieth anniversary, the events surrounding the actual Apollo 11 space mission are presented solely using archival footage and still photographs of or associated with the mission. The events span from the eleventh hour preparations for the launch to shortly after the safe touchdown of the capsule with its three astronauts back on Earth. The mission is historic as the first time humans had stepped on the surface of the Earth's moon. It arguably made household names of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as the first and second to walk on the moon, and slightly less so for the third astronaut, Michael Collins, who remained inside the capsule at the time. It was arguably the most dangerous space mission at the time in part to the astronauts leaving the safety of the capsule.
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14 The Martian (2015) ★ 8.0

The Ares 3 Martian mission was forced to leave the planet in the process of work due to an impending sandstorm. Engineer and biologist Mark Watney suffered damage to his spacesuit during the sandstorm. The mission staff, believing him dead, evacuated the planet, leaving Mark alone.

Waking up, Watney discovers that there is no communication with Earth, but the living module is fully functional. The protagonist begins to look for a way to survive on the available food, vitamins, water and air supplies for another 4 years before the next mission "Ares-4" arrives.

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15 Interstellar (2014) ★ 8.6

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When drought, dust storms and plant extinctions lead humanity into a food crisis, a team of explorers and scientists travels through a wormhole (which supposedly connects regions of space-time across a great distance) to surpass previous limitations on human space travel and find a planet with conditions suitable for humanity.

Interstellar (2014) is on #15 spot of movies related to First Man (2018). Interstellar (2014) was released in 2014, made by Christopher Nolan and has average rating 8.6 in 2022. Main stars of the Interstellar (2014) film are: .

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16 Lucy in the Sky (2019) ★ 4.8

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After a few days in orbit, astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth to her loving husband and niece. All ordinary things seem small and insignificant to the woman, and now the only thing she wants more than anything is to go into space again. Lucy gets involved in preparations for the next NASA mission, trains hard and tries her best to make the team.

Lucy in the Sky (2019) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Zazie Beetz. You can find Lucy in the Sky (2019) in the the next genre categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller and Lucy in the Sky (2019) has average rating 4.8, according to Screench user votes.

In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) poster

17 In the Shadow of the Moon (2019) ★ 6.2

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A Philadelphia police officer struggles with a lifelong obsession to track down a mysterious serial killer whose crimes defy explanation.
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18 Europa Report (2013) ★ 6.4

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

Europa Report (2013) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Sharlto Copley, Michael Nyqvist, Christian Camargo. Europa Report (2013) belongs to the next genres: Adventure, Drama, Mystery and has average rating 6.4, according to user votes.

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19 Sully (2016) ★ 7.4

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What happened on January 15, 2009, will be called the "Miracle on the Hudson. On that day, the captain of Flight 1549, Chesley Sullenberger, made an emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the cold waters of the Hudson River in New York City. None of the 155 people on board were injured. But despite all the accolades from the public and the media, an investigation was launched that threatened Captain Sully's professional reputation and longstanding career.

Sully (2016) is one of the last movies similar to First Man (2018) and it was released in 2016. Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Biography, Drama and has average user rating of 7.4 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 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.

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