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15 Movies similar to Interstellar (2014)

Sunshine (2007) poster

1 Sunshine (2007) ★ 7.2

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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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2 Oblivion (2013) ★ 7.0

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One day, a small group of Scavs appeared on the outskirts of George Pierce's hometown. They were highly trained and had advanced weapons for their size that led many people to believe they came from another planet in order to steal Earth's resources. This scared them so much that nobody dared go near these strange creatures until one brave soul shot at one with his shotgun, revealing it as an ordinary human trying only to find food and shelter like anyone else would do when faced with disaster.
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3 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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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.

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5 The Martian (2015) ★ 8.0

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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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6 Prometheus (2012) ★ 7.0

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In search of sacred knowledge, a group of scientists goes to the darkest and uncharted chambers of the universe. It is there, on distant worlds, being at the limit of their mental and physical abilities, they will have to engage in a ruthless battle for the future of all mankind.
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7 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) ★ 5.5

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The story of an alien who arrived on our planet with a warning: if wars and destruction are not stopped, Earth will be destroyed from the outside, because it poses a threat to the rest of the universe!
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8 Arrival (2016) ★ 7.9

Unexpected appearance of unidentified flying objects in different parts of the world puts the world in awe. The intentions of the aliens are not clear - the armed forces of the world are on full alert, and the best minds of mankind are trying to figure out how to talk to the uninvited guests. The government enlists the help of linguist Louise Banks and physicist Ian Donnelly to prevent a global catastrophe and find a common language with the aliens. From now on, the fate of mankind is in their hands.
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9 Life (2017) ★ 6.6

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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10 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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11 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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12 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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13 Inception (2010) ★ 8.8

Cobb is a talented thief, the best of the best in the dangerous art of extraction: he steals valuable secrets from the depths of the subconscious during sleep, when the human mind is most vulnerable. Cobb's rare abilities have made him a valuable player in the treacherous world of industrial espionage, but they have also turned him into an eternal fugitive and robbed him of everything he has ever loved.

And now Cobb gets a chance to right his wrongs. His latest case can bring it all back, but to do so, he needs to do the impossible: initiation. Instead of a perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists will have to pull off the opposite. Now their job is not to steal the idea, but to implement it. If they succeed, it will be the perfect crime.

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14 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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15 Passengers (2016) ★ 7.0

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A spaceship with 5,000 passengers on board, plunged into an artificial dream for the duration of the flight, is heading for the planet that will become their new home. Everything goes according to plan, but due to a system malfunction, the two passengers suddenly wake up and realize that it is 90 years to the final destination of the journey, and they are destined to spend the rest of their lives together in the luxurious interiors of the ship, equipped with the latest technology. Gradually, Jim and Aurora become irresistibly attracted to each other, but the ship gets into trouble, and now the lives and fate of all the inhabitants of the ship are in their hands.

Passengers (2016) is on #15 spot of movies related to Interstellar (2014). Passengers (2016) was released in 2016, made by Morten Tyldum and has average rating 7.0 in 2022. Main stars of the Passengers (2016) film are: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen.

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More about Interstellar (2014)

The sci-fi drama starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain has been nominated for multiple awards and won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

The action takes the viewer into the not-too-distant future, when space has been almost mastered by a stepped-up humanity, but the Earth's resources are depleted. Because of the increasing concentration of nitrogen on our planet there is a drought and, as a result, a global food crisis. Employees of NASA's secret laboratory discover a wormhole in Saturn's orbit that allows them to overcome the space-time barrier and travel to another galaxy in the shortest possible time. This may be a chance for salvation for all mankind.

The Lazarus program launches its first expedition, which finds three of the most suitable planets for life on the other side of the so-called wormhole. Now it is time for the second expedition: Professor Brand and his colleagues will risk their lives to conduct research in conditions where one hour is equal to several years on Earth, and find a way to relocate earthlings to another planet. Whether the scientists will be able to save humanity can be found out by watching "Interstellar" online.

What are Top 5 movies similar to Interstellar?

Here is the list of best 5 movies about Space if you liked Nolan's Interstellar and looking for something similar: 1. The Martian (2015), 2. Gravity (2013), 3. Ad Astra (2019), 4. Sunshine (2007), 5. Life (2017).

Is it a good idea to watch Interstellar in 2021?

Yes, it's one of the best Christopher Nolan's movies about Space starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway with amazing visual effects and plot.

Where to watch Interstellar?

You can find the movie on Netflix, Amazon Prime and others streaming platforms.

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