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20 Movies Like The Martian (2015)

Star Trek (2009) poster

1 Star Trek (2009) ★ 7.9

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The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
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2 Elysium (2013) ★ 6.6

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In the year 2154, there are two classes of people: the very rich living on a clean, man-made space station called Elysium and the rest living on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. A ruthless government official, the ambitious Defense Minister Delacour, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of Elysium's citizens. When hapless Max is cornered, he agrees to take on a difficult mission that, if successful, will not only save his life, but may lead to equality between these polarized worlds.
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3 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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4 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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5 Edge of Tomorrow (2014) ★ 7.9

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In the not-too-distant future, a race of aliens invades Earth. No army in the world can resist them. Major William Cage dies in combat, but the impossible happens - he finds himself in a time loop. Time after time he finds himself in the same battle, fighting and dying... over and over again. And each repeated battle brings him closer to figuring out how to defeat the enemy.
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6 Apollo 13 (1995) ★ 7.6

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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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7 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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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 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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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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11 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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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.
Interstellar (2014) poster

13 Interstellar (2014) ★ 8.6

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.
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14 Gravity (2013) ★ 7.7

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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15 Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) ★ 7.7

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Back on Earth, the crew of the USS Enterprise discovers that the operations and principles of their organization have been undermined from within. The fleet is shackled by inexplicable terror and inactive as the world sinks deeper and deeper into the abyss.

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Martian (2015). Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) was released in 2013, made by J.J. Abrams and has average rating 7.7 in 2022. Main stars of the Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) film are: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana.

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16 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.

Oblivion (2013) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough. You can find Oblivion (2013) in the the next genre categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Oblivion (2013) has average rating 7.0, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Arctic (2018) ★ 6.8

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A man stranded in the Arctic after a plane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown in hopes of making it out alive.
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18 The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) ★ 5.5

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While the earthly world is on the brink of a war for resources, in space a group of scientists is testing a device that could solve the problem of the energy crisis. Several unsuccessful attempts lead the scientists to despair. Fuel is left for three launches, and when the device is launched successfully, the joy is short-lived as the team has to deal with very strange phenomena.

The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl. The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) belongs to the next genres: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi and has average rating 5.5, according to user votes.

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19 Cast Away (2000) ★ 7.8

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A FedEx executive undergoes a physical and emotional transformation after crash landing on a deserted island.

Cast Away (2000) is one of the last movies similar to The Martian (2015) and it was released in 2000. Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Paul Sanchez are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance and has average user rating of 7.8 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 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.

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