Movies and TV shows like Space

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Space (1985)
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Space (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: A 13-hour mini-series detailing James A. Michner's fictional account of the American space program from the years after World War II to the Apollo landings on the moon in the early 1970's.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: astronaut, outer space, nasa, test pilot, space program, moon landing, adventure, ufo, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, spacecraft, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, american dream, obsessive quest, hopes, space station, spacewalk, americana, government agency, state affairs, u.s. senator, pilot ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Space

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about hopes, astronaut, heroes, society, danger, escapades and nasa mostly in Drama, History and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Space: The Astronaut Wives Club (2015), From the Earth to the Moon (1998), Moonshot (2009), Kane & Abel (1985), The Right Stuff (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book by Lily Koppel, this 10 episode limited series tells the story of the women who were key players behind some of the biggest events in American history. As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: astronaut, family relations, relationship vs career, ambition, best friends, couples, nasa, strong female presence, parents and children, space program, female bonding, supportive spouse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Hanks, Imagine Entertainment and HBO present From the Earth to the Moon, the dramatic story of the unforgettable Apollo missions and their heroic astronauts, from President John F. Kennedy's historic speech, through the first manned ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nasa, against the odds, space travel, space program, astronaut, outer space, moon, moon landing, catastrophe, space and aliens, spacecraft, dreams ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 50s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 510
Moonshot (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man's landing on the moon was our greatest technological achievement. The Apollo 11 mission was truly the stuff of dreams. For the first time, our species walked on another celestial body. Even more remarkable was their ability to make it back. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: outer space, nasa, moon, heroic mission, space travel, human spirit, spacewalk, escapades, heroes, archive footage, landing, heroism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.9
 816
Kane & Abel (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to ...
Style: saga, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: ambition, hopes, rise to the top, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, social differences, society, temperamental, polish, business venture, bankruptcy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s, 1910s, 60s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Right Stuff (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow ...
Style: exciting, realistic, epic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: nasa, space program, u.s. air force, cold war, astronaut, test pilot, space travel, outer space, race against time, politics, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: california, florida, australia, soviet union, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 327
Challenger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A profile of the astronauts, crew, and civilians who were involved in the January 28, 1986 flight of the spaceship, Challenger, that resulted in its explosion upon takeoff. The center point of the film is the safety inspections and arguments ...
Style: sincere, bleak, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: nasa, spacecraft, catastrophe, astronaut, space shuttle, heroes, danger, escapades, space and aliens, press conference, tragedy, security ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Right Stuff (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: At the height of the Cold War, newly formed NASA selects seven of the military’s best test pilots to become astronauts. Competing to be the first in space, these men achieve the extraordinary, inspiring the world to turn towards a new horizon of ...
Style: political, factual, sincere, exciting, experimental
Plot: cold war, nasa, astronaut, test pilot, heroic mission, top secret, rivalry, space travel, ambition, adultery, race against time, space exploration ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 551
X-15 (1961)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: X-15 is a 1961 movie that tells a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane, the men who flew it and the women who loved them.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nasa, u.s. air force, outer space, test pilot, danger, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, ambition, military, control room, landing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: united states, usa, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: saga, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, gangsters, society, blind ambition, ambition, immigrants, power relations, boxing, hopes, rise to the top, family life, against the odds ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Family of Spies (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Fact based story of John A. Walker, Jr., a Navy Chief Warrant Officer with access to top secret cryptographic communications. As a result of mounting debts, he sold secrets to the Soviets in 1967, a practice that he continued thereafter. He further ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: espionage, betrayal, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, political unrest, couple relations, political conspiracy, heroes, buddies, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
For All Mankind (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Explore an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams as told through the lives of NASA astronauts, engineers, and their families.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, stylized, realistic
Plot: nasa, space race, astronaut, space program, alternate reality, moon, historical event, scientist, rivalry, u.s. president, rocket, moon landing ...
Time: year 1969, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 270K
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: factual, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space program, space travel, survival, spacecraft, catastrophe, race against time, outer space, rescue, trapped in space, moon ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: usa, florida, houston texas, texas, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, friendship, society, life is a bitch, coming of age, lifestyle, hopes, adventure, juvenile delinquency, injustice, family problems, youth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 137
First Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A newcomer to the Supreme Court finds himself a pivotal force on an often deadlocked bench, frequently at odds over hot-button cases in this earnest but brief legal drama.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: supreme court, legal, power relations, lawsuit, workplace, legal action, workplace situations, life is a bitch, politics, courtroom, judiciary, liberal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A.D.: The Bible Continues is a television miniseries, based on the Bible, and a sequel to the 2013 miniseries. It is produced by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, and Richard Bedser.
Style: serious, epic, exciting, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: heroes, human nature, hopes, society, religions or cults, escapades, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.5
 776
I'll Fly Away (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: I'll Fly Away is an American drama television series set during the late 1950s and early 1960s, in an unspecified Southern U.S. state. It aired on NBC from 1991 to 1993 and starred Regina Taylor as Lilly Harper, a black housekeeper for the ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: civil rights, district attorney, interracial relations, housekeeper, discrimination, social differences, idealism, housewife, social activist, civil action, righting the wronged, americana ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 491
Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: working class, starting over, change of luck, family life, family relations, destiny, society, hopes, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, serial killer, brain damage ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Defying Gravity (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series which first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and was canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: space travel, astronaut, outer space, space and aliens, space mission, top secret, spacecraft, friends, couple relations, friendship, space exploration, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.2
 18K
Ascension (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 231 min.
TV show
Story: In this three-part miniseries, a young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space opera, social differences, space station, murder, survival, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 50s, 60s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 171
The Cape (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Cape is an American dramatic TV series, with elements of science fiction, action/adventure, and drama, that was produced for syndication during the 1996–1997 television season. The Cape told the story of select members of the NASA Astronaut ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, nasa, space shuttle, training, cnn reporter
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: manipulations, unfulfillment, rise and fall, ambition, dishonesty, crimes, blind ambition, manipulation, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 141 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Moses. Originally a TV Miniseries recut for theaters
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: desert, hopes, society, ambition, escapades, oracle, religions or cults, heroic mission, against the odds, leadership, folk hero, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, astronaut, good versus evil, heroes, teleportation, time travel, adventure ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.9
 424
Everest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of the first Canadians to ever make it to the top of the world's tallest and most historic peak. A proud moment for Canadians and an adventure that is filled with bitterness, broken relationships and the bodies of four ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, inter cultural
Plot: mountain, human spirit, survival, adventure, climbing, escapades, heroes, hopes, danger, rebelliousness, forces of nature, journalism ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: mount everest, canada, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Berlin Tunnel 21 (1981)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: In Berlin in 1961, an American soldier and a German engineer join forces to build a tunnel under the Berlin Wall in order to smuggle out refugees, including the soldier's East German girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: tunnel, escape, hopes, danger, military, escapades, getting home, ambition, obsessive quest, chases and races, soldier, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, east germany, east berlin
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 958
Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: It's the 1960s. The height of the Cold War. The rural town of Granite Flats, Colorado, suddenly becomes a hotbed for mystery and intrigue. Almost a year after Hershel Jenkins was released from jail, mystery is still a permanent resident in ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, mysterious place, amateur detective, family relations, crimes, youth, dishonesty, cold war, society, small town, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Backstairs at the White House (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Behind the scenes at the White House during eight administrations, as told by the people who work there.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, white house, interracial relations, workplace situations, state affairs, society, head of state, hopes, master and servant, human spirit, campaign, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 2K
The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam..
Style: sincere, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, culture clash, fighting the system, coming of age, politician, concert, rock music, summer of love, civil rights, drug abuse, pot smoking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, woodstock, usa, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, astronaut, spacewalk, race against time, outer space, escapades, confined, survival, isolation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 848
The Colbys (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Colbys is an American prime time soap opera, which originally aired on ABC from November 20, 1985 to March 26, 1987. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it was a spin-off of Dynasty, which had been the highest rated series for the 1984–1985 U.S. ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family business, family relations, wealthy family, dishonesty, love and romance, blind ambition, workplace, intrigue, ambition, rivalry, love triangle, memory loss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%