Movies like Solaris 2002

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Solaris (2002)
 6.2
 76K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: futuristic, psychological, surreal, mind bending, enigmatic, atmospheric, offbeat, gloomy, serious, stylized ...
Plot: space station, space travel, space and aliens, astronaut, outer space, mysterious planet, spacecraft, back from the dead, paranormal activity, mystery, obsession, psychologist, supernatural, afterlife, hallucination, haunted by the past, dealing with death, existentialism, suicide, disorder, suicidal, therapist, romance, cause and meaning, love and romance ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Solaris

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, cerebral, serious and enigmatic films with plots about storytelling, first contact, existentialism, space travel, outer space, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Solaris: Moon (2009), Passengers (2016), Europa Report (2013), Gravity (2013), Prometheus (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 71K
Solaris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out ...
Style: atmospheric, psychedelic, psychological, art house, enigmatic ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, russian, investigation, dreams, back from the dead, psychologist, astronaut, science, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 315K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, bleak, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, outer space, spacecraft, loneliness, cloning, moon, space travel, astronaut, dystopic future, space and aliens, nervous breakdown, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 317K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, scenic, surprise ending, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love story, space travel, isolation, survival, spacecraft, space station, outer space, trapped in space, loneliness, adventure, malfunction, stranded ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 64K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, survival, danger, astronaut, outer space, found footage, distant planet, inventions and discoveries, landing, moon, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 719K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, isolation, outer space, space station, space travel, spacecraft, astronaut, loss, space and aliens, survivor, spacewalk, space program ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 543K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, expedition, space travel, fantasy world, alien encounter, mission, spacecraft, mysterious planet, hi-tech, distant planet, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 218K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, artsy, melancholic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: immortality, metaphysics, loneliness, tragic love, terminal illness, reincarnation, death, cancer, queen, medical experiment, loss of loved one, tree ...
Time: future, 16th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, latin america, europe, guatemala, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 10K
Synchronicity (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this mind-bending 'Sci-Fi Noir' a daring physicist folds time to travel into the past, trying to stop a mysterious woman from stealing his invention. But once there, he uncovers a surprising truth about the machine, the woman, and his ...
Style: futuristic, cerebral, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, parallel universe, time machine, migraine, wormhole, woman smoker, investor, time loop, repeated scene, scientist, smoking after sex, woman wearing black lingerie ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, serious, meditative ...
Plot: supernatural romance, space and aliens, disorder, secret identity, benign alien, mysterious character, fish out of water, alien life-form, humanity, alien invasion, drugs/alcohol, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 35K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, doctor, mystery, romance, dealing with death, lovers apart, supernatural romance, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, venezuela, colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.3M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, parallel world, black hole, space exploration, heroic mission, wormhole, expedition, time paradox ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 8K
Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station. As time passes and life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to maintain his sanity - and simply stay alive. His world is a ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, futuristic, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: astronaut, isolation, space station, outer space, human nature, survival, danger, losing-it hero, solitude, heroes, space travel, rock ...
Time: future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, evolution, astronaut, adventure, moon, scientist, spacewalk, super computer, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, prehistory, year 2001 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 25K
Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: captivating, serious, light, tragic ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, greenhouse, biosphere, androids and robots, destiny, fighting the system, extinction, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 18K
Cargo (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, isolation, teleportation, uncover truth, danger, space colony, parallel world, space and aliens, escapades, cargo ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 87K
Another Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.
Style: psychological, touching, surreal, clever, serious ...
Plot: parallel world, mysterious planet, redemption, human existence, guilt, tragedy, grief, introspection, tragic event, life turned upside down, loss of family member, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, connecticut, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.4
 74K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, space and aliens, society, rivalry, alien life-form, danger, space station, uncover truth ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 200K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: mind bending, psychological, futuristic, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, destiny, utopia, life changing experience, death, surrealism, teenage love, alternate reality, childhood, parallel world, philosophy, romance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Space Station 76 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A comedic drama about a group of people (and several robots) living on a space station in a 1970’s-version of the future. When a new Assistant Captain arrives, she inadvertently ignites tensions among the crew, prompting them to confront their ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, stylized, touching, light ...
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, infidelity, asteroid, fall in love, space and aliens, love affair, love and romance, imaginary, couples, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space travel, presumed dead, spacewalk, outer space, adventure, distant planet, nuclear threat, contact, ufo, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2010
Place: washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 238K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, emotional, intense, clever ...
Plot: contact, scientist, alien encounter, benign alien, space travel, research, science, inventions and discoveries, nasa, space and aliens, wormhole, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, mind bending, surreal, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, power of love, deja vu, brainwashing, love story, couples, existentialism, memory loss, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.
Style: exciting, talky, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, wormhole, space opera, teleportation, outer space, space station, spacewalk, warship, adventure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The American Astronaut (2001)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Samual Curtis's first mission in this bizarre science fiction musical comedy requires him to take a cat to a saloon on an asteroid. There, he meets his former dance partner (the Blueberry Pirate) and collects his payment: a device capable of ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: outer space, astronaut, space travel, space and aliens, future dystopia, fish out of water, disorder, asteroids and comets, planet, space station, spacecraft, delivery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 236K
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, disfigurement, love, mystery, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, hallucinations, surrealism, tragic love, disfigured face, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 121K
Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Style: futuristic, exciting, touching, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: outer space, astronaut, father son relationship, trapped in space, missing father, moon, galaxy, male protagonist, husband wife relationship, space travel, solar system, space station ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 104K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, supernatural, haunted by the past, mental institution, memory loss, psychology, mentally unstable, murder, life is a bitch, experiment, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, outer space, supernatural, space travel, adventure, vengeance, space and aliens, rivalry, society, benign alien, legal action, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 222K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, expedition, astronaut, isolation, heroic mission, earth, bomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 138K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, survival, spacecraft, outer space, isolation, space and aliens, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, post apocalypse, confined ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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