Movies like Trapped in Space

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Trapped in Space (1994)
 4.7
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Trapped in Space (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an accident during a routine trip to Venus, a spaceship has only enough oxygen left for three people... out of five on board.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, twist ending
Plot: survival, spacecraft, space travel, asteroid, astronaut, rescue, survivor, trapped in space, disaster, venus the planet, outer space, dog, death, murder, suicide, coffee, card playing, drunkenness, crew, spacewalk, pet dog, oxygen, female astronaut, news report, poison ...

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Most similar movies to Trapped in Space

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, futuristic and tense films with plots about spacecraft, outer space, survival, space travel, astronaut, trapped in space and danger mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Trapped in Space: Stowaway (2021), Approaching the Unknown (2016), Europa Report (2013), Marooned (1969), Dune Drifter (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
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Stowaway (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.
Style: futuristic, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: space travel, outer space, trapped in space, spacecraft, astronaut, mars, survival, stowaway, space adventure, space exploration, struggle for survival, teamwork ...
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95%
Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, disturbing, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: trapped in space, mars, space travel, spacecraft, astronaut, isolation, outer space, distant planet, near death experience, nasa, space mission, survival ...
Time: future
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94%
 6.4
 71K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, outer space, survival, distant planet, found footage, astronaut, inventions and discoveries, alien, moon, spacewalk, space adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.8
 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, isolation, confined, escapades, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 3.4
 1K
Dune Drifter (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the trainee pilot and her mortally wounded gunner are shot down, they crash land on a nearby planet. An enemy craft offers the chance of spare parts to fix her ship, but then she spots another survivor - an enemy alien soldier with no intention ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: distant planet, survivor, chase, struggle for survival, survival, rescue, friends, youth, vengeance, left for dead, human spirit, near death experience ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: planet, survival, rescue, spacecraft, astronaut, heroic mission, adventure, deadly creature, battles, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.2
 247K
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, psychological, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, sun, expedition, self sacrifice, heroic mission, astronaut, earth, end of the world, trapped in space ...
Time: future, 21st century
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72%
 5.7
 4K
Virtuality (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, survival, virtual reality, save the world, escape from reality, trapped in space, crew, murder, fictional reality show, space exploration, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3.4
 3K
Solitary (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man wakes up inside a room to discover he's a prisoner sent into space to form Earth's first colony, and worse - his cell mate Alana is hell bent on destroying everything.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: trapped in space, prisoner, stranded, survival, peril, escapades, left for dead, youth, strong female lead, human nature, male protagonist, near death experience ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Midnight Sky (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, unusual plot structure, tricky
Plot: space travel, space station, nuclear radiation, astronaut, space colony, post apocalypse, space exploration, survival, scientist, spacecraft, terminal illness, apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, disaster, astronaut, space travel, bomb, apocalypse, rescue, race against time, survival, sun, artificial intelligence, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 6K
3022 (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awakens to find earth has suffered an extinction-level event.
Style: suspense, exciting, visually appealing, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, suicide, trapped in space, astronaut, spacecraft, asteroids and comets, space shuttle, space station, planet earth, outer space, space program, space travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 1K
Lifepod (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lifepod cronicles the trip of eight passengers after the ship they were traveling on blew up on Christmas Eve. Immediately people start dying. The passengers begin to investigate why the ship blew up and how it relates to them
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting
Plot: trapped in space, survival, spacecraft, rescue, space and aliens, escapades, terrorism, murder, outer space, evil corporation, disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lucy in the Sky (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space – and begins to lose touch with reality in a world that now seems too small.
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, female astronaut, husband wife relationship, illicit affair, getting home, in love, family relations, strong female character, flying, peril, space travel ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.7
 2K
Polar Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a piece of the massive comet "Copernicus" collides with the Earth, it knocks the planet off of its axis and unleashes a disaster never before witnessed. Dr. James Mayfield (Jack Coleman) and his highly trained research team are the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, collision, forces of nature, race against time, one last chance, family relations, comet, astronomer, save the day, survival, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 11K
400 Days (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 4 would be astronauts spend 400 days in a land locked space simulator to test the psychological effects of deep space travel but, when something goes terribly wrong and they are forced to leave the simulation, they discover that everything on earth ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: astronaut, experiment, spacecraft, trapped in space, bunker, end of the world, insanity, space travel, catastrophe, survival, isolation, nasa ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 3K
Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, rescue, rescue team, outer space ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 227K
Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Brazil
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: exciting, futuristic, touching, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: outer space, astronaut, space exploration, moon, trapped in space, father son relationship, solar system, spacecraft, space mission, journey, space station, space pirate ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 7.7
 811K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, scenic, serious, tense ...
Plot: outer space, survival, isolation, space station, astronaut, spacecraft, space travel, disaster, catastrophe, trapped in space, survivor, sole survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 18K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, survival, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, save the world, ship, chess, remote control ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 9K
Capsule (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Guy is an experienced British fighter pilot who is in command of Britain's first manned mission to space. He has trained for this for three years at the height of the Cold War and now he is alone in space with a malfunctioning capsule. He has ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: astronaut, outer space, deception, spy, spacecraft, human in outer space, trapped in space, spaceship crash, deathtrap, spacewalk, trap, space station ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 13K
Nightflyers (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A crew of space explorers embark on an mission to find a mysterious alien ship.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: trapped in space, outer space, scientist, space travel, monster, survival, deadly creature, spacecraft, fear, mission, supernatural, killings ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 405
After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: philosophical, stylized, twists and turns, exciting, visually appealing ...
Plot: colony, dystopic future, post apocalypse, chase, survival, human existence, surrealism, husband wife relationship, survivor, apocalypse, space travel, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 8.0
 827K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, mars, space travel, stranded, isolation, nasa, astronaut, trapped in space, struggle for survival, science, intelligence, outer space ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, china, houston texas, pasadena california, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: disaster, spacecraft, survival, space travel, save the world, chaos, technology gone awry, race against time, spouse in danger, outer space, escapades, sun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.5
 383
Paradox Alice (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the near future, a team is sent on a dangerous mission to Europa to retrieve and bring water back to a dying Earth. Their operation unexpectedly goes awry, jeopardizing not only the lives of those on board but also on earth, resulting in the ...
Style: disturbing, futuristic, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: space travel, trapped in space, space mission, space exploration, human in outer space, mission, space program, spacecraft, outer space, astronaut, fate of humanity, deep space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 55K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: suspense, scary, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, alien encounter, outer space, expedition, moon, found footage, nasa, space travel, moon landing, spacecraft, infection, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2011, year 1970, year 1972 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 19K
Voyagers (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With the human race's future at stake, a group of young men and women embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they become helpless for pleasure, hunger, and power once ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, alien planet, outer space, space and aliens, space mission, space exploration, escapades, distant planet, rescue, space station, society ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 6K
The Beyond (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover ...
Style: cerebral, futuristic, enigmatic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: trapped in space, space exploration, space mission, space station, outer space, robot, found footage, space travel, mystery, spacecraft, advanced technology, astronaut ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, alien encounter, space and aliens, distant planet, soldier, outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down, murder, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%