Movies like Gravity

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Gravity (2013)
 7.7
 741K
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 Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic, intense, touching, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: survival, isolation, outer space, space travel, space station, spacecraft, astronaut, sole survivor, loss, space and aliens, survivor, spacewalk, space program, trapped in space, mission gone awry, fear, sacrifice, stranded, scientist, danger, female astronaut, near death experience, death, doctor, self sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas

Most similar movies to Gravity

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about outer space, space travel, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, astronaut and spacesuit mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gravity: The Martian (2015), Interstellar (2014), Passengers (2016), Moon (2009), Sunshine (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 722K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, 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, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: survival, isolation, space travel, nasa, mars, astronaut, stranded, alone, loneliness, human spirit, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, china, beijing china, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.4M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, futuristic, cerebral, serious ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, black hole, space exploration, expedition, wormhole, parallel world, heroic mission, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 331K
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, isolation, outer space, space travel, survival, space station, spacecraft, loneliness, trapped in space, adventure, malfunction, stranded ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 323K
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, loneliness, dystopic future, spacecraft, cloning, moon, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, nervous breakdown, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 226K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, self sacrifice, astronaut, isolation, heroic mission, expedition, earth ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 157K
Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
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, touching, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: outer space, astronaut, father son relationship, trapped in space, missing father, moon, space exploration, space station, galaxy, engineer, husband wife relationship, male protagonist ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 65K
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, outer space, danger, astronaut, found footage, landing, distant planet, inventions and discoveries, moon, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 193K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: space station, space travel, survival horror, tentacle, research, astronaut, mars, alien, monster, brutality, twists & turns, unhappy ending ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 53K
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: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, alien encounter, outer space, moon, space travel, nasa, alien, spacecraft, heroic mission, expedition, deadly, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 2011, year 1972 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 75K
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, psychological, psychedelic, art house, intellectual ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, investigation, mysterious planet, dreams, russian, back from the dead, psychologist, astronaut, science ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 557K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, cerebral, enigmatic, suspense, philosophical ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, time loop, loss, female protagonist, memory, science, destiny, ufo, language barrier, flash forward ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, pakistan, montana, china, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 4K
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, spacewalk, astronaut, race against time, survival, confined, escapades, danger, isolation, rescue mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 54K
Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: bleak, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, mars, catastrophe, space travel, spacecraft, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, science, race against time, danger, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 553K
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: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, fantasy world, survival, space travel, alien encounter, mission, expedition, distant planet, human versus alien, hi-tech, spacecraft, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 256K
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: family outing, boys' night
Plot: nasa, space program, astronaut, space travel, survival, spacecraft, race against time, rescue, moon, explosion, against the odds, outer space ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, wisconsin, texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.2
 77K
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 ...
Plot: space station, space travel, space and aliens, astronaut, outer space, mysterious planet, spacecraft, back from the dead, mystery, paranormal activity, obsession, psychologist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, twists and turns ...
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 ⇓
50%
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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, astronaut, mars, isolation, nasa, space mission, human spirit, adventure, escapades, danger, peril, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 750K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic, frightening ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, spacecraft, outer space, monster, deadly creature, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, sole survivor ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, astronaut, outer space, zombie, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, contemplative, psychological, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space travel, presumed dead, spacewalk, outer space, adventure, expedition, nuclear threat, computers and web, distant planet, mystery ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2010
Place: washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 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: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, survival, virtual reality, save the world, escape from reality, danger, trapped in space, crew, murder, outer space, fictional reality show, space exploration ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, moon, moon landing, astronaut, outer space, spacecraft, dreams, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 253K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: end of the world, survival, survival horror, blindness, fear, bird, murder, suicide, creature, parents and children, chase, running ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, thought provoking, futuristic, offbeat ...
Plot: astronaut, isolation, space station, outer space, human nature, survival, losing-it hero, danger, solitude, space travel, heroes, rock ...
Time: future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, survival, save the world, spouse in danger, technology gone awry, danger, race against time, chaos, outer space, escapades, sun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 26K
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, contemplative, serious, cult film, light ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, biosphere, greenhouse, androids and robots, destiny, space wars, heroic mission, superhuman powers ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, race against time, danger, rescue, apocalypse, survival, sun, bomb, astronaut, artificial intelligence, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 2K
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, suspenseful, thought provoking, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, survival, rescue, danger, alien encounter, space and aliens, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 17K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, survival, rescue, danger, space and aliens, heroic mission, race against time, save the world, ship, technology, chess ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%