Movies like Gravity

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Gravity (2013)
 7.7
 782K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
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, outer space, isolation, space station, astronaut, space travel, spacecraft, trapped in space, catastrophe, survivor, sole survivor, near death experience, space program, space and aliens, loss, spacewalk, stranded, chaos, mission gone awry, fear, life & death, sacrifice, scientist, danger, female astronaut ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas

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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, astronaut, space travel, spacecraft, danger, survival and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Gravity: The Martian (2015), Interstellar (2014), Passengers (2016), Ad Astra (2019), Prometheus (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 781K
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: survival, mars, space travel, nasa, isolation, stranded, astronaut, trapped in space, struggle for survival, rescue, near death experience, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, pasadena california, beijing china, houston texas, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.6
 1.6M
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, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, father daughter relationship, time paradox, expedition, black hole, heroic mission, future dystopia, parallel world ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 362K
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, surprise ending, scenic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: outer space, love story, space station, isolation, space travel, survival, spacecraft, trapped in space, loneliness, destiny, moral dilemma, dating ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 207K
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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, father son relationship, space exploration, trapped in space, space mission, solar system, moon, spacecraft, mars, journey, humanity in peril ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 7.0
 577K
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, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, alien encounter, androids, fantasy world, space travel, mysterious planet, spacecraft, expedition, distant planet, hi-tech, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 341K
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, bleak, futuristic, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Plot: outer space, isolation, loneliness, cloning, dystopic future, spacecraft, astronaut, moon, space and aliens, clones, distopia, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 238K
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, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, sun, danger, expedition, self sacrifice, astronaut, heroic mission, earth, bomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 68K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Action, 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: cerebral, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, found footage, astronaut, danger, distant planet, lovecraftian, inventions and discoveries, landing, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, 1950s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 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, confined, danger, survival, isolation, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: disturbing, futuristic, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mars, space travel, spacecraft, trapped in space, isolation, astronaut, outer space, distant planet, near death experience, nasa, space mission, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 83K
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, art house, intellectual, psychedelic, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space station, scientist, space travel, hallucination, space and aliens, russian, investigation, astronaut, dreams, back from the dead, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 70s, distant future
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 276K
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, rescue, outer space, trapped in space, moon ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, florida, texas, houston texas, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 213K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, 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: tragic ending, suspense, apocalyptic, scary, tense ...
Plot: space station, survival horror, lovecraftian, alien life-form, mars, space travel, astronaut, monster, trapped in space, twists & turns, research, first contact ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 56K
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: mars, astronaut, catastrophe, spacecraft, space travel, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, science, danger, race against time, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 54K
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, suspense, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, moon, expedition, alien encounter, space and aliens, space travel, nasa, deadly, danger, heroic mission, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2011, year 1969, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 207K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster film, courage, forces of nature, destruction, danger, tragedy, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: mind bending, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, space station, outer space, spacecraft, evolution, astronaut, adventure, moon, scientist, spacewalk, artificial intelligence, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 1968, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: space travel, astronaut, outer space, nasa, space and aliens, hopes, spacewalk, expedition, presumed dead, ghost ship, super computer, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: washington d.c., new mexico, ussr, egypt, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 19K
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, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, teleportation, danger, uncover truth, space and aliens, space colony, parallel world, escapades, cargo ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 145K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
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, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, isolation, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, mutant, danger, memory loss, mission, post apocalypse, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, moon, moon landing, outer space, catastrophe, space and aliens, spacecraft, dreams ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 1950s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 9K
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, futuristic, thought provoking, mind bending, non-linear ...
Plot: isolation, astronaut, space station, outer space, human nature, survival, losing-it hero, danger, solitude, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, survival, virtual reality, save the world, danger, escape from reality, imaginary, trapped in space, crew, murder, fictional reality show ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.6
 34K
Stowaway (2021)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: space travel, outer space, astronaut, trapped in space, survival, spacecraft, stowaway, struggle for survival, teamwork, adventure, deep space, problem solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Starflight One, the world's first "hypersonic plane," which flies faster and higher than any other commercial jet. On the night of its maiden flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, a freak accident incolving an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: airplane accident, rescue, space shuttle, airplane, disaster film, heroes, confined, chases and races, adventure, stranded, race against time, zero gravity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 27K
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, contemplative, cult film, light ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, robot, distopia, environmentalism, fighting the system, greenhouse, biosphere, factory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Midnight Sky (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, futuristic, tricky
Plot: space travel, nuclear radiation, astronaut, end of the world, space colony, space station, space exploration, post apocalypse, survival, hallucination, spacecraft, apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, save the world, survival, space travel, spouse in danger, race against time, technology gone awry, danger, chaos, outer space, escapades, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 8K
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: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space mission, space exploration, escapades, alien planet, distant planet, space station, society, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, catastrophe, astronaut, space travel, bomb, rescue, danger, race against time, survival, apocalypse, artificial intelligence, sun ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%