Movies and TV shows like Mars

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Mars (2016)
 7.4
 15K
Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements set in the future with documentary vérité interviews with today’s best and brightest minds in modern science and innovation, illuminating how research and development is creating the space technology that will enable our first attempt at a mission to Mars.
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, clever, captivating, semi documentary
Plot: space colony, mars, problem solving, outer space, journey, spacecraft, adaptation, catastrophe, adventure, space exploration, life philosophy, friendship, dream, society, multiple storylines, sandstorm, workplace problem, survival, loneliness, astronaut, wilderness, separation from family, spacesuit, storytelling, danger ...
Time: contemporary, near future, future, 21st century, year 2016

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Most similar movies to Mars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about outer space, danger, space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mars: Lost in Space (2018), Star Trek: Discovery (2017), Interstellar (2014), Away (2020), Firefly (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 98K
Lost in Space (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, exciting, tense, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, survival, robot, alien planet, adventure, lost, alien creature, youth, family, black hole, family relations ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, exciting, tense, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: star trek, outer space, alien, space travel, spacecraft, space exploration, alien species, adventure, lgbt, friendship, destiny, betrayal ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, 23rd century, 24th century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.8M
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, thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, outer space, father daughter relationship, space travel, astronaut, nasa, space station, distopia, survival, adventure, spacecraft, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 24K
Away (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 498 min.
TV show
Story: American astronaut Emma Green must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission. A series about hope, humanity and how we need one another if we are to achieve impossible ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, feel good, exciting
Plot: astronaut, loneliness, mars, dangerous mission, outer space, spacecraft, space colony, separation from family, wilderness, lesbian, female astronaut, daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 9.0
 262K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, witty, futuristic, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, adventure, escapades, friendship, captain, smuggling, space and aliens, preacher, space wars, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 36K
Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, spiritual ...
Plot: rebellion, occupation, alien invasion, space and aliens, resistance, colony, family in danger, survival, evil alien, parents and children, distopia, family relations ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 8K
The First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the first human mission to Mars, exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story focuses not only on the astronauts, but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the ground team on ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, captivating, serious, sentimental
Plot: mars, space colony, astronaut, outer space, space mission, family relations, nasa, society, waiting, flying, alien, drug addiction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 2K
Missions (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The first manned mission to Mars is now approaching the red planet. The crew includes top-flight scientists and a young female psychiatrist, responsible for their mental health. But just as they are about to land, something goes wrong.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: outer space, mars, astronaut, spacecraft, space mission, trapped in space, space exploration, space travel, female astronaut, space station, space shuttle, cosmonaut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 5K
Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Earth 2 is an American science fiction television series which aired on NBC from November 6, 1994 to June 4, 1995. The show was canceled after one season of 22 episodes. It follows the journey and settlement of a small expeditionary group called the ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, outer space, space and aliens, apocalypse, distopia, space opera, alien planet, post apocalypse, frame up, alien encounter, space travel, time travel ...
Time: future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Star Trek: Picard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Set twenty years after the events of Star Trek Nemesis, we follow the now-retired Admiral Picard into the next chapter of his life.
Style: breathtaking, captivating, tense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: star trek, space travel, spacecraft, outer space, alien, friendship, male protagonist, mentor, gunfight, destiny, human in outer space, adventure ...
Time: future, 24th century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 10K
The Crossing (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspense, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, conspiracy, runaway, manhunt, police, adaptation, investigation, friendship, society, mother daughter relationship, adventure, corruption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 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, talky, twists and turns, serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, survival, spacecraft, space opera, investigation, secrets, technology, science, murder mystery, conspiracy theory, relationships ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, contemporary, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.4
 31K
Babylon 5 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspense, philosophical, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space opera, space station, space travel, benign alien, good versus evil, adventure, time travel, alien, culture clash, space and aliens, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.5
 149K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, human in outer space, space wars, space opera, investigation, alien life-form, space station, space exploration, society, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 8K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: space and aliens, outer space, astronaut, space travel, moon, space exploration, ufo, survival, moon base, save the world, man versus machine, adventure ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 5K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crusade is an American spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in AD 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms. The Drakh have released a nanovirus plague on Earth, ...
Style: futuristic, tense, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space opera, space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, military, post apocalypse, alien, telepathy, space adventure, plague, bio weapon ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the set of Ray Bradbury short stories chronicling the colonisation of Mars.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, allegory, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, space exploration, space travel, time travel, martian, telepathy, space colony, nasa, astronaut, colonization, alien disguised as human, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, futuristic, talky, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, space opera, adventure, human in outer space, astronaut, couple relations, escapades, alien, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 6K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, outer space, society, expedition, human nature, hopes, isolation, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, space mission, astronaut, survival, space exploration, friends, couple relations, top secret, female astronaut ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 861
Pioneer One (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Pioneer One is a 2010 American web series produced by Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith. It has been funded purely through donations, and is the first series created for and released on BitTorrent networks.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: agent, terrorism, uncover truth, investigation, politics, satellite, outer space, artifact, space mission, conspiracy, mars, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, canada, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space exploration, space and aliens, time travel, teleportation, alien planet, escapades, star trek, space battle, alien life-form ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 4K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space opera, space adventure, artificial intelligence, totalitarianism, fighting the system, good versus evil, rebellion, space travel, convict, crew ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 14K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, military, alien, space wars, space battle, artificial intelligence, adventure, androids and robots, heroic mission, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 838K
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, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, mars, stranded, astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, isolation, struggle for survival, left for dead, science, rescue ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, usa, london, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 76K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, space battle, gay marriage, space and aliens, space exploration, dark humor, spacecraft, adventure, alien, alien planet, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.6
 220K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, space and aliens, save the day, alien, space travel, good versus evil, journey, outer space, companion, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 37K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space wars, technology, alternate reality, lost, fugitives, escapades, evil alien, alien race, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century, 90s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, philosophical, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, demon, technology, world domination, space and aliens, space travel, life philosophy, humanity, science, religion, sacrifice ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, fate of humanity, alien planet, save the world, ancient mystery, parallel world, evil alien, adventure, space wars, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%