Movies and TV shows like Mars

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Mars (2016)
 7.5
 14K
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, problem solving, mars, spacecraft, journey, voyage, outer space, adaptation, storytelling, adventure, life philosophy, danger, catastrophe, twists & turns, friendship, dream, search, multiple storylines, society, sandstorm, workplace problem, loneliness, astronaut, wilderness, spacesuit ...
Time: contemporary, near 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, exciting, suspenseful and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mars: Lost in Space (2018), Interstellar (2014), Away (2020), Colony (2016), Star Trek: Discovery (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 75K
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, exciting, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: outer space, robot, spacecraft, alien planet, survival, lost, adventure, black hole, danger, family, alien creature, family relations ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.6
 22K
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, exciting
Plot: loneliness, spacecraft, astronaut, separation from family, space colony, outer space, mars, wilderness, dangerous mission, female astronaut, daughter, husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 32K
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
Plot: space and aliens, occupation, rebellion, alien invasion, family in danger, evil alien, survival, parents and children, danger, resistance, family relations, colony ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, tense, breathtaking, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, spacecraft, outer space, space travel, star trek, adventure, friendship, alien species, space exploration, danger, lgbt, destiny ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 7K
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: captivating, emotional, thought provoking, serious, sentimental
Plot: mars, astronaut, space colony, space mission, nasa, family relations, society, waiting, flying, addiction, drug addiction, alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 9K
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: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspense, non-linear
Plot: time travel, conspiracy, runaway, manhunt, police, adaptation, society, friendship, investigation, danger, mother daughter relationship, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, space and aliens, battles, landing, imaginary, adventure, benign alien, escapades, heroes, adventurer, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.2
 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, serious, stylized, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space opera, social differences, space station, murder, survival, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 50s, 60s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, astronaut, space exploration, ufo, moon, survival, space travel, man versus machine, danger, adventure, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, alien, star trek, friendship, fight scenes, male protagonist, mentor, exploration, human in outer space, past, gunfight ...
Time: future, 24th century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 9.0
 248K
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, captivating, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, captain, preacher, survival, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 8.3
 29K
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, futuristic, bleak, saga, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, space station, benign alien, adventure, time travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, spacecraft, culture clash, alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 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, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space and aliens, space opera, telepathy, alien, space wars, cult, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, human in outer space, adventure, outer space, space opera, couple relations, escapades, on the run, heroes, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, allegory
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, astronaut, nasa, time travel, telepathy, alien encounter, benign alien, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 839
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: agent, terrorism, uncover truth, artifact, investigation, danger, satellite, confrontation with superior, politics, mars, outer space, space mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, ussr, canada, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 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: suspenseful, futuristic, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, society, expedition, human nature, danger, chaos, hopes, isolation, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, space and aliens, astronaut, heroes, good versus evil, teleportation, time travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 13K
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, alien, space wars, adventure, artificial intelligence, military, heroic mission, genetic engineering, society, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, space mission, top secret, spacecraft, friends, couple relations, friendship, space exploration, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 3K
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rebellion, fighting the system, good versus evil, totalitarianism, space wars, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cult, intergalactic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world domination, alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, demon, danger, utopia, alien invasion, dishonesty, humanity in peril, adaptation, evil alien ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 8.0
 61K
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, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, adventure, spacecraft, space exploration, gay marriage, dark humor, alien, danger, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.3
 34K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, outer space, space wars, alien race, lost, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, fate of humanity, space wars, save the world, alien planet, ancient mystery, benign alien, evil alien, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 81K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, adventure, fate of humanity, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, nanotechnology ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
29%
 7.1
 2K
Logan's Run (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
Style: futuristic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: chase, future dystopia, track down, adventure, danger, escapades, on the run, chases and races, androids and robots, secret place, chaos, survivor ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 15K
Krypton (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved ...
Style: exciting, captivating, non-linear, tense, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, betrayal, friendship, uncover truth, youth, martial arts, destiny, rivalry, family relations, fight scenes, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%