Movies like Interstellar

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Interstellar (2014)
 8.6
 1.3M
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, atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, futuristic, cerebral, epic, breathtaking, philosophical, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, space exploration, time paradox, parallel world, black hole, wormhole, heroic mission, expedition, space station, adventure, distant planet, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, space and aliens, nasa, survival, father daughter relationship, astronaut, single father, imaginary, science ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado

Most similar movies to Interstellar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, cerebral and suspenseful films with plots about outer space, space travel, technology, spacecraft, space and aliens, first contact and dialogue mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Interstellar: The Martian (2015), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Prometheus (2012), Contact (1997), Moon (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 693K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary
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, space travel, isolation, 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 ⇓
95%
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: philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, astronaut, evolution, adventure, moon, scientist, spacewalk, super computer, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001, prehistory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 543K
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: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, fantasy world, survival, space travel, alien encounter, expedition, mission, distant planet, spacecraft, mysterious planet, hi-tech, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 238K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, emotional, intense, serious ...
Plot: benign alien, contact, scientist, alien encounter, space travel, wormhole, research, science, nasa, space and aliens, outer space, first contact ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 315K
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, spacecraft, cloning, moon, space travel, astronaut, dystopic future, space and aliens, nervous breakdown, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 64K
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, danger, astronaut, outer space, found footage, landing, distant planet, inventions and discoveries, moon, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.2
 222K
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, self sacrifice, danger, astronaut, isolation, heroic mission, bomb, earth ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.0
 459K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, cerebral, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, alien encounter, disorder, mysterious character, vestiges of humanity, evil alien, space and aliens, dystopic future, danger, destruction ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 719K
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: isolation, survival, outer space, space station, space travel, spacecraft, astronaut, loss, space and aliens, survivor, spacewalk, sole survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.9
 528K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, India
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, suspense, enigmatic, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, time loop, female protagonist, memory, science, destiny, death of daughter, time paradox, language barrier ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: montana, russia, pakistan, china, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space travel, future dystopia, save the world, good versus evil, space and aliens, end of the world, heroic mission, adventure, spacecraft, love, dystopic future ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.1
 167K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cult film, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, teleportation, adventure, time travel, evil alien, ancient mystery, spacecraft, immortality, egyptology, archaeology, space opera, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1920s, 1990s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 317K
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, outer space, space travel, isolation, space station, survival, spacecraft, loneliness, trapped in space, adventure, malfunction, stranded ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 146K
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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: outer space, astronaut, father son relationship, trapped in space, missing father, moon, space station, galaxy, engineer, husband wife relationship, male protagonist, solar system ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 71K
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, enigmatic ...
Plot: space station, outer space, scientist, space travel, russian, investigation, mysterious planet, dreams, back from the dead, psychologist, astronaut, science ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 560K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, adventure, teleportation, heroic mission, teamwork, time travel, alternate reality, space opera, alternate universe ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 375K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: save the world, end of the world, apocalypse, nasa, space travel, astronaut, self sacrifice, adventure, outer space, asteroid, race against time, destruction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, washington d.c., shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, adventure, space station, alien encounter, mars, astronaut, mysterious planet, alien, nasa, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space travel, presumed dead, spacewalk, outer space, adventure, ufo, expedition, investigation, redemption, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2010
Place: new mexico, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, imaginary, androids and robots, obsessive quest, outer space, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor, space battle, soldier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 31K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
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
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, space wars, fugitives, outer space, alien race, escapades, lost, astronaut, obsessive quest, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: memphis
⇓ 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 ⇓
100%
 7.8
 264K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, distopia, philosophy, society, destiny, space travel, heart disease, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, escapades, alien planet, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, time travel, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 26K
Babylon 5 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space station, adventure, time travel, benign alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, culture clash, alien, space opera, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 25K
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, cult film, light, tragic ending ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, greenhouse, biosphere, androids and robots, destiny, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children, androids, human relationship ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.3
 67K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, captain, alien encounter, space wars, teleportation, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy aboard the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, ancient mystery, space wars, wormhole, ancient, good versus evil, save the world, save the day, imaginary, heroic mission, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 67K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%