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, futuristic, serious, cerebral, thought provoking, epic, philosophical, breathtaking, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, wormhole, end of the world, black hole, space exploration, space and aliens, future dystopia, expedition, time paradox, adventure, artificial intelligence, survival, inventions and discoveries, nasa, distant planet, father daughter relationship, astronaut, space station, 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 stylized films with plots about space travel, outer space, technology, space and aliens, dialogue, first contact and spacecraft mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Interstellar: The Martian (2015), Passengers (2016), Europa Report (2013), Contact (1997), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). 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, clever ...
Plot: survival, isolation, space travel, mars, astronaut, human spirit, nasa, stranded, space and aliens, peril, adventure, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, beijing china, china, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, cerebral, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love story, space travel, spacecraft, isolation, loneliness, survival, space station, outer space, malfunction, moral dilemma, trapped in space, dating ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: cerebral, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, moon, survival, spacewalk, danger, astronaut, outer space, found footage, extraterrestrial, landing, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ 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: twists and turns, captivating, talky, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: scientist, alien encounter, space and aliens, nasa, wormhole, inventions and discoveries, benign alien, contact, space travel, alien contact, mathematics, radio ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space station, outer space, evolution, astronaut, moon, spacewalk, scientist, super computer, adventure, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, prehistory, year 2001 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space station, astronaut, loss, survivor, spacewalk, space and aliens, trapped in space ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, save the world, expedition, danger, astronaut, heroic mission, bomb, earth, sun, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspense, philosophical, intellectual, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, memory, science, destiny, precognition, death of daughter, time loop, flash forward, language barrier ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: china, montana, russia, pakistan, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, space travel, expedition, mysterious planet, spacecraft, fantasy world, alien encounter, mission, hi-tech, storm, heroine ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, cloning, outer space, spacecraft, moon, loneliness, astronaut, dystopic future, doubts and hesitations, nervous breakdown, space travel, depression ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, mysterious character, disorder, evil alien, space and aliens, danger, resistance, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, society, destiny, space travel, philosophy, heart disease, distopia, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, alien, save the world, future dystopia, space and aliens, good versus evil, end of the world, heroic mission, supernatural ability, love, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, teleportation, time travel, evil alien, adventure, ancient mystery, immortality, egyptology, space and aliens, emperor, outer space, slavery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, mine
⇓ 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, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., artificial intelligence, future dystopia, adoption, destiny, adventure, parents and children, parenthood, society, human nature, family relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space travel, presumed dead, spacewalk, outer space, adventure, investigation, ufo, landing, distant planet, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2010
Place: washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ 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, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, isolation, teleportation, uncover truth, danger, parallel world, space and aliens, escapades, cargo ship, space colony ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ 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: stylized, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, space wars, fugitives, outer space, alien race, lost, alien encounter, astronaut, obsessive quest, renegades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, rough ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, self sacrifice, apocalypse, astronaut, nasa, outer space, end of the world, race against time, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, pentagon, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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, art house, psychological, enigmatic, intellectual ...
Plot: space station, scientist, outer space, space travel, russian, investigation, dreams, back from the dead, astronaut, science, mysterious planet, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, sentimental, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mysterious planet, mars, astronaut, alien, alien encounter, space station, alien contact, adventure, nasa, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, spacecraft, heroic mission, space wars, benign alien, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, clever, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, apocalypse, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, on the run, heroes, explosion, rescue, extinction, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, haunted by the past, hopes, loss of loved one, scientist, professor, loneliness, obsessive quest, destiny ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, 1890s, near future
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: serious, captivating, light, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, greenhouse, biosphere, androids and robots, destiny, heroic mission, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ 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: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, teleportation, heroic mission, space and aliens, adventure, teamwork, black hole, time travel, space opera, alternate universe ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ 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, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: suspenseful, biting, thought provoking, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, space travel, slavery, rescue, scientist, danger, ape, gorilla, future dystopia, dictatorship, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 9.0
 229K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, captivating, witty, buddy comedy, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, adventure, escapades, smuggling, survival, friendship, space and aliens, captain, preacher, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 53K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, space travel, nasa, robot, killer robot, outer space, spacecraft, science, adventure, catastrophe, landing ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%