Movies like The Astronaut's Wife

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The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
 5.3
 50K
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems to have changed, but her concerns fade when she discovers that she's pregnant. As Jillian grows closer to becoming a mother, her suspicions about Spencer return. Why does it seem as if he's a different person?
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending, suspense, serious, atmospheric, tense, twist ending, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, astronaut, space travel, mission, danger, woman in danger, nasa, outer space, suburbs, wife husband relationship, alien, twins, paranoia, first contact, secrets, stranded, space and aliens, chases and races, satellite, deadly, race against time, pilot, depression, domestic violence, robbery ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to The Astronaut's Wife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and cerebral films with plots about danger, dialogue, first contact, catastrophe, natural disaster, outer space and mentor mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like The Astronaut's Wife: The Invasion (2007), Europa Report (2013), Sphere (1998), Marooned (1969), Apollo 18 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 71K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, idiotic ...
Plot: alien, danger, save the world, invasion, virus, quarantine, hysteria, psychiatrist, survival, epidemic, transformation, sleeping ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 62K
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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, moon, survival, spacewalk, danger, outer space, astronaut, found footage, contact, diary, landing ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 93K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, psychologist, first contact, adventure, survival, supernatural, danger, ocean or sea, imagination, alien, book, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 4K
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, tense, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, outer space, spacewalk, astronaut, oxygen, hurricane, moral dilemma, survival, race against time, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 51K
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, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, moon, alien encounter, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, alien, survival, found footage, infection, moon landing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 1972, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, laboratory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, vengeance, crime, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mars, astronaut, mysterious planet, alien, outer space, space station, dismemberment, trapped in space, alien contact, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 218K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, expedition, danger, astronaut, heroic mission, earth, bomb, sun, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, danger, starting over, on the run, haunted by the past, psychopath, couple relations, faked death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 95K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, fbi, first contact, mystery, investigation, government agency, special agents, alien, obsession, conspiracy, virus ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, prehistoric times, 1990s ...
Place: antarctica, texas, usa, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 29K
The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, astronomer, global warming, conspiracy, world domination, satellite dish, volkswagen beetle, observatory, extraterrestrial, golf club, desert, foot chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 605
Lifeform (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Viking space capsule suddenly returns to Earth from its long ago trip to Mars, it brings with it an intelligent visitor that is part "Alien" and part "ET". Encased in armor, it extends a human like form from its shell to ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: evil alien, nasa, danger, chaos, deadly, alien encounter, mars, space and aliens, benign alien, egg, quarantine, hazmat suit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space travel, outer space, spacewalk, presumed dead, adventure, obsessive quest, contact, heroes, nuclear threat, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 150K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, astronomer, end of the world, astronaut, natural disaster, comet, tsunami, race against time, self sacrifice, save the world, extinction, evacuation ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., paris france, langley virginia, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 2K
Countdown (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, spacewalk, space travel, against the odds, danger, heroes, government agency, landing, race against time, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 700K
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: survival, isolation, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, astronaut, space station, trapped in space, survivor, spacewalk, space and aliens, mission gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, adventure, space and aliens, benign alien, chases and races, deadly, heroes, alien encounter, special agents, survival, save the world, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 178K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: tentacle, mars, astronaut, alien life-form, monster, space travel, brutality, danger, death, survival horror, unhappy ending, space station ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 6K
Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, race against time, satellite, translator, meteor, adventure, space travel, heroic mission, space and aliens, chases and races, technology gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, alps, hong kong, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 9K
Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: farm, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, domineering mother, borderline personality disorder, horse, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 5K
Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: hypnosis, alien abduction, alien, paranoia, christmas, ufo, cabin, halloween, writer's life, kidnapping, alien encounter, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 52K
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, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, space travel, nasa, robot, outer space, spacecraft, killer robot, science, adventure, catastrophe, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 22K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, androids and robots, on the run, manhunt, save the world, future dystopia, race against time, rivalry, crimes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 103K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, psycho, danger, fear, murder, woman in danger, lifesaver, cell phone, control room, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 16K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, futuristic, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, chess, rescue, survival, danger, asteroids and comets, space and aliens, ship, heroic mission, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 258K
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, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: fighting the system, future dystopia, discrimination, genetics, eugenics, destiny, space travel, genetic engineering, society, heart disease, distopia, astronaut ...
Time: future, near future
Place: french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, survival, virtual reality, space exploration, danger, space and aliens, escape from reality, imaginary, escapades, heroes, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: science, laboratory, plague, nuclear threat, small town, laser, satellite, race against time, epilepsy, survival, nasa, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, space and aliens, alien, deadly creature, rescue mission, alien contact, murder, alien invasion, political corruption, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, astronaut, zombie, outer space, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%