Space wars movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant space wars movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, epic and stylized films and TV shows about / with space wars, space and aliens, outer space, alien, space travel, spacecraft, battles, heroes, escapades and space opera plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Australia, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as space wars: Starship Troopers (1997), Ender's Game (2013), Battlestar Galactica (2003), Battlestar Galactica (2004), Star Trek (2009), Return of the Jedi (1983), Dark Matter (2015), John Carter (2012), Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Wing Commander (1999).

List of space wars movies

Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bloody, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, monster, space and aliens, space wars, creature, evil alien, alien invasion, alien, soldier, distopia, space travel, space battle ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 22nd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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 6.6
 239K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, adventure, space wars, young heroes, intelligence, space battle, child prodigy, prodigy, space and aliens, alien, save the world, space station ...
Time: future
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Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
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, cerebral, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, future dystopia, outer space, space and aliens, cyborgs, androids and robots, escapades, obsessive quest, alternate universe, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 70s
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, androids and robots, alien planet, space and aliens, space battle, cyborgs, military, post apocalypse, extinction, heroes ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, saga, dark ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: star wars, space wars, outer space, alien, robot, heroic mission, space battle, sword fight, tragic villain, personality change, space opera, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 601K
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, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, star trek, spacecraft, time travel, outer space, space and aliens, space wars, space opera, heroic mission, teamwork, adventure, teleportation ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the ...
Style: exciting, epic, saga, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, star wars, rebellion, space opera, space wars, space travel, space and aliens, princess, robot, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 70s
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Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: futuristic, saga, epic, dark, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, space and aliens, alien, space wars, heroic mission, outer space, good versus evil, sword fight, space battle, space opera, warrior, creature ...
Time: future, 80s
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 42K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, memory loss, space wars, time travel, space and aliens, survival, distant planet, space opera, female fighter, adventure, amnesia ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 271K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: mars, adventure, monster, alien, mysterious planet, space travel, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, space and aliens, distant planet, steampunk, battles ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1870s, 1860s
Place: virginia, arizona, new york
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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
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 17K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, space and aliens, spacecraft, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, alien ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky ...
Style: futuristic, dark, saga, epic, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, space opera, space battle, sword fight, good versus evil, space wars, alien, training, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 80s
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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
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Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, light, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, space travel, androids and robots, adventure, escapades, cyborgs, betrayal, parallel universe, battles, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Saga continues with the Emmy-winning "Star Wars: Clone Wars." This animated micro-series, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, captures George Lucas' vision in a dynamic animated style that is a visual delight for all ages. "Star ...
Style: serious, saga, captivating, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: space wars, star wars, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, adventure, fight for supremacy, escapades, intergalactic, emperor, evil empire, villain ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
Is relevant ?
 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
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, light, scenic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, space travel, space wars, space opera, robot, outer space, alien, jedi, fantasy world, space battle, sword fight, fight ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, space wars, star trek, adventure, heroic mission, self sacrifice, team, teamwork, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, london
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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.
Style: epic, futuristic, saga, intense, serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: star wars, space wars, alien, jedi, sword fight, outer space, good versus evil, apprentice, master apprentice relationship, space battle, creature, space travel ...
Time: future, 90s
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Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
TV show
Story: This series takes place during the three-year time period between the prequel films Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. The show depicted the actions of various characters in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, including Anakin Skywalker, ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: star wars, space wars, space opera, jedi, clones, teaching the ways of the world, robot, commando unit, cyborgs, army, villain, warrior ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 48K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: alien, evil alien, space and aliens, space wars, future dystopia, space exploration, friendship, survival, stranded, outer space, desert, space travel ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century
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Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, marines, alien invasion, save the world, space travel, adventure, alien civilization, military, outer space, alien race ...
Time: future, 90s
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 3.8
 920
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space battle, space wars, military, evil alien, alien, betrayal, space and aliens, adventure, alien encounter, space travel, rivalry, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence ...
Style: adult animation, sexy, futuristic, stylized, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: creature, space wars, military, alien, outer space, insect, human versus alien, distant planet, future war, heroes, mad scientist, giant insect ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Is relevant ?
 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
Is relevant ?
 2.5
 13K
Cosmic Sin (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce Willis and Frank Grillo star in the new epic sci-fi adventure set in the year 2524, four hundred years after humans started colonizing the outer planets. Retired Military General James Ford (Willis) is called back into service after soldiers ...
Style: tense, captivating, futuristic
Plot: space wars, space battle, space and aliens, future war, alien contact, alien, alien encounter, alien space craft, space colony, military, evil alien, alien race ...
Time: future
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Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: adventure, life turned upside down, space opera, save the lady, space and aliens, space wars, destiny, space travel, heroes, genetics, future dystopia, creature ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 546K
Captain Marvel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, psychotronic, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, female warrior, superheroine, super powers, supernatural power, space wars, good versus evil, alien, superhuman powers, heroine, strong female lead ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, year 1989, 20th century, 80s
Place: louisiana, los angeles
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Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2125, Alec Mason led the Martian Colonies to freedom in the hit action game Red Faction: Guerrilla. Now, Syfy and THQ are teaming up to continue the saga of conflict on Mars 25 years later in an all-new Original Movie, Red Faction: ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, mars, survival, space and aliens, soldier, military, abduction, outer space, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, video game, superhero ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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