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, stylized and epic films and TV shows about / with space wars, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, adventure, escapades, spacecraft, rivalry, danger and space opera plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as space wars: Starship Troopers (1997), Ender's Game (2013), Star Trek (2009), Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Dark Matter (2015), Battlestar Galactica (2004), Harlock: Space Pirate (2013), Battlestar Galactica (2003), Wing Commander (1999), Serenity (2005).

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, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, soldier, military, rescue, future dystopia, tragic event, space travel, survival, space battle ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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 6.6
 210K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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, boys' night
Plot: young heroes, space wars, intelligence, prodigy, basic training, save the world, chosen one, military base, space and aliens, battles, evil alien, space station ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 553K
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, heroic mission, space and aliens, adventure, teamwork, teleportation, vengeance, time travel, space opera, black hole ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
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Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, on the run, escapades, wormhole, heroes, couple relations, human in outer space, danger ...
Time: future
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 7.5
 34K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, female fighter, danger, survival, martial arts, adventure, friendship, time travel ...
Time: future
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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, exciting, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, apocalypse, space and aliens, on the run, extinction, nuclear holocaust, rescue, guilt, morality ...
Time: future
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Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock and his fearless crew face off against the space invaders who seek to conquer the planet Earth.
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: pirate, space travel, spacecraft, battles, outer space, space wars, escapades, rebelliousness, rebellion, hopes, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: japan, battleship, tokyo
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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, clever, bleak, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, future dystopia, space and aliens, survivor, androids and robots, nuclear holocaust, soldier, good versus evil, imaginary, obsessive quest ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 4.2
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
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: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space opera, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 268K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, adventure, martial arts, escapades, outer space, mechanic ...
Time: future
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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, humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, captain, mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 237K
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: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, space travel, heroes, imaginary kingdom, mars, space wars, princess, danger, teleportation, battles, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: virginia, arizona
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 8.3
 30K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, wormhole, alien race, adventure, lost, alien encounter, outer space, astronaut, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: memphis
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia
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: epic, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, good versus evil, heroic mission, space opera, army, emperor, attack, evil, rescue, disguise, warrior ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Peter Quill is Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits — fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, imaginary, anti heroes, hotshot hero, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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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: epic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space and aliens, space wars, totalitarianism, adventure, good versus evil, attack, evil empire, power relations, heroic mission, space opera ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 62K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, space and aliens, uncover truth, rivalry, society, space station, human in outer space, transformation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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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, stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, space opera, outer space, adventure, war, danger, pilot, battles, military, space and aliens, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 9.0
 223K
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, smuggling, outer space, adventure, escapades, friendship, space and aliens, survival, captain, preacher, space wars ...
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, heroes, destiny, chaos, space and aliens, danger, hopes, space wars, save the lady, chosen one, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
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Star Wars: Episode VI - 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: epic, exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rebel, space wars, good versus evil, outer space, redemption, space and aliens, heroic mission, space opera, warrior, creature, evil, attack ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, military, soldier, outer space, space travel, daring rescue, mission gone awry, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, heroes, deadly, distant planet ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Beast Wars: Transformers (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Beast Wars: Transformers, titled Beasties: Transformers in Canada, is a Canadian CG animated television series that debuted in 1996, serving as the flagship of the Transformers: Beast Wars franchise. The series was set in the future of the ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: androids and robots, space wars, good versus evil, space travel, dinosaur, leadership, heroes, future dystopia, master villain, deadly weapon, escapades, native ...
Time: future, prehistoric times, prehistory
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Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Story: Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles is a CGI animated television series, based on the novel by Robert A. Heinlein and the 1997 film adaptation. The film's director, Paul Verhoeven, served as executive producer. It follows the exploits of ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: space wars, evil alien, alien encounter, battles, heroes, imaginary, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, rivalry, misfit, chaos ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, ancient mystery, wormhole, space wars, ancient, challenge, space and aliens, heroic mission, fan, rescue, artifact, heaven and hell ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, scientist, ancient mystery, adventure, evil alien, parallel world, legends and myths, fate of humanity, benign alien, danger ...
Time: 2000s, future
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Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Super Dimension Fortress Macross is an anime television series from 1982. According to story creator Shoji Kawamori, it depicts "a love triangle against the backdrop of great battles" during the first Human-alien war. It's the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: space wars, battles, loss of friend, soldier, robot, evil alien, military, rivalry, a.i., worldwide chaos, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, year 2009, 1990s, 20th century, 21st 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, army, space wars, good versus evil, space opera, mentor, attack, outer space, assassination attempt, senator, alien race, wedding ...
Time: future, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 40K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
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, exciting, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, friendship, racism, alien, space wars, survival, interracial relations, stranded, danger, severed ear, space battle, planet ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 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 station, space travel, outer space, time travel, adventure, space opera, culture clash, transformation, good versus evil, space and aliens, philosophy, benign alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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