Distant planet movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant distant planet movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, stylized and exciting films and TV shows about / with distant planet, outer space, space travel, danger, survival, space and aliens, spacecraft, escapades, alien and adventure plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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distant planet movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as distant planet: Interstellar (2014), Prometheus (2012), Avatar (2009), John Carter (2012), Raised by Wolves (2020), Ellipse (2019), Dark Matter (2015), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), The Martian (2015), Hard to Be a God (2013).

List of distant planet movies

 8.6
 1.8M
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, thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, outer space, father daughter relationship, space travel, astronaut, nasa, space station, distopia, survival, adventure, spacecraft, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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 7.0
 604K
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, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: outer space, survival, space travel, space and aliens, alien, androids, spacecraft, mysterious planet, alien encounter, distant planet, expedition, hi-tech ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, culture clash, adventure, space and aliens, fantasy world, creature, alien planet, space travel, mysterious planet, human nature, beautiful scenery, expedition ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 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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Raised by Wolves (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, exciting, visually appealing, gothic ...
Plot: space colony, androids, distant planet, post apocalypse, robot human relationship, survival, alien creature, vestiges of humanity, atheism, war, religious cult, parents and children ...
Time: future, distant future
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 2.7
 252
Ellipse (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man and his dog are stranded on a volatile, oval-shaped planet and are forced to adapt and escape before time destroys them both.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: distant planet, survival, lone hero, accident, space travel, catastrophe, one man army, save the day, estrangement, dog, life turned upside down, tragic hero ...
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 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
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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, space and aliens, outer space, one man army, tough guy, bounty hunter, alien, distant planet, distopia, one against many, future dystopia, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
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 8.0
 838K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Jordan
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, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, mars, stranded, astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, isolation, struggle for survival, left for dead, science, rescue ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, usa, london, pasadena california ...
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Hard to Be a God (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A group of scientists is sent to the planet Arkanar to help the local civilization, which is in the Medieval phase of its own history, to find the right path to progress. Their task is a difficult one: they cannot interfere violently and in no case ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, serious, philosophical, futuristic ...
Plot: distant planet, murder, fictional war, moral dilemma, human nature, space travel, society, fate of humanity, alien planet, humanity, planet, flash forward ...
Time: middle ages
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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
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 6.4
 71K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: cerebral, tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: outer space, found footage, space travel, spacecraft, space exploration, alien, astronaut, survival, distant planet, moon, spacewalk, self discovery ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 50s, year 1972
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Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, rescue, man versus machine, a.i., space travel, technology gone awry, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, distant planet, apocalypse, survival, terminator ...
Time: future
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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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Halo: Nightfall (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, military, distant planet, investigation, survival, leadership, terrorist attack, insubordination, battles, terrorism, video game, superhero ...
Time: future
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 4.7
 34K
IO (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, extinction, save the world, distant planet, exodus, colonization, scientist, escape, destruction, science, outer space ...
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 3.4
 1K
Dune Drifter (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the trainee pilot and her mortally wounded gunner are shot down, they crash land on a nearby planet. An enemy craft offers the chance of spare parts to fix her ship, but then she spots another survivor - an enemy alien soldier with no intention ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: distant planet, survivor, chase, struggle for survival, survival, rescue, friends, youth, vengeance, left for dead, human spirit, near death experience ...
Time: future
Place: europe
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 239K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, outer space, deadly creature, space travel, dark hero, mysterious planet, escape, creature, alien life-form, one man army, alien ...
Time: future
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 6.5
 6K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, outer space, society, expedition, human nature, hopes, isolation, chaos, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Wander Over Yonder (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of Wander, an eternally-optimistic intergalactic traveler and constant do-gooder, and his quick-tempered but loyal steed and best friend, Sylvia. The friendliest face in outer space, Wander journeys across the galaxies to spread ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, absurd ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, friends, optimism, space travel, hopes, best friends, adventurer, space and aliens, intergalactic, alien, outer space, villain ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.0
 55K
Planet 51 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, adventure, fish out of water, space and aliens, small town, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, alien planet, family, spacecraft ...
Time: 2000s, 50s
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 8.0
 13K
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story takes place on the desert planet "Pluke" in the "Kin-dza-dza" galaxy, where two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other ("Uncle Vova", a gruff construction foreman from Moscow, and "The ...
Style: surreal, philosophical, enigmatic, cerebral, humorous ...
Plot: desert, alien, distopia, time travel, absurdism, surrealism, totalitarianism, alien encounter, society, steampunk, satire, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: ussr, russia, poland
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 4.5
 2K
G-Loc (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With Earth virtually destroyed, Bran Marshall flees to Rhea, a nearby planet now hostile towards "Earthers". Escaping onto a Rhean supply ship, he finds the crew slaughtered, with the only survivor a female warrior named Ohsha. As the two ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: distant planet, space wars, outer space, refugee, spacecraft, space colony, space battle, against humanity, future dystopia, second chance, space mission, space travel ...
Time: future
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 5.7
 47K
Chaos Walking (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, enigmatic, thought provoking, psychotronic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, mind reading, wilderness, fantasy world, adventure, attempted escape, distant planet, space colony, swamp, teenager, outer space ...
Time: 23rd century
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 5.4
 21K
Voyagers (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With the human race's future at stake, a group of young men and women embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they become helpless for pleasure, hunger, and power once ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, alien planet, spacecraft, outer space, space exploration, space and aliens, escapades, distant planet, space mission, rescue, astronaut, space station ...
Time: future
Place: europe
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Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, disturbing, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mars, trapped in space, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, distant planet, near death experience, astronaut, isolation, nasa, survival, peril ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 62K
G.O.R.A. (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slick young Turk kidnapped by extraterrestrials shows his great « humanitarian spirit » by outwitting the evil commander-in-chief of the planet of G.O.R.A.
Style: parody, not serious, stylized, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space wars, evil alien, abduction, space travel, fish out of water, distant planet, princess, disorder, rivalry, save the world, escapades, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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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: suspense, tense, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, space travel, mysterious planet, outer space, zombie, astronaut, survival, space and aliens, death, zombie attack, catastrophe, monster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 117K
Treasure Planet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When space galleon cabin boy Jim Hawkins discovers a map to an intergalactic "loot of a thousand worlds," a cyborg cook named John Silver teaches him to battle supernovas and space storms. But, soon, Jim realizes Silver is a pirate intent ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, entertaining, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: pirate, steampunk, treasure hunt, alien, adventure, treasure, disney, outer space, space travel, adventurer, androids and robots, betrayal ...
Time: future, distant future, 18th century
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Metal Hurlant Chronicles (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Metal Hurlant Chronicles is inspired by the popular comics anthology Métal Hurlant, which in turn inspired the well known fantasy magazine Heavy Metal. Each episode takes place on a different planet - fantastical in its own way - with the common ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, exciting, serious, anthology
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, distant planet, mortal combat, outer space, androids and robots, rivalry, collision, alternate reality, fight, alternate dimension, battles ...
Time: future
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