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 serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized and humorous films and TV shows about / with distant planet, escapades, space and aliens, danger, heroes, rivalry, space travel, adventure, imaginary and outer space plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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distant planet movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as distant planet: Interstellar (2014), Prometheus (2012), Avatar (2009), Wander Over Yonder (2013), Planet 51 (2009), The Last Days on Mars (2013), Starship Troopers (1997), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Killjoys (2015), Dune (2000).

List of distant planet movies

 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: atmospheric, mind bending, futuristic, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, space and aliens, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, adventure, expedition, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
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 7.0
 534K
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, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, space travel, expedition, fantasy world, alien encounter, mysterious planet, spacecraft, mission, hi-tech, heroine, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.8
 1.0M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, 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, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, warrior, alien, scientist, fantasy world, mysterious planet, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, virtual reality, benign alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Wander Over Yonder (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, absurd
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, optimism, adventurer, evil empire, intergalactic, space and aliens, friends, space travel, ruler, hopes, adventure, villain ...
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 6.1
 47K
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, feel good, captivating, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: benign alien, astronaut, fish out of water, small town, adventure, family, distant planet, danger, social relations, friendship, hopes, getting home ...
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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: tense, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, zombie, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near 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, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, soldier, heroes, friendship, rescue, space travel, survival, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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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: rough, exciting, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, bounty hunter, on the run, survival, outer space, adventure, danger, heroic mission, distant planet, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.2
 18K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, bounty hunter, adventure, danger, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, track down, distant planet, chase, friendship ...
Time: future
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 7.1
 17K
Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 292 min.
Story: A three part mini-series based on Frank Herbert's classic Science Fiction novel entailing politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, epic, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prophecy, space wars, telepathy, space travel, imaginary, space and aliens, battles, adventure, danger, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, distant planet ...
Time: future
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Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, adventure, leadership, political unrest, danger, distant planet ...
Time: future
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 4.7
 25K
IO (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, 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: suspense, bleak, thought provoking, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: exodus, survival, scientist, escape, distant planet, save the world, fate of humanity, science, destruction, extinction, colonization, mutation ...
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Halo: Nightfall (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Duration: 30 min.
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, imaginary, distant planet, survival, investigation, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, leadership, insubordination, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
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 6.6
 86K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, alien, imaginary, save the world, benign alien, escapades, alien invasion, danger, odd couple, family, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, cross country, australia, paris france
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Aquarion Evol (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The protagonists live on a planet called Vega, while most of the antagonists originate from its "sister planet", Altair. The main character, Amata Sora, a young man that has kept his ability to fly a secret since youth, meets a girl named ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, twists and turns, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, youth, supernatural, friendship, rivalry, supernatural ability, woman in danger, teenage love, save the world, impossible love, survival, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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Starship Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A corrupt planetary federation… The ultimate weapon of destruction.... One starship captain stands between them….and intergalactic armageddon. STARSHIP: RISING - RISE UP OR DIE In the distant future, an immortal bionic leader, the product of ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious
Plot: danger, space travel, spacecraft, imaginary, distant planet, space and aliens, a.i., escapades, space wars, state affairs, heroes, man versus machine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Penn Zero is not your average kid - every day he's zapped into another dimension with his friends to save the world.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, outer space, heroes, friendship, danger, youth, space travel, space and aliens, save the day, heroic mission, young heroes, distant planet ...
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Mass Effect: Paragon Lost (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An untold chapter in the Mass Effect saga, following the early career of Alliance Marine, James Vega, as he leads a squad of elite special forces into battle against a mysterious alien threat known as The Collectors. Stationed at a colony in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space wars, good versus evil, heroes, leadership, escapades, distant planet, heroic mission, survival, military, battles, tough heroes ...
Time: future
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Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: A diminutive pink creature orbiting in space named “Kirby” crash lands into Dream Land. Once getting acquainted with the citizens who live there in Cappy Town, he begins to defend the town from the monsters that King Dedede, the self-proclaimed ...
Style: exciting, serious, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: leadership, master villain, daring rescue, officers and cadets, curses spells and rituals, escapades, basic training, disorder, heroes, danger, hidden identity, landing ...
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Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001)
Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Zoids: Chaotic Century, simply titled Zoids in Japan, is the first of four anime series based on the Zoids range of mecha model kits produced by TOMY. It is loosely adapted from the manga series Kiiju Shinseiki Zoido, which was created by Michiro ...
Style: stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: distant planet, escapades, imaginary, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, destiny, rescue, village, space wars, androids and robots ...
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Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: outer space, survival, chaos, save the world, man versus machine, heroes, danger, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, soldier, battles ...
Time: future
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 6.6
 5K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious planet, vestiges of humanity, confined, hopes, distant planet, life is a bitch, state affairs, escapades, human existence, chaos, newcomer, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 1.9
 15K
Turks in Space (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 2055, and the universe is in a state of turmoil, awaiting the formation of a government that can establish universal peace. Until such a time, the Orion Union stands in its stead, an uneasy alliance made up not of planets, but of their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
Plot: outer space, space opera, rivalry, good versus evil, spacecraft, misfit, danger, space travel, heroes, political unrest, partners, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Comet longs to be taken seriously as a full-fledged space chimp. He journeys to the fantastical Planet Malgor and bonds with the adorable alien Kilowatt, living out his ultimate fantasy. However, it's time for Comet to prove himself when the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: space travel, chimpanzee, benign alien, space and aliens, space wars, animal life, evil alien, disorder, alien encounter, heroes, escapades, distant planet ...
Time: future
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 3.2
 1K
Planet Sheen (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Planet Sheen is an American CGI animated television series. It is the 2010 spin-off sequel of the 2002 series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius as well as the 2001 Oscar-nominated film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. The show was created by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: space travel, youth, rivalry, vengeance, fish out of water, evil alien, disorder, heroes, misfit, benign alien, young heroes, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, manhunt, escapades, outer space, survival, danger, soldier, deadly creature, distant planet, chases and races, killing off one by one, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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 4.8
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, save the world, partners, heroes, good versus evil, bounty hunter, master villain, distant planet, state affairs, space travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
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 3.7
 957
Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, danger, chases and races, distant planet, escapades, space and aliens, survival, spaceship crash, wormhole, asteroid, skinny dipping, camera shot of bare feet ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
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 6.6
 734
Starhunter (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Starhunter is a Canadian science fiction television series that aired for two seasons. The series was produced in Canada by The Danforth Studios Ltd. in association with Alliance Atlantis with some photography in the United Kingdom. Grosvenor Park ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: bounty hunter, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, distant planet, crimes, escapades, adventure, chases and races, rivalry, chase, kidnapping ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Jimmy Two-Shoes (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jimmy Two-Shoes is a Canadian animated television series that aired on Disney XD in the United Kingdom and in the USA, and Teletoon in Canada. The series were centered around the exploits of the happy-go-lucky titular character Jimmy, who lives in ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, exciting, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, imaginary kingdom, youth, best friends, rivalry, friendship, master villain, escapades, imaginary, hopes, goofy hero, mischievous children ...
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