Space battle movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant space battle movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious, psychotronic, suspenseful and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with space battle, outer space, danger, space travel, spacecraft, alien, battles, space wars, space opera and adventure plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as space battle: Battle Planet (2008), Titan A.E. (2000), Battle for Terra (2007), Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), Starship Troopers (1997), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Star Wars: Episode IX (2019), Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017).

List of space battle movies

 3.9
 856
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, alien, betrayal, space war, adventure, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel, deadly, danger, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.6
 58K
Titan A.E. (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.
Style: serious, exciting, intense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: spacecraft, space battle, outer space, alien, alien encounter, mission, space station, scientist, adventure, galaxy, heroic mission, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
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Battle for Terra (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: mysterious planet, benign alien, space battle, idealism, invasion, adventure, space travel, survival, save the planet, culture clash, air battle, mutiny ...
Time: future
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Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, space opera, cloning, outer space, space wars, self sacrifice, teleportation, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry ...
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, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space and aliens, spacecraft, evil alien, soldier, military, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, monster, space battle, distopia ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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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: saga, epic, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, space opera, good versus evil, rebel, sword fight, heroic mission, mentor, rebellion ...
Time: future, 80s
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Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space travel, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, survival, man versus machine, space and aliens, military, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, mecha, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, heroes, danger, outer space, space wars, rivalry, military ...
Time: future
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, reboot, epic ...
Plot: rebellion, space battle, star wars, suicide mission, heroism, space travel, supernatural power, female fighter, resistance, redemption, good versus evil, survival ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspense, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, star wars, space opera, anti hero, alien race, war, giant creature, outer space, space war, anti heroes ...
Time: 2010s
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Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, captivating, futuristic, family saga ...
Plot: space opera, supernatural power, space battle, star wars, fight, good versus evil, alien, space travel, laser gun, lightsaber, power struggle, strong female character ...
Time: 2010s
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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, bleak, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, future dystopia, imaginary, outer space, androids and robots, obsessive quest, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor, space battle, adventure ...
Time: future, 70s
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, saga, psychotronic ...
Plot: star wars, spacecraft, space travel, space battle, alien, outer space, alien race, danger, monster, brutality, space opera, smuggler ...
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Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, star trek, space battle, getting home, teleportation, hologram, alien encounter, allies, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: future
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 8.0
 57K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, dark humor, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, space exploration, space and aliens, gay marriage, alien, space battle, danger, distant future, space station ...
Time: future
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 2.9
 472
Battlespace (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A futuristic sci-fi adventure begins after the destruction of their Universe. With a militaristic race of modified humans in hot pursuit Colonel Mara Shryyke finds herself stranded on an inhospitable planet and discovers a weapon of mass destruction ...
Plot: space battle, alien planet, space travel, planet, battle, distant future, battles
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Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, serious, reboot
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, space wars, outer space, battles, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, space opera, space battle, alien, master villain ...
Time: future
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: space opera, space travel, alien, stranded, chase, good versus evil, rescue mission, space battle, self sacrifice, alien race, interracial friendship, friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: exciting, epic, saga, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, adventure, star wars, good versus evil, danger, space battle, space and aliens, fictional war, heroes, deception ...
Time: future, 2010s
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 5.3
 113K
The Predator (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: alien, hunter, predator, massacre, machismo, military, warrior, fear, invisibility, space battle, alien race, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century
Place: mexico, georgia
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AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, alien encounter, survival, danger, space battle, apocalypse, imaginary, deadly creature, escapades, planet ...
Time: future
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 6.6
 220K
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, chosen one, save the world, prodigy, child prodigy, basic training, battles, space and aliens, adventure, evil alien ...
Time: future
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Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning begins with Captain James B. Pirk of the starship Kickstart shipwrecked on the 21st century Earth with his crew. Originally from the distant future, Pirk and his crew traveled back in time to save the Earth from hostile ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, light, funny ...
Plot: outer space, emperor, spacecraft, space travel, parallel world, parody, space opera, space station, space wars, time travel, space and aliens, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
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 6.9
 43K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 169K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, adventure, outer space, princess, farce, daring rescue, woman in danger, heroic mission, goofy hero, master villain, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s
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 3.5
 833
Prison Ship (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two women who have been unjustly confined to a prison planet plot their escape, all the while having to put up with lesbian guards, crazed wardens and mutant rodents.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, disturbing, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, prison, alien, women's prison, space and aliens, confined, danger, imaginary, sexual abuse, space travel, friendship ...
Time: 80s
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Star Blazers 2199 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Story: The year is 2199. The human race has been crushed in their war with the Gamilos, driven into underground cities by the invader's assault. Scientists estimate they have only a year left. The young officers Susumu Kodai and Daisuke Shima receive ...
Style: suspense, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: space opera, save the world, hopes, alien attack, outer space, space battle, extraterrestrial, expedition, danger, secret place, space mission, mars ...
Time: 22nd century
Place: japan
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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: saga, epic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, space wars, rebel, outer space, good versus evil, redemption, sword fight, heroic mission, death, space opera, creature, attack ...
Time: future, 80s
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 7.3
 146K
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: space wars, outer space, benign alien, parody, good versus evil, heroes, innocence, star, actor, mistaken identity, race against time, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 8.3
 71K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, intellectual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, star trek, alien planet, captain, alien encounter, space wars ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
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