Space colony movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant space colony movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with space colony, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, danger, space and aliens, alien, survival, adventure and escapades plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as space colony: Total Recall (1990), Outcasts (2010), Avatar (2009), Mars (2016), Aliens (1986), Raised by Wolves (2020), Earth 2 (1994), The Space Between Us (2017), Cargo (2009), The Midnight Sky (2020).

List of space colony movies

 7.5
 307K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, space colony, secret agents, mars, secret agent, outer space, memory loss, fictional war, chase, conspiracy, resistance ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
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 6.6
 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: suspenseful, futuristic, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: space colony, mysterious planet, survival, distant planet, society, expedition, human nature, danger, chaos, hopes, isolation, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 7.8
 1.1M
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, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, scientist, culture clash, alien, creature, alien planet, space and aliens, space travel, adventure, warrior, mysterious planet, benign alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 7.5
 14K
Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, this series blends scripted elements ...
Style: serious, exciting, clever, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: space colony, problem solving, mars, spacecraft, journey, voyage, outer space, adaptation, storytelling, life philosophy, twists & turns, adventure ...
Time: near future, contemporary, 21st century, year 2016
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 8.3
 662K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, frightening ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, deadly creature, space colony, outer space, strong female character, evil alien, survival, human versus alien, female warrior, space marine ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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, exciting, visually appealing, suspense, stylized
Plot: androids, space colony, post apocalypse, distant planet, robot human relationship, alien creature, distopia, survival, children, atheism, child, space opera ...
Time: future, distant future
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 6.9
 5K
Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Earth 2 is an American science fiction television series which aired on NBC from November 6, 1994 to June 4, 1995. The show was canceled after one season of 22 episodes. It follows the journey and settlement of a small expeditionary group called the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel, imaginary, adventure, benign alien, escapades, heroes, adventurer, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
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The Space Between Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.
Style: romantic, futuristic, light, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, adventure, mars, love story, travel, astronaut, teenager, destiny, space colony, outer space, scientist, nasa ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, las vegas, california
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 6.1
 19K
Cargo (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, teleportation, isolation, danger, uncover truth, space and aliens, space colony, parallel world, escapades, cargo ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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, psychotronic, epic, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, outer space, space and aliens, star wars, space opera, good versus evil, heroic mission, jedi, sword fight, rebel ...
Time: future, 80s
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The Midnight Sky (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lone scientist in the Arctic races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tricky, unusual plot structure
Plot: space travel, nuclear radiation, astronaut, end of the world, space colony, space station, space exploration, post apocalypse, survival, hallucination, spacecraft, apocalypse ...
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 6.6
 21K
Away (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 498 min.
TV show
Story: American astronaut Emma Green must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission. A series about hope, humanity and how we need one another if we are to achieve impossible ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, exciting
Plot: loneliness, spacecraft, astronaut, separation from family, space colony, outer space, mars, wilderness, female astronaut, dangerous mission, husband, mother ...
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 6.5
 282K
Alien 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, alien, space travel, human versus alien, outer space, suspended animation, redemption, spacecraft, survival, danger, cryogenics ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 6.6
 59K
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: exciting, serious, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: space battle, spacecraft, outer space, alien, mission, space station, scientist, alien encounter, adventure, galaxy, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
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 6.6
 17K
Space Sweepers (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When the crew of a space junk collector ship called The Victory discovers a humanoid robot named Dorothy that's known to be a weapon of mass destruction, they get involved in a risky business deal which puts their lives at stake.
Style: captivating, entertaining, futuristic
Plot: spacecraft, androids, space colony, robot, adventure, garbage, garbage collector, space opera, contests and competitions, team, escapades, technology ...
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 6.7
 7K
The First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the first human mission to Mars, exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story focuses not only on the astronauts, but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the ground team on ...
Style: captivating, emotional, thought provoking, serious, sentimental
Plot: mars, astronaut, space colony, space mission, society, family relations, nasa, waiting, flying, astronomy, outer space, alien ...
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 5.9
 92K
Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: weird, humorous, futuristic, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invasion, nazism, ufo, steampunk, alternate reality, flying saucer, moon, outer space, nuclear explosion, astronaut, space travel, space station ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york, germany
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Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny is an anime television series, acting as a sequel of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED by Sunrise. It retains most of the staff from Gundam SEED, including Director Mitsuo Fukuda. Set two years after the original Mobile Suit ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, genetic engineering, chaos, space and aliens, space wars, battles, imaginary, adventure, a.i., political unrest, terrorism, danger ...
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 8.5
 113K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, space wars, human in outer space, spacecraft, alien life-form, investigation, conspiracy, space station, space opera, space exploration, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
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 9.0
 246K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, witty, captivating, futuristic, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, captain, preacher, survival, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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 2.9
 7K
Breach (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hardened mechanic must stay awake and maintain an interstellar ark fleeing the dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board... the last of humanity. Unfortunately, humans are not the only passengers. A shapeshifting alien creature ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, trapped in space, alien monster, alien encounter, monster, survival horror, outer space, alien parasite, spacecraft, danger ...
Time: future
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 7.8
 286K
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, space opera, future dystopia, space and aliens, adventure, good versus evil, mechanic, space wars, outer space, escapades, friendship ...
Time: future
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The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the set of Ray Bradbury short stories chronicling the colonisation of Mars.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, allegory, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, astronaut, nasa, time travel, telepathy, clergy, a.i., heroes, adventure, race against time ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
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 6.5
 205K
Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Brazil
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Style: exciting, futuristic, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, father son relationship, space exploration, trapped in space, space mission, solar system, moon, spacecraft, mars, journey, humanity in peril ...
Time: near future, future
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 8.3
 28K
Babylon 5 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, saga, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, space station, benign alien, adventure, time travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, culture clash, alien, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Bye Bye Jupiter (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, scientists from an energy-depleted Earth research new fuel sources in the far corners of the solar system, where they discover an ancient alien race from Jupiter as well as the emergence of an apocalyptically dangerous black ...
Plot: black hole, space mission, space colony, space exploration, sabotage, terrorist, spacecraft, jupiter the planet, outer space, overpopulation
Time: 22nd century
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Astra Lost in Space (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 2061, when space travel is now possible and commercially viable, and the students of Caird High School embark on their Planet Camp. But soon after Group B5 arrived at their planetary camp site, a mysterious and unforeseen sentient light ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, survival, space travel, teamwork, conspiracy, betrayal, rescue, space exploration, catastrophe, outer space, deadly, adventure ...
Time: future
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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The series begins in U.C. 0001, at the very beginning of human space colonization, when a space station called Laplace is destroyed during a ceremony hosted by the Federation's Prime Minister ushering in the Universal Century Calendar. The main ...
Style: mecha
Plot: romance, outer space, mask, spacecraft, earth, conspiracy, space colony, asteroid, piloted giant robot, military, violence, masked man ...
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Cosmic Princess (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien princess aids people (Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell) stranded on out-of-orbit Moonbase Alpha.
Plot: evil alien, eagle, space colony, brain, outer space, mad scientist, alien planet, father daughter relationship, shapeshifter
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Spaceflight IC-1 (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In the year 2015, a spaceship, the IC-1, travels through outer space looking for a suitable planet to settle on. The commander, Captain Ralston, is stern and brutal in which one cadet, Steven, plots a revolt to turn the leadership of the command ...
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, suspended animation, distopia, talking head, space colony, telepathy, claustrophobia, retribution, suicide, funeral, murder ...
Time: future
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