Space probe movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant space probe movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, cult film, futuristic, psychotronic and weird films and TV shows about / with space probe, space, danger, space and aliens, spacecraft, alien, catastrophe, dialogue, space travel and scientist plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as space probe: Mac and Me (1988), Life (2017), Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (2022), Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Space Amoeba (1970), Absolutely Anything (2015), Lifeform (1996), 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984), The Andromeda Strain (2008).

List of space probe movies

Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, alien, extraterrestrial, youth, mcdonald's restaurant, coca cola, friendship, happy ending, family relations, single parent, space, disability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: scary, apocalyptic, tragic ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: adult
Plot: space, suspense, mars, monster, space travel, space station, alien, alien life-form, astronaut, first contact, survival horror, death ...
Time: future, near future
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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a destructive space entity is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine, and hopefully stop it.
Style: epic, futuristic, exciting, talky, saga ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, space, star trek, space opera, space travel, artificial intelligence, space exploration, planet, doctors, space adventure, space station, spacewalk ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: san francisco
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Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Based by the life of ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan who was falsely accused of being a spy and arrested in 1994. Though free, he is still fighting for justice, with those police officials alleged to have falsely implicated him, still free.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: angry, espionage, police, spy, rocket, scientist, guilty verdict, space probe, accusation, industrial espionage, injustice, framed for a crime ...
Place: india, russia
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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Fugitives of the Federation for their daring rescue of Spock from the doomed Genesis Planet, Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew begin their journey home to face justice for their actions. But as they near Earth, they find it at the mercy of ...
Style: futuristic, saga, thought provoking, clever, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, star trek, spacecraft, space, alien, environmental, marine biologist, antique shop, bus, planet earth, beer ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1986, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: daikaiju, natural horror, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: kaiju, monster, giant monster, giant octopus, space monster, island, godzilla, alien, octopus, giant crab, killer animal, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
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Absolutely Anything (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eccentric aliens give a man the power to do anything he wants to determine if Earth is worth saving.
Style: funny, light, humorous, surreal, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: super powers, alien, teacher, transformation, body transformation, end of the world, talking dog, love story, existentialism, school teacher, love, dog ...
Time: year 1972, 2010s
Place: london, hawaii
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Lifeform (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Viking space capsule suddenly returns to Earth from its long ago trip to Mars, it brings with it an intelligent visitor that is part "Alien" and part "ET". Encased in armor, it extends a human like form from its shell to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: alien, mars, monster, space, military, soldier, egg, alien encounter, space and aliens, benign alien, chaos, nasa ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. ...
Style: futuristic, intellectual, stylized, light, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space, ghost ship, astronaut, space travel, distopia, space and aliens, nasa, alien, space opera, space exploration, mars, extraterrestrial ...
Time: future, year 1984, year 2010, near future, 80s ...
Place: new mexico, washington d.c., ussr, paris france, tower bridge london ...
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The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: tense, serious, stylized, melancholic, harsh ...
Plot: laboratory, virus, biohazard, plague, catastrophe, bacteria, disease, deadly virus, cure, disaster, time travel, infection ...
Time: future, 70s, 21st century
Place: usa, utah, shanghai, los angeles
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First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: disturbing, factual, inspirational, exciting, educational ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: astronaut, space exploration, space travel, moon landing, nasa, moon, loss of child, male camaraderie, space, space mission, rocket, grief ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965, year 1969 ...
Place: california, usa, mojave desert, florida, houston texas
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Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, epic, political ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: star trek, space travel, heroic mission, space and aliens, space, spacecraft, benign alien, friendship, alien planet, alien species, space exploration, scientist ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
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The Stranger (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV series pilot (series never launched). After a freak mishap, an astronaut finds himself on an almost precise copy of Earth (right down to the Plymouth cars). However, this planet has three moons, and is run by an Orwellian government called The ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: distopia, failed pilot, parallel universe, astronaut, assassination, doctor, doppelganger, bookstore, escape, helicopter, helicopter crash, on the run ...
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Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In May 2003, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (or JAXA) launched an unmanned spacecraft of their own development to retrieve samples from an asteroid. Seven long years later, Hayabusa achieved its goal and was the first of any kind of craft ...
Plot: space, japanese history, space probe, asteroid, spacecraft, landing
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Recon 2023: The Gauda Prime Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After 20 years of intergalactic war, humanity must make a final stand against the Ma'har invaders. Dispatched to the treacherous deserts of Gauda Prime, Lieutenant Sharp (Anderson Bradshaw) and his unit must find and destroy the enemy's ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, post apocalypse, heroes, heroic mission, soldier, rivalry, androids and robots, race against time, escapades, future dystopia, killer robot, battles ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
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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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: survival, mars, isolation, nasa, science, stranded, space travel, astronaut, scientist, space, left for dead, food shortage ...
Time: 2030s, future, 21st century
Place: china, london, usa, houston texas, beijing china ...
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, heroic, absurd, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: robot, androids and robots, alien, alien invasion, transforming robot, space, good versus evil, warrior, giant robots, battles, fight, transformation ...
Time: year 1969, year 2011, year 1961, 60s, 2010s ...
Place: washington d.c., egypt, wisconsin, chicago illinois, middle east ...
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Space Chimps (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, fairy tale, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, space, astronaut, space and aliens, chimpanzee, save the world, daring rescue, fish out of water, friendship, alien, race against time, escapades ...
Place: florida
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Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cemetery, apocalypse, suspense, cult, basement, zombie apocalypse, survival, monster, supernatural, cannibalism, zombie attack ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
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My Favorite Martian (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: News producer, Tim O'Hara gets himself fired for unwillingly compromising his bosses' daughter during a live transmission. A little later, he witnesses the crashing of a small Martian spacecraft, realizing his one-time chance of delivering ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, romantic, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: disney, alien, mars, martian, benign alien, fish out of water, space, nasa, hidden camera, disguise, chase, nude ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california
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Monsters (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was ...
Style: thought provoking, breathtaking, stylized, road movie, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: monster, alien, alien invasion, post apocalypse, alien encounter, infected, survival, quarantine, suspense, distopia, end of the world, jungle ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, central america, austin texas, latin america, usa
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The Moon (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Science fiction/documentary film about man's voyages to the moon.
Plot: spacesuit, space exploration, moon, space travel, spacecraft, space, moon base, space probe
Time: future
Place: ussr
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The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space, mad scientist, cyborgs, disney, astronaut, robot, black hole, scientist, alien, suspense, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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: psychological, tense, cerebral, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: space travel, found footage, space, spacecraft, alien, space exploration, distant planet, astronaut, survival, suspense, moon, spacewalk ...
Time: future, 50s, year 1972, 21st century
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Hayabusa (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Japan
Story: May 9, 2003 - The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launches its unmanned spacecraft Hayabusa into orbit. Its mission is to collect samples from a near Earth asteroid named 25143 Itokawa. Hayabusa is scheduled to make contact with the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: spacecraft, mission gone awry, space travel, save the day, workplace, race against time, space, asteroid, disorder, nothing goes right, space and aliens, space probe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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