Satellite movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant satellite movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, humorous and tense films and TV shows about / with satellite, danger, heroes, catastrophe, escapades, chases and races, outer space, race against time, fight scenes and technology plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
satellite movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as satellite: Enemy of the State (1998), GoldenEye (1995), Ice Station Zebra (1968), Radio Free Albemuth (2010), Post Impact (2004), Earth's Final Hours (2011), Summer Wars (2009), Charming (2018), Aloha (2015), October Sky (1999).

List of satellite movies

Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, clever, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy, political conspiracy, fighting the system, uncover truth, espionage, satellite, cia, manhunt, intelligence, lawyer, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., maryland, baltimore, usa, north america
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GoldenEye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: james bond, espionage, spy, satellite, mission, intelligence agency, romancing partners, organized crime, undercover, race against time, secret identity, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 80s, year 1986
Place: cuba, paris france, russia, britain, riviera ...
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Ice Station Zebra (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A top-secret Soviet spy satellite -- using stolen Western technology -- malfunctions and then goes into a descent that lands it near an isolated Arctic research encampment called Ice Station Zebra, belonging to the British, which starts sending out ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, espionage, spy, arctic, cold war, satellite, north pole, double agent, adventure, catastrophe, disaster, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: scotland
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Radio Free Albemuth (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Record store clerk Nick Brady begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where he becomes a successful music company executive. Nick finds himself drawn into a ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, surreal, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: satellite, blackmail, buddies, dishonesty, alternate reality, infection, rapid healing, visual hallucination, husband wife relationship, hallucination, summary execution, listening device ...
Time: year 1985
Place: california, los angeles, new york, usa
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Post Impact (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meteor Bay-Leder 7 struck earth on October 18th, 2012. Causing earthquakes, tidal waves, and a dust cloud that soon covered most of the Northern hemisphere, it changed the face of our planet forever.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ice age, evacuation, satellite, disaster, survival, insubordination, rescue, heroic mission, chaos, adventure, save the day, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, disaster, forces of nature, race against time, government agency, heroes, special agents, dishonesty, escapades, extinction, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Summer Wars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He’s good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time out hanging out in the all-powerful online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has – until the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, code breaking, computer, technology gone awry, chaos, teenage love, teenage life, hacker, code, family relations, satellite ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, california
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Charming (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three fairy tale princesses find themselves engaged to the same guy, Prince Charming.
Style: fairy tale, light, entertaining, romantic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, prince, choice, curse, magical, satellite, love, kingdom, sorceress, trap, treasure chest, king ...
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Aloha (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.
Style: feel good, romantic, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: family, life philosophy, destiny, romance, love, satellite, communication, love affair, happy ending, military, love interest, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
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October Sky (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.
Style: inspirational, realistic, touching, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night
Plot: small town, follow your dream, generation gap, teacher, against the odds, friendship, teenage life, mathematics, nasa, coming of age, family relations, space program ...
Time: 50s, future, 20th century, year 1957
Place: west virginia, usa, appalachia, new jersey
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Rock Jocks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Imagine asteroids so large that they can wipe out all life on the planet constantly bombarding the Earth. The only things standing in the way are the Rock Jocks, a top-secret band of government employees, who pilot asteroid-killing satellites. The ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, government facility, satellite, government agency, heroic mission, silly humor, weapon system, collision, fight, father son relationship, nightshift, save the planet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Here (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote ...
Style: surreal, captivating, realistic, sincere, tense ...
Plot: romance, journey, self discovery, satellite, love affair, on the road, sex scene, society, wilderness, culture clash, adventure, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: armenia, caucasus
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The Last Broadcast (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of the trio emerges. He becomes the prime suspect ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: found footage, forest, murder, supernatural, uncover truth, satellite, amateur detective, mysterious character, mystery, obsessive quest, psycho, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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The Challenger (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Factual drama exploring the truth behind the space shuttle Challenger's 1986 explosion.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, nasa, space shuttle, research, scientist, uncover truth, mission gone awry, satellite, space travel, professor, science, disaster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: florida, usa
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
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, humorous, absurd ...
Plot: star trek, alien, space opera, outer space, space travel, stranded, teleportation, space battle, alien planet, good versus evil, alien race, chase ...
Time: 23rd century, future
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Spies Like Us (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.
Style: humorous, funny, suspense, light, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, race against time, farce, nuclear war, chase, undercover, kgb, adventure, secret agents, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, pakistan, russia, asia ...
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Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Many years in the future after the exploits of Yugi Mutou, Domino City has become a shadow of its former self: Neo Domino City. There lies a strong divide between the rich and the poor, and bridging that gap proves to be difficult. Neo Domino seems ...
Style: stylized, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: rivalry, heroes, survival, escapades, satellite, friendship, creature, power, duel, attack, card playing, teenage boy ...
Time: future
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Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, daring rescue, gang, rivalry, heroes, confined, escapades, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Cabin Pressure (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fully automated commercial jetliner is prepared to make its maiden voyage. Without an on-flight pilot, the craft relies on satellite linking for its course. But when the plane suddenly deviates from its determined route and establishes a circular ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, co pilot, hijacking, plane crash, save the day, escapades, race against time, rescue, adventure, satellite, aviation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, survival, satellite, adventure, special agents, space and aliens, heroes, apocalypse, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border, alien ...
Time: 90s
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Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: special agents, undercover, save the world, police detective, escapades, government agency, evil alien, alien encounter, dishonesty, satellite, u.s. president, invasion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
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Spiders (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a Soviet space station crashes into a New York City subway tunnel, a species of venomous spiders is discovered, and soon they mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the city. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Christa Campbell, directed by ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: giant spider, spider, subway, dangerous animal, deadly creature, giant, chaos, escapades, satellite, monster, insect, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Race to Space (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.
Style: serious, touching, captivating
Plot: nasa, chimpanzee, outer space, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, follow your dream, family life, family relations, race against time, animal life, satellite ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, florida
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Alien Hunter (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, government agency, supernatural, rivalry, space travel, satellite, alien invasion, nuclear explosion, submarine, airplane, womanizer ...
Time: future
Place: antarctica
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Tambourine (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mohammad is sent to an apartment situated in uptown Tehran to install their satellite dishes, while having satellite TV is illegal in Iran. He arrives there with a girl named Shirin who seems to be his girlfriend and is in need of some money to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere
Plot: rich and poor, friendship, culture clash, disorder, family relations, couples, society, nothing goes right, farce, parents and children, satellite, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The mad and evil scientist, Dr. Clayton Forrester, has created an evil little scheme that is bound to give him world global domination but first things first. He plans to torment Mike Nelson and the robots by sending them a real stinker of a film to ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, talky, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: mad scientist, space and aliens, outer space, robot, space travel, stupidity, teleportation, irreverent, scientist, time, island, satellite ...
Time: future
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Pioneer One (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Pioneer One is a 2010 American web series produced by Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith. It has been funded purely through donations, and is the first series created for and released on BitTorrent networks.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: agent, terrorism, uncover truth, investigation, politics, satellite, outer space, artifact, space mission, conspiracy, mars, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, canada, ussr
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Think Like a Dog (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 12-year-old tech prodigy whose science experiment goes awry and he forges a telepathic connection with his best friend, his dog. The duo join forces and use their unique perspectives on life to comically overcome complications of family and school.
Style: captivating, feel good, entertaining, light, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, child prodigy, family, satellite, invention, experiment gone awry, telepathy, scientific experiment, marital argument, gang of outlaws, reflection, school ...
Time: year 2019
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Space Cowboys (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronaut, space travel, nasa, adventure, outer space, space shuttle, space exploration, old age, vengeance, redemption, space opera, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, year 1958, 90s, 50s, 2000s
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The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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, melancholic, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: laboratory, plague, virus, biohazard, bacteria, disease, evil alien, survival, catastrophe, deadly virus, cure, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, future, 70s, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, shanghai, los angeles
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