Mars movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mars movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic and suspense films and TV shows about / with mars, outer space, danger, space travel, heroes, space and aliens, space exploration, catastrophe, survival and adventure plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
mars movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mars: The Martian (2015), Mission to Mars (2000), The Space Between Us (2017), The Last Days on Mars (2013), John Carter (2012), Red Planet (2000), Total Recall (1990), Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964), Mars Attacks! (1996), Capricorn One (1977).

List of mars movies

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, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, mars, stranded, astronaut, outer space, nasa, space travel, isolation, struggle for survival, left for dead, science, rescue ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, usa, london, pasadena california ...
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Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: suspense, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: mars, space travel, spacecraft, astronaut, mysterious planet, space station, adventure, alien, outer space, escapades, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
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The Space Between Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.
Style: romantic, futuristic, light, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mars, teenage love, love story, adventure, teenager, outer space, astronaut, space colony, nasa, destiny, travel, space mission ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, las vegas, california
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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: suspense, tense, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, space travel, mysterious planet, outer space, zombie, astronaut, survival, space and aliens, death, zombie attack, catastrophe, monster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
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John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: mars, adventure, monster, alien, mysterious planet, space travel, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, space and aliens, distant planet, steampunk, battles ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1870s, 1860s
Place: virginia, arizona, new york
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Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, survival, outer space, catastrophe, space travel, adventure, spacecraft, save the world, ecological disaster, robot, stranded ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
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Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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, mind bending, suspense, ambiguous ending, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, mars, secret agents, future dystopia, space colony, memory loss, false memory, outer space, conspiracy, distopia, implanted memory, chase ...
Time: future, 80s, 90s, 21st century
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, enigmatic, scenic, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: mars, monkey, stranded, astronaut, desert, outer space, human alien relationship, alien, monster, survival, adventure, catastrophe ...
Time: future, 80s
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Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, mars, ufo, alien, space and aliens, evil alien, flying saucer, outer space, save the world, disaster, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, big ben london, taj mahal ...
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Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: astronaut, conspiracy, mars, nasa, conspiracy theory, whistleblower, investigative reporter, desert, investigation, helicopter, spacecraft, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: houston texas, texas, arizona, usa
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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, suspense, apocalyptic, tragic ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: outer space, space station, monster, alien, mars, astronaut, space travel, alien life-form, survival horror, evil alien, survival, first contact ...
Time: future, near future
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Ghosts of Mars (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, zombie, outer space, survival, ghost town, martial arts, martian, supernatural, ghost, apocalypse, jail, chaos ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
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Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: mars, heroic mission, outer space, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, alien encounter, space wars, chaos, space travel, martian ...
Time: future
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Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, mars, alien, zombie, military, video game, genetics, virus, teleportation, transformation, creature ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
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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, mars, problem solving, outer space, journey, spacecraft, adaptation, space exploration, life philosophy, catastrophe, adventure, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, near future, future, year 2016, 21st century
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2036 Origin Unknown (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the first manned mission to Mars ends in a deadly crash, mission controller Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson assists an artificial intelligence system, A.R.T.I. Their investigation uncovers a mysterious object under the surface of Mars that ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: mars, artificial intelligence, expedition, trapped in space, outer space, hi-tech, crash, investigation, sandstorm, space station, space exploration, explorer ...
Time: near future
Place: antarctica
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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Mars. Days before Halloween 2071. Villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, releasing a deadly virus that kills hundreds. Fearing a bigger, even more devastating biochemical attack, an astronomical reward is offered for the arrest and capture ...
Style: neo noir, witty, atmospheric, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mars, terrorism, martial arts, chase, bounty hunter, outer space, revenge, halloween, vengeance, space opera, terrorist, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Martians suddenly abduct his mom, mischievous Milo rushes to the rescue and discovers why all moms are so special.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: disney, mars, martian, adventure, space and aliens, parents and children, alien, boy, alien abduction, stranded, children, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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Doom: Annihilation (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: monster, mars, secret laboratory, hell, zombie, alien planet, teleportation, demon, research facility, weapons, biopunk, violence ...
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Species II (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human women! When countless women suffer gruesome deaths after bearing ...
Style: sexy, scary, sexual, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, astronaut, alien, mars, deadly creature, evil alien, quarantine, heroes, save the world, dna, mind reading, impregnation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, new york, manhattan new york city
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Princess of Mars (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a US soldier finds himself inexplicably transported to Mars in the midst of a war between two alien races.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, martian, soldier, chaos, alien encounter, adventure, distant planet, battles, heroic mission, military, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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RocketMan (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fred Z. Randall is geeky and obnoxious spacecraft designer, who gets the chance to make his dream come true and travel to Mars as a member of the first manned flight there.
Style: humorous, entertaining, inspirational, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mars, disney, farce, astronaut, nasa, space travel, adventure, adaptation, fantasy world, escapades, heroic mission, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
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Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2125, Alec Mason led the Martian Colonies to freedom in the hit action game Red Faction: Guerrilla. Now, Syfy and THQ are teaming up to continue the saga of conflict on Mars 25 years later in an all-new Original Movie, Red Faction: ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, mars, survival, space and aliens, soldier, military, abduction, outer space, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, video game, superhero ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, space travel, spaceship crash, outer space, heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, rescue, astronaut ...
Time: contemporary
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Martian Land (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the distant future, mankind lives on Mars, in cities that resemble those once found on Earth, protected from the alien atmosphere by dome-like force-fields. When a massive sandstorm breaks through the dome and destroys Mars New York, those in ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: mars, sandstorm, disaster, tunnel, storm, bunker, colony, survival, save the day, rivalry, adventure, society ...
Time: future
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Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, 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, suspense, futuristic, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: outer space, space exploration, astronaut, moon, solar system, father son relationship, trapped in space, space station, spacecraft, mars, obsession, journey ...
Time: near future, future
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Christmas on Mars (2008)
Genre: Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the experiences of Major Syrtis during the first Christmas on a newly-colonized Mars. Coyne has described the film as "Maybe Eraserhead or Dead Man crossed with some kind of fantasy and space aspects, like The Wizard ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: mars, christmas, space travel, satire, martian, losing-it hero, alien encounter, benign alien, isolation, babies and infants, chaos and mayhem, extraterrestrial ...
Time: future, 70s, 20th century
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Tom and Jerry Blast Off to Mars! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: While carrying on their usual hi-jinks, they inadvertantly stow-away on a spaceship bound for Mars. They meet up with the local Martian residents and cause them to invade the Earth, aided by the "Invincitron", a vacuum-wielding giant ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mars, tom and jerry, space travel, cartoon cat, outer space, anthropomorphism, spacecraft, animals, disorder, animal life, space and aliens, unlikely partners ...
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Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, disturbing, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mars, trapped in space, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, distant planet, near death experience, astronaut, isolation, nasa, survival, peril ...
Time: future
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The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the set of Ray Bradbury short stories chronicling the colonisation of Mars.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, allegory, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, space exploration, space travel, time travel, martian, telepathy, space colony, nasa, astronaut, colonization, alien disguised as human, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
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