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, serious, futuristic, suspense, exciting and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with mars, outer space, danger, survival, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, heroes, catastrophe and alien plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mars: The Martian (2015), John Carter (2012), Mission to Mars (2000), The Last Days on Mars (2013), Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964), Red Planet (2000), Ghosts of Mars (2001), Mars Attacks! (1996), Total Recall (1990), Aria: The Animation (2005).

List of mars movies

 8.0
 737K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, 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, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: survival, space travel, isolation, mars, nasa, astronaut, stranded, loneliness, alone, trapped in space, space and aliens, human spirit ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: london, pasadena california, china, houston texas, beijing china
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 6.6
 251K
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, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mars, adventure, mysterious planet, imaginary kingdom, space travel, heroes, monster, space wars, chosen one, princess, danger, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
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Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, mars, spacecraft, adventure, space station, alien encounter, astronaut, mysterious planet, outer space, alien, trapped in space, nasa ...
Time: future, 21st century
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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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, space and aliens, danger, zombie, expedition, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
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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, serious, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, survival, adventure, catastrophe, space travel, isolation, chases and races, adventurer ...
Time: future, 80s
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 5.7
 55K
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: bleak, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, catastrophe, spacecraft, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, science, danger, ecological disaster, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
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 4.9
 50K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, ghost, ghost town, survival, chaos, martial arts, zombie, supernatural, danger, alien possession, graphic violence, jail ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
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 6.3
 206K
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: humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, ufo, save the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, flying saucer, alien encounter, congress, space travel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, big ben london, new york ...
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 7.5
 294K
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, cyberpunk, secret agents, mars, outer space, memory loss, secret agent, conspiracy, chase, space colony, false memory, resistance ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s, 21st century, 80s
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Aria: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Fifteen year-old Akari Mizunashi is a dreamer. She’s left everything behind to become a female gondolier on the faraway sparkling planet covered in water called Aqua. She’s one step closer to fulfilling her dream when she begins training with ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, futuristic, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: mars, friendship, youth, teaching the ways of the world, magic, power relations, workplace situations, friends, space and aliens, city life, workplace, slice of life ...
Time: future
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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: scary, suspense, bloody, brutal, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, hell, secret laboratory, monster, demon, monsters, survival, demons, alien planet, teleportation, soldier, scientist ...
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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, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, mars, disney, abduction, boy, young heroes, daring rescue, parents and children, guilt, alien, mother son relationship, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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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: artificial intelligence, mars, expedition, trapped in space, investigation, crash, hi-tech, space exploration, explorer, space station, spaceship crash, close up of eye ...
Time: near future
Place: antarctica
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 6.9
 20K
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, astronaut, nasa, mars, helicopter, whistleblower, uncover truth, investigative reporter, spacecraft, conspiracy theory, investigation, desert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas, arizona, houston texas, usa
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 5.2
 105K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, mars, danger, teleportation, future dystopia, alien, gory, heroic mission, human versus monster, video game, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, soldier, adventure, alien encounter, chaos, heroes, imaginary, danger, military, distant planet, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: future
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 5.4
 3K
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: suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, mars, spaceship crash, heroic mission, adventure, survival, save the world, space and aliens, alien encounter, danger, rescue, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
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Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, investigation, good versus evil, outer space, murder, race against time, danger, survival, blood, alien, space travel, save the world ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, latin america, florida, south america ...
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 7.5
 13K
Mars (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: semi documentary, serious, exciting, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: space colony, mars, problem solving, spacecraft, voyage, journey, outer space, adaptation, storytelling, danger, adventure, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, near future, 21st century, year 2016
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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: atmospheric, witty, surreal, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, chase, terrorism, mars, danger, bounty hunter, good versus evil, outer space, anti hero, martial arts, vengeance, terror ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.6
 201K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, suspenseful, tragic ending ...
Plot: space station, survival horror, space travel, mars, alien life-form, astronaut, tentacle, research, trapped in space, lovecraftian, first contact, alien ...
Time: near future, future
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Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Genre: 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, serious, futuristic, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, mars, survival, space and aliens, soldier, military, abduction, outer space, heroes, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, battles ...
Time: 22nd century, 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, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, adventure, love story, mars, travel, fish out of water, destiny, nasa, life & death, romance, space travel, scientist ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, las vegas, california
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The Wizard of Mars (1965)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 1974, four astronauts, silver shoe-clad Dorothy, overweight Doc, goofy Charlie, and wooden Steve, crash land on Mars when taking readings, with only four days of supplies. They must try to survive on the surface, which is barren except for some ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, rocket, alien, martian, wizards and magicians, space travel, survival, danger, supernatural, alien encounter, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An adaptation of the set of Ray Bradbury short stories chronicling the colonisation of Mars.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, allegory
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, nasa, astronaut, time travel, heroes, escapades, benign alien, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
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Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, blood, save the world, survival, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
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 5.9
 9K
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, not serious, entertaining, inspirational, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: astronaut, farce, mars, nasa, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, danger, race against time, misfit, comedy of errors, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
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Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, mars, androids and robots, violence, robot, adventure, future dystopia, good versus evil, haunted by the past, master villain, apocalypse, terrorism ...
Time: future
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 4.4
 27K
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: sexual, scary, sexy, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, femme fatale, telepathy, mars, astronaut, nasa, cloning, transformation, murder, heroes, save the world, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, manhattan new york city, new york
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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: futuristic, psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, mars, astronaut, spacecraft, isolation, near death experience, nasa, space mission, peril, survival, trapped in space, adventure ...
Time: future
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