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, exciting, suspense and scary films and TV shows about / with mars, danger, outer space, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, alien, space travel, survival and adventure plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
mars movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mars: The Martian (2015), The Last Days on Mars (2013), John Carter (2012), Ghosts of Mars (2001), Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964), Mission to Mars (2000), Red Planet (2000), Total Recall (1990), Mars Needs Moms (2011), Mars Attacks! (1996).

List of mars movies

The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
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, suspenseful, disturbing, biting, clever ...
Plot: survival, isolation, space travel, mars, nasa, astronaut, stranded, peril, adventure, human spirit, space and aliens, martian ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, pasadena california, beijing china
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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, astronaut, zombie, outer space, danger, space and aliens, expedition, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 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: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, space travel, heroes, imaginary kingdom, mars, space wars, princess, danger, save the day, alien race, martian ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future
Place: virginia, arizona
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, ghost, ghost town, martial arts, survival, supernatural, danger, zombie, alien possession, jail, possession, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, adventure, rescue, survival, danger, evil alien, space travel, getting home, space mission, alien space craft ...
Time: future, 80s
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Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mars, astronaut, mysterious planet, alien, alien encounter, outer space, dismemberment, trapped in space, alien contact, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
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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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, robot, space travel, nasa, outer space, spacecraft, science, catastrophe, killer robot, adventure, getting home ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
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Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, outer space, memory loss, secret agents, mars, chase, false memory, secret agent, resistance, space colony, cyberpunk, falsely accused ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: mine
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Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Genre: Animation, 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, entertaining, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mars, boy, abduction, adventure, young heroes, daring rescue, parents and children, guilt, stranded, alien, evil alien, martian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
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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: humorous, stylized, macabre, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, parody, mars, white house, alien encounter, flying saucer, outer space, save the world, space travel, heroic mission, ufo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, las vegas, washington d.c., big ben london, taj mahal
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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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: tentacle, astronaut, mars, alien life-form, alien, space travel, monster, brutality, unhappy ending, death, danger, survival horror ...
Time: near future, future
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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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, space travel, spaceship crash, benign alien, race against time, adventure, space marine, rescue, save the world, survival, astronaut, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: mars, spacecraft, vampire, rescue, blood, alien, space travel, benign alien, deadly creature, moon, space exploration, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, soldier, space and aliens, distant planet, danger, adventure, escapades, imaginary, alien encounter, heroic mission, battles, chases and races ...
Time: future
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The Space Between Us (2017)
Genre: Adventure, 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: futuristic, romantic, light, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, mars, fish out of water, adventure, destiny, nasa, love story, romance, space travel, relationships, adaptation, science ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, las vegas, california
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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: enigmatic, exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: mars, artificial intelligence, investigation, crash, hi-tech, trapped in space, space exploration, explorer, expedition
Time: near future
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Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, mars, teleportation, gory, heroic mission, monster, danger, dark hero, alien, chase, military ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
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Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, talky, futuristic ...
Plot: mars, space marine, military, animal attack, soldier, aliens, daring rescue, alien invasion, humanity, fight scenes, beetle, political intrigue ...
Time: future
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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, captivating, clever
Plot: mars, spacecraft, space colony, voyage, storytelling, adaptation, twists & turns, danger, adventure, life philosophy, problem solving, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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Terra Formars (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: Twenty years ago, Shokichi Komachi was part of the Bugs 2 mission to Mars that discovered Terra Formars, human-cockroach hybrids that resulted from a terraforming accident. Shokichi was one of only two survivors. Now, the AE virus that came from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, brutal
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, survival, mars, danger, space travel, battles, murder, friendship, supernatural ability, transformation, betrayal, youth ...
Time: future
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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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, nasa, astronaut, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, a.i., adventure, benign alien, alien planet, race against time, save the world, survival ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, alien attack, gore, alien, egg, creature, blood, police detective, outer space, murder, investigation, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, latin america, usa, america, south america ...
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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: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mars, outer space, martian, alien, getting home, alien encounter, raft, space travel, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Duck Dodgers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Duck Dodgers is an American animated television series, based on the 1953 theatrical cartoon short Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, produced by Warner Bros. Animation from 2003 to 2005. The series is a space opera, featuring the fictional Looney ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, surreal, witty, clever ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: cartoon duck, outer space, anti heroes, adventure, mars, escapades, parody, space and aliens, heroic mission, partners, scientist, rivalry ...
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, not serious, offbeat, funny, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: astronaut, mars, nasa, chimpanzee, family, farce, comedy of errors, anti heroes, space travel, buddies, goofy hero, race against time ...
Time: 90s
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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, space station, cyborgs, danger, adaptation, mars, society, cyberpunk, memories, uncover truth, dog ...
Time: near future
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Pajama Party (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A Martian teenager sent to prepare for an invasion falls in love with an Earth girl.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, melancholic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mars, martian, motorcycle gang, mistaken identity, teleportation, romance, alien encounter, beach, teenage life, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new jersey, new orleans, canada
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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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, mars, soldier, battles, military, space and aliens, survival, rebelliousness, heroes, rebellion, family relations, abduction ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Interplanetary (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine men and women, employees of Interplanetary Corporation, live and work on Mars. Their days aren't particularly interesting, much less exciting, until they are assaulted by a murderous band of strangers and a seemingly unstoppable alien ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: mars, gory, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, escapades, misfit, chaos, space and aliens, alarm, spacesuit, land rover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting
Plot: mars, alien encounter, adventure, heroic mission, outer space, space travel, space wars, danger, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future
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