Trapped in space movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant trapped in space movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, psychological, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with trapped in space, spacecraft, space travel, survival, space exploration, astronaut, danger, distopia, science and space station plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
trapped in space
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trapped in space movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as trapped in space: Event Horizon (1997), Aniara (2018), Passengers (2016), The Beyond (2017), Lifepod (1993), High Life (2018), The Cloverfield Paradox (2018), Apollo 13 (1995), Mission to Mars (2000), Solis (2018).

List of trapped in space movies

 6.6
 182K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, supernatural, trapped in space, insanity, space station, nightmare, hallucination, space and aliens, rescue team, survival, astronaut, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
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 6.2
 10K
Aniara (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Denmark, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A ship carrying settlers to a new home in Mars after Earth is rendered uninhabitable is knocked off-course, causing the passengers to consider their place in the universe.
Style: tragic ending, psychological, tense, philosophical, captivating ...
Plot: trapped in space, orgy, tragedy, distopia, female nudity, depression, existentialism, illusion, cult, female protagonist, life philosophy, society ...
Time: future
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 7.0
 406K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, scenic, dramatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: isolation, trapped in space, love story, survival, space travel, love, space station, malfunction, space program, spacecraft, loneliness, destiny ...
Time: future
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 4.9
 6K
The Beyond (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover ...
Style: futuristic, enigmatic, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: space exploration, found footage, trapped in space, space travel, space mission, robot, mission, spacecraft, mystery, human in outer space, astronaut, hi-tech ...
Time: near future, future
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 5.5
 1K
Lifepod (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lifepod cronicles the trip of eight passengers after the ship they were traveling on blew up on Christmas Eve. Immediately people start dying. The passengers begin to investigate why the ship blew up and how it relates to them
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: trapped in space, terrorism, spacecraft, survival, rescue, space and aliens, escapades, murder, evil corporation, heroes, journalism, disaster ...
Time: future
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 5.8
 36K
High Life (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany, Poland, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A father and his daughter struggle to survive in deep space where they live in isolation.
Style: suspense, psychological, thought provoking, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Plot: astronaut, space mission, survival, baby, trapped in space, galaxy, gardening, black hole, space travel, rape, experiment, doctor ...
Time: future
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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: alien, space station, trapped in space, alternate reality, scientist, parallel universe, alternate dimension, monster, parallel world, alternate world, time travel, giant monster ...
Time: near future, future, 2000s, 2020s
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 7.7
 296K
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: factual, realistic, suspenseful, breathtaking, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: astronaut, survival, nasa, disaster, space exploration, space travel, space program, rescue, race against time, trapped in space, moon, against the odds ...
Time: 70s, 60s, future, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: houston texas, usa, pacific ocean, texas, florida ...
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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, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: mars, space travel, space station, alien, astronaut, spacecraft, mysterious planet, adventure, escapades, trapped in space, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 21st century
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 4.8
 4K
Solis (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Following an accident, an Engineer of an asteroid mining company endures the extreme limits – both physical and psychological – of human survival, trapped inside an escape pod as he helplessly idles towards the Sun.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, neurotic
Plot: trapped in space, rescue, spacecraft, astronaut, space travel, struggle for survival, death threat, race against time, life risking, space station, cosmonaut, space exploration ...
Time: future
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 5.8
 13K
Nightflyers (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A crew of space explorers embark on an mission to find a mysterious alien ship.
Style: psychological, scary, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: trapped in space, space travel, scientist, survival, deadly creature, monster, supernatural, survivor, killings, team, mission, fear ...
Time: future
Place: ireland
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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, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: trapped in space, mars, space travel, spacecraft, distant planet, near death experience, astronaut, isolation, nasa, adventure, escapades, peril ...
Time: future
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 8.0
 852K
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, nasa, space travel, stranded, science, astronaut, isolation, struggle for survival, scientist, left for dead, food shortage ...
Time: 2030s, 21st century, future
Place: china, usa, london, houston texas, pasadena california ...
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 7.2
 252K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, psychological, philosophical, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, end of the world, sun, astronaut, spacecraft, heroic mission, self sacrifice, expedition, trapped in space, save the world, mission, disaster ...
Time: future, 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: enigmatic, exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: mars, artificial intelligence, expedition, trapped in space, investigation, crash, hi-tech, space station, sandstorm, space exploration, distopia, science ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
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 4.4
 11K
400 Days (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 4 would be astronauts spend 400 days in a land locked space simulator to test the psychological effects of deep space travel but, when something goes terribly wrong and they are forced to leave the simulation, they discover that everything on earth ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: trapped in space, astronaut, space travel, survival, end of the world, bunker, insanity, parallel universe, experiment, isolation, catastrophe, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: new york
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 7.7
 826K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scenic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: survival, isolation, astronaut, space station, space travel, catastrophe, sole survivor, spacecraft, stranded, disaster, survivor, space program ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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 6.5
 236K
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, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: space exploration, moon, solar system, astronaut, father son relationship, space travel, trapped in space, journey, obsession, space pirate, spacecraft, space station ...
Time: future, near future
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 5.6
 47K
Stowaway (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A three-person crew on a mission to Mars faces an impossible choice when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: space travel, survival, trapped in space, spacecraft, space exploration, space adventure, mars, struggle for survival, teamwork, adventure, team, deep space ...
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 4.8
 6K
Dante 01 (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Deep space, at the edge of the galaxy. The future. A new prisoner arrives on top security prison ship and psychiatric research unit Dante 01. Sole survivor of an encounter with an alien force beyond imagining, Saint Georges is a man possessed by ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: prison, trapped in space, space station, spacecraft, space travel, survival, prison life, supernatural ability, mental illness, female psychiatrist, psychiatrist, chaos ...
Time: future
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 6.2
 84K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: psychological, philosophical, confusing, cerebral, absurd ...
Plot: afterlife, space travel, space and aliens, space station, mysterious planet, romance, alien, astronaut, planet, trapped in space, space exploration, clones ...
Time: future
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 8.5
 880K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, monster, space travel, space and aliens, female protagonist, deadly creature, spacecraft, evil alien, survival, alien monster, creature, sole survivor ...
Time: future, 22nd century, distant future
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Project Ithaca (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five strangers awaken to find themselves trapped aboard an alien spaceship that seems to be harnessing their terror to power the ship. They begin to understand that these species have been abducting humans for decades and possibly centuries.
Style: suspense, dark, talky, non-linear, twist ending ...
Plot: amnesia, trapped in space, alien, torture, getting home, supernatural, science, past, spacecraft, survival, struggle for survival, trapped ...
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 6.6
 232K
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, tense ...
Plot: monster, space travel, mars, space station, alien, astronaut, alien life-form, survival horror, death, research, science, evil alien ...
Time: future, near future
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Dead Space: Aftermath (2011)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The End was only the Beginning.The year is 2509 and not only has Earth lost contact with the Ishimura and Isaac Clarke, but now also the USG O'Bannon, the first responder ship sent to rescue them. Four crew members of the O'Bannon have ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped in space, mission gone awry, supernatural, deadly creature, survival, space travel, space and aliens, survival horror, space mission, extraterrestrial, struggle for survival, monster ...
Time: future
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 3.5
 4K
Stranded (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Lunar Base Ark explores ore and unexpectedly is hit by a meteor shower and has severe damages. Colonel Gerard Brauchman sends the crewwoman Ava Cameron to repair a wing that is full of CO2. Dr. Lance Krauss warns that the gas may cause paranoia ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, trapped in space, supernatural, spacecraft, isolation, alien encounter, confined, space exploration, paranoia, fear, alien, evil alien ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 153K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, post apocalypse, memory loss, isolation, survival horror, spacecraft, mission, end of the world, mutation, monster, twists and turns ...
Time: future
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: alien, alien planet, space travel, space station, government agent, mission, creature, alien race, marriage proposal, spacecraft, end of the world, dna ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, 2020s
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 6.5
 39K
Oxygen (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, apocalyptic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: isolation, oxygen, space travel, virus, escape, pandemic, trapped in space, memory loss, locked in, computer, cryogenics, repressed memory ...
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 5.1
 13K
A.I. Rising (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Serbia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a lonely mission to Alpha Centauri, Milutin is teamed up with Nimani 1345, a female cyborg designed to fulfill his every need. At first thrilled to be able to control her, Sebastian grows tired of having his desires fulfilled so easily. Longing ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, sentimental, intellectual
Plot: female robot, artificial intelligence, male female relationship, space mission, spacecraft, corporation, trapped in space, cosmonaut, distopia, love, robot, space station ...
Time: near future, future
Place: ussr
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