Moon movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant moon movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, humorous and cerebral films and TV shows about / with moon, space and aliens, outer space, space travel, danger, escapades, heroes, spacecraft, astronaut and adventure plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Finland and other countries.
moon movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as moon: Iron Sky (2012), Apollo 18 (2011), Moon (2009), Countdown (1967), First Men in the Moon (1964), Apollo 13 (1995), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Moon Zero Two (1969), Nothing Lasts Forever (1984), The Voice of the Moon (1990).

List of moon movies

Iron Sky (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers.
Style: futuristic, stylized, light, clever, tricky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: invasion, nazism, moon, ufo, space travel, steampunk, outer space, space station, chaos and mayhem, deadly weapon, rivalry, secret hideout ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, battleship, washington d.c., germany
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Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: alien encounter, astronaut, outer space, moon, space travel, spacecraft, nasa, alien, expedition, deadly, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1970, year 2011 ...
Place: antarctica
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Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, bleak, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, outer space, spacecraft, loneliness, cloning, moon, space travel, astronaut, dystopic future, space and aliens, nervous breakdown, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, hawaii, mexico
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Countdown (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, race against time, adventure, landing, against the odds, government agency, danger, spacewalk, outer space, moon landing ...
Time: 1960s
Place: florida, usa, texas
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First Men in the Moon (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old ...
Style: stylized, serious, fairy tale, light, colourful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, passenger, extinction, astronaut, adventure, adventurer, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, year 1964 ...
Place: england, europe, ussr, antarctica
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Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: nasa, astronaut, space travel, survival, spacecraft, space program, race against time, rescue, moon, explosion, against the odds, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 70s, 60s, year 1970 ...
Place: usa, florida, wisconsin, houston texas
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, meditative ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, evolution, astronaut, adventure, moon, scientist, spacewalk, super computer, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, prehistory, year 2001 ...
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Moon Zero Two (1969)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The colonisation of space began in 1986 and now, fifty years on, the moon is frontier territory. The prospectors, the drillers, the exploiters and the exploited all surviving in this alien environment. The prospects for lucrative rewards exist but ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, mining, crimes, escapades, space and aliens, space travel, danger, tough heroes, rivalry, mars, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: future, 2020s
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Nothing Lasts Forever (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An artist fails a test and is required to direct traffic in New York City's Holland Tunnel. He winds up falling in love with a beautiful woman, who takes him to the moon on a Lunar Cruiser.
Style: feel good, surreal, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: moon, love and romance, heroic mission, future dystopia, society, true love, bus, folk hero, save the world, destiny, imaginary, fall in love ...
Time: future
Place: new york
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The Voice of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Returning to themes he first explored in La strada (1954), Fellini crafts a parable on the whisperings of the soul that only madmen and vagabonds are capable of hearing. The odd couple, Ivo Salvini (Benigni), a fake inspector of wells, and Gonnella ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Plot: moon, journalist, tourist, music teacher, fool, cemetery, surrealism, couples, village, romance, village life, love and romance
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LeapFrog: Math Adventure to the Moon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 34 min.
Story: Join Tad and Lily a they blast off on an exciting educational adventure! Tad and Lily need the perfect collection of things to take to school for their math assignment. When they finally decide on moon rocks, there's just one problem - how will ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, educational film
Audience: kids
Plot: moon, planet, mathematics, frog, sibling, explanatory, family, escapades, heroes, spacecraft
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Precious Find (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2049. 200 years after the great Californian goldrush. The new generation of gold diggers are just as full of gold fever as their ancestors.
Style: exciting, futuristic, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: outer space, moon, space travel, misfit, adventure, danger, gambling, rivalry, heroic mission, space and aliens, chases and races, disorder ...
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The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: space travel, moon, alien encounter, partners, danger, obsessive quest, escapades, inventions and discoveries, heroes, alien contact, old man, moon landing ...
Time: 1900s, 60s, year 1969, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Dish (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of how the Parkes Radio Telescope was used to relay the live television of man's first steps on the moon, during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, factual, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nasa, space travel, small town, moon landing, moon, outer space, ambition, social relations, hopes, human spirit, underdog, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: australia
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Fly Me to the Moon 3D (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three young houseflies stow away aboard the Apollo 11 flight to the moon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, clever
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: outer space, moon, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventurer, ambition, spacecraft, save the day, heroes, buddies, spacewalk, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: florida
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The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon, while rapidly running out of fuel and oxygen. They are surprised to discover a NASA space shuttle floating in space, and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: moon, supernatural, spacecraft, good versus evil, isolation, danger, mystery, escapades, space marine, confined, technology gone awry, running out of air ...
Time: future
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Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, moon, survival, space travel, space exploration, heroic mission, space and aliens, future dystopia, adventure, save the world, danger, ufo ...
Time: future, 1990s
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Moon 44 (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, save the world, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, androids and robots, rescue, adventure, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, future dystopia ...
Time: future
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From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tom Hanks, Imagine Entertainment and HBO present From the Earth to the Moon, the dramatic story of the unforgettable Apollo missions and their heroic astronauts, from President John F. Kennedy's historic speech, through the first manned ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nasa, against the odds, space travel, astronaut, space program, moon, moon landing, outer space, inventions and discoveries, spacecraft, dreams, hopes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s
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Iron Sky: The Coming Race (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it ...
Style: exciting, absurd, ironic, not serious
Plot: outer space, moon, dinosaur, future dystopia, nazis, rescue, humanity, female protagonist, tough guy, alien race, earth, german ...
Time: future
Place: germany
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First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: suspense, based on true events, disturbing, factual, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space mission, test pilot, space travel, astronaut, moon, nasa, space exploration, historical event, husband wife relationship, human in outer space, loss of child ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, year 1964, year 1962, year 1969 ...
Place: florida, houston texas, california, usa
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Moontrap (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, moon, nasa, space wars, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, alien encounter, man versus machine, androids and robots, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, year 1969
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Welcome to the Space Show (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Five children save the life of a dog-like alien while at a self-run summer camp. He attempts to reward them by taking them to an alien colony on the Moon. Events take a turn for the worse when his report on that attack that injured him causes ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, young heroes, escapades, benign alien, adventure, getting home, fish out of water, rescue, track down, space and aliens, heroes, space travel ...
Place: japan
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Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, survival, danger, astronaut, outer space, found footage, distant planet, inventions and discoveries, landing, moon, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
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Ad Astra (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
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: futuristic, exciting, touching, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: outer space, astronaut, father son relationship, trapped in space, missing father, moon, galaxy, male protagonist, husband wife relationship, space travel, solar system, space station ...
Time: near future
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: surreal, epic, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, horse, siege, backstage, monster, baron, european, legends and myths, adventure, danger, rivalry, adventurer ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: austria, egypt, europe, ottoman empire
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Newbie and the Disasternauts (2010)
Genre: Animation
Country: Brazil
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: parody, moon, youth, heroes, getting home, escapades, imaginary, family, young heroes, space and aliens, 2d animation, children ...
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, a.i., future dystopia, adoption, destiny, global warming, adventure, parenthood, parents and children, family relations, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, disney, friendship, little girl, chase, villain, adoptive father, supervillain, assistant, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, egypt, north korea
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Strange Frame: Love & Sax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 28th century, 200 years after the Great Earth Exodus. Naia, a feisty, young singer/songwriter, falls in love with the beautiful saxophonist Parker in Ganymede, one of Jupiter's moons. The two form a band - and now they have to not only make it ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, sexual, serious
Plot: music band, slavery, moon, lesbian relationship, love and romance, escapades, fall in love, desire for fame, genetically altered, artists and showbiz, musician's life, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
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