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, stylized, humorous and cerebral films and TV shows about / with moon, escapades, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, danger, heroes, spacecraft, astronaut and adventure plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
moon movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as moon: Iron Sky (2012), Moon (2009), Countdown (1967), First Men in the Moon (1964), Apollo 18 (2011), 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, moon, nazism, ufo, space travel, outer space, chaos and mayhem, space station, rivalry, secret hideout, deadly weapon, parallel universe ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, battleship, washington d.c., germany
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Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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, cloning, spacecraft, moon, loneliness, astronaut, dystopic future, doubts and hesitations, nervous breakdown, space travel, depression ...
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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting
Plot: moon, astronaut, nasa, adventure, race against time, landing, spacewalk, danger, government agency, against the odds, outer space, space and aliens ...
Time: 1960s
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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: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, extinction, passenger, astronaut, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1960s, year 1964 ...
Place: europe, england, ussr, antarctica
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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: astronaut, nasa, moon, outer space, alien encounter, spacecraft, space travel, alien, survival, found footage, infection, barbecue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 1970, year 1972 ...
Place: 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, clever ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, survival, astronaut, race against time, nasa, rescue, spacecraft, moon, space program, 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: futuristic, atmospheric, epic, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space station, astronaut, moon, outer space, evolution, future dystopia, nasa, technology, man versus machine, technophobia ...
Time: future, 21st century, prehistory, prehistoric times, 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, futuristic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, mining, space travel, danger, space and aliens, crime, escapades, cons and scams, crimes, tough heroes, rivalry, mars ...
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, surreal, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: moon, imaginary, miraculous event, hopes, love and romance, heroic mission, future dystopia, folk hero, heroes, destiny, fall in love, true 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, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Plot: moon, fool, music teacher, journalist, cemetery, surrealism, tourist, village, village life, romance, love and romance, couples
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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, heroes, explanatory, escapades, family, 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: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: moon, space travel, outer space, danger, misfit, adventure, gambling, heroic mission, space and aliens, chases and races, partners, disorder ...
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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, hopes, human spirit, social relations, friendship, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: australia
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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: space travel, moon, save the world, heroic mission, escapades, androids and robots, rescue, adventure, future dystopia, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens ...
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, space travel, astronaut, space program, moon, moon landing, outer space, against the odds, inventions and discoveries, spacecraft, dreams, landing ...
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: absurd, exciting, ironic, not serious
Plot: outer space, moon, nazis, rescue, humanity, future dystopia, female protagonist, dinosaur, earth, hitler, german, nazi ...
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, factual, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: test pilot, space mission, space travel, astronaut, moon, nasa, historical event, space exploration, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, moon landing, loss of child ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963, year 1961, year 1968, year 1969 ...
Place: california, houston texas, florida
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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, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, track down, disorder, school, danger, pirate, space travel, fish out of water, alien encounter, heroes, adventure, rescue ...
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: cerebral, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, moon, survival, spacewalk, danger, astronaut, outer space, found footage, extraterrestrial, diary, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
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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, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, backstage, horse, siege, monster, european, baron, legends and myths, adventure, adventurer, danger, heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: egypt, ottoman empire, europe, austria
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Newbie and the Disasternauts (2010)
Genre: Animation
Country: Brazil
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: parody, moon, youth, heroes, family, escapades, space and aliens, getting home, imaginary, young heroes, 2d animation, children ...
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A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Genre: Adventure, 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: emotional, thought provoking, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: a.i., artificial intelligence, androids and robots, future dystopia, adoption, destiny, adventure, parents and children, parenthood, family relations, human relationship, 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, not serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, friendship, disney, little girl, chase, supervillain, adoptive father, villain, 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: slavery, music band, moon, lesbian relationship, artists and showbiz, love and romance, future dystopia, desire for fame, showbiz, genetically altered, escapades, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
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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: serious, exciting
Plot: space travel, moon, obsessive quest, alien encounter, evil alien, heroes, partners, danger, landing, inventions and discoveries, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 1900s, 60s, 1960s, year 1969, 20th century
Place: england
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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, clever, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: outer space, moon, ambition, danger, space travel, nasa, spacewalk, good versus evil, spacecraft, friends, adventurer, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: florida
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On the Silver Globe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A small group of cosmic explorers leave Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization.
Style: stylized, serious, bleak, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, moon, benign alien, space and aliens, space wars, spacecraft, space travel, danger, society, starting over, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future
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Once in a Blue Moon (1995)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Late-1960s suburban Canadian children work on building a rocket vessel, with the intention of delivering one or two neighborhood children to the moon, whilst dealing with social issues of the coming-of-age, orphan-hood and family veins.
Style: semi serious, stylized, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: moon, family relations, siblings relations, adventure, escapades, family, obsessive quest, eccentric family, family life, adoption, youth, native american ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
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Moonbase (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The most dangerous criminals in the universe escape from the Off-World Penitentiary and stow away to the quiet Moonbase Waste Disposal Plant. Hidden beneath the lunar surface lies an arsenal of nuclear warheads- the inmates' passport home to ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: moon, prison escape, save the world, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens, fugitives, confined, chases and races, criminal heroes, save the planet, prison ...
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Dead Leaves (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Pandy and Retro awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. They embark on a crime spree in search of food and clothing, but are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves.
Style: stylized, serious, enigmatic, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, cloning, moon, prison life, robot, danger, good versus evil, survival, rescue, captivity, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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