Escape pod movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant escape pod movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, cult film, surprise ending and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with escape pod, explosion, danger, space, alien, catastrophe, chase, monster, violence and escape plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as escape pod: Underwater (2020), Alien (1979), 5th Passenger (2017), Breach (2020), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Chubbies (2014), Life (2017), Star Trek Beyond (2016), Lockout (2012), Big Game (2014).

List of escape pod movies

Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, creature, giant monster, sea monster, animal attack, water, fear, suspense, survival horror, earthquake, ocean, destruction ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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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, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, frightening ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, monster, suspense, space travel, space, female protagonist, space and aliens, deadly creature, fear, creature, spacecraft, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century, distant future
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5th Passenger (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in the aftermath of an oppressive class war, a pregnant officer aboard an escape pod must struggle to survive with her remaining crew when a mysterious and vicious life form attacks, determined to become the dominant species.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: escape pod, war, rivalry, officer, youth, attack, survival, friendship, trapped, science, monster, alien creature ...
Time: future
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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: stylized, anime, atmospheric, talky, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, batman, good versus evil, superman character, justice, frame up, false accusation, violence, transformation, heroes, fight scenes, supernatural power ...
Place: washington d.c., japan, tokyo, new york
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Breach (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hardened mechanic must stay awake and maintain an interstellar ark fleeing the dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board... the last of humanity. Unfortunately, humans are not the only passengers. A shapeshifting alien creature ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, monster, space and aliens, marine, morgue, evil alien, alien encounter, space, suspense, trapped in space, spacecraft, deadly creature ...
Time: future
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, adult
Plot: star wars, battlefield, alien, deception, space, betrayal, good versus evil, space opera, fat woman, sabotage, master apprentice relationship, robot ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Chubbies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's Halloween night at the Bowl-o-Rama where Samantha and her friends are having a party. Everyone's having a great time... until the Chubbies arrive. From the distant planet of Snerd, where sex is outlawed, come the chubbies. A race of ...
Style: low-budget
Plot: halloween, monster, little creatures, alien, fear, sex in car, marijuana, bowling, escape pod, sexual repression, female nudity, halloween party ...
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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: scary, apocalyptic, tragic ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: adult
Plot: space, suspense, mars, monster, space travel, space station, alien, alien life-form, astronaut, first contact, survival horror, death ...
Time: future, near future
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Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, light, intense ...
Plot: star trek, alien, space opera, space travel, alien race, space, good versus evil, alien planet, stranded, space battle, female humanoid alien, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, prison, space, secret service, hotshot hero, hostage, heroic mission, lone hero, rescue mission, maximum security prison, prison fight, convict ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york
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Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Finland, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: wilderness, president, survival, catastrophe, secret service, conspiracy, suspense, transformation, forest, boy hero, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, pentagon, washington d.c., norway
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Lifeforce (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and British authorities attempt to capture a ...
Style: erotic, intense, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, vampire, zombie, nude, alien invasion, supernatural, apocalypse, space, survival, mind control, monster, save the world ...
Time: 80s, future, near future, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, texas ...
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DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, sea monster, race against time, creature feature, alien, disaster, giant monster, sea, rescue, suspense, space ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
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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, neurotic
Plot: space, trapped in space, rescue, spacecraft, space travel, astronaut, struggle for survival, race against time, death threat, space station, cosmonaut, space exploration ...
Time: future
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The Phoenix: Space Chapter (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: This is the third part of "The Phoenix" series of the Kadokawa Haruki Office Co., Ltd. version. It is an animation version of the original story by Tezuka Osamu that depicts the cruelty of love through the fate of spacemen destined to ...
Style: anime
Plot: disfigured face, space travel, alien, attempted murder, immortality, phoenix, love triangle, wind, corpse, genocide, wasteland, accident ...
Time: future
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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: mecha, futuristic, psychotronic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: monster, giant monster, robot, alien, kaiju, giant creature, giant robots, killer robot, teenage hero, creature, chinawoman, alien monster ...
Time: future, near future
Place: mount fuji, china, australia, asia, santa monica california ...
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Space Raiders (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, stylized, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space pirate, evil alien, pirate, space, spacecraft, apocalypse, space wars, space and aliens, alien, star wars, monster, space adventure ...
Time: future
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Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, mind bending, intellectual ...
Plot: murder, cyborgs, violent, one man army, good versus evil, violence, point of view, gunfight, fight, combat, memory loss, terrorist ...
Time: near future
Place: moscow russia, russia
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Titan A.E. (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man finds out that he holds the key to restoring hope and ensuring survival for the human race, while an alien species called the Dredge are bent on mankind's destruction.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, anime, futuristic ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: alien, scientist, heroic mission, mission, spacecraft, galaxy, space travel, save the world, young heroes, space battle, space, life risking ...
Time: future
Place: colorado
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Suburban Commando (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, benign alien, alien, space and aliens, fish out of water, heroes, good versus evil, mixed martial arts, rescue, save the world, bounty hunter, superhero ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from ...
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, cerebral, saga ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, space, cyborgs, star trek, first contact, alien, robot, sent to the past, apocalypse, experimental technology, technology ...
Time: future, 24th century, 21st century
Place: montana
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: futuristic, saga, epic, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, adult
Plot: star wars, robot, space opera, fantasy world, alien, space, space travel, sword fight, jedi, space wars, intergalactic, magic ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up to Colonel/General Johnny ...
Style: futuristic, absurd, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space, military, alien invasion, space wars, space and aliens, evil alien, marauder, soldier, space marine, battles, space travel ...
Time: 23rd century
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Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, tense, semi serious, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, alien, space, distopia, spacecraft, space and aliens, future dystopia, friendship, space wars, mechanic, future war ...
Time: future
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Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: futuristic, twist ending, intense, bad ending, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, time travel, astronaut, distopia, monkey, future dystopia, genetics, suspense, survival, alien planet, greed, stranded ...
Time: future, year 2001, 2020s, distant future, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., north america
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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, serious, exciting
Plot: trapped in space, terrorism, space, survival, spacecraft, rescue, escapades, space and aliens, disaster, murder, evil corporation, natural disaster ...
Time: future
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Leviathan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, ship, race against time, survival, experiment gone awry, ocean, suicide, shipwreck, creature feature, sea, disaster, survival horror ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: parody, humorous, entertaining, absurd, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, spy, spy spoof, james bond spoof, espionage, secret agents, dumb, farce, satire, culture clash, secret service, stupidity ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, year 1997, year 1967
Place: london, usa, las vegas
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Alien Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, splatter, bleak ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space, monster, distopia, space and aliens, evil alien, strong female lead, apocalypse, suspense, robot, creature ...
Time: future, 24th century
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Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostage, secret service, terrorism, white house, hijacking, terrorist, conspiracy, head of state, president, usa president, suspense ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, washington d.c., afghanistan, germany, moscow russia ...
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