31 Best Movies Like The Martian ...

31 Best Movies Like The Martian ...

If you liked this one , you will for sure love these too! In this selection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Interstellar (2014)

2h 49m Adventure Drama Science Fiction

The adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

2. Passengers (2016)

1h 56m Drama Romance Science Fiction

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.

3. Gravity (2013)

1h 31m Science Fiction Thriller Drama

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 Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

4. Apollo 13 (1995)

2h 20m Drama History

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, 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 Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

5. Moon (2009)

1h 37m Science Fiction Drama

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 however, he wakens to find that he is not alone.

6. Ad Astra (2019)

2h 3m Science Fiction Drama

The near future, a time when both hope and hardships drive humanity to look to the stars and beyond. While a mysterious phenomenon menaces to destroy life on planet Earth, astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across the immensity of space and its many perils to uncover the truth about a lost expedition that decades before boldly faced emptiness and silence in search of the unknown.

7. Oblivion (2013)

2h 4m Action Science Fiction Adventure Mystery

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.

8. Prometheus (2012)

2h 4m Science Fiction Adventure Mystery

A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

9. The Last Days on Mars (2013)

1h 38m Science Fiction Thriller Horror

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 pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger.

10. Red Planet (2000)

1h 46m Thriller Action Science Fiction

Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

11. Approaching the Unknown (2016)

1h 30m Thriller Drama Science Fiction

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.

12. Sunshine (2007)

1h 47m Science Fiction Thriller

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 hope.

13. After Earth (2013)

1h 40m Science Fiction Action Adventure

One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.

14. Europa Report (2013)

1h 30m Science Fiction Thriller

A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.

15. All Is Lost (2013)

1h 46m Action Adventure Drama

During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and barely escapes with his life. With any luck, the ocean currents may carry him into a shipping lane -- but, with supplies dwindling and the sharks circling, the sailor is forced to face his own mortality.

16. 127 Hours (2010)

1h 34m Adventure Drama Thriller

The true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

17. 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

1h 56m Thriller Science Fiction

While planet Earth poises on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists aboard the Leonov hurtles to a rendezvous with the still-orbiting Discovery spacecraft and its sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.

18. The 5th Wave (2016)

1h 52m Science Fiction Adventure Action

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

19. IO (2019)

1h 36m Science Fiction

As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.

20. Mission to Mars (2000)

1h 54m Science Fiction Thriller

When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.

21. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

2h 29m Science Fiction Mystery Adventure

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.

22. Lucy in the Sky (2019)

2h 4m Drama Science Fiction Thriller

Astronaut Lucy Cola returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space – and begins to lose touch with reality in a world that now seems too small.

23. Stranded (2001)

1h 35m Science Fiction

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 survive as the minutes slip away?

24. Planet of the Apes (2001)

1h 59m Thriller Science Fiction Action Adventure

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 by Ruthless General Thade.

25. Space: 1999 (1975)

52m Sci-Fi & Fantasy

The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.

26. Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)

1h 41m Science Fiction

A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British scientist John Kane via spaceship to explore the other planet. After a disastrous crash-landing Ross awakes to learn that Kane lies near death and that they apparently have returned to Earth, as evidenced by the presence of the Council director and his staff. Released to the custody of his wife, he soon learns things are not as they seem.

27. Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)

1h 50m Drama Science Fiction

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.

28. 3022 (2019)

1h 30m Science Fiction

A group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awakens to find earth has suffered an extinction-level event.

29. Contact (1997)

2h 30m Drama Science Fiction Mystery

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

30. Silent Running (1972)

1h 29m Adventure Science Fiction

In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for commercial purposes, most of the crew of the Valley Forge rejoice at the prospect of going home. Not so for botanist Freeman Lowell who loves the forest and its creatures, so decides to take matters into his own hands to protect what he loves.

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