The 15 Best Space Movies You Must See

The 15 Best Space Movies You Must See

Outer Space is mystery and beautiful. When the first person, Neil Alden Armstrong, landed on the moon, we had lifted the veil of the space first time. Now, we choose 15 best space movies of all time for you.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Release Date 2016-12-14
Rating : 7.5 Production Companies: Lucasfilm / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Director: Gareth Edwards / Gareth Edwards / Stars: Felicity Jones  /  Diego Luna  /  Ben Mendelsohn

Summary: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Space Jam

Release Date 1996-11-15
Rating : 6.6 Production Companies: Warner Bros. Family Entertainment / Northern Lights Entertainment / Director: Morgan / Morgan / Stars: Wayne Knight  /  Billy West  /  Dee Bradley Baker

Summary: In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

Star Trek

Release Date 2009-05-06
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Paramount Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Director: J.J. Abrams / J.J. Abrams / Stars: Chris Pine  /  Zachary Quinto  /  Leonard Nimoy

Summary: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm reason, their unlikely but powerful partnership is the only thing capable of leading their crew through unimaginable danger, boldly going where no one has gone before. The human adventure has begun again.

Predator

Release Date 1987-06-12
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Lawrence Gordon Productions / Director: John McTiernan / John McTiernan / Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger  /  Carl Weathers  /  Elpidia Carrillo

Summary: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the forest, taking trophies from the bodies of its victims as it goes along. Occasionally seeing through its eyes, the audience sees it is an intelligent alien hunter, hunting them for sport, killing them off one at a time.

Gravity

Release Date 2013-09-27
Rating : 7.2 Production Companies: Warner Bros. / Heyday Films / Director: Alfonso Cuarón / Alfonso Cuarón / Stars: Sandra Bullock  /  George Clooney  /  Ed Harris

Summary: 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.

Avatar

Release Date 2009-12-10
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Ingenious Film Partners / Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Director: Luca Kouimelis / Luca Kouimelis / Stars: Sam Worthington  /  Zoe Saldana  /  Sigourney Weaver

Summary: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

Apollo 13

Release Date 1995-06-30
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment / Universal Pictures / Director: Roger Corman / Roger Corman / Stars: Tom Hanks  /  Bill Paxton  /  Kevin Bacon

Summary: 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 Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Aliens

Release Date 1986-07-18
Rating : 7.8 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / SLM Production Group / Director: Bill Paxton / Bill Paxton / Stars: Sigourney Weaver  /  Carrie Henn  /  Michael Biehn

Summary: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and the colonial marines to return and search for answers.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Release Date 2017-12-13
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Lucasfilm / Walt Disney Pictures / Director: Edgar Wright / Edgar Wright / Stars: Daisy Ridley  /  Mark Hamill  /  John Boyega

Summary: 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.

WALL·E

Release Date 2008-06-22
Rating : 7.9 Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios / Director: Kyle Ranson-Walsh / Kyle Ranson-Walsh / Stars: Ben Burtt  /  Elissa Knight  /  Jeff Garlin

Summary: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, WALL·E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.

Independence Day

Release Date 1996-06-25
Rating : 6.7 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Centropolis Entertainment / Director: Susan Bierbaum / Susan Bierbaum / Stars: Will Smith  /  Bill Pullman  /  Jeff Goldblum

Summary: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Planet of the Apes

Release Date 1968-02-07
Rating : 7.6 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / APJAC Productions / Director: Franklin J. Schaffner / Franklin J. Schaffner / Stars: Charlton Heston  /  Roddy McDowall  /  Kim Hunter

Summary: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Spaceballs

Release Date 1987-06-24
Rating : 6.8 Production Companies: Brooksfilms Ltd. / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Director: Mel Brooks / Mel Brooks / Stars: Mel Brooks  /  Rick Moranis  /  Bill Pullman

Summary: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power of "The Schwartz." Can he master it in time to save the day?

Guardians of the Galaxy

Release Date 2014-07-30
Rating : 7.9 Production Companies: Marvel Studios / Moving Picture Company (MPC) / Director: Benicio del Toro / Benicio del Toro / Stars: Chris Pratt  /  Zoe Saldana  /  Dave Bautista

Summary: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Release Date 2015-12-15
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Lucasfilm / Truenorth Productions / Director: Andy Serkis / Andy Serkis / Stars: Harrison Ford  /  Mark Hamill  /  Carrie Fisher

Summary: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.