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List of space movies (all time)

A list of movies in which the plot is related to outer space.

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2001: A Space Odyssey
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2001: A Space Odyssey

(1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay, written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, was partially inspired by Clarke's short story "The Sentinel". Clarke concurre...
9.5
9.5
from 8 votes
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Alien
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Alien

(1979)
Alien is a 1979 science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. The film's title refers to a highly...
8.4
8.4
from 13 votes
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Aliens
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Aliens

(1986)
Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James Cameron, produced by his then-wife Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Lance Henriksen,...
7.3
7.3
from 4 votes
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Barbarella
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Barbarella

(1968)
Barbarella is a 1968 French-Italian science fiction film based on Jean-Claude Forest's French Barbarella comics. The film stars Jane Fonda in the title role and was directed by Roger Vadim, who was Fonda's husband at the time...
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5
from 1 vote
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Doom
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Doom

(2005)
Doom is a 2005 science fiction action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak. It is loosely based on the video game series of the same name created by Id Software. The film follows a group of Marines in a Research Facility on Mars –...
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6
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Dune
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Dune

(1984)
Dune is a 1984 American science fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. The film stars Kyle MacLachlan as young nobleman Paul Atreides, and includes an ensemble of...
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6
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Gravity
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Gravity

(2013)
Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón. It stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
7.1
7.1
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Guardians of the Galaxy
8

Guardians of the Galaxy

(2014)
Guardians of the Galaxy is a 2014 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the tenth installment i...
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Interstellar
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Interstellar

(2014)
Interstellar is a 2014 epic science fiction film directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. The film features a crew of astronauts who travel through a wormhole...
8.4
8.4
from 36 votes
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Jupiter Ascending
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Jupiter Ascending

(2015)
Jupiter Ascending is a 2015 American-Australian space opera film written, produced, and directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski. Starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis, the film is centered on Jupiter Jones (Kunis), a down-on-her-luck...
5.9
5.9
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Moon
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Moon

(2009)
Moon is a 2009 British science fiction drama film co-written and directed by Duncan Jones. The film follows Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell), a man who experiences a personal crisis as he nears the end of a three-year solitary stint mining...
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9
from 2 votes
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Prometheus
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Prometheus

(2012)
Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, and Charlize Theron. It is...
6.5
6.5
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Return of the Jedi
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Return of the Jedi

(1983)
Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand. The screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas was from a story by Lucas, who w...
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8
from 1 vote
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

(2016)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, or simply Rogue One, is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards and written by Gary Whitta and Chris Weitz, from an idea by visual effects supervisor John Knoll. The film star...
6.2
6.2
from 15 votes
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Solaris
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Solaris

(2002)
Solaris is a 2002 American science fiction drama film written and directed by Steven Soderbergh, produced by James Cameron and Jon Landau, and starring George Clooney and Natascha McElhone. It is based on the 1961 science fiction...
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8
from 1 vote
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Star Wars
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Star Wars

(1977)
Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. The first release in the Star Wars saga, it stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher...
9.6
9.6
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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

(1999)
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is a 1999 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas, produced by Lucasfilm and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the fourth installment in the Star Wars saga a...
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5
from 3 votes
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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

(2002)
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones is a 2002 American epic space opera film directed by George Lucas and written by Lucas and Jonathan Hales. It is the second installment of the Star Wars prequel trilogy, and stars Ewan Mc...
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7
from 1 vote
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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

(2005)
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is a 2005 American epic space opera[discuss] film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the third and final installment of the Star Wars prequel trilogy and stars Ewan McGregor, Nat...
6.7
6.7
from 6 votes
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

(2015)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, also known as Star Wars: Episode VII, or simply Star Wars 7, is an American epic space opera movie directed by J. J. Abrams. It stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis,...
7.3
7.3
from 39 votes
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The Empire Strikes Back
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The Empire Strikes Back

(1980)
The Empire Strikes Back (also known as Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back) is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner. Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan wrote the screenplay, with George Lucas w...
9
9
from 4 votes
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The Fifth Element
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The Fifth Element

(1997)
The Fifth Element (French: Le Cinquième Élément) is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Mostly set in the 23rd ce...
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9
from 1 vote
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

(2005)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a 2005 comic science fiction film directed by Garth Jennings, based upon previous works in the media franchise of the same name, created by Douglas Adams. It stars Martin Freeman, Sam Rockwe...
7
7
from 1 vote
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The Martian
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The Martian

(2015)
The Martian is an American science-fiction film directed by Ridley Scott from a screenplay written by Drew Goddard, based on the novel of the same name by Andy Weir. The film was released on September 30, 2015 in 2D and 3D, and st...
8.8
8.8
from 14 votes
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Wall-E
25

Wall-E

(2008)
WALL-E (stylized with an interpunct as WALL·E) is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a robot named WA...
8.7
8.7
from 6 votes
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