8 Best Movies Like Apollo 13 (1995)

If you enjoyed Apollo 13 we recommend 8 similar movies: The Martian, Interstellar, Gravity, Apollo 18, Sunshine, Mission to Mars, Armageddon, The Right Stuff
GenreSci-fi, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastMatt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor
DirectorRidley Scott
Length03:34
When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney (Matt Damon), presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Meanwhile, back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring him home, while his crew mates hatch their own plan for a daring rescue mission.
GenreSci-fi, Drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastMatthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain
DirectorChristopher Nolan
Length02:49
In Earth's future, a global crop blight and second Dust Bowl are slowly rendering the planet uninhabitable. Professor Brand (Michael Caine), a brilliant NASA physicist, is working on plans to save mankind by transporting Earth's population to a new home via a wormhole. But first, Brand must send former NASA pilot Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) and a team of researchers through the wormhole and across the galaxy to find out which of three planets could be mankind's new home.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, Drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CastSandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris
DirectorAlfonso Cuarón
Length01:30
Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a medical engineer on her first shuttle mission. Her commander is veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), helming his last flight before retirement. Then, during a routine space walk by the pair, disaster strikes: The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Ryan and Matt stranded in deep space with no link to Earth and no hope of rescue. As fear turns to panic, they realize that the only way home may be to venture further into space.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CastWarren Christie, Lloyd Owen, Ryan Robbins
DirectorGonzalo López-Gallego
Length01:29
Apollo 17 was the last U.S.-sponsored lunar voyage -- or was it? Hours of found footage, classified for decades, point to a subsequent moon mission -- Apollo 18 -- that ended very badly. Astronauts John Grey (Ryan Robbins), Nathan Walker (Lloyd Owen) and Benjamin Anderson (Warren Christie), on a mission to install radar scanners, discover a Soviet space capsule nearby. The men also discover a dead cosmonaut, and unfortunately for them, learn how he died.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CastCillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis
DirectorDanny Boyle
Length01:47
In the not-too-distant future, Earth's dying sun spells the end for humanity. In a last-ditch effort to save the planet, a crew of eight men and women ventures into space with a device that could revive the star. However, an accident, a grave mistake and a distress beacon from a long-lost spaceship throw the crew and its desperate mission into a tailspin.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, Drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CastGary Sinise, Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle
DirectorBrian De Palma
Length01:54
The first manned mission to Mars in 2020 ends in disaster when three of the crew are seemingly killed and the fourth, Luke Graham (Don Cheadle), is stranded with no way to contact Earth. Jim McConnell (Gary Sinise), Woody Blake (Tim Robbins), Phil Ohlmyer (Jerry O'Connell) and Terri Fisher (Connie Nielsen) are sent on a rescue mission to rescue any survivors and find out what happened. The team uncovers startling evidence that Mars may not be a dead planet after all.
GenreSci-fi, Action, Thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CastBruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler
DirectorMichael Bay
Length02:24
When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman (Billy Bob Thornton) determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper (Bruce Willis), who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. (Ben Affleck), who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter (Liv Tyler), until the mission proves otherwise.
GenreDrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
CastSam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris
DirectorPhilip Kaufman
Length03:13
A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the bunch who was the first American to orbit the earth; and the remaining pilots: Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra.
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