16 Best Movies Like Interstellar (2014)

If you enjoyed Interstellar we recommend 16 similar movies: First Man, The Martian, Gravity, Europa Report, Moon, Pandorum, Sunshine, Solaris, Mission to Mars, Armageddon, Lost in Space, Contact, Apollo 13, The Right Stuff, Solaris, 2001: A Space Odyssey
GenreDrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
CastRyan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke
DirectorDamien Chazelle
A biopic on the life of the legendary American Astronaut Neil Armstrong from 1961-1969, on his journey to becoming the first human to walk the moon. Exploring the sacrifices and costs on the Nation and Neil himself, during one of the most dangerous missions in the history of space travel.
GenreSci-fi, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastMatt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor
DirectorRidley Scott
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, Thriller, Drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CastSandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris
DirectorAlfonso Cuarón
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.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller
CastChristian Camargo, Anamaria Marinca, Michael Nyqvist
DirectorSebastián Cordero
A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
GenreSci-fi, Drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastSam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott
DirectorDuncan Jones
Astronaut Sam Bell's (Sam Rockwell) three-year shift at a lunar mine is finally coming to an end, and he's looking forward to his reunion with his wife (Dominique McElligott) and young daughter. Suddenly, Sam's health takes a drastic turn for the worse. He suffers painful headaches and hallucinations, and almost has a fatal accident. He meets what appears to be a younger version of himself, possibly a clone. With time running out, Sam must solve the mystery before the company crew arrives.
GenreHorror, Sci-fi, Action, Thriller, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
CastDennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet
DirectorChristian Alvart
Astronauts Payton (Dennis Quaid) and Bower (Ben Foster) awake in a hypersleep chamber with no memory of who they are or what their mission might be. While Payton stays behind to monitor the radio transmitter, Bower ventures out of the chamber into the seemingly abandoned spaceship. The men quickly realize that they are not alone and that the fate of mankind hinges on what they do next.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CastCillian Murphy, Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis
DirectorDanny Boyle
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, Drama, melodrama, detective
CastGeorge Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Viola Davis
DirectorSteven Soderbergh
A psychologist still reeling from the death of his wife receives a cryptic message from a friend telling him to join him on the space station Solaris which is studying a spatial phenomena. Because of the phenomena, people from the Solaris' crew's memories begin appearing and interacting with them, including the psychologist's dead wife. The people appearing do not know they were created by the phenomena and think they are the "real" people interacting with the people they know on Solaris.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, Drama, adventure
CastGary Sinise, Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle
DirectorBrian De Palma
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
CastBruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler
DirectorMichael Bay
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.
GenreSci-fi, Action, Thriller, adventure
CastWilliam Hurt, Mimi Rogers, Heather Graham
DirectorStephen Hopkins
The space family Robinson is on a journey to Alpha Prime in the hopes of establishing a colony there and thereby saving humanity from extinction. Their plans are foiled by the evil Dr. Smith (Gary Oldman) and they find themselves curiously enough, lost in space.
GenreSci-fi, Thriller, Drama, detective
CastJodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt
DirectorRobert Zemeckis
She's known it since she was a young girl, when she would magically connect with distant voices on her father's shortwave radio. She's known it since college, when she chose the search for intelligent extraterrestrial messages as her discipline. She's known it since she bargained for just hours a week of satellite time to sweep the heavens for evidence. And she knows it every time she stares at the countless stars dappling the infinite night sky... Something is out there.
GenreDrama, adventure, history
CastTom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon
DirectorRon Howard
This Hollywood drama is based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, astronauts Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) find everything going according to plan after leaving Earth's orbit. However, when an oxygen tank explodes, the scheduled moon landing is called off. Subsequent tensions within the crew and numerous technical problems threaten both the astronauts' survival and their safe return to Earth.
GenreDrama, adventure, history
CastSam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris
DirectorPhilip Kaufman
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.
GenreSci-fi, Drama, detective
CountrySoviet Union
A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.
GenreSci-fi, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastKeir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester
DirectorStanley Kubrick
An imposing black structure provides a connection between the past and the future in this enigmatic adaptation of a short story by revered sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. When Dr. Dave Bowman (Keir Dullea) and other astronauts are sent on a mysterious mission, their ship's computer system, HAL, begins to display increasingly strange behavior, leading up to a tense showdown between man and machine that results in a mind-bending trek through space and time.