Best Movies Like Interstellar

All the Science and Fiction lovers must have loved the great hit Interstellar. It was a combination of adventurous and emotional drama at the same time.

Interstellar is directed and produced by Christopher Nolan. It stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Michael Caine, and Matt Damon. Set in a dystopian future where humanity is struggling to survive, the film follows a group of astronauts who travel through a wormhole near Saturn in search of a new home for mankind.


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For the Sci-fi fans, we have a list of 15 more fun movies like Interstellar. We are sure enthusiasts are going to love it.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from an intelligent supercomputer. The movie was directed and written by Stanley Kubrick along with Arthur C. Clarke. The adventurous sci-fi entertainer featured Keir DulleaGary LockwoodWilliam Sylvester

Solaris (2002)

An 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 novel of the same name by Polish writer Stanisław Lem.

The film is set almost entirely on a space station orbiting the planet Solaris, adding flashbacks to the previous experiences of its main characters on Earth. The protagonist, Dr. Chris Kelvin, struggles with the questions of Solaris’s motivation, his beliefs and memories, and reconciling what was lost with an opportunity for a second chance.

Ad Astra (2019)

An American psychological Science fiction revolves around an astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

First Man (2018)

Am American biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle and written by Josh Singer. The film is adapted from the 2005 book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen, the film features Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, with Claire FoyJason ClarkeKyle ChandlerCorey StollChristopher Abbott, and Ciarán Hinds, and follows the years leading up to the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon in 1969. Steven Spielberg serves as an executive producer.

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

Gravity (2013)

Get ready to watch two astronauts work together to survive after an accident leaves them stranded in space. The film is directed by Alfonso Cuarón. With Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen.

The Right Stuff (1983)

The Right Stuff is a 1983 American epic historical drama film written for the screen and directed by Philip Kaufman. It is based on the 1979 book of the same name by Tom Wolfe.

The movie covers the breaking of the sound barrier by Chuck Yeager to the Mercury 7 astronauts, showing that no one had a clue how to run a space program or how to select people to be in it.

Apollo 13 (1995)

Astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert of the Apollo 13 moon mission find themselves stranded when their spacecraft gets damaged. NASA must now find a way to bring them back before it is too late.

Apollo 13 is a 1995 American space docudrama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Ed Harris, and Gary Sinise.

Sunshine (2007)

A team of international astronauts is sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057.

Sunshine is a 2007 science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Alex Garland.

The Black Hole (1979)

When a research vessel containing scientist Kate McCrae discovers the previously missing USS Cygnus, captained by Kate’s father, near a black hole, they decide to find out the mystery behind it. This Sci-fi flick is directed by Gary Nelson and produced by Ron Miller with Walt Disney Production.

Mission to Mars (2000)

Mission to Mars is a 2000 American science fiction adventure film directed by Brian De Palma, written by Jim Thomas, John Thomas, and Graham Yost, and inspired by Disney’s theme park attraction of the same name.

When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.

The Martian (2015)

The Sci-fi drama released in 2015 features Matt Damon. The legendary director Ridley Scott (Alien, Prometheus) comes with a gripping tale of human strength and the will to survive. During a mission to Mars, American astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead and left behind. But Watney is still alive. Against all odds, he must find a way to contact Earth in the hope that scientists can devise a rescue plan to bring him home.

Deep Impact (1998)

This will surely create a Deep Impact on the fans. According to predictions, a deadly comet is about to strike Earth and destroy humanity. US President Beck devises a strategy to build a network of caves for accommodating one million Americans.

The science-fiction disaster film directed by Mimi Leder, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and Michael Tolkin, and starring Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Vanessa Redgrave, Maximilian Schell, and Morgan Freeman.

Moon (2009)

The Science fiction film directed by Duncan Jones and written by Nathan Parker. 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 helium-3 on the far side of the Moon.

Astronaut Sam, the sole employee working at a lunar station with his computer, GERTY, is nearing the end of his three-year work contract. Just before he returns home, he meets with a fatal accident.

2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

An ambitious sequel to Kubrick‘s sci-fi classic, a group of astronauts are sent to unravel the mystery of what went wrong on the original mission.

The entertaining film is directed by Peter Hyams with Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban. A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened.

Contact (1997)

Dr. Ellie, a radio astronomer, discovers the existence of intelligent aliens through radio signals. She and a group of fellow scientists decipher the instructions that they send to build a machine. Contact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan‘s 1985 novel of the same name

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