Space! It’s the final frontier of cinema, and we’ve brought you a list of some of the most popular film titles that explore space. From blockbuster hits to cult classics, these sci-fi movies have something for everyone.
The Lawnmower Man (film)
The Lawnmower Man is a 1992 science fiction film based on the short story “Lawnmower Man” by Stephen King. It was directed by Brett Leonard and stars Jodie Foster as Dr. Susan Norton, who uses virtual reality technology to enhance the intelligence of a simple-minded gardener named Charles Xavier (played by Jared Leto).
The movie was released in 1992, three years after it was first published in book form. While many people enjoy watching movies about space travel or aliens from other planets, this one will probably be your favorite: it’s so much fun!
- Alien 3 was about a space ship that was in space.
- The movie is about the space ship that is in space and it’s in space.
- It’s also about a spaceship that’s on its way to Earth, but it’s not quite there yet.
Batman Returns was a 1992 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters and Peter Guber from a story by Daniel Waters. It is the sequel to 1989’s Batman, and stars Michael Keaton as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Jack Nicholson as Joker/Harvey Dent and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman/Selina Kyle.
Basic Instinct is a 1992 American neo-noir erotic thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven, starring Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas. The movie tells the story of a police detective investigating an apparent murder by a serial killer targeting rich women who have been seduced and murdered by men they trusted.
The film was controversial because of its portrayal of bisexuality among heterosexual characters. It also stars Ron Silver as Detective Nick Curran; Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife Catherine; James Farentino as Nick’s partner Hank Moody; Pam Grier as Sylvia Chase; Michael Lerner as Dr. Jeffrey Geiger; Peter Bergman (who also directed another Verhoeven film: Showgirls) makes an uncredited appearance in this film as Narrator #2
Forever Young is a 1992 film starring Mel Gibson. It’s based on the novel of the same name by William Goldman, who also wrote Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The story follows George Sanderson (Gibson), who is frozen at age 17 for over 100 years before waking up in 1992. He attempts to find out why he was frozen, but he quickly realizes that his life has changed drastically since he was last awake—and not for the better.
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid
Honey, I Blew Up the Kid is a sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and was released in 1993. It stars Rick Moranis as the father of a young boy who finds himself shrunken down to microscopic size after being exposed to an experimental chemical. The film was directed by Randal Kleiser and has been described as “a science fiction comedy.”
The plot revolves around a family whose house becomes smaller when their son accidentally ingests some experimental chemicals at school (which were meant for an experiment with ants). The father and daughter must find ways around this problem while also trying not get caught by Santa Claus who wants them for Christmas dinner!
A list of movies that are about space in some way
Here is a list of movies that are about space in some way, from the old guard to the kids.
- Apollo 13 (1995) – The true story of NASA’s mission to save three astronauts who had been trapped in space after an explosion during re-entry.
- Armageddon (1998) – Bruce Willis and Liv Tyler star as astronauts who must defend themselves against an alien invasion while they try to repair their space station.
- Gravity (2013) – Jessica Chastain plays a medical doctor who must survive alone aboard her damaged spacecraft after she’s lost contact with earth during a mission into outer space.
So there you have it! A list of movies that are about space in some way. If you’ve got more ideas for movies with space themes, please share them in the comments below.