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117 Movies about space, rockets, satellites, space stations, and astronauts set in the area of space bounded by the Moon and its orbit (a/k/a cislunar space)
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3. Cosmic Journey (1936)
70 min | Sci-Fi
In 1946, the Soviet space program is undergoing turmoil. Professor Sedikh, who is planning to lead the first manned exploration to the moon, is denounced by his rival Professor Karin as ... See full summary »
4. Destination Moon (1950)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
After their latest rocket fails, Dr. Charles Cargraves and retired General Thayer have to start over again. This time, Gen. Thayer approaches Jim Barnes, the head of his own aviation ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,542 | Gross: $5.00M
5. Radar Men from the Moon (1952)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, ... See full summary »
7. Spaceways (1953)
74 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A small group of closely-guarded British scientists test their first rocket amidst indications of matrimonial strife in the community. After the partial failure of the firing, a couple go ... See full summary »
The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Man and the Moon
TV-G | 53 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The moon is the subject here. Man's fascination with the moon (via animation) is presented, as is the moon's usage in popular culture (from Shakespeare to nursery rhymes to popular songs). ... See full summary »
11. Satellite in the Sky (1956)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The British launch the world's first orbital vehicle. Their military sends a super-bomb along, which goes wrong and threatens the crew and a stowaway.
12. Missile to the Moon (1958)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon. Dirk, who's secretly a moon being, wants to return to his... See full summary »
13. Journey to the Moon (1959)
90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
While attempting to take unauthorized photos of a spaceship, a man accidently launches it, along with its Germanic inventor and a meteorologist. After several misadventures, they land on ... See full summary »
14. 12 to the Moon (1960)
74 min | Sci-Fi
An international team embarks on an expedition to the moon in an uncommonly spacious rocketship. There they encounter a faceless alien intelligence who conclude that the human race is too ... See full summary »
17. Dr. No (1962)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.
Votes: 142,584 | Gross: $16.07M
18. Moon Pilot (1962)
Not Rated | 98 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Away on a short leave before an upcoming moon launch, a NASA astronaut disappears and is feared kidnapped when the security services learn about his friendship with a suspected foreign female spy.
19. The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A tiny country persuades the Americans and Soviets that they're starting a space program, when they really just want some money for new plumbing.
20. First Men in the Moon (1964)
Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a spaceship lands on the moon, it is hailed as a new accomplishment, before it becomes clear that a Victorian party completed the journey in 1899, leading investigators to that mission's last survivor.
21. Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964)
Unrated | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Hercules is summoned to oppose the evil Queen Samara, who has allied herself with aliens and is sacrificing her own people in a bid to awaken a moon goddess.
22. Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In Victorian England, an American showman uses a wealthy Frenchman's finances to build a German explosives expert's giant cannon designed to fire a people-filled projectile to the Moon but spies and saboteurs endanger the project.
Doctor Who (1963–1989)
The Moonbase: Episode 1
TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The TARDIS arrives on the Moon in the year 2070. When Jamie is injured, the other travellers are forced to seek the help of a moonbase afflicted with a space plague.
24. You Only Live Twice (1967)
PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Secret Agent James Bond and the Japanese Secret Service must find and stop the true culprit of a series of space hijackings, before war is provoked between Russia and the United States.
Votes: 94,146 | Gross: $43.08M
25. Countdown (1967)
Unrated | 101 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Desperate to reach the moon first, N.A.S.A. sends a man and shelter separately, one-way. He must find it to survive. He can't return until Apollo is ready.
27. Mission Stardust (1967)
G | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A team of astronauts is sent to the moon to rescue an alien who is seeking help to save her dying race. They are attacked by a force of bandit robots and discover that enemy spies are out to kill the alien.
29. They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Unrated | 85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose.
30. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
Votes: 578,959 | Gross: $56.95M
31. Moon Zero Two (1969)
G | 100 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The ... See full summary »
32. Marooned (1969)
G | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out?
Votes: 4,468 | Gross: $8.94M
34. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon.
Votes: 92,146 | Gross: $43.82M
35. Earth II (1971 TV Movie)
G | 100 min | Sci-Fi
When Earth II, an orbiting research space station, is menaced by a Red Chinese nuclear weapon, its 2,000 inhabitants take action to disarm and dispose of the missile without resorting to violence.
36. Moonbase 3 (1973)
50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The adventures of David Caulder and his crew stationed on Moonbase 3 on the moon's surface. In 2003, representatives of many of the world's governments live in bases on the moon. Moonbase 3... See full summary »
40. Salvage 1 (1979– )
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Harry runs a salvage operation, in which he and his partners reclaim trash and junk and sell it as scrap (or as other things). Harry also has a home-made spaceship which he sometimes uses to reclaim junk satellites.
41. The Shape of Things to Come (1979)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Some time in the future, man has set up colonies on the Moon, when Earth becomes uninhabitable. A madman decides to destroy the Moon colonies with his robots and automated ships, and only three people and their robot can stop him.
42. Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again?
Votes: 47,409 | Gross: $27.15M
43. SpaceCamp (1986)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidentally launched into orbit.
Votes: 12,628 | Gross: $9.70M
44. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.
Votes: 9,737 | Gross: $0.55M
45. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
Votes: 41,562 | Gross: $15.68M
46. Star Cops (1987– )
55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery