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Passengers (2016)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller, Romance

Passengers (2016)

The spaceship, Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the "Homestead Colony" and transporting 5,258 people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result one hibernation pod opens prematurely and the one person that awakes, Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from his destination. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  panic,  surveillance,  illness,  dating,  redemption,  loneliness,  anger,  deception,  drunkenness,  fear,  drinking
Mood:nightmare
Locations:space,  elevator,  bar
Characters:engineer,  french,  writer,  dancer,  friend
Story:space colonization,  computer malfunction,  meteor shower,  stasis pod,  artificial gravity,  zero gravity,  red rose,  oak tree,  engagement ring,  spaceship setting,  lost in space,  floating in space,  space flight,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space shuttle,  one on one basketball,  space station,  basketball court,  space travel,  female journalist,  swimming underwater,  singing happy birthday,  trapped in an elevator,  outer space,  manhattan the drink,  woman undressing,  birthday cake,  bolt upright after nightmare,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  male in a shower,  swimming pool,  coughing up blood,  reference to the pulitzer prize,  woman wearing a little black dress,  heat the temperature,  shooting baskets,  flight deck,  jammed door,  power surge,  opening credits,  falling to the ground,  romantic dinner,  weightless,  prognosis,  suite,  dragging someone,  the future,  reference to new york city,  film with ambiguous title,  360 degree well shot,  suspended animation,  id,  woman wearing a red dress,  video message,  containment,  biosphere,  arm injury,  explosive decompression,  resuscitation,  aurora borealis,  hibernation,  cryonics,  contemplating suicide,  automation,  jackhammer,  spacewalk,  pod,  sex on a table,  malfunction,  woman hits a man,  colonization,  infirmary,  coughing blood,  sedative,  observatory,  dinner date,  oxygen,  blowtorch,  midwife,  welding,  gravity,  dance contest,  engineering,  overhead shot,  tear on cheek,  force field,  spacesuit,  vending machine,  overhead camera shot,  sole black character dies cliche,  sledgehammer,  invitation,  sleeplessness,  starship,  high tech,  broken heart,  male protagonist,  meteor,  punching bag,  passenger,  asteroid,  crew,  17 year old,  shouting,  popcorn,  blonde woman,  gardener,  hangover,  migration,  stairway,  cafeteria,  set up,  male objectification,  saving a life,  moral dilemma,  lying,  disfigurement,  aerial shot,  hologram,  rose,  love at first sight,  despair,  power outage,  resurrection,  hatred,  spanish,  near death experience,  star,  shoplifting,  barefoot,  whiskey,  back from the dead,  mechanic,  android,  crying man,  breakfast,  fate,  laser,  movie theater,  crying woman,  watching a movie,  planet,  nosebleed,  security camera,  spacecraft,  happiness,  jogging,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  heart attack,  class differences,  trust,  sleeping,  loss of father,  isolation,  self sacrifice,  hairy chest,  scene during end credits,  falling in love,  ring,  race against time,  champagne,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  black panties,  danger,  argument,  tree,  flash forward,  marriage proposal,  bartender,  coffee,  drowning,  best friend,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  apology,  immigrant,  montage,  basketball,  wine,  journalist,  swimming,  robot,  birthday,  running,  reference to god,  death of father,  lie,  bare butt,  secret,  undressing,  drink,  computer,  punched in the face,  rescue,  face slap,  mirror,  black comedy,  female protagonist,  fire,  shower,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  bare breasts,  sex scene,  blood,  murder,  flashback,  interview,  kiss

Gravity (2013)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Gravity (2013)

Dr. Ryan Stone ('Sandra Bullock' (qv)) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski ('George Clooney' (qv)) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  loneliness,  fear
Locations:space
Characters:engineer
Story:zero gravity,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  explosive decompression,  spacewalk,  oxygen,  gravity,  spacesuit,  crew,  despair,  near death experience,  isolation,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  underwater scene,  no opening credits,  swimming,  undressing,  female protagonist,  fire,  explosion,  one word title,  flashback

Interstellar (2014)
Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

Interstellar (2014)

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Mood:nightmare
Locations:space
Characters:engineer
Story:zero gravity,  floating in space,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  video message,  gravity,  spacesuit,  popcorn,  near death experience,  crying man,  planet,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  loss of father,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  drowning,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  robot,  birthday,  death of father,  rescue,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  one word title,  flashback

The Martian (2015)
Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

The Martian (2015)

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring "the Martian" home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney's safe return. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  loneliness
Locations:space
Characters:engineer,  friend
Story:artificial gravity,  zero gravity,  trapped in space,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  weightless,  biosphere,  explosive decompression,  spacewalk,  colonization,  oxygen,  spacesuit,  high tech,  crew,  saving a life,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  near death experience,  planet,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  scene during end credits,  race against time,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  montage,  birthday,  bare butt,  computer,  rescue,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male

Star Trek Beyond (2016) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

After stopping off at Starbase Yorktown, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by an unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on an unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves fighting against a ruthless enemy with a well-earned hatred of the Federation and everything it stands for. Only a rebellious alien warrior can help them reunite and leave the planet to stop this deadly menace from beginning a possible galactic war. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  anger,  deception,  fear
Locations:space,  elevator,  bar
Characters:engineer
Story:artificial gravity,  zero gravity,  floating in space,  human in outer space,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  opening credits,  video message,  explosive decompression,  force field,  starship,  male protagonist,  crew,  male objectification,  disfigurement,  aerial shot,  hologram,  hatred,  near death experience,  star,  planet,  spacecraft,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  danger,  coffee,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  montage,  birthday,  punched in the face,  rescue,  explosion,  bare chested male,  murder

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Almost eleven years after the futile and disastrous expedition on the distant moon LV-223, the deep-space colonisation vessel Covenant equipped with more than 2,000 colonists in cryogenic hibernation, sets a course for the remote planet Origae-6 with the intention to build a new world. Instead, a rogue transmission will entice the crew to a nearby habitable small planet which resembles The Earth. The unsuspecting members of Covenant will have to cope with biological foes, beyond human comprehension. Ultimately, what was intended as a peaceful exploratory mission, will soon turn into a desperate rescue operation deep into the cold infinite space. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  anger,  deception,  fear
Locations:space
Characters:engineer
Story:space colonization,  trapped in space,  space travel,  outer space,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  hibernation,  spacewalk,  colonization,  infirmary,  spacesuit,  crew,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  hologram,  near death experience,  mechanic,  android,  laser,  planet,  security camera,  spacecraft,  race against time,  danger,  spaceship,  robot,  bare butt,  punched in the face,  rescue,  fire,  shower,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  bare breasts,  sex scene,  murder,  blood,  flashback

Jason X (2001)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Jason X (2001)

Set way in the future, Earth is no longer inhabitable, so humans have colonized in outer space. One colony receives two cryogenically frozen bodies, and when they defrost them, one of the bodies turns out to be.....who else? Jason Voorhees. No longer in the forest or Camp Crystal Lake, Jason stalks the colonists in a whole new environment. (Read More)

Themes:fear
Locations:space
Characters:engineer
Story:spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  spacesuit,  disfigurement,  hologram,  resurrection,  back from the dead,  android,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  danger,  flash forward,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  robot,  computer,  punched in the face,  rescue,  face slap,  black comedy,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  sex scene,  flashback,  blood,  kiss,  murder

High-rise (2015)
Drama

High-rise (2015)

Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms.

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:elevator
Characters:french,  dancer
Story:swimming underwater,  birthday cake,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  sex on a table,  overhead shot,  stairway,  power outage,  crying woman,  watching a movie,  sleeping,  champagne,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  flash forward,  coffee,  drowning,  underwater scene,  no opening credits,  apology,  montage,  wine,  swimming,  reference to god,  lie,  bare butt,  undressing,  drink,  punched in the face,  face slap,  mirror,  shower,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  bare breasts,  flashback,  blood,  murder,  kiss

Enemy Mine (1985) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

Enemy Mine (1985)

A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  anger,  deception,  fear,  drinking
Characters:friend
Story:space colonization,  meteor shower,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  colonization,  infirmary,  meteor,  aerial shot,  hatred,  near death experience,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  isolation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  spaceship,  montage,  drink,  punched in the face,  rescue,  black comedy,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Adventure, Sci-fi

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

"2001" is a story of evolution. Sometime in the distant past, someone or something nudged evolution by placing a monolith on Earth (presumably elsewhere throughout the universe as well). Evolution then enabled humankind to reach the moon's surface, where yet another monolith is found, one that signals the monolith placers that humankind has evolved that far. Now a race begins between computers (HAL) and human (Bowman) to reach the monolith placers. The winner will achieve the next step in evolution, whatever that may be. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Locations:space
Story:zero gravity,  spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  biosphere,  hibernation,  cryonics,  spacewalk,  spacesuit,  asteroid,  spacecraft,  jogging,  sabotage,  flash forward,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  birthday,  computer,  surprise ending,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  flashback,  murder

Event Horizon (1997)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Event Horizon (1997)

In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the crew of the "Lewis and Clark" discover the real truth behind its disappearance and something even more terrifying. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:nightmare
Locations:space
Story:stasis pod,  zero gravity,  spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  cryonics,  coughing blood,  spacesuit,  starship,  crew,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  danger,  spaceship,  explosion,  bare chested male

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Comedy

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

After saving Xandar from Ronan's wrath, the Guardians are now recognized as heroes. Now the team must help their leader Star Lord (Chris Pratt) uncover the truth behind his true heritage. Along the way, old foes turn to allies and betrayal is blooming. And the Guardians find that they are up against a devastating new menace who is out to rule the galaxy. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  redemption,  anger,  deception
Locations:space
Characters:friend
Story:zero gravity,  floating in space,  human in outer space,  space travel,  outer space,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  explosive decompression,  force field,  spacesuit,  starship,  male protagonist,  meteor,  asteroid,  blonde woman,  male objectification,  saving a life,  moral dilemma,  disfigurement,  aerial shot,  hologram,  hatred,  near death experience,  star,  android,  crying man,  laser,  planet,  security camera,  spacecraft,  self sacrifice,  scene during end credits,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  flash forward,  spaceship,  montage,  robot,  reference to god,  punched in the face,  rescue,  black comedy,  surprise ending,  explosion,  dancing,  bare chested male,  kiss,  flashback,  murder

A Hologram For The King (2016) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

A Hologram For The King (2016)

Themes:drunkenness,  fear,  drinking
Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator
Characters:dancer
Story:swimming underwater,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  swimming pool,  falling to the ground,  reference to new york city,  overhead shot,  sleeplessness,  hangover,  stairway,  hologram,  whiskey,  crying woman,  trust,  sleeping,  hairy chest,  flash forward,  coffee,  underwater scene,  apology,  montage,  swimming,  reference to god,  undressing,  drink,  computer,  mirror,  shower,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  bare breasts,  kiss,  blood,  flashback

Oblivion (2013)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi

Oblivion (2013)

One of the few remaining drone repairmen assigned to Earth, its surface devastated after decades of war with the alien Scavs, discovers a crashed spacecraft with contents that bring into question everything he believed about the war, and may even put the fate of mankind in his hands.

Themes:surveillance,  deception
Mood:nightmare
Story:engagement ring,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  swimming underwater,  outer space,  swimming pool,  cryonics,  tear on cheek,  spacesuit,  hologram,  fate,  laser,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  self sacrifice,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  robot,  shower,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  one word title,  kiss,  murder,  flashback

Elysium (2013)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Elysium (2013)

In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Delacourt, a government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn't stop the people of Earth from trying to get in by any means they can. When unlucky Max is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life but could bring equality to these polarized worlds. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  drinking
Locations:space,  elevator
Characters:friend
Story:human in outer space,  space shuttle,  space station,  outer space,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  swimming pool,  jammed door,  opening credits,  force field,  male protagonist,  hologram,  spanish,  android,  security camera,  spacecraft,  class differences,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  champagne,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  flash forward,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  robot,  running,  drink,  punched in the face,  face slap,  mirror,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  one word title,  murder,  blood,  flashback

Forbidden Planet (1956)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Forbidden Planet (1956)

When Adams and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, and has no intention of sharing it (or his daughter!) with anyone. (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:space
Characters:engineer
Story:space travel,  outer space,  force field,  starship,  crew,  blonde woman,  barefoot,  planet,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  loss of father,  self sacrifice,  spaceship,  swimming,  robot,  death of father,  rescue,  black comedy,  surprise ending,  father daughter relationship,  kiss,  murder

Alien (1979) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Horror, Sci-fi

Alien (1979)

The crew of the commercial spaceship Nostromo are on their way home when they pick up a distress beacon from a distant moon. The crew are under obligation to investigate and the spaceship descends on the moon afterwards. After a rough landing, three crew members leave the spaceship to explore the area on the moon. At the same time as they discover a hive colony of some unknown creature, the ship's computer deciphers the message to be a warning, not a distress call. When one of the eggs is disturbed, the crew realizes that they are not alone on the spaceship and they must deal with the consequences. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Locations:space
Story:spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space travel,  outer space,  suspended animation,  containment,  hibernation,  cryonics,  spacesuit,  sole black character dies cliche,  starship,  crew,  android,  spacecraft,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  spaceship,  robot,  undressing,  computer,  female protagonist,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  one word title,  blood,  murder

Tomorrowland (2015)
Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Sci-fi

Tomorrowland (2015)

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland." (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  redemption,  deception,  fear
Locations:space,  elevator
Characters:engineer
Story:space shuttle,  space travel,  outer space,  swimming pool,  force field,  high tech,  aerial shot,  hologram,  power outage,  near death experience,  android,  fate,  laser,  security camera,  sabotage,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  montage,  robot,  punched in the face,  rescue,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  one word title,  flashback,  murder

Adore (2013)
Drama, Romance

Adore (2013)

Lil ('Naomi Watts' (qv)) and Roz ('Robin Wright (V)' (qv)) are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention. (Read More)

Themes:loneliness,  drunkenness,  fear,  drinking
Locations:bar
Characters:dancer,  friend
Story:swimming underwater,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  overhead shot,  watching a movie,  happiness,  champagne,  black panties,  flash forward,  bartender,  best friend,  underwater scene,  apology,  wine,  swimming,  birthday,  running,  reference to god,  death of father,  lie,  bare butt,  secret,  drink,  computer,  face slap,  mirror,  dancing,  bare chested male,  flashback,  kiss

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

When the USS Enterprise crew is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. As our space heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  drunkenness
Locations:space,  elevator,  bar
Characters:engineer
Story:zero gravity,  human in outer space,  space station,  space travel,  swimming underwater,  outer space,  opening credits,  suspended animation,  spacewalk,  spacesuit,  male protagonist,  crew,  hologram,  power outage,  resurrection,  star,  back from the dead,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  death of father,  punched in the face,  fire,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder

Life (2017) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Life (2017)

Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism - the first example of life beyond Earth. But..things aren't always what they seem. As the crew begins to conduct research, and their methods end up having unintended consequences, the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Locations:space
Characters:friend
Story:zero gravity,  trapped in space,  space shuttle,  space station,  outer space,  coughing up blood,  biosphere,  spacewalk,  spacesuit,  crew,  planet,  self sacrifice,  danger,  drowning,  computer,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  blood

The Last Days On Mars (2013)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Last Days On Mars (2013)

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he's made an historic discovery; fossilised evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claim the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up, and goes out on an unauthorised expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster, when the porous ground collapses, and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they begin to realise; the life-form they've discovered is highly dangerous to all human life. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  deception,  fear
Locations:space
Story:zero gravity,  floating in space,  trapped in space,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  explosive decompression,  spacesuit,  sole black character dies cliche,  crew,  aerial shot,  power outage,  resurrection,  back from the dead,  spacecraft,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  danger,  no opening credits,  black comedy,  surprise ending,  flashback,  blood

Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  anger,  deception,  fear
Story:looking at oneself in a mirror,  high tech,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  android,  security camera,  jogging,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  trust,  isolation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  tree,  drowning,  computer,  punched in the face,  rescue,  mirror,  shower,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  one word title,  flashback,  blood,  interview,  murder

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the world. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  drunkenness
Locations:space,  bar
Story:zero gravity,  human in outer space,  space travel,  outer space,  force field,  starship,  hologram,  near death experience,  android,  crying man,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  self sacrifice,  scene during end credits,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  tree,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  montage,  punched in the face,  rescue,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder

Star Wars: Episode Vii - The Force Awakens (2015) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Star Wars: Episode Vii - The Force Awakens (2015)

30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  anger,  deception,  fear
Locations:elevator,  bar
Story:human in outer space,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  woman hits a man,  starship,  aerial shot,  hologram,  power outage,  hatred,  near death experience,  star,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  bartender,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  robot,  death of father,  punched in the face,  rescue,  face slap,  female protagonist,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  blood,  murder

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  anger,  deception,  fear
Locations:space,  elevator
Characters:engineer
Story:space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  opening credits,  force field,  starship,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  hologram,  power outage,  hatred,  star,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  loss of father,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  flash forward,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  robot,  death of father,  rescue,  female protagonist,  fire,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  flashback,  murder

Power Rangers (2017)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Power Rangers (2017)

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vegenance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world.

Themes:panic,  redemption,  anger,  deception,  fear
Story:zero gravity,  floating in space,  outer space,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  suspended animation,  meteor,  aerial shot,  hologram,  power outage,  resurrection,  hatred,  near death experience,  back from the dead,  fate,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  self sacrifice,  scene during end credits,  race against time,  danger,  flash forward,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  montage,  robot,  punched in the face,  rescue,  black comedy,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  kiss

Paranoia (2013)
Drama, Thriller

Paranoia (2013)

The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world ('Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) and 'Gary Oldman (I)' (qv)) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar ('Liam Hemsworth' (qv)), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  redemption,  anger,  deception,  drunkenness,  fear
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:engineer
Story:male in a shower,  swimming pool,  high tech,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  power outage,  security camera,  jogging,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  class differences,  race against time,  champagne,  danger,  bartender,  montage,  basketball,  black comedy,  shower,  surprise ending,  dancing,  bare chested male,  one word title,  blood,  murder,  flashback,  kiss

Gattaca (1997) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Gattaca (1997)

In the not-too-distant future, a less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable given his genetic make-up and he has become one of the underclass of humans that are only useful for menial jobs. To move ahead, he assumes the identity of Jerome Morrow, a perfect genetic specimen who is a paraplegic as a result of a car accident. With professional advice, Vincent learns to deceive DNA and urine sample testing. Just when he is finally scheduled for a space mission, his program director is killed and the police begin an investigation, jeopardizing his secret. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  illness,  deception,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:space
Story:space shuttle,  space travel,  outer space,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  swimming pool,  engineering,  fate,  security camera,  class differences,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  underwater scene,  montage,  wine,  swimming,  reference to god,  bare butt,  secret,  undressing,  drink,  computer,  punched in the face,  rescue,  black comedy,  shower,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  bare chested male,  one word title,  interview,  kiss,  blood,  flashback,  murder

Flatliners (2017)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller, Mystery

Flatliners (2017)

Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived. They begin having flashes of walking nightmares from their childhood, reflecting sins they committed or had committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify, and they begin to be physically beaten by their visions as they try and go deeper into the death experience to find a cure. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  drunkenness,  fear
Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator,  bar
Story:swimming pool,  high tech,  male objectification,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  power outage,  resurrection,  near death experience,  back from the dead,  electronic music score,  race against time,  danger,  flash forward,  underwater scene,  apology,  montage,  swimming,  rescue,  shower,  surprise ending,  bare chested male,  one word title,  flashback,  kiss

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is the new adventure film from Luc Besson, the director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha-an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  redemption,  deception
Characters:dancer
Story:zero gravity,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  woman hits a man,  force field,  spacesuit,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  hologram,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  flash forward,  marriage proposal,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  montage,  robot,  running,  punched in the face,  rescue,  face slap,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback,  blood,  kiss

Aliens (1986)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Aliens (1986)

57 years after Ellen Ripley had a close encounter with the reptilian alien creature from the first movie, she is called back, this time, to help a group of highly trained colonial marines fight off against the sinister extraterrestrials. But this time, the aliens have taken over a space colony on the moon LV-426. When the colonial marines are called upon to search the deserted space colony, they later find out that they are up against more than what they bargained for. Using specially modified machine guns and enough firepower, it's either fight or die as the space marines battle against the aliens. As the Marines do their best to defend themselves, Ripley must attempt to protect a young girl who is the sole survivor of the decimated space colony. (Read More)

Themes:redemption
Mood:nightmare
Locations:space,  elevator
Story:stasis pod,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space travel,  outer space,  bolt upright after nightmare,  suspended animation,  cryonics,  spacesuit,  starship,  power outage,  android,  spacecraft,  trust,  self sacrifice,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  spaceship,  robot,  death of father,  rescue,  face slap,  female protagonist,  explosion,  bare chested male,  one word title,  blood

Lost In Space (1998) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-fi, Thriller

Lost In Space (1998)

In the year 2058, the Earth will soon be uninhabitable after the irreversible effects of pollution and global warming! Professor John Robinson, lead scientist of the Jupiter 2 Mission, will lead his family to the habitable planet Alpha Prime to prep it for colonization. The Jupiter 2 is equipped with a hyperdrive that allows faster-than-light travel, which will eventually be employed to evacuate the citizens of Earth. However hypergates must be constructed on Earth and Alpha Prime to provide stable points of departure and arrival. Dr. Zachary Smith is bribed by a terrorist organization to sabotage the mission, and ends up an unwilling stowaway as the ship blasts off. (Read More)

Locations:space
Story:stasis pod,  zero gravity,  lost in space,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space travel,  outer space,  colonization,  spacesuit,  starship,  hologram,  planet,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  spaceship,  robot,  explosion,  kiss

Titan A.e. (2000)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-fi

Titan A.e. (2000)

In the year 3028 A.D., Earth is being attacked by the Drej, which are aliens made of pure energy! The Drej mother-ship destroys Earth with an energy beam just as hundreds of space vehicles manage to escape with the last of mankind aboard! One of the escapees is Sam's young son Cale, who carries with him a ring given to him by his father. Fifteen years later, Cale works on a salvage station, eking out a rough life and hating his father for having disappeared aboard the Titan so long ago. Without a home planet, surviving humans have been reduced to outer space drifters and are constantly bullied and looked down on by other space-faring races. A human captain named Joseph Korso and his pilot Akima seek out Cale and explain that he must help them find the Titan which contains a mechanism that will create a new Earth and therefore unite all of humanity. Meanwhile, the Drej wants to find the Titan so that they can destroy it. With Korso's help, Cale discovers that the ring his father gave to him contains a genetically encoded map to the Titan, and thus begins his race across the universe with Korso and his ship and crew, including Preed, a wisecracking rat-like humanoid, Gune, an eccentric, green-skinned scientist, and Stith, a tough, hard-as-nails weapons expert who resembles something of a kangaroo. Before long, Cale and Akima finds out that Korso is searching for the Titan in order to hand it over to the Drej. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Mood:nightmare
Locations:space
Story:zero gravity,  human in outer space,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  colonization,  infirmary,  spacesuit,  crew,  cafeteria,  hologram,  mechanic,  planet,  spacecraft,  loss of father,  self sacrifice,  ring,  danger,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  death of father,  bare butt,  rescue,  explosion,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder

Pandorum (2009)
Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Pandorum (2009)

Two crew members are stranded on a spacecraft and quickly - and horrifically - realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It's pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can't remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraft's shocking, deadly secrets are revealed...and the astronauts find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  fear
Locations:space
Characters:engineer
Story:stasis pod,  spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  outer space,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  power surge,  pod,  sedative,  crew,  laser,  planet,  nosebleed,  spacecraft,  drowning,  spaceship,  punched in the face,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  one word title,  murder,  blood,  flashback

Critters (1986)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Critters (1986)

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Themes:panic,  deception,  drunkenness,  fear
Locations:bar
Story:space travel,  outer space,  asteroid,  hologram,  power outage,  near death experience,  whiskey,  mechanic,  laser,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  race against time,  danger,  tree,  bartender,  spaceship,  rescue,  black comedy,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  one word title,  murder,  blood

Starship Troopers (1997) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Starship Troopers (1997)

In the distant future high school kids are encouraged to become citizens by joining the military. What they don't know is that they'll soon be engaged in a full scale war against a planet of alien insects. The fight is on to ensure the safety of humanity.

Story:floating in space,  human in outer space,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  video message,  starship,  meteor,  asteroid,  planet,  spacecraft,  self sacrifice,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  death of father,  bare butt,  punched in the face,  rescue,  black comedy,  shower,  explosion,  dancing,  bare chested male,  murder,  blood

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-fi

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

This theatrical movie based on the television series (which was also based on a popular multiform robot toyline) did not go over very well at the box office. The movie takes place in 2005, twenty years after the television series, and chronicles the efforts of the heroic Autobots to defend their homeworld Cybertron from the evil Decepticons. Both factions are seething with anger, and that hatred has blinded them to a hideous menace headed their way. That hideous menace is the colossal planet known as Unicron, who has been ready to consume anything that stands in its way. The only thing that can stop Unicron is the Autobot Matrix of Leadership, which is possessed by the Autobots and which the Decepticons, through Unicron's orders, plan to take away from them. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  anger,  deception
Story:human in outer space,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  starship,  high tech,  resurrection,  hatred,  near death experience,  back from the dead,  android,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  robot,  computer,  rescue,  surprise ending,  explosion,  murder

Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. (Read More)

Themes:redemption,  deception
Story:floating in space,  human in outer space,  space travel,  outer space,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  force field,  spacesuit,  starship,  hologram,  near death experience,  android,  fate,  planet,  spacecraft,  race against time,  marriage proposal,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  immigrant,  montage,  robot,  bare butt,  rescue,  face slap,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  kiss,  murder

Europa Report (2013)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Europa Report (2013)

Europa, Jupiter's moon is known to have potential to support life. Hence a manned mission is sent to Europa to search for data proving existence of life there. "Europa report" shows the difficult choices and sacrifices the crew has to make to fulfill their objective of sending valuable data to Earth for research. (Read More)

Locations:space
Story:zero gravity,  trapped in space,  space shuttle,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  weightless,  spacewalk,  spacesuit,  crew,  crying woman,  planet,  security camera,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  flashback

Alien: Resurrection (1997) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi

Alien: Resurrection (1997)

Ellen Ripley sacrificed herself to destroy the Company's desires to use the alien queen as a biological weapon. 200 years and seven horrible experiments later, she is resurrected on the USM Auriga using blood samples from Fiorina 161, for the purpose of extracting the alien queen inside her. However, Ripley's DNA gets mixed up with the Queen's DNA and she begins to develop enhanced strength and reflexes. After a band of smugglers, hired by the government, bring the crew of a hijacked transport to the Auriga, all hell breaks loose when the aliens breed from the hijacked crew escape. When the Auriga is set on automatic pilot back to Earth, it's up to Ripley and the smugglers to stop the Auriga and escape with their lives. And when the Queen's secret was revealed, it exposed a bizarre DNA mix-up that left both Ripley and the queen's genetics intertwined; giving light to an alien that could spell doom for Earth. (Read More)

Locations:space
Story:human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space travel,  swimming underwater,  outer space,  shooting baskets,  explosive decompression,  sole black character dies cliche,  crew,  resurrection,  mechanic,  android,  nosebleed,  spacecraft,  self sacrifice,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  drowning,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  basketball,  robot,  secret,  computer,  punched in the face,  female protagonist,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  blood

A Man Called Ove (2015)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

A Man Called Ove (2015)

59 year old Ove is the block's grumpy man who several years earlier was deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not give a damn about being deposed and therefore keeps looking over the neighborhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family moves into the terraced house opposite and accidentally backs into Ove's mailbox it turns out to be an unexpected friendship. A drama comedy about unexpected friendship, love and the importance of surrounding yourself with the proper tools. (Read More)

Themes:anger,  drinking
Characters:engineer,  french,  dancer,  friend
Story:looking at oneself in a mirror,  swimming pool,  overhead camera shot,  saving a life,  breakfast,  fate,  jogging,  heart attack,  sleeping,  loss of father,  flash forward,  marriage proposal,  coffee,  apology,  wine,  journalist,  running,  reference to god,  death of father,  lie,  drink,  rescue,  mirror,  fire,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  blood,  flashback

The Spectacular Now (2013)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Sutter Keely lives in the now. It's a good place for him. A high school senior, charming and self-possessed, he's the life of the party, loves his job at a men's clothing store, and has no plans for the future. A budding alcoholic, he's never far from his supersized, whiskey-fortified thirst-master cup. But after being dumped by his girlfriend, Sutter gets drunk and wakes up on a lawn with Aimee Finecky hovering over him. She's different: the "nice girl" who reads science fiction and doesn't have a boyfriend. While Aimee has dreams of a future, Sutter lives in the impressive delusion of a spectacular now, yet somehow, they're drawn together. (Read More)

Themes:dating,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:bar
Characters:dancer,  friend
Story:swimming pool,  17 year old,  hangover,  whiskey,  crying man,  happiness,  trust,  sleeping,  falling in love,  flash forward,  bartender,  best friend,  apology,  montage,  reference to god,  death of father,  lie,  secret,  drink,  computer,  shower,  dancing,  bare chested male,  flashback,  kiss

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Two decades after the freak alien invasion that nearly destroyed mankind a new threat emerges. This Alien mothership is more than twice the size as the last one and once again, the world's armies must band together to save the world. Do they have enough firepower or will this battle change and will aliens take over? (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  anger,  deception,  fear
Mood:nightmare
Story:space travel,  outer space,  force field,  spacesuit,  high tech,  cafeteria,  aerial shot,  hologram,  hatred,  near death experience,  laser,  planet,  spacecraft,  loss of father,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  underwater scene,  spaceship,  no opening credits,  death of father,  computer,  punched in the face,  rescue,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  father daughter relationship,  murder,  kiss

The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  redemption,  anger,  deception,  fear
Story:zero gravity,  explosive decompression,  jackhammer,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  power outage,  resurrection,  near death experience,  back from the dead,  fate,  security camera,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  flash forward,  drowning,  underwater scene,  no opening credits,  bare butt,  punched in the face,  rescue,  face slap,  black comedy,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder,  blood

The Machine (2013)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Machine (2013)

Two artificial intelligence engineers come together as they work to create the first ever self-aware artificial intelligence. A veteran AI engineer secretly hopes to develop technology to help his diseased daughter, even if it means funding comes from the powerful Ministry of Defence (MoD). His new partner, a young woman gifted in the field of AI, is brought on after her breakthroughs are recognized by the MoD. Things go wrong when the MoD takes over and advances the researchers' work to the next level, teaching the AI to kill and follow MoD instructions with its new and nearly indestructible body. (Read More)

Themes:dying,  panic,  surveillance,  deception,  fear
Mood:nightmare
Locations:elevator
Characters:engineer
Story:opening credits,  high tech,  moral dilemma,  disfigurement,  hologram,  android,  electronic music score,  self sacrifice,  race against time,  danger,  no opening credits,  montage,  robot,  bare butt,  rescue,  black comedy,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  bare breasts,  murder,  blood,  flashback

Colossal (2016)
Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Colossal (2016)

Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  redemption,  anger,  drunkenness,  fear
Locations:bar
Characters:writer
Story:swimming pool,  film with ambiguous title,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  fate,  race against time,  danger,  tree,  flash forward,  bartender,  no opening credits,  montage,  robot,  punched in the face,  face slap,  black comedy,  female protagonist,  fire,  surprise ending,  explosion,  dancing,  one word title,  kiss,  flashback,  blood

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller, Action, Drama

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  deception,  fear
Locations:bar
Characters:engineer
Story:birthday cake,  looking at oneself in a mirror,  male in a shower,  opening credits,  tear on cheek,  high tech,  saving a life,  aerial shot,  hologram,  whiskey,  crying man,  crying woman,  electronic music score,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  danger,  tree,  flash forward,  drowning,  underwater scene,  no opening credits,  secret,  punched in the face,  rescue,  fire,  shower,  surprise ending,  explosion,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare breasts,  sex scene,  kiss,  blood,  murder,  flashback

Lovelace (2013) is one of the best movies like Passengers (2016)
Biography, Drama

Lovelace (2013)

Themes:fear,  drinking
Characters:writer,  dancer,  friend
Story:swimming pool,  movie theater,  crying woman,  watching a movie,  trust,  hairy chest,  champagne,  flash forward,  marriage proposal,  coffee,  underwater scene,  apology,  swimming,  running,  reference to god,  bare butt,  undressing,  drink,  face slap,  title spoken by character,  dancing,  father daughter relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  flashback,  interview,  blood,  kiss

Solaris (1972)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Solaris (1972)

The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the details are hazy and very secret. After the mysterious demise of one of the three scientists on the base, the main character is sent out to replace him. He finds the station run-down and the two remaining scientists cold and secretive. When he also encounters his wife who has been dead for ten years, he begins to appreciate the baffling nature of the alien intelligence. (Read More)

Themes:loneliness,  drunkenness,  fear
Locations:space
Story:trapped in space,  space station,  space travel,  outer space,  arm injury,  tear on cheek,  spacesuit,  barefoot,  planet,  spacecraft,  sleeping,  self sacrifice,  birthday,  secret,  mirror,  fire,  surprise ending,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  blood,  flashback,  kiss

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