Top 5 Nostalgic Space Exploration Movies

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, here are the top 5 Space Exploration nostalgic movies that make the event more memorable.

Since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong’s noteworthy moon landing on their Apollo 11 mission 50 years back on July 20, 1969, innumerable motion pictures set in space have been made in endeavors to reproduce a similar historic soul.

With their initial steps on the moon, the acclaimed space travelers not just made a monster jump forward for humankind, yet they additionally propelled a totally different domain of out of this world narrating in film and made space a typical setting.

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Apollo 13: Moon/Space Exploration Movie

Year of release 1995
Duration 2h 20min
Genre Adaptation/drama
Director Ron Howard
Starring Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon

This Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, and Bill Paxton starred recounts to the genuine story of the doomed Apollo 13 moon mission.

The motion picture screens like a narrative retelling of the sad occasions that constrained the team to swear off their unique arrangement of arriving on the moon so as to return home securely.

The grasping activity film subtleties the numerous difficulties this team confronted and made the expression, “Houston, we have an issue,” a piece of popular culture.

Apollo 11(Tv Movie 1996)

Space Cowboys

Year of release 2000
Duration 2h10min
Genre Drama/disaster
Director Clint Eastwood
Starring Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones

Clint Eastwood’s experience about a group of since a long time ago resigned Air Force aircraft testers entrusted with fixing a vintage Soviet satellite may sound like “Grouchy Old Men” in circle, however with significant arrangements took shots at the Kennedy Space Center and a Mission Control set worked with diagrams given by NASA its verisimilitude is momentous.

A group of people of genuine space explorers who went to an early screening was eminently dazzled with the film’s legitimacy and tender loving care.


Year of release 2009
Duration 1h37min
Genre Drama/fantasy
Director Duncan Jones
Starring Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, Dominique McElligott

Sam Rockwell plays a forlorn space explorer who has almost completed his independent three-year space mission in the widely praised Moon.

In spite of his depression, everything is great with his character until he starts to encounter mind flights, weird medicinal issues, and dreams of his more youthful self.

Moon is a riddle set in space that powers Rockwell’s character to make sense of what’s up with him before he passes upon his opportunity at a protected come back to Earth.

The Right stuff

Year of release 1983
Duration 3h13min
Genre Drama/docudrama
Director Philip Kaufman
Starring Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris

The Right Stuff is an epic show and an adaptation of the 1979 book by Tom Wolfe. The film stars Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Scott Glenn, and Sam Shepard and accounts the narrative of the first Mercury 7 American space explorers and the United States’ most powerful advance towards winning the space race.

This activity pressed motion picture additionally features the initial 15 years of America’s space program just as the nation’s fixation on these present-day heroes.

The Martian

Year of release 2015
Duration 2h31min
Genre Drama/Fantasy
Director Ridley Scott
Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig

In The Martian, Matt Damon plays the sole space traveler deserted on Mars after a mishap drives his group to accept he is dead.

The motion picture centers around his character’s astute and inventive strategies for getting by on a forlorn planet as he holds up until he can be saved and took back to Earth.

The film proceeded to win a Golden Globe for best picture in 2016 and Damon got a Golden Globe for the best entertainer.

There is no better night than watching these cinematic masterpieces. SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

Masab Farooque
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios. When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games