Films based around the planets in our solar system

List of Science Fiction movies to expand our horizons. Here’s what I’ve seen so far:

Earth- Apollo 18

Mercury- Can’t really think of or find any films around this planet.

Venus- First Spaceship On Venus (1960)

Mars- The Angry Red Planet (1959), Total Recall (1990), Mission to Mars (2000), Red Planet (2000), Ghosts of Mars (2001), Doom (2005), Mars Needs Moms (2011), John Carter (2012), The Last Days on Mars (2013)

Jupiter- Invasion of the Astro-Monster (1965), Europa Report (2013), Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Saturn- Silent Running (1972), Beetlejuice (1984), Interstellar (2014)

Uranus- Journey to the Seventh Planet is the only one I know of.

Neptune- Event Horizon

Would be interesting to have a compiled list of movies and how these explore the planets.

  • For Earth--you can also look into how Planet of the Apes (both original and remakes) explore the future of Earth as one unrecognizable to its inhabitants. – bookworm2g9 7 years ago
  • I like bookworm's suggestion. I think you'd have to be careful not to just tell us what happens but have a theory behind it. For example, the further we get from Earth, it is more apocolyptic? Does each depiction on film refelct something of our own? Why is there so many about MArs and so few about Mercury? You have to give us some (possible) answers! – Francesca Turauskis 7 years ago

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