What are the best NASA movies?

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    #1Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

    Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

    Close Encounters Of The Third Kind tells the story of a line worker who has an encounter with a UFO. After, he feels unexplainably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

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    Jeremy Howell
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Well, NASA is at the thick of things on this one. Seriously, where would you think an alien encounter would happen? HAHA. I loved this movie. A classic. One of the best movies of all time."
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    #2The Martian

    The Martian

    The Martian is a film distributed by 20th Century Fox. Released in 2015, The Martian was directed by Ridley Scott and features Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain in the lead roles.  

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    Laura Freeman
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Matt Damon was at his best in this movie. There was no need for great action-scenes here. He just acted naturally. Those guys from NASA kinda reminded me of how those people from the Apollo 13 movie acted and really, it has a certain allure. "
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    #3Interstellar

    Interstellar

    An sci-fi epic directed by Christopher Nolan about an ex-pilot named Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) who leaves a dying Earth and his family behind in search of a habitable planet beyond the stars. 

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    Gloria Bailey
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Nevermind the dumbed-down science. I actually prefer it that way so that most of us can understand what's happening in the movie. While that part is certainly true for most people, what this movie can dumb-down is the premise that this future is possible. A future where food is scarce and the only chance of survival is getting off the planet. I also loved how the actors performed in this movie. "
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    #4Apollo 13

    Apollo 13

    Apollo 13 is a space drama movie directed by Ron Howard. Released in 1995, the film is based on the book Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 written by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. It starred Tom Hanks and Gary Sinise.

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    Albert Cook
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I thought people from NASA were just a bunch of geek sitting on their consoles each day thinking things up. This movie showed me otherwise and my respect for those people grew. The way they handled the Apollo 13 tragedy is simply fantastic. A lesser being would have cracked under pressure. Now I understand why they take things so seriously over there. KUDOS NASA!"
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    #5Armageddon

    Armageddon

    Armageddon is a film that was released in 1998 and was directed by Michael Bay. When an asteroid the size of Texas is in collision with Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a team of deep core drillers in order to save the planet.

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    Mark Howell
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Tell me, did you cry during Bruce Willis's and Liv Tyler's last conversation? Nevermind the time-lag that should have been there. LOL!!!! That scene alone would have been enough to rank this number 1. But then again, it is not a perfect movie. But it is certainly one of the best sci-fi films of all time."
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    #6Deep Impact

    Deep Impact

    Deep Impact is a sci-fi movie directed by Mimi Leder. Released in 1998, the film was based on the novel The Hammer of God by Arthur C. Clarke. It starred Robert Duvall, Tea Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman, Vanessa Redgrave, and Leelee Sobieski.

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    Katherine Wilson
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I am one of those few who thinks that Deep Impact is better than Armageddon. Listen, I think Armageddon is good and all, with a great cast and with a great storyline. But I think that film neglected those very same people they were aiming to save. So, Deep Impact focused on those people on Earth who's at the mercy of NASA's team. So, of course, there would be different reactions and that makes this film so believable."
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    #7Gravity

    Gravity

    Gravity is a 2013 science-fiction thriller movie that stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. It was written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón. The story is about two astronauts fighting for their lives after an accident on the ISS. 

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    Patrick Weber
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Well, it was kind of boring actually with great scenes here and there. There is no denying that Sandra Bullock is a gifted actress. Without her, this film would suck bigtime."
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    #8Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures

    Hidden Figures is a dramatic historical biography motion picture that stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe. It was written and directed by Theodore Melfi and premiered on December 25, 2016, in the United States.

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    Christina Hughes
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Girl power. This is what it's all about. Set in a time when women were practically powerless in a male-dominated workplace. You can see how Katherine Johnson struggled just to be noticed and prove that she is as good if not better than the other people in her division. Tajari Henson owned the role and was a revelation in this film."

Summary

Best What are the best NASA movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Movies 13 Paid
2The MartianMovies 10 Paid
3InterstellarMovies 9 Paid
4Apollo 13Movies 8 Paid
5ArmageddonMovies 6 Paid
6Deep ImpactMovies 4 Paid
7GravityMovies 2 Paid
8Hidden FiguresMovies 1 Paid
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