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What to Watch If You Love Passengers

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Do you love the movie Passengers? If so, you’ll likely love this list of movies and TV shows like Passengers. For science fiction fans, this is especially true. Need to know what to watch after Passengers? You’ve hit the jackpot.

Passengers received less-than-stellar reviews, but it boasts star power with leads Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, as they try to save their malfunctioning spaceship (and all the sleeping occupants) from certain demise. That being said, is it any wonder that the movie Sunshine is on this list of similar movies to Passengers? Other films that Passengers fans might like include Arrival, Interstellar, Contact and Moon. All of these movies deal with outer space in some way, along with The Martian, Solaris, and of course, Alien.

Similar TV shows toPassengers include the SyFy drama The Expanse, the Steven Spielberg TV mini-series Taken, Dark Matter, The 100, Firefly and Battlestar Galactica. Each one of these shows deals with space or space travel, along with threats to humanity – two themes that are heavy in Passengers.

Do you have anyPassengers recommendations fellow fans might enjoy? Vote up your top choices, and absolutely add any suggestions to the list.

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    Contact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name; Sagan and his wife Ann Druyan wrote the story outline for the film. Jodie Foster portrays the film's protagonist, Dr. Eleanor "Ellie" Arroway, a SETI scientist who finds strong evidence of extraterrestrial life and is chosen to make first contact. The film also stars Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, Tom Skerritt, William Fichtner, John Hurt, Angela Bassett, Jake Busey, and David Morse. Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan began working on the film in 1979. Together, they wrote a 100+ page film treatment and set up Contact at Warner Bros. with Peter... more on Wikipedia
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    Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer, based on the short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang. It stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.... more on Wikipedia

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      The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the novels by James S. A. Corey. In a future where humanity has colonized the Solar System, a crew unravels a conspiracy that threatens peace in the system and the survival of humanity.... more on Wikipedia
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