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What to Watch If You Love Passengers

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List RulesVote up movies and shows perfect for fans of Passengers.

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.

  • Interstellar
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  • The Martian
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    The Martian is a 2015 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the novel by Andy Weir. An astronaut (Matt Damon) becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him gone, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. ...  more

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      Moon is a 2009 British science fiction drama film co-written and directed by Duncan Jones. The film follows Sam Bell, a man who experiences a personal crisis as he nears the end of a three-year solitary stint mining helium-3 on the far side of the Moon. It was the feature debut of director Duncan Jones. Kevin Spacey voices Sam's robot companion, GERTY. Moon premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was released in selected cinemas in New York and Los Angeles on 12 June 2009. The release was expanded to additional theatres in the United States and Toronto on both 3 and 10 July and to the United Kingdom on 17 July....  more
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      Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón. It stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts, and sees them stranded in space after the mid-orbit destruction of their space shuttle and their subsequent attempt to return to Earth. Cuarón wrote the screenplay with his son Jonás and attempted to develop the film at Universal Pictures. The rights were sold to Warner Bros. Pictures, where the project eventually found traction. David Heyman, who previously worked with Cuarón on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, produced the film with him. Gravity was produced entirely in the UK, where the British visual effects company...  more
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