Space Movies

Whether your kid dreams of being an astronaut at NASA or just loves movies set in "the final frontier," our favorite space movies are sure to entertain. From sci-fi classics like 2001: A Space Odyssey to epic documentaries that show what the earth looks like from orbit, these movies are out of this world. Kids of all ages can learn about the moon landing, explore Mars, and travel to galaxies far, far away without leaving the comfort of their home planet. Three, two, one ... blast off!

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Muppets from Space

age 5+

Plenty of jokes and mayhem to keep kids and parents amused.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1999)
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WALL-E

age 5+

Brainy, charming, eco-friendly animated adventure.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Lightyear

age 6+

Buzz origin story is exceptionally animated and inclusive.

In Theaters (Release Year: 2022)
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Terra Willy

age 6+

Animated alien adventure has learning, empathy, teamwork.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Capture the Flag

age 7+

Animated adventure about stowaways on a rocket has peril.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Fight for Space

age 8+

Thoughtful docu about space program urges return to cosmos.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

age 8+

The best of the original series, but the most intense, too.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1980)
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Hubble 3D

age 9+

Space lands on Earth in 3-D glory in this kid-friendly docu.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2010)
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In the Shadow of the Moon

age 9+

Lofty recap of the Apollo moon program.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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The Last Starfighter

age 9+

Lighthearted space adventure has a fun '80s feel.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1984)
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Treasure Planet

age 9+

Outer-space pirate treasure hunt lots of fun; fab animation.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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The Flight of the Navigator

age 10+

'80s time-travel adventure has some cursing.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1986)
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Hidden Figures

age 10+

Inspiring true story of African-American women at NASA.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2016)
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The Last Man on the Moon

age 10+

Awe-inspiring, insightful docu spotlights American astronaut

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Mercury 13

age 10+

Inspiring docu about '60s female pilots who faced sexism.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo

age 10+

Riveting documentary about NASA pioneers in '60s and '70s.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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Star Trek: Generations

age 10+

Old and new Starfleet heroes team up for clever TV tie-in.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1994)
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Zathura: A Space Adventure

age 10+

Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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2001: A Space Odyssey

age 12+

Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece is still relevant.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1968)
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Apollo 13

age 12+

Thrilling, heartwarming, scary, and superb.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1995)
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