Most Popular Moon Landing Movies and TV Shows
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1. First Man (2018)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Votes: 136,464 | Gross: $44.94M
2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.
Votes: 555,053 | Gross: $56.95M
3. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History
NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.
Votes: 250,496 | Gross: $173.84M
4. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
Votes: 370,189 | Gross: $352.39M
5. Apollo 11 (2019)
G | 93 min | Documentary, History
A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
Votes: 11,877 | Gross: $9.04M
7. The Simpsons Movie (2007)
PG-13 | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the family are declared fugitives.
Votes: 295,848 | Gross: $183.14M
8. Taking Woodstock (2009)
R | 120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A man working at his parents' motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.
Votes: 27,481 | Gross: $7.44M
9. Chappaquiddick (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Votes: 10,137 | Gross: $17.40M
10. Apollo 18 (2011)
PG-13 | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Decades-old found footage from NASA's abandoned Apollo 18 mission, where two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition, reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon.
Votes: 51,950 | Gross: $17.69M
11. Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
PG | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the Sun. Can Ted Striker save the day and get the shuttle back on track - again?
Votes: 45,737 | Gross: $27.15M
14. Capricorn One (1977)
PG | 123 min | Action, Thriller
A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret.
18. Moonwalkers (2015)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy
After failing to locate the legendary Stanley Kubrick, an unstable CIA agent must instead team up with a seedy rock band manager to develop the biggest con of all time-staging the moon landing.
19. Planetes (2003–2004)
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2075, mankind has reached a point where journeying between Earth, the moon and the space stations is part of daily life. However, the progression of technology in space has also... See full summary »
21. Operation Avalanche (2016)
R | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history.
Votes: 6,128 | Gross: $0.06M
22. Moon Zero Two (1969)
G | 100 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The ... See full summary »
23. Pontiac Moon (1994)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
An absent-minded-professor father and his son bond during a symbolic road trip through the Western U.S. while his wife tries to overcome her neuroses to save the family.
Votes: 647 | Gross: $0.01M
26. Les 1001 nuits (1990)
98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Zany subversion of the 1001 Nights myth that skips all of the stories and simply focuses on the lovely Scheherazade's escape from the lustful king with the help of a magic lamp and a time traveling astrologist.
27. Missile to the Moon (1958)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon. Dirk, who's secretly a moon being, wants to return to his... See full summary »
28. Destination Moon (1950)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
After their latest rocket fails, Dr. Charles Cargraves and retired General Thayer have to start over again. This time, Gen. Thayer approaches Jim Barnes, the head of his own aviation ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,398 | Gross: $5.00M
29. Countdown (1967)
Unrated | 101 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Desperate to reach the moon first, N.A.S.A. sends a man and shelter separately, one-way. He must find it to survive. He can't return until Apollo is ready.
30. Mission Stardust (1967)
G | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A team of astronauts is sent to the moon to rescue an alien who is seeking help to save her dying race. They are attacked by a force of bandit robots and discover that enemy spies are out to kill the alien.
31. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Votes: 4,530 | Gross: $0.67M
33. Beyond the Stars (1989)
PG | 88 min | Sci-Fi, Drama
This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an ... See full summary »
34. Way... Way Out (1966)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic world, the USA decides to send a married couple of astronauts to its moon base in order to prevent any improper contact with the Soviet female cosmonauts manning the USSR moon base.
Unrated | 40 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
This program strives to give the viewer an impression of what it is like to actually be on the moon. It provides a romantic, inspirational depiction of the Apollo astronauts travels on the ... See full summary »
Votes: 868 | Gross: $34.14M
36. Mater amatísima (1980)
90 min | Drama, Thriller
Clara- an attractive- sophisticated and unmarried woman- and the autistic child who transforms and absorbs her life- astonishingly interpreted by a very young Victoria Abril and autistic ... See full summary »
37. Uranya (2006)
100 min | Comedy
Summer 1969. Dictatorship. In a small country town, young Achileas breaks his leg by falling off the yard wall of the local cinema. He wanted to see Brigit Bardo naked... However, during ... See full summary »
38. Apollo 11 (1996 TV Movie)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
Fearful that the Russians would continue their lead in the space race and be the first to put a man on the moon, NASA felt an enormous pressure to push the Apollo Program forward as quickly... See full summary »
41. The Casserole Club (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Steve Balderson's new film, "The Casserole Club" focuses on a group of mod 1960's era suburban housewives. Close-knit and neighborly, they are all bent on one-upping each other, trying to ... See full summary »
42. The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
A tiny country persuades the Americans and Soviets that they're starting a space program, when they really just want some money for new plumbing.
43. 12 to the Moon (1960)
74 min | Sci-Fi
An international team embarks on an expedition to the moon in an uncommonly spacious rocketship. There they encounter a faceless alien intelligence who conclude that the human race is too ... See full summary »
44. Smarter than the Average Bear (2019 Video)
M | 98 min | Documentary
The harrowing tale of Owen Benjamin's deteriorating mind. From the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to late night porch-ramblings and wild conspiracy theories. Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you - Owen Benjamin.
46. The First Men in the Moon (2010 TV Movie)
88 min | Sci-Fi
In 1969, the Apollo moon landing is to be televised internationally but at a country fair in England a small boy named Jim meets the 90-year-old Julius Bedford who tells him that, in 1909, ... See full summary »
48. The Cosmonaut (2013)
TV-MA | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Stas, the cosmonaut, gets lost in space. When he comes back he finds Earth completely empty of human life. Yulia and Andrei wait for him on the other side of a collapsing world. How far would you go for love?