6 Best Thrilling Movies Like Passengers - Endless Popcorn

We can’t decide whether we would enjoy or hate waking up 90 years too early while on a long space journey and having only one other person there with us. We are space fanatics, so we feel like that would be one hell of an experience. But then again, we would never reach the final destination, and that would be a bummer.

Anyways, the movie Passengers was absolutely amazing and left us wanting to watch more movies like it! So, if you are looking for movies like Passengers, then you have come to the right place! Go ahead and keep on reading to find out what movies like Passengers we have in store for you!

1. The Martian

For the first of the movies like Passengers, we have an amazing one! We have said this before, and we’ll repeat it. The Martian is hands down one of the absolutely best space movies out there! We most definitely recommend this so give it a watch!

The Martian Movie Description

Mark Watney’s (Matt Damon) team has left him behind on the red dusty planet Mars. After a deadly dust storm rips the team’s camp apart and a piece of debris hits Mark, making him fly away, the team captain presumes that Mark has died. The team quickly evacuates the planet, not knowing that Mark is, in fact, alive. Soon after, Mark wakes up low on oxygen and with little to no supplies. Now, Mark has to find a way to let people back on Earth know that he is still alive while also managing to survive on a planet with no available living resources.

2. Life

We hope that NASA never has any missions like this because all life on Earth will end if something like this happens! This movie will keep you on edge the entire time! Give it a watch if you haven’t already!

Life Movie Description

Six astronauts have collected a sort of lifeform that may prove that Mars does indeed contain life. The crew, mystified by how fast the life form is evolving and adapting to its surroundings, realize that the being is more dangerous than anyone could have ever imagined. Now, the crew fears for their lives and understand that if that organism makes its way to Earth, it could mean human extinction.

3. Star Trek Beyond

You know that Star Trek had to make it onto this list! Honestly, all the movies in the series could have made it on the list, but we only need one to tell you to watch them all! If you haven’t seen these movies, then go and do so now!

Star Trek Beyond Movie Description

After an enemy attack, the Enterprise lands in an unknown and eerie world. The one behind the attack is Krall (Idris Elba). He is in search of a powerful old artifact which supposedly lies on the Enterprise. Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the crew of the ship must now protect that artifact at all costs while they attempt to escape the mysterious planet or it may mean the end of the universe.

4. Alien: Covenant

Yes! One of our favorite space and alien series! We had to put Alien: Covenant on this list. This movie is definitely more gruesome than Passengers, but it definitely has that same feel! Give it a watch if you haven’t already!

Alien: Covenant Movie Description

A crew of astronauts on the spaceship named Covenant believes that they have found a magnificent livable planet. To their surprise, they are not alone on this beautiful planet. While exploring the world, the crew members run into David (Michael Fassbender), a survivor of the failed Prometheus mission. However, the crew will soon find out that David is not the only other living being on this planet. What was first thought to be a beautiful planet, quickly turns into a gruesome and terrifying place to be.

5. Oblivion

Another thrilling, action-packed movie from Tom Cruise! We really hope that the future doesn’t end up like this. All the cool tech is terrific, but we’d never want to see the planet destroyed. Give this one a watch, we definitely recommend it!

Oblivion Movie Description

After a catastrophic war with aliens, Earth is now a desolate and empty wasteland with little left to offer. Now, in 2077, Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) works as a security repairman. Jack only has two weeks left before he completes his mission. However, everything takes a turn when he saves a stunning woman from a crash. Now, Jack begins to question everything he has ever known about the war between humans and aliens.

6. Edge of Tomorrow

Having to live through the same day over and over again! That sounds like absolute misery. Especially when you keep dying at the end of the day! If you haven’t seen this one, then you really are missing out!

Edge of Tomorrow Movie Description

For William Cage (Tom Cruise), the war against aliens on Earth never seems to end. He came into this war completely unprepared and has never seen action in his career. As expected, William dies nearly as soon as he deploys. However, this soldier’s story isn’t over. After his death, William wakes up at the beginning of that very same day. After experiencing this a few times, William realizes that every time he dies, he restarts at the beginning of the day. Every time he relives the day, his combat skills become even sharper than before. Eventually, he comes to believe that the aliens are beatable. However, he must team up with Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt) for any chance of beating the aliens. The only problem is, he has to convince her that they have met multiple times before.

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