6 Stunning Sci-Fi Movies Like Valerian - Endless Popcorn

Movies Like Valerian

Okay, so maybe Valerian didn’t exactly have the best story but what it did have were stunning visuals and some pretty exciting action sequences. We understand that it isn’t the best sci-fi movie out there but it was definitely a fun movie to watch. And if you are here, then obviously you thought so too! So are there any movies like Valerian that give you those same visuals and incredibly fun to watch scenes? Yes! There are plenty and they are even better than Valerian itself!

We have gone and gathered all the best and most similar movies to Valerian that we could find and compiled them in this list for you. All the movies on this list are incredibly fun to watch and offer up some stunning visuals. They even have some amazing stories as well. We highly recommend you watch every film on this list and you’ll find yourself entertained for endless hours. So just keep on scrolling to see what incredible movies we have in store for you today.

1. Guardians Of The Galaxy

Starting our list of movies like Valerian we have the obvious movie that shares tons of similarities! Guardians is an absolute pleasure to watch with its amazing action, humor, and incredible visuals. You can watch it over and over again and enjoy it every time!

Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie Description

After stealing an orb from a powerful villain named Ronan (Lee Pace), Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) finds himself under the constant threat of bounty hunters. In order to stay alive and evade the hunters, Peter forms an alliance with Rocket the Raccoon (Bradley Cooper/Sean Gunn), a treelike-humanoid named Groot (Vin Diesel), the stunning assassin Gamora (Zoe Saldana), and brainless Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista). However, Peter makes a dangerous discovery about the orb and the true power it holds within. Now, he finds himself having to save the universe with the unlikely team he has formed.

If you plan on binging the MCU films then check out our detailed post on how to watch all the Marvel movies in order!

2. The Fifth Element

Here we have a Bruce Willis movie that more people should know about! This is an amazing movie that people have either forgotten about or maybe never heard of. Whatever the reason you have to give it a watch!

The Fifth Element Movie Description

When Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) falls into the cab of Korben Dallas (Bruce Willis) a New York cab driver in the 23rd Century, she also places the fate of the world in his hands. Leeloo is the embodiment of the fifth element and must hurry to combine with the other four if there is any hope of preventing the approaching Great Evil from decimating the world. Against all odds, with the help of Father Vito Cornelius (Ian Holm) and Ruby Rhod (Chris Tucker), Dallas must race against time and the evil Zorg (Gary Oldman) in order to save all of humanity.

Here’s our list of more Bruce Willis movies you have to see.

3. Ready Player One

This movie was absolutely insane! The entire concept and just incredible animation of this film are jaw-dropping! You’ll enjoy every second of this movie and it makes you wonder if something like this is coming in our near future!

Ready Player One Movie Description

Instead of living in the collapsing society they created, people living in 2045 now prefer to spend their days in a gorgeous and expansive VR environment named the OASIS which was created by James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday passes away he leaves behind a fortune along with the keys to the OASIS in the form of a digital Easter egg. The first person to find it will be the new owner of the VR world along with acquiring Halliday’s fortune. A young man named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) joins the race to find the treasure. He ends up becoming an unlikely hero the world needed in this dangerous and utterly fascinating treasure hunt in an alternate reality.

If you enjoyed this film the check out our choices of the best movies like Ready Player One.

4. Avatar

One of the most stunning movies ever made is the incredible film right here! It is nearly three hours long so you’re in for a long treat! We recently rewatched it and enjoyed every second of it! It’s a super fun watch and you should give it a try if you haven’t seen it!

Avatar Movie Description

An alien race known as the Na’vi lives on the gorgeous and lush world called Pandora. Though the Na’vi appear primitive they are highly advanced. Humans must link into Na’vi hybrids named Avatars in order to walk around the planet due to its poisonous nature. Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) a paralyzed ex-marine becomes mobile once again through one of these Avatars. However, when he unexpectedly falls in love with a Na’vi woman (Zoe Saldana), he is drawn into a battle for the survival of the Na’vi’s race against his own.

You need to check out all the crazy locations used to film Avatar!

Also check out our list of the best movies like Avatar you can’t miss.

5. Star Trek

Yes, we absolutely had to add Star Trek. Now, this goes without saying but you can also watch pretty much any other Star Trek movie and enjoy it if you liked Valerian! So if you want, just go ahead and have a Star Trek marathon!

Star Trek Movie Description

A novice crew aboard the most advanced and sophisticated starship ever built is in for an adventure of a lifetime. Their path inevitably crosses with the sinister Romulan commander Nero (Eric Bana), whose need for vengeance threatened the very existence of all mankind. If humanity wants any chance of survival, both James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) and a Vulcan named Spock (Zachary Quinto), must put their differences aside and work together to find a way to take down and defeat Nero before it’s too late.

6. Blade Runner

Wrapping up our selection of movies like Valerian we have a Harrison Ford staple! Blade Runner is a classic that you absolutely have to watch. The new one wasn’t bad either so you can go ahead and watch that too!

Blade Runner Movie Description

Given no choice, Deckard (Harrison Ford) must continue his work as a Replicant hunter when police Boss (M. Emmet Walsh) forces him to take his old job back. He must hunt down four Replicants who are from the colonies who have returned to Earth and escaped. However, things become complicated when Deckard heads to Tyrell Corporation where he meets a Replicant girl named Rachel (Sean Young), who he ends up falling in love with.

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