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List of films featuring space stations

The International Space Station has been featured in several films, including Gravity, The Day After Tomorrow, Love, A Beautiful Planet and Space Station 3D.

There is a body of films that feature space stations. Science fiction films have featured both real-life space stations like the International Space Station and Mir as well as fictional ones, such as the Death Star and the Satellite of Love.

Contents

List of filmsEdit

Film Year Space station Ref.
51 Degrees North 2015 [1]
2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 Space Station V [2]
Aliens 1986 Gateway Station [3]
Android 1982 Terraport Station ULC-53 [4]
Arena 1989 [5]
The Noah's Ark Principle 1984 Florida Arklab [6]
Armageddon 1998 Mir [2]
Assignment: Outer Space 1960 Zulu Extra 34 [7][8]
A Beautiful Planet 2016 International Space Station [9]
Cargo 2009 Station 42 [10]
The Cloverfield Paradox 2018 Cloverfield Station [11]
Conquest of Space 1955 The Wheel [3]
Contact 1997 Mir [2]
Dante 01 2008 Dante 01 [12]
Dark City 1998 The City [13]
The Day After Tomorrow 2004 International Space Station [14]
Earth II 1971 Earth II [15]
Elysium 2013 Elysium [16]
Ender's Game 2013 Battle School [17]
Enemy Mine 1985 [18]
Event Horizon 1997 Daylight Space Station [19]
Fortress 2: Re-Entry 2000 [20]
Geostorm 2017 International Climate Space Station [21]
Gravity 2013 International Space Station and Tiangong [22]
The Green Slime 1968 Gamma 3 [15]
Hellraiser: Bloodline 1996 Minos [23]
Interstellar 2014 Cooper Station [24]
Io 2019 [25]
Jason X 2002 Solaris research space station [26]
Life 2017 International Space Station [27]
Lockout 2012 MS One [28]
Love 2011 International Space Station [29]
Marooned 1969 SIVb Orbital Workshop [30]
Mission to Mars 2000 World Space Station [31]
Mission to Mir 1997 Mir [32]
Moonraker 1979 [2]
Mutiny in Outer Space 1965 [15]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie 1996 Satellite of Love [17]
Oblivion 2013 The Tet [33]
Out of the Present 1995 Mir [34]
Planet of the Apes 2001 Oberon [35]
Project Moonbase 1953 [36]
Queen of Outer Space 1958 [37]
Rampage 2018 [38]
Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles 2006 Space Station Liberty [39]
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story 2016 Death Star [40]
Salyut-7 2017 Salyut 7 [41]
Solaris 1972 Solaris Station [42]
Solaris 2002 Prometheus Station [42]
SpaceCamp 1986 Daedalus [17]
Space Station 3D 2002 International Space Station [43]
Space Station 76 2014 Omega 76 Space Station [44]
Star Crystal 1986 [45]
Star Trek Beyond 2016 Yorktown [46]
Star Trek: The Motion Picture 1979 Space dock [47]
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 1982 Space dock [47]
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 1984 Space dock [47]
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 1986 Space dock [47]
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 1989 Space dock [47]
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 1991 Space dock [47]
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 2005 Death Star [2]
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope 1977 Death Star [2]
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 1983 Death Star II [2]
Starship Troopers 1997 Ticonderoga [48]
Starship Troopers: Invasion 2012 Fort Casey [49]
Tik Tik Tik 2018 [50]
Titan A.E. 2000 Salvage Station TAU 14
New Bangkok
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets 2017 Alpha (former International Space Station) [52]
Virus 1999 Mir [53]
War of the Planets 1966 [37]
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century 1999 [54]
Zenon: The Zequel 2001 [54]
Zenon: Z3 2004 [55]

See alsoEdit

The following films also include spacecraft that have also been called space stations by outside sources:

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BibliographyEdit

  • Westfahl, Gary (2009). Islands in the Sky: The Space Station Theme in Science Fiction Literature. Borgo Press. ISBN 978-1-4344-0356-8.

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