Though Netflix’s ‘Another Life’ has been canceled in February 2022 after the second season which causes disappointment among the fans, the sci-fi drama series whatsoever has spurred the urge for sci-fi movies and series involving aliens and space in us.
The plot of ‘Another Life’ begins with an unidentified object flying and landing on Earth. The object looks like a large Möbius strip and there is a crystalline tower that grows over it. While United States Interstellar Command employee Erik Wallace tries to build communication with the alien object, his wife Niko Breckinridge who is a veteran captain decides to determine the artifact’s origin.
In order to do that she takes a spaceship called ‘Salvare’ with its young crew. The spaceship is unique in having a feature of hibernation pods which renders the passengers to travel asleep so that they can be awakened only when necessary. The ship is also able to move faster than light.
The main cast members of ‘Another Life’ are Katee Sackhoff as Niko and Justin Chatwin as Erik. The first season of the series premiered on Netflix on July 25, 2019, with the second season airing on October 14, 2021.
Must Watch Movies Like ‘Another Life’:
This Australian sci-fi movie is directed by Seth Larney. The plot is set in the future in the year 2067 when climate change has already defeated the whole earth to the ground except for one city.
This city is in Australia which has made use of synthetic oxygen to check the catastrophe. But it is soon revealed that synthetic oxygen is the reason for a deadly affliction. Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ryan Kwanten this movie was released on October 2, 2020.
Shanghai Fortress (2021)-
This is a Chinese sci-fi movie based on a sci-fi novel of Jiang Nan. The movie depicts fierce fighting between humans and aliens who want to seize an energy source that is hidden on earth. The movie stars Lu Han, Shu Qi, Godfrey Gao, etc. It was released on August 9, 2019.
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)-IMDb
The movie revolves around a dangerous device orbiting above the earth which is on the verge of a catastrophic war of energies. Scientists find out that the device can provide unlimited power but also can create a terrifying paradox of a dark alternate reality. Starring Daniel Bruhl, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Elizabeth Debicki the movie was released on February 4, 2018.
Orbiter 9 (2017)-Netflix
The sci-fi romantic movie centers upon a woman who has spent her whole life in a spaceship. When she comes across an engineer who is also the first man she meets, she falls in love with him. The movie was released on April 7, 2017, and stars Clara Lago, Alex Gonzalez, Belen Rueda, etc.
Clara (2018)-The New York Times
Another sci-fi romance movie ‘Clara’ is about an astronomer and a young woman artist Clara who is very enthusiastic about space. When the two come closer their bonding gives birth to scientific discovery. Patrick J. Adams stars in the movie with Troian Bellisario in the titular role. The movie was released on November 30, 2018.
Must Watch Series Like ‘Another Life’:
This suspense drama is about an asteroid that will affect the earth in six months. The series focuses on individual people’s reactions to that doom and the world’s effort to prevent the danger. The series ran from July 12, 2017, to September 17, 2018.
Emma Green, played by Hilary Swank, leaves her husband and daughter behind and in command of an international crew sets out on a treacherous mission on Mars. The show was released on Netflix on September 4, 2020.
Nightflyer is the most advanced spaceship by human beings which takes the crew beyond the solar system which is again where no other expedition has ever been made.
The series is set in the year 2093 when the crew of the ship begins to realize that there is a terror about the ship that is causing violent events. The series was released on December 2, 2018.
Lost in Space-Space.com
The series revolves around the Robinson family which is the last family chosen to be carried on the new space colony. But when their ship crash-lands on an unknown planet, the family members must try to escape the danger in the surrounding. The series ran from April 13, 2018, to December 1, 2021.
Space Force-The Guardian
The last one on our list is a comedy that stars ‘The Office‘ famed Steve Carell. It features a group of employees who are tasked under the supervision of General Mark R. Naird to establish the US Space Force and also to get the boot on the moon. The series was released on May 29, 2020, with the second season premiering on February 18, 2022.