Alejandra Márquez Abella has directed this science fiction movie ‘A Million Miles Away’ the plot of which follows the first migrant farmworker named Jose Hernandez traveling to space. The movie is set to be released on September 15, 2023.
Following is a list of other science fiction space movies that you might be interested in A Million Miles Away.
Top 10 Films Like A Million Miles Away:
The Martian (2015)-
Ridley Scott directed this science fiction movie that is adapted from Andy Weir’s same-named 2011 novel.
The plot revolves around Mark Watney, who is left stranded on Mars after his crew leaves presuming him to be dead, and has to struggle to keep himself alive.
American actor Matt Damon played the role of Mark Watney in the movie. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards.
The movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2015, and was released in the United States on 2nd October that year.
Joss Whedon directed this American space Western movie that serves as a continuation of Fox’s short-lived 2002 TV series ‘Firefly’. The plot follows a military force called The Alliance which has colonized the galaxy and is in pursuit of two fugitives hiding in a spaceship called Serenity that comprises rebels.
Cast members of the movie include Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau, Chiwetel Ejiofor, etc.
The movie premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival on August 22, 2005, and was released in the United States on 30th September that year.
Christopher Nolan directed this epic science fiction movie the plot of which is set in the future and follows an ex-NASA pilot and farmer Joseph Cooper who is tasked to pilot a spacecraft with a team of researchers in order to seek a new planet for humans after Earth has been rendered uninhabitable.
American actor Matthew McConaughey portrayed Joseph Cooper in the movie. It was released in the United States on November 5, 2014. The movie was nominated for five Academy Awards.
Galaxy Quest (1999)-
Dean Parisot directed this science fiction comedy movie that serves both as a parody and homage to the science fiction genre, especially Star Trek along with its fandom.
The plot finds the television series star Jason Nesmith receiving a call from a group of aliens seeking help which leads him and his co-stars to try to defend those aliens from an alien warlord.
American actor and comedian Tim Allen was cast in the role of Jason Nesmith in the movie. It was released on December 25, 1999.
Europa Report (2013)-
Sebastián Cordero directed this science fiction movie. The plot follows a privately funded mission by the six best astronauts from all over the world, sent by a space exploration company, to seek life on Europa, Jupiter’s moon. It is a found footage film and was released in the United States on August 2, 2013.
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)-
Jon Favreau directed this science fiction adventure movie that is adapted from Chris Van Allsburg’s children’s book of 2002- ‘Zathura‘.
The plot revolves around two young brothers playing a board game that leads them to become transported into depths of space compelling them to try to find their way back to their home planet, Earth.
Josh Hutcherson and Jonah Bobo played the two brothers Walter and Danny respectively in the movie. It was released in the United States on November 11, 2005.
Orbiter 9 (2017)-
This science fiction romantic drama movie follows a woman named Helena, who has been living alone on a spaceship and is enamored with an engineer, but finds her life altered after that engineer suddenly enters her life.
Spanish actress Clara Lago played the role of the lead character Helena in the movie. It was released on April 7, 2017.
Danny Boyle directed this science fiction psychological thriller movie the plot of which is set in the year 2057 and revolves around a team of astronauts who is tasked with the difficult task of saving the sun while doing this they find their lives endangered following an ugly accident. The movie uses an ensemble cast and was released in the United States on July 20, 2007.
The Midnight Sky (2020)-
George Clooney directed this sci-fi movie that is adapted from Lily Brooks-Dalton’s novel 2016- ‘Good Morning, Midnight’.
The plot finds a lone scientist in the Arctic trying to contact a crew of astronauts who are on the way home to a mysterious global catastrophe. The movie was released on December 11, 2020, on Netflix.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)-
Luc Besson directed this space opera movie that is adapted from the sci-fi comic series ‘Valérian and Laureline’.
The plot follows two special operatives for the space station of Alpha- Valerian, and Laureline as they find themselves bearing the responsibility of protecting the city from an evil force threatening its existence as well as that of the entire universe.
Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne played the roles of Valerian and Laureline respectively in the movie. It was released in the United States on July 21, 2017.