Looking for more crazy cool sci-fi movies like Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets? Check out these 10 flicks to add to your watchlist!
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is an upcoming sci-fi, action-adventure movie that will be in theaters on July 21, 2017. The movie will star Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan, Ethan Hawke and Clive Owen. While you’re waiting for the release date, here are some other great sci-fi movies to keep you busy!
Movies Like Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
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Battlefield Earth is a 2000 sci-fi action movie that is based on the first half of the 1982 book, of the same name, by L. Ron Hubbard. Set in the year 3000, humans fight back after Earth is taken over by an alien race. The movie stars John Travolta, Barry Pepper and Forest Whitaker.
2- The 6th Day
The 6th Day is a 2000 sci-fi action movie that is set in the year 2015, when human cloning is not allowed, due to Sixth Day Laws. The movie stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Duvall and Tony Goldwyn.
3- The Chronicles of Riddick
Chronicles of Riddick is a 2004 sci-fi adventure movie that is the sequel to the 2000 Pitch Black and the prequel to the 2013 Riddick. It showcases Richard Riddick, as he tries to elude capture from bounty hunters. The movie stars Vin Diesel, Karl Urban and Judi Dench.
Serenity is a 2005 sci-fi action movie that is a continuation of the 2002 television series, Firefly. The movie stars Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
5- Tron: Legacy
Tron: Legacy is a 2010 sci-fi action movie that is the sequel to the 1982 Tron. The movie stars Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde.
6- John Carter
John Carter is a 2012 sci-fi action movie that is based on the 1917 book- A Princess of Mars- by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The movie stars Taylor Kitsch, Willem Dafoe, Dominic West and Thomas Haden Church.
Prometheus is a 2012 sci-fi action movie that is the prequel to the 2017 Alien: Covenant. The movie stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba and Charlize Theron.
8- Total Recall
Total Recall is a 2012 sci-fi action movie that is based on the 1990 movie of the same name. The movie stars Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, John Cho, Bryan Cranston and Jessica Biel.
9- Ender’s Game
Ender’s Game is 2013 sci-fi action movie that is based on the 1985 book, of the same name, by Orson Scott Card. Cadet Ender Wiggin is sent to an outer space military academy, to train for an upcoming alien invasion. The movie stars Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Viola Davis, Hailee Steinfeld and Ben Kingsley.
10- Jupiter Ascending
Jupiter Ascending is a 2015 space opera that showcases the life of Jupiter Jones, who discovers that she is destined to be something that goes far beyond Earth. The movie stars Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne and Sean Bean.
Lots of great movies like Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, right? My personal favorite is Serenity! Of course, you should probably watch the whole Firefly show before you see the movie. It’s (sadly) only 13 episodes long.
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