A Complete List of the 533 Movies & TV Shows Watched on the International Space Station


Image courtesy of NASA

To keep some measure of sanity, the astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (ISS), some 220 miles above our planet Earth, make a point of unwinding. According to NASA, the astronauts get weekends off. And, “on any given day, crew members can watch movies, play music, read books, play cards and talk to their families.” Earlier this year, PaleoFuture gave us a further glimpse into what astronaut downtime looks like, when its editor, Matt Novak, printed a Complete List of Movies and TV Shows On Board the International Space Station. Acquired through a Freedom of Information request, the list is a catalogue of every film and TV show in the ISS media library. As Matt notes, there are many classics (e.g. Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest), “plenty of space-themed and dystopian sci-fi movies” (2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien and Blade Runner), and a helpful serving of comedy (Airplane). Below, you can find the first 100 items on the list. Get the complete list–all 533 movies and TV shows–at Paleofuture.

  1. 1941
  2. 12 Monkeys
  3. 12 Years a Slave
  4. 2 Fast 2 Furious
  5. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  6. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  7. 21 Jump Street
  8. 24 (Seasons 1-8)
  9. 48 Hours
  10. 8 Mile
  11. A Christmas Carol
  12. A Christmas Story
  13. A Knights Tale
  14. A Man and a Woman
  15. A Night at the Opera
  16. A Night at the Roxbury
  17. A Perfect Murder
  18. A Prairie Home Companion
  19. A Room with a View
  20. Absolutely Fabulous (Series 1-3)
  21. Air Force One
  22. Airplane
  23. Alias Season 1
  24. Alien
  25. Alien 3
  26. Alien Resurrection
  27. Aliens
  28. All Good Things
  29. Along Came Polly
  30. Always
  31. American Gangster
  32. American Sniper
  33. American Wedding
  34. An American in Paris
  35. An Article of Hope
  36. Analyze This
  37. Anchorman
  38. Anchorman 2
  39. Animal House (1978)
  40. Argo
  41. Armageddon
  42. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
  43. Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
  44. Arrow Season 1
  45. Arsenic and Old Lace
  46. As Good as it Gets
  47. Austin Powers International Man of Mystery
  48. Austin Powers The Spy Who Shagged Me
  49. Australia
  50. Avatar
  51. Baby Mama
  52. Back to Bataan
  53. Back to the Future
  54. Back to the Future Part II
  55. Back to the Future Part III
  56. Backdraft
  57. Band of Brothers Season 1
  58. Bataan
  59. Batman Forever
  60. Batman Returns
  61. Battle for the Planet of the Apes
  62. Battle of Britain
  63. Battleship
  64. Beneath the Planet of the Apes
  65. Ben-Hur
  66. Better Call Saul Season 1
  67. Beverly Hills Cop II
  68. Beverly Hills Cop III
  69. Big Bang Theory (Seasons 1-8)
  70. Big Eyes
  71. Big Jake
  72. Billy Jack
  73. Birdman, or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
  74. Black Hawk Down
  75. Black Mask
  76. Black Swan
  77. Blade Runner
  78. Blazing Saddles Blended
  79. Blue Planet Frozen Seas
  80. Blue Planet Ocean World
  81. Blues Brothers
  82. Bob Newhart Button-Down Concert
  83. Body of Lies
  84. Braveheart
  85. Breaking Bad Seasons 1-6
  86. Bridesmaids
  87. Bull Durham
  88. Caddyshack
  89. Cahill United States Marshal
  90. Captain America: The First Avenger
  91. Captain America: The Winter Soldier Captain Phillips
  92. Casablanca
  93. Cast Away
  94. Catch-22
  95. Celtic Woman Songs from the Heart
  96. Chance Are
  97. Chariots of Fire
  98. Charlie St Cloud
  99. Children of Men
  100. Chisum

Find the complete list of 533 films and TV shows here.

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