The Best Space Movies and TV Shows on BritBox
Finding a good Space movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Space movies and TV shows of all time streaming on BritBox.
1. Doctor Who
What it's about: The adventures of a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor—who explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Along with a succession of companions, the Doctor faces a variety of foes while working to save civilisations, help ordinary people, and right wrongs.
Where to Watch: 598 episodes (83%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox). 347 episodes (48%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
2. Red Dwarf
What it's about: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Where to Watch: 73 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox). 73 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
3. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
What it's about: Don't Panic! The story of Arthur Dent, an average Englishman who life was spared by his friend, who turned out to be an alien, while the planet Earth is destroyed. His friend tells him about the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a guide with anything you ever needed, and wanted to know. They travel across the galaxy, meeting friendly, and not so friendly characters in order to find the great question (the answer being 42).
Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, BritBox & 1 other). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Vudu & YouTube).
4. Dr. Who and the Daleks
What it's about: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet Skaro, where a peaceful race of Thals are under threat of nuclear attack from the planet's other inhabitants: the robotic mutant Daleks.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).