10 Great Space Science Films—A Black Hole Celebration

To celebrate the unveiling of the first image of a black hole, we picked 10 of the best films—fictional or factual—with a fascination for black holes, space science, and those coolest of humans, space scientists.

Shout out to the astronomers, physicists, mathematicians and engineers who brought us the image of the black hole in Messier 87 gallery, a mere 55 million light years (approximately) from Earth.

  • The Black Hole
  • Interstellar
  • High Life
  • Hidden Figures
  • The Martian
  • A Brief History of Time
  • Event Horizon
  • Star Trek
  • Nova: Monster Of The Milky Way
  • Apollo 13