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18 cartoons about space adventures and unknown galaxies
18 cartoons about space adventures and unknown galaxies

Lifehacker has collected a selection of full-length, short-length and serial cartoons about space, unknown planets and distant galaxies so that you can comprehend the secrets of the Universe without getting up from the couch.

18 cartoons about space adventures and unknown galaxies
18 cartoons about space adventures and unknown galaxies

Full-length cartoons


  • USA, 2008.
  • Duration: 98 minutes
  • IMDb: 8, 4.

In the distant future, a small robot cleaner WALL · And single-handedly cleans the Earth from debris, which has long become uninhabitable. One day, to check how things are progressing with the cleaning of the planet, the robot-scout Eva flies to Earth, with whom WALL · And falls in love without memory.

The little Prince

  • France, 2015.
  • Duration: 108 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 8.

The mother of one little girl is struggling to prepare her daughter for adulthood in advance and plan her future literally in minutes. The plans of a caring parent are suddenly interrupted by a strange old man-neighbor, who tells the girl a fairy tale about the world of the Little Prince, where nothing is impossible.

Treasure planet

  • USA, 2002.
  • Duration: 95 minutes
  • IMDb: 7, 1.

The brave boy Jim Hawkins sets out in search of an unknown planet, on which, according to an ancient legend, untold treasures are hidden that no one has yet been able to find.

Titan: After the death of the Earth

  • USA, 2000.
  • Duration: 94 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 6.

Fantastic adventures of young Cale, who dared to save humanity from aggressive alien civilizations that are determined to destroy all the surviving earthlings.

Battle for the planet Terra

  • USA, 2007.
  • Duration: 85 minutes
  • IMDb: 6, 6.

A man from Earth and a girl from the planet Terra are trying to restore justice and protect the civilian population of hospitable Terra from earthlings who decided to exterminate it in order to move there themselves.

Mystery of the third planet

  • USSR, 1981.
  • Duration: 48 minutes
  • IMDb: 8, 1.

An expedition from Earth embarks on a space journey full of adventures and dangers in order to find new species of animals for the Moscow zoo and, along the way, expose a couple of crooks.

Short cartoons


French short film about a pilot who has been surfing the vastness of space for a long time and finally returned home with a successfully completed mission.


An unlucky and very awkward alien student struggles to pass an incredibly difficult exam he is completely unprepared for.


A sweet and touching story about the friendship of two female astronauts, tired of constant loneliness and eternal isolation.


Abandoned interplanetary stations, sudden pursuits on intergalactic ships and the mysterious atmosphere of endless space - all this is enough in a small but intriguing short cartoon.

We cannot live without space

Russian short film, which was nominated for an Oscar and took second place in its category. It tells the story of two fellow astronauts being trained at a special flight training center.


A small but very nice addition for fans of WALL · E: a short animated cartoon from Pixar about a robot repairman who has been trying, rather unsuccessfully, to fix a lantern on board a ship for a long time.


It seems that this is the first time in the history of cinematography and animation, when the Earth is trying to take over such a cute and charming alien as in this cartoon. Although, they say that looks are often deceiving.


A fascinating story about a little boy and an unusual business that his entire family has been doing from generation to generation.

Space cat Hob

The cat-traveler wakes up in the midst of the smoldering wreckage of a spaceship and sets off to explore the unknown planet on which he found himself.

Multi-part cartoons


  • USA, 1999.
  • Duration: 7 seasons.
  • IMDb: 8, 5.

A cartoon about the difficult fate of a simple pizza delivery man who was lucky enough to experience all the delights of cryogenic freezing and find himself in the distant future.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

  • USA, 2008.
  • Duration: 6 seasons.
  • IMDb: 8, 0.

Fans of the cult fantasy space opera Star Wars can now enjoy the adventures of their favorite characters in the format of a multi-part cartoon.

Rick and Morty

  • USA, 2013.
  • Duration: 2 seasons.
  • IMDb: 9, 3.

Very funny adventures of not very sane grandfather Rick, who loves to drink, and his grandson Morty, who is no different from his peers. Almost nothing.

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