Star Trek: The Motion Picture an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.
THE ABYSS: Directed by James Cameron. With Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester. A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.
SOLARIS Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis. A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Elysium Directed by Neill Blomkamp. With Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga. In the year the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth.