Outer space has always fascinated us, and has been a staple of movies since A Trip to the Moon in 1902. Which is your favorite? The Ringer takes a deep dive into space movies to rank the top 25 best movies about space, and A Trip to the Moon is not one of them -these are all great films. Sadly, only two of them are based on true stories, but that says more about our imaginations than it says anything about NASA. However, many of these movies inspired the scientists who are working on space travel now.