Create Game Lists on
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  Login Using Facebook

Solaris (2002) Movie Information

Your Rating:
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:


Avg. Rating:


# of Ratings:



Sci-Fi, Romance





Theater Date:



Steven Soderbergh


George Clooney
Natascha McElhone
Jeremy Davies
Viola Davis
Ulrich Tukur
Michael Ensign





Like Movie:

Plot Outline:

A psychologist is sent to a space station that is having issues with seeing things after being away from home so long. The psychologist has problems of his own that are discovered on the ship.

Related Movie Lists

Films I Hate by SIngli6 Steven Soderbergh by Protozoid
movies of 2002 by skater4159 Old Movies by Naveen
Book Adaptations by Zeljka Movies I Want To See by Ivana
Every Science Fiction Film I've Ever Seen by Protozoid Top Movie List by Robyn
Movies I Want To See by muttpack74 Not on NF by murcia

Quick Movie Reviews

WebsiteSetup 11/22/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of

Although I can understand why Solaris didn't do well at the box office, those who appreciate sci-fi will find a lot to enjoy here. Moody, yet very emotionless for most of the movie... almost hypnotic. Also a bit creepy, but never gross or any attempts at "gotcha" scare moments. And wrapped around this incredible environment and gorgeous special effects is a powerful love story. You might not agree with the theology of the movie, but it will make you think, and contemplate love, life and the afterlife.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

Nick 02/09/2008 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of

Definitely a psychological thriller more than sci-fi. The movie can be a little slow at times, but it does a good job making you wonder what is real and not real. This movie is worth watching, but not remembering.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

FZero 02/03/2008 (2 of 3 found this helpful)

Rating of

One of the best sci-fi movies ever made, better than the original which I felt dragged on more than it should have. George Clooney's best and underrated performance as Chris Kelvin who comes to the space station above Solaris and starts to see his dead wife. Beautifully shot with great looks at the planet, as with all special effects scenes the best ones are that which aren't noticeable. Most of the best sci-fi movies begin with a great idea and leave much of the interpretation to the viewer. It's a shame sci-fi like this is a dying breed as the viewer support just isn't there.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

Alex 04/01/2007 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of

A good sci fi movie that is very real. Soderbergh proves once again his directorial genius. Real Sci Fi fans will appreciate this one as it is as good as the original.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

Full Movie Reviews

Movie God

05/05/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Solaris" by Yojimbo

Psychiatrist George Clooney is sent to investigate the strange happenings on a space station orbiting the mysterious planet Solaris where the crew have been encountering "visitors" from their past. I have not seen Tarkovsky's original so I can be completely objective about this beautiful looking and thoughtful sci-fi. Those expecting thrills and spills will be disappointed; the film is deliberately slow paced and philosophical The handsome pairing of Clooney and McElhone put in solid performances in a film that's more concerned with love and loss than aliens and ray guns. Soderbergh's visuals are top notch with some lovely effects complimented by a wonderfully atmospheric soundtrack, creating a very ethereal and other-worldy quality. I must admit, I'm not entirely sure what it is the film...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
Log In
 Login with Facebook
For members wanting to use FB to login, click here
remember me  
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
2016: Seen in the Theater by Snoogans
Epically Awful by John
Films I Hate by SIngli6
Best of 2015 by Nick
movies of 1971 by skater4159
Top Movie List by Nolane
Best films of 2011 by Daniel
My Wish List by Chris




Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us


About us



Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use