During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Will he make it back to earth?
Stardust. A young man has to find a fallen star in a magical land that borders his town. Stars Claire Danes and narrated by Ian McKellan. I just saw this last year, may be more easily understood by older kids, 7-10. But I'm sure younger chillins would enjoy the beauty and adventure.