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To the Stars by Hard Ways (1981)
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To the Stars by Hard Ways (1981)
Original name: Через тернии к звёздам
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A Star-ship discovers a dead alien space craft. All the humanoid crew are dead except for one woman. When revived she remembers nothing of the accident which crippled the space craft, and is brought back to earth to be studied.
Plot: spaceship crash, alien planet, alien, distopia, female nudity, space travel, murder, ecology, rescue, midget, ecological disaster, memory, wasteland, genetic engineering, humanoid, eugenics, mind control, dna, end of civilization, murder of family, satire, survivor, good versus evil, anti capitalism, evil man ...
Time: future, 23rd century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, psychotronic and exciting films with plots about outer space, alien, spacecraft, space travel, danger, distopia and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like To the Stars by Hard Ways: The End of Eternity (1987), Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998), Star Quest: The Odyssey (2009), Harrison Bergeron (1995), Assassinaut (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The End of Eternity (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Directed by Andrei Yermash, and written by Isaac Asimov, Budimir Metalnikov, and Andrei Yermash, «Konets vechnosti» is a 1987 Science Fiction film, starring Oleg Vavilov, Vera Sotnikova, Georgi Zhzhyonov, Sergei Yursky, Gediminas Girdvainis and ...
Plot: fall in love, eternal life, time, eternity, spy, past, time travel, love, sword and planet
Time: future
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100%
Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Lord Doom, evil master of Proyas, the Dark Planet, sends Kraa the Sea Monster to Earth as part of his plan to dominate the galaxy. To keep the meddling hands of the Planet Patrol out of his scheme, he incapacitates their nearby space station. ...
Plot: alien, outer space, sea monster, biker, evil plot, midget, dwarf, space station
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the year 2163 the starship Ikarie XB-1 (Ikarus XB-1) is sent to the mysterious "White Planet" orbiting the star Alpha Centauri. Travelling at near-light speed, the journey takes around 28 months for the astronauts, although the effects ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: robot, trapped in space, alien, spacecraft, surrealism, radiation, alien planet, space travel, planet, passenger, dinner, computer ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Star Quest: The Odyssey (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: At the end of mankind's greatest battle, empires will crumble, alliances will form, enemies will rise and heroes will fall. World's will end, and a new journey will begin.
Style: psychotronic, futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: space opera, outer space, space wars, space travel, star trek, time travel, teamwork, commander, space and aliens, heroic mission, alternate universe, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Harrison Bergeron (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: "All men are not created equal. It is the purpose of the Government to make them so." This is the premise of the Showtime film adaption of Kurt Vonnegut's futuristic short story Harrison Bergeron. The film centers around a young man ...
Style: semi serious, disturbing, futuristic, surprise ending, contemplative ...
Plot: satire, distopia, future dystopia, prodigy, fighting the system, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, dark humor, mind control, injustice, totalitarianism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Assassinaut (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Assassinaut is a science-fiction adventure film about a young girl who braves the alien wilderness of a faraway planet to save the President of Earth from a murderous astronaut.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: alien, distant planet, space travel, space exploration, space mission, alien planet, survival, outer space, space program, cosmonaut, teenager, astronaut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Empire of Danger (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A newly designed spacecraft capable of going through time is sent to Mars to rescue a crew previously lost on Mars. The ship is sent through the past but to the wrong time, years later than the first crew. Once they land on Mars, the crew finds that ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: outer space, tomb, spacecraft, space travel, princess, mars, astronaut, time travel, alien planet, time warp
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Days of Man on Earth (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The programme, a design for a perfect, self-replicating ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, chase, rescue, satire, chaos, cloning, programmer, inventions and discoveries, catastrophe, master villain, escapades, society ...
Time: future
Place: england, london, europe, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3.2
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Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: serious, exciting, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer virus, femme fatale, evil alien, battles, androids and robots, supernatural, heroes, escapades, rescue, contests and competitions, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, stylized
Plot: superhero, outer space, spacecraft, distopia, rescue, good versus evil, escapades, master villain, changing the past or future, mad scientist, benign alien, adventure ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
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The Moon (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Science fiction/documentary film about man's voyages to the moon.
Plot: space exploration, spacesuit, space travel, moon base, spacecraft, moon, space probe, outer space
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Spaceflight IC-1 (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In the year 2015, a spaceship, the IC-1, travels through outer space looking for a suitable planet to settle on. The commander, Captain Ralston, is stern and brutal in which one cadet, Steven, plots a revolt to turn the leadership of the command ...
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, distopia, suspended animation, suicide, claustrophobia, mutiny, space colony, funeral, telepathy, murder, retribution ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 100
Quarantine (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a futuristic society being decimated by plague, a fascist movement seizes power and quarantines not only the plague victims, but anyone related to them. Rebels trying to assassinate a particularly reactionary senator stumble onto a computer ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, plague, quarantine, concentration camp, cyberpunk, infection, disease, virus, contamination, chaos, inventions and discoveries, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, space wars, fight, showdown, teamwork, battles ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.2
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Genesis (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After an apocalyptic event, the remnants of humanity create an artificial intelligence to save them.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, artificial intelligence, extinction, survival, free will, biohazard, murder, dark future, distopia, human nature, experiment, rivalry ...
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Place: england
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 2.6
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Clonehunter (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Journey: Absolution (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Recon 2022: The Mezzo Incident (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: stylized, rough, serious, exciting, bleak
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Time: future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, chaos, psychopath, master villain, good versus evil, society, man versus machine, space and aliens, fighting crime, superhero, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Man of Ganimedes (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alberto Oliver, an unsuccessful pulp novelist, is attacked by alien mutants when he comes back from visiting his lover Carol. Soon he finds himself chased by a flying saucer that tries to abduct him and take him to a distant planet in an anti-matter ...
Plot: mutant, alien, flying saucer, chase, writers, lizard, outer space, ufo, female nudity, car, alien abduction, police commissioner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Hidden Reserves (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The insurance salesman Vincent Baumann, a cold-blooded careerist and minion of a merciless system, becomes a victim of the very corporations he is representing. Degraded to a henchman he grimly struggles to get back on the job market. He fights to ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, life insurance, corporate greed, powerful corporation, corporation, fighting the system, insurance agent, insurance fraud, corporate crimes, cynicism, corporate corruption ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Sleeping Dogs (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 204
Alien Seed (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An alien impregnates an Earth woman so she can deliver an alien "messiah" that will rule the world. A newspaper reporter finds out what's going on and sets out to stop it.
Style: low-budget
Plot: alien, impregnation, car chase, flashback, waitress, violence, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), machine gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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2307: Winter's Dream (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 2307, a future soldier is sent on a mission to hunt down the leader of the humanoid rebellion.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: post apocalypse, humanoid, reluctant hero, near death experience, avalanche, future dystopia, cold, humanity in peril, fight for supremacy, against humanity, manhunt, showdown ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, boss and employee, heroic mission, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, space travel, catastrophe, disaster, inventions and discoveries, disorder, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Starship Invasions (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Rameses and his Legion of the Winged Serpent brigade are out to claim Earth for their dying race. Out to save Earth is an alien guard patrol located in the Bermuda Triangle, the League of Races. LOR leaders warn Rameses that he's ...
Style: psychotronic, apocalyptic, cult film
Plot: bermuda triangle, ufo, alien abduction, suicide, flying saucer, alien, alien race, pyramid, space battle, apocalypse, fictional war, humanoid alien ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 2.7
 252
Replikator (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rival corporations are developing replication technology which would enable the cloning of human tissue. The technology falls into a criminal group. Ludo Ludovic and Kathy Moskow with the help of a cop try to stop the criminals.
Style: serious, futuristic, bleak, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: cloning, industrial espionage, distopia, injustice, chaos, inventions and discoveries, computers and web, time travel, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, technology gone awry, twins ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Hangar 18 (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it's existence because of the near presidential elections. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychotronic, allegory ...
Plot: ufo, alien, investigation, nasa, campaign, secret place, satellite, uncover truth, political conspiracy, space and aliens, state affairs, mystery ...
Time: 70s, future
Place: arizona, las vegas, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Recon 2020:  The Caprini Massacre (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soldiers land on Caprini and confront diabolical villains.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, military, tough heroes, heroic mission, deadly creature, rivalry, escapades, adventure, supernatural, bio weapon, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Shakedown - Return Of The Sontarans (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The space solar yacht Tiger Moth under the command of no-nonsense Captain Lisa Deranne is on a cruise taking some rich misfits on a voyage through space. Unfortunately on their travels they have picked a stowaway, a shape-changing Rutan, a race that ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: disaster, merchant, scientist hero, scientist, doctor who, bounty hunter, trapped in space, monster, space travel, alien, spacecraft, sacrifice ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%