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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: alien, distopia, space travel, female nudity, midget, ecology, good versus evil, ecological disaster, memory, satire, genetic engineering, murder, murder of family, wasteland, humanoid, dna, evil man, alien planet, psychic power, bigotry, eugenics, spaceship crash, survivor, mind control, contamination ...
Time: future, 23rd century

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Most similar movies to To the Stars by Hard Ways

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about outer space, alien, distopia, spacecraft, heroes, danger and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like To the Stars by Hard Ways: The End of Eternity (1987), Harrison Bergeron (1995), The Last Days of Man on Earth (1973), Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998), Hidden Reserves (2016). 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: spy, eternity, time travel, fall in love, love, past, falling in love, time, sword and planet, eternal life
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 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, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: radiation, alien, trapped in space, spacecraft, surrealism, robot, alien planet, space travel, astronaut, monitor, passenger, computer ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: disturbing, futuristic, offbeat, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, distopia, future dystopia, prodigy, society, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dishonesty, mind control, totalitarianism, self discovery, social decay ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, offbeat, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, satire, catastrophe, love affair, space travel, heroic mission, chases and races, prodigy, adventure, society, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: london, england, europe, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: outer space, alien, sea monster, midget, evil plot, biker, space station
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ...
Plot: distopia, butt naked, death, company, pubic hair, female nudity, male nudity, male objectification, insurance
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, space travel, spacesuit, spacecraft, moon, outer space
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.6
 545
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, rescue, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, chases and races, femme fatale, danger, androids and robots, battles, computer virus, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: outer space, spacecraft, distopia, suspended animation, retribution, murder, space colony, mutiny, talking head, telepathy, claustrophobia, funeral ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, epic, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: spacecraft, superhero, outer space, time travel, heroic mission, space travel, plague, space wars, adventure, escapades, future dystopia, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 84
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, plague, concentration camp, quarantine, infection, virus, cyberpunk, contamination, disease, society, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, near future
⇓ 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 ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, time travel, tomb, outer space, princess, alien planet, space travel, mars, time warp
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.2
 898
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, distopia, dark future, human nature, experiment, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Recon 2022: The Mezzo Incident (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the gruesome events on Caprini, Sharp and his elite team of tough, witty and trigger happy space Marines must now head out to the icy planet Mezzo to investigate further Ma'har activities. What they will encounter will defy their ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, rivalry, heroes, military, heroic mission, adventure, space wars, future dystopia, good versus evil, danger, androids and robots, soldier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Journey: Absolution (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Decades after a meteorite destroys much of life on Earth, young survivor Ryan Murphy travels to a military base as a new recruit. However, Murphy is really an agent investigating strange occurrences at the base, which is ruled by the unforgiving ...
Style: serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, martial arts, homoeroticism, space station, good versus evil, adventurer, space and aliens, partners, espionage, heroes, partners against crime, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Untitled Neill Blomkamp/Alien Project (0000)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, South Africa, USA
Story: This project has been officially shelved again by Twentieth Century Fox.
Plot: outer space, creature, alien, spacecraft
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, special agents, superhuman powers, space and aliens, escapades, man versus machine, crimes, society, psychopath, chaos, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: alien, mutant, flying saucer, ufo, car, shower, alien abduction, outer space, stock footage, police commissioner, novelist, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, flashback, car chase, waitress, violence, impregnation, nudity (full frontal - brief), gunfight, machine gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
 182
Sleeping Dogs (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A master jewel thief in 21st century Los Angeles targets the illegal emerald smuggling operations of a highly-connected crime syndicate. During what he believes to be a routine heist, cat burglar Harry Maxwell discovers that his target, notorious ...
Plot: jewel thief, criminal, distopia, spacecraft, police raid, factory, hijacking, cat burglar, outer space, thief
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 334
Invasion (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the aliens are taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spaceship crash, hospital, alien invasion, spacecraft, alien, forest, trapped, crater, heat, fog, nurse, trapped in a building ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.8
 220
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: futuristic, bleak, rough, serious, cult film
Plot: cloning, distopia, danger, rivalry, computers and web, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, time travel, chaos, inventions and discoveries, injustice ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Dawnseeker (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set in the year 2245 when Earth's sun threatens to wipe out all of humanity, "The Dawnseeker" follows five hired mercenaries who travel to an uncharted planet to collect a rare mineral known as stardust to replenish the dying star. ...
Style: tense, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: human versus alien, trapped, imaginary, survival, alien planet, fear, mission, spacecraft, catastrophe, space marine, human in outer space, team ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien encounter, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens, misfit, adventure, heroic mission, space travel, boss and employee, survival ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.2
 432
Power Corps. (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, heroic mission, military, tough heroes, escapades, deadly creature, adventure, danger, rivalry, supernatural, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: apocalyptic, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: bermuda triangle, flying saucer, suicide, ufo, alien, alien abduction, alien race, space battle, pyramid, death, opening a door, good versus evil ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: punched in the face, alcohol, trapped in space, space travel, bounty hunter, alien, space station, experiment, monster, spacecraft, merchant, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Zarkorr! The Invader (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An "average" postal worker is informed by a tiny alien hologram which looks like a teenage girl that he is the "choosen one" to destroy a giant reptile to save the Earth.
Plot: hologram, chosen one, alien, tv news, postman, reluctant hero, giant monster, midget, destruction of city, miniature person, demolished city
Place: new jersey, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 817
Habitat (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In order to combat the damage caused by the depletion of the ozone layer, maverick biologist Hank Symes unleashes his most ambitious experiment to date: accelerated evolution. Unfortunately, this not only causes the authorities to take notice, but ...
Style: futuristic, serious
Plot: environmentalism, androids and robots, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, society, superhuman powers, obsession, teenage life, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Robot Holocaust (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Neo, a drifter from the atomic-blasted wastelands, arrives with his klutzy robot sidekick at a factory where slaves labor to fuel the sinister Dark One's Power Station. There, he meets a comely woman who convinces him to help rescue her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: robot, mutant, revolution, man versus machine, rescue, rebellion, heroes, rivalry, society, power relations, danger, master and servant ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%