Movies and TV shows like Frank Herbert's Children of Dune

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Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)
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Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, neverending cycle of interstellar war. Now a conspiracy on Arrakis threatens to rob Muad'Dib of his throne and his life.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, intense, stylized, sexy, visually appealing, allegory ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, desert, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, leadership, escapades, political unrest, space opera, space and aliens, rivalry, distant planet, heroes, fantasy world, princess, giant, emperor, fight scenes, redemption, twins, politics, space wars, chosen one, superior ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Frank Herbert's Children of Dune

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, space opera and good versus evil mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Frank Herbert's Children of Dune: Dune (2000), Dune (1984), Dune (2021), Stargate SG-1 (1997), Earthsea (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
Story: A three part mini-series based on Frank Herbert's classic Science Fiction novel entailing politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, prophecy, chosen one, rebel, space and aliens, space opera, alien planet, emperor, battles, good versus evil, dune, space travel ...
Time: future
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Dune (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, desert, chosen one, space wars, messiah, emperor, prophecy, battles, vengeance, space opera, good versus evil ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: south pole
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100%
 8.1
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Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: epic, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien planet, desert, space opera, outer space, prophecy, survival, messiah, giant creature, water shortage, adventure, betrayal, war ...
Time: 2020s, future, contemporary, distant future
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100%
 8.4
 91K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Stargate SG-1 begins about a year after the events of the feature film, when the United States government learns that an ancient alien device called the Stargate can access a network of such devices on a multitude of planets. SG-1 is an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, alien race, time travel, parallel world, save the world, parallel universe, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, prophecy, island, magic, adventure, imaginary kingdom, wizards, good versus evil, heroic mission, supernatural ability, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of Jules Verne's classic story finds adventurers seeking a mysterious hidden land. They are joined by the wife of another man, who had previously gone on a similar expedition and disappeared.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: archaeologist, dinosaur, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, missing person, adventure, space and aliens, obsessive quest, rescue, rivalry, misfit, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, human in outer space, adventure, outer space, space opera, escapades, couple relations, on the run, heroes, rescue ...
Time: future
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36%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, sexy, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, space wars, battles, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, escapades, state affairs, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4.7
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, save the world, adventure, partners, bounty hunter, escapades, space and aliens, distant planet, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.4
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Babylon 5 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be ...
Style: serious, saga, futuristic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, space station, benign alien, adventure, time travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, alien, spacecraft, culture clash ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, heroic, serious, dark fantasy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, magical, sorcerer, adventure, save the world, chosen one, witch, escapades, witchcraft, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, future dystopia, androids and robots, outer space, escapades, obsessive quest, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, chaos ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space wars, alien, military, adventure, artificial intelligence, space battle, heroic mission, genetic engineering, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, rivalry, intergalactic, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, fighting the system, good versus evil, rebellion, totalitarianism, space travel, heroes, survival, life is a bitch, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old members, and they go in search of the missing soldier in order ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, space and aliens, adventure, escapades, outer space, confined, heroes, egyptian mythology, nuclear threat, human host, nuclear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 8K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak
Plot: space and aliens, astronaut, space travel, space exploration, ufo, moon, survival, save the world, man versus machine, adventure, alien encounter, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, apocalypse, space wars, space station, chaos, heroes, head of state, space and aliens, escapades, save the world, adventure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, chaos, battles, society, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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27%
 6.7
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Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crusade is an American spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in AD 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms. The Drakh have released a nanovirus plague on Earth, ...
Style: futuristic, tense, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space and aliens, space opera, alien, telepathy, bio weapon, space station, top secret, cure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Londo Mollari, the Centauri Emperor, recounts the initial contact between the Humans and Minbari, which resulted in a major incident and subsequent war, for an eager pair of youngsters wanting a story about love and conflict.
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, benign alien, adventure, wartime life, alien encounter, heroic mission, save the world, leadership, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space opera, adventure, ambition, man versus machine, survival, rivalry, against the odds, space wars, heroic mission, human in outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.3
 36K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, alternate reality, lost, alien race, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, technology ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, alien planet, space exploration, space and aliens, teleportation, space battle, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, astronaut ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, space travel, escapades, battles, vengeance, space and aliens, good versus evil, man versus machine, adventure, future dystopia, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy aboard the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space wars, space opera, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, ancient, heroic mission, race against time, save the day, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: The 10 webisodes, entitled "The Face of the Enemy," tell a story that takes place between seasons 4.0 and 4.5 of Battlestar and follow Lt. Gaeta when he is sent off in a Raptor with a handful of strangers and one of them mysteriously dies. ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, space opera, adventure, race against time, spacecraft, survival, isolation, confined, serial murder, passenger, computer system ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, outer space, space and aliens, evil alien, adventure, fight, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, chaos, mind control, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, save the world, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 17K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%