Movies and TV shows like Children of Dune

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Children of Dune (2003)
 7.5
 12K
Children of Dune (2003)
Original name: Frank Herbert's Children of Dune
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 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, visually appealing, complex, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, political unrest, escapades, leadership, space opera, danger, rivalry, distant planet, heroes, fantasy world, princess, giant, space and aliens, king, emperor, dictatorship, fight scenes, redemption, twins ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Children of Dune

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about adventure, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, danger, heroes and imaginary mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Children of Dune: Dune (2000), Legend of the Seeker (2008), Dune (1984), Earthsea (2004), Stargate SG-1 (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 292 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: prophecy, alien planet, space and aliens, chosen one, rebel, space wars, space opera, emperor, battles, sandstorm, good versus evil, dune ...
Time: future
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83%
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, serious, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, imaginary, magical, adventure, save the world, witch, chosen one, escapades, ancient, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 128K
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: futuristic, atmospheric, epic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, chosen one, battles, emperor, messiah, vengeance, desert, good versus evil, loss of father, witch, prophecy ...
Time: future
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, island, magic, prophecy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, archaeologist, dinosaur, heroes, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, rescue, misfit, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
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100%
 8.4
 84K
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, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien planet, space travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, wormhole, time travel, alien race, parallel world, save the world, escapades, cult, megalomaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
⇓ 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, adventure, space opera, escapades, couple relations, outer space, human in outer space, on the run, rescue, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, based on cult tv series, tv series pilot ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, benign alien, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, political unrest, interracial relations, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 8.3
 28K
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, futuristic, bleak, saga, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, space station, adventure, time travel, benign alien, good versus evil, alien, culture clash, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, partners, heroes, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, space and aliens, space travel, race against time, distant planet, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, future dystopia, space battle, imaginary, obsessive quest, outer space, androids and robots, escapades, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 12K
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: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, alien, space wars, adventure, military, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, genetic engineering, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, space travel, escapades, danger, rivalry, adventure, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, imaginary, save the world, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1930s, year 1939, 2000s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, russia, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 3K
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, fighting the system, good versus evil, rebellion, totalitarianism, space wars, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cult, mind control ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, wormhole, space wars, ancient mystery, ancient, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, imaginary, race against time, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, apocalypse, escapades, chaos, heroic mission, alien encounter, political unrest, imaginary, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 9K
Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, fish out of water, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, fantasy world, prince, good versus evil, real world, life turned upside down ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.3
 7K
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, space exploration, space and aliens, ufo, moon, survival, space travel, danger, man versus machine, save the world, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1999, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (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, space wars, save the world, adventure, society, good versus evil, danger, supernatural, heroes, imaginary, ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cleopatra 2525 (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Cleopatra 2525 is an American science fiction television series that aired in syndication for two seasons, from January 2000 to March 2001. It appeared as the first part of the Back2Back Action Hour, followed by Jack of All Trades.
Style: stylized, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, time travel, space wars, chaos, society, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 5K
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, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space opera, alien, telepathy, space wars, space and aliens, cult, mars, bio weapon ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, adventure, head of state, save the world, leadership, rivalry, benign alien, space and aliens, good versus evil, wartime life ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space opera, adventure, ambition, space travel, danger, man versus machine, heroic mission, space wars, survival, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, vengeance, escapades, battles, androids and robots, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, man versus machine, human existence, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Riese: Kingdom Falling (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Riese: Kingdom Falling is a science fiction-fantasy series which debuted online on November 2, 2009. The series is about a traveller named Riese, who flees across the wartorn lands of Eleysia with her wolf, Fenrir. Hunted by a terrifying religious ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: steampunk, save the kingdom, adventure, danger, escapades, on the road, rivalry, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, wolf, fantasy world, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 4K
Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, danger, rivalry, undercover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Color of Magic (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
TV show
Story: As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a terrible fire, and begin on a journey across the Disc. Unknown to them, their journey & fate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, enigmatic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, magic, heroes, dragon, danger, curses spells and rituals, wizards, imaginary, good versus evil, heroic mission, unlikely hero ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, astronaut, good versus evil, heroes, teleportation, time travel, adventure ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%