Movies and TV shows like Children of Dune

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Children of Dune (2003)
 7.6
 11K
Children of Dune (2003)
Original name: Frank Herbert's Children of Dune
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
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, interesting, dark, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, imaginary, political unrest, escapades, leadership, danger, rivalry, distant planet, space opera, fantasy world, princess, space and aliens, king, emperor, dictatorship, fight scenes, redemption, giant, twins ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Children of Dune

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, futuristic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, space travel, good versus evil and danger mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Children of Dune: Dune (2000), Dune (1984), Firefly (2002), Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Babylon 5 (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 17K
Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 292 min.
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: epic, atmospheric, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prophecy, good versus evil, emperor, chosen one, telepathy, sandstorm, space wars, space travel, vengeance, adventure, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 110K
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: epic, futuristic, surreal, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, emperor, chosen one, good versus evil, monster, mutation, duke, telepathy, witch, messiah, destiny, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
 223K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, buddy comedy, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, smuggling, outer space, adventure, escapades, friendship, space and aliens, survival, captain, preacher, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, on the run, escapades, wormhole, heroes, couple relations, human in outer space, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 26K
Babylon 5 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, time travel, adventure, space opera, culture clash, transformation, good versus evil, space and aliens, philosophy, benign alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Shannara Chronicles (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, danger, betrayal, magic, love triangle, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 9K
Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
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: exciting, surreal, fairy tale, touching, bleak ...
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, danger, fish out of water, good versus evil, life turned upside down, save the kingdom, getting home, rivalry, cat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
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, clever, bleak, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, future dystopia, space and aliens, survivor, androids and robots, nuclear holocaust, soldier, good versus evil, imaginary, obsessive quest ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, head of state, political unrest, heroes, alien encounter, apocalypse, save the world, chaos, state affairs, imaginary, space wars ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 30K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, fugitives, wormhole, alien race, adventure, lost, alien encounter, outer space, astronaut, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: spacecraft, outer space, fighting the system, escapades, future dystopia, chases and races, intergalactic, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, danger, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 11K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, genetic engineering, artificial intelligence, black hole, military, alien, adventure, heroes, androids and robots, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 16K
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: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space opera, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, good versus evil, heroes, partners, race against time, space travel, rivalry, bounty hunter, laser, chases and races, master villain, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 4K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, exciting, tense, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space and aliens, space wars, politics, top secret, rivalry, cult, bio weapon, interracial relations ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, adventure, war, rivalry, emperor, heroic mission, space and aliens, benign alien, renegades, state affairs ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 6K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting
Plot: astronaut, moon, benign alien, space and aliens, future dystopia, heroic mission, imaginary, danger, dragon, time travel, ufo, space wars ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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, state affairs, interracial relations, benign alien, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, political unrest ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
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, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, imaginary kingdom, archaeologist, forces of nature, escapades, rivalry, rescue, adventurer, danger, heroes, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, evil alien, changing the past or future, space wars, alien, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, star trek, alien planet, space exploration, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, time travel, adventurer, intelligence ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.7
 182K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, time machine, heroes, adventure, journey, adventurer, good versus evil, alien encounter, space travel, save the day, danger ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Plot: star trek, adventure, space and aliens, escapades, intergalactic, heroic mission, rivalry, teleportation, laser, danger, adventurer, space travel ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 34K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, female fighter, danger, survival, martial arts, adventure, friendship, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space travel, wormhole, captain, culture clash, teleportation, cloning, outer space, doctor, commander, alien, star trek ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 2K
Neverwhere (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Richard Mayhew leads an ordinary life in London when one day a girl named Door falls, injured, across his path. The next thing he knows, his life is gone and he's pulled into the fantastical world of London Below. Pursued by the murderous ...
Style: offbeat, serious, atmospheric, stylized, dark humor
Plot: imaginary kingdom, angel, adventure, imaginary, danger, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural, heroes, magic, london underground ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
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, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, adventure, save the world, imaginary, witch, ancient, magical, chosen one, escapades, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.4
 77K
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space and aliens, time travel, parallel world, wormhole, save the world, military, cult, master villain, megalomaniac, changing the past or future ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, survival, space and aliens, fear, team, danger, trapped, adventure, technology, encounter ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 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, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, ancient mystery, wormhole, space wars, ancient, challenge, space and aliens, heroic mission, fan, rescue, artifact, heaven and hell ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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