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.
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

Most similar movies to Children of Dune

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and futuristic films and TV series with plots about adventure, escapades, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, imaginary and heroes mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Children of Dune: Dune (2000), Legend of the Seeker (2008), Dune (1984), Earthsea (2004), Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 18K
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: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prophecy, space and aliens, space wars, battles, space opera, space travel, chosen one, imaginary, adventure, distant planet, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, magical, adventure, save the world, chosen one, witch, supernatural power, escapades, ancient ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 122K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, chosen one, adventure, vengeance, battles, emperor, messiah, 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.
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, island, magic, prophecy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroes, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, serious, 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%
 9.0
 239K
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, witty, buddy comedy, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, escapades, smuggling, friendship, survival, space and aliens, space wars, preacher, captain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, suspenseful, serious, 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 ⇓
39%
 8.3
 27K
Babylon 5 (1993)
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, saga, futuristic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space station, space opera, adventure, time travel, benign alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, alien, culture clash, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, partners, danger, adventure, space and aliens, race against time, bounty hunter, chases and races, space travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, bleak, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, future dystopia, imaginary, outer space, androids and robots, obsessive quest, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor, space battle, adventure ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: fairy tale, surreal, atmospheric, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, fish out of water, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, fantasy world, save the kingdom, life turned upside down, good versus evil, getting home, cat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 12K
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, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space wars, space travel, alien, adventure, military, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, genetic engineering, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, imaginary, escapades, save the world, supernatural ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, russia, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, ancient mystery, space wars, wormhole, ancient, save the world, good versus evil, save the day, space and aliens, imaginary, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rebellion, fighting the system, good versus evil, totalitarianism, space wars, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cult, mind control ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 16K
Sliders (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In his basement in San Francisco, boy-genius Quinn Mallory unlocks the doorway to an infinite number of Earths. During a test run, Quinn invites co-worker Wade Wells and his teacher Professor Maximillian Arturo to see his new invention. But an ...
Style: exciting, clever, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, alternate reality, alternate dimension, parallel worlds, experiment gone awry, alien invasion, adventure, getting home, danger, escapades, survival, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, apocalypse, imaginary, escapades, heroic mission, alien encounter, political unrest, good versus evil, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 7K
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, space exploration, moon, survival, space travel, ufo, adventure, save the world, space and aliens, heroic mission, alien encounter, future dystopia ...
Time: future, year 1999, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary, danger, escapades, buddies, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, adventure hero ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: archaeologist, imaginary kingdom, dinosaur, forces of nature, rescue, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, heroes, rivalry, space and aliens, deadly, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 5K
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, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space opera, alien, space wars, space and aliens, cult, bio weapon, top secret, space station ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, space travel, ambition, adventure, against the odds, survival, danger, man versus machine, rivalry, heroic mission, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, adventure, war, heroes, renegades, wartime life, heroic mission, alien encounter, emperor, benign alien ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Cleopatra 2525 (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, save the world, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, time travel, space wars, chaos, rivalry, danger, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 4K
Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, supernatural ability, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, save the world, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, vengeance, escapades, battles, androids and robots, space wars, space and aliens, man versus machine, good versus evil, nuclear holocaust, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 33K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, outer space, space wars, fugitives, alien race, escapades, heroes, lost, astronaut, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, teleportation, time travel, adventure, alien encounter, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Knights of Bloodsteel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The adventure is set in the sorcerous land of Mirabilis, where a populace of elves, goblins, dwarves and humans hanker for the mystical element Bloodsteel; an ore with magical ability-giving properties. When a ruthless band of soldiers led by the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, atmospheric, epic
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, sorceress, elf, dragon, imaginary kingdom, cons and scams, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, unicorn, imaginary, good versus evil, supernatural ability, escapades, adventurer, hopes, supernatural, heroes, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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