Movies like The Chronicles of Riddick

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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
 6.7
 210K
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, reluctant hero will emerge as humanity's champion - and the last hope for a universe on the edge of annihilation.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, futuristic, epic, stylized, visually appealing, bad ending, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, lone hero, outer space, adventure, bounty hunter, on the run, heroes, survival, battles, danger, heroic mission, chaos, escapades, deadly, rivalry, distant planet, prison, space opera, tough heroes, mercenary, suicide, future dystopia, distopia, army ...
Time: future, near future

Most similar movies to The Chronicles of Riddick

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, futuristic and serious films with plots about danger, heroes, chase, escapades, adventure, violence and dialogue mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Chronicles of Riddick: Riddick (2013), Pitch Black (2000), Predators (2010), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Starship Troopers (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 151K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, adventure, survival, outer space, tough heroes, deadly creature, bounty hunter, alien, mysterious planet, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 221K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, deadly creature, alien encounter, monster, survival, one man army, space travel, mysterious planet, outer space, tough heroes, evil alien, anti heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 207K
Predators (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, alien, jungle, monster, warrior, soldier, survival, space and aliens, survivor, danger, invisibility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, post apocalyptic, chase, dark hero, survival, danger, apocalypse, desert, distopia, dark future, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, spacecraft, evil alien, soldier, space and aliens, military, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, distant planet, creature, space marine ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, team, adventure, superhero, creature, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 1988, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 67K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, vestiges of humanity, dystopic future, drifter, postman, post apocalypse, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 2040s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, space wars, destiny, imaginary, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, danger, space travel, save the lady, chosen one ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 174K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, survival, post apocalypse, ocean, dystopic future, post apocalyptic, rescue, future dystopia, water, sailing, ocean or sea ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Escape from New York (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, hostage, anti hero, anti heroes, prison, cyberpunk, kidnapping, rescue, race against time, lone wolves, distopia, prison escape ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, danger, mining, heroic mission, alien invasion, rivalry, heroes, post apocalypse, life is a bitch, society, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 472K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: twists and turns, futuristic, mind bending, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, dystopic future, survival, space and aliens, resistance, disorder, danger, catastrophe, vestiges of humanity, alien encounter ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 457K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, save the world, creature, evil alien, giant, heroic mission, danger, destruction, survival, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: future, year 2017, 2020s, near future
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 360K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, survival, deadly creature, jungle, warrior, hunting, trap, evil alien, danger, creature, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, twentieth century, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 108K
Judge Dredd (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, dystopic future, judge, apocalypse, frame up, good versus evil, post apocalypse, superhero, uncover truth, law enforcement, justice, weapons ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 49K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, survival, supernatural, save the world, technology, escapades, military, science, battles, heroes, heroic mission, chaos ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 285K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, tense, biblical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, post apocalypse, warrior, post apocalyptic, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, lone wolves, danger, lone hero, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 235K
Total Recall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Welcome to Rekall, the company that can turn your dreams into real memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, double agent, world domination, memory loss, betrayal, secret agents, fictional reality, suspicion, false memory, spy, resistance fighter, on the run ...
Time: future
Place: big ben london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, space and aliens, alien encounter, danger, soldier, deadly, outer space, distant planet, spacecraft, evil alien, hunt down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, save the world, alien, space travel, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, dystopic future, end of the world, adventure, spacecraft, love ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 92K
Babylon A.D. (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, exciting, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, protection, cyberpunk, mercenary, deadly, one man army, smuggling, life is a bitch, deadly virus, master warrior, infected, tough heroes ...
Time: future
Place: russia, new york, china, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 92K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space station, hotshot hero, heroic mission, convict, group of criminals, prison, hostage, lone hero, danger, kidnapping, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.3
 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: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space opera, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, danger, space travel, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 5K
Moon 44 (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, save the world, space travel, rescue, heroic mission, escapades, androids and robots, danger, race against time, survival, espionage, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 1K
Battletruck (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It’s the 21st century, the Oil Wars have made a mess of the planet and the land outside major cities is lawless. After Hunter comes to the aid of Corlie, who has run away from the villainous Straker, he takes her to the peaceful community of ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, post nuclear, future dystopia, gangsters, escapades, chaos and mayhem, crimes, cons and scams, chases and races, save the day, deadly, gory ...
Time: future
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Cyborg 3: The Recycler (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare yourself for the all too deadly future. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a visit to a doctor in Silica confirms her worst fears. She is ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, chase, prostitute, battle, community, battles, androids and robots, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, society, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 28K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, stylized, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, martial arts, violence, one man army, future dystopia, chaos, post apocalypse, chase, plague, danger, mortal combat ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space travel, androids and robots, adventure, save the world, survival, space and aliens, military, rescue, man versus machine, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.4
 745
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, stylized, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, future dystopia, life is a bitch, chaos, society, rivalry, apocalypse, danger, imaginary, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.6
 478
The Eliminator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley, enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk matches the prize: one racer is killed, 3 others seriously injured in multiple action-packed ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, heroes, one man army, most dangerous game, chase, island, jungle, martial arts, rivalry, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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