Movies like Dark Planet

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Dark Planet (1997)
 3.4
 637
Dark Planet (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on the far side of a dangerous wormhole, the two sides mysteriously set aside their differences and send a joint mission to explore the planet. The mission of the starship Scylla is soon beset by political intrigue and treachery, jeopardizing not only the mission, but the lives of the entire crew
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, wormhole, survival, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, soldier, battles, betrayal, space wars, partners, save the world, life is a bitch, graphic violence, political intrigue, hotshot hero, intrigue, danger, society, heroic mission, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Dark Planet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about space and aliens, danger, heroes, escapades, rivalry, outer space and heroic mission mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dark Planet: Encrypt (2003), For the Cause (2000), Wing Commander (1999), Space Marines (1996), Android Insurrection (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
 538
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.5
 746
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, rough, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, danger, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, imaginary, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space opera, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, space and aliens, danger, space travel, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.7
 375
Space Marines (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Space pirates, led by diabolical Colonel Fraser, take over a cargo ship carrying anti-matter explosive and an important official. Space marines, led by Captain Gray, must stop their evil plans.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, danger, crimes, daring rescue, space and aliens, heroic mission, terrorism, adventure, hostages, deadly, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, androids and robots, escapades, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, battles, heroic mission, heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, outer space, survival, danger, imaginary, computers and web, soldier, save the world, man versus machine, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.2
 675
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: space travel, mars, outer space, space wars, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, adventure, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 292
Earth II (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the near future, a space station dubbed Earth II is built for the purpose of scientific research and world peace. However, that peace is shattered when the Chinese send up a nuclear bomb that is orbiting just a few miles away from the station. ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: space station, spacewalk, outer space, escapades, man versus machine, chases and races, save the world, save the day, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, master warrior, save the world, adventure, danger, space and aliens, heroes, rivalry, master villain, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: suspenseful, epic, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: spacecraft, superhero, outer space, time travel, heroic mission, space travel, plague, space wars, adventure, escapades, future dystopia, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Recon 2022: The Mezzo Incident (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the gruesome events on Caprini, Sharp and his elite team of tough, witty and trigger happy space Marines must now head out to the icy planet Mezzo to investigate further Ma'har activities. What they will encounter will defy their ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, rivalry, heroes, military, heroic mission, adventure, space wars, future dystopia, good versus evil, danger, androids and robots, soldier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2125, Alec Mason led the Martian Colonies to freedom in the hit action game Red Faction: Guerrilla. Now, Syfy and THQ are teaming up to continue the saga of conflict on Mars 25 years later in an all-new Original Movie, Red Faction: ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, futuristic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, mars, space and aliens, survival, abduction, soldier, military, outer space, heroes, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.2
 432
Power Corps. (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soldiers land on Caprini and confront diabolical villains.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, heroic mission, military, tough heroes, escapades, deadly creature, adventure, danger, rivalry, supernatural, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 545
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, rescue, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, chases and races, femme fatale, danger, androids and robots, battles, computer virus, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Inhabited Island (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Maxim Kammerer fights for his love and freedom. He leads a rebel movement challenging the five greedy rulers. One of the rulers, Strannik, knows how dangerous Maxim can be. He makes up his mind to stop the young man at any cost. The last close fight ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: battles, space wars, future dystopia, human spirit, heroic mission, survival, revolution, space and aliens, rebellion, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 823
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, offbeat, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, life is a bitch, society, adventure, misfit, androids and robots, chases and races, imaginary, save the world, changing the past or future, mentally unstable, catastrophe ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.6
 479
One Shot (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Kyle Matthews, an elite Sniper from the World Defense Force, is trapped in enemy territory - his skills are put to the test as he attempts to survive against a whole armada of Cerulean soldiers, Hell bent on wiping all humans from existence. ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, military, soldier, danger, master warrior, battles, heroes, alien contact, graphic violence, sniper rifle, sniper
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 302
Johnny 2.0 (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Dr. Johnny Dalton awakens, after being beaten by a group of eco-terrorists who were vandalizing his lab at biotech firm Azina, his business partner Frank Donahue tells him him that 15 years have passed and Johnny is merely a clone of himself. ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: clones, coma, cyberpunk, imaginary, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, androids and robots, on the run, a.i., space and aliens, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 3.9
 856
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, alien, betrayal, space war, adventure, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel, deadly, danger, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, special agents, superhuman powers, space and aliens, escapades, man versus machine, crimes, society, psychopath, chaos, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.9
 925
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, spacecraft, space wars, chase, danger, rivalry, technology gone awry, escapades, outer space, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Austria, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to Earth and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, prodigy, space travel, apocalypse, adventure, space and aliens, save the world, chaos, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Assault Girls (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Three women and one man - with an assortment of weaponry - wage war against giant mutant sandwhales in a barren digital landscape, all to achieve points within the virtual reality video game called Avalon.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, heroes, contests and competitions, adventure, survival, heroic mission, distant planet, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, virtual reality, female protagonist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Humanity's End (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 3313. Mankind is being systematically massacred throughout the galaxy by an invading species. All hope is lost until the last strand of pure human DNA is found on a remote planet in the far reaches of the galaxy. Now, an epic battle will ...
Style: rough, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: battles, outer space, woman in danger, escapades, hopes, space and aliens, danger, against humanity, manhunt, starting over, survival, track down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.7
 517
Precious Find (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2049. 200 years after the great Californian goldrush. The new generation of gold diggers are just as full of gold fever as their ancestors.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: outer space, moon, space travel, danger, misfit, adventure, chases and races, gambling, alien encounter, heroic mission, disorder, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 1K
Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, danger, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, death, graphic violence, chases and races, camera shot of bare feet ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, man versus machine, androids and robots, life is a bitch, save the world, danger, survival, heroic mission, daring rescue, chaos, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, space wars, battles, siege, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, danger ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 991
Crash and Burn (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unicom is a powerful organization overseeing most of the world after its economic collapse. They have banned computers and robots in an attempt to insure "life, liberty, and the pursuit of economic stability". When a Unicom Synth robot ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, robot, androids and robots, danger, a.i., space and aliens, strong sexual content, chaos, profanity, battle zone, terrorism, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space travel, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, survival, man versus machine, space and aliens, military, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%