Movies like The Fifth Element

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The Fifth Element (1997)
 7.7
 451K
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, cerebral, stylized, suspenseful, cult film, breathtaking, cliffhanger, epic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, alien, future dystopia, space and aliens, save the world, heroic mission, end of the world, adventure, dystopic future, spacecraft, love, cyberpunk, supernatural ability, chosen one, heroes, protector, danger, taxi driver, priest, race against time, stowaway, rescue, humanity in peril, cyborgs ...
Time: future, 90s, 1910s, 23rd century, 1990s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city

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Most similar movies to The Fifth Element

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, exciting, visually appealing and stylized films with plots about danger, weapons, chase, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure and dialogue mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Fifth Element: Serenity (2005), Lost in Space (1998), Oblivion (2013), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), John Carter (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, Thailand
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, surprise ending
Plot: alien planet, space travel, alien, outer space, alien race, mission, government agent, space station, spacecraft, creature, parallel world, trapped in space ...
Time: future, year 1975, 70s, 2020s
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87%
 7.8
 290K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space opera, future dystopia, outer space, adventure, escapades, space wars, good versus evil, mechanic, space and aliens, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.2
 71K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.0
 503K
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: futuristic, visually appealing, mind bending, cerebral, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, disorder, clones, resistance, distopia, catastrophe, mysterious character, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, space travel, spacecraft, teamwork, space and aliens, warrior, superhero, reluctant partners, save the world ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 263K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, monster, adventure, heroes, space wars, mars, imaginary kingdom, space and aliens, space travel, danger, battles, alien race ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, culture clash, alien, scientist, space travel, alien planet, adventure, creature, space and aliens, warrior, mysterious planet, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 11K
Returner (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named Milly (Anne Suzuki), travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists the reluctant aid of skilled Tokyo gunman, named Miyamoto (Takeshi ...
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, tech noir, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, save the world, ufo, adventure, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, escapades, changing the past or future, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 146K
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: atmospheric, futuristic, epic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, chosen one, battles, space opera, emperor, messiah, vengeance, space wars, desert, good versus evil, loss of father ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.6M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, father daughter relationship, end of the world, time paradox, expedition, black hole, parallel world, future dystopia, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 183K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, futuristic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, archaeology, alien planet, adventure, teleportation, evil alien, pyramid, ancient mystery, egyptian mythology, creature, nuclear, portal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1920s, 1990s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 97K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space station, hotshot hero, heroic mission, hostage, prison, lone hero, convict, secret service, group of criminals, tough guy, space battle ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 1.3M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, imaginary, teamwork, alien invasion, heroic mission, save the world, transformation, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, russia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 409K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: suspense, exciting, disaster movie, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, natural disaster, astronaut, nasa, space travel, outer space, race against time, self sacrifice, catastrophe, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 232K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, space wars, young heroes, prodigy, save the world, child prodigy, intelligence, space and aliens, space battle, basic training, battles, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, save the lady, imaginary, destiny, heroes, chaos, danger, space travel, creature ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, changing the past or future, invasion, soldier, warrior, evil alien, deja vu, space and aliens, time paradox ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, big ben london, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 538K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, secret agents, government agency, partners, space and aliens, undercover, ufo, creature, alien encounter, save the world, fictional government agency, aliens ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.9
 591K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, space opera, adventure, teamwork, imaginary, teleportation, time paradox, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
Place: san francisco, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, save the world, imaginary, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 1939, 1930s, 2000s ...
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 126K
Aeon Flux (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female character, female killer, female protagonist, future dystopia, strong female lead, secret movement, martial arts, rebelliousness, rebellion, mysterious character, one against many, cyberpunk ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, captivating, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural power, team, super villain, supervillain, fight scenes, magic, invasion, superhero, super powers, super strength, alien, teenage superhero ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, adventure, self sacrifice, good versus evil, team, heroic mission, teamwork, creature ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, ufo, evil alien, space and aliens, end of the world, save the world, aliens, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien, first contact ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, new york, mumbai india, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 347K
Men in Black 3 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back...in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K's life and ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, secret agents, alien, changing the past or future, hi-tech, ufo, space and aliens, benign alien, time traveler, alternate timeline, sent to the past ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 681K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, frightening, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, strong female character, outer space, human versus alien, evil alien, deadly creature, survival, space colony, female warrior, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (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, save the world, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, society, good versus evil, heroes, danger, supernatural, ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, danger, alien, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, society ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, space and aliens, outer space, bounty hunter, tough guy, distant planet, adventure, future dystopia, fictional war, on the run, heroes ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%