Movies like Pacific Rim

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Pacific Rim (2013)
 6.9
 497K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
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: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind's last hope against the mounting apocalypse.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, visually appealing, suspenseful, mecha, tense, breathtaking, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, robot, creature, androids and robots, save the world, destruction, chaos and mayhem, giant, giant robots, heroic mission, battles, heroes, evil alien, survival, invasion, deadly creature, alien invasion, space and aliens, fate of humanity, attack, characters in danger, worldwide chaos, partners, human versus monster ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2010s, 21st century, year 2017
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, asia, alaska, hong kong, australia, san francisco ...

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Most similar movies to Pacific Rim

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, surprise ending and suspense films with plots about explosion, chase, danger, catastrophe, battles, gun and technology mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pacific Rim: Battleship (2012), Battle Los Angeles (2011), Godzilla (2014), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 248K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, u.s. navy, military, evil alien, battleship, navy, alien, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, save the world, sea battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, london, tokyo, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, futuristic, intense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, battlefield, save the world, alien encounter, survival, invasion, battles, heroic mission, military, chaos and mayhem, extraterrestrial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, america, mojave desert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 411K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, godzilla, disaster, dinosaur, giant, creature, giant creature, deadly creature, mutant, sea monster, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s, year 1999 ...
Place: japan, san francisco, hawaii, nevada, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: mecha, futuristic, psychotronic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: giant monster, giant creature, robot, monster, alien, killer robot, giant robots, teenage hero, alien monster, creature, chinawoman, chinaman ...
Time: future, near future
Place: china, mount fuji, australia, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: captivating, psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: godzilla, giant monster, monster, giant animal, creature, destruction, creature feature, giant creature, rescue, giant lizard, monster versus monster, human versus monster ...
Time: 21st century, year 2019, year 2014, 2010s
Place: japan, boston, china, colorado, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.6
 239K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, adventure, space wars, young heroes, intelligence, space battle, child prodigy, prodigy, space and aliens, alien, save the world, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 165 min.
Story: As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robot, alien, androids and robots, transforming robot, giant robots, robot vs. robot, extraterrestrial, superhero, killer robot, heroes, transformation, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, egypt, china, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Style: entertaining, exciting, surreal, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: robot, cyborgs, androids and robots, transforming robot, giant robots, alien, military, transformation, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, technology, killer robot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: egypt, new york, virginia, washington d.c., philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.0
 632K
Transformers (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Young teenager, Sam Witwicky becomes involved in the ancient struggle between two extraterrestrial factions of transforming robots – the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons. Sam holds the clue to unimaginable power and the Decepticons will ...
Style: entertaining, futuristic, intense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, robot, androids and robots, transforming robot, giant robots, good versus evil, car, military, man versus machine, transformation, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1890s, 19th century
Place: california, washington d.c., los angeles, usa, plymouth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: suspense, exciting, futuristic, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, space and aliens, invasion, evil alien, ufo, alien, save the world, end of the world, alien encounter, first contact, outer space, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, big ben london, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 59K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, military, survival, technology, escapades, science, fictional war, heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem, save the world ...
Time: near future, future
Place: virginia, usa, eastern europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, changing the past or future, evil alien, invasion, soldier, military, repeated event, time paradox, space and aliens ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Robot Overlords (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: androids and robots, robot, man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, save the day, chaos, rivalry, society, escapades, youth ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, culture clash, adventure, space and aliens, fantasy world, creature, alien planet, space travel, mysterious planet, human nature, beautiful scenery, expedition ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, human versus alien, end of the world, military, chinawoman, apocalypse, disaster, alien civilization, space battle, outer space, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., africa, atlantic ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 193K
Godzilla (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, godzilla, giant monster, monster, human versus monster, giant, disaster, chaos and mayhem, creature, experiment gone awry, military, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, polynesia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 226K
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, scary, suspense, exciting, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, jungle, monster, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, hunting, predator, survival, hi-tech, alien life-form, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, alien, space and aliens, survival, evil alien, invasion, disaster, first contact, destruction, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, south america, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.2
 109K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, alien, end of the world, survival, adventure, post apocalypse, obsessive quest, invasion, space and aliens, escapades, virus ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa, tower bridge london, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks ...
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, giant animal, monster versus monster, monster, giant ape, creature, giant creature, dinosaur, sea monster, king kong, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: hong kong, las vegas, usa, florida, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, robot, artificial intelligence, superhuman powers, superhero team, master villain, supernatural ability, man versus machine, save the world, end of the world, good versus evil, tony stark character ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: oslo norway, usa, africa, new york, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, man versus machine, cyborgs, androids and robots, artificial intelligence, robot, apocalypse, post apocalypse, terminator, end of the world, child in peril, lone hero ...
Time: future, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, cyborgs, androids and robots, robot, man versus machine, post apocalypse, killer robot, dark future, artificial intelligence, chase, time paradox, apocalypse ...
Time: future, year 1984, year 2017, near future, year 1997 ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: psychotronic, epic, entertaining, exciting, sad ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, final battle, superhero team, alien, invasion, alternate timeline, army, supernatural power, good versus evil, spacecraft ...
Time: year 2014, year 2012, year 1970, future, 70s ...
Place: new jersey, japan, manhattan new york city, missouri, norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 325K
Real Steel (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.
Style: futuristic, feel good, inspirational, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: boxing, robot, father son relationship, androids and robots, sport, underdog, against the odds, contests and competitions, technology, fight, arena, parents and children ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 21st century, year 2016
Place: usa, austin texas, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, bloody, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, monster, space and aliens, space wars, creature, evil alien, alien invasion, alien, soldier, distopia, space travel, space battle ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 22nd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 636K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: scenic, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, animal attack, dangerous animal, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, island, creature, survival, amusement park, monster, chase, velociraptor ...
Time: prehistoric times, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 656K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, epidemic, survival, save the world, end of the world, post apocalypse, scientist, chaos ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: nova scotia, israel, new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 136K
Reign of Fire (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic England, an American volunteer and a British survivor team up to fight off a brood of fire-breathing dragons seeking to return to global dominance after centuries of rest underground. The Brit -- leading a clan of survivors to ...
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, entertaining, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dragon, apocalypse, post apocalypse, deadly creature, heroic mission, fantasy world, survival, monster, vestiges of humanity, destruction, chaos, heroes ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, britain ...
⇓ 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: futuristic, exciting, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, outer space, heroes, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, teamwork, spacecraft, space and aliens, escapades, intergalactic, space opera ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1988, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%