Movies and TV shows like The Martian Chronicles

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The Martian Chronicles (1980)
 6.5
 2K
The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of the set of Ray Bradbury short stories chronicling the colonisation of Mars.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, allegory
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, astronaut, nasa, time travel, telepathy, survival, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, battles, clergy, save the world, life is a bitch, a.i., danger, society, heroic mission, chases and races, benign alien, imaginary, chaos, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 21st century

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Most similar movies to The Martian Chronicles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, survival and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Martian Chronicles: Ultraman: Towards the Future (1990), Space: 1999 (1975), Odyssey 5 (2002), 12 Monkeys (2015), Space: Above and Beyond (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ultraman: Towards the Future (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ultraman: Towards the Future is a Tokusatsu TV series produced in 1990 in Australia by the South Australian Film Corporation and Japan's Tsuburaya Productions. There were 13 episodes filmed. At the time, Eco-awareness was at a high, and many ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, multicultural
Plot: superhero, conspiracy, martial arts, imaginary, supernatural, escapades, society, adventure, space and aliens, danger, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: future
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100%
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Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, ufo, space and aliens, moon, survival, space travel, danger, man versus machine, save the world, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.4
 3K
Odyssey 5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Odyssey 5 is a Canadian science fiction series that first ran in 2002 on Showtime in the United States and on Space in Canada. Odyssey 5 is the brainchild of Manny Coto, who served as a script-writer and executive producer during the series run. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, astronaut, changing the past or future, save the world, nasa, post apocalypse, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, heroes, race against time, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.7
 40K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, apocalypse, epidemic, post apocalypse, virus, time machine, sent to the past, plague, chaos, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space war, marines, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, space travel, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
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61%
 5.4
 3K
Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, survival, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, rescue, space and aliens, danger, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, captivating ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, space and aliens, prodigy, save the world, adventure, space travel, apocalypse, chaos, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Final Days of Planet Earth (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: An archaeologist discovers that aliens posing as government officials are secretly harvesting human bodies in a bid to take over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, danger, benign alien, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, survival, space travel, alien encounter, dangerous animal, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, life is a bitch, chaos, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Outer Limits (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, philosophical ...
Plot: science, save the world, supernatural ability, mystery, future dystopia, time travel, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, space and aliens, danger, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cleopatra 2525 (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, time travel, space wars, chaos, society, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
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, space battle, imaginary, outer space, androids and robots, obsessive quest, escapades, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 4K
On the Beach (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, gloomy ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, atomic bomb, save the world, race against time, navy, nuclear, chaos, adventure, danger, radiation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.6
 199K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, space travel, save the day, heroes, adventurer, journey, danger ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, survival, danger, adventure, chases and races, on the run, escapades, society, life is a bitch, switching roles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
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Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere on the outskirts of our solar system, the unthinkable occurs. A giant asteroid collides with a smaller one and changes direction - headed directly toward The Earth. The burning meteor rain that beats down with devastating force, is only a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: save the world, comet, meteor, meteorite, catastrophe, race against time, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, deadly, contests and competitions, danger, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.9
 54K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, courage, leadership, danger, conspiracy, explosion, distopia, mystery, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, apocalypse, battles, space and aliens, rescue, survival, imaginary, survivor, extinction ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.1
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Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: psychological, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: ice age, danger, rivalry, isolation, future dystopia, survival, obsession, apocalypse, chaos, life is a bitch, society, glacier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
44%
Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: The 10 webisodes, entitled "The Face of the Enemy," tell a story that takes place between seasons 4.0 and 4.5 of Battlestar and follow Lt. Gaeta when he is sent off in a Raptor with a handful of strangers and one of them mysteriously dies. ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, tense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, adventure, race against time, imaginary, danger, survival, confined, isolation, spacecraft, space opera, serial murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British ...
Style: serious, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, parallel world, trapped in space, astronaut, outer space, save the world, danger, escapades, benign alien, chases and races, a.i., heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, chases and races, benign alien, heroes, save the world, escapades, misfit, catastrophe, anti hero, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.9
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Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Earth 2 is an American science fiction television series which aired on NBC from November 6, 1994 to June 4, 1995. The show was canceled after one season of 22 episodes. It follows the journey and settlement of a small expeditionary group called the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, space and aliens, space travel, frame up, adventurer, adventure, danger, chases and races, heroes, imaginary, escapades, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
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Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, survival, fate of humanity, nanotechnology, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, chaos and mayhem, chases and races ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, good versus evil, teleportation, time travel, alien encounter, adventure, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, androids and robots, apocalypse, future dystopia, a.i., save the world, danger, man versus machine, space travel, imaginary, alien encounter, outer space ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, evil alien, danger, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Day of the Triffids (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: BBC mini-series remake of the 1962 original. When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, apocalypse, danger, society, supernatural, chaos, cons and scams, asteroids and comets, heroes, future dystopia, deadly, space travel ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ever Since the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Twelve years ago, a plague swept through, wiping out most of the population; in San Francisco, only 186 people remain. Two of them use jury-rigged batteries to power a camera and make a documentary. We see a variety of approaches to survival, from ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: survival, life is a bitch, danger, society, chaos, future dystopia, introspection, apocalypse, escapades, wilderness, survivor, plague ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%