Movies like Moonbase

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Moonbase (1997)
 3.6
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Moonbase (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The most dangerous criminals in the universe escape from the Off-World Penitentiary and stow away to the quiet Moonbase Waste Disposal Plant. Hidden beneath the lunar surface lies an arsenal of nuclear warheads- the inmates' passport home to earth. Moonbase Commander John Russell launches a desperate fight to save his crew from a force capable of laying waste to an entire planet.
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: moon, outer space, prison, space and aliens, confined, save the world, fugitives, save the planet, danger, chases and races, escapades, criminal heroes, rivalry, astronaut, prison escape, female nudity, criminal, masturbation, prison guard, gravity, nuclear, hologram, redemption, female astronaut, reformatory ...

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Most similar movies to Moonbase

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and bleak films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, space and aliens, chases and races and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Moonbase: Android Insurrection (2012), Moontrap: Target Earth (2017), Crimson Force (2005), Space Marines (1996), Shadowchaser (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: danger, man versus machine, technology gone awry, outer space, imaginary, chaos, save the world, escapades, survival, soldier, computers and web, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Moontrap: Target Earth (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A long forgotten ancient spacecraft discovered on Earth. Investigations carried out by Scout transport her to the moon whereupon she meets the impressive machines preserving the wisdom of that long lost civilization.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: moon, space and aliens, man versus machine, spacecraft, outer space, scientist, alien encounter, astronaut, save the world, woman, danger, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.2
 677
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, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, chaos, space wars, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.8
 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, futuristic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, crimes, daring rescue, space and aliens, danger, heroic mission, terrorism, save the day, heroes, hostages, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 589
Shadowchaser (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, hospital, androids and robots, daring rescue, save the day, imaginary, crimes, rivalry, hostages, danger, confined, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, teenage life, future dystopia, heroes, danger, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 ⇓
71%
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, serious, exciting
Plot: battles, outer space, woman in danger, escapades, manhunt, danger, starting over, against humanity, hopes, space and aliens, survival, track down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 3K
Moontrap (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: moon, outer space, nasa, spacecraft, evil alien, danger, heroes, androids and robots, man versus machine, space wars, alien encounter, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, year 1969, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.9
 931
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: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, space wars, danger, chase, spacecraft, heroes, outer space, rivalry, chaos, technology gone awry, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 542
Hologram Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five years after the mad terrorist Norman Galagher was sentenced to holographic stasis, he is given a parole hearing. But an equipment failure engineered by his cronies transforms the criminal into a living hologram with god-like powers. Now, ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hologram, timebomb, revenge, captivity, terrorism, confined, danger, law enforcement, psychopath, rivalry, prison, police officer killed ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.9
 1K
Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, adventure, heroes, undercover, technology gone awry, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 1K
Trancers III (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A time traveling cop, Jack Deth, from the future is taken back to the past to be given the task of destroying the Trancer program before it has a chance to get out of control, sending the world into a state of chaos and war.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chases and races, law enforcement, rivalry, save the world, escapades, fugitives, danger, tough law enforcer, profanity, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 2005, year 1992
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.9
 391
Timelock (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the 23rd century, a penal colony in a distant galaxy falls into anarchy when an inmate loads a virus into the computer system. While cryonic suspension was used to control the most dangerous criminals there, with the computers down these deadly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: profanity, deadly, life is a bitch, imaginary, chaos, distant planet, time travel, chaos and mayhem, computers and web, false accusation, track down, prison ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 10K
The Human Race (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One moment some 80 people are walking on a big city street. Suddenly a blinding light appears that transports them to a very peculiar racing course. A voice sounds in everybody’s head : “The school, the house and the prison are safe. Follow the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, confined, contests and competitions, rivalry, chases and races, life is a bitch, escapades, deadly, danger, game of death, manhunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 438
The Silencers (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: U.S. Senator is assassinated by Men in Black, mysterious organization which surpresses all knowledge about UFOs. Agent Rafferty from U.S. Secret Service will confront them and discover the sinister truth. The only person that can help him comes from ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, alien encounter, special agents, evil alien, secret service, senator, parallel world, space wars, law enforcement, rivalry, save the world, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon, while rapidly running out of fuel and oxygen. They are surprised to discover a NASA space shuttle floating in space, and ...
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, moon, supernatural, mystery, danger, escapades, good versus evil, isolation, space marine, technology gone awry, running out of air, confined ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 557
T-Force (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, heroes, special agents, chases and races, society, one man army, deadly, life is a bitch, escapades, rivalry, hostage ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
Nemesis 3: Time Lapse (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Using footage left over from Nemesis 2 and a very thin story line sees Alex again fighting the cyborg mercenaries in 1998 East Africa. This time, Alex finds that she has 20 half sisters who are waiting for her to return to 2077. Central Command ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Plot: androids and robots, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, danger, desert, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, cyborgs, female bodybuilder
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 234
Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, deadly, soldier, heroes, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 463
Mandroid (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his hidden laboratory deep in Russia, Dr. Karl Zimmer has invented the Mandroid, a humanoid robot which follows the motions of a man in a special control suit. He has offered the invention to the USA, who have sent Smith and Wait from the CIA for ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, androids and robots, a.i., man versus machine, experiment gone awry, undercover, inventions and discoveries, deadly, danger, investigation, rivalry, save the day ...
Place: russia, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, escapades, androids and robots, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, battles, heroic mission, heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Programmed to Kill (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International terrorist leader, Fatima, is critically injured when she attempts to hijack a jumbo jet and is thwarted by Eric Matthews and his anti-terrorist organization, The Retaliators. Fatima is taken to a top-secret research institute, where ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, kidnapping, terrorism, cyborgs, rivalry, heroes, deadly, chases and races, danger, computers and web, technology gone awry, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece, middle east, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 402
Atlantis Down (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 2025 - The Shuttle Program has been privatized and the shuttle Atlantis relegated to glorified taxi between space stations. Its crew is on a routine mission, conducting experiments - little do they know - they are the experiment. Written by Max ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, space station, rivalry, alien encounter, space shuttle, friendship, space and aliens, mind game, evil alien, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.6
 420
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: danger, chases and races, adventure, apocalypse, future dystopia, religions or cults, chaos, injustice, graphic violence, deadly, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens, hostages, escapades, deadly, rivalry, space travel, martial arts, time travel ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.3
 875
Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, save the world, battles, chaos, androids and robots, danger, escapades, imaginary, evil alien, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 179
Lethal Target (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: evil alien, gays and lesbians, escapades, adventure, imaginary, alien encounter, supernatural, rivalry, danger, heroes, space and aliens, trapped in space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 302
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, serious, exciting ...
Plot: space station, spacewalk, outer space, escapades, save the world, danger, heroes, space and aliens, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 2K
Earthstorm (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's structure is now entirely unstable -- threatening all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, race against time, adventure, space and aliens, danger, apocalypse, save the world, heroes, ocean, chaos, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary
Place: baltimore, boston, florida, chicago illinois, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%