Movies like Orion's Key

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Orion's Key (1996)
 3.4
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Orion's Key (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After two archaeologists discover an ancient alien artifact in Africa, they must run for their lives from both the unstoppable guardian and protector that awakens as a result, and their greedy, madman employer, both of whom want the artifact.
Plot: outer space, alien, archaeologist, archaeology, artifact, chase
Place: africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about outer space, alien, danger, chase, escapades, spacecraft and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Orion's Key: Project Shadowchaser II (1994), Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998), Final Equinox (1995), Shadowchaser (1992), Alien Conquest (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Phobe: The Xenophobic Experiments (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An Ex Military specialist is called in one last time to recover deadly military experiment (PHOBE) who has escaped. Tracking the PHOBE to a small planet called Earth, Dapp must stop the Phobe and destroy the egg within 72 hours.
Style: cult film
Plot: police officer, laser gun, explosion, warrior, high school, fear, outer space, chase, alien, forest
Time: 1990s, 90s
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Project Shadowchaser II (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Terrorists led by an android take over a nuclear plant and threaten to launch a missile at Washington. While the authorities desperately attempt to negotiate, the terrorists persue their real goal. A plant worker, her son and a tough-guy repair man ...
Style: low-budget
Plot: cyborgs, androids, terrorism, terrorist, repairman, tough guy, nuclear missile, sexploitation, nuclear power plant, outer space, nuclear
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Lord Doom, evil master of Proyas, the Dark Planet, sends Kraa the Sea Monster to Earth as part of his plan to dominate the galaxy. To keep the meddling hands of the Planet Patrol out of his scheme, he incapacitates their nearby space station. ...
Plot: outer space, alien, sea monster, midget, space station, evil plot, biker
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Final Equinox (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mob and the government race to be the first to recover a stolen alien artifact with unparalleled powers.
Style: futuristic, serious
Plot: mob, alien, government, imaginary, space and aliens, chases and races, danger, rivalry, heroes, escapades, law enforcement, artifact ...
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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, man versus machine, deadly, heroes, danger, chases and races, rivalry, imaginary, confined, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mission Galactica: The Cylon Attack (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Running low on fuel, the Battlestar Galactica receives the help of the supposedly lost Battlestar Pegasus which is taking the offensive with the Cylons.
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space marine, space mission, alien life-form, assault, alien, aircraft carrier
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Alien Conquest (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibling astronomers discover Martians are threatening to attack Earth, but no one believes them—until Martians land and nearly destroy all of New York City. As the siblings try to make it out of the city with their families, they discover the ...
Style: tense, futuristic, captivating
Plot: alien invasion, alien, chase, evil alien, struggle for survival, invasion, alien encounter, battles, showdown, combat, alien contact, virus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.1
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The Apocalypse (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A salvage pilot and a bartender go up against a crazed computer programmer and the head of a criminal gang who have equipped a spaceship with nuclear warheads and plan to crash it into Earth.
Style: scary, serious, rough, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ex-DEA agent Jack receives an emergency message from his brother Phillip, whose team was ambushed on the Caribbean island of St. Keith. Jack goes to St. Keith to find his brother, who has been turned into a cyborg by the drug runner he was after.
Style: semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: caribbean, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The War in Space (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Earth is attacked by alien spacecraft from Venus. But a Japanese scientist has constructed a space craft, the Gohten, with which he may save humanity.
Plot: alien invasion, outer space, alien, space opera, invasion, spacecraft, venus the planet, catastrophe
Time: 80s, near future, year 1988
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Evil Brain from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 845
Monolith (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into this
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, alien, police officer, evil alien, alien encounter, chaos, government facility, imaginary, danger, deadly, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.2
 414
Atlantis Down (2010)
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: tense, exciting, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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53%
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Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 91 min.
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Assault on Dome 4 (1996)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (1993)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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