Movies that are like First on the Moon

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First on the Moon
Original name: Первые на Луне
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 72 min.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: rocket, moon
Place: chile, soviet union, ussr
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The Right Stuff
Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
USA
193 min.
 7.9
Good Bye Lenin!
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Germany
121 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to First on the Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots including rocket, danger, escapades, explosion, outer space, heroes and moon themes mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like First on the Moon: Wild Pigeon (1986), Taming of the Fire (1972), The Right Stuff (1983), X-15 (1961), Call Me Bwana (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.1
 101
Wild Pigeon
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: pigeon, tattoo, memory, rocket, astronaut, van, bicycle, shower, boy, father son relationship
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Taming of the Fire
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 166 min.
Style: epic
Plot: advanced technology, cosmonaut, space program, cold war era, mastermind, space exploration, missile, post world war two, tough guy, rocket, world war two, cold war, rivalry, husband wife relationship
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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The Right Stuff
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 193 min.
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, sentimental, factual, dramatic, sincere, entertaining, tense, interesting, suspense, intense, earnest, breathtaking, captivating, scenic, cerebral, clever, humorous, light
Plot: space travel, adventure, nasa, cold war, politics, space program, aviation, astronaut, outer space, military base, oldies, heroic mission, mars, courage, race, storytelling, catastrophe, tough heroes, sacrifice, chase, mentor, moon, technology, test pilot, u.s. air force, beautiful scenery, dialogue, danger, greed, science, adaptation, survival, childhood, idealism, runaway, heroes, culture clash, first contact, book, friendship, gunfight, philosophy, space and aliens, anti heroes, paparazzi, underdog, follow your dream, race against time, couple relations, against the odds
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: california, soviet union, houston texas, new mexico, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
 457
X-15
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: outer space, heroic mission, military base, nasa, adventure, danger, heroes, airplane, military, space and aliens, couple relations, test pilot, u.s. air force, military life, ambition, escapades, space travel, control room, landing, fuel, fighter jet, kissing, explosion, rocket, astronaut, accident, airport, cold war
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: united states, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
 5.3
 614
Call Me Bwana
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Style: absurd
Plot: russian spy, african tribe, screwball, fire eater, boar, golf ball, blowgun, golfer, tarantula, idiot, bikini girl, hung upside down, fool, flirt, tribe, russian accent, flamingo, ostrich, zebra, expedition, explorer, contest, wildlife, giraffe, safari, publisher, golf course, communism, poison dart, acid, hippopotamus, bad guy, lion, buried alive, hiding, female spy, secret mission, african, golf, unlikely hero, parachute, city, secret agent, human skeleton, drums, elephant, human skull, espionage, bird, skull
Time: 1960s
Place: soviet union, africa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   67%
 
 7.1
 185
Alternative 3
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Plot: space colony, missing, moon landing, hoax, mysterious death, nasa, space shuttle, skepticism, global warming, moon, actor, astronaut, outer space, cover up, deception, missing person, scientist, soviet, conspiracy
Time: year 1977
Place: russia, soviet union, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   84%
 
 6.4
 39K
Spies Like Us
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, exciting, realistic, scenic, road movie, comic, light, clever, sexy, suspense, buddy comedy, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, chase, cold war, farce, adventure, mistaken identity, secret service, on the road, fish out of water, spies, parody, nuclear war, doctors, government agency, race against time, secrets, heroic mission, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, kgb, cia, missile, catastrophe, working undercover, lone hero, chases and races, undercover, golf, danger, assassin, escapades, culture clash, car chase, partners, paranoia, bait, nudity (topless - notable), destiny, disorder, runaway, vengeance, anti heroes, brutality, transformation, revenge, buddies, first contact, goofy hero
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, afghanistan, russia, asia, pentagon, pakistan, soviet union, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   74%
 
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 7.7
 125K
Good Bye Lenin!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, realistic, semi serious, dramatic, reflective, melancholic, touching, funny, offbeat, interesting, talky, witty, harsh, light, satirical
Plot: idealism, communism, german, politics, culture clash, capitalism, hospital, childhood, coma, political, secrets, parents and children, family drama, storytelling, dishonesty, tragedy, berlin wall, revolution, doctors, destiny, freedom, beautiful scenery, pornography, fighting the system, sacrifice, family bonds, society, propaganda, cold war, ethnic conflict, greed, corruption, brutality, family, family relations, life, betrayal, unlikely friendships, socialism, innocence lost, social differences, deception, cons and scams, political unrest, terminal illness, wife husband relationship, bureaucracy, single, patriotism, state affairs
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, berlin germany, east berlin, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
 6.6
 83K
Octopussy
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining, sexy, ridiculous, humorous, tense, light, clever
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, adventure, secret service, 007, james bond, chase, nuclear bomb, spy, murder, nuclear, cold war, secret agents, assassin, russian, conspiracy, spies, jungle, race against time, death, secrets, circus, save the world, car chase, heroic mission, mentor, chases and races, catastrophe, submarine, snake charmer, atomic bomb, british secret service, kgb, crocodile, tiger, octopus, clown, danger, weapons, heroes, terrorism, rivalry, first contact, fight scenes, undercover, island, master villain, deadly, oil, storytelling, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, east germany, europe, east berlin, russia, taj mahal, east berlin east germany, latin america, cuba, west germany, west berlin west germany, soviet union, berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Darkfall Resurrection
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 70 min.
Style: gothic
Plot: galaxy, vamp, power, goth, immortal, hillbilly, laser, space war, planet, moon, vampire, attack, fight, explosion, survival, rocket, lust, love, australian, dancing
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
 135
Trick or Cheat
Genre: Action, Biography, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: coup, power struggle, coup d'etat
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 4.3
 3K
Creature
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, gory, evil alien, distant planet, rescue, space wars, danger, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, planet, monster, alien, supernatural, deadly creature, alien encounter, deadly, heroes, imaginary, steam, corporate greed, search party, technician, mullet, mining, blonde woman, space exploration, space travel, moon, torch, trapped in space, trail of blood, living dead, creature feature, creature, decapitation, shot in the head, flashlight, explosion, rocket, corpse, gore, suffocation, spacecraft, blonde, female nudity, bare breasts, death, rivalry, blood
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
The Third Planet
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Style: surreal
Plot: illness, quest, skinny dipping, male nudity, female nudity
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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 4.0
 743
The Cosmonaut
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Latvia, Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, outer space, mystery, missing person, imaginary, space and aliens, supernatural, cosmonaut, alone, moon landing, winter, space travel, disappearance, moon, dream, astronaut
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Man in Outer Space
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: extraterrestrial, outer space, alien, rocket, invisibility, greed, time travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
The Mouse on the Moon
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: head of state, cons and scams, family, political conspiracy, nothing goes right, politics, space travel, state affairs, misfit partners, dishonesty, disorder, space and aliens, teapot, fictitious country, fuel, grape, towel, diplomacy, moon landing, protest, egg, suicide attempt, hidden camera, gunshot, moon, u.s. president, tomato, old woman, explosion, rocket, son, father, gun, chicken, wine, airplane, queen, russian, camera, spy
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
They Came from Beyond Space
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, distant planet, benign alien, farm, adventure, bounty hunter, moon, deadly creature, evil alien, spacecraft, government agency, zombie, alien, plague, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, space travel, space wars, possession, chases and races, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, buddies, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, getting home, electric fence, contamination, alien possession, telescope, threat to kill, mind control, silver, alien invasion, mini skirt, dead woman, dead man, electricity, disposing of a dead body, meteorite, explosion, geiger counter, rocket
Place: kansas, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
The Dark Side of the Moon
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, police detective, time travel, psychopath, murder
Place: soviet union, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
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The Road to Hong Kong
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, adventure, on the road, fish out of water, buddies, master villain, chase, secret agents, espionage, race against time, cons and scams, heroic mission, mistaken identity, chases and races, dishonesty, memory loss, escapades, heroes, partners, rivalry, undercover, disorder, getting home, intrigue, friendship, heist, friends, crimes, danger, double agent, photographic memory, snake charmer, cobra, neurologist, hookah, pickpocket, rickshaw, chopsticks, pasties, spy spoof, fake moustache, luggage, secret formula, song and dance, karate chop, gong, match, fortune cookie, incense, tape recording
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hong kong, asia, tibet, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
 4.5
 192
Falling Fire
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Plot: asteroid, doomsday, plot twist, terrorism, cult, female nudity
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
Those Fantastic Flying Fools
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, adventurer, unlikely partners, contests and competitions, inventions and discoveries, escapades, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water, gang, heroic mission, chases and races, space and aliens, moon, rivalry, nasa, queen victoria, russian spy, chloroform, telegraph, saboteur, meeting, pool table, inventor, explosive, british, experiment, explosion, rocket, cheating, love triangle, bicycle, spy, professor
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
Despite the Falling Snow
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Plot: cold war, spy, communist, sacrifice, politics, love, secret, woman, defection, communism, female spy, art exhibition, espionage, love triangle, lesbian, artist
Time: 20th century
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
The Earthquake
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Plot: catastrophe, destruction of city, earthquake, natural disaster, armenian, ruins, buried alive, crushed to death, rescue, russian
Place: armenia, ussr, caucasus, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 5.8
 414
Who?
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Plot: prosthetic limb, kgb, fingerprinting, cia, fbi, robot, surgery, mask, accident, interrogation, car accident, interview, chase, car chase, cold war, flashback, top secret, scientist, genius, spy
Place: soviet union, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
 7.2
 120
Interstelar
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
Style: art house
Plot: blue, window, black, face, human, door, dimension, computer program, corridor, chroma key, superior, deadly, road, sofa, silent film, wardrobe, galaxy, bus stop, refrigerator, amateur, unhappy ending, glass, missing, tv, hunger, expedition, cold, food shortage, alternate dimension, mute, fan, star, flag, eye, body, bombing, dead, janitor, building, hat, trip, staff, magazine, warship, victim, winter, rapper, eyes, barn, walking
Place: siberia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
 5.7
 265
Earth II
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: space station, outer space, spacewalk, race against time, save the day, save the world, space travel, space and aliens, danger, heroes, man versus machine, heroic mission, hijacking, space wars, chases and races, escapades, satellite, nasa, biosphere, station, bio dome, pacifism, nuclear weapon, nuclear, earth, zero gravity, rocket
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
 7.2
 2K
The Star
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: escapades, war, d day, heroes, military, soldier, adventure, battles, fall in love, danger, world war two veteran, anti war, reconnaissance, army life, mutilation, translator, bravery, tank, sniper, heroism, stabbing, river, rescue, battlefield, german, vomiting, brother, person on fire, gore, controversy, machine gun, gun, violence, death, world war two, russian, blood
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
 5.6
 14K
Stalingrad
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, bleak, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: soldier, battles, war, battle zone, danger, life is a bitch, love affair, military life, red army, wartime life, heroes, soviet, starvation, siege, heroism, world war two, woman, russian history, nazi soldier, military uniform, bombing, building, shooting, tank, house, nazi, attack, explosion, person on fire, machine gun, gun, death, bathtub, military
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   32%
 

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 6.5
 3K
The Edge
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Style: captivating, serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: captivity, train, prison life, prison, confined, wilderness, escapades, soldier, obsessive quest, rivalry, danger, pow, ex military, gulag, cold weather, hard labor, female full frontal nudity, snow, prisoner of war camp, bathhouse, breast fondling, uniform, post world war two
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   30%
 
Max Embarrassing 2
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada, Russia, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, undercover, teenage life, youth, berlin wall, tourist, cousin cousin relationship, child, arrest, sea, jewish, beach, bare breasts, vodka, love, secret
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989, year 1979
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
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