Movies like First on the Moon

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First on the Moon (2005)
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First on the Moon (2005)
Original name: Первые на Луне
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In spring 1938 in the mountains in the north of Chile a fiery UFO, later named "Chilean Sphere ", fell down. The investigation of this episode, made by a film crew, has led to a sensational discovery. It appeared that before the Second World War (in the thirties) in the USSR a secret space program had been developed. The Soviet scientists and military authorities managed to launch the first spacecraft 23 years prior to Jury Gagarin's flight! "The First on the Moon" tells about everyday life, heroic deeds and tragedy of the first group of the Soviet cosmonauts. It is the first Russian film shot in a very rare genre 'mockumentary' or 'documentary fiction'.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: rocket, outer space, cosmonaut, female nudity, moon, communism, test pilot, space mission, training, male nudity, found footage
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: soviet union, chile, ussr

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and psychological films with plots about outer space, conspiracy, danger, female nudity, moon, scientist and spacecraft mostly in Sci-Fi, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like First on the Moon: Alternative 3 (1977), The Third Planet (1991), A.I. Rising (2018), Murder by Moonlight (1989), Nightfall (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Alternative 3 (1977)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Purporting to be an investigation into the UK's contemporary "brain drain", Alternative 3 uncovered a plan to make the Moon and Mars habitable in the event of climate change and a terminal environmental catastrophe on Earth.
Plot: astronaut, scientist, conspiracy, soviet, actor, nasa, mysterious death, space shuttle, outer space, cover up, moon landing, skepticism ...
Time: year 1977
Place: usa, russia, soviet union
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The Third Planet (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Drawing heavily from Arkady and Boris Strugatsky's 1971 novella 'Piknik na obochine' ('Roadside Picnic') as well as Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 film adaptation ('Stalker'), 'Tretya planeta' tells the ...
Style: surreal
Plot: illness, skinny dipping, male nudity, female nudity, quest
Place: soviet union
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A.I. Rising (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Serbia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a lonely mission to Alpha Centauri, Milutin is teamed up with Nimani 1345, a female cyborg designed to fulfill his every need. At first thrilled to be able to control her, Sebastian grows tired of having his desires fulfilled so easily. Longing ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, outer space, corporation, cosmonaut, space mission, male female relationship, radiation, female nudity
Time: near future, future
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Murder by Moonlight (1989)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a nuclear war on Earth, the Soviet Union and the U.S. both establish outposts on the moon. When a murder occurs on the outpost, both U.S. and Soviet investigators are forced to work on the case together.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: nasa, transsexual, murder, outer space, moon, terrorism
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 2.6
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Nightfall (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The people of the planet Aeon, blessed with six suns, have never experienced night. When an archeological excavation uncovers evidence of an ancient catastrophe, all signs point towards the impending darkness of the very Nightfall. Panic erupts as ...
Plot: underground, princess, ceremony, father daughter relationship, bare breasts, female nudity, prophet, blindness, sun, seduction, outer space, astronomer ...
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Terminal Voyage (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It is 2035 A.D. and the final countdown has begun for a voyage that will reach across the vastness of outer space -- to explore the nearest Earth-Like planet. An international crew has been placed in cryogenic suspended animation for the journey. ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: space opera, space travel, post apocalypse, post nuclear, trapped in space, outer space
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Magellan (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.
Style: suspense
Plot: artificial intelligence, nasa, moon, first contact, chess, planet, laptop, startled, monitor, astronaut, cliff, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Worm (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anti Matter (AKA Worm) is a sci-fi noir take on the Alice in Wonderland tale. Ana, an Oxford PhD student, finds herself unable to build new memories following an experiment to generate and travel through a wormhole. The story follows her ...
Plot: falling out a window, wormhole, animal experimentation, protestor, teleportation, obscene finger gesture, bandaged hand, break in, female nudity, bare breasts, computer virus, rubik's cube ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Falling Fire (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the not so distant future mankind has squandered their resources. A team of specialists is sent to the nearby asteroid field to retrieve an asteroid that will serve to replenish some of our natural resources. However, unbeknownst to the team, ...
Plot: doomsday, asteroid, cult, plot twist, female nudity, terrorism
Place: chile
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47%
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Moon Rainbow (1983)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a strange incident, a group of russian space commandos starts developing supernatural powers. But how did they acquire such abilities and what is their intentions?
Style: futuristic
Plot: mutant, telekinesis, space exploration, interrogation, outer space, solar system, cosmonaut
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42%
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Encounters (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: November 18th 2011 a small Danish film crew disappeared in the woods of northern Sweden without a trace. One year later, their footage was leaked by a hacker group now known as Pandoras. This is the crew's unsettling and disturbing footage.
Style: dark, light
Plot: alien, found footage, extraterrestrial, evil, group of friends, flashlight, fight, tunnel, red light, alien abduction, car, screaming ...
Place: sweden
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42%
Murder in Space (1985)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the "not-so-distant future", the crew of an international space station are set to return triumphantly to Earth, until someone starts killing the other crew members.
Plot: murder, space station, female astronaut, space mission, whodunit, murder mystery, closeted homosexual, pregnant woman murdered, in the closet, pregnancy, conspiracy, cold war ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, alien encounter, moon, spacecraft, space travel, nasa, alien, danger, deadly, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 1972, year 2011 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, bleak, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, loneliness, cloning, spacecraft, outer space, moon, astronaut, dystopic future, space and aliens, nervous breakdown, doubts and hesitations, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Who? (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After American scientist gets severely injured and scarred in a car crash in USSR, Russians use metal implants to save him. Once back in the States no one can tell if it's really him so a specialist must determine who is under the ...
Plot: chase, genius, cigar smoking, cold war, top secret, car chase, interview, spy, prosthetic limb, car accident, exploitation, beer ...
Place: soviet union, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bad Girl Island (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy film producer Michael Pace discovers a beautiful unconscious woman pushed ashore by what appears to be a friendly dolphin. Confused and captivated by the apparent supernatural events taking place around him, Michael decides to make a film ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Black River (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Burned-out Hollywood screenwriter Bo Aikens (Jay Mohr) is fed up with life in Los Angeles. He heads out of the hustle and bustle of the big city and arrives in picturesque Black River in Northern California, seeking relaxation and artistic ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, serious, surprise ending
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sherlock Holmes (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Watson are on the trail of a criminal and scientific mastermind who seems to control monsters and creations which defy belief.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, adventure, deadly, partners, master criminal, private detective, danger, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, riddles and clues, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Project X (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the vital memories are being suppressed, so the authorities use ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, stylized, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
It Came from Outer Space II (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aliens crashland near a small desert town, strewing odd bluish-glowing rocks throughout the area. Townfolk notice something is amiss when temperatures begin to soar, water disappears, power goes down and people seem not to be themselves.
Plot: alien, heat, mountain, storm, human duplication, transformation, ufo, small community, stone, stranded
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Distance (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A heist film unlike any you've ever seen. In his second film (following his debut Finisterrae), Sergio Caballero plays fast and loose with all the laws of genre filmmaking. The ‘distance’ in the title is the ultimate MacGuffin - the term ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, surreal, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, mystery, supernatural ability, crimes, heist, hare, barrel, caravan, letter, goat, blackboard ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1992)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Treasure of the Bitch Islands (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 108 min.
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Plot: helicopter, trip, talking to the camera, car trouble, drugs, expedition, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Night Slaves (1970)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A man and his wife stumble upon a town whose inhabitants turn into zombies and head for the edge of town every night... he seems to be the only one unaffected. What is happening to the townsfolk? Who is the mysterious young women he keeps seeing? ...
Plot: spacecraft, alien race, alien, jail, extramarital affair, hospital, truck, sheriff, husband wife relationship, female alien, alien possession, porsche ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 54
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Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: cerebral, tense, suspenseful, psychological, sincere ...
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Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 72
The Moon (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 51 min.
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Plot: moon, spacecraft, outer space, spacesuit, space exploration, space travel
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Parallel worlds collide as a secret society policing this phenomena track a man whose wife has seemingly disappeared.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Plot: male objectification, pubic hair, death, female nudity, insurance, male nudity, company
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%