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Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
 4.5
 2K
Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is several years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg (the survivor of the Philadelphia Experiment from the first film) and Allison (the woman from 1984 he fell in love with) have married and have a child. David awakes, in agony, to a changed world. Germany won World War II and the United States is now about to mark 50 years as a Nazi conquest.
Style: offbeat, mind bending, serious, futuristic, stylized
Plot: time travel, experiment, ak 47, adventure, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, space travel, supernatural ability, save the world, destiny, hopes, changing the past or future, experiment gone awry, danger, getting home, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, future dystopia, disorder, race against time, alien encounter, german ...
Time: 1940s, future, year 1943, year 1993, year 1984
Place: germany, europe

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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 imaginary, heroes, adventure, escapades, danger, heroic mission and time travel mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Philadelphia Experiment II: The Final Countdown (1980), The Time Machine (1978), My Science Project (1985), Lost in Space (1998), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Final Countdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship passes through a vortex and when they emerge, their communications have ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, military, changing the past or future, race against time, adventure, heroic mission, war, airplane, military life, battles, world war two, catastrophe ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 70s, 40s, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, seaport, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Machine (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
Style: offbeat, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, future dystopia, escapades, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, hopes, adventure, save the world, changing the past or future, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 20th century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
My Science Project (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, light, idiotic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, teenage life, disorder, alien encounter, college, space travel ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.2
 67K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, danger, save the planet, battles, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space opera, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, space wars, future dystopia, technology gone awry, save the world, danger, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, changing the past or future, space wars, alien, evil alien, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s, year 1939, 1930s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, bleak, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, supernatural, chaos, ship, time travel, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, space wars, master villain, space and aliens, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, haunted by the past, hopes, loss of loved one, loneliness, professor, scientist, obsessive quest, destiny ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, near future, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 1.9
 682
Ultra Warrior (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must fight a battle for the ages against the evil minions of The ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, apocalypse, time travel, rivalry, chaos, battles, good versus evil, survival, superhero, save the world, chases and races, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.2
 528
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chases and races, future dystopia, dangerous animal, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, androids and robots, benign alien, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, deadly creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, survival, anti heroes, chases and races, space and aliens, changing the past or future, imaginary, misfit, danger, race against time, space travel ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
 58K
Timeline (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, knight, changing the past or future, time machine, danger, fish out of water, adventure, father son relationship, race against time, heroic mission, political unrest, riddles and clues ...
Time: middle ages, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, future
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.4
 11K
Returner (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named Milly (Anne Suzuki), travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists the reluctant aid of skilled Tokyo gunman, named Miyamoto (Takeshi ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, tech noir ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, helicopter, ufo, neo noir, faked death, violence, space and aliens, imaginary, future dystopia, androids and robots, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.3
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, alien encounter, save the world, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, adventure, chaos, rivalry, space travel, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Phantom Planet (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere.
Style: offbeat, futuristic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, asteroid, alien, miniaturization, moon, save the world, chases and races, imaginary, deadly creature, heroic mission, anti heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, heroes, destiny, chaos, space wars, space and aliens, danger, hopes, save the lady, chosen one, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.9
 560K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, teleportation, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, teamwork, time travel, space opera, alternate universe, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: serious, epic, futuristic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, androids and robots, space travel, imaginary, escapades, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, cons and scams, military, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.8
 4K
Solarbabies (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. The group in question plays a hockey based game on roller ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, captivating, tense
Plot: drought, orphan, teenager, survival, future dystopia, adventure, apocalypse, save the world, heroic mission, life is a bitch, escapades, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, space and aliens, chases and races, master villain, hostages, technology gone awry, heroes, crimes, imaginary ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, apocalyptic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, dinosaur, survival, heroic mission, escapades, evolution, future dystopia, technology ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.5
 980
A.P.E.X. (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A time-travel experiment in which a robot probe is sent from the year 2073 to the year 1973 goes terribly wrong thrusting one of the project scientists,into a plague ravaged alternate time-line whose war weary inhabitants are locked in a constant ...
Style: serious, futuristic
Plot: time travel, terminator, androids and robots, danger, chaos, soldier, changing the past or future, imaginary, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship ...
Style: offbeat, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: robot, alien civilization, pterodactyl, astronaut, outer space, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, space and aliens, benign alien, future dystopia, escapades, adventure ...
Time: future, prehistory, 2020s, 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 3K
Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A scientist plots a bank robbery based around his newest invention -- a time travel gadget that will send its user 10 minutes into the past. Everything goes according to plan, until he encounters a group of thieves who've planned their heist ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, heroic mission, on the run, rivalry, deadly, disorder, alien encounter, future dystopia, crimes, heist, destiny, bank ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.2
 1K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, adventure, experiment gone awry, dark future, rescue, one against many ...
Time: future, 23rd century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 459K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, mysterious character, disorder, evil alien, danger, a.i., space and aliens, resistance, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 167K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, teleportation, time travel, evil alien, adventure, ancient mystery, immortality, egyptology, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, emperor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 3K
Crossworlds (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College good guy Joe is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris. Joe's heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to the staff that opens doors to the Crossworlds. When Laura shows up to check on the key and Ferris' ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, supernatural, chaos, benign alien, imaginary, adventure, technology gone awry, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, changing the past or future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%