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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, world war two ...
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 futuristic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about imaginary, heroes, danger, adventure, escapades, time travel and heroic mission mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Philadelphia Experiment II: The Final Countdown (1980), My Science Project (1985), The Time Machine (1978), Lost in Space (1998), Stargate: Continuum (2008). 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, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, war, airplane, military life, seaport, battles, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, humorous, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, science, school, changing the past or future, adventure, high school, technology gone awry, space and aliens, androids and robots, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, imaginary, obsessive quest, save the world, danger, disorder, supernatural, chaos, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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 ⇓
78%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, space wars, changing the past or future, alien, evil alien, space and aliens, adventure, imaginary, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, year 1939, 2000s, 1930s ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: adventure, space travel, hitman, good versus evil, heroic mission, space and aliens, save the world, battles, save the planet, space wars, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, bleak, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, time travel, ship, save the world, society, heroic mission, space wars, space and aliens, escapades, master villain, imaginary ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space opera, heroes, future dystopia, adventure, time travel, battles, rivalry, chaos, danger, escapades, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, futuristic, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, haunted by the past, hopes, loss of loved one, loneliness, scientist, professor, obsessive quest, destiny ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, near future, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, adventure, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly, danger, race against time, chaos, alien encounter, space travel, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, atmospheric, tech noir, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, hitman, ufo, adventure, save the world, danger, changing the past or future, escapades, future dystopia, life is a bitch, alien invasion, faked death ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: future dystopia, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, heroes, chases and races, imaginary, rivalry, apocalypse, time travel, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, space and aliens, chases and races, changing the past or future, experiment gone awry, imaginary, boss and employee, heroes, escapades, space travel, race against time ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, serious, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: time travel, knight, changing the past or future, time machine, danger, fish out of water, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, race against time, heroic mission, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, 20th century, future
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, space opera, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, rivalry, good versus evil, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, save the world, revolution, chaos, alien encounter, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, danger, space travel, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, experiment gone awry, time machine, adventure, danger, evolution, dinosaur, heroic mission, survival, escapades, future dystopia, technology ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, danger, space and aliens, space travel, save the lady, hopes, chosen one ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, adventure, teleportation, heroic mission, teamwork, time travel, alternate reality, space opera, alternate universe ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious, futuristic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, asteroid, alien, moon, miniaturization, chases and races, adventure, dangerous animal, space and aliens, heroes, heroic mission, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, benign alien, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, technology gone awry, changing the past or future, space wars, heroes, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: futuristic, serious, stylized, captivating, tense
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, gory, alien encounter, deadly, time travel, archaeologist, chases and races, heroic mission, save the world, danger, space travel ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, chaos, soldier, danger, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races, imaginary, changing the past or future, genocide ...
Time: future, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, rivalry, heroes, on the run, bank, disorder, deadly, heist, danger, crime gone awry, race against time, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, adventure, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, one against many, dark future, rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: south america, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 799
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, rescue, deadly, race against time, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, space and aliens, evil alien, alien encounter, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, futuristic
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, spacecraft, evil alien, changing the past or future, benign alien, imaginary, space and aliens, androids and robots, teleportation, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, cult film, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, teleportation, adventure, time travel, evil alien, ancient mystery, spacecraft, immortality, egyptology, archaeology, space opera, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1920s, 1990s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%