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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, world war two, 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 ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, 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, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, imaginary, adventure, danger, 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), Returner (2002), Flight World War II (2015), The Time Machine (1978). 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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, military, world war two, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, war, airplane, military life, battles, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 40s ...
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, ufo, adventure, save the world, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, changing the past or future, escapades, imaginary, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Flight World War II (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International Flight 42 is on course, when all of a sudden a massive and weird storm crops up around the plane. This sends the plane back in time to the year 1940- smack dab in the middle of WWII! Now, the crew and passengers must not only find a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: time travel, world war two, bomber, bomb, surrealism, airplane, german, battles, back in time, adventure, marines, escapades ...
Time: year 1940, 2010s, 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, save the world, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, disorder, chaos, mutant, obsessive quest, adventure, supernatural ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 69K
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, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, spacecraft, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, imaginary, loneliness, survival, hopes, society, utopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, 2030s, near future ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, save the world, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspenseful, bleak, offbeat, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, adventure, chaos, figment, battles, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rivalry, save the world, danger ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, master villain, rivalry, heroic mission, technology gone awry, future dystopia, time travel, battles, chaos, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 536
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, adventure, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 1.9
 697
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: futuristic, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, rivalry, escapades, adventure, battles, chaos, apocalypse, heroic mission, future dystopia, time travel, survival, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 60K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, knight, time machine, archaeology, changing the past or future, danger, fish out of water, medieval, adventure, teleportation, father son relationship, race against time ...
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Place: france, europe
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 4.6
 3K
Slipstream (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Zambia, Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alien Apocalypse (2005)
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
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Transmorphers (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, mecha
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 1K
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: futuristic, serious
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Time: future, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.9
 573K
Star Trek (2009)
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Country: USA, Germany
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Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
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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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Amongst Heroes (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two young Russian historians are going to Ukraine to take part in the reconstruction of the Lvov-Sandomierz operation in July 1944. On sight they fall into conflict with Ukrainian nationalists, and some magical twist of fate, move into the middle of ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, entertaining, sincere
Plot: time travel, world war two, adventure, nazi, nazis, death, military uniform, redemption, friendship, supernatural, escapades, danger ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1944, 2010s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, chase, experiment gone awry, experiment, laboratory, adventure, chases and races, danger, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, future, 40s, 80s ...
Place: california, nevada, philadelphia, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.2
 2K
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: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, imaginary, adventure, rescue, dark future ...
Time: future, year 2004, 23rd century, 2000s
Place: south america, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space travel, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, survival, military, space and aliens, man versus machine, against the odds, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The 25th Reich (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1943, five US soldiers are recruited by the OSS for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich.
Style: exciting, humorous, tense, psychotronic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, chaos, world war two, killer robot, military, soldier, military base, nazi, ufo, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1940s, 40s, year 1944 ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, future dystopia, alien, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, dystopic future, adventure, end of the world, love, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s, 90s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, changing the past or future, alien, evil alien, alien invasion, soldier, invasion, warrior, space and aliens, battles, chaos ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, europe, england, london, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%