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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: futuristic, offbeat, serious, stylized, mind bending
Plot: time travel, experiment, supernatural ability, changing the past or future, getting home, race against time, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, destiny, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space and aliens, danger, heroes, hopes, imaginary, chases and races, supernatural, escapades, disorder, german, explosion ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: europe, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and exciting films with plots about imaginary, heroes, adventure, danger, escapades, heroic mission and time travel mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Philadelphia Experiment II: The Time Machine (1978), The Time Machine (2002), Timeline (2003), My Science Project (1985), Returner (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, cannibalism, time machine, adventure, changing the past or future, save the world, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, escapades, hopes, imaginary, chaos ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: serious, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time machine, time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, escapades, hopes, imaginary, society, demolished city, chase ...
Time: future, 19th century, near future, 1890s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.6
 56K
Timeline (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: serious, suspenseful, entertaining, awful, exciting
Plot: time travel, knight, changing the past or future, fish out of water, professor, adventure, excavation, race against time, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, technology gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century, future
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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, master villain, adventure, master warrior, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, space wars, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, semi serious, offbeat, light, idiotic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, science, dinosaur, school, adventure, high school, college, androids and robots, mad scientist, rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, neo noir, violence, hitman, faked death, ufo, helicopter, androids and robots, cult, soldier, alien life-form ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.1
 65K
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, time travel, save the world, adventure, androids and robots, robot, space and aliens, imaginary, sabotage, spacecraft, terrorism ...
Time: future
⇓ 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: bleak, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, ship, master villain, save the world, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, time travel, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, apocalyptic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, future dystopia, survival, heroic mission, dinosaur, escapades, disorder, romance ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 943
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, changing the past or future, imaginary, soldier, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, heroes, chaos, deadly virus ...
Time: future, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 1.6
 674
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: survival, adventure, apocalypse, post nuclear, heroic mission, time travel, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, good versus evil, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.0
 547K
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, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, time travel, teleportation, imaginary, heroes, teamwork, space opera ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Timecop: The Berlin Decision (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: 20 years after a set of events, the Time Enforcement Commission (TEC), is still going strong. Now Brandon Miller a TEC operative, believes that they have a responsibility to change history hoping that the world will be better but Ryan Chan another ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, old west, chase, time machine, changing the past or future, adventure, race against time, parallel world, heroic mission, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 2000s, 1880s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ 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: futuristic, serious, stylized, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, androids and robots, rescue, adventure, space battle, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, good versus evil, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, exciting, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, time travel, good versus evil, evil alien, changing the past or future, space wars, space and aliens, alien, adventure, spacecraft, alien invasion, race against time ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s, year 1939 ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
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, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, future dystopia, alien, heroic mission, end of the world, supernatural ability, spacecraft, adventure, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, life turned upside down, destiny, heroes, chaos, save the lady, space and aliens, space wars, danger, imaginary, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.2
 768
Time Runner (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: changing the past or future, time traveler, time travel, benign alien, alien encounter, adventure, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, heroes, imaginary, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, alien, miniaturization, moon, asteroid, ship, anti heroes, benign alien, adventure, dangerous animal, deadly creature, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, anti heroes, changing the past or future, race against time, adventure, rescue, save the world, survival, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, mutant, good versus evil, superhero, storm, heroes, danger, sent to the past, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, near future ...
Place: usa, china, paris france, washington d.c., pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.2
 521
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, benign alien, dangerous animal, adventure, deadly creature, changing the past or future, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, time travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Soviet Union
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: bleak, serious, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: androids and robots, moon, anti heroes, adventure, benign alien, race against time, rescue, save the world, survival, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, prehistory, 2020s, 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, talky ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, airplane, military, race against time, war, adventure, battles, escapades, heroes, imaginary, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 70s, 1940s, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, seaport, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 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, hostages, bank, changing the past or future, crime gone awry, on the run, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, future dystopia, heist, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, stylized, futuristic
Plot: desert, teenager, drought, orphan, rivalry, adventure, androids and robots, anti heroes, save the world, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.2
 15K
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, serious, bleak, futuristic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space opera, outer space, space travel, spacecraft, good versus evil, adventure, evil alien, fight, pilot, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 701
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, androids and robots, changing the past or future, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, future dystopia, technology gone awry, save the planet, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, offbeat, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, explosion, robot, hitman, space travel, adventure, androids and robots, evil alien, master villain, rescue, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, friendship, imaginary, power relations ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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