Movies like The Philadelphia Experiment

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The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
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The Philadelphia Experiment
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, suspense, bad ending, clever, based on supposedly true story, surprise ending, romantic, interesting ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, chase, science, end of the world, experiment gone awry, alternate reality, conspiracy, car chase, technology, heroic mission, first contact, elevator, laboratory, romance, teleportation, catastrophe, chases and races, destiny, time, transformation, crimes, natural disaster, alien, mythology ...
Time: future, 20th century, 40s, 80s, year 1984, year 1943, 1940s
Place: california, nevada, philadelphia, usa, battleship
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Interstellar
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA, UK
169 min.
 8.6
The Abyss
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
145 min.
 7.6
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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 dialogue, first contact, mentor, catastrophe, transformation, technology and chase mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Philadelphia Experiment: Time After Time (1979), Marooned (1969), Mission to Mars (2000), The Abyss (1989), Star Trek: First Contact (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Time After Time
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Wildest Chase Of The Century! London 1893 is home to a killer with a macabre nickname... and also to a visionary genius who would write The Time Machine. But what if H.G. Wells' invention wasn't fiction? And what if Jack the Ripper ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, romance, serial killer, chase, murder, fish out of water, hotel, time loop, violence, utopia, space travel ...
Time: 19th century, future, 70s, victorian, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, california, london, europe, usa ...
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Marooned
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, moon, outer space, rescue, space program, race against time, sacrifice, mars, science, space opera, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
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System:   82%
    User:   93%
 
Mission to Mars
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mars, space travel, alien, adventure, nasa, outer space, spacecraft, astronaut, alien encounter, space opera, first contact, space program ...
Time: future, 21st century
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System:   77%
    User:   71%
 
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 147K
The Abyss
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: underwater, submarine, adventure, ocean, sacrifice, alien, cold war, paranoia, aliens, first contact, technology, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
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System:   73%
    User:   67%
 
Star Trek: First Contact
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space opera, time travel, space travel, adventure, first contact, sacrifice, star trek, alien, outer space, transformation, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: montana
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System:   69%
    User:   72%
 
The Ice Pirates
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, parody, treasure hunt, time travel, space travel, space opera, robot, destiny, chase, outer space, alien, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 80s
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System:   68%
    User:   61%
 
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Capt. Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's half brother who kidnaps three diplomats and hijacks the Enterprise in his obsessive search for God.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, adventure, space travel, star trek, outer space, daring rescue, first contact, spacecraft, desert, aliens, god, obsessive quest ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   79%
 
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Stargate
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: teleportation, space travel, adventure, immortality, alien, outer space, military, space opera, desert, time travel, ancient mystery, archaeology ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1920s, 1990s
Place: egypt, mine, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   61%
 
 6.9
 283K
The Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 2019, Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly "Utopian" but contained facility. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully-controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to The Island — reportedly the last ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, cloning, genetics, chase, car chase, environment, science, clones, escape, redemption, motorcycle, desert ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   69%
 
Star Trek: Generations
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help Picard stop Soran's scheme...and he's been dead for ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, death, sacrifice, immortality, star trek, space opera, teleportation, time travel, heroic mission, first contact, desert, space wars ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
 6.3
 198K
Transcendence
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Plot: technology, artificial intelligence, mad scientist, science, a.i., humanity, internet, chaos and mayhem, virus, utopia, end of the world, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
 6.1
 4K
Looker
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, light, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, chase, neo noir, conspiracy, technology, mind game, first contact, weapons, police investigation, doctors, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   54%
 
 5.7
 5K
Millennium
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster discovers the involvement of an organisation of time travellers from a future Earth irreparably polluted who seek to rejuvenate the human race from those about to die in the past. Based on a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: time travel, robot, airplane, investigation, race against time, camp, save the world, dialogue, future dystopia, natural disaster, catastrophe, heroic mission ...
Time: future, year 1963
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   54%
 
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Star Trek: Insurrection
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to defend the planet's people as well as the very ideals ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, earnest, cerebral ...
Plot: space opera, alien, adventure, star trek, fountain of youth, immortality, chase, benign alien, first contact, conspiracy, transformation, aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
 6.2
 147K
Deep Impact
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: natural disaster, nasa, president, end of the world, apocalypse, sacrifice, astronomer, space travel, astronaut, anti heroes, death, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s
Place: paris france, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, tucson arizona, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   67%
 
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, mad scientist, alien, chase, superhero, cult, heroic mission, time travel, aliens, chases and races, space and aliens, desert ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: new jersey, asia, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
 6.4
 23K
Screamers
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: (SIRIUS 6B, Year 2078) On a distant mining planet ravaged by a decade of war, scientists have created the perfect weapon: a blade-wielding, self-replicating race of killing devices known as Screamers designed for one purpose only -- to hunt down and ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, apocalypse, androids and robots, on the road, cyberpunk, robot, post apocalyptic, technology, androids, gory, master villain, clones ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   66%
 
 5.0
 6K
Meteor
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, adventure, space travel, end of the world, cold war, russian, government agency, natural disaster, man versus machine, weapons, first contact, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: russia, manhattan new york city, hong kong, washington d.c., moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
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 6.0
 19K
Medicine Man
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An eccentric scientist working for a large drug company is working on a research project in the Amazon jungle. He sends for a research assistant and a gas chromatograph because he's close to a cure for cancer. When the assistant turns out to be ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, futuristic ...
Plot: jungle, adventure, cancer, romance, opposites attract, verbal byplay, cure, race against time, first contact, 007, danger, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   55%
 
 6.3
 158K
Twister
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: adventure, natural disaster, divorce, science, survival, obsessive quest, chase, dialogue, race against time, catastrophe, technology, tornado ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
Stargate: Continuum
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, space travel, adventure, alien, space opera, parallel universe, first contact, evil alien, clones, aliens, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, year 1939, 1930s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
 6.2
 56K
The Saint
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ivan Tretiak, Russian Mafia boss who wants to create an oil crisis in Moscow and seize power as a result sends Simon Templar, great international criminal, to England to get a secret formula for cold fusion from U.S. scientist Emma Russell. Templar ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: romance, spy, chase, espionage, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, spies, adventure, assassin, fall in love, love story, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
 6.3
 40K
Forever Young
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A 1939 test pilot asks his best friend to use him as a guinea pig for a cryogenics experiment. Daniel McCormick wants to be frozen for a year so that he doesn't have to watch his love lying in a coma. The next thing Daniel knows is that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: romance, time travel, love, experiment gone awry, love story, aviation, fish out of water, destiny, childhood, happy ending, love and romance, mentor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 90s, future ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
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 6.2
 21K
Impostor
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, chase, alien invasion, paranoia, robot, androids and robots, mars, androids, aliens, space travel, first contact, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
 5.1
 65K
Lost in Space
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, robot, space travel, alien, dysfunctional family, outer space, androids and robots, space opera, space program, first contact, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
 6.0
 62K
The Postman
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, post apocalyptic, rescue, end of the world, chase, catastrophe, alone in the world, heroic mission, danger, beautiful scenery, heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
The Time Machine
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: atmospheric, serious, futuristic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, time machine, changing the past or future, chase, storytelling, memory, technology, obsessive quest, destiny, catastrophe, first contact ...
Time: future, 19th century, 1890s, near future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
The Space Between Us
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.
Style: romantic, futuristic, light, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love story, romance, mars, space travel, adventure, destiny, relationships, adaptation, fish out of water, nasa, science ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 

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