Movies like Planet of Dinosaurs

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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
 4.1
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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers at that. The crew hopes to be found and rescued, but they have to struggle to survive until then
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: survival, rescue, planet, astronaut, heroic mission, adventure, spacecraft, battles, danger, deadly, deadly creature, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, laser, imaginary kingdom, space and aliens, heroes, misfit, dangerous animal, forces of nature, escapades, anti heroes, alien encounter, dinosaur, alien planet ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory

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Most similar movies to Planet of Dinosaurs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, outer space, space travel and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Planet of Dinosaurs: Stranded (2001), SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Interceptor Force (1999), Queen of Blood (1966), Alien Siege (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 2K
Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, survival, alien encounter, danger, rescue, space and aliens, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Final Days of Planet Earth (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An archaeologist discovers that aliens posing as government officials are secretly harvesting human bodies in a bid to take over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, adventure, heroic mission, benign alien, space and aliens, survival, danger, space travel, evil alien, deadly, alien encounter, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, technology, human existence, survival, outer space, fear, danger, team, trapped, adventure ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, save the world, survival, deadly, satellite, heroes, special agents, space and aliens, adventure, alien encounter, evil alien, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rescue, vampire, spacecraft, alien, space travel, blood, danger, deadly, survival, save the world, supernatural, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
53%
 5.9
 4K
Marooned (1969)
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, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, spacewalk, astronaut, race against time, confined, escapades, danger, isolation, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Land That Time Forgot (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shipwrecked castaways stumble upon the mysterious island of Caprona in the Bermuda Triangle, confronting man-eating dinosaurs and a stranded German U-Boat crew while trying to escape.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, adventure, adventurer, chases and races, daring rescue, forces of nature, escapades, supernatural, disorder, isolation ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, escapades, alien planet, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, time travel, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, offbeat ...
Plot: space travel, parallel world, astronaut, trapped in space, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, chases and races, adventure, imaginary, a.i., benign alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 506
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: soldier, jungle, adventure, rescue, missing person, alien encounter, deadly, military, danger, escapades, government coverup, secret base ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 6K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, moon, survival, space travel, space exploration, heroic mission, save the world, future dystopia, adventure, space and aliens, danger, ufo ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, save the world, danger, siege, battles, heroes, space and aliens, space wars ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Trapped in Space (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an accident during a routine trip to Venus, a spaceship has only enough oxygen left for three people... out of five on board.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, twist ending
Plot: survival, space travel, spacecraft, asteroid, astronaut, survivor, rescue, trapped in space, oxygen, spacewalk, spacesuit, crew ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese geologist discovers that dinosaurs still exist in caves beneath the surface of a volcanic lake.
Style: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, imaginary, experiment gone awry, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, forces of nature, gory, deadly, survival, danger ...
Time: prehistory
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 25K
Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: captivating, serious, cult film, light, tragic ending ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, greenhouse, biosphere, androids and robots, destiny, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.7
 1K
Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, survival, dangerous animal, crimes, rescue, deadly creature, danger, race against time, small town life, disorder, deadly, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 4K
On the Beach (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The world has finally managed to blow itself up and only Australia has been spared from nuclear destruction and a gigantic wave of radiation is floating in on the breezes. One American sub located in the Pacific has survived and is met with disdain ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, gloomy
Plot: apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, race against time, save the world, nuclear, adventure, chaos, navy, danger, radiation, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: bleak, suspenseful, offbeat, serious
Plot: alien civilization, pterodactyl, robot, astronaut, outer space, danger, space travel, chaos, moon, misfit, rescue, save the world ...
Time: prehistory, future, 2020s, 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 990
Lifepod (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lifepod cronicles the trip of eight passengers after the ship they were traveling on blew up on Christmas Eve. Immediately people start dying. The passengers begin to investigate why the ship blew up and how it relates to them
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting
Plot: spacecraft, survival, rescue, deadly, space and aliens, escapades, danger, terrorism, murder, trapped in space, outer space, evil corporation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, epic
Plot: outer space, superhero, space and aliens, heroes, future dystopia, chases and races, imaginary, adventure, master villain, space wars, androids and robots, escapades ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Invaders from Mars (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this attempted remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, space travel, spacecraft, save the world, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, alien encounter, young heroes, space and aliens, deadly creature, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, creature, danger, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, save the world, survival, deadly, chaos, heroic mission, escapades, black hole ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.8
 4K
Virtuality (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, survival, virtual reality, save the world, danger, escape from reality, trapped in space, murder, crew, outer space, fictional reality show, space exploration ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
 845
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching
Plot: space battle, space wars, alien, betrayal, space war, space and aliens, alien encounter, adventure, space travel, evil alien, deadly, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 719K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: isolation, survival, outer space, space station, space travel, spacecraft, astronaut, loss, space and aliens, survivor, spacewalk, sole survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, monster, godzilla, deadly creature, anti heroes, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, save the world, flying saucer, skyscraper, ocean or sea ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.4
 621
Dark Planet (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on the far side of a dangerous wormhole, the two sides ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: outer space, wormhole, reluctant partners, adventure, heroic mission, hotshot hero, heroes, escapades, space wars, space and aliens, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 21K
The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, killer robot, mad scientist, adventure, astronaut, black hole, space station, escapades, heroic mission, danger, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, serious, semi serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, survival, adventure, space travel, isolation, escapades, space and aliens, getting home ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%