Movies like Planet of Dinosaurs

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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
 4.1
 1K
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
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: survival, laser, rescue, planet, astronaut, imaginary kingdom, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, spacecraft, misfit, battles, dangerous animal, danger, heroic mission, forces of nature, escapades, deadly, anti heroes, deadly creature, alien encounter, dinosaur, alien planet, outer space ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory

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 escapades, danger, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, space travel and outer space mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Planet of Dinosaurs: Stranded (2001), The Land That Time Forgot (2009), Interceptor Force (1999), SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Journey to the Center of Time (1967). 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, tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, space travel, spaceship crash, adventure, heroic mission, benign alien, chases and races, danger, race against time, save the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, supernatural, missing person, isolation, disorder, adventurer, forces of nature, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: serious, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: pterodactyl, alien civilization, outer space, astronaut, robot, space and aliens, anti heroes, future dystopia, androids and robots, heroes, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: future, prehistory, 2000s, 2020s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, alien encounter, danger, adventure, space and aliens, deadly, satellite, heroes, special agents, evil alien, battles ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, survival, outer space, human existence, fear, danger, team, adventure, trapped, technology ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Plot: dinosaur, experiment gone awry, village life, heroes, adventure, dangerous animal, escapades, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, deadly creature, skyscraper, isolation ...
Time: prehistory
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: space travel, parallel world, trapped in space, astronaut, imaginary, chases and races, a.i., heroes, space and aliens, escapades, save the planet, benign alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time machine, time travel, escapades, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, adventure, anti heroes, boss and employee, imaginary, chases and races ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: offbeat, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, journalism, alien encounter, evil alien, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, adventure, space travel, danger, investigation, save the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 1K
Storm Planet (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Four Soviet cosmonauts land on the planet Venus and find it teeming with life, some of it dangerous.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: cosmonaut, dinosaur, alien encounter, deadly creature, heroes, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroic mission, imaginary, forces of nature, distant planet, survival ...
Time: future, 1960s, prehistoric times
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Sky's on Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The ozone is depleted and as a result of this all sorts things are happening like lethal insects flying around. A scientist tries to warn everybody about this but no one seems to believe him. When his predictions come true they now turn to him for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, future dystopia, dangerous animal, save the day, anti heroes, chaos, escapades, heroic mission, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant monster, alien invasion, alien, ufo, mysterious planet, adventure, benign alien, space and aliens, dangerous animal, anti heroes, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: rescue, mars, vampire, spacecraft, space travel, blood, alien, imaginary, mute or deaf, space wars, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A space ship crash lands on the third planet of a distant solar system, killing all hands except for a young boy named Tang. The rescue ship arrives some 20 years later. One of the crew, a girl named Linda meets Tang and falls in love with him. They ...
Style: serious, surprise ending
Plot: space and aliens, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, fall in love, heroic mission, escapades, forces of nature, interracial relations, adventure, dangerous animal, space wars, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: superhero, outer space, space wars, benign alien, space and aliens, imaginary, adventure, master villain, chases and races, heroes, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 3K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, alien, planet, monster, gory, alien encounter, danger, distant planet, deadly, supernatural, rescue, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, isolation, danger, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space exploration, spacecraft, alien planet, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, time travel, adventurer, intelligence, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Plot: astronomer, meteor, apocalypse, evil alien, alien encounter, danger, chaos, rivalry, save the world, kidnapping, abduction, collision ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: outer space, wormhole, space wars, heroes, life is a bitch, adventure, heroic mission, spacecraft, survival, future dystopia, state affairs, hotshot hero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, rivalry, dangerous animal, heroic mission, escapades, love triangle, danger, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: serious, captivating, light, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, robot, environmentalism, greenhouse, biosphere, androids and robots, destiny, heroic mission, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, moon, survival, space travel, space exploration, future dystopia, save the world, alien encounter, man versus machine, adventure, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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At the Earth's Core (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A huge burrowing machine tunnels out of control at ferocious speed, cutting clean through to the center of the earth, to the twilight world of pellucidar. Once there, Dr. Perry and David Innes are threatened by half human creatures, lizard-like ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, ridiculous, futuristic, colourful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: monster, subterranean, quicksand, cave woman, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, rivalry, imaginary, anti heroes, deadly creature, dangerous animal ...
Time: prehistory, victorian, 19th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, battles, siege, danger, save the world, space and aliens, space wars, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, survival, adventure, space travel, isolation, landing, fish out of water, evil alien ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, survival, outer space, virtual reality, space exploration, danger, escape from reality, astronaut, save the world, destiny, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A groups of astronauts crash-land on Venus and find themselves on the wrong side of a group of Venusian women when they kill a monster that is worshipped by them.
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: pterodactyl, space exploration, space station, lava, robot, space and aliens, imaginary, adventure, survival, spacecraft, chase, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: spacecraft, survival, rescue, terrorism, deadly, danger, escapades, space and aliens, evil corporation, outer space, trapped in space, murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 521
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, scary, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, androids and robots, contests and competitions, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, adventure, escapades, battles, femme fatale, rebelliousness, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%