Movies like Planet of Dinosaurs

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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
 3.8
 2K
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, psychotronic, cult film, retro
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, survival, rescue, astronaut, spacecraft, heroic mission, adventure, battles, deadly creature, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, imaginary kingdom, monster, creature feature, prehistoric animal, creature, exploitation, planet, giant spider, swamp, alien planet, catastrophe, heroes, space and aliens, misfit ...
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 psychotronic films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, survival, space and aliens and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Planet of Dinosaurs: Stargate Universe (2009), Stranded (2001), The Land That Time Forgot (2009), Pterodactyl (2005), Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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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, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, human existence, human in outer space, space and aliens, technology, military, alien planet, team, adventure, space opera, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, rescue, astronaut, space exploration ...
Time: future, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, bleak, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: dinosaur, creature feature, prehistoric animal, catastrophe, ocean, chaos, wilderness, obsession, survival, adventurer, village, supernatural ...
Time: prehistory
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 74 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: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: space and aliens, dinosaur, space exploration, monster, astronaut, robot, pterodactyl, venus the planet, prehistoric animal, spacesuit, venus, disorder ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, humorous, stylized, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, isolation, forces of nature, adventurer, escapades, supernatural, daring rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.1
 2K
Pterodactyl (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, pterodactyl, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, expedition, heroic mission, save the world, save the day, paleontologist, race against time, survival ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Earthquakes in central Korea turn out to be the work of Yongary, a prehistoric gasoline-eating reptile that soon goes on a rampage through Seoul.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: giant monster, chaos, mutant, friendship, heroes, on the run, deadly creature, race against time, monster, forces of nature, reptile, little boy ...
Time: prehistory
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.8
 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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, survival, crimes, rescue, heroes, deadly creature, race against time, disorder, experiment gone awry, small town life, murder ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, giant monster, monster, alien invasion, ufo, alien, evil alien, distopia, spacesuit, astronaut, space exploration, impossible love ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.5
 996
Raptor Island (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of terrorist-fighting Naval officers in the South China Sea finds their struggle against the enemy taking a backseat to the fight of their lives when an horde of creatures thought to be extinct for millions of years descend upon them in an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, creature feature, soldier, battles, deadly creature, military, chaos, ancient mystery, rescue, heroes, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, pluto, exploitation, star wars, spacesuit, interracial relations, distant planet, time machine, spacecraft, survival, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Nymphoid Barbarian in Dinosaur Hell (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a post-Armageddon world, a young woman finds herself in a fight for survival against mutant cavemen, dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals.
Style: exciting, semi serious, retro, cult film, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: apocalypse, dinosaur, sword and sorcery, post apocalypse, monster, exploitation, prehistoric animal, mutant, battles, chaos, tough heroes, woman in danger ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, cryptozoology, deadly creature, jungle, adventurer, scientist, survival, adventure, dangerous animal, discovery, escapades, helicopter ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, dinosaur, time loop, time machine, disorder, inventions and discoveries, experiment gone awry, alien encounter, space travel, boss and employee, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: disaster, comet, astronomer, newspaper office, governor, elopement, escapades, rivalry, adventure, evil alien, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mysterious Planet (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A spaceship crash-lands on a planet, and the crew is astonished to find that it holds a beautiful woman who can heal the sick and injured and a race of super-intelligent beings.
Style: psychotronic, retro
Plot: erotica, dinosaur, monster, pterodactyl, cave, rescue, eaten alive, egg, tyrannosaurus rex, sinking ship, crash landing, climbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, stylized, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: godzilla, monster, adventure, fight scenes, transformation, giant monster, redemption, technology, deadly creature, island, heroic mission, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 6K
Iceman (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An anthropologist is brought to an arctic base when explorers discover the body of a prehistoric man who has been frozen in a block of ice for 40,000 years. After thawing the body to perform an autopsy, scientists discover to their amazement a real ...
Style: bad ending, harsh, visually appealing, allegory, psychological ...
Plot: survival, caveman, neanderthal, frozen alive, natural disaster, life, unlikely friendships, religion, evolution, childhood, anthropology, redemption ...
Time: prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
Place: california, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 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: exciting, captivating, semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, dinosaur, venus the planet, alien encounter, survival, robot, venus, creature feature, spacesuit, underground, cosmonaut, swamp ...
Time: future, 60s, prehistoric times
Place: russia, europe, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, psychotronic
Plot: dinosaur, spacesuit, lava, venus the planet, venus, monster, sorority, matriarchy, exploitation, space station, space exploration, pterodactyl ...
Time: stone age, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.5
 883
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, rescue, save the world, heroic mission, supernatural, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, chaos, graphic violence, parents and children, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 425
After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: philosophical, serious, futuristic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, colony, dystopic future, post apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, chase, twists and turns, future dystopia, redemption, spacecraft, distopia, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.3
 2K
Shark Swarm (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A fisherman and his family fight to take down a greedy real estate developer who has released toxins into the ocean, turning the area's sharks into bloodthirsty hunters.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, shark attack, deadly creature, secret identity, adventure, small town, resort, creature feature, shark ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, serious, exciting, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, mars, spacecraft, supernatural, alien, space travel, save the world, survival, femme fatale, space and aliens, trapped in space ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The X from Outer Space (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area. As they near the red planet, they encounter a mysterious UFO that coats the ship's hull with ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: giant monster, monster, mars, spacecraft, spacesuit, ufo, dinosaur, alien invasion, moon base, rescue, chase, love triangle ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Prometheus Trap (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the future, mankind's quest for answers will take them to the edge of the universe... but the knowledge they seek should never be known. In deep space, the military cruiser Venom is diverted from its mission to investigate a derelict ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: survival, race against time, space travel, spacecraft, time travel, chaos, space wars, escapades, heroes, terrorism, changing the past or future, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, tragic ending ...
Audience: kids
Plot: space exploration, space travel, parallel universe, planet, spacesuit, trapped in space, astronaut, parallel world, space mission, space and aliens, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 693
Tides of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the cold, dark waters off North Korea a U.S. Navy fast attack submarine meets with a mysterious disaster - it's attacked and nearly sunk by an ominous stealth submarine resulting in the deaths of the Executive Officer and the Engineering ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, heroic mission, military life, survival, leadership, undercover, race against time, rivalry, military, government agency, battles ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.3
 736
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: space exploration, space travel, monster, spacecraft, graphic violence, adventure, soldier, rivalry, space and aliens, life is a bitch, escapades, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old members, and they go in search of the missing soldier in order ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, space and aliens, adventure, escapades, heroes, confined, egyptian mythology, nuclear, alien, nuclear threat, human host ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%