Movies like Planet of Dinosaurs

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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
 4.0
 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, tense, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: survival, rescue, spacecraft, planet, astronaut, heroic mission, adventure, battles, danger, deadly, deadly creature, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, laser, imaginary kingdom, space and aliens, heroes, misfit, dangerous animal, anti hero, forces of nature, escapades, alien encounter, anti heroes, catastrophe ...
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 psychotronic films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, outer space and space travel mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Planet of Dinosaurs: SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Stranded (2001), Queen of Blood (1966), Alien Siege (2005), Marooned (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, human existence, survival, technology, fear, danger, team, trapped, adventure ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 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: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, mars, spaceship crash, survival, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, alien encounter, danger, space and aliens, rescue, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: rescue, vampire, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, blood, survival, danger, deadly, save the world, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
 818
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, evil alien, danger, race against time, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, chaos, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 5K
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, astronaut, spacewalk, race against time, outer space, escapades, confined, survival, isolation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: u.s. mexico border, save the world, danger, survival, satellite, heroes, special agents, adventure, deadly, space and aliens, alien encounter, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 514
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: alien encounter, soldier, jungle, adventure, rescue, missing person, deadly, danger, escapades, military, secret base, government coverup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: offbeat, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: space travel, parallel world, astronaut, outer space, trapped in space, danger, benign alien, save the world, adventure, escapades, space and aliens, time travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
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: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, isolation, forces of nature, adventurer, supernatural, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 7K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, space exploration, moon, survival, space travel, ufo, adventure, save the world, space and aliens, heroic mission, alien encounter, future dystopia ...
Time: future, year 1999, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, teleportation, time travel, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence, adventurer ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 579
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military life, survival, heroic mission, undercover, rivalry, government agency, leadership, race against time, rescue, military, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 885
Grendel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: King Higlack of the Gauths entrusts prince Finn and a fire ball weapon to his champion, slayer Beowulf. They lead twelve men on a mission to help king Hrothgar of the Danes, whose once glorious realm is terrorized by the undefeated monster Grendel. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: viking, rivalry, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, danger, imaginary, escapades, deadly, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Final Days of Planet Earth (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
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, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, adventure, danger, space and aliens, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, deadly creature, dangerous animal, journalism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: offbeat, scary, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: dinosaur, gory, adventure, forces of nature, battles, experiment gone awry, escapades, heroes, skyscraper, deadly creature, village, adventurer ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, tense, captivating, twist ending
Plot: survival, space travel, spacecraft, asteroid, astronaut, survivor, trapped in space, rescue, venus the planet, catastrophe, card playing, punched in the face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: disturbing, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mars, space travel, isolation, spacecraft, astronaut, near death experience, nasa, space mission, outer space, peril, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 26K
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: contemplative, serious, captivating, cult film, light ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, robot, distopia, environmentalism, fighting the system, greenhouse, biosphere, factory, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, survival, chaos, space travel, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: st. louis missouri, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, siege, battles, space wars, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, danger ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 23K
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, black hole, mad scientist, adventure, astronaut, killer robot, space station, escapades, danger, heroic mission, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, heroic mission, survival, race against time, save the world, nuclear, chaos, navy, danger, adventure, radiation, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, godzilla, monster, deadly creature, anti hero, heroic mission, danger, save the world, good versus evil, flying saucer, ocean or sea, skyscraper ...
Time: 2000s, future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 760K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
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, spacecraft, space travel, astronaut, trapped in space, catastrophe, survivor, sole survivor, loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 9K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, epic, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: superhero, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, good versus evil, prodigy, danger, imaginary, androids and robots, rescue, space and aliens, master villain ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 1K
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, trapped in space, rescue, terrorism, escapades, danger, space and aliens, deadly, murder, evil corporation, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 515
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, rescue, escapades, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 5K
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, allegory, earnest ...
Plot: glacier, laboratory, anthropology, caveman, frozen alive, arctic, language barrier, neanderthal, survival, human nature, experiment gone awry, isolation ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, 80s
Place: antarctica, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.2
 675
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, space wars, alien encounter, chaos, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%