Movies like Planet of the Apes

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Planet of the Apes (2001)
 5.7
 219K
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.
Style: suspense, twist ending, futuristic, intense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, astronaut, future dystopia, slavery, genetics, space station, adventure, survival, space travel, alternate reality, distopia, monkey, greed, stranded, parallel world, outer space, time, revolution, good versus evil, alien planet, space and aliens, distant planet, dystopic future, altering history ...
Time: future, 2020s, distant future, year 2001, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., north america

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Most similar movies to Planet of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and visually appealing films with plots about adventure, catastrophe, dialogue, technology, chase, danger and transformation mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Planet of the Apes: After Earth (2013), Jurassic Park (1993), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), Avatar (2009), Jurassic Park III (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: twist ending, philosophical, surprise ending, twists and turns, cerebral ...
Audience: kids
Plot: astronaut, post apocalypse, time travel, distopia, space and aliens, survival, outer space, space travel, space exploration, monkey, end of the world, slavery ...
Time: future, stone age, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 201K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, jungle, post apocalypse, adventure, apocalypse, heroic mission, real life father and son playing father and son, spacecraft, alien, parents and children, vestiges of humanity, young heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, exciting, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rebellion, intelligence, rebelliousness, experiment gone awry, monkey, leader, alzheimer's disease, gorilla, chimpanzee, talking animals, distopia, genetic engineering ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 972K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, intense, breathtaking ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, survival, adventure, island, dangerous animal, animal attack, scientist, fantasy world, tyrannosaurus rex, paleontology, disaster, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, prehistoric times
Place: central america, costa rica, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, survival, adventure, maze, zombie, teenager, desert, escape, virus, young heroes, immunity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, culture clash, adventure, space and aliens, fantasy world, creature, alien planet, space travel, mysterious planet, human nature, beautiful scenery, expedition ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, jungle, island, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, dangerous animal, genetics, monster, rescue, pterodactyl ...
Time: prehistoric times, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 520K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, visually appealing, cerebral, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, future dystopia, alien invasion, survival, dystopic future, disorder, space travel, outer space, resistance, adventure, mysterious character ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 315K
The Island (2005)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: distopia, escape, cloning, future dystopia, fugitives, technology gone awry, island, utopia, lookalikes, clones, genetics, dystopic future ...
Time: future, year 2019, 2010s, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 73K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, exciting, surreal, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, robot, save the world, adventure, alien, spacecraft, space exploration, catastrophe, family ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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: futuristic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, post apocalypse, dystopic future, steampunk, obsessive quest, changing the past or future, utopia, apocalypse, adventure, loss of loved one, scientist ...
Time: future, distant future, near future, 2030s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, egypt, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, space and aliens, outer space, one man army, tough guy, bounty hunter, alien, distant planet, distopia, one against many, future dystopia, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 48K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: alien, evil alien, space and aliens, space wars, future dystopia, space exploration, friendship, survival, stranded, outer space, desert, space travel ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 128K
Aeon Flux (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female character, female protagonist, future dystopia, strong female lead, secret movement, cyberpunk, rebellion, female killer, utopia, rebelliousness, martial arts, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 96K
Babylon A.D. (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Babylon A.D Vin Diesel stars as a veteran-turned-mercenary who is hired to deliver a package from the ravages of post-apocalyptic Eastern Europe to a destination in the teeming megalopolis of New York City. The "package" is a mysterious ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, mercenary, protection, one man army, lone hero, heroes, distopia, survival, gunfight, adventure, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: russia, new york, china, usa, mongolia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans ...
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, depressing, suspense, allegory ...
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, astronaut, space and aliens, space travel, time travel, monkey, outer space, mutant, distopia, alien, rescue ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: new york, tokyo, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 58K
Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, survival, outer space, catastrophe, space travel, adventure, spacecraft, save the world, ecological disaster, robot, stranded ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, suspense, apocalyptic, depressing, slasher ...
Plot: post apocalypse, time travel, rebellion, monkey, gorilla, distopia, revolution, survival, astronaut, space and aliens, death, slavery ...
Time: 18th century, future, 70s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: tokyo, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Style: depressing, harsh, satirical, humorous, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, outer space, gorilla, distopia, astronaut, chimpanzee, spacecraft, adventure, sent to the past, monkey, fear ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1973, 20th century
Place: los angeles, tokyo, california, usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, 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: suspense, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: mars, space travel, spacecraft, astronaut, mysterious planet, space station, adventure, alien, outer space, escapades, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: adventure, life turned upside down, space opera, save the lady, space and aliens, space wars, destiny, space travel, heroes, genetics, future dystopia, creature ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 295K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, future dystopia, space wars, alien, escapades, adventure, mechanic, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bloody, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, monster, space and aliens, space wars, creature, evil alien, alien invasion, alien, soldier, distopia, space travel, space battle ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 22nd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 1.8M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, thought provoking, philosophical, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, outer space, father daughter relationship, space travel, astronaut, nasa, space station, distopia, survival, adventure, spacecraft, time paradox ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 26K
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: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, black hole, disney, adventure, cyborgs, mad scientist, astronaut, robot, killer robot, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan ...
Style: exciting, intense, futuristic, serious, saga ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, star trek, cloning, outer space, adventure, teleportation, space opera, robot, self sacrifice, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: futuristic, intense, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, space opera, adventure, post apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, space and aliens, monster, bounty hunter, maze, rescue, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, space travel, monkey, astronaut, survival, post apocalypse, escapades, on the run, adventure, switching roles, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: light, stylized, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, space opera, adventure, save the world, fantasy world, parallel universe, alien, space wars, society, supernatural, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, military, apocalypse, space travel, space and aliens, survival, save the world, adventure, rescue, man versus machine, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%