Movies like Planet of the Apes 2001

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Planet of the Apes (2001)
 5.7
 203K
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: scary, exciting, twists and turns, mind bending, serious, biting, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, remake of cult film ...
Plot: slavery, space travel, wormhole, time travel, astronaut, genetic engineering, space station, gorilla, future dystopia, altering history, adventure, survival, space and aliens, parallel world, confined, life is a bitch, fictional reality, dictatorship, danger, society, imaginary, switching roles, distant planet, mission gone awry, oppression ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 2001
Place: washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Planet of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about adventure, dialogue, catastrophe, technology, destiny, chase and mentor mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Planet of the Apes: After Earth (2013), Oblivion (2013), Lost in Space (1998), The Island (2005), Mission to Mars (2000). 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: suspenseful, biting, mind bending, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, space travel, slavery, rescue, scientist, danger, gorilla, ape, future dystopia, dictatorship, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 183K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, 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: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, danger, survival, heroic mission, spacecraft, adventure, apocalypse, parents and children, isolation, young heroes, real life father and son playing father and son, save the day ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, astronaut, danger, survival, escapades, chases and races, adventure, on the run, switching roles, life is a bitch, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: revolution, radiation, ape, rebellion, survival, adventure, chaos, nuclear holocaust, militant, leadership, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 459K
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, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, mysterious character, disorder, evil alien, danger, a.i., space and aliens, resistance, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 67K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 290K
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, serious, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cloning, escape, island, technology gone awry, fugitives, future dystopia, lookalikes, warrior, genetics, paranoia, mercenary, fish out of water ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mysterious planet, space station, mars, astronaut, alien encounter, alien, adventure, nasa, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intellectual ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, ape, survival, time travel, society, animal training, rivalry, nuclear holocaust, astronaut, chaos, adventure ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1983 ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, twists and turns, touching ...
Plot: time travel, breeding, nuclear holocaust, on the run, astronaut, archaeologist, pacifism, spacecraft, chimpanzee, adventure, race against time, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1973, 18th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 53K
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: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, mars, space travel, nasa, robot, killer robot, spacecraft, outer space, science, adventure, catastrophe, landing ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: futuristic, serious, thought provoking, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, apocalypse, rescue, nuclear holocaust, science, ape, mutant, worship, survivor, space travel, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, tokyo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, good versus evil, danger, mining, alien invasion, post apocalypse, save the world, society, heroic mission, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, heroes, destiny, chaos, space wars, space and aliens, danger, hopes, save the lady, chosen one, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, alien encounter, save the world, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 272K
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, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, psychic, adventure, martial arts, escapades, mechanic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: futuristic, exciting, serious, bad ending, earnest ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, cloning, space opera, teleportation, outer space, self sacrifice, senate, telepathy, assassination, warship, adventure, master villain ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, haunted by the past, hopes, loss of loved one, loneliness, professor, scientist, obsessive quest, destiny ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, near future, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, survival, future dystopia, rebellion, strong female character, against the odds, danger, society, adventure, revolution, youth, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, military, soldier, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, friendship, rescue, monster ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 41K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
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, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, danger, save the planet, battles, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 375K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, nasa, self sacrifice, apocalypse, end of the world, astronaut, outer space, race against time, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, shanghai, grand central station manhattan new york city, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, survival, future dystopia, young heroes, warrior, mentor, rebellion, championship, president, danger, resistance, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of retirement, Kirk and McCoy are charged with assassinating the Klingon High Chancellor and imprisoned. The Enterprise crew must help them escape to thwart a conspiracy aimed at sabotaging the last best hope for peace.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, prejudice, assassination attempt, false accusation, spacecraft, outer space, grudge, resistance, teleportation, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, mad scientist, killer robot, robot, adventure, astronaut, black hole, zombie, space station, family, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, apocalyptic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, dinosaur, survival, heroic mission, escapades, evolution, future dystopia, technology ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.9
 560K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, teleportation, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, teamwork, time travel, space opera, alternate universe, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, first contact, contact, space opera, scientist, attack, commander, mind control, captain, teleportation, invasion ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, bounty hunter, danger, survival, adventure, rescue, woman in danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, future dystopia, race against time, battles ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%