Movies like Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
 7.6
 492K
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 intelligence and brain activity in the primate subjects – especially Caesar, his pet chimpanzee.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, suspense, captivating, serious, biting, stylized, touching, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Plot: intelligence, rebellion, imaginary, experiment gone awry, monkey, leader, alzheimer's disease, rebelliousness, fight for supremacy, genetically altered, virus, scientist, talking animals, medical research, earth, freedom, gorilla, laboratory, animal attack, chimpanzee, father son relationship, human animal relationship, humanity, survival, attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future, future
Place: san francisco, usa

Most similar movies to Rise of the Planet of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, visually appealing and exciting films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, chase, mentor, technology, gun and storytelling mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Rise of the Planet of the Apes: The Island (2005), Transcendence (2014), I Am Legend (2007), Jurassic World (2015), I, Robot (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: intense, captivating, tense, exciting, epic ...
Plot: anthropomorphism, brutality, leader, danger, rescue, invasion, fight, gunfight, murder, violence, mercilessness, war ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: leader, monkey, plague, survival, colony, post apocalypse, forest, power struggle, fate of humanity, revolution, experiment, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, monkey, ape, astronaut, survival, time travel, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, year 1991, 80s ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, space travel, astronaut, time travel, future dystopia, space station, adventure, survival, danger, alternate reality, genetic engineering ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 298K
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, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, future dystopia, fugitives, cloning, technology gone awry, island, freedom, distopia, life is a bitch, genetics, on the run, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2019
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bleak, twists and turns, touching, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, astronaut, distopia, nuclear holocaust, breeding, on the run, archaeologist, spacecraft, chimpanzee, pacifism, teasing, cell ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1973, 18th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 215K
Transcendence (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Plot: technology, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, computers and web, scientist, technology gone awry, resurrection, chaos, hi-tech, utopia, consciousness, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: twists and turns, philosophical, thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, space travel, post apocalypse, slavery, distopia, satire, scientist, danger, rescue, hunting, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 678K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, plague, loneliness, future dystopia, isolation, experiment, heroes, deadly creature, quarantine ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 572K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, adventure, animal attack, island, theme park, survival, human animal relationship, catastrophe, animal horror, experiment gone awry, amusement park ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 493K
I, Robot (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 2035, where robots are common-place and abide by the three laws of robotics, a techno-phobic cop investigates an apparent suicide. Suspecting that a robot may be responsible for the death, his investigation leads him to believe that humanity may ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, future dystopia, androids and robots, technology gone awry, a.i., artificial intelligence, cyborgs, hi-tech, humanoid robot, danger, man versus machine, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tense, twists and turns, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: maze, adventure, survival, distopia, imaginary, post apocalypse, confined, danger, young heroes, on the run, resistance, immunity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 411K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, maze, apocalypse, imaginary, trapped, society, isolation, memory loss, youth, young heroes, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 29K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, danger, heroic mission, genetically altered, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, china, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 311K
Snowpiercer (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.
Style: thought provoking, futuristic, suspenseful, allegory, rough ...
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, post apocalypse, social differences, survival, train, chaos, resistance, snow, society, winter ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2014, 2030s, near future ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 529K
Looper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, tense, thought provoking, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, hitman, on the run, organized crime, sent to the past, neo noir, time paradox, mafia, violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai, shanghai china, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 18K
No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, prison, jungle, prison guard, escape, survival, chase, prisoner, adventure, confined, uninhibited rivalry, prison life ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 7K
Kill Switch (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pilot battles to save his family and the planet after an experiment for unlimited energy goes wrong.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: parallel world, physicist, pilot, experiment, chase, deception, fear, escape, murder, airplane, betrayal, laboratory ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 438K
Lucy (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Taiwan, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Style: futuristic, exciting, surreal, serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, intelligence, tough girl, telepathy, supernatural ability, mind control, telekinesis, supernatural, imaginary, strong female lead, artificial intelligence, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: taiwan, france, new york, berlin germany, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, post apocalypse, fear, rage, infected, research, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 250K
Hulk (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers massive radiation exposure in his laboratory that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.
Style: intense, exciting, serious, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, chase, experiment gone awry, adventure, genetics, mutant, mad scientist, transformation, anger, military, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: california, san francisco, central america, south america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 634K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: emotional, surprise ending, suspense, futuristic, harsh ...
Plot: death of protagonist, little girl, fight scenes, superhero, anti hero, chase, survival, super strength, mutant, immortality, apocalypse, feral child ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: north dakota, el paso texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, future dystopia, rebellion, survival, society, distopia, fighting the system, against the odds, youth, adventure, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 309K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, distopia, society, fighting the system, lone hero, utopia, totalitarianism, resistance, gunfight, dictatorship, government agency ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Victor Frankenstein (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, touching, stylized, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, gothic horror, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, monster, experiment, laboratory, friendship, redemption, reanimated corpse, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: usa, london, scotland, england, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, danger, fate of humanity, plague, experiment gone awry, survival, monster, scientist ...
Time: future
Place: utah, las vegas, salt lake city utah, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, androids and robots, space wars, space opera, heroic mission, survival, adventure, escapades, human in outer space, betrayal, humanity, transformation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 71K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, volcano, catastrophe, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, adventure, heroes, danger, tunnel, subway, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 47K
Chain Reaction (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, frame up, on the run, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, crimes, witnessing a crime, chase, fbi, laboratory, secrets, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 366K
In Time (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, philosophical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, immortality, dystopic future, society, race against time, fighting the system, class differences, social differences, time, on the run, love and romance, distopia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%