Movies like Riverworld

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Riverworld (2003)
 5.2
 2K
Riverworld (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie for the Sci Fi Channel based on the book series by Philip José Farmer. The location is Riverworld, a mysterious and treacherous land where every human who died between the years 99,000 BC and 2,200 AD has been resurrected on the banks of a huge river.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, contemplative, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, rebellion, reincarnation, survival, adventure, supernatural, fighting the system, danger, imaginary, rebelliousness, escapades, space wars, rivalry, afterlife, heroes, astronaut, distant planet, roman empire, space and aliens, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, folk hero, corrupted ruler, society, female director ...
Time: 21st century

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Most similar movies to Riverworld

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, imaginary and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Riverworld: Journey to Promethea (2010), Battle Planet (2008), Grendel (2007), Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011), Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Journey to Promethea (2010)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A tyrannical king reigns over his kingdom with an iron fist, but there is hope. A prophecy foretold long ago states that a boy will rise up against the oppressive regime and lead his people to the promised land of Promethea. This is the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, intense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, revolution, adventure, destiny, danger, corrupted ruler, escapades, hopes, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.9
 856
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, alien, betrayal, space war, alien encounter, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, deadly, danger, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Thunderstorm: The Return of Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot is similarly smorgasbordesque, cobbled together from the vaguely recalled secret origins of most superheroes: average joe, talented inventor, tragic loss, ancient prophecy, immortal intervention, pending apocalypse, flamboyant villain. ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, master warrior, imaginary, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, legends and myths, heroes, norse mythology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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 ⇓
79%
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Jabberwock Dragon Siege (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, imaginary, escapades, imaginary kingdom, danger, rivalry, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin – a reluctant warrior with a dark past – sets off on mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planets evil ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rebellion, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, danger, heroes, rivalry, corrupted ruler, escapades, rebelliousness, freedom, warrior ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Austria, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to Earth and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, prodigy, save the world, space travel, apocalypse, save the planet, adventure, space and aliens, imaginary, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, changing the past or future, space and aliens, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, russia, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 2.2
 434
Power Corps. (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soldiers land on Caprini and confront diabolical villains.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, heroic mission, military, tough heroes, escapades, deadly creature, adventure, danger, rivalry, supernatural, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 2K
Riverworld (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, samurai, survival, obsessive quest, escapades, heroes, supernatural, danger, distant planet, reincarnation, purgatory, mysterious planet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.3
 2K
Gor II (1988)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An Earthman returns to the planet Gor, and fights against tyranny.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, tense ...
Plot: space wars, criminal, time travel, rivalry, imaginary, adventurer, escapades, danger, adventure, heroic mission, slavery, female warrior ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
At the Earth's Core (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A huge burrowing machine tunnels out of control at ferocious speed, cutting clean through to the center of the earth, to the twilight world of pellucidar. Once there, Dr. Perry and David Innes are threatened by half human creatures, lizard-like ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychotronic, unusual plot structure, ridiculous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: cave, monster, subterranean, cave woman, quicksand, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, anti hero, heroic mission, survival, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, prehistory, victorian, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
On the Silver Globe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A small group of cosmic explorers leave Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, battles, spacecraft, moon, time travel, chaos, starting over, space wars, space travel, track down, future dystopia, benign alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, adventure, chaos, future dystopia, rebelliousness, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 1.1M
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, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, alien, culture clash, interracial romance, space and aliens, benign alien, space travel, alien planet, creature, scientist, warrior, adventure ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pegasus Vs. Chimera (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two mythological creatures battle each other.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, wizards and magicians, battles, legends and myths, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, imaginary, rivalry, heroes, vengeance, deadly ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.6
 550
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, femme fatale, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, imaginary, contests and competitions, rescue, rebelliousness, alien encounter, space travel, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 698
Game Box 1.0 (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Miserable after the shooting death of his girlfriend, video game tester Charlie immerses himself in his work. When a new 3D game comes in the mail, he becomes caught up in its bizarre fantasy world -- literally. Trapped inside the game, ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, heroes, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, imaginary, virtual reality, corrupt cop, artificial intelligence, death of girlfriend, bandit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Tale of the Mummy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh is unleashed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mummy, reincarnation, danger, good versus evil, pharaoh, supernatural power, death, supernatural, egyptology, serial killer, police investigation, dismemberment ...
Time: year 1948
Place: egypt, london, africa, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals, elf, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Recon 2022: The Mezzo Incident (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the gruesome events on Caprini, Sharp and his elite team of tough, witty and trigger happy space Marines must now head out to the icy planet Mezzo to investigate further Ma'har activities. What they will encounter will defy their ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, heroes, rivalry, military, heroic mission, androids and robots, space wars, future dystopia, soldier, danger, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Time Barbarians (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A warrior king has swordfights with ugly savages that crouch around the forest and snarl a lot. An evil bad guy, bent on doing evil things, kills his wife and flees to modern day Los Angeles. The warrior chases after him to avenge his wife's ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: time travel, barbarian, wizards and magicians, in the woods, heroic mission, legends and myths, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, adventurer, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.4
 640
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, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, wormhole, space and aliens, soldier, rivalry, save the world, reluctant partners, danger, betrayal, intrigue, hotshot hero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 min.
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Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, political unrest, imaginary, leadership, escapades, space opera, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.4
 695
Hellhounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Greek warrior must travel to the Underworld and battle killer hellhounds in order to rescue his murdered bride from the clutches of Hades.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: heroes, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, battles, escapades, creature, dog, greek mythology ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2125, Alec Mason led the Martian Colonies to freedom in the hit action game Red Faction: Guerrilla. Now, Syfy and THQ are teaming up to continue the saga of conflict on Mars 25 years later in an all-new Original Movie, Red Faction: ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, mars, space and aliens, survival, abduction, soldier, military, outer space, heroes, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.5
 746
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, danger, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, imaginary, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Samurai Resurrection (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiro Amasuka, dead leader of the Shimbara Revolt is resurrected from hell with the desire of overthrowing the shogunate for killing his companions. To do this , he resurrects an army od living dead swordsmen. Between him and his goal, only Yagyu ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, battles, shogun, deadly, danger, vengeance, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, zombie, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Rebirth of Mothra II (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mothra's twin nymphs and children from the city find a lost city, as well as a giant monster that is attracted to environmental calamities.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: danger, save the world, heroes, rivalry, adventurer, dangerous animal, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, society, twins, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.7
 1K
Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, escapades, evil alien, danger, space and aliens, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, death, graphic violence, chases and races, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%