Movies like Riverworld

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Riverworld (2003)
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Riverworld (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada, New Zealand, 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, surprise ending, contemplative
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, rebellion, afterlife, reincarnation, survival, adventure, supernatural, fighting the system, escapades, rebelliousness, space wars, rivalry, heroes, astronaut, distant planet, roman empire, space and aliens, good versus evil, folk hero, corrupted ruler, imaginary kingdom, society, outer space, end of the world, dancing ...
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 captivating films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Riverworld: Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996), Hirokin (2012), Journey to Promethea (2010), Battle Planet (2008), Grendel (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A strange meteor lands in Japan unleashing hundreds of insect-like "legion" creatures which find their way into Tokyo. When the military fails to control the situation, Gamera shows up to deal with the ever-evolving space adversary.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, battles, chaos, chaos and mayhem, space travel, asteroids and comets, alien encounter, custody, heroic mission, supernatural, save the day, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, asia
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Hirokin (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: boys' night, teens
Plot: rebellion, freedom, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, corrupted ruler, rivalry, heroes, escapades, rebelliousness, warrior, oppression ...
Time: future
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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: revolution, adventure, rebellion, destiny, corrupted ruler, supernatural, rivalry, legends and myths, heroes, hopes, master warrior, escapades ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, evil alien, alien, betrayal, space and aliens, adventure, alien encounter, space travel, rivalry, military, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Adventures of Thunderstorm: 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, norse mythology, adventure, master warrior, escapades, superhuman powers, rivalry, heroes, legends and myths, good versus evil, norse god, supernatural power ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: viking, vengeance, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, imaginary kingdom, escapades, legends and myths, deadly creature, graphic violence, fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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50%
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Jabberwock (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, escapades, legends and myths, village, master warrior, heroes ...
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49%
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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: bleak, atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, samurai, mysterious planet, heroes, obsessive quest, survival, supernatural, escapades, distant planet, reincarnation, purgatory, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, stylized, bleak, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, space and aliens, prodigy, save the world, adventure, space travel, apocalypse, distant planet, chaos ...
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Recon 2020:  The Caprini Massacre (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soldiers land on Caprini and confront diabolical villains.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, military, tough heroes, heroic mission, deadly creature, rivalry, escapades, adventure, supernatural, bio weapon, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, space and aliens, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, save the world, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, captivating ...
Plot: space wars, criminal, time travel, heroic mission, rivalry, adventurer, adventure, escapades, female warrior, slavery, fictional war, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, chaos, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, adventure, space travel, future dystopia, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, exciting, bleak, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, desert, moon, spacecraft, battles, astronaut, time travel, benign alien, starting over, rescue, society, heroes ...
Time: future
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37%
Pegasus Vs. Chimera (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two mythological creatures battle each other.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, dangerous animal, battles, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, heroes, rivalry, escapades, vengeance, warlock, sword and sorcery ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, alien, culture clash, creature, adventure, space travel, alien planet, space and aliens, mysterious planet, warrior, benign alien, scientist ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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36%
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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, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry, future dystopia, corrupt cop, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, death of girlfriend, computer, zombie, ufo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Time Barbarians (1990)
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, barbarian, adventurer, adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, wizards and magicians, heroic mission, vengeance, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: cave, monster, underground, cave woman, quicksand, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, battles, chaos, mole, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, prehistory, victorian era, future
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34%
Odysseus & the Isle of Mists (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Romania, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: King Odysseus has been away from Ithaca for twenty years.The first ten he spent fighting the Trojan War the last ten he spent fighting to get home. Among his adventures is the tale Homer felt was too horrible to tell, the missing book of the Odyssey ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: adventure, deadly creature, island, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, supernatural, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, sword and sorcery, goddess, odyssey ...
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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: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, elf, escapades, heroes, rivalry, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, stylized, rough, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, military, rivalry, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, androids and robots, soldier, future dystopia, space wars, distant planet ...
Time: future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky ...
Style: saga, psychotronic, epic, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, star wars, space and aliens, outer space, heroic mission, space opera, good versus evil, creature, warrior, jedi ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, space wars, fight, showdown, teamwork, battles ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: pharaoh, mummy, reincarnation, good versus evil, death, supernatural power, supernatural, serial killer, egyptology, police investigation, dismemberment, obsessive quest ...
Time: year 1948
Place: egypt, london, europe, africa, middle east ...
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33%
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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, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, graphic violence, adventure, soldier, rivalry, space and aliens, life is a bitch, escapades, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.3
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The Snow Queen (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious presence has threatened humanity for hundreds of years as it lurks in the frozen wastes people avoid. Nearly unnoticed as its power grows, she's been slowly draining the planet of one of its most precious resources. It takes two ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, adventurer, escapades, monster, curse, alternate timeline, demon, zombie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: exciting, scary, suspenseful, epic, serious ...
Plot: samurai, battles, ghost, shogun, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, reincarnation, supernatural, zombie, rivalry, heroes, religions or cults ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.3
 756
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, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: heroes, greek mythology, legends and myths, supernatural, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, battles, creature, dog, afterlife ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, society, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil, chaos, battles ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%