Movies like Serenity 2005

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Serenity (2005)
 7.9
 268K
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 back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, witty, clever, suspense, interesting, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, adventure, martial arts, escapades, outer space, mechanic, chases and races, supernatural ability, chase, firefly, thief, pilot, cannibalism, deception, doctor, robbery, psychic, loyalty, resistance ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Serenity

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, suspenseful and serious films with plots about space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space opera, space and aliens, alien and adventure mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Serenity: Firefly (2002), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Battlestar Galactica (2003), Starship Troopers (1997), Lost in Space (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.0
 223K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, buddy comedy, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, smuggling, adventure, escapades, friendship, space and aliens, survival, preacher, captain, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, space travel, good versus evil, superhero, adventure, space and aliens, unlikely partners, team, reluctant partners, teamwork ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, clever, bleak, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, future dystopia, space and aliens, survivor, androids and robots, good versus evil, soldier, nuclear holocaust, obsessive quest, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rescue, space travel, survival, danger, heroes, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 66K
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, space and aliens, outer space, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, captain, creature ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: epic, exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, rebel, outer space, good versus evil, heroic mission, mentor, space opera, rebellion, space wars, creature, attack ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, save the world, space and aliens, future dystopia, alien, good versus evil, heroic mission, end of the world, love, taxi, adventure, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, outer space, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, alien encounter, danger, good versus evil, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 553K
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, heroic mission, space and aliens, adventure, teamwork, teleportation, vengeance, time travel, space opera, black hole ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, assassination, telepathy, senate, adventure, distant planet, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 and aliens, danger, hopes, space wars, save the lady, chosen one, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, scientist, ancient mystery, adventure, evil alien, parallel world, legends and myths, fate of humanity, save the world, benign alien ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, outer space, time travel, space opera, evil alien, attack, invasion, good versus evil, captain, mind control, commander, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.4
 62K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, space and aliens, uncover truth, rivalry, society, space station, human in outer space, transformation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: epic, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, good versus evil, adventure, danger, spacecraft, space wars, adventure hero, space opera, rivalry, escapades, master villain ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, monster, alien invasion, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, stylized, suspenseful, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, prejudice, resistance, assassination attempt, grudge, outer space, false accusation, spacecraft, teleportation, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 448K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, mysterious character, evil alien, disorder, space and aliens, resistance, survival, alien encounter, radiation, destruction ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space and aliens, space wars, adventure, totalitarianism, good versus evil, attack, evil empire, heroic mission, power relations, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, save the planet, heroes, evil alien, master villain, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 592K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, survival, deadly creature, alien, heroine, outer space, space colony, space marine, cryogenics, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, outer space, supernatural, space travel, adventure, vengeance, dishonesty, supernatural ability, rivalry, benign alien, space wars, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Capt. Kirk and his crew must deal with Mr. Spock's half brother who kidnaps three diplomats and hijacks the Enterprise in his obsessive search for God.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, hijacking, space opera, spacecraft, outer space, teleportation, self sacrifice, adventure, escapades, chases and races, space and aliens, hostages ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 40K
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space wars, friendship, space and aliens, racism, survival, stranded, danger, alien, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, epic, tragic ending ...
Plot: rebellion, space travel, space battle, war, star wars, resistance, redemption, good versus evil, survival, space opera, supernatural power, female fighter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 65K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, benign alien, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, space wars, intergalactic ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rebel, space wars, good versus evil, space and aliens, outer space, redemption, heroic mission, space opera, warrior, evil empire, attack, evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Admiral James T. Kirk is feeling old; the prospect of accompanying his old ship the Enterprise on a two week cadet cruise is not making him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a life or death struggle when Khan escapes from years of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, self sacrifice, vengeance, space opera, midlife crisis, outer space, good versus evil, space station, commander, mind control, scientist, teleportation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, intense, exciting, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, space opera, stranded, star trek, alien, chase, transformation, good versus evil, space battle, battle, rescue mission, search and rescue ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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