Movies like Serenity 2005

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Serenity (2005)
 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 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, psychic, adventure, martial arts, escapades, mechanic, chases and races, supernatural ability, chase, firefly, thief, pilot, cannibalism, deception, doctor, robbery, loyalty, resistance, sin ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Serenity

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, exciting, serious and intense films with plots about space travel, outer space, adventure, alien, space and aliens, danger and technology mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Serenity: Firefly (2002), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), The Fifth Element (1997), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.0
 229K
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, adventure, escapades, smuggling, survival, friendship, space and aliens, space wars, preacher, captain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, captivating, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, space travel, good versus evil, superhero, adventure, reluctant partners, team, space and aliens, teamwork, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, captain, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ 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, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, future dystopia, good versus evil, heroic mission, end of the world, supernatural ability, love, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 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, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, adventure, danger, outer space, spacecraft, space wars, space opera, rivalry, master villain, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 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, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, monster, heroic mission, imaginary, giant, costumed hero, alien invasion, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, battleship, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, supernatural power, space travel, star wars, space battle, war, resistance, redemption, good versus evil, survival, space opera, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rebel, space and aliens, space wars, good versus evil, redemption, heroic mission, space opera, warrior, evil empire, attack, creature, evil ...
Time: future
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, battle, space battle, rescue mission, friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to defend the planet's people as well as the very ideals ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, based on cult tv series, earnest ...
Plot: space opera, alien, fighting the system, patriotism, teleportation, exploding ship, retribution, adventure, utopia, rivalry, rebelliousness, rebellion ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
34%
 6.7
 138K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, survival, spacecraft, outer space, isolation, space and aliens, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, post apocalypse, confined ...
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, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, friendship, rescue, monster ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
 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, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, alien, scientist, space and aliens, space travel, interracial romance, fantasy world, benign alien, warrior, adventure, mysterious planet, interracial relations ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, touching, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, danger, young heroes, friendship, teenage love, youth, heroes, supernatural, supernatural romance, teenage life, good versus evil, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, africa, florida
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: self sacrifice, spacecraft, vengeance, space opera, midlife crisis, good versus evil, outer space, commander, mind control, scientist, teleportation, space station ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 283K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, secret agents, memory loss, chase, mars, outer space, secret agent, false memory, resistance, space colony, falsely accused ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, one man army, bounty hunter, on the run, survival, outer space, adventure, danger, heroic mission, escapades, chaos, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, getting home, teleportation, hologram, allies, alien encounter, heroic mission, adventure, hopes, danger ...
Time: future
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy aboard the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, ancient mystery, space wars, wormhole, ancient, good versus evil, save the world, space and aliens, imaginary, heroic mission, save the day, race against time ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: epic, futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, good versus evil, heroic mission, space opera, villain, emperor, army, attack, rescue, evil, warrior ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 31K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, wormhole, space wars, fugitives, outer space, alien race, lost, obsessive quest, astronaut, alien encounter, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 18K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, bounty hunter, adventure, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, track down, escapades, distant planet, chase, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 113K
Dune (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, exciting, epic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, chosen one, emperor, messiah, adventure, vengeance, battles, desert, good versus evil, loss of father, telepathy, duke ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, army, space wars, alien race, good versus evil, space opera, mentor, attack, outer space, senator, assassination attempt, violence ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last Starfighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, space wars, outer space, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, alien contact, space war, human in outer space, planet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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