Movies like Sky Pirates

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Sky Pirates (1986)
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Sky Pirates (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural storm and find themselves after an emergency landing in kind of a Bermuda triangle, 5,000 miles off their course. Home again, no one believes Harris' story, and his crew suspiciously denies it too. Harris is thrown in jail, but manages to escape. Together with Mitchell's daughter he seeks the lost part of the key and its secret.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: space and aliens, airplane, time travel, chase, good versus evil, survival, adventure, pirate, island, heroes, graphic violence, showbiz, escapades, rivalry, alien encounter, wizards and magicians, alien, ghost, world war two, aviation, supernatural, cave, pilot, paranormal phenomena, car chase ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: philadelphia, indiana, australia, pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to Sky Pirates

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Sky Pirates: Alien Apocalypse (2005), The Shrunken City (1998), Philadelphia Experiment II (1993), Jupiter Ascending (2015), AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A groups of astronauts crash-land on Venus and find themselves on the wrong side of a group of Venusian women when they kill a monster that is worshipped by them.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: robot, venus the planet, outer space, pterodactyl, space exploration, space station, lava, strong female presence, distant planet, spacecraft, benign alien, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, save the world, revolution, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, adventure, chaos, space travel, future dystopia, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Shrunken City (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two teenaged kids discover a miniature bottled city buried beneath a construction site. They must protect the tiny civilization within from reptilian alien hunters after its everlasting power supply.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, escapades, family life, adventure, heroes, experiment gone awry, family, alien encounter, teenage life, heroic mission, space and aliens, shrinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, chaos, battles, society, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is several years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg (the survivor of the Philadelphia Experiment from the first film) and Allison (the woman from 1984 he fell in love with) have married and have a child. David awakes, in agony, ...
Style: serious, mind bending, futuristic, stylized, offbeat
Plot: time travel, world war two, experiment, ak 47, disorder, experiment gone awry, destiny, heroic mission, alien encounter, space travel, future dystopia, race against time ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, year 1943, year 1993 ...
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, chaos, battles, graphic violence, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, master warrior, master villain, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, life turned upside down, adventure, save the lady, space wars, destiny, heroes, chaos, space travel, creature, future dystopia, space battle ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, survival, alien encounter, space battle, deadly creature, apocalypse, escapades, planet, evil alien, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, time machine, changing the past or future, spacecraft, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, androids and robots, benign alien, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Ben tenison is back in this all new Comedy Central, Movie, Based on the current Alien Force story. Alien swarm picks up with Ben 10 as a full fledged plumber but he's about to leave the ranks to do what he believes is right.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, space and aliens, young heroes, heroes, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, master villain, rivalry, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists are possessed by an alien force when they investigate a meteor shower in a rural field.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, farm, plague, zombie, moon base, distant planet, moon, spacecraft, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, benign alien ...
Place: kansas, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, alien civilization, outer space, pterodactyl, robot, astronaut, venus the planet, animal life, moon, disorder, chaos, catastrophe ...
Time: future, prehistory, 2000s, 2020s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Final Countdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific. Enveloped by a strange green light, the ship passes through a vortex and when they emerge, their communications have ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, world war two, adventure, military, heroic mission, airplane, race against time, war, military life, battles, seaport ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1941 ...
Place: pearl harbor, pacific ocean, hawaii, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Mysterious Island (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Cameroon
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1865, The American Civil War: Five POW manage to escape by balloon from Fort Richmond. Caught in a storm and with the balloon damaged they find themselves 'shipwrecked' on a volcanic desert island somewhere in the Pacific. Just before ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: island, submarine, escapades, pirate, adventure, chimpanzee, danger
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 17K
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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer who is bent on using a natural resource of Atlantis to take ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space and aliens, slave, princess, atlantis, legends and myths, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, clergy, survival, best friends, daring rescue ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 405
Atomic Rulers (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Super criminals are planning to infiltrate Earth with mass nuclear destruction! Only Starman can defend civilization by thwarting evil!
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, manga
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, orphan, alien invasion, disaster, apocalypse, alien encounter, martial arts, catastrophe, good versus evil, androids and robots, space and aliens, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ultra Warrior (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must fight a battle for the ages against the evil minions of The ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chaos, battles, good versus evil, superhero, survival, heroes, save the world, rivalry, space and aliens, life is a bitch, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 5K
Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Earth 2 is an American science fiction television series which aired on NBC from November 6, 1994 to June 4, 1995. The show was canceled after one season of 22 episodes. It follows the journey and settlement of a small expeditionary group called the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, space and aliens, battles, chaos, frame up, alien encounter, space travel, time travel, escapades, benign alien, adventurer, adventure ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Alien Tracker (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a galaxy far away, alien criminals organize a spectacular prison break. Pursued by their home planet's authorities, their leader Zin decides there's only one place to go: through a wormhole that allows instantaneous travel to Earth. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, disorder, government agency, evil alien, rivalry, track down, escapades, escape, space and aliens, telekinesis, failed pilot ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, supernatural, escapades, heroes, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, sword and sorcery, goddess, odyssey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, evil alien, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation, animal life ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 58K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, escapades, super soldier, space and aliens, survival, heroic mission, secret laboratory, chaos and mayhem, military, science, battles, save the world ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, virginia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.2
 14K
Far Cry (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, heroes, chase, escapades, journalism, island, mad scientist, laboratory, investigation, soldier, crimes, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Flight That Disappeared (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Three scientists; a nuclear physicist, a rocket expert, and a mathematical genius, are involved in atomic research find themselves in a highly uncomfortable situation when unknown forces pull the jet airliner they're passengers on into a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, scientist, nuclear bomb, aviation, air traffic control, weapon system, future dystopia, destiny, hijacking, forces of nature, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 422
Mercury Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ancient legend tells of two holy forces Lunar Mercury and Solar Mercury that will create an indestructible power when combined together. Usama, an international terrorist had studied the secrets of the legend and wants the power of both forces ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: superhero, super strength, adventure, good versus evil, crimes, supernatural, terrorism, save the day, undercover, escapades, rivalry, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: island, cave woman, dinosaur, monster, stegosaurus, expedition, caveman, rescue, ship, spider, prehistoric creature, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 10K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, save the world, regeneration, space and aliens, good versus evil, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 1K
Storm Planet (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Four Soviet cosmonauts land on the planet Venus and find it teeming with life, some of it dangerous.
Style: captivating, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: evil alien, venus the planet, dinosaur, cosmonaut, alien encounter, survival, heroic mission, space travel, forces of nature, distant planet, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 60s, prehistoric times
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%