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: time travel, airplane, good versus evil, chase, survival, adventure, pirate, space and aliens, island, heroes, wizards and magicians, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, reunion, showbiz, alien encounter, alien, world war two, ghost, cave, supernatural ...
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, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about escapades, danger, adventure, imaginary, heroes, space and aliens and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Sky Pirates: Space Amoeba (1970), The Mysterious Island (1973), Alien Apocalypse (2005), Philadelphia Experiment II (1993), 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, outer space, venus the planet, lava, pterodactyl, space station, space exploration, adventure, strong female presence, space travel, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 1K
Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Plot: island, monster, adventure, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chases and races, mutant, chaos, rivalry, danger, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: island, adventure, danger, escapades, pirate, submarine, chimpanzee
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 ⇓
77%
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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: mind bending, serious, futuristic, offbeat, stylized
Plot: time travel, world war two, ak 47, experiment, escapades, danger, race against time, supernatural ability, changing the past or future, getting home, space and aliens, future dystopia ...
Time: 1940s, future, 80s, year 1993, year 1943 ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, master villain, rivalry, heroic mission, technology gone awry, future dystopia, time travel, battles, chaos, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, alien encounter, survival, danger, space battle, apocalypse, imaginary, deadly creature, escapades, planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, imaginary, space and aliens, danger, family, adventure, escapades, family life, heroic mission, heroes, teenage life, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Family, 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, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, good versus evil, spacecraft, evil alien, space and aliens, danger, benign alien, imaginary, alien encounter, space travel, teleportation ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, offbeat, based on cult tv series ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, adventure, chaos, figment, battles, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rivalry, save the world, danger ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: exciting, scary, serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, plague, farm, zombie, moon, spacecraft, distant planet, deadly, space and aliens, government agency, bounty hunter, buddies ...
Place: kansas, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: island, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, monster, volcano, cave woman, ship, rescue, spider, caveman, expedition, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, space wars, imaginary, destiny, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, danger, space travel, save the lady, chosen one ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.1
 13K
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, mad scientist, island, investigation, chases and races, ship, isolation, chase, danger, journalism, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mark Singer returns as Dar, the warrior who can talk to the beasts. Dar is forced to travel to earth to stop his evil brother from stealing an atomic bomb, and turning their native land from a desert into... well... a desert! Written by Jim Palin
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: time travel, heroes, combat, sword and sandal, time portal, gunfight, warrior, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, chase, imaginary ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sinbad and the Minotaur (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sinbad, armed with rumors of ancient gold, finds himself sneaking into the desert camp of the evil sorcerer Al-Jibar. Hidden among the many relics is an ivory scroll case containing the logs of the pirate Captain Minos, which will lead Sinbad to the ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: adventure, folk hero, wizards and magicians, treasure hunt, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, escapades, good versus evil, deadly, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
57%
 4.0
 345
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, orphan, alien invasion, rivalry, save the world, space and aliens, good versus evil, danger, heroes, imaginary, chases and races, evil alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
56%
 4.8
 2K
Slipstream (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Slipstream is a 1989 post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film. The plot has an emphasis on aviation and contains many common science-fiction themes, such as taking place in a dystopian future in which the landscape of the Earth itself has ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, betrayal, chase, bounty hunter, race against time, rescue, on the run, danger, adventure, chaos, track down, captivity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Time Machine (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A scientist builds a machine that will enable him to travel back and forth in time, but when he puts it in motion, he gets more than he bargained for.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, offbeat, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time machine, cannibalism, save the world, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, disorder, chaos, mutant, obsessive quest, adventure, supernatural ...
Time: future, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, stewardess, scientist, nuclear bomb, aviation, danger, ego clash, save the day, changing the past or future, chases and races, space and aliens, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, future, 60s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, monster, alien, ufo, alien invasion, giant monster, mysterious planet, space travel, evil alien, rivalry, benign alien, danger ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.4
 3K
Time Chasers (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, danger, chase, chases and races, escapades, save the day, heroes, changing the past or future, sent to the future, time machine, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 50s, 2040s ...
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 1.9
 697
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: futuristic, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, rivalry, escapades, adventure, battles, chaos, apocalypse, heroic mission, future dystopia, time travel, survival, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 9K
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, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 78 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: suspenseful, offbeat, bleak, serious, psychotronic
Plot: alien civilization, pterodactyl, astronaut, robot, outer space, venus the planet, heroic mission, alien encounter, chaos, disorder, animal life, moon ...
Time: prehistory, future, 2020s, 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: slave, princess, atlantis, catastrophe, rivalry, adventure, laser, injustice, time machine, chaos, mutant, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space opera, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, space and aliens, danger, space travel, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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