Movies like Solar Crisis

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Solar Crisis (1990)
 4.0
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Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at the right time so the flare will point somewhere else.
Style: futuristic, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, disaster, astronaut, space travel, bomb, apocalypse, survival, rescue, race against time, artificial intelligence, sun, catastrophe, adventure, heroes, space and aliens, androids and robots, escapades, save the planet, vengeance, rivalry, chaos, good versus evil, government agency, benign alien, heroic mission ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Solar Crisis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and futuristic films with plots about danger, heroes, catastrophe, race against time, escapades, chases and races and explosion mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Solar Crisis: Sunshine (2007), Supernova (2000), Gravity (2013), Red Planet (2000), Lost in Space (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 249K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, sun, expedition, self sacrifice, heroic mission, earth, astronaut, end of the world, trapped in space ...
Time: future, 21st century
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100%
 4.8
 18K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, survival, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, save the world, ship, chess, remote control ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 818K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scenic, serious, tense ...
Plot: outer space, survival, isolation, space station, spacecraft, space travel, catastrophe, astronaut, disaster, trapped in space, survivor, sole survivor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 58K
Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, catastrophe, spacecraft, space travel, save the world, ecological disaster, outer space, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, nasa ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.2
 73K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, outer space, space and aliens, save the world, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 11K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, conspiracy, robot as menace, cloning, investigation, reporter, journalist, man versus machine, society, chaos, technology gone awry, escapades ...
Time: near future, 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 109K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, tsunami, alien, post apocalypse, space and aliens, escapades, invasion ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio, bangkok thailand, tower bridge london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, man versus machine, artificial intelligence, cold war, computer, disaster, nuclear threat, ultimatum, mathematics, nuclear war, usa president, catastrophe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: canada, rome italy, moscow russia, colorado, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.1
 644
Dark Breed (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Captain Saxon, and agent for the top secret Omega agency, has been given the assignment of tracking down and either capturing or killing the crew members of a secret space mission who returned to Earth against orders. It seems that they were all ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, alien, astronaut, heroic mission, save the world, against the rules, race against time, heroes, space travel, supernatural, deadly creature, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 32K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, heroic mission, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, near future, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, ussr, woodstock, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.1
 2K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, good versus evil, race against time, heroic mission, save the world, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, adventure, infection, dark future ...
Time: future, 2000s, 23rd century, year 2004
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 21K
Voyagers (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With the human race's future at stake, a group of young men and women embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they become helpless for pleasure, hunger, and power once ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, alien planet, outer space, space and aliens, space mission, space exploration, escapades, distant planet, rescue, astronaut, space station ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 423K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, natural disaster, save the world, catastrophe, nasa, astronaut, space travel, race against time, outer space, disaster, self sacrifice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, shanghai, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.7
 2K
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A international science conference is held in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard mysteriously disappears Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson and other people are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, race against time, astronomer, adventure, apocalypse, save the planet, heroic mission, government agency, escapades, universe, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos, a.i., escapades, man versus machine, survival, save the world, race against time, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 2K
Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, future dystopia, supernatural, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, escapades, chaos, alien encounter, apocalypse, demolished city ...
Time: year 2002
Place: himalaya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 99K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, save the world, survival, disaster, worldwide chaos, nasa, adventure, heroic mission, race against time, scientist, extinction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: san francisco, london, los angeles, rome italy, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 5K
Moon 44 (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, space travel, escapades, rescue, androids and robots, heroic mission, moon, survival, race against time, adventure, espionage, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Starflight One, the world's first "hypersonic plane," which flies faster and higher than any other commercial jet. On the night of its maiden flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, a freak accident incolving an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing, suspense
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, rescue, disaster, space shuttle, outer space, confined, heroes, adventure, stranded, passenger, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, hitman, on the run, rivalry, rescue, chase, robot, androids and robots, chaos, a.i., one man army, manhunt ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: space travel, astronaut, outer space, ghost ship, nasa, space and aliens, spacewalk, presumed dead, expedition, hopes, super computer, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: egypt, washington d.c., new mexico, ussr, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 99K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space station, heroic mission, hotshot hero, lone hero, hostage, prison, convict, secret service, group of criminals, space battle, maximum security prison ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 24K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, manhunt, future dystopia, androids and robots, on the run, cyborgs, save the world, rivalry, crimes, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.5
 1K
Lifepod (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lifepod cronicles the trip of eight passengers after the ship they were traveling on blew up on Christmas Eve. Immediately people start dying. The passengers begin to investigate why the ship blew up and how it relates to them
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: trapped in space, spacecraft, survival, terrorism, rescue, space and aliens, escapades, murder, outer space, evil corporation, heroes, journalism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 28K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, virus, survival, rescue, save the world, ocean, cyborgs, natural disaster, ship, time travel, deadly creature, alien ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 2K
Countdown (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, adventure, race against time, against the odds, spacewalk, government agency, outer space, moon landing, space race, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.1
 1K
Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, forces of nature, undercover, heroes, adventure, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, nuclear, conspiracy, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evacuation, apocalypse, rescue, soldier, race against time, government agency, save the world, daring rescue, atomic bomb, chaos, heroic mission, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 16K
Vice (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Julian Michaels has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial becomes self-aware and escapes, ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: androids and robots, humanoid robot, a.i., artificial intelligence, resort, virtual reality, escapades, adventure, chase, on the run, investigation, mercenary ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, astronaut, spacewalk, race against time, outer space, confined, escapades, survival, isolation, rescue mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%