Movies like Solaris 1971

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Solaris (1971)
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Solaris (1971)
Original name: Солярис
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, futuristic, talky, stylized, psychological, serious, art house, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, russian, scientist, astronaut, dealing with death, investigation, mysterious planet, hallucination, space station, immortality, obsession, psychologist, suicide, jealousy, distant planet, soviet, haunted by the past, mystery, dreams, cause and meaning, supernatural, ghost, existentialism ...
Time: future
Place: russia, tokyo

Most similar movies to Solaris

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, atmospheric and stylized films with plots about space travel, outer space, space and aliens, first contact, dialogue, storytelling and science mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Solaris: The Fountain (2006), Moon (2009), Stalker (1979), Europa Report (2013), Interstellar (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 211K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: melancholic, surreal, stylized, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: immortality, loneliness, metaphysics, tragic love, reincarnation, couple relations, queen, death, cancer, tree, terminal illness, loss of loved one ...
Time: future, 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, latin america, central america, guatemala
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 7.9
 301K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, bleak, futuristic, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: isolation, outer space, cloning, moon, loneliness, space and aliens, hallucinations, astronaut, accident, spacecraft, hopes, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, hawaii, mexico
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100%
 6.2
 73K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: futuristic, surreal, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: space travel, space station, space and aliens, astronaut, outer space, afterlife, back from the dead, dealing with death, romance, haunted by the past, hallucination, grief ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 91K
Stalker (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, stylized, art house ...
Plot: cause and meaning, wish come true, heaven and hell, future dystopia, alien, stalker, tunnel, psychic, scientist, russian, danger, soldier ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 61K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, moon, outer space, survival, found footage, danger, spacewalk, astronaut, distant planet, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.6
 1.2M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, futuristic, serious, epic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, expedition, future dystopia, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries, space exploration, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 676K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: survival, isolation, outer space, spacecraft, space station, space travel, astronaut, trapped in space, space and aliens, survivor, spacewalk, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, mind bending, epic, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space station, evolution, outer space, future dystopia, astronaut, moon, a.i., technology, alien encounter, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2001, prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: outer space, nasa, space travel, astronaut, spacewalk, adventure, presumed dead, mystery, a.i., distant planet, obsessive quest, super computer ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, 2010s
Place: new mexico, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 228K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, talky, captivating, serious ...
Plot: alien encounter, scientist, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries, benign alien, nasa, wormhole, science, space travel, contact, alien contact, fanatic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 17K
Cargo (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: futuristic, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, isolation, future dystopia, teleportation, danger, uncover truth, outer space, space colony, cargo ship, space and aliens, confined ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: captivating, futuristic, exciting, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, investigation, space wars, uncover truth, space and aliens, transformation, rivalry, society, gunfight, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 318K
Cloud Atlas (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA, Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, futuristic, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, human nature, life philosophy, love and romance, death, reincarnation, redemption, wisdom of life, human existence, genetic engineering, supernatural, love ...
Time: future, 19th century, 1930s, 21st century, 30s ...
Place: hawaii, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 524K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, alien encounter, expedition, space travel, hi-tech, mysterious planet, mission, heroine, danger, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 24K
Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: serious, captivating, light, tragic ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space station, robot, greenhouse, environmentalism, fighting the system, good versus evil, adventure, space marine, sunlight, food ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
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Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station. As time passes and life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to maintain his sanity - and simply stay alive. His world is a ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: isolation, space station, astronaut, outer space, rock, solitude, confined, heroes, unfulfillment, space and aliens, losing-it hero, survival ...
Time: future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 134K
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, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, survival, isolation, space and aliens, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Defying Gravity (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series which first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and was canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, futuristic, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: space travel, astronaut, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space mission, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, couples, power relations, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.7
 5K
Millennium (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster discovers the involvement of an organisation of time travellers from a future Earth irreparably polluted who seek to rejuvenate the human race from those about to die in the past. Based on a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: time travel, airplane, space travel, robot, investigation, scientist, airport, time warp, investigator, paradox, sole survivor, collision ...
Time: future, year 1963
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 213K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, danger, expedition, heroic mission, bomb, earth, astronaut, isolation, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Astronaut: The Last Push (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a tragic accident cuts short the first manned mission to explore life on the moons of Jupiter, Michael Forrest must make the 3 year journey home to Earth in pure solitude
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric
Plot: outer space, isolation, spacecraft, space travel, confined, space and aliens, solitary, solitude, mission gone awry, asteroids and comets
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mars, mysterious planet, astronaut, alien encounter, alien, escapades, outer space, trapped in space, alien contact, dismemberment ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British ...
Style: serious, futuristic, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, astronaut, trapped in space, parallel world, a.i., adventure, benign alien, space mission, save the world, time travel, save the planet, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, zombie, outer space, danger, astronaut, space and aliens, distant planet, escapades, survival, control room ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, space and aliens, technology, fear, danger, adventure, team, confined, escapades ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, sexual, serious ...
Plot: supernatural romance, space and aliens, drugs/alcohol, benign alien, cult, alien life-form, mysterious character, secret identity, alien, rise to the top, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, pregnancy, mission, astronaut, woman in danger, danger, outer space, twins, nasa, suburbs, wife husband relationship, alien ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 19K
Alphaville (1965)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet which is ruled by an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love and self-expression.
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, clever, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, neo noir, totalitarianism, a.i., urban, investigation, private detective, human nature, future dystopia, crimes, imaginary, society ...
Time: future, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 648K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, disturbing, biting, clever ...
Plot: survival, isolation, space travel, mars, nasa, peril, adventure, astronaut, stranded, rescue, human spirit, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, pasadena california, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 20K
The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, mad scientist, black hole, killer robot, astronaut, space station, androids and robots, family, heroic mission, space marine ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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