Movies like Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone

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Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
 5.5
 5K
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 talents, they try to rescue the women.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, intense, humorous, canadian science fiction, cult film, sexy, nostalgic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, future dystopia, bounty hunter, danger, survival, heroic mission, rescue, woman in danger, daring rescue, battles, chases and races, race against time, space opera, rivalry, rescue mission, master villain, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, alien planet, superhero, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroes, orphan ...
Time: 80s, future

Most similar movies to Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about escapades, adventure, space and aliens, danger, outer space, space travel and spacecraft mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone: Flash Gordon (1980), Lost in Space (1998), Space Raiders (1983), The Rocketeer (1991), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 50K
Flash Gordon (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Style: cult film, futuristic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: outer space, emperor, mad scientist, space opera, superhero, heroes, good versus evil, race against time, world domination, laser, battles, dungeon ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 69K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, spacecraft, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Raiders (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, semi serious, clay animation
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, pirate, imaginary, escapades, battles, danger, evil alien, androids and robots, kidnapping, space wars, child in peril ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 52K
The Rocketeer (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930s Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, family, flying man, gangsters, nazi collaborator, treasure hunt, adaptation, betrayal, unlikely friendships, heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, save the world, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
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, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, future dystopia, alien, space and aliens, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, dystopic future, adventure, end of the world, love, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s, 90s
Place: egypt, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space travel, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, survival, military, space and aliens, man versus machine, against the odds, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seeker named Dogen rescues Dhyana after her father is murdered by the evil Jared-Syn. To avenge her father's death, Dogen must find Jared-Syn's hideout in the mysterious "Lost City", but the only person who knows where it is an ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, adventure, space travel, imaginary, danger, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, future dystopia, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
51%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, escapades, androids and robots, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, battles, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, touching, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: astronaut, adventure, save the world, fighting crime, adventurer, a.i., good versus evil, space travel, survival, master villain, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
48%
 6.0
 23K
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, exciting, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, black hole, mad scientist, adventure, astronaut, killer robot, space station, escapades, danger, heroic mission, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: outer space, parody, pirate, time travel, heroes, battles, treasure hunt, space travel, space war, space wars, adventure, destiny ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, family, rescue, danger, androids and robots, save the world, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
 5.7
 13K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: semi serious, intense, inspirational, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, space program, astronaut, trapped in space, adventure, space shuttle, survival, rescue, race against time, outer space, space opera ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, future
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 6K
Starcrash (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pair of smugglers manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a mysterious superweapon designed by the evil Count Zartharn. The smugglers are soon ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space wars, space travel, rescue, good versus evil, outer space, hung upside down, heroic mission, cons and scams, adventure, catastrophe, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
44%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, evil alien, survival, alien invasion, danger, mining, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, vengeance, escapades, battles, androids and robots, space wars, man versus machine, space and aliens, good versus evil, human existence, nuclear holocaust, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
The Phantom Planet (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere.
Style: offbeat, futuristic, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, asteroid, miniaturization, moon, outer space, alien, space and aliens, save the world, anti heroes, misfit, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
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, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, space wars, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, alien contact, space war ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 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, save the world, good versus evil, save the day, space and aliens, imaginary, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 479K
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: mind bending, twists and turns, futuristic, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, catastrophe, disorder, alien encounter, resistance, mysterious character, survival, danger ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 2K
Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, spacecraft, space travel, survival, heroic mission, save the world, deadly creature, deadly, danger, rivalry, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, lone hero, outer space, adventure, bounty hunter, distant planet, on the run, heroes, survival, battles, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 173K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, teleportation, adventure, archaeology, alien planet, outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, time travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, space opera ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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