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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Original name: Star Wars
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, saga, intense, atmospheric, interesting, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space wars, space travel, star wars, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, intergalactic, evil empire, good versus evil, planet, weapon system, rebel, creature, attack, space opera, sword fight, heroes, totalitarianism, master villain, jedi, rebellion, journey, emperor, male protagonist ...
Time: future, 70s

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Most similar movies to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, psychotronic and visually appealing films with plots about outer space, space travel, alien, spacecraft, adventure, weapons and space opera mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope: Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Dune (1984), Spaceballs (1987), Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky ...
Style: saga, psychotronic, epic, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, space wars, space and aliens, outer space, heroic mission, star wars, space opera, good versus evil, jedi, warrior, sword fight ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: saga, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, space wars, star wars, heroic mission, outer space, good versus evil, rebel, jedi, warrior, sword fight, creature, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.
Style: saga, stylized, serious, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: space wars, apprentice, warrior, prophecy, outer space, good versus evil, sword fight, training, creature, heroes, star wars, jedi ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, star wars, heroic mission, warrior, good versus evil, space opera, sword fight, heroes, showdown, adventure, cloning ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, star wars, jedi, space opera, outer space, heroes, army, good versus evil, sword fight, teaching the ways of the world, attack ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, outer space, space travel, jedi, adventure, space wars, good versus evil, heroes, space and aliens, spacecraft, danger, space battle ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 135K
Dune (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, chosen one, battles, space opera, emperor, messiah, vengeance, desert, good versus evil, loss of father, witch ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 178K
Spaceballs (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space and aliens, outer space, farce, woman in danger, princess, daring rescue, master villain, race against time, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, enigmatic, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: star wars, space battle, space travel, space opera, space wars, outer space, jedi, war, space war, alien civilization, anti heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, captivating, futuristic, inspirational ...
Plot: star wars, supernatural power, space opera, space battle, jedi, aliens, alien, good versus evil, space travel, showdown, space wars, battles ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 261K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, adventure, heroes, mars, imaginary kingdom, monster, space and aliens, space travel, danger, space wars, chosen one, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: futuristic, psychotronic, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: star wars, spacecraft, space travel, space battle, outer space, space opera, totalitarianism, alien, chase, gambling, one man army, origin of hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 588K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, space opera, adventure, teamwork, teleportation, time paradox, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, adventure, self sacrifice, good versus evil, team, heroic mission, teamwork, mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, spacecraft, space travel, teamwork, space and aliens, superhero, warrior, reluctant partners, save the world ...
Time: future, year 2014, 80s, 2010s, year 1988
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, futuristic, scenic, exciting ...
Plot: star wars, space battle, space travel, rebel, rebellion, jedi, suicide mission, heroism, space opera, robot, spacecraft, female protagonist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, cyborgs, outer space, time travel, first contact, teleportation, sent to the past, space opera, space wars, evil alien, scientist, invasion ...
Time: future, 21st century, 24th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, UK, Thailand
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, surprise ending
Plot: alien planet, space travel, alien, outer space, alien race, mission, government agent, space station, trapped in space, spacecraft, parallel world, creature ...
Time: future, year 1975, 70s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, alien, culture clash, scientist, space travel, alien planet, adventure, space and aliens, warrior, creature, benign alien, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: space wars, outer space, alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, battles, fighter pilot, human in outer space, space war, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and in a forrest they meet Teek a naughty and very fast ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: village, space and aliens, child in peril, good versus evil, danger, rescue, heroes, battles, kidnapping, friendship, save the world, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, board game, outer space, adventure, astronaut, when the parents are away, getting home, family, danger, stranded, robot, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cerebral, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, future dystopia, alien, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, end of the world, cyberpunk, adventure, dystopic future, love ...
Time: future, 1910s, 1990s, 90s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Krull (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.
Style: exciting, serious, cult film, futuristic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, rescue, heroes, fortress, kingdom, outer space, swashbuckler, woman in danger, battles, cliche, wedding ...
Time: 80s, middle ages, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, human in outer space, adventure, outer space, space opera, couple relations, escapades, on the run, heroes, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 5.2
 71K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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 and aliens, space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis planet to recover Spock's body.
Style: saga, sincere, serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: teleportation, spacecraft, outer space, reincarnation, space and aliens, space opera, warp speed, invisibility, friendship, space travel, father son relationship, resurrection ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 2306… 12 years ago, Captain Kirk was swept away by the Nexus. One year later, Commander Scott was reported missing along with the USS Jenolen. The remaining USS Enterprise crew have split. Captain Spock and Doctor McCoy are on ...
Style: psychotronic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, intellectual ...
Plot: space opera, star trek, space wars, space travel, commander, space and aliens, benign alien, good versus evil, alien race, danger, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 230K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, space wars, young heroes, save the world, prodigy, child prodigy, intelligence, space and aliens, space battle, basic training, battles, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 8.0
 1.3M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, imaginary, teamwork, monster, alien invasion, heroic mission, save the world, partners, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, russia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%