Movies like Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope

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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
 8.6
 1.2M
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Original name: Star Wars
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, humorous, epic, semi serious, stylized, saga, intense, atmospheric, interesting, mysterious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space wars, space travel, adventure, evil empire, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, planet, rebel, intergalactic, creature, space opera, weapon system, attack, master villain, totalitarianism, daring rescue, sword fight, rebellion, emperor, male protagonist, heroes, young man, recluse ...
Time: future, 70s

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, visually appealing and psychotronic films with plots about space travel, outer space, alien, adventure, mentor, space opera and weapons mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Dune (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, epic, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, space opera, good versus evil, rebel, sword fight, heroic mission, rebellion, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, epic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, space wars, rebel, outer space, good versus evil, redemption, sword fight, heroic mission, death, space opera, attack, evil ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: epic, saga, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: space wars, apprentice, prophecy, outer space, good versus evil, space opera, sword fight, creature, warrior, training, heroes, queen ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, army, space wars, alien race, outer space, good versus evil, space opera, sword fight, mentor, attack, senator, assassination attempt ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: epic, futuristic, saga, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, good versus evil, heroic mission, sword fight, emperor, attack, disguise, warrior, army, evil ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, epic, saga, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, adventure, star wars, good versus evil, danger, space battle, space and aliens, fictional war, heroes, supernatural power ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, creature, adventure, superhero, anti heroes, imaginary, teamwork, space and aliens ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 573K
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, stylized, semi serious, reboot ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, teleportation, teamwork, space opera, imaginary, alternate reality, warp speed ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
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: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, good versus evil, team, self sacrifice, heroic mission, mission, teamwork ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.5
 125K
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: futuristic, atmospheric, epic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, chosen one, adventure, battles, emperor, messiah, vengeance, desert, good versus evil, loss of father, witch, prophecy ...
Time: future
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 253K
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, surprise ending, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mars, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroes, mysterious planet, chosen one, space travel, monster, space wars, princess, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future
Place: arizona, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, time travel, outer space, cyborgs, first contact, sent to the past, space opera, space wars, mind control, invasion, good versus evil, attack ...
Time: future, 21st century, 24th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 170K
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, space travel, adventure, outer space, woman in danger, princess, farce, daring rescue, heroic mission, goofy hero, master villain, race against time ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 1.1M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, interracial romance, space and aliens, benign alien, space travel, alien planet, creature, scientist, warrior, adventure ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Star Wars: Episode VIII (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, futuristic, captivating, family saga ...
Plot: supernatural power, space opera, space battle, star wars, fight, alien, good versus evil, space travel, rebel, power struggle, laser gun, lightsaber ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Star Wars: Episode IX (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, tense, suspense, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: space battle, space travel, space wars, star wars, space opera, anti hero, alien race, war, outer space, space war, super weapon, anti heroes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 ⇓
14%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, space opera, escapades, couple relations, outer space, human in outer space, on the run, rescue, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 30K
Krull (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 116 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: kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, cyclops, heroes, rescue, fortress, wedding, battles, woman in danger, cliche, space travel ...
Time: 80s, middle ages, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: reincarnation, outer space, space opera, warp speed, spacecraft, teleportation, invisibility, friendship, space travel, adventure, rescue, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, apocalypse, imaginary, escapades, heroic mission, alien encounter, political unrest, good versus evil, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 221K
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, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: young heroes, space wars, intelligence, chosen one, save the world, prodigy, child prodigy, basic training, battles, space and aliens, adventure, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 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 ⇓
33%
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When an alien race and factions within Starfleet attempt to take over a planet that has "regenerative" properties, it falls upon Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise to defend the planet's people as well as the very ideals ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, based on cult tv series, saga ...
Plot: outer space, space opera, alien, fighting the system, rebellion, patriotism, teleportation, exploding ship, retribution, spacecraft, adventure, utopia ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 1.2M
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, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, monster, superhuman powers, imaginary, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, giant, teamwork, costumed hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Londo Mollari, the Centauri Emperor, recounts the initial contact between the Humans and Minbari, which resulted in a major incident and subsequent war, for an eager pair of youngsters wanting a story about love and conflict.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, adventure, war, emperor, benign alien, wartime life, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Admiral James T. Kirk is feeling old; the prospect of accompanying his old ship the Enterprise on a two week cadet cruise is not making him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a life or death struggle when Khan escapes from years of ...
Style: saga, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, self sacrifice, outer space, space opera, midlife crisis, good versus evil, teleportation, mind control, scientist, space station, warp speed, space travel ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: space travel, adventure, board game, outer space, astronaut, when the parents are away, getting home, family, youth, escapades, danger, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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