Movies like Return of the Jedi

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Return of the Jedi (1983)
 8.3
 981K
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 Princess Leia as a slave girl. Now a master of the Force, Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, but he cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against Darth Vader, who has sworn to win Luke over to the dark side of the Force.
Style: saga, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, dark, exciting, tense, suspense, humorous, stylized ...
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, alien, space battle, redemption, intergalactic, death, space opera, heroes, evil, attack, evil empire, space travel, planet, space station ...
Time: future, 80s

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Most similar movies to Return of the Jedi

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, cult film and visually appealing films with plots about outer space, adventure, battles, space travel, escapades, weapons and danger mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Return of the Jedi: Krull (1983), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), The Mandalorian (2019), The Last Starfighter (1984), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
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 ...
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
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 ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
50%
 6.1
 31K
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
 8.8
 340K
The Mandalorian (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Plot under wraps
Style: futuristic, exciting, enigmatic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: space travel, star wars, space and aliens, bounty hunter, warrior, androids and robots, outer space, alien civilization, spacecraft, one man army, gunslinger, giant animal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, heroic, psychotronic, absurd, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, alien planet, evil alien, giant robots, man versus machine, killer robot, transformation, good versus evil, destruction, extraterrestrial, benign alien, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969 ...
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, new mexico, africa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
16%
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 ⇓
31%
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, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, space and aliens, adventure, save the lady, interspecies romance, space wars, imaginary, destiny, heroes, chaos, danger, space travel ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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 ⇓
30%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees – and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, kids
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archaeology, adventure, artifact, adventurer, good versus evil, danger, child driving car, treasure, tombs and skeletons, crocodile ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935
Place: india, shanghai china, shanghai, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, battles, danger, superhero, time travel, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, save the day, supernatural, transformation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 53K
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: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: space opera, emperor, outer space, mad scientist, superhero, heroes, race against time, good versus evil, dungeon, world domination, battles, laser ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 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 and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, danger, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 1.2M
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 ⇓
50%
The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, friendship, battles, space wars, magic, good versus evil, spacecraft, bravery, adventure, save the world, family, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 288K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space opera, future dystopia, space and aliens, adventure, good versus evil, mechanic, space wars, outer space, escapades, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space and aliens, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, survival, space travel, man versus machine, danger, military, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, space opera, androids and robots, space travel, outer space, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles, heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
50%
 4.0
 7K
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: serious, exciting, 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, escapades, danger, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
33%
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: parody, futuristic, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: outer space, pirate, time travel, heroes, battles, treasure hunt, space travel, space wars, space war, adventure, destiny, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
26%