Movies like Wing Commander

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Wing Commander (1999)
 4.3
 17K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, USA
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 Blair and Todd "Maniac" Marshall as they arrive at the Tiger Claw and are soon forced to stop a Kilrathi fleet heading towards Earth.
Style: exciting, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, humorous, serious, cult film, awful, idiotic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, space and aliens, spacecraft, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, alien, video game, military, alien invasion, transformation, evil alien, battles, rivalry, good versus evil, fictional war, war, catastrophe, superhero, submarine ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Wing Commander

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about space and aliens, adventure, outer space, spacecraft, space wars, space travel and escapades mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Wing Commander: Ender's Game (2013), The Last Starfighter (1984), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Space Marines (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, adventure, space wars, young heroes, intelligence, space battle, child prodigy, prodigy, space and aliens, alien, save the world, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, light, entertaining, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: alien, outer space, adventure, space travel, teenager, planet, alien contact, space wars, space opera, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future
Place: california
⇓ 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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, military, apocalypse, space travel, space and aliens, survival, save the world, adventure, rescue, man versus machine, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (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: light, stylized, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, space opera, adventure, save the world, fantasy world, parallel universe, alien, space wars, society, supernatural, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: atmospheric, twists and turns, futuristic, talky, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, space opera, adventure, human in outer space, astronaut, couple relations, escapades, alien, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 414
Space Marines (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Space pirates, led by diabolical Colonel Fraser, take over a cargo ship carrying anti-matter explosive and an important official. Space marines, led by Captain Gray, must stop their evil plans.
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, terrorism, space and aliens, daring rescue, crimes, heroic mission, save the day, adventure, master villain, heroes, save the world, hostage ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.
Style: futuristic, suspense, stylized, intense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien, military, outer space, war, parasite, battles, heroes, soldier, space travel, mars, burned alive ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, exciting, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, outer space, heroes, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, teamwork, spacecraft, space and aliens, escapades, intergalactic, space opera ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1988, year 2014, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space pirate, pirate, evil alien, spacecraft, space wars, space and aliens, apocalypse, monster, exploitation, star wars, space adventure, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, stylized, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, escapades, vengeance, battles, space and aliens, good versus evil, man versus machine, adventure, human existence, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, marines, alien invasion, save the world, space travel, adventure, alien civilization, military, outer space, alien race ...
Time: future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: dark, talky, reflective, enigmatic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, space station, outer space, apocalypse, military, alien, loneliness, natural disaster, weapons, music, murder ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, futuristic, light, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, space travel, androids and robots, adventure, escapades, cyborgs, betrayal, parallel universe, battles, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: melancholic, light, talky, harsh, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, space station, adventure, benign alien, space travel, military, alien, outer space, genocide, humanity, fantasy world ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 14K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, military, alien, space wars, space battle, artificial intelligence, adventure, androids and robots, heroic mission, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, futuristic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, space travel, space opera, adventure, outer space, vengeance, alien, death, mercenary, robot, spacecraft, space battle ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 190K
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, futuristic, entertaining, tense, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, archaeology, adventure, teleportation, evil alien, ancient egypt, portal, pyramid, alien planet, military, ancient mystery, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 1920s
Place: egypt, colorado, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, space wars, star trek, adventure, heroic mission, self sacrifice, team, teamwork, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space opera, space adventure, superhero, space wars, outer space, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, master warrior, master villain, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.1
 780
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: mars, heroic mission, outer space, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, alien encounter, space wars, chaos, space travel, martian ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space battle, outer space, escapades, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, siege, battles, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 601K
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, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, star trek, spacecraft, time travel, outer space, space and aliens, space wars, space opera, heroic mission, teamwork, adventure, teleportation ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: san francisco, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up to Colonel/General Johnny ...
Style: futuristic, absurd, exciting, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, alien, outer space, alien invasion, space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, marauder, spacecraft, space marine, soldier, battles ...
Time: 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.3
 161K
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, futuristic, epic, psychedelic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, space travel, adventure, chosen one, space opera, messiah, alien, prophecy, desert planet, vengeance, distopia, battles ...
Time: future, distant future, year 1984
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: witty, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space opera, space wars, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, ancient, spacecraft, heroic mission, race against time, save the day ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning begins with Captain James B. Pirk of the starship Kickstart shipwrecked on the 21st century Earth with his crew. Originally from the distant future, Pirk and his crew traveled back in time to save the Earth from hostile ...
Style: parody, funny, light, futuristic, absurd ...
Plot: space opera, time travel, space travel, outer space, spacecraft, emperor, parallel world, adventure, alternate reality, alien, space wars, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: russia, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, intellectual, serious, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: star trek, space opera, space wars, space travel, outer space, spacecraft, surrealism, alien race, good versus evil, space and aliens, commander, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: clever, entertaining, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, changing the past or future, space and aliens, good versus evil, space wars, adventure, fantasy world, parallel universe, evil alien, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: future, year 1939, 1930s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: egypt, russia, atlantic ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: exciting, futuristic, absurd, melancholic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, outer space, space station, fight, adventure, evil alien, military, alien, space opera, weapons, vengeance, chase ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, time travel, space opera, good versus evil, astronaut, space travel, fighting crime, survival, save the world, a.i., adventure, adventurer ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%