Movies like John Carter

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John Carter (2012)
 6.6
 263K
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 Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, surprise ending, serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mysterious planet, monster, adventure, heroes, space wars, mars, imaginary kingdom, space and aliens, space travel, danger, battles, alien race, princess, heroic mission, teleportation, chosen one, save the day, sword and sorcery, distant planet, alien, alien encounter, prince, superhuman powers, steampunk, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia

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Most similar movies to John Carter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, psychotronic and stylized films with plots about adventure, battles, danger, heroes, chase, escapades and weapons mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like John Carter: Avatar (2009), Jupiter Ascending (2015), Outlander (2008), Stargate (1994), Gods of Egypt (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 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, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, culture clash, alien, scientist, space travel, alien planet, adventure, creature, space and aliens, warrior, mysterious planet, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, space wars, save the lady, imaginary, destiny, heroes, chaos, danger, space travel, creature ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
 74K
Outlander (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The man must fuse his advanced technology with the weaponry of the vikings to fight the monster.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, vikings, alien encounter, viking, ancient, vengeance, norse mythology, alien invasion, battles, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century, future
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 183K
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, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, archaeology, alien planet, adventure, teleportation, evil alien, pyramid, ancient mystery, egyptian mythology, creature, nuclear, portal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1920s, 1990s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 112K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, ancient egypt, egyptian mythology, legends and myths, adventure, rescue, danger, myth, escapades, pyramid, redemption ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, spacecraft, creature, parallel world, trapped in space ...
Time: future, year 1975, 70s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 787K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: heroic, humorous, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, mythology, immortality, warrior, adventure, protector, superhuman powers, giant, god, norse mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 10th century
Place: new mexico, scandinavia, usa, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, adventure, self sacrifice, good versus evil, team, heroic mission, teamwork, creature ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 419K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, psychotronic, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, atlantis, superhero, mythology, demi god, underwater, super powers, half breed, mermaid, power, princess, muscleman ...
Time: year 1985, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, maine, boston, sahara ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.6
 232K
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, space wars, young heroes, prodigy, save the world, child prodigy, intelligence, space and aliens, space battle, basic training, battles, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, cerebral, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, alien, future dystopia, space and aliens, save the world, heroic mission, end of the world, adventure, dystopic future, spacecraft, love ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 23rd century, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, space travel, spacecraft, teamwork, space and aliens, warrior, superhero, reluctant partners, save the world ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 146K
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, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, chosen one, battles, space opera, emperor, messiah, vengeance, space wars, desert, good versus evil, loss of father ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Princess of Mars (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a US soldier finds himself inexplicably transported to Mars in the midst of a war between two alien races.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, soldier, adventure, chaos, alien encounter, battles, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, military, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 travel, space and aliens, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: star wars, space travel, space battle, space opera, space wars, outer space, jedi, war, space war, alien civilization, anti heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos… but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most ...
Style: exciting, humorous, heroic, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, warrior, wizards and magicians, norse mythology, legends and myths, creature, good versus evil, scientist, king, magic, giant monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: space wars, outer space, space travel, star wars, heroic mission, space and aliens, adventure, intergalactic, evil empire, good versus evil, planet, creature ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 157K
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: space battle, space wars, outer space, benign alien, mistaken identity, actor, race against time, good versus evil, heroes, star, innocence, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ 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: futuristic, exciting, serious, 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 ⇓
100%
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, courage, superhuman powers, heroism, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, transformation, danger, army, disney, super soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1942, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, italy, alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, teenage boy, cyberpunk, quest, teenage protagonist, adventure, virtuality, teamwork, love, teenage hero, friendship ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.1
 749
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, space wars, alien encounter, chaos, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, alien invasion, alien, creature, escape, extraterrestrial, back from the dead, chaos, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 25K
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 ⇓
100%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, betrayal, heir, escapades, rivalry, heroes, time travel, fall in love, princess, danger, imaginary, king ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, space and aliens, alien planet, teleportation, space battle, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, astronaut ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 124K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, legends and myths, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, battles ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
67%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: scientist, transformation, superhuman powers, superhero, chase, mutant, on the run, giant, chaos, experiment gone awry, super soldier, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, usa, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%