Movies and TV shows like Planet of the Apes 1974

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Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre Boulle.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, futuristic, stylized
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, survival, adventure, danger, escapades, space travel, on the run, chases and races, society, switching roles, life is a bitch, chimpanzee, gorilla, ape, crash landing, friendship, heroes, nasa, space and aliens, imaginary, landing, simian fiction, ape man ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Planet of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, adventure, escapades, future dystopia, survival, society and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Planet of the Apes: Dark Matter (2015), Revolution (2012), Firefly (2002), Logan's Run (1977), Space: 1999 (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: space travel, astronaut, future dystopia, slavery, dictatorship, ape, time travel, gorilla, adventure, rescue, danger, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.5
 34K
Dark Matter (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, memory loss, outer space, female fighter, betrayal, danger, friendship, adventure, gunfight, disorder, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 77K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, survival, apocalypse, adventure, dictatorship, fate of humanity, chaos, society, chases and races, danger, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: slavery, space travel, future dystopia, time travel, gorilla, adventure, wormhole, genetic engineering, astronaut, space station, distant planet, survival ...
Time: future, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 9.0
 217K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, witty, futuristic, clever, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, adventure, escapades, smuggling, space and aliens, outer space, space wars, survival, outlaw, future dystopia, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 2K
Logan's Run (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: on the run, adventure, future dystopia, survivor, chases and races, escapades, society, androids and robots, fugitives, chase, track down, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 6K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: astronaut, moon, adventure, a.i., androids and robots, space exploration, benign alien, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.6
 356
Land of Doom (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Earth has been ravaged by a nuclear war, and a feminist warrior is forced to join up with a soldier of fortune in her journey to find a rumored "paradise" as they battle gangs of rampaging bandits.
Style: bleak, serious, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: biker, renegade, female warrior, desert, apocalypse, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, gang, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, young heroes, future dystopia, against the odds, death, danger, rivalry, heroes, youth, moral dilemma, trap ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, clever, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, outer space, space and aliens, androids and robots, survivor, imaginary, obsessive quest, good versus evil, soldier, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 17K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, witty, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: outer space, adventure, space travel, danger, bounty hunter, track down, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, distant planet, chase, partners against crime ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, rebellion, revolution, danger, adventure, heroes, society, social decay, youth, life is a bitch, female protagonist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, bleak, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, chase, survival, apocalypse, insanity, desert, danger, dark future, chases and races, dark hero, female warrior, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien encounter, adventure, teleportation, alien planet, escapades, adventurer, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 4K
Earth 2 (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Earth 2 is an American science fiction television series which aired on NBC from November 6, 1994 to June 4, 1995. The show was canceled after one season of 22 episodes. It follows the journey and settlement of a small expeditionary group called the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: space colony, adventure, adventurer, benign alien, alien planet, alien encounter, space travel, time travel, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.3
 63K
Star Trek (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, adventure, space and aliens, outer space, alien encounter, heroic mission, imaginary, benign alien, danger, teleportation, captain ...
Time: 23rd century, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.9
 263K
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, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, space and aliens, outer space, chase, friendship, martial arts, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 2K
RoboCop (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: RoboCop: The Series is a 1994 television series based on the film of the same name. It stars Richard Eden as the title character. Made to appeal primarily to children and young teenagers, it lacks the graphic violence that was the hallmark of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, androids and robots, fighting crime, adventure, superhuman powers, future dystopia, escapades, weapon system, dishonesty, rivalry, society, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The world is shocked by the appearance of two talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Style: serious, bleak, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, spacecraft, chimpanzee, on the run, pacifism, breeding, archaeologist, nuclear holocaust, astronaut, adventure, society, politician ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, year 1973
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, apocalyptic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, future dystopia, survival, heroic mission, dinosaur, escapades, disorder, romance ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: astronaut, adventure, a.i., adventurer, androids and robots, master villain, master warrior, save the world, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intellectual ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, ape, time travel, future dystopia, danger, pet, circus, army, survival, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: future dystopia, survival, young heroes, mentor, danger, female protagonist, warrior, rebellion, championship, society, president, resistance ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 34K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense ...
Plot: changing the past or future, plague, time travel, chaos, save the world, race against time, apocalypse, heroic mission, future dystopia, sent to the past, danger, virus ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, danger, adventure, rescue, survival, evil alien, space travel, getting home, alien space craft, space mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 161K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, chaos, rescue, ocean or sea, survival, heroes, future dystopia, nuclear holocaust, post apocalyptic, tattoo, mutant ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 438K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, epic, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, evil alien, mysterious character, soldier, escapades, vestiges of humanity, space travel, disorder, society, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: ape, revolution, survival, radiation, adventure, rebellion, future dystopia, space travel, danger, escapades, imaginary, society ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 372K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, memory loss, isolation, adventure, apocalypse, trapped, young heroes, imaginary, danger, youth, on the run, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Halo: Nightfall (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, imaginary, distant planet, soldier, terrorist attack, investigation, survival, terrorism, danger, heroes, military, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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