Movies and TV shows like Planet of the Apes 1974

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Planet of the Apes
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, futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: future dystopia, space travel, time travel, adventure, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, society, on the run, survival, switching roles, chases and races, life is a bitch, danger, nasa, astronaut, landing, simian fiction, ape man, orangutan, chimpanzee, gorilla, ape, crash landing, chase
Time: future
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Blakes 7
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
UK
50 min.
 8.0
Battlestar Galactica
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
44 min.
 8.7
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Most similar movies to Planet of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and exciting films and TV series with plots about escapades, danger, adventure, future dystopia, heroes, imaginary and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Planet of the Apes: Land of Doom (1986), Space: 1999 (1975), The Shape of Things to Come (1979), Idaho Transfer (1973), Blakes 7 (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Land of Doom
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: serious, bleak, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, gang, biker, renegade, female warrior, desert, survival ...
Time: future
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Planet of the Apes
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, serious, twists and turns, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, adventure, survival, science, chase, astronaut, desert, distant planet, humanity, captivity, slavery, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   76%
 
Planet of the Apes
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: surprise ending, stylized, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, adventure, slavery, time travel, survival, destiny, desert, distant planet, science, evolution, end of the world, humanity ...
Time: future, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   76%
 
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 7.4
 6K
Space: 1999
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: serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: moon, a.i., adventure, androids and robots, benign alien, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, time travel ...
Time: future, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   71%
 
The Shape of Things to Come
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Planet Earth is a devastated wasteland, and what's left of humanity has colonized the Moon in domed cities. Humanity's continued survival depends on an anti-radiation drug only available on planet Delta Three, which has been taken over by ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, androids and robots, distant planet, man versus machine, moon, survival, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, space travel, scientist, robot, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
 5.3
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Idaho Transfer
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, changing the past or future, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, time travel, future dystopia, technology gone awry, save the planet, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   64%
 
 8.0
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Blakes 7
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, fighting the system, spacecraft, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, cult, rebelliousness, heroic mission, space travel, space and aliens, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   54%
 
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Escape from the Planet of the Apes
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: bleak, twists and turns, serious, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, end of the world, society, on the run, humanity, slavery, race against time, chimpanzee, spacecraft, destiny, chases and races ...
Time: future, 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: los angeles, california, usa, tokyo, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   68%
 
Robinson Crusoe on Mars
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, futuristic, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: mars, adventure, survival, monkey, space travel, stranded, alien, isolation, desert, astronaut, evil alien, space program ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
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 559
Chameleon
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A super-killer female cyborg with chameleon-like powers discovers maternal instincts when she protects a child from government operatives in this science fiction tale set in the year 2028.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, androids and robots, special agents, on the run, chase, fighting crime, sexual relations, custody, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
Mission to Mars
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mars, space travel, alien, adventure, nasa, outer space, spacecraft, astronaut, alien encounter, space opera, first contact, space program ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
 5.4
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Digital Man
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-control robot is inadvertently set loose in a small community, and a crack squad of soldiers are sent to hunt it down. Gradually, the members of the squad begin to suspect that some of them are robots.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, robot, explosion, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
 7.8
 5K
Aeon Flux
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: ├ćon Flux is set in a bizarre, dystopian future world. The title character is a tall, leather-clad secret agent from the nation of Monica, skilled in assassination and acrobatics. Her mission is to infiltrate the strongholds of the neighboring ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, androids and robots, adventure, government agency, secret agents, assassination, vengeance, rebelliousness, apocalypse, future dystopia, technology gone awry, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship ...
Style: serious, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: androids and robots, moon, anti heroes, adventure, benign alien, race against time, rescue, save the world, survival, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, prehistory, 2000s, 2020s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
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Gunhed
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High-concept Sci-Fi adventure about an island that actually is a computer called Kyron 5, itself created to design and manufacture super-advanced robots to be used as slaves for the rest of the world. One day Kyron decides that human beings are ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., island, androids and robots, man versus machine, adventure, save the world, survival, apocalypse, cyberpunk, nuclear explosion, deathtrap, timebomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
2103: The Deadly Wake
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that the ship is a prison ship, and the cargo are criminally ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: evil alien, spacecraft, chase, on the run, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, ship captain, heroic mission, hijacking, space travel, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
Battlestar Galactica
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, rescue, adventure, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, space wars, good versus evil, against the odds, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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Earth 2
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: adventurer, adventure, benign alien, alien encounter, space travel, time travel, space and aliens, space colony, escapades, heroes, imaginary, frame up ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
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Dark Planet
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on the far side of a dangerous wormhole, the two sides ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: outer space, reluctant partners, adventure, intrigue, spacecraft, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
The Lost Future
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of post-apocalyptic survivors, struggle to survive in a world where jungles and forests and primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilization. They staunchly face genetically mutating beasts and mysterious diseases in an attempt to ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: jungle, survival, adventure, apocalypse, wilderness, future dystopia, danger, deadly, escapades, virus, life is a bitch, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Cyborg 3: The Recycler
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare yourself for the all too deadly future. Cash, the heroine of Cyborg 2, is living safe in the free zone. But not for long. Biomechanical problems are taking down her systems and a visit to a doctor in Silica confirms her worst fears. She is ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, a.i., androids and robots, community, battle, pregnancy, master villain, chase, one man army, on the run, track down, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
 7.3
 2K
Logan's Run
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, captivating
Plot: adventure, on the run, future dystopia, chases and races, escapades, society, androids and robots, fugitives, chase, track down, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 3.5
 714
For the Cause
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, distant planet, future dystopia, adventure, heroes, society, chaos, space and aliens, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, space wars, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
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, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, master villain, adventure, master warrior, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, space wars, space opera, good versus evil, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
The Time Travelers
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A time travel experiment that was supposed to produce a window into time turns out to be a portal instead. One of the experimenters steps through into a not-too-distant-future world that has been destroyed by nuclear war. Some of the others follow, ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, mutant, androids and robots, changing the past or future, apocalypse, adventure, future dystopia, parallel world, technology gone awry, portal, environmentalism, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s, future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, harsh ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, time travel, survival, slavery, violence, future dystopia, time loop, humanity, torture, danger, death ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 18th century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
The Inhabited Island
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Maxim Kammerer fights for his love and freedom. He leads a rebel movement challenging the five greedy rulers. One of the rulers, Strannik, knows how dangerous Maxim can be. He makes up his mind to stop the young man at any cost. The last close fight ...
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: future dystopia, distant planet, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, revolution, battles, space and aliens, danger, dishonesty, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 5.1
 7K
Saturn 3
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the future, Earth is overcrowded and the population relies on distant bases to be fed. In the Saturn 3 station, Major Adam and the scientist Alex, who is also his lover and has never been on Earth, have been researching hydroponics for three ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, killer robot, outer space, adventure, a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chess, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 

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Philadelphia Experiment II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is several years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg (the survivor of the Philadelphia Experiment from the first film) and Allison (the woman from 1984 he fell in love with) have married and have a child. David awakes, in agony, ...
Style: serious, futuristic, offbeat, stylized, mind bending
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, changing the past or future, getting home, race against time, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, experiment, destiny, experiment gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
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Ultra Warrior
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must fight a battle for the ages against the evil minions of The ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, apocalypse, heroic mission, time travel, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, good versus evil, superhero, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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