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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Battlestar Galactica
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
44 min.
 8.7
Battlestar Galactica
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
183 min.
 8.6
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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, imaginary, heroes, future dystopia and society mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Planet of the Apes: Land of Doom (1986), Idaho Transfer (1973), Space: 1999 (1975), Oblivion (2013), Battlestar Galactica (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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:   95%
    User:   90%
 
 3.6
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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: bleak, serious, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, gang, biker, renegade, female warrior, desert, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   95%
 
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 5.4
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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: bleak, serious, futuristic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, changing the past or future, adventure, save the world, apocalypse, time travel, future dystopia, technology gone awry, save the planet, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   72%
 
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: twists and turns, bleak, 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:   77%
    User:   72%
 
Planet of the Apes
Genre: Adventure, Romance, 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, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, adventure, survival, science, chase, astronaut, desert, distant planet, humanity, captivity, slavery, space opera ...
Time: future
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System:   77%
    User:   67%
 
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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: exciting, serious, 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:   67%
    User:   71%
 
 7.0
 434K
Oblivion
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, suspense, twists and turns, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, apocalypse, memory loss, survival, chase, alien invasion, alien, cloning, space travel, nasa, memory, cyberpunk ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
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Battlestar Galactica
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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, genocide, space opera, betrayal, apocalypse, outer space, androids and robots, vengeance, adventure, survivor, androids, firefly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
Battlestar Galactica
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, soldier, cult, chase, on the run, rescue, survival, officers and cadets, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: science, apocalypse, space travel, end of the world, nuclear war, brutality, save the world, astronaut, gunfight, violence, torture, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa, tokyo, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    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, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: mars, adventure, survival, monkey, space travel, stranded, alien, isolation, desert, astronaut, evil alien, space program ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
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, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
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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, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fighting the system, outer space, spacecraft, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, cult, rebelliousness, heroic mission, space travel, space and aliens, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
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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: exciting, serious, 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:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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: exciting, serious, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, mutant, androids and robots, changing the past or future, apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, parallel world, technology gone awry, portal, environmentalism, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s, future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
 5.4
 524
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: suspenseful, serious, 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:   48%
    User:   48%
 
 3.5
 711
For the Cause
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, 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:   48%
    User:   53%
 
 3.3
 592
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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: reluctant partners, adventure, outer space, intrigue, spacecraft, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
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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: stylized, serious, futuristic, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, gory, distant planet, man versus machine, moon, survival, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, space travel, space wars, technology gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
 7.8
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Aeon Flux
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Æon 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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, gory, adventure, government agency, secret agents, assassination, vengeance, rebelliousness, apocalypse, future dystopia, technology gone awry, time travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
 5.5
 711
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., androids and robots, island, man versus machine, adventure, save the world, survival, apocalypse, deathtrap, cyberpunk, nuclear explosion, timebomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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: stylized, serious, futuristic, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, rescue, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, space wars, good versus evil, against the odds, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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Damnation Alley
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, on the road, desert, deadly creature, cockroach, adventure, man versus machine, post nuclear, save the world, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
 3.9
 2K
Solar Crisis
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, end of the world, natural disaster, desert, spacecraft, good versus evil, death, first contact, conspiracy, chase, robot, nasa ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
 5.5
 557
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, adventure, rivalry, androids and robots, special agents, on the run, chase, fighting crime, sexual relations, custody, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
Battle for the Planet of the Apes
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: survival, rebellion, revolution, adventure, slavery, surveillance, violence, future dystopia, chase, humanity, post apocalyptic, nuclear war ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 5.8
 8K
Futureworld
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, a.i., androids and robots, doppelganger, fugitives, master villain, investigation, superhuman powers, robot as menace, killer robot, world domination, journalist ...
Time: near future
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 

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Warriors of the Wasteland
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two mercenaries help wandering caravans fight off an evil and aimless band of white-clad bikers after the nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, apocalypse, life is a bitch, adventure, danger, escapades, society, chaos, survival, clergy, gays and lesbians, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
SeaQuest 2032
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the early 21st century, mankind has colonized the oceans. The United Earth Oceans Organization enlists Captain Nathan Bridger and the submarine seaQuest DSV to keep the peace and explore the last frontier on Earth.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, good versus evil, ocean or sea, androids and robots, adventure, benign alien, race against time, rescue, save the world, sea, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
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