Movies and TV shows like Planet of the Apes 1974

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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: bleak, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, stylized
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, survival, danger, adventure, on the run, chases and races, escapades, space travel, life is a bitch, society, switching roles, gorilla, chimpanzee, nasa, monkey, ape, friendship, heroes, space and aliens, graphic violence, imaginary, landing, crash landing ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Planet of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, future dystopia and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Planet of the Apes: Dark Matter (2015), Logan's Run (1977), Space: 1999 (1975), Land of Doom (1986), Earth 2 (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, space travel, astronaut, time travel, future dystopia, space station, adventure, survival, danger, alternate reality, genetic engineering ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
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100%
 7.5
 38K
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, ambiguous ending, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, memory loss, betrayal, danger, space and aliens, survival, time travel, martial arts, friendship, space opera ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 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, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: chase, future dystopia, track down, adventure, chases and races, escapades, on the run, androids and robots, danger, chaos, secret place, survivor ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: twists and turns, thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful, philosophical ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, space travel, post apocalypse, slavery, distopia, rescue, satire, escape, scientist, hunting, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7K
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, space exploration, moon, survival, space travel, ufo, adventure, save the world, space and aliens, heroic mission, alien encounter, future dystopia ...
Time: future, year 1999, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.6
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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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, biker, renegade, female warrior, post apocalypse, escapades, crimes, deadly, society, space and aliens, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, touching, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: astronaut, adventure, save the world, fighting crime, adventurer, a.i., good versus evil, space travel, survival, master villain, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 5K
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, benign alien, adventure, danger, chases and races, escapades, space and aliens, alien encounter, time travel, space travel, frame up, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 20K
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, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, space travel, adventure, outer space, imaginary, danger, space and aliens, escapades, distant planet, spacecraft, chase, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 9.0
 239K
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, buddy comedy, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, adventure, escapades, smuggling, friendship, survival, space and aliens, space wars, preacher, captain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Back to the Planet of the Apes (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three twentieth century astronauts travel through a time warp and crash on Earth in 3085 A.D.. One of the astronauts is killed in the impact, and the two survivors, Alan Virdon and Pete Burke, find that they have returned to an Earth where their ...
Style: psychotronic, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, ape, orangutan, simian fiction, time travel, chase, chimpanzee, gorilla, astronaut, monkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, survival, adventure, catastrophe, space travel, isolation, animal life, landing ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 3K
Odyssey 5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Odyssey 5 is a Canadian science fiction series that first ran in 2002 on Showtime in the United States and on Space in Canada. Odyssey 5 is the brainchild of Manny Coto, who served as a script-writer and executive producer during the series run. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, astronaut, changing the past or future, save the world, nasa, post apocalypse, space and aliens, heroic mission, race against time, danger, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 746
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, danger, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, imaginary, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, future dystopia, imaginary, outer space, androids and robots, obsessive quest, space and aliens, good versus evil, survivor, space battle, adventure ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, touching, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, astronaut, distopia, nuclear holocaust, breeding, on the run, archaeologist, chimpanzee, pacifism, teasing, cell, spacecraft ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future, year 1973, 18th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 85K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, post apocalypse, resistance, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, alien encounter, survival, danger, ufo, chaos and mayhem, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 823
Idaho Transfer (1973)
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: suspenseful, futuristic, offbeat, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, life is a bitch, society, adventure, misfit, androids and robots, chases and races, imaginary, save the world, changing the past or future, mentally unstable, catastrophe ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 3K
Blakes 7 (1978)
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rebellion, fighting the system, good versus evil, totalitarianism, space wars, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cult, mind control ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 538
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 2K
RoboCop (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, 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, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, superhero, superhuman powers, police, cyberpunk, fighting crime, escapades, future dystopia, weapon system, chaos, dishonesty ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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: serious, suspenseful, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, mars, spacecraft, adventure, space station, alien encounter, astronaut, mysterious planet, outer space, alien, trapped in space, nasa ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Lost Future (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: stylized, futuristic, exciting, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: jungle, post apocalypse, survival, apocalypse, deadly virus, virus, isolation, distant future, plague, adventure, future dystopia, wilderness ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, space opera, escapades, couple relations, outer space, human in outer space, on the run, rescue, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 1K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, life is a bitch, society, danger, deadly, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cleopatra 2525 (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cleopatra 2525 is an American science fiction television series that aired in syndication for two seasons, from January 2000 to March 2001. It appeared as the first part of the Back2Back Action Hour, followed by Jack of All Trades.
Style: stylized, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, save the world, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, time travel, space wars, chaos, rivalry, danger, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, teleportation, time travel, adventure, alien encounter, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, astronaut, spacewalk, race against time, outer space, escapades, confined, survival, isolation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Galactica 1980 (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Galactica 1980 is a science fiction television series, and a spin-off from the original Battlestar Galactica television series. It was first broadcast on the ABC network in the United States from January 27 to May 4, 1980. It was later shown in ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, saga
Plot: invisibility, androids and robots, escapades, save the world, adventure, man versus machine, changing the past or future, imaginary, space and aliens, danger, heroes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Time Travelers (1964)
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, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, time travel, portal, parallel world, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos, environmentalism, society, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%