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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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 theatrical film several months before the series aired. The film and series were developed by Glen A. Larson and Leslie Stevens, based upon the character Buck Rogers created in 1928 by Philip Francis Nowlan that had previously been featured in comic strips, novellas, a serial film, and on television and radio.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, touching, tense, captivating, offbeat, futuristic
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, good versus evil, astronaut, survival, adventure, space travel, save the world, a.i., adventurer, fighting crime, time travel, androids and robots, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, future dystopia, alien encounter, master villain, spacecraft, heroes, space wars, master warrior, tribe, escapades, catastrophe ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, adventure, escapades, space and aliens, space travel and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Battlestar Galactica (1978), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004), Terrahawks (1983), Space: 1999 (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
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: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, space and aliens, androids and robots, apocalypse, survival, adventure, save the world, space travel, military, man versus machine, danger, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space opera, adventure, ambition, space travel, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, space wars, survival, against the odds, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, space and aliens, human in outer space, adventure, space opera, escapades, couple relations, outer space, on the run, rescue, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
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, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, save the world, adventure, heroes, space and aliens, imaginary, master villain, danger, master warrior, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 652
Terrahawks (1983)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Gerry Anderson & Christopher Burr's Terrahawks, simply referred to as Terrahawks, was a 1980s British science fiction television series produced by Anderson Burr Pictures and created by the production team of Gerry Anderson and Christopher ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, danger, master villain, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, evil alien, adventure, rivalry, androids and robots, save the world, society ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 7K
Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: space and aliens, astronaut, space exploration, ufo, moon, survival, space travel, man versus machine, danger, adventure, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1999, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, space war, marines, save the world, adventure, space travel, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, danger, adventure, rivalry, escapades, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: parody, futuristic, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: outer space, pirate, time travel, heroes, battles, treasure hunt, space travel, space war, space wars, adventure, destiny, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space and aliens, alien encounter, spacecraft, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, danger, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 12K
Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, alien, space wars, adventure, military, artificial intelligence, heroic mission, genetic engineering, society, rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, society, good versus evil, heroes, danger, supernatural, ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the Star Trek franchise. The show is set in the nearby regions of the Milky Way galaxy, approximately during the 2360s and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, star trek, space exploration, spacecraft, alien planet, captain, teleportation, alien encounter, adventure, escapades ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, fate of humanity, space wars, save the world, alien planet, ancient mystery, benign alien, evil alien, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, star trek, space battle, getting home, teleportation, hologram, evil alien, allies, alien encounter, adventure ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jason of Star Command (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jason of Star Command is a live action television series by Filmation which ran between 1978 and 1981. The show revolved around the exploits of space adventurer Jason and his colleagues, including Professor E.J. Parsafoot and the pocket robot ...
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: outer space, master villain, imaginary, heroes, man versus machine, rivalry, soldier, adventure, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, danger, adventure, good versus evil, partners, heroes, rivalry, save the world, space travel, distant planet, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tv series pilot, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, space travel, space wars, state affairs, heroes, escapades, rivalry, heroic mission, political unrest, interracial relations, benign alien, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, adventure, rivalry, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, imaginary, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, ape, survival, danger, escapades, on the run, chases and races, adventure, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 14K
V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, adventure, resistance, extraterrestrial, alien encounter, save the world, world domination, battles, spacecraft, heroic mission, underground, journalism ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
Star Trek: Phase II (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: Phase II is a fan-created science fiction series set in the Star Trek universe. The series was created by James Cawley and Jack Marshall in April 2003. The series, released exclusively via the Internet, is designed as a continuation of ...
Style: futuristic, psychotronic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: star trek, outer space, mission, save the world, team, teamwork, computer genius, characters in danger, creature, race against time, escapades, commander ...
Time: 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: "Ben 10: Race Against Time" has Ben back in his hometown of Bellwood. Even though he's back in school and leaving his hero adventures behind him, it seems that Ben will be facing his greatest challenge yet.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, adventure, young heroes, heroic mission, rescue, master villain, family, rivalry, superhuman powers, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 20K
Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, futuristic, witty ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, bounty hunter, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, escapades, danger, distant planet, spacecraft, chase, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
SeaQuest 2032 (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, space and aliens, dolphins, hi-tech, sea, captain, underwater scene, heroes, rescue, race against time, danger, chases and races ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cleopatra 2525 (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, chaos, time travel, space wars, imaginary, society, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, apocalypse, space battle, heroes, battles, rescue, survival, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Terminators (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small band of resistance fighters battle the cyborgs that have taken control of the planet.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, space travel, chaos, danger, imaginary, man versus machine, heroes, save the world, a.i., rebelliousness, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%