Movies like Time of the Apes

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Time of the Apes (1987)
 2.2
 1K
Time of the Apes (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A female scientist and two children are accidentally transported into a future dominated by primates.
Style: scary, offbeat, bleak, serious, experimental
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, apocalypse, survival, space and aliens, parallel world, heroes, space travel, save the world, laboratory, computers and web, experiment gone awry, danger, society, chases and races, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, forces of nature, escapades, gays and lesbians, future dystopia, disorder, rescue, alien encounter, cons and scams ...

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Most similar movies to Time of the Apes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense and bleak films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, save the world, chaos, space and aliens and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Time of the Apes: Android Apocalypse (2006), Threshold (2003), Dragon Fighter (2003), Webs (2003), The Day the Earth Stopped (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
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95%
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 534
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, adventure, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, chaos, imaginary, supernatural, disorder, heroes, good versus evil, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 3.7
 662
Webs (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Richard Greico leads a team of electrical workers who stumble across a terrifying parallel universe. While investigating a strange power source in an abandoned building, the workers find themselves sucked into an underworld teeming with massive, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, parallel world, survival, experiment gone awry, supernatural, dangerous animal, chaos, heroic mission, rescue, deadly creature, deadly, escapades ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, apocalypse, androids and robots, save the world, a.i., evil alien, danger, man versus machine, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, benign alien ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, save the world, good versus evil, danger, escapades, deadly creature, disorder, chaos, survival, battles, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scary
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, chaos, danger, heroes, apocalypse, mutant, escapades, imaginary, future dystopia ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.3
 873
Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: save the world, alien encounter, survival, space and aliens, androids and robots, danger, chaos, battles, imaginary, escapades, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A strange meteor lands in Japan unleashing hundreds of insect-like "legion" creatures which find their way into Tokyo. When the military fails to control the situation, Gamera shows up to deal with the ever-evolving space adversary.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, good versus evil, save the day, deadly, escapades, androids and robots, chaos, asteroids and comets, heroic mission, alien encounter, space travel, custody ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disaster movie, captivating ...
Plot: forces of nature, save the world, small town, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, escapades, christmas, teenage girl, rescue, survival, star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Transmorphers (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: About a race of alien robots that have conquered Earth and forced humanity underground. After 400 years, a small group of humans develop a plan to defeat the mechanical invaders in the ultimate battle between man and machine.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, alien encounter, chaos, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, imaginary, heroes, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, deadly, a.i., chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
55%
Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion...
Style: exciting, serious, rough
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, survival, mentally challenged, alien encounter, urban, woman in danger, space and aliens, zombie, danger, save the world, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, asteroid, survival, space and aliens, save the world, race against time, escapades, chaos, evil alien, danger, heroes, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, teenage life, future dystopia, save the world, rivalry, heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 510
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, rescue, escapades, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid, space travel ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, adventure, heroes, undercover, forces of nature, technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 3.7
 554
Project Viper (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Project Viper is a 2002 movie starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong, Tamara Davies. The movie was directed by Jim Wynorski under the pseudonym "Jay Andrews." When a terrifying, bioengineered lifeform is stolen from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, survival, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, special agents, race against time, supernatural, danger, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 2K
Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, save the world, supernatural, evil alien, danger, escapades, race against time, chaos, future dystopia, alien encounter, apocalypse ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: offbeat, bleak, suspenseful, serious, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, master villain, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, society, imaginary, danger, escapades ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien encounter, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens, misfit, adventure, heroic mission, space travel, boss and employee, survival ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Austria, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to Earth and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, prodigy, space travel, apocalypse, adventure, space and aliens, save the world, chaos, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, survival, chaos, space travel, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: st. louis missouri, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, and the Dimension Tide, a device that creates artificial black holes! During a test of the Dimension Tide, eggs ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, save the world, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, deadly, imaginary, heroic mission, space travel, chaos ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, save the day, save the world, rescue, race against time, ice, husband wife relationship, earthquake, time travel, aging ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Riding with Death (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dimwitted, meaty guy foils criminals by turning invisible.
Style: rough, bleak, scary, serious
Plot: supernatural, law enforcement, benign alien, escapades, investigation, deadly creature, crimes, special agents, danger, dishonesty, space and aliens, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Left Behind III: World at War (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A year and a half ago the world was hit with the biggest catastrophe it had ever seen. Without warning and without explanation, hundreds of millions of people simply vanished off the face of the earth. The world was in chaos like it had never been ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, political conspiracy, leadership, save the world, society, danger, race against time, state affairs, government agency, life is a bitch, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
2047: Sights of Death (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2047. Our planet is ruled by the repressive Confederate Central Government (CCG). Ryan is a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission by Sponge to collect evidence against the CCG for its heinous crimes. Ryan soon faces the sinister ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rebellion, heroes, social decay, heroic mission, rivalry, rebelliousness, chaos, danger, save the world, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, save the world, survival, spouse in danger, technology gone awry, race against time, chaos, danger, escapades, outer space, sun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%