Movies like Zeiram

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Zeiram (1991)
 6.5
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Zeiram (1991)
Original name: Zeiramu
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teppei and Kamiya, two average joes working in the electronic services industry, stumble upon the intergalactic bounty-hunter Ilia, and her partner, the artificial intelligence named Bob. Both men are accidentally transported to the Zone, a virtual reality in which Bob has trapped Ilia's latest prey, a biological weapon named Zeram. The Earth natives must both survive the experience and help Ilia capture Zeram before the Zone disappears around them.
Style: scary, exciting, offbeat, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, avant garde
Plot: outer space, adventure, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, battles, bounty hunter, a.i., danger, chases and races, benign alien, imaginary, chaos, escapades, rivalry, alien encounter, intergalactic, renegades, unstoppable, monster, virtual reality, violence, bio weapon, gunfight, explosion ...
Time: future
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Zeiram

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, stylized and futuristic films with plots about danger, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, heroes, rivalry and adventure mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Zeiram: Alien Intruder (1993), Atomic Rulers (1965), Laserhawk (1997), Precious Find (1996), Lethal Target (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seeker named Dogen rescues Dhyana after her father is murdered by the evil Jared-Syn. To avenge her father's death, Dogen must find Jared-Syn's hideout in the mysterious "Lost City", but the only person who knows where it is an ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, adventure, rivalry, chases and races, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, danger, imaginary, space travel, future dystopia, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.6
 545
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, rescue, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, chases and races, femme fatale, danger, androids and robots, battles, computer virus, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.0
 337
Atomic Rulers (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Super criminals are planning to infiltrate Earth with mass nuclear destruction! Only Starman can defend civilization by thwarting evil!
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, orphan, alien invasion, escapades, evil alien, chases and races, rivalry, save the world, space and aliens, good versus evil, adventure, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, master warrior, save the world, adventure, danger, space and aliens, heroes, rivalry, master villain, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.2
 532
Laserhawk (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 250 million years ago, a carnivorous species 'planted' a crop of humans on an uninhabited planet known as Earth. Now, the alien life form has returned to harvest its yield. With total destruction looming just moments away, a futuristic ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mental institution, invasion, teenager, spacecraft, alien, comics, benign alien, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.7
 517
Precious Find (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2049. 200 years after the great Californian goldrush. The new generation of gold diggers are just as full of gold fever as their ancestors.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: outer space, moon, space travel, danger, misfit, adventure, chases and races, gambling, alien encounter, heroic mission, disorder, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Gamera vs. the Deep Sea Monster Zigra (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A moon base is destroyed by a spaceship with a cluster of gumballs on its head. Later, at Sea World, dolphins are dying mysteriously. Zigra kidnaps two men and two children (one of whom is a Coke addict - Coca-Cola that is) and starts causing ...
Style: serious, scary, offbeat, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, alien, monster, turtle, giant monster, dangerous animal, rivalry, deadly, evil alien, danger, mad scientist, space and aliens ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.5
 176
Lethal Target (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: adventure, evil alien, danger, gays and lesbians, rivalry, alien encounter, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, escapades, trapped in space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Space Raiders (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.
Style: stylized, futuristic, semi serious, exciting, clay animation
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: pirate, spacecraft, outer space, imaginary, escapades, battles, child in peril, danger, evil alien, androids and robots, kidnapping, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.2
 675
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: space travel, mars, outer space, space wars, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, adventure, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, space wars, battles, siege, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, danger ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Rebirth of Mothra (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A new Mothra takes to the air and must battle Death Ghidora to save humanity.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, supernatural, escapades, save the world, imaginary, catastrophe, battles, chaos, adventure, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of aliens from another planet head for Earth with the intentions of conquering it. Their first ship is destroyed in transit by the giant flying turtle Gamera. A second ship makes it to Earth and captures two Boy Scouts and holds them captive ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien, children, turtle, boy scout, giant monster, monster, adventure, escapades, misfit, supernatural, mad scientist, save the world ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, alien, ufo, alien invasion, giant monster, monster, mysterious planet, catastrophe, benign alien, heroes, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 3K
Crossworlds (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College good guy Joe is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris. Joe's heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to the staff that opens doors to the Crossworlds. When Laura shows up to check on the key and Ferris' ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, space and aliens, supernatural, chaos, college, space wars, supernatural romance, heroic mission, self discovery, technology gone awry, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space opera, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, space and aliens, danger, space travel, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, save the world, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: save the world, mad scientist, supernatural, save the planet, evil alien, escapades, rivalry, disorder, deadly, alien encounter, heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, team, creature, adventure, superhero, imaginary, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s, year 2014, year 1988, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
AVH: Alien vs. Hunter (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A journalist named Lee Custler (William Katt) is out jogging when a flying object passes behind him and crashes. Sheriff Joel Armstrong (Collin Brock) picks him up and they go to check it out. They find an abandoned caravan close to where the object ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: imaginary, danger, deadly creature, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, supernatural, chaos, deadly, heroes, chases and races, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
54%
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, alien encounter, survival, danger, space battle, apocalypse, imaginary, deadly creature, escapades, planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: small town, evil alien, danger, chases and races, adventure, space and aliens, disorder, anti hero, rivalry, heroes, misfit, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, outer space, survival, danger, imaginary, computers and web, soldier, save the world, man versus machine, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 1K
Storm Planet (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Four Soviet cosmonauts land on the planet Venus and find it teeming with life, some of it dangerous.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: venus the planet, dinosaur, cosmonaut, alien encounter, evil alien, escapades, benign alien, space and aliens, heroes, danger, imaginary, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 60s, 1960s, prehistoric times
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: life turned upside down, adventure, space wars, destiny, imaginary, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, danger, space travel, save the lady, chosen one ...
Time: future
Place: st. petersburg russia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 250
Death Kappa (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When military experiments go haywire and trigger an atomic bomb, the consequences are of epic proportions. A monster arrives in the midst of the nuclear fallout, and Japan's defenses are helpless against it. Mankind's only savior is an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: save the day, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, supernatural, escapades, disorder, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Heaven's Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Modern day soldiers travel back in time and meet Admiral Lee, the greatest soldier of all time, and motivate him to drive out invaders.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, save the kingdom, destiny, soldier, master warrior, escapades, rivalry, danger, changing the past or future, time travel, fish out of water ...
Time: 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, adventure, chaos, future dystopia, rebelliousness, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%