Movies like Skyrunners

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Skyrunners (2009)
 5.0
 1K
Skyrunners (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tyler and his brother find an alien ship which makes Tyler appear older and gives him other abilities. This turns his high school life upside down, and may enable him to help his older brother's love life. After he is abducted by beings who intend to takeover Earth, he must depend on his inept and lovelorn brother to rescue him.
Style: exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: spacecraft, ufo, super powers, evil alien, space and aliens, rescue, alien encounter, abduction, heroes, space travel, getting home, deadly creature, life turned upside down, supernatural power, brother brother relationship, alien invasion, teenage boy, government agent, human versus alien, kidnapping, high school life, teenage life, rivalry, high school, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Skyrunners

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and futuristic films with plots about space and aliens, heroes, danger, spacecraft, escapades, alien encounter and alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Skyrunners: Alien Siege (2005), Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007), Flight of the Navigator (1986), Wing Commander (1999), Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 879
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, antidote, chaos and mayhem, family relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, race against time, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, save the world, master villain, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, superhuman powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, ufo, benign alien, adventure, flying saucer, space and aliens, space travel, outer space, artificial intelligence, nasa, getting home, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1986 ...
Place: florida, tokyo, miami beach, texas, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 17K
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, spacecraft, alien encounter, space and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 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, monster, alien, giant monster, alien invasion, ufo, evil alien, benign alien, dangerous animal, heroes, save the world, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, space and aliens, ufo, evil alien, end of the world, save the world, alien encounter, spacecraft, alien, first contact, mass destruction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, bombay india, los angeles, houston texas, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up to Colonel/General Johnny ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, futuristic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, marauder, soldier, alien, spacecraft, space marine, battles, space and aliens, supernatural, survival, heroes ...
Time: 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
 580
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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mental institution, spacecraft, alien, invasion, benign alien, evil alien, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens, misfit, adventure, youth ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Project 'Gemini' (2022)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, Cyprus
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sci-fi thriller about a space mission sent to terraform a distant planet. However, the mission encounters something unknown that has its own plan for the planet.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, alien, extraterrestrial, apocalypse, spacecraft, ufo, end of the world, human versus alien, alien race ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Starship: Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A corrupt planetary federation… The ultimate weapon of destruction.... One starship captain stands between them….and intergalactic armageddon. STARSHIP: RISING - RISE UP OR DIE In the distant future, an immortal bionic leader, the product of ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: spacecraft, military, environmentalism, space travel, time travel, space and aliens, distant planet, soldier, rivalry, rebellion, man versus machine, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space battle, escapades, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, siege, battles, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Aliens kidnap two children and take them to another planet for the purpose of getting knowledge from their brains, but Gamera follows and tries to rescue them.
Style: scary, serious, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, monster, giant monster, turtle, alien, spacecraft, evil alien, mutant, chaos, disorder, battles, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this prequel to Transmorphers -- a sci-fi thriller that borrows heavily from the plot of Transformers -- planet Earth is in peril thanks to a rogue army of alien robots, and it's up to a small group of humans to mount a crippling ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, androids and robots, man versus machine, alien encounter, space travel, save the world, adventure, heroes, survival, benign alien, robot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 533
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: alien encounter, soldier, rescue, adventure, missing person, escapades, military, jungle, government coverup, secret base, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.0
 1.4M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, teamwork, heroic mission, transformation, alien invasion, save the world, partners, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ewok Adventure (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: rescue, friendship, battles, magic, good versus evil, spacecraft, bravery, save the world, adventure, family, space and aliens, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Invaders from Mars (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this attempted remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, deadly creature, heroes, young heroes, space travel, save the world, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, tense, suspenseful, captivating, splatter
Plot: escapades, supernatural, rivalry, deadly creature, space and aliens, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, giant spider, monster versus monster, cons and scams ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, heroic mission, battles, soldier, space and aliens, chaos, military, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, save the world, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, good versus evil, outer space, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, time travel, save the planet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Independence Daysaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, escapades, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, secret service, ufo, alien invasion, small town, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: planet, survival, rescue, spacecraft, astronaut, heroic mission, adventure, deadly creature, battles, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, destruction, alien creature, fate of humanity, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, south america, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.6
 585
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: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: outer space, moon, space travel, misfit, adventure, disorder, partners, rivalry, space and aliens, gambling, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, invasion, save the world, battlefield, alien encounter, battles, chaos, survival, heroic mission, alien attack, resistance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, america, mojave desert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.2
 431
Atlantis Down (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 2025 - The Shuttle Program has been privatized and the shuttle Atlantis relegated to glorified taxi between space stations. Its crew is on a routine mission, conducting experiments - little do they know - they are the experiment. Written by Max ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rivalry, alien encounter, space station, space shuttle, friendship, space and aliens, evil alien, mind game, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, satellite, adventure, special agents, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gamera vs. the Deep Sea Monster Zigra (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, 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: scary, serious, bleak, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, monster, giant monster, turtle, alien, chaos, battles, environmentalism, mutant, disorder, space and aliens, mad scientist ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 10K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, escapades, save the world, regeneration, space and aliens, good versus evil, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 90s, future, contemporary, year 1999, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, clever, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, space travel, space and aliens, changing the past or future, space wars, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, save the world, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1939, 1930s ...
Place: russia, atlantic ocean, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%