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Skyrunners (2009)
 5.0
 1K
Skyrunners (2009)
Genre: 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, evil alien, super powers, space and aliens, rescue, alien encounter, heroes, space travel, abduction, danger, getting home, life turned upside down, deadly creature, supernatural power, brother brother relationship, alien invasion, teenage boy, government agent, human versus alien, teenage life, kidnapping, high school life, heroic mission, benign alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about space and aliens, danger, alien encounter, heroes, escapades, space travel and spacecraft mostly in Sci-Fi, Family and Action genres. Some movies like Skyrunners: Demon Sex (2005), Invaders from Mars (1986), Ben 10: Race Against Time (2007), Can of Worms (1999), Purple Death from Outer Space (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.1
 118
Demon Sex (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists on Earth experiment with advanced DNA from an ancient alien skull, hoping to crack its genetic code for the good of humankind. But aliens want to steal the code to prevent their species from going extinct, so they enlist human women to ...
Style: serious, scary, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: evil alien, pregnancy, save the world, apocalypse, battles, supernatural, danger, deadly, deadly creature, rivalry, strong sexual content, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, save the world, danger, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, young heroes, deadly creature, imaginary, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, 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 ⇓
78%
 5.0
 872
Can of Worms (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: satellite, spacecraft, misfit, evil alien, cooking and food, space and aliens, family life, teenage life, space wars, family, getting home, pets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: suspenseful, epic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, spacecraft, outer space, danger, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, chases and races, space and aliens, changing the past or future, androids and robots, benign alien ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Dreamship Surprise: Period 1 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hundreds of years after humans have settled on Mars, Regulator Rogul and Lord Jens Maul, lead a force of Martians to Earth in order to conquer the planet. Queen Metaphor looks to the gay heroes aboard the spaceship Surprise -- Captain Kork, Mr. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, time travel, parody, evil alien, heroic mission, danger, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, survival ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2000s, year 2004, 21st century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.8
 59
Spaced Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Plot: journalism, media, captivity, chaos and mayhem, save the planet, abduction, disorder, imaginary, danger, benign alien, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, friendship, battles, space wars, magic, good versus evil, spacecraft, bravery, imaginary kingdom, adventure, save the world, family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: benign alien, alien, ufo, first contact, nasa, friendship, adventure, healing power, flying saucer, levitation, suburbs, alien contact ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientist Doctor Who accidentally activates his new invention, the Tardis, a time machine disguised as a police telephone box. Doctor Who, his two grand-daughters, and Barbara's boyfriend Ian are transported through time and space to the planet ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, futuristic, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, good versus evil, spacecraft, evil alien, teleportation, space travel, alien encounter, benign alien, adventure, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.9
 854
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, evil alien, alien, betrayal, space war, space travel, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.5
 419
Alien Outbreak (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a small rural community, local police officers Zoe and Patrick begin their shift as normal but soon, strange events unfold. Residents begin behaving erratically, and suicidal panic spreads amongst the township they are trying to protect. Zoe and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien invasion, alien encounter, space and aliens, invasion, ufo, alien, survival, evil alien, adventure, underground, fate of humanity, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rough, serious, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, environmentalism, military, time travel, danger, space and aliens, rebellion, rivalry, space wars, state affairs, man versus machine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 815
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: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, deadly, supernatural, danger, race against time, deadly creature, heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Teenage Alien Avengers (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alien Arsenal, also released as Alien Weapons, tells the story of two teenage misfits, Ralph and Baxter, who accidentally discover a bizarre vault full of alien weaponry and body armor in the basement of their high school, with which they harness ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social misfits, space and aliens, chases and races, escapades, misfit, evil alien, rivalry, imaginary, superhero, kids in trouble, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 448
Alien Opponent (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 miles turns out, and before long, the junkyard is transformed ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: small town, alien encounter, heroes, space and aliens, danger, deadly, crimes, space travel, battle zone, gory, human versus alien, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: planet, survival, rescue, spacecraft, astronaut, heroic mission, battles, deadly, adventure, danger, deadly creature, space travel ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 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, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, giant monster, turtle, alien, monster, spacecraft, evil alien, heroes, danger, adventure, imaginary, mutant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 855
Illegal Aliens (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three aliens morph into super-hot babes and arrive to protect the earth from the intergalactic forces of evil. Guided by Syntax, their holographic mentor, these Illegal Aliens are willing to use every trick in the book and every sexy outfit in their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, master villain, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 522
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, danger, adventure, misfit, space and aliens, disorder, heroic mission, alien encounter, gambling, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
No Place Like Home (2002)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mel and Mac are looking for an asteroid to show as a science project. It's hard to do science when they are fighting all the time as (younger) brother and (older) sister. When they are walking through the woods, they see something, but it ...
Style: exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, alien encounter, family life, disorder, escapades, family, danger, space and aliens, meteor, meteorite, heroes, imaginary ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 550
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, danger, rivalry, femme fatale, chases and races, contests and competitions, rescue, androids and robots, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: moon, rescue, dog, family life, space travel, survival, space and aliens, partners, adventure, disorder, friendship, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 396
Moon Pilot (1962)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Air Force captain inadvertently volunteers to make the first manned flight around the moon. He immediately falls under the watchful protection of various security agencies, but despite all their precautions, a young woman who may be an enemy spy ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: moon, escapades, family, benign alien, heroes, danger, chase, chases and races, space and aliens, adventure, getting home, control room ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
 403
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, exciting, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, rivalry, space station, alien encounter, space shuttle, friendship, space wars, space and aliens, mind game, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, blood, deadly, survival, danger, save the world, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The X from Outer Space (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area. As they near the red planet, they encounter a mysterious UFO that coats the ship's hull with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, mars, chase, rescue, ufo, survival, chaos and mayhem, space travel, rivalry, deadly creature, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 722
The Sender (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, scary, exciting, serious ...
Plot: spacecraft, alien invasion, evil alien, space and aliens, chases and races, supernatural, investigation, crimes, heroes, escapades, undercover, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 211K
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, parody, evil alien, alien invasion, mars, space and aliens, save the world, alien encounter, flying saucer, congress, space travel, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, taj mahal, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.4
 791K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, monster, outer space, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, fear, scientist ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%