Movies like Project X 1968

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Project X (1968)
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Project X (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A spy is brought back from cryogenic suspension after being almost killed in a plane crash returning from a mission to learn about a deadly new weapon being developed in the East. But the vital memories are being suppressed, so the authorities use ultra-advanced technologies to try to uncover the secret.
Style: psychological, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: spy, double agent, espionage, time travel, plague, heroes, memory loss, conspiracy, secret agents, bio weapon, experiment gone awry, danger, chases and races, imaginary, dishonesty, escapades, future dystopia, disorder, deadly, race against time, undercover, government agency, technology gone awry, palaces castles and temples, amnesia ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and futuristic films with plots about danger, chases and races, heroes, escapades, deadly, space and aliens and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Project X: Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991), The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972), Cypher (2002), TekWar (1994), Idaho Transfer (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why they won't stay at the hotel in town is just the first ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, race against time, catastrophe, time travel, rescue, heroes, deadly, hotel, small town life, kidnapping, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A break-in and sabotage attempt occurs at a top secret research institute and the culprit is cornered and captured. The problem is that he's been badly injured and claims to have lost his memory entirely. A cat-and-mouse game ensues between ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, mind bending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, torture, explosion, sabotage, heroes, espionage, undercover, race against time, deadly, escapades, assassination, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.8
 30K
Cypher (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, disorder, conspiracy, uncover truth, hidden identity, mysterious character, power relations, dishonesty, undercover, espionage, femme fatale, double agent ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.1
 662
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: cyberpunk, drug dealing, technology gone awry, missing person, future dystopia, false accusation, police detective, injustice, righting the wronged, rivalry, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 823
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, offbeat, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, life is a bitch, society, adventure, misfit, androids and robots, chases and races, imaginary, save the world, changing the past or future, mentally unstable, catastrophe ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.0
 201
Bombshell (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Characters in a bio technological firm utilize nanotechnology (miniature, smart robots) to control others for their own good.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, future dystopia, terminal illness, missing person, time travel ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Time Travelers (1964)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A time travel experiment that was supposed to produce a window into time turns out to be a portal instead. One of the experimenters steps through into a not-too-distant-future world that has been destroyed by nuclear war. Some of the others follow, ...
Style: exciting, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, time travel, portal, parallel world, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos, environmentalism, society, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, future, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 1K
Lifepod (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lifepod cronicles the trip of eight passengers after the ship they were traveling on blew up on Christmas Eve. Immediately people start dying. The passengers begin to investigate why the ship blew up and how it relates to them
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: survival, spacecraft, trapped in space, rescue, terrorism, escapades, danger, space and aliens, deadly, outer space, evil corporation, murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 3K
Quintet (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During a future ice age, dying humanity occupies its remaining time by playing a board game called Quintet. For one small group, this obsession is not enough. They play the game with living pieces, and only the winner survives.
Style: futuristic, psychological, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: ice age, isolation, future dystopia, rivalry, danger, life is a bitch, society, chaos, survival, apocalypse, obsession, glacier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.0
 668
Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, terrorism, state affairs, bio weapon, plague, deadly, undercover, race against time, danger, chaos, antidote ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sherlock Holmes (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Watson are on the trail of a criminal and scientific mastermind who seems to control monsters and creations which defy belief.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sherlock holmes, adventure, uncover truth, investigation, deadly creature, private detective, crimes, prodigy, riddles and clues, danger, partners, master criminal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 373
Specimen (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After his grandmother's death, 24-year-old Mike Hillary sets off in search of who he thinks is his real father. Little does he suspect the real scenario: his late mother was impregnated by aliens, and now they've sent someone down to bring ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: miraculous event, escapades, supernatural ability, supernatural, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, benign alien, government agency, deadly creature, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 302
Johnny 2.0 (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Dr. Johnny Dalton awakens, after being beaten by a group of eco-terrorists who were vandalizing his lab at biotech firm Azina, his business partner Frank Donahue tells him him that 15 years have passed and Johnny is merely a clone of himself. ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: clones, coma, cyberpunk, imaginary, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, androids and robots, on the run, a.i., space and aliens, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Termination Point (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top secret government experiments with time travel have been shut down and declared as too dangerous to continue. The lead scientist has disappeared with the technology and a government manhunt is underway. When his name appears on an airline ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, secret agents, alien encounter, save the world, imaginary, experiment gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens, on the run, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 643
Planet Earth (1974)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Planet Earth is a sequel to Gene Roddenberry's Genesis II (1973) made-for-TV movie, in which a NASA scientist, Dylan Hunt, is revived from suspended animation in the post-nuclear war United States. In Planet Earth, Dylan is now a sworn member ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: suspended animation, post apocalypse, matriarchy, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, time travel, kidnapping, battle zone, rivalry, society, chases and races ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Satan Bug (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, laboratory, bio weapon, undercover, mad scientist, danger, chase, race against time, heist, plague, virus, thief ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: florida, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 638
Timequest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story about a man who travels back in time to Fort Worth, Texas on Novemeber 22, 1963 and prevents the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, heroic mission, political conspiracy, head of state, destiny, political corruption, on the run, government agency, deadly, politics, assassination ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 291
Assassin (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A retired agent from an Intelligence Agency is contacted by the Agency in order to stop an ultra-secret robot who is killing some government officials. That will be not an easy task, because the robot looks human and it was specifically built to be ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, androids and robots, espionage, crimes, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, assassination, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, heroes, supernatural, race against time, rivalry, government agency, escapades, zombie, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 1K
Black River (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Burned-out Hollywood screenwriter Bo Aikens (Jay Mohr) is fed up with life in Los Angeles. He heads out of the hustle and bustle of the big city and arrives in picturesque Black River in Northern California, seeking relaxation and artistic ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: small town life, danger, isolation, small town, mind game, destiny, remote control, sister sister relationship, guardian angel, city life, urban, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 1K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, survival, life is a bitch, society, danger, deadly, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 574
Fatal Error (1999)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Seven executives die while on a video conference call, the victims of a rapidly spreading virus. Dr. Samantha Craig (Janine Turner) and disgraced doctor Nick Baldwin (Antonio Sabato Jr.) investigate, tracking the disease to a rival firm able to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer virus, rivalry, race against time, chases and races, special agents, a.i., heroes, danger, save the world, crimes, man versus machine, bio weapon ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, science, laboratory, race against time, survival, chases and races, cure, deadly virus, heroic mission, danger, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1950s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, special agents, undercover, save the world, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, satellite, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.5
 1K
Lightspeed (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Daniel Leight has his radiation treatments sabotaged. He soon finds that he can now move at super speeds but only by risking metabolic damage which could prove to be fatal. 'Lightspeed' must now use his powers to go after ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, radiation, rivalry, adventure, crimes, danger, super speed, race against time, chases and races, undercover, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.4
 3K
Time Chasers (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inventor comes up with a time machine, but must prevent its abuse at the hands of an evil C.E.O.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, danger, chase, chases and races, escapades, save the day, heroes, changing the past or future, sent to the future, time machine, imaginary ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 2040s, 50s ...
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exciting, semi serious
Plot: spacecraft, superhero, outer space, time travel, heroic mission, space travel, plague, space wars, adventure, escapades, future dystopia, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Eavesdropper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen deaf patients took part in an experimental clinical trail aimed at hearing restoration. Within days, fourteen of the fifteen participants in the trial become violently psychotic, ultimately taking their lives to stop violent side effects ...
Style: serious, experimental, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Plot: crimes, psychopath, disorder, experiment gone awry, rivalry, state affairs, mind game, hidden identity, mad scientist, mute or deaf, danger, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 1K
Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, danger, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, death, graphic violence, chases and races, camera shot of bare feet ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 6K
Eden Log (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man wakes up deep inside a cave. Suffering amnesia, he has no recollection of how he came to be here or of what happened to the man whose body he finds beside him. Tailed by a mysterious creature, he must continue through this strange and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, cave, heroic mission, survival, captivity, isolation, mystery, deadly, deadly creature, life is a bitch, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%