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Gorath (1962)
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Gorath (1962)
Original name: 妖星ゴラス
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is huge enough to crush the Earth and destroy it. A mission sent to observe Gorath is destroyed after all the orbiting ships are drawn into the planetoid. A later mission is sent to observe and the crew barely leaves before suffering the same fate. However Astronaut Tatsuo Kanai is left in a catatonic state due to his near death experience. The Earth's scientists then come up with a desperate plan to build giant rockets at the South Pole to move Earth out of Gorath's path before it is too late.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, tsunami, outer space, monster, flood, giant monster, planet, walrus, tidal wave, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, danger, extinction, heroic mission, chases and races, astronomer, escapades, collision, race against time, catastrophe, control room, panic, end of the world ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, antarctica, south pole, asia, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and psychotronic films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, catastrophe, chases and races, space and aliens and chaos mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Gorath: Destroy All Monsters (1968), Tidal Wave (1973), Exploding Sun (2013), Godzilla 1985 (1985), Lifepod (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The 9th Godzilla film was the last made by the original Godzilla creators, and was meant to be a grand finale. Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Island and are using them to destroy earth's major ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, island, moon base, spacecraft, alien invasion, giant monster, alien, monster, evil alien, imaginary, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1999
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Tidal Wave (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Racked by earthquakes and volcanos, Japan is slowly sinking into the sea. A race against time and tide begins as Americans and Japanese work together to salvage some fraction of the disappearing Japan
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: tsunami, survival, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, catastrophe, race against time, danger, chases and races, escapades, rescue, chaos, evacuation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, china, usa, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Starflight One, the world's first "hypersonic plane," which flies faster and higher than any other commercial jet. On the night of its maiden flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, a freak accident incolving an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing, suspense
Plot: airplane, airplane accident, rescue, space shuttle, disaster film, heroes, confined, chases and races, adventure, stranded, female astronaut, zero gravity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, survival, space travel, save the world, technology gone awry, spouse in danger, chaos, danger, race against time, escapades, outer space, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, reboot, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: godzilla, submarine, monster, race against time, nuclear threat, burned alive, scientist, creature feature, helicopter, train, giant monster, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
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Lifepod (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: spacecraft, survival, trapped in space, rescue, terrorism, danger, deadly, escapades, space and aliens, evil corporation, murder, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.7
 2K
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Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the lives and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: asteroid, astronomer, space and aliens, firefighter, laser, family relations, race against time, meteorite, heroes, adventure, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, kansas, kansas city, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Japan Sinks (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Japan sinks! Proving once again that Japan will never cease to find inventive ways to destroy itself on screen, this summer's blockbuster Sinking of Japan brings apocalypse through tectonics. Based on Sakyo Komatsu's best-selling novel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 242K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, tense, philosophical ...
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Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 57K
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Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, catastrophe, spacecraft, space travel, save the world, ecological disaster, adventure, heroic mission, danger, race against time, outer space ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.2
 894
Dark Storm (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a secret military base a group of scientists have made a discovery unequaled since the invention of the A-bomb; code-named Eruptor, it's a device that supercharges Dark Matter and uses it to change the molecular structure of its target, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Plot: military base, catastrophe, race against time, heroes, save the world, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the planet, deadly, escapades, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.7
 580
Deadly Skies (2006)
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.9
 1K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Collision Earth (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A huge solar flare blasts Mercury out of it's orbit and provides it with an intense magnetic field and it's on collision course for Earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, meteorite, danger, heroic mission, save the planet, heroes, escapades, collision, weapon system, meteor, end of the world, outer space ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Five vacationers and two crewmen become stranded on a tropical island near the equator. The island has little edible food for them to use as they try to live in a fungus covered hulk while repairing Kessei's yacht. Eventually they struggle over ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, surreal, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Countdown (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 2K
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Country: USA
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Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 1K
Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 7K
Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic, disaster movie ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Solar Attack (2006)
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
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Miami Magma (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an offshore-drilling rig in the Gulf bursts into flames and sinks, Antoinette Vitrini (Rachel Hunter) - a beautiful and insightful volcanologist - investigates the area with startling results. Confirming her theory that a long-dormant ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Shape of Things to Come (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Planet Earth is a devastated wasteland, and what's left of humanity has colonized the Moon in domed cities. Humanity's continued survival depends on an anti-radiation drug only available on planet Delta Three, which has been taken over by ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, futuristic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo, germany, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, 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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%