Movies like Gorath

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Gorath (1962)
 5.9
 609
Gorath (1962)
Original name: YĆ“sei Gorasu
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 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, catastrophe, 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, control room, end of the world, star ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, antarctica, south pole, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Gorath

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and psychotronic films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, chases and races, catastrophe, save the world and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Gorath: Destroy All Monsters (1968), Red Planet (2000), Scavengers (2013), Exploding Sun (2013), Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, island, spacecraft, monster, alien, alien invasion, giant monster, deadly creature, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 1990s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 55K
Red Planet (2000)
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: bleak, futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, catastrophe, spacecraft, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, science, danger, race against time, ecological disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.9
 925
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, spacecraft, space wars, chase, danger, rivalry, technology gone awry, escapades, outer space, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, space travel, save the world, survival, spouse in danger, technology gone awry, race against time, chaos, danger, escapades, outer space, sun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked Tokyo in 1954 to stop the beast.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, bio weapon, godzilla, giant robots, creature feature, androids and robots, monster versus monster, experiment gone awry, alien encounter, future dystopia, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: year 2003, 1990s, year 1999, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 335
Tidal Wave (1973)
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 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, serious, exciting, disaster movie, psychotronic
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, chases and races, forces of nature, chaos and mayhem, survival, escapades, race against time, danger, rescue, evacuation, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, russia, mount fuji, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 69K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, spacecraft, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.6
 510
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, rescue, escapades, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid, space travel ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his 13th film, Godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured Jet Jaguar, an Ultra-Man like robot. Aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Jet Jaguar decides to stop the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, silent film
Plot: godzilla, giant robots, giant monster, giant robot, good versus evil, imaginary, master villain, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, godzilla, monster, deadly creature, anti hero, heroic mission, danger, save the world, good versus evil, flying saucer, ocean or sea, skyscraper ...
Time: 2000s, future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, danger, heroic mission, save the planet, collision, heroes, escapades, weapon system, meteor, meteorite, end of the world, outer space ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A giant creature attacks Japan during the World Fair and it's up to Gamera to stop it. But the monster injects Gamera with its offspring and a research team must take a craft into Gamera's body to eliminate the parasite.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, giant monster, statue, turtle, save the world, heroic mission, mutant, race against time, dangerous animal, superhero, danger, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 161K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, natural disaster, nasa, astronaut, catastrophe, save the world, extinction, self sacrifice, life & death, astronomer, tsunami, evacuation ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: tucson arizona, washington d.c., new york, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 6K
Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, disaster movie, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, nasa, race against time, satellite, translator, meteor, meteorite, adventure, space travel, apocalypse, alien encounter, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, new york, moscow russia, alps, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, government agency, danger, special agents, heroes, dishonesty, escapades, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 931
Solar Attack (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the sun's increasing expulsions of plasma threaten to ignite methane in our atmosphere, international tensions rise while scientists race for a solution to avoid natural disaster.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, heroic mission, save the world, forces of nature, danger, escapades, survival, adventure, sun, ex husband ex wife relationship, scientist, military officer ...
Place: shanghai china, russia, new zealand, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 5K
Moon 44 (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites. This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, save the world, space travel, androids and robots, rescue, escapades, heroic mission, danger, space and aliens, espionage, race against time, adventure ...
Time: future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 1K
Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: 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 ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: island, monster, adventure, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chases and races, escapades, mutant, chaos, rivalry, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Son of Godzilla (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The 8th Godzilla film is aimed at an even younger audience than its predecessors. In the South Seas, scientists conducting weather experiments encounter gigantic mantises and a giant spider that are attacking Godzilla's offspring.
Style: scary, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: island, giant spider, godzilla, monster, weather manipulation, giant monster, danger, heroes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 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: serious, suspenseful, reboot, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: submarine, godzilla, monster, race against time, nuclear threat, burned alive, helicopter, creature feature, scientist, train, catastrophe, giant monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Super Cyclone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a super cyclone threatens the entire American eastern seaboard, a lone meteorologist and a petroleum engineer must battle the elements to stop the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, captivating, suspense
Plot: forces of nature, heroes, danger, evacuation, chases and races, escapades, catastrophe, tidal wave, tornado, partners, survival, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
34%
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, asteroid, survival, space and aliens, save the world, race against time, escapades, chaos, evil alien, danger, heroes, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 372
The Apocalypse (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A salvage pilot and a bartender go up against a crazed computer programmer and the head of a criminal gang who have equipped a spaceship with nuclear warheads and plan to crash it into Earth.
Style: rough, serious, scary, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, escapades, rivalry, chaos, collision, heroes, chases and races, rescue, race against time, adventure, mentally unstable, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, outer space, special agents, law enforcement, confined, danger, deadly, master criminal, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 390K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, disaster movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the world, nasa, space travel, self sacrifice, astronaut, outer space, race against time, adventure, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, usa, shanghai, washington d.c., shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, forces of nature, chaos, collision, save the world, doomsday, tsunami, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, save the world, good versus evil, danger, escapades, deadly creature, disorder, chaos, survival, battles, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%