Movies like Earth II

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Earth II (1971)
 5.7
 292
Earth II (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the near future, a space station dubbed Earth II is built for the purpose of scientific research and world peace. However, that peace is shattered when the Chinese send up a nuclear bomb that is orbiting just a few miles away from the station. Can the crew disarm the bomb before it detonates, not only destroying the station but setting off World War III?
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: space station, spacewalk, outer space, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, hijacking, space wars, save the world, nasa, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, satellite, escapades, race against time, man versus machine, save the day, earth, rocket, nuclear, zero gravity, station, pacifism, biosphere ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Earth II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about space and aliens, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure, outer space and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Earth II: Dark Planet (1997), Crimson Force (2005), Space Marines (1996), Alien Intruder (1993), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.4
 637
Dark Planet (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on the far side of a dangerous wormhole, the two sides ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, wormhole, escapades, life is a bitch, adventure, danger, reluctant partners, partners, betrayal, society, intrigue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.2
 675
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: space travel, mars, outer space, space wars, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, adventure, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.7
 375
Space Marines (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Space pirates, led by diabolical Colonel Fraser, take over a cargo ship carrying anti-matter explosive and an important official. Space marines, led by Captain Gray, must stop their evil plans.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, danger, crimes, daring rescue, space and aliens, heroic mission, terrorism, adventure, hostages, deadly, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.6
 545
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, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, rescue, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, chases and races, femme fatale, danger, androids and robots, battles, computer virus, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: philosophical, mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, evolution, astronaut, adventure, moon, scientist, spacewalk, super computer, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, prehistory, year 1968 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, outer space, survival, danger, imaginary, computers and web, soldier, save the world, man versus machine, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, androids and robots, escapades, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, battles, heroic mission, heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 2K
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, atmospheric, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, adventure, race against time, against the odds, spacewalk, danger, government agency, landing, outer space, moon landing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, florida, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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 ⇓
59%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, journalism, misfit, race against time, anti heroes, heroes, space and aliens, danger, benign alien, adventure, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2125, Alec Mason led the Martian Colonies to freedom in the hit action game Red Faction: Guerrilla. Now, Syfy and THQ are teaming up to continue the saga of conflict on Mars 25 years later in an all-new Original Movie, Red Faction: ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, futuristic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, mars, space and aliens, survival, abduction, soldier, military, outer space, heroes, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 794
Genesis II (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, serious, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: rebellion, cave, nasa, suspended animation, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, experiment gone awry, moral dilemma, space and aliens, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 5K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, astronaut, spacewalk, race against time, outer space, escapades, confined, survival, isolation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A groups of astronauts crash-land on Venus and find themselves on the wrong side of a group of Venusian women when they kill a monster that is worshipped by them.
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: lava, pterodactyl, space station, space exploration, robot, outer space, venus the planet, space and aliens, danger, imaginary, escapades, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.3
 16K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space opera, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, space and aliens, danger, space travel, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
53%
 3.2
 400
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, space station, rivalry, alien encounter, space shuttle, friendship, evil alien, mind game, space and aliens, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 23K
The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, black hole, mad scientist, adventure, astronaut, killer robot, space station, heroic mission, escapades, danger, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 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 ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
49%
 5.0
 3K
Moontrap (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: moon, outer space, nasa, spacecraft, chases and races, man versus machine, save the world, danger, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, year 1969, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 538
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
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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 accident, rescue, space shuttle, airplane, catastrophe, disaster film, heroes, confined, adventure, chases and races, stranded, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 26K
Silent Running (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, serious, cult film, light ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, robot, distopia, environmentalism, fighting the system, greenhouse, biosphere, factory, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, apocalypse, imaginary, escapades, heroic mission, alien encounter, political unrest, good versus evil, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 856
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, alien, betrayal, space war, adventure, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel, deadly, danger, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, master warrior, save the world, adventure, danger, space and aliens, heroes, rivalry, master villain, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.7
 517
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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: outer space, moon, space travel, danger, misfit, adventure, chases and races, gambling, alien encounter, heroic mission, disorder, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%