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Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)
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Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)
Original name: Doppelgänger
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British scientist John Kane via spaceship to explore the other planet. After a disastrous crash-landing Ross awakes to learn that Kane lies near death and that they apparently have returned to Earth, as evidenced by the presence of the Council director and his staff. Released to the custody of his wife, he soon learns things are not as they seem.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, psychedelic, psychotronic, tragic ending, cult film, cult movie cast, vintage ...
Audience: kids
Plot: space exploration, space travel, parallel universe, planet, astronaut, trapped in space, spacesuit, parallel world, space mission, adventure, time travel, heroes, space and aliens, save the world, a.i., escapades, save the planet, benign alien, mars, spacecraft, female nudity, sleeping, tragedy, pills, sun ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about space travel, danger, space and aliens, spacecraft, escapades, heroes and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Journey to the Far Side of the Sun: Stranded (2001), Interstellar (2014), Space: 1999 (1975), Space Battleship Yamato (2010), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, alien encounter, space and aliens, rescue, astronaut, space exploration ...
Time: future, contemporary
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95%
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Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: time travel, space travel, father daughter relationship, nasa, astronaut, distopia, survival, space station, end of the world, scientist, science, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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100%
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Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: space and aliens, space travel, astronaut, moon, space exploration, ufo, survival, moon base, save the world, man versus machine, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space battle, escapades, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, siege, battles, self sacrifice, military ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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, humorous, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, spacecraft, changing the past or future, space travel, good versus evil, distopia, evil alien, teleportation, heroes, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: future, 60s
Place: england
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61%
 5.7
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Virtuality (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, virtual reality, survival, save the world, escape from reality, trapped in space, murder, crew, fictional reality show, planet, serial killer, distopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 6K
The Beyond (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in 2019, The Beyond chronicles the groundbreaking mission which sent astronauts - modified with advanced robotics, through a newly discovered wormhole known as the Void. When the mission returns unexpectedly, the space agency races to discover ...
Style: futuristic, enigmatic, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: space exploration, found footage, trapped in space, space travel, space mission, robot, mission, spacecraft, mystery, human in outer space, astronaut, hi-tech ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After losing contact with Earth, Astronaut Lee Miller becomes stranded in orbit alone aboard the International Space Station. As time passes and life support systems dwindle, Lee battles to maintain his sanity - and simply stay alive. His world is a ...
Style: futuristic, psychological, thought provoking, mind bending, surreal ...
Plot: isolation, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, loneliness, trapped in space, survival, human nature, stranded, solitude, losing-it hero, heroes ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2040s, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old members, and they go in search of the missing soldier in order ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, space and aliens, adventure, escapades, heroes, confined, egyptian mythology, nuclear, alien, nuclear threat, human host ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: space travel, moon, alien encounter, partners, alien contact, obsessive quest, inventions and discoveries, escapades, heroes, moon landing, old man, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 805
High Moon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the future where the countries of Earth have established colonies to mine the Moon's resources. When a new life form is discovered, chaos erupts as various factions race to uncover and exploit its powerful secrets.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: space and aliens, moon, chaos, chaos and mayhem, inventions and discoveries, investigation, oxygen, space wars, garbage, imaginary, danger, explosion
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 30K
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: sexy, light, thought provoking, depressing, sad ...
Plot: robot, distopia, space travel, environmental, space and aliens, post apocalypse, loneliness, isolation, astronaut, alien, space opera, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 425
After We Leave (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sci-fi drama about a man struggling to find his wife, who he abandoned six years ago, before their visa to emmigrate to an off-world colony expires.
Style: philosophical, serious, futuristic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, colony, dystopic future, post apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, chase, twists and turns, future dystopia, redemption, spacecraft, distopia, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, survival, rescue, astronaut, spacecraft, heroic mission, battles, adventure, deadly creature, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, exciting, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, mars, spacecraft, supernatural, alien, space travel, save the world, survival, femme fatale, space and aliens, trapped in space ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Moon Zero Two (1969)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The colonisation of space began in 1986 and now, fifty years on, the moon is frontier territory. The prospectors, the drillers, the exploiters and the exploited all surviving in this alien environment. The prospects for lucrative rewards exist but ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, tense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space exploration, moon, spacesuit, space opera, mining, escapades, rivalry, crimes, space and aliens, tough heroes, space travel, cons and scams ...
Time: future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Austria, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to Earth and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, space and aliens, prodigy, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, space travel, chaos, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: space exploration, space travel, monster, spacecraft, graphic violence, adventure, soldier, rivalry, space and aliens, life is a bitch, escapades, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Defying Gravity (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series which first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and was canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, serious, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, space mission, survival, space exploration, friends, couple relations, friendship, female astronaut, pilot, power relations ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A space expedition to Uranus is menaced by a giant brain that can make illusions come true.
Style: suspense, exciting, scary, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: space exploration, monster, spacecraft, space travel, planet, mirage, expedition, cyclops, giant spider, alien, dinosaur, exploitation ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, human existence, human in outer space, space and aliens, technology, military, alien planet, team, adventure, space opera, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the year 2163 the starship Ikarie XB-1 (Ikarus XB-1) is sent to the mysterious "White Planet" orbiting the star Alpha Centauri. Travelling at near-light speed, the journey takes around 28 months for the astronauts, although the effects ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, psychotronic, cult movie cast, weird ...
Plot: utopia, planet, spacesuit, robot, trapped in space, spacecraft, alien, surrealism, monster, space travel, dancing, baby ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Prometheus Trap (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the future, mankind's quest for answers will take them to the edge of the universe... but the knowledge they seek should never be known. In deep space, the military cruiser Venom is diverted from its mission to investigate a derelict ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: survival, race against time, space travel, spacecraft, time travel, chaos, space wars, escapades, heroes, terrorism, changing the past or future, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, sadist, extraterrestrial, computer virus, femme fatale, battles, space travel, alien encounter, rebelliousness, androids and robots, supernatural, heroes ...
Time: future, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.1
 785
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic
Plot: mars, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, space wars, alien encounter, chaos, space travel, martian, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
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White Dwarf (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a distant future New York medical student Driscoll Rampart accomplishes his internship at Rusta, a rural planet that doesn't revolve around its axis and therefore is divided into contrasting halves of eternal day vs. eternal night. One is a ...
Style: serious, futuristic, offbeat
Plot: medical, space opera, failed pilot, distopia, planet, medical student, space and aliens, misfit, society, supernatural ability, heroes, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
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Epsilon (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this sci-fi adventure a gorgeous alien woman is sent to Earth by mistake from the planet Epsilon. Landing in the Australian outback she meets a surveyor and they cross the continent together. However, she spends the trip haranguing him for the ...
Style: saga, semi serious, exciting, stylized, offbeat
Plot: alien, time travel, invasion, alien invasion, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), benign alien, hopes, heroes, society, getting home, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
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Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scenic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: survival, isolation, astronaut, space station, space travel, catastrophe, sole survivor, spacecraft, stranded, disaster, survivor, space program ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: trapped in space, mars, space travel, spacecraft, distant planet, near death experience, astronaut, isolation, nasa, adventure, escapades, peril ...
Time: future
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41%
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cerebral, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: alien, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien life-form, surrealism, sex scene, female nudity, distopia, humanity, disorder, oral sex, benign alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%