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Dead at 21 (1994)
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Dead at 21 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dead at 21 is a television series broadcast by MTV in 1994. The series ran for eleven thirty-minute episodes with a two-part final episode. The series was created by Jon Sherman, and written by Sherman, P.K. Simonds and Manny Coto.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, offbeat
Plot: chase, fighting the system, rebellion, frame up, hopes, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, society, dishonesty, false accusation, escapades, losing-it hero, race against time, unfulfillment, uncover truth, power relations, righting the wronged, experiment, young adult, henchman, genius, investigation, mental patient, mercenary, birthday ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Dead at 21

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, chase, dishonesty and adventure mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dead at 21: Age of Dinosaurs (2013), The A-Team (1983), V (1984), Blue Thunder (1984), Logan's Run (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Fugitive: The Chase Continues (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive is a remake of the 1963 TV series of the same name that aired for one season on CBS between October 6, 2000 and May 25, 2001. It stars Tim Daly as Dr. Richard Kimble, Mykelti Williamson as lieutenant Philip Gerard, and Stephen Lang as ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, manhunt, on the run, chase, murder, murder suspect, uncover truth, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Age of Dinosaurs (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using breakthrough flesh-regeneration technology, a biotech firm creates a set of living dinosaurs. But when the creatures escape their museum exhibit and terrorize Los Angeles, a former firefighter must rescue his teenage daughter from the chaos ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: dinosaur, chase, cloning, chaos and mayhem, race against time, dangerous animal, genetic engineering, genetics, parents and children, swat team, confined, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.5
 36K
The A-Team (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: commando, swat team, adventure, partners, mercenary, righting the wronged, ex soldier, escapades, gunfight, vietnam veteran, good versus evil, machismo ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.4
 11K
V (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Once again, Earth is the battleground. But now the aliens whose human guise hides their true reptilian natures are wiser. They believe the secret to their survival on Earth lies in the DNA of the newly born half-human, half-spaceling Starchild. But ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, escapades, adventure, dishonesty, save the world, supernatural, destiny, chaos, resistance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.2
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Blue Thunder (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Blue Thunder is a 1984 ABC television series based on the movie of the same title featuring the Blue Thunder helicopter. The series uses the converted Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopter and large portions of stock footage from the 1983 film. A ground ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: helicopter, super weapon, escapades, law enforcement, crimes, heroes, police, danger, chases and races
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
 2K
Logan's Run (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In a futuristic society where reaching the age of 30 is a death sentence, a rebellious law enforcement agent goes on the run in search of Sanctuary.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: future dystopia, chase, adventure, track down, androids and robots, escapades, on the run, chaos, secret place, survivor, hiding place, fugitives ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 52K
Chain Reaction (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, frame up, on the run, fbi, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, crimes, witnessing a crime, chase, laboratory, cia, secrets ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, langley virginia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.0
 5K
Renegade (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Renegade is an American television series that ran for 110 episodes spanning 5 seasons, first broadcast between September 19, 1992 and April 4, 1997. The series was created by Stephen J. Cannell. Executive Producers included Cannell, Stu Segall, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, on the run, bounty hunter, police corruption, crimes, heroes, police detective, partners, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Book of Jer3miah (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A college freshman, Jeremiah Whitney, accepts the undertaking to protect a mysterious Mesoamerican box. When Jeremiah's parents are mysteriously murdered, Jeremiah learns that he is the target of a frightening conspiracy. Every facet of his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, spiritual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: conspiracy, destiny, chase, life turned upside down, young heroes, mystery, riddles and clues, uncover truth, religions or cults, heroes, youth, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Time Tunnel (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Time Tunnel is a 1966–1967 U.S. color science fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure. The show was creator-producer Irwin Allen's third science fiction television series, released by 20th Century Fox and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, homoerotic
Plot: time travel, time machine, fish out of water, titanic, portal, failed attempt, righting the wronged, disorder, sent to the future, contact, hopes, getting home ...
Time: near future, 1910s, year 1968, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 11K
Airwolf (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Airwolf is an American television series that ran from 1984 until 1987. The program centers on a high-tech military helicopter, code named Airwolf, and its crew as they undertake various missions, many involving espionage, with a Cold War ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, military, spy, missing person, escapades, partners, undercover, super weapon, lone wolves, state affairs, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 816
Killer Wave (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive tsunami type. Scientist and fiction author John McAdams attends ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, undercover, save the day, on the run, race against time, adventure, investigation, save the world, forces of nature, disaster, conspiracy, giant wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.1
 4K
The Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Fugitive is an American drama series created by Roy Huggins and produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1967. David Janssen stars as Richard Kimble, a doctor who is falsely convicted of his ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, false accusation, on the run, manhunt, murder, escape, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, injustice, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, tucson arizona, arizona, california, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.2
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Traveler (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Traveler is a short-lived American television series that ran from May 10, 2007 until July 18, 2007 on ABC in the United States. The series was produced by Warner Bros. Television. Traveler was officially canceled after eight first-run episodes on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, exciting
Plot: mystery, student, fbi, conspiracy, disappearance, friendship, on the run, adventure, track down, dishonesty, suspicion, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, survival, escapades, on the run, adventure, switching roles, life is a bitch, society, space travel, chimpanzee ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Team Knight Rider (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Team Knight Rider is a syndicated television series that was adapted from the Knight Rider franchise and ran between 1997 and 1998. TKR was created by writer/producers Rick Copp and David A. Goodman, based on the original series created by Glen A. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, escapades, fighting crime, a.i., heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, crimes, car chase, righting the wronged, artificial intelligence, vigilante ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 83K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, survival, fate of humanity, society, chaos, escapades, worldwide chaos, post apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, nanotechnology ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, america, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 187
Isa (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Isa Reyes thinks she's a normal American teenager until her darkest dreams become reality. When she accidentally unlocks the supernatural power, she's kidnapped.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: teenage life, uncover truth, dishonesty, track down, prodigy, youth, kidnapping, conspiracy, computers and web, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: jungle, murder, lost city, adventurer, dishonesty, chase, adventure, crimes, ancient mystery, betrayal, treasure hunt, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Mark: Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Moments after parachuting from Flight 777, a former Marine and a flight attendant find themselves descending into a world of madness. Panic and chaos plague the streets, cities are on fire, and they're being hunted by a team of mercenaries.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: chase, heroic mission, manhunt, experiment gone awry, on the run, heroes, apocalypse, car chase, disorder, un, end of the world, antichrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Eve of Destruction (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Two scientists attempt to discover a new unlimited energy resource, but their experiment is sabotaged by eco-terrorists. A black hole is then formed and could destroy the world ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, save the world, escapades, experiment gone awry, heroes, chaos, black hole, science runs amok, disaster, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Shadow Men (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Happily married couple Bob and Dez Wilson and their 12-year old son Andy are being attacked by a blinding light when driving home from a daytrip. They awaken a couple of hours later, seemingly unscathed but soon driven mad by recurring nightmares. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, alien, evil alien, conspiracy, stalking, save the world, heroes, escapades, government agency, political corruption, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 995
Downstream (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and ...
Style: exciting, surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, race against time, future dystopia, survival, on the run, society, fighting the system, vigilantism, escapades, social decay, rebellion, oil ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.6
 1K
The Fugitive (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
TV show
Story: Falsely accused of bombing a Los Angeles subway train by “tweet-now, confirm-later” journalism, blue collar worker Mike Ferro must prove his innocence by uncovering the real perpetrator, before the legendary cop heading the investigation can ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: fbi agent, terrorist bombing, framed for a crime, false accusation, ex convict, on the run, chase, uncover truth, family relations, runaway, investigation, law enforcer criminal relations ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 140
Strange World (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Strange World is an American television program about military investigations into criminal abuses of science and technology. ABC commissioned 13 episodes, of which three aired in March 1999, before the network cancelled the program. The remaining ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: military, gulf war, bio weapon, cloning, down on your luck, military life, haunted by the past, anti war, price of justice, experiment gone awry, righting the wronged, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 3K
First Wave (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: First Wave is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel. The show was created by Chris Brancato, who co-wrote an early version of the ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, alien encounter, heroes, criminal heroes, escapades, dishonesty, adventure, evil alien, frame up, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, race against time, space station, escapades, adventure, collision, save the day, meteorite, scientist, society, save the world, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, androids and robots, escapades, investigation, government facility, ex athlete, undercover, government agency, female protagonist, superheroine, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 49K
The Sentinel (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A secret service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the president. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a relentless FBI agent.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: frame up, secret service, investigation, blackmail, double agent, on the run, assassination attempt, uncover truth, special agents, protagonist as suspect, fighting the system, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, captivating, suspense
Plot: tornado, disaster, forces of nature, heroes, race against time, adventure, evacuation, escapades, catastrophe, lava, chase, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%