Movies and TV shows like The Cape 1996

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The Cape (1996)
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The Cape (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Cape is an American dramatic TV series, with elements of science fiction, action/adventure, and drama, that was produced for syndication during the 1996–1997 television season. The Cape told the story of select members of the NASA Astronaut Corps at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with a focus on their personal lives as they train for, and execute, Space Shuttle missions. The series stars Corbin Bernsen as USAF Colonel Henry J. "Bull" Eckert, an experienced astronaut who, early in the series, was the Director of Astronaut Training but later in the series was also tasked with the responsibility of Chief of the Astronaut Office. The series focused on authenticity and was filmed in and around Cape Canaveral, Florida. Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin also served as technical consultant.
Plot: outer space, astronaut, nasa, space shuttle, training, cnn reporter

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Space (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 780 min.
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Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 80s ...
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From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, sincere ...
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Diamondbacks (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, captivating, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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For All Mankind (2019)
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, stylized, realistic
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Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Challenger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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