Movies like Solarbabies

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Solarbabies (1986)
 4.8
 4K
Solarbabies (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. The group in question plays a hockey based game on roller skates and is quite good. It has given them a unity that transcends the attempts to bring them to heel by the government. Finding an orb of special power, they find it has unusual effects on them. They escape from the orphanage (on skates) and try to cross the wasteland looking for a place they can live free as the storm-troopers search for them and the orb.
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, captivating, tense
Plot: future dystopia, drought, orphan, survival, apocalypse, adventure, save the world, space travel, life is a bitch, danger, heroic mission, chaos, escapades, rescue, desert, rivalry, teenager, post apocalypse, time travel, androids and robots, heroes, good versus evil, against the odds, anti hero, society ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Solarbabies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about escapades, heroes, danger, future dystopia, adventure, chaos and apocalypse mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Solarbabies: Logan's Run (1976), Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Ultra Warrior (1990), Battlefield Earth (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 54K
Logan's Run (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: All citizens get a chance of being 'renewed' in a Civic Ceremony at their 30th birthday, unless they run and escape before their time comes.
Style: cult film, futuristic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: totalitarianism, utopia, apocalypse, chase, post apocalypse, robot, runaway, fighting the system, on the run, laser, murder, killer robot ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, nuclear holocaust, exile, dwarf, heroes, rescue, survival, arena, camel, sandstorm, ex-cop ...
Time: future
Place: australia, south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, androids and robots, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, survival, space travel, man versus machine, danger, military, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the autocratic Capitol.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, distopia, future dystopia, survival, rebellion, society, against the odds, youth, fighting the system, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2.0
 816
Ultra Warrior (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must fight a battle for the ages against the evil minions of The ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, life is a bitch, chases and races, heroes, apocalypse, heroic mission, future dystopia, time travel, survival, chaos, battles, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, danger, alien, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, society ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.2
 565
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, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, androids and robots, escapades, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.1
 71K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, adventure, drifter, postman, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2040s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 2.9
 605
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, martial arts, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.8
 197K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, adventure, spacecraft, survival, danger, heroic mission, apocalypse, parents and children, human in outer space, young heroes, post apocalypse, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, danger, bounty hunter, survival, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 5K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, whimsical ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, post apocalypse, martial arts, heroes, survival, adventure, vengeance, chaos, vigilantism, destiny, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.0
 503K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, visually appealing, mind bending, cerebral, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, disorder, clones, resistance, distopia, catastrophe, mysterious character, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: new york, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
2047: Sights of Death (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2047. Our planet is ruled by the repressive Confederate Central Government (CCG). Ryan is a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission by Sponge to collect evidence against the CCG for its heinous crimes. Ryan soon faces the sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, heroes, rebellion, social decay, heroic mission, chaos, rebelliousness, save the world, danger, society, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 9K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, adventure, clock, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rescue, save the world, regeneration, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 9K
Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, witty, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, post apocalypse, cyborgs, androids, adventure, distopia, a.i., escapades, future dystopia, heroic mission, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2017, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.3
 3K
I Am Omega (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Last Man Alive Must Battle a Planet of the Dead. [An Asylum film.]
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, disease, survival, supernatural, chaos, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, apocalypse, future dystopia, plague ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, save the world, adventure, heroes, space and aliens, imaginary, master villain, danger, master warrior, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Last Patrol (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, desert, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry, apocalypse, adventure, battle, battles ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, distopia, maze, adventure, survival, young heroes, immunity, danger, confined, imaginary, escape, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, computers and web, future dystopia, man versus machine, society, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, future dystopia, space battle, imaginary, obsessive quest, androids and robots, outer space, escapades, good versus evil, space and aliens, survivor ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 3.4
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For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, future dystopia, chaos, danger, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, apocalypse, imaginary, fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Robot Overlords (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, save the world, good versus evil, robot, save the day, adventure, danger, society, future dystopia, chaos, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, cerebral, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, alien, future dystopia, space and aliens, save the world, heroic mission, end of the world, adventure, dystopic future, spacecraft, love ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 23rd century, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.1
 2K
Deathsport (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1000 years into the future, after the Great Neutron Wars, the world is divided into desert wastelands and isolated city-states. Notorious "Desert Ranger" Kaz is forced to fight in the DeathSport, dueling on futuristic motorcycle ...
Style: serious, stylized, futuristic, tense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, survival, battles, chase, leadership, against the odds, vengeance, rivalry, danger, deadly, chaos, society ...
Time: future
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Transmorphers (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: About a race of alien robots that have conquered Earth and forced humanity underground. After 400 years, a small group of humans develop a plan to defeat the mechanical invaders in the ultimate battle between man and machine.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, futuristic, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, space travel, evil alien, save the world, adventure, chaos, alien encounter, future dystopia, time travel, imaginary, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.8
 268
Wasteland (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a group of religious zealots destroy everything that he loves and leaves him for dead; A man embarks on a journey of revenge that will take him through all the post-apocalyptic dangers that is WASTELAND.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, futuristic
Plot: vigilantism, apocalypse, vengeance, adventure, chaos, rivalry, danger, reincarnation, religions or cults, plague, society, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Cleopatra 2525 (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cleopatra 2525 is an American science fiction television series that aired in syndication for two seasons, from January 2000 to March 2001. It appeared as the first part of the Back2Back Action Hour, followed by Jack of All Trades.
Style: stylized, semi serious, futuristic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, time travel, space wars, chaos, society, imaginary, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%