Movies like First Men in the Moon

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First Men in the Moon (1964)
 6.7
 4K
First Men in the Moon (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old British flag and a document declaring that the moon is taken for Queen Victoria proving that the astronauts were not the first men on the moon.
Style: stylized, serious, fairy tale, light, colourful, breathtaking, cerebral, melancholic, dramatic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: moon, space travel, alien, adventure, extinction, astronaut, passenger, adventurer, deadly creature, moon landing, rescue, survival, supernatural romance, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, dangerous animal, race against time, chases and races, danger, heroes, landing, giant insect ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, year 1964, 1890s, 20th century, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, ussr, antarctica

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Most similar movies to First Men in the Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about space and aliens, adventure, space travel, danger, outer space, escapades and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like First Men in the Moon: Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964), The Phantom Planet (1961), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), They Came from Beyond Space (1967), Mission to Mars (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, danger, adventure, rescue, survival, evil alien, space travel, getting home, alien space craft, space mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Phantom Planet (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After an invisible asteroid draws an astronaut and his ship to its surface, he is miniaturized by the phantom planet's exotic atmosphere.
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, alien, miniaturization, moon, asteroid, ship, anti heroes, benign alien, adventure, dangerous animal, deadly creature, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: atmospheric, thought provoking, mind bending, epic, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space station, evolution, outer space, future dystopia, astronaut, moon, a.i., technology, alien encounter, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2001, prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists are possessed by an alien force when they investigate a meteor shower in a rural field.
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, zombie, farm, plague, androids and robots, distant planet, benign alien, possession, adventure, bounty hunter, moon, deadly creature ...
Place: kansas, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, canadian science fiction ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, danger, rivalry, bounty hunter, good versus evil, adventurer, alien planet, survival, androids and robots, master villain, superhero ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mars, mysterious planet, astronaut, alien encounter, alien, escapades, outer space, trapped in space, alien contact, dismemberment ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7. They are to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman, but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella. The leader ship ...
Style: bleak, serious, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: androids and robots, moon, anti heroes, adventure, benign alien, race against time, rescue, save the world, survival, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, prehistory, 2020s, 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.6
 232K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, space travel, heroes, mars, imaginary kingdom, danger, save the day, battles, space wars, teleportation, princess ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
Place: virginia, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.5
 933
Storm Planet (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Four Soviet cosmonauts land on the planet Venus and find it teeming with life, some of it dangerous.
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien encounter, dinosaur, cosmonaut, distant planet, deadly creature, survival, pterodactyl, adventure, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 1960s, prehistoric times
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 4K
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, tense, serious, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, outer space, rescue, astronaut, hurricane, oxygen, spacewalk, race against time, adventure, survival, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Genre: 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: serious, exciting
Plot: space travel, moon, escapades, evil alien, obsessive quest, alien encounter, inventions and discoveries, danger, heroes, partners, space and aliens, landing ...
Time: 1900s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, futuristic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, astronaut, androids and robots, gory, outer space, benign alien, alien life-form, adventure, deadly creature, changing the past or future, save the world, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.7
 480
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: semi serious, offbeat, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: moon, space travel, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, anti heroes, asteroid, bounty hunter, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.0
 648K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, disturbing, biting, clever ...
Plot: survival, isolation, space travel, mars, nasa, peril, adventure, astronaut, stranded, rescue, human spirit, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: china, houston texas, pasadena california, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three earthlings (John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante) leave on a space mission to destroy flesh creatures of a prehistoric lost planet.
Style: offbeat, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, plague, space travel, outer space, monster, alien, battle zone, benign alien, adventure, gory, dangerous animal, schlock ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 162K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, ancient mystery, adventure, teleportation, evil alien, space and aliens, androgyny, outer space, death of son, timebomb, egyptology, invented language ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1920s, 1990s, future
Place: egypt, mine, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.6
 1.2M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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: atmospheric, mind bending, futuristic, serious, epic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, expedition, future dystopia, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries, space exploration, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: space travel, astronaut, future dystopia, slavery, dictatorship, ape, time travel, gorilla, adventure, rescue, danger, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Those Fantastic Flying Fools (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Phineas T. Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: adventure, adventurer, unlikely partners, moon, contests and competitions, inventions and discoveries, escapades, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water, gang, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Style: light, absurd, satirical, funny, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, hitchhiker, outer space, benign alien, spacecraft, robot, survival, galaxy, adventure, friends, intergalactic ...
Time: future
Place: norway, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: exciting, serious
Plot: lava, outer space, space station, pterodactyl, space exploration, robot, androids and robots, adventure, distant planet, alien encounter, spacecraft, dinosaur ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: outer space, nasa, space travel, astronaut, spacewalk, adventure, presumed dead, mystery, a.i., distant planet, obsessive quest, super computer ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, 2010s
Place: new mexico, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 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
Plot: moon, astronaut, nasa, adventure, race against time, heroic mission, space travel, danger, heroes, space and aliens, government agency, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 50K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: moon, nasa, alien encounter, outer space, spacecraft, astronaut, space travel, survival, alien, danger, space and aliens, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2011, year 1972, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysterious planet, ufo, giant monster, alien invasion, godzilla, alien, anti heroes, benign alien, monster, adventure, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 12K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, idiotic, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: space program, space travel, nasa, trapped in space, astronaut, space shuttle, adventure, family, young heroes, daring rescue, survival, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, mind bending ...
Plot: alien, astronaut, outer space, apocalypse, space travel, adventure, distant planet, escapades, underwater, ocean or sea, imaginary, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer who is bent on using a natural resource of Atlantis to take ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, slave, atlantis, island, adventurer, adventure, dangerous animal, greek, daring rescue, good versus evil, save the world, survival ...
Place: ancient greece, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This 1986 Disney adventure tells the story of 12-year-old David who lives with his family in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. When he awakens from being accidentally knocked out in the forest near his home, he finds that eight years have passed. His family is ...
Style: serious, feel good, exciting, stylized, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, time travel, space travel, ufo, nasa, benign alien, outer space, young heroes, family, alien, getting home, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1986, future
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: futuristic, serious, stylized, epic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, androids and robots, rescue, adventure, space battle, save the world, survival, apocalypse, heroic mission, good versus evil, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%