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: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, astronaut, passenger, extinction, adventure, survival, space and aliens, heroes, dangerous animal, adventurer, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, rescue, race against time, alien encounter, supernatural romance, deadly creature, landing, moon landing, outer space ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1960s, 20th century, 1890s ...
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, exciting, suspenseful and futuristic films with plots about space and aliens, space travel, adventure, 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), Mission to Mars (2000), They Came from Beyond Space (1967), Storm Planet (1962). 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, suspenseful, semi serious, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, survival, adventure, space travel, isolation, heroes, fish out of water, landing ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union, USA
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, offbeat
Plot: pterodactyl, alien civilization, robot, astronaut, outer space, escapades, androids and robots, imaginary, space and aliens, benign alien, anti heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, future, 2020s, 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, futuristic
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, asteroid, miniaturization, moon, alien, danger, chases and races, space and aliens, deadly creature, heroic mission, dangerous animal, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: sentimental, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mars, astronaut, mysterious planet, alien, outer space, space station, alien contact, dismemberment, trapped in space, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: space travel, bounty hunter, danger, survival, adventure, woman in danger, rescue, daring rescue, future dystopia, heroic mission, battles, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, farm, zombie, alien, deadly creature, escapades, imaginary, space wars, androids and robots, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, buddies ...
Place: kansas, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.5
 1K
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: exciting, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: cosmonaut, dinosaur, alien encounter, distant planet, space and aliens, escapades, benign alien, heroic mission, imaginary, deadly creature, survival, deadly ...
Time: future, 1960s, prehistoric times
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, spacewalk, astronaut, race against time, escapades, confined, isolation, danger, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, chaos, alien encounter, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, rebelliousness, deadly, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: futuristic, atmospheric, epic, thought provoking, mind bending ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space station, astronaut, moon, outer space, evolution, future dystopia, nasa, technology, scientist, doctor ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s, prehistoric times ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, exciting
Plot: lava, space station, pterodactyl, space exploration, robot, adventure, androids and robots, danger, space travel, chase, survival, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, hitman, space and aliens, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, danger, heroes, evil alien, escapades, space wars ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.7
 487
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: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: moon, space travel, outer space, danger, adventure, misfit, chases and races, heroic mission, disorder, alien encounter, partners, gambling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, idiotic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, space travel, space program, astronaut, trapped in space, space shuttle, family, adventure, survival, rescue, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, alien encounter, save the world, space and aliens, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ufo, alien, giant monster, alien invasion, mysterious planet, demolished city, adventure, anti heroes, imaginary, misfit, heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space travel, presumed dead, spacewalk, outer space, adventure, nuclear threat, expedition, investigation, ufo, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2010
Place: washington d.c., new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: exciting, serious
Plot: moon, space travel, alien encounter, evil alien, partners, heroes, obsessive quest, landing, inventions and discoveries, space and aliens, escapades, danger ...
Time: 1900s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 8.6
 1.3M
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: atmospheric, mind bending, futuristic, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, time travel, parallel world, heroic mission, space and aliens, future dystopia, inventions and discoveries, adventure, expedition, survival ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 237K
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: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mysterious planet, space travel, mars, imaginary kingdom, heroes, space wars, danger, princess, save the day, martian, alien race ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future
Place: arizona, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Stargate: Continuum (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cerebral, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, good versus evil, space wars, changing the past or future, evil alien, alien, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: year 1939, 20th century, 21st century, 1930s, 2000s ...
Place: egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 164K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
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, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, teleportation, time travel, adventure, ancient mystery, evil alien, immortality, egyptology, space and aliens, slavery, emperor, outer space ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, heroes, heroic mission, space and aliens, adventure, contests and competitions, chases and races, landing, government agency, space travel ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, alien, alien encounter, society, chaos, environmentalism, danger, space travel, distant planet, escapades, heroes, prodigy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, vampire, space travel, outer space, alien, monster, escapades, deadly creature, mysterious planet, imaginary, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, androids and robots, space wars, space battle, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, cons and scams, heroic mission, man versus machine, heroes, leadership ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, exciting, thought provoking, biting, mind bending ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, space travel, slavery, rescue, scientist, danger, ape, gorilla, future dystopia, dictatorship, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 51K
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, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, moon, outer space, alien encounter, spacecraft, space travel, alien, survival, moon landing, infection, barbecue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1969, year 1972, year 1970 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 683K
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, biting, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, space travel, isolation, mars, human spirit, nasa, astronaut, space and aliens, stranded, peril, adventure, human nature ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, china, pasadena california, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 534K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, space travel, expedition, fantasy world, alien encounter, mysterious planet, spacecraft, mission, hi-tech, heroine, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%