Movies like Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1979

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
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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 recruit for the Earth Defense Directorate, where his closest colleagues are Dr. Huer (Tim O'Connor), squadron leader Col. Wilma Deering (former model Erin Gray, looking oh-so-foxy), the wisecracking robot Twiki (voiced by cartoon legend Mel Blanc), and a portable computer-brain named Dr. Theopolis, who's carried by Twiki like oversized bling-bling.
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, space opera, adventure, time travel, space and aliens, heroes, battles, save the world, graphic violence, good versus evil, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, master villain, technology gone awry, spacecraft, space war, world war three
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about space and aliens, escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, outer space and heroic mission mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Battle Beyond the Stars (1980), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Space Raiders (1983), Wing Commander (1999), Crimson Force (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: adventure, good versus evil, outer space, space travel, battles, space wars, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
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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 ⇓
100%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, touching, tense ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, good versus evil, time travel, astronaut, adventurer, save the world, fighting crime, a.i., adventure, survival, space travel, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Raiders (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, semi serious, clay animation
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, pirate, evil alien, outer space, space wars, imaginary, space and aliens, space pirate, rivalry, child in peril, battles, kidnapping ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, society, good versus evil, heroes, danger, supernatural, ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
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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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, alien encounter, spacecraft, space and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, danger, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, space wars, alien encounter, chaos, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: parody, futuristic, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: outer space, pirate, time travel, heroes, battles, treasure hunt, space travel, space wars, space war, adventure, destiny, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 2306… 12 years ago, Captain Kirk was swept away by the Nexus. One year later, Commander Scott was reported missing along with the USS Jenolen. The remaining USS Enterprise crew have split. Captain Spock and Doctor McCoy are on ...
Style: psychotronic, stylized, exciting, intellectual, suspenseful ...
Plot: space opera, star trek, space travel, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, benign alien, imaginary, space exploration, space and aliens, spacecraft, surrealism ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, androids and robots, space travel, outer space, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles, heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.9
 1K
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, chase, danger, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, rivalry, chaos, escapades, technology gone awry, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space battle, heroic mission, escapades, save the world, danger, heroes, space and aliens, siege, battles ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 409
Space Marines (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Space pirates, led by diabolical Colonel Fraser, take over a cargo ship carrying anti-matter explosive and an important official. Space marines, led by Captain Gray, must stop their evil plans.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, daring rescue, space and aliens, danger, crimes, heroic mission, terrorism, hostages, deadly, adventure, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: soldier, outer space, save the world, computers and web, imaginary, survival, man versus machine, chaos, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space opera, adventure, ambition, against the odds, survival, man versus machine, danger, rivalry, heroic mission, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 54K
Flash Gordon (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.
Style: cult film, futuristic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: space opera, emperor, outer space, mad scientist, superhero, heroes, race against time, good versus evil, dungeon, world domination, battles, laser ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
47%
 4.9
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, danger, heroes, save the world, partners, space and aliens, state affairs, chases and races, space travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, apocalypse, space wars, space station, state affairs, save the world, escapades, chaos, head of state, heroes, political unrest ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, danger, adventure, rivalry, escapades, intergalactic ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, outer space, space and aliens, evil alien, adventure, fight, mind control, chaos, imaginary, good versus evil, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
45%
Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Ben tenison is back in this all new Comedy Central, Movie, Based on the current Alien Force story. Alien swarm picks up with Ben 10 as a full fledged plumber but he's about to leave the ranks to do what he believes is right.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, heroes, save the world, imaginary, buddies, danger, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Starcrash (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pair of smugglers manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a mysterious superweapon designed by the evil Count Zartharn. The smugglers are soon ...
Style: serious, exciting, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.6
 557
One Shot (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Kyle Matthews, an elite Sniper from the World Defense Force, is trapped in enemy territory - his skills are put to the test as he attempts to survive against a whole armada of Cerulean soldiers, Hell bent on wiping all humans from existence. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, military, heroes, soldier, battles, master warrior, danger, alien contact, graphic violence, sniper, sniper rifle
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, space travel, spacecraft, teamwork, space and aliens, warrior, superhero, reluctant partners, save the world ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.3
 708
Dark Planet (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on the far side of a dangerous wormhole, the two sides ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, wormhole, space travel, soldier, space and aliens, reluctant partners, escapades, state affairs, danger, hotshot hero, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, space opera, adventure, teamwork, imaginary, teleportation, time paradox, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
Place: san francisco, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jason of Star Command (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jason of Star Command is a live action television series by Filmation which ran between 1978 and 1981. The show revolved around the exploits of space adventurer Jason and his colleagues, including Professor E.J. Parsafoot and the pocket robot ...
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: outer space, rivalry, adventure, injustice, secret movement, asteroids and comets, intergalactic, battles, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%