Movies like Northstar

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Northstar (1986)
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Northstar (1986)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An astronaut's ship passes through a strange magnetic field on its way back to Earth, and when he emerges from it after landing, he finds he has acquired superhuman powers and a super-genius IQ.
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: genius, scientist, astronaut, transformation, superhuman, contact lens

Most similar movies to Northstar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about scientist, astronaut, outer space, post apocalypse, danger, alien and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Northstar: Strange New World (1975), Mission Mars (1968), The Regenerated Man (1994), The Stranger (1973), The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Strange New World (1975)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the near future, a group of scientists living in a space ship wake up from a hibernation state and come back to an apocalyptic Earth.
Plot: post apocalypse, astronaut, scientist, biosphere, bio dome, cloning, immortality
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95%
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Mission Mars (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three American astronauts who land on Mars discover the body of a frozen Russian cosmonaut and a mysterious talking orb.
Plot: astronaut, outer space, alien, spacecraft, stock footage, death ray, planet, evil alien, crew, journey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Regenerated Man (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An Experiment involving human tissue regeneration goes horribly wrong when Dr. Clark is forced to drink his own potion by two deranged thugs. But instead of killing him, it transforms him into THE REGENERATED MAN. And they better not shoot him - ...
Plot: giant monster, transformation, scientist, attempted rape, gang, impalement
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Stranger (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV series pilot (series never launched). After a freak mishap, an astronaut finds himself on an almost precise copy of Earth (right down to the Plymouth cars). However, this planet has three moons, and is run by an Orwellian government called The ...
Plot: astronaut, free speech, helicopter chase, crash landing, on the run, explosion, exploding helicopter, helicopter, parallel world, book, shot in the leg, helicopter crash ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Martians replace scientist & his family to pave way for invasion.
Plot: scientist, christmas, martian, alien invasion, mansion, mars, estranged couple, alien, outer space
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Farewell to the Planet of the Apes (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A television movie made from two segments of the TV Series Planet of the Apes (1974), Planet of the Apes: Tomorrow's Tide (1974) and Planet of the Apes: Up Above the World So High (1974).
Plot: ape, astronaut, ape man, orangutan, chimpanzee, gorilla, post apocalypse
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
TekWar: TekLords (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drug lords take over the empire left by convicted Sonny Hokori.
Style: futuristic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
TekWar: TekJustice (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 21st Century detective Jake Cardigan is arrested for murdering the husband of his ex-wife. It seems like a frame up, yet Cardigan refuses to let the authorities investigate further or even deny any involvement in the killing.
Style: futuristic
Time: 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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TekWar: TekLab (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The actual sword of Excalibur has been stolen in London, and futuristic detectives Jake Cardigan and Sid Gomez are assigned to track it down and to find out who is trying to block the British reign from its rightful heir.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting
Plot: crimes, state affairs, danger, law enforcement, amateur detective
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: cyberpunk, drug dealing, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, missing person, righting the wronged, law enforcement, society, danger, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Empire of Danger (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A newly designed spacecraft capable of going through time is sent to Mars to rescue a crew previously lost on Mars. The ship is sent through the past but to the wrong time, years later than the first crew. Once they land on Mars, the crew finds that ...
Plot: spacecraft, astronaut, space travel, alien planet, mars, princess, tomb, time travel, time warp, outer space
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Back to the Planet of the Apes (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three twentieth century astronauts travel through a time warp and crash on Earth in 3085 A.D.. One of the astronauts is killed in the impact, and the two survivors, Alan Virdon and Pete Burke, find that they have returned to an Earth where their ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: gorilla, chimpanzee, chase, astronaut, orangutan, simian fiction, post apocalypse, ape, time travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Treachery and Greed on the Planet of the Apes (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A television movie made from two segments of the TV Series Planet of the Apes (1974), Planet of the Apes: The Horse Race (1974) and Planet of the Apes: The Tyrant (1974).
Plot: horse race, ape man, human, astronaut, post apocalypse
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Venus (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Story: A team of scientists are sent on a mission to Venus when they discover evidence that proves we were not alone.
Plot: scientist, radiation, outer space, alien, mars, life, earth, ocean, extraterrestrial
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Escape from Mars (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five astronauts make the first manned trip to Mars, in the second decade of the 21st century. They must battle and overcome inferior computer components, corporate greed and indifference, their own personal problems, as well as the surprises that ...
Plot: gas mask, meteor shower, escape, outer space, astronaut, female astronaut, space exploration, mission
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Badlands 2005 (1988)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In 1995, a severe drought forced Americans to flee the West for the cities. Water became more precious than gold. Now in 2005, settlers are coming back, meeting new challenges, and age-old adversaries. A U.S. Marshal and his cyborg partner patrol ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: hippie, plastic surgery, stolen money, truck, bandit, governor, ruse, marshal, hijacking, post apocalypse, water shortage, sister
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mutiny in Outer Space (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An expedition to the lunar ice caves contracts a deadly moon-fungus. Stopping en route they contaminate a space station with the fungus, which soon begins to take over the entire place.
Plot: space station, space travel, quarantine, contamination, outer space, scientist, mutiny, extraterrestrial, moon, military
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Alien Within (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Crew of an undersea mining platform falls prey to mysterious and dangerous parasite. The parasite has the ability to affect people's minds, so survivors can't be certain who is safe and who is infected.
Plot: tentacle, scientist, underwater
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Rejuvenator (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rich actress who has gotten too old for leading roles employs a scientist who is working on a formula for eternal youth. The formula involves withdrawing certain fluids from the human brain. She takes the serum, but its unforeseen side effects ...
Plot: scientist, mutation, experiment, fountain of youth, rejuvenation, drug, transformation, actress, creature feature, monster, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Doomsday Machine (1972)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Spies discover that the Red Chinese have built a "doomsday machine" capable of destroying the surface of the Earth, and that they plan to use it within a matter of days. Meanwhile, Project Astra, a manned U.S. space mission to Venus, is in ...
Plot: water fountain, spacewalk, space travel, noah's ark, woman wearing a towel, woman wearing glasses, end of the world, cat, fistfight, sexism, explosive decompression, hysteria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
J.O.E. and the Colonel (1985)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scientists create "the perfect soldier" in a lab experiment by recombining his molecules. He is then sent out on dangerous but vital missions.
Plot: super soldier, pacifist, super strength, genetic engineering, mission, deoxyribonucleic acid, superhuman, scientist, government agent, experiment, terrorist
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 27
The Doll (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An avant-garde political satire that takes place in a mythical country in South America. The dictator has been replaced by a look-alike revolutionary, and the dictator's wife has been replaced by a robot.
Plot: political satire, assassination, robot, corruption, politics, husband wife relationship, scientist, secret, dictator
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 52
PSI Factor (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Aliens from another dimension cross space and time to come to Earth. A scientist tries to discover what their motives are.
Plot: alien, scientist, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, first contact, ufo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 2K
Android (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Dr .Daniel and his shy assistant Max lead a quiet life on their space station, carrying out illegal research on androids, until they receive an unwelcome visit from three fugitives one of whom is female. Both Dr. Daniel and Max ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, escape, mad scientist, space travel, fugitives, adventure, experiment gone awry, androids and robots, space and aliens, space wars, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 244
The Cremators (1972)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An alien life form that is a huge ball of living matter invades earth, and replenishes itself by absorbing people.
Style: offbeat, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: resort, supernatural, danger, stalking, evil alien, alien encounter, ocean or sea, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, sea, sunset ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, space and aliens, benign alien, heroic mission, adventure, misfit, heroes, alien encounter, save the world, danger, chaos, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Battle of the Worlds (1961)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dr. Fred Steele (Umberto Orsini) and Eve Barnett (Maya Brent) work together at an astronomical station on a bucolic island. The station's scientists learn they must deal with a rogue planet -- "The Outsider" -- that has entered the ...
Plot: flying saucer, greenhouse, outer space, radioactivity, space war, asteroid, observatory, telescope, hammock, climate change, race against time, scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, androids and robots, corporate crimes, special agents, heroic mission, master villain, life is a bitch, crimes, superhuman powers, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 704
Genesis II (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, futuristic, serious
Plot: nasa, imaginary, technology gone awry, future dystopia, escapades, moral dilemma, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, adventure, experiment gone awry, survival, sent to the future ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Battle of the Stars (1978)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A spaceship investigates an out-of-control planet and discovers a computer that controls an underground civilization.
Plot: spacecraft, computer, astronaut, alien, radioactivity, press conference, disintegration, female astronaut, gravity, video, engineer, possession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%