Movies like Northstar

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Northstar (1986)
 5.3
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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: outer space, genius, scientist, super strength, astronaut, supernatural power, superhuman, transformation, contact lens

Most similar movies to Northstar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, futuristic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about outer space, spacecraft, astronaut, space and aliens, alien, space travel and danger mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Northstar: Mission Mars (1968), Empire of Danger (2004), Escape from Mars (1999), Strange New World (1975), The Terrornauts (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
 248
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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: outer space, astronaut, rocket, stock footage, spacecraft, planet, evil alien, alien, crew, journey, death ray, mars
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: astronaut, spacecraft, time travel, tomb, outer space, princess, mars, space travel, alien planet, time warp
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: woman wearing a gas mask, outer space, astronaut, space exploration, mission, meteor shower, mars, escape, female astronaut, gas mask
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: suspended animation, post apocalypse, scientist, cloning, immortality, astronaut, bio dome, biosphere, failed pilot
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Terrornauts (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of scientists are kidnapped and taken to an outer space outpost in order to save Earth from destruction.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, outer space, robot, spacecraft, scientist
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Lord Doom, evil master of Proyas, the Dark Planet, sends Kraa the Sea Monster to Earth as part of his plan to dominate the galaxy. To keep the meddling hands of the Planet Patrol out of his scheme, he incapacitates their nearby space station. ...
Plot: outer space, alien, sea monster, midget, space station, evil plot, biker
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: transformation, giant monster, scientist, impalement, gang, attempted rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.4
 530
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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: astronaut, assassination, left handedness, shot in the leg, parallel world, on the run, crash landing, dictatorship, free speech, alternate reality, helicopter crash, book ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: genetic engineering, super soldier, experiment, super strength, superhuman, government agent, terrorist, mission, cyborgs, superhuman powers, scientist, pacifist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: laboratory, kiss, strangulation, astronaut, sexism, water fountain, end of the world, cat, radiation, fistfight, outer space, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 669
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, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: cyberpunk, drug dealing, technology gone awry, missing person, future dystopia, false accusation, police detective, injustice, righting the wronged, rivalry, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 316
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: conspiracy, amateur detective, crimes, danger, state affairs, law enforcement
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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).
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monkey, ape, post apocalypse, ape man, astronaut, chimpanzee, orangutan, gorilla
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Rise of the Robots (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: What would you do if you were a Robot and didn't even know it? Take a trip down memory lane and relive a classic robot Sci-Fi film straight from the past using your modern technology devices. The last four human beings will have to fight to ...
Plot: robot, technology, ufo, outer space, stoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 2K
Hangar 18 (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it's existence because of the near presidential elections. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychotronic, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: alien, investigation, ufo, nasa, state affairs, chases and races, dishonesty, space and aliens, campaign, satellite, secret place, mystery ...
Time: 70s, future
Place: arizona, las vegas, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 3K
Clara (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An astronomer becomes obsessed with searching the cosmos for signs of life beyond Earth which leads to a shocking discovery.
Style: light, breathtaking, enigmatic, romanticism, romantic ...
Plot: astronomer, outer space, professor, search, life, universe, scientist, scientific discovery, scientific research, alternate universe, parallel universe, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Spaceflight IC-1 (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
Story: In the year 2015, a spaceship, the IC-1, travels through outer space looking for a suitable planet to settle on. The commander, Captain Ralston, is stern and brutal in which one cadet, Steven, plots a revolt to turn the leadership of the command ...
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, suspended animation, distopia, retribution, murder, space colony, mutiny, talking head, telepathy, claustrophobia, funeral ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The War of the Planets: The Flight of the Moths (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 3000, the nuclear war that has ravaged planet Earth 500 years earlier seems almost a distant memory. A new greener and bluer world flourished from the ashes of the old, a new world has been taken over by giant moths.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: survival, planet earth, humanoid, outer space, world war two, military, power, empire, napoleon, butterfly, moth
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, ape, orangutan, simian fiction, time travel, chase, chimpanzee, gorilla, astronaut, monkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: post apocalypse, ape man, horse race, astronaut, human
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 297
Earth II (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the near future, a space station dubbed Earth II is built for the purpose of scientific research and world peace. However, that peace is shattered when the Chinese send up a nuclear bomb that is orbiting just a few miles away from the station. ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: space station, spacewalk, outer space, escapades, man versus machine, chases and races, save the world, save the day, space wars, space travel, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
Teenage Alien Avengers (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alien Arsenal, also released as Alien Weapons, tells the story of two teenage misfits, Ralph and Baxter, who accidentally discover a bizarre vault full of alien weaponry and body armor in the basement of their high school, with which they harness ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, chases and races, space and aliens, misfit, danger, social misfits, imaginary, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, evil alien, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Star Worms II: Attack of the Pleasure Pods (1985)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jessup, forced to hide his true identity, is imprisoned on a deadly and desolate planet, the Star Prison. banished to mine rabid rivers for the elusive Fire Gems, Jessup and his men must battle bands of derelict prisoners and fight the fatal fangs ...
Plot: prisoner, spacecraft, parody, night, knife, outer space, campfire, sunset, alien planet, captain, tribe, empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.4
 640
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, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, wormhole, space and aliens, soldier, rivalry, save the world, reluctant partners, danger, betrayal, intrigue, hotshot hero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 2K
Android (1982)
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, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids, space station, spacecraft, escape, runaway, androids and robots, mad scientist, space travel, space wars, technology gone awry, chaos, disorder ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: suspenseful, epic, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: superhero, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, good versus evil, prodigy, danger, imaginary, androids and robots, rescue, space and aliens, master villain ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Mysterious Planet (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A spaceship crash-lands on a planet, and the crew is astonished to find that it holds a beautiful woman who can heal the sick and injured and a race of super-intelligent beings.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, rifle, laser, monster, swimming, planet, egg, laser gun, outer space, triceratops, alien species, climbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Journey: Absolution (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Decades after a meteorite destroys much of life on Earth, young survivor Ryan Murphy travels to a military base as a new recruit. However, Murphy is really an agent investigating strange occurrences at the base, which is ruled by the unforgiving ...
Style: serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: homoeroticism, alien, martial arts, space station, space wars, good versus evil, adventurer, space and aliens, partners, espionage, heroes, partners against crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%