Movies like Northstar

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Northstar (1986)
 5.3
 141
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: contact lens, superhuman, transformation, astronaut, scientist, genius

Most similar movies to Northstar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and exciting films with plots about scientist, danger, imaginary, astronaut, space travel, escapades and outer space mostly in Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Northstar: The Stranger (1973), Strange New World (1975), Mission Mars (1968), TekWar: TekLords (1994), TekWar: TekLab (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 3.3
 454
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, dictatorship, parallel world, alternate reality, on the run, free speech, crash landing
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: cloning, immortality, bio dome, biosphere, scientist, post apocalypse, astronaut
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.7
 209
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, spacecraft, alien, outer space, evil alien, journey, death ray, planet, crew, stock footage
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.1
 287
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, exciting, rough
Plot: crimes, danger, state affairs, amateur detective, law enforcement
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
78%
 6.1
 610
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, partners against crime, future dystopia, technology gone awry, righting the wronged, crimes, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, false accusation, missing person ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, ape man, astronaut, post apocalypse, chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Martians replace scientist & his family to pave way for invasion.
Plot: alien invasion, mansion, outer space, christmas, scientist, martian, mars, alien, estranged couple
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: mars, time warp, alien planet, astronaut, tomb, space travel, time travel, princess, spacecraft
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: astronaut, post apocalypse, time travel, ape, orangutan, simian fiction, chimpanzee, gorilla, chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, attempted rape, gang, impalement
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: life, mars, earth, ocean, extraterrestrial, alien, radiation, outer space, scientist
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: astronaut, space exploration, mission, gas mask, outer space, escape, female astronaut, meteor shower
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: astronaut, space travel, end of the world, radiation, outer space, woman wearing glasses, woman wearing a towel, press conference, nuclear war, explosive decompression, spacewalk, sexism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Eden Formula (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When industry spies break into a top secret lab at Calgorin Industries, they accidentlally let a T-Rex loose, which wreaks havoc into the lab before breaking out into the streets of Los Angeles.
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, security guard, policewoman, eaten alive, actress, actor, ex soldier, scientist, research laboratory, 911, computer hacker
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: astronaut, human, ape man, horse race, post apocalypse
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, quarantine, contamination, space travel, outer space, military, scientist, extraterrestrial, moon, mutiny
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.9
 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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, escape, mad scientist, space travel, androids and robots, fugitives, spacecraft, adventure, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, technology gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.2
 223
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: serious, bleak, offbeat, scary
Plot: resort, danger, ocean or sea, space and aliens, evil alien, stalking, alien encounter, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, disintegration, speculation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This made-for-TV film version uses the title and general premise of Jules Verne's novel, but had its heroes carry out the journey in an earth-penetrating machine. A television series was supposed to follow, but was never produced. Cast includes ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, forces of nature, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, imaginary, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, inventions and discoveries ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, anti heroes, adventure, benign alien, race against time, save the world, alien encounter, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, androids and robots, benign alien, master villain, superhuman powers, fighting crime, man versus machine, corporate crimes, future dystopia, heroic mission, technology gone awry, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 6.1
 685
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: futuristic, exciting, serious, thought provoking
Plot: nasa, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, shock, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, political unrest, technology gone awry, escapades, imaginary, rebellion ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Crack in the World (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Sorenson plans to tap the geothermal energy of the Earth's interior by means of a thermonuclear device detonated deep within the Earth.This experiment causes a crack to form and grow within the earth's crust, which threatens to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: love triangle, nuclear explosion, end of the world, earthquake, terminal illness, benign alien, changing the past or future, man versus machine, race against time, save the world, survival, alien encounter ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A 1950s author (Terumi Matthews) is transported to 1990s Brooklyn, where she meets a woman (Nicole Zaray) who reads about her life.
Style: stylized, serious, sexy, mind bending, art house ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, bisexuality, gays and lesbians, writer's life, journalism, haunted by the past, imaginary, radiation, bisexual, past, murder ...
Time: future, 50s, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Dawnseeker (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set in the year 2245 when Earth's sun threatens to wipe out all of humanity, "The Dawnseeker" follows five hired mercenaries who travel to an uncharted planet to collect a rare mineral known as stardust to replenish the dying star. ...
Style: futuristic, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: imaginary, human versus alien, alien planet, survival, trapped, monster, mission, space travel, alien contact, first contact, catastrophe, team ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 3.5
 789
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, race against time, rescue, save the world, parents and children, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, deadly, heroes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 3.0
 870
War Wolves (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack Ford leads a special forces unit back to the United States to hunt down Jake Gabriel, a soldier who has been infected with the werewolf virus that turns man into wolf. Little does Jack know that three of the female soldiers serving in his unit ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: good versus evil, deadly creature, save the world, danger, deadly, rivalry, soldier, track down, curses spells and rituals, chases and races, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Ghost from the Machine (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wildly grief-stricken over the accidental death of his parents, young techno-geek Cody (Sasha Andreev) cobbles together an electrical device that he hopes will bring the spirits of mom and dad back from beyond the grave. But the machine's power ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, obsessive quest, obsession, afterlife, supernatural, disorder, siblings relations, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, danger, family relations, male in shower
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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