Movies like Dark Sun

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Dark Sun (1980)
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Dark Sun (1980)
Original name: Temné slunce
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A remake of Vávra's 1948 atomic age thriller Krakatit.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: terrorist, scientist, science, terrorism, scientific discovery, shooting, gunshot, science gone wrong, explosive

Most similar movies to Dark Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, rough and dark humor films with plots about murder, terrorism, terrorist, blood, scientist, shooting and hospital mostly in Drama, Crime and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dark Sun: The Borrowed Face (1965), The Brain (1962), M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994), Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997), Escape from Segovia (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Borrowed Face (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is the 1930s. Physician Bartos devotedly attends poor patients in the city suburbs, at the same time researching the possibilities of regeneration of human tissues after transplantation. His former colleague Rosen, now working as an assistant at ...
Style: dark humor, psychotronic
Plot: body swapping, science, serial killer, identity, identity crisis, new identity, wanted, political persecution, plastic surgeon, police officer, fake identity, experiment ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 243
The Brain (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scientist, bomb, brain, murder, priest, businessman, telepathy, doctor, air disaster, explosion, newscaster, intercom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.9
 356
M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brilliant, wheelchair-bound scientist invents a form of exo-skeleton called the Mechanically Augmented Neuro Transmitter Interception System (M.A.N.T.I.S.) that turns him into a superhero and gives him the ability to fight the crime wave that is ...
Plot: paraplegic, scientist, african american, superhero
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: child murderess, con artists, homeless man, child murder investigation, child murder, false accusation, single mother, serial killer, lynch mob, obsession, child abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Escape from Segovia (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Narrates the escape of 29 political prisoners, led by ETA, from Segovia prison. Based on actual events.
Style: based on true events
Plot: terrorism, prison, journalist, eta terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), political prisoner, prison escape, eta
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Alien Nation: The Udara Legacy (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and George investigate a series of strange occurrences involving newcomers, who are found to be programmed to carry out someone's dirty work. The method by which they are brainwashed dates back to the slave ship's rebellion group, the ...
Plot: shooting range, corrupt politician, police academy, murder, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, friendship between men, police, school, candidate, bomb squad, newcomer ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: scientist, spacecraft, kidnapping, outer space, robot
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Inn on the River (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his getaway.
Plot: harpoon, murder, scuba diver, smuggler, river, smuggling
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hard Time: The Premonition (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays Logan McQueen, the hardest and most fearless cop in Florida. A series of attacks begins to happen in Miami, everyone of them meticulously carried out by a person who seems to be an extremely lethal terrorist. Buildings, schools, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: prison, legal action, dedicated lawyer, police investigation, heist, graphic violence, who done it, working undercover, reluctant partners, crime, chases and races, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 220
Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a woman is crippled in an auto accident which killed her husband, she suddenly develops the powers to heal. First she uses the power to heal herself and then turns to others. However, her powers are beyond healing psychic scars that exist ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: deafness, healer, medical experiment, car accident, scientist, nosebleed, sick child
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Curse of the Hidden Vault (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mobsters conspire to loot another criminal's treasure secured in an enormous booby-trapped vault.
Plot: storage unit, windmill, suicide of father, sniper, gambling debt, explosive, safe, kidnapping, gambling, crushed to death, inheritance, booby trap
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 357
Il caso Moro (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On March 16 1978, the Red Brigade kidnap the Chief of the Christian Democraty, the party in power in Italy since the end of the war. Fifty-five days later, his corpse was found in the trunk of a red Renault.
Plot: terrorism, prime minister, years of lead, terrorist, kidnapping, italian history, politician, murder, politics
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 97
An Obsession (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Obsession is Aoyama's remake for the 1990s of Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog ("Nora inu," 1949). The basic plot situation is the same: a cop, after losing his gun to a killer, sets out on a search for the criminal who in the end ...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: gun, gunshot wound, psycho killer, fistfight, murder, heroin addict, shooting, neo noir, psychopathic killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sign of the Cancer (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A murder in a hospital run by incompetents.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: female assassin, hospital visit, patient, career, cancer patient, strong female character, doctor, nurse, jumping from a window, suicide by jumping, astrologer, police investigator ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cities of Last Things (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan, China, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is a story about a common man who has extraordinary events in his mundane life. The film depicts the protagonist's turns of events in three eras, three seasons, three nights, in the same city, as told with reverse chronology.
Plot: sex scene, gunshot, night, death, police, cigarette smoking, spit take, serum, swing, spit in the face, injection, motorcycle ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 437
Ferat Vampire (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor is shocked when his beloved colleague Mima signs a contract with foreign car manufacturer Ferat, in order to work for them as a rally-driver. A scientist convinces him that human blood is being used as fuel for Mima's ever winning car, ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, investigation, satire, car chase, race, imaginary, chases and races, gory, supernatural, drive away, crimes, racing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hungary, czechoslovakia, czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a ...
Plot: police officer, terrorist, jungle, drug traffic, female nudity, robbery, extramarital affair, neo noir, private club, security guard killed, italian police, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Unexpected Encounters (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An expedition arrives on planet Arkha, which appears desolate and uninhabited and yet suitable for a planned mass exodus from polluted Earth. One day seemingly from nowhere and quite unexpectedly a young boy wanders into their ship and then runs off.
Plot: female director, parent child relationship, alien planet, scientific discovery, alien life-form, long haired male, robot, space exploration, feral child, nudity (full frontal - brief), outer space, male nudity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Blood of Wolves (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set in 1988 in Hiroshima, Japan, prior to the enactment of the anti-organized crime law. A rumor exists that Detective Shogo Ogami has ties with the yakuza. He is partnered with Detective Shuichi Hioka and they investigate a missing person case ...
Plot: yakuza, gang warfare, bald man, internal affairs, police, corruption, japanese man, bribe, pig, shooting, japanese police, based on a novel ...
Time: 80s
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Die My Way (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of terrorists cause chaos in a small mexican city, now Mario, the town's mayor, and a special forces group must restore peace in the city.
Plot: gun, terrorism, blood, gore, terrorist, chaos, crime, crimes, television
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 103
Shades of Fern (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the only extensive prose work by the surrealist painter Josef Capek, Shades of Fern most resembles the philosophical fairy tales and fables of Josef’s older brother, the legendary Czech novelist and playwright Karel Capek. Two young ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: poem, gay subtext, digging a grave, male friendship, man in underwear, conscience, grave digging, murder by shooting, pointing a gun on someone, criminal as protagonist, homoerotic friendship, czech village ...
Time: 1920s, quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 155K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: scary, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mutant, science, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, tragic love, mutation, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, research, nightmare, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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American Bomber (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Recently released from military prison with a dishonorable discharge and a broken heart, John Hidell decides to travel to New York City. However his preparations are complicated by an unexpected relationship.
Plot: fbi, terrorism, soldier, terrorist, prisoner, suicide bomber
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: sex scene, young woman, memory, widow, falling in love, gambler, resort, female nudity, casino, fall in love
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Gina (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After spending three years in jail, Juan goes free with the aim of recovering Eva's love. Zoe and Ismael, two ex-partners who he betrayed, will return to cross in his way.
Plot: prison, kidnapped, sea, torture, gay, letter, jail cell, kidnapped girl, kidnapping, neo noir, beach, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 1K
Mogadischu (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The incredible true story of Lufthansa Flight 181, which was hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in October of 1977, and the noble efforts of stewardess Gabriele Dillmann (Nadja Uhl) to ensure the safety of the terrified ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: terrorism, passenger, daring rescue, crimes, group of strangers, danger, stewardess, airplane, confined, hysteria, deadly, terrorist attack ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Alien Nation: Body and Soul (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sikes and Francisco are called in to a case when a mysterious young girl, who looks part Newcomer, part human, appears. Her huge, brutish counterpart tries to free her from the precinct, and their bizarre relationship turns out to be the result of a ...
Plot: giant, captain, apartment, security guard, dinner, mustard, laser beam, tranquilizer dart, sex education, electric fence, secret weapon, yelling ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The story of the hijacking of the Itallian liner Achille Lauro by four militants of the Palestine Liberation Front, in 1985, who demanded the release of several Palestinians incarcerated in Israeli prisoners. On their hands, lies the fate of several ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, hijacker, italian history, sea, abduction, terrorist
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
American Pastoral (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in postwar America, a man watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.
Style: emotional, rough, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: vietnam war, parent child relationship, stuttering, hopelessness, teenage girl, terrorism, dysfunctional family, hiding, manhunt, beauty queen, political activism, social criticism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%