Movies like Dark Sun

If you like "Dark Sun" you are looking for psychotronic movies about / with terrorist, scientist, science, terrorism, scientific discovery, shooting and gunshot themes of Crime, Drama and Sci-Fi genre shot in Czechoslovakia.
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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, modern day adaptation, female terrorist

Most similar movies to Dark Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, rough, cult film and suspenseful films with plots about murder, terrorism, scientist, shooting, police, terrorist and police detective mostly in Drama, Crime and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dark Sun: Strach (1964), The Killer Hides His Face (1966), The Brain (1962), Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997), M.A.N.T.I.S. (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Strach (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A car deliberately runs down a young man on a road by a small border town. The locals recognize the dead man as one of the students who were there on volunteer work some time before. The police detectives, Major Kalas (Rudolf Hrusínský) and ...
Plot: morgue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, being followed, packing, whodunit, investigation, spy, teacher, landlady, photo album, war criminal, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Killer Hides His Face (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the forest near the village of Drahovice, a nurse from the local health center is found murdered. Three months ago, another young woman died nearby and a sexual motive was proved in the case of her murder. In the case of the nurse, the motives ...
Plot: priest, grandmother grandson relationship, binoculars, murder suspect, finding a dead body, running from police, pointing a gun at someone, reconstruction, pregnant woman, death, cottage, abusive father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 249
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: brain, scientist, bomb, murder, priest, experiment, medical, businessman, killer, actor, air disaster, intercom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: homeless man, single mother, lynch mob, child murder investigation, false accusation, obsession, child abuse, child murder, serial killer, con artists, child murderess
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.9
 368
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: superhero, scientist, african american, paraplegic
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: journalist, prison, terrorism, political prisoner, eta terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), prison escape, franco regime, eta
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: prejudice, police detective, high school, slave, clown, computer, resistance, hospital, fight, poison, boat, brother sister relationship ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: psychotronic, dark humor
Plot: body swapping, false identity, criminal, scientific experiment, murderer, runaway, legend, identity crisis, on the run, police officer, killer, plastic surgeon ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, mind game, who done it, crimes, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
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, river, smuggling, smuggler, scuba diver, murder
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
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: windmill, crushed to death, gambling debt, explosive, suicide of father, kidnapping, sniper, storage unit, safe, gambling, inheritance, booby trap
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, years of lead, italian history, kidnapping, murder, politics, prime minister, politician, terrorist
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 protagonist, cancer, murder suspect, secretary, hospital, suspect, suspicion, female nudity, colleague colleague relationship, doctor patient relationship, photograph, murderer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 3K
Proximity (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.
Style: captivating, mysterious, intellectual, futuristic
Plot: scientist, extraterrestrial, nasa, abduction, science, curiosity, nobody believes, rise to the top, obsessive quest, target, journey, meteorite ...
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 221
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: car accident, nosebleed, healer, sick child, deafness, scientist, medical experiment
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dinner for Adele (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing against his greatest enemy - the Gardener, who supposedly died ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, ambiguous ending
Plot: parody, gunshot, train station, midget, arrest, grandfather granddaughter relationship, absurd humor, jail, dwarf, mask, american abroad, fake identity ...
Time: 1900s
Place: prague czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.4
 101
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, shooting, heroin addict, stolen gun, neo noir, murder, psychopathic killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: blood, punched in the face, gunshot, shoplifting, night, restaurant, motorcycle, chase, cigarette smoking, death, police, sex scene ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: rough, emotional, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: vietnam war, parent child relationship, stuttering, hopelessness, terrorism, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, hiding, manhunt, beauty queen, political activism, hare krishna ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 27
The Jingoist (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the wake of September 11th, two brothers believe they have stopped a mass terrorist attack in New York. Now they must face the consequences of taking justice into their own hands.
Plot: terrorism, neo noir, swat team, kidnapping, police, penthouse, wall street
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, feral child, male nudity, robot, father son relationship, flashback, male with long hair, boy, alien, nudity (full frontal - brief), scientific discovery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: terrorist, police officer, jungle, drug traffic, private club, security guard killed, police officer shot, killed in police car, police officer shot in the head, police officer killed, security guard, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, bald man, corruption, shooting, based on a novel, police, pig, japanese man, internal affairs, bribe, gang warfare, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, cemetery, death of protagonist, talking to the dead, crime and punishment, dangerous friend, priest, suicide, gun, teenage boy, murder, train ...
Time: quarry, 1920s
Place: central europe
⇓ 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: terrorism, letter, female protagonist, love, neo noir, painter, kidnapped girl, dog, violence, car accident, death, torture ...
⇓ 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, secret weapon, interspecies sex, laser beam, mustard, super weapon, medical experiment, protestor, newcomer, humming, male female relationship, mysterious girl ...
Place: california, mojave desert, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: terrorism, passenger, daring rescue, crimes, stewardess, airplane, group of strangers, confined, danger, hysteria, deadly, terrorist attack ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A troupe of young women on post-apocalyptic earth are lead around by a mistress born before the war, eventually stumbling into the company of a lonely old man.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, feminist, old woman, strong female lead, old man, post apocalyptic, female protagonist, snake, surrealism, animal abuse, cow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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