Movies like Escape 1971

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Escape (1971)
 6.2
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Escape (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A scientist's experiment could lead to the first man-made, functioning, living organism. An elite escape artist-private investigator is working to stop him.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: amusement park, escape artist, virus, prison escape, save the world, wrongful imprisonment

Most similar movies to Escape

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, catastrophe, heroes, murder, space and aliens, save the world and chases and races mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Escape: The Invasion (2007), Somnio (2016), The Destructors (1968), Terror Inside (2008), Futureworld (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: virus, save the world, alien, danger, psychiatrist, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, quarantine, survival ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 8K
Somnio (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man trapped in an automated prison must outsmart a computer in order to escape and try and find his way back to the outside world that may already be wiped out.
Style: suspense, psychological thriller, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: escape, artificial intelligence, prison, jail, prisoner, man versus machine, father son relationship, escape attempt, camera, mistaken identity, computer, repeated event ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Destructors (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Foreign agents are after a substance called "laser rubies" that can power a killer laser beam. Government agents are dispatched to protect the rubies and eliminate the foreign agents.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, caper, espionage, sabotage, heist, ruby, conspiracy, spy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.0
 215
Terror Inside (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the smallest of Florida towns a lone well driller, Joe, works gathering geological samples for a university study. Unknowingly, Joe unearths more than just primordial muck from deep below the swamp. A strange oozing liquid, is absorbed into ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: virus, small town, save the world, danger, terrorism, deadly, geologist, diner, laboratory, swamp, murder, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 10K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, danger, robot as menace, cloning, conspiracy, investigation, journalist, reporter, man versus machine, society, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: 70s, 80s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Day of the Animals (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The depletion of the earth's ozone layer causes animals above the altitude of 5000 feet to run amok, which is very unfortunate for a group of hikers who get dropped off up there by helicopter just before the quarantine is announced.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, dog, survival, camping, animal life, danger, supernatural, adventure, deadly, save the planet, battles, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Destination Inner Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A futuristic underwater sea-lab is having problems with a UFO that's parked between them and a nearby deep ocean trench. As they investigate, they attract the unwanted attention of a dangerous creature who puts the scientists and crew in danger.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monster, laboratory, ufo, alien life-form, aquatic humanoid, ocean, water, alien, science, underwater
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, special agents, undercover, save the world, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, satellite, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 5
e-Virus (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The CIA is tasked with keeping the United States one step ahead of any opposing military technology. While stealth and drone technology have dominated the battlefield, the enemy has constantly engineered equivalent weapons. But, now the CIA has ...
Plot: technology, cia, assassination, virus, computer, internet, female agent, fictional war, cia agent, assassination plot, assassination attempt, hybrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Phoenix Point (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: When the apocalypse arrives, it takes the form of a biochemical virus. All social structures break down and a new world order emerges from the heart of the desert. As chaos sets in, we follow the adventures of some unlikely survivors, all searching ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: desert, virus, apocalypse, science, sex, destruction
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.8
 360
Virus (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Who could have deliberately released a rare and deadly African plague that is now spreading uncontrollably throughout America's largest urban areas? A lone determined doctor desperately and fearlessly searches for the truth, but she soon finds ...
Plot: surgical mask, goggles, medical, plague, surgical gown, disease, suit and tie, african american, medical research, profanity, babe scientist, wheelchair ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 2K
Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, supernatural, heroic mission, evil alien, danger, escapades, race against time, chaos, future dystopia, alien encounter, apocalypse ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Panic in the City (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American agent is assigned to track down a renegade Soviet spy who is building an atomic device in Los Angeles and plans to destroy the city with it.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: radiation, spy, bomb, russian, suicide, suicide mission, espionage, evil man, police officer, atomic bomb, contamination, radiation poisoning ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.8
 685
Deep Red (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young girl is accidently infected with an alien substance known as "Deep Red", the astonishing results attract the attention of the illustrious scientist Dr. Newmeyer. Disillusioned security expert Joe Keyes must team up with his ...
Plot: nanotechnology, scientist, flamethrower, ex husband ex wife relationship, back from the dead, infected, police detective, framed for murder, private detective, milkman, happy ending, neo noir ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Advanced Guard (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of aliens arrive on Earth as part of an advance invasion force. Their mission is to kidnap a small sample of humans and run them through a series of rigorous tests to determine if they would make suitable slaves. Harper, one of the alien ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien abduction, alien invasion, heroic mission, human host, heroes, escapades, danger, space and aliens, underdog, society, save the world ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 194
Liquid Dreams (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a slightly future America, a woman goes to the big city to visit with her sister, who is dead in her apartment. In order to find out what happened to her sister, she gets a job working at a dance club, a lower notch in the strip joint circuit. ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: stripper, dancing, businessman, erotic thriller, police, dance club, nightclub, drug, murder of sister, bare breasts, chemist, sister sister relationship ...
Time: near future, future
Place: kansas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 231K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, self sacrifice, expedition, astronaut, isolation, heroic mission, bomb ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, chaos, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 316
Baffled! (1972)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Race car driver suffers from visions where he sees people killed. An ESP expert believes that his visions will really happen.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: a vision, flash forward, doctor, gold, estate, car, telepathy, heist, supernatural, occult, psychic power, car accident ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Manhattan Project (1986)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Named after the World War II-era program, the plot revolves around a gifted high school student who decides to construct a nuclear bomb for a national science fair. The film's underlying theme involves the Cold War of the 1980s when government ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: heist, laser, teenager, runaway, laboratory, nuclear, helicopter, plutonium, scientist, bomb, science, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 1K
The Power (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One by one members of a special project team are being killed by telekinesis - the ability to move things with the power of the mind alone. The race is on to determine which of the remaining team members is the murderer and to stop them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: mind control, telekinesis, murder, hidden identity, supernatural, laboratory, violence spree, deadly, dishonesty, danger, supernatural ability, multiple suspects ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Most Dangerous Man Alive (1961)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An escaped, but framed, prisoner escapes prison during a cobalt explosion and soon discovers he has grown a special power that makes his body impervious to everything. Learning this, he seeks vengeance on the bad guys who framed him for jail.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: radiation, death of protagonist, gangsters, flamethrower, prison escape, revenge, mutation, gangster
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 246
Plague (1979)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An outbreak of a bacteria called M-3 causes people to die in extreme pain via body spasms. A woman who is a carrier escapes from a hospital and goes on the run, spreading the plague to people she encounters, and onto food in fast food stops etc. She ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: plague, laboratory, city, disease, race against time, hospital, virus, catastrophe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 6K
Liquid Sky (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human ...
Style: sexual, sexy, cynical, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: fashion, alien, heroin, punk, androgyny, rape, gays and lesbians, addiction, satire, culture clash, drug dealing, benign alien ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 2K
Countdown (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A scientist (James Caan) replaces a military officer (Robert Duvall) as an astronaut on a space-race moonshot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, psychotronic
Plot: moon, nasa, astronaut, adventure, race against time, spacewalk, landing, danger, government agency, against the odds, outer space, moon landing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Battle Beneath the Earth (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Government officials discover a horrible plot: the Chinese are tunneling their way to the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: tunnel, chinese, soldier, military, danger, good versus evil, save the day, escapades, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, mine ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 16K
Seconds (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A secret organisation offers wealthy people a second chance at life. The customer picks out someone they want to be and the organisation surgically alters the customer to look like the intended person, stages the customer's death, gets rid of ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: haunted by the past, faked death, surgery, murder, midlife crisis, plastic surgery, redemption, hidden identity, crimes, deadly, golden years, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, malibu california, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Forbin is the designer of an incredibly sophisticated computer that will run all of America's nuclear defenses. Shortly after being turned on, it detects the existence of Guardian, the Soviet counterpart, previously unknown to US Planners. Both ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, man versus machine, catastrophe, artificial intelligence, cold war, computer, mathematics, ultimatum, nuclear threat, super computer, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: canada, washington d.c., moscow russia, colorado, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story concerns Dr James Xavier, ably portrayed by Ray Milland. He has invented a serum for improving human vision. When his funding is cut he proceeds to experiment on himself -- with horrifying results. From the director who gave you Swamp ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monkey, hospital, experiment, scientist, surgery, experimenting, supernatural, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, gambling, scheming, laboratory ...
Place: las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 13K
Hardware (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark 13 is a government-built killing machine programmed with artificial intelligence, able to repair and recharge itself from any energy source. Through a series of coincidences, the cyborg's head ends up in the home of a sculptress as a ...
Style: cult film, bleak, futuristic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, killer robot, desert, survival, man versus machine, woman in danger, violence, cyborgs, technophobia, technology gone awry, post apocalypse, distopia ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%