Movies like Escape from DS3

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Escape from DS3 (1981)
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Escape from DS3 (1981)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prisoners of Detention Satellite 3 plan an impossible escape.
Plot: prison, satellite, outer space, robot, prison escape, spacecraft, computer, prisoner, trapped in space, exercise
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Escape from DS3

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic and futuristic films with plots about outer space, spacecraft, prison, danger, robot, space travel and astronaut mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Escape from DS3: The Killings at Outpost Zeta (1980), Incoming (2018), Lifepod (1981), Spaceflight IC-1 (1965), Living Dead Lock Up (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Killings at Outpost Zeta (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A team of men and women investigate the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditions to a strategically important but barren world.
Plot: spacecraft, creature, monster, alien
Time: future
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95%
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Incoming (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Serbia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The International Space Station is now a prison - the ultimate black site. No one's getting out. And no one knows it's there. But when the imprisoned terrorists take over the Station and turn it into a missile aimed at Moscow, only a ...
Style: suspense, tense, rough, psychological
Plot: trapped in space, outer space, prison, terrorism, contests and competitions, standoff, space station, showdown, danger
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2163 the starship Ikarie XB-1 (Ikarus XB-1) is sent to the mysterious "White Planet" orbiting the star Alpha Centauri. Travelling at near-light speed, the journey takes around 28 months for the astronauts, although the effects ...
Style: futuristic, cult film, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: alien planet, robot, alien, spacecraft, trapped in space, surrealism, radiation, space travel, nuclear, dancing, baby, planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 225
Lifepod (1981)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The first interplanetary cruise ship malfunctions halfway to Jupiter, forcing most of the crew and passengers to abandon ship. A handful of people are trapped onboard.
Plot: trapped in space, outer space, talking computer, spacecraft, human versus computer
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, talking head, claustrophobia, funeral, retribution, suicide, murder, mutiny, telepathy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Living Dead Lock Up (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A deep buried secret threatens the inhabitants of Stone Gate Penitentiary. When a petty car thief is sentenced to the prison, he encounters more than he expected. A bizarre occurrence unleashes a hoard of possessed Zombies out into the institute. ...
Plot: prison, zombie, jail, shooting, fight, blood, cell mate, evil spirit, gore, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flesh eating zombie, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
54%
Moon Zero Two (1969)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The colonisation of space began in 1986 and now, fifty years on, the moon is frontier territory. The prospectors, the drillers, the exploiters and the exploited all surviving in this alien environment. The prospects for lucrative rewards exist but ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, futuristic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: moon, mining, escapades, crime, space and aliens, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, space travel, cons and scams, mars, danger ...
Time: future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, wormhole, space travel, state affairs, hotshot hero, soldier, intrigue, society, escapades, life is a bitch, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.6
 190
Clonehunter (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 2525 A.D. Man has colonized the stars. The wealthy and powerful implant their brains in cloned versions of themselves to gain immortality. As a side-effect, occasionally a clone develops mutant abilities. A clonehunter and his new partner have to ...
Plot: topless woman, mini skirt, spacecraft, ray gun, bare breasts, female nudity, drunken woman, contamination, robot
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.7
 295
Space Rage (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this sci-fi/western film set two hundred years from now, a bank robber, Grange is captured and sentenced to the penal colony on the mining planet Proxima Centauri 3 where he meets bounty-hunter Walker, and the Colonel, a retired policeman from LA ...
Plot: bounty hunter, prison, outer space, mine, revolution, robbery, escape, street shootout
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49%
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3022 (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awakens to find earth has suffered an extinction-level event.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, visually appealing, futuristic ...
Plot: trapped in space, survival, suicide, astronaut, planet earth, life support, spacecraft, space shuttle, space station, deep space, space travel, space program ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
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New Eden (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prisoners are dumped on a sand planet dubbed Earth 21-523 where most are immediately killed by the sand people and the remainder struggle for existence. That is until a new prisoner arrives with ideas of providing irrigation of the desert. But he ...
Plot: planet, prisoner, distopia, farm, alien planet, desert planet, penal colony, exile, fight, nomad, post apocalypse, convict ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 182
New Crime City (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ricks is a criminal who is revived after execution to go into a futuristic prison to get a virus that the big prison gang has created. The prison is a squared off area of LA that the prisoners are put into and allowed to do as they please. Ricks ...
Plot: prison, criminal, bound and gagged, deadly virus, psychopathic killer, tied to a chair, psycho killer, female nudity, sex scene, pubic hair
Time: 2000s, future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Battle of the Stars (1978)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spaceship investigates an out-of-control planet and discovers a computer that controls an underground civilization.
Plot: spacecraft, press conference, possession, journalist, alien, radioactivity, videotaping, robot, disintegration, female astronaut, computer, gravity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Terrornauts (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 75 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, robot, outer space, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ...
Style: parody
Plot: alien planet, spacecraft, creek, empire, worm, sword and planet, tribe, captain, teleportation, nipples visible through clothing, knife, night ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mutant on the Bounty (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The crew of an interplanetary commercial freighter beams aboard a now horribly mutated saxophone player who has been adrift in space for over twenty years. He starts to get along with the crew, and very close with an alluring journalist. But ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, parody
Plot: spacecraft, teleportation, mutant, transvestite, hostage, cyborgs, outer space, depression, female scientist, saxophone, criminal, saxophonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Big Space Travel (1975)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 66 min.
Story: From the same studio that produced Richard Viktorov's diptych Moscow-Cassiopeia / Adolescents in the Universe comes this second teen-themed sci-fi adventure, in which three youngsters (one of them played by Mila Berlinskaya, who sings the ...
Plot: spacecraft, fictional reality show, astronaut, cat, satellite, computer, outer space, cold, flashback, child
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39%
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Fortress (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the movie. The prison is a futuristic one run by a private ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, heroes, prison life, fighting the system, rescue, rebellion, mind control, heroic mission, androids and robots, danger, captivity ...
Time: future, year 2017, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Filmed on location at Alcatraz Island, this two-part "whole story" actually concentrates on a handful of the denizens behind the cold grey walls of "The Rock". Michael Beck plays the real-life Clarence Carnes, an Oklahoma Choctaw ...
Plot: alcatraz, prison, escape, criminal, robbery, murder, spanking, convict, armed robbery, prisoner, prison life
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 73
Payback (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An escaped con goes after a drug-dealing killer.
Plot: prison, trailer, gun, corrupt cop, gas station, mechanic, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 258
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: rocket, outer space, astronaut, journey, stock footage, planet, alien, spacecraft, crew, evil alien, death ray, mars
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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K-9000 (1990)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman and a female scientist team up to recover her latest creation, a cybernetic, crime-fighting dog.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, cyborgs, dog, unlikely partners, crimes, partners, imaginary, crime, partners against crime, androids and robots, danger, superhuman powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 311
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: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: spacewalk, space station, outer space, escapades, danger, man versus machine, race against time, heroes, space wars, heroic mission, hijacking, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Into Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A policeman is assigned by his superior officer to find and apprehend escaped convict Richard B. Riddick, Riddick was being transported on-board space transport vessel "Hunter-Gratzner" carrying on-board 40 people, where a bounty hunter ...
Plot: outlaw, alien, bounty hunter, alien planet, spaceship crash, prisoner, escaped prisoner, aliens, criminal, prison, clairvoyance, contractor ...
Time: distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting
Plot: outer space, tomb, spacecraft, space travel, time travel, astronaut, princess, mars, alien planet, time warp
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: prison, law enforcement, crimes, heist, death row, crime, chases and races, working undercover, race against time, amateur detective, reluctant partners, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
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The Moon (1965)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Science fiction/documentary film about man's voyages to the moon.
Plot: moon base, space travel, space exploration, spacesuit, spacecraft, moon, outer space
Time: future
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34%
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The Pardon (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Toni Jo tries to break her husband, Cowboy, out of prison and becomes an instant sensation due to her beauty.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: prison, murder, death sentence, court, husband wife relationship, trial, bank robber, crimes, beauty, cowboy, shaved head, prostitute ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: louisiana
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