Movies like Escape from DS3

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Escape from DS3 (1981)
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Escape from DS3 (1981)
Original name: Escape from DS-3
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, prisoner, computer, 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 psychotronic, futuristic, exciting and serious films with plots about outer space, spacecraft, prison, danger, astronaut, space travel and trapped in space 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.
Style: cult film
Plot: monster, spacecraft, creature, alien, outer space
Time: future
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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: tense, suspense, psychological, rough
Plot: trapped in space, outer space, prison, terrorism, contests and competitions, showdown, space station, danger
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 81 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, suspense, psychotronic, cult movie cast, weird ...
Plot: planet, robot, trapped in space, alien, spacecraft, surrealism, utopia, monster, space travel, baby, dancing, passenger ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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: outer space, trapped in space, talking computer, spacecraft, human versus computer
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: spacecraft, outer space, distopia, suspended animation, suicide, claustrophobia, mutiny, space colony, funeral, telepathy, murder, retribution ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: zombie, prison, cell mate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jail, fight, evil spirit, flesh eating zombie, prison escape, blood, gore, shooting
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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, stoner, outer space
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55%
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, futuristic, exciting, tense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space exploration, moon, space opera, mining, escapades, rivalry, crimes, space and aliens, tough heroes, cons and scams, space travel, mars ...
Time: future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful
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Time: future
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 2.6
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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, robot, female nudity, drunken woman, contamination, spacecraft, mini skirt, ray gun, bare breasts
Time: future
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53%
 4.5
 6K
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.
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Mindgame Trilogy (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sequel to "Mindgame" (1998) which follows the fate of the three prisoners after their escape from their asteroid prison cell. Sontaran Sarg faces death against overwhelming odds on a desolate battleground, Draconian Merq faces trial after ...
Style: anthology, low-budget
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ...
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Time: future
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New Crime City (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Plot: prison, criminal, cyberpunk, psycho killer, deadly virus, female nudity, sex scene, tied to a chair, bound and gagged, pubic hair
Time: future, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: star wars, spacecraft, female astronaut, robot, press conference, journalist, possession, radioactivity, engineer, gravity, astronaut, disintegration ...
⇓ 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: spacecraft, scientist, kidnapping, outer space, robot
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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 ...
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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 ...
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41%
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Duration: 79 min.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Into Pitch Black (2000)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Demonic gang-leader Alex goes on the spree of rape, mugging and murder with his pack of "droogs". But he's a boy who also likes Beethoven's Ninth and a bit of "the old in-out, in-out". He later finds himself at the ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, cerebral, psychedelic, bleak ...
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38%
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Style: psychotronic, suspense, psychological thriller
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Mission Mars (1968)
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Duration: 95 min.
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