Movies like Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
 6.9
 241K
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.
Style: surprise ending, futuristic
Plot: spacecraft, smuggler, space opera, space travel, military officer, space battle, outer space, alien, dancing, pirate, sea, jungle, monster, killer, thief, heist, mountain, army, party, money, slavery, violence, desert, death, gambling ...
Place: mine

Most similar movies to Solo: A Star Wars Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, exciting, futuristic and epic films with plots about battle, explosion, rescue, chase, violence, murder and warrior mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Solo: A Star Wars Story: Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017), Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018), Bumblebee (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, colourful, surprise ending
Plot: space travel, alien, government agent, alien planet, alien race, creature, spacecraft, parallel world, mission, trapped in space, marriage proposal, military ...
Time: future, year 1975, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: surprise ending, futuristic, captivating, exciting, inspirational ...
Plot: supernatural power, space opera, space battle, star wars, fight, good versus evil, heroism, space travel, laser gun, lightsaber, power struggle, rebel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the ...
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space wars, space travel, adventure, evil empire, space and aliens, good versus evil, heroic mission, rebel, intergalactic, weapon system, attack ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.
Style: epic, futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, good versus evil, adventure, danger, spacecraft, space wars, space opera, rivalry, heroes, master villain, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: suspense, futuristic, exciting, epic, tragic ending ...
Plot: rebellion, supernatural power, space travel, star wars, space battle, war, resistance, redemption, good versus evil, survival, space opera, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, creature, team, commander, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: surprise ending, futuristic
Plot: giant monster, alien monster, teenage hero, army, giant robot, robot, killer robot, artificial intelligence, sarcasm, human versus monster, giant creature, scientist ...
Time: near future
Place: hong kong, mount fuji, honolulu hawaii, shanghai china, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 110K
Bumblebee (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: robot, alien, teenage girl, machine, standoff, technology, friendship, paintball gun, fast car, lemonade, military officer, ufo ...
Time: year 1987, 20th century, 80s
Place: mine, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, androids and robots, killer robot, man versus machine, cyborgs, chase, artificial intelligence, apocalypse, human android relationship, future dystopia, human versus computer, dark future ...
Time: future, year 1973, 21st century, year 1984
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, intense, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, stranded, space opera, alien, chase, good versus evil, space battle, rescue mission, interracial friendship, self sacrifice, alien race, friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Style: entertaining, exciting, humorous, surprise ending, interesting ...
Plot: superhero, chase, immortal, space travel, father son relationship, father son conflict, evil god, green skin, megalomaniac, raccoon, sister sister relationship, teamwork ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, suspense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battlefield, end of the world, save the world, genocide, superhero, sacrifice, magic, super villain, teenage superhero, supervillain, alien, superhero team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, good versus evil, rebel, space wars, heroic mission, mentor, space battle, space opera, rebellion, creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, danger, mining, heroic mission, alien invasion, rivalry, heroes, life is a bitch, save the world, society, slavery ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, apocalypse, technology, end of the world, space travel, president, rescue attempt, father son relationship, disaster film, independence day, world domination ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, atlantic ocean, africa, china, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: epic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, rebel, space and aliens, good versus evil, outer space, redemption, heroic mission, space opera, attack, evil empire, warrior, evil ...
Time: future
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: heroes, superhero, catastrophe, superhero team, time travel, time machine, danger, army, supernatural power, teenage superhero, murder, explosion ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, near future, 1940s, 2020s ...
Place: missouri, manhattan new york city, japan, new jersey, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, save the world, space travel, good versus evil, adventure, superhero, reluctant partners, team, creature, space and aliens, teamwork ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, teleportation, space and aliens, adventure, heroic mission, teamwork, time travel, space opera, alternate universe, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, disagreement, teamwork, costumed hero, brainwashing, ex soldier, flying man, teenage hero, death of father, police chase, escape ...
Time: year 1991, 1990s, 2010s
Place: siberia, eastern europe, cleveland ohio, vienna, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
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Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: absurd, comic, intense, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, revenge, transformation, adventure, villain turns good, batman, dark hero, insanity, mission, comics, fight scenes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
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Allegiant (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Beatrice Prior and Tobias Eaton venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, bad ending, entertaining
Plot: good versus evil, survival, teenagers, surveillance, genetics, technology, manipulation, utopia, betrayal, brainwashing, chase, memory ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: epic, suspense, tragic ending, surprise ending, emotional ...
Plot: ape, exodus, obsession, anthropomorphism, survival, vengeance, virus, tragedy, brutality, revenge, redemption, betrayal ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gathered together by Professor Charles Xavier to protect a world that fears and hates them, the X-Men had fought many battles, been on adventures that spanned galaxies, grappled enemies of limitless might, but none of this could prepare them for the ...
Style: exciting, comic, intense, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, mutant, supernatural ability, telekinesis, superhero team, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, teleportation, psychic, exploding body, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1990s, year 1975, year 1992
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
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Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, space and aliens, space wars, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: surprise ending, cliffhanger, entertaining, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: man versus machine, end of the world, robot, artificial intelligence, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: 2010s, middle ages, future
Place: england, havana cuba, tower bridge london, africa, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, androids and robots, betrayal, good versus evil, evil alien, russian, astronaut, nasa, destruction, deception, chaos, mexican standoff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1961, year 1969 ...
Place: africa, middle east, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 517K
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: comic, stylized, entertaining, epic, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural power, planet, warrior, female villain, superhero, alien planet, heroism, goddess, destruction, good versus evil, battle, one against many ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale, Finnick, and Peeta – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, chase, distopia, survival, fight, danger, revolution, chosen one, fight scenes, collapsing building, love triangle, couples ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 16K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: surprise ending, light, suspense
Plot: alien, survival, creature, invasion, army, deoxyribonucleic acid, giant monster, claw, policewoman killing, alien contact, helmet, lapd ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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