Movies like The First Men in the Moon

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The First Men in the Moon (2010)
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The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an extraordinary story of how, way back in 1909, he got to the Moon first, and, together with the eccentric Professor Cavor, discovered a terrifying secret deep beneath its seemingly-barren surface.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: space travel, moon, evil alien, partners, alien encounter, obsessive quest, danger, inventions and discoveries, escapades, heroes, alien contact, old man, moon landing, space and aliens, landing, alien, spacecraft, apple, elderly man, earth viewed from space, steampunk
Time: 1900s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: england

Most similar movies to The First Men in the Moon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, alien encounter, adventure and space travel mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The First Men in the Moon: Alien Outbreak (2020), High Moon (2014), Space Battleship Yamato (2010), Moonshot (2009), 2103: The Deadly Wake (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Alien Outbreak (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a small rural community, local police officers Zoe and Patrick begin their shift as normal but soon, strange events unfold. Residents begin behaving erratically, and suicidal panic spreads amongst the township they are trying to protect. Zoe and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien invasion, alien encounter, space and aliens, invasion, ufo, alien, survival, evil alien, adventure, underground, fate of humanity, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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100%
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British ...
Style: exciting, serious, offbeat, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, parallel world, trapped in space, astronaut, outer space, benign alien, chases and races, a.i., heroes, time travel, landing, save the planet ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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High Moon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the future where the countries of Earth have established colonies to mine the Moon's resources. When a new life form is discovered, chaos erupts as various factions race to uncover and exploit its powerful secrets.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: space and aliens, moon, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, inventions and discoveries, outer space, danger, explosion, investigation, oxygen, space wars
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, escapades, heroic mission, space wars, siege, battles, space and aliens, danger, heroes, save the world ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Moonshot (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Man's landing on the moon was our greatest technological achievement. The Apollo 11 mission was truly the stuff of dreams. For the first time, our species walked on another celestial body. Even more remarkable was their ability to make it back. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: outer space, nasa, moon, heroic mission, space travel, human spirit, spacewalk, escapades, heroes, archive footage, landing, heroism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that the ship is a prison ship, and the cargo are criminally ...
Style: rough, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: evil alien, ship captain, alien encounter, heroic mission, life is a bitch, imaginary, danger, chase, confined, chaos and mayhem, hijacking, redemption ...
Time: future
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, evil alien, alien, betrayal, space war, space travel, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
First Men in the Moon (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old ...
Style: stylized, serious, psychotronic, fairy tale, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, alien, astronaut, passenger, extinction, adventure, adventurer, escapades, rescue, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1890s ...
Place: europe, england, ussr, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spaceship crash, mars, heroic mission, survival, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, rescue, space and aliens, danger, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 155
Alien Tracker (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a galaxy far away, alien criminals organize a spectacular prison break. Pursued by their home planet's authorities, their leader Zin decides there's only one place to go: through a wormhole that allows instantaneous travel to Earth. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, track down, disorder, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, danger, evil alien, government agency, escape, space and aliens ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: planet, survival, rescue, spacecraft, astronaut, heroic mission, battles, deadly, adventure, danger, deadly creature, space travel ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 9K
Doctor Who (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Seventh Doctor becomes the Eighth. And on the streets of San Francisco – alongside new ally Grace Holloway - he battles the Master.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, clock, space and aliens, heroic mission, rescue, danger, escapades, save the world, regeneration, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, future, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 2K
Ice Twisters (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Price, a former scientist turned science fiction author, starts living one of his novels when the Federal Science Foundation's weather experiments escape control and turn disastrous.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, race against time, obsessive quest, survival, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, disaster film, secret project, tornado, drone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 747
Heatstroke (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An ex-model teams up with a soldier to thwart aliens who are propelling global warming to make Earth habitable for their species
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: heroes, space travel, evil alien, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, soldier, deadly, apocalypse, space and aliens, gory, dinosaur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Invaders (1967)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Invaders, alien beings from a dying planet. Their destination: the Earth. Their purpose: to make it their world. David Vincent has seen them, for him it began one lost night on a lonely country road, looking for a shortcut that he never found. ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, ufo, alien, supernatural, space and aliens, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, save the world, catastrophe, escapades, space travel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Plot: catastrophe, astronomer, celebrity culture, kidnapping, adventure, save the world, confined, danger, evil alien, escapades, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the world, danger, special agents, deadly, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, satellite, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 553
Epsilon (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this sci-fi adventure a gorgeous alien woman is sent to Earth by mistake from the planet Epsilon. Landing in the Australian outback she meets a surveyor and they cross the continent together. However, she spends the trip haranguing him for the ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, exciting, semi serious, saga
Plot: hopes, love and romance, space travel, wilderness, alien encounter, supernatural romance, time travel, desert, future dystopia, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), environmentalism ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 550
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, danger, rivalry, femme fatale, chases and races, contests and competitions, rescue, androids and robots, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: suspenseful, epic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, spacecraft, outer space, danger, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, chases and races, space and aliens, changing the past or future, androids and robots, benign alien ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Precious Find (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 2049. 200 years after the great Californian goldrush. The new generation of gold diggers are just as full of gold fever as their ancestors.
Style: futuristic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: outer space, moon, space travel, danger, adventure, misfit, space and aliens, disorder, heroic mission, alien encounter, gambling, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Earthstorm (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's structure is now entirely unstable -- threatening all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, moon, race against time, adventure, space and aliens, danger, apocalypse, ocean, save the world, heroes, ocean or sea, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, chicago illinois, houston texas, mexico city, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, epic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ufo, alien, first contact, alien abduction, alien contact, spacecraft, a vision, technology, contact, benign alien, flying saucer, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, indiana, mexico, mongolia, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 1K
Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, evil alien, escapades, space and aliens, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, death, graphic violence, chases and races, skinny dipping ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Man on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the latest week on the earth before the announce of the landing of an extraterrestrial society on earth seen by the eyes of a misogynist man with only the desire solitude and routine.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: solitude, alien encounter, benign alien, life turned upside down, disorder, alien, misogynist, extraterrestrial, danger, adventure, society, political unrest ...
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: astronaut, space exploration, space and aliens, ufo, moon, survival, space travel, danger, man versus machine, save the world, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1999, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Austria, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to Earth and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, space and aliens, prodigy, save the world, adventure, space travel, apocalypse, chaos, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.2
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Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, chaos, space wars, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stonehenge Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of archaeologists dig up a human skeleton near the historical monument of STONEHENGE, an ancient piece of machinery hidden beneath the bedrock is discovered. Not knowing what it could be the workers accidentally trigger the mechanism ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, ancient mystery, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, chaos, race against time, save the world, escapades, stonehenge, catastrophe, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 513
Code Red (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychologically disturbed solider is forced to come out of retirement to find his brother who has disappeared in the jungle but nothing can prepare him for the alien nightmare he is plunged into.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: alien encounter, soldier, adventure, rescue, missing person, deadly, danger, escapades, military, jungle, secret base, government coverup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%