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The Dawnseeker (2018)
 4.6
 2K
The Dawnseeker (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set in the year 2245 when Earth's sun threatens to wipe out all of humanity, "The Dawnseeker" follows five hired mercenaries who travel to an uncharted planet to collect a rare mineral known as stardust to replenish the dying star. After their spaceship crashes on the alien planet, they are stalked and hunted by a creature far more advanced than anything they have ever encountered before.
Style: tense, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: survival, imaginary, trapped, alien planet, human versus alien, monster, space travel, spacecraft, team, fear, mission, deadly, alien contact, first contact, catastrophe, space marine, human in outer space
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, futuristic, serious and exciting films with plots about danger, space and aliens, escapades, space travel, outer space, survival and alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like The Dawnseeker: Pitch Black (2000), Prometheus (2012), SGU Stargate Universe (2009), Star Trek (2009), Alien (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 213K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, survival, evil alien, dark hero, mysterious planet, alien encounter, anti heroes, tough heroes, monster, space travel, warrior, one man army ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 534K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, space travel, expedition, mysterious planet, fantasy world, alien encounter, spacecraft, mission, hi-tech, distant planet, heroine ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, survival, outer space, fear, danger, team, adventure, trapped, technology, encounter ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 553K
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, heroic mission, teleportation, space and aliens, adventure, teamwork, vengeance, time travel, space opera, alternate universe ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
 702K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, frightening, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, alien, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, deadly creature, alien encounter, scientist, monster, survival, heroine ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 wars, space and aliens, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, team, space station, captain, commander ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 136K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 618
TekWar (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After four years, Jake Cardigan is prematurely awoken from his fifteen year cryogenic punishment to a world very different than the one he knew. Much more than before 'Tek', the highly-addictive electronic designer narcotic of the 21st ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: cyberpunk, imaginary, life is a bitch, future dystopia, crimes, chases and races, technology gone awry, police detective, society, partners against crime, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 3.3
 601
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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: outer space, wormhole, space and aliens, escapades, future dystopia, adventure, state affairs, hotshot hero, reluctant partners, life is a bitch, space wars, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 252K
Alien 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, deadly creature, evil alien, alien, outer space, redemption, spacecraft, human versus alien, crash landing, survival, danger, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the backdrop of Earths polluted future a female FBI agent removes Danner, a pleasure android from an asylum in order to coerce him into helping her hunt down the criminal psychopath Plughead. But Plughead who has tangled with Danner before has ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, benign alien, crimes, technology gone awry, chaos, society, danger, survival, psychopath, corporate crimes, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
Plot: robot, trapped in space, surrealism, spacecraft, alien, radiation, alien planet, space travel, radiation sickness, spacesuit, crew, death ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Damnation Alley (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, cockroach, post nuclear, dangerous animal, deadly creature, confined, experiment gone awry, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, anti heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 2K
Android (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Dr .Daniel and his shy assistant Max lead a quiet life on their space station, carrying out illegal research on androids, until they receive an unwelcome visit from three fugitives one of whom is female. Both Dr. Daniel and Max ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, escape, androids and robots, mad scientist, space travel, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, fugitives, imaginary, space wars, adventure, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 511
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: offbeat, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, escapades, chases and races, imaginary, adventure, contests and competitions, femme fatale, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter, rebelliousness, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.7
 700K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, isolation, outer space, spacecraft, space travel, space station, astronaut, spacewalk, survivor, space and aliens, trapped in space, mission gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, space opera, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, war, commander, military, danger, pilot, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 294
TekWar: TekLab (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The actual sword of Excalibur has been stolen in London, and futuristic detectives Jake Cardigan and Sid Gomez are assigned to track it down and to find out who is trying to block the British reign from its rightful heir.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: amateur detective, danger, crimes, state affairs, law enforcement
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 62K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: cerebral, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, moon, survival, spacewalk, danger, astronaut, outer space, found footage, extraterrestrial, diary, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 525
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, chases and races, imaginary, life is a bitch, future dystopia, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, androids and robots, space and aliens, adventure, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 726
Idaho Transfer (1973)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crew of young researchers escape into the future to avoid the shutdown of their project. They find that some type of 'eco-crisis' disaster has de-populated the area around their lab (in rural Idaho) and, by implication, the nation or ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, idealism, save the world, survival, life is a bitch, imaginary, technology gone awry, adventure, changing the past or future, future dystopia, mentally unstable, misfit ...
Time: future
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.9
 896
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, space wars, technology gone awry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, danger, heroes, inventions and discoveries, space and aliens, rivalry, chase, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 587
Planet Earth (1974)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Planet Earth is a sequel to Gene Roddenberry's Genesis II (1973) made-for-TV movie, in which a NASA scientist, Dylan Hunt, is revived from suspended animation in the post-nuclear war United States. In Planet Earth, Dylan is now a sworn member ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: battle zone, space and aliens, time travel, rescue, mutant, heroes, danger, kidnapping, escapades, imaginary, chases and races, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
 834
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: space wars, betrayal, alien, space war, space and aliens, a.i., imaginary, chases and races, adventure, escapades, dangerous animal, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 218K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Adventure, 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, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, danger, expedition, astronaut, heroic mission, earth, bomb, sun, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 20K
Dark Star (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: space travel, surfing, laser, artificial intelligence, space and aliens, escapades, technology gone awry, chaos, heroes, pets, danger, asteroids and comets ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lathe of Heaven (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a near future society a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first but soon decides to use him for his own gain. The 2002 adaptation discards a significant portion of the original plot, some essential ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: dream, therapist, psychiatrist, utopia quest, supernatural ability, supernatural, changing the past or future, imaginary, manipulations
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, fog, monster, fear, trapped, deadly creature, insanity, alternate dimension, desperation, tentacle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 180K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, danger, survival, heroic mission, spacecraft, adventure, parents and children, young heroes, isolation, apocalypse, real life father and son playing father and son, save the day ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 98
Index Zero (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2035, United States of Europe. Some humans are not sustainable anymore.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, immigrants, survival, on the road, wilderness, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, woman in danger, misfit, society ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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