Movies like Dune

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Dune (2021)
 8.0
 627K
Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.
Style: epic, suspense, captivating, tense, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, fairy tale, inspirational ...
Plot: desert, alien planet, space opera, survival, messiah, destiny, prophecy, spy, space wars, distopia, empire, premonition, adventure, politics, betrayal, moon, tribe, doctor, massacre, mind control, water shortage, giant creature, near death experience, alien, space travel ...
Time: future, distant future, 2020s, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Dune

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out futuristic, exciting, cult film and weird films with plots about chase, danger, explosion, battles, monster, fight and violence mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Dune: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Interstellar (2014), Riddick (2013), Ender's Game (2013), Predators (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: futuristic, tense, scenic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, space opera, robot, female protagonist, rebellion, space travel, alien, rebel, jedi, good versus evil, spacecraft, strong female lead ...
Time: future
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100%
 6.3
 163K
Dune (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, epic, psychedelic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, adventure, space travel, prophecy, space opera, chosen one, desert planet, messiah, dune, space exploration, apocalypse, alien ...
Time: future, year 1984, distant future
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 23K
Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 265 min.
TV show
Story: A three part mini-series based on Frank Herbert's classic Science Fiction novel entailing politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah.
Style: stylized, epic, atmospheric, light, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, rebel, space opera, prophecy, dune, desert planet, distopia, space travel, vengeance, chosen one, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.6
 1.8M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: time travel, space travel, father daughter relationship, nasa, astronaut, distopia, survival, space station, end of the world, scientist, science, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, China, Belgium, Germany, United Arab Emirates, USA, Canada
Duration: 136 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, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: alien, alien planet, space travel, space station, government agent, mission, creature, alien race, marriage proposal, spacecraft, end of the world, dna ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: futuristic, epic, dark, exciting, saga ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: star wars, robot, space opera, sword fight, space wars, alien, heroic mission, space battle, tragic villain, personality change, good versus evil, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 168K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, alien, survival, tough heroes, one man army, space and aliens, heroes, mysterious planet, mercenary, deadly creature, lone hero, lone wolves ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 242K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, alien, chosen one, distopia, space wars, training, young heroes, intelligence, prodigy, space and aliens, child prodigy, space battle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 266 min.
TV show
Story: Under Paul ‘Muad'Dib’ Atreides' rule as Emperor, the planet Arrakis has enjoyed a renaissance. However, the revolution that Muad'dib inspired has transformed into a brutal jihad that has plunged all of humanity into a bitter, ...
Style: atmospheric, intense, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, desert, heroic mission, space travel, good versus evil, adventure, space opera, political unrest, escapades, leadership, space and aliens, fantasy world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 233K
Predators (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, jungle, evil alien, space and aliens, predator, deadly creature, hunting, hi-tech, alien life-form, survival horror, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 192K
Stargate (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.
Style: exciting, futuristic, entertaining, tense, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, archaeology, military, slavery, space opera, ancient egypt, pyramid, teleportation, portal, alien, archaeologist ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: egypt, colorado, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 74K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, dystopic future, adventure, postman, distopia, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, leadership, brutality, end of the world, global warming ...
Time: future, year 2013, 21st century, 2010s, 2040s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, futuristic, exciting, epic, light ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, robot, space opera, space travel, alien, sword fight, jedi, fantasy world, space wars, intergalactic, magic, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ 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, saga, epic, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, boys' night, teens
Plot: star wars, space opera, robot, rebellion, space wars, princess, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, jedi ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Anakin Skywalker, a young slave strong with the Force, is discovered on Tatooine. Meanwhile, the evil Sith have returned, enacting their plot for revenge against the Jedi.
Style: epic, futuristic, intense, serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, teens, boys' night
Plot: star wars, sword fight, alien, space wars, good versus evil, apprentice, jedi, robot, space battle, space travel, adventure, creature ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, saga, dark, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: star wars, alien, space and aliens, space opera, space wars, heroic mission, jedi, robot, sword fight, good versus evil, space battle, rebel ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 852K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Jordan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: survival, mars, nasa, space travel, stranded, science, astronaut, isolation, struggle for survival, scientist, left for dead, food shortage ...
Time: 2030s, 21st century, future
Place: china, usa, london, houston texas, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.7
 8K
Skylines (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a virus threatens to turn the now earth-dwelling friendly alien hybrids against humans, Captain Rose Corley must lead a team of elite mercenaries on a mission to the alien world in order to save what's left of humanity.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, alien, monster, alien encounter, space battle, space travel, spacecraft, creature, alien planet, alien monster, vaccine ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 22K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia, UK, China, Singapore
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: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, rescue, alien technology, monster, evil alien, evolution, abduction, brutality, survival, alien monster, extraterrestrial ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: laos, los angeles, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 1.2M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: alien, culture clash, fantasy world, adventure, space and aliens, alien life-form, ecology, alien planet, creature, space travel, human nature, distant planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scenic, exciting, futuristic, saga, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: star wars, fantasy world, alien, obesity, telepathy, space opera, adventure, fictional war, space and aliens, warrior, super weapon, space travel ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women makes an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their ...
Style: intense, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space opera, space travel, post apocalypse, adventure, survival, future dystopia, space and aliens, distopia, alien, monster, bounty hunter, maze ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspense, enigmatic, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, space opera, space battle, evil, quicksand, disney, robot, space travel, villain turns good, female protagonist, spacecraft, epic battle ...
Time: 2010s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien planet, space wars, space and aliens, androids and robots, cyborgs, extinction, military, heroes, space battle, space opera, human in outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 123K
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: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: distopia, teenager, post apocalypse, utopia, surveillance, female protagonist, brainwashing, manipulation, survival, betrayal, chase, memory ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 376K
Black Widow (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Natasha Romanoff, on the run from the government following her disobedience to the Sokovia Accords and for aiding Steve Rogers, finds herself on her own and is forced to deal with some of the red in her ledger.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: superhero, female assassin, female protagonist, female spy, superheroine, heroes, strong female lead, heroine, female agent, one woman army, secret agents, one against many ...
Time: future, 2010s, 90s, year 1995, year 2016 ...
Place: morocco, norway, ohio, budapest, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 766K
Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, stylized, intense, slasher ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, good versus evil, loss of father, warrior, chase, king, black hero, tragic villain, strong female character, technology, african ...
Time: future, year 1992, 2010s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: africa, nigeria, oakland california, london, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta, Spain, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: exciting, serious, intense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, adventure, chase, time travel, memory, brotherhood, destiny, murder, secret society, betrayal, one against many, parkour ...
Time: 15th century, 2010s, year 1986, 80s, year 2016 ...
Place: spain, london, texas, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sad, epic, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, time travel, heroes, alternate timeline, invasion, superhero team, alien, final battle, epic battle, raccoon, humanity in peril, revenge ...
Time: future, year 2014, year 2012, year 1970, 70s ...
Place: new jersey, japan, norway, missouri, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (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: exciting, futuristic, captivating, inspirational, slasher ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, battlefield, good versus evil, space opera, betrayal, fat woman, sabotage, space battle, master apprentice relationship, robot, flashback, death ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%