Movies like Dune

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Dune (2021)
Dune (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA
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: psychotronic
Plot: alien planet, desert, outer space, trap, war, prophecy, messiah, betrayal, space opera, water shortage, revenge, mistress, warner bros, nobility, sand, duke, dune, feudalism, adaptation, mining, emperor, heir
Time: 2020s

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Most similar movies to Dune

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about outer space, adventure, escapades, desert, space travel, spacecraft and danger mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Dune: Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998), Aurora (1998), Oasis (2017), Sahara (1983), Cosmic Princess (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of Soul Hunters come to Babylon 5 demanding the return of something that was stolen from them.
Style: futuristic, stylized, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, outer space, supernatural, space travel, adventure, spacecraft, escapades, space and aliens, good versus evil, benign alien, rivalry, legal ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 192
Aurora (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, seven explorers set out on a mission to earth's nearest sister planet, AURORA. Their mission - to survey and explore for future colonization. When their ship suddenly malfunctions, the crew is forced to crash land on the ...
Plot: rescue, alien planet, heat, water shortage, survival, crash landing, leadership, tent, desert, outer space, fight, spacecraft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
 125K
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: futuristic, atmospheric, epic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, chosen one, adventure, battles, emperor, messiah, vengeance, desert, good versus evil, loss of father, witch, prophecy ...
Time: future
Place: south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.1
 5K
Oasis (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Scottish chaplain embarks on an epic journey through space. Based on Michel Faber's 'The Book Of Strange New Things'.
Plot: priest, outer space, female nudity, hallucination, desert, breasts, water shortage, climate change, hallucinations, naked woman
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 18K
Dune (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Germany, Italy
Duration: 292 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: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prophecy, space and aliens, space wars, battles, space opera, space travel, chosen one, imaginary, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
 1K
Sahara (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After her father dies, young Dale takes his place in a trans-African auto race, but ends up being abducted by a desert sheik.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, sheik, rivalry, confined, crimes, adventurer, adventure, heroes, danger, dishonesty, escapades, prison ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Cosmic Princess (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien princess aids people (Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Catherine Schell) stranded on out-of-orbit Moonbase Alpha.
Plot: mad scientist, alien planet, space colony, brain, evil alien, father daughter relationship, outer space, eagle, shapeshifter
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: serious, atmospheric, contemplative, biblical
Plot: desert, society, religions or cults, adventure, escapades, devil, family problems, wilderness, fasting, praying, prayer, jesus ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The War of the Robots (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An alien civilization, which facing eminent extinction, kidnaps two famous genetic scientists from Earth. A troop of soldiers is dispatched to combat the humanoid robots and rescue the victims.
Plot: robot, organ transplant, betrayal, alien planet, slavery, nuclear threat, alien abduction, rage, civilization, rescue, outer space, laser ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 173K
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, serious, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, teleportation, adventure, archaeology, alien planet, outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, time travel, ancient mystery, space and aliens, space opera ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1920s, future
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Children of Dune (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 235 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: bleak, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: desert, adventure, imaginary kingdom, space travel, good versus evil, heroic mission, political unrest, imaginary, leadership, escapades, space opera, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 43K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
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, serious, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, future dystopia, danger, survivor, space battle ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 214
Black Wind (1965)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The building of a railroad under tough conditions from searing heat to freezing cold in the Sonora desert provokes clashes of passion and struggles between the engineers and the workers at the campsite. The workers also contend with sudden dust ...
Plot: sacrifice, desert, engineer, death, wind, worker, countryside, parent child relationship, father son relationship, railway
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 29
The Aliens (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A UFO believer must choose between the aliens above he has never seen or the mysterious guide who appears in his campsite week after week.
Plot: desert, illegal alien, border, border crossing, ufo, drug smuggling, drug smuggler
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspense, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, air disaster, adventure, survival, airplane, pilot, thirst, sahara, isolation, rescue, against the odds, crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, libya, sahara desert, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Babylon 5: In the Beginning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Londo Mollari, the Centauri Emperor, recounts the initial contact between the Humans and Minbari, which resulted in a major incident and subsequent war, for an eager pair of youngsters wanting a story about love and conflict.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space station, space wars, space travel, adventure, war, emperor, benign alien, wartime life, heroic mission, alien encounter, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, fight, mind control, chaos, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary, escapades, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 71K
Lost in Space (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, sincere, tense
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, survival, alien planet, robot, adventure, lost, danger, family, alien creature, family relations, black hole ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to find oxygen, water, and food on the lifeless planet.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, astronaut, monkey, rescue, danger, survival, adventure, humanoid alien, catastrophe, space travel, isolation, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Unexpected Encounters (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An expedition arrives on planet Arkha, which appears desolate and uninhabited and yet suitable for a planned mass exodus from polluted Earth. One day seemingly from nowhere and quite unexpectedly a young boy wanders into their ship and then runs off.
Plot: female director, parent child relationship, feral child, male nudity, robot, father son relationship, flashback, male with long hair, boy, alien, nudity (full frontal - brief), scientific discovery ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
On the Silver Globe (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Poland
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A small group of cosmic explorers leave Earth to find freedom and start a new civilization.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, battles, spacecraft, moon, time travel, chaos, starting over, space wars, space travel, track down, future dystopia, benign alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.6
 1.5M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, atmospheric, futuristic, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, black hole, end of the world, expedition, time paradox, heroic mission, parallel world, father daughter relationship, space exploration ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5."
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, apocalypse, imaginary, escapades, heroic mission, alien encounter, political unrest, good versus evil, state affairs, chaos ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Stargate: Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, fate of humanity, alien planet, outer space, save the world, space wars, benign alien, ancient mystery, evil alien, scientist, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 5K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, whimsical ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, post apocalypse, martial arts, heroes, survival, adventure, vengeance, chaos, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, destiny, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A groups of astronauts crash-land on Venus and find themselves on the wrong side of a group of Venusian women when they kill a monster that is worshipped by them.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: robot, outer space, venus the planet, lava, pterodactyl, space station, space exploration, adventure, strong female presence, space travel, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
War Between the Planets (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scientists try to prevent a collision between Earth and a planet that is heading for it.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: alien planet, collision, planet, fistfight, spacesuit, space station, outer space, spacecraft
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, teleportation, time travel, alien encounter, adventure, intelligence, adventurer ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 5K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crusade is an American spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in AD 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms. The Drakh have released a nanovirus plague on Earth, ...
Style: futuristic, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space travel, plague, space opera, alien, telepathy, space and aliens, space wars, obsessive quest, danger, deadly ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When an Amacor oil rig in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia proves unproductive, Captain Frank Towns and copilot "A.J." are sent to shut the operation down. However, on their way to Beijing, a major dust storm forces them to ditch their C-119 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desert, adventure, survival, stranded, air disaster, rescue, introspection, struggle for survival, human nature, danger, getting home, radio ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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