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Ellipse (2019)
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Ellipse (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man and his dog are stranded on a volatile, oval-shaped planet and are forced to adapt and escape before time destroys them both.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: distant planet, survival, accident, space travel, danger, catastrophe, one man army, dog, estrangement, save the day, lone hero, life turned upside down, tragic hero

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and exciting films with plots about danger, survival, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, space travel and heroic mission mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Ellipse: Dark Space (2013), 3022 (2019), Approaching the Unknown (2016), Dune Drifter (2020), Collision Earth (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, space wars, fight, struggle for survival, teamwork ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
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3022 (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of astronauts living in the haunting emptiness of deep space awakens to find earth has suffered an extinction-level event.
Style: visually appealing, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: survival, suicide, astronaut, trapped in space, life support, spacecraft, space station, space shuttle, planet earth, outer space, space program, space travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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Approaching the Unknown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonising Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, mars, spacecraft, trapped in space, isolation, astronaut, outer space, near death experience, distant planet, nasa, space mission, adventure ...
Time: future
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55%
 3.3
 923
Dune Drifter (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the trainee pilot and her mortally wounded gunner are shot down, they crash land on a nearby planet. An enemy craft offers the chance of spare parts to fix her ship, but then she spots another survivor - an enemy alien soldier with no intention ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: survivor, distant planet, chase, deadly, survival, rescue, danger, struggle for survival, friends, space travel, human spirit, deep space ...
Time: future
Place: europe
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51%
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Collision Earth (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A large meteor shower unexpectedly bombards planet Earth. Scientists rush to the scene of the first impact and the race is on to find a solution to save humanity.
Style: disaster movie, tense, psychotronic, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: meteorite, meteor shower, asteroid, military, scientist, race against time, end of the world, disaster film, apocalypse, humanity in peril, survival, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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50%
 5.8
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Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, danger, alien encounter, space and aliens, deadly, distant planet, outer space, soldier, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down ...
Time: future
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49%
 4.7
 32K
IO (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As a young scientist searches for a way to save a dying Earth, she finds a connection with a man who's racing to catch the last shuttle off the planet.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: survival, distant planet, extinction, exodus, post apocalypse, save the world, colonization, scientist, escape, destruction, science, fate of humanity ...
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47%
Battle Star Wars (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the leader of the evil Coalition threatens to destroy a Rebel planet for its resources, his daughter will have no choice but to join the Rebel side and fight for what is right.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing
Plot: space wars, outer space, good versus evil, death, violence, space and aliens, intergalactic, deadly, rebel, super villain, courage, empire ...
Time: distant future
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46%
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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: bleak, stylized, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, save the world, adventure, space and aliens, prodigy, space travel, apocalypse, chaos, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.3
 436
Power Corps. (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soldiers land on Caprini and confront diabolical villains.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, heroic mission, military, tough heroes, danger, rivalry, supernatural, adventure, escapades, deadly creature, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
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44%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, journalism, danger, heroes, anti heroes, space and aliens, misfit, benign alien, save the world, escapades, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: soldier, outer space, save the world, computers and web, imaginary, survival, man versus machine, chaos, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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40%
 4.2
 555
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
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Mad World (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It is the year 2037. Our world is dying, slowly, from a virus that has rendered mankind infertile. Not a single child has been born in 25 years. Governments are now powerless puppets for the biggest corporations and Biocorp, the world's ...
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, atmospheric, macabre, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, laboratory, corporation, experiment, survival, escapades, virus, suffering, infected, antidote, cure, survival horror ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Alien Overlords (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man learns about alien agendas from a dying agent and feels compelled to warn the world about the impending danger.
Style: thought provoking, psychotronic, suspense, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: alien, found footage, ufo, dying, military, alien race, destiny, life changing experience, human existence, oldtimer, alien contact, creature ...
Time: future
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38%
 6.4
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Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: cerebral, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, found footage, astronaut, danger, distant planet, lovecraftian, inventions and discoveries, landing, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, 50s ...
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36%
Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time machine, time travel, danger, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, escapades, chases and races, adventure, evil alien, rescue, save the world ...
Time: future, prehistory
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36%
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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, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, wormhole, space travel, state affairs, hotshot hero, soldier, intrigue, society, escapades, life is a bitch, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 3.1
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Bigfoot Wars (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After the sheriff of the small town of Boggy Creek receives reports of attacks from a vicious beast bearing resemblance to the legendary Sasquatch, he enlists the help of an expert survivalist (The Outsider's C. Thomas Howell) and sets out to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: bigfoot, escapades, dangerous animal, battles, danger, track down, deadly, small town, human versus animal, standoff, rivalry, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
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G-Zombie (2021)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Sara is a research student who wants to make an immunity booster to save humanity. Her experiment however turns people into zombies and in comes Dhruva to save the day.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: zombie, fate of humanity, virus, survival, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, courage, future dystopia, fear, society, peril, plague ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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34%
Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: survival, danger, catastrophe, deadly, zombie, chaos, escapades, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, gory, buried truth, hidden truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
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Voyagers (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Romania, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With the human race's future at stake, a group of young men and women embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing secrets about the mission, they become helpless for pleasure, hunger, and power once ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space exploration, alien planet, escapades, space station, distant planet, space mission, society, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: europe
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33%
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The Last Man (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Mary Shelley
Style: suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, exciting
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, apocalypse, plague, pandemic, disease, frankenstein's monster, bio weapon, cannibalism, frankenstein, survival, isolation ...
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33%
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The Advent of Mebiar (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Fritz (Nick Huber), Snark (Jacob Lyngle), and Bubbles (Griffin Strycharske) are thrown into a mysterious cryptozoological cult event and must stop the rising of an ancient, monstrous being.
Style: psychotronic, captivating, suspense, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: nerd, paranormal phenomena, monster, paranormal, heroes, violence, chaos, good versus evil, giant monster, mutant, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
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Earth II (1971)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the near future, a space station dubbed Earth II is built for the purpose of scientific research and world peace. However, that peace is shattered when the Chinese send up a nuclear bomb that is orbiting just a few miles away from the station. ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: spacewalk, space station, outer space, escapades, danger, man versus machine, race against time, heroes, space wars, heroic mission, hijacking, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paranormal Incident (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The infamous Odenbrook Sanitarium closed after a mass suicide occurred within its walls. Sixty years later, six college students armed with cameras and recording equipment venture into the asylum to prove the existence of the paranormal. Thrills ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mental institution, survival, haunted house, danger, isolation, confined, haunted by the past, paranormal phenomena, found footage, supernatural power, government coverup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Metal Shifters (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alien bacteria arrives on a meteorite and infects metal, animating a giant iron statue that goes on a killing rampage in a small town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, save the day, danger, deadly, small town, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, bar, alien, fire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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31%
Legends from the Sky (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Native American Veteran, burdened by survivor's guilt after a disastrous military tour, is forced to search for his missing grandfather after his ancestral land is mysteriously taken over by an unknown federal organization.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: heroes, uncover truth, save the day, haunted by the past, law enforcement, dishonesty, alien encounter, government agency, conspiracy, space and aliens, military, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.7
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Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, race against time, adventure, danger, rescue, escapades, space travel, scientist, asteroid, gay ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 713
Contagion (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, terrorists have developed a new way to strike: disease. Not only have they created a deadly Level Four Ebola virus, their first victim is the President of the United States. The virus is particularly contagious and is spreading. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, survival, terrorism, bio weapon, danger, plague, race against time, deadly, undercover, state affairs, chaos, antidote ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%