Movies like The Apocalypse 1997

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The Apocalypse (1997)
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The Apocalypse (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A salvage pilot and a bartender go up against a crazed computer programmer and the head of a criminal gang who have equipped a spaceship with nuclear warheads and plan to crash it into Earth.
Style: scary, rough, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, adventure, space and aliens, programmer, heroes, spacecraft, space wars, mentally unstable, danger, chases and races, imaginary, chaos, escapades, rivalry, collision, rescue, race against time, catastrophe, end of the world, assassin, mercenary, disaster film, murder, woman kills woman, cargo ship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to The Apocalypse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, space and aliens and chaos mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Apocalypse: Gangland (2001), Last Stand (2000), Shepherd (1998), The Day the Earth Stopped (2008), Interceptor Force 2 (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.8
 539
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, danger, against humanity, good versus evil, life is a bitch, deadly, save the world, plague, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.8
 83
Last Stand (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small band of desperate freedom fighters must topple a vicious dictator before he destroys mankind's last hope.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, save the world, heroes, soldier, race against time, heroic mission, future dystopia, apocalypse, terrorism, gang, danger, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 2.6
 421
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, society, crimes, apocalypse, future dystopia, injustice, religions or cults, chaos, graphic violence, heroes, life is a bitch, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, androids and robots, apocalypse, future dystopia, a.i., save the world, danger, man versus machine, space travel, imaginary, alien encounter, outer space ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, evil alien, race against time, heroic mission, survival, alien encounter, terrorism, catastrophe, space and aliens, deadly creature, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.9
 1K
Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroes, adventure, undercover, technology gone awry, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.2
 675
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 ⇓
67%
 3.6
 188
Lethal Target (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: space and aliens, heroes, danger, rivalry, supernatural, evil alien, gays and lesbians, escapades, adventure, imaginary, alien encounter, scratch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, chaos, teenage life, heroes, danger, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, outer space, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, save the day, hostages, special agents, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 810
Monolith (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into this
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, alien, alien encounter, evil alien, deadly, escapades, chases and races, law enforcement, danger, chase, crimes, government facility ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.6
 530
Alien Species (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Huge Motherships from an alien species sneak ominously into orbit around Earth. Lethal bat-winged fighters descend on the planet. Citizens are abducted. Homes are destroyed. The invasion has begun! A small town sheriff, two deputies and a professor ...
Style: rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly, supernatural, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades, danger, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, space wars, cons and scams ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, danger, survival, forces of nature, chaos, collision, save the world, doomsday, tsunami, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, chases and races, benign alien, heroes, save the world, escapades, misfit, chaos, asteroids and comets, demolished city, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Starship Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A corrupt planetary federation… The ultimate weapon of destruction.... One starship captain stands between them….and intergalactic armageddon. STARSHIP: RISING - RISE UP OR DIE In the distant future, an immortal bionic leader, the product of ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, environmentalism, military, time travel, danger, space and aliens, rebellion, rivalry, space wars, state affairs, man versus machine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Nemesis 3: Time Lapse (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Using footage left over from Nemesis 2 and a very thin story line sees Alex again fighting the cyborg mercenaries in 1998 East Africa. This time, Alex finds that she has 20 half sisters who are waiting for her to return to 2077. Central Command ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Plot: androids and robots, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, danger, desert, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, cyborgs, female bodybuilder
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 525
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, rescue, escapades, race against time, adventure, danger, space travel, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.9
 927
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, space wars, danger, chase, spacecraft, heroes, outer space, rivalry, chaos, escapades, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.2
 235
Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, escapades, imaginary, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, deadly, soldier, danger, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 375
Space Marines (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Space pirates, led by diabolical Colonel Fraser, take over a cargo ship carrying anti-matter explosive and an important official. Space marines, led by Captain Gray, must stop their evil plans.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, crimes, daring rescue, space and aliens, danger, heroic mission, terrorism, save the day, heroes, hostages, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
 590
Shadowchaser (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, hospital, androids and robots, daring rescue, save the day, imaginary, crimes, rivalry, hostages, danger, confined, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 687
Storm Watch (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: America's best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game's mastermind has stolen his identity, put him on the FBI's Most Wanted List, and is blackmailing him to take a part in a real twisted plan of world ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, danger, adventure, chaos, future dystopia, law enforcement, race against time, man versus machine, dishonesty, computers and web, journalism, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien policeman comes to Earth to hunt down a renegade of his own race.
Style: semi serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, police, wormhole, alien, stripper, evil alien, escapades, law enforcement, save the world, imaginary, space wars, future dystopia ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 3.1
 2K
MegaFault (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crack in the world has started... we have 24 hours to stop it.
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: earthquake, disaster film, danger, race against time, forces of nature, destruction, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, save the planet, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, escapades, androids and robots, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, battles, heroic mission, heroes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space travel, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, save the world, survival, military, man versus machine, danger, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
 351
Chrome Angels (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Welcome to Elliotsville. It’s like your typical American small town, except the residents are kinda robots. Okay, they’re not so much kinda, they’re pretty much robots. So what happens when you take that set-up and add a gang of sexy female ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: androids and robots, gang, danger, rescue, rivalry, adventure, chaos, imaginary, small town, crimes, bar, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Final Equinox (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mob and the government race to be the first to recover a stolen alien artifact with unparalleled powers.
Style: futuristic, serious
Plot: alien, mob, government, space and aliens, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, danger, law enforcement, escapades, rivalry, artifact ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.5
 1K
Lightspeed (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Daniel Leight has his radiation treatments sabotaged. He soon finds that he can now move at super speeds but only by risking metabolic damage which could prove to be fatal. 'Lightspeed' must now use his powers to go after ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, rivalry, crimes, adventure, danger, super speed, imaginary, undercover, heroes, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Programmed to Kill (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International terrorist leader, Fatima, is critically injured when she attempts to hijack a jumbo jet and is thwarted by Eric Matthews and his anti-terrorist organization, The Retaliators. Fatima is taken to a top-secret research institute, where ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, kidnapping, terrorism, cyborgs, rivalry, heroes, deadly, chases and races, danger, computers and web, technology gone awry, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece, middle east, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%