Movies like Armageddon

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Armageddon (1998)
 6.7
 367K
Armageddon (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: When an asteroid threatens to collide with Earth, NASA honcho Dan Truman determines the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb. This leads him to renowned driller Harry Stamper, who agrees to helm the dangerous space mission provided he can bring along his own hotshot crew. Among them is the cocksure A.J. who Harry thinks isn't good enough for his daughter, until the mission proves otherwise.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental, rough, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, idiotic, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, save the world, self sacrifice, nasa, apocalypse, astronaut, end of the world, outer space, asteroid, adventure, heroic mission, fate of humanity, race against time, misfit, president, russian, nuclear, extinction, machismo, moon, wedding, eiffel tower paris, love story, science, destruction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, istanbul turkey, manhattan new york city, pentagon, washington d.c., paris france, shanghai ...

Most similar movies to Armageddon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and futuristic films with plots about danger, catastrophe, heroes, chase, natural disaster, technology and dialogue mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Armageddon: Independence Day (1996), The Core (2003), Pacific Rim (2013), 2012 (2009), The Day After Tomorrow (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: invasion, evil alien, alien invasion, save the world, ufo, space and aliens, end of the world, alien encounter, pilot, battle, alien, spacecraft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, sydney australia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 85K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: natural disaster, end of the world, nasa, adventure, extinction, contingency plan, save the world, global effort, heroic mission, demolished city, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 439K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, giant monster, danger, evil alien, heroic mission, heroes, destruction, giant, androids and robots, monster, survival, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, asia, manila philippines, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 325K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, evacuation, forces of nature, survival, human existence, chaos, air disaster, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, year 2010 ...
Place: tibet, pasadena california, british columbia, mount everest, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, global warming, scientist, catastrophe, natural disaster, evacuation, chaos, climate change, survival, forces of nature, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 150K
Deep Impact (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, nasa, natural disaster, astronomer, tsunami, astronaut, save the world, comet, self sacrifice, race against time, extinction, evacuation ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, langley virginia, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 6K
Meteor (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nasa, satellite, translator, race against time, meteor, adventure, space travel, collision, rivalry, battles, save the world, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: russia, washington d.c., alps, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fifth Element (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, alien, save the world, future dystopia, space and aliens, good versus evil, end of the world, heroic mission, supernatural ability, love, taxi, heroes ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1910s
Place: egypt, new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.4
 68K
Space Cowboys (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, astronaut, nasa, adventure, mission gone awry, race against time, chases and races, heroic mission, danger, save the world, anti heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1958, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 ⇓
67%
2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, astronomer, scientist, catastrophe, society, chases and races, tornado ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 66K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, space travel, save the world, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 80K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: tsunami, storm, apocalypse, end of the world, climate change, catastrophe, conspiracy, global warming, humanity in peril, disaster film, happy ending, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future, near future
Place: china, moscow russia, hong kong, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 4K
Marooned (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to earth only to find their rockets wont fire. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: nasa, space travel, rescue, spacewalk, astronaut, race against time, confined, escapades, danger, isolation, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, future
Place: usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 52K
Red Planet (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: mars, astronaut, space travel, nasa, robot, outer space, spacecraft, killer robot, science, adventure, catastrophe, control room ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, mars, astronaut, mysterious planet, alien, outer space, space station, alien contact, dismemberment, trapped in space, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, infected, scientist, un, chaos, plague, survival, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, jerusalem, south korea, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 12K
SpaceCamp (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, idiotic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: nasa, space travel, space program, trapped in space, astronaut, space shuttle, family, adventure, survival, rescue, androids and robots, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space travel, space opera, spacecraft, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, alien encounter, save the world, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 224K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, save the world, ocean or sea, ship, evil alien, alien invasion, navy, alien encounter, ufo, danger, battles, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2005 ...
Place: battleship, hong kong, hawaii, japan, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, clever, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, gold, explosion, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, racial slur, danger, race against time, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.9
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, danger, race against time, rescue, apocalypse, survival, astronaut, bomb, artificial intelligence, sun, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, ridiculous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: killer robot, evil alien, androids and robots, betrayal, good versus evil, deception, chaos, mexican standoff, astronaut, russian, destruction, nasa ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, year 1961 ...
Place: pentagon, new mexico, africa, washington d.c., middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 3K
Impact (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: asteroids and comets, astronaut, nasa, pregnancy, apocalypse, moon, save the world, escapades, chases and races, adventure, collision, dwarf ...
Place: u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., australia, paris france, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
26%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, adventure, hitman, heroic mission, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, evil alien, danger, battles, save the planet, space wars ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Admiral James T. Kirk is feeling old; the prospect of accompanying his old ship the Enterprise on a two week cadet cruise is not making him feel any younger. But the training cruise becomes a life or death struggle when Khan escapes from years of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: self sacrifice, spacecraft, vengeance, space opera, midlife crisis, mind control, commander, good versus evil, outer space, scientist, teleportation, space station ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
26%
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Borg, a relentless race of cyborgs, are on a direct course for Earth. Violating orders to stay away from the battle, Captain Picard and the crew of the newly-commissioned USS Enterprise E pursue the Borg back in time to prevent the invaders from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, time travel, contact, space opera, first contact, evil alien, commander, mind control, invasion, good versus evil, teleportation, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%