Movies like Battlestar Galactica 1978

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Battlestar Galactica (1978)
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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 September 17, 1978, to August 17, 1980. The first and fifth episodes of the series were edited into this theatrical feature film. Taken together, the two episodes ran 148 minutes, without commercials, while the film runs 125 minutes.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, epic, stylized, tv series pilot
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, androids and robots, space and aliens, survival, adventure, save the world, space travel, military, rescue, good versus evil, man versus machine, against the odds, refugee, outer space, catastrophe, heroes, battles, disaster, leadership, escapades, rivalry, chaos, race against time, cons and scams ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Battlestar Galactica

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about escapades, danger, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes, outer space and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Battlestar Galactica: Andromeda (2000), Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009), Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007), Wing Commander (1999), Battle Beyond the Stars (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, apocalypse, alien planet, heroes, battles, mission, fictional war ...
Time: future
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Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, future dystopia, androids and robots, outer space, escapades, obsessive quest, good versus evil, space and aliens, adventure, chaos ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Andromeda (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett. It starred Kevin ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, space wars, alien, military, adventure, artificial intelligence, space battle, heroic mission, genetic engineering, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, touching, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, good versus evil, time travel, astronaut, space travel, fighting crime, survival, save the world, a.i., adventure, adventurer, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, space travel, escapades, battles, vengeance, space and aliens, good versus evil, man versus machine, adventure, future dystopia, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, space opera, androids and robots, space wars, heroic mission, survival, adventure, escapades, betrayal, humanity, transformation, fight scenes ...
Time: future
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100%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space opera, adventure, ambition, man versus machine, survival, rivalry, against the odds, space wars, heroic mission, human in outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, chaos, battles, society, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: adventure, good versus evil, outer space, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, time travel, save the planet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, chaos, battles, graphic violence, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, master warrior, master villain, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, androids and robots, space travel, outer space, escapades, adventure, battles, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Starcrash (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pair of smugglers manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a mysterious superweapon designed by the evil Count Zartharn. The smugglers are soon ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space wars, space travel, rescue, good versus evil, outer space, battles, disaster, catastrophe, heroic mission, cons and scams, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space battle, escapades, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, siege, battles, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, 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, outer space, space and aliens, save the world, spacecraft, adventure, terrorism, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, apocalypse, space wars, space station, chaos, heroes, head of state, space and aliens, escapades, save the world, adventure ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: SG-1 searches for an ancient weapon which could help them defeat the Ori, and discover it may be in the Ori's own home galaxy. As the Ori prepare to send ships through to the Milky Way to attack Earth, SG-1 travels to the Ori galaxy aboard the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient mystery, space travel, space wars, space opera, space and aliens, good versus evil, save the world, ancient, heroic mission, race against time, save the day, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Raiders (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space pirate, spacecraft, pirate, evil alien, outer space, space wars, space and aliens, child in peril, battles, kidnapping, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: En route to the honeymoon of William Riker to Deanna Troi on her home planet of Betazed, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise receives word from Starfleet that a coup has resulted in the installation of a new Romulan ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, intense, saga ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, teleportation, outer space, cloning, self sacrifice, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, space wars, androids and robots, rivalry ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ice Pirates (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The time is the distant future, where by far the most precious commodity in the galaxy is water. The last surviving water planet was somehow removed to the unreachable centre of the galaxy at the end of the galactic trade wars. The galaxy is ruled ...
Style: parody, futuristic, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: outer space, pirate, time travel, heroes, battles, treasure hunt, space travel, space wars, adventure, destiny, goofy hero, master villain ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: space travel, adventure, space opera, future dystopia, bounty hunter, survival, rescue, daring rescue, heroic mission, woman in danger, space and aliens, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, survival, alien encounter, space battle, deadly creature, apocalypse, escapades, planet, evil alien, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: future dystopia, androids and robots, evil alien, apocalypse, space travel, save the world, a.i., man versus machine, catastrophe, heroes, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, chaos, alien encounter, space wars, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Terminators (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small band of resistance fighters battle the cyborgs that have taken control of the planet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, chaos, space travel, a.i., man versus machine, heroes, save the world, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cyborgs, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Solarbabies (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. The group in question plays a hockey based game on roller ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, captivating, tense
Plot: future dystopia, drought, orphan, survival, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, escapades, life is a bitch, rescue, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, survival, evil alien, heroic mission, alien, save the world, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, future dystopia, society ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: outer space, survival, chaos, soldier, escapades, technology gone awry, save the world, computers and web, man versus machine, space and aliens, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, life is a bitch, chaos, androids and robots, escapades, soldier, man versus machine, apocalypse, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Phoenix the Warrior (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Big hair, big guns, big personalities, and a serious lack of wardrobe. She-Wolves of the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic story that features women--lots and lots of women--who leave little to the imagination as they battle each other in various ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, save the world, survival, chaos, rivalry, apocalypse, pregnancy, sword fight, women, lone wolves, nudity (full frontal - brief), mutant ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%