Movies like Escape of Mr. McKinley

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Escape of Mr. McKinley (1975)
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Escape of Mr. McKinley (1975)
Original name: Бегство мистера Мак-Кинли
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A man decides to escape into the future by the way of hibernation. When he wakes up, feeling lucky that the experiment worked out well, the staff of the hibernation company politely walks him to the outside were he finds a post atomic war desert… He wakes up! Thank God it was just a dream! Or was it?
Plot: time travel, dream, satire, post nuclear

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Most similar movies to Escape of Mr. McKinley

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, captivating and offbeat films with plots about time travel, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, danger, heroes and adventure mostly in Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Escape of Mr. McKinley: Time Barbarians (1991), Lilac Ball (1987), Top Kids (1987), Virtual Nightmare (2000), Mirror for a Hero (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Time Barbarians (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A warrior king has swordfights with ugly savages that crouch around the forest and snarl a lot. An evil bad guy, bent on doing evil things, kills his wife and flees to modern day Los Angeles. The warrior chases after him to avenge his wife's ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: time travel, barbarian, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, danger, adventurer, heroes, supernatural, adventure, wizards and magicians, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.9
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Lilac Ball (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Alisa Seleznyova and her father professor Seleznyov are traveling in space. They meet their old friend archaeologist Gromozeka, who's just discovered a planet all inhabitants of which died. It became known that they discovered a virus of ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: time travel, space travel, virus, alien planet, sword and sorcery, sword and planet, outer space
Time: 22nd century, prehistory, stone age
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87%
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Top Kids (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fun journey through the history of the automobile, this film is about a group of future computer hackers that wire an arcade game to work as a time machine. Among appearances in the movie are Henry Ford, Mercedes Benz, and modern race car driver ...
Plot: time travel, formula 1, hacker, computer nerd, chevrolet, woman driver, used car salesman, driver, teenager, old car, historical figure, salesman ...
Time: 1880s, year 1971, 1930s, 1920s, year 1950 ...
Place: italy, europe
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84%
Virtual Nightmare (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Advertising executive Dale Hunter (Michael Muheny) works at the agency Arora. But after a car accident, his life changed abruptly. He has nightmares at night and by day he suffers from hallucinations. The world looks like from a computer. Numbers ...
Plot: virtual reality, dream, advertising executive, librarian, post nuclear, pipe
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Mirror for a Hero (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Two not quite similar men, our contemporaries, Sergey Pshenichny and Andrew Nemchinov, are walking in the street in their native mining town and found themselves in 1949. It's a common knowledge that real miracles happen without technical ...
Style: social, surreal, social realism, philosophical
Plot: time travel, communism, father son relationship, alternate reality, war hero, trapped, mining town, repeated event, time loop, deja vu, robbery, arrest ...
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
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2000 Years Later (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A satirical film on fads in the US. A TV host on a late night show tries to convince his viewers that they should return to Rome and Roman ways.
Plot: messenger, time travel, ancient rome, television show, satire, hollywood, tv show
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64%
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Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, alternate timeline, goofy hero, disorder, fish out of water, life turned upside down, dragon, master and servant, altering history, sent to the future, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 12th century, 2000s, future
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
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Auton 2: Sentinel (1998)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the Nestene creature vanished from UNIT's top secret Warehouse... Suddenly and without warning the Nestene strikes, once again using Autons as its deadly foot soldiers. As mysterious UNIT operative Lockwood ...
Plot: doll, mannequin, time travel, plastic, alien possession, hidden gun, priest, doctor who
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Infinite Man (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man's attempts to construct the ultimate romantic weekend backfire when his quest for perfection traps his lover in an infinite loop.
Plot: time loop, time travel, panties, bouquet, jealousy, voice recording, champagne, vacation, frustration, accordion, ex boyfriend, abandoned hotel ...
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Zygon: When Being You Just Isn't Enough (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: They've been stranded on Earth for 20 years, so Zygon commander Kritakh, and his second, Torlakh, have had plenty of time to re-create their world. The trouble is that Kritakh, aka engineer Mike Kirkwood, has lost his sense of purpose. Can ...
Plot: time travel, trapped, alien, doctor who, shape shifting, shapeshifting
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Lancelot: Guardian of Time (1997)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Le grand sorcier Merlin apprend que Wolvencroft, mage diabolique et maître des forces obscures est de retour et bien décidé à détrôner le Roi Arthur en traversant le temps. Alerté, Sir Lancelot, décide d'emprunter le couloir du temps à ...
Plot: arthurian legend, bodyguard, knight, king arthur, sword and sorcery, time travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 1, Planet of the Dino-Knights (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh Kirby Time Warrior Chapter 1 Planet of the Dino-Knights: In the 25th century mankind has found a device capable of destroying the universe. Irwin 1138 separates the Nullifier into 6 pieces which he scatters throughout time. When the evil Dr. ...
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, medieval, knight
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Magnetic (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: On December 31st, the Earth will be destroyed. Everything you know will become nothing. Maybe it already has.
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The City of Lost Children (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, gothic, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, distopia, rescue, mad scientist, island, clones, escape, french, good versus evil, street kid, adventure, children ...
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The Gateway (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A particle physicist grieving over the loss of her husband in a car crash uses a revolutionary machine to bring him back, with dire consequences for her family.
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric
Plot: parallel world, time travel, physicist, dead husband, car accident, couple relations, research, discovery, family, camera, hit with a baseball bat, flash forward ...
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52%
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Time Changer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The year is 1890 and Bible professor Russell Carlisle has written a new manuscript entitled "The Changing Times". His colleague, Dr. Norris Anderson, believes that what Carlisle has written could greatly affect the future of coming ...
Style: serious, christian film, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, religions or cults, society, future dystopia, christianity, bible, ethics, professor, preaching, fish out of water, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thermae Romae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man from the Future (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous
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Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: exciting, offbeat, serious, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Emerald Green (2016)
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Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, sentimental, melancholic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 508
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Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young orphan discovers her occult lineage and the curse she is destined to fulfill.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: perception, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, change, evil twin, coven, doppelganger, dream, butt naked, witch, ceremony ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.9
 24
Jealous Gods (2017)
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Country: USA
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Hibernatus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, ironic, light ...
Plot: time travel, hibernation, fish out of water, family life, misfit, disorder, family relations, pretense, make believe, society, culture clash, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1900s, 70s, 90s, 1960s
Place: france, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 81 min.
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40%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, psychotronic, tense, captivating ...
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39%