Movies like Beneath The Planet Of The Apes 1970

During a rescue mission to locate missing astronaut George Taylor, John Brent crash lands on the Planet of the Apes. Brent, along with Taylor's companion, Nova, find he has disappeared into an underground city known as the Forbidden Zone and attempt to track him down.

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1 Robocop 1987

In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed confrontation with crime lord Boddicker so they can use his body to support their untested RoboCop prototype. But when RoboCop learns of the company's nefarious plans, he turns on his masters.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Paul Verhoeven

Country:

United States of America
7.5

2 Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes 1972

In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction

Director:

J. Lee Thompson

Writers:

Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle (characters)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

3 Escape From The Planet Of The Apes 1971

The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race. The third in the original Planet of the Apes series.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Don Taylor

Writers:

Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle (based upon characters created by)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

4 2010 1984

While planet Earth poises on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists aboard the Leonov hurtles to a rendezvous with the still-orbiting Discovery spacecraft and it's sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.

Genres:

Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Peter Hyams

Writers:

Arthur C. Clarke (novel), Peter Hyams (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

5 Planet Of The Apes 1968

An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Adventure, Drama, Action

Writers:

Michael Wilson (screenplay by), Rod Serling (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
8

6 Battle For The Planet Of The Apes 1973

The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a community of human mutants who live beneath a destroyed city try to conquer those whom they perceive as enemies. All leading to the finale.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction

Director:

J. Lee Thompson

Writers:

Pierre Boulle (characters), Paul Dehn (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

7 The Andromeda Strain 1971

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents..

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Robert Wise

Writers:

Michael Crichton (novel), Nelson Gidding (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

8 The Black Hole 1979

The explorer craft USS Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the USS Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled by Dr. Hans Reinhardt and his monstrous robot companion, but the initial wonderment and awe the Palomino crew feel for the ship and its resistance to the power of the black hole turn to horror as they uncover Reinhardt's plans.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Science Fiction, Action

Director:

Gary Nelson

Writers:

Jeb Rosebrook (story by), Bob Barbash (story by) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

9 The Time Machine 1960

A Victorian Englishman travels to the far future and finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species.

Genres:

Thriller, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance

Director:

George Pal

Writers:

David Duncan (screenplay), H.G. Wells (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.6

10 1984 1984

Thomas Heise's documentary portrays the meeting of officials and citizens in the district office of Berlin-Mitte in 1984. The movie uniquely displays how socialist officals and citizens interact.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Thomas Heise

Writer:

Thomas Heise

Country:

Germany
7.7

11 The Quiet Earth 1985

After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Geoff Murphy (as Geoffrey Murphy)

Writers:

Craig Harrison (novel), Bill Baer | 2 more credits »

Country:

New Zealand
6.8

12 Fortress 1992

A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the movie. The prison is a futuristic one run by a private corporation bent on mind control in various ways

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

Troy Neighbors (story), Steven Feinberg (story) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5.9

13 Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan 1982

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 exile and captures the power of creation itself.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Nicholas Meyer

Writers:

Gene Roddenberry (based on "Star Trek" created by), Harve Bennett (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

14 Solaris 2002

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writers:

Stanislaw Lem (novel), Steven Soderbergh (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

15 The Day The Earth Stood Still 1951

An alien and a robot land on Earth after World War II and tell mankind to be peaceful or face destruction.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Director:

Robert Wise

Writers:

Edmund H. North (screen play), Harry Bates (based on a story by)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

16 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea 1954

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Genres:

Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:

Richard Fleischer

Writer:

Earl Felton (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

17 The Fly 1958

Industrialist François Delambre is called late at night by his sister-in-law, Helene Delambre, who tells him that she has just killed her husband, André. Reluctant at first, she eventually explains to the police that André invented a matter transportation apparatus and, while experimenting on himself, a fly entered the chamber during the matter transference.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Kurt Neumann

Writers:

James Clavell (screenplay), George Langelaan (based on a story by)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

18 Invasion Of The Body Snatchers 1956

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Don Siegel

Writers:

Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Jack Finney (Collier's magazine serial)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

19 A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Brian Aldiss (short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long"), Ian Watson (screen story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

20 Godzilla 1998

When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard is loose in Manhattan, destroying everything within its reach. The team chases the monster to Madison Square Garden, where a brutal battle ensues.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action, Thriller

Director:

Roland Emmerich

Writers:

Dean Devlin (screenplay), Roland Emmerich (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

21 Planet Of The Apes 2001

After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.

Genres:

Thriller, Science Fiction, Action, Adventure

Director:

Tim Burton

Writers:

Pierre Boulle (novel), William Broyles Jr. (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.7

22 Fahrenheit 451 1966

In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as “firemen,” to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of his vocation…

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

François Truffaut

Writers:

François Truffaut (screenplay), Jean-Louis Richard (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
7.2

23 The War Game 1966

A docudrama depicting a hypothetical nuclear attack on Britain.

Genres:

Drama, War, Documentary, TV Movie

Director:

Peter Watkins

Writer:

Peter Watkins

Country:

United Kingdom
8

24 The Omega Man 1971

Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Boris Sagal

Writers:

John William Corrington (screenplay) (as John William), Joyce Hooper Corrington (screenplay) (as Joyce H. Corrington) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5