Movies like Logan's Run 1976

In the 23rd century, inhabitants of a domed city freely experience all of life's pleasures- but no one is allowed to live past 30. Citizens can try for a chance at being 'renewed' in a civic ceremony on their 30th birthday. Escape is the only other option.

If you already watched and love Logan's Run, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Logan's Run.

1 Escape From New York 1981

In 1997, the island of Manhattan has been walled off and turned into a giant maximum security prison within which the country's worst criminals are left to form their own anarchic society. However, when the President of the United States crash lands on the island, the authorities turn to a former soldier and current convict to rescue him.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action

Director:

John Carpenter

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.2

2 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

3 Enemy Mine 1985

A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

Wolfgang Petersen

Writers:

Barry Longyear (story), Edward Khmara (screenplay) (as Ed Khmara)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

4 Dune 1984

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Duneā€”the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

David Lynch

Writers:

Frank Herbert (novel), David Lynch (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

5 Close Encounters Of The Third Kind 1977

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Drama

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Country:

United States of America
7.6

6 Flash Gordon 1980

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Director:

Mike Hodges

Writers:

Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay), Michael Allin (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

7 Barbarella 1968

In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Roger Vadim

Writers:

Jean-Claude Forest (from the best seller "Barbarella" by) (as Jean Claude Forest), Terry Southern (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Countries:

France, Italy
5.9

8 The Last Starfighter 1984

A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best Starfighters to defend their world from the attack.

Genres:

Adventure, Science Fiction, Action

Director:

Nick Castle

Writer:

Jonathan R. Betuel (as Jonathan Betuel)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

9 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

10 Soylent Green 1973

In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Director:

Richard Fleischer

Writers:

Stanley R. Greenberg (screenplay), Harry Harrison (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.1

11 Wargames 1983

High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a confrontation of global proportions! Together with his girlfriend (Ally Sheedy) and a wizardly computer genius (John Wood), David must race against time to outwit his opponent...and prevent a nuclear Armageddon.

Genres:

Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

John Badham

Country:

United States of America
7.1

12 Night Of The Comet 1984

Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Thom Eberhardt

Writer:

Thom Eberhardt

Country:

United States of America
6.4

13 Invasion Of The Body Snatchers 1978

The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they become more open and Bennell, who has by now witnessed an attempted "replacement", realises that he and his friends must escape or suffer the same fate. But who can he trust to help him and who has already been snatched?

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Philip Kaufman

Writers:

W.D. Richter (screenplay), Jack Finney (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

14 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

15 Silent Running 1972

In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed so that the spacecraft can be reused for commercial purposes, most of the crew of the Valley Forge rejoice at the prospect of going home. Not so for botanist Freeman Lowell who loves the forest and its creatures, so decides to take matters into his own hands to protect what he loves.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

Douglas Trumbull

Writers:

Deric Washburn, Michael Cimino (as Mike Cimino) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

16 Forbidden Planet 1956

Captain Adams and the crew of the Starship C57D travel to planet Altair 4 in search of the spaceship "Bellerophon" that has been missing for 20 years. To their surprise, they are expected.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Director:

Fred M. Wilcox (as Fred McLeod Wilcox)

Writers:

Cyril Hume (screen play), Irving Block (based on a story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

17 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

18 Rollerball 1975

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Norman Jewison

Writer:

William Harrison (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
6.6

19 A Boy And His Dog 1975

Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog, Blood, are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War IV, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the desert-like wasteland. Vic and Blood eke out a meager existence, foraging for food and fighting gangs of cutthroats.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Comedy

Director:

L.Q. Jones

Writers:

L.Q. Jones (screenplay), Harlan Ellison (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

20 Zardoz 1974

In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

John Boorman

Writer:

John Boorman

Countries:

Ireland, United States of America
5.9

21 Repo Man 1984

A down and out young punk gets a job working with a seasoned repo man, but what awaits him in his new career is a series of outlandish adventures revolving around aliens, the CIA, and a most wanted '64 Chevy.

Genres:

Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Alex Cox

Writer:

Alex Cox

Country:

United States of America
6.9

22 Westworld 1973

In a futuristic resort, wealthy patrons can visit recreations of different time periods and experience their wildest fantasies with life-like robots. But when Richard Benjamin opts for the wild west, he gets more than he bargained for when a gunslinger robot goes berserk.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller, Western

Director:

Michael Crichton

Country:

United States of America
7

23 Altered States 1980

A research scientist explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Ken Russell

Writers:

Paddy Chayefsky (written for the screen by) (as Sidney Aaron), Paddy Chayefsky (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

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