Movies like Spacehunter: Adventures In The Forbidden Zone 1983

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 talents, they try to rescue the women.

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1 Phantoms 1998

In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Joe Chappelle

Writers:

Dean R. Koontz (novel) (as Dean Koontz), Dean R. Koontz (screenplay) (as Dean Koontz)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

2 Saturn 3 1980

In the future, Earth is overcrowded and the population relies on distant bases to be fed. In the Saturn 3 station, Major Adam and the scientist Alex, who is also his lover and has never been on Earth, have been researching hydroponics for three years in the base alone with their dog Sally. Meanwhile, the psychotic Captain Benson fails the mental test required to travel to Saturn 3 and kills his replacement, Captain James, taking his place in the mission of assembling and programming the Demi-God series robot Hector to replace one of the scientists in Saturn 3. On the arrival, the mentally disturbed Captain Benson becomes sexually obsessed for Alex. Then he uses an interface to link his brain to program Hector, but incapable to control his emotions, he transfers his homicidal tendency and insanity to Hector. Now Major Adam and Alex are trapped in the station with a dangerous psychopath robot.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller

Directors:

Stanley Donen, John Barry (uncredited)

Writers:

Martin Amis (screenplay), John Barry (story)

Country:

United Kingdom
5.2

3 The Hidden 1987

When average, law-abiding citizens suddenly turn to a life of hedonistic behavior and violent crime, Detective Tom Beck (Michael Nouri) is tasked with helping young FBI agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle MacLachlan) determine the cause in this tense, sci-fi thriller.

Genres:

Action, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Jack Sholder

Writer:

Jim Kouf (as Bob Hunt)

Country:

United States of America
7

4 Excalibur 1981

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

John Boorman

Writers:

Thomas Malory (book), Rospo Pallenberg (adaptation) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.4

5 Warlock 1989

A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit. A Warlock is taken captive in Boston, Massachusetts in 1691 by a witch-hunter Giles Redferne. He is sentenced to death for his activities, including the bewitching of Redferne's bride-to-be, but before the execution a demon appears and propels the Warlock forward in time to 20th century Los Angeles, California.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Director:

Steve Miner

Writer:

David Twohy (as D.T. Twohy)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

6 Solarbabies 1986

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 skates and is quite good. It has given them a unity that transcends the attempts to bring them to heel by the government. Finding an orb of special power, they find it has unusual effects on them. They escape from the orphanage (on skates) and try to cross the wasteland looking for a place they can live free as the storm-troopers search for them and the orb.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Director:

Alan Johnson

Writers:

Walon Green (screenplay), D.A. Metrov (screenplay) (as Douglas Anthony Metrov)

Country:

United States of America
4.8

7 Dragonslayer 1981

The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom. A fantasy film from Disney Studios that exhausted all possible visual effects of the time.

Genres:

Fantasy, Adventure

Director:

Matthew Robbins

Country:

United States of America
6.7

8 Clash Of The Titans 1981

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Director:

Desmond Davis

Writer:

Beverley Cross

Country:

United States of America
6.9

9 Dreamscape 1984

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow and that is causing them to die in real life. He must find a way to stop the abuse of the power to enter dreams.

Genre:

Adventure

Director:

Joseph Ruben

Writers:

David Loughery (story), David Loughery (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

10 Invaders From Mars 1986

In this attempted remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy enlists the aid of the U.S. Marines.

Genres:

Mystery, Science Fiction, Horror, Adventure, Family

Director:

Tobe Hooper

Writers:

Richard Blake (based on a screenplay by), Dan O'Bannon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.6

11 Supernova 2000

Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose body quickly mutates into a monstrous and deadly form.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Walter Hill (as Thomas Lee)

Writers:

William Malone (story), Daniel Chuba (story) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Switzerland, United States of America
4.9

12 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

13 Battle Beyond The Stars 1980

A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Directors:

Jimmy T. Murakami, Roger Corman (uncredited)

Writers:

John Sayles (screenplay by), John Sayles (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

14 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

15 Congo 1995

Eight people embark on an expedition into the Congo, a mysterious expanse of unexplored Africa where human greed and the laws of nature have gone berserk. When the thrill-seekers -- some with ulterior motives -- stumble across a race of killer apes.

Genres:

Action, Adventure

Director:

Frank Marshall

Writers:

Michael Crichton (novel), John Patrick Shanley (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

16 The Rocketeer 1991

Young pilot Cliff Secord stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as 'The Rocketeer'.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Family

Director:

Joe Johnston

Writers:

Dave Stevens (graphic novel "The Rocketeer"), Danny Bilson (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

17 The Transformers: The Movie 1986

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Genres:

Animation, Science Fiction, Action, Adventure, Family

Director:

Nelson Shin

Writer:

Ron Friedman

Countries:

Japan, United States of America
7.3

18 Brainstorm 1983

Two brilliant research scientists have invented a device capable of recording and playing back sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one of them records their own death.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Douglas Trumbull

Writers:

Bruce Joel Rubin (story), Robert Stitzel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

19 Star Trek: Of Gods And Men 2007

The year is 2306… 12 years ago, Captain Kirk was swept away by the Nexus. One year later, Commander Scott was reported missing along with the USS Jenolen. The remaining USS Enterprise crew have split. Captain Spock and Doctor McCoy are on Khitomer, continuing their work towards peace the Klingon Empire. Captain Sulu and the Excelsior are on a mission beyond the Alpha Quadrant. Captain Chekov, feels his career has stalled, leaving him to ponder retirement. Captain Uhura, Director of Starfleet Linguistics, feels there may be something missing in her life.Now, Chekov and Uhura, with John Harriman, former Captain of the Enterprise-B, come together for the dedication of a new ship. However, their reunion is cut short when they receive a distress call from an all-too-familiar planet, where they meet up with an almost-forgotten face, and in an instant, something happens that presses the three friends to embark on a mission that will forever change their lives…

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Tim Russ

Writers:

Gene Roddenberry (based on Star Trek created by), Sky Douglas Conway (story by) (as Sky Conway) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

20 Trick Or Treat 1986

Eddie is your average 80's metal head teen. Now he's obsessed with his heavy-metal superstar idol, Sammi Curr who is killed in a hotel fire. Eddie becomes the recipient of the only copy of Curr's unreleased album, which when played backwards brings Sammi back to life. As Halloween approaches, Eddie begins to realize that this isn't only rock 'n roll... it's life and death.

Genres:

Horror, Music

Writers:

Rhet Topham (story), Michael S. Murphey (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

21 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins 1985

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.

Genres:

Comedy, Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

Guy Hamilton

Writers:

Richard Sapir (novel), Warren Murphy (novel) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

22 Runaway 1984

In the near future, a police officer specializes in malfunctioning robots. When a robot turns out to have been programmed to kill, he begins to uncover a homicidal plot to create killer robots... and his son becomes a target.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Science Fiction

Director:

Michael Crichton

Country:

United States of America
5.9

23 Streets Of Fire 1984

Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires Tom to rescue her. Along with a former soldier, they battle through dangerous cityscapes, determined to get Ellen back.

Genre:

Action

Director:

Walter Hill

Country:

United States of America
6.7