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20 best movies like John Carter (2012)

List of the best movies like John Carter (2012): Dune, Mission to Mars, Jupiter Ascending, Green Lantern, Wing Commander, Stargate, Ender's Game, The Last Starfighter, Starcrash, Stargate: Continuum.

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Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:17
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Heroes, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Travel, Revenge, Water, Fate
PlaceDeserts
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Epic, Serious, For men

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – 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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:54
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes, Bees
PlotAdventure, Fate, Space wars, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Monsters, Lifeguards, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Saving the World
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, By comics, Serious, For men, Disturbing

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the first human ever recruited.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes
PlotAdventure, Alien invasion, Space wars, Saving the World, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, By games, Depressive, Serious, For men

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 Blair and Todd "Maniac" Marshall as they arrive at the Tiger Claw and are soon forced to stop a Kilrathi fleet heading towards Earth.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:10
CharactersHeroes, Immortals, Archaeologists, Emperors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Slavery, Alien invasion, Teleportation
PlaceSpace, Egypt, Spaceships, Africa, Pyramid
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersChildrens, Geniuses, Heroes, Soldier, Gifted children
PlotWar, Adventure, UFO, Virtual Reality, Alien invasion
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Serious

Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Computer games, Fate, Space wars, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Caves, College
StyleExciting, Light

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.

Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration01:34
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Soldier, Smugglers, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Space wars, Saving the World, Rivalry
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

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 recruited by the Emperor to complete the mission, as well as to rescue the Emperor's son, who has gone missing.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Space wars
PlaceSpaceships, Parallel worlds
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Ba'al travels back in time and prevents the Stargate program from being started. SG-1 must somehow restore history.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:40
CharactersSuperhero, Strong women, Giants, Heroes, Military
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Teleportation
PlaceSpace, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, For men

Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersSuperhero, Aliens, Gods, Giants, Heroes
PlotLove, Apocalypse, Time travel, Superpowers, Time machine
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimePost apocalypse
StyleMarvel, Popular, Exciting, By comics, Beautiful

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Pirates, Monsters, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Dancing, Adventure, Gambling, Slavery
PlaceSpace, Sea, Jungle, Spaceships, Mountains
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Star Wars

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

During their search for a habitable planet the last living humans crash-land on a barren world, inhabited by bloodthirsty aliens and mysterious post-apocalyptic warriors.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration02:18
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotAlien invasion, Space wars, Saving the World, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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 capsule sent from the planet Iscandar that tells of a device that can remove the radiation from the Earth's surface. The Earth Defense Force rebuilds the battleship Yamato with a new type of propulsion system to make the 148,000 light year trip to Iscandar in hopes of saving the Earth. Within one year, the radiation will drive the rest of humanity to extinction.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:51
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Scientists, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Space wars, Cheating, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, New York
StyleExciting, For men

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

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
CharactersRobots, Aliens
PlotWar, Survival, Skirmishes, Space wars, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Star Wars

A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersRobots, Samurai, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Alien invasion, Fate, Space wars
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Fancy, For men

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

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration04:31
CharactersDogs, Aliens, Monsters, Giants, Scientists
PlotWar, Survival, Apocalypse, End of the world, UFO
PlaceSpace, Prison, Ships, Spaceships, The White House
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense

We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, melodrama, adventure
CountrySouth Africa, USA
Duration01:33
CharactersHeroes
PlotDancing, Adventure, Hostage, Space wars, Uprising
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, For men, Disturbing

A pilot is the only hope to stop the mutiny of a spacecraft by its security crew, who plot to sell the crew of the ship into slavery.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersRobots
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Superpowers, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Star Wars

The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Weapon, Teleportation, Confrontation
PlaceSpace, Mars, Laboratory
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:57
CharactersHeroes, Investigators
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Justice
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Epic, Depressive, Serious, For men

In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something yet undiscovered: the power to inspire hope.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Robots, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Obsession, Black holes
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersDragons, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Saving the World
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Parallel worlds
StyleSerious, Disturbing

In this modern retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fantasy action-adventure classic, a commercial airliner crashes deep in the heart of the Amazon. Now, the survivors must face a mysterious and hostile world inhabited by giant scorpions, dragons, and a simian beast that stands ten stories tall.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, France
Duration01:55
CharactersHorses, Aliens, Monsters, Vikings, Military
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Epic, Serious

During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The man must fuse his advanced technology with the weaponry of the vikings to fight the monster.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:44
CharactersDragons, Heroes, Elves, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Magic, Superpowers, Supernatural, Fate
StyleExciting, By books, Epic, Serious

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:01
CharactersGods, Giants, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Wedding, Missing people, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Light, Serious, Disturbing

A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, USA, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, China, Thailand
Duration01:47
CharactersKings, Aliens, Military, Friends, Womanizers
PlotAdventure, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular

In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with keeping order throughout the human territories. On assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two undertake a mission to Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis where species from across the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence, and cultures. At the center of Alpha is a mysterious dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
CharactersSuperhero, Hackers, Aliens, Monsters, Mutant
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts
PlaceAircraft, Party, New York

After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.





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