10 best movies like The Fifth Element (1997)

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The Fifth Element 1997
In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.
List of the best movies like The Fifth Element (1997): Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, The Core, Flash Gordon, Crystal Skulls, Interstellar, Avengers: Endgame, Sunshine, Mission to Mars, Oblivion, Independence Day: Resurgence.

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, USA, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, China, Thailand
Duration01:47

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.

The Core (2003)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France
Duration02:15

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.

Flash Gordon (1980)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:51

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

Crystal Skulls (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:28

It is 2020 and the impending apocalypse is inevitable. Due to a rapidly growing Black Hole headed straight for the sun, Earth begins to fall into darkness, waves rise above Los Angeles, Paris is rocked by extreme earthquakes and Japan is crumbling. Governments around the world race to build massive space arks for the lucky few who will escape Earth's tragic fate, though billions of people will be left behind. At the same time in the ruins of a Mayan temple a solution is discovered: 12 ancient skulls, that when brought together can stop the destruction. A team of scientists set out to find the hidden skulls and rescue mankind from imminent destruction.

Interstellar (2014)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration02:49

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:36

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.

Sunshine (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47

Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last hope.

Mission to Mars (2000)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:54

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

Oblivion (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration04:31

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.

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Lost in Space (1998)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find themselves hurtling through uncharted space.

The 5th Wave (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:53

Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same day and is forced to fight and die again... and again - as physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop.

Red Planet (2000)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:47

Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

Supernova (2000)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration01:31

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.

Earthfall (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

As a rogue planet roars through our solar system, it acts as an intergalactic magnet that pulls Earth in its wake. Meteors destroy major cities. Fire and ice storms engulf the land. Casualties are in the millions. And as the situation grows even worse, Steve Lannon is determined to reunite with his wife and teenage daughter. But when they stumble into a secret government installation, they'll uncover a nuclear mission that will either blast our planet back into orbit or guarantee front row seats to the end of the world.

Chappie (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration02:17

Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy. Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings—some good, some bad—and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man. But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from any one else: he is a robot.

Space Truckers (1996)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:35

John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots.

Tomorrowland (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Spain, France, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration02:22

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

Race to Witch Mountain (2009)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:29

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.

Cherry 2000 (1987)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of 'The Zone', Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes.

Wing Commander (1999)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
Duration01:40

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.

Serenity (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But... the greatest danger of all may be on their ship.

Ratchet & Clank (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, short
CountryUSA

Two unlikely heroes struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, they must join forces with a team of colorful heroes called The Galactic Rangers in order to save the galaxy. Along the way, they'll learn about heroism, friendship, and the importance of discovering one's own identity.

Bermuda Tentacles (2014)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

After Air Force One goes down during a storm over the Bermuda Triangle, the United States Navy is dispatched to find the escape pod holding the President. A giant monster beneath the ocean awakens and attacks the fleet.

Oceans Rising (2017)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

A scientist readies a boat after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. However, after the disasters reach a peak level of destruction those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, as he and other refugees look to save the world and stop the disaster using the two Supercolliders on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Elysium (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada
Duration01:49

In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.

Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Markimdb: 1.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.

Alien Hunter (2003)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:32

Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.




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