20 best movies like Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

List of the best movies like Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017): Interstellar, Serenity, The Fifth Element, Alita: Battle Angel, Enemy Mine, Ender's Game, Independence Day: Resurgence, Warcraft, Flash Gordon, Riddick.

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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.

    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.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama
    CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
    Duration02:06

    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.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genrefantastic, action, adventure
    CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
    Duration02:28

    When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
    CountryUSA, West Germany, United Kingdom
    Duration01:48

    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.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:54

    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: 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.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
    CountryUSA, Canada, China, Japan
    Duration02:12

      The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home.

      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.

      Markimdb: 6.4
      Genrefantastic, action, thriller
      CountryUSA, Canada
      Duration01:59

      Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.

      Markimdb: 4.2
      Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
      CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
      Duration02:40

      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

      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: 6.5
      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:10

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

      Markimdb: 2
      Genrefantastic, action, melodrama, adventure
      CountrySouth Africa, USA
      Duration01:33

      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: 6.9
      Genrefantastic, action, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:20

      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: 5.9
      Genrefantastic, action
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:38

      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: 5.6
      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.

      Markimdb: 6.5
      Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
      CountryUSA, China, Brazil
      Duration02:36

      An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

      Markimdb: 8.2
      Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, short
      CountryFrance
      Duration00:16

      Professor Barbenfouillis and five of his colleagues from the Academy of Astronomy travel to the Moon aboard a rocket propelled by a giant cannon. Once on the lunar surface, the bold explorers face the many perils hidden in the caves of the mysterious satellite.

      Markimdb: 8
      Genrefantastic, adventure
      CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Hungary, Jordan
      Duration03:34

      During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

      Markimdb: 5
      Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
      CountryFinland, Germany, Australia, France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark, United Kingdom
      Duration02:23

      Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity - or destroy it once and for all. The truth behind the creation of mankind will be revealed when an old enemy leads our heroes on an adventure into the Hollow Earth. To save humanity they must fight the Vril, an ancient shapeshifting reptilian race and their army of dinosaurs.

      Markimdb: 7.8
      Genrefantastic, action, adventure
      CountryUSA
      Duration02:08

      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: 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.

        Markimdb: 6.2
        Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
        CountryUSA
        Duration01:41

        After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.

        Markimdb: 4
        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
        CountryUSA

        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: 4.6
        Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
        CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
        Duration01:33

        A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial life forms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien Facehuggers and a hybrid Alien/Predator are released and begin to terrorize the town.

        Markimdb: 4.6
        Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
        Duration02:37

        The adventures of teenager Max McGrath and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel.

        Markimdb: 6.7
        Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure
        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
        Duration01:49

        Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

        Markimdb: 7.5
        Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
        CountryUSA, Canada
        Duration01:38

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

        Markimdb: 5.6
        Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
        CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
        Duration01:32

        The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.

        Markimdb: 6.6
        Genrefantastic, action, adventure
        CountryUSA
        Duration02:12

          John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

          Markimdb: 6.2
          Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
          CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Australia
          Duration02:19

          Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment.

          Markimdb: 6.8
          Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime, detective
          CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, Belgium
          Duration02:31

          In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

          Markimdb: 7
          Genrefantastic, action, adventure
          CountryUSA, France
          Duration02:10

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

          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.

          Markimdb: 5.6
          Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
          CountryUSA
          Duration01:38

          The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

          Markimdb: 5.9
          Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
          CountryUSA
          Duration02:23

            From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.

            Markimdb: 3.3
            Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
            CountryAustralia
            Duration01:25

            In 1943, five US soldiers are recruited by the OSS for a time travel mission to save the world from the tyranny of Hitler's 25th Reich.

            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.

            Markimdb: 5.7
            Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
            CountryUSA, Canada, Hong Kong, Luxembourg

            Two unlikely companions embark on a perilous adventure through the badlands of an unexplored planet as they try to escape a dangerous and disorienting reality, where all inner thoughts are seen and heard by everyone.

            Markimdb: 6.1
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
            CountryUSA, New Zealand, Japan
            Duration02:25

            Many thousands of years in the future, Earth’s cities roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive traction cities, the old London, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected encounter with a mysterious young woman from the wastelands who will change the course of his life forever.

            Markimdb: 5.7
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:59

            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.

            Markimdb: 3.8
            Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
            CountryUSA, France, Denmark
            Duration01:36

            Two brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader has the other half, and determines to get the brothers' half and have a complete medallion so he can gain absolute power.

            Markimdb: 3.3
            Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:45

            In a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin – a reluctant warrior with a dark past – sets off on mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planets evil dictator – Griffin – and his elite army of hunters, the lone warrior is left for dead in the vast desert. Armed with his samurai blade, Hirokin is forced to choose between avenging the murder of his family and fighting for the freedom his people. In a twist of fate and with a small rebellion by his side Hirokin s vision finally becomes clear.

            Markimdb: 6.3
            Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
            CountryUSA
            Duration01:22

            When the first manned flight to Venus returns to Earth, the rocket crash-lands in the Mediterranean near a small Italian fishing village. The locals manage to save one of the astronauts Colonel Calder, the mission commander. A young boy also recovers what turns out to be a specimen of an alien creature. Growing at a fantastic rate, it manages to escape and eventually threatens the city of Rome.

            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.

            Markimdb: 5.2
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure, family
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            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.

            Markimdb: 7.5
            Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
            CountryUSA, Japan
            Duration01:38

            Starship C57D travels to planet Altair 4 in search of the crew of spaceship "Bellerophon," a scientific expedition that has been missing for 20 years, only to find themselves unwelcome by the expedition's lone survivor and warned of destruction by an invisible force if they don't turn back immediately.

            Markimdb: 7.8
            Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama
            CountryBelgium, Germany, Canada, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA
            Duration02:18

              Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.

              Markimdb: 6.1
              Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
              CountryJapan
              Duration02:18

              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.




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