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Spaceballs (1987)
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Spaceballs (1987)

King Roland of the planet Druidia is trying to marry his daughter Princess Vespa to Prince Valium, but Vespa is kidnapped by the evil race of the Spaceballs. The Spaceballs ask Roland a tremendous ransom: all the air of Druidia (you see, the air of Spaceball had serious pollution problems...). The King decides to offer a generous amount of money to a space rogue, Lone Starr, to persuade him to save Vespa. What follows is the parody of a _LOT_ of famous SF movies. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  courage,  wedding,  marriage,  kidnapping
Mood:parody,  spoof,  satire
Locations:space,  ship,  desert
Characters:villain,  hostage,  alien
Story:desert planet,  space battle,  alien technology,  alien space craft,  planet,  explosion in space,  space cowboy,  human in outer space,  space exploration,  space war,  space opera,  space travel,  gold robot,  female robot,  talking robot,  transforming robot,  princess,  king,  outer space,  parody of cult film,  unlikely hero,  alien civilization,  alien contact,  sci fi spoof,  star wars spoof,  wedding ceremony gone awry,  canceled wedding,  alien invasion,  neuschwanstein castle,  breasts bouncing,  medium breasts,  self cannibalism,  fem bot,  panting,  fembot,  warp speed,  transformer,  deliberate cruelty,  winnebago,  self destruct,  lifting an adult into the air,  motor home,  infra red,  xenomorph,  rich snob,  escape pod,  swordplay,  lifting female in air,  shot in the crotch,  shapeshifting,  friends who live together,  high tech,  self referential,  statue of liberty new york city,  sword fighting,  role reversal,  cowboy boots,  smuggler,  extraterrestrial,  wilhelm scream,  teleportation,  flamethrower,  sexy woman,  psychotronic,  bravery,  damsel in distress,  android,  lifting someone into the air,  spacecraft,  cowboy hat,  red dress,  cult director,  obscene finger gesture,  ufo,  film within a film,  president,  character's point of view camera shot,  actor playing multiple roles,  written and directed by cast member,  breaking the fourth wall,  duel,  creature,  spaceship,  teacher student relationship,  man with glasses,  brunette,  weapon,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  cleavage,  robot,  shooting,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  blonde,  urination,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  kiss

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-fi

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

This theatrical movie based on the television series (which was also based on a popular multiform robot toyline) did not go over very well at the box office. The movie takes place in 2005, twenty years after the television series, and chronicles the efforts of the heroic Autobots to defend their homeworld Cybertron from the evil Decepticons. Both factions are seething with anger, and that hatred has blinded them to a hideous menace headed their way. That hideous menace is the colossal planet known as Unicron, who has been ready to consume anything that stands in its way. The only thing that can stop Unicron is the Autobot Matrix of Leadership, which is possessed by the Autobots and which the Decepticons, through Unicron's orders, plan to take away from them. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  courage,  kidnapping
Locations:ship
Characters:villain,  alien
Story:space battle,  alien technology,  planet,  human in outer space,  space war,  space travel,  talking robot,  transforming robot,  outer space,  alien civilization,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  transformer,  self destruct,  escape pod,  swordplay,  shapeshifting,  high tech,  sword fighting,  psychotronic,  bravery,  android,  spacecraft,  ufo,  creature,  spaceship,  weapon,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase

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Star Wars (1977)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Star Wars (1977)

The Imperial Forces, under orders from cruel Darth Vader, hold Princess Leia hostage in their efforts to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon, work together with the companionable droid duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess, help the Rebel Alliance and restore freedom and justice to the Galaxy. (Read More)

Themes:courage
Locations:desert,  space,  ship
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:princess,  desert planet,  space battle,  rescue,  planet,  human in outer space,  space war,  space opera,  space travel,  gold robot,  talking robot,  outer space,  warp speed,  lifting an adult into the air,  escape pod,  friends who live together,  smuggler,  extraterrestrial,  wilhelm scream,  android,  lifting someone into the air,  spacecraft,  character's point of view camera shot,  duel,  spaceship,  weapon,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  robot,  battle,  hero,  shootout,  cult film,  chase,  kiss

Star Wars: Episode Vi - Return Of The Jedi (1983)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Star Wars: Episode Vi - Return Of The Jedi (1983)

Luke Skywalker battles horrible Jabba the Hut and cruel Darth Vader to save his comrades in the Rebel Alliance and triumph over the Galactic Empire. Han Solo and Princess Leia reaffirm their love and team with Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, the Ewoks and the androids C-3PO and R2-D2 to aid in the disruption of the Dark Side and the defeat of the evil emperor. (Read More)

Locations:space,  desert
Characters:alien
Story:princess,  desert planet,  space battle,  battle,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  gold robot,  talking robot,  outer space,  alien civilization,  warp speed,  lifting an adult into the air,  swordplay,  friends who live together,  smuggler,  wilhelm scream,  android,  planet,  lifting someone into the air,  spacecraft,  character's point of view camera shot,  duel,  creature,  weapon,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  cleavage,  robot,  rescue,  hero,  shootout,  cult film,  chase,  kiss

Galaxy Quest (1999) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Galaxy Quest (1999)

The sci-fi television series "Galaxy Quest", which took place aboard the intergalactic spaceship NSEA Protector, starred Jason Nesmith as suave Commander Peter Quincy Taggert, Gwen DeMarco as sexy communications person Lt. Tawny Madison (a role which consisted solely of repeating what the computer stated, much to Gwen's annoyance), Shakespearean trained Sir Alexander Dane as alien Dr. Lazarus, Fred Kwan as engineer Tech Sgt. Chen, and Tommy Webber as child gunner Laredo. Eighteen years after the series last aired, it lives on in the hearts of its rabid fans. However, it lives on in infamy for its stars, who have not been able to find meaningful acting work since. Their current lives revolve around cashing in on however those roles will afford, which usually entails attending fan conventions or worse, such as shopping mall openings. Only Jason seems to relish his lot in life, until he finds out that his co-stars detest him because of his superior attitude as "the Commander", and much of the public considers him a laughing stock. Their lives change when Jason is approached by who he thinks are convention fans asking for help. They are in reality an alien race called Thermians, led by Mathesar, who have modeled their existence after the series, which they believe to be real. When Jason and then the rest of his co-stars (along with Guy Fleegman, who was killed off before the opening credits in only one episode) go along with the Thermians, Jason's co-stars who believe they are off to yet another paying gig, they learn that they have to portray their roles for real. Without screenwriters to get them to a happy and heroic ending, they have to trust that their play acting will work, especially in dealing with the Thermians' nemesis, General Sarris. Guy in particular fears that he will go the way his character did on the series. But when they run across technical issues that they as actors didn't care anything about during the filming of the series and thus now don't know how to deal with, they need to find someone who should know what to do. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Mood:parody,  spoof,  satire
Locations:space,  desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  human in outer space,  space war,  space travel,  spaceship,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  sci fi spoof,  warp speed,  escape pod,  shapeshifting,  extraterrestrial,  teleportation,  planet,  spacecraft,  creature,  good versus evil,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  urination,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of Yoda. Only with the Jedi master's help will Luke survive when the dark side of the Force beckons him into the ultimate duel with Darth Vader. This is why Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Locations:space
Characters:villain,  alien
Story:princess,  space battle,  planet,  human in outer space,  space war,  space opera,  space travel,  gold robot,  talking robot,  duel,  outer space,  rescue,  friends who live together,  smuggler,  wilhelm scream,  android,  spacecraft,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  spaceship,  teacher student relationship,  weapon,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  robot,  battle,  hero,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  kiss

Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  wedding,  marriage,  kidnapping
Locations:space
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  alien civilization,  alien contact,  bravery,  damsel in distress,  android,  planet,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  kiss

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Almost eleven years after the futile and disastrous expedition on the distant moon LV-223, the deep-space colonisation vessel Covenant equipped with more than 2,000 colonists in cryogenic hibernation, sets a course for the remote planet Origae-6 with the intention to build a new world. Instead, a rogue transmission will entice the crew to a nearby habitable small planet which resembles The Earth. The unsuspecting members of Covenant will have to cope with biological foes, beyond human comprehension. Ultimately, what was intended as a peaceful exploratory mission, will soon turn into a desperate rescue operation deep into the cold infinite space. (Read More)

Locations:space,  ship
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:planet,  alien technology,  alien space craft,  space exploration,  space travel,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  xenomorph,  extraterrestrial,  android,  spacecraft,  cowboy hat,  cult director,  obscene finger gesture,  character's point of view camera shot,  actor playing multiple roles,  creature,  spaceship,  subjective camera,  robot,  rescue,  urination,  surprise ending,  chase

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Forbidden Planet (1956) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Forbidden Planet (1956)

When Adams and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, and has no intention of sharing it (or his daughter!) with anyone. (Read More)

Themes:technology
Locations:space,  desert
Characters:alien
Story:planet,  alien technology,  space exploration,  space travel,  talking robot,  outer space,  alien civilization,  spacecraft,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  spaceship,  subjective camera,  robot,  rescue,  blonde,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  kiss

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Two decades after the freak alien invasion that nearly destroyed mankind a new threat emerges. This Alien mothership is more than twice the size as the last one and once again, the world's armies must band together to save the world. Do they have enough firepower or will this battle change and will aliens take over? (Read More)

Themes:technology,  courage
Locations:space,  ship,  desert
Characters:alien
Story:space battle,  alien technology,  space travel,  outer space,  alien civilization,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  high tech,  bravery,  planet,  spacecraft,  ufo,  president,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  spaceship,  weapon,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  battle,  rescue,  urination,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  kiss

Star Trek: Beyond (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek: Beyond (2016)

After stopping off at Starbase Yorktown, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by an unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on an unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves fighting against a ruthless enemy with a well-earned hatred of the Federation and everything it stands for. Only a rebellious alien warrior can help them reunite and leave the planet to stop this deadly menace from beginning a possible galactic war. This is why Star Trek: Beyond (2016) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Locations:space
Characters:alien,  hostage
Story:space battle,  alien technology,  planet,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  alien civilization,  warp speed,  escape pod,  wilhelm scream,  teleportation,  bravery,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  weapon,  good versus evil,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  chase

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Critters (1986)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Critters (1986)

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Mood:satire
Locations:space
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space travel,  outer space,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  extraterrestrial,  psychotronic,  bravery,  damsel in distress,  spacecraft,  ufo,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  spaceship,  subjective camera,  rescue,  surprise ending,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  one word title

Independence Day (1996) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Independence Day (1996)

On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. It is soon learned by the military that a number of enormous objects are on a collision course with Earth. At first thought to be meteors, they are later revealed to be gigantic spacecraft, piloted by a mysterious alien species. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles and Washington, as well as Paris, London, Houston and Moscow. The survivors set out in convoys towards Area 51, a strange government testing ground where it is rumored the military has a captured alien spacecraft of their own. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the enslaving aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom. July 4th is their Independence Day... (Read More)

Themes:technology,  courage,  wedding,  marriage
Locations:desert
Characters:alien
Story:president,  space battle,  alien technology,  alien space craft,  spacecraft,  human in outer space,  space travel,  outer space,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  motor home,  high tech,  statue of liberty new york city,  extraterrestrial,  bravery,  planet,  ufo,  creature,  spaceship,  man with glasses,  weapon,  battle,  surprise ending,  cult film,  title spoken by character

Star Wars: Episode Vii - The Force Awakens (2015)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Star Wars: Episode Vii - The Force Awakens (2015)

30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Locations:desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:desert planet,  space battle,  planet,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  talking robot,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  warp speed,  smuggler,  wilhelm scream,  flamethrower,  bravery,  damsel in distress,  spacecraft,  duel,  creature,  spaceship,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  robot,  shooting,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase

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Man Of Steel (2013)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Man Of Steel (2013)

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Themes:kidnapping
Locations:desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  planet,  space exploration,  space war,  space travel,  outer space,  alien civilization,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  hero,  escape pod,  wilhelm scream,  damsel in distress,  spacecraft,  ufo,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  spaceship,  man with glasses,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase

Enemy Mine (1985)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

Enemy Mine (1985)

A soldier from Earth crash-lands 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. This is why Enemy Mine (1985) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Locations:space,  desert
Characters:alien,  hostage
Story:space battle,  alien technology,  battle,  planet,  space exploration,  space travel,  outer space,  extraterrestrial,  psychotronic,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  good versus evil,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase

Rogue One (2016) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Rogue One (2016)

All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Locations:space,  desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  space war,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  weapon,  warp speed,  escape pod,  wilhelm scream,  bravery,  planet,  spacecraft,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  spaceship,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  chase,  title spoken by character

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Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

In the 24th century, the crew of the Enterprise-E has been ordered to patrol the Romulan Neutral Zone by the Federation to avoid interference with their battle against the insidious Borg. Witnessing the loss of the battle, Captain Jean-Luc Picard ignores orders and takes command of the fleet engaging the Borg. But the Borg plan to travel back into the 21st century through a vortex with the intention to stop Earth's first contact with an alien race (the Vulcans). Following the Borg sphere, Picard and his crew realize that they have taken over the Enterprise in order to carry out their mission. Their only chance to do away with the Borg and their seductive queen is to make sure that Zefram Cochrane makes his famous faster-than-light travel to the stars. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Characters:alien,  hostage
Story:space battle,  human in outer space,  space war,  space opera,  outer space,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  battle,  warp speed,  self destruct,  escape pod,  wilhelm scream,  teleportation,  android,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  good versus evil,  robot,  surprise ending,  cult film,  title spoken by character

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the world. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Locations:space
Characters:villain,  hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  escape pod,  smuggler,  android,  planet,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (2011)

Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide, Mirage (aka Dino), Wheeljack (aka Que) and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action taking on the evil Decepticons, who are eager to avenge their recent defeat. The Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the United States and Russia to reach a hidden Cybertronian spacecraft on the moon and learn its secrets, and once again Sam Witwicky has to go to the aid of his robot friends. The new villain Shockwave is on the scene while the Autobots and Decepticons continue to battle it out on Earth. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  kidnapping
Locations:space,  desert
Characters:villain,  hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  alien technology,  spacecraft,  space travel,  talking robot,  transforming robot,  outer space,  alien invasion,  shapeshifting,  high tech,  teleportation,  planet,  spaceship,  weapon,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  chase

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Aliens (1986) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Aliens (1986)

57 years after Ellen Ripley had a close encounter with the reptilian alien creature from the first movie, she is called back, this time, to help a group of highly trained colonial marines fight off against the sinister extraterrestrials. But this time, the aliens have taken over a space colony on the moon LV-426. When the colonial marines are called upon to search the deserted space colony, they later find out that they are up against more than what they bargained for. Using specially modified machine guns and enough firepower, it's either fight or die as the space marines battle against the aliens. As the Marines do their best to defend themselves, Ripley must attempt to protect a young girl who is the sole survivor of the decimated space colony. This is why Aliens (1986) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:technology
Locations:space,  ship
Characters:alien
Story:human in outer space,  space travel,  creature,  outer space,  alien contact,  battle,  xenomorph,  friends who live together,  extraterrestrial,  flamethrower,  android,  spacecraft,  obscene finger gesture,  character's point of view camera shot,  spaceship,  subjective camera,  robot,  rescue,  cult film,  one word title

Alien (1979)
Horror, Sci-fi

Alien (1979)

The crew of the commercial spaceship Nostromo are on their way home when they pick up a distress beacon from a distant moon. The crew are under obligation to investigate and the spaceship descends on the moon afterwards. After a rough landing, three crew members leave the spaceship to explore the area on the moon. At the same time as they discover a hive colony of some unknown creature, the ship's computer deciphers the message to be a warning, not a distress call. When one of the eggs is disturbed, the crew realizes that they are not alone on the spaceship and they must deal with the consequences. (Read More)

Themes:technology
Locations:space
Characters:alien
Story:human in outer space,  space travel,  spaceship,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  alien contact,  lifting an adult into the air,  xenomorph,  escape pod,  flamethrower,  android,  lifting someone into the air,  spacecraft,  creature,  robot,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  one word title

Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)

While on a mission to observe the peaceful Ba'ku race, Lt. Commander Data suddenly behaves as if having to fear for his existence. The immortal Ba'ku, whose planet offers regenerative radiation and therefore incredible lifespans, live in harmony with nature and reject advanced technology. Their planet and their culture is secretly researched by the Federation associated with an alien race called the Son'a. But the Son'a intend to abduct the Ba'ku in order to take the planet for themselves and for the Starfleet officials who all would like to regenerate their bodies. But they did not think of the loyalty of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-E to the Prime Directive. (Read More)

Themes:technology,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  warp speed,  teleportation,  android,  planet,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  robot,  battle,  shootout,  cult film,  chase

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Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)

After a joyous wedding between William Riker and Deanna Troi, Captain Picard and the Enterprise crew stumble upon a mysterious signal which results in it being a prototype android who is the twin to Data. Then the Enterprise is invited to Romulus to negotiate peace with the Romulans by their new Praetor named Shinzon. However, Shinzon is revealed to be a clone of Picard who was raised on Remus, a slave planet to the Romulans. Later on, Picard discovers that this peace treaty was nothing more than a set-up due to the fact that Shinzon needs Picard in order to survive. But little do the Enterprise crew know that Shinzon also plans to do away with the Federation by unleashing a weapon that could destroy a whole planet. (Read More)

Themes:wedding,  kidnapping
Locations:space,  desert
Characters:alien
Story:space battle,  android,  planet,  human in outer space,  space war,  space opera,  outer space,  teleportation,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  weapon,  rescue,  shootout

Dune (1984) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Dune (1984)

In the far future, a duke and his family are sent by the Emperor to a sand world from which comes a spice that is essential for interstellar travel. The move is designed to destroy the duke and his family, but his son escapes and seeks revenge as he uses the world's ecology as one of his weapons.

Locations:space,  desert
Story:desert planet,  space travel,  planet,  space war,  space opera,  outer space,  smuggler,  good versus evil,  battle,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  one word title

Flash Gordon (1980)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Flash Gordon (1980)

Flash Gordon is an American football hero who is skyjacked aboard Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocketship along with his beautiful girlfriend Dale Arden. The threesome are drawn into the influence of the planet Mongo, ruled by Emperor Ming the Merciless. The evil Ming has been testing Earth with unnatural disasters, and deeming our world a threat to his rule. He also intends to take Dale as his concubine, attempts to execute Flash and intends to destroy Earth. Flash must avoid the amorous attentions of Ming's daughter, and unite the warring kingdoms of Mongo to rescue Dale and save our world. This is why Flash Gordon (1980) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:wedding
Characters:alien
Story:planet,  space opera,  space travel,  gold robot,  outer space,  wedding ceremony gone awry,  canceled wedding,  rescue,  spacecraft,  princess,  creature,  spaceship,  man with glasses,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  hero,  shootout,  cult film

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Transformers (2007)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers (2007)

A long time ago, far away on the planet of Cybertron, a war is being waged between the noble Autobots (led by the wise Optimus Prime) and the devious Decepticons (commanded by the dreaded Megatron) for control over the Allspark, a mystical talisman that would grant unlimited power to whoever possesses it. The Autobots managed to smuggle the Allspark off the planet, but Megatron blasts off in search of it. He eventually tracks it to the planet of Earth (circa 1850), but his reckless desire for power sends him right into the Arctic Ocean, and the sheer cold forces him into a paralyzed state. His body is later found by Captain Archibald Witwicky, but before going into a comatose state Megatron uses the last of his energy to engrave into the Captain's glasses a map showing the location of the Allspark, and to send a transmission to Cybertron. Megatron is then carried away aboard the Captain's ship. A century later, Captain Witwicky's grandson Sam Witwicky (nicknamed Spike by his friends) buys his first car. To his shock, he discovers it to be Bumblebee, an Autobot in disguise who is to protect Spike, who possesses the Captain's glasses and the map engraved on them. But Bumblebee is not the only Transformer to have arrived on Earth - in the desert of Qatar, the Decepticons Blackout and Scorponok attack a U.S. military base, causing the Pentagon to send their special Sector Seven agents to capture all "specimens of this alien race." Spike and his girlfriend Mikaela find themselves in the midst of a grand battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons, stretching from Hoover Dam all the way to Los Angeles. Meanwhile, deep inside Hoover Dam, the cryogenically stored body of Megatron awakens. (Read More)

Locations:ship,  desert
Characters:alien
Story:space battle,  alien technology,  space war,  space travel,  talking robot,  transforming robot,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  transformer,  wilhelm scream,  flamethrower,  bravery,  planet,  obscene finger gesture,  ufo,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  urination,  shootout,  chase,  one word title

Le Cinquieme Element (1997)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Le Cinquieme Element (1997)

In the twenty-third century, the universe is threatened by evil. The only hope for mankind is the Fifth Element, who comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, Earth and air. A Mondoshawan spacecraft is bringing The Fifth Element back to Earth but it is destroyed by the evil Mangalores. However, a team of scientists use the DNA of the remains of the Fifth Element to rebuild the perfect being called Leeloo. She escapes from the laboratory and stumbles upon the taxi driver and former elite commando Major Korben Dallas that helps her to escape from the police. Leeloo tells him that she must meet Father Vito Cornelius to accomplish her mission. Meanwhile, the Evil uses the greedy and cruel Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg and a team of mercenary Mangalores to retrieve the stones and avoid the protection of Leeloo. But the skilled Korben Dallas has fallen in love with Leeloo and decides to help her to retrieve the stones. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Mood:satire
Locations:space,  ship,  desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  alien invasion,  escape pod,  shapeshifting,  extraterrestrial,  wilhelm scream,  flamethrower,  planet,  spacecraft,  president,  spaceship,  weapon,  good versus evil,  robot,  rescue,  shootout,  cult film,  title spoken by character

Barbarella (1968) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Barbarella (1968)

The year is 40,000. After peaceful floating in zero-gravity, astronaut Barbarella lands on the frozen planet Lythion and sets out to find renowned scientist Durand Durand in the City of Night, Sogo, where a new sin is invented every hour. There, she encounters such objects as the Excessive Machine, a genuine sex organ on which an expert artist of the keyboard, in this case, Durand Durand himself, can drive a victim to death by pleasure, a lesbian queen who can make her fantasies take form in her Chamber of Dreams, and a group of ladies smoking a giant hookah which dispenses Essence of Man through a poor victim struggling in its glass globe. You can not help but be impressed by the special effects crew and the various ways that were found to tear off what minimal clothes our heroine seemed to possess. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Mood:spoof
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:planet,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  sci fi spoof,  teleportation,  spacecraft,  president,  creature,  spaceship,  weapon,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  surprise ending,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  kiss

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Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Super Mario Bros. (1993)

Can you make a movie out of a video game? That's the question that is answered by this film. Mario Mario and Luigi Mario, two hard working plumbers find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in medium hi-tech squalor. They find themselves the only hope to save the Earth from invasion. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Locations:desert
Story:king,  unlikely hero,  battle,  lifting female in air,  statue of liberty new york city,  teleportation,  flamethrower,  sexy woman,  damsel in distress,  lifting someone into the air,  princess,  creature,  brunette,  good versus evil,  rescue,  blonde,  surprise ending,  cult film,  title spoken by character

Titan A.e. (2000)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-fi

Titan A.e. (2000)

In the year 3028 A.D., Earth is being attacked by the Drej, which are aliens made of pure energy! The Drej mother-ship destroys Earth with an energy beam just as hundreds of space vehicles manage to escape with the last of mankind aboard! One of the escapees is Sam's young son Cale, who carries with him a ring given to him by his father. Fifteen years later, Cale works on a salvage station, eking out a rough life and hating his father for having disappeared aboard the Titan so long ago. Without a home planet, surviving humans have been reduced to outer space drifters and are constantly bullied and looked down on by other space-faring races. A human captain named Joseph Korso and his pilot Akima seek out Cale and explain that he must help them find the Titan which contains a mechanism that will create a new Earth and therefore unite all of humanity. Meanwhile, the Drej wants to find the Titan so that they can destroy it. With Korso's help, Cale discovers that the ring his father gave to him contains a genetically encoded map to the Titan, and thus begins his race across the universe with Korso and his ship and crew, including Preed, a wisecracking rat-like humanoid, Gune, an eccentric, green-skinned scientist, and Stith, a tough, hard-as-nails weapons expert who resembles something of a kangaroo. Before long, Cale and Akima finds out that Korso is searching for the Titan in order to hand it over to the Drej. This is why Titan A.e. (2000) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Locations:space,  ship
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  escape pod,  planet,  lifting someone into the air,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  cult film,  chase

Pixels (2015)
Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-fi

Pixels (2015)

Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie "The Fire Blaster" Plant all played classic arcade video games as teenagers. But now they have to use their skills to try to save the world from aliens. The aliens watched video feeds that they thought was a declaration of war. So they send down the classic arcade games to destroy earth. They also get help from a military specialist. They have three lives and if all three get used then earth will be destroyed, and every time they lose a live the aliens take someone's life. Who will win, us or the aliens? It's an all-out battle to save our planet and everyone on it. (Read More)

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Mood:satire
Locations:space
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:planet,  president,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  extraterrestrial,  bravery,  android,  spacecraft,  ufo,  spaceship,  man with glasses,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  kiss

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Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is the new adventure film from Luc Besson, the director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha-an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Locations:desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  alien technology,  space exploration,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  warp speed,  extraterrestrial,  planet,  spacecraft,  president,  princess,  creature,  king,  spaceship,  sword fight,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

Green Lantern (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Green Lantern (2011)

In a mysterious universe, the Green Lantern Corps, an elite defense force of peace and justice have existed for centuries. Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan acquires superhuman powers when he is chosen by the Ring, the willpower-fed source of power. Reluctantly at first, he takes on the challenge after the death of Abin Sur, the finest Green Lantern. Putting his self-doubts aside, and spurred on by his sense of duty and love for his beautiful, intellectually equal, colleague, Carol Ferris, he is soon called to defend mankind from Parallax, a powerful, evil being who feeds on fear. Hal Jordan is the universe's last chance, as many Green Lanterns have been killed and the Corps is weakened. And he might just be the right Green Lantern for the duty of keeping the world safe from harm. (Read More)

Themes:courage
Locations:space,  desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space war,  space travel,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  escape pod,  flamethrower,  bravery,  planet,  spacecraft,  ufo,  president,  creature,  spaceship,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  rescue,  title spoken by character

Planet Of The Apes (1968)
Adventure, Sci-fi

Planet Of The Apes (1968)

Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes. (Read More)

Themes:technology
Mood:satire
Locations:ship,  space,  desert
Characters:villain
Story:planet,  space exploration,  space travel,  outer space,  spacecraft,  character's point of view camera shot,  spaceship,  weapon,  rescue,  hero,  shootout,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  kiss

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

After saving Xandar from Ronan's wrath, the Guardians are now recognized as heroes. Now the team must help their leader Star Lord (Chris Pratt) uncover the truth behind his true heritage. Along the way, old foes turn to allies and betrayal is blooming. And the Guardians find that they are up against a devastating new menace who is out to rule the galaxy. This is why Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Locations:space,  ship
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:space battle,  human in outer space,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  warp speed,  escape pod,  wilhelm scream,  android,  planet,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  urination,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  kiss

Pan (2015) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Pan (2015)

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Locations:ship
Characters:hostage
Story:outer space,  flamethrower,  bravery,  cowboy hat,  character's point of view camera shot,  princess,  creature,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  one word title

Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:outer space,  infra red,  extraterrestrial,  planet,  spacecraft,  lifting someone into the air,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  spaceship,  man with glasses,  sword fight,  subjective camera,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  one word title

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Prometheus (2012)
Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi

Prometheus (2012)

This film is set in 2093 and takes place in the same universe as the 'Alien' movies. A group of explorers, including some archaeologists, are on an "undisclosed" mission. They arrive at a moon trillions of miles away from Earth. The team spot what they believe to be signs of civilization. They go to investigate and find more than just signs, they find conclusive evidence. But some of them have an ulterior motive for being there, including the Weyland Corporation. They believe that this is where the human race actually came from. Things soon turn from excitement to survival once inside their discovery. (Read More)

Themes:technology
Story:alien technology,  alien space craft,  human in outer space,  space travel,  outer space,  alien contact,  xenomorph,  escape pod,  flamethrower,  android,  planet,  creature,  spaceship,  man with glasses,  robot,  cult film,  chase

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

Locations:space
Characters:alien
Story:spacecraft,  human in outer space,  space exploration,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  warp speed,  teleportation,  android,  planet

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009)

A youth chooses manhood. The week Sam Witwicky starts college, the Decepticons make trouble in Shanghai. A presidential envoy believes it's because the Autobots are around; he wants them gone. He's wrong: the Decepticons need access to Sam's mind to see some glyphs imprinted there that will lead them to a fragile object that, when inserted in an alien machine hidden in Egypt for centuries, will give them the power to blow out the sun. Sam, his girlfriend Mikaela Banes, and Sam's parents are in danger. Optimus Prime and Bumblebee are Sam's principal protectors. If one of them goes down, what becomes of Sam? This is why Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Locations:desert
Characters:alien
Story:alien technology,  female robot,  talking robot,  transforming robot,  outer space,  unlikely hero,  alien invasion,  teleportation,  bravery,  android,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  shootout,  chase

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Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)
Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi

Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

When a small town is invaded by aliens from outer space who are capturing and killing the townspeople, no one takes them seriously. Why? The aliens all look like circus clowns, use weapons that look clown like, and all have painted on smiles. Only a few of the young people in the town realize the danger and of course no one believes them. Armed with an ice cream truck they try and rescue their friends. (Read More)

Locations:space
Characters:alien
Story:alien space craft,  outer space,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  rescue,  extraterrestrial,  psychotronic,  spacecraft,  ufo,  spaceship,  shooting,  cult film,  title spoken by character,  kiss

Mars Attacks! (1996)
Comedy, Sci-fi

Mars Attacks! (1996)

It is a normal day for everyone, until the President of the United States announces Martians have been spotted circling Earth. The Martians land and a meeting is arranged, but not everything goes to plan, and the Martians seem to have other plans for Earth. Are they just misunderstood beings or do they really want to destroy all of humanity? (Read More)

Mood:spoof,  satire
Locations:desert
Characters:alien
Story:president,  alien technology,  alien space craft,  space travel,  outer space,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  extraterrestrial,  planet,  spacecraft,  ufo,  actor playing multiple roles,  creature,  spaceship,  weapon,  cult film

Astro Boy (2009)
Action, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-fi

Astro Boy (2009)

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him. (Read More)

Themes:courage
Characters:alien
Story:robot,  hero,  unlikely hero,  high tech,  wilhelm scream,  flamethrower,  bravery,  android,  president,  character's point of view camera shot,  creature,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  battle,  rescue,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character

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Avatar (2009) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Avatar (2009)

When his brother is killed in a robbery, paraplegic Marine Jake Sully decides to take his place in a mission on the distant world of Pandora. There he learns of greedy corporate figurehead Parker Selfridge's intentions of driving off the native humanoid "Na'vi" in order to mine for the precious material scattered throughout their rich woodland. In exchange for the spinal surgery that will fix his legs, Jake gathers intel for the cooperating military unit spearheaded by gung-ho Colonel Quaritch, while simultaneously attempting to infiltrate the Na'vi people with the use of an "avatar" identity. While Jake begins to bond with the native tribe and quickly falls in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri, the restless Colonel moves forward with his ruthless extermination tactics, forcing the soldier to take a stand - and fight back in an epic battle for the fate of Pandora. (Read More)

Locations:space
Characters:alien,  villain
Story:human in outer space,  space travel,  outer space,  alien contact,  battle,  extraterrestrial,  wilhelm scream,  bravery,  planet,  lifting someone into the air,  creature,  king,  spaceship,  weapon,  good versus evil,  robot,  rescue,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  one word title,  kiss

Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)

After the battle between the Autobots and Decepticons that leveled Chicago, humanity thinks that all alien robots are a threat. So Harold Attinger, a CIA agent, establishes a unit whose sole purpose is to hunt down all of them. But it turns out that they are aided by another alien robot who is searching for Optimus Prime. Cade Yeager, a "robotics expert", buys an old truck and upon examining it, he thinks it's a Transformer. When he powers it up, he discovers it's Optimus Prime. Later, men from the unit show up looking for Optimus. He helps Yeager and his daughter Tessa escape but are pursued by the hunter. They escape and Yeager learns from technology he took from the men that a technology magnate and defense contractor named Joshua Joyce is part of what's going on, so they go to find out what's going on. This is why Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987). (Read More)

Themes:technology,  kidnapping
Locations:desert
Characters:alien,  villain
Story:alien technology,  alien space craft,  transformer,  talking robot,  transforming robot,  outer space,  battle,  shapeshifting,  extraterrestrial,  planet,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  robot,  rescue,  shootout

Power Rangers (2017)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Power Rangers (2017)

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vegenance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world.

Themes:courage,  kidnapping
Locations:ship
Characters:alien,  hostage
Story:alien technology,  talking robot,  outer space,  extraterrestrial,  wilhelm scream,  bravery,  planet,  spacecraft,  creature,  spaceship,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  kiss

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Battleship (2012)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Battleship (2012)

A naval war ship encounters an alien armada and faces the biggest threat mankind has ever faced. If they lose, the world could face a major extinction event and an alien invasion. Will humans win this alien war, what are the aliens doing here, and what do they want? Based on the Hasbro naval war game. (Read More)

Themes:courage
Locations:ship
Characters:alien
Story:space travel,  outer space,  alien contact,  alien invasion,  bravery,  spacecraft,  character's point of view camera shot,  spaceship,  good versus evil,  subjective camera,  battle,  chase,  title spoken by character,  one word title

John Carter (2012) is one of the best movies like Spaceballs (1987)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

John Carter (2012)

John Carter, a Civil War veteran, who in 1868 was trying to live a normal life, is "asked" by the Army to join, but he refuses so he is locked up. He escapes, and is pursued. Eventually they run into some Indians, and there's a gunfight. Carter seeks refuge in a cave. While there, he encounters someone who is holding some kind of medallion. When Carter touches it, he finds himself in a place where he can leap incredible heights, among other things. He later encounters beings he has never seen before. He meets a woman who helps him to discover that he is on Mars, and he learns there's some kind of unrest going on. (Read More)

Themes:wedding,  marriage,  kidnapping
Locations:desert
Characters:hostage,  alien
Story:planet,  space battle,  space opera,  space travel,  princess,  outer space,  shapeshifting,  teleportation,  spacecraft,  creature,  king,  spaceship,  weapon,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  battle,  rescue,  hero,  urination,  shootout,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack Of The Clones (2002)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack Of The Clones (2002)

Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the Galactic Republic is facing a Separatist movement and the former queen and now Senator Padme Amidala travels to Coruscant to vote on a project to create an army to help the Jedi to protect the Republic. Upon arrival, she escapes from an attempt to kill her, and Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan Anakin Skywalker are assigned to protect her. They chase the shape-shifter Zam Wessell but she is killed by a poisoned dart before revealing who hired her. The Jedi Council assigns Obi-Wan Kenobi to discover who has tried to kill Amidala and Anakin to protect her in Naboo. Obi-Wan discovers that the dart is from the planet Kamino, and he heads to the remote planet. He finds an army of clones that has been under production for years for the Republic and that the bounty hunter Jango Fett was the matrix for the clones. Meanwhile Anakin and Amidala fall in love with each other, and he has nightmarish visions of his mother. They travel to his home planet, Tatooine, to see his mother, and he discovers that she has been abducted by Tusken Raiders. Anakin finds his mother dying, and he kills all the Tusken tribe, including the women and children. Obi-Wan follows Jango Fett to the planet Geonosis where he discovers who is behind the Separatist movement. He transmits his discoveries to Anakin since he cannot reach the Jedi Council. Who is the leader of the Separatist movement? Will Anakin receive Obi-Wan's message? And will the secret love between Anakin and Amidala succeed? (Read More)

Themes:wedding,  marriage,  kidnapping
Locations:ship,  desert
Story:planet,  desert planet,  space battle,  space opera,  space travel,  outer space,  warp speed,  escape pod,  shapeshifting,  wilhelm scream,  android,  spacecraft,  duel,  creature,  spaceship,  teacher student relationship,  weapon,  sword fight,  good versus evil,  robot,  battle,  shootout,  chase,  kiss

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