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23 Movies Like Avatar (2009)

Warcraft (2016) poster

1 Warcraft (2016) ★ 6.8

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For centuries, magic and impregnable walls have protected people from all harm. But an ancient evil, vanquished and forgotten millennia ago, has awakened.

A dark portal opened in the heart of the kingdom, and a race of unseen creatures flooded the lands of Azeroth. Thus began the events that would change the fate of this world forever.

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) poster

2 War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) ★ 7.4

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An army of genetically modified apes faces a new challenge: they are forced to engage in a deadly battle with an army of humans led by a ruthless colonel. After unimaginable losses among his warriors, ape leader Caesar begins a personal struggle against his dark instincts and intends to avenge his entire species. In the end, he and the colonel will have to face each other in an epic battle that will decide who will now rule the Earth--humans or apes.
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3 Edge of Tomorrow (2014) ★ 7.9

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In the not-too-distant future, a race of aliens invades Earth. No army in the world can resist them. Major William Cage dies in combat, but the impossible happens - he finds himself in a time loop. Time after time he finds himself in the same battle, fighting and dying... over and over again. And each repeated battle brings him closer to figuring out how to defeat the enemy.
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4 Pacific Rim (2013) ★ 6.9

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When legions of monsters known as kaiju rose from the depths of the sea, a war broke out that was destined to take millions of lives and reduce "human resources" to almost nothing in just a few years. To fight the aliens, a special weapon was created: huge robots called Jaegers, they are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are linked by neural communication.

But even the Jaegers are almost powerless in the face of the ruthless kaiju. On the brink of defeat, the defenders of humanity have no choice but to turn to two highly questionable heroes - a washed-up former pilot and an inexperienced trainee - who team up to lead the once legendary but now obsolete gamekeeper into battle. Together they prove to be humanity's only hope, the last obstacle before the impending apocalypse.

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5 John Carter (2012) ★ 6.6

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U.S. Civil War veteran John Carter finds himself against his will on Mars, where he is captured by militant four-meter natives. Carter must not only save himself, but also save Princess Dea Toris of Helium.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) poster

6 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) ★ 6.5

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Valerian and Laureline are the last hope for Alpha, a vast metropolis home to species from over one thousand planets. A dark force threatens this immense city of light and life; though Valerian has faced countless dangers in his lifetime as an elite space agent, he knows that never before have they been so close to extinction and it's up him with Laureline to identify the marauding menace behind all these attacks.
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7 Prometheus (2012) ★ 7.0

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In search of sacred knowledge, a group of scientists goes to the darkest and uncharted chambers of the universe. It is there, on distant worlds, being at the limit of their mental and physical abilities, they will have to engage in a ruthless battle for the future of all mankind.
Thor: The Dark World (2013) poster

8 Thor: The Dark World (2013) ★ 6.8

In ancient times when Odin ruled over Asgard where they battled with an evil race who wanted to destroy everything by using dark magic which is what caused them to lose that battle but leave one survivor alive after being captured he took away his power source called "Aether" putting him into deep sleep until current day someone named Jane found it which awoke this individual now causing Thor (God Of Thunder)
2012 (2009) poster

9 2012 (2009) ★ 5.8

According to the Mayan calendar, in 2012, the planets of the solar system will be in line with each other, leading to global natural disasters: the strongest earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions will turn countries and entire continents into ruins. Scientists have recently confirmed that this myth could become a reality.

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017) poster

10 Blade Runner 2049 (2017) ★ 8.0

In the not-too-distant future, the world is populated by humans and replicants created to do the hardest work. Police officer Kay's job is to keep the replicants under control amid growing tensions... Until he accidentally becomes in possession of secret information that threatens the existence of all mankind. Wanting to find a clue, Kay decides to track down Rick Deckard, a former LAPD Special Branch officer who disappeared without a trace years ago.
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11 The Fifth Element (1997) ★ 7.7

Every five thousand years, doors between dimensions open and dark forces seek to disturb the existing harmony. Every five thousand years, the universe needs a hero capable of resisting this evil. The twenty-third century. New York cab driver Korben Dallas must solve a global problem - the salvation of the entire human race.

Evil in the form of a red-hot mass, endowed with intelligence, is looming on Earth. It can only be defeated by bringing together the four elements (they are the elements - earth, water, air and fire) and adding to them the mysterious fifth element.

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12 Inception (2010) ★ 8.8

Cobb is a talented thief, the best of the best in the dangerous art of extraction: he steals valuable secrets from the depths of the subconscious during sleep, when the human mind is most vulnerable. Cobb's rare abilities have made him a valuable player in the treacherous world of industrial espionage, but they have also turned him into an eternal fugitive and robbed him of everything he has ever loved.

And now Cobb gets a chance to right his wrongs. His latest case can bring it all back, but to do so, he needs to do the impossible: initiation. Instead of a perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists will have to pull off the opposite. Now their job is not to steal the idea, but to implement it. If they succeed, it will be the perfect crime.

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13 After Earth (2013) ★ 4.8

Events unfold a thousand years after the catastrophe that forced humanity to leave Earth. A planet called Nova Prime becomes a new home. The legendary General Cypher Rage returns from yet another combat mission to a family that previously dispensed with his parental attention to become a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. During an asteroid storm, the flying machine with dad and son aboard crashes, falling to an unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. And while Rage Sr. lies on his last breath among the wreckage of his ship, his son must cross the hostile landscape to launch their rescue beacon. The young man has never dreamed of anything more in his life: to be a soldier, like his father, is his cherished wish. Today he has a chance to prove himself.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) poster

14 Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) ★ 8.0

Courageous traveler Peter Quill gets his hands on a mysterious artifact belonging to the powerful and ruthless villain Ronan, who is making insidious plans to take over the universe. Peter finds himself in the middle of an intergalactic hunt, where the victim is himself.

The only way to save his life is to team up with four unsociable outcasts: the warlike raccoon named Rocket, the humanoid tree Groot, the deadly Gamora and the vengeful Drax, also known as the Destroyer. When Quill realizes the power of the stolen artifact and the danger it poses to the universe, the loner will go to any lengths to rally random allies for a decisive battle for the fate of the galaxy.

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15 TRON: Legacy (2010) ★ 6.8

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Sam Flynn, a 27-year old tech-savvy cyber warrior and son of Kevin Flynn went on an adventure through the digital world to find his father. Along with Quorra (Kevin's confidant) they embarked on a life or death journey across this advanced technological universe that is full of fierce programs just waiting to kill them in their own gladiatorial games. CLU - who dominates the digital world - has planned for Sam and his dad escape from here, but it won't stop at anything as he knows that if they get out alive then he'll be destroyed by all those formidable programs!

TRON: Legacy (2010) is on #15 spot of movies related to Avatar (2009). TRON: Legacy (2010) was released in 2010, made by Joseph Kosinski and has average rating 6.8 in 2022. Main stars of the TRON: Legacy (2010) film are: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde.

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16 Passengers (2016) ★ 7.0

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A spaceship with 5,000 passengers on board, plunged into an artificial dream for the duration of the flight, is heading for the planet that will become their new home. Everything goes according to plan, but due to a system malfunction, the two passengers suddenly wake up and realize that it is 90 years to the final destination of the journey, and they are destined to spend the rest of their lives together in the luxurious interiors of the ship, equipped with the latest technology. Gradually, Jim and Aurora become irresistibly attracted to each other, but the ship gets into trouble, and now the lives and fate of all the inhabitants of the ship are in their hands.

Passengers (2016) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen. You can find Passengers (2016) in the the next genre categories: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi and Passengers (2016) has average rating 7.0, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Oblivion (2013) ★ 7.0

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One day, a small group of Scavs appeared on the outskirts of George Pierce's hometown. They were highly trained and had advanced weapons for their size that led many people to believe they came from another planet in order to steal Earth's resources. This scared them so much that nobody dared go near these strange creatures until one brave soul shot at one with his shotgun, revealing it as an ordinary human trying only to find food and shelter like anyone else would do when faced with disaster.
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18 Ender's Game (2013) ★ 6.6

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Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.

Ender's Game (2013) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld. Ender's Game (2013) belongs to the next genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and has average rating 6.6, according to user votes.

Kong: Skull Island (2017) poster

19 Kong: Skull Island (2017) ★ 6.6

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After the Vietnam war, a team of scientists explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

Kong: Skull Island (2017) is one of the last movies similar to Avatar (2009) and it was released in 2017. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy and has average user rating of 6.6 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 Divergent (2014) ★ 6.6

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In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late.
Arrival (2016) poster

21 Arrival (2016) ★ 7.9

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Unexpected appearance of unidentified flying objects in different parts of the world puts the world in awe. The intentions of the aliens are not clear - the armed forces of the world are on full alert, and the best minds of mankind are trying to figure out how to talk to the uninvited guests. The government enlists the help of linguist Louise Banks and physicist Ian Donnelly to prevent a global catastrophe and find a common language with the aliens. From now on, the fate of mankind is in their hands.
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22 Ready Player One (2018) ★ 7.4

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When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.
Green Lantern (2011) poster

23 Green Lantern (2011) ★ 5.5

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Hal Jordan is the newest recruit to join a centuries-old intergalactic peacekeeping force. As one of few human members, he represents both hope and challenge for the Green Lantern Corps; however, when Parallax returns again Hal may be our only chance at defeating its evil forces from destroying everything in sight.

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