23 Best Movies Like The Final Countdown ...

23 Best Movies Like The Final Countdown ...

If you liked this film , you will probably love these too! In this collection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

1h 42m Science Fiction Adventure Thriller

Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.

2. Timeline (2003)

1h 56m Action Adventure Science Fiction

A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.

3. Philadelphia Experiment II (1993)

1h 37m Science Fiction Action Adventure

It is several years after the events of the first movie, and David Herdeg (the survivor of the Philadelphia Experiment from the first film) and Allison (the woman from 1984 he fell in love with) have married and have a child. David awakes, in agony, to a changed world. Germany won World War II and the United States is now about to mark 50 years as a Nazi conquest.

4. Flight World War II (2015)

1h 30m Action Science Fiction War

International Flight 42 is on course, when all of a sudden a massive and weird storm crops up around the plane. This sends the plane back in time to the year 1940- smack dab in the middle of WWII! Now, the crew and passengers must not only find a way back to their time, but fight off the Axis powers.

5. Battle Los Angeles (2011)

1h 56m Action Science Fiction

When once distant UFOs become a terrifying threat attacking Earth, a Marine staff sergeant and his team take it upon themselves to face the enemy and protect what remains of the planet.

6. Time Runner (1993)

1h 30m Science Fiction

During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.

7. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

1h 53m Action Science Fiction

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.

8. The 25th Reich (2012)

1h 25m Action Adventure Fantasy Science Fiction

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.

9. Stargate: Continuum (2008)

1h 38m Adventure Science Fiction TV Movie

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

10. Time Slip (1979)

2h 19m Action Science Fiction War

A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun.

11. We Are from the Future (2008)

1h 50m War Science Fiction Action Adventure

Four present-day Russian men dig for Nazi memorabilia at a WWII battlefield. A wormhole lake sends them back to a battle in 1942 USSR.

12. Retrograde (2004)

1h 33m Action Science Fiction

Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring

13. Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)

1h 34m Sci-Fi & Fantasy

The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter. His co-pilot, Lt. Coker Fasjovic, isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft as he has only a short time before he again becomes a civilian. Their cargo is a civilian scientist, Dr. Becca Kelly, but they no sooner leave than she has new orders for them and a new destination. She is less than forthcoming about just what her secret mission is but Adama is keen, particularly as it involves going into Cylon controlled space. Nothing is as it seems however.

14. Warbirds (2008)

1h 25m Horror

In the midst of World War 2, a OSS officer leads a group of female pilots on a mission to deliver a secret weapon, only to crash land on an island in the Pacific after an encounter with a deadly storm. On the island, they must not only contend with a small band of Japanese soldiers but the native inhabitants of the island as well - vicious prehistoric Pterodons.

15. Timecop (1994)

1h 39m Thriller Science Fiction Action Crime

An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.

16. Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

1h 38m Action Science Fiction

The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society—but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

17. The Time Machine (2002)

1h 36m Science Fiction Adventure Action

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds mankind divided into two warring races.

18. The Black Hole (1979)

1h 38m Adventure Family Science Fiction Action

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.

19. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

1h 28m Action Science Fiction

In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar—the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira—surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

20. The Sea Wolves (1980)

2h War Action Thriller

This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart (Roger Moore). Since the ships are in neutral territory the British Military command, while encouraging the scheme, must deny any knowledge of it if it fails. Pugh and Stewart enlist the aid of retired officer Col. Bill Grice (David Niven) and some of his former soldiers. On the pretext of being on a fishing expedition, these seemingly drunken old men in civilian clothing must board and destroy 3 Nazi ships, whose radio transmissions have resulted in Nazi submarines sinking allied ships. While Stewart arranges a diversion on shore, Pugh and Grice carry out the dangerous raid on and destruction of the Nazi ships.

21. Midway (1976)

2h 12m Action Drama History War

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.

22. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961)

1h 45m Adventure Drama Science Fiction

The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.

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