Movies like Cloverfield

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Cloverfield (2008)
 7.0
 348K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most surreal, horrifying event of their lives.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, suspense, tense, bad ending, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, quarantine, chaos, skyscraper, escape, fear, giant monster, danger, destruction, found footage, helicopter, supernatural, friends, monster terrorizes city, survival horror, alien, military, army, party, running, explosion, evacuation, panic, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city

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Most similar movies to Cloverfield

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, escapades, survival, catastrophe, dialogue, deadly and first contact mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Cloverfield: The Mist (2007), World War Z (2013), I Am Legend (2007), Phantoms (1998), Spectral (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, trapped, deadly creature, tentacle, insanity, fight, fog, supermarket, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, save the world, deadly virus, infected, zombie apocalypse, un, scientist, chaos, survival, cure, survivor ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: jerusalem, south korea, new jersey, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, plague, loneliness, zombie, danger, heroes, isolation, experiment, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 18K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, race against time, danger, monster, quarantine, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 42K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, danger, military, escapades, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, chaos, violence, science, technology ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, virginia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 169K
Godzilla (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, mayor, egg, missile, giant, survival, genetically altered, unstoppable, chases and races, save the day, hunt down, demolished city ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.9
 599K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, rough, biting, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, human nature, racism, manhunt, transformation, genetics, discrimination, civil rights, life is a bitch, slum, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 343K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, destruction, giant monster, monster, giant, nuclear, dinosaur, godzilla, prehistoric creature, military, animal horror, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, nevada, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 318K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, exciting, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, small town, young heroes, adventure, childhood, secret, alien, danger, monster, investigation, disappearance, filmmaking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1963, year 1958 ...
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, apocalypse, space and aliens, on the run, danger, deadly, alien, survival, end of the world, friendship, self sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, scientist, infected, rage, virus, army, fear, survivor, research, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 84K
The Host (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her ...
Style: stylized, scary, humorous, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, giant, supernatural, sacrifice, search, toxic, quarantine, doctor, fear, snow, army, river ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: seoul, korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 11K
Area 51 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.
Style: scary, tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, military base, desert, alien abduction, amateur detective, friends, young heroes, state affairs, space and aliens, escapades, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 9K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, race against time, rescue, sea, ocean, dangerous animal, androids and robots, deadly creature, heroic mission, anti heroes, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory, future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, quarantine, small town, soldier, apocalypse, survival, virus, danger, race against time, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.4
 83K
Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: light, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, chaos, survival, alien encounter, danger, abduction, demolished city, spacecraft, group of friends ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 28K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, hospital, danger, race against time, chaos, sewer, quarantine, freezer, military, evil alien, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.2
 2K
The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, sea, forces of nature, ocean or sea, gory, deadly, danger, escapades, deadly creature, rescue, survival, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 4K
Spiders 3D (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a Soviet space station crashes into a New York City subway tunnel, a species of venomous spiders is discovered, and soon they mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the city. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Christa Campbell, directed by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: subway, spider, satellite, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, urban, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, survival, zombie, gory, friendship, curses spells and rituals, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 40K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, rough, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, starvation, apocalypse, survival, dehumanization, danger, chaos, global warming, vestiges of humanity, cannibalism, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 9K
Bats (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, mutation, bat, supernatural, survival, danger, race against time, chaos, deadly, gory, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice joins a small band of elite soldiers, enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. It's a heart-pounding race against time as the group faces off against ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, rescue, monster, cannibalism, loss of friend, sniper, quarantine, cover up, suicide, policewoman, stripper, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 23K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, danger, chaos, mayor, ecological disaster, parasite, found footage, plague, chaos and mayhem, deadly, gory, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, survival, danger, heroic mission, sergeant, save the world, alien encounter, marines, ufo, military, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 342K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, jungle, deadly creature, invisibility, chase, alien, trap, warrior, evil alien, tough heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, mine, south america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, bio weapon, end of the world, post apocalyptic, mutant, female soldier, pistol, monster, supernatural, chases and races, survival ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 2K
The Blackout (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve, the city goes dark, and the few remaining tenants of The Ravenwood find themselves trapped in their building. And they are not alone.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, christmas horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas eve, isolation, deadly creature, survival, danger, supernatural, confined, monster, creature, trapped in a building, invasion, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Godzilla 1985 (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, melancholic, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, monster, race against time, burned alive, nuclear threat, giant monster, helicopter, creature feature, train, scientist, ship, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Devil's Tomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Mack leads an elite military unit on a search for a missing scientist, and comes face-to-face with an an ancient evil lying beneath the Middle Eastern desert. Evil that is not of this world. Evil that should never be unearthed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, supernatural, soldier, danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, survival, deadly, heroes, deadly creature, save the world, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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