Movies like Cloverfield

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 7.0
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Cloverfield
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: stylized, scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious, intense, rough, suspense, tense, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, alien, military, chaos, helicopter, deadly creature, supernatural, quarantine, friends, skyscraper, escape, found footage, violence, death, danger, monsters, urban, chaos and mayhem, natural disaster, rescue, catastrophe, storytelling, life philosophy, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Super 8
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
112 min.
 7.0
The Mist
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
126 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to Cloverfield

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and scary films with plots about dialogue, danger, catastrophe, death, mentor, first contact and survival mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Cloverfield: World War Z (2013), I Am Legend (2007), Super 8 (2011), The Mist (2007), Godzilla (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.0
 528K
World War Z
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, exciting, scary, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, virus, gory, violence, blood, end of the world, chase, race against time, natural disaster, catastrophe ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: israel, south korea, jerusalem, new jersey, philadelphia ...
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    User:   83%
 
 7.2
 606K
I Am Legend
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, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, dog, sacrifice, cancer, chase, vampire, dystopic future, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   62%
 
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 7.0
 311K
Super 8
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, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, alien, adventure, mystery, childhood, friendship, monster, train, coming of age, deadly creature, aliens, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future, year 1958 ...
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 250K
The Mist
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: suspenseful, suspense, bad ending, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, fog, catastrophe, stephen king, fight, giant insect, religious fanatic, blood, human versus monster, supermarket ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
 5.3
 165K
Godzilla
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, chase, island, anti heroes, rock, secret service, natural disaster, monsters, deadly creature, catastrophe, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, panama, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   75%
 
The Darkest Hour
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, survival, apocalypse, alien, end of the world, submarine, aliens, evil alien, first contact, chase, catastrophe, mars ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, mcdonald's restaurant, moscow russia
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System:   52%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 334K
Godzilla
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, epic, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, military, survival, nuclear bomb, deadly creature, monsters, death, godzilla, natural disaster, dialogue, save the world, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, tokyo, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.0
 63K
Quarantine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, gory, zombie, supernatural, journalism, blood, death, uncover truth, paranoia, cannibalism, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
War of the Worlds
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, alien invasion, adventure, alien, end of the world, evil alien, single father, aliens, death, first contact, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, hiroshima japan, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
 7.5
 147K
[Rec]
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, isolation, supernatural, zombie, blood, deadly creature, police, chase, violence, death, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
Battle Los Angeles
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, alien, military, evil alien, alien invasion, heroic mission, chaos, danger, apocalypse, aliens, sergeant, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
 4.4
 82K
Skyline
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, survival, apocalypse, alien invasion, end of the world, monster, aliens, evil alien, chase, first contact, natural disaster, mars ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa, big ben london, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
 5.2
 8K
DeepStar Six
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: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, underwater, androids and robots, death, alien, monsters, submarine, anti heroes, mars, first contact, dangerous animal ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Movie in collections
 7.9
 584K
District 9
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: bleak, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, segregation, transformation, genetics, violence, chase, racism, human nature, gory, aliens, alien invasion, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
 6.3
 37K
Spectral
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, stylized, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, military, survival, science, technology, chase, save the world, violence, weapons, paranoia, cyberpunk, storytelling ...
Time: future, near future
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 5.4
 18K
Phantoms
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, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, monster, devil, brutality, supernatural ability, violence, death, hotel, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
Alien Raiders
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, alien, blood, gore, aliens, anti heroes, small town, alien invasion, first contact, monster, benign alien ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
 6.3
 123K
Predator 2
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, alien, chase, monster, violence, voodoo, drugs/alcohol, deadly creature, weapons, hunting, aliens ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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 5.4
 68K
Red Dawn
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, young heroes, military, survival, revenge, betrayal, high school, adventure, brutality, gunfight, violence, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Day of the Dead
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, serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, gory, small town, survival, virus, deadly creature, gore, splatter, hospital, vampire, blood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virus, chase, partners against crime, race against time, survival, monster, chaos and mayhem, natural disaster, catastrophe, future dystopia, plague, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Hollow Man II
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of scientist, Dr. Devin Villiers, Det. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed that a veteran soldier was subjected to an experiment with the objective of creating the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, violence, murder, chase, strong sexual content, experiment gone awry, splatter, family, psychopath, lame, political corruption, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 6.4
 26K
The Blob
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, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, gory, hospital, survival, alien, monster, transformation, dangerous animal, death, splatter, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
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 4.3
 25K
Species II
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human women! When countless women suffer gruesome deaths after bearing ...
Style: sexual, twists and turns, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, cloning, transformation, gory, virus, survival, alien, nasa, pregnancy, space travel, monster, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 3.7
 9K
Bats
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, suspenseful, serious, awful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, mad scientist, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, catastrophe, race against time, genetics, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 6.4
 243K
Alien 3
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Plot: alien, prison, survival, redemption, outer space, alien invasion, space travel, monster, aliens, deadly creature, sacrifice, gore ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
 7.8
 326K
Predator
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, alien, monster, jungle, gory, hunting, chase, gunfight, brutality, deadly creature, invisibility, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, twentieth century
Place: latin america, south america, central america, mine
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
Eight Legged Freaks
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. It's then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, spiders, dangerous animal, splatter, mad scientist, parody, monster, deadly creature, monsters, rescue, chase, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mine
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System:   37%
    User:   32%
 

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Dawn of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
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The Bay
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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 ...
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
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