Movies like Cloverfield

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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, bleak, scary, rough, suspense, tense, bad ending, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, quarantine, chaos, giant monster, found footage, danger, survival horror, helicopter, skyscraper, escape, destruction, fear, deadly creature, monster terrorizes city, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, friends, alien, buddies, military, rescue, panic, party, army ...
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

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, survival, deadly, escapades, death, catastrophe and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Cloverfield: World War Z (2013), I Am Legend (2007), The Mist (2007), Spectral (2016), Dawn of the Dead (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.0
 533K
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, epic, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, save the world, deadly virus, infected, chaos, un, survival, scientist, race against time, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: south korea, jerusalem, new jersey, philadelphia, israel ...
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83%
 7.2
 611K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, isolation, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 252K
The Mist (2007)
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: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, trapped, deadly creature, fear, fog, fight, small town, supermarket, desperation, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 39K
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, stylized, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, survival, danger, military, escapades, save the world, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, heroes, chaos, space and aliens, battles ...
Time: near future, future
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
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.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, apocalypse, mass murder, gory, infected, death, shopping mall, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hotel, good versus evil, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 166K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, giant, egg, godzilla, missile, mayor, rock, anti heroes, deadly creature, intelligence, u.s. army, boat accident ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, jamaica, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 336K
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, serious, suspenseful, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant, monster, destruction, nuclear, dinosaur, deadly creature, radiation, godzilla, military, giant monster, chaos, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, hawaii, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Darkest Hour (2011)
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, survival, demolished city, american abroad, electricity, invisibility, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, danger, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 330K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, 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, deadly creature, jungle, monster, invisibility, trap, chase, evil alien, tough heroes, alien encounter, danger, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987, twentieth century
Place: latin america, south america, central america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 81K
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: humorous, stylized, dark humor, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, giant, deadly creature, family in danger, beast, daughter, river, archer, sacrifice, family, toxic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: korea, seoul, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, scary, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, quarantine, soldier, survival, apocalypse, deadly creature, virus, race against time, infected, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.2
 2K
The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sea, monster, deadly creature, ocean or sea, gory, survival, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, dangerous animal, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 8K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, sea, ocean, race against time, rescue, androids and robots, anti heroes, scuba diving, scuba, dangerous animal, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Germany, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia
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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, bio weapon, mutant, supernatural, end of the world, survival, chases and races, female soldier, post apocalyptic, monster, pistol ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 39K
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, serious, bleak, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, starvation, quarantine, apocalypse, global warming, danger, cannibalism, deadly, escapades, chaos, supernatural, dehumanization ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.4
 4K
Spiders 3D (2013)
Genre: 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, scary, exciting
Plot: spider, subway, deadly creature, danger, alien, giant, monster, urban, deadly, space and aliens, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 107K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien invasion, danger, chase, survival, mission gone awry, gory, isolation, alien encounter, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 27K
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, hospital, quarantine, freezer, military, sewer, gory, race against time, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 24K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, survival, ship, rescue, adventure, ocean or sea, save the world, heroic mission, deadly creature, robot, aliens, first contact ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 142K
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, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, demons, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, isolation, in the woods, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 2K
The Rats (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: rat, dangerous animal, survival, gory, deadly creature, danger, urban, hospital, experiment gone awry, isolation, power outage, subway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 82K
The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, dark, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, ancient, danger, survival, shark, swimming, deadly, diver, blood, navy, historian, predator ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 2010s
Place: usa, california, shanghai china, china, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 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, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, danger, chaos, ecological disaster, deadly creature, deadly, chaos and mayhem, plague, found footage, parasite, gory, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
House of the Dead 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival horror, explosion, gory, deadly creature, college, university, mad scientist, slasher, race against time, survival, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, virus, rage, infected, army, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, survivor, death, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.1
 962
Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater, dangerous animal, save the day, survival, mutant, deadly creature, adventure, race against time, isolation, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 102K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, on the run, insanity, survival, quarantine, infected, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, deadly virus, chaos, army ...
Place: iowa, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 24K
Rogue (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the director of Wolf Creek comes this terrifying look at nature's perfect killing machine. When a group of tourists stumble into the remote Australian river territory of an enormous crocodile, the deadly creature traps them on a tiny mud ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, island, gory, danger, isolation, animal horror, adventure, stranded, lake or river, rescue, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 96K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, teleportation, mars, gory, supernatural, heroic mission, monster, danger, dark hero, alien, chase ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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