Movies like Cloverfield

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Cloverfield (2008)
 7.0
 392K
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, suspense, rough, bleak, tense, captivating, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, survival horror, quarantine, destruction, disaster, chaos, survival, fear, escape, monster terrorizes city, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, demolished city, buddies, skyscraper, catastrophe, evacuation, giant, loss of friend, peril, supernatural, friends, attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, 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, suspense, serious and visually appealing films with plots about danger, chaos, survival, death, catastrophe, gun and monster mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cloverfield: The Mist (2007), War of the Worlds (2005), Underwater (2020), [Rec] (2007), The Host (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 299K
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: bleak, bad ending, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, trapped, fog, creature, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, spider, fear, tentacle, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, destruction, alien creature, fate of humanity, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, south america, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: space station, trapped in space, alien, scientist, giant monster, outer space, experiment gone awry, self sacrifice, alternate dimension, stowaway, betrayal, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: near future, 2000s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.8
 79K
Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: giant monster, sea monster, animal attack, giant creature, fear, earthquake, sea creature, ocean, monster, water, creature, laboratory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 7.4
 176K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: found footage, trapped, videotaping, quarantine, zombie, plague, characters in danger, infected, escapades, chaos, deadly creature, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.1
 119K
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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, sacrifice, deadly creature, giant, supernatural, family in danger, trapped, quarantine, toxic, snow, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006, year 2000
Place: seoul, korea, south korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.2
 738K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, heroes, isolation, deadly creature, survivor, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, near future
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.0
 647K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Malta
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, scary, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, zombie apocalypse, save the world, end of the world, scientist, plague, epidemic, deadly virus, virus, infected, asthma ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, philadelphia, jerusalem, israel, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, post apocalypse, end of the world, survival, demolished city, american abroad, creature, chaos, apocalypse, invisibility, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 162K
Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, gorilla, creature feature, mutation, animal attack, giant animal, destruction, creature, transformation, rescue, rage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: everglades, los angeles, missouri, illinois, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 90K
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, apocalypse, ufo, vestiges of humanity, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, fantasy world, survival, abduction, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, london, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 407K
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, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant, godzilla, giant creature, deadly creature, disaster, dinosaur, tsunami, destruction, creature, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s, year 2014 ...
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, hawaii, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 27K
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, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, plague, infection, ecological disaster, found footage, small town, chaos, catastrophe, hidden truth, chaos and mayhem, mayor, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 351K
Super 8 (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, heroic, psychotronic, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: childhood, young heroes, ufo, friendship, monster, alien, small town, adventure, evacuation, youth, investigation, quarantine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1958 ...
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, invasion, save the world, battlefield, alien encounter, battles, chaos, survival, heroic mission, alien attack, resistance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, america, mojave desert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 192K
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, exciting, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, godzilla, human versus monster, giant, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, save the world, demolished city, deadly creature, escapades, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, polynesia, panama, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 249K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural ability, outcast, super strength, high school, friendship, teenage life, adolescence, supernatural, bully, popularity, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monsters: Dark Continent (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have spread worldwide. Humans have been knocked off the top of the food chain, with disparate communities struggling for survival. American soldiers are being sent abroad to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, tense ...
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, survival, evil alien, alien, military, monster, creature, future dystopia, chaos, space and aliens, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.0
 2K
Crawl or Die (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, chaos, soldier, confined, escapades, alien, evil alien, creature, death, distopia, strong female presence ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 45K
The Colony (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, starvation, ice age, survival, post apocalypse, epidemic, quarantine, vestiges of humanity, distopia, underground bunker, dehumanization, cannibalism ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 79K
Species (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, deadly creature, interspecies sex, cocoon, cloning, alien, genetics, dna, genetic engineering, scientist, on the run, breeding ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 107K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, tsunami, space and aliens, escapades, invasion, alien, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, tower bridge london, new york, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 40K
Left Behind (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish during the rapture and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: disaster, chaos, survival, apocalypse, parents and children, supernatural, catastrophe, religions or cults, hopes, heroes, journalism, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the planet clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As Monarch embarks ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: giant monster, giant animal, godzilla, giant creature, monster versus monster, giant ape, sea monster, dinosaur, creature, monster, fictional war, creature feature ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, florida, hong kong, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 58K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, escapades, super soldier, space and aliens, survival, heroic mission, secret laboratory, chaos and mayhem, military, science, battles, save the world ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, virginia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 27K
Shin Godzilla (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From the mind behind Evangelion comes a hit larger than life. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, dark, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, destruction, japanese schoolgirl, radioactivity, military, scientist, evolution, missile, tunnel, evacuation, prime minister ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A zombie attack brings chaos to Harvardville Airport. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield , who fought the sinister Umbrella Corporation during the Raccoon City tragedy 7 years ago, are back. In high-octane Resident Evil style, they're ready to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, experiment gone awry, monster, genetically altered, chaos and mayhem, heroes, soldier, good versus evil, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 21K
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, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, monster, military, good versus evil, sheriff, ghost town, quarantine ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 73K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, graphic violence, zombie, plague, uncover truth, chaos, tv reporter, isolation, supernatural, confined, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, snake, giant snake, forest, dangerous animal, human versus animal, experiment gone awry, plague, heroic mission, race against time, adventure, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%