Movies like Cloverfield

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 7.0
 340K
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: monster, survival, alien, military, chaos, helicopter, deadly creature, supernatural, quarantine, friends, found footage, skyscraper, escape, 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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Aliens
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
137 min.
 8.4
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, suspense, serious and scary films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, danger, deadly, survival, death and first contact mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Cloverfield: World War Z (2013), I Am Legend (2007), Godzilla (1998), The Mist (2007), The Darkest Hour (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.0
 533K
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, rough ...
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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 7.2
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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, rough, serious, 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, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   62%
 
 5.3
 166K
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, madison square garden manhattan new york city, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   75%
 
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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:   48%
    User:   43%
 
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, serious, suspenseful, 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, moscow russia, mcdonald's restaurant
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System:   46%
    User:   100%
 
 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:   43%
    User:   37%
 
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, small town, anti heroes, alien invasion, first contact, monster, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
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 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, rough, serious, 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:   43%
    User:   46%
 
 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
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
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, rough, serious, 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:   40%
    User:   40%
 
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:   40%
    User:   39%
 
 5.8
 67K
Species
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: futuristic, exciting, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, genetics, femme fatale, cloning, chase, monster, aliens, gory, deadly creature, alien invasion, first contact, science ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
 6.3
 125K
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, deadly creature, drugs/alcohol, weapons, hunting, aliens ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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 4.9
 24K
Virus
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, aliens, first contact, adventure, ocean or sea, heroic mission, rescue, deadly creature, robot, save the world ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
 6.4
 336K
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, 1990s, 2010s
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, tokyo, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   100%
 
 4.4
 82K
Skyline
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, 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:   37%
    User:   32%
 
 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, bleak, twists and turns, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, cloning, transformation, gory, virus, alien, survival, nasa, pregnancy, monster, space travel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
 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, serious, suspenseful, awful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, mad scientist, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, catastrophe, race against time, genetics, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
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Resident Evil: Retribution
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, virus, chase, survival, plague, gory, video game, clones, computer game, apocalypse, monster, fight scenes ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
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.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, apocalypse, virus, end of the world, gory, death, violence, brutality, chaos and mayhem, mass murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
Godzilla 1985
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: serious, suspenseful, melancholic, tricky, suspense ...
Plot: monster, submarine, anti heroes, monsters, deadly creature, island, weapons, save the day, natural disaster, chaos and mayhem, adventure, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
 5.6
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The Bay
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, gory, death, catastrophe, internet, hospital, blood, deadly creature, gore, virus, natural disaster, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 5.7
 112K
Hollow Man
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, technology, science, violence, chase, voyeurism, transformation, survival, serial killer, slasher, natural disaster, first contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 4.2
 11K
Area 51
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, conspiracy, amateur detective, paranoia, military base, government agency, desert, young heroes, first contact, alien encounter, teenage life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
 7.0
 81K
The Host
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, humorous, dark humor, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, family, sacrifice, virus, deadly creature, hospital, family drama, monsters, death, blood, family bonds, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 138K
Event Horizon
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, space travel, insanity, survival, supernatural, violence, science, outer space, blood, transformation, gore, ghost ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   27%
 
 6.8
 134K
Pandorum
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, memory loss, chase, alien, outer space, insanity, paranoia, end of the world, memory, aliens, isolation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   27%
 

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 4.7
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Pulse
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, suicide, virus, internet, technology, end of the world, death, apocalypse, ghost, college, goth, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: campus, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
Land of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, apocalypse, splatter, gore, virus, end of the world, blood, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
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