Movies like Communion

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Communion (1989)
 5.6
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Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious, captivating, suspenseful, surreal, thought provoking, cerebral, macabre ...
Plot: alien abduction, hypnosis, alien, psychiatrist, ufo, writers, alien contact, paranoia, halloween, cabin, family, supernatural, christmas, space and aliens, friendship, writer's life, abduction, kidnapping, deadly, alien encounter, outer space, family relations, psychological drama, male nudity, boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york

Most similar movies to Communion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychological films with plots about supernatural, danger, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, weird and mentor mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Communion: Progeny (1998), Fire in the Sky (1993), Dark Skies (2013), The Fourth Kind (2009), Night Skies (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Progeny (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An unsuspecting woman is impregnated by aliens who are experimenting on the human population.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Plot: pregnancy, alien, alien abduction, interspecies sex, sexual content, abduction, disorder, gory, space and aliens, danger, evil alien, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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100%
Fire in the Sky (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of men who were clearing bush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, their friends' disappearance is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: ufo, alien, investigation, danger, alien encounter, friendship, false accusation, abduction, forest, police, murder, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 70K
Dark Skies (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing ...
Style: serious, tense, twist ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, disorder, alien, danger, parents and children, family in danger, bird, paranormal activity, evil alien, graphic violence, abduction, self destructing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fourth Kind (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, disappearance, patient, space and aliens, hypnosis, abduction, investigation, paranormal activity, uncover truth, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2000
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 3K
Night Skies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ufo, investigation, supernatural, danger, mistaken identity, memory loss, alien encounter, deadly, stranded, creature, abduction, kidnapping ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 332K
Signs (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: alien invasion, farm, asthma attack, ufo, alien encounter, alien, loss of faith, destiny, asthma, single father, small town, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, mexico, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 60K
The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural ability, dark hero, destiny, coma, supernatural, neo noir, changing the past or future, heroes, investigation, serial killer, murder, premonition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, future
Place: usa, maine, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, alien, mind game, pregnancy, deadly, space and aliens, village, supernatural power, small town life, supernatural, danger, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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718
family movies
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The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, space and aliens, evil alien, alien contact, alien invasion, alien, deadly creature, murder, danger, political corruption, alien encounter, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 6K
Haunted (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, scary, gothic, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, nanny, haunted house, mystery, family relations, uncover truth, deadly, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 5K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Alien Abduction (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, alien abduction, danger, race against time, on the run, supernatural, life is a bitch, mutant, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, couples, danger, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, investigation, murder, stranger, swingers, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Alien Abduction (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, alien abduction, abduction, alien, wilderness, survival, danger, escapades, vacation, ufo, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, epic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ufo, alien, first contact, alien contact, alien abduction, spacecraft, a vision, flying saucer, technology, contact, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, wyoming, mexico, mongolia, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, biologist, alien encounter, danger, investigation, apocalypse, supernatural, body swapping, sleeping, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 79K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, experiment gone awry, suicide, nightmare, hallucination, medical school, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, hallucinations, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 7K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, haunted house ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 88K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, in the woods, plague, friends, supernatural, first contact, foreknowledge, evil alien, mind control, supernatural ability, danger, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, isolation, in the woods, alien encounter, alien, loss of friend, evil alien, paranoia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, forest, cabin, flying saucer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.1
 1K
The Device (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, scary ...
Plot: sibling relationship, supernatural, in the woods, lake, alien abduction, alien encounter, sister sister relationship, changing the past or future, danger, experiment, reunion, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 5K
Audrey Rose (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl was born.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, family relations, betrayal, obsession, nightmare, stranger, supernatural, reincarnation, love and romance, couple relations, loss of daughter, hypnosis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, india, asia, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 5K
Deadline (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A screenwriter who travels to an abandoned house to finish a script on time, but a series of strange events lead her to a psychological breakdown.
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: isolation, ghost, mental breakdown, supernatural, woman in danger, haunted by the past, estate, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, uncover truth, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, isolation, deadly, crimes, psychopath, missing person, insanity, imprisonment, twins, attic, victim ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 32K
The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, world domination, astronomer, alien encounter, foot chase, global warming, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 12K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, mystery, kidnapping, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, investigation, haunted by the past, woman in danger, hospital ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 13K
Area 51 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military base, supernatural, government agency, youth, amateur detective, danger, state affairs, dishonesty, obsessive quest, conspiracy, desert, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, nevada, united states, america, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 2K
The Sender (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A disturbed telepathic man is able to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, mental institution, mental illness, mind game, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, misfit, danger, psychopath, doctors and patients, psychic, mind control ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 126K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: alien, femme fatale, deadly creature, hitchhiker, creature, danger, deadly, human nature, on the road, introspection, trap, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Riding the Bullet (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Alan Parker (Jackson) is a young artist, studying at the University of Maine. He becomes obsessed with death, and believing he is losing his girlfriend, Jessica (Christensen), he tries to commit suicide on his birthday but his friends ...
Style: scary, psychological, macabre, suspense, intense ...
Plot: hitchhiker, halloween, destiny, on the road, psychopath, life & death, deadly, obsession, hospital, death wish, road trip, death ...
Time: contemporary, year 1969, 1960s, 60s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%