Movies like The Day the Earth Stopped

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The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
 2.7
 2K
The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, androids and robots, future dystopia, evil alien, save the world, a.i., danger, man versus machine, imaginary, outer space, time travel, mental institution, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, life is a bitch, computers and web, chases and races, benign alien, chaos, escapades, rivalry, race against time, ultimatum, alien encounter ...
Time: 50s

Most similar movies to The Day the Earth Stopped

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, imaginary, rivalry and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day the Earth Stopped: Transmorphers (2007), Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009), Android Apocalypse (2006), The Terminator (1984), T-Force (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Transmorphers (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: About a race of alien robots that have conquered Earth and forced humanity underground. After 400 years, a small group of humans develop a plan to defeat the mechanical invaders in the ultimate battle between man and machine.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, alien encounter, chaos, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, imaginary, heroes, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this prequel to Transmorphers -- a sci-fi thriller that borrows heavily from the plot of Transformers -- planet Earth is in peril thanks to a rogue army of alien robots, and it's up to a small group of humans to mount a crippling ...
Style: serious
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, escapades, space and aliens, evil alien, chases and races, benign alien, danger, heroes, rivalry, adventure, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.0
 785K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, androids, killer robot, sent to the past, protector, dystopic future, future war, manhunt, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, twentieth century, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 549
T-Force (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fighting crime, heroes, escapades, life is a bitch, androids and robots, man versus machine, save the day, one man army, crimes, danger, hostage ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.2
 538
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.9
 536
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, danger, against humanity, gang, rivalry, heroes, save the world, plague, apocalypse, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space travel, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, survival, man versus machine, space and aliens, military, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, computers and web, androids and robots, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, society, rivalry, danger, save the world, a.i., man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, outer space, survival, danger, imaginary, computers and web, soldier, save the world, man versus machine, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.6
 421
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, deadly, life is a bitch, chases and races, society, escapades, crimes, heroes, graphic violence, danger, adventure, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, deadly, a.i., chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 581
Shadowchaser (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, hospital, androids and robots, save the day, chases and races, crimes, hostages, imaginary, a.i., man versus machine, confined, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Black Hole (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 2 A.M. in St. Louis when a routine scientific experiment goes terribly wrong and an explosion shakes the city. A scientific team investigates, clashing with an intergalactic, voltage-devouring creature that vaporizes them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, survival, chaos, space travel, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: st. louis missouri, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 455
Mandroid (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his hidden laboratory deep in Russia, Dr. Karl Zimmer has invented the Mandroid, a humanoid robot which follows the motions of a man in a special control suit. He has offered the invention to the USA, who have sent Smith and Wait from the CIA for ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, androids and robots, man versus machine, a.i., experiment gone awry, rivalry, inventions and discoveries, danger, investigation, save the day, undercover, deadly ...
Place: russia, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, teenage life, future dystopia, save the world, rivalry, heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance of military forces prepares a daring attack on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, saga, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space war, adventure, alien invasion, outer space, danger, rivalry, chaos, fictional war, evil alien, invasion, mars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Eve of Destruction (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eve is a military robot made to look exactly like her creator, Dr. Eve Simmons. When she is damaged during a bank robbery, the robot becomes an unstoppable killing machine. Colonel Jim McQuade is assigned to stop the robot and with the help from Dr. ...
Style: futuristic, rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, terrorism, danger, androids and robots, chaos, save the world, a.i., race against time, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, alien encounter, survival, danger, space battle, apocalypse, imaginary, deadly creature, escapades, planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea, Singapore
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, danger, hitman, chaos, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, heroic mission, urban, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi horror, civilization is laid to ruin when a super race of aliens invades Earth. In a blink of an eye, massive "walkers" cover the planet, annihilating all in their path. As cities ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, soldier, astronomer, alien, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, introspection, save the world, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, chaos, gory, hostage, space and aliens, hostages, escapades, deadly, archaeologist, heroic mission, martial arts ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Phoenix the Warrior (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Big hair, big guns, big personalities, and a serious lack of wardrobe. She-Wolves of the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic story that features women--lots and lots of women--who leave little to the imagination as they battle each other in various ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the world, battles, lone wolves, rivalry, danger, chaos, apocalypse, pregnancy, sword fight, women, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 235
Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, strong violent content, profanity, life is a bitch, deadly, imaginary, danger, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, mutant ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.3
 873
Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: save the world, alien encounter, survival, space and aliens, androids and robots, danger, chaos, battles, imaginary, escapades, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Starship Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A corrupt planetary federation… The ultimate weapon of destruction.... One starship captain stands between them….and intergalactic armageddon. STARSHIP: RISING - RISE UP OR DIE In the distant future, an immortal bionic leader, the product of ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: spacecraft, environmentalism, military, space travel, space and aliens, danger, time travel, heroes, imaginary, state affairs, rivalry, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, man versus machine, androids and robots, life is a bitch, save the world, danger, survival, heroic mission, daring rescue, chaos, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 534
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, adventure, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 1K
Evolver (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Meet Evolver, the ultimate toy for the Cyberpunk generation, a virtual-reality game brought to fierce, three-dimensional life. With each battle, Evolver lives up to his name. He becomes faster, smarter and deadlier. Meet Kyle Baxter (Ethan Randall) ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: virtual reality, androids and robots, battles, chaos, imaginary, man versus machine, danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 688
Storm Watch (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: America's best player is being pulled in to the ultimate cyber-terror. The game's mastermind has stolen his identity, put him on the FBI's Most Wanted List, and is blackmailing him to take a part in a real twisted plan of world ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, chaos, danger, adventure, future dystopia, law enforcement, race against time, deadly, dishonesty, man versus machine, computers and web, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%