Movies like The Day the Earth Stopped

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The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
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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, evil alien, future dystopia, save the world, a.i., danger, man versus machine, space travel, imaginary, outer space, time travel, mental institution, space and aliens, heroes, life is a bitch, computers and web, chases and races, benign alien, chaos, escapades, rivalry, race against time, ultimatum, alien encounter ...
Time: 50s

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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, heroes, escapades, chaos, imaginary, rivalry and future dystopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day the Earth Stopped: Transmorphers (2007), Android Apocalypse (2006), Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009), Battlestar Galactica (1978), Encrypt (2003). 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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, space travel, evil alien, save the world, adventure, chaos, alien encounter, future dystopia, time travel, imaginary, heroes ...
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95%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, 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 ...
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84%
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: evil alien, man versus machine, space and aliens, androids and robots, survival, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, save the world, benign alien, adventure, robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, space and aliens, androids and robots, save the world, adventure, survival, space travel, man versus machine, danger, military, against the odds ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 555
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: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
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79%
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 818K
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, neo noir, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, sent to the past, androids and robots, killer robot, protector, androids, time paradox, time travel, dystopic future, manhunt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 21st century, 2020s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
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100%
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, save the world, deadly creature, chaos, survival, space travel, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: female martial artist, martial arts, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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H.G. Wells' 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: suspenseful, serious, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, soldier, astronomer, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, introspection, save the world, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 596
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, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, deadly, on the run, danger, life is a bitch, special agents, a.i., heroes, confined, chases and races, man versus machine, hostage ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
 489
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, suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, mad scientist, a.i., man versus machine, experiment gone awry, investigation, deadly, rivalry, save the day, inventions and discoveries, danger, undercover ...
Place: russia, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, deadly, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, chaos, teenage life, future dystopia, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, future dystopia, computers and web, society, man versus machine, danger, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 2.7
 450
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 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: heroes, crimes, deadly, chaos, religions or cults, injustice, apocalypse, future dystopia, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, chaos, space wars, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: soldier, outer space, save the world, computers and web, imaginary, survival, man versus machine, chaos, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, danger, survival, alien encounter, space battle, imaginary, deadly creature, apocalypse, escapades, planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, terrorism, chaos, danger, androids and robots, space and aliens, race against time, technology gone awry, terminator, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.2
 577
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, race against time, deadly, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.6
 663
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, hospital, androids and robots, man versus machine, deadly, heroes, danger, chases and races, rivalry, imaginary, confined, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, exciting, serious, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, save the world, survival, lone wolves, danger, rivalry, chaos, pregnancy, apocalypse, sword fight, women, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 2K
Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, save the world, supernatural, heroic mission, alien encounter, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, danger, escapades, race against time ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, alien invasion, space war, adventure, evil alien, chaos, rivalry, danger, outer space, fictional war, invasion, mars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.3
 876
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: alien encounter, space and aliens, survival, save the world, chaos, androids and robots, danger, battles, escapades, imaginary, evil alien, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, South Korea, USA
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: rough, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, chaos, hitman, future dystopia, danger, society, life is a bitch, femme fatale, apocalypse, technology gone awry, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.9
 90
Last Stand (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small band of desperate freedom fighters must topple a vicious dictator before he destroys mankind's last hope.
Style: rough, serious, suspense, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, save the world, heroes, soldier, race against time, terrorism, heroic mission, apocalypse, future dystopia, gang, danger, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: rough, serious, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, environmentalism, military, time travel, danger, space and aliens, distant planet, battles, rivalry, a.i., rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, journalism, danger, heroes, anti heroes, space and aliens, misfit, benign alien, save the world, escapades, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 272
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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, deadly, soldier, heroes, chases and races, imaginary, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%