Movies like The Day the World Ended

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The Day the World Ended (2001)
 4.4
 1K
The Day the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of an alien being.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, comic
Plot: supernatural ability, small town, supernatural, psychopath, mysterious character, apocalypse, danger, deadly, deadly creature, space travel, murder, psychiatrist, child's point of view, school, time travel, space and aliens, anti hero, small town life, estrangement, alien encounter, anti heroes, boy, alien, monster, forest ...
Place: new york, usa, nevada

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Most similar movies to The Day the World Ended

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, small town and heroes mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day the World Ended: Invaders from Mars (1986), Night Skies (2007), Village of the Damned (1995), The Incredible Melting Man (1977), Blood Descendants (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Invaders from Mars (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this attempted remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, danger, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, young heroes, deadly creature, imaginary, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ufo, investigation, danger, supernatural, alien encounter, mistaken identity, memory loss, deadly, space travel, creature, stranded, abduction ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, mind game, pregnancy, evil alien, supernatural ability, deadly, alien, village, supernatural power, small town life, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, escapades, supernatural, space travel, danger, experiment gone awry, disorder, nasa, battles ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: deadly, supernatural, ghost, danger, crimes, psychopath, murder, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 894
Seedpeople (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The citizens of Comet Valley are being taken over by seeds from an alien plant that has taken root there. A sheriff investigates the strange goings-on.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, cult film, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, semen, factory, survival, alien encounter, profanity, human host, small town life, escapades, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%
Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, police, supernatural, apocalypse, crimes, plague, psychopath, danger, mind game, serial killer, race against time, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.7
 2K
Ogre (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A vicious Ogre rules over a town that has been stuck in time since the 1800's.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: ogre, small town, curse, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, isolation, time loop, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: suspenseful, rough, slasher, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, baby, monster, mutant, youth, danger, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, mischievous children, babies and infants, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Night of the Scarecrow (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed the warlock a century before. A newcomer and the daughter ...
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, warlock, love affair, murder, danger, rivalry, mentally unstable, crimes, deal with the devil, clergy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, deadly, chaos, small town, supernatural, small community, dark secret, survival, under the surface, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chaos, chase, murder, creature feature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
 2K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, danger, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 1990s, near future, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 1K
Scourge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient pestilence called The Scourge has been set free in a small town after being entombed in a church's masonry for a century and a half. As bodies rapidly pile up, nothing stands between the spawning Scourge and the rest of the town ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, offbeat
Plot: deadly creature, survival, mutant, danger, mystery, supernatural, deadly, violence spree, small town, parasite, bare midriff, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 3K
It's Alive (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Alive is a modern remake of the classic 1970s horror film. When a young woman learns that she's pregnant, she leaves graduate school to set up a home with her boyfriend in the country. The fate of the happy new family takes a gruesome ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, remake of american film ...
Plot: monster, mutant, baby, pregnancy, riddles and clues, supernatural, disorder, babies and infants, danger, deadly, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Silent Warnings (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the accidental death of his cousin Joe Vossimer, the just-graduated electronic engineer Layne Vossimer joins his girlfriend and four friends of them to visit and clean the inherited farm in the country. The local Sheriff Bill Willingham is an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, mystery, teenage life, family in danger, alien encounter, deadly, danger, save the world, deadly creature, rivalry, teleportation, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 2K
The Demented (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six college friends unite for a weekend getaway where they find themselves fighting for their lives after a terrorist attack turns the local residents into rage infused zombies.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie, bio weapon, isolation, friends, deadly, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.5
 4K
Stranded (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Lunar Base Ark explores ore and unexpectedly is hit by a meteor shower and has severe damages. Colonel Gerard Brauchman sends the crewwoman Ava Cameron to repair a wing that is full of CO2. Dr. Lance Krauss warns that the gas may cause paranoia ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trapped in space, survival, astronaut, supernatural, isolation, spacecraft, alien encounter, danger, confined, deadly, evil alien, paranoia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.7
 589
Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: slasher, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, danger, mysterious character, deadly, ship, violence, cruise, graphic violence, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
.com for Murder (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This high-tech, psychological thriller is set in the shadowy world of the Internet. Sondra Brummel is recovering from a skiing accident in her boyfriend's mansion, and accidently contacts a possible killer in an Internet chatroom. She and her ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, slasher, realistic
Plot: murder, psychopath, amateur detective, serial killer, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, confined, mind game, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Crawling Hand (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, mutant, astronaut, deadly, danger, crimes, supernatural, teenage life, small town, beach, severed arm, disembodied hand ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.2
 2K
Nightbeast (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien crash lands and goes on a killing spree.
Style: rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, small town, murder, alien, monster, motorcycle, cheating girlfriend, benign alien, imaginary, supernatural, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Substitute (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so mean? And how does she manage to convince ...
Style: scary, enigmatic, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing
Plot: teachers and students, alien, alien encounter, supernatural ability, danger, small town life, small town, family, deadly, evil alien, lie, teenager ...
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 5K
Mimic 2 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, child in peril, supernatural ability, supernatural, rescue, good versus evil, psychopath, high school, plague, survival, mutation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 1K
MorphMan (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, plague, chaos, disorder, supernatural, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, small town, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.0
 801
Septic Man (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sewage worker gets trapped inside a septic tank during a water contamination crisis and undergoes a hideous transformation. To escape, he must team up with a docile Giant and confront the murdering madman known as Lord Auch.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, losing-it hero, investigation, supernatural, danger, murder, contamination, mysterious character, evacuation, small town, crimes, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Medusa Touch (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "I have a gift for disaster," says John Morlar (Ricard Burton). Morlar is cursed with a unique telekinesis power that only seems to cause disaster.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, psychopath, hospital, murder, telekinesis, catastrophe, attempted murder, deadly, danger, serial killer, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, evil alien, mad scientist, small town, save the world, experiment gone awry, danger, amateur detective, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%