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: Sci-Fi, Horror
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, comic, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: small town, supernatural, psychopath, mysterious character, apocalypse, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural ability, murder, psychiatrist, child's point of view, school, time travel, space and aliens, space travel, anti hero, small town life, estrangement, alien encounter, anti heroes, boy, alien, monster, forest ...
Place: new york, usa, nevada

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, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, small town and space and aliens mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day the World Ended: Blood Descendants (2007), Seedpeople (1992), The Incredible Melting Man (1977), Night of the Scarecrow (1995), It Lives Again (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: danger, ghost, supernatural, deadly, crimes, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, murder, vengeance, deadly creature, obsessive quest, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 818
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, cult film, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, bed and breakfast, semen, factory, alien, small town life, alien encounter, survival, graphic violence, gory, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: mutant, astronaut, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, man versus machine, space travel, a.i., mad scientist, experiment gone awry, battles, nasa ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, warlock, slasher, murder, curses spells and rituals, love affair, deal with the devil, rivalry, mentally unstable, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, baby, mutant, monster, supernatural, crimes, youth, danger, deadly, slasher, investigation, babies and infants ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, mad scientist, danger, deadly, chaos, small town, small community, supernatural, dark secret, survival, under the surface, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 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: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: ogre, isolation, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, time loop, curses spells and rituals, small town, deadly, supernatural ability, escapades, curse ...
Time: 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 ⇓
77%
 4.2
 996
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, atmospheric, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: deadly creature, survival, mutant, violence spree, deadly, mystery, danger, supernatural, small town, parasite, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, bio weapon, save the world, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 90s, near future, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, mutant, baby, pregnancy, riddles and clues, supernatural, disorder, deadly, babies and infants, danger, curses spells and rituals, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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 ⇓
66%
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, tense, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, save the world, danger, supernatural, heroes, deadly creature, deadly, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: mystery, supernatural, family in danger, alien encounter, teenage life, deadly, deadly creature, danger, save the world, rivalry, teleportation, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, zombie, bio weapon, zombie apocalypse, isolation, friends, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, chaos, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, isolation, supernatural, spacecraft, alien encounter, confined, danger, deadly, paranoia, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 2.6
 574
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: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, slasher, survival, psychopath, danger, mysterious character, deadly, ship, cruise, violence, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Skinwalker Ranch (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 2010 “Skinwalker Ranch” gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to livestock mutilation, but maybe most notable was the disappearance of ranch owner Hoyt Miller’s ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: investigation, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, found footage, missing child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, space travel, spacecraft, heroic mission, save the world, danger, heroes, young heroes, space and aliens, imaginary, deadly creature, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: mutant, astronaut, evil alien, supernatural, deadly, crimes, danger, teenage life, violence, small town, beach, disembodied hand ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
.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, realistic
Plot: murder, psychopath, amateur detective, serial killer, slasher, crime, mind game, confined, danger, rivalry, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, psychopath, catastrophe, hospital, murder, telekinesis, deadly, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 724
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: losing-it hero, survival, murder, contamination, danger, investigation, supernatural, evacuation, small town, mysterious character, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, mad scientist, small town, evil alien, save the world, experiment gone awry, mutant, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 1K
Nightbeast (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien crash lands and goes on a killing spree.
Style: rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, small town, monster, alien, violence, murder, motorcycle, cheating girlfriend, benign alien, dangerous animal, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.1
 645
Parasitic (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After a strange meteor destroys a communications satellite and crashes into Tampa Bay, a sickly looking fish finds itself the meal of a beautiful nightclub bartender named Val. Moments later, as the bar is closed and locked tight, the infected Val ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, survival, deadly creature, evil alien, supernatural, danger, isolation, zombie, parasite, nudity (full frontal - brief), meteorite, meteor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 4K
Patrick (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Patrick lays comatose in a small private hospital, his only action being his involuntary spitting. When a pretty young nurse, just separated from her husband, begins work at the hospital, she senses that Patrick is communicating with her, and he ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, psychic power, psychopath, isolation, mental institution, danger, supernatural, confined, power relations, doctors and patients, deadly, telekinesis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 262
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, danger, escapades, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, store ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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