Movies like Dreamcatcher

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Dreamcatcher (2003)
 5.5
 90K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 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 force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante ... and then overcome a threat to the bond that unites the four of them.
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, idiotic, splatter, weird, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, stephen king, in the woods, plague, supernatural, friends, evil alien, first contact, foreknowledge, mind control, supernatural ability, danger, alien encounter, alien, transformation, virus, friendship, good versus evil, partners, buddies, apocalypse, life philosophy, blizzard, childhood, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: maine, usa, boston, massachusetts

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Most similar movies to Dreamcatcher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, violence, catastrophe, blood and dialogue mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dreamcatcher: The Mist (2007), The Thing (2011), Altered (2006), Village of the Damned (1995), The Bay (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 289K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, stephen king, fog, trapped, fear, deadly creature, creature, tentacle, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 126K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, gory, danger, chase, survival, alien invasion, survival horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 10K
Altered (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, a group of men's lives were forever changed by a strange occurrence. Now, the same group of men will spend a night together ... in terror.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: abduction, mind control, revenge, implant, creature, alien, hysteria, haunted by the past, friendship, danger, race against time, telepathy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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%
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 5.7
 27K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, ecological disaster, danger, small town, plague, chaos, catastrophe, found footage, hidden truth, chaos and mayhem, deadly, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 116K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, parasite, youth, teenage life, evil alien, space and aliens, first contact, teachers and students, high school life, small town, high school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 382K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, survival horror, quarantine, survival, chaos, destruction, chaos and mayhem, fear, escape, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 30K
Firestarter (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, little girl, on the run, supernatural ability, psychic, government agency, danger, fire, conspiracy, kidnapping, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.2
 65K
The Dead Zone (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: dark hero, supernatural ability, supernatural, coma, destiny, changing the past or future, a vision, heroes, investigation, serial killer, murder, premonition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, future
Place: usa, maine, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, evil alien, alien encounter, in the woods, alien, paranoia, ufo, danger, loss of friend, isolation, space and aliens, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, space and aliens, survival, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, save the world, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 35K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, macabre, bleak, bloody, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: creature, zombie, survival, blood splatter, infected, parasite, virus, weekend, partners in crime, death, infection, torn in half ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Alien Predator (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, apocalyptic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, scientist, disease, nasa, monster, love triangle, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Monsters: Dark Continent (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have spread worldwide. Humans have been knocked off the top of the food chain, with disparate communities struggling for survival. American soldiers are being sent abroad to ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, survival, evil alien, alien, military, monster, creature, giant creature, deadly creature, danger, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, misfit, danger, psychopath, doctors and patients, mind control, psychic ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 390K
28 Days Later (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, fear, zombie apocalypse, rage, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.4
 28K
Species II (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human women! When countless women suffer gruesome deaths after bearing ...
Style: scary, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mind reading, deadly creature, space and aliens, evil alien, mars, astronaut, save the world, heroes, cloning, transformation, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., new york, pentagon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 73K
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, danger, alien, family in danger, parents and children, paranormal activity, evil alien, bird, abduction, graphic violence, child abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.6
 83K
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, medical experiment, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, hallucinations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 19K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, soldier, alien invasion, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, research, toxic, danger, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 18K
The Hidden (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place. This alien has a goal in life; power. Hotly pursued by another alien (who's borrowed the body of a dead FBI ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, space and aliens, benign alien, robbery, fbi, world domination, investigation, alien encounter, mistaken identity, special agents, danger, alien ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 24K
Lifeforce (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and British authorities attempt to capture a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, scary, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, survival, alien, outer space, astronaut, supernatural, evil alien, supernatural power, save the world, alien encounter, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 21st century, near future, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, big ben london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
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Mulberry Street (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, save the world, dangerous animal, plague, rat, danger, supernatural, mad scientist, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, investigation, danger, body swapping, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, lookalikes, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien, mind control, alien invasion, deadly creature, alien contact, ufo, murder, danger, political corruption, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 5.0
 200K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, survival, virus, plague, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, natural disaster, graphic violence, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
32%
 5.9
 76K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Plot: virus, save the world, alien, epidemic, danger, invasion, hysteria, alien invasion, sleeping, child in peril, psychiatrist, quarantine ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
⇓ 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 ⇓
32%