Movies like The Faculty

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The Faculty (1998)
 6.5
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The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
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 spreading from the faculty to the students' bodies, it's ultimately up to the few who are left – an unlikely collection of loners, leaders, nerds and jocks – to save the world from alien domination.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious, psychotronic, splatter, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, parasite, youth, teenage life, evil alien, high school life, first contact, teachers and students, space and aliens, teenager, small town, high school, alien encounter, transformation, good versus evil, paranoia, teacher, graphic violence, alien possession, group of friends, bodies, bad attitude, college dropout, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: ohio

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Most similar movies to The Faculty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and cult film films with plots about deadly, alien, danger, supernatural, space and aliens, murder and blood mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Faculty: The Thing (1982), Disturbing Behavior (1998), Body Snatchers (1993), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), The Puppet Masters (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
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The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, paranoia, survival, evil, fear, creature, scientist, mutation, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Steve Clark is a newcomer in the town of Cradle Bay, and he quickly realizes that there's something odd about his high school classmates. The clique known as the "Blue Ribbons" are the eerie embodiment of academic excellence and clean ...
Style: exciting, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, brainwashing, high school, small town, mind control, insanity, society, chase, mind game, rivalry, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, alien invasion, soldier, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, research, toxic, cloning, invasion ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, body swapping, investigation, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, graphic violence, space and aliens, seaport ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, evil alien, alien contact, space and aliens, alien, alien invasion, deadly creature, ufo, murder, alien encounter, political corruption, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 81K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, monster, zombie, transformation, zombification, apocalypse, alien invasion, save the day, alien, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, splatter, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, alien, zombie, survival, monster, undead, police, college, corpse, experiment, chaos and mayhem, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1959
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 130K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, alien encounter, space and aliens, chase, alien invasion, mission gone awry, survival, paranoia, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.6
 5K
Decoys (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Luke and Roger are just another couple of college guys trying to lose their virginity. But when Luke sees something unusual, he begins to suspect that the girls on campus aren't exactly...human.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dying during sex, college, space and aliens, impossible love, dangerous attraction, alien encounter, supernatural, dark humor, sexual relations, teenage life, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 16K
Detention (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.
Style: slasher, semi serious, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cheerleader, dark humor, youth, social relations, time machine, survival, teenage life, love triangle, delusion, unfulfilled love, prom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1998, year 1994 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Candy Stripers (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thanks to an auto accident, a parasitic alien manages to get into a hospital. It quickly moves from the crash victim into a candy striper. Among the patients at the hospital are some rather short high school basketball players. It is through them ...
Style: suspenseful, macabre, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, basketball team, alien encounter, youth, quarantine, doctors and patients, teenage life, blind girl, basketball player, diabetic, plague, infected ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: parody, humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth, race against time, save the day, save the world, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, deadly creature, heroes, young heroes, space travel, save the world, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, tense, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, mind game, pregnancy, evil alien, genetics, supernatural ability, alien life-form, village, supernatural power, small town life, babies and infants, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, monster, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, save the world, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 998
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, factory, alien encounter, small town life, space and aliens, supernatural, escapades, save the world, deadly creature, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 92K
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, plague, supernatural, friends, first contact, evil alien, mind control, supernatural ability, forest, foreknowledge, alien encounter, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: maine, usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.5
 852K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, outer space, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, survival horror, fear ...
Time: future, distant future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 7K
Assimilate (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends making a web series about their town discover that their neighbors are being killed and replaced by creatures who are perfect copies of their victims.
Style: satanic, ambiguous ending, disturbing, bleak, scary
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, chaos, supernatural, insanity, death, youth, alien invasion, mind control, small town, obsession, catholic priest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 329
The Arrival (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old man, who has been near a fallen meteor, starts to get younger and younger, with a terrible thirst for blood.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, evil alien, murder, feminism, alien encounter, time travel, crimes, aging, special agents, elderly, supernatural, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, characters killed one by one, urban legend, murder, small town, fisherman, mystery, hidden truth, revenge, psychopath, who done it, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, forest, alien encounter, alien, paranoia, ufo, loss of friend, isolation, space and aliens, flying saucer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 746
The Source (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four outcast teenagers acquire mystical powers that allow them to become gods on campus, with deadly consequences.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, high school, teenage life, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, teenage love, rivalry, youth, social misfits, prank, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 3.7
 1K
Ejecta (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two men witness an unexplainable event in the sky as a historic solar storm approaches, and they try to survive as a terrifying life form hunts them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, truth, graphic violence, universe, human versus alien, creature, fear, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.2
 20K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, dead teenager, youth, murder, found footage, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, social relations, crimes, revenge, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 90s, year 2013 ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children
Plot: teachers and students, alien, supernatural ability, alien encounter, small town life, small town, family, evil alien, teenager, lie, youth, supernatural ...
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 159K
Predator 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, predator, alien invasion, alien, drug lord, serial murder, monster, survival, invisibility, strong violent content, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, year 1997, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.2
 14K
Area 51 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military base, ufo, supernatural, alien abduction, government agency, state affairs, youth, dishonesty, amateur detective, obsessive quest, found footage, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.3
 4K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, evil alien, alien, monster, planet, deadly creature, adventure, rescue, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After the suicide of her only friend, Rachel has never felt more on the outside. The one person who reached out to her, Jessie, also happens to be part of the popular crowd that lives to torment outsiders like her. But Rachel has something else that ...
Style: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, telekinesis, suicide, lone wolves, small town, innocence lost, murder, teacher, fire, american football, sport team ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%