Movies and TV shows like Under the Dome

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Under the Dome (2013)
 6.6
 100K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of the world. With no Internet access, no mobile signals and limited radio communication, the people trapped inside must find their own ways to survive with diminishing resources and rising tensions. While military forces, the government and the media positioned outside of this surrounding barrier attempt to break it down, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is, where it came from, and when (and if) it will go away.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, tense, surreal
Plot: trapped, supernatural, life turned upside down, small town, survival, isolation, small town life, teenage girl, society, danger, human existence, separated, human nature, police officer, mystery, contingency plan, no cellphone signal, corrupt politician, leadership, graphic violence, survivor, forceful separation, heroes, miraculous event, power struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england

Most similar movies to Under the Dome

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and twists and turns films and TV series with plots about danger, mystery, survival, murder, death, supernatural and society mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Under the Dome: Wayward Pines (2015), Haven (2010), Jericho (2006), Revolution (2012), Lost (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 51K
Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, investigation, society, danger, small town life, beast, isolation, transformation, confined, missing person, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 35K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, investigation, fbi, surprising revelation, danger, small town life, paranormal activity, special agents, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.9
 53K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, small town, chaos, isolation, leadership, courage, danger, conspiracy, explosion, distopia, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.7
 80K
Revolution (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, future dystopia, adventure, survival, fate of humanity, society, nanotechnology, chaos, worldwide chaos, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 486K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, plane crash, death, adventure, destiny, stranded, human nature, danger, air disaster, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.1
 18K
The Society (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.
Style: captivating, mysterious, emotional, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: society, small town, teenager, relationships, murder, death, survival, separation, teenagers, friendship, fantasy world, trapped ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Persons Unknown (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series that revolves around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town. The thirteen-episode summer series premiered on June 7, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. on NBC. On June 30, NBC moved the ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: riddles and clues, captivity, mysterious place, survival, mind game, confined, isolation, experiment, manipulations, group of strangers, direction and purpose, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 207K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, danger, leadership, space station, nuclear war, young heroes, rivalry, betrayal, heroes, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 8K
The After (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Eight strangers are thrown together by mysterious forces and must help each other survive in a violent world that defies explanation.
Style: twists and turns, serious, surreal, captivating, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, supernatural, survival, chaos, group of strangers, danger, destruction, mystery, fear, trapped, uncover truth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 4K
The Boat (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, adventure, isolation, danger, parents and children, confined, escapades, family relations, lost at sea, end of the world, mystery, ship captain ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 54K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, apocalypse, save the world, military, pandemic, deadly virus, chaos, life is a bitch, danger, survival, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 59K
Flashforward (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: When the entire world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds, everyone sees a flash of their own future 6 months from the present. For some, the future is hopeful, while for others, it is unexpected. For a few, it doesn't seem to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: investigation, dreams, foreknowledge, destiny, fbi, law enforcement, supernatural, partners, uncover truth, a vision, fate of humanity, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, near future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 411K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, maze, apocalypse, imaginary, trapped, society, isolation, memory loss, youth, young heroes, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a mysterious object crashes to Earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have assigned the task of preventing the impending Apocalypse.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: apocalypse, angel, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhuman powers, fugitives, chaos, danger, rivalry, crimes, society, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, world domination, demon, danger, utopia, alien invasion, dishonesty, humanity in peril, adaptation, technology ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 136K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, supernatural, danger, telepathy, love affair, supernatural ability, chases and races, secret organization, imaginary, survival, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, chicago illinois, london, san francisco, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 217K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, scientist, special agents, experiment, fbi, investigation, creature, paranormal activity, alternate dimension, danger, alternate reality ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 23K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, stylized, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, mystery, scientist, androids and robots, family relations, fear, fate of humanity, alien, a.i., haunted by the past, parents and children, artificial insemination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 8K
Between (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, virus, youth, survival, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, quarantine, danger, confined, death, escape attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 42K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: psychic, quarantine, imaginary, special agents, time travel, investigation, missing person, healing power, danger, government agency, fate of humanity, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 3K
Siberia (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary, twists and turns
Plot: survival, escapades, mystery, tv show, danger, group of strangers, isolation, adventure, mysterious place, confined, media, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 12K
The Prisoner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: spy, prison, gadget, mind control, research, experiment, scientist, convict, government facility, anger, interrogation, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, big ben london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, adventure, trapped, investigation, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, deadly, surrealism, totalitarianism, superior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, scary, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, family relations, parents and children, survival, danger, life is a bitch, society, family in danger, plague ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 194K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, survival, plague, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, graphic violence, paranoia, forces of nature, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, manhattan new york city, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 95K
Bates Motel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: incestuous desire, motel, family problems, mental disorder, mother son relationship, obsession, serial killer, overbearing mother, small town, murder, crimes, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.5
 54K
Twin Peaks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town are stunned when their homecoming queen is murdered.
Style: surreal, mind bending, atmospheric, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: small town life, supernatural, crime, crimes, law enforcement, evil spirit, small town, special agents, good versus evil, haunted by the past, mystery, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.8
 171K
Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: small town, small town life, investigation, who done it, murder, rape, death, crime, double life, special agents, secret, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 6K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: mysterious planet, space colony, survival, expedition, human nature, society, distant planet, hopes, danger, isolation, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 21K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, experiment, save the world, pandemic, mutation, survival, partners, safari, veterinarian, reporter, cure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%