Movies like Lifeform

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Lifeform (1996)
 4.8
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Lifeform (1996)
Original name: Invader
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Viking space capsule suddenly returns to Earth from its long ago trip to Mars, it brings with it an intelligent visitor that is part "Alien" and part "ET". Encased in armor, it extends a human like form from its shell to examine its surroundings and shows an interest in humans including a soft caress of a female scientist prior to the Army killing it. This only enrages its sibling.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mars, evil alien, space and aliens, graphic violence, nasa, danger, benign alien, chaos, deadly, alien encounter, alien, military, soldier, egg, hazmat suit, outer space, quarantine
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Lifeform

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and scary films with plots about danger, space and aliens, alien encounter, evil alien, deadly, alien and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Lifeform: They Are Among Us (2004), Unaware (2010), Hunter Prey (2010), Progeny (1998), Alien Species (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
They Are Among Us (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film concerns a sleepy town that is populated mostly by aliens who have been pretending to be humans for a lengthy period of time in order to eventually strip the planet of resources they need to live.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, danger, hidden identity, chaos, imaginary, deadly, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 1K
Unaware (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In July 2010, a vacationing couple discovered something disturbing on a ranch in rural Texas. Armed with a home camcorder, they captured their experience on video.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: alien encounter, found footage, danger, countryside, farm, alien, survival, deadly, space and aliens, conspiracy, government conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, space and aliens, danger, alien encounter, deadly, soldier, outer space, distant planet, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.0
 1K
Progeny (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An unsuspecting woman is impregnated by aliens who are experimenting on the human population.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: interspecies sex, pregnancy, alien, alien abduction, evil alien, space and aliens, sexual content, profanity, strong violent content, gory, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, save the world, special agents, police detective, alien encounter, escapades, evil alien, government agency, danger, satellite, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.5
 531
Alien Species (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Huge Motherships from an alien species sneak ominously into orbit around Earth. Lethal bat-winged fighters descend on the planet. Citizens are abducted. Homes are destroyed. The invasion has begun! A small town sheriff, two deputies and a professor ...
Style: serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly, supernatural, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades, danger, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, space wars, cons and scams ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 1.9
 1K
Alien Origin (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A movie created from "found footage" of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth.
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, military, found footage, no survivors, soldier, jungle, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the world, danger, special agents, deadly, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, satellite, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, save the world, battles, chaos, androids and robots, danger, escapades, imaginary, evil alien, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Not of This Earth (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An anemic alien comes to Earth from a dying planet, in the remake of the Corman 50s classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, cult film, cult movie cast, remake of cult film ...
Plot: alien, vampire, getting home, save the world, heroes, race against time, deadly, benign alien, danger, space and aliens, estate, weakness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, evil alien, race against time, heroic mission, survival, alien encounter, terrorism, catastrophe, heroes, space and aliens, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 54K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, alien encounter, moon, space and aliens, expedition, space travel, nasa, deadly, danger, heroic mission, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1970, year 2011 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion...
Style: serious, rough, exciting
Plot: evil alien, apocalypse, survival, chaos, space and aliens, danger, escapades, urban, woman in danger, save the world, chaos and mayhem, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 2K
Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, save the world, supernatural, heroic mission, alien encounter, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, danger, escapades, race against time ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two aliens who crash on Earth must find a buried weapon that will destroy the planet and their own society if not stopped.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, benign alien, good versus evil, race against time, danger, chases and races, brother brother relationship, rivalry, graphic violence, barn ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Princess of Mars (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a US soldier finds himself inexplicably transported to Mars in the midst of a war between two alien races.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, soldier, adventure, chaos, alien encounter, battles, distant planet, heroic mission, heroes, imaginary, military, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Advanced Guard (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of aliens arrive on Earth as part of an advance invasion force. Their mission is to kidnap a small sample of humans and run them through a series of rigorous tests to determine if they would make suitable slaves. Harper, one of the alien ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, alien invasion, alien, confined, rivalry, race against time, ambition, danger, escapades, save the world, deadly, society ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 33K
The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, extraterrestrial, alien invasion, conspiracy, world domination, astronomer, space and aliens, alien encounter, foot chase, global warming, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Humans vs Zombies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dark Comedy and Horror unite in this satirical thriller based on the "Live Action Role-Playing" game of the same name. Students on summer break are exposed to a deadly virus that is spread rapidly through direct human contact. The infected ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, supernatural, deadly, heroes, danger, chaos, gory, graphic violence, virus, blood splatter, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
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Menno's Mind (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Menno is a computer programmer at The Resort, an enormous funhouse where people can live out their fantasies in virtual reality. Feeding their personal data into a software program called The System, head of security Felix Medina is setting up a big ...
Style: bleak, rough, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: programmer, graphic violence, technology gone awry, vengeance, obsession, computers and web, political corruption, resort, vigilantism, chaos, rise to the top, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, mystery, teenage life, alien encounter, family in danger, deadly creature, deadly, save the world, danger, rivalry, college, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Alien Armageddon (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: For years, UFO sightings have been documented around the world. What were once mere sightings have now become brutal attacks of epic proportions. As the human race faces total annihilation with every major city destroyed only Los Angeles remains. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, disturbing
Plot: evil alien, against humanity, danger, alien invasion, space and aliens, alien encounter, chaos, missing child, rebellion, gory, missing daughter, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Viral Assassins (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To some, it’s murder. To them, it’s just work. The Troma Team is proud to present Robert Larkin’s intense sci-fi thriller Viral Assassins. In the not so distant future, a terminal disease will make cancer look like the common cold. The ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, exciting ...
Plot: virus, chaos, plague, deadly, race against time, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry, antidote, government conspiracy, hitman, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, supernatural, danger, alien encounter, mistaken identity, memory loss, deadly, space travel, creature, stranded, abduction ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 1K
Hangar 10 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 33 years after the infamous Rendlesham Forest UFO incident, three metal detector enthusiasts hunting for Saxon gold in the same region, capture incredible footage of UFO's whilst filming their expedition. As night falls and with their ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: alien encounter, danger, in the woods, deadly, no survivors, forest, found footage, evil alien, space and aliens, creature, survival, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Sender (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: spacecraft, alien invasion, evil alien, space and aliens, chases and races, supernatural, investigation, crimes, heroes, escapades, undercover, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: evil alien, mind control, space and aliens, alien contact, alien, alien invasion, deadly creature, ufo, murder, danger, alien encounter, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 3K
51 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Due to political pressure from the American public, the Air Force has decided to allow two well-known reporters limited access to the most secretive base on the planet. But when one of the base’s “long-term visitors” exploits this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: alien, conspiracy, military, government facility, confined, danger, cover-up, laboratory, survival, evil alien, rebellion, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Plot: survival, danger, chaos, escapades, supernatural, deadly, experiment gone awry, conspiracy, scientist, crimes, gory, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 27K
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: deadly creature, telepathy, femme fatale, evil alien, mars, astronaut, save the world, heroes, space and aliens, transformation, mind reading, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%