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Invaders from Mars (1986)
 5.6
 8K
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 enlists the aid of the U.S. Marines.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film, remake of cult film
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, danger, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, alien encounter, deadly creature, young heroes, space travel, save the world, school, nurse, child protagonist, time travel, special agents, youth, escapades, changing the past or future, outer space, alien, teacher, police ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about danger, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, alien encounter, deadly and evil alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Invaders from Mars: The Day the World Ended (2001), H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005), The Arrival (1991), Alien (1979), Queen of Blood (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural ability, small town, psychopath, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly creature, deadly, danger, apocalypse, space travel, murder, psychiatrist ...
Place: usa, new york, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
74%
 4.6
 296
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, evil alien, space and aliens, danger, vitality, feminism, time travel, alien encounter, murder, golden years, imaginary, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 818K
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, futuristic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, outer space, spacecraft, deadly creature, alien encounter, fear, alien monster, scientist ...
Time: future, distant future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rescue, vampire, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, survival, deadly, danger, save the world, supernatural, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 3K
Moontrap (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, moon, nasa, spacecraft, evil alien, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, danger, space wars, alien encounter, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: suspenseful, epic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, superhero, time travel, heroic mission, space travel, plague, space wars, adventure, mad scientist, future dystopia, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, alien, monster, alien invasion, evil alien, anti hero, gory, teenage life, heroic mission, alien encounter, outer space, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Zontar: The Thing from Venus (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A misguided scientist enables an alien from Venus named Zontar to come to earth in order to help solve man's problems...
Style: offbeat, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: satellite, mind control, alien invasion, cave, alien, venus the planet, radio, evil alien, mad scientist, chases and races, imaginary, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Not of This Earth (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A science fiction vampire movie. The Vampire is an emissary from an embattled world near destruction who teleports to Earth to see if they can live here. He finds that our blood is nourishing and that at least one source of it is a steady stream of ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, serious, scary, remake of cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, space and aliens, danger, prostitute, alien, nurse, evil alien, escapades, mysterious character, benign alien, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, escapades, supernatural, space travel, danger, experiment gone awry, disorder, nasa, battles ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 577
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, race against time, deadly, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The X from Outer Space (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area. As they near the red planet, they encounter a mysterious UFO that coats the ship's hull with ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, mars, chase, rescue, ufo, chases and races, heroes, escapades, save the day, evil alien, danger, save the world ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Creeping Terror (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat people.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: spacecraft, sheriff, monster, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, destiny, alien encounter, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 4K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, evil alien, monster, alien, planet, space wars, alien encounter, distant planet, gory, imaginary, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.1
 7K
Critters 4 (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, alien, explosion, outer space, shower, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, misfit, dangerous animal, escapades, heroes, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2040s, year 1992 ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: meteorite, mutant, blindness, meteor, survival, rescue, save the world, deadly creature, danger, deadly, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, evil alien, mad scientist, small town, save the world, experiment gone awry, danger, amateur detective, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.0
 780
Heatstroke (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An ex-model teams up with a soldier to thwart aliens who are propelling global warming to make Earth habitable for their species
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: heroes, space travel, deadly, escapades, soldier, dangerous animal, evil alien, danger, apocalypse, space and aliens, gory, dinosaur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Space Probe Taurus (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the year 2000 the spaceship Hope One sets off to find new galaxies for colonization. However, an encounter with an alien being and a swarm of meteorites sends the ship streaking off course into a sea of monsters on an uncharted world. Written by ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, alien planet, mars, officers and cadets, space and aliens, heroes, danger, escapades, imaginary, space travel, battle zone, ocean ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Day Time Ended (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A small family relocates to the Sonoran Desert, to be closer to the grandparents of the family. Though there are news reports of a spectacular triple supernova, and the young granddaughter has seen a glowing alien construction behind the barn, the ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, psychotronic, claymation
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, desert, escapades, misfit, heroes, save the world, danger, androids and robots, benign alien, rescue, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When an atomic war on Mars destroys the planet's women, it's up to Martian Princess Marcuzan and her right-hand man Dr. Nadir to travel to earth and kidnap women for new breeding stock. Landing in Puerto Rico, they shoot down a NASA space ...
Style: serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: beach, breeding, mars, evil alien, creature feature, outer space, monster, alien invasion, martian, androids, alien, alien abduction ...
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 2.7
 6K
Laserblast (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Loner teenager Billy Duncan (Kim Milford) stumbles across a lost alien ray gun while wandering the desert one day. Billy uses the destructive weapon to get revenge on his enemies, but quickly finds himself beginning to turn into a violent, alien ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat, bleak ...
Plot: desert, mutation, exploding car, alien, spacecraft, pinball machine, machine gun, evil alien, vengeance, teenage life, alien encounter, battles ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.1
 6K
Dracula 3000 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the year 3000, the deep space salvage ship Mother III locates the vanished starship Demeter in the Carpathian System. Captain Abraham Van Helsing and his crew composed of the blonde assistant Aurora Ash; the crippled navigator Arthur "The ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dracula, imaginary, one man army, good versus evil, space and aliens, deadly, space travel, outer space, ship, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 1K
Shadowzone (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state whereby they become portals to a parallel universe. ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film
Plot: nasa, evil alien, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), gory, disorder, chaos, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, parallel world, strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.2
 348
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space wars, danger, rescue, escapades, deadly, heroes, rivalry, imaginary, space and aliens, journalism, good versus evil ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.3
 16K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, danger, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 894
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, cult film, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, semen, factory, survival, alien encounter, profanity, human host, small town life, escapades, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%