Movies and TV shows like Invasion 1997

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Invasion (1997)
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Invasion (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive mentality, the aliens are absolutely dedicated to transforming every human on Earth and do so with alarming swiftness. Only a small group of humans remain who have the medical knowledge to devise antibodies to reverse the effects of the virus.
Style: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, disease, evil alien, deadly virus, epidemic, plague, mutant, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, danger, chases and races, imaginary, chaos, escapades, deadly, race against time, stone, sex in shower, substitute teacher, cnn reporter, outer space

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Most similar movies to Invasion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, deadly, chaos, escapades, chases and races and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Invasion: The Burning Zone (1996), To the Lake (2019), The Day of the Triffids (2009), They Are Among Us (2004), Viral Assassins (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Burning Zone (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Burning Zone is a television drama broadcast on the UPN network as part of its 1996–97 lineup. It ran for 19 episodes. The series was rerun on SciFi Channel in the mid-to-late 1990s. The Burning Zone featured a team of American agents who ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: deadly virus, heroic mission, deadly, danger, heroes, chases and races, race against time, partners, bio weapon, plague, catastrophe, special unit ...
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To the Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Mini-series in which an unknown virus turns Moscow into a city of the dead. There is no electricity, money has lost all value and those who are still not infected, are desperately fighting for food and fuel. The main character, Sergei, lives outside ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: virus, epidemic, apocalypse, post apocalypse, disease, survival, distopia, catastrophe, extinction, fear, danger, family in danger ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: It's an up-to-date setting of the 1951 sci-fi thriller. With the world blinded and the Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this carnivorous plant invasion. With a brave new world of maniacs, warring ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, save the world, chaos, heroic mission, apocalypse, heroes, danger, deadly, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 ⇓
88%
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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 ⇓
86%
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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
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77%
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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 ⇓
77%
The Day of the Triffids (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: BBC mini-series remake of the 1962 original. When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, apocalypse, danger, society, supernatural, chaos, cons and scams, asteroids and comets, heroes, future dystopia, deadly, space travel ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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 ⇓
72%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, deadly, supernatural, danger, adventure, dangerous animal, race against time, chaos, alien encounter, space travel, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
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Prey (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prey is a science-fiction television series that aired for one season in 1998 on ABC. The series starred Debra Messing, Adam Storke, Larry Drake, Frankie Faison, James Morrison, and Vincent Ventresca.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Plot: survival, investigation, chaos, danger, global warming, genetically altered, strong female presence, escapades, imaginary, deadly, child killer, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, deadly, supernatural, danger, race against time, deadly creature, heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
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Creature (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, try to stop it before it is too late...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, island, supernatural, survival, isolation, rescue, race against time, mad scientist, investigation, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
War of the Worlds (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Worlds is a Canadian/American science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons, from October 10, 1988 to May 14, 1990. The series is an extension of the original 1953 film The War of the Worlds, using the same War Machine, often ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorizing, radiation, chaos, programmer, native americans, battles, human host, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, survival, take over ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, race against time, danger, deadly, gory, mad scientist, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Super Hybrid (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Late one night, a mysterious car is brought into the Chicago police impound garage after a deadly traffic accident. The on-call mechanics soon discover the car has a mind of its own. With hundreds of horsepower and two tons of reinforced steel at ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, graphic violence, escapades, danger, rivalry, chase, man versus machine, chases and races, deadly, heroes, violence spree, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Deadlands 2: Trapped (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The United States Government has developed a highly effective nerve gas that is unleashed upon the residents of a small Maryland City. During the top secret exercise the infected citizens begin to convert each resident into a sort of living zombie, ...
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: zombie, deadly, danger, chaos, bio weapon, chases and races, supernatural, escapades, government, u.s. military, gory, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
68%
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The Aftermath (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a lengthy space mission, two astronauts (Steve Barkett and Larry Latham) return to an Earth transformed by nuclear war. As renegade gangs and mutants rule Los Angeles, the astronauts join two pretty women and a couple of kids in a growing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, zombie, gang, astronaut, survival, chaos, battles, danger, deadly, rivalry, civilization, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
67%
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 636
Lifeform (1996)
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 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: mars, evil alien, graphic violence, danger, space and aliens, benign alien, deadly, chaos, nasa, alien encounter, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, imaginary, chaos, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, dangerous animal, disorder, deadly, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: isolation, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, plague, race against time, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, society, heroes, chaos, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Dead and the Damned (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A meteor lands in Jamestown California in 1849 during the gold rush. It is found by miners who release it's spoors which turn the population into blood thirsty mutants.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, zombie, meteorite, heroes, chaos, plague, escapades, deadly creature, danger, apocalypse, old west, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, heroes, chaos, apocalypse, danger, mutant, space and aliens, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien invasion, asteroid, survival, save the world, space and aliens, evil alien, chaos, race against time, escapades, heroes, danger, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 10K
The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, bleak
Plot: youth, evil alien, danger, save the world, little girl, manipulation, investigation, race against time, naivete, deception, murder, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, virus, survival, chaos, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, race against time, catastrophe, plague, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 3K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is found on the ship and watched over in a secret location deep ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, animal horror, experiment gone awry, mutant, dangerous animal, deadly, space and aliens, danger, desert, journalism, government coverup, news reporter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%