Movies like Knowing

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Knowing (2009)
 6.2
 207K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, suspense, gloomy, serious, futuristic, bad ending, twist ending ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, changing the past or future, end of the world, scientist, prophecy, professor, air disaster, prediction, code, destiny, supernatural, save the world, mysterious character, hopes, danger, deadly, chases and races, parents and children, race against time, news, foreknowledge, family relations, supernatural ability, accident, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa

Most similar movies to Knowing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and bad ending films with plots about danger, dialogue, destiny, catastrophe, death, mentor and first contact mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Knowing: Signs (2002), Left Behind (2014), The Happening (2008), Midnight Special (2016), 2012 (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 313K
Signs (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, enigmatic ...
Plot: farm, alien invasion, alien encounter, alien, loss of faith, ufo, single father, christianity, small town, priest, baseball, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, mexico, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 33K
Left Behind (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish during the rapture and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, airplane, survival, redemption, life turned upside down, parents and children, heroes, deadly, danger, society, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 185K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, tense, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, supernatural, danger, family in danger, on the run, chaos and mayhem, suicide, first contact, paranoia, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, philadelphia, west virginia, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic, atmospheric ...
Plot: chase, on the run, hostage, government, supernatural, parents and children, supernatural ability, family relations, danger, superhuman powers, imaginary, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, louisiana, texas, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 325K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, tsunami, catastrophe, foreknowledge, survival, evacuation, forces of nature, human existence, chaos, air disaster, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, year 2009, 2010s ...
Place: california, washington d.c., china, india, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, exciting, scary ...
Plot: abduction, priest, fbi, special agents, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural, alien, partners, bodies, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 139K
Next (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Las Vegas showroom magician Cris Johnson has a secret which torments him: he can see a few minutes into the future. Sick of the examinations he underwent as a child and the interest of the government and medical establishment in his power, he lies ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, foreknowledge, psychic, destiny, chase, danger, save the day, supernatural ability, car chase, terrorism, time travel, couple relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, clever, serious, suspense ...
Plot: holy grail, christianity, adventure, investigation, riddles and clues, ancient mystery, secret, artifact, uncover truth, ancient, search, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, europe, france, zurich switzerland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 91K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, danger, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, mysterious character, teenage life, alien invasion, end of the world, youth, genocide, tsunami ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, ohio, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Remaining (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, christian film
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, wedding, destiny, supernatural, danger, survival, society, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
2012 Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On December 21, 2012 four strangers on a journey of faith are drawn to an ancient temple in the heart of Mexico. For the Mayans it is the last recorded day. For NASA scientists it is a cataclysmic polar shift. For the rest of us, it is Doomsday.
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, faith, forces of nature, adventure, race against time, chaos, save the world, danger, heroes, supernatural, chases and races, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 448K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, suspicion, save the day, time loop, nuclear threat, imaginary, danger, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, scientist, global warming, natural disaster, catastrophe, evacuation, climate change, survival, chaos, forces of nature, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 22K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, androids and robots, on the run, manhunt, future dystopia, save the world, space and aliens, crimes, rivalry, race against time, danger, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 274K
Deja Vu (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Called in to recover evidence in the aftermath of a horrific explosion on a New Orleans ferry, Federal agent Doug Carlin gets pulled away from the scene and taken to a top-secret government lab that uses a time-shifting surveillance device to help ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, investigation, changing the past or future, terrorism, police investigation, special agents, danger, foreknowledge, shooting, destiny, fbi, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 218K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, danger, expedition, astronaut, heroic mission, earth, bomb, sun, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Quantum Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of talented but rebellious 'rock-star scientists' find themselves in a race against time to save Earth when a comet makes an unexpected turn towards our blue planet where all life may cease to exist within days if our small town ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, danger, survival, forces of nature, save the world, collision, chaos, tsunami, doomsday, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Omega Code (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this spiritual thriller, an ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled as a secret code brings the world to the edge of Apocalypse. Gillen Lane (Casper Van Dien) is a expert on theology and mythology who has gained international fame as a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, apocalypse, save the world, society, danger, escapades, chaos, redemption, religions or cults, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: israel, middle east, italy, rome italy, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, plague, zombie, future dystopia, loneliness, heroes, danger, isolation, experiment, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 44K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, danger, escapades, military, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, chaos, violence, science, technology ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 84K
The Box (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, moral dilemma, human nature, murder, money, gift, experiment, violence, mystery, decision, sacrifice, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 250K
Insidious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, parents and children, family in danger, parallel world, danger, demons, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, fear, psychic, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 98K
Paycheck (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Michael Jennings is a genius who's hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he's incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, frame up, on the run, chase, danger, mystery, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, technology, betrayal, laser ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: seattle washington, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 6K
Millennium (1989)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster discovers the involvement of an organisation of time travellers from a future Earth irreparably polluted who seek to rejuvenate the human race from those about to die in the past. Based on a ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, airplane, robot, investigation, collision, paradox, airport, scientist, investigator, time warp, sole survivor, space travel ...
Time: future, year 1963
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 94K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: time travel, rescue, radio, investigation, changing the past or future, murder, sent to the past, baseball, firefighter, serial killer, police detective, nurse ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 93K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, psychologist, first contact, adventure, survival, danger, supernatural, ocean or sea, imagination, alien, book, group of strangers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 535K
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the year 2035, convict James Cole reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities. But when ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, bleak, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, plague, changing the past or future, social misfits, save the world, apocalypse, time loop, insanity, paranoia, future dystopia, mystery, underground ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, year 1917 ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 67K
Volcano (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An earthquake shatters a peaceful Los Angeles morning and opens a fissure deep into the earth, causing lava to start bubbling up. As a volcano begins forming in the La Brea Tar Pits, the director of the city's emergency management service, Mike ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, race against time, tunnel, lava, subway, volcano, adventure, warning, heroes, chases and races, save the day, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, iceland, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 547K
World War Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, epic, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, deadly virus, save the world, zombie apocalypse, infected, un, chaos, scientist, survival, plague, vaccine ...
Time: future, year 1973
Place: new jersey, south korea, jerusalem, philadelphia, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 382K
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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, memory loss, apocalypse, adventure, isolation, trapped, young heroes, danger, youth, imaginary, society, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%