Movies like Knowing

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Knowing (2009)
 6.2
 204K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: 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: futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, gloomy, scary, exciting, bad ending, twist ending ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, chases and races, changing the past or future, end of the world, air disaster, foreknowledge, catastrophe, code, prediction, destiny, prophecy, professor, scientist, race against time, supernatural, parents and children, news, danger, mysterious character, supernatural ability, single father, alien, save the world, deadly, hopes ...
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 serious, suspenseful, bad ending and suspense films with plots about danger, catastrophe, dialogue, first contact, destiny, chase and death mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Knowing: Signs (2002), Left Behind (2014), The Happening (2008), 2012 (2009), The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 303K
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 encounter, alien invasion, loss of faith, ufo, single father, alien, destiny, asthma attack, brother brother relationship, family, paranormal activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, brazil, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.1
 31K
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, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, survival, airplane, drugs/alcohol, redemption, life turned upside down, danger, hopes, parents and children, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 180K
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, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature, suicide, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 317K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, end of the world, evacuation, forces of nature, survival, air disaster, destruction, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2010, year 2009 ...
Place: big ben london, tibet, china, wisconsin, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
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, serious, twists and turns, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: priest, fbi, hospital, supernatural ability, missing person, psychopath, alien, mystery, abduction, surgery, prophecy, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ 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, clever, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: holy grail, christianity, adventure, investigation, ancient mystery, riddles and clues, artifact, uncover truth, secret, ancient, mystery, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1st century, 2000s
Place: holy land, europe, france, paris france, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.2
 136K
Next (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, psychic, foreknowledge, destiny, danger, supernatural ability, save the day, supernatural, hopes, time travel, chase, a vision ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, surreal, enigmatic, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, surrealism, prophecy, split personality, apocalypse, chaos, smuggling, terrorist, future dystopia, dishonesty, postmodernism, alternate reality ...
Time: future, year 2008, near future, year 2005, 2000s
Place: california, middle east, north korea, nevada, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 228K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, talky, captivating, serious ...
Plot: alien encounter, scientist, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries, benign alien, nasa, wormhole, science, space travel, contact, alien contact, fanatic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
These Final Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What would you do on the last day on Earth? With the end of the world only hours away, the self-absorbed James heads to the ultimate party-to-end-all-parties. On his way there, he saves the life of a young girl named Rose who is searching ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, road movie, tense ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, party, race against time, on the road, chases and races, obsessive quest, track down, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 61K
The Forgotten (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Plot: missing child, memory loss, mind game, memory, estrangement, psychiatrist, life is a bitch, law enforcement, government agency, chase, erased memory, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, evil alien, space and aliens, alien invasion, survival, adventure, invasion, destruction, danger, rivalry, ufo, fate of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, hiroshima japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, christian film
Plot: apocalypse, faith, race against time, adventure, save the world, palaces castles and temples, forces of nature, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 527K
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, bleak, surreal, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, plague, social misfits, changing the past or future, save the world, future dystopia, apocalypse, insanity, paranoia, mystery, race against time, postmodernism ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Messengers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, exciting
Plot: apocalypse, superhuman powers, fugitives, supernatural ability, angel, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, chaos, destiny, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Quiet Earth (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, clever, mind bending ...
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, laboratory, experiment, explosion, mystery, experiment gone awry, alone, earth, trust, bomb, government ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 611K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, isolation, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, boys' night, family outing
Plot: apocalypse, tsunami, global warming, scientist, vestiges of humanity, climate change, forces of nature, chaos, survival, library, evacuation, environmental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new delhi, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 83K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: alien, human nature, moral dilemma, experiment, money, scientist, gift, murder, violence, sacrifice, decision, nasa ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, light, surprise ending ...
Plot: chase, on the run, goggles, fbi, motel, gas station, meteor, helicopter, government, hostage, military, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 92K
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, serious, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, radio, rescue, sent to the past, murder, baseball, haunted by the past, hopes, altering history, explosion ...
Time: 21st century, future, 1960s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Remaining (2014)
Genre: Horror, 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, serious, tense, christian film
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, wedding, survival, danger, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, destiny, forces of nature, religions or cults, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 21K
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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, alien, on the run, manhunt, protagonist as suspect, future dystopia, chases and races, space and aliens, imaginary, fugitives, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 5K
Millennium (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: time travel, airplane, space travel, robot, investigation, scientist, airport, time warp, investigator, paradox, sole survivor, collision ...
Time: future, year 1963
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, teenage life, time machine, high school, teenager, found footage, teenage love, friendship, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2004, 2000s ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 436K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, 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, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, suspicion, nuclear threat, train, danger, imaginary, race against time, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 34K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense ...
Plot: changing the past or future, plague, time travel, chaos, save the world, race against time, apocalypse, heroic mission, future dystopia, sent to the past, danger, virus ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 303K
Unbreakable (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary man makes an extraordinary discovery when a train accident leaves his fellow passengers dead – and him unscathed. The answer to this mystery could lie with the mysterious Elijah Price, a man who suffers from a disease that renders his ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, twist ending, gloomy, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: self discovery, supernatural ability, superhero, invulnerability, mystery, mind game, villain, marital problem, survivor, supernatural, crumbling marriage, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Incident at Raven's Gate (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother's isolated farm. It's not long before bizarre things start happening--dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking their owners, strange apparitions beginning to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: murder, farm, mentally unstable, supernatural ability, investigation, adventure, cons and scams, chases and races, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 4K
The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: disturbing, futuristic, surreal, serious, psychological ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, religious conversion, bible, sex, faith, redemption, murder, starvation, hitchhiker, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%