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The Langoliers (1995)
 6.1
 29K
The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On a red eye flight from LA to Boston, 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But its like the world is dead. No one is there, the air is still, sound doesn't echo, the food is tasteless. A distant sound is getting louder, something is coming closer.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, atmospheric, scary, serious, futuristic, bad ending, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, airplane, supernatural, alternate dimension, apocalypse, airport, survival, obsessive quest, stephen king, disappearance, mystery, danger, chaos, deadly, supernatural ability, blind character, time warp, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, surrealism, deadly creature, psychic, parallel world, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: boston, usa, maine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, survival, escapades, chaos and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like The Langoliers: Vanishing on 7th Street (2010), Fringe (2008), The Twilight Zone (1985), Phantoms (1998), The Twilight Zone (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band together in a dimly-lit tavern on 7th Street, struggling to combat the apocalyptic ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, serious, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, darkness, survival, supernatural, disappearance, church, danger, chaos, power outage, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: detroit, usa
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 8.4
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Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, special agents, scientist, fbi, experiment, investigation, alternate dimension, creature, top secret, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1950/60s television series of the same name. It ran for two seasons on CBS before producing a final season for syndication.
Style: thought provoking, anthology, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, mystery, supernatural ability, nightmare comes true, mysterious character, investigation, buried truth, nobody believes, human nature, hidden truth, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 20K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, survival, apocalypse, extinction, danger, monster, military, good versus evil, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: trapped, adventure, supernatural, investigation, surrealism, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, paranormal phenomena, superior, german ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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Rose Red (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 254 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
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Style: bleak, bad ending, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, psychological, scary, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: trapped in space, outer space, scientist, space travel, deadly creature, monster, survival, mission, danger, survivor, supernatural, fear ...
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100%
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Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 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: offbeat, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Duration: 51 min.
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12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 42 min.
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Style: mind bending, futuristic, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flight 7500 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean during its ten-hour course, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
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⇓ 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 ⇓
100%
 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, dangerous animal, investigation, mad scientist, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, surreal, non-linear, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: time travel, alternate reality, paranoia, post apocalypse, insanity, post apocalyptic, time loop, save the world, plague, apocalypse, social misfits, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: philadelphia, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: quarantine, trapped, plague, zombie, stewardess, hostage, airport, airplane, survival, deadly, chaos and mayhem, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 118K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, save the world, heroic mission, apocalypse, danger, heroes, space and aliens, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
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The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, macabre ...
Plot: monster, human versus monster, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, beast, deadly, anthropologist, gory, supernatural, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 841
Lost Tapes (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lost Tapes is an American television horror series that aired on Animal Planet. Produced by Go Go Luckey Entertainment, the program presents found footage depicting traumatic encounters with cryptozoological creatures, including the Chupacabra and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: beast, creature, videotaping, danger, mystery, urban legend, legends and myths, deadly, monster, evidence, disappearance, hoax ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, danger, chaos, apocalypse, heroes, mutant, space and aliens, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1998
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30%
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, serious, tense, christian film, disaster movie
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, forces of nature, wedding, end of the world, bible prophecy, supernatural, hopes, survival, danger, escapades, loss of faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Outer Limits (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, philosophical ...
Plot: science, supernatural ability, mystery, save the world, future dystopia, time travel, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, space and aliens, danger, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Firestarter: Rekindled (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie McGee is a young woman with the unwanted and often uncontrollable gift of psychokinesis, lighting fires by mere thought. Charlie has been in hiding for nearly all her life from a top-secret government fringe group headed by the maniacal John ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, fire, supernatural ability, imaginary, conspiracy, danger, crimes, deadly, disorder, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%