Movies and TV shows like Dark Skies 1996

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Dark Skies (1996)
 7.7
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Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction shows, resulting in NBC commissioning this proposed competitor following a pitch from producers Bryce Zabel and Brent Friedman. The series debuted September 21, 1996 on NBC, and was later rerun by the Sci-Fi Channel. Its tagline was "History as we know it is a lie."
Style: exciting, mind bending, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: ufo, evil alien, conspiracy, alien, alien invasion, couple relations, mystery, danger, couples, dishonesty, undercover, government agency, state affairs, uncover truth, buried truth, conspiracy theory, space and aliens, flying saucer, on the run, alien parasite, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, alien possession, young couple, alien abduction, government conspiracy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, space and aliens, alien, conspiracy, escapades, alien encounter and mystery mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dark Skies: The X-Files (1993), Project Blue Book (2019), First Wave (1998), The Invaders (1967), The Prisoner (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, investigation, paranormal investigation, special agents, fbi, paranormal activity, conspiracy, alien contact, top secret, mysterious place, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, arizona
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Project Blue Book (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”
Style: based on true events, captivating, exciting, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: ufo, alien, cold war, alien abduction, special agents, space and aliens, physicist, paranormal activity, alien contact, scientific research, alien encounter, investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
 7.2
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First Wave (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: First Wave is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel. The show was created by Chris Brancato, who co-wrote an early version of the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting, apocalyptic
Plot: alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, alien encounter, dishonesty, criminal heroes, adventure, danger, escapades, chases and races, heroes, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
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100%
 8.1
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The Invaders (1967)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Invaders, alien beings from a dying planet. Their destination: the Earth. Their purpose: to make it their world. David Vincent has seen them, for him it began one lost night on a lonely country road, looking for a shortcut that he never found. ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, ufo, alien, supernatural, space and aliens, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, save the world, catastrophe, escapades, space travel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
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The Prisoner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: spy, prison, gadget, mind control, research, experiment, government facility, anger, scientist, interrogation, convict, government agency ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london, big ben london
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 7.1
 101K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, alien, evil alien, first contact, fbi, conspiracy, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, prehistory, future ...
Place: antarctica, london, texas, europe, usa ...
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 7.4
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V (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Once again, Earth is the battleground. But now the aliens whose human guise hides their true reptilian natures are wiser. They believe the secret to their survival on Earth lies in the DNA of the newly born half-human, half-spaceling Starchild. But ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, mercenary, dishonesty, escapades, danger, supernatural, save the world, adventure, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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37%
V: The Final Battle (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
TV show
Story: A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerrilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, evil alien, resistance, apocalypse, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, alien encounter, heroes, chaos, alien invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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Surface (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Surface is a science fiction television series that premiered on NBC on September 19, 2005. The program aired ten episodes before going on hiatus on November 28, 2005 due to NBC's coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It returned for five more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic, tense
Plot: sea monster, monster, teenage life, marine biologist, uncover truth, escapades, danger, mystery, misfit, scientist, alien encounter, nosy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Earth: Final Conflict (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Earth: Final Conflict is a Canadian science fiction television series based on story ideas created by Gene Roddenberry, and produced under the guidance of his widow, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry. It was not produced, filmed or broadcast until after his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien contact, space wars, conspiracy, alien, rebellion, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, adventure, danger, creator, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000. The presence of Dan Aykroyd opening ...
Style: tense, scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, ufo, supernatural ability, buried truth, uncover truth, mystery, danger, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, conspiracy, investigation ...
Time: 90s, turn of the century, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 85K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, post apocalypse, ufo, space and aliens, resistance, alien encounter, apocalypse, survival, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Something Is Out There (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime scenes, it turns out she is an alien from an interstellar prison ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, crimes, serial killer, deadly, space and aliens, escape, danger, mysterious character, mystery, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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Roswell (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his ...
Style: serious, cynical, captivating, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, military, haunted by the past, kidnapping, alien encounter, uncover truth, conspiracy, abduction, landing, soldier, space and aliens, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new mexico, usa
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Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space war, marines, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, space travel, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
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Intruders (1992)
Genre: Biography, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
TV show
Story: All over the world, people report they've been visited by aliens, taken aboard spaceships and medically examined. The authorities appear to know all about these visits but won't acknowledge it publicly. This film focuses on two ...
Style: semi serious
Plot: conspiracy, abduction, memory loss, alien, ufo, extraterrestrial, government conspiracy, evil alien, space and aliens, kidnapping, asteroids and comets, alien encounter ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, california
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32%
 7.4
 1K
The Tripods (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Earth has been conquered by an alien race known as the Masters using their giant Tripods. cousins. When humans reach the age of sixteen, they must undergo a process known as capping which places their mind under the control of the conquerors. In ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: mind control, young heroes, human spirit, rebelliousness, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, heroes, on the run, youth, evil alien, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, bleak, tense
Plot: youth, evil alien, danger, save the world, manipulation, investigation, race against time, deception, murder, naivete, little girl, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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It Takes a Thief (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for two and a half seasons between January 9, 1968, and March 24, 1970. It starred veteran movie actor Robert Wagner in his television debut as sophisticated thief ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, thief, government agent, government agency, crimes, danger, dishonesty, adventure, escapades, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
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31%
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Six Million Dollar Man is an American television series about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office known as OSI. The series is based on the Martin Caidin novel Cyborg, which was the series's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, undercover, superhero, superhuman powers, superior, chases and races, crimes, androids and robots, investigation, escapades, government agency, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.4
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Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, mysterious character, buried truth, scientist, danger, life turned upside down, who to trust, politician, dishonesty, graphic violence, top secret, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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31%
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John Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: prodigy, hidden identity, mysterious character, amateur detective, memory loss, riddles and clues, mystery, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, genius, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., washington state, seattle washington
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31%
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Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. Remake of Coma 1978.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, medical student, uncover truth, workplace, mystery, woman in danger, doctors and patients, medical school, death, dishonesty, conspiracy, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.5
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The Pretender (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Pretender is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series starred Michael T. Weiss as Jarod, a genius and former child prodigy with the ability to become anyone he wants to be, i.e., to flawlessly impersonate ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: goodhearted, secret hideout, righting the wronged, secret place, undercover, genius, self discovery, encounter, manhunt, prodigy, conspiracy, justice ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
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The Boat (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, adventure, danger, confined, escapades, family relations, parents and children, lost at sea, end of the world, isolation, mystery, ship captain ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Bionic Woman (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, superhuman powers, androids and robots, danger, investigation, escapades, government facility, ex athlete, chases and races, government agency, undercover, superheroine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 19K
Taken (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 877 min.
TV show
Story: Taken spans five decades and four generations, centering on three families: the Keys, Crawfords, and Clarkes. World War II veteran Russell Keys is plagued by nightmares of his abduction by aliens during the war; the Roswell incident transforms Owen ...
Style: serious, captivating, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, teleportation, kidnapping, alien encounter, space and aliens, cold war, loneliness, government conspiracy, alien, conspiracy, insanity ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, 60s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, save the world, special agents, police detective, alien encounter, escapades, evil alien, government agency, danger, satellite, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, world domination, demon, danger, utopia, alien invasion, dishonesty, humanity in peril, adaptation, evil alien ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 384
The Visitor (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Visitor is a science fiction television series created by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin which aired on Fox from 1997–1998. It starred John Corbett as Adam McArthur who was abducted by extraterrestrials 50 years earlier and escapes back to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, save the world, supernatural, alien abduction, good deed, mysterious character, chases and races, space and aliens, healing power, alien encounter, manhunt, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%