Movies and TV shows like Dark Skies 1996

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Dark Skies (1996)
 7.6
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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, undercover, mystery, couples, hidden truth, government agency, dishonesty, state affairs, uncover truth, couple relations, conspiracy theory, space and aliens, flying saucer, alien parasite, government conspiracy, alien possession, young couple, on the run, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, alien abduction, government agent ...
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 serious, suspenseful, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, conspiracy, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, evil alien and escapades 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 X Files (1998), V (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, paranormal investigation, investigation, top secret, special agents, alien contact, conspiracy, fbi, paranormal activity, space and aliens, mysterious place ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
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: captivating, enigmatic, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: ufo, alien, cold war, special agents, space and aliens, physicist, alien abduction, scientific research, paranormal activity, alien contact, explorer, alien encounter ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 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: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, alien encounter, heroes, criminal heroes, escapades, dishonesty, adventure, evil alien, frame up, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 105K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, first contact, alien, evil alien, fbi, conspiracy, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, future, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, london, texas, usa, europe ...
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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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, conspiracy, destiny, chaos, resistance, photojournalist, ufo, secret agenda, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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100%
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: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, apocalypse, resistance, adventure, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, good versus evil, chaos, heroes, alien invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 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, mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, ufo, supernatural ability, hidden truth, uncover truth, mystery, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, conspiracy, escapades, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, turn of the century
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100%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, marines, save the world, space travel, adventure, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien race, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
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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, escapades, supernatural, save the world, space and aliens, deadly creature, disaster, catastrophe, alien encounter, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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 8.5
 14K
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: thought provoking, surreal, exciting, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: spy, gadget, prison, mind control, research, interrogation, government facility, convict, experiment, scientist, uncover truth, government agency ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, big ben london, london
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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 and aliens, conspiracy, alien, rebellion, space wars, evil alien, alien encounter, district attorney, creator, heroes, adventure ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, enigmatic
Plot: sea monster, monster, teenage life, marine biologist, uncover truth, mystery, misfit, escapades, scientist, alien encounter, nosy, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.1
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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, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, post apocalypse, resistance, alien invasion, alien encounter, ufo, space and aliens, vestiges of humanity, alien, apocalypse, life is a bitch, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: serious, exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
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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, captivating, cynical, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, military, dishonesty, space and aliens, uncover truth, soldier, abduction, alien encounter, kidnapping, haunted by the past, conspiracy, army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: new mexico, usa
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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, space and aliens, ufo, abduction, memory loss, alien, extraterrestrial, government conspiracy, alien contact, evil alien, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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30%
 7.4
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The Tripods (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 30 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: captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: alien encounter, human spirit, space and aliens, escapades, heroic mission, rebelliousness, heroes, young heroes, evil alien, adventure, good versus evil, on the run ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 11K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak
Plot: youth, evil alien, save the world, investigation, manipulation, race against time, murder, naivete, deception, kids in trouble, little girl, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: mind bending, thought provoking, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, scientist, hidden truth, life turned upside down, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, mysterious character, crimes, blackmail, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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29%
 7.3
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Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, small town life, beast, society, investigation, confined, missing person, murder, mystery, transformation, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
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29%
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, thief, government agent, dishonesty, crimes, escapades, adventure, government agency, father son relationship, burglar ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 20K
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, stylized, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: ufo, alien abduction, alien encounter, teleportation, kidnapping, space and aliens, medical experiment, alien invasion, cold war, loneliness, conspiracy, government conspiracy ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
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15%
 5.8
 2K
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, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: medical student, hospital, uncover truth, mystery, workplace, woman in danger, medical school, doctors and patients, death, chief of staff, power relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.8
 56K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien encounter, world domination, fate of humanity, dishonesty, fbi, conspiracy, invasion, uncover truth, alien, alien invasion ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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, androids and robots, superhuman powers, escapades, investigation, government facility, ex athlete, undercover, government agency, superheroine, female protagonist, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: special agents, undercover, save the world, police detective, escapades, government agency, evil alien, alien encounter, dishonesty, satellite, conspiracy, u.s. president ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 5K
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, confined, lost at sea, escapades, family relations, parents and children, isolation, mystery, end of the world, vestiges of humanity, science gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.5
 146K
The Expanse (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, human in outer space, space wars, investigation, conspiracy, space station, alien life-form, space opera, space exploration, space battle ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 6K
Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Threshold was a science fiction drama television series that first aired on CBS in September 2005. Produced by Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer and David Heyman, the series focuses on a secret government project investigating the first contact with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: alien invasion, government conspiracy, evil alien, infected, top secret, alien encounter, invasion, contact, encounter, genetically altered, government facility, human existence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.5
 16K
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: secret hideout, goodhearted, genius, righting the wronged, secret place, undercover, prodigy, justice, self discovery, encounter, manhunt, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%