Movies like Pitch Black

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Pitch Black (2000)
 7.1
 224K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is rapidly plunging into the utter blackness of a total eclipse. With the body count rising, the doomed survivors are forced to turn to Riddick with his eerie eyes to guide them through the darkness to safety. With time running out, there's only one rule: Stay in the light.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough, serious, scary, dark, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, monster, dark hero, one man army, alien encounter, mysterious planet, space travel, survival, outer space, tough heroes, evil alien, anti heroes, anti hero, danger, criminal heroes, darkness, escape, warrior, eclipse, comet, rivalry, heroes, creature, misfit, flask ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Pitch Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and futuristic films with plots about danger, alien, survival, deadly, monster, outer space and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Pitch Black: Riddick (2013), Pandorum (2009), Alien (1979), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Predators (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 153K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, adventure, space and aliens, deadly creature, tough heroes, outer space, survival, mysterious planet, bounty hunter, lone wolves, heroes, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 143K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, isolation, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, mutant, danger, memory loss, post apocalypse, mission, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 775K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, spacecraft, outer space, alien monster, alien encounter, scientist, fear ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, lone hero, outer space, adventure, bounty hunter, distant planet, on the run, heroes, survival, battles, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 210K
Predators (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, alien, evil alien, jungle, monster, warrior, soldier, survival, space and aliens, survivor, danger, invisibility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: space travel, mercenary, breeding, outer space, cloning, scientist, alien, androids, survival, human host, flamethrower, explosive decompression ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 563K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, fantasy world, androids, space travel, spacecraft, alien encounter, distant planet, human versus alien, expedition, mission, hi-tech ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 644K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, frightening ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, evil alien, survival, space colony, strong female character, human versus alien, space marine, mysterious planet, outer space ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 274K
Alien 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, space travel, alien, human versus alien, outer space, redemption, survival, danger, cryogenics, spacecraft, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, survival, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, space and aliens, heroic mission, save the world, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 51K
Ghosts of Mars (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, ghost, ghost town, survival, martial arts, chaos, zombie, supernatural, danger, alien possession, graphic violence, jail ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 367K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, deadly creature, hunting, jungle, warrior, trap, evil alien, danger, creature, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 121K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, evil alien, gory, danger, blizzard, chase, mission gone awry, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, astronomer, soldier, alien, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, introspection, save the world, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Galaxy of Terror (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a lone spaceship proceeds on its long voyage across space, the crew are surprised to encounter a strange pyramid form. Surprise turns to horror as one by one, they discover that their darkest nightmares are all starting to become real. The ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, spacecraft, astronaut, adventure, supernatural, cons and scams, alien encounter, survival, danger, space and aliens, rescue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 250K
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: bad ending, suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, androids, outer space, alien life-form, human versus alien, monster, space travel, alien technology, parasite, infection, experiment, brutality ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: exciting, scary, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, deadly creature, save the world, monster, first contact, adventure, apocalypse, predator, expedition, danger, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: antarctica, nepal, nebraska, mexico, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 106K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, mars, human versus monster, danger, teleportation, future dystopia, alien, gory, heroic mission, video game, quarantine ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 71K
Outlander (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The man must fuse his advanced technology with the weaponry of the vikings to fight the monster.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, alien encounter, vikings, viking, deadly creature, ancient, vengeance, alien invasion, battles, uninhibited rivalry, deadly ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century, future
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, space and aliens, danger, zombie, expedition, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 2K
Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, spacecraft, space travel, survival, heroic mission, save the world, deadly creature, deadly, danger, rivalry, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Dark Lurking (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eight remaining survivors of a secret research facility barricade themselves away from a horde of ancient and deadly creatures
Style: tense, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, secret place, danger, deadly creature, deadly, experiment gone awry, mutant, monster, zombie, isolation, strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 50K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space station, survival, murder, danger, slasher, scientist, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, slasher killer, unstoppable, violence spree ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 3K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, planet, alien, monster, evil alien, imaginary, distant planet, gory, alien encounter, space wars, escapades, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, survival, battles, investigation, hostages, danger, captivity, isolation, hostage, small town, race against time, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 35K
The Cave (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, danger, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, diver, parasite, mutation, adventure, deadly, confined, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Alone in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Edward Carnby is a private investigator specializing in unexplainable supernatural phenomena. His cases delve into the dark corners of the world, searching for truth in the occult remnants of ancient civilizations. Now, the greatest mystery of his ...
Style: scary, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, monster, artifact, supernatural, obsessive quest, investigation, heroic mission, deadly, danger, mystery, paranormal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: ancient history, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, monster, alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, survival, heroic mission, teenage life, gory, good versus evil, outer space, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Slime City Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dirty bomb has decimated New York City s financial district and reduced midtown to a post-apocalyptic nightmare. The neighborhood known as Slime City has been evacuated, except for the homeless, and in the ruins of a soup kitchen four squatters ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, danger, rescue, deadly creature, rivalry, mutant, chaos, battles, supernatural, zombie, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 10K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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