Movies like Pitch Black

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Pitch Black (2000)
 7.1
 213K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic, scary, suspense, tense, dark, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, anti heroes, mysterious planet, alien encounter, dark hero, survival, tough heroes, monster, outer space, space travel, warrior, one man army, comet, darkness, rivalry, misfit, danger, criminal heroes, escape, mercenary, eclipse, flask, human in outer space, vengeance ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Pitch Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, alien, monster, escapades, deadly, survival and space and aliens mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Pitch Black: Riddick (2013), Alien (1979), Pandorum (2009), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Predators (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 143K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, 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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, survival, space and aliens, mysterious planet, tough heroes, bounty hunter, outer space, deadly creature, lone wolves, adventure, danger, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 702K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 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, suspenseful, frightening, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, evil alien, alien, deadly creature, alien encounter, scientist, monster, survival, mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.8
 136K
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, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, survival, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ 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: rough, exciting, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, outer space, bounty hunter, on the run, survival, adventure, danger, battles, heroic mission, escapades, distant planet ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 198K
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, jungle, warrior, danger, monster, soldier, survival, space and aliens, survivor, supernatural, alien ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 592K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, scary, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, survival, deadly creature, alien, heroine, outer space, space colony, space marine, cryogenics, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 534K
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: space and aliens, survival, space travel, expedition, spacecraft, mysterious planet, fantasy world, alien encounter, mission, hi-tech, heroine, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 252K
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: space travel, evil alien, deadly creature, outer space, redemption, spacecraft, alien, crash landing, survival, danger, self sacrifice, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, alien, morgue, predator, national guard, hybrid, evil alien, survival, gory, deadly creature, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 226K
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: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, bad ending, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, alien life-form, alien technology, infection, space travel, monster, experiment, brutality, parasite, outer space, mission, blood ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 342K
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: survival, monster, jungle, alien, deadly creature, invisibility, chase, trap, tough heroes, warrior, evil alien, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, mine, south america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: mercenary, breeding, cloning, space travel, outer space, flamethrower, underwater scene, explosive decompression, betrayal, gene manipulation, scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 111K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, deadly creature, evil alien, danger, alien invasion, alien encounter, chase, survival, gory, isolation, alien, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, parasite, monster, alien invasion, save the world, evil alien, deadly, gory, teenage life, heroes, alien encounter, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, astronaut, zombie, outer space, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, save the world, deadly creature, expedition, pyramid, adventure, danger, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, monster, gory, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, mexico, nepal, nebraska, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, alien, monster, planet, imaginary, adventure, distant planet, deadly creature, space wars, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, monster, alien, astronaut, deadly, chases and races, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, alien encounter, gory, evil alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 99K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, teleportation, mars, gory, heroic mission, danger, monster, dark hero, alien, supernatural, chase ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 28K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, race against time, chaos, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, suspenseful, intense, awful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronomer, soldier, alien, alien invasion, apocalypse, priest, time travel, survival, deadly, heroes, evil alien, gory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 48K
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, ghost, survival, ghost town, martial arts, zombie, supernatural, danger, alien possession, jail, battering ram, self mutilation ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, space and aliens, alien, deadly creature, rescue mission, alien contact, murder, alien invasion, alien encounter, political corruption, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, trapped, fog, deadly creature, insanity, small town, desperation, tentacle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 326K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, alien encounter, monster, isolation, transformation, paranoia, space and aliens, danger, fear, scientist, supernatural, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.6
 2K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: futuristic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, gang, small town, on the run, mad scientist, supernatural, chaos, laboratory, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three earthlings (John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante) leave on a space mission to destroy flesh creatures of a prehistoric lost planet.
Style: serious, scary, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, plague, space travel, outer space, alien, monster, distant planet, benign alien, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Planet of the Vampires (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the near future the two spaceships Argos and Galliot are sent to investigate the mysterious planet Aura. As the Galliot lands on the planet her crew suddenly go berserk and attack each other. The strange event passes, but the crew soon discovers ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, missing person, space travel, evil alien, zombie, alien encounter, deadly creature, escapades, heroic mission, imaginary, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scientists at a secret underground complex have found a way to travel to another dimension. Three dimension-travellers are the first to go through the gate - but are soon attacked by something that interrupts the communication with Earth. This ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parallel world, alien monster, alien, monster, creature, scientist, slime, alien encounter, deadly, heroes, gory, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.2
 713
Seedpeople (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The citizens of Comet Valley are being taken over by seeds from an alien plant that has taken root there. A sheriff investigates the strange goings-on.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, bed and breakfast, alien, danger, supernatural, heroes, gory, deadly, survival, save the world, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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