Movies like Pitch Black

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Pitch Black (2000)
 7.1
 239K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: futuristic, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, rough, serious, light, harsh, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, dark hero, space travel, escape, one man army, mysterious planet, survival, alien encounter, warrior, outer space, spaceship crash, tough heroes, evil alien, creature, space and aliens, alien life-form, eclipse, criminal heroes, alien, tough guy, comet, distant planet, heroes, mercenary ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Pitch Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, futuristic and serious films with plots about survival, danger, dialogue, technology, weapons, catastrophe and first contact mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Pitch Black: Riddick (2013), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Predators (2010), Pandorum (2009), Aliens (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 166K
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, rough, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, deadly creature, adventure, outer space, mercenary, tough heroes, alien, mysterious planet, survival, heroes, bounty hunter ...
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: exciting, stylized, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, one man army, lone hero, outer space, tough guy, bounty hunter, one against many, distant planet, future dystopia, adventure, lone wolves, fictional war ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 226K
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: alien, evil alien, deadly creature, monster, jungle, space and aliens, predator, hunting, soldier, alien planet, warrior, hi-tech ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.7
 151K
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, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, survival, space and aliens, mission, mutant, memory loss, post apocalypse, mutation, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 8.4
 707K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, 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: scary, frightening, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, strong female character, human versus alien, female warrior, evil alien, space colony, survival, deadly creature, mysterious planet ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.5
 865K
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, suspense, futuristic, captivating ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, outer space, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, survival horror, alien monster, fear ...
Time: future, distant future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, breeding, outer space, evil alien, cloning, mercenary, space and aliens, scientist, alien, androids, survival, human host ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 55K
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: zombie, mars, ghost town, ghost, survival, martial arts, chaos, supernatural, outer space, evil alien, alien possession, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.0
 99K
Lockout (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President's daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space station, heroic mission, hotshot hero, lone hero, hostage, prison, convict, secret service, group of criminals, space battle, maximum security prison ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 278K
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, enigmatic, suspense, twist ending, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, outer space, space travel, human versus alien, alien life-form, androids, monster, alien parasite, extraterrestrial, parasite, creature, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 604K
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, atmospheric, dark, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, mysterious planet, space travel, androids, spacecraft, outer space, fantasy world, expedition, distant planet, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 298K
Alien³ (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, alien, human versus alien, deadly creature, space travel, outer space, suspended animation, redemption, self sacrifice, spacecraft, survival, cryogenics ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 39K
The Cave (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, deadly creature, survival, diver, parasite, supernatural, mutation, infection, adventure, confined, obsessive quest, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 113K
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, mars, good versus evil, alien, quarantine, teleportation, future dystopia, genetics, marines, future war, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, 2040s, future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 408K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, suspense, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, survival, warrior, jungle, creature, hunting, evil alien, chase, trap, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, south america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, chase, apocalypse, future dystopia, survival, distopia, dark hero, car, lone hero, brutality, tough guy, desert ...
Time: future
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, space and aliens, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, hybrid ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2004
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, deadly creature, monster, save the world, predator, first contact, adventure, evil alien, pyramid, apocalypse, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: antarctica, nebraska, nepal, mexico, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, post apocalypse, one man army, heroine, supernatural, infected, monster, experiment gone awry, plague, zombie apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 132K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, chase, alien invasion, mission gone awry, survival, alien life-form, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, rescue, a.i., space travel, technology gone awry, survival, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, deadly creature, distant planet, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ 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, space and aliens, astronaut, outer space, zombie, expedition, spacecraft, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, battles, heroes, soldier, space travel, burned alive, space wars, war, military, rescue, deadly creature, survival ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, monster, space and aliens, spacecraft, soldier, space battle, military, creature, space travel, heroes, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 22nd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 163K
Predator 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, predator, alien, alien invasion, drug lord, serial murder, monster, survival, extraterrestrial, invisibility, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 12K
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, technology gone awry, heroic mission, deadly creature, chaos, dangerous animal, sea, sea monster, shark ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 177K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, nightmare, trapped in space, space station, hallucination, space and aliens, insanity, supernatural, violence, heroic mission, survival ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 18K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, survival, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, save the world, ship, chess, remote control ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, soldier, apocalypse, survival, astronomer, save the world, introspection, heroic mission, supernatural, future dystopia, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: hostage, evil alien, survival, hostage situation, battles, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time, store, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%