Movies like Pitch Black

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Pitch Black (2000)
 7.1
 210K
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, serious, rough, stylized, scary, light, futuristic, suspense, cerebral, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, anti heroes, survival, space travel, mysterious planet, outer space, tough heroes, monster, alien encounter, human in outer space, darkness, eclipse, comet, flask, one man army, mercenary, gory, warrior, escape, distant planet, alien life-form, criminal heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Pitch Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about danger, space and aliens, deadly, alien, escapades, survival and deadly creature mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Pitch Black: Riddick (2013), Alien (1979), Aliens (1986), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Predators (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 140K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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, serious, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, outer space, space and aliens, one man army, lone wolves, tough heroes, bounty hunter, danger, mysterious planet, deadly creature, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 8.5
 680K
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, captivating, suspense, futuristic ...
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, outer space, alien encounter, alien, survival, scientist, monster, alien invasion ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 8.4
 576K
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, outer space, alien, contact, mysterious planet, space marine, space colony, cryogenics ...
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: epic, rough, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, outer space, future dystopia, bounty hunter, on the run, suicide, distant planet, heroic mission, prison, survival, battles ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 191K
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: jungle, deadly creature, evil alien, soldier, monster, space and aliens, danger, survival, laser, invisibility, alien, supernatural ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 134K
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, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, survival, isolation, space and aliens, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 524K
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: suspenseful, futuristic, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, spacecraft, alien encounter, expedition, space travel, hi-tech, mysterious planet, mission, heroine, danger, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, twists and turns, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien, small town, morgue, national guard, predator, hybrid, gory, deadly creature, survival, alien possession, triangle ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 330K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, deadly creature, jungle, monster, invisibility, trap, chase, evil alien, tough heroes, alien encounter, danger, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987, twentieth century
Place: latin america, south america, central america, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: cloning, breeding, mercenary, alien, space travel, outer space, gene manipulation, flamethrower, genetic engineering, underwater scene, explosive decompression, regeneration ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, rough, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, parasite, alien invasion, alien, outer space, anti heroes, gory, deadly creature, camping, evil alien, save the world, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, planet, monster, alien, gory, evil alien, rescue, distant planet, space wars, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 107K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, alien invasion, danger, chase, survival, mission gone awry, gory, isolation, alien encounter, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: 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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, zombie, outer space, danger, astronaut, space and aliens, distant planet, escapades, survival, control room ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 245K
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, outer space, redemption, spacecraft, crash landing, survival, danger, human versus alien, alien, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, manhunt, deadly creature, outer space, distant planet, alien life-form, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, danger, deadly, soldier ...
Time: future
⇓ 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: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, spacecraft, monster, alien, astronaut, space and aliens, gory, danger, alien possession, escapades, heroes, evil alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: offbeat, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, plague, space travel, outer space, monster, alien, battle zone, benign alien, adventure, gory, dangerous animal, schlock ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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, awful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, astronomer, apocalypse, alien, alien invasion, priest, survival, gory, benign alien, deadly creature, save the world, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.8
 491
Hybrid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of space renegades hook up with a drifter named McQueen. Together they hole up in an abandoned research facility for the night and are relentlessly pursued by a human/monster hybrid.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, danger, deadly, survival, isolation, mutant, chaos, gory, desert, evil alien, laboratory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, missing person, space travel, zombie, evil alien, benign alien, deadly creature, ghost, supernatural ability, save the world, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 27K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, hospital, quarantine, freezer, military, sewer, gory, race against time, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 684
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, alien, bed and breakfast, gory, deadly creature, mind control, doppelganger, forest, transformation, survival, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slime, scientist, alien, alien monster, creature, monster, parallel world, gory, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, 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: bleak, exciting, twists and turns, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, save the world, alien, pyramid, expedition, adventure, evil alien, monster, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, gory, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, nebraska, nepal, mexico, egypt
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, mind control, alien, deadly creature, small town, alien contact, rescue mission, escape, alien encounter, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, alien attack, blood, alien, gore, police detective, creature, egg, outer space, murder, investigation, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, latin america, usa, colombia, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 96K
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: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, teleportation, mars, gory, supernatural, heroic mission, monster, danger, dark hero, alien, chase ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 565
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, satellite, deadly creature, gory, evil alien, secret project, mad scientist, rescue, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 25K
Species II (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human women! When countless women suffer gruesome deaths after bearing ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, bleak, serious, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, femme fatale, deadly creature, save the world, cloning, transformation, heroes, laboratory, space and aliens, virus, astronaut, mars ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, manhattan new york city, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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