Movies like Pitch Black

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Pitch Black (2000)
 7.1
 210K
Pitch Black
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, light, serious, futuristic, rough, suspense, stylized, scary, cerebral, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, space travel, monster, alien, dark hero, outer space, chase, anti heroes, aliens, alien invasion, distant planet, deadly creature, first contact, mars, stranded, evil alien, clones, catastrophe, anti-hero, desert, one man army, dialogue, cloning, darkness ...
Time: future
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Alien
Horror, Sci-Fi
UK, USA
116 min.
 8.5
Pandorum
Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Germany, UK, USA
108 min.
 6.8
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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, first contact, catastrophe, dialogue, deadly, weapons and mentor mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Pitch Black: Riddick (2013), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Alien (1979), Pandorum (2009), Predators (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.4
 140K
Riddick
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, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, survival, gory, revenge, chase, vengeance, adventure, outer space, betrayal, monster, anti heroes, desert ...
Time: future
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System:   95%
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The Chronicles of Riddick
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, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, survival, adventure, space opera, one man army, chase, dark hero, fight scenes, distant planet, lone hero, mythology, heroic mission ...
Time: future, near future
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    User:   100%
 
 8.5
 680K
Alien
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, futuristic, frightening ...
Plot: monster, evil alien, space travel, alien, survival horror, human versus alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, alien monster, sole survivor, spacecraft, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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System:   65%
    User:   83%
 
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 6.8
 134K
Pandorum
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, memory loss, chase, alien, outer space, insanity, paranoia, end of the world, memory, aliens, isolation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   73%
 
 6.4
 191K
Predators
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, serious, suspense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, alien, survival, gory, monster, soldier, chase, hunting, deadly creature, aliens, brutality, distant planet ...
Place: mine
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    User:   100%
 
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, small town, gory, survival, monster, violence, aliens, deadly creature, alien invasion, brutality, first contact, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, antarctica, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   100%
 
War of the Worlds
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: alien, alien invasion, survival, apocalypse, soldier, gory, benign alien, astronomer, aliens, first contact, deadly creature, catastrophe ...
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    User:   38%
 
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Alien: Resurrection
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: cloning, alien, space travel, survival, underwater, outer space, chase, breeding, gore, aliens, androids and robots, clones ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 3.6
 2K
Parasite
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, mad scientist, androids and robots, gory, alien, violence, post apocalyptic, splatter, gore, deadly creature, laboratory, blood ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
 5.3
 39K
The Colony
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, cannibalism, global warming, virus, post apocalyptic, starvation, natural disaster, end of the world, humanity, sexualized violence, dystopic future ...
Time: future, near future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   100%
 
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, paranoia, apocalypse, transformation, zombie, chase, aliens, paranoid, visceral, investigation, clones ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
The Last Days on Mars
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mars, space travel, zombie, survival, death, blood, alien, virus, splatter, outer space, first contact, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
 5.9
 41K
Mimic
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, light ...
Plot: gory, virus, blood, chase, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, splatter, monster, first contact, spiders, mentor, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
Movie in collections
 5.0
 19K
The Fly II
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: gory, mad scientist, teleportation, monster, revenge, dangerous animal, splatter, laboratory, violence, deadly creature, mentor, child as adult ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
The Day of the Triffids
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blindness, deadly creature, adaptation, save the world, book, survival, alien encounter, weapons, hospital, end of the world, mutant, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
 4.9
 47K
Ghosts of Mars
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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, survival, zombie, supernatural, martial arts, gunfight, violence, evil alien, drugs/alcohol, ghost, death, gory ...
Time: future, 80s, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
 5.6
 9K
C.H.U.D.
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, monster, slasher, gore, blood, police investigation, supernatural, anti heroes, monsters, homeless, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
Hellraiser: Bloodline
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, space station, blood, deadly creature, torture, splatter, demons, master villain, hell, supernatural ability, demon, save the world ...
Time: future, 18th century, 22nd century, year 1996, 1780s ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
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Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, splatter, violence, gory, distant planet, deadly creature, alien, aliens, soldier, weapons, survival, space wars ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
 5.9
 15K
Body Snatchers
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, military base, soldier, cloning, evil alien, paranoia, military, emotionless, aliens, chase, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   35%
 
 4.8
 16K
Supernova
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, stylized, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, technology, hospital, race against time, alien, space opera, first contact, outer space, rescue, robot, violence, mars ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
 5.2
 8K
DeepStar Six
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, underwater, androids and robots, death, alien, monsters, submarine, anti heroes, mars, first contact, dangerous animal ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   35%
 
 6.3
 29K
The Arrival
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, alien, alien invasion, radio, paranoia, chase, astronomer, global warming, aliens, evil alien, mystery, first contact ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
Movie in collections
 3.5
 3K
Carnosaur
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, idiotic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, virus, desert, gory, dangerous animal, splatter, death, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, save the world, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
Humanoids from the Deep
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, rough, serious, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, rape, mad scientist, zombie, survival, monster, gore, splatter, supernatural, blood, violence, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
The Deadly Spawn
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, gory, anti heroes, deadly creature, evil alien, save the world, survival, heroic mission, monster, alien invasion, parasite, alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
 5.7
 2K
Nightmares
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, supernatural, gory, video game, monster, obsession, on the road, store, urban legend, demons, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   32%
 
Alien Raiders
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, scary, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, alien, blood, gore, aliens, small town, anti heroes, alien invasion, first contact, monster, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   22%
 

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 5.2
 50K
Apollo 18
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: moon, nasa, space travel, alien, survival, astronaut, outer space, alien encounter, space program, mars, aliens, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2011, year 1969, year 1972 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   28%
 
The Puppet Masters
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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, chase, evil alien, aliens, mind control, book, zombie, adaptation, mars, first contact, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
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