Movies like Pitch Black

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Pitch Black (2000)
 7.1
 216K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, tense, rough, serious, scary, dark, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, dark hero, monster, alien encounter, survival, space travel, mysterious planet, tough heroes, evil alien, outer space, one man army, anti heroes, darkness, danger, criminal heroes, escape, warrior, eclipse, comet, rivalry, misfit, flask, spaceship crash, vengeance, mercenary ...
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, space and aliens, alien, deadly, blood, escapades and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like Pitch Black: Riddick (2013), Pandorum (2009), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Alien (1979), Predators (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 146K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, adventure, one man army, survival, tough heroes, bounty hunter, outer space, deadly creature, mysterious planet, heroes, lone wolves, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 138K
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, scary, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, survival, spacecraft, isolation, space and aliens, fear, danger, mutant, memory loss, post apocalypse, 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: exciting, rough, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, lone hero, adventure, bounty hunter, on the run, survival, outer space, heroic mission, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 725K
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, suspenseful, frightening, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, spacecraft, outer space, monster, deadly creature, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, trapped ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 202K
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, evil alien, alien, jungle, warrior, monster, soldier, survival, survivor, danger, space and aliens, merciless ...
⇓ 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, rough, serious ...
Plot: space travel, breeding, mercenary, cloning, outer space, scientist, alien, survival, genetic engineering, betrayal, explosive decompression, gene manipulation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 259K
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, alien, space travel, deadly creature, outer space, human versus alien, redemption, survival, danger, cryogenics, spacecraft, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 349K
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: alien, monster, survival, jungle, warrior, deadly creature, creature, trap, danger, invisibility, chase, evil alien ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, south america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 239K
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, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, outer space, space travel, human versus alien, alien technology, monster, parasite, alien life-form, infection, experiment, brutality, androids ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, astronomer, soldier, apocalypse, survival, introspection, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, deadly, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 543K
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, scary, futuristic, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, fantasy world, survival, space travel, alien encounter, expedition, mission, distant planet, spacecraft, mysterious planet, hi-tech, human versus alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, survival, gory, deadly creature, space and aliens, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 609K
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, scary, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, survival, outer space, mysterious planet, space colony, strong female character, heroine, cryogenics ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 49K
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, ghost town, survival, martial arts, zombie, supernatural, danger, alien possession, jail, possession, mining ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 113K
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, alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, evil alien, danger, blizzard, chase, mission gone awry, alien encounter, gory, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 104K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, alien invasion, youth, teenage life, teachers and students, evil alien, alien, high school, high school life, small town, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ 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, mysterious planet, mars, astronaut, outer space, zombie, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, spacecraft, astronaut, alien encounter, supernatural, cons and scams, adventure, survival, rescue, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, adventure, monster, apocalypse, expedition, danger, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, evil alien, gory ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, nepal, mexico, nebraska, egypt
⇓ 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, scary, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parasite, monster, alien, alien invasion, survival, gory, alien encounter, deadly, evil alien, good versus evil, outer space, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, alien, planet, monster, escapades, distant planet, supernatural, danger, heroes, space and aliens, rescue, gory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.8
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, save the world, bio weapon, danger, plague, future dystopia, desert, parasite, gang ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, space travel, spacecraft, survival, heroic mission, save the world, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, leadership, deadly, rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.5
 617
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, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, rescue, bio weapon, supernatural, rivalry, technology gone awry, deadly creature, danger, deadly, alien encounter, mutant, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, outer space, alien, blood, mars, good versus evil, space travel, save the world, supernatural, survival, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, latin america, usa, manhattan new york city, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, save the world, man versus machine, deadly, afterlife ...
Time: future, 18th century, 1780s, year 1996, 1790s ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 29K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 101K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, monster, alien, mars, future dystopia, teleportation, danger, gory, heroic mission, video game, good versus evil, quarantine ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.1
 6K
Dracula 3000 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the year 3000, the deep space salvage ship Mother III locates the vanished starship Demeter in the Carpathian System. Captain Abraham Van Helsing and his crew composed of the blonde assistant Aurora Ash; the crippled navigator Arthur "The ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, imaginary, one man army, danger, space travel, master villain, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, ship, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, heroes, dangerous animal, space and aliens, heroic mission, adventure, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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