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Arrival II (1998)
 3.8
 3K
Arrival II (1998)
Original name: The Second Arrival
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Zane Ziminski is found dead five people received envelopes with details of an alien invasion. This group of five includes 3 scientists, Zane's brother Jack, and a reporter. Quickly, the group is down to three and then Jack and Bridget, the reporter. With a small piece of alien technology, they must escape from the aliens, who take human form, and try to convince others that aliens exist.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, alien, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, journalism, danger, chases and races, benign alien, escapades, alien encounter, sex, alien invasion, female nudity, alien contact, pay phone, alien technology

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and scary films with plots about space and aliens, heroes, danger, escapades, alien encounter, chases and races and alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Arrival II: Earth: Final Conflict (1997), The Shadow Men (1997), Project Viper (2002), Interceptor Force (1999), The Arrival (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Earth: Final Conflict (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Earth: Final Conflict is a Canadian science fiction television series based on story ideas created by Gene Roddenberry, and produced under the guidance of his widow, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry. It was not produced, filmed or broadcast until after his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien contact, space wars, alien, space and aliens, heroes, adventure, danger, evil alien, creator, district attorney, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Shadow Men (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Happily married couple Bob and Dez Wilson and their 12-year old son Andy are being attacked by a blinding light when driving home from a daytrip. They awaken a couple of hours later, seemingly unscathed but soon driven mad by recurring nightmares. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, alien, government agency, escapades, save the world, heroes, danger, stalking, conspiracy, deadly creature, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 556
Project Viper (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Project Viper is a 2002 movie starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong, Tamara Davies. The movie was directed by Jim Wynorski under the pseudonym "Jay Andrews." When a terrifying, bioengineered lifeform is stolen from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, survival, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, special agents, race against time, supernatural, danger, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. mexico border, save the world, danger, survival, satellite, heroes, special agents, adventure, deadly, space and aliens, alien encounter, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 32K
The Arrival (1996)
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, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, world domination, astronomer, alien encounter, foot chase, global warming, heroic mission, space and aliens, danger, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
First Wave (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: First Wave is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel. The show was created by Chris Brancato, who co-wrote an early version of the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious, apocalyptic
Plot: conspiracy, alien, alien invasion, danger, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, alien encounter, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.4
 295
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, imaginary, good versus evil, danger, supernatural, heroes, journalism, chases and races, rescue, space and aliens, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
AVH: Alien vs. Hunter (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A journalist named Lee Custler (William Katt) is out jogging when a flying object passes behind him and crashes. Sheriff Joel Armstrong (Collin Brock) picks him up and they go to check it out. They find an abandoned caravan close to where the object ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, supernatural, danger, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, deadly creature, chaos, chases and races, heroes, deadly, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 410
The Invader (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Good alien from a dying race must impregnate an Earth woman to avoid extinction of his race. Bad alien whose race helped wipe out good alien's race doesn't want to see this happen.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, danger, chases and races, on the run, evil alien, escapades, space and aliens, crimes, save the world, heroes, space travel, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, special agents, undercover, save the world, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, satellite, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Final Days of Planet Earth (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: An archaeologist discovers that aliens posing as government officials are secretly harvesting human bodies in a bid to take over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, adventure, danger, space and aliens, benign alien, save the world, heroic mission, deadly creature, dangerous animal, journalism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 536
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, adventure, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Termination Point (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top secret government experiments with time travel have been shut down and declared as too dangerous to continue. The lead scientist has disappeared with the technology and a government manhunt is underway. When his name appears on an airline ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, adventure, alien encounter, save the world, manhunt, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, on the run, imaginary, undercover, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Advanced Guard (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of aliens arrive on Earth as part of an advance invasion force. Their mission is to kidnap a small sample of humans and run them through a series of rigorous tests to determine if they would make suitable slaves. Harper, one of the alien ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien abduction, alien invasion, heroic mission, human host, heroes, escapades, danger, space and aliens, underdog, society, save the world ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
End of the World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In End of the World, the fate of humanity lies in the hands of two guys who run a video rental store and are “sci-fi obsessed” movie fans. And who better to save the world, than guys who have seen all the movies and all the “out there” ways ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: apocalypse, save the world, heroes, danger, adventure, forces of nature, catastrophe, space and aliens, store, escapades, disaster film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Meltdown: Days of Destruction (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Despite scientist Nathan's warnings, his boss continues an experiment meant as publicity for his satellite firm: exploding an asteroid. Instead it splits, and the major piece, the size of Iceland, changes course to earth. It is deflected but so ...
Style: disaster movie, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, save the world, survival, heroes, escapades, law enforcement, adventure, danger, chaos, police detective, chases and races, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, anti heroes, heroes, space and aliens, danger, benign alien, adventure, asteroids and comets, chaos, demolished city, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 3K
Stranded (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team of astronauts on the first mission to Mars crashes onto the surface, losing contact with Earth. With no other recourse, and help millions of miles away, the crew is forced to make desperate choices in order to stay alive. Will they be able to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, mars, spaceship crash, survival, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, alien encounter, danger, space and aliens, rescue, rescue team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 3K
Moontrap (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, moon, nasa, spacecraft, save the world, danger, heroes, alien encounter, space wars, man versus machine, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 7K
Critters 4 (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, shower, explosion, outer space, alien, experiment gone awry, disorder, escapades, heroes, danger, misfit, deadly ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 1K
Alien Agent (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lawman from another galaxy must stop an invading force from building a gateway to planet Earth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, touching
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, alien invasion, escapades, save the world, space and aliens, heroic mission, battles, race against time, danger, heroes, evil alien, unlikely partners ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Alien Abduction (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, alien abduction, danger, on the run, race against time, life is a bitch, supernatural, mutant, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Silent Warnings (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the accidental death of his cousin Joe Vossimer, the just-graduated electronic engineer Layne Vossimer joins his girlfriend and four friends of them to visit and clean the inherited farm in the country. The local Sheriff Bill Willingham is an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, supernatural, family in danger, alien encounter, teenage life, deadly, deadly creature, danger, save the world, rivalry, teleportation, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 376
Specimen (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After his grandmother's death, 24-year-old Mike Hillary sets off in search of who he thinks is his real father. Little does he suspect the real scenario: his late mother was impregnated by aliens, and now they've sent someone down to bring ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: terminator, escapades, supernatural ability, supernatural, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, benign alien, government agency, deadly creature, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 3K
Night Skies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ufo, investigation, supernatural, danger, mistaken identity, memory loss, alien encounter, deadly, creature, stranded, abduction, kidnapping ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 535
Laserhawk (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 250 million years ago, a carnivorous species 'planted' a crop of humans on an uninhabited planet known as Earth. Now, the alien life form has returned to harvest its yield. With total destruction looming just moments away, a futuristic ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mental institution, comics, teenager, spacecraft, alien, invasion, benign alien, heroes, misfit, rivalry, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Alien Trespass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1957 a fiery object crashes into a mountaintop in the California desert, bringing the threat of disaster to Earth. Out of the flying saucer escapes a murderous creature, the Ghota, bent on destroying all life forms on the planet. A benevolent ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, ufo, alien encounter, deadly creature, adventure, supernatural, heroes, race against time, space and aliens, deadly, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1957
Place: california, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 3K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is found on the ship and watched over in a secret location deep ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, animal horror, experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly, space and aliens, dangerous animal, danger, desert, journalism, government coverup, news reporter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.5
 528
Alien Species (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Huge Motherships from an alien species sneak ominously into orbit around Earth. Lethal bat-winged fighters descend on the planet. Citizens are abducted. Homes are destroyed. The invasion has begun! A small town sheriff, two deputies and a professor ...
Style: scary, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, escapades, deadly, benign alien, space wars, cons and scams, alien encounter, heroes, danger, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
They Are Among Us (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film concerns a sleepy town that is populated mostly by aliens who have been pretending to be humans for a lengthy period of time in order to eventually strip the planet of resources they need to live.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, danger, alien encounter, chaos, evil alien, imaginary, deadly, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%