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The Sender (1998)
 3.7
 822
The Sender (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American fighter pilot supposedly encountered a spaceship) and government hush-up conspiracies.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, alien invasion, evil alien, ghost, heroes, investigation, supernatural, kidnapping, crimes, undercover, conspiracy, missing person, parents and children, supernatural ability, showbiz, escapades, alien encounter, government agency, uncover truth, ufo, alien, outer space, military, teleportation ...

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Most similar movies to The Sender

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and scary films with plots about space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter and chases and races mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Sender: Age of Tomorrow (2014), Dark Breed (1996), The Shadow Men (1997), Hangar 18 (1980), The Silencers (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien invasion, save the world, space and aliens, evil alien, asteroid, survival, chaos, race against time, escapades, battles, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 634
Dark Breed (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Captain Saxon, and agent for the top secret Omega agency, has been given the assignment of tracking down and either capturing or killing the crew members of a secret space mission who returned to Earth against orders. It seems that they were all ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, alien, astronaut, heroic mission, save the world, against the rules, race against time, heroes, space travel, supernatural, deadly creature, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, evil alien, conspiracy, stalking, save the world, heroes, escapades, government agency, political corruption, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.3
 3K
Hangar 18 (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it's existence because of the near presidential elections. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychotronic, allegory ...
Plot: ufo, alien, investigation, nasa, campaign, secret place, satellite, uncover truth, political conspiracy, space and aliens, state affairs, mystery ...
Time: 70s, future
Place: arizona, las vegas, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: special agents, undercover, save the world, police detective, escapades, government agency, evil alien, alien encounter, dishonesty, satellite, conspiracy, u.s. president ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 497
The Silencers (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: U.S. Senator is assassinated by Men in Black, mysterious organization which surpresses all knowledge about UFOs. Agent Rafferty from U.S. Secret Service will confront them and discover the sinister truth. The only person that can help him comes from ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, homoerotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, assassination, alien encounter, evil alien, senator, secret service, secret agents, heroes, law enforcement, space and aliens, save the world, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, alien encounter, evil alien, race against time, ancient mystery, catastrophe, heroic mission, deadly creature, escapades, space and aliens, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Independence Daysaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, escapades, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, secret service, ufo, alien invasion, small town, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 3.5
 879
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, antidote, chaos and mayhem, family relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Riding with Death (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dimwitted, meaty guy foils criminals by turning invisible.
Style: scary, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: mutant, disorder, special agents, government agency, dishonesty, escapades, crimes, law enforcement, deadly creature, terrorism, benign alien, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 890
Monolith (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into this
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police officer, alien, alien encounter, evil alien, political corruption, chaos and mayhem, government facility, chaos, crimes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.7
 327
Phantom Force (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A squad of soldiers must protect the human race from the supernatural.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, rough ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural, confined, good versus evil, terrorism, heroic mission, custody, ghost, heroes, superhuman powers, escapades, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
They Are Among Us (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, hidden identity, alien encounter, chaos, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content, graphic violence, space and aliens, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.3
 930
Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: alien encounter, space and aliens, survival, save the world, chaos, androids and robots, battles, escapades, evil alien, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, satellite, adventure, special agents, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: ufo, investigation, alien encounter, mistaken identity, memory loss, supernatural, space travel, creature, stranded, abduction, kidnapping, evil alien ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, psychotronic
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, save the world, chaos, survival, apocalypse, mentally unstable, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, mentally challenged, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, alien encounter, space and aliens, distant planet, soldier, outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down, murder, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two aliens who crash on Earth must find a buried weapon that will destroy the planet and their own society if not stopped.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien, benign alien, good versus evil, race against time, brother brother relationship, rivalry, graphic violence, battles, reporter, spacecraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 456
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, evil alien, missing person, kidnapping, school, interracial relations, alien encounter, space travel, genocide, heroes, space and aliens, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 872
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, alien abduction, heroic mission, human spirit, prison, alien encounter, space travel, prison life, abduction, save the planet, chaos ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, chaos, escapades, heroes, supernatural, crimes, deadly creature, space and aliens, good versus evil, master villain, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.5
 90K
Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, apocalypse, ufo, vestiges of humanity, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, fantasy world, survival, abduction, chaos, demolished city ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, london, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, mutant, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, conspiracy, life is a bitch, race against time, on the run, supernatural, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 2.8
 1K
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, save the world, good versus evil, space wars, spacecraft, chase, heroes, escapades, technology gone awry, chaos, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens in human disguise commandeer a rural airport during a snowstorm. To survive, the people trapped inside must determine which of their own is not of this Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, alien invasion, evil alien, prisoner, supernatural, save the world, confined, survival, crimes, rescue, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Other Side (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samuel North (Nathan Mobley) escapes from Hell to find the person who murdered him, but a team of invincible bounty hunters called REAPERS are sent from the Netherworld to bring him back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, bounty hunter, deadly creature, investigation, good versus evil, murder, woman in danger, obsessive quest, rivalry, haunted by the past, chase, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, heroic mission, battles, soldier, space and aliens, chaos, military, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, save the world, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 29K
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: scary, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mind reading, deadly creature, evil alien, astronaut, heroes, save the world, space and aliens, dna, serial killer, quarantine, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%