Movies like The Sender 1998

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The Sender (1998)
 3.9
 719
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, alien invasion, crimes, ghost, space and aliens, evil alien, supernatural, investigation, heroes, kidnapping, missing person, conspiracy, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, chases and races, escapades, deadly, undercover, showbiz, alien encounter, government agency, uncover truth, ufo, alien ...

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Most similar movies to The Sender

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and scary films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, chases and races, deadly and alien encounter mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Sender: Age of Tomorrow (2014), Dark Breed (1996), Hangar 18 (1980), The Shadow Men (1997), Independence Daysaster (2013). 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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, asteroid, survival, space and aliens, save the world, race against time, escapades, chaos, evil alien, danger, heroes, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 549
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, save the world, heroic mission, race against time, heroes, against the rules, space travel, danger, deadly, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 2K
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, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: alien, investigation, ufo, nasa, state affairs, chases and races, dishonesty, space and aliens, campaign, satellite, secret place, mystery ...
Time: 70s, future
Place: arizona, las vegas, california, texas
⇓ 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 ⇓
70%
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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: 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 ⇓
66%
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: save the world, danger, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, spacecraft, ufo, extraterrestrial, alien invasion, secret service, heroes, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Riding with Death (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dimwitted, meaty guy foils criminals by turning invisible.
Style: rough, bleak, scary, serious
Plot: danger, special agents, crimes, supernatural, law enforcement, benign alien, dishonesty, space and aliens, undercover, manhunt, imaginary, laboratory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 433
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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, homoerotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, assassination, alien encounter, secret service, senator, evil alien, parallel world, space wars, save the planet, police detective, undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.6
 807
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, alien, alien encounter, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, imaginary, space and aliens, deadly, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
 818
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, evil alien, danger, race against time, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, chaos, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
 3.7
 302
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, rough, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, terrorism, space and aliens, good versus evil, confined, escapades, ghost, danger, deadly, imaginary, heroes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, touching, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, supernatural, investigation, obsessive quest, murder, good versus evil, woman in danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, deadly, vengeance, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.6
 346
Firehead (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a Russian cyborg with telekinetic powers terrorizes a city, an elite government agency intervenes. Col. Vaughn convinces "regular guy" chemist, Warren Hart, to team up with a beautiful blonde agent to capture the menace. But Warren ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, chase, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, on the run, state affairs, dishonesty, government agency, espionage, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: survival, danger, deadly, escapades, chaos, supernatural, experiment gone awry, conspiracy, scientist, crimes, gory, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, spacecraft, battles, soldier, danger, military, chaos, survival, save the world, alien invasion, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
57%
Alien Raiders (2008)
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, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, survival, battles, investigation, hostages, danger, captivity, isolation, hostage, small town, race against time, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 3.9
 794
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, deadly creature, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, deadly, evil alien, soldier, mad scientist, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, hostages, escapades, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, heroes, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroic mission, martial arts ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
56%
Descent Into Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is sent to find the cause and immediately finds out that it ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: adventure, uncover truth, investigation, law enforcement, rescue, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, mining, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, anti heroes, anti hero, alien invasion, prisoner, survival, save the world, danger, supernatural, confined, isolation, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
56%
 2.9
 923
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: save the world, good versus evil, spacecraft, space wars, chase, danger, rivalry, technology gone awry, escapades, outer space, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, race against time, evil alien, danger, catastrophe, terrorism, heroic mission, survival, alien encounter, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.3
 874
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: save the world, alien encounter, survival, androids and robots, battles, danger, chaos, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, danger, space and aliens, alien encounter, distant planet, deadly, soldier, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, hunt down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
55%