Movies like The Shadow Men

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The Shadow Men (1997)
 4.5
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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. It soon appears that they have been abducted by aliens as proved by their sons handycam that had suddenly started running right after the incident. This mysterious fact is discovered by even more mysterious Men In Black who start nagging the family up to the point of threatening to kill them. Laughed at by the police the threesome seek refuge at sf-writer Stan Mills' house and start fighting back.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, alien, evil alien, heroes, stalking, conspiracy, save the world, escapades, government agency, abduction, special agents, investigation, law enforcement, disorder, political corruption, dishonesty, deadly creature, space and aliens, crimes, memory loss, mistaken identity, alien encounter, benign alien, alien abduction ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to The Shadow Men

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, space and aliens, deadly and rivalry mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Shadow Men: The Sender (1998), Absolon (2003), Project Viper (2002), Night Skies (2007), Arrival II (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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95%
 3.7
 832
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 ...
Style: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, alien invasion, evil alien, government agency, supernatural ability, investigation, escapades, crimes, undercover, supernatural, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.2
 3K
Absolon (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the near future, a virus has infected everyone on the planet, and Absolon is a drug that everyone must take to stay alive. One corporation controls the drug. Murchison is the leader of this firm. A scientist who was researching the virus is found ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, undercover, deadly virus, dishonesty, plague, disorder, chaos, fighting the system, uncover truth, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, political corruption ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 632
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, save the world, survival, deadly creature, race against time, special agents, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 4.5
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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, space travel, investigation, supernatural, alien encounter, mistaken identity, memory loss, creature, stranded, abduction, kidnapping, evil alien ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.8
 3K
Arrival II (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 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, ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, conspiracy, alien invasion, alien, surveillance, global warming, investigation, alien encounter, journalism, heroes, adventure, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 898
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, government facility, chaos, political corruption, chaos and mayhem, crimes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: evil alien, save the world, survival, satellite, adventure, special agents, space and aliens, heroes, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 457
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, heroes, space and aliens, crimes, on the run, save the world, escapades, survival, missing person, kidnapping, school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.5
 1K
Judgment Day (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, outer space, collision, psychopath, chaos, daring rescue, undercover, master criminal, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, experiment gone awry, laboratory, special agents, government agency, dishonesty, escapades, crimes, law enforcement, deadly creature, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, government agency, heroes, special agents, dishonesty, escapades, forces of nature, extinction, government agent, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 509
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, homoerotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, assassination, alien encounter, evil alien, senator, secret service, save the planet, police detective, secret agents, heroes, law enforcement, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.7
 465
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, injustice, battles, tough heroes, political intrigue, hijacking, murder, computers and web, political conspiracy, friendship, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
66%
 5.2
 587
Peacemaker (1990)
Genre: Action, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two aliens arrive on Earth trying to kill each other. This is not easy, since they seem to be able to regenerate lost body parts and survive bullet wounds. Both of them happen to meet a young pathologist Dori Caisson, and each alien tells her that ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), evil alien, terminator, battles, city life, alien encounter, friendship, curses spells and rituals, doctors and patients, parallel world, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.6
 442
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, conspiracy, track down, secret agents, supernatural ability, chase, adventure, special agents, rivalry, supernatural, state affairs, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.1
 644
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 ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 589
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, hitman, organized crime, mafia, investigation, rescue, crimes, missing person, vengeance, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, alien encounter, evil alien, soldier, terrorism, race against time, ancient mystery, catastrophe, heroic mission, deadly creature, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Endangered Species (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When police are puzzled by several horrific murders, they assume they have a serial killer on their hands. But soon they realise that the unimaginable has happened. A killing machine from another world has arrived on Earth determined to brutally ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, suspense, rough ...
Plot: investigation, evil alien, serial killer, law enforcement, alien encounter, space and aliens, murder, chase, brutality, violence, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.3
 931
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 ⇓
59%
 3.5
 881
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, rescue, heroic mission, save the world, supernatural, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, chaos, graphic violence, antidote, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 1.9
 2K
Alien Origin (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A movie created from "found footage" of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, escapades, space and aliens, military, found footage, no survivors, soldier, jungle, chase, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cyber-Tracker 2 (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent (Wilson) battles an arms dealer who is creating a cyborg army.
Style: serious, rough, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, martial arts, special agents, kidnapping, murder, technology gone awry, future dystopia, working undercover, cons and scams, chaos, terminator ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.6
 881
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%
 3.1
 1K
Deep Core (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A powerful laser machine rips the core of the earth causing earthquakes and tsunamis, and only one man and his team can save the planet from destruction. Will they succeed? Action, suspense and disaster for fans of the genre.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: technology gone awry, forces of nature, undercover, heroes, adventure, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, nuclear, conspiracy, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Mark: Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Moments after parachuting from Flight 777, a former Marine and a flight attendant find themselves descending into a world of madness. Panic and chaos plague the streets, cities are on fire, and they're being hunted by a team of mercenaries.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: chase, heroic mission, manhunt, experiment gone awry, on the run, heroes, apocalypse, car chase, disorder, microchip, bible, motorcycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: hostage, evil alien, survival, hostage situation, battles, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time, store, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 340
Assassin (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A retired agent from an Intelligence Agency is contacted by the Agency in order to stop an ultra-secret robot who is killing some government officials. That will be not an easy task, because the robot looks human and it was specifically built to be ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, androids and robots, espionage, crimes, escapades, undercover, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, assassination, chaos, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%