Movies like The Shadow Men

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The Shadow Men (1997)
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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, conspiracy, save the world, stalking, danger, escapades, government agency, special agents, investigation, abduction, political corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, deadly, deadly creature, space and aliens, crimes, memory loss, chases and races, benign alien ...
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 suspenseful, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, space and aliens, deadly and alien encounter mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Shadow Men: The Sender (1998), Project Viper (2002), Night Skies (2007), Firehead (1991), Monolith (1993). 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: undercover, save the world, special agents, police detective, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, deadly, dishonesty, satellite ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.9
 725
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: exciting, scary, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, alien invasion, evil alien, chases and races, heroes, ghost, deadly, investigation, escapades, danger, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.6
 560
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, survival, save the world, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, special agents, deadly, race against time, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: investigation, ufo, danger, supernatural, alien encounter, mistaken identity, memory loss, deadly, space travel, stranded, creature, abduction ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 2.6
 369
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 ⇓
78%
 4.6
 814
Monolith (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 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, police officer, alien encounter, evil alien, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: survival, save the world, danger, special agents, deadly, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, satellite, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.5
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, outer space, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, save the day, hostages, special agents, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 3K
Arrival II (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
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: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, conspiracy, alien invasion, alien, surveillance, investigation, global warming, alien encounter, save the world, adventure, journalism, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, scary
Plot: benign alien, dishonesty, chases and races, imaginary, government agency, manhunt, law enforcement, supernatural, deadly, mutant, disorder, laboratory ...
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, heroes, special agents, government agency, danger, escapades, dishonesty, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.0
 405
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, chases and races, secret agents, heroes, deadly, on the run, undercover, conspiracy, battles, tough heroes, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.9
 933
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: good versus evil, save the world, chase, space wars, spacecraft, danger, outer space, escapades, rivalry, heroes, chaos, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 440
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, serious, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, alien encounter, special agents, evil alien, senator, secret service, parallel world, vengeance, save the planet, police detective, chase, save the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 511
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, serious, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, evil alien, mysterious character, manhunt, obsessive quest, deadly, danger, crimes, government agency, protagonist as suspect, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.0
 404
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, survival, interracial relations, genocide, missing person, space travel, kidnapping, school, alien encounter, on the run, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.1
 566
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: rescue, alien, astronaut, save the world, heroic mission, race against time, against the rules, heroes, space travel, danger, undercover, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 498
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, missing person, vengeance, rescue, investigation, crimes, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, hostages, danger, investigation, isolation, captivity, hostage, store, save the world, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ 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, evil alien, race against time, heroic mission, survival, alien encounter, terrorism, catastrophe, space and aliens, deadly creature, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.3
 873
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, battles, danger, androids and robots, escapades, imaginary, evil alien, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspense, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: investigation, evil alien, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, deadly, alien encounter, nudity (full frontal - brief), space and aliens, murder, chase, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
 817
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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, deadly, supernatural, danger, race against time, deadly creature, heroes, alien encounter ...
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, suspense, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, danger, escapades, deadly, space and aliens, military, found footage, no survivors, jungle, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, 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: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, rivalry, escapades, deadly, hostages, space and aliens, crimes, deadly creature, chases and races, martial arts, space travel ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, androids and robots, martial arts, special agents, kidnapping, danger, undercover, changing the past or future, adventure, escapades, man versus machine, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.9
 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, bleak, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, undercover, adventure, heroes, forces of nature, technology gone awry, chaos, escapades, save the world, save the planet, conspiracy, nuclear weapon ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 796
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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, rivalry, race against time, mad scientist, save the world, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: chase, heroic mission, manhunt, on the run, heroes, experiment gone awry, danger, tracking device, implant, apocalypse, car chase, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, alien invasion, evil alien, anti heroes, anti hero, prisoner, save the world, supernatural, danger, confined, survival, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%