Movies like Signs

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Signs (2002)
 6.7
 313K
Signs (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, enigmatic, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Plot: farm, alien invasion, alien encounter, loss of faith, single father, alien, destiny, brother brother relationship, family, ufo, plot twist, survival, faith, small town, mystery, asthma attack, baseball, christianity, priest, paranormal activity, invasion, water, haunted by the past, alien attack, symbolism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, mexico, brazil

Most similar movies to Signs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and interesting films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, first contact, mentor, twists & turns and destiny mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Signs: Knowing (2009), Arrival (2016), The Fourth Kind (2009), Contact (1997), The Mothman Prophecies (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 207K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, changing the past or future, prediction, code, air disaster, destiny, prophecy, professor, scientist, supernatural, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 501K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, enigmatic, futuristic, suspense, philosophical ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, destiny, flash forward, language barrier, death of daughter, memory, time loop, husband wife relationship, existentialism ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: montana, china, russia, pakistan, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fourth Kind (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the ...
Style: scary, based on supposedly true story, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ufo, disappearance, alien encounter, alien abduction, patient, abduction, hypnosis, paranormal activity, audio cassette, hospital, psychotherapy, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 233K
Contact (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, captivating, talky, psychological ...
Plot: scientist, alien encounter, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries, wormhole, benign alien, nasa, contact, science, space travel, first contact, alien contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new mexico, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, warning, urban legend, mystery, death of wife, hallucination, psychic, reporter, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, investigation, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, ecuador, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: fbi, investigation, alien, mystery, abduction, priest, psychopath, supernatural, special agents, partners, bodies, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 69K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, dealing with death, starting over, psychic, memory loss, foreknowledge, race against time, small town, death, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 94K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, rescue, radio, murder, sent to the past, baseball, haunted by the past, hopes, serial killer, firefighter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 95K
The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, fbi, first contact, mystery, government agency, investigation, obsession, alien, special agents, conspiracy, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times, 1990s ...
Place: antarctica, texas, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, atmospheric, suspenseful, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien, kidnapping, bunker, paranoia, survival, alien invasion, captive, psychological manipulation, farmhouse, disposing of a dead body, loneliness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 98K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kids in trouble, siblings relations, danger, elderly, murder, farm, diaper, hide and seek, farmhouse, oven, found footage, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fire in the Sky (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of men who were clearing bush for the government arrive back in town, claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, their friends' disappearance is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: ufo, alien, investigation, police, friendship, false accusation, danger, abduction, murder, alien encounter, mystery, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 181K
The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, fbi, investigation, ufo, special agents, space and aliens, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, mysterious place, alien abduction, top secret, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien Abduction (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, light
Plot: alien, found footage, alien encounter, space and aliens, alien abduction, abduction, family in danger, vacation, trap, danger, wilderness, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, evil alien, alien invasion, survival, space and aliens, invasion, danger, parents and children, escapades, ex husband ex wife relationship, adventure, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, rome italy, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 58K
The Signal (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, road trip, secret laboratory, laboratory, youth, disorder, supernatural, government agency, life turned upside down, alien, danger, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 62K
The Forgotten (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing child, memory loss, mind game, memory, estrangement, psychiatrist, delusion, grief, life is a bitch, mystery, loss of son, medication ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 77K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, psychological ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, small town, haunted by the past, mysterious character, dealing with death, mystery, parents and children, death in the family, house, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 72K
Glass (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In a series of escalating encounters, security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, tense, bad ending ...
Plot: superhero, dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, invulnerability, psychic, villain, father son relationship, sociopath, plot twist, supernatural power, conflict, super strength ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 45K
White Noise (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave using EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon), becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, dealing with death, death, loss, paranormal phenomena, voice, ghost, afterlife, remote control, mystery, obsession, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 834K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, mystery, afterlife, psychic, doctors and patients, untimely death, psychology, death, psychologist, tragic event ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 225K
The Village (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, atmospheric, romantic, suspenseful ...
Plot: isolation, village life, mysterious place, blind character, secret, village, forest, mystery, utopia, uncover truth, creature, fear ...
Time: 2000s, 19th century, 1890s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Lady in the Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works ...
Style: offbeat, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: legends and myths, swimming pool, save the lady, mystery, redemption, fish out of water, fortune teller, hell, mythical creature, religion and supernatural, imaginary, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 62K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, moon, outer space, survival, found footage, danger, spacewalk, astronaut, distant planet, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 65K
Dark Skies (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, family in danger, parents and children, paranormal activity, disorder, evil alien, abduction, evil force, suburbs, birds, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 749K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, tense, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, investigation, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 84K
Monsters (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, futuristic, breathtaking, stylized ...
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, survival, getting home, danger, alien invasion, personal safety, jungle, quarantine, forest, pyramid ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 150K
The Abyss (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious ...
Style: exciting, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: underwater, ocean, sea, alien encounter, sea disaster, submarine, ocean or sea, space and aliens, scuba diving, sacrifice, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Remaining (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of close-knit friends assemble for the marriage of Skylar and Dan, they have no idea they will witness The Rapture and face a series of catastrophic events turning the celebration into a life-or-death struggle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, christian film
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, wedding, survival, danger, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, destiny, forces of nature, religions or cults, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 168K
Secret Window (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mort Rainey, a writer just emerging from a painful divorce with his ex-wife, is stalked at his remote lake house by a psychotic stranger and would-be scribe who claims Rainey swiped his best story idea. But as Rainey endeavors to prove his ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: split personality, insanity, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, murder, nervous breakdown, isolation, arson, psychology, divorce, serial killer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new york state, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%