Movies like Signs

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Signs (2002)
 6.7
 303K
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, water, faith, small town, mystery, asthma attack, baseball, christianity, priest, paranormal activity, invasion, 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 suspense, suspenseful, interesting and serious films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, first contact, mentor, destiny and twists & turns mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Signs: Knowing (2009), The Fourth Kind (2009), Arrival (2016), Contact (1997), The Mothman Prophecies (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 204K
Knowing (2009)
Genre: 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, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, chases and races, changing the past or future, code, prediction, destiny, prophecy, professor, scientist, air disaster, foreknowledge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, future
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ 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, psychotherapy, wheelchair, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, california, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 478K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, futuristic, suspense, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, alien invasion, destiny, flash forward, language barrier, death of daughter, memory, time loop, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: montana, china, venezuela, russia, sudan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 228K
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, talky, captivating, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: alien encounter, scientist, space and aliens, inventions and discoveries, wormhole, benign alien, nasa, science, space travel, first contact, alien contact, fanatic ...
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: suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, scary, 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, ohio, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 67K
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, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, surprise ending ...
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
 92K
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, 1960s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, serious, twists and turns, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: priest, fbi, hospital, missing person, psychopath, supernatural ability, alien, mystery, abduction, surgery, prophecy, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 93K
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, 1990s, prehistoric times, prehistory ...
Place: antarctica, texas, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ 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, farmhouse, hide and seek, oven, found footage, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, hiroshima japan, australia ...
⇓ 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%
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, ambiguous ending, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, paranoia, apocalypse, captive, alien, bunker, car accident, survivalist, basement, ufo, alien invasion, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 177K
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%
 6.1
 57K
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, danger, alien, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 61K
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, grief, delusion, life is a bitch, mystery, loss of son, medication ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 76K
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: suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, small town, haunted by the past, mysterious character, dealing with death, mystery, supernatural, parents and children, death in the family, house, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, voice, loss, paranormal phenomena, ghost, afterlife, remote control, mystery, obsession, contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 812K
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 ⇓
21%
 6.5
 218K
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: captivating, surprise ending, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: isolation, village life, village, mystery, utopia, creature, secret, family relations, social relations, mysterious place, life philosophy, blind character ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, mythical creature, religion and supernatural, hell, fortune teller, imaginary, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 61K
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 ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 59K
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, psychological, twists and turns, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: superhero, dissociative identity disorder, mental illness, invulnerability, psychic, sociopath, father son relationship, supernatural power, conflict, super strength, crime fighter, super powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, light, surprise ending ...
Plot: chase, on the run, fbi, goggles, motel, gas station, hostage, military, meteor, helicopter, government, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 19K
Anna (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: teenager, haunted by the past, manipulations, murder, dishonesty, mind game, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch, memory, manipulation, false memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, spain, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 83K
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, realistic, futuristic, breathtaking, stylized ...
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, survival, getting home, danger, alien invasion, personal safety, jungle, quarantine, radio, forest ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 107K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien invasion, danger, gory, chase, survival, alien encounter, alien, blizzard, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 302K
The Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad -- a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nearly a nanosecond, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, mystery, disorder, manipulation, businessman, neo noir, surveillance, dishonesty, scheme, birthday ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 70K
The Invasion (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, idiotic ...
Plot: alien, danger, save the world, virus, invasion, psychiatrist, survival, sleeping, epidemic, transformation, female protagonist, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%