Movies like Skyline

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Skyline (2010)
 4.4
 88K
Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight for their lives as the world unravels around them.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, light, futuristic, scary, thought provoking, low-budget, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, apocalypse, ufo, vestiges of humanity, alien encounter, alien, survival, abduction, chaos, space and aliens, demolished city, giant creature, group of friends, danger, chaos and mayhem, fantasy world, alien invasion, first contact, transformation, escapades, spacecraft, end of the world, catastrophe, chase, giant monster ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york, london, hong kong, big ben london

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Most similar movies to Skyline

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, alien, alien invasion, evil alien, space and aliens and chaos mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Skyline: Battle Los Angeles (2011), War of the Worlds (2005), The Darkest Hour (2011), The 5th Wave (2016), Spectral (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, save the world, invasion, survival, battlefield, heroic mission, chaos, battles, alien encounter, danger, resistance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, mojave desert, santa monica california, san diego california ...
⇓ 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, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, survival, destruction, humanity in peril, fate of humanity, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, south america, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, post apocalypse, end of the world, survival, demolished city, invisibility, american abroad, electricity, creature, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 102K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, adventure, survival, obsessive quest, danger, tsunami, space and aliens, alien, post apocalypse, chaos ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.3
 54K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, survival, escapades, secret laboratory, space and aliens, military, science, battles, save the world, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: spacecraft, space and aliens, evil alien, alien, battles, soldier, military, danger, chaos, save the world, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, space and aliens, alien invasion, spacecraft, alien, sheriff, back from the dead, escape, small town, chaos, cowboy ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 238K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, military, navy, battleship, u.s. navy, ufo, save the world, ship, danger, alien encounter, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 2005, year 2006 ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, japan, new york, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.3
 20K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia, UK, China, Singapore
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien, survival, evolution, alien abduction, alien monster, giant creature, creature, danger, transformation, murder, end of the world, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, laos, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 86K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, post apocalypse, alien invasion, ufo, resistance, vestiges of humanity, space and aliens, apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, worldwide chaos, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, evil alien, alien encounter, in the woods, alien, paranoia, danger, loss of friend, isolation, space and aliens, party, flying saucer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 112K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, evil alien, romance, youth, power of love, love and romance, true love, apocalypse, invasion, survival, vestiges of humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evil alien, evacuation, ultimatum, first contact, giant robots, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, australia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 358K
2012 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, catastrophe, natural disaster, tsunami, forces of nature, human existence, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, destruction, demolished city, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2010, 2000s ...
Place: usa, india, washington d.c., mount everest, british columbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 426K
The Maze Runner (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, maze, apocalypse, imaginary, trapped, distopia, society, young heroes, memory loss, youth, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, chaos, save the world, apocalypse, survival, danger, alien encounter, deadly, chaos and mayhem, mentally unstable, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 377K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, survival horror, quarantine, survival, chaos, destruction, chaos and mayhem, fear, escape, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 492K
Oblivion (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: visually appealing, futuristic, mind bending, twists and turns, cerebral ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, future dystopia, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, disorder, resistance, catastrophe, space travel, mysterious character, survival, danger ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, new york, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, space and aliens, survival, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, save the world, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, monster, soldier, space battle, future dystopia, military, space travel, distopia, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 644K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, biting, suspense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, distopia, alien, alien encounter, human nature, racism, alien race, quarantine, chaos and mayhem, transformation, confined, metamorphosis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 5K
Skylines (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a virus threatens to turn the now earth-dwelling friendly alien hybrids against humans, Captain Rose Corley must lead a team of elite mercenaries on a mission to the alien world in order to save what's left of humanity.
Style: psychotronic, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, space travel, ufo, mutation, survival, alien, danger, creature, monster, spacecraft ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, ufo, end of the world, evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, spacecraft, aliens, danger, pilot, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, sydney australia, los angeles, new mexico, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, alien encounter, monster, evil alien, chase, teenage life, danger, meteor, profanity, meteorite, arrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, survival, space and aliens, save the world, evil alien, asteroid, chaos, escapades, race against time, danger, heroes, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 ⇓
32%
Alien Outpost (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, homoerotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, battles, evil alien, military, fictional war, heroic mission, survival, good versus evil, save the world, escapades, chaos, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2020s
Place: usa, afghanistan, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 377K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, deadly creature, survival, hunting, jungle, warrior, trap, evil alien, danger, creature, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, godzilla, monster, anti hero, deadly creature, danger, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, flying saucer, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 2000s, 80s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 156K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, deadly creature, adventure, outer space, tough heroes, heroes, mysterious planet, survival, danger, bounty hunter, lone wolves ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%