Movies like Skyline

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Skyline (2010)
 4.4
 86K
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, suspenseful, suspense, light, futuristic, serious, low-budget, surprise ending, bad ending, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, apocalypse, ufo, vestiges of humanity, alien encounter, survival, chaos, abduction, danger, demolished city, spacecraft, alien, fantasy world, group of friends, running for your life, party, cell phone, fireplace, rooftop, missile, catastrophe, fight scenes, brutality, weapons, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york, london, hong kong, big ben london

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, escapades, space and aliens, chaos, alien and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Skyline: Battle Los Angeles (2011), The Darkest Hour (2011), The 5th Wave (2016), War of the Worlds (2005), Battleship (2012). 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, intense, epic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, survival, save the world, chaos, invasion, battles, resistance, danger, battlefield, alien invasion, sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, san diego california, santa monica california, mojave desert ...
⇓ 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, end of the world, apocalypse, space and aliens, danger, on the run, deadly, survival, friendship, self sacrifice, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 98K
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, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, alien invasion, danger, adventure, obsessive quest, survival, alien, chaos, tsunami, youth, teenage life ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, london, new york, tower bridge london, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, invasion, evil alien, end of the world, space and aliens, survival, danger, destruction, chaos, first contact, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 234K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, alien invasion, battleship, evil alien, navy, ship, save the world, u.s. navy, sea battle, ocean or sea, danger, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, pentagon, pearl harbor, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: space and aliens, spacecraft, battles, soldier, danger, military, chaos, survival, save the world, alien invasion, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, alien encounter, deadly creature, monster, chase, teenage life, danger, meteor, meteorite, profanity, race, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 51K
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, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, survival, escapades, military, science, battles, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, technology, chaos ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, spacecraft, catastrophe, cowboy, sheriff, alien, escape, small town, chaos, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 85K
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, alien invasion, post apocalypse, resistance, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, alien encounter, survival, danger, ufo, chaos and mayhem, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.3
 18K
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: suspense, disturbing, exciting, captivating, light ...
Plot: alien, survival, invasion, death, chase, transformation, murder, danger, fight to the death, brutality, fear, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, laos, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 110K
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, romance, power of love, evil alien, love and romance, youth, true love, invasion, apocalypse, survival, vestiges of humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 411K
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, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, adventure, maze, apocalypse, imaginary, trapped, society, isolation, memory loss, youth, young heroes, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, isolation, in the woods, alien encounter, alien, loss of friend, evil alien, paranoia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, forest, cabin, flying saucer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: end of the world, ufo, alien contact, evacuation, ultimatum, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, environmentalism, alien encounter, race against time, worldwide chaos, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s, future
Place: usa, new york, australia, manhattan new york city, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 479K
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: mind bending, twists and turns, futuristic, cerebral, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, dystopic future, space and aliens, catastrophe, disorder, alien encounter, resistance, mysterious character, survival, danger ...
Time: future
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, pentagon, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, serious, rough
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, survival, mentally challenged, alien encounter, urban, woman in danger, space and aliens, zombie, danger, mentally unstable, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 369K
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, fear, escape, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, survival, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, space and aliens, 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, spacecraft, space and aliens, evil alien, soldier, monster, space battle, future dystopia, military, space travel, heroes, creature ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 22nd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Warships (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an alien force wages war on Earth, only the crew of the USS Iowa - the last American battleship, stands in their way.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battleship, alien encounter, battles, military, ship, warship, space and aliens, evil alien, soldier, danger, chaos, battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, invasion, end of the world, ufo, save the world, spacecraft, evil alien, space and aliens, aliens, danger, pilot, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., empire state building manhattan new york city, mumbai india, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 2.3
 874
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: save the world, alien encounter, survival, androids and robots, battles, danger, chaos, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
Independence Daysaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, danger, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, spacecraft, ufo, extraterrestrial, alien invasion, secret service, heroes, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.1
 37K
Left Behind (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish during the rapture and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, catastrophe, survival, supernatural, deadly, parents and children, religions or cults, danger, hopes, heroes, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, military, fictional war, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, survival, evil alien, escapades, chaos, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2020s
Place: usa, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, asteroid, survival, space and aliens, save the world, race against time, escapades, chaos, evil alien, danger, heroes, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 2K
Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, supernatural, heroic mission, evil alien, danger, escapades, race against time, chaos, future dystopia, alien encounter, apocalypse ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: future dystopia, virus, survival, chaos, danger, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, race against time, catastrophe, plague, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, catastrophe, astronaut, space travel, bomb, race against time, danger, rescue, apocalypse, survival, sun, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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