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Specimen (1996)
 4.1
 469
Specimen (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After his grandmother's death, 24-year-old Mike Hillary sets off in search of who he thinks is his real father. Little does he suspect the real scenario: his late mother was impregnated by aliens, and now they've sent someone down to bring back their "specimen"--dead or alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, time travel, heroes, supernatural, space travel, battles, miraculous event, conspiracy, save the world, supernatural ability, terminator, escapades, experiment gone awry, alien encounter, disorder, government agency, benign alien, deadly creature, female nudity, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, fire, male nudity, orphan ...

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Most similar movies to Specimen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and scary films with plots about heroes, danger, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, alien encounter and alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Specimen: Alien Species (1996), Demon Sex (2005), Alien Tracker (2003), Metal Shifters (2011), Journey to the Center of Time (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.5
 649
Alien Species (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Huge Motherships from an alien species sneak ominously into orbit around Earth. Lethal bat-winged fighters descend on the planet. Citizens are abducted. Homes are destroyed. The invasion has begun! A small town sheriff, two deputies and a professor ...
Style: rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, space wars, cons and scams, escapades, heroes, supernatural, rivalry, benign alien, alien invasion, alien ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.2
 135
Demon Sex (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scientists on Earth experiment with advanced DNA from an ancient alien skull, hoping to crack its genetic code for the good of humankind. But aliens want to steal the code to prevent their species from going extinct, so they enlist human women to ...
Style: serious, scary, sexy, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: pregnancy, battles, apocalypse, evil alien, rivalry, deadly creature, space and aliens, future dystopia, strong sexual content, save the world, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.3
 181
Alien Tracker (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a galaxy far away, alien criminals organize a spectacular prison break. Pursued by their home planet's authorities, their leader Zin decides there's only one place to go: through a wormhole that allows instantaneous travel to Earth. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, disorder, government agency, evil alien, rivalry, track down, escapades, space and aliens, escape, telekinesis, homoeroticism ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Metal Shifters (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Alien bacteria arrives on a meteorite and infects metal, animating a giant iron statue that goes on a killing rampage in a small town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, save the day, small town, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, alien, fire, deadly, danger, imaginary, bar
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Journey to the Center of Time (1967)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Scientists must prove their time travel experiments can produce results, so their funding won't be cut off. They push their equipment, and travel 5000 years into the future, where they encounter aliens who are looking for a planet to colonize.
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time machine, time travel, inventions and discoveries, disorder, boss and employee, heroic mission, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, space travel, escapades, misfit, heroes ...
Time: prehistory, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, stylized
Plot: superhero, outer space, spacecraft, rescue, good versus evil, escapades, master villain, changing the past or future, mad scientist, benign alien, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.2
 666
Alien Intruder (1993)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the year 2022, a group of convicts sentenced to life in prison are led on a mission into uncharted deep space by Commander Skyler (Williams) to salvage a lost ship. As incentive to go on this dangerous mission, the convicts are given the ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, computer virus, femme fatale, battles, space travel, alien encounter, rebelliousness, androids and robots, supernatural, heroes, escapades, rescue ...
Time: future, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.7
 907
Habitat (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In order to combat the damage caused by the depletion of the ozone layer, maverick biologist Hank Symes unleashes his most ambitious experiment to date: accelerated evolution. Unfortunately, this not only causes the authorities to take notice, but ...
Style: serious, futuristic
Plot: environmentalism, save the world, superhero, androids and robots, youth, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, survival, changing the past or future, society, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: space and aliens, save the planet, mad scientist, supernatural, alien encounter, escapades, disorder, heroes, rivalry, evil alien, save the world, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Not of This Earth (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An anemic alien comes to Earth from a dying planet, in the remake of the Corman 50s classic.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film, cult movie cast ...
Plot: alien, weakness, save the world, race against time, heroes, getting home, benign alien, vampire, space and aliens, impossible love, alien encounter, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.8
 920
Battle Planet (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, evil alien, alien, betrayal, space and aliens, adventure, alien encounter, space travel, rivalry, military, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, escapades, supernatural, space travel, battles, disorder, nasa, mad scientist, a.i. ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
They Are Among Us (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film concerns a sleepy town that is populated mostly by aliens who have been pretending to be humans for a lengthy period of time in order to eventually strip the planet of resources they need to live.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, hidden identity, alien encounter, chaos, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content, graphic violence, space and aliens, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.1
 1K
Shadowzone (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state whereby they become portals to a parallel universe. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat, cult film
Plot: nasa, evil alien, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, graphic violence, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, parallel world, space and aliens, heroes, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 2.7
 959
Illegal Aliens (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three aliens morph into super-hot babes and arrive to protect the earth from the intergalactic forces of evil. Guided by Syntax, their holographic mentor, these Illegal Aliens are willing to use every trick in the book and every sexy outfit in their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien, save the world, benign alien, time travel, alien encounter, disorder, master villain, escapades, androids and robots, misfit, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Recon 2020:  The Caprini Massacre (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soldiers land on Caprini and confront diabolical villains.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, military, tough heroes, heroic mission, deadly creature, rivalry, escapades, adventure, supernatural, bio weapon, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.0
 1K
Deep Evil (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien microbe lands in remote Siberia in the 1950's. In the year 2004, US scientist working at a top secret underground lab in Alaska clone the microbe. A garbled distress signal is heard from the lab just before a complete lock down of the ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: evil alien, cloning, mad scientist, terrorism, monster, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural, alien encounter, disorder, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: special agents, undercover, save the world, police detective, escapades, government agency, evil alien, alien encounter, dishonesty, satellite, conspiracy, u.s. president ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Invaders from Mars (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this attempted remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, deadly creature, heroes, young heroes, space travel, save the world, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 2.3
 931
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, androids and robots, battles, escapades, evil alien, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Termination Point (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top secret government experiments with time travel have been shut down and declared as too dangerous to continue. The lead scientist has disappeared with the technology and a government manhunt is underway. When his name appears on an airline ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, save the world, alien encounter, adventure, manhunt, on the run, undercover, space and aliens, escapades, race against time, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.2
 644
Threshold (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable swarm.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, adventure, dangerous animal, race against time, supernatural, chaos, alien encounter, space travel, alien invasion, evil alien, time travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi horror, civilization is laid to ruin when a super race of aliens invades Earth. In a blink of an eye, massive "walkers" cover the planet, annihilating all in their path. As cities ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, soldier, apocalypse, survival, astronomer, save the world, introspection, heroic mission, supernatural, future dystopia, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 3.5
 632
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, save the world, survival, deadly creature, race against time, special agents, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, alien, evil alien, stalking, save the world, heroes, escapades, government agency, conspiracy, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
AVH: Alien vs. Hunter (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A journalist named Lee Custler (William Katt) is out jogging when a flying object passes behind him and crashes. Sheriff Joel Armstrong (Collin Brock) picks him up and they go to check it out. They find an abandoned caravan close to where the object ...
Style: semi serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, splatter
Plot: escapades, supernatural, rivalry, deadly creature, space and aliens, chaos, heroes, space travel, alien encounter, giant spider, monster versus monster, cons and scams ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, supernatural, heroes, save the world, deadly creature, battles, chaos, apocalypse, survival, airport, fog, evil alien ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.7
 832
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: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, alien invasion, evil alien, government agency, supernatural ability, investigation, escapades, crimes, undercover, supernatural, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
They Came from Beyond Space (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists are possessed by an alien force when they investigate a meteor shower in a rural field.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, farm, plague, zombie, moon base, distant planet, moon, spacecraft, benign alien, androids and robots, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: kansas, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, androids and robots, evil alien, apocalypse, space travel, save the world, a.i., man versus machine, heroes, escapades, race against time, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%