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Specimen (1996)
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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, supernatural, heroes, miraculous event, space travel, battles, conspiracy, supernatural ability, save the world, experiment gone awry, danger, benign alien, imaginary, escapades, disorder, deadly, alien encounter, government agency, terminator, deadly creature, female nudity, paranormal phenomena, paranormal ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and scary films with plots about danger, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, alien encounter and evil alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Specimen: Alien Species (1996), Demon Sex (2005), Alien Intruder (1993), Alien Tracker (2003), Habitat (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.6
 531
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: scary, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, chases and races, danger, escapades, benign alien, supernatural, deadly, imaginary, heroes, space wars, cons and scams ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.1
 119
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, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: evil alien, pregnancy, battles, supernatural, apocalypse, danger, deadly, deadly creature, rivalry, space and aliens, strong sexual content, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.7
 558
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: stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, contests and competitions, supernatural, space and aliens, battles, computer virus, space travel, alien encounter, rebelliousness, adventure, danger, femme fatale ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.7
 155
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: bounty hunter, heroes, disorder, track down, government agency, danger, escapades, evil alien, rivalry, chases and races, escape, space and aliens ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 4.9
 832
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: futuristic, serious
Plot: environmentalism, androids and robots, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, escapades, society, superhuman powers, teenage life, future dystopia, youth, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, save the day, deadly, danger, small town, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, imaginary, bar, alien, fire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, save the world, rescue, evil alien, adventure, danger, space and aliens, changing the past or future, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, supernatural, mad scientist, save the planet, danger, disorder, alien encounter, heroes, escapades, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: suspenseful, epic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, spacecraft, outer space, danger, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, chases and races, space and aliens, changing the past or future, androids and robots, benign alien ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, escapades, supernatural, man versus machine, nasa, battles, zombie, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.9
 854
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: space wars, space battle, evil alien, alien, betrayal, space war, space travel, alien encounter, adventure, space and aliens, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, cult movie cast, remake of cult film ...
Plot: alien, save the world, danger, getting home, benign alien, heroes, race against time, space and aliens, vampire, deadly, alien encounter, impossible love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
They Are Among Us (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, danger, hidden identity, imaginary, chaos, deadly, impostor, small town, survival, sexual content, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.2
 958
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: serious, scary, offbeat, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: nasa, evil alien, gory, disorder, chaos, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, parallel world, strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 2.2
 436
Power Corps. (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soldiers land on Caprini and confront diabolical villains.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space travel, heroic mission, military, tough heroes, danger, rivalry, supernatural, adventure, escapades, deadly creature, distant planet ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 2.9
 855
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, time travel, save the world, benign alien, imaginary, deadly creature, disorder, heroic mission, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: undercover, save the world, special agents, police detective, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, deadly, dishonesty, satellite ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, adventure, alien encounter, save the world, disorder, danger, experiment gone awry, imaginary, military life, manhunt, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 4.1
 956
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, evil alien, monster, supernatural ability, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, alien encounter, chaos, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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 ⇓
74%
 4.2
 539
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, race against time, deadly, adventure, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.6
 560
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, survival, save the world, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, special agents, deadly, race against time, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, suspenseful, tense, captivating, splatter
Plot: chaos, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, rivalry, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, danger, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, young heroes, deadly creature, imaginary, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Without Warning (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television program is interupted by a news network announcing that three meteors have hit the United States, France and China. At first it seems natural but after interviews by scientists and eyewitness seems to suggest that it is not. Three more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, anti heroes, space and aliens, misfit, benign alien, save the world, escapades, catastrophe, anti hero, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: androids and robots, evil alien, apocalypse, future dystopia, save the world, a.i., man versus machine, danger, space travel, imaginary, alien encounter, outer space ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: survival, mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, battles, chaos, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.2
 537
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, astronomer, soldier, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, introspection, save the world, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Day Time Ended (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A small family relocates to the Sonoran Desert, to be closer to the grandparents of the family. Though there are news reports of a spectacular triple supernova, and the young granddaughter has seen a glowing alien construction behind the barn, the ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, psychotronic, claymation
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, desert, escapades, misfit, heroes, save the world, danger, androids and robots, benign alien, rescue, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%