Movies like Earthling

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Earthling (2010)
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Earthling (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a mysterious atmospheric event, a small group of people wake up to realize that their entire lives have been a lie. They are in fact aliens disguised as humans. Now they have to make a choice. Live amongst men, or try to find a way back home.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense, offbeat, serious
Plot: secret identity, alien encounter, human host, danger, alien, spacesuit, moral dilemma, mystery, society, space and aliens, lesbian, impregnation, human alien, slug
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, captivating and tense films with plots about danger, space and aliens, alien, alien encounter, heroes, evil alien and deadly mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Earthling: 1313: UFO Invasion (2012), Battle Planet (2008), Dark Space (2013), Grey Skies (2010), Unidentified (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
1313: UFO Invasion (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: ADAM is a graduate student in theoretical astronomy and working on his dissertation. He’s always been interested in what’s ‘out there’ and he finds a perfect opportunity to both work and play…..in Roswell, New Mexico.
Style: serious, sexy, homoerotic, cult film
Plot: alien, danger, space and aliens, camp, ufo, alien invasion, gay, alien encounter, homosexual subtext, swimming pool, house
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico
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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
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77%
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Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, evil alien, escapades, space and aliens, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, death, graphic violence, chases and races, skinny dipping ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.4
 525
Grey Skies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of old college friends reunite to relive their glory days by renting a beautiful cabin in the woods. As the sun sets on their first day in the cabin, bright flashes of light announce the arrival of mysterious creatures. These friends will ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: alien, survival, alien encounter, danger, isolation, reunion, escapades, in the woods, abduction, murder, violence, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Unidentified (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two reporters working for the same magazine are sent to Texas to investigate a string of UFO sightings. As they investigate two distinct theories begin to develop. Both reporters are driven to prove their own theory, but in the end only one can be ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspense, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: ufo, alien encounter, investigation, supernatural, journalism, society, hopes, religions or cults, redemption, religious conversion, small town, christian propaganda ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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70%
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Bigfoot Wars (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After the sheriff of the small town of Boggy Creek receives reports of attacks from a vicious beast bearing resemblance to the legendary Sasquatch, he enlists the help of an expert survivalist (The Outsider's C. Thomas Howell) and sets out to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: bigfoot, danger, escapades, dangerous animal, battles, track down, small town, deadly, standoff, showdown, human versus animal, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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64%
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Unaware (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In July 2010, a vacationing couple discovered something disturbing on a ranch in rural Texas. Armed with a home camcorder, they captured their experience on video.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien encounter, found footage, danger, farm, countryside, alien, survival, deadly, space and aliens, conspiracy, government conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Wild Blue Yonder (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, France, Austria, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien narrates the story of his dying planet, his and his people's visitations to Earth and Earth's self-made demise, while human astronauts in space are attempting to find an alternate planet for surviving humans to live on.
Style: serious, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, alien, save the planet, space and aliens, prodigy, save the world, adventure, space travel, apocalypse, chaos, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Actual Reality (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hacker guy meets girl online in virtual reality. Guy realizes girl is a cop. Girl realizes guy is a girl. All hell breaks loose.
Style: thought provoking, sexy, captivating, contemplative, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian, love and romance, society, love, romance, virtual reality, youth, couples, friendship, escapades, fictional reality, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.1
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The Device (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, scary ...
Plot: sibling relationship, supernatural, in the woods, lake, alien abduction, alien encounter, sister sister relationship, evil alien, changing the past or future, danger, experiment, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.5
 419
Alien Outbreak (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a small rural community, local police officers Zoe and Patrick begin their shift as normal but soon, strange events unfold. Residents begin behaving erratically, and suicidal panic spreads amongst the township they are trying to protect. Zoe and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien invasion, alien encounter, space and aliens, invasion, ufo, alien, survival, evil alien, adventure, underground, fate of humanity, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Alien Armageddon (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: For years, UFO sightings have been documented around the world. What were once mere sightings have now become brutal attacks of epic proportions. As the human race faces total annihilation with every major city destroyed only Los Angeles remains. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, disturbing
Plot: evil alien, against humanity, danger, alien invasion, space and aliens, alien encounter, chaos, missing child, rebellion, gory, missing daughter, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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53%
Area 51 Confidential (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: People from various walks of life find themselves held captive in a desolate area surrounding a secret government installation rumored to contain extraterrestrial life
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: captivity, danger, alien encounter, military, government, extraterrestrial, experiment, desert, survival, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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InAlienable (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Still guilt-ridden over the accident that took his family's lives, Eric Norris discovers that his body is host to a parasite from another world. Except, it is more than a parasite: it carries his DNA.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: heroes, alien encounter, family in crisis, legal, love triangle, widower, beach, benign alien, babies and infants, space and aliens, court case, government conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Man on Earth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the latest week on the earth before the announce of the landing of an extraterrestrial society on earth seen by the eyes of a misogynist man with only the desire solitude and routine.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: solitude, alien encounter, benign alien, life turned upside down, disorder, alien, misogynist, extraterrestrial, danger, adventure, society, political unrest ...
Place: europe, italy
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49%
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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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, save the world, battles, chaos, androids and robots, danger, escapades, imaginary, evil alien, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Legends from the Sky (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Native American Veteran, burdened by survivor's guilt after a disastrous military tour, is forced to search for his missing grandfather after his ancestral land is mysteriously taken over by an unknown federal organization.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: heroes, save the day, uncover truth, haunted by the past, law enforcement, government agency, alien encounter, dishonesty, space and aliens, conspiracy, military, native american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Invasion Roswell (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the American Army shot down a UFO in 1947, generations of elite commandos were secretly trained to deal with the aliens' feared return. However, the extra-terrestrials never came back and the elite force was disbanded. Sixty-six years ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: invasion, alien encounter, battles, military, soldier, spacecraft, alien, attack, patriotism, heroic mission, teamwork, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ghost from the Machine (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wildly grief-stricken over the accidental death of his parents, young techno-geek Cody (Sasha Andreev) cobbles together an electrical device that he hopes will bring the spirits of mom and dad back from beyond the grave. But the machine's power ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, obsession, inventions and discoveries, danger, technology gone awry, family relations, ghost, disorder, supernatural, car accident, death, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, cult film, cult movie cast, remake of cult film ...
Plot: alien, deadly, race against time, heroes, save the world, getting home, vampire, benign alien, danger, space and aliens, estate, weakness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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44%
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Bane (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Held captive in an underground prison by a sadistic sicko who fancies himself a surgeon, 4 women fight for their lives, knowing the exact time they're scheduled to die thanks to a crudely carved set of numbers on each of their bodies. None of ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, experiment, isolation, danger, confined, deadly, gore, survival, violence, murder, captivity, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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41%
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Hangar 10 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 33 years after the infamous Rendlesham Forest UFO incident, three metal detector enthusiasts hunting for Saxon gold in the same region, capture incredible footage of UFO's whilst filming their expedition. As night falls and with their ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien encounter, danger, deadly, in the woods, no survivors, forest, found footage, evil alien, space and aliens, creature, survival, ufo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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40%
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Absence (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Doctors are baffled when an expectant mother wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy apparently disappear overnight. Police investigate the situation as a missing child, and only her husband and brother trust her version of events.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: missing child, danger, mystery, alien abduction, family relations, investigation, uncover truth, pregnancy, losing-it hero, supportive spouse, family problems, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
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Lunopolis (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lunopolis is a 2009 direct-to-video science fiction film directed by Matthew Avant. The film is presented in found footage style and takes place in the weeks preceding the rumored events of the 2012 prophecies. Two documentary filmmakers discover a ...
Style: tense, contemplative, serious, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, sent to the past, moon, cult, uncover truth, obsessive quest, escapades, filmmaking, secret movement, legends and myths, partners, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
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Ejecta (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two men witness an unexplainable event in the sky as a historic solar storm approaches, and they try to survive as a terrifying life form hunts them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, danger, survival, truth, universe, evil alien, space and aliens, graphic violence, alien, violence, night, hunted
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
Sex Files: Alien Erotica (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On board a long distance spaceship returning to Earth, an alien lifeform has invaded. It feeds off of sexual energy and can clone itself to resemble the female crew members. Once on Earth the government's Alien Files force is called in to ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, suspenseful, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, danger, imaginary, special agents, supernatural, deadly, investigation, life is a bitch, heroes, sex addict, cloning, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, deadly, supernatural, benign alien, space and aliens, escapades, danger, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, space wars, cons and scams ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, save the day, deadly, danger, small town, evil alien, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, bar, fire, alien
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Gerber Syndrome: il contagio (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Gerber's Syndrome is an contagious viral disease that was discovered in Germany in 2008 and spread all over the world. It is extremely contagious, fast spreading, and deadly. This syndrome is very difficult to spot, because it's like a ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: terminal illness, plague, danger, deadly, deadly virus, vaccine, society, life is a bitch, virus, found footage, pandemic
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, danger, rivalry, femme fatale, chases and races, contests and competitions, rescue, androids and robots, adventure ...
Time: future
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36%