Movies like Within the Rock

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Within the Rock (1996)
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Within the Rock (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Space miners sent to stop a moon's collision course with the earth discover a hibernating creature that soon revives and starts slaughtering the mining crew.
Style: cult film
Plot: outer space, creature feature, alien creature, alien, monster, spacecraft, rock, moon, tomb, miner, earth, save the world, doomsday, alien monster, nuclear explosion, tunnel, waking up, nuclear bomb, creature, female scientist, nuclear, hibernation, explosion, explosive

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Most similar movies to Within the Rock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychotronic, scary and serious films with plots about monster, alien, outer space, creature feature, danger, spacecraft and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Within the Rock: Star Crystal (1986), Moontrap (1988), Critters 4 (1992), Creature (1985), The Deadly Spawn (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 1K
Star Crystal (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crew members aboard a space ship encounter an alien life form intent on killing them.
Plot: monster, alien, outer space, space travel, expedition, trapped in space, crystal, spacecraft
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 3K
Moontrap (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, moon, spacecraft, nasa, evil alien, alien encounter, space wars, save the world, escapades, heroes, man versus machine, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s, 60s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.0
 7K
Critters 4 (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, alien, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, save the world, deadly creature, misfit, heroes, benign alien, supernatural, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2040s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.3
 4K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, evil alien, alien, monster, planet, deadly creature, adventure, rescue, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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151
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241
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, monster, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, save the world, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When an atomic war on Mars destroys the planet's women, it's up to Martian Princess Marcuzan and her right-hand man Dr. Nadir to travel to earth and kidnap women for new breeding stock. Landing in Puerto Rico, they shoot down a NASA space ...
Style: scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: breeding, beach, evil alien, mars, alien invasion, martian, creature feature, alien abduction, monster, outer space, alien, androids ...
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 8.5
 852K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, outer space, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, survival horror, fear ...
Time: future, distant future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Alien Factor (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A spaceship containing specimens for an intergalactic zoo crashes on Earth near a small back woods town. The specimens escape, and soon town folk are turning up mutilated. Very low budget feature was the first for Baltimore filmmaker Don Dohler.
Plot: alien, police, terror, stranded, monster, outer space, spacecraft, car, alien invasion, passionate kiss, alcoholic drink
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 3.4
 1K
Dead Space (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Phaebon had been thought to be a safe and controlled research facility until a distress signal calls for Commander Kreiger and his robot Tinpan. Together, they try to save the planet from a spreading virus and an odd and growing cocoon. Remake of ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: space battle, infection, autopsy, electric shock, female nudity, spacecraft, aerial combat, laboratory, rock climbing, robot, virus, nightmare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Creeping Terror (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat people.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, offbeat ...
Plot: spacecraft, monster, sheriff, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, escapades, alien encounter, destiny ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Harbinger Down (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, ...
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: infection, scientist, military, alien, fishing boat, creature, transformation, creature feature, toxic, fear, ship, radiation ...
Time: year 1982
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.2
 998
Seedpeople (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The citizens of Comet Valley are being taken over by seeds from an alien plant that has taken root there. A sheriff investigates the strange goings-on.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, factory, alien encounter, small town life, space and aliens, supernatural, escapades, save the world, deadly creature, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Xtro 3: Watch the Skies (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marines on a deserted island are ordered to disfuse bombs, but then an alien creature terrorizes them.
Plot: alien, revenge, helicopter, machete, betrayal, death, rabbit, autopsy, remote island, biopunk, creature feature, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 2K
The Being (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Toxic waste dumping in a small Idaho town turns a young boy into horrible mutant monster. The town's police chief and a government scientist team up to stop the monster, which is quickly killing off the town's citizenry.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: mutant, monster, disfigurement, female nudity, decapitation, police, small town, revenge, toxic waste, creature feature, radioactivity, easter ...
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 885
The Dark (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal. One man, a cop, is determined to kill this mysterious creature. Another, a scientist, is determined to capture and save this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, supernatural, special agents, scientist, creature, tunnel, revenge, cemetery, animal life ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Spawn of the Slithis (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nuclear leak creates a mutant Slithis sea monster, which terrorizes the variety of pets, winos, and hippies who hang around Venice, California.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: nuclear, mutant, monster, scientist, sea monster, radioactivity, ogre, violence, female nudity, sea, creature feature, animals ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, murder, good versus evil, investigation, outer space, race against time, survival, alien, evil alien, space travel, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, latin america, colombia, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Creature of Darkness (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The story of four young couples drawn to the remote dunes for off-roading in their extreme machines. But the outing turns into a night of terror when they are attacked by the Catcher, a skilled and brutal hunter of human specimens for alien science.
Plot: predator, monster, hunter, alien, hot temper, nudity (full frontal - brief), search party, alien space craft, abusive boyfriend, rabbit, human prey, motorcycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.4
 274K
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: bad ending, enigmatic, suspense, twist ending, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, outer space, alien life-form, androids, human versus alien, space travel, monster, alien parasite, parasite, creature, extraterrestrial, brutality ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak, scary ...
Plot: vampire, rescue, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, save the world, survival, supernatural, femme fatale, trapped in space, emergency ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Horror Planet (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A crew of interplanetary archaeologists is threatened when an alien creature impregnates one of their members, causing her to turn homicidal and murder them one by one.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: pregnancy, evil alien, alien, murder, space and aliens, disorder, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, cons and scams, parents and children, space travel ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.1
 379
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space wars, supernatural, rescue, heroes, dangerous animal, journalism, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades, space and aliens, spacecraft ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
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Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, chaos, save the planet, battles, isolation, space and aliens, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 35K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, creature, bounty hunter, chaos, small town, outer space, misfit, family in danger, space and aliens, intergalactic, alien creature, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Space Probe Taurus (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the year 2000 the spaceship Hope One sets off to find new galaxies for colonization. However, an encounter with an alien being and a swarm of meteorites sends the ship streaking off course into a sea of monsters on an uncharted world. Written by ...
Style: scary, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, alien planet, ocean, wizards and magicians, chaos, moon, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, officers and cadets, mars, battle zone ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Transformations (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wolfgang is traveling in outer space when a monster, which he sees as a beautiful woman, appears in his spaceship and makes love with him. Then the ship is forced to land on a planet which is a penal colony. Here he meets Miranda who falls in love ...
Plot: succubus, love, outer space, virus, alien parasite, fictional planet, burned alive, colony, planet, female nudity, sexual arousal, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.9
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, survival, alien, monster, creature, mutant, post apocalypse, disorder, chaos, desert, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 818
Biohazard (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Alien monster uses a psychic to try to take over the earth.
Plot: monster, alien, teleportation, exploitation, psychic, nudity (full frontal - brief), scientist, lust, corpse, female nudity, bathtub, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Creature Below (2016)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young scientist discovers a malevolent entity which sets her on a bloody descent into the jaws of insanity.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: creature, murder, monster, sibling relationship, marine biologist, nightmare, diving, creature feature, eaten alive, insanity, assassin, evil woman ...
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%