Movies like Prometheus

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Prometheus (2012)
 7.0
 543K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, dark, tense, atmospheric, suspense, serious, stylized, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, expedition, space travel, fantasy world, alien encounter, mission, mysterious planet, spacecraft, hi-tech, distant planet, research, storm, heroine, danger, genetics, human versus alien, astronaut, powerful corporation, fear, supernatural, scientist, androids, journey, giant monster ...
Time: future, 21st century

Most similar movies to Prometheus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, futuristic, serious and suspense films with plots about outer space, space and aliens, technology, dialogue, first contact, space travel and danger mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Prometheus: Alien (1979), Alien: Covenant (2017), Event Horizon (1997), Pandorum (2009), Aliens (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 725K
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, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, spacecraft, outer space, deadly creature, monster, alien encounter, scientist, alien monster, trapped ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 235K
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: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, bad ending, twist ending ...
Plot: alien, outer space, monster, alien technology, infection, space travel, alien life-form, experiment, brutality, mission, androids, parasite ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 145K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, nightmare, space station, outer space, insanity, danger, space and aliens, supernatural, survival, crew, black hole, violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 138K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, survival, spacecraft, outer space, isolation, space and aliens, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, post apocalypse, confined ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 609K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: frightening, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, survival, outer space, mysterious planet, strong female character, heroine, space marine, cryogenics ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.3M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, time travel, spacecraft, end of the world, black hole, parallel world, space exploration, heroic mission, wormhole, expedition, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: breeding, mercenary, space travel, cloning, outer space, scientist, alien, survival, gene manipulation, betrayal, underwater scene, genetic engineering ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 222K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, save the world, sun, danger, expedition, astronaut, isolation, heroic mission, bomb, earth ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 94K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: psychological, scary, mind bending, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, psychologist, psychology, survival, supernatural, danger, first contact, ocean or sea, adventure, ocean, underwater, alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 52K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: alien encounter, astronaut, outer space, moon, spacecraft, space travel, nasa, alien, expedition, deadly, space and aliens, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 1972, year 2011 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 337K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, survival, alien encounter, monster, space and aliens, alien, fear, research, danger, supernatural, isolation, evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 113K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien, danger, alien invasion, alien encounter, chase, blizzard, survival, gory, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 259K
Alien 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: evil alien, space travel, alien, deadly creature, outer space, redemption, human versus alien, survival, danger, cryogenics, spacecraft, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 64K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, survival, danger, outer space, astronaut, found footage, landing, inventions and discoveries, distant planet, moon, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 693K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, isolation, space travel, mars, nasa, astronaut, human spirit, adventure, stranded, space and aliens, alone, loneliness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, beijing china, china, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 459K
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, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, disorder, mysterious character, alien encounter, evil alien, danger, a.i., space and aliens, resistance ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 216K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, futuristic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, alien encounter, survival, dark hero, monster, evil alien, mysterious planet, tough heroes, space travel, anti heroes, outer space, one man army ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 146K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, adventure, one man army, tough heroes, bounty hunter, outer space, deadly creature, heroes, mysterious planet, lone wolves, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 272K
Serenity (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, space and aliens, friendship, psychic, martial arts, escapades, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, zombie, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 23K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, scientist, mystery, androids and robots, fate of humanity, family relations, woman in danger, fear, alien, haunted by the past, a.i., parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 76K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: futuristic, psychological, surreal, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, astronaut, mysterious planet, spacecraft, back from the dead, paranormal activity, mystery, obsession, psychologist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 183K
After Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, danger, adventure, survival, spacecraft, heroic mission, apocalypse, parents and children, isolation, young heroes, real life father and son playing father and son, save the day ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: exciting, scary, twists and turns, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, deadly creature, save the world, adventure, monster, expedition, apocalypse, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, danger, evil alien, gory ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, mexico, nebraska, nepal, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 190K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: space station, tentacle, research, space travel, mars, astronaut, survival horror, alien, monster, brutality, twists & turns, death ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, atmospheric, meditative, thought provoking ...
Plot: space travel, space station, spacecraft, outer space, evolution, astronaut, adventure, moon, spacewalk, scientist, super computer, space mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, prehistory, year 2001 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 315K
Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With only three weeks left in his three year contract, Sam Bell is getting anxious to finally return to Earth. He is the only occupant of a Moon-based manufacturing facility along with his computer and assistant, GERTY. When he has an accident ...
Style: psychological, futuristic, bleak, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: isolation, outer space, loneliness, cloning, spacecraft, moon, astronaut, dystopic future, space and aliens, doubts and hesitations, nervous breakdown, space travel ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: mine, mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, nasa, space travel, presumed dead, spacewalk, outer space, adventure, contact, nuclear threat, expedition, ufo, hopes ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2010, 2010s
Place: new mexico, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, creature, team, commander, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: suspenseful, biting, serious, mind bending, twists and turns ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, space travel, slavery, rescue, scientist, danger, ape, gorilla, future dystopia, dictatorship, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%