Movies like War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave

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War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)
 2.1
 4K
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance of military forces prepares a daring attack on the Red Planet itself. Once again, the future of mankind hangs in the balance.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, bleak, saga
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, alien invasion, adventure, rivalry, chaos, outer space, fictional war, evil alien, invasion, mars, martian, heroes, escapades, alien encounter, distant planet, space and aliens, distopia, danger, imaginary, space war

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Most similar movies to War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and tense films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, chaos, imaginary and alien encounter mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave: Crimson Force (2005), War of the Worlds (2005), Alien Dawn (2012), Wing Commander (1999), Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, chaos, alien encounter, space wars, space travel, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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100%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, humanity in peril, destruction, alien creature, fate of humanity, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, south america, australia ...
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40%
 2.3
 930
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
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100%
 4.3
 17K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollywood version of the popular video game series "Wing Commander". Unlike other video games to feature film transitions, series creator Chris Roberts was heavily involved in the film's creation. This is the story of Christopher ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, alien encounter, space and aliens, space opera, space travel, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this prequel to Transmorphers -- a sci-fi thriller that borrows heavily from the plot of Transformers -- planet Earth is in peril thanks to a rogue army of alien robots, and it's up to a small group of humans to mount a crippling ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, androids and robots, man versus machine, alien encounter, space travel, save the world, adventure, heroes, survival, benign alien, robot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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54%
 2.8
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Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, save the world, good versus evil, space wars, spacecraft, chase, heroes, escapades, technology gone awry, chaos, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.5
 861
Mandrake (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An expedition led by adventurer Darren McCall and funded by the wealthy Harry Vargas braves the impenetrable jungle to retrieve a fabled bejeweled dagger from an ancient burial ground. But pulling the dagger from its rightful resting place awakens ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: curse, chaos, survival, adventurer, jungle, escapades, adventure, dangerous animal, rivalry, ritual, murder, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.4
 815
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, stylized, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, fight, fictional war, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: suspenseful, serious, 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 ⇓
51%
 4.2
 641
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, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion, evil alien, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, light, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space battle, save the world, space wars, adventure, chaos, battles, society, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, survival, alien encounter, space battle, deadly creature, apocalypse, escapades, planet, evil alien, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 1K
Star Runners (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two space smuggles are caught by the government and told if they deliver a create to a certain location the charges will be forgotten. Turns out the create is the key to a cover up and other parties want it to.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysterious planet, space wars, space travel, survival, undercover, adventure, deadly creature, escapades, giant insect, save the lady, friendship, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, giant spider, monster versus monster, cons and scams ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, catastrophe, heroes, escapades, race against time ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, marines, save the world, space travel, adventure, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien race, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Capt. William "Buck" Rogers is a jovial space cowboy who is accidentally time-warped from 1987 to 2491. Earth is engaged in interplanetary war following a global holocaust, and Buck's piloting skills make him an ideal starfighter ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, chaos, battles, graphic violence, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, master warrior, master villain, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 412
Space Marines (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Space pirates, led by diabolical Colonel Fraser, take over a cargo ship carrying anti-matter explosive and an important official. Space marines, led by Captain Gray, must stop their evil plans.
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, terrorism, space and aliens, daring rescue, crimes, heroic mission, save the day, adventure, master villain, heroes, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien invasion, save the world, space and aliens, evil alien, asteroid, survival, chaos, race against time, escapades, battles, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 405
Atomic Rulers (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Super criminals are planning to infiltrate Earth with mass nuclear destruction! Only Starman can defend civilization by thwarting evil!
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, manga
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, orphan, alien invasion, disaster, apocalypse, alien encounter, martial arts, catastrophe, good versus evil, androids and robots, space and aliens, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Babylon 5: Thirdspace (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space station, outer space, space and aliens, evil alien, adventure, fight, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, chaos, mind control, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, androids and robots, space travel, outer space, escapades, adventure, battles, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Terminators (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small band of resistance fighters battle the cyborgs that have taken control of the planet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, chaos, space travel, a.i., man versus machine, heroes, save the world, rebelliousness, heroic mission, cyborgs, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
44%
Independence Daysaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, escapades, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, secret service, ufo, alien invasion, small town, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Maximum Velocity (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a comet passes the Earth it causes a cataclysmic storm. Only a disbanded government unit with a secret weather-manipulating weapon can try to stop it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: race against time, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, environmentalism, heroes, chaos, escapades, forces of nature, weatherman, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 916
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 ⇓
43%
 2.0
 1K
Supercroc (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A team of soldiers must stop a giant, bloodthirsty crocodile from reaching a nearby city, while trying to avoid being a meal for the beast themselves.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, crocodile, deadly creature, save the day, race against time, supernatural, military, escapades, city, creature feature, survival, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 879
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, antidote, chaos and mayhem, family relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, satellite, adventure, special agents, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%