Movies like 51

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51 (2011)
 3.5
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51 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Due to political pressure from the American public, the Air Force has decided to allow two well-known reporters limited access to the most secretive base on the planet. But when one of the base’s “long-term visitors” exploits this unprecedented visit as a chance to liberate himself and his fellow alien captives, Area 51 turns from a secure government base to a horrifying destination of terror.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: alien, conspiracy, military, confined, danger, government facility, cover-up, laboratory, survival, evil alien, rebellion, space and aliens, ufo, soldier, photographer, doctor, elevator, alien creature, air force, reporter, blood, explosion, injection, camera, gunshot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, alien, space and aliens, supernatural and evil alien mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like 51: Unaware (2010), Village of the Damned (1995), Alien Origin (2012), Crawl or Die (2014), Area 407 (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
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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
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100%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, mind game, pregnancy, evil alien, supernatural ability, space and aliens, deadly, village, supernatural power, small town life, babies and infants, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 1.9
 2K
Alien Origin (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A movie created from "found footage" of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth.
Style: serious, suspense, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, military, found footage, no survivors, soldier, jungle, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.1
 2K
Crawl or Die (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced ...
Style: exciting, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, survival, danger, chaos, confined, escapades, soldier, alien, evil alien, creature, death, space and aliens ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 3.6
 4K
Area 407 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Survivors of an airplane crash find themselves within the borders of a government testing area and pursued by predators.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, survival, deadly, danger, government facility, creature, government, eaten alive, air disaster, found footage, no survivors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
59%
Alien Abduction (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, conspiracy, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, alien encounter, race against time, danger, supernatural, life is a bitch, on the run, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.7
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: suspenseful, serious, 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 ⇓
53%
 2.5
 620
Groom Lake (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Kate discovers she has a terminal illness, she persuades boyfriend Andy to visit Groom Lake, a reputed hotbed of alien activity, hoping to discover proof of life beyond this terrestrial sphere. Soon, the pair crosses paths with desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: desert, small town, obsessive quest, daring rescue, dishonesty, terminal illness, danger, escapades, government agency, space and aliens, heroes, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Infection: The Invasion Begins (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mystery surrounds a small town that was attacked on September 9, 2009. Now sixty years later, the last survivor, Sarah, sends a high profile reporter a letter suggesting what really happened on that day. The government calls 9/9/09 the start of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, danger, deadly, social relations, dishonesty, infection, creature, love triangle, government coverup, survival, uncover truth, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.4
 541
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
50%
 5.2
 2K
Dead Air (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious
Plot: terrorism, survival, zombie, chaos, gory, danger, escapades, deadly, confined, isolation, plague, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, survival, battles, hostage, captivity, isolation, hostages, danger, investigation, small town, save the world, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.0
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Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, danger, deadly creature, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.7
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, space and aliens, alien contact, alien, alien invasion, deadly creature, ufo, murder, danger, alien encounter, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, disorder, working undercover, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Silent Warnings (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the accidental death of his cousin Joe Vossimer, the just-graduated electronic engineer Layne Vossimer joins his girlfriend and four friends of them to visit and clean the inherited farm in the country. The local Sheriff Bill Willingham is an ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, mystery, teenage life, alien encounter, family in danger, deadly creature, deadly, save the world, danger, rivalry, college, teleportation ...
Time: contemporary
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47%
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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 ⇓
46%
 5.2
 2K
Bloodwork (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple of college students decide to sign up for pharmaceutical testing of a new allergy drug to make some extra cash for their spring break trip. They quickly discover their two week stay will not be as easy as they first believed and fight to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, scary
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, danger, deadly, buddies, confined, isolation, hospital, human experiment, disorder, friends, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
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Lifeform (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Viking space capsule suddenly returns to Earth from its long ago trip to Mars, it brings with it an intelligent visitor that is part "Alien" and part "ET". Encased in armor, it extends a human like form from its shell to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: mars, egg, hazmat suit, soldier, military, alien, evil alien, deadly, benign alien, space and aliens, chaos, nasa ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 791
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, race against time, danger, deadly, gory, mad scientist, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, evil alien, in the woods, alien encounter, alien, loss of friend, isolation, paranoia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, forest, cabin, flying saucer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 2K
The Squad (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The air is thick with tension as a military squad proceeds to the foot of a mountain base, where they're ordered to wait for backup and hold their position. The mountain is shrouded in fog and the men are exhausted. They've been fighting ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, military, soldier, danger, curses spells and rituals, confined, survival, swat, violence, murder, graphic violence, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 3K
Night Skies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ufo, investigation, supernatural, danger, alien encounter, mistaken identity, memory loss, deadly, space travel, stranded, creature, abduction ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 3K
Beneath (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six high school seniors celebrating with day's excursion find themselves on rowboat attacked by man-eating fish and must decide who must be sacrificed as they fight their way back to shore.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, isolation, confined, youth, deadly, danger, lake, fish, buddies, trapped, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: survival, danger, chaos, supernatural, deadly, escapades, experiment gone awry, conspiracy, scientist, crimes, gory, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.4
 266
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, deadly, gory, betrayal, alien, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%