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Surface (2005)
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Surface (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Surface is a science fiction television series that premiered on NBC on September 19, 2005. The program aired ten episodes before going on hiatus on November 28, 2005 due to NBC's coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It returned for five more episodes, beginning January 2, 2006. On May 15, 2006, NBC officially announced the series' cancellation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, enigmatic
Plot: sea monster, monster, teenage life, marine biologist, uncover truth, misfit, mystery, escapades, scientist, alien encounter, nosy, evil alien, teen romance, heroes, boat, space and aliens, teenager, family relations, sea creature, father son relationship, teenage boy, insurance agent, babe scientist, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Surface

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, mystery, deadly, escapades, uncover truth, space and aliens and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Surface: Invasion (2005), Threshold (2005), Primeval (2007), Wayward Pines (2015), Siberia (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Invasion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Invasion is an American science fiction television series that aired on ABC for only one season beginning in September 21, 2005. Somewhat similar to Invasion of the Body Snatchers, the show told the story of the aftermath of a hurricane in which ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, creature, survival, evil alien, swamp, deadly creature, hurricane, rescue, mystery, invasion, heroic mission, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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 7.2
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Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Threshold was a science fiction drama television series that first aired on CBS in September 2005. Produced by Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer and David Heyman, the series focuses on a secret government project investigating the first contact with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: alien invasion, government conspiracy, evil alien, infected, top secret, alien encounter, invasion, contact, encounter, genetically altered, government facility, human existence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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100%
 7.2
 14K
Primeval (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past and near future.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, ancient mystery, experiment gone awry, monster, escapades, time travel, survival, heroes, disaster, forces of nature, team ...
Time: prehistory, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 55K
Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, small town life, beast, society, investigation, confined, missing person, murder, mystery, transformation, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 3K
Siberia (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Siberia is an American mockumentary series about a reality television show where 16 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska. The show was filmed in Birds Hill Provincial Park just north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns
Plot: survival, group of strangers, tv show, isolation, adventure, escapades, mystery, mysterious place, confined, videotaping, media, reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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67%
 6.8
 56K
V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien encounter, world domination, fate of humanity, dishonesty, fbi, conspiracy, invasion, uncover truth, alien, alien invasion ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 5K
The Boat (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A global cataclysm, caused by a fatal accident in Geneva (Switzerland) during the implementation of the particle accelerator will lead to the crew and students of the school-ship Polar Star to live the greatest adventure of their lives. Isolated and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ship, adventure, confined, lost at sea, escapades, family relations, parents and children, isolation, mystery, end of the world, vestiges of humanity, science gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, stalking, uncover truth, murder investigation, journalism, law enforcement, media, heroes, legends and myths, investigation, paranormal investigation, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Arctic Predator (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A team searching for a long-lost ship in the Arctic unwittingly unleash an alien creature that looks like it's made of ice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, isolation, deadly creature, supernatural, treasure hunt, autopsy, frozen body, adventure, alien encounter, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, 19th century
Place: antarctica, antarctic
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 29K
Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, quarantine, secret place, virus, save the day, survival, arctic, dna, uncover truth, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 2K
Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. Remake of Coma 1978.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: medical student, hospital, uncover truth, mystery, workplace, woman in danger, medical school, doctors and patients, death, chief of staff, power relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 884
Lost Tapes (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lost Tapes is an American television horror series that aired on Animal Planet. Produced by Go Go Luckey Entertainment, the program presents found footage depicting traumatic encounters with cryptozoological creatures, including the Chupacabra and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: beast, creature, videotaping, mystery, urban legend, legends and myths, monster, evidence, disappearance, hoax, giant animal, research ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 375
Glory Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wunderkind author Mike Dolan achieved literary fame at age 21 with a steamy expose on his seemingly idyllic Maine town. Four years later, he hasn't written another word and reluctantly returns home in search of an antidote ... where he is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, atmospheric
Plot: conspiracy, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, writer's life, uncover truth, crimes, supernatural, mysterious death, creative block, life is a bitch, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 9K
The Triangle (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A group of people haunted by their experiences within the Bermuda Triangle band together to confront its truths.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bermuda triangle, time warp, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, investigation, adventure, missing person, ocean, ghost, journalism, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Eve of Destruction (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Two scientists attempt to discover a new unlimited energy resource, but their experiment is sabotaged by eco-terrorists. A black hole is then formed and could destroy the world ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, save the world, escapades, experiment gone awry, chaos, heroes, black hole, science runs amok, disaster, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, babe scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 11K
The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak
Plot: youth, evil alien, save the world, investigation, manipulation, race against time, murder, naivete, deception, kids in trouble, little girl, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 251
Disconnect (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A distraught college student finds a phone that enables her to talk to her deceased mother in the past. Instead of a heart attack, she learns that her mother was murdered. She tries to use the phone to stop the murder from occurring before the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, serious
Plot: murder, changing the past or future, race against time, uncover truth, hidden identity, crimes, mystery, female protagonist, college graduate, family relations, dishonesty, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, survival, uncover truth, confined, ocean, mysterious place, isolation, scientist, adventure, supernatural, crew, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.6
 2K
Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ufo, evil alien, conspiracy, alien, alien invasion, hidden truth, couples, mystery, state affairs, dishonesty, government agency, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, escapades, space and aliens, military, found footage, no survivors, soldier, jungle, chase, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 4K
What Remains (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: When the decomposed body of Melissa Young is found by a couple in their new flat, Detective Len Harper is determined to discover what happened to her and why nobody noticed she was missing.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, police investigation, multiple suspects, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, one last case, loner, social relations, lesbian, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 707
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, strong female presence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh, futuristic ...
Plot: biohazard, plague, laboratory, bacteria, cure, disease, evil alien, virus, survival, catastrophe, satellite, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, shanghai, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.1
 4K
Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, investigation, riddles and clues, amateur detective, media, crimes, youth, young heroes, investigative journalism, missing brother, mind control, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, space station, race against time, escapades, collision, adventure, save the day, meteorite, scientist, society, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 1K
InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, crimes, supernatural, victim, investigation, strong female presence, law enforcement, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, a vision, electrocution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Something Is Out There (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime scenes, it turns out she is an alien from an interstellar prison ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, escape, mysterious character, space and aliens, law enforcement, serial killer, crimes, mystery, alien, police, policewoman ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 89K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, post apocalypse, resistance, alien invasion, alien encounter, ufo, space and aliens, vestiges of humanity, alien, apocalypse, life is a bitch, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Eye of the Beast (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This menacing monster yarn stars James Van Der Beek as government scientist Dan Leland, who's sent to investigate reported sightings of a giant squidlike beast that's put the entire population of a fishing village on edge. Though Leland ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: sea monster, giant squid, fishing boat, deadly creature, obsessive quest, supernatural, escapades, marine biologist, social relations, small town, creature feature, squid ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000. The presence of Dan Aykroyd opening ...
Style: tense, mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, ufo, supernatural ability, hidden truth, uncover truth, mystery, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, conspiracy, escapades, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%