Movies like The Advanced Guard

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The Advanced Guard (1998)
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The Advanced Guard (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of aliens arrive on Earth as part of an advance invasion force. Their mission is to kidnap a small sample of humans and run them through a series of rigorous tests to determine if they would make suitable slaves. Harper, one of the alien experimenters, has beceme frustrated with her planet's endless cycle of conquest and extermination and begins to feel some sympathy for her human captives. While the prisoners see a glimmer of hope in the compassionate alien, will it be any use in stopping the enormous attack fleet just a few days from Earth?
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, alien abduction, prison, survival, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, space travel, confined, abduction, save the world, prison life, ambition, human spirit, save the planet, danger, society, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, chaos, escapades, deadly, rivalry ...
Place: usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to The Advanced Guard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and tense films with plots about danger, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, chases and races, alien encounter and save the world mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Advanced Guard: Alien Dawn (2012), They Are Among Us (2004), Hunter Prey (2010), Android Apocalypse (2006), Age of Tomorrow (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.3
 873
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: save the world, alien encounter, survival, space and aliens, androids and robots, danger, chaos, battles, imaginary, escapades, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, scary, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, danger, alien encounter, chaos, evil alien, imaginary, deadly, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, danger, space and aliens, alien encounter, distant planet, deadly, soldier, outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, hunt down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Android Apocalypse (2006)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Machines have taken over, but left humans thinking that they are still the ones in charge. The androids need humans because of the human brain fluid; without it the android brains can't work. Until the mad scientist finds out how to make this ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, man versus machine, a.i., escapades, save the world, race against time, androids and robots, chaos, future dystopia, survival, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, asteroid, survival, space and aliens, save the world, race against time, escapades, chaos, evil alien, danger, heroes, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.9
 6K
Dante 01 (2008)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Deep space, at the edge of the galaxy. The future. A new prisoner arrives on top security prison ship and psychiatric research unit Dante 01. Sole survivor of an encounter with an alien force beyond imagining, Saint Georges is a man possessed by ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Plot: prison, space station, prison life, survival, danger, supernatural ability, spacecraft, mental illness, chaos, distant planet, trapped in space, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.9
 2K
Epoch (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disaster strikes as a specialised team of investigators struggle to find out the truth about a strange monolith which sends out an intercontinental signal.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, save the world, supernatural, evil alien, danger, escapades, race against time, chaos, future dystopia, alien encounter, apocalypse ...
Time: year 2002
Place: asia, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, special agents, undercover, save the world, alien encounter, escapades, danger, government agency, evil alien, satellite, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens in human disguise commandeer a rural airport during a snowstorm. To survive, the people trapped inside must determine which of their own is not of this Earth.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, anti heroes, anti hero, alien invasion, prisoner, survival, save the world, danger, supernatural, confined, isolation, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, spacecraft, battles, soldier, danger, military, chaos, survival, save the world, alien invasion, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: survival, save the world, danger, heroes, special agents, adventure, deadly, space and aliens, satellite, alien encounter, evil alien, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.1
 4K
Alien Hunter (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, space travel, supernatural, government agency, rivalry, danger, signal, satellite, submarine, elevator shaft, farming ...
Time: future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.7
 554
Project Viper (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Project Viper is a 2002 movie starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong, Tamara Davies. The movie was directed by Jim Wynorski under the pseudonym "Jay Andrews." When a terrifying, bioengineered lifeform is stolen from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, survival, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, special agents, race against time, supernatural, danger, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 534
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: save the world, heroic mission, danger, race against time, adventure, deadly, dangerous animal, supernatural, alien encounter, space travel, chaos, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.6
 510
Deadly Skies (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, adventure, race against time, danger, rescue, escapades, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid, space travel ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Termination Point (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top secret government experiments with time travel have been shut down and declared as too dangerous to continue. The lead scientist has disappeared with the technology and a government manhunt is underway. When his name appears on an airline ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, adventure, secret agents, alien encounter, save the world, imaginary, experiment gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens, on the run, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.5
 815
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, evil alien, danger, race against time, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, chaos, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 790
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, race against time, save the world, deadly, gory, danger, evil alien, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 17K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, space and aliens, survival, rescue, danger, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, race against time, save the world, ship ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.9
 925
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, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, spacecraft, space wars, chase, danger, rivalry, technology gone awry, escapades, outer space, heroes, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that the ship is a prison ship, and the cargo are criminally ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: ship captain, androids and robots, on the run, babies and infants, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens, chase, crimes, life is a bitch, investigation, danger ...
Time: future
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, race against time, evil alien, danger, catastrophe, terrorism, heroic mission, survival, alien encounter, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 572
The Aftermath (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a lengthy space mission, two astronauts (Steve Barkett and Larry Latham) return to an Earth transformed by nuclear war. As renegade gangs and mutants rule Los Angeles, the astronauts join two pretty women and a couple of kids in a growing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, zombie, gang, astronaut, survival, rivalry, danger, deadly, chaos, battles, nuclear holocaust, civilization ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Princess of Mars (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a US soldier finds himself inexplicably transported to Mars in the midst of a war between two alien races.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, soldier, adventure, alien encounter, chaos, heroic mission, danger, save the princess, distant planet, battles, military, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.9
 715
The Sender (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, scary ...
Plot: spacecraft, alien invasion, deadly, crimes, evil alien, space and aliens, escapades, supernatural, conspiracy, uncover truth, missing person, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, saga, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space war, adventure, alien invasion, outer space, danger, rivalry, chaos, fictional war, evil alien, invasion, mars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 2K
Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, heroes, supernatural, race against time, rivalry, government agency, escapades, zombie, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.5
 528
Alien Species (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Huge Motherships from an alien species sneak ominously into orbit around Earth. Lethal bat-winged fighters descend on the planet. Citizens are abducted. Homes are destroyed. The invasion has begun! A small town sheriff, two deputies and a professor ...
Style: rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: imaginary, space and aliens, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, benign alien, heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, space wars, cons and scams ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, confined, race against time, tunnel, deadly, danger, escapades, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 1K
Judgment Day (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller finds the world in imminent danger when a collision in outer space sends huge pieces of interstellar debris on a path headed straight for Earth. A scientist has designed a system that would stop the largest meteor fragments from ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hostage, outer space, special agents, law enforcement, confined, danger, deadly, master criminal, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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