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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, survival, prison, abduction, heroes, space and aliens, space travel, human spirit, save the world, prison life, escapades, save the planet, rivalry, society, chaos, ambition, confined, evil alien, alien encounter, underdog, race against time, human host, heroic mission ...
Place: usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and tense films with plots about space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, alien encounter, chases and races and evil alien 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.
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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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95%
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 ...
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88%
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, alien encounter, space and aliens, distant planet, soldier, outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down, murder, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, prison, chaos, future dystopia, technology gone awry, a.i., escapades, man versus machine, survival, save the world, race against time, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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
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81%
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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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, future dystopia, supernatural, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, chaos, race against time, escapades, alien encounter, apocalypse, demolished city ...
Time: year 2002
Place: himalaya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: special agents, undercover, save the world, police detective, escapades, government agency, evil alien, alien encounter, dishonesty, satellite, conspiracy, u.s. president ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, alien invasion, evil alien, prisoner, supernatural, save the world, confined, survival, crimes, rescue, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, alien encounter, evil alien, race against time, ancient mystery, catastrophe, heroic mission, deadly creature, escapades, space and aliens, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, government agency, supernatural, rivalry, satellite, womanizer, farming, alien invasion, nuclear explosion, submarine ...
Time: future
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, save the world, survival, deadly creature, chaos, heroic mission, race against time, special agents, supernatural, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, heroic mission, battles, soldier, space and aliens, chaos, military, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, save the world, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
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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 ...
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Dante 01 (2008)
Genre: Adventure, 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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: prison, spacecraft, space travel, survival, prison life, space station, supernatural ability, mental illness, chaos, distant planet, trapped in space, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, scary, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, alien invasion, evil alien, government agency, supernatural ability, investigation, escapades, crimes, undercover, supernatural, heroes ...
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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 ⇓
52%
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, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, secret agents, save the world, alien encounter, adventure, manhunt, on the run, undercover, space and aliens, escapades, race against time, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, save the world, ship, chess, remote control ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Force Of Impact (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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, survival, escapades, race against time, adventure, rescue, space travel, scientist, disaster, asteroid, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ⇓
50%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: evil alien, ship captain, spacecraft, chaos, on the run, confined, chase, escapades, space and aliens, babies and infants, crimes, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, alien, chaos, escapades, heroes, supernatural, crimes, deadly creature, space and aliens, good versus evil, master villain, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prometheus Trap (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the future, mankind's quest for answers will take them to the edge of the universe... but the knowledge they seek should never be known. In deep space, the military cruiser Venom is diverted from its mission to investigate a derelict ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: survival, race against time, space travel, spacecraft, space wars, heroes, terrorism, changing the past or future, escapades, chaos, time travel, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, alien invasion, adventure, rivalry, chaos, outer space, fictional war, evil alien, invasion, mars, martian, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, psychotronic
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, save the world, chaos, survival, apocalypse, mentally unstable, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, mentally challenged, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.5
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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: scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, space wars, cons and scams, escapades, heroes, supernatural, rivalry, benign alien, cult, alien ...
Time: year 1999
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, soldier, chaos, adventure, alien encounter, distant planet, battles, military, heroes, space and aliens, heroic mission, alien space craft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%