Movies like Battle of Los Angeles

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Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
 1.9
 5K
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, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, soldier, alien, ninja, pilot, alien invasion, air battle, space and aliens, evil alien, save the world, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, battles, danger, escapades, military, chaos, survival, vengeance, alien encounter, heroes, martial arts, violence, warrior, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Battle of Los Angeles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about danger, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, alien, evil alien and alien invasion mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Battle of Los Angeles: Skyline (2010), American Warships (2012), Alien Outpost (2014), Falling Skies (2011), Independence Daysaster (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 82K
Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: light, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, ufo, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, chaos, survival, alien encounter, danger, abduction, spacecraft, demolished city, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, big ben london, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Warships (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an alien force wages war on Earth, only the crew of the USS Iowa - the last American battleship, stands in their way.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, battles, escapades, heroes, ocean or sea, military, space and aliens, evil alien, soldier, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: battleship, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien Outpost (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, mind control, alien invasion, military, evil alien, save the world, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: usa, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 81K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, danger, vestiges of humanity, ufo, alien invasion, apocalypse, heroes, resistance, survival, alien encounter, gunfight, worldwide chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, small town, save the world, ufo, extraterrestrial, alien, spacecraft, danger, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, ufo, sheriff, alien, spacecraft, escape, cowboy, outlaw, small town, danger, gunfight, chaos ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.4
 798
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: androids and robots, urban, evil alien, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, chaos, save the world, survival, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 221K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When mankind beams a radio signal into space, a reply comes from ‘Planet G’, in the form of several alien crafts that splash down in the waters off Hawaii. Lieutenant Alex Hopper is a weapons officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones, part of ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, ocean or sea, ship, evil alien, military, alien encounter, battles, navy, soldier, hotshot hero, danger, ufo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: battleship, hong kong, hawaii, japan, pearl harbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 1.9
 1K
Alien Origin (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, 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
Plot: jungle, soldier, evil alien, space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, danger, deadly, escapades, alien, chase, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 2K
Lavalantula (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Giant lava breathing tarantulas – Lavalantulas – erupt out of ancient volcanos in the Santa Monica Mountains, raining death and destruction upon Los Angeles. With the City of Angels on the verge of incineration, only a washed up ‘90s action ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: lava, volcano, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, mutant, monster, actor, spiders, danger, deadly, disorder, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 768
Time Runner (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the alien invasion of 2022, one man flees through a wormhole to 1992, where attempt after attempt is made to catch and kill him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time traveler, changing the past or future, time travel, benign alien, alien encounter, adventure, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, heroes, imaginary, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, alien abduction, evil alien, prison, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, save the planet, danger, deadly ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Independence Day (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: evil alien, invasion, space and aliens, ufo, save the world, end of the world, battle, pilot, spacecraft, war, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, big ben london, moscow russia, utah, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 87K
The 5th Wave (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, mysterious character, survival, end of the world, teenage life, youth, alien, genocide ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, bangkok thailand, ohio, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a commercial airliner is trapped within a ring of erupting volcanoes, the passengers and crew must find a way to survive - without landing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, save the day, survival, adventure, forces of nature, danger, escapades, heroes, control room, spouse in danger, death of protagonist, volcano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: blood splatter, alien invasion, asteroid, evil alien, save the world, fire department, survival, battles, space and aliens, danger, race against time, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, sun, race against time, outer space, save the world, survival, space and aliens, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, space travel, technology gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 15K
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, futuristic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, space wars, outer space, space travel, spacecraft, good versus evil, adventure, evil alien, fight, pilot, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ufo, giant monster, alien invasion, godzilla, alien, mysterious planet, anti heroes, benign alien, monster, adventure, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 660
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, stylized, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: spacecraft, alien invasion, ghost, government agency, alien, investigation, alien encounter, kidnapping, missing person, space and aliens, supernatural, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bermuda Tentacles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After Air Force One goes down during a storm over the Bermuda Triangle, the United States Navy is dispatched to find the escape pod holding the President. A giant monster beneath the ocean awakens and attacks the fleet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, military, deadly creature, ocean or sea, daring rescue, danger, battles, deadly, escapades, alien space craft, giant monster, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.6
 873
Raptor Island (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of terrorist-fighting Naval officers in the South China Sea finds their struggle against the enemy taking a backseat to the fight of their lives when an horde of creatures thought to be extinct for millions of years descend upon them in an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ship, soldier, dangerous animal, rescue, adventure, tough heroes, danger, ocean or sea, escapades, heroes, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (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: serious, bleak, offbeat, suspenseful, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, ship, master villain, save the world, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, time travel, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, intense, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, evil alien, alien invasion, survival, space and aliens, invasion, danger, parents and children, escapades, ex husband ex wife relationship, adventure, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, hiroshima japan, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Seattle Superstorm (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An object is shot down over Seattle and the debris begins to effect the local weather ultimately threatening the whole world.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, chaos and mayhem, weather, water, virus, alien, chases and races, danger, chaos, save the day, family in danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, spacecraft, space and aliens, soldier, military, space travel, giant, fascism, asteroid, army, space battle ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 12K
V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: resistance, evil alien, extraterrestrial, spacecraft, adventure, save the world, cover-up, alien encounter, heroic mission, danger, escapades, journalism ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.2
 1K
Android Cop (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the year 2045, a Los Angeles Police Department detective and his new android partner enter the Zone, a forbidden section of the city plagued with an unknown disease. There, they discover the source of the illness and attempt to stop it using the ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, tough law enforcer, heroes, law enforcement, chaos, plague, crimes, danger, dishonesty, escapades, imaginary, partners ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two aliens who crash on Earth must find a buried weapon that will destroy the planet and their own society if not stopped.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, benign alien, evil alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, race against time, chases and races, danger, rivalry, motorcycle, barn, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 9K
V (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Once again, Earth is the battleground. But now the aliens whose human guise hides their true reptilian natures are wiser. They believe the secret to their survival on Earth lies in the DNA of the newly born half-human, half-spaceling Starchild. But ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, evil alien, danger, adventure, space and aliens, save the world, destiny, dishonesty, escapades, chaos ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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