Movies like Strange Invaders

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Strange Invaders (1983)
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Strange Invaders (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up--a rural town in the midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, small town, heroes, journalism, small town life, benign alien, race against time, alien encounter, alien, ufo, violence, telekinesis, invasion, science, secret, conspiracy, consciousness, happy ending, rescue attempt, alien contact, father daughter relationship, professor, murder, child murder ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Strange Invaders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, space and aliens, alien, evil alien, deadly, alien encounter and escapades mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Strange Invaders: Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991), Seedpeople (1992), Groom Lake (2002), Dark Universe (1993), Nightbeast (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why they won't stay at the hotel in town is just the first ...
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, disaster, race against time, small town, evil alien, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, catastrophe, single parent, rescue, hotel ...
Time: future
Place: illinois, usa
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95%
 4.3
 961
Seedpeople (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The citizens of Comet Valley are being taken over by seeds from an alien plant that has taken root there. A sheriff investigates the strange goings-on.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, factory, alien encounter, small town life, space and aliens, supernatural, escapades, save the world, deadly creature, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 2.6
 758
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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: desert, small town, daring rescue, obsessive quest, dishonesty, government agency, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, terminal illness, military, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.2
 374
Dark Universe (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On its way back to Earth, the space shuttle Nautilus passes through a cloud of alien spores causing its sole occupant, astronaut Steve Thomas to transform into a blood-thirsty monster. The shuttle crashes into a swampy region of central Florida, ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space wars, spacecraft, supernatural, rescue, heroes, dangerous animal, journalism, rivalry, good versus evil, escapades, space and aliens ...
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4.2
 2K
Nightbeast (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien crash lands and goes on a killing spree.
Style: serious, scary, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, small town, alien, murder, monster, motorcycle, cheating girlfriend, dangerous animal, benign alien, space and aliens, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.7
 395
Night Feeders (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four deer hunters encounter a horde of carnivorous aliens in a remote countryside and fight to survive the night.
Style: scary, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, survival, supernatural, escapades, animal life, alien encounter, violence, rivalry, countryside, heroes, space and aliens, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 1K
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, serious, bleak, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: alien encounter, found footage, farm, countryside, alien, evil alien, survival, survival horror, alien contact, space and aliens, conspiracy, government conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Crawling Hand (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an astronaut space capsule is detonated in orbit, a teenager finds a severed arm among wreckage on earth. Soon the thing returns to life to murder and posses the young man's mind.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, mutant, astronaut, crimes, supernatural, teenage life, small town, beach, mind control, violence, mentally unstable, space and aliens ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Black River (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Burned-out Hollywood screenwriter Bo Aikens (Jay Mohr) is fed up with life in Los Angeles. He heads out of the hustle and bustle of the big city and arrives in picturesque Black River in Northern California, seeking relaxation and artistic ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: small town life, small town, mind game, destiny, isolation, sister sister relationship, guardian angel, remote control, confined, city life, captivity, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 129K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, chase, alien invasion, transformation, mission gone awry, survival, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, truth, graphic violence, universe, human versus alien, death, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, evil alien, mad scientist, giant spider, save the world, experiment gone awry, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly creature, mutant, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, space and aliens, alien, mind control, alien invasion, deadly creature, alien contact, ufo, murder, alien encounter, political corruption, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, social relations, dishonesty, love triangle, creature, infection, government coverup, survival, uncover truth, supernatural, conspiracy, small town life ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Heatstroke (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An ex-model teams up with a soldier to thwart aliens who are propelling global warming to make Earth habitable for their species
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heroes, evil alien, dangerous animal, escapades, soldier, space travel, apocalypse, space and aliens, dinosaur, global warming, alien encounter, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
53%
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 1K
Alien Prey (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The day after a weird green light is seen in the English sky, a strange young man stops at the country home of two lesbian housemates. It turns out that the man is an alien, and a hungry one
Style: serious, scary, sexy, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien, sexual abuse, alien encounter, fall in love, sexual relations, isolation, impossible love, deadly creature, mentally unstable, benign alien, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 1K
Scourge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient pestilence called The Scourge has been set free in a small town after being entombed in a church's masonry for a century and a half. As bodies rapidly pile up, nothing stands between the spawning Scourge and the rest of the town ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, offbeat
Plot: parasite, survival, deadly creature, mutant, mystery, supernatural, violence spree, small town, escapades, small town life, fire, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Alien Trespass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1957 a fiery object crashes into a mountaintop in the California desert, bringing the threat of disaster to Earth. Out of the flying saucer escapes a murderous creature, the Ghota, bent on destroying all life forms on the planet. A benevolent ...
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, alien encounter, ufo, adventure, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space and aliens, race against time, heroes, benign alien, astronomer ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 3K
Arrival II (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After Zane Ziminski is found dead five people received envelopes with details of an alien invasion. This group of five includes 3 scientists, Zane's brother Jack, and a reporter. Quickly, the group is down to three and then Jack and Bridget, ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, conspiracy, surveillance, global warming, investigation, alien invasion, alien, alien encounter, journalism, heroes, adventure, benign alien ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Day the World Ended (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A school psychologist investigates the death of a student's mother and finds the boy believes he is the son of an alien being.
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, small town, psychopath, supernatural, mysterious character, deadly creature, apocalypse, space travel, murder, psychiatrist, child's point of view, estrangement ...
Place: usa, new york, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 3K
Moontrap (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, moon, spacecraft, nasa, evil alien, save the world, escapades, heroes, man versus machine, androids and robots, space and aliens, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 60s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, suspenseful, scary, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, hidden identity, alien encounter, chaos, impostor, small town, survival, space and aliens, benign alien, supernatural, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Invaders from Mars (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this attempted remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, deadly creature, heroes, young heroes, space travel, save the world, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 119K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, parasite, youth, teenage life, evil alien, teachers and students, high school life, space and aliens, small town, high school, first contact ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, escapades, supernatural, battles, disorder, nasa, experiment gone awry, mad scientist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 1K
Shadowzone (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state whereby they become portals to a parallel universe. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, cult film
Plot: nasa, evil alien, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, graphic violence, space and aliens, heroes, deadly creature, supernatural, escapades, alien encounter, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, mutant, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, conspiracy, life is a bitch, race against time, on the run, supernatural, alien encounter, laboratory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time, store, alien encounter, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
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Species III (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she delivers her child in an ambulance, alien Eve is killed by a half-breed. Fortunately, Dr. Abbot scoops up the baby alien and escapes. In time, the baby grows into a gorgeous blonde named Sara and begins her quest to find a worthy mate. But ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, sexual
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, alien, evil alien, interspecies sex, laboratory, space and aliens, military, transformation, breeding, female humanoid alien, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%