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H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005)
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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 crumble and human flesh is ripped from the bone, one man struggles to find the one weapon that will turn the tide for mankind.
Style: serious, suspenseful, intense, futuristic, visually appealing, awful, suspense, bad ending, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, soldier, astronomer, apocalypse, survival, save the world, heroic mission, introspection, supernatural, space travel, danger, future dystopia, deadly, priest, time travel, evil alien, space and aliens, heroes, clergy, space wars, imaginary, chaos, escapades, gory ...

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Most similar movies to H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, deadly, deadly creature and supernatural mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), The Day of the Triffids (1963), Evilution (2008), Parasite (1982), The Slime People (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, body swapping, investigation, danger, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, mistaken identity, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: meteorite, mutant, blindness, meteor, survival, rescue, save the world, deadly creature, danger, deadly, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.8
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Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, apocalypse, save the world, survival, rivalry, danger, chaos, supernatural, deadly, escapades, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.0
 3K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, 1990s, near future, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, chaos, battles, apocalypse, survival, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, alien, monster, alien invasion, evil alien, anti hero, gory, teenage life, heroic mission, alien encounter, outer space, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: alien invasion, spacecraft, heroic mission, danger, evil alien, young heroes, deadly creature, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, danger, hidden identity, imaginary, chaos, deadly, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Queen of Blood (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A spaceship is sent to Mars after a alien distress signal is picked up. They find one survivor, but when a crew member is found drained of blood it's evident they have rescued a bloodsucking monster.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: rescue, vampire, spacecraft, mars, alien, space travel, survival, deadly, danger, save the world, supernatural, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Day the Earth Stopped (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hundreds of massive intergalactic robots appear in all of the world's major capitals with an ultimatum: Prove the value of human civilization or be destroyed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, apocalypse, future dystopia, save the world, a.i., man versus machine, danger, space travel, imaginary, alien encounter, outer space ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 632
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, race against time, danger, deadly, supernatural, adventure, dangerous animal, chaos, space travel, alien encounter, alien invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.6
 622
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, deadly creature, survival, heroic mission, chaos, danger, supernatural, special agents, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, danger, chaos, apocalypse, heroes, mutant, space and aliens, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, alien invasion, space war, adventure, evil alien, chaos, rivalry, danger, outer space, fictional war, invasion, mars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.0
 812
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: heroes, space travel, deadly, escapades, soldier, dangerous animal, evil alien, danger, apocalypse, space and aliens, gory, dinosaur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 127K
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, gory, danger, blood, chase, survival, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.9
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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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, rivalry, race against time, mad scientist, save the world, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, battles, heroes, soldier, space travel, burned alive, space wars, war, heroic mission, survival, military, deadly creature ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, spacecraft, space travel, heroic mission, save the world, deadly, race against time, supernatural, danger, rivalry, leadership, rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, androids and robots, escapades, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hybrid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of space renegades hook up with a drifter named McQueen. Together they hole up in an abandoned research facility for the night and are relentlessly pursued by a human/monster hybrid.
Style: rough, scary, serious, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, survival, danger, deadly, confined, isolation, laboratory, desert, stalking, experiment, deadly creature, half human ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, space and aliens, survival, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, save the world, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, race against time, apocalypse, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, gory, on the run, rescue, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Alien Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, revolution, save the world, adventure, rivalry, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, imaginary, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, survival, danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly, rescue, gory, apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, evil alien, monster, alien, planet, distant planet, gory, imaginary, deadly, supernatural, alien encounter, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
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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, suspenseful, scary, cult film, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, semen, factory, danger, supernatural, save the world, escapades, space and aliens, deadly, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three earthlings (John Carradine, Robert Dix, Vicki Volante) leave on a space mission to destroy flesh creatures of a prehistoric lost planet.
Style: offbeat, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, vampire, outer space, space travel, monster, alien, imaginary, evil alien, heroes, supernatural, adventure, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 10K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, alien, interspecies sex, laboratory, space and aliens, evil alien, military, transformation, breeding, female humanoid alien, experiment gone awry, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The war against the Bugs continues! A Federation Starship crash-lands on the distant Alien planet OM-1, stranding beloved leader Sky Marshal Anoke and several others, including comely but tough pilot Lola Beck. It's up to Colonel/General Johnny ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, futuristic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, marauder, soldier, alien, spacecraft, space marine, heroes, deadly, survival, space travel, battles ...
Time: 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%