Movies and TV shows like Colony

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Colony (2016)
 7.4
 20K
Colony
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the near future a family must make difficult decisions as they balance staying together with trying to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by a force of outside intruders. While some people have chosen to collaborate with the authorities and benefit from the new order, others have rebelled — and suffer the consequences.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: colony, occupation, survival, evil alien, family in danger, resistance, rebellion, imaginary, rebelliousness, couple relations, parents and children, deadly, intruder, alien invasion, danger, escapades, space and aliens, collaborator, couples, family relations
Time: future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Battlestar Galactica
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
USA
44 min.
 8.7
Silver Soul
Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Japan
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, chaos, space and aliens and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Colony: Falling Skies (2011), Fear the Walking Dead (2015), Revolution (2012), Battlestar Galactica (2004), The 100 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.2
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Falling Skies
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, alien invasion, resistance, alien encounter, heroes, vestiges of humanity, survival, danger, adventure, gunfight, apocalypse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Fear the Walking Dead
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, chaos, gory, danger, life is a bitch, social decay, parents and children, family in danger, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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 6.7
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Revolution
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Revolution focuses on the struggle to survive 15 years after a global blackout.
Style: twists and turns, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: adventure, future dystopia, society, survival, mystery, friendship, dictatorship, fate of humanity, danger, apocalypse, nanotechnology, group of strangers ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
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System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Battlestar Galactica
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, soldier, cult, chase, on the run, rescue, survival, officers and cadets, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, bleak, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, evil alien, distant planet, adventure, alien encounter, space wars, danger, escapades, heroes, martian, alien invasion, space war ...
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System:   42%
    User:   100%
 
 7.8
 155K
The 100
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, young heroes, space station, survivor, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, against the rules, leadership, crimes, mystery, lost ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
The Day After Tomorrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: environmental, survival, climate change, natural disaster, scientist, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, stranded, demolished city, global warming, father son relationship, library ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, antarctica, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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Witches of East End
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, feel good
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, immortality, siblings relations, spell, magic, family relations, supernatural, danger, deadly, family reunited, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 7.4
 69K
The Strain
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, macabre, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, danger, deadly, supernatural, save the world, infected, heroic mission, vampire slayer, chaos and mayhem, gory, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
Star Trek: Enterprise
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek set 100 years before. The series premiered September 26, 2001 on the UPN television network with the final episode airing on May 13, 2005. The series takes ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, based on cult tv series
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, alien encounter, spacecraft, cult, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, space opera, space exploration ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
 8.7
 4K
Silver Soul
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence. However one man, Gintoki Sakata, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, absurd ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, resistance, heroes, rebelliousness, imaginary, rebellion, parody, alien invasion, fight scenes, financial problem, law enforcement ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
 7.9
 11K
V
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, resistance, save the world, adventure, alien encounter, heroic mission, danger, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, spacecraft, alien, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
 434K
Oblivion
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, twists and turns, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, apocalypse, memory loss, survival, chase, alien invasion, alien, cloning, space travel, nasa, memory, cyberpunk ...
Time: future
Place: pentagon, empire state building manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
Movie in collections
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 1K
Pandemic
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, quarantine, race against time, rescue, plague, deadly, deadly virus, fighting the system, investigation, save the day, survival, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series picks up four years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor trying to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, fugitives, changing the past or future, chase, man versus machine, on the run, family in danger, robot, time travel, chases and races, danger, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
V: The Final Battle
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerrilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, epic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, bleak, exciting, suspense, epic ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, betrayal, violence, leader, future dystopia, humanity, virus, genetics, technology, post apocalyptic, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 6.9
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Heroes Reborn
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, good versus evil, danger, changing the past or future, superhero, heroic mission, crimes, villain, serial killer, time travel, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Movie in collections
 5.8
 315K
2012
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sentimental, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, survival, forces of nature, destruction, tsunami, foreknowledge, vestiges of humanity, global warming, chaos and mayhem, family, single father, evacuation ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2010, year 2009 ...
Place: mount everest, british columbia, pasadena california, tibet, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
Battlestar Galactica
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After a 40-year armistice in a war between the Twelve Colonies and the Cylons, the Cylons launch a surprise nuclear attack intended to exterminate the human race. Virtually all of the population of the Twelve Colonies are wiped out.
Style: futuristic, bleak, clever, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, genocide, space opera, betrayal, apocalypse, outer space, androids and robots, vengeance, adventure, survivor, androids, firefly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
 7.7
 2K
Dark Skies
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, mind bending
Plot: mystery, evil alien, government agency, dishonesty, space and aliens, undercover, alien invasion, alien, uncover truth, couple relations, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Stargate: Atlantis
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, benign alien, adventure, evil alien, spacecraft, ancient mystery, legends and myths, parallel world, good versus evil, lost city, atlantis ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 6.9
 429K
Pacific Rim
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, monster, robot, survival, alien invasion, nuclear bomb, redemption, giant robots, a.i., monsters, cloning, aliens ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: tokyo, asia, pacific ocean, sydney australia, manila philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
Movie in collections
 8.5
 674K
Alien
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, futuristic, frightening ...
Plot: monster, evil alien, space travel, alien, survival horror, human versus alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, alien monster, sole survivor, spacecraft, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
Battlestar Galactica: The Plan
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When the initial Cylon attack against the Twelve Colonies fails to achieve complete extermination of human life as planned, twin Number Ones (Cavils) embedded on Galactica and Caprica must improvise to destroy the human survivors.
Style: clever, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, space opera, survival, genocide, outer space, androids and robots, adventure, man versus machine, humanity, space travel, dialogue, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369 - 2375. Unlike the other Star Trek TV shows, it takes place on a space station instead of a ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space station, space travel, outer space, space wars, cult, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, culture clash, space opera ...
Time: future
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System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 7.2
 39K
Lost in Space
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After crash-landing on an alien planet, the Robinson family fights against all odds to survive and escape. But they're surrounded by hidden dangers.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns, sincere
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: robot, family, alien planet, spacecraft, friendship, crash landing, lost, alien creature, family relations, parents and children, hopes, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
 5.2
 85K
The 5th Wave
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, alien, genocide, chase, apocalypse, military, humanity, obsessive quest, virus, brainwashing, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, bangkok thailand, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 

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The Flash
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, superhuman speed, save the world, good versus evil, speed, save the day, end of the world, time travel, supernatural power, crime fighter, masked hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Babylon 5: Thirdspace
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan Ivanova discovers a derelict spaceship in hyperspace. They tow it back to Babylon 5, then strange things start happening. People are being telepathically taken over by aliens from another (third)space.
Style: futuristic, exciting, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, alien, space opera, outer space, evil alien, space station, aliens, first contact, alternate universe, imaginary, technology, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
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