Movies like Life

If you like "Life" you are looking for scary, suspense and apocalyptic movies about / with monster, space travel, mars, space station, alien, astronaut and alien life-form themes of Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genre shot in USA.
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Life (2017)
 6.6
 232K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: scary, suspense, apocalyptic, tragic ending, tense, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending, cerebral, captivating ...
Plot: monster, space travel, mars, space station, alien, astronaut, alien life-form, survival horror, death, research, science, evil alien, space mission, scientist, alien creature, space shuttle, trapped in space, female astronaut, extraterrestrial, first contact, space exploration, survival, alien monster, life, zero gravity ...
Time: future, near future

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Most similar movies to Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary and weird films with plots about alien, survival, danger, catastrophe, first contact, blood and distopia mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Life: Alien (1979), Prometheus (2012), Event Horizon (1997), Underwater (2020), The Thing (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 880K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, monster, space travel, space and aliens, female protagonist, deadly creature, spacecraft, evil alien, survival, alien monster, creature, sole survivor ...
Time: future, 22nd century, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.0
 611K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, dark ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, alien, space travel, distant planet, androids, space and aliens, spacecraft, mysterious planet, monster, journey, alien encounter, expedition ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.6
 182K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, supernatural, trapped in space, insanity, space station, nightmare, hallucination, space and aliens, rescue team, survival, astronaut, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 84K
Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, sea monster, animal attack, water, fear, creature, sea creature, ocean, earthquake, survival horror, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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 8.2
 424K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, isolation, paranoia, snow, supernatural, creature, scientist, fear, suspicion, body horror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 283K
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: bad ending, futuristic, suspense, twist ending, enigmatic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, monster, robot, human versus alien, alien life-form, scientist, creature, extraterrestrial, alien creature, androids, alien technology ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: alien, space station, trapped in space, alternate reality, scientist, parallel universe, alternate dimension, monster, parallel world, alternate world, time travel, giant monster ...
Time: near future, future, 2000s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.0
 406K
Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, scenic, dramatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: isolation, trapped in space, love story, survival, space travel, love, space station, malfunction, space program, spacecraft, loneliness, destiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 6.4
 24K
Sputnik (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, scary, macabre ...
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien life-form, alien contact, monster, alien creature, alien monster, creature, extraterrestrial, research, fear, parasite ...
Time: year 1983
Place: kazakhstan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 252K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, psychological, philosophical, captivating ...
Plot: space travel, end of the world, sun, astronaut, spacecraft, heroic mission, self sacrifice, expedition, trapped in space, save the world, mission, disaster ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.1
 20K
Cargo (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, isolation, teleportation, distopia, post apocalypse, uncover truth, space colony, space and aliens, twists and turns, self discovery, parallel world ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 134K
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, suspense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, evil alien, chase, alien encounter, death, space and aliens, survival, survival horror, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.4
 716K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: alien, strong female character, survival, space travel, monster, space and aliens, human versus alien, female warrior, deadly creature, space colony, mysterious planet, strong female lead ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 302K
Alien³ (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: alien, human versus alien, evil alien, deadly creature, prison, space travel, survival, cryogenics, monster, redemption, distopia, technology ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 826K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scenic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: survival, isolation, astronaut, space station, space travel, catastrophe, sole survivor, spacecraft, stranded, disaster, survivor, space program ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Style: suspense, scary, macabre, suspenseful, apocalyptic ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, deaf, silence, monster, alien creature, deafness, survival horror, alien invasion, creature, sign language ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, new york, new york state, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: suspense, futuristic, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: mars, space travel, space station, alien, astronaut, spacecraft, mysterious planet, adventure, escapades, trapped in space, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 327K
Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: suspense, macabre, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: female protagonist, dna, creature, scientist, mutation, expedition, research, biologist, animal attack, transformation, psychologist, genetics ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: florida, chicago illinois, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
Alien Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: space travel, alien, monster, space and aliens, distopia, evil alien, strong female lead, robot, apocalypse, strong female character, survival, creature ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: mars, space travel, mysterious planet, zombie, astronaut, survival, space and aliens, death, zombie attack, catastrophe, monster, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 313K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, apocalypse, spider, religious fanatic, creature, chaos and mayhem, small town, survival horror, trapped, death, fog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 15K
Infini (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A search and rescue team are transported through deep space to a distant mining colony to save the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. During their mission, they find a lethal weapon which is set to arrive on Earth within the hour.
Style: suspense, futuristic, intense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, military, survival, insanity, alien, death, rescue, virus, mind control, plague, rescue mission, mutation ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 153K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space travel, post apocalypse, memory loss, isolation, survival horror, spacecraft, mission, end of the world, mutation, monster, twists and turns ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 241K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, creature, space travel, alien life-form, escape, dark hero, alien, deadly creature, one man army, eclipse, warrior ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 57K
Circle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: morality, survival, twists and turns, execution, prejudice, plot twist, life & death, death, stranger, survival horror, game of death, sole survivor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 11K
400 Days (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 4 would be astronauts spend 400 days in a land locked space simulator to test the psychological effects of deep space travel but, when something goes terribly wrong and they are forced to leave the simulation, they discover that everything on earth ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: trapped in space, astronaut, space travel, survival, end of the world, bunker, insanity, parallel universe, experiment, isolation, catastrophe, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a sequel to 2001 A Space Odyssey. It is now 2010 and both the Americans and the Russians are racing to get to Jupiter to investigate the black monolith (similar to the one found in Lunar Crater Clavius) which was found by the U.S.S. ...
Style: futuristic, intellectual, stylized, bad ending, light ...
Plot: astronaut, space travel, ghost ship, distopia, space and aliens, nasa, alien, space opera, space exploration, adventure, extraterrestrial, cold war ...
Time: future, year 1984, year 2010, near future, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., new mexico, tower bridge london, london, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 12K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, race against time, sea monster, creature feature, disaster, giant monster, sea, alien, rescue, adaptation, stranded ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 114K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, mars, zombie, deadly creature, alien, creature, military, virus, video game, marines, transformation, survival ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 66K
The Signal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: suspense, surreal, suspenseful, mind bending, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, alien, twists and turns, road trip, alien invasion, cyborgs, computer hacker, alien contact, secret laboratory, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, supernatural, life turned upside down ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%