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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)
 6.7
 25K
Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of a UNSC military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky struggles with his doubts about this war, and with the burden of expectations he may not be able to carry. As Lasky comes to terms with his potential as a military leader, the terrifying alien alliance known as the Covenant arrives and turns his world upside down. Inspired by the Master Chief, he must decide what it means to be a hero.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, talky, exciting, light, clever, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, invasion, evil alien, heroes, military, video game, superhero, cadet, alien invasion, battles, soldier, escapades, behind enemy lines, basic training, power relations, outer space, war, alien, fight, rebellion, mentor, dark hero, life philosophy, fear, enemy ...
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Most similar movies to Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

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, space and aliens, heroes, escapades, outer space, battles and alien mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn: Halo (2022), Halo: Nightfall (2014), Ender's Game (2013), Pacific Rim (2013), Battleship (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
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Halo (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Depicting an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant, the series weaves deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future.
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: space and aliens, outer space, war, alien invasion, military, game, alien, future war, alien monster, alien encounter, evil alien, death ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halo: Nightfall (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, military, distant planet, investigation, survival, leadership, terrorist attack, insubordination, battles, terrorism, video game, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 239K
Ender's Game (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the classic novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game is the story of the Earth's most gifted children training to defend their homeplanet in the space wars of the future.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, adventure, space wars, young heroes, intelligence, space battle, child prodigy, prodigy, space and aliens, alien, save the world, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 497K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
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, exciting, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, robot, creature, androids and robots, save the world, destruction, chaos and mayhem, giant, giant robots, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: tokyo, pacific ocean, asia, alaska, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 248K
Battleship (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, entertaining, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien invasion, u.s. navy, military, evil alien, battleship, navy, alien, alien encounter, ship, space and aliens, save the world, sea battle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong, london, tokyo, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, adventure, space wars, mars, evil alien, rivalry, chaos, martian, fictional war, invasion, outer space, distopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlestar Galactica (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
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, cerebral, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, future dystopia, outer space, space and aliens, cyborgs, androids and robots, escapades, obsessive quest, alternate universe, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 89K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, heroic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, alien encounter, resistance, space and aliens, ufo, alien, apocalypse, military, survival, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After years of outrunning ruthless bounty hunters, escaped convict Riddick suddenly finds himself caught between opposing forces in a fight for the future of the human race. Now, waging incredible battles on fantastic and deadly worlds, this lone, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, space and aliens, outer space, one man army, tough guy, bounty hunter, alien, distant planet, distopia, one against many, future dystopia, adventure ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 36K
Colony (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, spiritual ...
Plot: rebellion, occupation, alien invasion, space and aliens, resistance, colony, family in danger, survival, evil alien, parents and children, distopia, family relations ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.4
 585
One Shot (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Kyle Matthews, an elite Sniper from the World Defense Force, is trapped in enemy territory - his skills are put to the test as he attempts to survive against a whole armada of Cerulean soldiers, Hell bent on wiping all humans from existence. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, military, survival, alien contact, soldier, master warrior, heroes, battles, graphic violence, sniper, danger, sniper rifle
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The first Cylon war has been raging for 10 years and a young Ensign William Adama joins the fleet. He's disappointed not to be assigned to a fighter but to a freighter, and his co-pilot isn't too keen on having a rookie flying his aircraft ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, light, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, space opera, space travel, androids and robots, adventure, escapades, cyborgs, betrayal, parallel universe, battles, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.9
 15K
V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, extraterrestrial, adventure, alien encounter, save the world, alien invasion, human versus alien, resistance, spacecraft, battles, cover-up, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Alien Outpost (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, military, fictional war, evil alien, alien, battles, good versus evil, save the world, survival, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2020s
Place: usa, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 17K
Wing Commander (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, USA
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: exciting, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, space opera, space and aliens, spacecraft, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Princess of Mars (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a US soldier finds himself inexplicably transported to Mars in the midst of a war between two alien races.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, martian, soldier, chaos, alien encounter, adventure, distant planet, battles, heroic mission, military, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Sixty days on and Rygel is retrieving pieces of John and Aeryn from the sea bed. The Diagnosan re-crystalises them and they start getting to know the local species. Meanwhile, Scorpius and Sikozu are aboard a Peacekeeper Command Carrier on a recon ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, futuristic, talky, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, space opera, adventure, human in outer space, astronaut, couple relations, escapades, alien, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, marines, alien invasion, save the world, space travel, adventure, alien civilization, military, outer space, alien race ...
Time: future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: outer space, survival, chaos, soldier, escapades, technology gone awry, save the world, computers and web, man versus machine, space and aliens, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: mind bending, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, changing the past or future, evil alien, invasion, soldier, military, repeated event, time paradox, space and aliens ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 2.8
 1K
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, save the world, good versus evil, space wars, spacecraft, chase, heroes, escapades, technology gone awry, chaos, rivalry, woman with a gun ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 6K
Threshold (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Threshold was a science fiction drama television series that first aired on CBS in September 2005. Produced by Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer and David Heyman, the series focuses on a secret government project investigating the first contact with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: government conspiracy, alien invasion, evil alien, invasion, infected, hallucination, alien encounter, contact, encounter, genetically altered, government facility, human existence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, heroic mission, alien invasion, spacecraft, alien, soldier, battles, space and aliens, chaos, evil alien, save the world, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, alien encounter, evil alien, soldier, terrorism, race against time, catastrophe, heroic mission, deadly creature, escapades, space and aliens, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 43K
Defiance (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Defiance is an American science fiction television show that takes place in the future on a radically transformed Earth containing new species arriving from space. In the show, Joshua Nolan works as the lawman for the town of Defiance, a community ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, adventure, escapades, alien invasion, interspecies romance, enemy, ex military, mayor, survival, law enforcement, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: The first installment of this Emmy award-winning series. A movie based at Babylon 5: a new space station built by Humans. The Vorlon ambassador, Kosh, has been poisoned. It is the new commanding officer's, Jeffrey Sinclair, responsibility to ...
Style: sexy, exciting, cerebral, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space opera, space station, space travel, space wars, military, alien, outer space, fight scenes, mentor, mad scientist, school, life & death ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 32K
Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: heroic, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, soldier, top secret, mission, terrorist, military, heroes, daring rescue, heroic mission, teamwork, army, air force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, afghanistan, iraq, pakistan, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
War of the Worlds (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Worlds is a Canadian/American science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons, from October 10, 1988 to May 14, 1990. The series is an extension of the original 1953 film The War of the Worlds, using the same War Machine, often ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: downbeat ending, martian, post apocalypse, mars, human host, terrorizing, battles, native americans, chaos, programmer, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, adventure, ambition, man versus machine, survival, rivalry, against the odds, space wars, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, space exploration, space and aliens, time travel, teleportation, alien planet, escapades, star trek, space battle, alien life-form ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%