Movies and TV shows like Quatermass

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Quatermass (1979)
 7.0
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Quatermass (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After the mysterious destruction of the new space station, young people find themselves drawn to a stone circle in England, and other locations around Earth. They believe they'll be taken to a better place by a higher power. Only Professor Quatermass realizes that the young people are being tricked by an alien power, who wants to "harvest" humanity. It's up to Quatermass to find a way to stop the deadly plans of the aliens.
Plot: alien, distopia, scientist, british army, stonehenge, riot
Time: future
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to Quatermass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and futuristic films and TV series with plots about distopia, scientist, alien, danger, survival, society and future dystopia mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Quatermass: Cold Lazarus (1996), Black Mirror (2011), 1990 (1977), Extant (2014), The Last Train (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cold Lazarus (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Dennis Potter's last production for television, screened alongside Karaoke.
Style: futuristic
Plot: scientist, distopia, technology, decadence, decapitated head, virtual reality, cryogenics, female scientist, future dystopia, writers, evil corporation, laboratory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Quatermass Conclusion (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Influenced by the social and geopolitical situation of the early nineteen-seventies and the hippie youth movement of the late nineteen-sixties, Quatermass is set in a near future in which large numbers of young people are joining a cult, the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: grandfather granddaughter relationship, professor, cult, deception, alien
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.8
 423K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, twists and turns, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, human nature, media satire, technology, satire, chaos, gadget, life ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 99
1990 (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The series is set in a dystopian future in which Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Department of Public Control (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties. Edward ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: distopia, oppression, tyranny, rebel, journalist
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 23K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, stylized, serious ...
Plot: astronaut, mystery, scientist, androids and robots, family relations, fear, fate of humanity, alien, a.i., haunted by the past, parents and children, artificial insemination ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 840
The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: futuristic, gloomy, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: tribe, post apocalypse, survivor, confined, escapades, society, life is a bitch, danger, top secret, chaos, passenger, group of strangers ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 311
Chocky (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chocky is a 1984 children's television drama based on the 1968 novel by John Wyndham and was broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. Two sequels were produced. All were written by Anthony Read and produced by Thames Television. The series was ...
Plot: alien, telekinesis, alien contact, imaginary friend, boy, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 456
Superstorm (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany, France, Japan
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Superstorm is a three-part British docudrama miniseries written and directed by Julian Simpson, about a group of scientists that try to divert and weaken hurricanes using cloud seeding. Superstorm originally aired on BBC One for a period of three ...
Plot: hurricane, natural disaster, scientist, cover up, cold war, storm, vietnam war, hurricane katrina, weather manipulation, flooding
Place: new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.4
 3K
Cleverman (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, creatures from ancient Aboriginal mythology endowed with extraordinary physical traits have emerged and must coexist with humans. Known as 'Hairypeople' they battle for survival in a world that wants to exploit and ...
Plot: xenophobia, indigenous people, aborigine, distopia
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An Englishman's Castle (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in an alternative 1970s where Germany won the Second World War and occupied Europe, a soap opera called 'An Englishman's Castle' plays out through writer Peter Ingram.
Plot: jewish woman, distopia, future dystopia, apathy, underground movement, screenwriter, nazi occupation, playwright, rebel, love interest, world war two, nazi ...
Time: 70s, 1940s
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy the prejudices of society and start a life together, all the while swerving the ongoing chaos of an alien invasion.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, suspense, tense
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, alien race, alien attack, post apocalypse, ufo, apocalypse, alien, surprise attack, alien contact, fictional war, survival ...
Time: edwardian era, 1900s, turn of the century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.4
 40K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Utopia Experiments is a legendary graphic novel shrouded in mystery. When a group of strangers find themselves in possession of an original manuscript, their lives suddenly and brutally implode.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, mind bending, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: conspiracy, buried truth, scientist, danger, mysterious character, life turned upside down, politician, who to trust, dishonesty, graphic violence, top secret, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
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First Born (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Edward Forester is a scientist with a godlike mission to improve the human race - but now desperately needs to undo his own creation.
Plot: hybrid, scientist, monkey, deoxyribonucleic acid, genetics
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 4K
Class (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Coal Hill School has been a feature of Doctor Who since the first episode, but now we get to see the day-to-day adventures of the students coping with intrusions from space and time.
Plot: time travel, teenager, alien, doctor who, young adult, school
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 41
Age Unknown (1991)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: A Swedish TV Mini-series directed by Richard Hobert.
Plot: experiment gone awry, explorer, doctor, secret experiment, medical experiment, human experiment, scientist, turtle
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 1K
The Aliens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nearly 40 years ago aliens crash-landed in the UK. They look like us, but are forced to live in a ghetto. Border control officer Lewis falls in love with one.
Plot: drug dealing, criminal, xenophobia, alien, distopia, curfew, drug, drugs
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, world domination, demon, danger, utopia, alien invasion, dishonesty, humanity in peril, adaptation, technology ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 46K
Dollhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series that revolves around a corporation running numerous underground establishments across the globe which program individuals referred to as "Actives" with temporary personalities and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: memory loss, undercover, mysterious character, self discovery, uncover truth, human nature, innocence lost, special agents, fbi, moral ambiguity, manipulation, mind control ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california, los angeles, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Day of the Triffids (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: BBC mini-series remake of the 1962 original. When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, apocalypse, save the world, escapades, deadly creature, cons and scams, survival, danger, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 6K
The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
Story: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.
Style: macabre, rough, suspenseful, based on true events, stylized ...
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, disease, fear, scientist, female protagonist, death, doctor, victim, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., africa, texas, virginia, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Brave New World (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, surprise ending, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: future dystopia, life is a bitch, utopia, distopia, dystopic future, genetic engineering, society, satire, social differences, technology, totalitarianism, drugs ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: melancholic, psychological, bleak, rough, captivating
Plot: rape, slavery, surrogate mother, violence against women, infertility, protest, sexism, totalitarianism, kidnapping, torture, violence, society ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 3K
Hunters (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of a decorated FBI agent's wife leads him to a secret government unit assembled to hunt a group of ruthless terrorists - shadowy figures that may or may not be from this world.
Plot: terrorist, alien, secret government organization, fbi, husband wife relationship, autopsy, kidnapping, betrayal, hunter, female nudity, murder, fbi agent
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 8.1
 2K
The Invaders (1967)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Invaders, alien beings from a dying planet. Their destination: the Earth. Their purpose: to make it their world. David Vincent has seen them, for him it began one lost night on a lonely country road, looking for a shortcut that he never found. ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, ufo, alien, supernatural, save the world, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, danger, catastrophe, deadly creature, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: alternate reality, espionage, fascism, betrayal, resistance, political intrigue, working undercover, disorder, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, japan, cuba, new york, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 204
Capital City (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Capital City was a television show produced by Euston Films which focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank Shane-Longman. Despite its short run in ...
Plot: bank, stock market, stock broker, business and finance, reality, capitalist, yuppie, banker, merchant, investment banker, city, british ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 5K
Incorporated (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power, a young executive conceals his true identity to infiltrate a dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: climate change, megacorporation, corporate greed, business, secret past, mind reading, paranoia, cyberpunk, hacking, industrial espionage, global warming, competition ...
Time: future
Place: milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, survival, deadly virus, group of strangers, danger, doctor, scientist, politician, chaos, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 129
Doomwatch (1970)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Doomwatch is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC, which ran on BBC 1 between 1970 and 1972. The series was set in the then present-day, and dealt with a scientific government agency led by Doctor Spencer Quist, ...
Plot: progress, technology, experiment, genetics, doomsday, virus, scientist, nature, danger, death, working out, evolution
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Raised by Wolves (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, visually appealing, stylized, suspense
Plot: androids, space colony, alien creature, distant planet, children, robot human relationship, parents and children, new house, boy, post apocalypse, war, protector ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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