Movies and TV shows like Helix

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Helix (2014)
 6.8
 27K
Helix
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind's salvation...or total annihilation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, deadly, deadly virus, scientist, uncover truth, immortality, secret place, zombie, save the day, virus, fight, escapades, quarantine, survival, arctic, dna, plague, life is a bitch, disease, infected, worldwide chaos, government facility, storm, secret agenda, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Walking Dead
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.4
Hannibal
Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to Helix

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and tense films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, deadly, supernatural, gory, escapades and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Helix: The Thing (2011), Beyond Loch Ness (2008), Devil's Pass (2013), Fear the Walking Dead (2015), The Strain (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.2
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The Thing
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, alien, gory, monster, expedition, transformation, deadly creature, alien invasion, death, first contact, danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: antarctica
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System:   95%
    User:   85%
 
Beyond Loch Ness
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Murphey is a rugged cryptozoologist, who thirty years earlier, during a trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, had a fatal encounter with the fabled "Nessie" creature that killed his father, and left James with deep facial scar. Twenty years ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, survival, experiment gone awry, gory, deadly creature, mystery, chaos and mayhem, danger, deadly, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
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System:   84%
    User:   82%
 
 5.7
 19K
Devil's Pass
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, teleportation, monster, devil, danger, found footage, mystery, time loop, snow, camp, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   72%
 
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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: serious, bleak, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   69%
 
 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, macabre, bleak, 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:   76%
    User:   74%
 
 3.1
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Silent Venom
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, snake, submarine, save the day, survival, mutant, race against time, deadly creature, adventure, underwater, isolation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   87%
 
 5.6
 5K
Thale
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Norwegian folklore turns out to be real when Leo and Elvis encounter a girl called Thale in a basement. A regular cleaning job turns into a struggle for survival, while they're trying to figure out what or who Thale is. Could Thale be a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, in the woods, survival, gory, isolation, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, legends and myths, wrong place wrong time, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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System:   69%
    User:   64%
 
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Quarantine 2: Terminal
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, gory, mystery, isolation, airport, plague, airplane, mutant, supernatural, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   78%
 
28 Days Later...
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, gory, violence, hospital, brutality, end of the world, death, apocalypse, male nudity, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   69%
 
 6.1
 30K
Splinter
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: bleak, bloody, scary, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, isolation, death, virus, transformation, infected, hit by a car, creature, infection, blood splatter, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   66%
 
 4.9
 2K
The Rats
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, rat, survival, gory, deadly creature, danger, urban, rebellion, power outage, hospital, experiment gone awry, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
 7.6
 8K
Survivors
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, danger, group of strangers, survival, virus, chaos, ex convict, politician, scientist, doctor, human nature, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
 6.0
 39K
Carriers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: virus, survival, road trip, post apocalyptic, brothers, infection, life is a bitch, death, friendship, plague, humanity, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   48%
 
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As Above, So Below
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gory, supernatural, mythology, ancient mystery, uncover truth, death, found footage, confined, escapades, survival, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
The Walking Dead
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, death, walking dead, supernatural, survivor, killings, future dystopia, blood splatter, characters in danger, gory, undead ...
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Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, dog, sacrifice, cancer, chase, vampire, dystopic future, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
 7.5
 48K
The Last Ship
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, virus, military, army, survival, save the world, friendship, scientist, shooting, strategy, plan, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 33K
Hemlock Grove
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, exciting, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, mystery, protagonist as suspect, family secret, investigation, gory, murder, crimes, danger, deadly, superhuman powers, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   50%
 
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 6.0
 63K
Quarantine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, gory, zombie, supernatural, journalism, blood, death, uncover truth, paranoia, cannibalism, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
 7.2
 252K
The Mist
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: suspenseful, suspense, bad ending, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, fog, catastrophe, stephen king, fight, giant insect, religious fanatic, blood, human versus monster, supermarket ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
 5.0
 180K
The Happening
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, virus, apocalypse, suicide, supernatural, death, on the run, end of the world, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
 7.3
 10K
The Whispers
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, tense
Plot: evil alien, youth, little girl, race against time, danger, manipulation, investigation, save the world, kids in trouble, deception, murder, naivete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
 7.5
 148K
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, isolation, supernatural, zombie, blood, deadly creature, police, chase, violence, death, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
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 6.0
 7K
Between
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, virus, isolation, youth, confined, survival, death, danger, crimes, escape attempt, rivalry, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
 5.6
 23K
The Bay
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gory, death, catastrophe, internet, hospital, blood, deadly creature, gore, virus, natural disaster, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
 6.3
 19K
Afflicted
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.
Style: rough, serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, blood, supernatural, hospital, on the road, buddies, immortality, gore, murder, race against time, chase, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france, barcelona spain, vancouver british columbia canada, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
 5.7
 33K
Cube Zero
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cube Zero is the third film in the trilogy yet this time instead of a film about people trapped in a deadly cube trying to get out we see it from the eyes of someone who is controlling the cube and the torture of the victims inside. When the nerd ...
Style: futuristic, scary, clever, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, mathematics, survival, mystery, death, rescue, parallel world, gore, torture, maze, captivity, technology ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 6.3
 25K
Open Grave
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man awakes-- without memory -- in a pit full of bodies and must figure out if the people who rescued him are the killers, or if he is the murderer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: memory loss, zombie, paranoia, virus, amnesia, murder, blood, uncover truth, apocalypse, mystery, plot twist, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 

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 6.6
 7K
Slasher
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, forest, jealousy, friendship, artist, investigation, coming of age, survival, crimes, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 4.1
 15K
Devil's Due
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unexpected pregnancy takes a terrifying turn for newlyweds Zach and Samantha McCall.
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: family in danger, satan, babies and infants, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, self mutilation, pregnant woman, satanic cult, pregnancy, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, france, paris france
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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