Movies and TV shows like Helix

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Helix (2014)
 6.8
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Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, uncover truth, virus, quarantine, danger, deadly, secret place, escapades, save the day, survival, arctic, zombie, plague, dna, outburst, fight, pandemic, snow, life is a bitch, storm, research, infected, government facility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Helix

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films and TV series with plots about danger, deadly, survival, plague, escapades, scientist and supernatural mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Helix: The Strain (2014), The Last Ship (2014), The Andromeda Strain (2008), The Walking Dead (2010), Hemlock Grove (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, survival, deadly virus, good versus evil, save the world, chaos and mayhem, fate of humanity, plague, supernatural, chaos, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 54K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, apocalypse, chaos, save the world, military, pandemic, deadly virus, life is a bitch, danger, survival, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh, futuristic ...
Plot: plague, laboratory, bacteria, danger, deadly, cure, disease, virus, biohazard, survival, evil alien, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, los angeles, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Walking Dead (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, plague, danger, supernatural, future dystopia, walking dead, fear, graphic violence ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
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Hemlock Grove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
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: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, investigation, sex with brother, small town, crimes, danger, social relations, small town life, protagonist as suspect, family secret, supernatural, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, survival, danger, underwater, uncover truth, confined, isolation, ocean, mysterious place, ocean or sea, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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33%
 7.9
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ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: scientist, disease, save the world, investigation, virus, heroes, inventions and discoveries, deadly, danger, terrorism, plague, global effort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 2K
Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. Remake of Coma 1978.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, medical student, uncover truth, workplace, mystery, woman in danger, doctors and patients, medical school, death, dishonesty, conspiracy, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.3
 2K
Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere on the outskirts of our solar system, the unthinkable occurs. A giant asteroid collides with a smaller one and changes direction - headed directly toward The Earth. The burning meteor rain that beats down with devastating force, is only a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: save the world, comet, meteor, meteorite, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, race against time, danger, survival, small town life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: isolation, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, plague, race against time, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, society, heroes, chaos, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 10K
Surface (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Surface is a science fiction television series that premiered on NBC on September 19, 2005. The program aired ten episodes before going on hiatus on November 28, 2005 due to NBC's coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It returned for five more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic, tense
Plot: sea monster, monster, teenage life, marine biologist, uncover truth, escapades, danger, mystery, misfit, scientist, alien encounter, nosy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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Mutants (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A nasty virus has spread throughout the human race turning the population into something ...else. After a brief setup (and a messy hit and run) we’re introduced to an ambulance and its four occupants. Sonia (Helene de Fougerolles) and Marco ...
Style: bleak, tense, scary, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, mutation, survival, zombie, deadly virus, deadly, danger, love and romance, supernatural, life is a bitch, isolation, infection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Siege of the Dead (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 63 min.
Story: When lovelorn Michael arrives in Berlin to return a set of keys to his ex-girlfriend, Gabi, as an excuse to see her again, he finds her apartment empty save for a couple of plumbers making repairs to the central heating. Just as Michael learns from ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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28%
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Nightflyers (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A crew of space explorers embark on an mission to find a mysterious alien ship.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: trapped in space, space travel, monster, survival, deadly creature, killings, scientist, team, survivor, outer space, supernatural, danger ...
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28%
 6.7
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Z Nation (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, absurd, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, virus, survival, gory, post apocalypse, deadly, chaos, graphic violence, danger, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Jacob Hood is a brilliant biophysicist and special science advisor to the government who investigates scientific crises and oddities. His crusade is to protect the substance of science against those who would abuse and misuse scientific ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: scientist, fbi, mad scientist, misfit partners, save the day, bio weapon, characters in danger, investigation, reluctant partners, supernatural, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.9
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Dead Within (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set six months after a deadly outbreak has all but ended the human race, a man and woman have survived by isolating themselves in a remote cabin and never opening the door. Now they don’t have a choice. Starved for resources, they must confront ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: infection, isolation, zombie, survival, plague, danger, supernatural, couple relations, apocalypse, deadly, domestic disturbance, outburst ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: It's an up-to-date setting of the 1951 sci-fi thriller. With the world blinded and the Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this carnivorous plant invasion. With a brave new world of maniacs, warring ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, save the world, chaos, heroic mission, apocalypse, heroes, danger, deadly, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Lost Tapes (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lost Tapes is an American television horror series that aired on Animal Planet. Produced by Go Go Luckey Entertainment, the program presents found footage depicting traumatic encounters with cryptozoological creatures, including the Chupacabra and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: beast, creature, videotaping, danger, mystery, urban legend, legends and myths, deadly, monster, evidence, disappearance, hoax ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
28 Days Later... (2002)
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, fear, rage, zombie apocalypse, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, big ben london ...
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33%
 7.6
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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, politician, survival, deadly virus, group of strangers, danger, chaos, doctor, ex convict, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Rise of the Zombies (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: zombie, survival, gory, on the run, supernatural, danger, deadly, prison, alcatraz, island, plague, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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26%
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: mysterious place, nightmare, mysterious character, supernatural, evil force, danger, deadly, wrong place wrong time, woman in danger, honeymoon, alternate reality, objects come to life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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26%
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Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town's residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
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Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, tv show, danger, media, amateur detective, riddles and clues, crimes, young heroes, youth, investigative journalism, mind control, missing brother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.1
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Episode 50 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teaming up for the first time for a special episode of a supernatural reality TV show, two rival crews get more then they bargained for when they make physical contact with a ferocious spirit of terrifying power. They must band together before it ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, danger, tv show, haunted house, survival, supernatural, deadly, graphic violence, indoor, media
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.4
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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, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, mysterious character, buried truth, scientist, danger, life turned upside down, who to trust, politician, dishonesty, graphic violence, top secret, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, post apocalypse, chaos, chaos and mayhem, worldwide chaos, vestiges of humanity, survivor, refugee, hiding place, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 903
Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, bio weapon, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, zombie, killer animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
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28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, rough, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, end of the world, post apocalypse, chaos, virus, chaos and mayhem, mutant, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%