Movies and TV shows like Helix

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Helix (2014)
 6.8
 27K
Helix (2014)
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, immortality, quarantine, uncover truth, plague, virus, danger, deadly, deadly virus, save the day, survival, secret place, escapades, zombie, arctic, dna, fight, disease, life is a bitch, infected, worldwide chaos, government facility, storm, secret agenda, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to Helix

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and scary films and TV series with plots about danger, deadly, survival, virus, plague, death and escapades mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Drama genres. Some movies like Helix: The Last Ship (2014), The Strain (2014), 28 Days Later... (2002), Devil's Pass (2013), Fear the Walking Dead (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 48K
The Last Ship (2014)
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: save the world, navy, survival, ocean or sea, danger, apocalypse, military, scientist, vestiges of humanity, heroes, pandemic, virus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: battleship
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100%
 7.4
 69K
The Strain (2014)
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: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, infected, save the world, chaos and mayhem, plague, vampire, fate of humanity, supernatural, immortality, deadly virus, heroic mission, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, virus, rage, infected, army, deadly virus, chaos and mayhem, survivor, death, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 19K
Devil's Pass (2013)
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, snow, supernatural, danger, isolation, filmmaking, ancient mystery, uncover truth, mutant, found footage, escapades, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
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: suspenseful, captivating, bleak, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, survival, social decay, family in danger, apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, human nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 7K
Between (2015)
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: isolation, quarantine, virus, youth, confined, survival, survivor, danger, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, death, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
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, atmospheric, tense, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, virus, plague, danger, group of strangers, human nature, mystery, chaos, ex convict, politician, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend (2007)
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, zombie, loneliness, plague, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, isolation, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Walking Dead (2010)
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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, apocalypse, supernatural, plague, future dystopia, chaos, vestiges of humanity, fear, danger, social decay, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
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, satellite, evil alien, laboratory, survival, danger, deadly, cure, scientist, disease, politics, deadly virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, utah, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 33K
Hemlock Grove (2013)
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: gothic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: werewolf, investigation, small town, protagonist as suspect, crimes, family secret, danger, parents and children, love triangle, small town life, murder, gypsy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 63K
Quarantine (2008)
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: plague, virus, found footage, quarantine, tv reporter, gory, firefighter, journalism, uncover truth, isolation, supernatural, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 39K
Carriers (2009)
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: survival, plague, virus, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, friendship, life is a bitch, danger, road trip, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 10K
The Whispers (2015)
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, tense
Plot: evil alien, save the world, race against time, youth, danger, little girl, investigation, manipulation, deception, murder, naivete, alien invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 3K
ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: disease, scientist, save the world, investigation, virus, government agency, laboratory, danger, state affairs, politics, fighting crime, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 69K
Case 39 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In her many years as a social worker, Emily Jenkins believes she has seen it all, until she meets 10-year-old Lilith and the girl's cruel parents. Emily's worst fears are confirmed when the parents try to harm the child, and so Emily ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, mysterious character, mental institution, social worker, uncover truth, child abuse, evil child, murder, domestic disturbance, woman in danger, evil force ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 107K
The Thing (2011)
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien invasion, danger, chase, survival, mission gone awry, gory, isolation, alien encounter, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airport, airplane, quarantine, gory, survival, isolation, mystery, plague, mutant, supernatural, confined, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.1
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Lost Tapes (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense
Plot: creature, giant animal, beast, danger, mystery, nature, deadly creature, legends and myths, deadly, urban legend, videotaping, cryptozoology ...
Time: contemporary
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38%
 8.5
 34K
Utopia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: offbeat, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: scientist, danger, mysterious character, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, buried truth, who to trust, politician, fear, secret, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, scary
Plot: submarine, survival, underwater, scientist, confined, ocean or sea, danger, deadly, escapades, uncover truth, isolation, running out of air ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.6
 193K
Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, special agents, crime, psychiatrist, cannibal, danger, death, doctor, fbi, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 4K
Fear Island (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five students on spring break meet at a secluded island cabin for a weekend getaway. Stranded on the island they become the prey of a mysterious killer who seems bent on revenge for something the friends have done.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, realistic
Plot: island, danger, riddles and clues, stowaway, mystery, deadly, ship, vengeance, inventions and discoveries, crimes, rattlesnake, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.2
 2K
Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: comet, race against time, small town, save the world, meteor, meteorite, scientist, adventure, alien encounter, apocalypse, plague, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 180K
The Happening (2008)
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: mind bending, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, on the run, supernatural, family in danger, plague, danger, forces of nature, suicide, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, hysteria ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, west virginia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 34K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense ...
Plot: changing the past or future, plague, time travel, chaos, save the world, race against time, apocalypse, heroic mission, future dystopia, sent to the past, danger, virus ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 235K
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, mutant, chaos, infected, siblings relations, on the run, danger, survivor, virus, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 19K
Zoo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, extinction, experiment, save the world, survival, pandemic, partners, mutation, danger, cure, veterinarian, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.2
 1K
Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, deadly creature, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, save the world, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 9K
Surface (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful
Plot: monster, marine biologist, mystery, evil alien, alien encounter, sea monster, scientist, escapades, misfit, uncover truth, teenage life, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%