Movies like Stranded 1987

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Stranded (1987)
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Stranded (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman and her grandmother living in an isolated farmhouse are kidnapped by aliens.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: hostage situation, siege, alien invasion, outer space, alien, ufo, police, friendship, violence, spacecraft, death, kitchen, hostage, photographer, racial slur, telephone, gun, african american, tragedy, teenage girl, villain, farm, lie, female protagonist, on the run ...
Place: southern usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, cult film and suspense films with plots about alien, outer space, danger, space and aliens, alien invasion, spacecraft and violence mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stranded: Gray Matter (2018), Taking Earth (2017), Android (1982), Aliens: Zone-X (2015), Kingdom of the Spiders (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gray Matter (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Since the 1940's alien beings known as "GRAYS" have been sighted around the globe with the thought that they visit our planet to study our species and civilization before they eventually invade...but what if we're wrong? What if ...
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: extraterrestrial, meteorite, alien, alien invasion, alien technology, human experiment, alien abduction, alien possession, flying saucer, parasite, space and aliens, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Taking Earth (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The human race is thrown into chaos as an alien invasion takes control of the planet in an effort to find one boy out of 7 billion people who holds the power to destroy them.
Style: psychotronic, tense, exciting, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, friendship, spacecraft, human versus alien, heroes, alien attack, rescue, man versus machine, humanity in peril, society, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.8
 2K
Android (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Eccentric scientist Dr .Daniel and his shy assistant Max lead a quiet life on their space station, carrying out illegal research on androids, until they receive an unwelcome visit from three fugitives one of whom is female. Both Dr. Daniel and Max ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids, space station, spacecraft, escape, runaway, androids and robots, mad scientist, space travel, obsession, future dystopia, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Aliens: Zone-X (2015)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Park Ranger Don Morgan is torn from his routine life, when he stumbles upon a UFO visitation in the arid, deserted Park Area where he resides. An inexplicable, bizarre power outage knocks out all electronics and communications, stranding a carload ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, tense
Plot: ufo, alien, creature, desert, paranormal phenomena, paranormal activity, alien contact, alien encounter, psychological manipulation, mirage, manipulation, monster
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, harsh, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spider, tarantula, plague, death, siege, small town, hotel, amateur detective, spiders, danger, dangerous animal, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Star Quest: The Odyssey (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: At the end of mankind's greatest battle, empires will crumble, alliances will form, enemies will rise and heroes will fall. World's will end, and a new journey will begin.
Style: psychotronic, futuristic, exciting, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: space opera, outer space, space travel, star trek, time travel, teamwork, space wars, vengeance, alien planet, intergalactic, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Alien Overlords (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man learns about alien agendas from a dying agent and feels compelled to warn the world about the impending danger.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: found footage, alien, ufo, military, dying, troubled, life changing experience, human existence, oldtimer, alien encounter, time, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Beyond the Stars (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an astronaut himself one day, befriends Paul Andrews, the first man ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, secret, outer space, tragedy, male protagonist, waking up, father son relationship, promise, teen romance, mother son relationship, alcoholic, mirror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, parody ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, space and aliens, friendship, alien encounter, fall in love, goofy hero, misfit, love and romance, supernatural, danger, alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Starship Invasions (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Rameses and his Legion of the Winged Serpent brigade are out to claim Earth for their dying race. Out to save Earth is an alien guard patrol located in the Bermuda Triangle, the League of Races. LOR leaders warn Rameses that he's ...
Style: apocalyptic, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: flying saucer, alien, suicide, alien abduction, ufo, bermuda triangle, alien race, pyramid, space battle, mass suicide, good versus evil, bra and panties ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 32K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, creature, chaos, danger, small town, outer space, family in danger, misfit, space and aliens, intergalactic, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Battle Star Wars (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the leader of the evil Coalition threatens to destroy a Rebel planet for its resources, his daughter will have no choice but to join the Rebel side and fight for what is right.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: space wars, outer space, good versus evil, violence, death, weapon system, intergalactic, heroic mission, space and aliens, heroes, deadly, evil empire ...
Time: distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 2K
Hangar 18 (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it's existence because of the near presidential elections. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychotronic, weird ...
Plot: ufo, alien, investigation, nasa, mystery, state affairs, dishonesty, space and aliens, satellite, campaign, secret place, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, future
Place: arizona, las vegas, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
1313: UFO Invasion (2012)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: ADAM is a graduate student in theoretical astronomy and working on his dissertation. He’s always been interested in what’s ‘out there’ and he finds a perfect opportunity to both work and play…..in Roswell, New Mexico.
Style: serious, sexy, homoerotic, cult film
Plot: alien, danger, space and aliens, gay, camp, ufo, alien invasion, alien encounter, swimming pool, house, homosexual subtext
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Empire of Danger (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A newly designed spacecraft capable of going through time is sent to Mars to rescue a crew previously lost on Mars. The ship is sent through the past but to the wrong time, years later than the first crew. Once they land on Mars, the crew finds that ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, exciting
Plot: outer space, tomb, spacecraft, space travel, time travel, astronaut, princess, mars, alien planet, time warp
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Invader (1992)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crashed UFO and its reverse-engineered computer system take over the minds of soldiers at an air force base. The alien entity (in the guise of A.S.M.O.D.S., (Asmodeus), a strategic flight defense systems program for fighter jets) is discovered by ...
Plot: ufo, school bus, lollipop, reporter, blood spatter, robot, american flag, tunnel, syringe, suicide, alien, helicopter ...
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Xtro (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tony's father Sam, abducted by aliens three years earlier, returns to earth and seeks out his wife and son, but Rachel has since been living with Joe and the reunion is awkward. Joe doesn't trust Sam, and Rachel can't quite decide ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surreal, psychotronic ...
Plot: abduction, rape, clown, alien, alien abduction, forest, birth, evil alien, female full frontal nudity, toy soldier, chaos and mayhem, countryside ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Purple Death from Outer Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Edited version of the 1940 Universal serial "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe", released in a syndication package to TV in 1966.
Style: suspenseful, epic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: superhero, spacecraft, outer space, danger, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, chases and races, space and aliens, changing the past or future, androids and robots, benign alien ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1962)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Martians replace scientist & his family to pave way for invasion.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: family relations, outer space, scientist, martian, mansion, christmas, alien invasion, mars, estranged couple, alien
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, splatter, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, axe, zombie, survival, monster, teenager, undead, police, college, corpse, experiment ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Alien Outbreak (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a small rural community, local police officers Zoe and Patrick begin their shift as normal but soon, strange events unfold. Residents begin behaving erratically, and suicidal panic spreads amongst the township they are trying to protect. Zoe and ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien invasion, space and aliens, alien encounter, invasion, ufo, alien, survival, evil alien, adventure, underground, struggle for survival, alien technology ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Alien Seed (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An alien impregnates an Earth woman so she can deliver an alien "messiah" that will rule the world. A newspaper reporter finds out what's going on and sets out to stop it.
Style: low-budget
Plot: alien, impregnation, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, flashback, car chase, waitress, gunfight, machine gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Damnation Alley (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, nuclear holocaust, catastrophe, danger, desert, on the road, survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, post nuclear, cockroach, scorpion ...
Time: future, 70s, near future
Place: new york, usa, california, salt lake city utah, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
Style: intellectual, cerebral, twist ending, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: first contact, alien, spacecraft, ufo, alien contact, alien race, female protagonist, alien creature, scientist, loss, destiny, science ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: russia, pakistan, china, montana, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kraa! The Sea Monster (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Lord Doom, evil master of Proyas, the Dark Planet, sends Kraa the Sea Monster to Earth as part of his plan to dominate the galaxy. To keep the meddling hands of the Planet Patrol out of his scheme, he incapacitates their nearby space station. ...
Plot: alien, outer space, sea monster, midget, evil plot, biker, space station
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, survival, end of the world, mad scientist, chaos, danger, save the world, comet, catastrophe, chase, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Star Worms II: Attack of the Pleasure Pods (1985)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jessup, forced to hide his true identity, is imprisoned on a deadly and desolate planet, the Star Prison. banished to mine rabid rivers for the elusive Fire Gems, Jessup and his men must battle bands of derelict prisoners and fight the fatal fangs ...
Style: parody
Plot: alien planet, spacecraft, creek, empire, worm, sword and planet, tribe, captain, teleportation, nipples visible through clothing, knife, night ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Food of the Gods II (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A growth hormone experiment gets out of hand, when the the resulting giant man-eating rats escape, reaking havoc on the unsuspecting campus. Much blood-letting follows.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: rat, child murders an adult, giant monster, genetic engineering, synchronized swimming, woman with glasses, breaking a window, caged animal, courtyard, dead man, clapping, human versus animal ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, investigation, danger, body swapping, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, body horror, lookalikes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: allegory, clever, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, misfit, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, profanity, racism, urban, discrimination, fish out of water, addiction, benign alien ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%