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The Visitor (1997)
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The Visitor (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Visitor is a science fiction television series created by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin which aired on Fox from 1997–1998. It starred John Corbett as Adam McArthur who was abducted by extraterrestrials 50 years earlier and escapes back to Earth to help improve life for humanity.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, save the world, on the run, good deed, alien abduction, space and aliens, heroes, abduction, manhunt, danger, chases and races, healing power, alien encounter, mysterious character, super strength, alien, bermuda triangle, fbi, supernatural power, help, messiah, supernatural ability
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Visitor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, imaginary, save the world and supernatural mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Visitor: Masters of Science Fiction (2007), V (2009), Believe (2014), The Tripods (1984), First Wave (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Masters of Science Fiction (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Masters of Science Fiction is an American television anthology series by the same creators as Masters of Horror. The show debuted on ABC on August 4, 2007 at 10PM for a run of four episodes. It was originally scheduled to run in six parts, but two ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, anthology, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, genetic engineering, danger, space and aliens, cure, mutant, nuclear, imaginary, death penalty, nuclear weapon, satire, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
 6.8
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V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, world domination, alien encounter, extraterrestrial, fate of humanity, fbi, dishonesty, worldwide chaos, invasion, danger, uncover truth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.1
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Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Believe is about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: telekinesis, protector, young heroes, heroes, ex convict, supernatural ability, danger, changing lives, imaginary, escapades, good versus evil, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.4
 1K
The Tripods (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Earth has been conquered by an alien race known as the Masters using their giant Tripods. cousins. When humans reach the age of sixteen, they must undergo a process known as capping which places their mind under the control of the conquerors. In ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mind control, space and aliens, rebelliousness, save the world, danger, heroes, alien encounter, evil alien, young heroes, human spirit, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 3K
First Wave (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: First Wave is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel. The show was created by Chris Brancato, who co-wrote an early version of the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious, apocalyptic
Plot: alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, alien encounter, dishonesty, danger, escapades, criminal heroes, heroes, adventure, chases and races, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Tomorrow People (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of several young people from around the world who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers, including the ability to teleport and communicate with each other telepathically. Together they work to defeat the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, young heroes, psychic, telekinesis, supernatural, youth, good versus evil, young people, telepathy, superhuman ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, escapades, space and aliens, deadly creature, catastrophe, alien encounter, mistaken identity, space travel, save the world, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.2
 3K
Seven Days (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: "Ever wish you could live your last week all over again? Well, my name's Frank B. Parker, and I do it all the time. I work for a secret government project experimenting in time travel. When things really get screwed up, I'm the guinea ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, top secret, changing the past or future, hopes, save the world, imaginary, government agency, danger, secret agents, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 4K
Riley Rewind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A high school girl named Riley has the ability to travel back in time and uses this power to save her friend who commits suicide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, high school, teenager, supernatural ability, friendship, supernatural, life risking, teenage life, youth, imaginary, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Ultraman: Towards the Future (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ultraman: Towards the Future is a Tokusatsu TV series produced in 1990 in Australia by the South Australian Film Corporation and Japan's Tsuburaya Productions. There were 13 episodes filmed. At the time, Eco-awareness was at a high, and many ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, multicultural
Plot: conspiracy, superhero, society, adventure, space and aliens, danger, rivalry, heroes, chaos, battles, martial arts, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 27K
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those with nefarious motives to hunt and harness their powers. Epic adventures await ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, save the world, danger, psychic, imaginary, heroes, time travel, changing the past or future, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Fire in the Sky (1978)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, disaster movie ...
Plot: astronomer, catastrophe, forces of nature, apocalypse, danger, adventure, evil alien, heroes, alien encounter, celebrity culture, kidnapping, abduction ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.2
 10K
The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: youth, evil alien, danger, save the world, investigation, manipulation, race against time, naivete, deception, murder, kids in trouble, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Tomorrow People (1992)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Tomorrow People are the next stage of human evolution. They can teleport, communicate by telepathy, heal with the power of thought and they are unable to kill or harm any living creature. Aided by a mysterious and ancient spacecraft buried in ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teleportation, good versus evil, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural ability, ancient mystery, danger, imaginary, supernatural, rivalry, healing power, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Not of This Earth (1995)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An anemic alien comes to Earth from a dying planet, in the remake of the Corman 50s classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, cult film, cult movie cast, remake of cult film ...
Plot: alien, save the world, danger, getting home, benign alien, heroes, race against time, space and aliens, vampire, deadly, estate, weakness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Invasion: Earth (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Invasion: Earth is a BBC science fiction TV series. It was made in collaboration with the Sci Fi Channel, and released in 1998 as six fifty minute episodes.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious
Plot: spacecraft, military, destiny, alien encounter, officers and cadets, space travel, kidnapping, ocean, save the world, outer space, battles, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Space: 1999 (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak
Plot: space and aliens, astronaut, space exploration, ufo, moon, survival, space travel, man versus machine, danger, adventure, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Eve of Destruction (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Two scientists attempt to discover a new unlimited energy resource, but their experiment is sabotaged by eco-terrorists. A black hole is then formed and could destroy the world ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, save the world, escapades, experiment gone awry, chaos, heroes, danger, black hole, science runs amok, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, babe scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 3K
Flash Gordon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, danger, adventure, good versus evil, partners, heroes, rivalry, save the world, space travel, distant planet, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: The 10 webisodes, entitled "The Face of the Enemy," tell a story that takes place between seasons 4.0 and 4.5 of Battlestar and follow Lt. Gaeta when he is sent off in a Raptor with a handful of strangers and one of them mysteriously dies. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, tense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, space and aliens, space opera, imaginary, adventure, race against time, isolation, confined, danger, spacecraft, survival, serial murder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Outer Limits (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, philosophical ...
Plot: science, future dystopia, time travel, supernatural ability, mystery, save the world, space and aliens, danger, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Teenage Alien Avengers (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alien Arsenal, also released as Alien Weapons, tells the story of two teenage misfits, Ralph and Baxter, who accidentally discover a bizarre vault full of alien weaponry and body armor in the basement of their high school, with which they harness ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, evil alien, superhero, rivalry, misfit, imaginary, youth, escapades, supernatural, heroes, space and aliens, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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White Dwarf (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a distant future New York medical student Driscoll Rampart accomplishes his internship at Rusta, a rural planet that doesn't revolve around its axis and therefore is divided into contrasting halves of eternal day vs. eternal night. One is a ...
Style: futuristic, offbeat, serious
Plot: space travel, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger, society, chases and races, misfit, human nature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 8K
John Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, enigmatic
Plot: prodigy, mysterious character, hidden identity, amateur detective, memory loss, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, danger, mystery, crimes, genius, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.7
 2K
Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: exciting, captivating, mind bending, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ufo, evil alien, conspiracy, alien, alien invasion, couples, buried truth, government agency, dishonesty, mystery, couple relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.3
 143K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, supernatural, danger, love affair, supernatural ability, secret organization, chases and races, survival, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, san francisco, mumbai india, chicago illinois, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.5
 231K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, superhero, psychic, teleportation, stopped time, heroes, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Final Days of Planet Earth (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: An archaeologist discovers that aliens posing as government officials are secretly harvesting human bodies in a bid to take over earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, danger, save the world, adventure, benign alien, heroic mission, survival, space travel, alien encounter, dangerous animal, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
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Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, danger, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance is an online series that aims to fill in the gaps between seasons two and three of the Re-imagined Series. The webisodes can be viewed through the official web portal at Syfy.com. The webisode series was written ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance, space wars, trapped, recruit, invasion, adventure, space and aliens, betrayal, escapades, life is a bitch, danger, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%