Movies and TV shows like The Visitor 1997

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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: outer space, time travel, good deed, alien abduction, supernatural, save the world, on the run, super strength, abduction, heroes, space and aliens, manhunt, alien encounter, healing power, mysterious character, alien, bermuda triangle, fbi, supernatural power, help, messiah, supernatural ability, live action, chases and races, danger
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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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, alien, save the world and imaginary mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Visitor: V (2009), Believe (2014), The Tomorrow People (2013), The Tripods (1984), Seven Days (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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V (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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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, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, alien, alien encounter, world domination, fate of humanity, alien invasion, post apocalypse, invasion, supernatural, fbi, conspiracy ...
Place: usa
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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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, protector, young heroes, supernatural ability, heroes, supernatural, orphan, good versus evil, on the run, escapades, graphic violence, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, teleportation, young heroes, youth, telekinesis, superhuman powers, good versus evil, telepathy, escapades, friendship, world spanning ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Tripods (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 30 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: apocalyptic, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: alien invasion, distopia, post apocalypse, teenage boy, good versus evil, on the run, youth, save the world, alien encounter, human spirit, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, top secret, struggle for survival, super powers, secret government organization, space and aliens, secret agents, hopes, state affairs, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
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84%
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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, post apocalypse, alien disguised as human, invasion, occult, escapades, supernatural, save the world, space and aliens, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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84%
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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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, high school, supernatural ability, friendship, supernatural, life risking, teenage life, youth, teenager, super strength, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.2
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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: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: alien, alien invasion, prophecy, invasion, conspiracy, frame up, alien encounter, heroes, criminal heroes, escapades, dishonesty, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
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83%
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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: psychotronic, serious, suspenseful, cult film, tech noir ...
Plot: vampire, alien, exploitation, invasion, weakness, save the world, race against time, heroes, getting home, benign alien, space and aliens, impossible love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, superhero, supernatural, good versus evil, heroic mission, samurai, psychic, save the world, changing the past or future, super strength, superhuman, youth ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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81%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, multicultural
Plot: ultraman, superhero, conspiracy, supernatural, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, society, adventure, rivalry, martial arts, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future
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80%
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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, tense, bleak ...
Plot: youth, evil alien, save the world, alien invasion, investigation, manipulation, murder, naivete, deception, kids in trouble, race against time, pop culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: spacecraft, military, alien invasion, ufo, sea disaster, intergalactic, battles, escapades, race against time, heroes, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland
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80%
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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, outer space, astronaut, space travel, moon, space exploration, ufo, survival, moon base, save the world, man versus machine, adventure ...
Time: future, year 1999, 90s
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79%
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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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: space opera, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes, save the world, adventure, partners, bounty hunter, escapades, space and aliens, distant planet, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, maryland
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78%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: super powers, teleportation, good versus evil, healing power, escapades, rivalry, space and aliens, ancient mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, evil alien ...
Time: future
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77%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: disaster, comet, astronomer, elopement, newspaper office, governor, escapades, rivalry, adventure, evil alien, space and aliens, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, save the world, escapades, experiment gone awry, disaster, chaos, heroes, black hole, science runs amok, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, alien, graphic violence, kids in trouble, superhero, misfit, youth, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The X-Files (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, ufo, investigation, paranormal investigation, top secret, fbi, alien contact, space and aliens, conspiracy, special agents, paranormal activity, alien abduction ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, washington d.c.
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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: serious, futuristic, offbeat
Plot: medical, space opera, planet, medical student, failed pilot, space and aliens, misfit, society, supernatural ability, heroes, supernatural, human nature ...
Time: future
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73%
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, scary, psychological, dark ...
Plot: time travel, space travel, supernatural ability, mystery, save the world, future dystopia, space and aliens, alien encounter, space wars, science, human, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, superhero, supernatural, save the world, super powers, time travel, teleportation, heroic mission, stopped time, good versus evil, psychic, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, heroes, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, youth, superhuman powers, destiny, rivalry, supernatural power, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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72%
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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, suspenseful, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: prodigy, mysterious character, genius, hidden identity, amateur detective, memory loss, supernatural ability, mystery, crimes, amnesia, police, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Night Man is an American action/adventure/sci-fi series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on a comic book published by Malibu Comics and was created by Steve Englehart and developed for ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, super powers, martial arts, super strength, telepathy, jazz singer, adventure, fighting crime, rivalry, heroes, escapades, superhuman powers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
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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: mind bending, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: alien, ufo, evil alien, alien invasion, conspiracy, cover up, flying saucer, government conspiracy, secret government organization, alien abduction, outer space, invasion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Final Days of Planet Earth (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 173 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, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, space and aliens, evil alien, alien planet, adventure, survival, save the world, space travel, heroic mission, journalism, a.i., race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Earth: Final Conflict (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Earth: Final Conflict is a Canadian science fiction television series based on story ideas created by Gene Roddenberry, and produced under the guidance of his widow, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry. It was not produced, filmed or broadcast until after his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien contact, space and aliens, alien invasion, space wars, evil alien, rebellion, alien, conspiracy, superhero, woman with a gun, outer space, canadian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 153K
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: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, supernatural, supernatural ability, gay, telepathy, love affair, secret organization, lesbian, conspiracy, sex scene, mind control, survival ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, london, san francisco, chicago illinois, berlin germany
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71%