Movies like Annihilation

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Annihilation (2018)
 6.9
 227K
Annihilation (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Style: disturbing, suspense, ambiguous ending, intellectual, surprise ending, macabre, gothic, sinister
Plot: expedition, transformation, scientist, mutation, psychologist, quarantine, research, missing person, dna, mission, female protagonist, mutant, genetics, isolation, alligator, paramedic, missing husband, jungle, bear, lighthouse, self destruction, beast, creature, explorer, swamp ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida

Most similar movies to Annihilation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful and serious films with plots about blood, death, danger, murder, fear, paranoia and chase mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Annihilation: Arrival (2016), Sphere (1998), Life (2017), I Am Legend (2007), 28 Days Later... (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 501K
Arrival (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: futuristic, suspense, intellectual, enigmatic, philosophical ...
Plot: alien, first contact, spacecraft, loss, destiny, flash forward, language barrier, death of daughter, science, memory, time loop, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: montana, china, russia, sudan, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 93K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, psychologist, first contact, adventure, danger, survival, supernatural, ocean or sea, imagination, alien, book, group of strangers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 182K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tragic ending, tense ...
Plot: tentacle, mars, astronaut, alien life-form, monster, space travel, brutality, unhappy ending, death, danger, survival horror, space station ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 626K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, survival, zombie, future dystopia, loneliness, danger, heroes, isolation, experiment, depression, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, scientist, infected, rage, virus, army, fear, survivor, research, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 218K
Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fifty years into the future, the sun is dying, and Earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun — but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind’s last ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, psychological, twists and turns, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, danger, expedition, astronaut, heroic mission, earth, bomb, sun, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: suspense, dark, surprise ending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: zombie, children, little girl, infection, eaten alive, blood, apocalypse, virus, survival, military, bunker, teacher ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 35K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, intense, suspenseful, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, violence, danger, fight, assassin, brutality, escape, moral dilemma, surveillance, experiment, psychologist ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 24K
The Void (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and ...
Style: macabre, dark, ambiguous ending, sinister, bloody ...
Plot: body horror, murder, hospital, gore, blood, morgue, insanity, monster, nurse, doctor, burned alive, mutilation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 197K
Bird Box (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman and a pair of children are blindfolded and make their way through a post-apocalyptic setting along a river.
Style: disturbing, emotional, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, blindness, suicide, fear, survival horror, bird, murder, creature, chase, running, pregnancy, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 198K
Predators (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, jungle, warrior, danger, monster, soldier, survival, space and aliens, survivor, supernatural, alien ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada, Spain
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: tech noir, futuristic, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, neo noir, bounty hunter, genetics, investigation, police detective, pursuit, freedom fighter, dark future, main character dies, inventor ...
Time: future, year 1966, near future, 2040s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 111K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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, danger, alien invasion, alien encounter, chase, survival, gory, isolation, alien, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 24K
The Titan (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a bleak future Earth, a soldier endures a radical genetic transformation to save humanity. But his wife fears he's becoming more creature than man.
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, sad, surprise ending
Plot: human experiment, transformation, pilot, nasa, military base, dna, laboratory, mental breakdown, danger, survivor, murder, swimming pool ...
Time: near future, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 136K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, survival, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, astronaut, zombie, outer space, danger, expedition, space and aliens, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 29K
Altered States (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, ...
Style: surreal, psychological, scary, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, isolation, science, genetics, psychologist, ritual, metamorphosis, university, experiment gone awry, genetically altered, repression, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967
Place: campus, california, new york, boston, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, snake, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 55K
Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: absurd, macabre, suspense, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: paratrooper, nazi, zombie, supernatural, fascist, war, violence, wartime, brutality, soldier, danger, survival ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 33K
The Divide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: isolation, survival, confined, danger, chaos, losing-it hero, basement, violence, gunshot, welding, chaos and mayhem, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 326K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, alien encounter, monster, isolation, transformation, paranoia, space and aliens, danger, fear, scientist, supernatural, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.4
 28K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, race against time, chaos, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 87K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: futuristic, surreal, disturbing, stylized, tense ...
Plot: virtual reality, escape from reality, inventions and discoveries, video game, cyberspace, technology gone awry, mind control, future dystopia, computers and web, danger, hacker, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: disappearance, insanity, investigation, paranoia, violence, police brutality, gory, mind game, deadly, mental illness, hallucinations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, scary, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: island, mad scientist, genetics, rebellion, mutant, experiment, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, technology gone awry, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, planet, genetics, space and aliens, technology gone awry, dangerous animal, imaginary, escapades, cons and scams, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 32K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, fear, psychopath, obsession, mental patient, murder, pursuit, psychological thriller, mental illness, psychiatric ward, watching someone, sexual assault ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 188K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: futuristic, psychological, suspenseful, tense, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, trap, survival, captivity, maze, mathematics, death, escape, danger, parallel world, trapped, insanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 36K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, scary, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, lost in the woods, river, tent, flashlight, found footage, tree, campfire, handheld camera, night, infection, rain ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 87K
Hibrid (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops ...
Style: sexual, stylized, rough, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: genetic engineering, cloning, monster, laboratory, supernatural, danger, experiment gone awry, imaginary, genetics, couple relations, ambition, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%