Movies like Shortwave

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Shortwave (2016)
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Shortwave (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A modern and unrelentingly tense psychological thriller based on a theory of the origins of shortwave radio frequencies, Shortwave is an unnerving reminder that some stones are best left unturned.
Plot: female masturbation, bikini, radio broadcast, evil, suicide attempt, grief, female sitting on a toilet, white panties, child abduction, panic attack

Most similar movies to Shortwave

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, disturbing and serious films with plots about female nudity, murder, danger, alien, deadly, chaos and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Shortwave: Eyes in the Dark (2010), The Advanced Guard (1998), Virtual Girl (1998), Naked Souls (1996), Seconds (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eyes in the Dark (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Secret video files just discovered on an FBI server prove that the government has been hiding unexplained disappearances and a dangerous presence in the Pacific Northwest wilderness.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: legend, curse, video camera, forest, college student, camera, found footage, evil, survival, murder, group of friends, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Advanced Guard (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of aliens arrive on Earth as part of an advance invasion force. Their mission is to kidnap a small sample of humans and run them through a series of rigorous tests to determine if they would make suitable slaves. Harper, one of the alien ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien abduction, alien invasion, human host, space and aliens, evil alien, chases and races, confined, save the world, society, rivalry, imaginary ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.7
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Virtual Girl (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: John Lewis, a programming genius, has it all- a beautiful wife and a child, a lavish home and he's on the brink of making it big after he finishes one last project, a CD-Rom Sex Game called Virtual Girl. However, things get complicated when a ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, suspenseful, sexy
Plot: virtual reality, programmer, technophobia, life turned upside down, technology gone awry, dangerous attraction, chaos, computer, simulation, erotica, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.3
 2K
Naked Souls (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Edward is busy trying to unlock the secrets of reading and recording people's thoughts. He is very involved with his work leaving little room for girlfriend Britt. Longstreet comes along and offers Edward a place to do his research and have ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, dream girl, murder, experiment gone awry, laboratory, mad scientist, crimes, deadly, lust, body swapping, breasts, student life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 7.7
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Seconds (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A secret organisation offers wealthy people a second chance at life. The customer picks out someone they want to be and the organisation surgically alters the customer to look like the intended person, stages the customer's death, gets rid of ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: haunted by the past, surgery, faked death, midlife crisis, murder, plastic surgery, redemption, secret identity, golden years, dishonesty, deadly, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, california, malibu california, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
They Are Among Us (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film concerns a sleepy town that is populated mostly by aliens who have been pretending to be humans for a lengthy period of time in order to eventually strip the planet of resources they need to live.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien encounter, danger, hidden identity, imaginary, chaos, deadly, impostor, small town, survival, conspiracy, sexual content ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 4K
The Wave (2019)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man on the verge of a promotion takes a mysterious hallucinogenic drug that begins to tear down his reality and expose his life for what it really is.
Style: psychedelic, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug trip, karma, drugs, hallucinogenic drug, lawyer, husband wife relationship, surrealism, hallucination, acid trip, dealer, psychedelia, visual hallucination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.8
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Lifeform (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Viking space capsule suddenly returns to Earth from its long ago trip to Mars, it brings with it an intelligent visitor that is part "Alien" and part "ET". Encased in armor, it extends a human like form from its shell to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: mars, military, soldier, hazmat suit, egg, alien, evil alien, danger, benign alien, deadly, alien encounter, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 6K
Liquid Sky (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychedelic, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: fashion, space and aliens, alien, heroin, rape, androgyny, gays and lesbians, addiction, dark humor, satire, culture clash, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.1
 242
Bombshell (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Characters in a bio technological firm utilize nanotechnology (miniature, smart robots) to control others for their own good.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, future dystopia, missing person, child illness, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.7
 477
BrainWaves (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After a traffic accident Kaylie is in coma for months. Her doctors want to try a new procedure on her: to regain her consciousness, they stimulate her brain with neural patterns of a woman who just died. It works, and Kaylie seems to be OK again. ...
Plot: doctor, murder, accident, coma, brain transplant, death by electrocution, physical therapy, flashback, female nudity, a vision, nudity (full frontal - brief), san francisco bay ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Invasion of the Pod People (2007)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a meteor shower in California, Melissa feels that her co-workers and her boss Samantha that work in the agency owned by Vickland are acting differently after receiving a weird plant. She shares her fears with her colleague Billie and with ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, semi serious, sexy
Plot: evil alien, love triangle, cons and scams, love affair, alien encounter, space and aliens, gays and lesbians, cunnilingus, threesome, blonde, topless, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 2.6
 322
Starquest II (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sci-fi thriller directed by Fred Gallo.
Plot: alien abduction, spacecraft, alien, sex, female nudity, human experiment, outer space, torture, dissection, gore, graphic violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dreammaster: The Erotic Invader (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On a quest to unravel the mysteries of recurring nightmares, four college grad students experiment on each other, monitoring and attempting to manipulate their dreams. Grant, the most troubled of the quartet, is disturbed by the sensual Devora, an ...
Plot: dream, cleavage, student, book, crying, red wine, electric shock, mistress, sexual fantasy, black bra, subconscious, sexual desire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.8
 760
Deep Red (1994)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a young girl is accidently infected with an alien substance known as "Deep Red", the astonishing results attract the attention of the illustrious scientist Dr. Newmeyer. Disillusioned security expert Joe Keyes must team up with his ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: nanotechnology, scientist, framed for murder, eternal youth, ex husband ex wife relationship, mad scientist, bodyguard, back from the dead, little girl, set on fire, haunted by the past, private detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.9
 271
Feedback (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Feedback is a techno-thriller that takes place a few years from now. Set in a bleak and desolate world, this is the story of three friends caught up in a streak of bad luck.
Plot: subway, time travel, cell phone, gun, money, telephone, casino, phone booth, metro
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.4
 174
Hungry for You (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's the year 2010, and half of all households receive virtual reality programming. However, someone has discovered how to use the VR receivers to murder men while being seduced into virtual sex with the seductive Viva. The FCC has contracted ...
Plot: erotica, murder, skydiving, virtual reality, sex in a bathtub, female nudity, crime investigation, race car, aspiring singer, transvestite, sex scene, sex in a bathroom
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.9
 217
Liquid Dreams (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a slightly future America, a woman goes to the big city to visit with her sister, who is dead in her apartment. In order to find out what happened to her sister, she gets a job working at a dance club, a lower notch in the strip joint circuit. ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: stripper, dancing, businessman, erotic thriller, police, dance club, nightclub, drug, murder of sister, bare breasts, chemist, sister sister relationship ...
Time: near future, future
Place: kansas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Tau (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: artificial intelligence, kidnapped woman, escape attempt, woman in danger, laboratory, experiment, murder, robot, kidnapping, drone, security system, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Infinity Chamber (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man trapped in an automated prison must outsmart a computer in order to escape and try and find his way back to the outside world that may already be wiped out.
Style: suspense, psychological thriller, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: escape, artificial intelligence, prison, jail, prisoner, man versus machine, father son relationship, escape attempt, camera, mistaken identity, computer, reality ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Subliminal Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Darrin Danver is married to Deb. He is a videogames programmer and works for Z-Games when he receives an offer for a job from CTC. He accepts the offer and moves with his wife Deb near Las Vegas. There he discovers that he is paid a lot only to ...
Plot: white panties, computer game, sex scene, panties, female nudity, shower, black panties, mind control, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, cyberpunk, breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Parasite Doctor Suzune: Evolution (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Set within a city where parasites rage, the parasites settled into their human hosts and increases their power and sexual desires. Dr. Suzune is a parasite expert who works daily to kill the parasites. A sinister demon organization exists behind the ...
Style: erotic, psychotronic
Plot: conspiracy, martial arts, nymphomaniac, japanese woman, cleavage, flashback, medical experiment, frog, secret society, evolution, veterinarian, doppelganger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.8
 729
The Void (2001)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Physicist Eva Soderstrom discovers greedy industrialist Thomas Abernathy is on the verge of creating an artificial black hole in a laboratory on Earth. It's the same experiment that killed her father years earlier, except bigger. With the help ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious
Plot: experiment gone awry, physicist, black hole, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, chaos, imaginary, androids and robots, catastrophe, heroes, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 7.2
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Sunshine (2007)
Genre: 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, tense, philosophical ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, save the world, spacecraft, sun, danger, expedition, self sacrifice, heroic mission, astronaut, earth, end of the world ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.3
 522
Jigsaw (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A college class tackles a bizarre project - splitting up a mannequin, they each decorate a piece. The net result is an exquisite corpse they name 'Jigsaw'. After a night of drunken confessions, the group burns the lifeless body but their ...
Style: cult film
Plot: art, teacher, abuse, suicide, mannequin, professor, doll, serial killer, death of sister, white panties, sawed off shotgun, mini skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 3K
Lucid Dream (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dae-ho, an investigative journalist, seeks to track down the whereabouts of his son who was abducted three years ago. With the help of a detective and a psychiatrist friend, he will retrace his memory of the incident through the use of lucid ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, tricky, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: child abduction, time travel, lucid dream, missing son, dreams, investigation, a vision, kidnapping, kidnapped child, surveillance, time loop, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.8
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The Hollow One (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rachel and Anna return home two years after their mother’s death, and find the town abandoned with their house left in disgusting disarray. When Rachel begins hallucinating about their dead mother and some ancient artifact, terrifying clues begin ...
Style: enigmatic, bleak, disturbing, scary
Plot: survival, dark past, escape, grieving father, uncover truth, supernatural, homecoming, evil, missing person, sisters, mystery, death of mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 435
Displacement (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young physics student must find a way to reverse a deadly quantum time anomaly and solve the murder of her boyfriend while battling short-term memory loss and time slips caused by the event.
Plot: time loop, phantom, foot chase, selfie, death of father, metal detector, ambulance, discovering a dead body, death of boyfriend, electroshock therapy, taser, interrogation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Destination Inner Space (1966)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A futuristic underwater sea-lab is having problems with a UFO that's parked between them and a nearby deep ocean trench. As they investigate, they attract the unwanted attention of a dangerous creature who puts the scientists and crew in danger.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ufo, monster, laboratory, alien life-form, underwater scene, aquatic humanoid, water, science, ocean, alien, underwater
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Destructors (1968)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Foreign agents are after a substance called "laser rubies" that can power a killer laser beam. Government agents are dispatched to protect the rubies and eliminate the foreign agents.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, sabotage, ruby, espionage, heist, conspiracy, caper, spy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%