Movies and TV shows like Salvation

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 7.1
 11K
Salvation
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: apocalypse, end of the world, save the planet, asteroid, plan, comet, conspiracy, mystery, danger, investigation, rocket, betrayal, tragedy, explosion, escape
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Salvation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, captivating and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, investigation, murder, conspiracy, mystery, crimes and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Salvation: Wayward Pines (2015), The Crossing (2018), The Event (2010), BrainDead (2016), The 4400 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.5
 47K
Wayward Pines
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, captivating
Plot: investigation, adaptation, apocalypse, danger, small town, transformation, society, beast, conspiracy, murder, multiple storylines, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, idaho
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System:   95%
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 7.3
 6K
The Crossing
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, suspense, tense, non-linear
Plot: time travel, runaway, conspiracy, super strength, manhunt, police, adaptation, society, dialogue, investigation, danger, weapons ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   67%
 
 7.0
 25K
The Event
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker, an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila, and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, missing person, conspiracy, u.s. president, chases and races, state affairs, buried truth, nobody believes, cia, government agency, secret identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   64%
 
 8.1
 9K
BrainDead
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, tricky, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, political satire, exploding head, alien invasion, female protagonist, conspiracy, government, paranoia, manipulation, senator, ant, mind control ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   58%
 
 7.4
 39K
The 4400
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: powerful corporation, mystery, investigation, government agency, memory loss, missing person, fate of humanity, special agents, alien abduction, time travel, supernatural ability, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
 7.2
 8K
Crisis
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Washington's most powerful players are pulled into an international conspiracy, an unlikely puppeteer will bring everyone from CEOs to The President of the United States to their knees by threatening the things they hold most dear.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: hostages, fbi, special agents, secret service agent, female fbi agent, kidnapping, confined, conspiracy, betrayal, parents and children, hostage situation, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
 7.2
 16K
Ascension
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 231 min.
Story: In this three-part miniseries, a young woman's murder causes the subjects of a century-long mission to populate a new world to question the true nature of the project as they approach the point of no return.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, talky, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space station, survival, space opera, technology, science, murder mystery, twists & turns, secrets, investigation, social differences, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
The Man in the High Castle
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: secret identity, alternate reality, espionage, forgery, intrigue, working undercover, dishonesty, political intrigue, rivalry, disorder, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
Designated Survivor
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, usa president, counter terrorism, politics, danger, investigation, crimes, dialogue, catastrophe, twists & turns, chases and races, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
 7.8
 4K
Condor
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, government conspiracy, heroes, investigation, dialogue, political thriller, crimes, fight scenes, weapons, twists & turns, murder, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, agent, terrorism, analyst, mind game, investigation, intelligence, conspiracy, chase, outsmarting, unlikely couple, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
 6.8
 50K
V
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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: alien encounter, evil alien, heroes, ufo, human versus alien, dishonesty, special agents, investigation, resistance, fbi, danger, uncover truth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   51%
 
 8.7
 177K
The X-Files
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: suspenseful, mind bending, captivating, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, paranormal investigation, top secret, ufo, investigation, paranormal activity, fbi, special agents, mysterious place, female fbi agent, alien abduction, alien contact ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
 18K
Zoo
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: dangerous animal, partners, mutation, save the world, pursuit, conspiracy, pandemic, experiment, crime, friends, investigation, extinction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
 7.3
 26K
Alphas
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Five ordinary people with superhuman physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the team investigates cases that point to others with Alpha abilities.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, government agency, investigation, danger, crimes, mind control, experiment, enemy, mentor, violence, heroes, fellow agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
 8.4
 201K
Fringe
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate dimension, fbi, special agents, supernatural, danger, mad scientist, investigation, crimes, top secret, paranormal activity, mystery, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
The Innocents
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a teenage couple runs away to be together, the extraordinary gift they possess unleashes powerful forces intent on dividing them forever.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, enigmatic, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: physical appearance, body transformation, supernatural ability, policewoman, mystery, family relations, escape, teenage love, manipulation, chase, police, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Amityville: The Awakening
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mystery, danger, twin brother, nightmare, twin sister, investigation, woman in danger, mother daughter relationship, murder, teenage girl, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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 7.6
 8K
Survivors
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, tense, stylized, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, danger, group of strangers, survival, virus, chaos, ex convict, politician, scientist, doctor, human nature, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
 7.6
 11K
Frequency
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: changing the past or future, father daughter relationship, investigation, police detective, murder, ham radio, twists & turns, danger, destiny, time travel, serial killer, multiple storylines ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 7.0
 93K
The X Files
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, scary, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mystery, alien, ufo, first contact, government agency, conspiracy theory, investigation, conspiracy, virus, special agents, fbi, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, future, 90s, 1990s, prehistory ...
Place: antarctica, texas, europe, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 8.4
 67K
Legion
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: reality vs fantasy, supernatural power, schizophrenia, psychological thriller, superhero, mutant, telekinesis, memory, unreliable narrator, friendship, escapades, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
 5.9
 6K
Sleight
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young street magician is left to take care of his little sister after his mother's passing and turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets into trouble with his supplier, his sister is ...
Style: bleak, suspense, tense, psychological, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs, heroes, teenage boy, family relations, family, danger, vengeance, society, card trick, debt, survival, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
 6.7
 303K
Signs
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, mystery, farm, alien encounter, single father, apocalypse, death, aliens, storytelling, space travel, first contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, brazil, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
 6.6
 46K
Arbitrage
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, infidelity, adultery, downfall, business, greed, corruption, corporate crimes, secrets, courtroom, twists & turns, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
 8.2
 56K
11.22.63
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, assassination, period piece, kennedy assassination, conspiracy, historical event, changing the past or future, surveillance, time, twists & turns, conspiracy theory, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, future, 50s, year 1963
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 8.0
 18K
Castle Rock
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mysticism, lawyer, crimes, man with no name, family relations, mystery, paranormal phenomena, mind reading, danger, investigation, society, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 5.3
 67K
The Circle
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young tech worker takes a job at a powerful Internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation concerning privacy, surveillance and freedom. She comes to learn that her decisions and ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: technology, internet, company, dystopic future, female protagonist, fighting the system, women, utopia, world politics, propaganda, life philosophy, surveillance ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 7.7
 33K
12 Monkeys
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, intense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: save the world, plague, time travel, virus, epidemic, race against time, apocalypse, heroic mission, sent to the past, changing the past or future, post apocalypse, witness ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
 7.1
 79K
Unthinkable
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, violence, torture, fbi, cia, nuclear, manipulation, investigation, islam, world politics, twists & turns, brainwashing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
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