Movies and TV shows like Chocky

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Chocky (1984)
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Chocky (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: Chocky is a 1984 children's television drama based on the 1968 novel by John Wyndham and was broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. Two sequels were produced. All were written by Anthony Read and produced by Thames Television. The series was also broadcast and popular in Czechoslovakia - both dubbings were made. While the 1968 novel was set in an unspecified 'near future', the TV adaptation was set contemporaneously in the mid-1980s. The Gore family acquire a second generation Citroen CX car which was marketed as being technologically advanced at the time.
Plot: alien, telekinesis, alien contact, imaginary friend, friendship, boy

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Most similar movies to Chocky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about alien, alien contact, danger, spacecraft, space and aliens, friendship and alien encounter mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Chocky: Aquila (1997), The Boy from Andromeda (1991), The War of the Worlds (2019), Class (2016), Resident Alien (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Aquila (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Aquila is a British children's television show which aired on the BBC from 1997 to 1998. An episode was aired once a week, and was based on the story of two boys, Tom Baxter and Geoff Reynolds, who find a spacecraft when digging in a field. It ...
Plot: spacecraft, family relations, boy, child protagonist, invisibility, falling into a hole, skeleton, flying machine, best friend, children, friendship between boys, british ...
Place: wales
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100%
The Boy from Andromeda (1991)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
TV show
Story: On a holiday to Mt Tarawera, teenager Jenny finds an odd shard of metal. In this third episode of the kids sci-fi series she meets its owner: 'Drom' — a survivor of an alien mission to deactivate a planet-annihilating space gun (aka ...
Plot: alien, volcano, spacecraft, monster, robot, children, boy, outer space, computer, child, extraterrestrial, star
Place: new zealand
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100%
The War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy the prejudices of society and start a life together, all the while swerving the ongoing chaos of an alien invasion.
Style: apocalyptic, bleak, suspense, tense
Plot: alien invasion, end of the world, post apocalypse, alien attack, apocalypse, alien, alien race, ufo, survival, alien contact, surprise attack, fight ...
Time: edwardian era, 1900s, turn of the century, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: england
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67%
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Class (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Coal Hill School has been a feature of Doctor Who since the first episode, but now we get to see the day-to-day adventures of the students coping with intrusions from space and time.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: time travel, doctor who, lifestyle, friendship, group of friends, mystery, time loop, teenage life, teenager, teenage protagonist, everyday life, time warp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 8.2
 25K
Resident Alien (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: alien, alien contact, fish out of water, alien race, farce, extraterrestrial, alien disguised as human, friendship, human alien relationship, culture clash, friends, alien creature ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, colorado
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61%
 5.5
 3K
Hunters (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of a decorated FBI agent's wife leads him to a secret government unit assembled to hunt a group of ruthless terrorists - shadowy figures that may or may not be from this world.
Plot: secret government organization, alien, terrorist, fbi, female nudity, murder, hunter, autopsy, betrayal, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, fbi agent
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58%
 7.2
 10K
Raising Dion (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A widowed mom sets out to solve the mystery surrounding her young son's emerging superpowers while keeping his extraordinary gifts under wraps.
Style: enigmatic, atmospheric, colourful, scenic
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural power, boy, superhero, school, african american, friendship, single mother, society, mystery, racial discrimination, mysterious character, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 261
First Born (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Edward Forester is a scientist with a godlike mission to improve the human race - but now desperately needs to undo his own creation.
Plot: gorilla, scientist, hybrid, genetics, deoxyribonucleic acid, monkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The People (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she finds that this is actually a community of extraterrestrials ...
Style: semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: school, alien, telekinesis, teacher, small town, small town life, isolation, teachers and students, benign alien, space and aliens, danger, levitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 755
Quatermass (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 204 min.
TV show
Story: After the mysterious destruction of the new space station, young people find themselves drawn to a stone circle in England, and other locations around Earth. They believe they'll be taken to a better place by a higher power. Only Professor ...
Plot: distopia, riot, british army, alien, scientist, stonehenge
Time: future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Invasion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An alien spaceship crashes near a rural hospital. When the aliens are taken to the hospital, a mysterious force field suddenly appears around it.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spaceship crash, hospital, alien invasion, spacecraft, alien, forest, trapped, fog, nurse, police officer, alien spacecraft, trapped in a building ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, epic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ufo, alien, first contact, alien contact, alien abduction, benign alien, a vision, space and aliens, technology, contact, flying saucer, spacecraft ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mongolia, wyoming, indiana, india, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Unexpected Encounters (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An expedition arrives on planet Arkha, which appears desolate and uninhabited and yet suitable for a planned mass exodus from polluted Earth. One day seemingly from nowhere and quite unexpectedly a young boy wanders into their ship and then runs off.
Plot: parent child relationship, female director, long haired male, alien life-form, scientific discovery, nudity (full frontal - brief), alien planet, male with long hair, male nudity, feral child, alien, flashback ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien contact, space wars, space and aliens, conspiracy, rebellion, alien, evil alien, danger, heroes, adventure, creator, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, breathtaking, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, alien, spacecraft, star trek, space travel, adventure, alien species, friendship, space exploration, danger, human in outer space, fight scenes ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2020s, 24th century, 23rd century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Friendship's Death (1987)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A robot messenger (Tilda Swinton) is sent to earth to appeal to humans to live in peace. Originally designed to go to MIT, by mistake she ends up in Amman, Jordan during the Black September riots of 1970. Sullivan, a British journalist, (Bill ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, suspense
Plot: human android relationship, robot, reporter, alien, journalist, extraterrestrial, politics, androids, cyborgs, partisan, dialogue driven, hotel ...
Time: 70s
Place: middle east, palestine, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the first human mission to Mars, exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story focuses not only on the astronauts, but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the ground team on ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: mars, astronaut, space colony, space mission, waiting, nasa, society, family relations, flying, addiction, drug addiction, astronomy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Aliens (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A UFO believer must choose between the aliens above he has never seen or the mysterious guide who appears in his campsite week after week.
Style: captivating, futuristic
Plot: ufo, desert, illegal alien, border, border crossing, alien contact, mystery, alien, camp, mysterious stranger, ufo sighting, drug smuggler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.5
 7K
Debris (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Two federal agents from two different continents, and two different mindsets, must work together to investigate when wreckage from a destroyed alien spacecraft has mysterious effects on humankind.
Style: captivating, futuristic, tense
Plot: alien encounter, cia agent, alien, alien space craft, alien technology, government coverup, government conspiracy, investigation, partners, crime solving, alien contact, alien race ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration team traveling on the Ancient spaceship Destiny many billions of light years distant from the Milky Way Galaxy. They evacuated there and are now trying to figure out a way to return to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, human existence, outer space, space opera, human in outer space, fear, survival, technology, alien encounter, alien planet ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pig's Breakfast (1999)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Pig's Breakfast is an Australian children's television series that was broadcast in 1999. The story involves two aliens, Meeba and Grob, who have crashed at a television studio on Earth in a galactic school bus. A producer at the station ...
Plot: boy, tv station, children, australian, brother sister relationship, spacecraft, school bus, mistaken identity, girl, tv show, crash landing, alien contact ...
Place: australia
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49%
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Humans (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.
Style: thought provoking, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, technology, artificial intelligence, human nature, society, inventions and discoveries, robot human relationship, parallel world, robot, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Spides (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
TV show
Story: Young Nora from Berlin wakes up from a coma after taking a new party drug and can no longer remember anything. When investigators Nique Navar and David Leonhart find out that numerous teenagers have disappeared as part of the spread of the party ...
Style: bloody, brutal, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: evil alien, beast, alien, kidnapping, drugs, deadly, alien monster, creature, alien creature, danger, youth, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, supernatural, escapades, society, adventure, space and aliens, danger, rivalry, heroes, chaos, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Plot: on the run, save the world, supernatural, good deed, alien abduction, chases and races, mysterious character, space and aliens, alien encounter, manhunt, healing power, abduction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Wizards vs. Aliens (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Wizards vs Aliens is a science fantasy television series aimed at children. It is produced by BBC Wales and FremantleMedia Enterprises at the newly opened BBC Roath Lock Studios in Cardiff for CBBC and created by Russell T Davies and Phil Ford. The ...
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: alien, magic, invasion, fight, human versus alien, boy hero, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, fate of humanity, supernatural ability, humanity in peril, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.
Style: captivating, entertaining, tense, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, youth, supernatural ability, runaway, superhero team, superheroine, super villain, friendship, superhero, parents and children, good versus evil, love and romance ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Defying Gravity (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series which first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and was canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, astronaut, space and aliens, space mission, spacecraft, friends, couple relations, top secret, friendship, space exploration, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The First Men in the Moon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: space travel, moon, evil alien, alien encounter, partners, obsessive quest, danger, inventions and discoveries, escapades, heroes, alien contact, old man ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1900s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
Style: anthology, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, alternate reality, supernatural, alien, computer, multiple storylines, twists & turns, surrealism, fantasy world, life philosophy, friendship, family relations ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%