Movies and TV shows like Halo: Nightfall

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Halo: Nightfall (2014)
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Halo: Nightfall (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows the origin story of legendary manhunter Jameson Locke (Mike Colter) and his team as they are caught in a horrific terrorist attack while investigating terrorist activity on the distant colony world of Sedra. Led by Locke, the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) agents are forced to coordinate with a Sedran commander with a remarkable history and deep-rooted mistrust of ONI. As the plot unravels, they’re drawn to an ancient, hellish artifact where they’re forced to fight for their survival, question everything, and ultimately choose between their loyalties and their lives.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, distant planet, investigation, survival, military, leadership, battles, insubordination, terrorist attack, terrorism, space and aliens, heroes, soldier, graphic violence, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, danger, halo
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Halo: Nightfall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and futuristic films and TV series with plots about danger, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, imaginary, survival and adventure mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Halo: Nightfall: Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012), Pacific Rim (2013), Starship Troopers (1997), Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007), One Shot (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Set against the backdrop of a UNSC military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien, cadet, escapades, soldier, battles, alien invasion, basic training, power relations, behind enemy lines ...
Time: future
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100%
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Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, creature, save the world, robot, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, battles, heroes, destruction, giant ...
Time: future, year 2017, 21st century, 2010s, near future ...
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, spacecraft, space and aliens, monster, soldier, space battle, military, creature, heroes, future dystopia, distopia ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 22nd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, space opera, androids and robots, space wars, heroic mission, survival, adventure, escapades, human in outer space, betrayal, humanity, transformation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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One Shot (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Kyle Matthews, an elite Sniper from the World Defense Force, is trapped in enemy territory - his skills are put to the test as he attempts to survive against a whole armada of Cerulean soldiers, Hell bent on wiping all humans from existence. ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, military, survival, master warrior, heroes, battles, soldier, alien contact, graphic violence, sniper, danger, sniper rifle
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Halo: The Fall of Reach (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
TV show
Story: Relive the origin of the legendary Master Chief and the Spartan program in this three-part animated adaptation of one of Halo's most beloved stories. Kidnapped as children and conscripted into a brutal military training and augmentation ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, stylized, tense ...
Plot: death, soldier, terrorism, survival, battles, space and aliens, investigation, terrorist attack, military, distant planet, leadership, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old members, and they go in search of the missing soldier in order ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, adventure, escapades, space and aliens, outer space, heroes, confined, egyptian mythology, nuclear threat, human host, nuclear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 3000, man is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race of aliens on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth clean of its natural resources, using the broken remnants of ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, alien, save the world, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: denver colorado, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Space: Above and Beyond (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five seasons, it ran only for the single 1995–1996 season. It ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, marines, save the world, space travel, adventure, alien encounter, alien civilization, racism, alien race, alien ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 15K
V (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, resistance, human versus alien, extraterrestrial, save the world, alien encounter, battles, spacecraft, escapades, journalism, underground ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: outer space, survival, chaos, soldier, escapades, technology gone awry, save the world, computers and web, man versus machine, space and aliens, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, atmospheric, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space opera, adventure, ambition, man versus machine, survival, rivalry, against the odds, space wars, heroic mission, human in outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.3
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Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: alien encounter, space and aliens, survival, save the world, chaos, androids and robots, battles, escapades, evil alien, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
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For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, stylized, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, fate of humanity, youth, survivor, young heroes, leadership, space station, rivalry, human existence, nuclear holocaust, betrayal ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Prey (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prey is a science-fiction television series that aired for one season in 1998 on ABC. The series starred Debra Messing, Adam Storke, Larry Drake, Frankie Faison, James Morrison, and Vincent Ventresca.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, exciting ...
Plot: survival, investigation, chaos, genetically altered, global warming, child killer, strong female presence, escapades, child murder, killer child, mutation, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
War of the Worlds (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Worlds is a Canadian/American science-fiction television series that ran for two seasons, from October 10, 1988 to May 14, 1990. The series is an extension of the original 1953 film The War of the Worlds, using the same War Machine, often ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorizing, radiation, battles, native americans, chaos, programmer, human host, alien encounter, heroic mission, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Princess of Mars (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, a US soldier finds himself inexplicably transported to Mars in the midst of a war between two alien races.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, soldier, chaos, alien encounter, adventure, distant planet, battles, heroic mission, military, heroes, space and aliens, astronaut ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, survival, escapades, on the run, adventure, switching roles, life is a bitch, society, space travel, chimpanzee ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, alien encounter, space and aliens, distant planet, soldier, outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down, murder, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Killjoys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, futuristic, witty ...
Plot: space travel, bounty hunter, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, escapades, distant planet, spacecraft, society, chase, friendship, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space battle, apocalypse, androids and robots, space and aliens, survival, save the world, adventure, space travel, against the odds, military, rescue, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Trek Continues (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, rivalry, intergalactic, battleship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Alien Origin (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A movie created from "found footage" of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, escapades, space and aliens, military, found footage, no survivors, soldier, jungle, chase, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, survival, alien encounter, space battle, deadly creature, apocalypse, escapades, planet, evil alien, chase ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Red Faction: Origins (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the year 2125, Alec Mason led the Martian Colonies to freedom in the hit action game Red Faction: Guerrilla. Now, Syfy and THQ are teaming up to continue the saga of conflict on Mars 25 years later in an all-new Original Movie, Red Faction: ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, mars, survival, space and aliens, soldier, military, abduction, outer space, heroes, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, rebellion ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 2199, five years after the Gamilons began an invasion of Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' bombs. The remnants of humanity have fled underground to escape the irradiated surface. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, space battle, escapades, heroic mission, siege, battles, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, evil alien, alien invasion, resistance, ufo, alien encounter, space and aliens, vestiges of humanity, worldwide chaos, apocalypse, life is a bitch, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Power Rangers S.P.D. (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen years into the future, Earth has welcomed alien beings to live with humans. But peace is short lived, as a planet conquering alien force turns its destructive attention to Earth! Evil and smart, they seem unstoppable. Only the Power Rangers ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, super sentai
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: power rangers, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, save the world, teenage life, partners, escapades, curses spells and rituals, superhero, superhuman powers ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.6
 919
Manticore (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Commandos in Iraq looking for terrorists find a man-eating monster instead.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: survival, military, daring rescue, iraq war, soldier, chaos, rivalry, deadly creature, supernatural, escapades, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%