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The War of the Worlds (2019)
 5.0
 7K
The War of the Worlds (2019)
Original name: The War of the Worlds - Part 1
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
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, alien race, alien attack, post apocalypse, ufo, apocalypse, alien, surprise attack, alien contact, fictional war, survival, unhappy marriage, martian, british, refugee, steampunk, fight, mars, flash forward, refugees, devastation, british prime minister, brother brother relationship, period piece ...
Time: edwardian era, 1900s, 2010s, turn of the century
Place: england

Most similar movies to The War of the Worlds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and exciting films and TV series with plots about danger, survival, alien, alien invasion, apocalypse, post apocalypse and end of the world mostly in Sci-Fi, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The War of the Worlds: Survivors (2008), Salvation (2017), The Last Train (1999), Falling Skies (2011), Chocky (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
War of the Worlds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Europe, the reimagining follows the pockets of humanity left on earth following an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, scientist, alien invasion, survival horror, end of the world, killer robot, interracial relations, love interest, alien abduction, pregnant, pregnant woman ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
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, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, survival, deadly virus, danger, group of strangers, ex convict, chaos, scientist, politician, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 17K
Salvation (2017)
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: captivating, twists and turns, tense, suspense
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, asteroid, save the planet, conspiracy, danger, comet, plan, betrayal, investigation, mystery, explosion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 833
The Last Train (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: The Last Train is a British six-part post-apocalyptic television drama serial first broadcast on the ITV network in 1999. It has since been repeated on ITV2 in 1999/2001 and on numerous occasions on the UK Sci-Fi Channel. The serial was written by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: tribe, survivor, post apocalypse, danger, society, apocalypse, passenger, survival, confined, escapades, life is a bitch, isolation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 84K
Falling Skies (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, resistance, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, post apocalypse, alien encounter, survival, danger, ufo, worldwide chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 304
Chocky (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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 ...
Plot: alien, imaginary friend, telekinesis, alien contact, friendship, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
SGU Stargate Universe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, outer space, human existence, survival, technology, fear, team, danger, adventure, trapped ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 309
Alien Outbreak (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a small rural community, local police officers Zoe and Patrick begin their shift as normal but soon, strange events unfold. Residents begin behaving erratically, and suicidal panic spreads amongst the township they are trying to protect. Zoe and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: alien, alien invasion, invasion, alien encounter, evil alien, space and aliens, survival, ufo, underground, adventure, chaos and mayhem, worldwide chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 3K
UFO (1970)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending the Earth from this alien threat. This organization is named ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: ufo, good versus evil, alien encounter, government agency, bishop, battles, space and aliens, secret agents, heroes, escapades, chases and races, undercover ...
Time: 80s, near future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An adaptation of the set of Ray Bradbury short stories chronicling the colonisation of Mars.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, allegory
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, nasa, astronaut, time travel, heroes, escapades, benign alien, imaginary, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 35K
See (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
Style: exciting, bleak, captivating, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, clan, tribe, warrior, blindness, survival, twins, distopia, escape, heretic, weapons, forest ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 2K
8 Days (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 43 min.
Story: With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is really important now?
Style: rough, psychological, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: end of the world, sect, youth, female nudity, panic, destiny, danger, society, death, dishonesty, heroes, friendship ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 4K
Jeremiah (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Jeremiah is an American television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where most of the adult population has been wiped out by a ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, futuristic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, chaos, plague, partners, life is a bitch, prophecy, future dystopia, deadly, deadly virus, human nature, danger ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 6K
Outcasts (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Outcasts is a 2011 British television science-fiction drama serial, starring Liam Cunningham, Hermione Norris, Amy Manson, Daniel Mays, Jamie Bamber, Eric Mabius and Ashley Walters. It originally aired on BBC One, and BBC HD. It was broadcast in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, tense ...
Plot: mysterious planet, space colony, survival, distant planet, society, human nature, expedition, danger, hopes, isolation, chaos, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 11K
Occupation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: alien invasion, human versus alien, rebellion, alien, military, destruction, danger, rescue, heroism, ufo, chaos, alien race ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Childhood's End (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After peaceful aliens invade earth, humanity finds itself living in a utopia under the indirect rule of the aliens, but does this utopia come at a price?
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, world domination, demon, danger, utopia, alien invasion, dishonesty, humanity in peril, adaptation, technology ...
Time: near future, 21st century, future
Place: usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 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, spacecraft, a vision, technology, contact, flying saucer, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, wyoming, mongolia, mexico, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Starship Invasions (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Rameses and his Legion of the Winged Serpent brigade are out to claim Earth for their dying race. Out to save Earth is an alien guard patrol located in the Bermuda Triangle, the League of Races. LOR leaders warn Rameses that he's ...
Style: psychotronic, apocalyptic, cult film
Plot: flying saucer, ufo, alien abduction, alien, suicide, bermuda triangle, alien race, pyramid, space battle, alien contact, alien invasion, humanoid alien ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 26K
The Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 321 min.
Story: After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, survival, danger, illness, search, brother sister relationship, pandemic, desperation, fear, apocalypse, survival horror ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Invasion from Inner Earth (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of young pilots in a remote region of the Canadian wilderness begin to hear strange reports over their radios about planes crashing, cars stalling and a deadly plague which has gripped the planet. It becomes clear that earth is in the midst ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alien, forest, lake, wilderness, cabin, snowmobile, alien invasion, camping, apocalypse, spacecraft, end of the world, survival ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 52K
V (2009)
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: ufo, evil alien, alien encounter, world domination, fbi, dishonesty, uncover truth, danger, spacecraft, heroes, special agents, family relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1967)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A troupe of young women on post-apocalyptic earth are lead around by a mistress born before the war, eventually stumbling into the company of a lonely old man.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, feminist, dead animal, killing an animal, old woman, end of the world, apocalypse, snake, fish, strong female lead, old man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, tense, intense ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenic, paranoia, haunted by the past, little boy, british soldier, fear, painting, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, hallucination, little girl ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, big ben london, britain, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 331K
Signs (2002)
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, twists and turns, psychological, scary ...
Plot: alien invasion, farm, ufo, asthma, asthma attack, alien encounter, alien, loss of faith, destiny, single father, priest, baseball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, brazil, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
 2K
The Invaders (1967)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The Invaders, alien beings from a dying planet. Their destination: the Earth. Their purpose: to make it their world. David Vincent has seen them, for him it began one lost night on a lonely country road, looking for a shortcut that he never found. ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, ufo, alien, save the world, danger, alien encounter, catastrophe, space travel, architect, landing, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beyond the End of the World (1978)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After spending three months doing experiments in space, scientists Antón and Daniel return to civilization. They're astounded to discover that the Earth has undergone an enormous cataclysm and the law of the gravity has even been altered in ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: end of the world, cave, post apocalypse, alien attack, chimpanzee, sibling rivalry, dog, brother brother relationship, female nudity, alien, bee
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The InBetween (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Cassie Bedford has visions... whether she likes it or not. Sometimes she encounters unsettled spirits who need her help. When her father, Detective Tom Hackett, and his new partner, former FBI agent Damien Asante, need assistance, Cassie reluctantly ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, bleak
Plot: psychic power, clairvoyant, amateur detective, female protagonist, mysticism, mystery, lapd, police, crime investigation
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 4K
Hostile (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Juliette, a lone survivor of an apocalyptic era, fights to survive against hunger, thirst, a broken leg and strange disturbing creatures that only comes out at nighttime.
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bad ending, brutal
Plot: post apocalypse, mutant, suicide, monster, survival, humanity, danger, human nature, end of the world, apocalypse, virus, survivor ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 332
Invasion (1965)
Genre: 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: forest, hospital, alien, spacecraft, spaceship crash, alien invasion, trapped, sewer, trapped in a building, female alien, alien spacecraft, police ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 2K
Dark Skies (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dark Skies is an American UFO conspiracy theory-based sci-fi television series that aired from the 1996 to 1997 season for 18 episodes, plus a two-hour pilot episode. The success of The X-Files on Fox proved there was an audience for science fiction ...
Style: serious, mind bending, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: ufo, conspiracy, alien, alien invasion, buried truth, state affairs, mystery, uncover truth, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, government agency ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%