Movies like The Sputnik

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The Sputnik (2020)
 6.4
 12K
The Sputnik (2020)
Original name: Sputnik
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, twists and turns, suspense, macabre
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien monster, outer space, parasite, alien contact, spacecraft, creature, extraterrestrial, research, fear, peril, spacewalk, cosmonaut, doctor, alien creature, murder, alien life-form, evil, monster, scientist, military, blonde, female nudity, suicide ...
Time: year 1983
Place: russia, kazakhstan

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Most similar movies to The Sputnik

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and scary films with plots about alien, danger, evil alien, monster, creature, blood and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Sputnik: Life (2017), Alien (1979), Gravity (2017), The Puppet Masters (1994), Harbinger Down (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 206K
Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.
Style: apocalyptic, scary, suspense, tragic ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: space station, alien life-form, survival horror, mars, space travel, astronaut, monster, lovecraftian, trapped in space, twists & turns, tentacle, research ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 784K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, frightening, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, outer space, evil alien, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, fear ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 11K
Gravity (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After an alien ship crash lands in a Russian city, many who see the inside and the occupants start to question their own existence while others demand the aliens leave Earth.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: extraterrestrial, human versus alien, humanoid, gunfight, alien, mob, military, news report, crash landing, ufo, danger, hopes ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, space and aliens, alien contact, alien, alien invasion, deadly creature, ufo, murder, danger, alien encounter, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Harbinger Down (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of grad students have booked passage on the fishing trawler Harbinger to study the effects of global warming on a pod of Orcas in the Bering Sea. When the ship's crew dredges up a recently thawed piece of old Soviet space wreckage, ...
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: radiation, alien, transformation, creature, creature feature, scientist, military, infection, fishing boat, alarm, fear, ship ...
Time: year 1982
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, monster, silence, child in peril, mother, creature feature, death, deafness, life & death, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 253K
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the ...
Style: bad ending, enigmatic, suspense, twist ending, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, androids, outer space, human versus alien, space travel, alien life-form, monster, parasite, alien technology, robot, genocide, scientist ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 3K
Man Vs. (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As host of his own hit TV series, 'MAN VS', Doug Woods is forced to fend for himself for five days in remote locations with no crew, food, or water, only the cameras he carries on his back to film his experiences. Doug's in the remote ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, survival, alien, predator, handheld camera, wilderness, producer, showdown, standoff, monster, deadly creature, deadly ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 3.7
 922
Alien Predator (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, apocalyptic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, love triangle, scientist, disease, nasa, monster, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, deadly creature, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.5
 3K
51 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Due to political pressure from the American public, the Air Force has decided to allow two well-known reporters limited access to the most secretive base on the planet. But when one of the base’s “long-term visitors” exploits this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: alien, conspiracy, military, government facility, confined, danger, cover-up, laboratory, survival, evil alien, rebellion, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 54K
Apollo 18 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, outer space, alien encounter, moon, space and aliens, expedition, space travel, nasa, deadly, danger, heroic mission, alien ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1970, year 2011 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 17K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, soldier, alien invasion, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, danger, research, toxic, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 3K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, evil alien, monster, alien, planet, deadly, alien encounter, space wars, distant planet, gory, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Monsters: Dark Continent (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have spread worldwide. Humans have been knocked off the top of the food chain, with disparate communities struggling for survival. American soldiers are being sent abroad to ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: survival, evil alien, alien invasion, alien, military, monster, post apocalypse, giant creature, creature, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, outer space, evil alien, investigation, good versus evil, murder, survival, race against time, danger, hazmat suit, blood, alien ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, latin america, manhattan new york city, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 426
Spides (2020)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
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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, alien, beast, kidnapping, drugs, alien monster, deadly, alien creature, creature, danger, youth, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 89K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, in the woods, plague, friends, supernatural, evil alien, first contact, foreknowledge, mind control, supernatural ability, danger, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, monster, alien, alien invasion, evil alien, heroic mission, alien encounter, outer space, survival, gory, anti hero, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 7.1
 225K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, dark hero, monster, one man army, space travel, alien encounter, mysterious planet, survival, outer space, anti hero, tough heroes, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 67K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, cerebral, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, found footage, astronaut, danger, lovecraftian, distant planet, inventions and discoveries, landing, alien ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, 1950s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 129K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: alien, femme fatale, deadly creature, hitchhiker, creature, danger, deadly, human nature, on the road, introspection, trap, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Meatball Machine Kodoku (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nobody knows where they came from. They parasitize in human beings, take control of them and change their bodies into hideous monsters (Necro-borg). The Necro-borg fight each other until the other dies. Where did they come from? To what end? Yuji ...
Plot: evil alien, extraterrestrial, alien creature, alien race, host, alien, breasts, alien parasite, alien life-form, alien species, human alien relationship, alien possession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monk, monster, murder, train, expedition, creature, anthropologist, supernatural, evil alien, mystery, zombie, alien ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s, 80s
Place: china, siberia, russia, asia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 71K
Dark Skies (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing ...
Style: serious, tense, twist ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, disorder, danger, alien, parents and children, family in danger, paranormal activity, bird, evil alien, abduction, graphic violence, self destructing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.5
 899
Star Crystal (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Crew members aboard a space ship encounter an alien life form intent on killing them.
Plot: alien, outer space, monster, trapped in space, crystal, spacecraft, expedition, space travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 277K
Alien 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After escaping with Newt and Hicks from the alien planet, Ripley crash lands on Fiorina 161, a prison planet and host to a correctional facility. Unfortunately, although Newt and Hicks do not survive the crash, a more unwelcome visitor does. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, alien, space travel, human versus alien, outer space, suspended animation, redemption, survival, danger, cryogenics, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 101K
The X Files (1998)
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: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, alien, evil alien, first contact, fbi, conspiracy, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, 1990s, future ...
Place: antarctica, london, texas, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, mind game, pregnancy, evil alien, supernatural ability, space and aliens, deadly, village, supernatural power, small town life, babies and infants, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 111K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, parasite, alien, youth, teenage life, teenager, teachers and students, evil alien, first contact, high school life, small town, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, survival, battles, captivity, isolation, hostage, hostages, danger, investigation, race against time, store, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%