Movies like Sputnik

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Sputnik (2020)
 6.4
 23K
Sputnik (2020)
Original name: Спутник
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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, alien life-form, alien contact, outer space, parasite, spacecraft, creature, extraterrestrial, research, fear, alien creature, peril, evil, spacewalk, murder, doctor, monster, military, escape, scientist, female nudity, blonde, studying ...
Time: year 1983
Place: kazakhstan, russia

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Most similar movies to Sputnik

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and scary films with plots about alien, danger, alien invasion, monster, evil alien, creature and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sputnik: Alien (1979), Life (2017), Alien: Covenant (2017), A Quiet Place Part II (2020), Attraction (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
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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, frightening, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, outer space, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, survival horror, fear ...
Time: future, distant future, 22nd century
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100%
 6.6
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Life (2017)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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, tragic ending, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: space station, survival horror, alien life-form, trapped in space, mars, outer space, monster, astronaut, space travel, first contact, evil alien, research ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 274K
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, outer space, alien life-form, androids, human versus alien, space travel, monster, alien parasite, parasite, creature, extraterrestrial, brutality ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ 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: suspense, macabre, scary, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, silence, survival horror, alien monster, monster, deafness, alien creature, child in peril, alien invasion, strong female character ...
Time: near future
Place: new york, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.6
 13K
Attraction (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, news report, military, fighter jet, crash landing, ufo, adventure, hopes ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 121K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
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, alien, parasite, youth, teenage life, evil alien, high school life, first contact, teachers and students, space and aliens, teenager, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 140K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: femme fatale, alien, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly creature, hitchhiker, creature, human nature, on the road, trap, introspection, lust, drowning ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, exciting, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, extraterrestrial, alien possession, alien creature, alien, alien race, alien species, alien life-form, japanese woman, human alien relationship, alien parasite, human versus alien ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: mind control, evil alien, alien contact, space and aliens, alien, alien invasion, deadly creature, ufo, murder, alien encounter, political corruption, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Project 'Gemini' (2022)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, Cyprus
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sci-fi thriller about a space mission sent to terraform a distant planet. However, the mission encounters something unknown that has its own plan for the planet.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, alien, extraterrestrial, apocalypse, spacecraft, ufo, end of the world, human versus alien, alien race ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 408K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, paranoia, survival, evil, fear, creature, scientist, mutation, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: infection, scientist, military, alien, fishing boat, creature, transformation, creature feature, toxic, fear, ship, radiation ...
Time: year 1982
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 55K
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: suspense, scary, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: astronaut, alien encounter, outer space, expedition, moon, found footage, nasa, space travel, moon landing, spacecraft, infection, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 2011, year 1970, year 1972 ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 668
Strange Nature (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The first film to expose unsolved wildlife deformity outbreaks and where they may lead. Based on a true unsolved ecological mystery, thousands of hideously deformed frogs have turned up in the waters of Minnesota. As seen through the eyes of a one ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: parasite, creature, genetic mutation, deformity, missing child, supernatural, peril, death, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, violence, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 130K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, chase, alien invasion, mission gone awry, survival, paranoia, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
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29%
 3.7
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Alien Hunger (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens with a ravenous appetite for summertime campers descend upon a campground.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: alien invasion, alien monster, evil alien, alien life-form, alien contact, survival, alien encounter, survival horror, alien, struggle for survival, alien creature
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien abduction, evil alien, forest, alien encounter, alien, paranoia, ufo, loss of friend, isolation, space and aliens, flying saucer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 71K
Europa Report (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, survival, distant planet, found footage, astronaut, inventions and discoveries, alien, moon, spacewalk, space adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.6
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Man Vs. (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: survival, alien, evil alien, predator, wilderness, forest, producer, deadly creature, monster, isolation, adventure, showdown ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
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Encounters (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: November 18th 2011 a small Danish film crew disappeared in the woods of northern Sweden without a trace. One year later, their footage was leaked by a hacker group now known as Pandoras. This is the crew's unsettling and disturbing footage.
Style: dark, suspense, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: found footage, evil alien, extraterrestrial, peril, cruelty, confusion, risk, disappearance, alien, unconsciousness, death, radio ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, rough, scary, apocalyptic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, monster, scientist, love triangle, disease, nasa, mad scientist, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, laboratory ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 19K
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, alien invasion, soldier, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, research, toxic, cloning, invasion ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 1K
Ejecta (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two men witness an unexplainable event in the sky as a historic solar storm approaches, and they try to survive as a terrifying life form hunts them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, alien, truth, graphic violence, universe, human versus alien, creature, fear, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, scary
Plot: alien, military, confined, government facility, cover-up, conspiracy, laboratory, survival, evil alien, rebellion, space and aliens, ufo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
High Plains Invaders (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: Canada, Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the Old Western times and an outlaw named Sam Phoenix (James Marsters, Angel) is about get hanged. But just before the noose tightens, the town is besieged by a lethal alien invader with a laser-shooting stingray and a crazy Sarlacc mouth. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, giant spider, alien creature, alien, struggle for survival, alien life-form, giant insect, battles, survival horror, vestiges of humanity, against humanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Attack of the Unknown (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A SWAT team transporting a vicious crime syndicate boss must fight their way out of a county detention center during a catastrophic alien invasion.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, swat team, alien, murder, extraterrestrial, violence, death, alien invasion, escapades, society, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 105K
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, first contact, alien, evil alien, fbi, conspiracy, mystery, government agency, investigation, paranoia, special agents, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, prehistory, future, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, london, texas, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 150K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, space and aliens, survival, mutant, mission, memory loss, post apocalypse, mutation, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Beyond White Space (2018)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a deep space fishing vessel is robbed by a gang of pirates, the Captain makes a daring decision to go after a rare and nearly extinct species. His obsession propels them further into space as the crew spins toward mutiny and betrayal.
Style: futuristic, suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, deep space, harvest, outer space, alien, space travel, monster, giant monster, fight, spacecraft, alien creature, alien monster ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 236K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, dark hero, space travel, escape, one man army, mysterious planet, survival, alien encounter, warrior, outer space, tough heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%