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 6.3
 107K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, Poland, UK, USA
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, stylized, serious, tense, offbeat, mind bending, bleak, biting, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, alien, femme fatale, drowning, space and aliens, on the road, human nature, introspection, alien encounter, danger, deadly, imaginary, unfulfillment, male nudity, abduction, dehumanization, hitchhiker, disfigurement, trap, powerful corporation, physical appearance, unfulfilled love, rebelliousness, deadly creature, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, atmospheric and stylized films with plots about danger, storytelling, dialogue, space and aliens, catastrophe, alien and death mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Under the Skin: The Prestige (2006), Monsters (2010), Children of Men (2006), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 1.0M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, magical, secret, deception, illusion, performer's life, magic, wizards and magicians, mystery, teleportation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 83K
Monsters (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was ...
Style: stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: monster, quarantine, alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, infected, forest, pyramid, cattle, infection, dead fish, radio ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.9
 411K
Children of Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, futuristic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: future dystopia, chaos, heroic mission, survival, redemption, dying, faith, birth, hippie, rebel, aging, save the world ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: london, europe, england, seattle washington, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: evacuation, evil alien, ultimatum, ufo, environmentalism, alien, end of the world, messenger, interrogation, spacecraft, disintegration, alien contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, virginia, mcdonald's restaurant, australia, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft. A British science-fiction film from director Nicolas ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, sexual, serious ...
Plot: supernatural romance, space and aliens, drugs/alcohol, benign alien, cult, alien life-form, mysterious character, secret identity, alien, rise to the top, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.3
 787
Alien Predator (1985)
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: offbeat, serious, rough, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, scientist, alien, love triangle, vacation, nasa, parasite, monster, cow, disease, gory, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.5
 83K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, friends, alien invasion, evil alien, in the woods, danger, childhood, plague, mind control, alien, transformation, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, pregnancy, mission, astronaut, woman in danger, danger, outer space, twins, nasa, suburbs, wife husband relationship, alien ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 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, deadly creature, save the world, alien encounter, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, mistaken identity, space travel, time travel ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.9
 588K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, biting, bleak, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, human nature, alien encounter, manhunt, transformation, chaos and mayhem, racism, confined, alien, segregation, life is a bitch, genetics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.2
 21K
Impostor (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gary Sinise plays Spencer Olham, a top-secret government weapons designer who is arrested by a clandestine government organization on suspicion of being a clone created by the hostile alien race wanting to take over Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, alien, on the run, manhunt, protagonist as suspect, future dystopia, chases and races, space and aliens, imaginary, fugitives, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.7
 676K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: survival, isolation, outer space, spacecraft, space station, space travel, astronaut, trapped in space, space and aliens, survivor, spacewalk, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.7
 18K
Europa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American, Leopold Kessler, goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world. He meets Katharina ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, bleak, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: train, post war, misfit, drowning, priest, chess, terrorism, suicide, assassination, idealism, fascism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 674K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, interesting, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: social misfits, insanity, supernatural ability, time travel, teenage life, society, teenage love, youth, death, vandalism, supernatural, hallucinations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 584
Lifeform (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Viking space capsule suddenly returns to Earth from its long ago trip to Mars, it brings with it an intelligent visitor that is part "Alien" and part "ET". Encased in armor, it extends a human like form from its shell to ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: evil alien, deadly, space and aliens, benign alien, alien encounter, danger, chaos, mars, nasa, soldier, military, outer space ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Advanced Guard (1998)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of aliens arrive on Earth as part of an advance invasion force. Their mission is to kidnap a small sample of humans and run them through a series of rigorous tests to determine if they would make suitable slaves. Harper, one of the alien ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, alien invasion, alien abduction, evil alien, prison, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, save the planet, danger, deadly ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 5K
Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, alien, paranoia, alien abduction, ufo, cabin, christmas, halloween, psychiatrist, alien encounter, space and aliens, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 91K
Stalker (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, stylized, art house ...
Plot: cause and meaning, wish come true, heaven and hell, future dystopia, alien, stalker, tunnel, psychic, scientist, russian, danger, soldier ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.8
 6K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, manhunt, deadly creature, outer space, distant planet, alien life-form, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, danger, deadly, soldier ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Knife in the Water (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On their way to a sailing trip, an aging husband and wife invite along an emphatic young hitchhiker out of sheer patronization.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: hitchhiker, sailing, knife, drowning, jazz, crumbling marriage, ego clash, ship, intrigue, couple relations, love triangle, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 67K
Species (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from ...
Style: scary, futuristic, exciting, serious, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, evil alien, deadly creature, alien, genetic engineering, against humanity, interspecies sex, genetics, danger, deadly, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, mind control, alien, deadly creature, small town, alien contact, rescue mission, escape, alien encounter, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 29K
The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, astronomer, global warming, alien encounter, conspiracy, mistaken identity, golf club, foot chase, scientist, observatory, volkswagen beetle, satellite dish ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.6
 22K
Extant (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: astronaut, mystery, androids and robots, alien, a.i., scientist, space station, artificial insemination, woman in danger, family relations, fate of humanity, parents and children ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.7
 33K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide, obsession, ghost, identity, mystery, mental illness, mentally unstable, supernatural, lodger, neighbor, psychopath, split personality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 4K
Virtuality (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, futuristic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, space exploration, survival, outer space, plague, spacecraft, danger, romance, imaginary, space and aliens, save the world, destiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.5
 288K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: serious, futuristic, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, fighting the system, rebellion, utopia, society, resistance, totalitarianism, betrayal, gunfight, human nature, battles, struggle ...
Time: future
Place: beijing china, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 5K
Millennium (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An investigator seeking the cause of an airline disaster discovers the involvement of an organisation of time travellers from a future Earth irreparably polluted who seek to rejuvenate the human race from those about to die in the past. Based on a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: time travel, airplane, space travel, robot, investigation, scientist, airport, time warp, investigator, paradox, sole survivor, collision ...
Time: future, year 1963
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Daft Punk's Electroma (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Follows the history of two robots, the members of Daft Punk, on their quest to become human.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: desert, small town, laboratory, on the road, a.i., music, androids and robots, rock, wilderness, fugitives, social misfits, future dystopia ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
It's All About Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France, Canada, Spain, USA, Japan, Sweden, UK, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of ...
Style: psychological, stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airport, apocalypse, cloning, romance, lovers on the run, escape, climate change, new love, wife husband relationship, future dystopia, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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