Movies like Under the Skin

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Under the Skin (2013)
 6.3
 111K
Under the Skin (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, 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: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal, stylized, atmospheric, tense, offbeat, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, hitchhiker, on the road, danger, human nature, deadly, trap, deadly creature, alien, extraterrestrial, drowning, creature, disguise, human prey, lust, threat, evil alien, male female relationship, humanity in peril, social relations, paranoid schizophrenia, studying, space and aliens, abduction, powerful corporation ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland

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Most similar movies to Under the Skin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, alien, space and aliens, blood and storytelling mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Under the Skin: Communion (1989), Dreamcatcher (2003), I Am Legend (2007), Species (1995), The Night of the Hunted (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: hypnosis, alien abduction, alien, paranoia, christmas, ufo, cabin, halloween, writer's life, kidnapping, alien encounter, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 84K
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, supernatural, friends, evil alien, first contact, plague, mind control, in the woods, danger, alien, transformation, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.2
 626K
I Am Legend (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, plague, loneliness, zombie, danger, heroes, isolation, experiment, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, near future, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.8
 68K
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, sexual, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, evil alien, genetic engineering, alien, cloning, genetics, breeding, on the run, cocoon, decapitation, sexual attraction, dna ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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The Night of the Hunted (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "The Night of the Hunted" - A woman is taken to a mysterious clinic whose patients have a mental disorder in which their memories and identities are disintegrating as a result of a strange environmental accident.
Style: erotic, scary, sexual, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, prison, time travel, apocalypse, vampire, gays and lesbians, future dystopia, skyscraper, prison life, supernatural, chaos, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, space and aliens, alien, deadly creature, rescue mission, alien contact, murder, alien invasion, political corruption, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.5
 702K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 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, suspenseful, frightening, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, evil alien, outer space, scientist, deadly creature, alien, alien encounter, monster, survival, mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.3
 42K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: supernatural, drowning, haunted by the past, hospital, ladder, mental illness, hallucination, grieving, gondola, psychic, architecture, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Without Warning (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An alien creature stalks human prey.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, forest, wilderness, creature, alien, predator, cabin, paranoia, lake, supernatural, scout, slasher ...
Time: 70s, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.8
 87K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: futuristic, surreal, disturbing, stylized, tense ...
Plot: virtual reality, escape from reality, inventions and discoveries, video game, cyberspace, technology gone awry, danger, computers and web, future dystopia, mind control, hacker, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.4
 84K
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: suspenseful, tense, futuristic, breathtaking, stylized ...
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, quarantine, survival, danger, personal safety, getting home, alien invasion, photojournalist, jungle, forest ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.2
 11K
Area 51 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.
Style: scary, tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, military base, desert, alien abduction, amateur detective, friends, young heroes, state affairs, space and aliens, escapades, youth, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, scientist, infected, rage, virus, army, fear, survivor, research, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
 39K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, rough, tense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, society, on the road, hunt down, danger, post apocalypse, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.7
 2K
Night Skies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: abduction, kidnapping, ufo, supernatural, alien encounter, leadership, deadly, heroes, investigation, space travel, space and aliens, escapades ...
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.3
 65K
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, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, paranormal activity, parents and children, family in danger, disorder, evil alien, abduction, evil force, birds, life turned upside down, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 89K
The Cell (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychotherapist journeys inside a comatose serial killer in the hopes of saving his latest victim.
Style: psychological, scary, disturbing, surreal, colourful ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, drowning, virtual reality, psychiatrist, crime, therapist, schizophrenia, alternate reality, surrealism, torture, swat ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.3
 828
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: offbeat, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, monster, scientist, parasite, alien, vacation, love triangle, cow, nasa, disease, mad scientist, village ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scientists at a secret underground complex have found a way to travel to another dimension. Three dimension-travellers are the first to go through the gate - but are soon attacked by something that interrupts the communication with Earth. This ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parallel world, scientist, monster, creature, alien monster, alien, slime, deadly creature, cons and scams, escapades, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Silent Warnings (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the accidental death of his cousin Joe Vossimer, the just-graduated electronic engineer Layne Vossimer joins his girlfriend and four friends of them to visit and clean the inherited farm in the country. The local Sheriff Bill Willingham is an ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, teleportation, supernatural, cons and scams, space and aliens, deadly creature, mystery, evil alien, save the world, alien encounter, heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: vampire, murder, surrealism, family relations, parents and children, crimes, supernatural, investigation, danger, molestation, gas station, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: midwest, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.5
 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: surprise ending, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, magical, secret, illusion, deception, magic, diary, teleportation, wizards and magicians, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s ...
Place: london, europe, england, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, astronaut, space travel, mission, woman in danger, danger, nasa, outer space, suburbs, wife husband relationship, alien, twins ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 3.5
 490
Dead Still (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon the death of his great grandfather, Brandon Davis a wedding photographer inherits an antique camera famous for taking Victorian death photography. After photographing his subjects they start to die from horrible, bizarre deaths.
Style: gothic, stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, gore, danger, supernatural romance, gory, deadly, curses spells and rituals, imaginary
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 93K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paranoia, psychologist, first contact, adventure, survival, supernatural, danger, ocean or sea, imagination, alien, book, group of strangers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 136K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
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, suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space and aliens, survival, isolation, outer space, fear, memory loss, danger, mutant, confined, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.8
 1K
Progeny (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An unsuspecting woman is impregnated by aliens who are experimenting on the human population.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: pregnancy, alien, alien abduction, space and aliens, abduction, evil alien, deadly, alien encounter, gory, disorder, memory loss, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.2
 8K
Species III (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she delivers her child in an ambulance, alien Eve is killed by a half-breed. Fortunately, Dr. Abbot scoops up the baby alien and escapes. In time, the baby grows into a gorgeous blonde named Sara and begins her quest to find a worthy mate. But ...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, breeding, military, laboratory, chase, danger, evil alien, chaos, escapades, chases and races, space and aliens, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.9
 2K
The Rats (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: rat, survival, dangerous animal, deadly creature, gory, danger, hospital, experiment gone awry, isolation, power outage, subway, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.5
 958
Unaware (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In July 2010, a vacationing couple discovered something disturbing on a ranch in rural Texas. Armed with a home camcorder, they captured their experience on video.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: alien, found footage, farm, danger, space and aliens, alien encounter, countryside, government conspiracy, conspiracy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%