Movies like Under the Skin

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Under the Skin (2013)
 6.3
 130K
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, stylized, tense, offbeat, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: alien, femme fatale, deadly creature, hitchhiker, creature, on the road, danger, human nature, deadly, introspection, trap, nudity (full frontal - brief), lust, drowning, disguise, human prey, very little dialogue, threat, evil alien, extraterrestrial, male female relationship, humanity in peril, paranoid schizophrenia, studying, social relations ...
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, suspense and weird films with plots about murder, danger, storytelling, blood, deadly, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Under the Skin: Ex Machina (2014), The Sputnik (2020), Species (1995), The Cell (2000), Species III (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 476K
Ex Machina (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds ...
Style: mind bending, philosophical, twist ending, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, technology, robot, existentialism, manipulation, cyborgs, a.i., man versus machine, human android relationship, androids, androids and robots ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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100%
 6.4
 15K
The Sputnik (2020)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: evil alien, alien, alien monster, outer space, alien contact, spacecraft, creature, extraterrestrial, parasite, research, fear, peril ...
Time: year 1983
Place: russia, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 74K
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, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, femme fatale, cocoon, cloning, danger, dna, interspecies sex, genetic engineering, on the run, scientist, breeding, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 96K
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: surreal, psychological, scary, serious, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, virtual reality, psychiatrist, drowning, schizophrenia, race against time, swat, graphic violence, woman in danger, surrealism, fbi ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.3
 9K
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: serious, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, sexual
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, laboratory, evil alien, alien, transformation, military, breeding, danger, experiment gone awry, chaos, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 94K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
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: mind bending, futuristic, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, escape from reality, video game, distopia, cyberspace, technology gone awry, computers and web, future dystopia, danger, inventions and discoveries, alternate reality ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, mind bending, scary, surreal ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, mental institution, missionary position, prison life, mysterious character, vampire, gays and lesbians, deadly, imaginary, zombie, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, stephen king, mind control, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: maine, usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.6
 6K
Communion (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 109 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, captivating ...
Plot: alien abduction, alien, hypnosis, psychiatrist, alien contact, ufo, writers, paranoia, cabin, halloween, family, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
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: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, serious, cult film ...
Plot: space and aliens, supernatural romance, alien life-form, disorder, mysterious character, secret identity, benign alien, fish out of water, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, epidemic, post apocalypse, survival, plague, infected, fear, rage, zombie apocalypse, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.5
 1.2M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: twists and turns, surprise ending, captivating, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, deception, magic, secret, magical, teleportation, plot twist, magic trick, diary ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 1890s ...
Place: london, england, europe, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Trouble Every Day (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scientist Shane Brown neglects his new bride, instead spending their honeymoon searching for an old colleague who disappeared after a research paper he had written was discredited by the medical community. It turns out that Dr. Semeneau is living in ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, murder, rape, gory, serial killer, danger, dangerous attraction, addiction, eroticism, violence, honeymoon, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender bending, mad scientist, twists & turns, rape, sexual perversion, physical appearance, obsession, insanity, plastic surgery, skin, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 10K
The Broken (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a successful radiologist spirals out of control when she sees the spitting image of herself driving down a London street. While attempting to uncover who the imposter could be, she stumbles into a terrifying mystery that her family and ...
Style: suspenseful, surreal, mind bending, scary, tense ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, fear, dream, haunted by the past, danger, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, embassy, party, girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
 7.2
 84K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, psychological, disturbing, cult film, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, tv station, investigation, bdsm, tv show, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: island, alien, scientist, deadly, danger, supernatural, love triangle, isolation, investigation, sheep, zombie, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.1
 226K
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, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, dark hero, monster, one man army, space travel, alien encounter, mysterious planet, anti hero, survival, outer space, tough heroes, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.4
 791K
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, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, monster, outer space, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, fear, scientist ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 1K
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: alien encounter, found footage, danger, farm, countryside, alien, survival, deadly, space and aliens, conspiracy, government conspiracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 144K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, isolation, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, mutant, danger, memory loss, mission, post apocalypse, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 49K
Repulsion (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, hallucination, repression, delusion, rent, loneliness, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, indoor, graphic violence, virginity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 3.7
 1K
Hangar 10 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 33 years after the infamous Rendlesham Forest UFO incident, three metal detector enthusiasts hunting for Saxon gold in the same region, capture incredible footage of UFO's whilst filming their expedition. As night falls and with their ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien encounter, danger, deadly, in the woods, no survivors, forest, found footage, evil alien, space and aliens, creature, survival, ufo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, couples, danger, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, investigation, murder, stranger, swingers, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 32K
Altered States (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, psychedelic, scary ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, obsession, science, isolation, genetics, psychologist, transformation, university, genetically altered, danger, mad scientist, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, africa, mexico, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 23K
The Hunger (1983)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miriam and John are an elegant couple with a dark secret: they are vampires. Feeding on human blood, Miriam has lived for over 2000 years. She gave her lover the gift of eternal life and together they hunt. But John begins aging rapidly, he seeks ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexy, gothic, scary ...
Plot: lesbian sex, femme fatale, goth, vampire, nudity (full frontal - brief), immortality, attic, gory, danger, dangerous attraction, couple relations, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 17K
The Hidden (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An alien is on the run in America. To get his kicks, it kills anything that gets in its way, and uses the body as a new hiding place. This alien has a goal in life; power. Hotly pursued by another alien (who's borrowed the body of a dead FBI ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence, robbery, fbi, alien encounter, world domination, investigation, danger, benign alien, special agents, mistaken identity, alien ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 282K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, stephen king, fog, fear, trapped, deadly creature, creature, chaos and mayhem, tentacle, alternate dimension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 117K
Antichrist (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A grieving couple retreats to their cabin 'Eden' in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Style: psychological, disturbing, scary, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: violence, fear, cruelty, insanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), guilt, explicit sex, obsession, death, isolation, brutality, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%