Movies like Aliens

If you like "Aliens" you are looking for frightening, suspenseful and scary movies about / with space travel, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, survival and outer space themes of Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genre shot in USA or UK.
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Aliens (1986)
 8.3
 637K
Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is lost with the planet and colonists. They enlist Ripley and the colonial marines to return and search for answers.
Style: frightening, suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, rough, serious, dark humor, mecha, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, space and aliens, survival, outer space, mysterious planet, space colony, space marine, aliens, strong female character, human versus alien, heroine, female warrior, cryogenics, androids, hunting, killings, contact, destruction, paranoia, teamwork, danger, squad ...
Time: future, 22nd century

Most similar movies to Aliens

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, futuristic and psychotronic films with plots about danger, outer space, survival, alien, dialogue, space travel and catastrophe mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Aliens: Alien (1979), Event Horizon (1997), Prometheus (2012), Starship Troopers (1997), Alien: Covenant (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 765K
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, suspenseful, captivating, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, trapped in space ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.7
 154K
Event Horizon (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightmare, space travel, outer space, space station, lovecraftian, insanity, danger, space and aliens, hallucination, trapped in space, survival, crew ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.0
 559K
Prometheus (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, fantasy world, survival, androids, space travel, alien encounter, human versus alien, spacecraft, mission, expedition, distant planet, hi-tech ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, spacecraft, space and aliens, evil alien, soldier, military, space travel, heroes, future dystopia, monster, space battle, distopia ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.4
 247K
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, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, outer space, androids, human versus alien, space travel, alien life-form, alien technology, monster, parasite, infection, experiment, brutality ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.5
 271K
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, alien, deadly creature, space travel, human versus alien, outer space, redemption, survival, danger, cryogenics, spacecraft, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 151K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, adventure, outer space, tough heroes, survival, deadly creature, bounty hunter, mysterious planet, heroes, lone wolves, alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 363K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, survival, deadly creature, jungle, warrior, hunting, creature, trap, evil alien, danger, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, twentieth century, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: space travel, mercenary, breeding, outer space, cloning, scientist, alien, androids, survival, human host, underwater scene, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 222K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, deadly creature, monster, alien encounter, one man army, mysterious planet, space travel, survival, tough heroes, outer space, evil alien, anti heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 23K
The Black Hole (1979)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The explorer craft U.S.S. Palomino is returning to Earth after a fruitless 18-month search for extra-terrestrial life when the crew comes upon a supposedly lost ship, the magnificent U.S.S. Cygnus, hovering near a black hole. The ship is controlled ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, black hole, mad scientist, adventure, astronaut, killer robot, space station, heroic mission, danger, escapades, robot ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 142K
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, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, space and aliens, survival, danger, mutant, mission, memory loss, post apocalypse, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 1.1M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, breathtaking, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, alien, culture clash, interracial romance, benign alien, space and aliens, space travel, scientist, warrior, alien planet, adventure, creature ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: exciting, scary, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, save the world, deadly creature, monster, first contact, adventure, apocalypse, predator, expedition, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: antarctica, mexico, nepal, nebraska, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, survival, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, space and aliens, save the world, heroic mission, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 19K
Cargo (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of CARGO takes place on rusty space-freighter KASSANDRA on its way to Station 42. The young medic LAURA is the only one awake on board while the rest of the crew lies frozen in hibernation sleep. In 4 months will Laura's shift be over.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, outer space, teleportation, isolation, uncover truth, danger, space and aliens, space colony, parallel world, escapades, cargo ship ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 781K
The Terminator (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the post-apocalyptic future, reigning tyrannical supercomputers teleport a cyborg assassin known as the "Terminator" back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is destined to lead insurgents against 21st century mechanical ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, androids, killer robot, sent to the past, protector, dystopic future, future war, manhunt, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 2020s, 21st century ...
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 208K
Predators (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mercenary reluctantly leads a motley crew of warriors who soon come to realize they've been captured and deposited on an alien planet by an unknown nemesis. With the exception of a peculiar physician, they are all cold-blooded killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, alien, jungle, monster, warrior, soldier, survival, space and aliens, survivor, danger, invisibility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the sequel to Paul Verhoeven's loved/reviled sci-fi film, a group of troopers taking refuge in an abandoned outpost after fighting alien bugs, failing to realize that more danger lays in wait.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, burned alive, heroes, battles, general, computer animation, war, military, soldier, rivalry, graphic violence, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China, United Arab Emirates, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Style: futuristic, entertaining, exciting, intense, psychotronic ...
Plot: space opera, space travel, alien, stranded, chase, good versus evil, rescue mission, space battle, alien race, self sacrifice, friendship, interracial friendship ...
Time: 23rd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Galaxy of Terror (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a lone spaceship proceeds on its long voyage across space, the crew are surprised to encounter a strange pyramid form. Surprise turns to horror as one by one, they discover that their darkest nightmares are all starting to become real. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, spacecraft, raped by monster, astronaut, alien encounter, adventure, cons and scams, supernatural, survival, danger, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 10K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, deadly creature, technology gone awry, heroic mission, sea ...
Time: prehistory, future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 73K
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: femme fatale, deadly creature, danger, dna, interspecies sex, cocoon, genetic engineering, cloning, scientist, on the run, transformation, genetics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mission to Mars (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: space travel, mars, spacecraft, adventure, space station, alien encounter, astronaut, mysterious planet, outer space, alien, trapped in space, nasa ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, deadly, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Days on Mars (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: space travel, mars, mysterious planet, outer space, astronaut, space and aliens, danger, zombie, expedition, distant planet, survival, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 42K
Enemy Mine (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, space wars, space and aliens, friendship, stranded, racism, survival, danger, survivor, future dystopia, war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 69K
Lost in Space (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The prospects for continuing life on Earth in the year 2058 are grim. So the Robinsons are launched into space to colonize Alpha Prime, the only other inhabitable planet in the galaxy. But when a stowaway sabotages the mission, the Robinsons find ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, surprise ending, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, save the world, adventure, terrorism, escapades, heroes, danger, spacecraft, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of refugees from Earth land on an exotic planet, where they must fight ruthless aliens to survive.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mysterious planet, outer space, chaos, alien encounter, survival, danger, space battle, apocalypse, deadly creature, imaginary, escapades, planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to ...
Style: futuristic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, good versus evil, team, self sacrifice, heroic mission, mission, teamwork ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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