Movies like Alive 2002

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Alive (2002)
 5.6
 1K
Alive (2002)
Original name: アライヴ
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tenshu is imprisoned and sentenced to death for murdering the men who raped his girlfriend. However, he manages to survive his execution and is presented with an option: face another execution attempt or subject himself to their bizarre and dangerous experiments.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, electric chair, survival, adventure, martial arts, crimes, vengeance, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, rapist, confined, misfit, prison life, life is a bitch, danger, chases and races, imaginary, death row, escapades, future dystopia, deadly, rivalry, anti heroes, master villain ...
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and bleak films with plots about danger, escapades, chases and races, deadly, heroes, rivalry and survival mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Alive: Virus (1999), The Last Patrol (2000), Deadland (2009), Bloodsuckers (2005), No Escape (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 25K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, time travel, adventure, ship, rescue, save the world, deadly creature, ocean or sea, infected, danger, robot ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Patrol (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, chaos and mayhem, survival, apocalypse, danger, life is a bitch, battle, prison, soldier, desert, martial arts ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.1
 575
Deadland (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the radiation-infected aftermath of World War III, one man's desperate attempt to find his wife in the wastelands that were once the United States inspires his fellow survivors to fight for humanity. The bomb has dropped, and in the blink of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, escapades, heroes, life is a bitch, chaos, missing person, danger, survival, society, apocalypse, chases and races, lost love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.4
 2K
Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: futuristic, stylized, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, space travel, spacecraft, future dystopia, heroes, danger, race against time, rescue, gory, deadly, leadership, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.1
 18K
No Escape (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the year 2022, a ruthless prison warden has created the ultimate solution for his most troublesome and violent inmates: Absolom, a secret jungle island where prisoners are abandoned and left to die. But Marine Captain John Robbins, convicted of ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, prison, jungle, survival, chase, prison guard, prisoner, adventure, confined, danger, prison life, criminal heroes ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.8
 2K
Terra Nova (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story, which takes place in 2013, describes the world overflowing with "dangerous" criminals due to the official termination of death penalty. The UN "blue helmets" under the directive from the central authority (i.e., One ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, serial killer, survival, friendship, leadership, future dystopia, escapades, heroes, chases and races, confined, heroic mission, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.6
 220
Fatal Conflict (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a lawless futuristic society, a rebel must prevent a tandem of renegades from destroying Los Angeles. An ex-star pilot is forced to stop a mad criminal and his gang after they've hi-jacked a huge space freighter with the intent of crashing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, crimes, heroes, confined, heroic mission, escapades, chases and races, race against time, danger, deadly, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 483
Chameleon (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A super-killer female cyborg with chameleon-like powers discovers maternal instincts when she protects a child from government operatives in this science fiction tale set in the year 2028.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chases and races, androids and robots, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, special agents, society, custody, rivalry, chase ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 12K
Versus (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the present where a group of ruthless gangsters, an unknown woman and an escaped convict have met, unwittingly, in The Forest of Resurrection, the 444th portal to the other side. Their troubles start when those once killed and buried in the ...
Style: stylized, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, on the run, back from the dead, chase, yakuza, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, supernatural ability, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.8
 1K
Python 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The beast is back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, chaos, master villain, anti heroes, space and aliens, dangerous animal, supernatural, rescue, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, chases and races ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
 747
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, plague, destiny, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, manipulations, space and aliens, experiment gone awry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.0
 583
Subterano (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eleven souls, trapped in an underground carpark, are attacked by deadly, remote controlled toys. Only a few will survive.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, contests and competitions, androids and robots, escapades, imaginary, crimes, on the run, survival, revolution, fugitives, confined, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, apocalypse, adventure, chaos, society, confined, imaginary, chases and races, life is a bitch, heroes, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 682
Automatic (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269 discovers a Robgen executive trying to rape a ...
Style: rough, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, martial arts, skyscraper, crimes, danger, on the run, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, rebellion, murder, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Interceptor Force (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the near future the US Government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained for action in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force, they are the last line of defense
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, danger, survival, alien encounter, special agents, space and aliens, deadly, satellite, adventure, heroes, evil alien, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 4K
Prison (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn't commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Flash forward several years when the prison is reopened, under the control of its new warden Eaton Sharpe, a ...
Style: gloomy, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: electric chair, prison, prison life, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, revenge, prisoner, haunted by the past, frame up, rivalry, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 904
Antibody (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a terrorist with an implanted nuclear detonator gets shot, a team of scientists must defuse the bomb by miniaturizing themselves and going into his bloodstream. His organism's antibodies start to mass against them.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear bomb, miniaturization, timebomb, special agents, space and aliens, adventure, imaginary, escapades, undercover, destiny, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 294
Phantom Force (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A squad of soldiers must protect the human race from the supernatural.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, battles, ocean or sea, escapades, hostages, custody, submarine, danger, ghost, good versus evil, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 528
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, survival, heroes, heroic mission, confined, life is a bitch, chases and races, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ghost Machine (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two technicians battle a vengeful spirit that has infected their stolen military software.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: ghost, supernatural, a.i., confined, daring rescue, deadly, man versus machine, gory, computer system, technology gone awry, computers and web, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.6
 424
Descendents (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In an undefined future, the earth has been destroyed by man, and the air polluted with a mysterious virus that turns humans into zombies. Only a few children are immune to the disease and have adapted to these extreme conditions and survived. ...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, destiny, future dystopia, survival, deadly, bounty hunter, chaos, life is a bitch, heroes, danger, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 513
T-Force (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, future dystopia, life is a bitch, save the day, confined, escapades, imaginary, heroes, a.i., danger, androids and robots, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 939
Kamui (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: KAMUI is a Ninja on the run from the world of Ninja bound by rules in search of true freedom. However, he is burdened with the fate, where it is not allowed to take the secret of their powers outside of the tribe -- if you are born as Ninja, you ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, escapades, heroes, chases and races, hopes, master warrior, obsessive quest, adventure, fugitives, redemption, human spirit, tough heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gory, save the world, danger, isolation, race against time, battles, store, captivity, small town, anti heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, alien, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, space and aliens, chases and races, master villain, hostages, technology gone awry, heroes, crimes, imaginary ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 1K
New Alcatraz (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Paleontologist Robert Trenton (Dean Cain) is called to Northeastern Antarctica near the Indian Ocean to help the FBI build an underground maximum-security military base and prison for the world's most dangerous criminals and terrorists. The ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, prison, survival, ancient mystery, deadly creature, confined, danger, isolation, chases and races, giant snake, escape, supernatural ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, samurai, adventure, escapades, love affair, heroes, heroic mission, danger, crimes, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: supernatural, woman in danger, danger, crimes, cons and scams, escapades, confined, ancient mystery, prison, destiny, serial killer, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, survival, rescue, space travel, future dystopia, a.i., distant planet, save the world, danger, apocalypse, terminator ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Terminator 2018 (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dante travels across a desolate, futuristic Spain in search of his girlfriend, Ula. He is pursued by a bloodthirsty, cybernetic Rottweiler.
Style: serious, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, rottweiler, chase, manhunt, technology gone awry, deadly creature, dangerous animal, survival, gory, danger, on the run, wrongfully committed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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