Movies and TV shows like The Andromeda Strain 2008

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The Andromeda Strain (2008)
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The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure and stop the spread of the alien pathogen, code-named Andromeda.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh, futuristic, melancholic, stylized, political, complex, idiotic ...
Plot: plague, laboratory, bacteria, danger, cure, deadly, disease, virus, biohazard, survival, evil alien, catastrophe, satellite, deadly virus, time travel, cloning, politics, military, scientist, infection, adaptation, happy ending, pandemic, heroes, science ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 70s
Place: usa, utah, los angeles, shanghai

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Most similar movies to The Andromeda Strain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and bleak films and TV series with plots about danger, deadly, plague, virus, heroes, survival and catastrophe mostly in Thriller, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Andromeda Strain: The Hot Zone (2019), Outbreak (1995), ReGenesis (2004), Helix (2014), 12 Monkeys (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
Story: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.
Style: macabre, stylized, suspenseful, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, disease, scientist, fear, female protagonist, death, doctor, victim, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: washington d.c., africa, texas, dallas texas, virginia ...
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 6.6
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Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, epidemic, research, biological warfare, bio weapon, monkey, danger, deadly virus, antidote, society, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s, year 1995, year 1967 ...
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
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ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: scientist, disease, save the world, investigation, virus, heroes, inventions and discoveries, deadly, danger, terrorism, plague, global effort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, science, laboratory, race against time, survival, chases and races, deadly virus, cure, heroic mission, danger, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, 1950s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
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Helix (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, immortality, uncover truth, virus, quarantine, deadly, danger, secret place, escapades, save the day, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
 41K
12 Monkeys (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate ...
Style: mind bending, tense, futuristic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, existence paradox, post apocalypse, sent to the past, apocalypse, epidemic, plague, virus, time machine, save the world, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
 7.5
 54K
The Last Ship (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, battleship, apocalypse, chaos, save the world, military, pandemic, deadly virus, life is a bitch, danger, survival, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 8K
Between (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Between is the story of a town under siege from a mysterious disease that has wiped out everybody except those 21 years old and under. The series explores the power vacuum that results when a government has quarantined a 10-mile diameter area and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: isolation, virus, youth, survival, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, quarantine, confined, danger, death, escape attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.0
 44K
Carriers (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, pandemic, infection, biohazard, deadly virus, post apocalyptic, post apocalypse, plague, friendship, road trip, trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Academy and Golden Globe Award winner Anjelica Huston and Stephen Dorff star in this nail-biting tale of action and intrigue about members of an elite undercover team who race against time to locate the source of a ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: secret agents, undercover, virus, conspiracy, race against time, spy, investigation, adventure, save the world, apocalypse, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., paris france, seattle, seattle washington, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.2
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11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, time traveler, altering history, kennedy assassination, surveillance, twists & turns, time, murder, historical event, stephen king ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 196K
The Happening (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it ...
Style: mind bending, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, end of the world, plague, family in danger, danger, suicide, hysteria, graphic violence, paranoia, natural disaster, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, philadelphia, usa, nebraska, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
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Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be ...
Style: mind bending, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, apocalypse, investigation, society, beast, small town life, danger, murder, confined, missing person, transformation, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 10K
The Whispers (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, tense
Plot: youth, evil alien, danger, save the world, manipulation, investigation, race against time, deception, murder, naivete, little girl, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An outbreak of avian flu mutates into a virus that becomes transmittable from human to human.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: isolation, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, plague, race against time, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, society, heroes, chaos, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
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Invasion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Invasion is an American science fiction television series that aired on ABC for only one season beginning in September 21, 2005. Somewhat similar to Invasion of the Body Snatchers, the show told the story of the aftermath of a hurricane in which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, creature, survival, deadly creature, danger, mystery, rescue, heroic mission, invasion, alien invasion, hurricane ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Meteor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere on the outskirts of our solar system, the unthinkable occurs. A giant asteroid collides with a smaller one and changes direction - headed directly toward The Earth. The burning meteor rain that beats down with devastating force, is only a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disaster movie
Plot: save the world, comet, meteor, meteorite, catastrophe, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, race against time, danger, survival, small town life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 140K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, supernatural, danger, love affair, supernatural ability, chases and races, survival, secret organization, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, london, chicago illinois, mumbai india, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.7
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Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As an epidemic of a lethal airborne virus - that kills within days - rapidly grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, tense, emotional ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, plague, pandemic, infected, quarantine, scientist, fate of humanity, infection, deadly virus, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: asia, usa, san francisco, london, hong kong ...
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30%
 7.2
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Surface (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Surface is a science fiction television series that premiered on NBC on September 19, 2005. The program aired ten episodes before going on hiatus on November 28, 2005 due to NBC's coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics. It returned for five more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, enigmatic, tense
Plot: sea monster, monster, teenage life, marine biologist, uncover truth, escapades, danger, mystery, misfit, scientist, alien encounter, nosy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
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Invasion (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive mentality, the aliens are absolutely dedicated to transforming ...
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disease, virus, evil alien, deadly virus, epidemic, deadly, space and aliens, plague, chaos, mutant, danger, race against time ...
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30%
 5.3
 1K
Pandemic (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
TV show
Story: The outbreak of a strange, deadly virus aboard a passenger plane sends Los Angeles into a panic in this terrifying TV movie. As the virus spreads across the city and the death toll rises, Dr. Kayla Martina (Tiffani Thiessen, FASTLANE) fights to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pandemic, quarantine, plague, race against time, airport, rescue, deadly, fighting the system, confined, save the day, danger, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, australia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 101K
Under the Dome (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, surreal, serious ...
Plot: trapped, supernatural, small town, life turned upside down, survival, danger, small town life, teenage girl, society, human existence, separated, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.9
 2K
Coma (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: A young medical student discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. Remake of Coma 1978.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: hospital, medical student, uncover truth, workplace, mystery, woman in danger, doctors and patients, medical school, death, dishonesty, conspiracy, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 8K
Survivors (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of the human species. According to the producers, ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, plague, politician, survival, deadly virus, group of strangers, danger, chaos, doctor, ex convict, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 1K
The Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, delves into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in peril.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, survival, danger, underwater, uncover truth, confined, isolation, ocean, mysterious place, ocean or sea, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 2K
Warning Sign (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An accident occurs in an ultra-secret government biological weapons laboratory spreading a sinister bacteria.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, bio weapon, laboratory, contamination, biological warfare, zombie, chases and races, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 42K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: psychic, time travel, quarantine, special agents, foreknowledge, investigation, distopia, missing person, danger, ufo, imaginary, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 75K
The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, infected, survival, deadly virus, good versus evil, save the world, chaos and mayhem, fate of humanity, plague, supernatural, chaos, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 221K
Fringe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surreal, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, scientist, special agents, fbi, experiment, investigation, creature, top secret, alternate dimension, danger, paranormal activity ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%