Movies and TV shows like The Andromeda Strain

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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: 180 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: tense, serious, futuristic, melancholic, harsh, stylized, suspenseful, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, political ...
Plot: laboratory, plague, virus, biohazard, bacteria, disease, evil alien, survival, catastrophe, deadly virus, cure, disaster, time travel, happy ending, adaptation, cloning, politics, space station, pandemic, military, infection, satellite, post apocalypse, epidemic, quarantine ...
Time: 21st century, future, 70s, contemporary
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 apocalyptic films and TV series with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, disaster, virus, epidemic and plague mostly in Drama, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Andromeda Strain: The Hot Zone (2019), Outbreak (1995), ReGenesis (2004), Warning Sign (1985), Between (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 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: suspenseful, rough, apocalyptic, macabre, stylized ...
Plot: virus, infection, military, research, scientist, disease, female protagonist, laboratory, death, doctor, quarantine, fear ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, year 1989
Place: africa, washington d.c., virginia, texas, dallas texas ...
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: epidemic, plague, quarantine, virus, monkey, bio weapon, disease, disaster, research, deadly virus, biological warfare, infected ...
Time: 60s, year 1995, year 1967, 90s
Place: boston, san francisco, africa, cuba, usa ...
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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, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, plague, disaster, science, survival, alien, deadly virus, virus, epidemic, medical, conspiracy, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
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40%
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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: disease, scientist, investigation, virus, save the world, heroes, inventions and discoveries, terrorism, plague, genetic engineering, global effort, infection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: slasher, sad, scary, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, epidemic, laboratory, virus, biological warfare, catastrophe, disease, pregnancy, quarantine, found footage, monster, bio weapon ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, utah
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100%
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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: quarantine, virus, survival, youth, isolation, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, chaos, plague, death, escape attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 302K
Contagion (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA
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: apocalyptic, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, virus, pandemic, quarantine, infected, survival, plague, infection, deadly virus, vaccine, scientist, natural disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: hong kong, california, san francisco, minnesota, asia ...
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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, tense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: scientist, deadly virus, survival, immortality, quarantine, dna, zombie, virus, secret place, save the day, arctic, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, atlanta
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41%
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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, futuristic, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: time travel, post apocalypse, changing the past or future, epidemic, time machine, sent to the past, existence paradox, plague, virus, survival, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: computer cracker, cia agent, virus, secret agents, undercover, bio weapon, spy, conspiracy, race against time, adventure, save the world, laboratory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: seattle, paris france, maryland, washington d.c., berlin germany
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36%
 7.3
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Wayward Pines (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: 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, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, small town, small town life, beast, society, investigation, missing person, murder, confined, transformation, youth, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho
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34%
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Carriers (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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: scary, suspense, macabre, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, pandemic, post apocalypse, infection, biohazard, deadly virus, apocalypse, road trip, zombie, plague, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: youth, evil alien, save the world, alien invasion, investigation, manipulation, murder, naivete, deception, kids in trouble, race against time, pop culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%
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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, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, survival, invasion, creature, evil alien, hurricane, deadly creature, rescue, mystery, heroic mission, alien invasion, swamp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, everglades, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: virus, epidemic, quarantine, isolation, heroic mission, race against time, plague, experiment gone awry, chaos, society, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Pandemic (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A slow-paced, action thriller about a virus that strikes a New Mexico county and the local veterinarian who gets caught in the middle.
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: quarantine, plague, dishonesty, epidemic, save the day, virus, rivalry, crimes, government conspiracy, disaster, graphic violence, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
Plot: comet, disaster, meteorite, survival, save the world, race against time, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, adventure, contests and competitions, small town life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: captivating, serious, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic
Plot: sea monster, marine biologist, monster, scientist, teenage life, uncover truth, evil alien, mystery, misfit, escapades, nosy, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, deadly virus, disease, virus, quarantine, space and aliens, escapades, supernatural, heroes, race against time, chaos, mutant ...
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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, deadly virus, epidemic, rescue, airport, confined, investigation, survival, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, los angeles, usa, california
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32%
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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, captivating, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, virus, post apocalypse, plague, survival, deadly virus, politician, epidemic, disaster, group of strangers, chaos, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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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, survival, uncover truth, scientist, ocean, confined, mysterious place, isolation, adventure, supernatural, crew, scientific expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
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The Strain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, 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, good versus evil, deadly virus, supernatural, survival, fate of humanity, plague, save the world, chaos, epidemic, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, supernatural, special agents, quarantine, missing person, psychic, murderer, investigation, foreknowledge, cure, distopia, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
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31%
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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, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: medical student, medical school, hospital, uncover truth, mystery, workplace, woman in danger, doctors and patients, death, tv show, supernatural, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
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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, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, survival, trapped, small town, life turned upside down, small town life, mystery, isolation, teenage girl, society, human existence, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
TV show
Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, pandemic, plague, supernatural, disaster, good versus evil, end of the world, natural disaster, deadly virus, survival, epidemic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, maine, nebraska, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
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11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, 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: stylized, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, time, changing the past or future, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, surveillance, murder, conspiracy, historical event, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 60s, future, year 1963, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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30%
 8.4
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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, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, mad scientist, investigation, special agents, fbi, time travel, alternate dimension, alternate reality, experiment, top secret, research, paranormal activity ...
Time: 2000s, future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: harvard university, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
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To the Lake (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Mini-series in which an unknown virus turns Moscow into a city of the dead. There is no electricity, money has lost all value and those who are still not infected, are desperately fighting for food and fuel. The main character, Sergei, lives outside ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, apocalyptic
Plot: epidemic, virus, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, extinction, panic, terminal illness, family in danger, fear, disease, society ...
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%