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Attack the Block (2011)
 6.6
 101K
Attack the Block (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, bleak, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, entertaining, stylized, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: gang, deadly creature, alien encounter, monster, evil alien, chase, teenage life, danger, meteor, profanity, meteorite, arrest, street gang, youth, drugs/alcohol, survival, space and aliens, alien, crimes, friends, protector, anti hero, anti heroes, violence, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england

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Most similar movies to Attack the Block

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspense, cult film and visually appealing films with plots about danger, gun, dialogue, death, mentor, chase and weapons mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Attack the Block: The Watch (2012), Grabbers (2012), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), Beyond Skyline (2017), Rim of the World (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 123K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, heroes, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, silly humor, super weapon, lifestyle, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 17K
Grabbers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Something sinister has come to the shores of Erin Island, unbeknownst to the quaint population of this sleepy fishing village resting somewhere off Ireland’s coast. First, some fishermen go missing. Then there is the rash of whale carcasses ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, evil alien, dark humor, alcohol abuse, island, drunk, alien monster, survival, space and aliens, drugs/alcohol, deadly creature, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ 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, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, space and aliens, survival, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, save the world, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 20K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Indonesia, UK, China, Singapore
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: alien, survival, evolution, alien abduction, alien monster, giant creature, creature, danger, transformation, murder, end of the world, evil alien ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: southeast asia, laos, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rim of the World (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stranded at a summer camp when aliens attack the planet, four teens with nothing in common embark on a perilous mission to save the world.
Style: light, humorous, satirical, enigmatic
Plot: summer camp, child protagonist, alien encounter, obsessive quest, alien invasion, alien, netflix, teenage life, nasa, social misfits, interracial friendship, astronaut ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, deadly creature, save the world, monster, first contact, adventure, predator, apocalypse, evil alien, expedition, chaos and mayhem, danger ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: antarctica, nebraska, nepal, mexico, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 238K
Paul (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, sentimental, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, space and aliens, chase, hitchhiker, friends, disorder, buddies, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1947, year 1980 ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, wyoming, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 471K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, cult film, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, arrest, new job, serial killer, partner, conspiracy, village, fish out of water, disorder, rivals, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.4
 156K
Riddick (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, rough, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, space and aliens, deadly creature, adventure, outer space, tough heroes, heroes, mysterious planet, survival, danger, bounty hunter, lone wolves ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 531K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: odd, stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, young heroes, teenage life, heroes, disguise, misfit, lifestyle, youth, crimes, double life, friends, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 644K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, biting, suspense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, distopia, alien, alien encounter, human nature, racism, alien race, quarantine, chaos and mayhem, transformation, confined, metamorphosis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 88K
Skyline (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, people are drawn outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Now the band of survivors must fight ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, apocalypse, ufo, vestiges of humanity, alien encounter, alien, survival, abduction, chaos, space and aliens, demolished city, giant creature ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, ridiculous ...
Plot: spy, farce, satire, culture clash, stupidity, vulgarity, secret agents, virus, espionage, soccer, on the run, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, uganda, northern england, santiago chile, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 112K
The Host (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, evil alien, romance, youth, power of love, love and romance, true love, apocalypse, invasion, survival, vestiges of humanity, alien invasion ...
Time: future
Place: usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Am Number Four (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, romantic, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, young heroes, teenage love, supernatural, youth, supernatural romance, heroes, danger, friendship, teenage life, teenage hero, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 30K
Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, siege, violence spree, deadly, danger, graphic violence, escapades, impregnation, loss of child, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Darkest Hour (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race which has attacked Earth via our power supply.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, evil alien, post apocalypse, end of the world, survival, demolished city, invisibility, american abroad, electricity, creature, chaos, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 264K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, anti hero, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, escapades, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Burt Gummer returns home to Perfection, Nev., to find that the town of terror has become a theme park, and when the simulated giant worm attacks turn real, the survivalist must battle the creatures once again. Gummer pits his impressive knowledge of ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, real estate agent, human versus monster, survival, store, danger, deadly creature, deadly, rescue, supernatural, monster, desert ...
Place: nevada, usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 258K
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After Kick-Ass’ insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, he joins a patrol led by the Colonel Stars and Stripes. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist — reborn as The Mother Fucker — only the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilante, partners, masked vigilante, double life, henchman, crime fighter, vigilantism, vengeance, female assassin, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 5K
Skylines (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a virus threatens to turn the now earth-dwelling friendly alien hybrids against humans, Captain Rose Corley must lead a team of elite mercenaries on a mission to the alien world in order to save what's left of humanity.
Style: psychotronic, futuristic, suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, space travel, ufo, mutation, survival, alien, danger, creature, monster, spacecraft ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, ocean or sea, deadly, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, survival, escapades, mutant, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Salena Incident (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a mysterious, extraterrestrial object lands in the mining town of Salena, Arizona, the government dispatches a team of Marines to contain the possible threat. Meanwhile, a group of death row inmates ambush their prison bus and take the guards ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: bus, alien, prison escape, survival, criminal heroes, heroes, bounty hunter, race against time, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The survivors are saved by the mysterious prophet Shot Bus Gus, who seemingly has the ability to control the beasts. He leads them into the sewers as they travel to the big city. Along the way they get help from karate expert Jean-Claude Seagal and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural, psychopath, gang, chases and races, deadly creature, heroes, mad scientist, mysterious character, crimes, danger, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 95K
The Warriors (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' ...
Style: cult film, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, street gang, warrior, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gang member, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, near future, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, evil alien, space and aliens, spacecraft, monster, soldier, space battle, future dystopia, military, space travel, distopia, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, oil refinery, hunting, metamorphosis, human versus monster, survival, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, danger, chases and races, stranded ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, nevada, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, evil alien, end of the world, invasion, space and aliens, first contact, survival, destruction, humanity in peril, fate of humanity, demolished city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, south america, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 227K
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, monster, dark hero, space travel, one man army, mysterious planet, anti hero, survival, outer space, alien encounter, tough heroes, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, adventure, heroes, save the world, alien encounter, disorder, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, danger, misfit, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%