Movies like Showdown at Area 51

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Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
 3.2
 914
Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two aliens who crash on Earth must find a buried weapon that will destroy the planet and their own society if not stopped.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, alien, benign alien, good versus evil, race against time, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, rivalry, dog, fight, alien invasion, forest, motorcycle, spacecraft, battles, farm, beer, reporter, ruse, junkyard, death of brother, showdown, loss of brother, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada

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Most similar movies to Showdown at Area 51

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and exciting films with plots about danger, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien, chases and races and save the world mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Showdown at Area 51: Alien Dawn (2012), Alien Raiders (2008), Age of Tomorrow (2014), Independence Daysaster (2013), Alien Tornado (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Alien Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 2012. The dawn of destruction. As giant alien machines enslave and feed off humanity, the few remaining survivors band together to form a armed militia that will be the last stand against total extinction (IMDB.com).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: alien encounter, space and aliens, survival, save the world, chaos, androids and robots, battles, escapades, evil alien, graphic violence, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: hostage, evil alien, survival, battles, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time, store, alien encounter, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mankind must fight to survive as Earth is invaded by hostile UFOs bent on destroying the planet. As the epic battle wages on, astronauts sneak aboard the mothership where they discover a portal to the aliens' home world. They manage to alert ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien invasion, save the world, space and aliens, evil alien, asteroid, survival, chaos, race against time, escapades, battles, heroes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Independence Daysaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Earth is attacked by a hostile alien force, a small town firefighter and a rogue SETI scientist team up to activate the only technology capable of defeating the invaders.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, escapades, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, secret service, ufo, alien invasion, small town, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Alien Tornado (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens attack Earth with deadly electrical tornadoes, and it’s up to a farmer, his smart high-school daughter and a tornado blogger to thwart the horrific invasion.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, save the world, alien invasion, race against time, destruction, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, weather, alien, evil alien, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 1.9
 2K
Alien Origin (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A movie created from "found footage" of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, escapades, space and aliens, military, found footage, no survivors, soldier, jungle, chase, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.5
 879
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, antidote, chaos and mayhem, family relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Earth's Final Hours (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After dense matter from an imploded white hole hits Earth, the planet's rotation is devastated. A group of government agents must locate a lost satellite network that is the world's only hope for survival.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, satellite, race against time, government agency, heroes, special agents, dishonesty, escapades, forces of nature, extinction, government agent, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Transmorphers: Fall of Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this prequel to Transmorphers -- a sci-fi thriller that borrows heavily from the plot of Transformers -- planet Earth is in peril thanks to a rogue army of alien robots, and it's up to a small group of humans to mount a crippling ...
Style: serious
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, androids and robots, man versus machine, alien encounter, space travel, save the world, adventure, heroes, survival, benign alien, robot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, alien encounter, evil alien, race against time, ancient mystery, catastrophe, heroic mission, deadly creature, escapades, space and aliens, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fall of Hyperion (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A NASA scientist discovers that a group meteorites is heading towards Earth. Along the way, they will collide with the space station Hyperion, whose 12 astronauts are trapped and inside which there is a thermonuclear heart.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: disaster, space station, race against time, escapades, collision, adventure, save the day, meteorite, scientist, society, heroes, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 872
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.2
 465
Cold Fusion (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A UFO is shot down over Russia in the 1970s and the wreckage is taken to a secret research facility. When the Soviet Union collapses, the alien technology falls into the hands of a mysterious terrorist organisation, which uses it to create a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the world, secret agents, chaos, escapades, crimes, alien technology, secret mission, murder, secret weapon, heroes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 1K
Dark Space (2013)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College friends Devin, Jack, Shelly, Kristy, Shaun, and Flower rent a spacecraft to autopilot them to Centauri Five for a holiday break. Impatient over the rental agency restricting the ship’s speed to 10x, Devin and the others convince Shaun to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, space wars, fight, showdown, teamwork, battles ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 6K
Hunter Prey (2010)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Prometheus has dropped out of orbit. Communications and life support systems are down. Situation Critical: Status of Crew and Prisoner unknown. With orders to catch their Alien Prisoner alive the surviving crew of the spaceship Prometheus pursue ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, alien encounter, space and aliens, distant planet, soldier, outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down, murder, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, satellite, adventure, special agents, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battle of Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, heroic mission, battles, soldier, space and aliens, chaos, military, evil alien, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter, save the world, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.8
 1K
Scavengers (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A team of space scavengers discovers superior alien technology that threatens the balance of the known universe. Hotly pursued by a rival crew of intergalactic mercenaries, the Revelator crew must fight through the deepest reaches of space to locate ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, save the world, good versus evil, space wars, spacecraft, chase, heroes, escapades, technology gone awry, chaos, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Battle: New York, Day 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Laura Sommers is hearing voices in her head and consults with a psychiatrist. The therapy is suddenly cut short when New York City is rocked by an alien invasion...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, psychotronic
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, save the world, chaos, survival, apocalypse, mentally unstable, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, mentally challenged, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aliens in human disguise commandeer a rural airport during a snowstorm. To survive, the people trapped inside must determine which of their own is not of this Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, alien invasion, evil alien, prisoner, supernatural, save the world, confined, survival, crimes, rescue, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Alien Outpost (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, fictional war, battles, evil alien, military, good versus evil, save the world, survival, heroic mission, escapades, chaos, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s, 2020s
Place: usa, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 822
The Sender (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A psychic father and daughter band together with an "angel" in an attempt to save Earth from an extraterrestrial Armageddon. This suspenseful thriller ties together strange occurrences from 1965 in the Bermuda Triangle (where an American ...
Style: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, alien invasion, evil alien, government agency, supernatural ability, investigation, escapades, crimes, undercover, supernatural, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, rivalry, strong violent content, mexican, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Storm War (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, tense
Plot: disaster, chaos and mayhem, chaos, save the day, escapades, race against time, siblings relations, parents and children, forces of nature, family relations, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.4
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Dominion (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Earth's position in the universe has become of vital strategic importance to those who have, until now, only studied us from the far reaches of space. Knowing our weaknesses, they have planned their attack, and now, in just 5 days, life on ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: alien invasion, apocalypse, ufo, world domination, alien, human versus alien, humanity in peril, alien technology, end of the world, humanity, worldwide chaos, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Dead Undead (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Good Vampires battle Zombie Vampires while trying to hide their own identity and prevent the infection from spreading.
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, vampire, race against time, escapades, supernatural, good versus evil, save the day, master warrior, heroes, tough heroes, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.1
 1K
The Device (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sibling relationship, forest, supernatural, lake, alien encounter, sister sister relationship, changing the past or future, evil alien, experiment, alien abduction, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Force Of Impact (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sky is literally falling in this thriller as one of the nation's leading astronomers, Madison Kelsey believes she is tracking a huge rogue asteroid rocketing toward earth. However, she can't get anyone in authority to take her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, survival, escapades, race against time, adventure, rescue, space travel, scientist, disaster, asteroid, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Attack of the Unknown (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A SWAT team transporting a vicious crime syndicate boss must fight their way out of a county detention center during a catastrophic alien invasion.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ufo, evil alien, swat team, alien, murder, extraterrestrial, violence, death, alien invasion, escapades, society, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, prison escape, alien, bounty hunter, criminal heroes, race against time, survival, heroes, hostage, confined, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%