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Showdown at Area 51 (2007)
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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, danger, chases and races, race against time, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, rivalry, dog, fight, motorcycle, forest, alien invasion, spacecraft, battles, farm, beer, reporter, blood, junkyard, ruse, showdown ...
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, chases and races, space and aliens, heroes, evil alien and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Showdown at Area 51: Alien Dawn (2012), Age of Tomorrow (2014), Alien Tornado (2012), Independence Daysaster (2013), Alien Siege (2005). 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: space and aliens, survival, alien encounter, save the world, battles, chaos, androids and robots, danger, escapades, imaginary, evil alien, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: alien invasion, asteroid, survival, save the world, space and aliens, evil alien, chaos, race against time, escapades, heroes, danger, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, save the world, alien invasion, race against time, danger, destruction, teenage girl, radio station, power outage, father daughter relationship, weather, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, danger, escapades, spacecraft, extraterrestrial, alien invasion, secret service, ufo, small town, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.5
 815
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: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, rescue, heroic mission, space and aliens, deadly, supernatural, danger, race against time, deadly creature, heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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, suspense, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: evil alien, alien, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, military, found footage, no survivors, soldier, jungle, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, heroes, special agents, government agency, danger, escapades, dishonesty, extinction, government agent, gps ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, man versus machine, androids and robots, space and aliens, survival, space travel, alien encounter, heroes, save the world, adventure, benign alien, robot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, soldier, evil alien, race against time, heroic mission, survival, alien encounter, terrorism, catastrophe, space and aliens, deadly creature, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, space and aliens, evil alien, alien, battles, soldier, military, danger, chaos, save the world, heroic mission, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: evil alien, survival, battles, hostage, captivity, isolation, hostages, danger, investigation, small town, save the world, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 791
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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, race against time, danger, deadly, gory, mad scientist, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Terminal Invasion (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, alien invasion, evil alien, anti heroes, anti hero, prisoner, survival, supernatural, danger, save the world, confined, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, space and aliens, danger, alien encounter, deadly, soldier, outer space, distant planet, evil alien, spacecraft, hunt down ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, survival, chaos, apocalypse, save the world, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable, danger, chaos and mayhem, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.9
 927
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: futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, good versus evil, space wars, danger, chase, spacecraft, heroes, outer space, rivalry, chaos, escapades, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.2
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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, disaster movie, tense, humorous ...
Plot: disaster film, race against time, save the day, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, chaos, parents and children, family relations, disorder, heroes, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: survival, save the world, danger, special agents, deadly, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, satellite, evil alien, alien encounter, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, evil alien, escapades, space and aliens, distant planet, running for your life, spaceship crash, death, graphic violence, chases and races, skinny dipping ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Dead Undead (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Good Vampires battle Zombie Vampires while trying to hide their own identity and prevent the infection from spreading.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: zombie, vampire, good versus evil, save the day, escapades, race against time, supernatural, imaginary, heroes, danger, deadly, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
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Deadly Skies (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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, survival, rescue, escapades, race against time, adventure, danger, space travel, scientist, catastrophe, asteroid ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, one man army, danger, heroic mission, tough heroes, profanity, military, escapades, dishonesty, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: rough, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: bus, prison escape, alien, criminal heroes, heroes, bounty hunter, race against time, survival, escapades, danger, chases and races, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.9
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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: suspenseful, stylized, scary, exciting, serious ...
Plot: spacecraft, alien invasion, evil alien, space and aliens, chases and races, supernatural, investigation, crimes, heroes, escapades, undercover, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Crazy Girls Undercover (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a group of Las Vegas sexy showgirls who are undercover agents working with a former C.I.A. agent (Robertson) to stop a terrorist attack.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, sexy ...
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, danger, race against time, rivalry, deadly, save the day, escapades, bomb, murder, hunt down, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Exploding Sun (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disaster movie, tense, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, survival, space travel, save the world, technology gone awry, spouse in danger, chaos, danger, race against time, escapades, outer space, disaster film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
2012: Ice Age (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A volcanic eruption in Iceland sends a glacier towards North America, causing everything in it's path to freeze. A family man struggles to escape the onslaught of the coming ice age.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ecological disaster, ice age, glacier, forces of nature, survival, adventure, race against time, family in danger, family relations, evacuation, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.4
 922
Antibody (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, timebomb, nuclear bomb, undercover, crimes, race against time, danger, adventure, destiny, space and aliens, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Infection: The Invasion Begins (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mystery surrounds a small town that was attacked on September 9, 2009. Now sixty years later, the last survivor, Sarah, sends a high profile reporter a letter suggesting what really happened on that day. The government calls 9/9/09 the start of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, danger, deadly, social relations, dishonesty, infection, creature, love triangle, government coverup, survival, uncover truth, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%