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20 best movies like Alien Origin (2012)

List of the best movies like Alien Origin (2012): Monsters: Dark Continent, Crawl or Die, Dragon Wasps, War of the Dead, D-Railed, Nazis at the Center of the Earth, Dead Sea, The Recall, Doom: Annihilation, The Rift.

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Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Mexico, Guatemala
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Horses, Snipers, Aliens, Monsters
PlotWar, Survival, Basketball, American Football, Alien invasion
PlaceVillage, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Seven years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have spread worldwide. Humans have been knocked off the top of the food chain, with disparate communities struggling for survival. American soldiers are being sent abroad to protect US interests from the Monsters, but the war is far from being won.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Heavy

Earth as we know it is gone. A virus has destroyed the planet and rendered all its women infertile, all but one. An elite team of soldiers are tasked with bringing the woman to safety on the newly habitable Earth Two. But when they are forced underground they find themselves fighting for survival from an bloodthirsty creature in a maze of ever shrinking tunnels. As the team's ranks start to dwindle, the tunnels shrink and the ammunition run out, the crawl for survival becomes more and more desperate.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersMutant, Heroes, Scientists, Military, Insects
PlotSurvival, Voodoo, Rivalry
PlaceJungle, Russia, USA
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle. Caught in the crossfire between a brutal guerrilla army controlled by a mystical warlord, they are also confronted by an even bigger terror giant mutated wasps that are, for some reason, thirsty for blood.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Lithuania, Italy
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Horses, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Skirmishes, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Bunker, Laboratory
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Captain Martin Stone is leading a finely-trained, elite platoon of Allied soldiers as they attack an enemy bunker. Underestimating their enemy's strength, they are quickly beaten back into the forest. As they try to regroup, they are suddenly attacked by the same soldiers they had just killed a few minutes earlier. Forced to flee deeper into Russian territory, they discover one of war's most terrifying secrets and realize they have woken up a far more deadlier enemy.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
TimeHalloween
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Passengers on a murder mystery train that crashes into a river must decide whether to risk waiting for help in the wreckage or take their chances in the murky depths below.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, detective, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Robots, Hitler, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Supernatural, Snow
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Caves, Antarctica, Laboratory
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

A group of researchers in Antarctica are abducted by a platoon of masked soldiers and dragged into a hidden continent in the center of the Earth. There, they discover that surviving Nazi soldiers are plotting an invasion of Earth to revive the Third Reich.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, Scientists, Fathers, Parents
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Death, Religious, Excavations
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A Marine Biologist is assigned to investigate the mysterious deaths of some marine life in an inland salt water lake that has been attributed to a creature thought to have been the stuff of a legend.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
CharactersTeens, Snipers, Aliens, Astronauts, FBI
PlotSurvival, End of the world, UFO, Death, Alien invasion
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Deserts, Alaska
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Light, Fascinating

When five friends vacation at a remote lake house, they expect nothing less then a good time, unaware that Earth is under attack by an alien invasion and mass-abductions.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Demons, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, Weapon, Teleportation, Confrontation
PlaceSpace, Mars, Laboratory
StyleTense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Doom: Annihilation follows a group of space marines as they respond to a distress call from a base on a Martian moon, only to discover it’s been overrun by demonic creatures who threaten to create Hell on Earth.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:22
CharactersMonsters, Mutant
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Adventure, Investigation, Supernatural
PlaceSubmarines, Sea, Ships, Ocean
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", with a very experienced crew is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I" after it mysteriously dissapeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that shouldn't be there...

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico, Canada
Duration02:06
CharactersAliens, Killers, Autistic, Scientists, Military
PlotSurvival, UFO, Friendship, Death, Alien invasion
PlaceSpaceships, Forest, Laboratory
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

When a kid accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled female scientist can prevent the end of the human race.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Expeditions, Conspiracies
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage which the astronauts captured on that mission. While NASA denies it's authenticity, others say it's the real reason we've never gone back to the moon.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Australia
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters, Friends, Tourists
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Vacation, Chase
PlaceJungle, Pyramid, Mexico
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins

Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSpiders, Military, Tourists
PlotSurvival, Supernatural
PlaceDeserts, Small cities
StyleUnexpected ending, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - including man. No place is safe no one is beyond their paralyzing sting. In the end, a small band of hearty fighters are forced to make one last stand against the creatures.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:35
CharactersZombie, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Ángela Vidal, the young television reporter who entered the building with the firemen, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don't know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional quarantine facility, a high-security installation where she will have to stay in isolation for several days. An old oil tanker, miles off shore and surrounded by water on all sides, has been especially equipped for the quarantine.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration01:33
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotSurvival, UFO, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Saving the World
PlaceSmall cities
TimeFuture
StyleTwisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Serious

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 of the deadliest extra-terrestrial life forms - the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien Facehuggers and a hybrid Alien/Predator are released and begin to terrorize the town.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDinosaurs, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Expeditions, Missing people
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

A team of climbers is assembled by a rich and eccentric man to rescue a missing expedition he sent up to a forbidden mountain who disappeared after sending out one last disturbing radio message.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26
CharactersVampire, Immortals, Friends
PlotTravel, Friendship, Supernatural, Viruses
PlaceItaly, Canada
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Two friends' tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it before the sickness consumes him completely.

Markimdb: 1.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Ninja, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, UFO, Revenge, Alien invasion, Saving the World
PlaceSpaceships, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In February 1942 Us forces engaged an unidentified flying object above Los Angeles. Now almost 70 years later, the alien invaders have returned.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersZombie, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Viruses
PlacePrison, Islands, USA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

When zombies overrun San Francisco, a desperate group survives by locking themselves inside Alcatraz Prison. When the undead breach the island, our heros are forced to return to the mainland overrun with the undead.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersZombie, Family, Scientists, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Tense, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.

Markimdb: 2.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersSharks, Monsters, Military
PlotSurvival, Death, Fear
PlaceSubmarines, Sea, Ships, Ocean, Warships
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Military
PlaceAircraft, Ships, Ocean, Spaceships, Caves
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After Air Force One goes down during a storm over the Bermuda Triangle, the United States Navy is dispatched to find the escape pod holding the President. A giant monster beneath the ocean awakens and attacks the fleet.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:41
CharactersAliens, Military, Sheriffs
PlotUFO, Alien invasion, Weapon
PlaceForest, Party, USA
StyleTense, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they investigate, the friends stumble across an alien spacecraft, and its inhabitants have not arrived in peace.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:28
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

It is 2020 and the impending apocalypse is inevitable. Due to a rapidly growing Black Hole headed straight for the sun, Earth begins to fall into darkness, waves rise above Los Angeles, Paris is rocked by extreme earthquakes and Japan is crumbling. Governments around the world race to build massive space arks for the lucky few who will escape Earth's tragic fate, though billions of people will be left behind. At the same time in the ruins of a Mayan temple a solution is discovered: 12 ancient skulls, that when brought together can stop the destruction. A team of scientists set out to find the hidden skulls and rescue mankind from imminent destruction.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Special Forces, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Experiments, Cheating
PlaceHelicopters, Australia
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A group of elite soldiers sent to infiltrate and extract the lead science team from Pine Gap, Australia's top secret underground military compound, after it comes under attack from unknown forces. The mission is compromised when they encounter a young woman with no memory of who she is or how she came to be there. As they try to escape, the group quickly discovers all is not as it seems and the facility has become a testing ground for something far more sinister.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryRussia, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Dinosaurs, Heroes, Losers
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceCollege, Texas, Small cities
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A group of young people stuck in the small Texas town of Fossil Ridge have to fight for their lives against dinosaurs that have been reanimated by a local scientist.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Presidential
PlotAlien invasion, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Action, Patriotic, Tense, Serious

Aliens invade, this time delivering a clear ultimatum. The fate of humanity hangs in the balance as the U.S. President and citizens decide if these aliens are to be trusted… or feared.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa
Duration01:30
CharactersSnipers, Aliens, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, UFO, Alien invasion, Saving the World, Self-sacrifice
PlaceAfghanistan, Aircraft, USA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, For men, Numbers in the title

A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.





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