10 best movies like Annihilation (2018)

Movies similar to Annihilation (2018): Arrival, Under the Skin, Europa Report, Interstellar, Gravity, Teleios, Life, Clara, Alien: Covenant, Pandorum.

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Arrival (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:32
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Linguists
PlotTime travel
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Smart

Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.

Under the Skin (2014)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg
Duration01:48
CharactersAliens
PlaceScotland
StyleDepressive

A seductive alien prowls the streets of Glasgow in search of prey: unsuspecting men who fall under her spell.

Europa Report (2013)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts
PlotExpeditions
PlaceSpace, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

A crew of international astronauts are sent on a private mission to Jupiter's fourth moon.

Interstellar (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:49
CharactersFarmers, Astronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Black holes, Time travel, Love, Cheating
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, Best soundtracks, Good music, Popular, To cry

Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Gravity (2013)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Friends, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Disasters
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone-tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness of space. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.

Teleios (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersScientists
PlotTravel, Death, Survival, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceSpace, Laboratory
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing, Action

A deep space mining vessel has been adrift for two years. It is suspected the crew brutally killed each other, but the reason for the bloodbath is unknown. A rescue crew is sent to find if there are any survivors, what happened and why.

Life (2017)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
StyleDisturbing

The six-member crew of the International Space Station is tasked with studying a sample from Mars that may be the first proof of extra-terrestrial life, which proves more intelligent than ever expected.

Clara (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic
Duration02:00
CharactersAstronomers, Scientists, Heroes
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

An astronomer becomes obsessed with searching the cosmos for signs of life beyond Earth which leads to a shocking discovery.

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Androids
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship 'Covenant' discovers what is thought to be an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world – which has its sole inhabitant the 'synthetic', David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Pandorum (2009)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryGermany, United Kingdom
Duration01:48
CharactersFriends
PlotExpeditions, War, Survival
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleUnderrated

Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more horrifying than they could have imagined.

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The Fountain (2006)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersDoctors, Writers
PlotDreams
PlaceSpain
TimeMiddle Ages

Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.

Stalker (1979)
Mark8.4
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:43
CharactersScientists
PlotMeaning of life, Fulfillment of desires
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Gloomy

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, a place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers, and where the normal laws of physics are victim to frequent anomalies. A Stalker guides two men into the Zone, specifically to an area in which deep seeded desires are granted.

Avatar (2009)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersAliens, Military, Disabled people, Scientists, Friends, Soldier, Warriors
PlotTravel, Love, War, Fight, Chase, Betrayal, Adventure, Survival
PlaceSpace, Forest, Mountains
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Mark7.4
Genrefantastic, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
PlaceSpace, Spaceships

Humanity finds a mysterious object buried beneath the lunar surface and sets off to find its origins with the help of HAL 9000, the world's most advanced super computer.

Solaris (1972)
Mark7.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountrySoviet Union
Duration02:49
CharactersScientists, Psychologists
PlaceSpace
StyleAtmospheric

A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

Solaris (2002)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlaceSpace

A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Ad Astra (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
Duration02:36
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts, Aliens
PlotLoneliness, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

The Thing (1982)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens
PlotUFO, Supernatural, Survival
PlaceAntarctica

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.

Evolution (2001)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersDragons
PlotAlien invasion
StyleExciting

A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the only people standing between the aliens and world domination... which could be bad news for the Earth.

Princess Mononoke (1997)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration02:14
CharactersPrincesses, Warriors
PlotLove, War, Betrayal, Hatred, Adventure
PlaceForest, Japan
TimeMiddle Ages

Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to destroy it. Ashitaka must find a way to bring balance to this conflict.

The Last Scout (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrefantastic
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:16
CharactersHeroes
PlotDeath, War
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

In 2065, the crew of the Pegasus are searching for a new home for humanity. As they approach their potential new world, the discovery of another ship could be the key to their salvation, or doom them and the rest of humanity to extinction.

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