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20 best movies like Apollo 18 (2011)

List of the best movies like Apollo 18 (2011): The Last Days on Mars, Life, Crawl or Die, Magellan, The Divide, Alien Origin, Area 51, The Recall, Ad Astra, Mission to Mars.

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Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:38
CharactersZombie, Astronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Fight, Death, Viruses, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Tense, Depressive, Serious

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Scientists, Investigators, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Death, Alien invasion, Chase, Technology
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Laboratory
StyleAction, Vital signs, Tense, Disturbing

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.

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: 5.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Astronauts
PlotUFO, Chess, Artificial Intelligence, Investigation
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Moon
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Tense, Makes me think, For men, Disturbing

After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.

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: 1.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersAliens, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Chase
PlaceJungle, USA
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A movie created from "found footage" of a lost military expedition that exposes the origins of life on earth.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Heroes
PlotUFO, Friendship, Supernatural, Conspiracies, Mystery
PlaceDeserts, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

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: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, China, Brazil
Duration02:36
CharactersAliens, Astronauts, Military, Astronauts
PlotTravel, Fight, Obsession, Loneliness, Chase
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:54
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

When contact is lost with the crew of the first Mars expedition, a rescue mission is launched to discover their fate.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersAliens, Family, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Travel, Fight, Experiments
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars, Parallel worlds, Bunker
TimePost apocalypse
StylePsychological problems, Smart, Tense, Disturbing

4 would be astronauts spend 400 days in a land locked space simulator to test the psychological effects of deep space travel but, when something goes terribly wrong and they are forced to leave the simulation, they discover that everything on earth has changed. Is this real or is the simulation on a higher level than they could have ever imagined?

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan, Germany
Duration01:50
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceShips, Chicago
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Creepy, Serious

A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
Duration01:48
CharactersMutant, Friends, Pilots
PlotWar, Survival, Supernatural, Chase, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Ships, Spaceships
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Depressive, Underrated

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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersDemons, Strangers
PlotSurvival, Survival, UFO, Experiments, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Spaceships
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense

Could you trust a jury of your peers with your life? The contestants of a mysterious death game must make harrowing decisions as they strategize for survival in this psychological sci-fi thriller.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersHeroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Tense, Serious

After spending several months in an orbiting lab, three astronauts prepare to return to Earth only to find their de-orbit thrusters won't activate. After initially thinking they might have to abandon them in orbit, NASA decides to launch a daring rescue. Their plans are complicated by a Hurricane headed towards the launch site—and a shrinking air supply in the astronauts' capsule.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersHackers, Aliens, Programmers, Cyborgs, Disabled people
PlotTravel, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceDeserts, USA, Laboratory
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, suddenly everything goes dark. When one of the students regains consciousness, he finds himself in a waking nightmare.

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: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Expeditions
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAction

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

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Saving the World, Environmental disasters
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Astronauts search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Mexico, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersAstronauts, Scientists, Friends, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Fear
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Tense, Touching

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersAliens, Twins, Astronauts
PlaceSpace
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense

When astronaut Spencer Armacost returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian, more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems to have changed, but her concerns fade when she discovers that she's pregnant. As Jillian grows closer to becoming a mother, her suspicions about Spencer return. Why does it seem as if he's a different person?

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersArtists, Waiters
PlotSurvival, Time travel, Gambling, Treason, Money
PlaceParallel worlds, Party
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense

Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

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: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryCanada
CharactersHeroes, Presidential
PlotSurvival, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, USA
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

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. Among those on board: First Lady Simone Mathany, space-exploration entrepreneur Steve Roebling, Dr. Denise Balaban, pilot Fiona Henslaw, and a very lucky lottery winner. But while en route, a massive solar flare sparks a cosmic-ray burst that accelerates Aurora’s engine and blows the ship away from Earth’s orbit. Now out of control, it’s hurtling straight for the sun.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersAliens, Friends, Parents
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Travel, UFO, Abduction
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, Forest, Deserts, USA
TimeDark ones
StyleExciting, Light, Tense, Disturbing

20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.

Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Alien invasion, Teleportation, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Depressive, Serious

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 Earth before they are brutally murdered. Left with no other choice, Earth sends an elite military team of science and combat specialists through the portal where they attempt to stop the invasion from the inside out.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
PlotSurvival, Fight, Mystery, Death, Supernatural
PlaceIslands
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Tense, Gothic, Serious

A fishing community on a remote Maine island finds itself suddenly cut off from the rest of the world after the ferry stops coming. When people start to vanish, the terrified survivors realize that someone - or something - is hunting them.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersVampire, Aliens, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Supernatural, Saving the World
PlaceSpace, Spaceships, England, London
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London's population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and British authorities attempt to capture a mysterious but beautiful alien woman who appears responsible.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersCooks, Heroes, Astronauts
PlotSurvival, Travel, Virtual Reality, Loneliness, Viruses
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced virtual reality modules that allow them to take on various identities. But as the ship approaches a critical phase of their journey, a deadly flaw is discovered in the virtual system, forcing them to question if someone onboard might be a killer.

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.





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