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20 best movies like Fire in the Sky (1993)

List of the best movies like Fire in the Sky (1993): Murphy's Law, Roswell, Kafka, The Last Boy, Phoenix Forgotten, Communion, Circle, Making Contact, Digging Up the Marrow, Reversal of Fortune.

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Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersMafia, Heroes, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Pursuit, Chase, Pads
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A tough police detective escapes from custody after being framed and arrested for the murder of his ex-wife, and must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Military, Soldier
PlotOn real events, UFO, Abduction, Investigation, Conspiracies
PlaceDeserts
StyleFascinating, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Based on the book "UFO Crash at Roswell" by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt, Roswell follows the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found is nothing more than a downed weather balloon, Marcel maintains his military duty until the weight of the truth, however out of this world it may be, forces him to piece together what really occurred.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersHorses, Spy, Terrorists, Writers, Architects
PlotInvestigation, Death, Political, Conspiracies, Mystery
PlaceTexas, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersChildrens, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revenge, Friendship, Death
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

The world at an end, a dying mother sends her young son on a quest to find the place that grants wishes.

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: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersAliens, Family, Writers, Psychiatrists
PlotOn real events, UFO, Abduction, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceSpace
TimeNew Year, Halloween
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.

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: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryWest Germany
CharactersSerial killers, Demons, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Telekinesis, Ghosts
StyleExciting, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A nine year old boy named Joey, who after the tragic death of his father, begins to experience psychic powers such as allowing him to move inanimate objects with his mind, set things on fire, and even communicate with his dead father. However, not everything is good for Joey as his newly gained powers accidentally awake an evil supernatural force that is contained inside the body of an old ventriloquist's dummy that Joey found in an abandoned house. The supernatural Dummy shows similar powers to Joey's, and soon he puts the lives of everyone near Joey in danger as the evil Dummy has dark plans for Joey's special powers.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersMonsters
PlotSupernatural, Art
PlaceForest, USA
StyleDepressive, Serious, Disturbing

A documentary filmmaker turns his lens on an enigmatic conspiracy theorist who claims he's found the entrance to a vast underground city populated entirely by monsters.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, detective, biography
CountryUSA, Japan, United Kingdom
Duration01:52
CharactersFamily, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, False accusations
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Smart, Tense

Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.

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: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Special agents
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Missing people, False accusations
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:38
CharactersAliens, FBI, Psychologists
PlotOn real events, UFO, Abduction, Investigation, Hypnosis
PlaceAlaska
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the unsolved cases wide open when, during the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions.

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: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotUFO, Alien invasion, Telekinesis, Mystery, Consciousness
PlaceSpace, Small cities, New York
StyleTense, Fancy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he goes to where she grew up--a rural town in the midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersSerial killers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Split personality, Experiments, Mystery
PlaceLaboratory
StylePsychological problems, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a neurobiology Linda Fiorentino which has the ability to transfer memories from one person to another, but not without consequences. Liotta driven to solve the case injects himself with the serum, bringing him closer and closer to finding her killer but bringing him closer to death.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersAliens, Childrens, Superman, Family, Babies
PlotUFO, Superpowers, Investigation, Pursuit, Billiards
PlaceSchool
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Fancy, Creepy, For men

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersKillers, Heroes, Police, Twins, Criminals
PlotLove, Revenge, Money, Investigation, Friendship
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Friends, Fathers, Mothers
PlotTime travel, Time travel, Time machine, Investigation, Fate
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

Detective Raimy Sullivan is stunned when a voice suddenly crackles through her father’s old, long-broken ham radio – it’s Frank Sullivan, somehow transmitting over the airwaves and through the decades from 1996. Separated by twenty years, father and daughter have reunited on a frequency only they can hear, but can they rewrite the story of their lives without risking everyone they love?

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryDenmark, Germany, Sweden
CharactersFriends
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Snow, Conspiracies, Mystery
PlaceArctic
StyleAtmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that has made several mysterious expeditions to Greenland. Scenes from the film were shot in Copenhagen and western Greenland. The film was entered into the 47th Berlin International Film Festival, where director Bille August was nominated for the Golden Bear.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:03
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Pursuit, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceJungle
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersGangsters, Strong women
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Justice
PlaceIreland
StyleAction, Soulful, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think

In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then gets in touch with John Traynor, a paranoid informant. Not without some prodding, Traynor leads her to John Gilligan, the ruthless head of the operation, who does not take kindly to Guerin's nosing.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersDogs, Robots, Serial killers, Models
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Conspiracies, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Psychological problems, Tense, Serious

Plastic surgeon Larry Roberts performs a series of minor alterations on a group of models who are seeking perfection. The operations are a resounding success. But when someone starts killing his beautiful patients, Dr. Roberts becomes suspicious and starts investigating. What he uncovers are the mysterious - and perhaps murderous - activities of a high-tech computer company called Digital Matrix.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
PlotTime travel, Investigation, Supernatural, Chase, Mystery
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Simon Cable wakes up in a hospital bed, confused and disoriented. He soon discovers from doctors that he has amnesia and is unable to remember the last two years of his life. Cable investigates what has happened to him and slowly pieces together his enigmatic past.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlotInvestigation, Experiments, False accusations
PlaceCollege, Party
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious

On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the embarrassing situation.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotInvestigation, Fate, Pads
PlaceHospitals, New York
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Guy Luthan, a British doctor working at a hospital in New York, starts making unwelcome enquiries when the body of a man who died in his emergency room disappears. After the trail leads Luthan to the door of an eminent surgeon at the hospital, Luthan soon finds himself in extreme danger people who want the hospital's secret to remain undiscovered.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryAustralia
Duration02:01
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Justice, False accusations
PlaceCourt, Australia
StyleAction, Soulful, Tense, Makes me think, Depressive

Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain who, during a family camping trip to Ayers Rock in central Australia, claimed she witnessed a dingo take her baby daughter, Azaria, from their tent. Azaria's body was never found and, after investigations and two public inquests, she is charged with murder.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Justice, Pads, False accusations
PlaceIslands
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor Chalk, insists that small-time thief Maubee is responsible, Xavier has his doubts. This view is complicated by the police chief's personal history with Maubee: The men have been friends since childhood.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersVeterans
PlotInvestigation, False accusations
PlaceVietnam, Asia, California
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryIndia
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mystery
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

Manohar, an upwardly mobile middle class Indian moves into a new apartment -13B on the 13th floor with his family. From the first day in their new home, the women are hooked on to a new TV show 'Sab Khairiyat'. The show is about a family eerily similar to theirs who have also just moved into a new house. As the TV show unfolds, all the incidents that happen in the show start happening to them.





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