10 best movies like Knowing (2009)

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Knowing 2009
A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.
List of the best movies like Knowing (2009): Greenland, The Empty Man, Love and Monsters, The Wandering Earth, Awake, Time Lapse, Don't Look Up, Crystal Skulls, The 5th Wave, Earthfall.

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Greenland (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

John Garrity, his estranged wife and their young son embark on a perilous journey to find sanctuary as a planet-killing comet hurtles toward Earth. Amid terrifying accounts of cities getting levelled, the Garrity's experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to the global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

The Empty Man (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, detective
CountryUSA, South Africa, United Kingdom

After a group of teens from a small Midwestern town begin to mysteriously disappear, the locals believe it is the work of an urban legend known as The Empty Man. As a retired cop investigates and struggles to make sense of the stories, he discovers a secretive group and their attempts to summon a horrific, mystical entity, and soon his life—and the lives of those close to him—are in grave danger.

Love and Monsters (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryCanada, USA, Australia

Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson, along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee, who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides against all logic to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

The Wandering Earth (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryChina
Duration01:13

When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to a new home located four light years away, an epic journey that will last thousands of years.

Awake (2021)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

After a sudden global event wipes out all electronics and takes away humankind’s ability to sleep, chaos quickly begins to consume the world. Only Jill, an ex-soldier with a troubled past, may hold the key to a cure in the form of her own daughter. The question is, can Jill safely deliver her daughter and save the world before she herself loses her mind.

Time Lapse (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

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.

Don't Look Up (2021)
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

Two low-level astronomers must go on a giant media tour to warn humankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

Crystal Skulls (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:28

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.

The 5th Wave (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:30

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

Earthfall (2015)
Markimdb: 3
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

As a rogue planet roars through our solar system, it acts as an intergalactic magnet that pulls Earth in its wake. Meteors destroy major cities. Fire and ice storms engulf the land. Casualties are in the millions. And as the situation grows even worse, Steve Lannon is determined to reunite with his wife and teenage daughter. But when they stumble into a secret government installation, they'll uncover a nuclear mission that will either blast our planet back into orbit or guarantee front row seats to the end of the world.

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World War Z (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

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.

Spectral (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:59

A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.

The Professor (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

A world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.

The Invasion (2007)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:39

Washington, D.C. psychologist Carol Bennell and her colleague Dr. Ben Driscoll are the only two people on Earth who are aware of an epidemic running rampant through the city. They discover an alien virus aboard a crashed space shuttle that transforms anyone who comes into contact with it into unfeeling drones while they sleep. Carol realizes her son holds the key to stopping the spread of the plague and she races to find him before it is too late.

Girl in the Basement (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA

Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.

40 Days and Nights (2012)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA

When a colossal tectonic shift causes the sea level to start rising, a microbiologist gathers the DNA of as many species as she can, while the military creates an "ark" in a desperate attempt to preserve life on Earth.

Aliens vs Predator: Requiem (2007)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration01:33

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.

The Commuter (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France, China, Canada
Duration01:55

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:45

Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Threads (1984)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:05

Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long run effects of nuclear war on civilization.

Oceans Rising (2017)
Markimdb: 2.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

A scientist readies a boat after his warnings of an Earth-destroying flood are ignored. However, after the disasters reach a peak level of destruction those who maligned the scientist now turn to him in desperation, as he and other refugees look to save the world and stop the disaster using the two Supercolliders on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

The Dark Tower (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.

Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

In a world overrun by zombies, military personnel and survivalists live in an underground bunker while they seek a cure.

The Core (2003)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, France
Duration02:15

Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with catastrophic consequences. To resolve the crisis, Keyes, along with a team of the world's most gifted scientists, travel into the earth's core. Their mission: detonate a device that will reactivate the core.

The Fifth Element (1997)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:06

In 2257, a taxi driver is unintentionally given the task of saving a young girl who is part of the key that will ensure the survival of humanity.

Age of Tomorrow (2014)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Alien Hunter (2003)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:32

Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.

Terminal Invasion (2002)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:43

In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…

Bermuda Tentacles (2014)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

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.




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