10 best movies like The Birds (1963)

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The Birds 1963
Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. Suddenly, the townsfolk face a massive avian onslaught, with the feathered fiends inexplicably attacking people all over Bodega Bay.
List of the best movies like The Birds (1963): Pale Rider, The Resident, Downstream, A Single Shot, The Revenant, Sphere, The Suspect, Body Snatchers, Paranoia, Inherent Vice.

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Pale Rider (1985)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

A small gold mining camp is terrorised by a ruthless land owner wanting to take their land. Clint Eastwood arrives riding a pale horse just as a young girl is praying to God to help the miners. He is revealed to be a preacher with mysterious and possible otherworldly origins who teams up with the miners to defeat the land owner and the corrupt sheriff.

The Resident (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:31

Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as Juliet gets the unnerving feeling that she is not alone.

Downstream (2010)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and people are currency and marauders roam free, Wes tries to escape to a mythical world run on cold fusion "Plutopia", a place that may only exist in the mind. THE BILL IS DUE. 'Downstream' is a view of the not so distant future. We follow a young man (everyone's son) as he pays the price for society's decadence.

A Single Shot (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:56

The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

The Revenant (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, adventure, western, biography
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration02:27

In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Sphere (1998)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, smart and logical, and the perfect choice to learn more about the spacecraft.

The Suspect (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:17

Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds out that his colleague was behind the killing and defects to the South in search of his nemesis. He looks for him during the day, and works as a temp driver at night and as a personal driver for Chairman PARK. One night the chairman is attacked and killed by an assassin, but not before handing over a pair of glasses to Dong-chul. He is now on the run again, accused of the chairman’s murder by the intelligence service, while trying to uncover the secret contained inside the glasses. Little did he know that depending on who ultimately gains control of the secret, it could either become a national threat or treasure.

Body Snatchers (1993)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean Platt, daughter of the base's commander, General Platt. When people at the base begin acting strangely, Marti becomes convinced that they are slowly being replaced by plant-like aliens.

Paranoia (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, India, France
Duration01:46

An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.

Inherent Vice (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.

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Homefront (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who was bullying her at school and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands.

Apollo 18 (2011)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:29

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.

Kaboom (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:26

Smith, a typical young college student who likes partying and engaging in acts of random sex and debauchery, has been having some interesting dreams revolving around two gorgeous women -- and is shocked when he meets the dream girls in real life. Lorelei looks just like his fantasy brunette, while a mysterious red-haired girl being chased by assassins draws him into an international conspiracy. Or is it all just a drug-induced hallucination?

No Escape (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Thailand
Duration02:22

In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.

East of Eden (1955)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

Robot Overlords (2015)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:30

Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration.

Kill Me Three Times (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:30

While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.

The Dead Zone (1983)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

Abandon (2002)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada

A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping with the sudden unexplained disappearance of her first love two years prior. As the investigation continues, Katie is forced to choose between past passions and new possibilities, even as new facts are uncovered.

Time Masters (1982)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, adventure, cartoon
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, West Germany, United Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:15

On planet Perdide, an attack of giant hornets leaves Piel – a young boy – alone in a wrecked car with his dying father. A mayday message reaches their friend Jaffar, an adventurer travelling through space. On board Jaffar’s shuttle are the renegade Prince Matton, his fiancée, and Silbad who knows the planet Perdide well. Thus begins an incredible race across space to save Piel… René Laloux, the director of Fantastic Planet [La Planète sauvage], created Les Maîtres du temps, his penultimate animated feature film, in 1982. A huge hit in France at the time of its release, it combines Laloux’s famous imagination with that of animation designer Jean Giraud (aka Moebius). Les Maîtres du temps is a finely animated metaphysical rescue mission, previously seen in English-speaking countries as a dubbed version entitled Time Masters.

Dead Ringers (1988)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:56

Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.

Get Out (2017)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:43

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

Lost River (2015)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.

The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:09

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

Beyond the Reach (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.

The Wind (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, western, detective
CountryUSA

A supernatural thriller set in the Western frontier of the late 1800s, The Wind stars Caitlin Gerard as a plains-woman driven mad by the harshness and isolation of the untamed land.

The Trial (1962)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Italy, West Germany
Duration01:59

An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses. Based on the true life experiences of Wade Davis and filmed on location in Haiti, it's a frightening excursion into black magic and the supernatural.

Starry Eyes (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Belgium
Duration01:36

A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.

Harsh Times (2005)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging out and making cash from small heists, while trying to get a law enforcement job so he can marry his Mexican girlfriend.




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