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20 best movies like Under the Skin (2014)

List of the best movies like Under the Skin (2014): Monsters: Dark Continent, Dark Skies, Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, The Divide, Time Lapse, Communion, The Signal, Alien Abduction, Circle, Coherence.

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Markimdb: 4.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Mexico, Guatemala
Duration01:59
CharactersDogs, Horses, Snipers, Aliens, Monsters
PlotWar, Survival, Basketball, American Football, Alien invasion
PlaceVillage, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Seven years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have spread worldwide. Humans have been knocked off the top of the food chain, with disparate communities struggling for survival. American soldiers are being sent abroad to protect US interests from the Monsters, but the war is far from being won.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersAliens, Birds
PlotAbduction, Alien invasion, Supernatural
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Serious, Disturbing

From the producers of Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and Sinister comes Dark Skies: a supernatural thriller that follows a young family living in the suburbs. As husband and wife Daniel and Lacey Barret witness an escalating series of disturbing events involving their family, their safe and peaceful home quickly unravels. When it becomes clear that the Barret family is being targeted by an unimaginably terrifying and deadly force, Daniel and Lacey take matters in their own hands to solve the mystery of what is after their family.

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.

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: 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: 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: 6.1
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: 4.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
CharactersDogs, Aliens
PlotSurvival, UFO, Abduction, Cars, Death
PlaceMountains, USA
StyleAction, Light, Serious, Disturbing

A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.

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: 7.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Mystery
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart

On the night a comet is passing near Earth, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. When the power goes out, they discover that the only house on the street left with power also holds many secrets.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A suspenseful drama about a young couple on a road trip who get caught in the midst of a worldwide gas shortage.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:24
CharactersSoldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Chase, Lost memory
PlaceLondon
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious

Seven strangers wake up on the deserted streets of London with no knowledge of how they got there. Before long someone -or something - is picking them off, one by one....

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Teens, Mutant, Teachers
PlotSurvival, Disasters, Dancing, Apocalypse, End of the world
PlaceAircraft, USA
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending

When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration01:50
CharactersAliens, Firefighters, Military, FBI, Fathers
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Skirmishes, Abduction, Superpowers
PlaceHelicopters, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.

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: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:16
CharactersAliens, Friends, Partners
PlotApocalypse, Superpowers, Friendship, Alien invasion, Supernatural
PlaceForest
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante ... and then overcome a threat to the bond that unites the four of them.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:32
PlotSupernatural, Mystery
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK metropolis spur photo journalist Jennifer Preston on to search for the truth and in the process blow open a paranormal phenomenon haunting the city.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersDogs
PlotRevenge, Money, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceDeserts, Australia, Small cities
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.

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: 3.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersVampire, Teens, Serial killers, Judge
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Blackmail
PlaceCollege
StyleAction, Tense, Explicit scenes, Depressive, Serious

Six young adults struggle with their personal demons while staying at a secluded mansion during a dark and stormy night where a seemingly innocent game of 'taboo' brings out their inter-most secrets which soon leads to murder.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersAliens, Sisters
PlotAlien invasion, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceForest, Lake, USA
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Abby and Rebecca Powell haven't seen each other since a traumatic event in their youth ripped them apart. Reunited for the first time in over a decade, the sisters take a trip to spread their mother's ashes at a secluded lake. As the sisters reconnect and try to heal old wounds, something waits in the nearby woods. A strange object, made not by the hands of man, beckons them to it. As they begin to try and unlock its secrets, Abby is plagued by nightmares of an alien presence that seem all too real. Little do the sisters realize that this object is actually a device, one with a purpose too horrible to comprehend. As the events of the past and the present begin to merge, new discoveries will threaten to tear apart their newly reformed family, and the inhuman creators of the device will attempt to finish a terrible experiment begun years before.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryCanada
Duration01:22
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Viruses
PlaceForest
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In the wake of the end of the world, a family of four desperately tries to survive. Their goal: escaping the city and traveling to the rural community they once called home. The constant threat of a violent death forcing them to stay as far away from civilization as possible, they take to the forest, soon to discover the danger posed by other survivors may be the least of their worries.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Romania, USA
Duration01:23
CharactersWitch, Teens, Family
PlotOn real events, Superpowers, Death, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceSchool
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Tense

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersInventors
PlotObsession, Viruses, Conspiracies
PlaceGermany, Laboratory
StyleAction, Fascinating, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Canadian scientist, Dr Geoff Burton takes up a position at a new institute in wintry Dresden in order to contribute to their most important project—a human regeneration gene—that also has the potential to make something miraculous out of a personal tragedy that has haunted him for years.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersAliens, Special agents, FBI, Surgeons, Partners
PlotAbduction, Superpowers, Investigation, Obsession, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain condition. FBI agent Drummy arrives to ask Scully’s help in locating Fox Mulder, the fugitive former head of the X-Files division, and says they will call off its manhunt for him if he will help investigate the disappearances of several women, including young FBI agent Monica Banan. Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Androids, Hermits, Reporters
PlotAdventure, Chess, Artificial Intelligence, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceLaboratory
TimeFuture, Dark ones
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, For men

For ten years, inventor David Kressen has lived in seclusion with his inventions, including Adam, a robot with incredible lifelike human qualities. When reporter Joy Andrews is given access to their unconventional facility, she is alternately repelled and attracted to the scientist and his creation. But as Adam exhibits emergent behavior of anger and jealousy towards her, she finds herself increasingly entangled in a web of deception where no one’s motives are easily decipherable.

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: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersSerial killers, Journalists, Partners
PlotObsession
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Explicit scenes, Depressive

A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

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: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Serial killers, Pupils, Single mothers
PlotDancing, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Pursuit
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Winter
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Makes me think

Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.





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