20 Movies Like Species

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Alien

Alien
Alien
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 19 wins & 22 nominations total
Writer: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Alien movie is a science fiction horror film that follows a crew of astronauts who encounter a deadly extraterrestrial creature on their spaceship, leading to a terrifying battle for survival.

The Thing

The Thing
The Thing
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 5 nominations
Writer: Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr.
Actors: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David
Language: English, Norwegian
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Thing” is a science fiction horror film about a group of researchers in Antarctica who discover an alien organism that can assimilate and imitate any living thing, leading to paranoia and distrust as they try to determine who is human and who is not.”

Under the Skin

Under the Skin
Under the Skin
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 23 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Walter Campbell, Jonathan Glazer, Michel Faber
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Switzerland, United States
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“Under the Skin” is a science fiction film about an alien seductress who preys on unsuspecting men in Scotland, luring them to their demise. As she begins to experience human emotions, her mission becomes complicated, leading her to question her purpose and identity.

The Fly

The Fly
The Fly
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 79/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: George Langelaan, Charles Edward Pogue, David Cronenberg
Actors: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Fly” is a science fiction horror film about a scientist who accidentally merges his DNA with that of a fly during a teleportation experiment, leading to a horrifying transformation that tests his sanity and relationships.”

Predator

Predator
Predator
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Jim Thomas, John Thomas
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall
Language: English, Spanish, Russian
Country: United States, Mexico
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The Predator movie is about a group of soldiers and scientists who find themselves hunted by a technologically advanced alien creature in the jungles of Central America. They must fight for survival and uncover the secrets of the Predator’s existence.

The Abyss

The Abyss
The Abyss
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 16 nominations total
Writer: James Cameron
Actors: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Abyss is a science fiction film about a team of deep-sea oil drillers who are recruited to help investigate the mysterious disappearance of a nuclear submarine. As they descend into the depths of the ocean, they encounter strange and awe-inspiring phenomena, testing their courage and pushing the boundaries of human understanding.”

Event Horizon

Event Horizon
Event Horizon
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 35/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Philip Eisner
Actors: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan
Language: English, Latin
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Canada
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“Event Horizon” is a sci-fi horror film about a rescue crew that investigates a spaceship, the Event Horizon, which disappeared seven years earlier and has mysteriously reappeared near Neptune, unleashing a malevolent force that threatens their sanity and lives.

Lifeforce

Lifeforce
Lifeforce
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Colin Wilson, Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby
Actors: Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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“Lifeforce” is a 1985 science fiction horror film directed by Tobe Hooper. The movie follows a team of astronauts who discover an alien spacecraft with three humanoid life forms, leading to a deadly battle against an ancient evil force that threatens to consume all life on Earth.

The Faculty

The Faculty
The Faculty
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 11 nominations
Writer: David Wechter, Bruce Kimmel, Kevin Williamson
Actors: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris
Language: English
Country: United States, Mexico
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“The Faculty” is a science fiction horror film about a group of high school students who discover that their teachers have been taken over by aliens. As they uncover the truth, they must band together to fight against the alien invasion and save their school and town.

Slither

Slither
Slither
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: James Gunn
Actors: Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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The Slither movie is a horror-comedy film in which a small town is invaded by alien parasites that turn the residents into zombie-like creatures. A group of locals must band together to fight the infestation and save their town from being overrun.

The Blob

The Blob
The Blob
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: Theodore Simonson, Kay Linaker, Irvine H. Millgate
Actors: Shawnee Smith, Kevin Dillon, Donovan Leitch Jr.
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Blob” is a science-fiction horror film about a gelatinous alien organism that crashes to Earth and begins consuming everything in its path, growing larger and more dangerous with each victim it engulfs. As the small town becomes trapped and isolated, a group of teenagers must find a way to stop the creature before it devours them all.

Leviathan

Leviathan
Leviathan
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 38 wins & 51 nominations total
Writer: Oleg Negin, Andrey Zvyagintsev
Actors: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov
Language: Russian
Country: Russia
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The movie “Leviathan” is a Russian drama that follows the story of a man who battles against a corrupt mayor to save his home and livelihood. It explores themes of power, corruption, and the struggle for justice in a small coastal town.

Mimic

Mimic
Mimic
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 3 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Donald A. Wollheim, Matthew Robbins, Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Alexander Goodwin
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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The movie “Mimic” is a sci-fi horror film about genetically engineered insects created to combat a deadly disease, but they quickly evolve into a new species that mimics humans and threatens to overrun New York City. A team of scientists must find a way to stop the creatures before they take over the city and potentially the world.

Splice

Splice
Splice
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 4 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Vincenzo Natali, Antoinette Terry Bryant, Doug Taylor
Actors: Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, Delphine Chanéac
Language: English, French
Country: Canada, France, United States
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“Splice” is a science fiction horror film about two genetic scientists who create a hybrid creature by splicing together human and animal DNA, leading to unforeseen consequences and ethical dilemmas. As they try to keep their creation a secret, their experiment takes a dark turn as the creature grows and develops its own dangerous instincts.

The Host

The Host
The Host
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 29 wins & 36 nominations
Writer: Bong Joon Ho, Won-jun Ha, Chul-hyun Baek
Actors: Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-Bong, Park Hae-il
Language: Korean, English
Country: South Korea, Japan
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“The Host” is a science fiction film based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer. It follows a young woman named Melanie Stryder, who becomes a host for an alien soul named Wanderer, as they navigate a complex love triangle and join a resistance against the alien invasion.

Pandorum

Pandorum
Pandorum
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 30%
Metacritic: 28/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery
Awards: N/A
Writer: Travis Milloy, Christian Alvart
Actors: Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster, Cam Gigandet
Language: English, Vietnamese, German
Country: Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, United States
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“Pandorum” is a sci-fi horror film set in a future where two astronauts wake up on a spaceship with no memory of their mission, and as they explore the vessel, they uncover terrifying secrets and fight for survival against mutated creatures.

Pitch Black

Pitch Black
Pitch Black
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Awards: 2 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat, David Twohy
Actors: Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Vin Diesel
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States
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Pitch Black is a sci-fi horror film where a group of crash-landed passengers on a remote planet must survive against deadly alien creatures that come out in the darkness, while also dealing with the unpredictable and morally ambiguous convict, Riddick, who may be their only hope for survival.

The Mist

The Mist
The Mist
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 6 wins & 13 nominations
Writer: Frank Darabont, Stephen King
Actors: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Mist” is a horror film based on a Stephen King novella. It follows a group of people trapped in a supermarket as a mysterious mist filled with deadly creatures engulfs their town, forcing them to confront their fears and fight for survival.

The Descent

The Descent
The Descent
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Awards: 8 wins & 22 nominations
Writer: Neil Marshall
Actors: Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid
Language: English, Swedish
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Descent” is a horror film about a group of adventurous women who become trapped in an unexplored cave system, where they encounter terrifying creatures. As they fight for survival, tensions rise and their darkest fears come to life.

The Invasion

The Invasion
The Invasion
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: David Kajganich, Jack Finney
Actors: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States, Australia
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“The Invasion” is a science fiction thriller film about a mysterious alien virus that infects humans, causing them to lose their emotions and become cold and robotic. A psychiatrist and a scientist must work together to find a way to stop the spread of the virus and save humanity from being taken over by the alien invaders.

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