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Event Horizon (1997)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Event Horizon (1997)

In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the crew of the "Lewis and Clark" discover the real truth behind its disappearance and something even more terrifying. (Read More)

Themes:claustrophobia,  madness,  panic,  sadism,  insanity,  guilt,  paranoia,  fear,  religion,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:supernatural,  suspense,  nightmare,  gore
Locations:space,  wheelchair
Period:future
Story:neptune the planet,  starship name in title,  female astronaut,  spaceship setting,  space voyage,  space time,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  dead woman in a bathtub,  space station,  science goes awry,  dead woman with eyes open,  science runs amok,  survival horror,  spaceship,  outer space,  recurring dream,  supernatural power,  outrunning explosion,  committing suicide while naked,  suicide by slashing one's wrists,  bathtub suicide,  general relativity,  claustrophobic setting,  derelict ship,  injection in neck,  ship's log,  technology gone amok,  theoretical physics,  ill child,  portal to hell,  stasis pod,  sliced body,  tongue ripping,  neptune,  carbon dioxide,  distress signal,  hung from a hook,  bare breast,  beacon,  rescue team,  suspended animation,  bone saw,  man wearing a towel,  explosive decompression,  airlock,  cryonics,  lovecraftian,  broken back,  startled,  convulsion,  zero gravity,  death of hero,  black hole,  solar system,  englishwoman,  wormhole,  straight razor,  burning man,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  cockney accent,  coughing blood,  exploding ship,  christ allegory,  starship,  burnt body,  maggot,  seizure,  wrist slitting,  burnt face,  scalpel,  blood stain,  computer cracker,  masochism,  mathematics,  homage,  ethics,  levitation,  illusion,  intestines,  goth,  eye gouging,  astronaut,  delusion,  gash in the face,  chaos,  broken leg,  mythology,  covered in blood,  sadomasochism,  loss of loved one,  spacecraft,  self mutilation,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  burned alive,  sabotage,  shaving,  threatened with a knife,  haunting,  scar,  diary,  person on fire,  danger,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  woman,  survival,  science,  hallucination,  bomb,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

Prometheus (2012)
Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi

Prometheus (2012)

This film is set in 2093 and takes place in the same universe as the 'Alien' movies. A group of explorers, including some archaeologists, are on an "undisclosed" mission. They arrive at a moon trillions of miles away from Earth. The team spot what they believe to be signs of civilization. They go to investigate and find more than just signs, they find conclusive evidence. But some of them have an ulterior motive for being there, including the Weyland Corporation. They believe that this is where the human race actually came from. Things soon turn from excitement to survival once inside their discovery. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:wheelchair
Period:future
Story:space voyage,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  survival horror,  outer space,  stasis pod,  suspended animation,  lovecraftian,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  starship,  gash in the face,  self mutilation,  hypodermic needle,  burned alive,  shaving,  person on fire,  spaceship,  impalement,  survival,  science,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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Alien (1979)
Horror, Sci-fi

Alien (1979)

The crew of the commercial spaceship Nostromo are on their way home when they pick up a distress beacon from a distant moon. The crew are under obligation to investigate and the spaceship descends on the moon afterwards. After a rough landing, three crew members leave the spaceship to explore the area on the moon. At the same time as they discover a hive colony of some unknown creature, the ship's computer deciphers the message to be a warning, not a distress call. When one of the eggs is disturbed, the crew realizes that they are not alone on the spaceship and they must deal with the consequences. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  survival horror,  spaceship,  outer space,  claustrophobic setting,  beacon,  suspended animation,  airlock,  cryonics,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  starship,  spacecraft,  survival,  blood splatter,  bare chested male,  violence

Alien: Covenant (2017)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Alien: Covenant (2017)

Almost eleven years after the futile and disastrous expedition on the distant moon LV-223, the deep-space colonisation vessel Covenant equipped with more than 2,000 colonists in cryogenic hibernation, sets a course for the remote planet Origae-6 with the intention to build a new world. Instead, a rogue transmission will entice the crew to a nearby habitable small planet which resembles The Earth. The unsuspecting members of Covenant will have to cope with biological foes, beyond human comprehension. Ultimately, what was intended as a peaceful exploratory mission, will soon turn into a desperate rescue operation deep into the cold infinite space. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  sadism,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:trapped in space,  survival horror,  outer space,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  lovecraftian,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  burnt face,  loss of loved one,  spacecraft,  burned alive,  shaving,  scar,  person on fire,  danger,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

Jason X (2001) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Jason X (2001)

Set way in the future, Earth is no longer inhabitable, so humans have colonized in outer space. One colony receives two cryogenically frozen bodies, and when they defrost them, one of the bodies turns out to be.....who else? Jason Voorhees. No longer in the forest or Camp Crystal Lake, Jason stalks the colonists in a whole new environment. (Read More)

Themes:claustrophobia,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  science runs amok,  outer space,  supernatural power,  distress signal,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  broken back,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  covered in blood,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  sabotage,  threatened with a knife,  danger,  transformation,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  woman,  survival,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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Critters (1986)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Critters (1986)

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople. This is why Critters (1986) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997).

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense
Locations:space
Story:survival horror,  outer space,  supernatural power,  exploding ship,  homage,  chaos,  broken leg,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  burned alive,  sabotage,  danger,  spaceship,  impalement,  survival,  bomb,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  violence

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:supernatural,  suspense,  nightmare,  gore
Story:supernatural power,  cockney accent,  computer cracker,  levitation,  goth,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  burned alive,  threatened with a knife,  person on fire,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

Pandorum (2009)
Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Pandorum (2009)

Two crew members are stranded on a spacecraft and quickly - and horrifically - realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It's pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can't remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraft's shocking, deadly secrets are revealed...and the astronauts find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined. (Read More)

Themes:claustrophobia,  madness,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:spacecraft,  spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  survival horror,  outer space,  stasis pod,  self mutilation,  gothic,  threatened with a knife,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  survival,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male

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Interstellar (2014) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

Interstellar (2014)

Earth's future has been riddled by disasters, famines, and droughts. There is only one way to ensure mankind's survival: Interstellar travel. A newly discovered wormhole in the far reaches of our solar system allows a team of astronauts to go where no man has gone before, a planet that may have the right environment to sustain human life. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Mood:suspense,  nightmare
Locations:space,  wheelchair
Period:future
Story:wormhole,  space time,  space station,  outer space,  zero gravity,  black hole,  solar system,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  spaceship,  woman,  survival,  science,  bomb,  corpse,  explosion

Ghost Ship (2002)
Horror

Ghost Ship (2002)

After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre ocurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ship, which they soon learn is inhabited by a demonic creature. (Read More)

Themes:guilt
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:survival horror,  supernatural power,  hung from a hook,  startled,  straight razor,  exploding ship,  maggot,  burnt face,  burned alive,  haunting,  person on fire,  death of friend,  impalement,  woman,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

Hollow Man (2000)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hollow Man (2000)

Having discovered they could turn animals invisible, a group of scientists test the subject on a human. Head of research, Dr. Sebastian Caine decides to use himself as the subject. After the experiment can't be reversed, it takes a toll on Caine's personality, causing him to hunt down and kill his colleagues This is why Hollow Man (2000) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:madness,  panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense
Period:future
Story:science runs amok,  survival horror,  supernatural power,  burnt body,  seizure,  covered in blood,  burned alive,  person on fire,  danger,  transformation,  impalement,  survival,  science,  bomb,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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The Prophecy (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Prophecy (1995)

"Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's a cop. He may want to put religion behind him, but one morning a weird, eyeless, hermaphroditic corpse turns up. Suddenly he is on a path that will put him right in the middle of a war in Heaven. And once again, Heaven will show him too much: gore, blood, charred flesh, living corpses and much worse. Even more central to the heavenly war effort is a young girl. This American Indian child has something Gabriel wants. And Gabriel is willing to kill her and anyone in his path - or even reanimate a corpse or two - to get it. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  sadism,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  religion,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:supernatural power,  burnt body,  maggot,  burnt face,  levitation,  goth,  eye gouging,  electronic music score,  gothic,  burned alive,  person on fire,  danger,  impalement,  survival,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

Lockout (2012) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Lockout (2012)

In 2079, in Washington, the ex-CIA Operative Snow is brutally interrogated, accused of treason against the United States. The chief of the secret service Scott Langral believes that he shot the agent Frank in a hotel room. Meanwhile, the idealistic daughter of the president of the USA, Emilie Warnock, is visiting MS One, a maximum security prison in outer space expecting to find evidence that the prisoners are actually guinea pigs of a huge corporation. When one of her bodyguards loses a hidden pistol to the dangerous prisoner Hydell, he subdues the staff in the central control room and releases the prisoners, including his brother Alex who becomes the leader of the riot. Now the veteran agent Harry Shaw offers freedom to Snow if he succeeds in rescuing the president's daughter. But the idealistic Emilie does not want to leave MS-One without the hostages. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:outer space,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  burnt face,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  bomb,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male

Passengers (2016)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Passengers (2016)

The spaceship, Starship Avalon, in its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as the "Homestead Colony" and transporting 5,258 people has a malfunction in one of its sleep chambers. As a result one hibernation pod opens prematurely and the one person that awakes, Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from his destination. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:nightmare
Locations:space
Story:spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  stasis pod,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  cryonics,  zero gravity,  spacesuit,  coughing blood,  starship,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  danger,  spaceship,  explosion,  bare chested male

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Sunshine (2007)
Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Sunshine (2007)

50 years into the future, the Sun begins to die, and Earth is dying as a result. A team of astronauts is sent to revive the Sun - but the mission fails. Seven years later, a new team is sent to finish the mission as mankind's last hope.

Themes:claustrophobia,  religion,  suicide
Mood:nightmare
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:spaceship setting,  trapped in space,  outer space,  bomb,  distress signal,  airlock,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  burnt body,  wrist slitting,  scalpel,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  spaceship,  survival,  science,  bare chested male

Gravity (2013)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Gravity (2013)

Dr. Ryan Stone ('Sandra Bullock' (qv)) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski ('George Clooney' (qv)) 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. This is why Gravity (2013) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:space
Story:astronaut,  female astronaut,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  explosive decompression,  zero gravity,  spacesuit,  chaos,  woman,  survival,  science,  hallucination,  corpse,  dream,  explosion

Avatar (2009) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Avatar (2009)

When his brother is killed in a robbery, paraplegic Marine Jake Sully decides to take his place in a mission on the distant world of Pandora. There he learns of greedy corporate figurehead Parker Selfridge's intentions of driving off the native humanoid "Na'vi" in order to mine for the precious material scattered throughout their rich woodland. In exchange for the spinal surgery that will fix his legs, Jake gathers intel for the cooperating military unit spearheaded by gung-ho Colonel Quaritch, while simultaneously attempting to infiltrate the Na'vi people with the use of an "avatar" identity. While Jake begins to bond with the native tribe and quickly falls in love with the beautiful alien Neytiri, the restless Colonel moves forward with his ruthless extermination tactics, forcing the soldier to take a stand - and fight back in an epic battle for the fate of Pandora. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  sadism,  insanity,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:space,  wheelchair
Period:future
Story:human in outer space,  outer space,  supernatural power,  stasis pod,  suspended animation,  cryonics,  cryogenics,  exploding ship,  starship,  threatened with a knife,  scar,  person on fire,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  woman,  survival,  falling from height,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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Suspiria (1977)
Horror

Suspiria (1977)

Suzy Bannion travels to Germany to perfect her ballet skills. She arrives at the Tanz dance academy in the pouring rain and is refused admission after another woman is seen fleeing the school. She returns the next morning and this time is let in. She learns that the young woman she saw fleeing the previous evening, Pat Hingle, has been found dead. Strange things soon begin to occur. Suzy becomes ill and is put on a special diet; the school becomes infested with maggots; odd sounds abound; and Daniel, the pianist, is killed by his own dog. A bit of research indicates that the ballet school was once a witches' coven - and as Suzy learns, still is. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  sadism,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:supernatural,  suspense,  gore
Story:dead woman with eyes open,  woman,  supernatural power,  coughing blood,  maggot,  covered in blood,  self mutilation,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  burned alive,  threatened with a knife,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

Rogue One (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Rogue One (2016)

All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:space station,  outer space,  supernatural power,  cockney accent,  exploding ship,  starship,  computer cracker,  broken leg,  loss of loved one,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  danger,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  bomb,  falling from height,  corpse,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  violence

Wrong Turn (2003)
Horror

Wrong Turn (2003)

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:survival horror,  broken leg,  self mutilation,  threatened with a knife,  person on fire,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  survival,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

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A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)

Death stalks the dreams of several young adults to claim its revenge on the killing of Freddy Kruger. Chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon, it is the awakening of old memories and the denials of a past of retribution that spurns this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality. This is why A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  surrealism
Mood:nightmare,  gore
Story:burnt body,  burnt face,  eye gouging,  covered in blood,  self mutilation,  burned alive,  person on fire,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  hallucination,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  bare chested male

Life (2017)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Life (2017)

Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism - the first example of life beyond Earth. But..things aren't always what they seem. As the crew begins to conduct research, and their methods end up having unintended consequences, the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  fear
Mood:gore
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:space station,  female astronaut,  trapped in space,  outer space,  zero gravity,  spacesuit,  astronaut,  danger,  survival,  science,  blood splatter,  explosion,  violence

Aliens (1986)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Aliens (1986)

57 years after Ellen Ripley had a close encounter with the reptilian alien creature from the first movie, she is called back, this time, to help a group of highly trained colonial marines fight off against the sinister extraterrestrials. But this time, the aliens have taken over a space colony on the moon LV-426. When the colonial marines are called upon to search the deserted space colony, they later find out that they are up against more than what they bargained for. Using specially modified machine guns and enough firepower, it's either fight or die as the space marines battle against the aliens. As the Marines do their best to defend themselves, Ripley must attempt to protect a young girl who is the sole survivor of the decimated space colony. (Read More)

Mood:nightmare
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:human in outer space,  trapped in space,  outer space,  stasis pod,  suspended animation,  cryonics,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  christ allegory,  starship,  burnt face,  spacecraft,  burned alive,  person on fire,  spaceship,  impalement,  blood splatter,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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Morgan (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide
Mood:suspense
Story:science runs amok,  gash in the face,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  sabotage,  threatened with a knife,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  science,  blood splatter,  corpse,  bare chested male,  violence

The Last Days On Mars (2013) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Last Days On Mars (2013)

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he's made an historic discovery; fossilised evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claim the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up, and goes out on an unauthorised 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 begin to realise; the life-form they've discovered is highly dangerous to all human life. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:female astronaut,  trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  explosive decompression,  zero gravity,  spacesuit,  astronaut,  chaos,  spacecraft,  hypodermic needle,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  survival,  blood splatter,  corpse

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016)

The general public is concerned over having Superman on their planet and letting the "Dark Knight" - Batman - pursue the streets of Gotham. While this is happening, a power-phobic Batman tries to attack Superman.,Meanwhile Superman tries to settle on a decision, and Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind and millionaire, tries to use his own advantages to fight the "Man of Steel". This is why Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (2016) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense,  nightmare
Locations:wheelchair
Story:outer space,  supernatural power,  exploding ship,  christ allegory,  burnt body,  computer cracker,  levitation,  chaos,  broken leg,  self mutilation,  burned alive,  threatened with a knife,  scar,  danger,  transformation,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  woman,  hallucination,  bomb,  falling from height,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

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Star Trek: Beyond (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Star Trek: Beyond (2016)

After stopping off at Starbase Yorktown, a remote outpost on the fringes of Federation space, the USS Enterprise, halfway into their five-year mission, is destroyed by an unstoppable wave of unknown aliens. With the crew stranded on an unknown planet and with no apparent means of rescue, they find themselves fighting against a ruthless enemy with a well-earned hatred of the Federation and everything it stands for. Only a rebellious alien warrior can help them reunite and leave the planet to stop this deadly menace from beginning a possible galactic war. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear
Locations:space
Story:human in outer space,  space station,  outer space,  outrunning explosion,  distress signal,  explosive decompression,  zero gravity,  exploding ship,  starship,  spacecraft,  threatened with a knife,  danger,  transformation,  spaceship,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  falling from height,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Adventure, Sci-fi

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

"2001" is a story of evolution. Sometime in the distant past, someone or something nudged evolution by placing a monolith on Earth (presumably elsewhere throughout the universe as well). Evolution then enabled humankind to reach the moon's surface, where yet another monolith is found, one that signals the monolith placers that humankind has evolved that far. Now a race begins between computers (HAL) and human (Bowman) to reach the monolith placers. The winner will achieve the next step in evolution, whatever that may be. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:spaceship setting,  space voyage,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  science runs amok,  outer space,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  airlock,  cryonics,  zero gravity,  solar system,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  spaceship,  survival,  explosion

Gothika (2003) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Gothika (2003)

Dr. Miranda Grey is a psychiatrist who works in a penitentiary, in the mental institution sector. She is married with Dr. Douglas Grey, the chief of department where Dr. Pete Graham also works. Chloe Sava, a patient of Dr. Miranda formerly abused by her stepfather, claims that she is frequently raped by the devil in her cell. After leaving the asylum in a stormy night, Dr. Miranda has a car accident, and when she wakes up, she is an inmate of the institution, being accused of an horrible crime and having no memory of the incident. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide
Mood:supernatural,  suspense,  nightmare,  gore
Story:supernatural power,  seizure,  wrist slitting,  scalpel,  blood stain,  goth,  delusion,  self mutilation,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  person on fire,  woman,  survival,  hallucination,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

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Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:survival horror,  outer space,  exploding ship,  scalpel,  spacecraft,  threatened with a knife,  danger,  spaceship,  impalement,  survival,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

Hellraiser (1987)
Horror, Thriller

Hellraiser (1987)

Clive Barker's feature directing debut graphically depicts the tale of a man and wife who move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, he is brought back into existence by a drop of blood on the floor. He soon forces his former mistress to bring him his necessary human sacrifices to complete his body... but the Cenobites won't be happy about this. This is why Hellraiser (1987) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:sadism
Mood:nightmare,  gore
Story:supernatural power,  portal to hell,  maggot,  goth,  gash in the face,  covered in blood,  sadomasochism,  gothic,  threatened with a knife,  person on fire,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  woman,  blood splatter,  corpse,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male

Scanners (1981)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Scanners (1981)

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement. (Read More)

Themes:suicide,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:science runs amok,  supernatural power,  burnt body,  seizure,  gash in the face,  self mutilation,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  burned alive,  sabotage,  person on fire,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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Cabin Fever (2002) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Comedy, Horror

Cabin Fever (2002)

The college friends Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy and Jeff rent an isolated cabin in the woods to spend a week together. When they arrive, a man contaminated with a weird disease asks for help to them, but they get in panic and burn the man, who falls in the water reservoir and dies. The whole group, except Karen, makes a pact of drinking only beer along the week without knowing where the dead body is. When Karen drinks tap water and gets the disease, the group begins their journey to hell. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  insanity,  guilt,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:survival horror,  burnt body,  homage,  covered in blood,  self mutilation,  burned alive,  threatened with a knife,  person on fire,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  hallucination,  blood splatter,  corpse,  bare chested male,  violence

Starship Troopers (1997)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Starship Troopers (1997)

In the distant future high school kids are encouraged to become citizens by joining the military. What they don't know is that they'll soon be engaged in a full scale war against a planet of alien insects. The fight is on to ensure the safety of humanity.

Mood:gore
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:human in outer space,  space station,  outer space,  supernatural power,  outrunning explosion,  exploding ship,  starship,  covered in blood,  spacecraft,  burned alive,  person on fire,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  woman,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013)

When the USS Enterprise crew is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. As our space heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Locations:space
Story:human in outer space,  space station,  outer space,  supernatural power,  suspended animation,  zero gravity,  englishwoman,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  broken leg,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  woman,  falling from height,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. This is why The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:supernatural
Story:supernatural power,  explosive decompression,  lovecraftian,  zero gravity,  cockney accent,  self mutilation,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  threatened with a knife,  scar,  danger,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  hallucination,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

Dark City (1998) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Dark City (1998)

John Murdoch awakens alone in a strange hotel to find that he has lost his memory and is wanted for a series of brutal and bizarre murders. While trying to piece together his past, he stumbles upon a fiendish underworld controlled by a group of beings known as The Strangers who possess the ability to put people to sleep and alter the city and its inhabitants. Now Murdoch must find a way to stop them before they take control of his mind and destroy him. (Read More)

Themes:insanity,  guilt,  paranoia,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  nightmare
Locations:space,  wheelchair
Period:future
Story:space station,  outer space,  woman,  supernatural power,  explosive decompression,  lovecraftian,  zero gravity,  levitation,  chaos,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  sabotage,  threatened with a knife,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  violence

A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Horror, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only be overcome if the boy's sweetheart can master her fear. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:supernatural,  nightmare,  gore
Story:supernatural power,  burnt face,  gash in the face,  sadomasochism,  self mutilation,  gothic,  burned alive,  diary,  person on fire,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  hallucination,  blood splatter,  dream,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male

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Ghosts Of Mars (2001)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi

Ghosts Of Mars (2001)

200 years in the future a Martian police unit is dispatched to transport a dangerous prisoner from a mining outpost back to justice. But when the team arrives they find the town deserted and some of the inhabitants possessed by the former inhabitants of the planet.

Themes:insanity,  suicide
Mood:gore
Period:future
Story:outer space,  gash in the face,  self mutilation,  electronic music score,  person on fire,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  woman,  survival,  hallucination,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku No Tobira (2001)

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued a 300 million woo-long reward, the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever is behind it. The bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop; Spike, Faye, Jet and Ed, take the case with hopes of cashing in the bounty. However, the mystery surrounding the man responsible, Vincent, goes deeper than they ever imagined, and they aren't the only ones hunting him. The original creators of the virus have dispatched Electra to deal with Vincent and take out anyone who may stumble on the truth behind him. As the hunt for the man with no past and no future continues to escalate, they begin to question what about the world is reality and what is a dream as the line between sanity and insanity becomes more apparent. (Read More)

Themes:insanity,  surrealism
Mood:gore
Period:future
Story:starship name in title,  human in outer space,  science runs amok,  outer space,  cockney accent,  computer cracker,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  hallucination,  bomb,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

Oblivion (2013) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi

Oblivion (2013)

One of the few remaining drone repairmen assigned to Earth, its surface devastated after decades of war with the alien Scavs, discovers a crashed spacecraft with contents that bring into question everything he believed about the war, and may even put the fate of mankind in his hands. This is why Oblivion (2013) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Mood:suspense,  nightmare
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:female astronaut,  spacecraft,  space station,  outer space,  cryonics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  astronaut,  electronic music score,  threatened with a knife,  spaceship,  woman,  dream,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

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Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (2017)

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is the new adventure film from Luc Besson, the director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha-an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Period:future
Story:space station,  outer space,  supernatural power,  zero gravity,  wormhole,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  astronaut,  loss of loved one,  spacecraft,  burned alive,  sabotage,  scar,  transformation,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  bomb,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

Allegiant (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense
Period:future
Story:explosive decompression,  computer cracker,  gash in the face,  chaos,  broken leg,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  scar,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  survival,  hallucination,  bomb,  falling from height,  corpse,  explosion,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

Flatliners (1990)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Flatliners (1990)

Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived. They begin having flashes of walking nightmares from their childhood, reflecting sins they committed or had committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify, and they begin to be physically beaten by their visions as they try and go deeper into the death experience to find a cure. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  guilt,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  nightmare
Story:science runs amok,  supernatural power,  scalpel,  intestines,  gash in the face,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  scar,  danger,  impalement,  science,  hallucination,  falling from height,  corpse,  bare chested male

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X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men: Days Of Future Past (2014)

In the future, the mutants and the humans that help them are slaughtered by powerful robots named Sentinels. Professor Xavier, Wolverine, Magneto, Storm, Kitty Pryde and her friends meet at a monastery in China and Xavier explains that the invincible Sentinels were created using the DNA of Mystique that was captured in 1973 when she tried to assassinate their creator Dr. Bolivar Trask. Xavier tells that their only chance is return to 1973 using Pryde's ability to join Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr to convince Mystique to give up of her intention. . However, only Wolverine can withstand the damages of the time travel. Will he succeed in stopping Mystique and the Sentinel Program and save the mutants and their human friends from annihilation? (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Mood:suspense
Locations:wheelchair
Period:future
Story:science runs amok,  supernatural power,  levitation,  chaos,  hypodermic needle,  burned alive,  sabotage,  person on fire,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  survival,  hallucination,  bomb,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

Prince Of Darkness (1987)
Horror

Prince Of Darkness (1987)

A sinister secret has been kept in the basement of an abandoned Los Angeles church for many years. With the death of a priest belonging to a mysterious sect, another priest opens the door to the basement and discovers a vat containing a green liquid. The priest contacts a group of physics graduate students to investigate it. Unfortunately, they discover that the liquid contains the essence of Satan himself, and they also discover that he will release HIS father - an all-powerful Anti-God! The liquid later comes to life itself, turning some of the students into zombies as the Devil comes forward to release his father. Will these students be able to stop him? This is why Prince Of Darkness (1987) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  fear,  religion,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:supernatural,  suspense,  nightmare
Story:diary,  recurring dream,  supernatural power,  theoretical physics,  lovecraftian,  maggot,  computer cracker,  gash in the face,  self mutilation,  electronic music score,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  survival,  science,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  bare chested male

Videodrome (1983)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Videodrome (1983)

Max Renn runs a TV channel, and when looking for new material to show--he discovers "Videodrome." His girlfriend, Nicki Brand, goes to audition for the show, and Max gets drawn into the underlying plot that uses the show as its front for a global conspiracy.

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  nightmare,  gore
Story:intestines,  goth,  covered in blood,  sadomasochism,  self mutilation,  electronic music score,  gothic,  scar,  danger,  hallucination,  bomb,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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Blair Witch (2016)
Horror, Thriller

Blair Witch (2016)

Near Burkittsville, in the Black Hills Forest, on the root of a lightning-struck tree, the couple of Lane and Talia find a DV tape sticking out of the ground. The content of the found tape is mostly footage of static, however, near the end, there is also an intriguing small part where someone is trying to escape from something that is after him, screaming and running in an abandoned house. After accidentally stumbling across the uploaded footage, James, believing that this is his final chance to put an end once and for all in the unresolved mystery of his sister's Heather disappearance, some twenty years ago in the same woods, he assembles a team of friends in search of answers. Sooner or later, the team will go astray in the heart of a green maze that is riddled with the chilling legend of Elly Kedward, the Blair Witch who relentlessly keeps messing with their sanity, gradually taking them down, one by one. Eventually, James will find himself in the epicentre of the evil activity, trapped inside the very house where his sister disappeared, unaware of the fact that, once more, the witch will demand her sacrifice. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:supernatural,  suspense,  gore
Story:survival horror,  supernatural power,  lovecraftian,  broken leg,  self mutilation,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  survival,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  violence

Red Planet (2000) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Red Planet (2000)

In the near future, Earth is dying. A new colony on Mars could be humanity's only hope. A team of American astronauts, each a specialist in a different field, is making the first manned expedition to the red planet and must struggle to overcome the differences in their personalities, backgrounds and ideologies for the overall good of the mission. When their equipment suffers life-threatening damage and the crew must depend on one another for survival on the hostile surface of Mars, their doubts, fears and questions about God, man's destiny and the nature of the universe become defining elements in their fates. In this alien environment they must come face to face with their most human selves. (Read More)

Themes:guilt
Period:future
Story:female astronaut,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  outer space,  survival,  zero gravity,  spacesuit,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  woman

Saw IV (2007)
Horror, Mystery

Saw IV (2007)

Jigsaw and his apprentice Amanda are dead. Now, upon the news of Detective Kerry's murder, two seasoned FBI profilers, Agent Strahm and Agent Perez, arrive in the terrified community to assist the veteran Detective Hoffman in sifting through Jigsaw's latest grisly remains and piecing together the puzzle. However, when SWAT Commander Rigg is abducted and thrust into a game, the last officer untouched by Jigsaw has but ninety minutes to overcome a series of demented traps and save an old friend or face the deadly consequences. (Read More)

Themes:madness,  sadism
Mood:gore
Story:dead woman with eyes open,  survival horror,  wrist slitting,  scalpel,  intestines,  goth,  eye gouging,  gash in the face,  self mutilation,  threatened with a knife,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  blood splatter,  corpse,  husband wife relationship,  violence

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