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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,  outer space,  recurring dream,  supernatural power,  outrunning explosion,  committing suicide while naked,  suicide by slashing one's wrists,  bathtub suicide,  general relativity,  claustrophobic setting,  injection in neck,  derelict ship,  ship's log,  technology gone amok,  theoretical physics,  ill child,  portal to hell,  stasis pod,  tongue ripping,  sliced body,  neptune,  carbon dioxide,  distress signal,  hung from a hook,  bare breast,  beacon,  rescue team,  suspended animation,  man wearing a towel,  bone saw,  explosive decompression,  airlock,  cryonics,  lovecraftian,  broken back,  startled,  convulsion,  zero gravity,  black hole,  death of hero,  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,  spaceship,  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

Jason X (2001)
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,  survival,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  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:spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  survival horror,  outer space,  stasis pod,  spacecraft,  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

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
Story:spaceship setting,  human in outer space,  trapped in space,  survival horror,  outer space,  claustrophobic setting,  beacon,  suspended animation,  airlock,  cryonics,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  starship,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  survival,  blood splatter,  bare chested male,  violence

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:space time,  space station,  outer space,  zero gravity,  black hole,  solar system,  wormhole,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  sabotage,  spaceship,  woman,  survival,  science,  bomb,  corpse,  explosion

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

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

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,  airlock,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  burnt body,  wrist slitting,  scalpel,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  spaceship,  science,  bomb,  bare chested male

Gravity (2013) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
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. (Read More)

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

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,  explosion

The Last Days On Mars (2013)
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

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 (Read More)

Themes:madness,  panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense
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

Starship Troopers (1997) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (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
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

Cell (2016)
Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller, Adventure

Cell (2016)

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.

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide
Mood:supernatural,  suspense,  nightmare,  gore
Story:survival horror,  supernatural power,  burnt body,  chaos,  covered in blood,  burned alive,  person on fire,  danger,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  survival,  bomb,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  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

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.

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense
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

Passengers (2016) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller, Romance

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

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
Story:female astronaut,  trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  zero gravity,  spacesuit,  astronaut,  danger,  survival,  science,  blood splatter,  explosion,  violence

Serenity (2005)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Serenity (2005)

In the future, a spaceship called Serenity is harboring a passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an awesome action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything - or anyone - to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But, the greatest danger of all may be on their ship. (Read More)

Mood:suspense
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:starship name in title,  human in outer space,  outer space,  supernatural power,  exploding ship,  starship,  spacecraft,  danger,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  bare chested male

Dark City (1998)
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
Locations:space,  wheelchair
Period:future
Story:space station,  outer space,  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

Aliens (1986) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
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

The Descent (2005)
Adventure, Horror, Thriller

The Descent (2005)

A woman goes on vacation with her friends after her husband and daughter encounter a tragic accident. One year later she goes hiking with her friends and they get trapped in the cave. With a lack of supply, they struggle to survive and they meet strange blood thirsty creatures.

Themes:claustrophobia,  panic,  guilt,  fear
Mood:nightmare,  gore
Story:survival horror,  claustrophobic setting,  eye gouging,  broken leg,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  impalement,  woman,  survival,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  husband wife relationship,  violence

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

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? (Read More)

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

Ghost Ship (2002) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
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

Gothika (2003)
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

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

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,  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,  woman,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

Solaris (1972) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi

Solaris (1972)

The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence, but the details are hazy and very secret. After the mysterious demise of one of the three scientists on the base, the main character is sent out to replace him. He finds the station run-down and the two remaining scientists cold and secretive. When he also encounters his wife who has been dead for ten years, he begins to appreciate the baffling nature of the alien intelligence. (Read More)

Themes:madness,  guilt,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide,  surrealism
Locations:space
Period:future
Story:trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  supernatural power,  spacesuit,  levitation,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  person on fire,  science,  hallucination,  corpse,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship

The Martian (2015)
Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi

The Martian (2015)

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring "the Martian" home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney's safe return. (Read More)

Locations:space
Story:female astronaut,  trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  explosive decompression,  airlock,  zero gravity,  spacesuit,  computer cracker,  mathematics,  astronaut,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  shaving,  spaceship,  impalement,  survival,  science,  bomb,  explosion,  bare chested male

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. (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

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

New Nightmare (1994) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

New Nightmare (1994)

It's nearing the 10th Anniversary of the film 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and one of the stars, Heather Langenkamp is being scared by a voice on a phone, sounding very similar to the film's villain, Freddy Krueger. When Heather's husband is killed in a car accident and is discovered with slash marks on him, Heather starts to wonder something. Especially when she discovers that Wes Craven is writing another 'Nightmare' film. Soon, she realizes that Freddy has now entered the real world, and the only way to defeat him is to become Nancy Thompson once again. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  nightmare,  gore
Locations:wheelchair
Story:supernatural power,  eye gouging,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  burned alive,  scar,  person on fire,  transformation,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  hallucination,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  violence

Oblivion (2013)
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.

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

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. (Read More)

Themes:sadism,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:nightmare
Locations:wheelchair
Period:future
Story:outrunning explosion,  chaos,  self mutilation,  shaving,  threatened with a knife,  scar,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  woman,  survival,  hallucination,  bomb,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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". (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,  hallucination,  bomb,  falling from height,  corpse,  dream,  explosion,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

Sphere (1998) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Sphere (1998)

1000 feet below the ocean, navy divers discover an object half-a-mile long. A crack team of scientists are deployed to the site in Deepsea Habitats. What they find boggles the mind as they discover a perfect metal sphere. What is the secret behind the sphere? Will they survive the mysterious 'manifestations'? Who or what is creating these? They may never live to find out. (Read More)

Themes:insanity,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:space
Story:outer space,  supernatural power,  black hole,  exploding ship,  computer cracker,  mathematics,  hypodermic needle,  spaceship,  hallucination,  dream,  explosion

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
Horror

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

On Elm Street, Nancy Thompson and a group of her friends (comprising Tina Gray, Rod Lane and Glen Lantz) are being tormented by a clawed killer in their dreams named Fred Krueger. Nancy must think quickly, as Fred tries to pick them off one by one. When he has you in your sleep, who is there to save you? (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Mood:nightmare,  gore
Story:supernatural power,  broken back,  maggot,  burnt face,  self mutilation,  electronic music score,  gothic,  burned alive,  person on fire,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  dream,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  bare chested male,  violence

Lockout (2012)
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:human in outer space,  trapped in space,  space station,  outer space,  suspended animation,  explosive decompression,  spacesuit,  exploding ship,  burnt face,  spacecraft,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  bomb,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male

The Machine (2013)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Machine (2013)

Two artificial intelligence engineers come together as they work to create the first ever self-aware artificial intelligence. A veteran AI engineer secretly hopes to develop technology to help his diseased daughter, even if it means funding comes from the powerful Ministry of Defence (MoD). His new partner, a young woman gifted in the field of AI, is brought on after her breakthroughs are recognized by the MoD. Things go wrong when the MoD takes over and advances the researchers' work to the next level, teaching the AI to kill and follow MoD instructions with its new and nearly indestructible body. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  surrealism
Mood:suspense,  nightmare,  gore
Locations:wheelchair
Story:scalpel,  computer cracker,  eye gouging,  loss of loved one,  electronic music score,  burned alive,  threatened with a knife,  scar,  person on fire,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  woman,  science,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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,  survival,  falling from height,  corpse,  explosion,  bare chested male,  violence

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

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

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  insanity,  paranoia,  fear
Mood:nightmare,  gore
Locations:wheelchair
Story:survival horror,  chaos,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  burned alive,  sabotage,  threatened with a knife,  scar,  person on fire,  danger,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  survival,  bomb,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

The Thing (2011) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Thing (2011)

Paleontologist Kate Lloyd is invited by Dr. Sandor Halvorson to join his team who have found something extraordinary. Deep below the Arctic ice, they have found an alien spacecraft that has been there for perhaps 100,000 years. Not far from where the craft landed, they find the remains of the occupant. It's cut out of the ice and taken back to their camp but as the ice melts, the creature reanimates and not only begins to attack them but manages to infect them, with team members devolving into the alien creature. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia
Mood:gore
Story:survival horror,  suspended animation,  wrist slitting,  spacecraft,  burned alive,  sabotage,  person on fire,  transformation,  spaceship,  stabbed in the chest,  impalement,  falling from height,  blood splatter,  corpse,  explosion

Lost In Space (1998)
Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-fi, Thriller

Lost In Space (1998)

In the year 2058, the Earth will soon be uninhabitable after the irreversible effects of pollution and global warming! Professor John Robinson, lead scientist of the Jupiter 2 Mission, will lead his family to the habitable planet Alpha Prime to prep it for colonization. The Jupiter 2 is equipped with a hyperdrive that allows faster-than-light travel, which will eventually be employed to evacuate the citizens of Earth. However hypergates must be constructed on Earth and Alpha Prime to provide stable points of departure and arrival. Dr. Zachary Smith is bribed by a terrorist organization to sabotage the mission, and ends up an unwilling stowaway as the ship blasts off. (Read More)

Locations:space
Period:future
Story:human in outer space,  trapped in space,  outer space,  stasis pod,  zero gravity,  cryogenics,  spacesuit,  starship,  spacecraft,  sabotage,  spaceship,  explosion

A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)
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. (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

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (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

Flatliners (1990) is one of the best movies like Event Horizon (1997)
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

The Thing (1982)
Horror, Mystery, Sci-fi

The Thing (1982)

A US research station, Antarctica, early-winter 1982. The base is suddenly buzzed by a helicopter from the nearby Norwegian research station. They are trying to kill a dog that has escaped from their base. After the destruction of the Norwegian chopper the members of the US team fly to the Norwegian base, only to discover them all dead or missing. They do find the remains of a strange creature the Norwegians burned. The Americans take it to their base and deduce that it is an alien life form. After a while it is apparent that the alien can take over and assimilate into other life forms, including humans, and can spread like a virus. This means that anyone at the base could be inhabited by The Thing, and tensions escalate. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  fear,  suicide
Mood:suspense,  gore
Story:outer space,  lovecraftian,  scalpel,  intestines,  spacecraft,  electronic music score,  hypodermic needle,  gothic,  burned alive,  sabotage,  person on fire,  danger,  transformation,  death of friend,  survival,  corpse,  explosion,  violence

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