Movies like The Hidden 1987

When average, law-abiding citizens suddenly turn to a life of hedonistic behavior and violent crime, Detective Tom Beck (Michael Nouri) is tasked with helping young FBI agent Lloyd Gallagher (Kyle MacLachlan) determine the cause in this tense, sci-fi thriller.

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1 Leviathan 1989

Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by one.

Genres:

Adventure, Horror, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

George P. Cosmatos

Writers:

David Webb Peoples (story) (as David Peoples), David Webb Peoples (screenplay) (as David Peoples) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Italy, United States of America
5.8

2 They Live 1988

Nada, a wanderer without meaning in his life, discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. As he walks the streets of Los Angeles, Nada notices that both the media and the government are comprised of subliminal messages meant to keep the population subdued, and that most of the social elite are skull-faced aliens bent on world domination. With this shocking discovery, Nada fights to free humanity from the mind-controlling aliens.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

Ray Nelson (short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning"), John Carpenter (screenplay) (as Frank Armitage)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

3 The Keep 1983

Nazis take over an ancient fortress that contains a mysterious entity that wreaks havoc and death upon them.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Michael Mann

Writers:

F. Paul Wilson (novel), Michael Mann (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
5.8

4 Logan's Run 1976

In the 23rd century, inhabitants of a domed city freely experience all of life's pleasures- but no one is allowed to live past 30. Citizens can try for a chance at being 'renewed' in a civic ceremony on their 30th birthday. Escape is the only other option.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Michael Anderson

Writers:

David Zelag Goodman (screenplay by), William F. Nolan (based on the novel "Logan's Run") | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

5 Dreamscape 1984

A government funded project looks into using psychics to enter people's dreams, with some mechanical help. When a subject dies in his sleep from a heart attack Alex Gardner becomes suspicious that another of the psychics is killing people in the dreams somehow and that is causing them to die in real life. He must find a way to stop the abuse of the power to enter dreams.

Genre:

Adventure

Director:

Joseph Ruben

Writers:

David Loughery (story), David Loughery (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

6 Cherry 2000 1987

When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of 'The Zone', Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes.

Genre:

Science Fiction

Director:

Steve De Jarnatt

Writers:

Lloyd Fonvielle (story), Michael Almereyda (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

7 The Andromeda Strain 1971

When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy Stone scramble to a secure laboratory and try to first isolate the life form while determining why two people from Piedmont - an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby - survived. The scientists methodically study the alien life form unaware that it has already mutated and presents a far greater danger in the lab, which is equipped with a nuclear self-destruct device designed to prevent the escape of dangerous biological agents..

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Robert Wise

Writers:

Michael Crichton (novel), Nelson Gidding (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

8 The Arrival 1996

Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a Hitchcockian labyrinth of paranoia and intrigue.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

David Twohy

Writer:

David Twohy

Countries:

Mexico, United States of America
6.3

9 Night Of The Comet 1984

Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Thom Eberhardt

Writer:

Thom Eberhardt

Country:

United States of America
6.4

10 Phantasm 1979

A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Don Coscarelli

Writer:

Don Coscarelli

Country:

United States of America
6.8

11 C.H.U.D. 1984

A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, band together to try and determine what the creatures are and how to stop them.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Douglas Cheek

Writers:

Parnell Hall (screenplay), Shepard Abbott (story)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

12 Near Dark 1987

A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Kathryn Bigelow

Country:

United States of America
7

13 Invasion Of The Body Snatchers 1978

The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they become more open and Bennell, who has by now witnessed an attempted "replacement", realises that he and his friends must escape or suffer the same fate. But who can he trust to help him and who has already been snatched?

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Philip Kaufman

Writers:

W.D. Richter (screenplay), Jack Finney (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

14 The Dead Zone 1983

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

Genres:

Thriller, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

David Cronenberg

Writers:

Jeffrey Boam (screenplay), Stephen King (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

15 Outland 1981

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter's sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company to eliminate him.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Mystery

Director:

Peter Hyams

Writer:

Peter Hyams

Country:

United Kingdom
6.6

16 Capricorn One 1977

In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is reported lost on re-entry. Now, with the help of a crusading reporter, they must battle a sinister conspiracy that will stop at nothing to keep the truth.

Genres:

Drama, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Peter Hyams

Writer:

Peter Hyams

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

17 Brainstorm 1983

Two brilliant research scientists have invented a device capable of recording and playing back sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one of them records their own death.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Douglas Trumbull

Writers:

Bruce Joel Rubin (story), Robert Stitzel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

18 Rollerball 1975

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction

Director:

Norman Jewison

Writer:

William Harrison (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
6.6

19 Dark Star 1974

A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and intelligent bombing device that starts to question the meaning of its existence.

Genres:

Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

John Carpenter (original story and screenplay), Dan O'Bannon (original story and screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

20 A Boy And His Dog 1975

Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog, Blood, are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War IV, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the desert-like wasteland. Vic and Blood eke out a meager existence, foraging for food and fighting gangs of cutthroats.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Comedy

Director:

L.Q. Jones

Writers:

L.Q. Jones (screenplay), Harlan Ellison (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

21 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins 1985

An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.

Genres:

Comedy, Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

Guy Hamilton

Writers:

Richard Sapir (novel), Warren Murphy (novel) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

22 The Hitcher 1986

On a stormy night, young Jim, who transports a luxury car from Chicago to California to deliver it to its owner, feeling tired and sleepy, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, who has appeared out of nowhere, thinking that a good conversation will help him not to fall asleep. He will have enough time to deeply regret such an unmeditated decision.

Genres:

Horror, Action, Thriller

Director:

Robert Harmon

Writer:

Eric Red

Country:

United States of America
7.2

23 Blue Thunder 1983

Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama

Director:

John Badham

Country:

United States of America
6.4

24 The Omega Man 1971

Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling themselves "The Family". The plague has caused them to become sensitive to light, as well as homicidally psychotic.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Boris Sagal

Writers:

John William Corrington (screenplay) (as John William), Joyce Hooper Corrington (screenplay) (as Joyce H. Corrington) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5