Movies like The Keep 1983

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

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1 Phantoms 1998

In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Joe Chappelle

Writers:

Dean R. Koontz (novel) (as Dean Koontz), Dean R. Koontz (screenplay) (as Dean Koontz)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

2 The Day After 1983

In the mid-1980s, the U.S. is poised on the brink of nuclear war. This shadow looms over the residents of a small town in Kansas as they continue their daily lives. Dr. Russell Oakes maintains his busy schedule at the hospital, Denise Dahlberg prepares for her upcoming wedding, and Stephen Klein is deep in his graduate studies. When the unthinkable happens and the bombs come down, the town's residents are thrust into the horrors of nuclear winter.

Genres:

TV Movie, Science Fiction, Drama

Director:

Nicholas Meyer

Writer:

Edward Hume

Country:

United States of America
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3 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.

Genres:

Action, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Jack Sholder

Writer:

Jim Kouf (as Bob Hunt)

Country:

United States of America
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4 Excalibur 1981

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

John Boorman

Writers:

Thomas Malory (book), Rospo Pallenberg (adaptation) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.4

5 In The Mouth Of Madness 1994

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

John Carpenter

Writer:

Michael De Luca

Country:

United States of America
7.2

6 Communion 1989

A novelist's wife and son see him changed by an apparent encounter with aliens in the mountains.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Philippe Mora

Writers:

Whitley Strieber (book), Whitley Strieber (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, 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 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

9 The Wicker Man 1973

Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Robin Hardy

Writer:

Anthony Shaffer (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
7.5

10 Ravenous 1999

Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale of a wagon train murdered by its supposed guide -- a vicious U.S. Army colonel gone rogue. Fearing the worst, the regiment heads out into the wilderness to verify the gruesome claims.

Genres:

Horror, Western, Comedy

Director:

Antonia Bird

Writer:

Ted Griffin

Countries:

Czech Republic, United Kingdom, United States of America
7

11 Deathwatch 2002

In the brutal trench fighting of the First World War, a British Infantry Company is separated from their regiment after a fierce battle. Attempting to return to their lines, the British soldiers discover what appears to be a bombed out German trench, abandoned except for a few dazed German soldiers. After killing most of the Germans, and taking one prisoner, the British company fortifies to hold the trench until reinforcements can arrive. Soon, however, strange things being to happen as a sense of evil descends on the trench and the British begin turn on each other.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller, War

Director:

M.J. Bassett (as Michael J. Bassett)

Writer:

M.J. Bassett (as Michael J. Bassett)

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom
6

12 The Quiet Earth 1985

After a top-secret experiment misfires, a scientist may be the only man left alive in the world.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Geoff Murphy (as Geoffrey Murphy)

Writers:

Craig Harrison (novel), Bill Baer | 2 more credits »

Country:

New Zealand
6.8

13 The Ninth Configuration 1980

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle. Among Kane's many eccentric patients is Capt. Billy Cutshaw, a troubled astronaut in the midst of an existential crisis. Although Kane's own grasp on sanity is questionable, he manages to engage Cutshaw in a series of thoughtful conversations about science and faith that deeply affect the lives of both men.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Comedy

Writers:

William Peter Blatty (novel), William Peter Blatty (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

14 Jason And The Argonauts 1963

Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught with fantastic monsters and terrible perils.

Genres:

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Director:

Don Chaffey

Writers:

Jan Read (screenplay), Beverley Cross (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

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 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

18 The Incredible Shrinking Man 1957

While on a boating trip, Scott Carey is exposed to a radioactive cloud. Nothing seems amiss at first, but several months later Scott realizes that he's shrunk in height by several inches. He sees a doctor, who admits that he's baffled. As Scott continues to shrink, decreasing to three feet tall, he becomes bitter, and lashes out at his wife, Louise. He begins to fear a cure will never be found -- since even as he becomes a national sensation, he's still shrinking.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Horror

Director:

Jack Arnold

Writers:

Richard Matheson (screenplay), Richard Matheson (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.6

19 Invasion Of The Body Snatchers 1956

A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Don Siegel

Writers:

Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Jack Finney (Collier's magazine serial)

Country:

United States of America
7.7

20 Threads 1984

Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long run effects of nuclear war on civilization.

Genres:

War, Drama, TV Movie, Horror

Director:

Mick Jackson

Writer:

Barry Hines (by)

Country:

United Kingdom
8

21 The Whole Wide World 1996

The Whole Wide World tells the story of Novalyne Price, an attractive feisty West Texas schoolteacher and her bittersweet, romantic and turbulent relationship with Robert E. Howard, the great pulp fiction writer of the 1930s.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Dan Ireland

Writers:

Novalyne Price Ellis (memoir One Who Walked Alone), Michael Scott Myers (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

22 The Last Wave 1977

Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. Burton, plagued by apocalyptic visions of water, slowly realizes danger may come from his own involvement with the aborigines and their prophecies.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Peter Weir

Writers:

Peter Weir (screenplay), Tony Morphett (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Australia
7.1

23 Flesh+blood 1985

A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a castle and await their fate.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama

Director:

Paul Verhoeven

Writers:

Gerard Soeteman (screenplay), Gerard Soeteman (story) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Netherlands, Spain, United States of America
6.7

24 The War Game 1966

A docudrama depicting a hypothetical nuclear attack on Britain.

Genres:

Drama, War, Documentary, TV Movie

Director:

Peter Watkins

Writer:

Peter Watkins

Country:

United Kingdom
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