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20 Movies Like Prometheus (2012)

The Thing (2011) poster

1 The Thing (2011) ★ 6.2

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A scientific expedition discovers a crashed alien spaceship in Antarctica. A group of desperate scientists penetrate its bowels and unexpectedly discover Pandora's Box. Among the impassable snow and icy mountains, the unleashed Something unleashes a gruesome massacre on the research station.
Jupiter Ascending (2015) poster

2 Jupiter Ascending (2015) ★ 5.3

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A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry.
Mortal Engines (2018) poster

3 Mortal Engines (2018) ★ 6.1

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Hester Shaw, a young woman with an evil agenda to destroy the world around her emerges in order to stop what is believed as 'The Wasp'. A large and destructive city on wheels which eats everything it comes across. Alongside Tom Natsworthy who has been shunned from London due his appearance, Hester joins forces with Anna Fang-a dangerous outlaw whose life goal seems all too similar: destruction of human civilization by any means necessary.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) poster

4 The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) ★ 5.5

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The story of an alien who arrived on our planet with a warning: if wars and destruction are not stopped, Earth will be destroyed from the outside, because it poses a threat to the rest of the universe!
Spectral (2016) poster

5 Spectral (2016) ★ 6.3

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There has been a war in Moldova for a number of years now. Lately, invisible creatures have been appearing in the war zone, instantly killing heavily armed trained professionals. Dr. Kline was involved in the development of the latest weapons that are powerless against these creatures, and now he must find out what they are and where they came from.
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6 Alien 3 (1992) ★ 6.4

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After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she has brought along an unwelcome visitor.
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7 Elysium (2013) ★ 6.6

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In the year 2154, there are two classes of people: the very rich living on a clean, man-made space station called Elysium and the rest living on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. A ruthless government official, the ambitious Defense Minister Delacour, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of Elysium's citizens. When hapless Max is cornered, he agrees to take on a difficult mission that, if successful, will not only save his life, but may lead to equality between these polarized worlds.
Ad Astra (2019) poster

8 Ad Astra (2019) ★ 6.5

The near future. Several years ago, mankind launched a program to search for extraterrestrial life, Project Lima, led by Captain Clifford McBride. The last signal of the expedition was detected in the vicinity of Neptune, and since then nothing was known about its fate. Captain McBride himself became a hero and the most famous astronaut who inspired many to explore space.

Sixteen years after the disappearance of Project Lima, strange bursts of energy begin to occur on Earth, disabling electrical systems and wreaking havoc and destruction. According to the U.S. space agency, the signal comes from Neptune, and now the son of a famous astronaut, Major Roy McBride, is assigned an important mission. He must get to a Martian base and from there try to contact his presumably living father.

Passengers (2016) poster

9 Passengers (2016) ★ 7.0

A spaceship with 5,000 passengers on board, plunged into an artificial dream for the duration of the flight, is heading for the planet that will become their new home. Everything goes according to plan, but due to a system malfunction, the two passengers suddenly wake up and realize that it is 90 years to the final destination of the journey, and they are destined to spend the rest of their lives together in the luxurious interiors of the ship, equipped with the latest technology. Gradually, Jim and Aurora become irresistibly attracted to each other, but the ship gets into trouble, and now the lives and fate of all the inhabitants of the ship are in their hands.

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The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) poster

10 The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) ★ 5.5

While the earthly world is on the brink of a war for resources, in space a group of scientists is testing a device that could solve the problem of the energy crisis. Several unsuccessful attempts lead the scientists to despair. Fuel is left for three launches, and when the device is launched successfully, the joy is short-lived as the team has to deal with very strange phenomena.

Life (2017) poster

11 Life (2017) ★ 6.6

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.
The Predator (2018) poster

12 The Predator (2018) ★ 5.3

In one of the most interesting and creative movies in recent decades, 20th Century Fox brings to life a horrifying story that will leave you speechless. A ragtag group must band together with their limited resources to prevent extinction from coming as four hunters genetically upgrade themselves by gaining DNA from other species on Earth. These invaders are stronger than ever before but it is up for our small-town heroes to save us all!
Oblivion (2013) poster

13 Oblivion (2013) ★ 7.0

One day, a small group of Scavs appeared on the outskirts of George Pierce's hometown. They were highly trained and had advanced weapons for their size that led many people to believe they came from another planet in order to steal Earth's resources. This scared them so much that nobody dared go near these strange creatures until one brave soul shot at one with his shotgun, revealing it as an ordinary human trying only to find food and shelter like anyone else would do when faced with disaster.
Underwater (2020) poster

14 Underwater (2020) ★ 5.8

A group of employees of a large underwater drilling complex, located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench at a depth of 11 km, experiences the sudden destruction of the station and faces an unknown oceanic horror.
Predators (2010) poster

15 Predators (2010) ★ 6.4

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The assassin Royce is unwittingly forced to lead a group of professionals on a mysterious mission to an unknown planet. With the exception of the disgraced doctor, they are all cold-blooded killers: mercenaries, gangsters, convicts and death squad members - human "predators. But when they begin to be systematically pursued and exterminated by an unimaginable monster, it becomes apparent that they are now in the role of their victims.

Predators (2010) is on #15 spot of movies related to Prometheus (2012). Predators (2010) was released in 2010, made by Nimród Antal and has average rating 6.4 in 2022. Main stars of the Predators (2010) film are: Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne, Topher Grace.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) poster

16 Edge of Tomorrow (2014) ★ 7.9

Is Edge of Tomorrow (2014) similar to Prometheus (2012) film?

In the not-too-distant future, a race of aliens invades Earth. No army in the world can resist them. Major William Cage dies in combat, but the impossible happens - he finds himself in a time loop. Time after time he finds himself in the same battle, fighting and dying... over and over again. And each repeated battle brings him closer to figuring out how to defeat the enemy.

Edge of Tomorrow (2014) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton. You can find Edge of Tomorrow (2014) in the the next genre categories: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Edge of Tomorrow (2014) has average rating 7.9, according to Screench user votes.

Independence Day (1996) poster

17 Independence Day (1996) ★ 7.0

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A signal is received on Earth, sent by a source of apparently extraterrestrial origin. This source approaches, and the entire planet is alerted. No one, however, expected that the aliens would be so huge and in such numbers.
Arrival (2016) poster

18 Arrival (2016) ★ 7.9

Is Arrival (2016) similar to Prometheus (2012) film?

Unexpected appearance of unidentified flying objects in different parts of the world puts the world in awe. The intentions of the aliens are not clear - the armed forces of the world are on full alert, and the best minds of mankind are trying to figure out how to talk to the uninvited guests. The government enlists the help of linguist Louise Banks and physicist Ian Donnelly to prevent a global catastrophe and find a common language with the aliens. From now on, the fate of mankind is in their hands.

Arrival (2016) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker. Arrival (2016) belongs to the next genres: Drama, Sci-Fi and has average rating 7.9, according to user votes.

Annihilation (2018) poster

19 Annihilation (2018) ★ 6.8

Is Annihilation (2018) similar to Prometheus (2012) film?

Annihilation (2018) is one of the last movies similar to Prometheus (2012) and it was released in 2018. Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Adventure, Drama, Horror and has average user rating of 6.8 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

War of the Worlds (2005) poster

20 War of the Worlds (2005) ★ 6.5

Is War of the Worlds (2005) similar to Prometheus (2012) film?

No one would have believed at the beginning of the 21st century that beings more advanced than man were keeping a watchful eye on everything that was going on on Earth; that while people were going about their business, they were being investigated and studied.

With endless complacency, men went to and fro all over the globe, busy with their own affairs, confident in their power over matter. Meanwhile, across the abyss of space, beings with a highly developed, cold, emotionless intellect were looking at the Earth with eyes full of envy, and slowly but surely were working out their plans, hostile to us...

Alien: Covenant (2017) poster

21 Alien: Covenant (2017) ★ 6.4

Is Alien: Covenant (2017) similar to Prometheus (2012) film?

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

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