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20 Movies Like Super 8 (2011)

Extinction (2018) poster

1 Extinction (2018) ★ 5.8

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Peter has the same nightmarish dream in which humanity is attacked by unknown aliens with superior powers and technology. When these visions begin to interfere with daily life, Peter gives in to the entreaties of his wife and boss and visits a sleep clinic. And there he discovers that such visions do not come to him alone. One day that terrible day comes, the dream comes true, and aliens arrive on Earth, sowing death, destruction, and horror.

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2 I Am Number Four (2011) ★ 6.1

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An ordinary teenager, John Smith is in fact one of the last surviving inhabitants of a distant planet. John is forced to hide from terrible enemies sent to destroy him. He has to change names, constantly moving from place to place with his guardian Henry. In different towns and in different schools, John has always been a newcomer with no past, but one day he found a place he could call home: in a small town in Ohio, John met his love. Now it is up to him to discover his unique abilities, to fight the ancient and terrible enemies of his people, and to realize his amazing destiny.
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3 The Midnight Sky (2020) ★ 5.6

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The elderly astronomer Augustine has spent his life studying the stars. When news of some kind of catastrophe arrives, he is left all alone at an Arctic research station. It is there that he meets the mysterious girl Iris, while the echoes of the rest of the world gradually subside. At this time, returning from a mission off Jupiter, the crew of the ship Aether, led by Captain Sullivan, flies to Earth. Augustine and Sullivan are far apart, but their fates are inextricably linked.
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4 Edge of Tomorrow (2014) ★ 7.9

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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.
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5 The Predator (2018) ★ 5.3

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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!
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6 Minority Report (2002) ★ 7.6

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The year is 2054. A special pre-crime unit has been in existence for six years. An experimental program has been developed based on psychic technology that allows the department's employees to learn about a murder that has not yet been committed and arrest a suspect before he commits a crime.

This system of convicting criminals and preventing crime is becoming more widespread. The system works perfectly, but the scariest part begins when you find yourself accused of a homicide that has not yet been committed.

Annihilation (2018) poster

7 Annihilation (2018) ★ 6.8

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) poster

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

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!
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9 Tomorrowland (2015) ★ 6.4

Bound by a shared destiny, the bright and optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and the former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a dangerous mission to uncover secrets from an enigmatic place that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

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Chronicle (2012) poster

10 Chronicle (2012) ★ 7.0

Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) poster

11 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016) ★ 7.2

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter by a man who claims that the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
The Happening (2008) poster

12 The Happening (2008) ★ 5.0

The story is about a family trying to escape from the threat that threatens all of humanity. Trouble comes out of nowhere, coming suddenly, forcing people everywhere to commit suicide. A terrible plague, an epidemic or a new disease? What is it? No one knows...
The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) poster

13 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.

Oblivion (2013) poster

14 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.
The Thing (2011) poster

15 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.

The Thing (2011) is on #15 spot of movies related to Super 8 (2011). The Thing (2011) was released in 2011, made by Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. and has average rating 6.2 in 2022. Main stars of the The Thing (2011) film are: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen.

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16 Morgan (2016) ★ 5.8

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An accident repair worker is sent to a remote, secret branch, where she must investigate and assess the casualties of the accident. On the spot, she learns that what happened was caused by a seemingly innocent "person" whose existence is itself a mystery.

Morgan (2016) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: . You can find Morgan (2016) in the the next genre categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi and Morgan (2016) has average rating 5.8, according to Screench user votes.

War of the Worlds (2005) poster

17 War of the Worlds (2005) ★ 6.5

Is War of the Worlds (2005) similar to Super 8 (2011) 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...

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18 Cloverfield (2008) ★ 7.0

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Rob's farewell party to Japan is interrupted by a thunderous roar - something has attacked New York, wreaking panic, destruction and devouring people. The army is powerless against the giant monster, Manhattan is declared a closed zone, but somewhere near Central Park, Rob's girlfriend is in trouble.

Cloverfield (2008) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan. Cloverfield (2008) belongs to the next genres: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi and has average rating 7.0, according to user votes.

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19 Monsters (2010) ★ 6.4

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Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

Monsters (2010) is one of the last movies similar to Super 8 (2011) and it was released in 2010. Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Mario Zuniga Benavides are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance and has average user rating of 6.4 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 The 5th Wave (2016) ★ 5.2

Is The 5th Wave (2016) similar to Super 8 (2011) film?

The first wave left the mist behind. Only the luckiest managed to escape the second. But you can hardly call those who survived the third wave lucky. And the fourth wave erased all human laws, and instead established its own, the only one: if you want to live - do not trust anyone. And now the fifth wave is rolling in...

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