Movies Like Close Encounters of the Third Kind

On this page we've matched up blockbuster movies which feature keywords like alien, space marine and extraterrestrial technology. When searching for a similar movie to Close Encounters of the Third Kind you might be searching for another movie featuring Richard Dreyfuss or François Truffaut, or perhaps another science fiction and drama movie. In order to find comparable films to Close Encounters of the Third Kind we've taken into account a large range of possible influences including film genre, plotline and featuring actors.

1984

release

Starman

Boasting Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen, Starman earned a movie rating of 6.

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    90%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    25%
  • Actors

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1986

release

Aliens

Boasting Sigourney Weaver and Carrie Henn, Aliens earned a movie rating of 7.7.

  • Similarity

    75%
  • Genre

    50%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    10%
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1985

release

Lifeforce

Released in 1985, Lifeforce is an action movie with an approximated budget of $25,000,000.

  • Similarity

    75%
  • Genre

    50%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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2006

release

Southland Tales

Released in 2006, Southland Tales is an action movie with an approximated budget of $17,000,000.

  • Similarity

    75%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    25%
  • Actors

    0%
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1985

release

Back to the Future

Featuring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, Back to the Future received a movie rating of 8.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    50%
  • Storyline

    25%
  • Actors

    0%
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1987

release

Predator

Predator was released in 1987, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Carl Weathers and earned an average rating of 6.9.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    50%
  • Storyline

    25%
  • Actors

    0%
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1982

release

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in 1982, featuring Henry Thomas and Drew Barrymore and earned an average rating of 7.4.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    50%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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1993

release

Fire in the Sky

Released in 1993, Fire in the Sky is a drama film with an approximated budget of $19,885,552.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    50%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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1984

release

Repo Man

Repo Man was released in 1984, starring Harry Dean Stanton and Emilio Estevez and received an average rating of 6.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    50%
  • Actors

    0%
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2008

release

Blindness

Released in 2008, Blindness is a drama film with an estimated budget of $25,000,000.

  • Similarity

    65%
  • Genre

    100%
  • Storyline

    0%
  • Actors

    0%
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