Movies like The Brood

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The Brood (1979)
 6.8
 29K
The Brood (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, rough, mind bending, serious, experimental ...
Plot: body horror, mutant, experiment gone awry, transformation, murder, genetically altered, strangulation, attic, surrealism, doctors and patients, dwarf, abusive mother, supernatural, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, couples, rivalry, disorder, couple relations, power relations, divorce, psychologist, psychotherapist, psychiatry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada

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Most similar movies to The Brood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and cult film films with plots about danger, gory, supernatural, gore, deadly, murder and blood mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Brood: Videodrome (1983), The Fly (1986), Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989), Altered States (1980), Scanner Cop (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 91K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, psychological, psychedelic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hallucination, insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, postmodernism, investigation, bdsm, tv show, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, toronto ontario canada, brazil, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 176K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, experiment, mutation, mutant, tragic love, science, transformation, experiment gone awry, teleportation, research, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, ...
Style: psychological, experimental, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, hit and run, transformation, superhuman powers, outdoor sex, cyberpunk, mad scientist, ghost, good versus evil, androids and robots, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 35K
Altered States (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, obsession, isolation, genetics, psychologist, science, transformation, university, genetically altered, mad scientist, insanity, delusion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 60s
Place: harvard university, california, boston, new york, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 2K
Scanner Cop (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory overload and possible insanity as he uses his powers to ...
Style: scary, bleak, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, vengeance, supernatural, adoption, police station, fighting crime, supernatural ability, rivalry, psychic power, addiction, drug abuse, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation, secrets, genetics ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, body swapping, investigation, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, graphic violence, space and aliens, seaport ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 18K
Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: vampire, rabies, infected, murder, surgery, accident, body horror, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, plague, mutant, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.7
 54K
Scanners (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, intense, scary ...
Plot: mind control, telekinesis, scientist, murder, mind reading, supernatural ability, world domination, misfit, social misfits, telepathy, violence, exploitation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 21K
Shivers (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: parasite, zombie, body horror, mad scientist, race against time, infected, dangerous attraction, plague, island, creature feature, sex scene, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 26K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, laboratory, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 11K
Brainscan (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A lonely teenage horror-movie fan discovers a mysterious computer game that uses hypnosis to custom-tailor the game into the most terrifying experience imaginable. When he emerges from the hypnotic trance he is horrified to find evidence that the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, video game, murder, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, crimes, technophobia, hypnosis, trance, mentor, transformation, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 977
Scanner Cop II (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A demonic 'scanner' terrorizes Los Angeles and the only person who can stop him may not have the neurons for the job.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, slasher, rough ...
Plot: police officer, psychopath, mutant, save the day, supernatural ability, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry, investigation, crimes, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 8K
It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Plot: murder, mutant, investigation, deadly creature, supernatural, family in danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, rescue, serial killer, hospital, child killer ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, santa monica california, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 12K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 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, ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, murder, crimes, survival, missing person, cannibal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Roger Girard is a rich scientist conducting experiments on head transplantation. His caretaker has a son, Danny, who, although fully grown, has the mind of child. One day an escaped psycho-killer invades Girard's home, killing Danny's ...
Style: scary, tense, disturbing, absurd, semi serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, psychopath, disorder, misfit, mentally challenged, mental illness, rivalry, countryside, murder, surgery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 97K
Splice (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, sexual, suspense ...
Plot: genetics, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, monster, supernatural, laboratory, cloning, ambition, dna, couple relations, against the rules, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: scary, rough, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mutant, island, rescue, survival, isolation, investigation, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, babies and infants, environmentalism, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 99K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Style: mind bending, surreal, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, cyberspace, escape from reality, video game, chase, distopia, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, future dystopia, computers and web, mind control ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, space travel, escapades, supernatural, battles, disorder, nasa, experiment gone awry, mad scientist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, swat team, supernatural, track down, escaped prisoner, transformation, virus, police investigation, scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Track of the Moon Beast (1976)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professor "Johnny Longbow" Salina, a man who really knows his stews, introduces Paul Carlson to the practical-joking Kathy Nolan. Paul and Kathy seem to hit it off rather well but, during a meteor storm, a meteorite fragment strikes Paul, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, buddies, escapades, supernatural, transformation, vengeance, beast, chase, space and aliens, disorder, tyrannosaurus rex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, psychopath, infidelity, apocalypse, survival, murder, violence spree, brutality, violent, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Mutations (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mad scientist (Donald Pleasence) crosses plants with people, and the results wind up in a sideshow.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, kidnapping, freak show, human experiment, transformation, experiment, murder, factory, animal life, chaos, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 7K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, vengeance, missing person, haunted by the past, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: macabre, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, demon, afterlife, time travel, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, supernatural ability, master villain, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future, 18th century, 90s, 22nd century, 1790s ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 11K
Dolls (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, supernatural, objects come to life, youth, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil, house, ghost, couple relations, storm ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 2K
Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A top secret experiment intended to produce a superhuman has gone terribly wrong. Now the creators, trapped in a remote desert outpost, are being pursued ruthlessly by their creation. With the door sealed from within, there is no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert, mutant, deadly creature, supernatural, confined, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, disorder, escapades, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Three... Extremes (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: “Three” is an anthology of three horror shorts from three different Asian countries.In "Dumplings" an aging actress wishing to reclaim her youth goes to a woman who makes dumplings that supposedly have regenerative properties; however, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: cannibalism, murder, healing power, spouse in danger, pregnancy, abortion, strangulation, jealousy, director, betrayal, vengeance, incest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, hong kong, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 36K
Phantasm (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 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.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mortician, investigation, small town, murder, good versus evil, family relations, siblings relations, adaptation, crimes, obsessive quest, tall man, mausoleum ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%