Movies like The Brood

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The Brood (1979)
 6.8
 24K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, cult film, atmospheric, tense, rough, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: mutant, body horror, experiment gone awry, transformation, genetically altered, danger, murder, strangulation, attic, surrealism, doctors and patients, dwarf, supernatural, vengeance, crimes, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, imaginary, deadly, disorder, rivalry, power relations, divorce, psychologist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada

Most similar movies to The Brood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and cult film films with plots about danger, gory, deadly, supernatural, murder, gore and blood mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Brood: Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989), The Kindred (1987), Rabid (1977), The Fly (1986), Shivers (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, sexual, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: metal, hit and run, transformation, gore, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, androids and robots, escapades, imaginary, life is a bitch, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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, danger, investigation, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 15K
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, rough, suspenseful, experimental ...
Plot: vampire, body horror, rabies, infected, murder, surgery, accident, mad scientist, gory, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.5
 152K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, 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: scary, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, experiment, scientist, science, tragic love, deadly creature, mutation, research, nightmare, transformation, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 17K
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, sexual ...
Plot: zombie, body horror, mad scientist, sex addict, gory, parasite, infected, race against time, danger, dangerous attraction, plague, island ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 79K
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: disturbing, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, brainwashing, mind control, paranoia, virtual reality, hallucination, obsession, tv station, investigation, mysterious character, bdsm, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 605
Scanner Cop II (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, 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: cult film, rough, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: police officer, slasher, rivalry, profanity, save the day, law enforcement, gory, vengeance, psychopath, supernatural, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, absurd, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, mental illness, mentally challenged, misfit, psychopath, danger, disorder, deadly, countryside, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 10K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: toxic, zombie, monster, police investigation, mutant, cannibal, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, crimes, deadly, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 45K
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, violence, scientist, world domination, mind reading, murder, supernatural ability, social misfits, misfit, investigation, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 1K
Scanner Cop (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, vengeance, gory, supernatural, deadly, fighting crime, supernatural ability, rivalry, police station, adoption, danger, psychic power ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 21K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: scary, suspenseful, macabre, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, buddies, supernatural, escapades, danger, transformation, vengeance, space and aliens, imaginary, disorder, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 90K
eXistenZ (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
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, futuristic, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, cyberpunk, escape from reality, video game, cyberspace, technology gone awry, inventions and discoveries, future dystopia, computers and web, danger, hacker, alternate reality ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 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, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, track down, swat, virus, transformation, escaped prisoner, police investigation, insect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: rough, scary, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: mutant, island, isolation, rescue, survival, murder, mind game, danger, deadly, experiment gone awry, investigation, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In foggy London Dr Jekyll experiments on newly deceased women determined to discover an elixir for immortal life. Success enables his spectacular transformation into the beautiful but psychotic Sister Hyde who stalks the dark alleys of Whitechapel ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mad scientist, gender bending, femme fatale, serial killer, prostitute, split personality, good versus evil, evil woman, dangerous attraction, psychopath, deadly ...
Time: 70s, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, man versus machine, space travel, supernatural, space and aliens, escapades, nasa, danger, deadly, imaginary, a.i. ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 10K
Brainscan (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, murder, video game, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, crimes, technophobia, danger, hypnosis, deadly, trance, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 31K
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: obsession, science, isolation, genetics, experiment gone awry, psychologist, transformation, university, danger, genetically altered, mad scientist, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: california, boston, africa, mexico, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 20K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chaos, infidelity, apocalypse, murder, danger, survival, slasher, violence spree, brutality, violent, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 922
The Mutations (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mad scientist (Donald Pleasence) crosses plants with people, and the results wind up in a sideshow.
Style: offbeat, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, kidnapping, experiment, disorder, psychopath, danger, circus, experiment gone awry, prostitute, deadly, animal life ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 13K
The Fury (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A government agent is determined to come to his son's rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harness his extremely powerful psychic abilities.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, supernatural, rescue, danger, government agency, espionage, telepathy, government agent, vengeance, crimes, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1977
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, macabre, humorous ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, experiment, transplant, mad doctor, decapitation, surgery, car accident, woman in danger, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, virginia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 6K
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, anthology, disturbing ...
Plot: objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, vengeance, missing person, danger, mystery, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 2K
The Asphyx (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hugo is a brilliant turn-of-the-century scientist, loved and respected by his family and friends, admired by his colleagues. But he is a man quickly becoming obsessed with a curious and frightening question... what is the mysterious apparition found ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, mad scientist, ghost, danger, afterlife, haunted by the past, experiment gone awry, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, photograph, imaginary, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 595
Severed Ties (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A regeneration experiment on a severed arm goes awry, turning the limb into a murderous, reptilian creature.
Style: serious, rough, dark humor, bleak, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, face ripped off, crimes, chases and races, escapades, imaginary, deadly, disorder, supernatural, vengeance, kidnapping, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, man versus machine, danger ...
Time: future, 18th century, year 1996, 1780s, 22nd century ...
Place: europe, manhattan new york city, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Three... Extremes (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 118 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, rough, scary, anthology ...
Plot: cannibalism, murder, healing power, gory, danger, spouse in danger, jealousy, strangulation, abortion, director, pregnancy, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, japan, korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 9K
Dolls (1987)
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, tense, cult film, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, supernatural, objects come to life, toy, toy maker, surrealism, danger, youth, golden years, couple relations, evil doll, stranded ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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