Movies like The Brood

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The Brood (1979)
 6.8
 23K
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, atmospheric, tense, rough, mind bending, serious, surreal ...
Plot: mutant, body horror, experiment gone awry, transformation, genetically altered, danger, murder, attic, strangulation, 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: kindergarten, canada

Most similar movies to The Brood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and atmospheric films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, murder, death and gore mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Brood: The Kindred (1987), The Fly (1986), Rabid (1977), Shivers (1975), Videodrome (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, gory, murder, supernatural, crimes, survival, experimenting, investigation, experiment gone awry, escapades, twins ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 147K
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: suspense, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: experiment, mad scientist, scientist, science, mutant, tragic love, mutation, research, nightmare, deadly creature, transformation, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 14K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, motorcycle, infected, murder, accident, surgery, body horror, rabies, clinic, gory, mad scientist, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, mine, montreal quebec, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 16K
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: sexual, scary, offbeat, serious, rough ...
Plot: zombie, body horror, parasite, mad scientist, gory, island, race against time, chaos and mayhem, dangerous attraction, chases and races, violence spree, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 76K
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, disturbing, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: insanity, bdsm, cult, brainwashing, paranoia, audition, media, assassination, mind control, virtual reality, hallucination, tv station ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 573
Scanner Cop II (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
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: rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: police officer, heroes, crimes, supernatural ability, vengeance, psychopath, investigation, terrorism, serial killer, supernatural, save the day, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 1K
Scanner Cop (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, vengeance, gory, supernatural, adoption, fighting crime, deadly, supernatural ability, police station, rivalry, danger, psychic power ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: metal, hit and run, transformation, gore, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, gory, deadly, rivalry, memory loss, ghost, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: murder, mad scientist, good versus evil, femme fatale, serial killer, split personality, prostitute, evil woman, battles, power relations, mystery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: victorian, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 44K
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, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: mind control, violence, world domination, telepathy, mind reading, telekinesis, paranormal phenomena, murder, scientist, gory, heroic mission, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 88K
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: futuristic, surreal, disturbing, stylized, tense ...
Plot: virtual reality, escape from reality, inventions and discoveries, cyberpunk, video game, cyberspace, technology gone awry, future dystopia, computers and web, danger, hacker, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, supernatural, man versus machine, space travel, space and aliens, escapades, mad scientist, zombie, deadly, a.i., experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mad scientist, ghost, experiment gone awry, haunted by the past, afterlife, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, photograph, zombie, supernatural romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 836
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, kidnapping, mad scientist, experiment, psychopath, danger, animal life, deadly, disorder, prostitute, experiment gone awry, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 586
Severed Ties (1992)
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: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, face ripped off, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, experiment gone awry, escapades, supernatural, vengeance, kidnapping, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's ...
Style: bleak, scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, psychopath, experiment gone awry, zombie, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, crimes, violence, murder, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 5K
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, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, danger, haunted by the past, missing person, vengeance, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly creature, space station, master villain, deadly, man versus machine, danger ...
Time: future, 18th century, year 1996, 1780s, 1790s ...
Place: europe, manhattan new york city, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 12K
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, government agent, telepathy, vengeance, family relations, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1978
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 30K
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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: genetics, obsession, science, isolation, experiment gone awry, psychologist, university, genetically altered, danger, transformation, mad scientist, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: campus, california, africa, boston, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
 1K
Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 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, surprise ending
Plot: mutant, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, danger, confined, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, desert, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 8K
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, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, objects come to life, toy, doll, toy maker, surrealism, danger, youth, couple relations, golden years, evil doll, stranded ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 3K
Nightmares (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A collection of short stories. In one a woman who leaves her house late at night to drive to the store while a killer is loose encounters some problems. In the second an arcade whiz kid's obsession with a game leads to deadly consequences. In ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, surreal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, urban legend, serial killer, monster, maniac, priest, obsession, video game, mind game, danger, hidden identity, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 739
Rubber's Lover (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A powerful and secretive corporation is conducting underground psychic experiments utilizing Digital Direct Drive, otherwise known as DDD. While under the influence of the drug ether, the human subjects are outfitted in rubber suits and bombarded ...
Style: rough, psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: fetish, surrealism, metamorphosis, brutality, violence, sex, life is a bitch, future dystopia, hostages, society, mad scientist, confined ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.6
 3K
Carnosaur (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, disorder, extinction, danger, dangerous animal, imaginary, gory, mutant ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 20K
The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: teleportation, monster, laboratory, mutation, human becomes animal, genetic engineering, mad scientist, gory, transformation, deadly creature, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, save the world, vengeance, mutant, destiny, danger, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, alien invasion, biologist, alien encounter, danger, investigation, apocalypse, body swapping, supernatural, space and aliens, lookalikes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rooftop, telephone conversation, superhuman powers, androids and robots, vengeance, rivalry, danger, supernatural, chaos, gang, apocalypse ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, psychopath, infidelity, gory, zombie, apocalypse, vengeance, rivalry, radio, plague, new year, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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