Movies like The Brood

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 6.9
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The Brood
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense, surreal, rough, serious, macabre ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, vengeance, psychiatry, divorce, serial killer, child abuse, blood, mental illness, doctors and patients, mutant, visceral, splatter, insanity, mad scientist, violent, brutality, psychology, police investigation, gory, violence, demons, psychiatrist, body horror, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kindergarten, canada
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Videodrome
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Canada
87 min.
 7.3
The Fly
Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
USA, UK, Canada
96 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to The Brood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and macabre films with plots about brutality, catastrophe, violence, gory, mentor, blood and deadly mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Brood: Shivers (1975), Rabid (1977), Scanners (1981), Videodrome (1983), The Fury (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
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Shivers
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, witty ...
Plot: mad scientist, gory, zombie, violence, blood, splatter, gore, pornography, murder, sexualized violence, island, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
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System:   95%
    User:   84%
 
 6.4
 13K
Rabid
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, biting, rough, serious ...
Plot: gory, vampire, motorcycle, zombie, mad scientist, blood, cannibalism, violence, splatter, visceral, clinic, mutant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, mine, quebec, montreal quebec
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System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
 6.8
 41K
Scanners
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, suspenseful, scary, tense, rough ...
Plot: gory, violence, blood, master villain, mind control, brutality, splatter, gore, visceral, supernatural ability, mad scientist, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
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 7.3
 71K
Videodrome
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, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, cult, obsession, brainwashing, surrealism, television, pornography, violence, cyberpunk, insanity, sex, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
 6.4
 12K
The Fury
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, tense, scary, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, chase, supernatural, violence, blood, conspiracy, crimes, splatter, stylish, violent, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1978
Place: middle east, chicago illinois
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System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
 6.7
 18K
From Beyond
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: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: mad scientist, gory, zombie, murder, supernatural, insanity, monster, blood, transformation, laboratory, splatter, torture ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
 7.5
 138K
The Fly
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, teleportation, transformation, science, experiment, deadly creature, brutality, tragic love, gory, tragedy, monster ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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Tetsuo, the Iron Man
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, sexual, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: transformation, cyberpunk, surrealism, splatter, androids and robots, gory, visceral, factory, insanity, mad scientist, metal, gore ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 5.7
 2K
Nightmares
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, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, supernatural, gory, video game, monster, obsession, on the road, store, urban legend, demons, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
 6.5
 5K
Asylum
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, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: psychiatrist, serial killer, mental illness, supernatural, mad scientist, insanity, mental institution, mentally unstable, blindness, doctors, imaginary friend, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 6.1
 19K
The Signal
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, serious, rough, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, zombie, vengeance, apocalypse, violence, blood, brutality, death, splatter, deadly creature, gore, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
Humanoids from the Deep
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, rough, serious, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, rape, mad scientist, zombie, survival, monster, gore, splatter, supernatural, blood, violence, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
 6.8
 27K
Phantasm
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, gory, small town, zombie, good versus evil, splatter, alien, crimes, supernatural, deadly, blood, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
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 6.8
 85K
eXistenZ
Genre: Horror, 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: futuristic, surreal, clever, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, alternate reality, cyberpunk, postmodernism, gory, technology gone awry, computer game, violence, existentialism, technology, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
Horror Express
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, gory, monster, alien, zombie, supernatural, murder, good versus evil, monk, slasher, gore, aliens ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, prehistory, 80s
Place: asia, china, england, europe, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
Three... Extremes
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: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: gory, cannibalism, vengeance, murder, torture, blood, guilt, splatter, storytelling, visceral, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer
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, serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, surrealism, cyberpunk, violence, androids and robots, life philosophy, gang, master villain, visceral, brutality, insanity ...
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
 5.6
 9K
C.H.U.D.
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, monster, slasher, gore, blood, police investigation, supernatural, anti heroes, monsters, homeless, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, paranoia, apocalypse, transformation, zombie, chase, aliens, paranoid, visceral, investigation, clones ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
Dracula: Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, blood, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, violent, goth, demons, splatter ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 6.8
 18K
Salem's Lot
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, splatter, adaptation, mysterious character, mentor, blood, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
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System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
 7.3
 25K
The Changeling
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, mystery, murder, solitude, death, ghost, investigation, chase, revenge, ghosts, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century
Place: seattle, usa, new york, new york state, seattle washington
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System:   30%
    User:   36%
 
 7.1
 71K
Martyrs
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, serious, bloody ...
Plot: brutality, torture, gory, suffering, violence, torment, vengeance, child abuse, afterlife, cult, insanity, torture chamber ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
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System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
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Hellraiser: Bloodline
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, space station, blood, deadly creature, torture, splatter, demons, master villain, hell, supernatural ability, demon, save the world ...
Time: future, 18th century, 22nd century, year 1996, 1780s ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city
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System:   30%
    User:   34%
 
The Last Man on Earth
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, vampire, end of the world, blood, survival, virus, antidote, chase, loneliness, adaptation, solitude ...
Place: italy
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System:   29%
    User:   27%
 
The Legend of Hell House
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, gory, supernatural, mystery, investigation, survival, blood, isolation, ghost, ghosts, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
 6.8
 33K
Inside
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, gore, murder, french, violence, brutality, blood, death, hospital, splatter, mysterious character, violent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
Burnt Offerings
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, obsession, ghost, blood, death, losing-it hero, mystery, demons, supernatural ability, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   28%
    User:   32%
 

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Black Sabbath
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, vengeance, ghost, death, stylish, ghosts, mysterious character, slasher, mystery, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, russia
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System:   27%
    User:   26%
 
The Amityville Horror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, island, supernatural, murder, blood, imaginary friend, ghost, police investigation, demons, curses spells and rituals, mystery, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
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