Movies like Critters

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Critters (1986)
 6.1
 30K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, cult film, surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, danger, chaos, small town, misfit, family in danger, intergalactic, cat, sheriff, explosion, toilet, barn, exploding house, alien creature, catastrophe, prison, spacecraft, family, space and aliens, evil alien, superhuman powers, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa

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Most similar movies to Critters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, cult film and suspenseful films with plots about danger, deadly, catastrophe, monster, splatter, brutality and dialogue mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Critters: Tremors (1990), Gremlins (1984), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), The Giant Spider Invasion (1975), The Blob (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 117K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, desert, deadly creature, creature feature, survival, rescue, human versus monster, danger, mutant, stranded, small town, tentacle ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 14K
Critters 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, alien, pitchfork, easter, dog, creature, catastrophe, survival, mad scientist, werewolf, spacecraft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 192K
Gremlins (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: feel good, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, christmas, deadly creature, monster, pets, small town, genetically altered, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, parody, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, save the day, save the world, danger, youth, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, mad scientist, small town, evil alien, save the world, experiment gone awry, mutant, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 31K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 73K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: scary, dark humor, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, transformation, apocalypse, monster, alien invasion, save the day, alien, zombie, violence, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, macabre, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, axe, zombie, survival, monster, violence, undead, teenager, police, college, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1986 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 62K
Arachnophobia (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A large spider from the jungles of South America is accidentally transported in a crate with a dead body to America where it mates with a local spider. Soon after, the residents of a small California town disappear as the result of spider bites from ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, macabre, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature feature, spider, small town, survival, spiders, expedition, danger, animal horror, exterminator, nobody believes, dangerous animal, coincidence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, south america, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. It's then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spider, spiders, heroes, town meeting, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, perfume, creature feature, forklift, hockey mask ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 120K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, suburbs, friendship, profanity, goofy hero, save the world, space and aliens, buddies, partners, alien encounter, living with parents, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 16K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, evil alien, alien invasion, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, danger, research, toxic, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: alabama, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 39K
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After the events at Lake Victoria, the prehistoric school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into swimming pools, plumbing, and a newly opened water park.
Style: scary, suspense, twist ending, dark humor, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: nudity (topless - notable), piranha, danger, underwater scene, survival, lake, youth, profanity, death, gory, beach, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 11K
Critters 3 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In what appears to be a cross between Critters and The Towering Inferno, the residents of a shoddy L.A. apartment block are chased up to the roof by hoards of the eponymous hairy horrors.
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: laser, alien, hologram, fire, experiment gone awry, alien encounter, survival, save the world, imaginary, deadly, dangerous animal, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.1
 7K
Critters 4 (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, shower, explosion, outer space, alien, experiment gone awry, disorder, escapades, heroes, danger, misfit, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 2040s ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, end of the world, mad scientist, chaos, save the world, danger, comet, catastrophe, chase, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, slasher, deadly, deadly creature, parody, escapades, danger, plague ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind control, space and aliens, evil alien, alien contact, alien invasion, alien, deadly creature, murder, danger, political corruption, alien encounter, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 769K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, fear ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.6
 240
Interplanetary (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine men and women, employees of Interplanetary Corporation, live and work on Mars. Their days aren't particularly interesting, much less exciting, until they are assaulted by a murderous band of strangers and a seemingly unstoppable alien ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Plot: mars, dangerous animal, space and aliens, misfit, escapades, danger, deadly, gory, chaos, land rover, deadpan, gun shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, zombie, countryside, military life, experiment gone awry, survival, escapades, heroes, space and aliens, danger, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, outer space, murder, investigation, good versus evil, race against time, danger, survival, alien, blood, space travel, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, latin america, manhattan new york city, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 9K
Infestation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Our hero, Cooper, awakes to find himself nauseous, weak and covered in webbing, hanging from the ceiling of an office where, just minutes ago, he started his new job. As he struggles out of his slimy prison he comes face to face with his opponent - ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, mutant, evil alien, trap, cocoon, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, heroes, deadly, plague, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 30K
Cursed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.
Style: suspenseful, scary, twist ending, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, female werewolf, transformation, siblings relations, youth, supernatural ability, deadly creature, danger, gory, curses spells and rituals, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: vampire comedy, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, supernatural, small town, teenager, alien, save the day, nerd, parody, apocalypse, high school, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.5
 2K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, danger, deadly, missing person, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
C.H.U.D. II - Bud the Chud (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood.
Style: scary, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, mutant, halloween, teenager, blood splatter, reanimated corpse, flamethrower, severed head, pitchfork, experiment, mutation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Zombie Strippers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a secret government re-animation chemo-virus gets released into conservative Sartre, Nebraska and lands in an underground strip club. As the virus begins to spread, turning the strippers into "Super Zombie ...
Style: humorous, sexy, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: strip club, zombie, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly virus, violence, chaos, plague, supernatural, danger, nothing goes right, race against time ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, objects come to life, hostage, truck, siege, supernatural, danger, hostages, heroic mission, deadly, crimes, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: dark humor, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, violence, experiment, convict, insanity, danger, doctor, laboratory, survival, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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