Movies like Critters

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Critters (1986)
 6.1
 35K
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, surprise ending, suspense, psychotronic, splatter, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, creature, bounty hunter, chaos, small town, outer space, misfit, family in danger, space and aliens, intergalactic, alien creature, cat, sheriff, alien contact, alien monster, evil alien, catastrophe, prison, spacecraft, family, dangerous animal, disaster, terminator, escapades, rivalry ...
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 splatter films with plots about danger, monster, deadly, brutality, catastrophe, violence and dialogue mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Critters: Tremors (1990), Gremlins (1984), Eight Legged Freaks (2002), Night of the Creeps (1986), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 134K
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: scary, suspenseful, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, deadly creature, desert, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, rescue, small town, mutant, stranded, death, tentacle ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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100%
 5.5
 15K
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, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, evil alien, space and aliens, creature, easter, alien, dog, catastrophe, mad scientist, disaster, spacecraft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 218K
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: teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, deadly creature, pets, small town, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, escapades, human animal relationship, genetically altered ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 12K
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, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: alien, fire, alien creature, chaos, disorder, dangerous animal, save the world, survival, deadly creature, heroes, bounty hunter, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, heroes, giant spider, dangerous animal, deadly creature, creature feature, perfume, barbershop, cocoon, stupidity, dumb, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ 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, splatter, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, alien, zombie, survival, monster, undead, police, college, corpse, experiment, chaos and mayhem, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1959
Place: california
⇓ 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: parody, humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth, race against time, save the day, save the world, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, evil alien, mad scientist, giant spider, save the world, experiment gone awry, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly creature, mutant, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 37K
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: quarantine, evil alien, small town, survival, chaos, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 81K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, monster, zombie, transformation, zombification, apocalypse, alien invasion, save the day, alien, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 69K
Arachnophobia (1990)
Genre: Comedy, 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, macabre, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature feature, spider, small town, survival, expedition, exterminator, nobody believes, dangerous animal, coincidence, race against time, paranoia, jungle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, south america, venezuela, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 127K
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, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, suburban life, suburbs, evil alien, heroes, friendship, alien invasion, silly humor, disorder, super weapon, invasion, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 224K
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, mars, alien invasion, space and aliens, flying saucer, save the world, outer space, alien, congress, space travel, alien encounter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, new york, taj mahal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, alien, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, save the world, deadly creature, misfit, heroes, benign alien, supernatural, bounty hunter ...
Time: future, 2040s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, evil alien, alien contact, space and aliens, alien, alien invasion, deadly creature, ufo, murder, alien encounter, political corruption, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 42K
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, survival, vulgarity, youth, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), lake, beach, eaten alive, fear, absurdism, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Quiet Place Part II (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.
Style: suspense, macabre, scary, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: post apocalypse, alien, survival, silence, survival horror, alien monster, monster, deafness, alien creature, child in peril, alien invasion, strong female character ...
Time: near future
Place: new york, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, oil refinery, metamorphosis, hunting, human versus monster, supernatural, survival, deadly creature, stranded, monster, dinosaur, eaten alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 291
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: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, parody ...
Plot: chaos, space and aliens, dangerous animal, escapades, mars, alien, monster, misfit, murder, female nudity, news report, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, post apocalypse, survival, end of the world, mad scientist, vestiges of humanity, save the world, chaos, comet, chase, disaster, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.5
 852K
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, suspense, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, monster, evil alien, outer space, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, survival horror, fear ...
Time: future, distant future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, murder, good versus evil, investigation, outer space, race against time, survival, alien, evil alien, space travel, heroic mission, save the world ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, latin america, colombia, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, parody, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, disorder, chaos, nosy, deadly creature, escapades, plague, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, farm, disorder, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, survival, heroes, countryside, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.4
 937
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, rescue, mutant, technology gone awry, alien encounter, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, secret project, law enforcement, outer space ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: humorous, semi serious, parody, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, vampire, small town, supernatural, nerd, alien, save the day, evil alien, apocalypse, high school, dark humor, social satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Burt Gummer returns home to Perfection, Nev., to find that the town of terror has become a theme park, and when the simulated giant worm attacks turn real, the survivalist must battle the creatures once again. Gummer pits his impressive knowledge of ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, small town, real estate agent, human versus monster, rescue, deadly creature, supernatural, store, creature, worm, monster, desert ...
Place: nevada, usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.5
 3K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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, slasher, parody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, supernatural, crimes, missing person, escapades, death, violence, brutality, murder, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.5
 90K
Piranha 3D (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Each year the population of sleepy Lake Victoria, Arizona explodes from 5,000 to 50,000 residents for the annual Spring Break celebration. But then, an earthquake opens an underwater chasm, releasing an enormous swarm of ancient Piranha that have ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, dangerous animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly creature, death, rescue, violence, animal attack, save the day, race against time, survival, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ 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, semi serious, sexy, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, mutant, halloween, reanimated corpse, experiment, mutation, corpse, infection, poodle, supernatural, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%