Movies like The Curse

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The Curse (1987)
 5.2
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The Curse (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathan Hayes is a religious man trying to hold onto his farm and keep his family in line. A real estate developer is trying to buy most of the farm property in the area, including Mr. Hayes family farm, in the hope that the Tennesse Valley Authority will choose the town for the site of a new dam and recreational area. The night of a terrible storm, an unidentified, glowing object crashes on the Hayes farm and with it comes a horrible curse for the Hayes family and the members of the community.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, infection, contamination, water, farm, meteorite, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, chaos, escapades, rescue, countryside, cow, chicken, pitchfork, farm hand, zombie, dangerous animal, mad scientist, family in danger, animal life, curses spells and rituals, gory, disorder ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Curse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, mutant and chaos mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Curse: The Children (1980), Mosquito (1994), The Incredible Melting Man (1977), The Giant Spider Invasion (1975), MorphMan (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Children (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: zombie, evil child, burned alive, contamination, toxic, rescue, deadly creature, danger, deadly, mutant, radiation, plague ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
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100%
 4.8
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Mosquito (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An alien starship crashes in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitos begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant insects became very agressive, killing every human being they find. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, absurd, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, animal horror, mutant, chaos, deadly creature, danger, space and aliens, battles, giant insect, park ranger, chainsaw, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, man versus machine, space travel, a.i., mad scientist, experiment gone awry, battles, nasa ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
65%
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 4.3
 1K
MorphMan (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, plague, disorder, chaos, supernatural, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, small town, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.7
 602
Monster (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.
Style: scary, serious, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, supernatural, dangerous animal, investigation, disorder, lake or river, breeding, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, prehistory, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 716
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, alien, rescue, mutant, technology gone awry, alien encounter, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, rivalry, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: mutant, rat, survivor, survival, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, save the world, animal life, chaos, gory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered cyborgs for use as "super soldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the cyborgs malfunction and turn on their creators.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, superhuman powers, super soldier, battles, technology gone awry, terrorism, deadly, danger, deadly creature, soldier ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.9
 2K
Piranha (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Doctor Baines has been conducting genetic experiments on piranhas and has made them virtually unstoppable. Unfortunately, his assistants, Maggie and Paul, accidentally release the hybrids into the Lost River Lake threatening to destroy everyone in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, humorous ...
Plot: piranha, summer camp, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly, danger, mutant, gory, chaos, race against time, eaten alive ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
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It's Alive (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Alive is a modern remake of the classic 1970s horror film. When a young woman learns that she's pregnant, she leaves graduate school to set up a home with her boyfriend in the country. The fate of the happy new family takes a gruesome ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, mutant, baby, pregnancy, riddles and clues, supernatural, disorder, deadly, babies and infants, danger, curses spells and rituals, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Terror Within (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experiments in biological warfare have destroyed all but a few remnants of the human race. Alone in a lab, eight students work feverishly to create a vaccine before they are forced outside in search for food. It is then that the surviving scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, laboratory, desert, monster rape, survival, rescue, danger, deadly creature, apocalypse, isolation, plague, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, blindness, meteorite, meteor, survival, save the world, rescue, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, deadly, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.9
 905
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, blood, survival, supernatural, chaos, deadly, gory, danger, survival horror, gore, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, isolation, dangerous animal, danger, space and aliens, battles, chaos ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 6K
Mulberry St (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, danger, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, mad scientist, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Slime City Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dirty bomb has decimated New York City s financial district and reduced midtown to a post-apocalyptic nightmare. The neighborhood known as Slime City has been evacuated, except for the homeless, and in the ruins of a soup kitchen four squatters ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: danger, rescue, deadly creature, rivalry, mutant, chaos, survival, apocalypse, zombie, deadly, mentally unstable, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 4K
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: dinosaur, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, disorder, gory, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Night Shadows (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, chaos, plague, toxic, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.9
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Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, bio weapon, save the world, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 90s, near future, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, survival, danger, supernatural, rescue, deadly, chaos, gory, apocalypse, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, save the world, danger, supernatural, heroes, deadly creature, deadly, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, race against time, on the run, rescue, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, gory, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mutants (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The greedy Braylon owns the Just Rite Sugar Company and has hired the unethical scientist Sergei to conduct an experiment to make an addictive sugar stronger than heroin or nicotine to increase his sales. Sergei uses invisible people as test ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, escapades, danger, adventure, chaos, plague, supernatural, rivalry, drug abuse, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
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They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, supernatural, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, track down, murder, plague, dangerous animal, deadly, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chaos, chase, murder, creature feature ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 796
Code Red (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A female doctor struggling to find her daughter after a long lost World War II biological weapon explodes on a U.S. military base in Bulgaria, turning people into mutant zombies.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mutant, chaos, danger, battles, deadly, supernatural, zombie, survival, bio weapon, violence, world war two, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, laboratory, rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, reincarnation ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1960s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, germany, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, saga ...
Plot: mutant, island, isolation, survival, rescue, investigation, deadly, danger, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, mutant, experiment, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, gory, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%