Movies like The Dark 1993

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The Dark (1993)
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The Dark (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal. One man, a cop, is determined to kill this mysterious creature. Another, a scientist, is determined to capture and save this miraculous being. Stalking the creature in it's subterranean habitat, neither man is aware of the battle they are about to start. A battle for science, survival and revenge.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, special agents, supernatural, danger, scientist, creature, tunnel, cemetery, revenge, vengeance, heroes, adventurer, obsessive quest, animal life, escapades, disorder, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, agent, fbi, diner ...
Time: prehistory

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, experiment gone awry, deadly creature and survival mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Dark: Dinocroc (2004), Scintilla (2014), Snakehead Terror (2004), Bugs (2003), Sabretooth (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dinocroc (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an African dinosaur ancestor of the crocodile is found, Dr. Campbell uses its DNA to create prototypes at Paula Kennedy's Genetic Research Co. (Gereco) lab. However one must be put down after killing someone, another escapes and the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, survival, dangerous animal, danger, adventurer, deadly, chaos, dinosaur, animal life, adventure ...
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Scintilla (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From a torturous cell in Africa, Abel Powell is released and given the chance to regroup his team of skilled mercenaries for one last job. A top scientist will guide them half a mile underground through an ex-Soviet bunker to extract the vital ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, danger, heroes, deadly creature, military base, mutant, deadly, laboratory, imaginary, indoor, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, dangerous animal, supernatural, isolation, survival, chaos, experiment gone awry, small town life, disorder, animal life, heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
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Bugs (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A cop on the track of a criminal finds himself in the midst of an unfinished subway tunnel, when his flashlight reveals a startling discovery: a three metre long scorpion-like Bug. With one slice of its massive tail the bug fells the man and devours ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: monster, violence, insect, dangerous animal, chaos, deadly, race against time, deadly creature, special agents, danger, swat, battle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Sabretooth (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, heroes, danger, deadly, gory, tiger, creature feature, catastrophe, chase, brutality, adventure ...
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63%
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The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: quarantine, parasite, deadly creature, plague, deadly, survival, infected, isolation, danger, professor, scientist, expedition ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.5
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Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly, supernatural, danger, gory, disorder, working undercover, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 646
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 ⇓
48%
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Bottom Feeder (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of utility workers are trapped in a series of tunnels which, unfortunately, contain a scientist mutated by his own creation. The creature feeds instantly on a rat, becoming what it has eaten.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, deadly, chaos, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
44%
The Dark Lurking (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eight remaining survivors of a secret research facility barricade themselves away from a horde of ancient and deadly creatures
Style: tense, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, secret place, danger, deadly creature, deadly, experiment gone awry, mutant, monster, zombie, isolation, strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, danger, escapades, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, store ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, crimes, rescue, dangerous animal, survival, small town life, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly, race against time, heroes, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Warriors of Terra (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A headstrong animal-rights activist group plans a raid on a bio-tech company to stop the cruelty. They...
Style: serious, scary, suspense, captivating
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, deadly, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, confined, mutant, laboratory, genetic engineering, breaking and entering, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 1K
Dead Shadows (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dead Shadows tells the terrifying story about a young man, Chris, whose parents were brutally killed 11 years ago, on the same day that the comet of Haley could be seen from earth. Tonight, a new comet is going to appear and everyone in Chris’s ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Plot: survival, supernatural, chaos, danger, deadly, mutant, comet, deadly creature, escapades, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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The 13th Unit (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves trapped in an underground storage facility, struggling to survive while being hunted by a supernatural beast that resides inside the mysterious 13th unit.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: survival, curses spells and rituals, dangerous animal, murder, danger, supernatural, deadly, storage unit, monster, deathtrap, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mad scientist, danger, deadly, chaos, small town, small community, supernatural, dark secret, survival, under the surface, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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Septic Man (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sewage worker gets trapped inside a septic tank during a water contamination crisis and undergoes a hideous transformation. To escape, he must team up with a docile Giant and confront the murdering madman known as Lord Auch.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: losing-it hero, survival, murder, contamination, danger, investigation, supernatural, evacuation, small town, mysterious character, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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37%
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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
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35%
 3.5
 2K
Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mosquito, danger, supernatural, swat, track down, transformation, virus, escaped prisoner, police investigation, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Monster Ark (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is film-making of the shoddiest and laziest sort. Every scene is a showcase for the writer/director's ignorance. O'Brien is completely unfamiliar with science. He knows nothing of how scientists talk, how they analyze, how they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, archaeology, tomb, noah's ark, supernatural, ancient mystery, deadly creature, survival, desert, danger, shipwreck, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful
Plot: wilderness, found footage, deadly creature, obsessive quest, escapades, supernatural, danger, mutant, deadly, experiment gone awry, frankenstein's monster, professor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
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Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is found on the ship and watched over in a secret location deep ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly, space and aliens, dangerous animal, danger, desert, journalism, animal horror, government coverup, news reporter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cemetery Gates (2006)
Genre: Horror, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When two ecologists break-in the laboratory of Dr. Belmont, they find a box with a subject and they decide to set the experiment free in the woods. During the transportation, the box opens and releases the mutant Tasmanian Devil that devours the two ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, twist ending
Plot: mutation, mystery, supernatural, survival, deadly creature, gory, escapades, deadly, danger, crimes, experiment, creature feature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beyond Loch Ness (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Murphey is a rugged cryptozoologist, who thirty years earlier, during a trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, had a fatal encounter with the fabled "Nessie" creature that killed his father, and left James with deep facial scar. Twenty years ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, deadly creature, dangerous animal, abandoned mine, violence, survival, experiment gone awry, obsessive quest, deadly, mystery, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, virtual reality, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, save the day, supernatural, a.i., technology gone awry, vengeance, chaos, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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