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The Day of the Triffids (1963)
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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 original novel, this chaos results in the escape of Triffids: farmed plants harvested for their oils, which are capable of moving themselves around and are carnivorous. In this film version, however, the Triffids are not indigenous plants. Instead they are space aliens whose spores have arrived in this and an earlier meteor shower. Derided by the original novel's author, John Wyndham, for straying so far away from the source material.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense, serious, experimental, psychotronic, cult film, weird ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: meteorite, mutant, blindness, meteor, survival, save the world, rescue, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, deadly, deadly creature, space and aliens, humanity in peril, alien invasion, factory, humanity, catastrophe, apocalypse, plague, heroes, asteroids and comets, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, france, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, escapades, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, survival and chaos mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Day of the Triffids: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), The Slime People (1963), H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005), Dead Shadows (2012), The Zombie Diaries (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: alien invasion, alien, investigation, danger, body swapping, alien encounter, biologist, apocalypse, supernatural, sleeping, lookalikes, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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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, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
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H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi horror, civilization is laid to ruin when a super race of aliens invades Earth. In a blink of an eye, massive "walkers" cover the planet, annihilating all in their path. As cities ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, soldier, astronomer, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, introspection, save the world, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, chaos, deadly, danger, supernatural, mutant, comet, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, violence spree, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, rough, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, race against time, apocalypse, survival, danger, gory, on the run, rescue, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
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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, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, danger, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 1990s, near future, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
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The X from Outer Space (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area. As they near the red planet, they encounter a mysterious UFO that coats the ship's hull with ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, mars, chase, rescue, ufo, chases and races, heroes, escapades, save the day, evil alien, danger, save the world ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, heroes, military base, deadly, mutant, danger, laboratory, imaginary, indoor, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, slasher, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mutant, chaos, rescue, deadly creature, rivalry, danger, survival, apocalypse, escapades, supernatural, social misfits, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, monster rape, desert, laboratory, survival, rescue, danger, deadly creature, battles, isolation, apocalypse, plague ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
TV show
Story: It's an up-to-date setting of the 1951 sci-fi thriller. With the world blinded and the Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered, sighted survivors to fight this carnivorous plant invasion. With a brave new world of maniacs, warring ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, save the world, heroic mission, apocalypse, danger, heroes, space and aliens, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, bleak, serious
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A crack space pilot returns to earth to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer robots.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stranded (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Lunar Base Ark explores ore and unexpectedly is hit by a meteor shower and has severe damages. Colonel Gerard Brauchman sends the crewwoman Ava Cameron to repair a wing that is full of CO2. Dr. Lance Krauss warns that the gas may cause paranoia ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trapped in space, survival, astronaut, supernatural, isolation, spacecraft, alien encounter, danger, confined, deadly, evil alien, paranoia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Screamers: The Hunting (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of humans arrive on Sirius 6-B to investigate an SOS signal sent out from the planet, which has been supposedly deserted since the destruction of the man-made weapons known as "screamers." Once the squad arrives, they find a group ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, deadly, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, a.i., chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, and the Dimension Tide, a device that creates artificial black holes! During a test of the Dimension Tide, eggs ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, supernatural, survival, space travel, heroic mission, escapades, dangerous animal, deadly, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 1990s, 1950s, 50s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Day of the Triffids (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: BBC mini-series remake of the 1962 original. When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, distopia, deadly creature, heroes, adventure, escapades, experiment gone awry, cons and scams, heroic mission, survival, space travel, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Hybrid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of space renegades hook up with a drifter named McQueen. Together they hole up in an abandoned research facility for the night and are relentlessly pursued by a human/monster hybrid.
Style: rough, scary, serious, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, survival, deadly, danger, raped by monster, isolation, confined, stalking, laboratory, desert, experiment, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, mind game, danger, deadly, investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
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Place: england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Autumn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The virus came so fast no one had time to prepare. Before the day was over, entire towns were decimated, and large cities became monumental tombs. Left with nothing but fading hope and the will to live, reclusive software consultant Michael (Dexter ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, interactive
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, danger, deadly creature, save the world, chaos, virus, profanity, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, danger, chaos, apocalypse, heroes, mutant, space and aliens, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Phase IV (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Arizona ants mock the food chain on their way to a desert lab to get two scientists and a woman.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, ant, scientist, murder, science, time lapse photography, good versus evil, save the world, escapades, chases and races, race against time, misfit ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Mutant World (2014)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A decade after a disastrous meteor impact wipes out most of society, a group of survivalists emerge to find themselves on a twisted version of the old Earth, with a nascent society besieged by vicious marauders, ferocious mutants, and the dreadful ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, enigmatic, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, meteorite, infection, contamination, farm, space and aliens, chaos, danger, escapades, supernatural, rescue, countryside ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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