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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, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, blindness, meteorite, meteor, survival, save the world, rescue, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, deadly, deadly creature, catastrophe, humanity in peril, alien invasion, factory, humanity, apocalypse, plague, space and aliens, heroes, asteroids and comets, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, france, spain

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Most similar movies to The Day of the Triffids

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, escapades, chaos and survival 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), 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, biologist, alien encounter, danger, investigation, apocalypse, supernatural, body swapping, sleeping, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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100%
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 ⇓
82%
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: serious, suspenseful, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, soldier, astronomer, alien, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, introspection, save the world, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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 ⇓
71%
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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, 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 ⇓
68%
 3.9
 2K
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 ⇓
66%
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 2K
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%
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 ⇓
63%
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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
Plot: dinosaur, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, disorder, gory, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, scary, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, mars, chase, rescue, ufo, survival, chaos and mayhem, space travel, race against time, dangerous animal, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
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, supernatural, deadly creature, save the world, chaos, apocalypse, heroic mission, heroes, deadly, space and aliens, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
60%
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, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, rescue, space travel, survival, apocalypse, technology gone awry, danger, deadly, a.i., chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, robot, alien invasion, deadly, danger, evil alien, space and aliens, survival, androids and robots, escapades, save the world, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4K
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, isolation, supernatural, spacecraft, alien encounter, confined, danger, deadly, paranoia, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.1
 6K
Dracula 3000 (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, South Africa
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the year 3000, the deep space salvage ship Mother III locates the vanished starship Demeter in the Carpathian System. Captain Abraham Van Helsing and his crew composed of the blonde assistant Aurora Ash; the crippled navigator Arthur "The ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dracula, good versus evil, one man army, imaginary, ship, survival, space travel, outer space, supernatural, rescue, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
58%
 3.1
 523
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: survival, isolation, mutant, deadly, danger, confined, stalking, laboratory, desert, deadly creature, experiment, half human ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
56%
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 ...
Plot: island, alien, scientist, danger, deadly, supernatural, love triangle, isolation, investigation, sheep, catastrophe, distopia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 2K
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
Plot: plague, zombie, apocalypse, isolation, survival, danger, deadly creature, save the world, chaos, virus, profanity, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 2.8
 639
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
Plot: mutant, survival, danger, deadly, chaos, deadly creature, apocalypse, future dystopia, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, graphic violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Day of the Triffids (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: distopia, apocalypse, save the world, escapades, deadly creature, cons and scams, survival, danger, alien encounter, heroic mission, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, save the world, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, deadly, imaginary, heroic mission, space travel, chaos ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
55%
Monster of Terror (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man visits his fiancé's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants. When his own wife falls victim ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, greenhouse, mystery, supernatural, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, crimes, radiation, estate, old dark house ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 7K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, time lapse photography, science, murder, ant, scientist, danger, dangerous animal, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, save the world ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
In the Year 2889 (1969)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The last seven survivors of a nuclear war barricade themselves against an attack by a mutant cannibal.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, rough, psychotronic
Plot: mutant, survival, moonshine, end of the world, radiation, murder, post apocalypse, confined, life is a bitch, imaginary, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%