Movies like Dead Heat

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Dead Heat (1988)
 6.1
 7K
Dead Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film, buddy movie, ridiculous, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police investigation, police, mad scientist, supernatural, crimes, heist, hitman, heroes, drug dealing, partners, crime, good versus evil, anti hero, track down, police corruption, experiment gone awry, danger, chases and races, master criminal, law enforcement, buddies, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Dead Heat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, humorous and semi serious films with plots about deadly, danger, zombie, disorder, supernatural, escapades and mad scientist mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Dead Heat: Earth vs. the Spider (2001), Re-Animator (1985), Bride of Re-Animator (1990), Return of the Living Dead II (1988), Man's Best Friend (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, heroes, mad scientist, danger, crimes, good versus evil, deadly creature, supernatural, disorder, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 55K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: cult film, dark humor, humorous, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, decapitation, bodies, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, murder, experiment gone awry, strangulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, police detective, laboratory, zombie, danger, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, perversion, basement, science, desperation, doctor ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, slasher, deadly, deadly creature, parody, escapades, danger, plague ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Man's Best Friend (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, chase, killer dog, anti heroes, dog, dangerous animal, survival, gory, danger, supernatural, anti hero, laboratory ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.3
 337
Overtime (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Raph and Max only kill bad guys, and only after their boss Sam, a high-powered attorney, has cashed a nice paycheck for getting her sleazy clients off the hook. When Sam sends our heroes on a routine hit, they find themselves caught up in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, zombie, danger, laboratory, disorder, alien encounter, couple relations, parents and children, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, parody ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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 ⇓
69%
 3.9
 790
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, race against time, save the world, deadly, gory, danger, evil alien, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 645
Fangs (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, rivalry, deadly creature, animal life, murder, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 2K
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 ⇓
64%
House of the Dead 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival horror, explosion, axe, experiment gone awry, survival, violence spree, college, chaos and mayhem, university, college life, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Shrunken Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three teens killed by a local crime boss return for revenge after a witch doctor revives them through voodoo magic.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, voodoo, fighting crime, danger, supernatural, master criminal, escapades, mischievous children, gang, heroes, superhero, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mad scientist, rescue, swamp, supernatural, master villain, goofy hero, escapades, danger, deadly creature, fighting crime, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, survival, battles, hostage, captivity, isolation, investigation, danger, hostages, small town, race against time, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 669
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, danger, chaos, experiment gone awry, isolation, violence spree, deadly, survival, disorder, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, exciting, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: human versus monster, small town, hunting, oil refinery, metamorphosis, desert, survival, silly humor, animal life, disorder, anti hero, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, nevada, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, leadership, vampire, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dead & Deader (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lt. Bobby Quinn is a Special Forces commando killed during a recon mission in the Cambodian jungle. But when Quinn interrupts his own stateside autopsy, he discovers that the rest of his dead squad has been resurrected with a ravenous apetite for ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, plague, plastic surgeon, apocalypse, survival, supernatural, escapades, a.i., gory, experiment gone awry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 2K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, danger, deadly, missing person, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a renegade band of young filmmakers break into an abandoned hospital to make their horror epic, they stumble upon a real dead body and decide to use it in their movie. They accidentally bring it back to life, open a portal to a dead world that ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, epic, humorous
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, danger, slasher, deadly creature, gory, chaos, deadly, escapades, supernatural, afterlife, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disorder, track down, police investigation, murder, crime, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, partners, deadly, gang, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 913
Monsturd (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A serial killer mutates with a chemical inside a sewer, to become a monster made of human waste just as the FBI and police are onto him.
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, laboratory, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, deadly creature, serial killer, crimes, danger, supernatural, mutant, psychopath, toxic waste ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 13K
Phantasm II (1988)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mortician, zombie, supernatural, good versus evil, gory, heroes, tall man, hospital, murder, deadly creature, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, gory, supernatural, save the day, anti hero, unlikely couple, anti heroes, violence, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As a child Jack Brooks witnessed the brutal murder of his family. Now a young man he struggles with a pestering girlfriend, therapy sessions that resolve nothing, and night classes that barely hold his interest. After unleashing an ancient curse, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: science, camping, demon, disorder, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, vengeance, murder, zombie, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A barrel of radioactive waste is lost out in the woods. Some demented rednecks find it and use it as part of their still. Everybody who drinks from the liquor they produced turns into a zombie.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, destiny, plague, experiment gone awry, anti hero, gory, chaos, disorder, in the woods, toxic ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 803
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, danger, police investigation, tough law enforcer, partners, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, kiss, police officer, police, love interest ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 2K
Made Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and a woman are on the run from gangsters whom he has stolen $12.5 million. When the gangsters show up, he takes them supposedly to where the money is hidden but instead leads them into a trap at a backwoods crystal-meth factory. The gangsters ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, master criminal, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, deadly creature, race against time, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The survivors are saved by the mysterious prophet Shot Bus Gus, who seemingly has the ability to control the beasts. He leads them into the sewers as they travel to the big city. Along the way they get help from karate expert Jean-Claude Seagal and ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disorder, psychopath, chaos, oracle, gory, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, mad scientist, zombie, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%