Movies like Earth vs. the Spider

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Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
 4.3
 2K
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, exciting, suspense, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, crimes, supernatural, heroes, laboratory, good versus evil, mad scientist, danger, disorder, deadly creature, supernatural ability, zombie, survival, fighting crime, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, unfulfilled love, deadly, rivalry, master villain, dog ...

Most similar movies to Earth vs. the Spider

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about danger, experiment gone awry, escapades, deadly, disorder, supernatural and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Earth vs. the Spider: The Return of Swamp Thing (1989), Swamp Thing (1982), Night Shadows (1984), Shrunken Heads (1994), They Crawl (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, swamp, mad scientist, rivalry, laboratory, secret identity, danger, supernatural, good versus evil, rescue, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 12K
Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: swamp, superhero, mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, rescue, deadly, rivalry, superhuman powers ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, experiment gone awry, danger, plague, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 977
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: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, voodoo, chaos, superhero, vengeance, good versus evil, chaos and mayhem, gangsters, escapades, crimes, supernatural ability, master villain ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 634
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, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, good versus evil, righting the wronged, danger, murder, escapades, dangerous animal, chases and races, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 980
Proteus (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Group of heroin smugglers finds shelter on abandoned oil rig after their ship had exploded. Soon they find that the oil rig was just cover for biological experiment. One of the results is Charlie - shape-shifting monster with ability to absorb the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, gang, laboratory, deadly, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, adventure, deadly creature, danger, ocean or sea, drug dealing, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, super soldier, deadly, battles, technology gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, danger, soldier ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 645
Webs (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Richard Greico leads a team of electrical workers who stumble across a terrifying parallel universe. While investigating a strange power source in an abandoned building, the workers find themselves sucked into an underworld teeming with massive, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parallel world, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, danger, rivalry, rescue, chaos, escapades, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 747
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: soldier, rivalry, laboratory, alien encounter, deadly, disorder, chases and races, deadly creature, manipulations, escapades, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 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, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, heroes, deadly creature, danger, mutant, military base, deadly, laboratory, supernatural, anti heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, dog, chase, anti heroes, survival, dangerous animal, gory, supernatural, danger, laboratory, investigation, genetic engineering ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of toymakers seek to use Andre Toulon's formula, now in the hands of Toulon's great-nephew Robert, to give life to a line of killer toys that they plan to unleash on Christmas Eve.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: evil doll, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, danger, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, crimes, curses spells and rituals, heroes, factory, evil corporation ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 247
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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: alien, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural ability, crimes, heroes, supernatural, betrayal, rivalry, friendship, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 6K
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, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police investigation, police, mad scientist, supernatural, good versus evil, police corruption, rivalry, track down, deadly, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, rabbit, experiment gone awry, chaos, mad scientist, deadly, danger, heroes, dangerous animal, mutation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, shower, monster, alien, imaginary, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, babies and infants, deadly creature, technology gone awry, dangerous animal, chases and races ...
Time: future, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 5K
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, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, save the world, danger, mad scientist, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 2.7
 1K
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, crimes, dangerous animal, survival, rescue, deadly creature, danger, race against time, small town life, deadly, disorder, experiment gone awry ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bride of Re-Animator (1989)
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: scary, humorous, rough, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, laboratory, police detective, zombie, danger, perversion, good versus evil, reanimation, corpse, doctor, experiment, science ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Darkman III: Die Darkman Die (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Darkman, needing money to continue his experiments on synthetic skin, steals a crate of cash from drug lord Peter Rooker...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, dark
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, experiment, drug lord, gangsters, heroes, imaginary, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, escapades, secret agents, bait, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Darkman and Durant return and they hate each other as much as ever. This time, Durant has plans to take over the city's drug trade using high-tech weaponry. Darkman must step in and try to stop Durant once and for all.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough, dark
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, imaginary, escapades, criminal's revenge, secret agents, frame up, mad scientist, gang, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 2K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, gory, danger, escapades, experiment gone awry, social relations, deadly, abandoned mine, dynamite, tentacle, mutant ...
Time: 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 628
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
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, police chief, bat, university, college, rivalry, chaos, police investigation, supernatural, murder, righting the wronged, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, deadly, isolation, danger, missing person, mad doctor, island, laboratory, slasher ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.0
 868
Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: pets, danger, mutant, experiment gone awry, imaginary, heroes, escapades, chases and races, deadly creature, supernatural ability, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.1
 2K
King Cobra (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 30 feet of pure terror is the result of an experimental drug used in a biochemical lab and this mutated nightmare is pure evil! Half-African cobra and half-diamondback, he's 30 feet long with a giant appetite for terror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, bleak
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, dangerous animal, giant snake, escapades, experiment gone awry, heroes, danger, small town, rivalry, martial arts, mutation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.3
 792
Electra (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Billionaire named Roach desperately searches for the secret serum which could turn an ordinary human into a superbeing...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, kidnapping, superhero, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, couples, disorder, fighting crime, dishonesty, danger, race against time, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 6K
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, science, time lapse photography, scientist, murder, anti heroes, space and aliens, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, chases and races, future dystopia, heroes ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, small town, giant spider, evil alien, experiment gone awry, save the world, supernatural, danger, deadly, disorder, chaos, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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