Movies like Eight Legged Freaks

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Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
 5.4
 53K
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. It's then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize an eclectic group of townspeople, including the Sheriff's young son, Mike, her daughter, Ashley, and paranoid radio announcer Harlan, into battle against the bloodthirsty eight-legged beasts.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, absurd, psychotronic, entertaining, satirical, cult film, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spider, spiders, heroes, town meeting, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, deadly, perfume, creature feature, barbershop, wetting pants, pick up, straight razor, hockey mask, forklift, stupidity, dumb, small town, aunt nephew relationship, animal attack, supernatural, anti hero, experiment gone awry, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona

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Most similar movies to Eight Legged Freaks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, psychotronic and humorous films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, dangerous animal, creature feature and supernatural mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Eight Legged Freaks: Tremors (1990), Lake Placid (1999), Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978), Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004), Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 121K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, desert, deadly creature, rescue, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, danger, stranded, mutant, small town, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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100%
 5.7
 55K
Lake Placid (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crocodile, dangerous animal, investigation, lake or river, sea monster, eaten alive, scientist, gory, rescue, river, small town, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, new york, usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is a 1978 comedy film directed by John De Bello and starring David Miller. The film is a spoof of B-movies. Made on a budget of less than USD $100,000, the story involves tomatoes becoming sentient by unknown means and ...
Style: cult film, humorous, not serious, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mad scientist, tomato, rescue, espionage, survival, chaos, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, vegetable, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This prequel of the bone-chilling Tremors begins in the town of Rejection, Nev., in 1889, where 17 men die under mysterious circumstances. Spooked by recent events, the miners who populate the town leave in droves until there's nothing left but ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, weird, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, human versus monster, escapades, goofy hero, supernatural, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, rescue, desert, fictional city, miner ...
Time: 1880s, future
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Burt Gummer returns home to Perfection, Nev., to find that the town of terror has become a theme park, and when the simulated giant worm attacks turn real, the survivalist must battle the creatures once again. Gummer pits his impressive knowledge of ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: human versus monster, small town, real estate agent, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, danger, rescue, survival, store, monster, desert ...
Place: nevada, usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: human versus monster, small town, metamorphosis, oil refinery, hunting, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, danger, chases and races, stranded ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, nevada, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, disorder, animal life, chaos, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 10K
Bats (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, save the day, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.3
 4K
Spiders 3D (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a Soviet space station crashes into a New York City subway tunnel, a species of venomous spiders is discovered, and soon they mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the city. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Christa Campbell, directed by ...
Style: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: giant spider, subway, spider, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, escapades, satellite, giant, subway tunnel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 9K
Infestation (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Our hero, Cooper, awakes to find himself nauseous, weak and covered in webbing, hanging from the ceiling of an office where, just minutes ago, he started his new job. As he struggles out of his slimy prison he comes face to face with his opponent - ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, evil alien, mutant, trap, cocoon, chaos, heroes, deadly, deadly creature, danger, rivalry, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Big Ass Spider! (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampages across the city of Los Angeles, it is up to one clever exterminator and his security guard sidekick to kill the creature before the entire city is destroyed.
Style: semi serious, humorous, absurd, scary, psychotronic
Plot: giant spider, creature feature, exterminator, save the day, deadly, danger, chaos, military, martial law, chaos and mayhem, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.6
 2K
Mammoth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater Louisiana, a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. The meteor is actually a spaceship containing an alien life form which animates ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: museum, alien encounter, adventure, supernatural, save the world, deadly, escapades, heroic mission, survival, race against time, danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, prehistory, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Camel Spiders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, desert, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, escapades, creature feature, spider, survival, military, tourist, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jersey Shore Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many years ago, hundreds of locals and tourists were massacred by giant man-eating sharks in the infamous 1916 Jersey Shore attacks. But that's just a legend... or is it? It's a holiday weekend on the Jersey Shore and, unbeknownst to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: animal attack, dangerous animal, shark, beach, danger, save the day, ocean, ocean or sea, killer shark, deadly, blood, shark attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Plot: creature, catastrophe, shark, chaos and mayhem, chaos, danger, demolished city, heroes, creature feature, killer shark, great white shark, eaten alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Scorpius Gigantus (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Geneticist seeks to make a name for herself by saving the planet from disease by using eons-old antibodies, harvested from enlarged six legged creatures. The creatures don't like being big and escape. Send for help.
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, suspense, scary ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, rivalry, experiment gone awry, deadly, chases and races, supernatural, escapades, heroes, mutant, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Monster Island (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mutant radioactive bugs attack VJs, Carmen Electra and an island full of MTV contest winners in this tongue-in-cheek tribute to B-movies, monster flicks and even MTV. MTV Original Movies presents Monster Island, a flick with old school effects mixed ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, island, mutant, deadly, danger, deadly creature, adventure, daring rescue, dangerous animal, chase, silly humor, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, ocean or sea, survival, escapades, mutant, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Anaconda: The Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, giant snake, survival, dangerous animal, plague, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, evil alien, mad scientist, small town, save the world, experiment gone awry, disorder, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Triassic Attack (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Native American owner of a kitschy roadside museum accidentally brings to life three dinosaur fossils. Now really annoyed, the giant dinos wreak havoc on the small town and the local university.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, fossil, escapades, save the day, heroes, small town, deadly creature, survival, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, danger, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.7
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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, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, parallel world, survival, experiment gone awry, supernatural, dangerous animal, chaos, heroic mission, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, rivalry ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.6
 5K
Sand Sharks (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the beach, it appears that our large fishy friends have found a way to chomp on you when you're chilling out on the sand too!
Style: scary, semi serious, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer shark, beach, island, ocean, killer animal, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, deadly, ocean or sea, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 2.7
 2K
Arachnoquake (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Giant albino spiders break free from the depths of Earth in New Orleans, making everyone’s worst nightmare a reality.
Style: exciting, not serious, absurd, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant spider, asthma, asthma inhaler, panic, supernatural, chaos, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, forces of nature, creature feature, earthquake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Burt Gummer (Michael Gross) and his son Travis Welker (Jamie Kennedy) find themselves up to their ears in Graboids and Ass-Blasters when they head to Canada to investigate a series of deadly giant-worm attacks. Arriving at a remote research facility ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: animal attack, infection, monster, father son relationship, subterranean, creature feature, smuggling, running for your life, worm, human versus monster, deadly creature, deadly ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.8
 856
Razortooth (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The concept is based on a true story concerning an exotic species of eels that are released in the southeast from Asia. They breathe air and can survive on land.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Plot: animal horror, mutant, eel, survival, dangerous animal, mad scientist, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, wilderness, biologist, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.2
 109
Lizard Boy (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: If you were a brilliant geneticist, working on a secret government genetic engineering project, and your fiancee dumped you because your sperm were not viable, what would you do to resolve your mid-life crisis? Dr. Gino Conti creates his own son by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, witty ...
Plot: laboratory, supernatural, superhuman powers, mad scientist, misfit, deadly creature, danger, imaginary, vampire, deadly, heroes, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.4
 5K
Mega Piranha (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a science experiment goes horribly wrong, gigantic fish gain appetites for human flesh.
Style: scary, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, experiment gone awry, survival, escapades, save the day, dangerous animal, danger, mutant, deadly, creature feature, eaten alive, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, florida, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 1K
Chaw (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A black comedy about the events that are set into motion in a town after a man-eating boar goes on a rampage.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, track down, escapades, disorder, mutant, deadly, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, danger, heroes, monster, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
In the Spider's Web (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a team of backpackers sets out to explore the Indian jungles, one of them is bitten by a poisonous spider and killed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: spider, rescue, mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, rivalry, deadly creature, obsessive quest, danger, race against time, escapades, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%