Movies like The Faculty

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The Faculty (1998)
 6.5
 102K
The Faculty (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When some very creepy things start happening around school, the kids at Herrington High make a chilling discovery that confirms their worst suspicions: their teachers really are from another planet! As mind-controlling parasites rapidly begin spreading from the faculty to the students' bodies, it's ultimately up to the few who are left – an unlikely collection of loners, leaders, nerds and jocks – to save the world from alien domination.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, captivating, serious, entertaining, clever, satirical, light
Audience: teens
Plot: alien invasion, teenage life, teachers and students, small town, high school, evil alien, high school life, youth, danger, transformation, parasite, space and aliens, alien, first contact, alien encounter, good versus evil, paranoia, teacher, group of friends, american football, teenager, bodies, drugs/alcohol, student, mob ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ohio

Most similar movies to The Faculty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, supernatural, alien, danger, blood, gory and transformation mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Faculty: The Thing (1982), Body Snatchers (1993), Disturbing Behavior (1998), The Puppet Masters (1994), The Thing (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 326K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, monster, alien encounter, survival, space and aliens, transformation, paranoia, danger, fear, supernatural, confined, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 15K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: evil alien, military base, soldier, alien, emotionless, zombie, alien invasion, escape, danger, teenage life, gas station, sleeping ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: alabama, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Steve Clark is a newcomer in the town of Cradle Bay, and he quickly realizes that there's something odd about his high school classmates. The clique known as the "Blue Ribbons" are the eerie embodiment of academic excellence and clean ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, brainwashing, small town, teacher, murder, nightmare, mind control, suicide, insanity, student, police ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, alien, space and aliens, small town, escape, alien contact, rescue mission, deadly creature, alien encounter, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 111K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, evil alien, alien invasion, danger, gory, chase, survival, alien encounter, alien, blizzard, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1982, 80s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.5
 69K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, entertaining, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, parasite, apocalypse, monster, alien invasion, transformation, alien, save the day, violence, husband wife relationship, zombie, mutant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parasite, alien, monster, alien invasion, anti heroes, outer space, gory, deadly creature, camping, evil alien, save the world, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 713
Seedpeople (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The citizens of Comet Valley are being taken over by seeds from an alien plant that has taken root there. A sheriff investigates the strange goings-on.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, bed and breakfast, alien, gory, deadly creature, forest, mind control, transformation, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After the suicide of her only friend, Rachel has never felt more on the outside. The one person who reached out to her, Jessie, also happens to be part of the popular crowd that lives to torment outsiders like her. But Rachel has something else that ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, suicide, blood, weightlifting, teacher, party, murder, fire, swimming pool, telekinesis, small town ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, small town, teenager, alien, unlikely partners, supernatural, evil alien, save the day, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien, alien invasion, biologist, investigation, psychoanalysis, epidemic, alien encounter, danger, deadly, chaos, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 213K
Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, evil alien, anti heroes, mysterious planet, alien encounter, survival, tough heroes, outer space, monster, darkness, comet, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 84K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, supernatural, friends, evil alien, first contact, plague, in the woods, mind control, danger, alien, transformation, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 28K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, hospital, freezer, sewer, quarantine, military, gory, evil alien, race against time, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 513
Monster High (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two high school goofs steal an explosive device from another world that has been hidden on earth, and an alien named Mr. Armageddon is sent to retrieve it from them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, exciting
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: high school, save the world, drugs/alcohol, good versus evil, strong sexual content, danger, deadly, youth, space and aliens, supernatural, evil alien, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, awful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, astronomer, alien, alien invasion, priest, apocalypse, survival, benign alien, gory, deadly creature, save the world, alien encounter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 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: futuristic, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, small town, on the run, gang, mad scientist, gory, androids and robots, deadly creature, laboratory, zombie, save the world, survival ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 3K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, alien, planet, monster, gory, distant planet, rescue, space wars, danger, escapades, adventure, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, punk, evil alien, evil clown, shadow puppet, ice cream truck, net, clown, good versus evil, ufo, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Extraterrestrial (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, cabin, alien abduction, in the woods, isolation, engagement, party, police officer, teenager, nobody believes, space and aliens, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher killer, alien, zombie, monster, serial killer, violence, college, fraternity, corpse, teenager, undead, experiment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, year 1986, year 1959 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 245
The Arrival (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old man, who has been near a fallen meteor, starts to get younger and younger, with a terrible thirst for blood.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, vampire, time travel, supernatural, deadly, imaginary, golden years, special agents, chase, aging, feminism, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 28K
Phantasm (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, tall man, mausoleum, cult, gory, investigation, murder, good versus evil, crimes, evil, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 258K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, deadly creature, trapped, tentacle, fog, fight, supermarket, insanity, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 589
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, satellite, gory, deadly creature, evil alien, secret project, mad scientist, rescue, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jeepers Creepers II (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After 23 horrifying days of gorging on human flesh, an ancient creature known as the Creeper embarks on a final voracious feeding frenzy, terrorizing a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders and coaches stranded on a remote highway when ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, revenge, slasher, teenager, scarecrow, school bus, high school student, farm, serial killer, gory, monster, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Neil Agar, a security agent with the State Department, is dispatched to Peckham, California to investigate the death of a bacteriologist working at government-sponsored Brandt Research. His investigation is soon complicated by a growing number of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Plot: small town, bee, scientist, research laboratory, alien, femme fatale, deadly, evil alien, heart condition, gays and lesbians, special agents, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.5
 2K
Breeders (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An otherwordly perpetrator has been attacking female virgins in Manhattan. As Dr. Pace and Detective Andriotti work together to identify the strange organic materials found on the women, the victims begin arising in a trance and leaving the hospital.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, rape, alien, evil alien, gory, doctor, attack, alien encounter, woman in danger, danger, deadly, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 1K
The Brain (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Blake runs a TV show called "Independent Thinkers", which is sort of a Scientology-like self-help/religion program. But he's not making his audience think any more independently - with the help of an alien organism he calls The ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, alien, convenience store, murder, gory, deadly, youth, prodigy, prank, teenage life, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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