Movies like The Host

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The Host (2006)
 7.1
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The Host (2006)
Original name: 괴물
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gang-du is a dim-witted man working at his father's tiny snack bar near the Han River. One day, Gang-du's one and only daughter Hyun-seo comes back from school irritated. She is angry at her uncle, Nam-il, who visited her school as her guardian shamelessly drunk. Ignoring her father's excuses for Nam-il, Hyun-seo is soon engrossed in her aunt Nam-joo's archery tournament on TV. Meanwhile, outside of the snack bar, people are fascinated by an unidentified object hanging onto a bridge. In an instant, the object reveals itself as a terrifying creature turning the riverbank into a gruesome sea of blood¡¦ Amid the chaos, Hyun-seo is helplessly snatched up by the creature right before Gang-du's eyes. These unforeseen circumstances render the government powerless to act. But receiving a call of help from Hyun-seo, the once-ordinary citizen Gang-du and his family are thrust into a battle with the monster to rescue their beloved Hyun-seo.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, touching, captivating, biting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, sacrifice, deadly creature, giant, supernatural, family in danger, trapped, quarantine, danger, toxic, snow, daughter, dark humor, destruction, loss of family member, satire, army, family relations, doctor, search, fear, deadly virus, river, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006, year 2000
Place: seoul, korea, south korea, asia

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Most similar movies to The Host

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, blood, monster, violence, survival, death and transformation mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Host: Cloverfield (2008), Shin Godzilla (2016), Krampus (2015), Thirst (2009), The Fly (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, survival horror, quarantine, survival, chaos, destruction, chaos and mayhem, fear, escape, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
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Shin Godzilla (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: From the mind behind Evangelion comes a hit larger than life. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, dark, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, destruction, japanese schoolgirl, scientist, military, evolution, radioactivity, danger, evacuation, prime minister, overturned car ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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100%
 6.2
 66K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: scary, dark fantasy, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, christmas, legends and myths, demon, dark humor, danger, beast, monster, child in peril, creature, blizzard, power outage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, normandy, florida, alaska, hawaii ...
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29%
 7.1
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Thirst (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho), a respected priest, volunteers for an experimental procedure that may lead to a cure for a deadly virus. He gets infected and dies, but a blood transfusion of unknown origin brings him back to life as a vampire. Now, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, dark ...
Plot: vampire, priest, experiment gone awry, murder, doctor, infidelity, blood transfusion, supernatural, deadly virus, transformation, danger, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: psychological, scary, atmospheric, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mad scientist, science, scientist, experiment, mutant, tragic love, mutation, nightmare, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, research, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 11K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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Maggie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade, a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to ...
Style: scary, touching, suspenseful, bleak, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, terminal illness, death, plague, danger, virus, survival horror, father daughter relationship, end of the world, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 11K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, murder, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.0
 265K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, infected, plague, post apocalypse, virus, end of the world, chaos, chaos and mayhem, deadly virus, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alone in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Edward Carnby is a private investigator specializing in unexplainable supernatural phenomena. His cases delve into the dark corners of the world, searching for truth in the occult remnants of ancient civilizations. Now, the greatest mystery of his ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, monster, artifact, supernatural, obsessive quest, investigation, heroic mission, danger, deadly, mystery, paranormal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: ancient history, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
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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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, soldier, alien invasion, military base, zombie, sleeping, emotionless, teenage life, research, toxic, danger, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1950s, 50s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, save the world, vengeance, mutant, destiny, danger, betrayal, disorder ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s ...
Place: switzerland, los angeles, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
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The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, gory, danger, chase, survival, alien invasion, survival horror ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Attack on Titan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 100 years ago, titans suddenly appeared on Earth. Soon, human civilization veered on collapse due to the titans. Humans then built a giant wall to defend themselves. Within the giant walls, humans lived in peace, but, 100 years later, the giant wall ...
Style: macabre, talky, stylized, intense, splatter ...
Plot: monster, mutation, vengeance, post apocalypse, extinction, fight scenes, brutality, justice, anti heroes, anti hero, live action, giant ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
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Underwater (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys their underwater station, six researchers must navigate two miles along the dangerous, unknown depths of the ocean floor to make it to safety in a race against time.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: underwater, giant monster, sea monster, giant creature, animal attack, monster, sea creature, earthquake, ocean, fear, creature, explorer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2020s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
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The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: bleak, bad ending, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, stephen king, fog, trapped, fear, deadly creature, creature, tentacle, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 3.1
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Breach (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hardened mechanic must stay awake and maintain an interstellar ark fleeing the dying planet Earth with a few thousand lucky souls on board... the last of humanity. Unfortunately, humans are not the only passengers. A shapeshifting alien creature ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, trapped in space, alien monster, alien encounter, monster, survival horror, outer space, spacecraft, alien parasite, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 2K
Sector 7 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In Sector 7, an underwater oil field located south of Jeju Island, Hae-jun is working as a marine equipment manager on an oil prospecting ship called Eclipse. Joining the crew later is Jeong-man, a former colleague of Hae-jun's father, assigned ...
Style: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, oil rig, deadly creature, survival, isolation, danger, supernatural, confined, deadly, escapades, communication problem, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.5
 34K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: quarantine, evil alien, small town, survival, danger, chaos, race against time, hazmat suit, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, slime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, one man army, post apocalypse, danger, heroine, supernatural, zombie apocalypse, monster, plague, infected, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Style: dark, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, zombie child, pandemic, distopia, eaten alive, infection, little girl, military, teacher ...
Time: future
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 397K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: disaster movie, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, giant, giant creature, godzilla, deadly creature, tsunami, destruction, dinosaur, prehistoric creature, military, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, hawaii, honolulu hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Monsters: Dark Continent (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Seven years on from the events of Monsters, and the ‘Infected Zones’ have spread worldwide. Humans have been knocked off the top of the food chain, with disparate communities struggling for survival. American soldiers are being sent abroad to ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: alien invasion, post apocalypse, survival, evil alien, alien, military, monster, creature, giant creature, deadly creature, danger, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.1
 22K
The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: teleportation, monster, laboratory, mutation, gore, genetic engineering, mad scientist, gory, transformation, supernatural, deadly creature, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.2
 693
Morlocks (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ferocious humanoid creatures from the future come back to the present to devour humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mutant, time machine, survival, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, deadly, military, battles, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 147K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, isolation, survival, mutant, space and aliens, danger, mission, memory loss, post apocalypse, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 473K
A Quiet Place (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, psychological ...
Plot: post apocalypse, sign language, survival horror, monster, survival, deafness, self sacrifice, creature feature, child in peril, creature, silence, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, near future, 2020s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, end of the world, survival horror, chaos, post apocalyptic, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, strong female lead, distopia, zombie, bio weapon, female warrior ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 4K
Watchers (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by another escaped creature thats not quite so friendly.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, danger, on the run, genetic engineering, government agent, laboratory, stalking, dog, heroes, supernatural ability, creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 12K
The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, quarantine, plague, parasite, deadly, survival, infected, danger, global warming, expedition, scientist, isolation ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%