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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, touching, captivating, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, beast, giant, sacrifice, supernatural, family in danger, quarantine, danger, toxic, snow, daughter, deadly creature, trapped, destruction, loss of family member, satire, army, family relations, doctor, search, fear, deadly virus, river, giant animal, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006, year 2000
Place: seoul, korea, south korea, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and scary films with plots about danger, violence, survival, death, blood, deadly and transformation mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Action genres. Some movies like The Host: Cloverfield (2008), 28 Weeks Later (2007), Occupation (2018), 28 Days Later... (2002), The Thing (1982). 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: boys' night, teens
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, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Action, 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, survival, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, post apocalypse, chaos, end of the world, virus, chaos and mayhem, mutant, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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 5.0
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Occupation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A small group of town residents have to band together after a devastating ground invasion. As they struggle to survive, they realize they must stay one step ahead of their attackers, and work together for a chance to strike back.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: alien invasion, rebellion, human versus alien, heroism, military, danger, destruction, rescue, alien, bravery, ufo, alien race ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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28 Days Later... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, post apocalypse, epidemic, survival, plague, infected, fear, rage, zombie apocalypse, research ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester england, manchester ...
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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: alien, monster, alien encounter, lovecraftian, space and aliens, paranoia, survival, fear, trapped, mutation, scientist, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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Godzilla Resurgence (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, captivating, dark ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, godzilla, destruction, evolution, military, scientist, danger, radioactivity, tunnel, prime minister, biohazard, reporter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, rough, dark humor, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, plague, danger, infected, illness, disease, gory, small town, deadly, deadly virus, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
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 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, bleak, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: vampire, priest, experiment gone awry, murder, doctor, infidelity, blood transfusion, self mutilation, supernatural, character change, transformation, deadly virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, murder, survival, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Alone in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 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, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, monster, artifact, supernatural, investigation, obsessive quest, heroic mission, danger, deadly, mystery, paranormal, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: ancient history, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
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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: dark humor, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, legends and myths, demon, dark fantasy, danger, monster, child in peril, creature, blizzard, power outage, beast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, canada, hawaii, florida, normandy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 10K
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, deadly creature, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, surprise ending, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, pandemic, apocalypse, zombie child, little girl, blood, eaten alive, infection, military, bunker ...
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Place: london
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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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean, deadly creature, survival, isolation, oil rig, supernatural, confined, deadly, escapades, danger, communication problem, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
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[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: found footage, trapped, videotaping, infected, quarantine, danger, plague, zombie, shooting, characters in danger, handheld camera, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: survival, evil alien, alien invasion, alien, military, monster, post apocalypse, giant creature, creature, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 17K
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, danger, research, toxic, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: atlanta georgia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 11K
Flu (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Infected through the respiratory system, there is a new kind of disease that kills in 36 hours once infected. The people of the city struggle to survive this. The worst epidemic ever seen is sweeping through Bundang, the suburb of Seoul. After ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: epidemic, plague, deadly virus, infected, survival, quarantine, deadly, chaos, virus, life is a bitch, race against time, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.4
 373K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, monster, giant, tsunami, giant creature, destruction, deadly creature, godzilla, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, nuclear, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, quarry, year 1999 ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, hawaii, honolulu hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 159K
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: scary, suspense, atmospheric, rough, psychological ...
Plot: science, mutant, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, tragic love, mutation, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, nightmare, research, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, mutant, vengeance, destiny, danger, betrayal, chaos ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1800s ...
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, sole survivor, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, expedition, rescue, claustrophobia, monster, missing person, gory, rescue team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 32K
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, small town, survival, danger, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 4.5
 8K
Patient Zero (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: pandemic, infected, patient, bunker, end of the world, infection, virus, zombie, science, professor, survival, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 280K
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: suspenseful, bleak, bad ending, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, fog, fear, trapped, stephen king, deadly creature, creature, chaos and mayhem, alternate dimension, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.2
 122K
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, evil alien, deadly creature, alien encounter, alien invasion, space and aliens, gory, danger, chase, survival, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 21K
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, body horror, gore, mutation, genetic engineering, human becomes animal, mad scientist, gory, transformation, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.2
 676
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: survival, time machine, mutant, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, military, battles, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 29K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, danger, heroic mission, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1975, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa, china, woodstock, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, stylized ...
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 ⇓
28%