Movies like The Island of Dr. Moreau 1977

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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: island, mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, experiment, genetic engineering, genetics, confined, isolation, deadly, hybrid, chaos, violence, animal attack, human becoming an animal, transformation, captivity, laboratory, murder, human animal relationship, supernatural, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, tropical island ...
Place: pacific ocean

Most similar movies to The Island of Dr. Moreau

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, mutant, escapades, experiment gone awry, supernatural and dangerous animal mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Island of Dr. Moreau: The Kindred (1987), Screamers (1979), Empire of the Ants (1977), Panic in the tower (1990), The Food of the Gods (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dangerous animal, genetics, mutant, survival, experiment, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
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100%
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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, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Screamers (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, sea monster, mutant, mad scientist, island, survival, experiment gone awry, confined, supernatural, isolation, inventions and discoveries, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Empire of the Ants (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by giant ants!
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, real estate, radioactive, radioactivity, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, toxic ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Panic in the tower (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A murderous baboon escapes from a laboratory and roams the research building, and begins to kill some teenagers who are also in the building playing a Dungeons-and-Dragons type game.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: baboon, medical school, laboratory, isolation, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, mutant, captivity, animal attack, scientist, animal horror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Food of the Gods (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Morgan and his friends are on a hunting trip on a remote Canadian island when they are attacked by a swarm of giant wasps. Looking for help, Morgan stumbles across a barn inhabited by an enormous killer chicken. After doing some exploring, they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: island, mutant, giant animal, rat, investigation, dangerous animal, danger, environmentalism, farmhouse, rescue, mountain, ecology ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: british columbia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 156K
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, psychological, rough ...
Plot: mutant, science, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, tragic love, mutation, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, research, nightmare, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, isolation, dangerous animal, danger, space and aliens, battles, chaos ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
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From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, deadly, danger, isolation, missing person, mad doctor, island, laboratory, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Twilight People (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kidnapped diver is taken to an island inhabited by a mad scientist and his half-animal, half-human creations.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: island, mad scientist, kidnapping, supernatural, zombie, dangerous animal, escapades, deadly, heroes, danger, imaginary, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.1
 2K
SharkMan (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When he began fusing human and shark DNA, his colleagues laughed at him. Now his creation is taking his revenge, and they aren't laughing anymore.
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, island, escapades, heroes, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, danger, gory, mutant, vengeance, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Curse of the Komodo (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutation, island, chaos, danger, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, deadly, deadly creature, zombie, secret project, giant lizard ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd, scary ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, rabbit, heroes, chaos, dangerous animal, danger, mad scientist, deadly, mutation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 3K
Komodo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the 70's, some Komodo Dragon eggs were dumped on an North Carolina island. Somehow, the baby Komodos survived, and twenty years later they have grown up and taken over the island for themselves. Young Patrick has lost his parents and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, rough ...
Plot: animal attack, island, dangerous animal, survival, danger, deadly, isolation, mutant, animal life, family in danger, creature feature, endangered species ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Five vacationers and two crewmen become stranded on a tropical island near the equator. The island has little edible food for them to use as they try to live in a fungus covered hulk while repairing Kessei's yacht. Eventually they struggle over ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, radiation, starvation, survival, experiment gone awry, mutant, rescue, deadly creature, danger, isolation, shipwreck, psychiatric ward ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Near an isolated beach on California's coast, a sinister plan is underway in a laboratory of horror. Three renegade scientists have resurrected the Frankenstein Monster. . . legendary indestructible dead man come to life. . . and they have also ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: rivalry, mutant, experiment gone awry, isolation, deadly, mad scientist, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, escapades, chaos, reincarnation ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 20th century, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, time lapse photography, science, murder, ant, scientist, danger, dangerous animal, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, save the world ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 2K
DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, gene manipulation, terminator, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: rough, scary, disturbing, suspense, saga ...
Plot: mutant, island, isolation, survival, rescue, investigation, deadly, danger, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Mutations (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mad scientist (Donald Pleasence) crosses plants with people, and the results wind up in a sideshow.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, kidnapping, human experiment, murder, experiment, transformation, factory, experiment gone awry, prostitute, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bottom Feeder (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of utility workers are trapped in a series of tunnels which, unfortunately, contain a scientist mutated by his own creation. The creature feeds instantly on a rat, becoming what it has eaten.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, deadly, chaos, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 2K
The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, mutant, experiment, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, gory, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, supernatural, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, track down, murder, plague, dangerous animal, deadly, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
King of Kong Island (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eve is a jungle girl brought up by apes. She is captured with a number of apes by a mad scientist, conducting mind control experiments on them. Eventually she is liberated by a young explorer.
Style: offbeat, serious, sexy
Plot: mad scientist, island, kidnapping, jungle, explorer, jungle girl, monkey, ape, safari, gorilla, chaos, mutant ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.0
 870
Supergator (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, tense, realistic ...
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, island, mutant, dangerous animal, danger, animal horror, chaos, escapades, laboratory, volcano, dinosaur ...
Time: prehistory, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, environmental, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, deadly, danger, rivalry, animal life, experiment gone awry, native american, toxic waste ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Flesh Eaters (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alcoholic actress, her personal assistant, and their pilot are downed on a secluded isle by bad weather, where a renegade Nazi scientist is using ocean life to develop a solvent for human flesh. The tiny flesh-eating sea critters that result ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, experiment gone awry, survival, gory, mutant, ocean or sea, disorder, chaos, androids and robots, mad scientist, heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
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Konga (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr.Decker comes back from Africa after a year, presumed dead. During that year, he came across a way of growing plants and animals to an enormous size. He brings back a baby chimpanzee to test out his theory. As he has many enemies at home, he ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, chaos, inventions and discoveries, dangerous animal, imaginary, deadly creature, danger, deadly, giant monster, lecher ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, chase, killer dog, anti heroes, dog, dangerous animal, survival, gory, danger, supernatural, anti hero, laboratory ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%