Movies like The Island of Dr. Moreau

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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
 4.5
 29K
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, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious, stylized, surprise ending, ridiculous, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, island, genetics, rebellion, mutant, experiment, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, technology gone awry, stranded, good versus evil, adaptation, brutality, monster, mutation, supernatural, heroes, misfit, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, danger, heroic mission, imaginary ...
Time: future, 21st century

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Most similar movies to The Island of Dr. Moreau

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, escapades, deadly creature, monster and experiment gone awry mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Island of Dr. Moreau: The Kindred (1987), Bats (1999), Man's Best Friend (1993), Carnosaur (1993), Mulberry St (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: island, mutant, genetics, mad scientist, experiment, genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, deadly, confined, isolation, hybrid, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 2K
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, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.9
 9K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, danger, deadly, save the day, heroic mission, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, dog, chase, anti heroes, survival, dangerous animal, gory, supernatural, danger, laboratory, investigation, genetic engineering ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 3K
Carnosaur (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, chaos, deadly creature, danger, mutant, gory, disorder, extinction, deadly, dangerous animal, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 5K
Mulberry St (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, save the world, danger, mad scientist, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, rabbit, experiment gone awry, chaos, mad scientist, deadly, danger, heroes, dangerous animal, mutation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 9K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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, deadly, chaos, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, technology gone awry, heroic mission, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, suspenseful, intense, absurd, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, fisherman, rape, mad scientist, raped by monster, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, mutation, heroes, heroic mission, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered cyborgs for use as "super soldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the cyborgs malfunction and turn on their creators.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, super soldier, deadly, battles, technology gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, danger, soldier ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, isolation, save the planet, battles, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, radioactive, real estate, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, toxic, deadly, cons and scams, crimes, dangerous animal, island ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mad scientist, mutant, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, deadly, experiment gone awry, gene manipulation, disorder, terminator ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, good versus evil, supernatural, laboratory, danger, disorder, mad scientist, crimes, deadly creature, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 4K
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, scary, serious, rough, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, environmental, environmentalism, contamination, deadly, danger, toxic, animal life, rivalry, experiment gone awry, toxic waste, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, bio weapon, save the world, danger, future dystopia, plague, desert, parasite, gang ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virtual reality, monster, rivalry, laboratory, supernatural, chaos, gory, man versus machine, chaos and mayhem, contests and competitions, future dystopia, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 12K
Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: swamp, superhero, mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, rescue, deadly, rivalry, superhuman powers ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, shower, monster, alien, imaginary, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, babies and infants, deadly creature, technology gone awry, dangerous animal, chases and races ...
Time: future, year 1998, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, small town, giant spider, evil alien, experiment gone awry, save the world, supernatural, danger, deadly, disorder, chaos, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 20K
The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: teleportation, monster, laboratory, mutation, genetic engineering, human becomes animal, mad scientist, gory, transformation, danger, experiment gone awry, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 6K
Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: infection, quarantine, cow, survival, experiment gone awry, escapades, race against time, danger, genetic engineering, isolation, deadly, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 147K
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, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: experiment, mad scientist, scientist, science, mutant, tragic love, research, nightmare, mutation, deadly creature, transformation, teleportation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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, scary, offbeat, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, island, danger, alcohol abuse, zombie, mad scientist, mutant, plague, gory, isolation, evil alien, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 19K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, extinction, survival, apocalypse, race against time, danger, monster, military, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: island, mad scientist, kidnapping, imaginary, escapades, heroes, deadly, disorder, animal life, rivalry, mutant, zombie ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, evil alien, predator, small town, survival, gory, supernatural, space and aliens, deadly creature, deadly, save the world, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 17K
Leviathan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, ocean, monster, isolation, rescue, ship, race against time, experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, suicide, shipwreck ...
Time: 80s
Place: mine, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Food of the Gods (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, danger, dangerous animal, environmentalism, rescue, farmhouse, friendship between men, ecology ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, plague, rescue, terminal illness, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, animal life, disorder, deadly, gory, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%