Movies like The Island of Dr. Moreau 1996

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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
 4.5
 34K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, ridiculous, psychological, mind bending, thought provoking, psychedelic, bad ending, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, genetics, experiment, rebellion, mutant, chaos and mayhem, island, jungle, mutation, survival, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, stranded, monster, brutality, animal experimentation, technology gone awry, man beast, gene manipulation, transformation, laboratory, creature, heroes, good versus evil, desert island ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, future, 21st century
Place: indonesia, pacific ocean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, cult film and suspense films with plots about deadly, monster, danger, dialogue, first contact, brutality and catastrophe mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Island of Dr. Moreau: A Sound of Thunder (2005), Parasite (1982), Bats (1999), The Kindred (1987), Carnosaur (1993). 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, psychedelic ...
Plot: island, mad scientist, isolation, hybrid, laboratory, experiment, experiment gone awry, violence, human becoming an animal, genetic engineering, confined, man beast ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, apocalyptic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, adventure, evolution, scientist, escapades, heroic mission, monster, jungle, changing the past or future, race against time ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 3K
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the world, monster, survival, future dystopia, post apocalypse, alien, bio weapon, plague, desert ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992, near future, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 11K
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, intense, suspenseful, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, supernatural, mad scientist, monster, disaster, mutation, survival, animal attack, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, suspense, suspenseful, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, monster, laboratory, mad scientist, murder, genetics, death, transformation, secrets, creature, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, monster, mad scientist, mutant, virus, deadly creature, chaos, dangerous animal, extinction, disorder, genetics, creature feature ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, intense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, monster, animal attack, survival, dangerous animal, dog, animal experimentation, supernatural, creature feature, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspense, suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly creature, crimes, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, mad scientist, laboratory, monster, spider ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort.
Style: scary, slasher, surreal, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, piranha, killer fish, creature feature, animal attack, shark, scuba diving, killer animal, sea, island, animals, exploitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 21K
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, tense, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, small town, military, hotel, extinction, survival, apocalypse, good versus evil, ghost town, disaster, sheriff ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, intense, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, monster, disaster, ant, giant insect, real estate, technology, deadly creature, mutant, crimes, dangerous animal, toxic ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, everglades, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 4K
Watchers (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dog, monster, creature feature, laboratory, genetic mutation, creature, experiment gone awry, survival, adventure, mad scientist, genetic engineering, on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 98K
Splice (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Elsa and Clive, two young rebellious scientists, defy legal and ethical boundaries and forge ahead with a dangerous experiment: splicing together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Named "Dren", the creature rapidly develops ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, sexy, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, genetic engineering, genetics, cloning, experiment, laboratory, experiment gone awry, creature, dna, farm, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 16K
Critters 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, allegory, visually appealing, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: creature, evil alien, space and aliens, monster, easter, alien, creature feature, disaster, catastrophe, mad scientist, small town, alien invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 23K
The Fly II (1989)
Genre: Drama, 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: bloody, scary, humorous, melancholic, bad ending ...
Plot: monster, teleportation, cocoon, body horror, creature feature, mutant, transformation, mad scientist, laboratory, insect, genetic engineering, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 28K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, exciting, serious ...
Plot: monster, creature feature, human versus monster, supernatural, museum, violence, police investigation, superstition, deadly creature, beast, creature, ship ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, brazil, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 29K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, adventure, ocean, cyborgs, virus, survival, ship, rescue, natural disaster, robot, deadly creature, alien invasion ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 12K
Critters 3 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In what appears to be a cross between Critters and The Towering Inferno, the residents of a shoddy L.A. apartment block are chased up to the roof by hoards of the eponymous hairy horrors.
Style: humorous, scary, sexy, sweet, parody ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, creature, halloween, creature feature, alien invasion, disaster, serial killer, isolation, women, extraterrestrial, exploitation ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.3
 12K
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, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, race against time, sea monster, creature feature, disaster, giant monster, sea, alien, rescue, adaptation, stranded ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 703
The Machine (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This deftly made French psychological thriller terrifies with its exploration of an experiment gone horribly wrong. Dr. Marc Lacroix, a psychiatrist specializing in brain functions, is obsessed with the link between mind and spirit. To find his link ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, psychopath, brutality, switching roles, obsession, disorder, chaos, crimes, serial killer, psychiatrist, superhero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspense, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, small town, survival, oil refinery, dinosaur, creature feature, creature, chase, metamorphosis, hunting, stranded, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, year 1996
Place: california, mexico, nevada, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 39K
The Cave (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, deadly creature, diver, monster, supernatural, parasite, adventure, transformation, creature, obsessive quest, disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2000s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 52K
Mimic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, suspense, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: insect, cockroach, virus, mutant, monster, subway, entomologist, husband wife relationship, creature, experiment gone awry, disease, tunnel ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: suspense, scary, stylized, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, small town, survival, quarantine, survival horror, post apocalypse, epidemic, transformation, brutality, soldier ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spider, small town, giant spider, evil alien, monster, save the world, experiment gone awry, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly creature, chaos, mutant ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 18K
Supernova (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, rescue, survival, alien, heroic mission, adventure, race against time, save the world, end of the world, alien invasion, artificial intelligence ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Burt Gummer returns home to Perfection, Nev., to find that the town of terror has become a theme park, and when the simulated giant worm attacks turn real, the survivalist must battle the creatures once again. Gummer pits his impressive knowledge of ...
Style: scary, humorous, absurd, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, creature, small town, survival, chase, real estate agent, rescue, deadly creature, supernatural, store, desert, giant monster ...
Place: argentina, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
H.G. Wells' 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: intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, apocalypse, survival, natural disaster, monster, save the world, introspection, heroic mission, supernatural, space travel, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 7K
Bad Moon (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, bloody, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, dog, transformation, deadly creature, full moon, single mother, monster, supernatural, child in peril, boy dog relationship, german shepherd, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington state, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: allegory, unusual plot structure, humorous, scary, dark ...
Plot: monster, godzilla, disaster, giant monster, catastrophe, natural disaster, island, death, weapons, family, first contact, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%