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Island of Terror (1966)
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Island of Terror (1966)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A small island community is overrun with creeping, blobbish, tentacled monsters which liquefy and digest the bones from living creatures. The community struggles to fight back.
Style: scary, offbeat, bleak, serious, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: island, laboratory, monster, creature, tentacle, bone, zombie, apocalypse, plague, mutant, supernatural, heroes, child illness, dangerous animal, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, danger, terminal illness, animal life, imaginary, chaos, isolation, escapades, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about deadly, danger, escapades, supernatural, experiment gone awry, deadly creature and mutant mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Mystery genres. Some movies like Island of Terror: The Creeping Flesh (1973), The Flesh Eaters (1964), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), Curse of the Fly (1965), The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Island of the Burning Damned (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties, and the boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist realizes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: island, alien, scientist, deadly, danger, supernatural, love triangle, isolation, investigation, sheep, zombie, evil alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's ...
Style: bleak, scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, psychopath, experiment gone awry, danger, crimes, zombie, deadly creature, supernatural, violence, murder, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1930s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
88%
The Creeping Flesh (1973)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Plot: skeleton, reincarnation, murder, mad scientist, corpse, monster, monkey, mental institution, mental illness, scientist, creature, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, island, survival, escapades, supernatural, heroes, evil alien, androids and robots, deadly, danger, deadly creature, mad scientist ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: mad scientist, transplant, murder, imaginary, deadly, supernatural ability, misfit, escapades, danger, crimes, investigation, social misfits ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Curse of the Fly (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment, mental institution, laboratory, teleportation, disfigurement, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, danger, human monster, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, mutant, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, experiment gone awry, laboratory, mad scientist ...
Time: year 1945, 60s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, germany, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, experiment gone awry, captivity, plague, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Scintilla (2014)
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Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From a torturous cell in Africa, Abel Powell is released and given the chance to regroup his team of skilled mercenaries for one last job. A top scientist will guide them half a mile underground through an ex-Soviet bunker to extract the vital ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, heroes, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, military base, laboratory, supernatural, indoor, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, planet, genetics, isolation, battles, save the planet, chaos, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experiments in biological warfare have destroyed all but a few remnants of the human race. Alone in a lab, eight students work feverishly to create a vaccine before they are forced outside in search for food. It is then that the surviving scientists ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary, exciting ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, tense, psychotronic
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monster a-Go Go (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The plot concerns an American astronaut, Frank Douglas, who mysteriously disappears from his spacecraft as it parachutes to Earth. The vanished astronaut is apparently replaced by or turned into a large, radioactive, humanoid monster. A team of ...
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: Group of heroin smugglers finds shelter on abandoned oil rig after their ship had exploded. Soon they find that the oil rig was just cover for biological experiment. One of the results is Charlie - shape-shifting monster with ability to absorb the ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: teens, boys' night
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monster of Terror (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man visits his fiancé's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants. When his own wife falls victim ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, offbeat, serious ...
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Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deformed tormented girl drowns herself after her lover is framed for murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein, experimenting with the transfer of souls, places the boy's soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. Driven by ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, gothic ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, murder, mad scientist, revenge, vengeance, reanimation, disorder, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Dark (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Something is alive beneath the surface of the graveyard. Something with the power to destroy and the power to heal. One man, a cop, is determined to kill this mysterious creature. Another, a scientist, is determined to capture and save this ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brain of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amir, the benevolent ruler of Kalid, is dying, but there is hope. Freshly deceased, he is flown to the United States where Dr. Trenton transplants his brain into the body of a simpleton in a classic "assistant got the wrong kind of body" ...
Style: offbeat, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: teens, boys' night
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Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, scary, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutation, island, danger, chaos, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, genetic engineering, deadly, deadly creature, zombie, secret project, giant lizard ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: mutant, rat, survivor, apocalypse, dangerous animal, deadly creature, danger, survival, deadly, save the world, chaos, animal life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mutant, island, survival, isolation, rescue, danger, investigation, deadly, mind game, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, blindness, meteorite, meteor, survival, save the world, rescue, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, deadly, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%