Movies like Screamers 1979

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Screamers (1979)
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Screamers (1979)
Original name: L'isola degli uomini pesce
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, island, mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, supernatural, confined, inventions and discoveries, dangerous animal, on the run, isolation, ship, prison life, captivity, chaos, prison, heroes, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, danger, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, strong violent content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: caribbean

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Most similar movies to Screamers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about deadly, escapades, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous animal and experiment gone awry mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Screamers: DNA (1996), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977), The Great Alligator (1979), Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968), Raptor (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, gene manipulation, cons and scams, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: island, mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, experiment, genetic engineering, genetics, confined, deadly, isolation, hybrid, chaos ...
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Great Alligator (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tourist resort in Africa finds itself at the mercy of a huge man-eating crocodile from a local native legend which the croc is the incarnation of a native god angered by the intrusion of the tourists on its nesting ground. After a new natives are ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, island, survival, alligator, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, deadly, gory, sea monster, boat, gore ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 ⇓
84%
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 2.8
 1K
Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, crimes, dangerous animal, rescue, survival, small town life, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, heroes, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.2
 1K
Silent Venom (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The only thing more terrifying than Snakes on a Plane is "Snakes on a Submarine," and that's exactly what we get in this claustrophobic, sub-aquatic thriller starring Luke Perry. Lieutenant Commander O'Neill (Perry) was piloting ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, adventure, submarine, survival, mutant, military, snake, race against time, save the day, dangerous animal, deadly creature, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, taiwan, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.2
 2K
The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sea monster, ocean or sea, monster, ocean, isolation, survival, deadly creature, danger, confined, forces of nature, escapades, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, survival, dangerous animal, chaos, plague, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly, danger, rescue, obsessive quest, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, chaos, disorder, animal life, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, chaos, danger, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, deadly, deadly creature, zombie, secret project, giant lizard ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.3
 671
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, chaos, danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, deadly, survival, violence spree, disorder, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Attack of the Sabertooth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Fiji islands, the greedy and unscrupulous owner of the Valalola Resort Primal Park invites investors and guests for an opening party of his compound composed of hotel and zoo aiming to find partners for his discoveries. When a bunch of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: animal horror, survival, isolation, danger, race against time, dangerous animal, chaos, college, heroic mission, theme park, cloning, disorder ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Scorpius Gigantus (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Geneticist seeks to make a name for herself by saving the planet from disease by using eons-old antibodies, harvested from enlarged six legged creatures. The creatures don't like being big and escape. Send for help.
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, suspense, scary ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, rivalry, experiment gone awry, deadly, chases and races, supernatural, escapades, heroes, mutant, disorder, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Mountain of the Cannibal God (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, mountain, iguana, animal cruelty, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, adventure, confined, adventurer, dangerous animal, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.0
 876
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, psychological ...
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, mutant, danger, dangerous animal, island, animal horror, chaos, laboratory, escapades, volcano, dinosaur ...
Time: prehistory, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: island, mad scientist, kidnapping, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, escapades, experiment gone awry, captivity, plague, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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
Plot: superhuman powers, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, super soldier, soldier, deadly creature, danger, deadly, technology gone awry, terrorism, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.6
 390
The Presence (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After their plane crashes in the Pacific ocean after a storm a group of people scramble to a tropical island. At first the place seems home to palm trees and exotic wildlife but on the discovery of a disused military base they find out the island ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: bio weapon, island, creature, ocean, race against time, heroes, dangerous animal, chases and races, deadly, anti heroes, rescue, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 3.1
 13K
Far Cry (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jack Carver, a former member of the Special Forces takes the journalist Valerie Cardinal to an Island to visit her uncle Max who is working in a Military complex on the Island. As they arrive Valerie gets captured by the minions of Doctor Krüger. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, heroes, chase, mad scientist, island, investigation, chases and races, ship, danger, journalism, escapades, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Dark Lurking (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eight remaining survivors of a secret research facility barricade themselves away from a horde of ancient and deadly creatures
Style: tense, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, danger, secret place, deadly creature, deadly, experiment gone awry, mutant, monster, zombie, isolation, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 3K
Creature (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: An amphibious shark-like monster terrorizes an abandoned secret military base and the people who live on the island it is located on. A marine biologist, as well as several other people, try to stop it before it is too late...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, island, supernatural, survival, isolation, rescue, race against time, mad scientist, investigation, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, isolation, danger, rescue, deadly creature, shipwreck, greed ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.1
 2K
Octopus (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, a Russian submarine strays into American waters. On board is a nuclear cargo destined for Castro. The Americans attack and destroy the sub. 38 years later US submarine Roosevelt is in the same waters. An ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sea monster, submarine, adventure, octopus, save the day, deadly creature, dangerous animal, deadly, danger, ocean or sea, ocean, giant monster ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Semester at Sea ship is attacked and sunk by a mutated two-headed shark, and the survivors seek refuge on a deserted atoll. The coeds, however, are no longer safe when the atoll starts flooding.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, shark, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, ocean or sea, survival, escapades, mutant, shark attack, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sexy, serious, offbeat
Plot: island, mad scientist, kidnapping, jungle, jungle girl, monkey, ape, safari, gorilla, explorer, mutant, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.9
 3K
Arachnid (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Arachnid is a 2001 film directed by Jack Sholder. In this movie, giant killer spiders menace survivors of a plane crash.
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, survival, island, spider, mutation, alien, human versus monster, heroic mission, race against time, isolation, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.6
 3K
Devil Fish (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A marine biologist, a dolphin trainer, a research scientist, and a local sheriff try to hunt down a large sea monster, a shark/octopus hybrid, that is devouring swimmers and fishermen off a south Florida coast.
Style: serious, scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark attack, sea monster, danger, deadly, deadly creature, bio weapon, gory, animal life, experiment gone awry, uncover truth, mad scientist, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, radioactive, real estate, radioactivity, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, dangerous animal, crimes, deadly, cons and scams, toxic ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 946
Deep Evil (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien microbe lands in remote Siberia in the 1950's. In the year 2004, US scientist working at a top secret underground lab in Alaska clone the microbe. A garbled distress signal is heard from the lab just before a complete lock down of the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough ...
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, evil alien, monster, deadly creature, alien encounter, chaos, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, space and aliens, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.2
 557
Mutants (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The greedy Braylon owns the Just Rite Sugar Company and has hired the unethical scientist Sergei to conduct an experiment to make an addictive sugar stronger than heroin or nicotine to increase his sales. Sergei uses invisible people as test ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, adventure, mad scientist, escapades, danger, chaos, plague, supernatural, rivalry, drug abuse, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%