Movies like It's Alive

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It's Alive (1974)
 5.8
 6K
It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster that kills the team in the delivery room and escapes through a skylight. Lieutenant Perkins comes to the hospital to investigate the murder and the press divulges the identity of the parents. Frank discovers a dark secret about Lenore and the baby.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, cliffhanger, bloody, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, mutant, baby, murder, gory, investigation, pregnancy, deadly creature, slasher, mischievous children, devil, serial killer, isolation, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, supernatural, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, babies and infants, vampire, rescue, adoption ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, seattle washington, santa monica california

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Most similar movies to It's Alive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, gory, murder, supernatural, violence and death mostly in Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like It's Alive: It Lives Again (1978), Horror High (1973), The Howling (1981), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), The House by the Cemetery (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: mutant, monster, baby, murder, gory, deadly creature, slasher, supernatural ability, investigation, family in danger, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, tense ...
Plot: island, mutant, deadly creature, gory, supernatural ability, mind game, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, isolation, murder, plague ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 705
Horror High (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts goes on a ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: high school, school, slasher, investigation, murder, rivalry, college, mad scientist, gory, prank, teachers and students, college life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 27K
The Howling (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, gothic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, murder, dangerous animal, adultery, psychiatrist, hunting, danger, secret society, transformation, couples, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, torture, violence, disfigurement, psychopath, hitchhiker, chainsaw, mentally unstable, violence spree, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, mad scientist, zombie, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, insanity, husband wife relationship, gore ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 9K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, teenage life, danger, serial killer, supernatural, survival, race against time, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, dangerous animal, zombie, deadly creature, ghost, supernatural, slasher, rescue, survival, boss and employee, psychopath, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.0
 5K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, investigation, vengeance, supernatural ability, suburbs, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, gory, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, vengeance, supernatural ability, estate, suburbs, domestic disturbance, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 1K
Baby Blood (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A parasite crawls into the uterus of an abused woman (Yanka) and begins to demands human blood.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing
Plot: murder, pregnancy, gory, babies and infants, vampire, zombie, danger, deadly, supernatural, deadly creature, feminism, mutant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 100K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, manhunt, cannibalism, disfigurement, chase, danger, isolation, friendship, gory, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 5K
Squirm (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At the beginning of the film, we learn from one of the characters that earthworms can be called to the surface with electricity, but somehow it turns them into vicious flesh-eaters. Sure enough, a storm that night causes some power lines to break ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, light, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, bus, gory, investigation, murder, deadly creature, zombie, flooding, jealousy, love triangle, missing person, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 18K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, house, hometown, return, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 34K
Inside (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
Style: disturbing, suspense, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gore, murder, baby, gory, pregnancy, female killer, cat, photographer, mysterious character, woman in danger, pregnant woman, french ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, violence, murder, anthology, cat, hallucination, photographer, gory, ghost, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 65K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, knife murder, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, murder, sorority, hospital, escaped mental patient, hiding, serial killer, gory, knife murder, psychic power, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Zombie Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.
Style: scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, jungle, cannibal, mad doctor, gory, apocalypse, deadly creature, undead, experiment, survival ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.8
 2K
It Waits (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Plot: forest, creature, monster, supernatural, wilderness, deadly creature, gory, serial killer, forest ranger, slasher, survival, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Black Christmas (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christmas.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, christmas, slasher, murder, holiday, hospital, dysfunctional family, gory, danger, violence, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 8K
Dolls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: storm, gore, doll, candlestick, toy, toy maker, heavy rain, fireplace, surrealism, good versus evil, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 2K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: gory, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, tentacle, deadly, abandoned mine, escapades, experiment gone awry, social relations, dynamite, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gore, ghost, maniac, vengeance, gory, deadly creature, slasher, zombie, serial killer, murder, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An author who was sent to the town Drakho, because of a nervous breakdown, gets wound up in a mystery revolving around demons and werewolves. She starts seeing ghosts and dismisses them as her own imagination, but when they turn out to be real she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, small town, priest, blood, howling, vampire, deadly creature, gory, supernatural, danger, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, murder, serial killer, ghost, hook, supernatural, gory, vengeance, killer, curse, afterlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, high school, martial arts, serial killer, murder, resurrection, nightmare, dream, disfigurement, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 18K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, chase, morphing, incest, high school, danger, kidnapping, slasher, invisibility, dangerous animal, zombie ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, california, ohio, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 96K
The Omen (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, scary, biblical ...
Plot: devil, priest, prophecy, monk, good versus evil, murder, gory, mystery, death, supernatural ability, apocalypse, ambassador ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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