Movies like The Kindred 1987

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The Kindred (1987)
 5.5
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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 some of John's friends they go to Amanda's house, but none are prepared for what they find there.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark, exciting, twists and turns, funny, road movie, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, monster, death, secrets, transformation, genetics, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, creature, supernatural, laboratory, creature feature, zombie, catastrophe, werewolf, serial killer, demon, revenge, doctors, violence, writers, camp ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Kindred

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, escapades, deadly, supernatural, monster, experiment gone awry and creature feature mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Kindred: The Boogens (1981), Night Shadows (1984), Bottom Feeder (2007), They Crawl (2001), Alien Raiders (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Plot: monster, deadly creature, supernatural, social relations, escapades, experiment gone awry, creature feature, abandoned mine, tentacle, winter, snow, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
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Night Shadows (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When two brothers, Josh and Mike, go to a small southern town for a vacation, they find most of the residents either dead or missing. When Mike himself goes missing, Josh teams up with the local sheriff and an attractive school teacher to find him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, infection, plague, toxic, toxic waste, virus ...
Time: 80s
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100%
 4.2
 771
Bottom Feeder (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of utility workers are trapped in a series of tunnels which, unfortunately, contain a scientist mutated by his own creation. The creature feeds instantly on a rat, becoming what it has eaten.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, supernatural, chaos, monster, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 753
They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cockroach, investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, rivalry, supernatural, plague, deadly creature, dangerous animal, track down, monster, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, hostage, evil alien, hostage situation, paranormal phenomena, battles, alien, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future, contemporary
Place: arizona
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100%
 5.8
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, ship, survival, ocean, race against time, sea, experiment gone awry, suicide, shipwreck, mutant, creature feature, disaster ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
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100%
 5.7
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Devil's Pass (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, found footage, supernatural, snow, time travel, mutant, uncover truth, ancient mystery, mountain, mountain climbing, secrets, winter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980
Place: russia, antarctica
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 3.4
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Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mental institution, survival, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, supernatural, creature feature, insect, animal attack, disorder, deadly creature, escapades, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, twists and turns, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, genetics, experiment, mutant, survival, island, rebellion, brutality, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, mutation, jungle ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, 21st century, future
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Panic in the tower (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A murderous baboon escapes from a laboratory and roams the research building, and begins to kill some teenagers who are also in the building playing a Dungeons-and-Dragons type game.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: animal attack, animal experimentation, monkey, medical school, laboratory, scientist, baboon, mutant, experiment gone awry, isolation, captivity, medical student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.9
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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, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, supernatural, mad scientist, monster, disaster, mutation, survival, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, save the day, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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59%
 4.5
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Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, beach, supernatural, investigation, death, violence, murder, brutality, crimes, missing person, escapades, sexploitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.9
 989
Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, survival, zombie, bio weapon, deadly creature, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, killer animal, monster, insect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
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From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, sexy, intense ...
Plot: body horror, monster, mad scientist, transformation, supernatural, mutant, experiment, zombie, murder, laboratory, another dimension, parallel world ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
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Proteus (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
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, exciting, bleak, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, mutant, laboratory, gang, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, adventure, mad scientist, ocean, drug dealing, creature feature, shark ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
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C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: slasher, scary, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, toxic, police investigation, zombie, experiment gone awry, murder, crimes, survival, toxic waste, violence, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: scary, rough, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: mutant, island, babies and infants, rescue, survival, isolation, investigation, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, monster, court hearing ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, suspense, bad ending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: piranha, monster, killer fish, creature feature, shark, animal attack, island, killer animal, exploitation, sea, death, fish ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bats: Human Harvest (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Delta Force soldiers, accompanied by a CIA agent, are sent to the Belzan forest in Chechnya in search of a rogue American weapons researcher, Dr. Benton Walsh. As they search for Walsh's camp, they are attacked by genetically-altered ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, soldier, supernatural, terrorism, heroes, deadly creature, escapades, creature feature, animal attack ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
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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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: infection, farm, quarantine, survival, experiment gone awry, escapades, race against time, isolation, genetic engineering, countryside, laboratory, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, bloody ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, mad doctor, missing person, isolation, island, laboratory, jungle, creature feature, body horror ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
 2K
Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: zombie, murder, attempted rape, forest, experiment gone awry, supernatural, chaos, disorder, environmentalism, survival, escapades, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, erotic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, mutant, laboratory, creature feature, cocoon, exploitation, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, genetics, chaos, save the planet, battles ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 3.3
 325
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, alien, monster, leadership, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.6
 924
Razortooth (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The concept is based on a true story concerning an exotic species of eels that are released in the southeast from Asia. They breathe air and can survive on land.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: eel, mutant, survival, mad scientist, dangerous animal, wilderness, experiment gone awry, swamp, monster, creature feature, killer animal, octopus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.6
 4K
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, genetics, chaos, deadly creature, disorder, extinction, dangerous animal, creature feature ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly creature, crimes, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, mad scientist, laboratory, superhero, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: macabre, sexy, slasher, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, reanimation, reanimated corpse, monster, laboratory, police detective, serum, civil war, obsession, exploitation, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, peru, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: super soldier, superhuman powers, mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, soldier, battles, technology gone awry, rivalry, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mulberry Street (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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, rat, survival, supernatural, save the world, plague, dangerous animal, chaos, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%