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King Kong Escapes (1967)
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King Kong Escapes (1967)
Original name: キングコングの逆襲
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Kong is brought in by an evil genius to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot Mechani-Kong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: mad scientist, island, giant monster, androids and robots, adventure, jungle, kidnapping, danger, chases and races, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, deadly, woman in danger, deadly creature, dinosaur, submarine, snake, monkey, slavery, shipwreck, chess, torture, arctic ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, japan, usa, asia, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychotronic, serious and exciting films with plots about danger, escapades, deadly creature, monster, deadly, giant monster and supernatural mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like King Kong Escapes: Space Amoeba (1970), War of the Monsters (1966), Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973), Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975), Son of Godzilla (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: island, monster, chaos, mutant, chaos and mayhem, adventure, imaginary, evil alien, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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War of the Monsters (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a treacherous expedition to retrieve a giant opal, disaster strikes as the opal reveals itself to be an egg which spawns Barugon, demon dog from Hell! Armed with a deadly tongue and cold beams, Barugon wreaks havoc on Japan. Gamera comes to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: dam, turtle, giant monster, monster, helicopter, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, save the day, chaos and mayhem, chaos, mutant ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his 13th film, Godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured Jet Jaguar, an Ultra-Man like robot. Aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Jet Jaguar decides to stop the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, silent film, psychotronic
Plot: godzilla, giant robots, giant robot, giant monster, chases and races, adventure, androids and robots, imaginary, supernatural, escapades, deadly, save the world ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Godzilla comes to the rescue when an alien race rebuilds Mechagodzilla to destroy Earth's cities. A traitorous scientist gives them a second weapon: Titanosaurus.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: godzilla, mad scientist, space travel, tragic love, space and aliens, evil alien, androids and robots, interpol, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, love affair, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Son of Godzilla (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The 8th Godzilla film is aimed at an even younger audience than its predecessors. In the South Seas, scientists conducting weather experiments encounter gigantic mantises and a giant spider that are attacking Godzilla's offspring.
Style: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: island, giant spider, godzilla, monster, giant monster, weather manipulation, chaos and mayhem, danger, heroes, supernatural, catastrophe, anti heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Rebirth of Mothra (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A new Mothra takes to the air and must battle Death Ghidora to save humanity.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, rescue, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, deadly creature, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Gammera the Invincible (1966)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An atomic explosion awakens Gammera, a giant fire breathing turtle monster from his millions of years of hibernation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Plot: airplane, turtle, giant monster, monster, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, chaos, mutant, ocean, chaos and mayhem, friendship, supernatural ...
Time: prehistory
Place: tokyo, japan, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A giant creature attacks Japan during the World Fair and it's up to Gamera to stop it. But the monster injects Gamera with its offspring and a research team must take a craft into Gamera's body to eliminate the parasite.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, giant monster, statue, turtle, save the world, mutant, heroic mission, danger, superhero, dangerous animal, race against time, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Godzilla's 12th film. After a accepting a job at a monster-themed park, a man learns his new employers are actually aliens who plan to use Ghidorah and Gigan to destroy earth. Godzilla and Anguirus must battle them to defend earth.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, godzilla, alien invasion, cockroach, giant monster, anti heroes, supernatural, superhuman powers, master villain, adventure, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a 7 year hiatus, Godzilla returned to the screen to take on King Kong in the 3rd film in the Godzilla franchise. A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, allegory ...
Plot: jungle, island, submarine, dinosaur, rescue, rivalry, heroes, danger, master villain, journalism, wiretap, wrestling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan, tokyo, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of aliens from another planet head for Earth with the intentions of conquering it. Their first ship is destroyed in transit by the giant flying turtle Gamera. A second ship makes it to Earth and captures two Boy Scouts and holds them captive ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy scout, giant monster, alien, monster, children, turtle, misfit, mad scientist, rivalry, deadly, save the day, space and aliens ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Boyichi and the Supermonster (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gamera's back, and just in time to save Japan from Gyaos, a mysterious bat-like creature awakened by a volcanic eruption. As in the first Gamera movie, a young boy establishes an emotional link with Gamera, and the two work together, with the ...
Style: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful
Plot: scientist, monster, turtle, giant monster, bat, supernatural ability, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, mutant, rivalry, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Earth is headed for disaster and when an archeological research team visits Infant Island to find out why, they discover two tiny women who reveal that the Earth is fighting back for all the harm humans have done here and sends out the evil ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ecology, volcano, archaeologist, danger, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, adventure, escapades, deadly, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The 4th film in the Godzilla franchise restores the serious tone of the original Godzilla film. A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean near Tokyo so he can build luxury condos. After a storm, a giant egg washes ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, giant monster, moth, godzilla, dangerous animal, twins, island, catastrophe, anti hero, chaos, disorder, demolished city ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover a fresh pteranodon egg on a remote Japanese island.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, allegory, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, island, dinosaur, giant robots, container, self sacrifice, creature feature, sibling, giant monster, giant robot, godzilla, pterodactyl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked Tokyo in 1954 to stop the beast.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, bio weapon, androids and robots, giant monster, giant robots, creature feature, supernatural, heroic mission, alien encounter, space travel, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, year 1999 ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Aliens kidnap two children and take them to another planet for the purpose of getting knowledge from their brains, but Gamera follows and tries to rescue them.
Style: scary, serious, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, giant monster, turtle, alien, monster, spacecraft, evil alien, heroes, danger, adventure, imaginary, mutant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
49%
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Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The 9th Godzilla film was the last made by the original Godzilla creators, and was meant to be a grand finale. Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Island and are using them to destroy earth's major ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, island, moon base, spacecraft, alien invasion, giant monster, alien, monster, evil alien, escapades, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1999
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gappa the Triphibian Monsters (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An expedition in the South Pacific lands on a tropical island where the natives worship the mysterious deity Gappa. An earthquake opens up an underground cavern and a baby reptile is discovered inside. The natives warn the foreigners to leave the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, tropical island, monster, photographer, giant monster, ship, earthquake, danger, deadly, rescue, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All Monsters Attack (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: giant spider, godzilla, monster, giant snake, stock footage, praying mantis, bank robber, bully, giant monster, catastrophe, island, misfit ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
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Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, save the world, chaos, disorder, survival, deadly creature, escapades, danger, good versus evil, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, battles ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Mothra went into outer space to stop a meteor from reaching Earth, she accidentally took with cells from Godzilla and remaining cells from Biollante that inhabited our atmosphere. The combined cells went through a black hole and created a new ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: giant monster, helicopter, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary, supernatural, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 7th film in the Godzilla series. After being caught in a storm in the south seas, several teenagers and thief arrive on an island where natives have been enslaved by a terrorist organization. They also discover a sleeping Godzilla and decide to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: island, godzilla, giant monster, moth, adventure, catastrophe, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, uninhibited rivalry, survival, chaos, supernatural ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, monster, alien invasion, giant monster, alien, ufo, evil alien, benign alien, imaginary, save the world, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Australia, China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Evil Space Aliens called the Xilians unleashes all the Earth's monsters to lay waste to most of the world's major cities, including Tokyo, New York, Sydney, Shanghai and Paris. It is up to Godzilla and the Earth Defense Force to vanquish ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, evil alien, monster, deadly creature, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chases and races, save the world, danger, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, year 1964, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: tokyo, new york, usa, japan, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dinocroc vs. Supergator (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a lush tropical island, working under a secret government charter, Martin Drake has not only grown sprawling acres of giant vegetables, but inadvertently spawned two mammoth reptiles as well. Now they've broken free of their enclosures, and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: giant monster, monster versus monster, escapades, dangerous animal, chaos, battles, mutant, dinosaur, rivalry, deadly, danger, imaginary ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%