Movies like Leviathan 1989

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Leviathan (1989)
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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 one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense, cult film, bleak, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, experiment gone awry, isolation, rescue, ship, race against time, mutant, ocean, danger, suicide, sea, shipwreck, supernatural ability, catastrophe, adventure, evil alien, supernatural, space travel, ocean or sea, confined, marines, save the world, graphic violence, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean

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Most similar movies to Leviathan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about survival, danger, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, supernatural and monster mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Leviathan: The Thing (1982), Virus (1999), The Thing (2011), Deep Rising (1998), DeepStar Six (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, alien encounter, lovecraftian, paranoia, survival, space and aliens, mutation, fear, isolation, creature, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
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80%
 5.0
 26K
Virus (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the crew of an American tugboat boards an abandoned Russian research vessel, the alien life form aboard regards them as a virus which must be destroyed.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, virus, survival, rescue, ship, alien, save the world, first contact, time travel, ocean or sea, deadly creature, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 120K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, alien invasion, evil alien, gory, blizzard, deadly creature, danger, chase, mission gone awry, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.1
 33K
Deep Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, sea monster, catastrophe, ocean liner, monster, hijacking, tentacle, blood, escapades, armed robbery, chase, island ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 10K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, deadly creature, technology gone awry, heroic mission, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 24K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Japan, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, macabre ...
Plot: monster, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, beast, deadly, anthropologist, gory, supernatural, human versus monster, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 35K
The Cave (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a group of biologists discovers a huge network of unexplored caves in Romania and, believing it to be an undisturbed eco-system that has produced a new species, they hire the best American team of underwater cave explorers in the world. While ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, danger, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, diver, adventure, deadly, confined, transformation, monster, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sea monster, ocean or sea, monster, deadly creature, survival, isolation, confined, danger, rescue, dangerous animal, forces of nature, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 11K
The Deep (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A pair of young vacationers are involved in a dangerous conflict with treasure hunters when they discover a way into a deadly wreck in Bermuda waters...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, adventure, shipwreck, treasure hunt, chase, shark, ocean or sea, danger, ocean, mafia, vacation, morphine ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 142K
Pandorum (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they've been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they're actually not alone – and the reality of their situation is more ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, isolation, spacecraft, survival, space and aliens, danger, mutant, memory loss, post apocalypse, mission, fear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When scientists discover something in the Arctic that appears to be a buried Pyramid, they send a research team out to investigate. Little do they know that they are about to step into a hunting ground where Aliens are grown as sport for the ...
Style: exciting, scary, twists and turns, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, deadly creature, save the world, monster, first contact, adventure, apocalypse, predator, expedition, danger, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: antarctica, nebraska, mexico, nepal, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 98K
Sphere (1998)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The OSSA discovers a spacecraft thought to be at least 300 years old at the bottom of the ocean. Immediately following the discovery, they decide to send a team down to the depths of the ocean to study the space craft.They are the best of best, ...
Style: mind bending, scary, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: first contact, psychology, paranoia, psychologist, survival, ocean or sea, underwater, ocean, supernatural, danger, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 2K
The Rift (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", with a very experienced crew is sent to find out what happened to the "Siren I" after it mysteriously dissapeared in a submarine rift. Things go awry when they begin to find things that ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Plot: submarine, underwater, giant monster, survival, rescue, adventure, deadly, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, creature feature, mutation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: survival, giant spider, island, spider, mutation, alien, heroic mission, danger, race against time, isolation, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.5
 965
Raging Sharks (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An oceanic observation station is in desperate trouble after a sudden shark attack wrecked the oxygen supply. The accompanying ship, a coast guard cruiser, and other ships in and around the Bermuda triangle are attacked as well. The US Navy sends a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, submarine, shark, monster, scientist, killer shark, shark attack, experiment, creature feature, murder, fear, beach ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Sea Beast (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fishing village of Cedar Bay, terror lies within the water. And now it has surfaced in search of something more substantial to devour than marine life: human flesh. A captain and a sea biologist must wage a terrifying battle against the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: survival, imaginary, rescue, danger, experiment gone awry, mutant, disorder, ocean or sea, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, fishing boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.1
 894
Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, heroic mission, survival, escapades, deadly creature, danger, race against time, deadly, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, rescue, deadly creature, danger, isolation, shipwreck, psychiatric ward ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 4.0
 4K
Unearthed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn is called by the local farmer Rob Horn to witness the remains of an animal to request ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, race against time, deadly creature, alien life-form, deadly, isolation, riddles and clues, chaos, supernatural, danger, archaeologist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 9K
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, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, save the day, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Bone Snatcher (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After miners disappear in the Namib Desert, some scientists find their remains and the demonic creature that killed them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly, isolation, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, stalking, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 769K
Alien (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During its return to the earth, commercial spaceship Nostromo intercepts a distress signal from a distant planet. When a three-member team of the crew discovers a chamber containing thousands of eggs on the planet, a creature inside one of the eggs ...
Style: scary, frightening, captivating, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space and aliens, outer space, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, spacecraft, alien encounter, alien monster, scientist, fear ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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The Descent: Part 2 (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, sole survivor, expedition, rescue, claustrophobia, missing person, gory, rescue team, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shark Attack 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A biological experiment goes bad, this time releasing a gaggle of mutated great white sharks with a taste for human flesh. Soon enough, shark expert Nick West is on the case, leading a crew to study them and eventually bring them back into ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark attack, shark, rescue, survival, danger, deadly, race against time, deadly creature, dangerous animal, adventure, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 2K
Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, heroes, supernatural, race against time, rivalry, government agency, escapades, zombie, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 2K
Screamers (1979)
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, mad scientist, island, survival, experiment gone awry, confined, supernatural, isolation, inventions and discoveries, dangerous animal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dangerous animal, genetics, mutant, survival, experiment, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 6K
Eden Log (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man wakes up deep inside a cave. Suffering amnesia, he has no recollection of how he came to be here or of what happened to the man whose body he finds beside him. Tailed by a mysterious creature, he must continue through this strange and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, cave, heroic mission, survival, captivity, isolation, mystery, deadly, deadly creature, life is a bitch, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underwater, adventure, submarine, survival, mutant, military, snake, race against time, save the day, dangerous animal, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, taiwan, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%